101 ways to recycle computer monitors

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101 ways to recycle computer monitors

Post: #39669 Boots
Sun Nov 05, 2006 12:21 pm

Righto - need some help with this...

1. Letter/Parcel Box?
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Post: #39699 Chocobed
Sun Nov 05, 2006 4:03 pm

2. Picture frame.

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Sun Nov 05, 2006 4:22 pm

3) Put in on top of the wardrobe, where it will act as an attractive but useful dust trap (this from personal experience).
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Post: #39725 Milims
Sun Nov 05, 2006 7:22 pm

4 Handy as a paper weight for those extra bulky bills!!

5 Stick a picture of a fish on it and tell the kids you got them a new pet

6 Put it on the table in the front room and stare at it regularly - it looks like a TV and is about as interesting
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Sun Nov 05, 2006 11:11 pm

7. take the screen and inards out and fill it with earth and plant some seeds in it. - 'living art.'
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Post: #39823 Chocobed
Mon Nov 06, 2006 9:46 am

8.Remove workings, remove an adequate number of bricks from house wall, insert and tell kids its a new 24 hour reality show. "Keep watching, it's like real life in a street near you!"

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Post: #39853 Boots
Mon Nov 06, 2006 1:31 pm

LOL - Now that could be pretty funny. It could be a right belly laugh watching the goings on round here. It's no street... just a mob of crazy characters basically ballsing things up in the bush and learning as they go. Am tempted to try it, but figure they'd all just sit round and laugh at me while i work!!! :mrgreen:
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Post: #39908 the.fee.fairy
Mon Nov 06, 2006 7:18 pm

Moving on from number 5 - there was a bloke who took his TV apart, put a fishtank in it and had a 'tv tank'. you could probably do the same with a monitor...

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Post: #39920 Scrake
Mon Nov 06, 2006 8:36 pm

9. See if your local college or University wants them.

We quite often are short of old VGA monitors in the lab (they are used for students to learn on, and for machines that don't need a high-resolution display)


10. Turn them into a rubbish bin (looks a bit dangerous)
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Post: #39922 Shirley
Mon Nov 06, 2006 9:04 pm

10. freecycle them
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Post: #39927 red
Mon Nov 06, 2006 10:09 pm

create a computer hardware graveyard in your attic ...no wait.. thats what OH does and it annoys me....
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Post: #72379 mrsflibble
Wed Sep 26, 2007 7:58 pm

remove bottom and innards, place on head and pretend to be a robot.
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Post: #81382 Beloved
Fri Jan 18, 2008 9:51 am

Dump them in the dining room to see how long it takes your wife to rant, curse and ask for you to get rid of the things. Then wait to see how long it takes her to move them herself and whine that she's dumped them in your garage.

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Post: #81386 old tree man
Fri Jan 18, 2008 1:20 pm

take out the innards , cut the top off and make a wormery out of it, then put it in the garden in front of a chair and watch the worms do thier buisness while drinking a cool beer :drunken:


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Post: #81444 the.fee.fairy
Sat Jan 19, 2008 11:29 am

oooh, i like the idea of that one!


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