Once in a while, Alex over at TheDailyWTF, does a segment called Souvenir Potpourri wherein he showcases all the random stuff people send him in exchange for WTF stickers. This is what I’m sending him.
It’s really just potted meat with dumb labels. But my uncle sent it to me from Mississippi.
That way, if he’s ever in Milwaukee, he can get some kick-ass noodles!
Before the economy went to crap, I used to ride the Amtrak Hiawatha to Chicago every few months just to go shopping and have awesome Chicago food.
Sun came to the UW-Milwaukee School of Business Administration in 2007 and brought one of their Project Blackbox prototypes.
To get around Chicago, you buy these payment cards at transit kiosks. You can refill them all day and they’re good for CTA buses and trains. They’re not good for Amtrak or Metra trains.
Shades of Green is a resort at Walt Disney World for military personnel and their families. This is a keycard from our stay in June of 2008.
This half-punched card is from Fair Grounds Espresso which was only open for about 6 months in 2001.
When you take the Sprecher Brewery Tour, they give you four of these free sample tickets. At Hunter where I used to work (across the street from Sprecher Brewery), we used to take the tour weekly and all the soda drinkers would give their beer sample tickets away. We accumulated massive piles of these and just kept refilling our sample glasses well into the evening
That chick that may or may not have been flirting with me gave it to me.
Bravo! is an Italian Restaurant in Bayshore Town Center. I’ve got stacks of these, too. They claim to be expired but Bravo is likely to honor them anyway.
A wooden smiley face token from West Allis Charities.
A Lint brush from the slaughterhouse where I used to work. It was bought by Cargill Food Solutions.
Alterra Coffee Roasters has the best coffee in Milwaukee. Here’s a half-punched drink card.
I’ve been a member of LOPSA for a year now. But I have to let my membership lapse because I no longer have a sponsor because I’m unemployed.
Sensual Daydreams is Milwaukee’s Rocky Horror Picture Show live cast. Midnight showings of Rocky Horror at the Oriental Theater is a Milwaukee treat.
An Alterra gift card with like 10 cents left on it.
Not pictured: a U.S. two-dollar bill, a ticket stub from a They Might Be Giants concert at the Turner’s Hall, a ticket stub from an Admirals hockey game, and a UW-Milwaukee Print/Copy card with $1.00 on it.