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Comments on Berlin Gets Talking Trash Cans
Next spring, Berlin trash experts will build electronics into some of the city's wastebaskets that will allow them to speak - or even sing! - to the public.< (Read the complete story)

"Hey, awsome site, very very cool. But this talking trashcan thing, was done over 40 years ago in Sweeden, and had all the kids runing about to find rubbish to put in them just to make tem talk, (saying thanks so much thanks thanks, in a comical way, in sweedish of course)"
(flytrap 5/1/2005 3:18:04 AM)
"Talking Trashcans (in the shape of a guy with a wide open mouth) are used in an attraction-park here in the Netherlands (De Efteling) as long as I remember (and I'm over 45). That's more than 40 years and indeed has the effect that kids start looking for trash to put in them. All they (the cans, not the kids) is (in Dutch of course) "Paper here!....Paper here!" and "Thank you" when they are fed. But they are great fun anyway."
(Arno 9/2/2006 3:52:29 AM)

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