Free computers in the rubbish/trash (was: Re: cctech Digest, Vol 78, Issue 3)

Tom Peters tpeters at
Sun Feb 7 18:43:27 CST 2010

One must be sure to carry some bricks on the inbound trip, in such cases, 
to implement the "Indiana Jones" method.

At 11:04 PM 2/7/2010 +0000, you wrote:
>Roger Pugh wrote:
>>Well dont tell West Sussex county council where i get lots of tech junk...
>>i.e. Crawley recycling depot, its just sitting there in metal cages and 
>>noone seems bothered it you take a bit.
>Some local councils have gone really anal recently. Last time I was down 
>at the recycling/household waste depot, they had a weighbridge on the "in" 
>road, and one on the "out" road. Your car is weighed going in and coming 
>out. If the car weighs more coming out, you get to explain to the 
>knuckle-dragging rent-a-droid why that happens to be the case.
>Good fun, especially when the "out" weighbridge is out of calibration 
>relative to the "in" weighbridge.... "But we had it calibrated four years ago!"
>classiccmp at

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