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Awesome box of junk idea Answered

who would be interested in starting one of these?
box of junk
how many people here live in the united states ?
if you are interested pm me and if I have enough people I will start it off :P
~Matt

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Patrik

10 years ago

Heh - you beat me to it! Doesn't need to be exclusively electronics, of course. But small and light would be good, for shipping purposes.

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tech-kingPatrik

Reply 10 years ago

electronics fit that category well.

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Patriktech-king

Reply 10 years ago

Sure, but I'd like it to be a bit more inclusive. Throw in some gears, maybe a couple of old watches, some lenses, a diffraction grating, etc. Heck, add some knex pieces while we're at it! :-D

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GorillazMiko

10 years ago

I saw this on Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories, sounds like a great idea.

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Lithium Rain

10 years ago

Ooooh! Oooooh!

I'll take the box! Gladly! Then I'll pass it on! I love boxes of electronics junk! I can contribute junk, and I would donate some of my own!

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imanLithium Rain

Reply 10 years ago

do you know someone to pass it to ?

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Lithium Rainiman

Reply 10 years ago

Yeah, I'll pass it on to GorillazMiko if he'll give me his address.

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imanLithium Rain

Reply 10 years ago

ok ask him to find some one too. ~matt

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imanPatrik

Reply 10 years ago

yea I am signed up for it. but thanks for the info. ~matt

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Goodhart

10 years ago

I am still pondering the purpose, unless it is to collect (acquire) names and addresses ?

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oskayGoodhart

Reply 10 years ago

>I am still pondering the purpose Then you obviously aren't a good choice for someone to send the box to.

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Goodhartoskay

Reply 10 years ago

I suppose. I have a shoe box full of old capacitors.....about 12 of them fit in the box....and it is full :-)

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imanGoodhart

Reply 10 years ago

no Im not that mean if I wanted to do that I would just open a phone book :P

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Goodhartiman

Reply 10 years ago

You won't find mine in a phone book, even if you knew my full name :-p

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guyfrom7up

10 years ago

and it takes just one person to take all of it

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imanguyfrom7up

Reply 10 years ago

well you could make it so people only know the next address .

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imaniman

Reply 10 years ago

thats not what you meant was it ? well you could have it so when you get the box you have to post a forum topic with pictures of what you took out and what you put in. (or we could make it so only people who have been hear a certain time could receive the package)

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westfw

10 years ago

Seems inefficient to me. We ought to be able to implement a VIRTUAL BOX OF JUNK that would involve only shipping around the pieces people were interested in trading.

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imanwestfw

Reply 10 years ago

that would defeat the whole "I cant wait to see whats inside" fun :) but other than that it would be cool too.