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    Furniture Causes FedEx Fits

    By Kristen Philipkoski

    02:00 AM Aug. 11, 2005 PT

    Most of us have been there. You can just barely afford to pay the rent. But forget about buying furniture -- not if you want to eat, anyway.

    Jose Avila recently found himself in just that predicament. Although he has a good job as a software developer, he's locked into two rents after moving to Arizona, and has no extra cash for an Ikea shopping spree. But instead of scouting street corners for a ratty, unwanted couch, Avila got creative and built an apartment full of surprisingly sturdy furniture -- out of FedEx shipping boxes.

    Fanciful as his creations may seem, FedEx is not amused. The shipping giant's lawyers have sent Avila letters demanding he take down the site he created to document his project, invoking, among other things, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (.pdf), or DMCA.

    Avila has outfitted his entire apartment with FedEx box designs, including a bed, a corner desk with wall shelves, a table, two chairs and a couch. Drawing from architecture and drafting classes he took in college, Avila has designed pieces that are surprisingly un-boxy.


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    No wonder he has no money. Needs to keep up the color of his hair. Also, NEWS BREAK - at last the world has found the long lost brother of the now washed-up, no talent, but has a nice rack, singer Pink...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buschman
    No wonder he has no money. Needs to keep up the color of his hair. Also, NEWS BREAK - at last the world has found the long lost brother of the now washed-up, no talent, but has a nice rack, singer Pink...

    lol....
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    Don't let Maurice the UPS Driver see this!
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    Or this lady...

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    Nice!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buschman
    That is one of my fav alltime chick pics.....
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