[hackerspaces] Thinkgeek wants to get rid of some junk…..

PJ Santoro paintjob at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 18:24:27 CEST 2011

Looks great! Hive76 has signed up.
On Mar 31, 2011 12:22 PM, "Chris Hardee" <shazzner at gmail.com> wrote:
> Awesome, added 10bitworks to the potential candidates.
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 10:22 AM, Buddy Smith <buddy.smith at ieee.org>
>> Or,
>> Quote:
>> We have a problem. And it's growing at a rate proportional to our return
>> pile.
>> We can't, in good conscience, resell damaged electronics. And we can't
>> donate them to charity--the saddest kid in the world is one with a
>> handheld video game that won't turn on. Garbage, then? Not good for
>> the environment.
>> Luckily for us, there's an entire class of scavengers out there ready
>> to pick the bones of our helicopters, keyboards, and interactive
>> t-shirts: hackers, makers, and crafty techy types.
>> Whether it's in a school's technology lab, or a FIRST Robotics team,
>> or your neighborhood hackerspace, we're betting somebody out there
>> would enjoy getting a box of broken stuff from us every couple of
>> months--and then use the parts and pieces for good, not evil.
>> While we can't promise anything right now, we're very seriously
>> considering setting up such a subscription and we're ready to gather
>> contact information from those who are interested. Sign up below and
>> we'll see where this goes!
>> A few notes and caveats:
>> By filling out the form, you vow to make something awesome and you
>> won't be a jerk and sell our borked things on eBay. (We'll be
>> watching.)
>> We hope you'll send us photos and updates on projects--we want to see
>> our liddle things all growed up!
>> Our warehouse is in Columbus, Ohio, and groups in that area that can
>> pick up boxes are ideal, but we'll work out some shipping options for
>> others. (It would help enormously if you can pick up the tab.)
>> International hackers, we'll see, but it could be very expensive to
>> ship to you.
>> --buddy
>> PS: I am not affiliated with thinkgeek. I signed up on behalf of
>> Freeside ATL, though. (Freesiders take note, we've been signed up)
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