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If you live in an older building or one with subterranean parking, you might see this weekly. A small and zippy tow trucks flies into your parking lot, quickly snaps up the garbage bin and races back to the mama garbage truck that can't fit into your apartment complex.

How many keys and gate clickers must the tow truck operator keep organized? Hundreds and hundreds and hundreds....

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