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#1 RickR

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Posted 30 July 2017 - 12:10 PM

A PS2 controller and a PS3 controller.  Both work perfectly.

 

Normally, I'm not a dumpster diver.  But this was an interesting story.  We've been busy preparing my parents' house for sale.  The estate sale is complete, and now we are cleaning up the house to make it look nice.  The garbage service was cancelled months ago.  But the garbage company never came to pick up the cans.  But they do still pick up recycling, so I've been putting recycling in the bin.  So I'm doing that yesterday, and decide to look in the (should be) empty garbage can.  It's full!  But sitting right on top are these two.  What is it with people?  Who would assume they can fill someone elses garbage can? 

 

I went ahead and decided to bring them home (I need to haul the garbage out too).  After thorough cleaning, they work great. 

 

My wife thinks they are stolen.  But I figure someone just dumped them along with their other trash. 

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Posted 30 July 2017 - 01:01 PM

PS3 Controllers aint cheap!  Nice trash haul :)


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#3 RickR

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Posted 30 July 2017 - 02:36 PM

PS3 Controllers aint cheap!  Nice trash haul :)

That's what I thought.  Thanks.  We have a PS3, but I can't say I've ever played it.  Once the kids are gone, maybe I will give it a try.


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Posted 30 July 2017 - 03:32 PM

AWESOME RICK! Hahaha well I will check our electronics recycling bin daily no shame but I would be stunned to make such a find! CONGRATS ! It is karma I am sure.  :spot:


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#5 RickR

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Posted 30 July 2017 - 04:16 PM

AWESOME RICK! Hahaha well I will check our electronics recycling bin daily no shame but I would be stunned to make such a find! CONGRATS ! It is karma I am sure.  :spot:

Your "recycle bin walk" videos are the best.  :thumb:


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Posted 30 July 2017 - 06:47 PM

Your "recycle bin walk" videos are the best.  :thumb:

Thank you Sir! It has literally been a desert the last couple weeks, hoping this is due to people being out and enjoying the heat! Look forward to sharing more nice discoveries in future. Fingers Crossed ! Myself I have never owned a PS3, they were soooo expensive when they debuted but given the option now I would probably grab one now before a PS4 lol. I Friggin LOVED the PS2 system and library and to me ot was such an advancement in video game tech. 


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Posted 30 July 2017 - 07:33 PM

If you do play the PS3 pick up the batman arkham series games, they are great! Ive been playing them for the past month now
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#8 RickR

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Posted 30 July 2017 - 09:44 PM

Thank you Sir! It has literally been a desert the last couple weeks, hoping this is due to people being out and enjoying the heat! Look forward to sharing more nice discoveries in future. Fingers Crossed ! Myself I have never owned a PS3, they were soooo expensive when they debuted but given the option now I would probably grab one now before a PS4 lol. I Friggin LOVED the PS2 system and library and to me ot was such an advancement in video game tech. 

PS2 is currently my console of choice.  It's the one I play when I finally do get some time to have fun.  Oh, and PSP, which is about the same tech-level as PS2. 


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