It’s getting contagious…
Once upon a time, not so long ago, Port Meadow in Oxford looked like this:
Maybe, with a bit of effort, it could have been worse…
Sketching Weakly wonders whether slightly more radical action could be needed.
Here is a prized artefact, the 007 Superior Quality Rubber Bands Box:
The bands inside are looking in pretty good condition and nicely striped:
I like to think of Bond (or should it be Band, James Band, Licensed to Elasticate…) seizing a few of the rubber projectiles to pling peas in the eye of Dr No or Rosa Klebb or Blofeld or whoever it is that day, perhaps with a special catapult he’d been given earlier by Q.
Why pay a person to do something when a Bot could do it instead?
Personally I like buying things from people. I reckon if nobody used the Bots they’d have to take them away.
If you find a noisy and intrusive ShopBot is getting on your nerves, here’s a handy label to keep in your bag and glue onto it: