TGIMBOEJ – The Great Internet Migratory Box of Electronics Junk

Two months ago, I heard about a great project called TGIMBOEJ. Nice people put together a small box of random electronic what-have-yous, and send them off to people who asked to be involved. The recipients then remove a few things they find useful or interesting, give some of their own stuff to the box, and send it off to another person.

This week, I got one:

Pretty random. And great.

For those that are interested, I took the external optical drive, and the “ergonomic mouse” above it. The first was because my company laptop (Thinkpad T40…excellent) didn’t have an internal drive, and every now and then I want to do something with a CD with it. The second was because the only USB mice I have are cordless, and frequently have a dead battery. And the shape might be conducive to StarCraft and/or Half Life. I put in a handful of adapters and cables, a super-cheap Chinese PDA-type-thing, a pair of earbud-y headphones, and an electric pump taken from a dishwasher.

The best way to get involved is to sign up here. Or if you send me your address ASAP, I may be able to send you my box.

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2 Responses to “TGIMBOEJ – The Great Internet Migratory Box of Electronics Junk”

  1. myung says:

    man u play starcraft…. brood war?? i need to play you someday man! hahah hows you? long time no see!

  2. Timmy says:

    Yeah, I do! I usually play over a LAN, not online, but I’d log on to play you! (You’d win though…)

    And yeah, it’s been a while. I miss you and our ridiculous Spanish classes.

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