[plug] Recycled machines

Chris Caston caston at arach.net.au
Wed May 28 14:24:43 WST 2008

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike Holland" <michael.holland at gmail.com>
To: <plug at plug.org.au>
Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2008 2:07 PM
Subject: Re: [plug] Recycled machines

> Fred Janon wrote:
>> I would suggest freecycle.org . There is a list in Perth and computers
>> are always in big demand, whatever they are. They are re-used.
> Reuse beats recycle, true. But a 486?! I find that hard to believe.
> Even if you could find a use for it, the hard disks and power supplies 
> would be on their last legs.

Well I remember playing Doom, Star Wars Rebel Assault, Return to Zork, 
various Sierra games, using Grolliers Encylopedia, doing home work  and 
browsing the web and newsgroups on a 386.


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