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Modest Urns for Modest (and Cheap) People

Modest Urns

These Modest Urns by Archie McPhee are a novelty or joke at best. I think. They’re McPhee’s “most modestly priced receptacle” which can hold up to 62.8 cubic inches of ashes or whatever else you want to put into it. I say “ashes” because they’re being marketed as uber-affordable urns for your ashes, your pet’s ashes, or for whoever else’s ashes. For all intents and purposes, it should be able to get the job done.

Each Modest Urn is priced at $9.50. If you want to be even cheaper more modest, then you can get one of these for free (well, almost) by buying a can of coffee and recycling it when all the coffee’s gone. Because yes, as we can all clearly see, the Modest Urn is basically a decorated coffee can.

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Would you want to rest in peace in a fancily-painted coffee can?

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  • Uncle Doobs

    It’s a Big Lebowski reference; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKjBFsyYC0g (Spoilers, if you haven’t seen The Big Lebowski. Also, if you haven’t seen The Big Lebowski, why haven’t you seen The Big Lebowski?)

  • http://www.thecinematika.com The Cinematika

    A valid question.