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Ein cooler Typ
Nov 26, 2013
Probation
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check out this flier someone put up at work






old televisions literally have negative value. you can't give them away. Goodwill won't even take them anymore

you have to pay to recycle them at the county dump


does someone literally think they can get $75 for a huge old CRT? not even a good one like a Sony Triniton

is she delusional or just trying to rip someone off


also I guess we are to assume the Magnavox is black and white.

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fickle poofterist
Oct 4, 2004

There is a movement to make out pooferism is normal same as the medibank add I have written a letter of protest
I am Denis Mulheron,and this is my face of militant poofterism advocacy.

Ein cooler Typ posted:

check out this flier someone put up at work






old televisions literally have negative value. you can't give them away. Goodwill won't even take them anymore

you have to pay to recycle them at the county dump


does someone literally think they can get $75 for a huge old CRT? not even a good one like a Sony Triniton

is she delusional or just trying to rip someone off


also I guess we are to assume the Magnavox is black and white.

Try selling cars and explaining to people their trade in is worth less then they think because *wholesale/retail/stupidity*

Ratjaculation
Aug 3, 2007
Probation
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Muldoon

For fucksake Jackie, I gave you one drat job to do

mng
Nov 18, 2006

I just performed testicle surgery on the reporter!

Small CRTs for retro console playing are neat, but gently caress using them for actual TVs. Digital TV would be terrible, and good luck playing Bluray and DVD. Although, DVDs aren't terrible through SCART/composite if you had no other option.

Kilmers Elbow
Jun 15, 2012



Only seems like yesterday when we were working out, Jackie.

Ein cooler Typ
Nov 26, 2013
Probation
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mng posted:

Small CRTs for retro console playing are neat, but gently caress using them for actual TVs. Digital TV would be terrible, and good luck playing Bluray and DVD. Although, DVDs aren't terrible through SCART/composite if you had no other option.



if you look on C's list you can find people giving away CRTs for free


I have a few I use for my retro gaming collection

gary oldmans diary
Sep 26, 2005


Hell Gem

mng posted:

Small CRTs for retro console playing are neat, but gently caress using them for actual TVs. Digital TV would be terrible, and good luck playing Bluray and DVD. Although, DVDs aren't terrible through SCART/composite if you had no other option.

let your obsolete knowledge die with you

Universe Master
Jun 20, 2005

Darn Fine Pie


Tossing away all our things won't erase our past together, Jackie.

Ratjaculation
Aug 3, 2007
Probation
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Muldoon

OP tell Jackie you're interested, but ask her to bring the 32inch one over for you to look at first.

Ein cooler Typ
Nov 26, 2013
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Ratjaculation posted:

OP tell Jackie you're interested, but ask her to bring the 32inch one over for you to look at first.



good idea but this would require me talking to a girl

NihilismNow
Aug 31, 2003


Where did Jackie get 4 old garbage TV's. Did her grandparents die? Poor Jackie.

Obligatory Handle
Feb 27, 2004

by Lowtax


I bought all of these.

Ahundredbux
Oct 25, 2007

The right to bear arms

mng posted:

Small CRTs for retro console playing are neat, but gently caress using them for actual TVs. Digital TV would be terrible, and good luck playing Bluray and DVD. Although, DVDs aren't terrible through SCART/composite if you had no other option.

If you don't just use emulators for retro gaming I don't know what to tell you

Shasta Orange Soda
Apr 24, 2007


Ein cooler Typ posted:

good idea but this would require me talking to a girl

maybe its a guy named jackie like jackie mason

its got clipart though so probably not

TLG James
Jun 5, 2000

Questing ain't easy


Best buy will recycle up to 32 inch tvs for free.

new gf she a gamer
Sep 22, 2008


is jackie good looking?

Fredrik1
Jan 22, 2005

Gopherslayer


Fallen Rib

Ahundredbux posted:

If you don't just use emulators for retro gaming I don't know what to tell you

Using an emulator for retro gaming is just bad.


But yeah, 75$ for a CRT, it better be made of gold or something.

Ein cooler Typ
Nov 26, 2013
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Emulators are illegal and for casuals

r u ready to WALK
Sep 29, 2001



I'll agree that real hardware is good for the old 2d 8-bit and 16-bit consoles, but once you move into 3d console territory the emulators have a lot extra to offer like upscaling, better texture filtering and colors and sometimes even better framerates

You can get pretty close to the CRT + real hardware experience if you're willing to tinker with 120hz monitors, pixel shaders and black frame insertion (search for GroovyMAME), but honestly it's less trouble to just get a CRT and a couple consoles

Universe Master
Jun 20, 2005

Darn Fine Pie


Can't use light guns without CRTs.

haljordan
Oct 22, 2004

the corpse of god is love.


College Slice

The heaviest thing I've ever had to move remains a 37" Sony Trinitron tv my parents used to have. Thing was like a bunch of cinder blocks with plastic over them.

r u ready to WALK
Sep 29, 2001



Cinder blocks would probably weigh less, due to how CRT screens work. There has to be a vacuum inside the glass tube and the larger it is the thicker glass they have to use to avoid it imploding from atmospheric pressure. Especially when designing it to have a flat front like the later CRT models had, they wound up using super thick glass. Older curved displays distribute the load better, like a curved stone bridge vs a flat bridge.

Big Beef City
Aug 15, 2013

If you have a tiny dog you should be arrested and the dog placed on a tiny dog rocket and fired into the sun!!!

Ramrod XTreme

error1 posted:

Cinder blocks would probably weigh less, due to how CRT screens work. There has to be a vacuum inside the glass tube and the larger it is the thicker glass they have to use to avoid it imploding from atmospheric pressure. Especially when designing it to have a flat front like the later CRT models had, they wound up using super thick glass. Older curved displays distribute the load better, like a curved stone bridge vs a flat bridge.

Cool story about 20 year old tvs, dad

Dial-a-Dog
May 21, 2001


haljordan posted:

The heaviest thing I've ever had to move remains a 37" Sony Trinitron tv my parents used to have. Thing was like a bunch of cinder blocks with plastic over them.

I had a Sony Wega (which I guess is the same thing is a trinitron?). I think it was like 24" and it must've weighed 100 pounds. I just looked it up and there's a 34" on Amazon listed as weighing 190. Boy glass sure is heavy

Edit: it was totally worth it, Soul Calibur looked dope on that tv

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r u ready to WALK
Sep 29, 2001



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEi1ggtO5Oc

Respect your elders

Traxis
Jul 2, 2006



Print out a copy of the thread and staple it to the flyer

haljordan
Oct 22, 2004

the corpse of god is love.


College Slice

error1 posted:

Cinder blocks would probably weigh less, due to how CRT screens work. There has to be a vacuum inside the glass tube and the larger it is the thicker glass they have to use to avoid it imploding from atmospheric pressure. Especially when designing it to have a flat front like the later CRT models had, they wound up using super thick glass. Older curved displays distribute the load better, like a curved stone bridge vs a flat bridge.

Did Picture in Picture back then require two tuners?

Ego-bot
Jul 8, 2007


A few months ago my mother bought a new house. The previous owners were old and couldn't move their poo poo furniture out so she said she could handle it. I couldn't find string to stop the sofa bed from popping open when I was moving it so I just cut the cord on the old TV that was there and used that. I was blamed for wreaking a TV that could have been sold to someone. It was a 24" Magnavox.

thathonkey
Jul 17, 2012
Probation
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Shredded Hen

im trying to sell my ps3 for like $75 is that fair ? i honestly have no idea and im too lazy to do research beyond typing this post

ohsosad
Feb 11, 2012

Why is every game i play unbalanced in the other guys favour?

Is jackie even a real name? i've met a few jacks but adding a 'ie' to jack and saying it is as real name is stupid.

Donaldie
Ronaldie
Larryie
Danielie
Harryie
Jessicaie


Obviously a fake ad.

Universe Master
Jun 20, 2005

Darn Fine Pie


thathonkey posted:

im trying to sell my ps3 for like $75 is that fair ? i honestly have no idea and im too lazy to do research beyond typing this post

New ones are still over $200. $75 seems okay.

Kurtofan
Feb 16, 2011


the store won't take my 360 for more than 15 euros, come on.

EL BROMANCE
Jun 10, 2006


Can this also be the 'delusional people who think their Beatles records that literally sold in the millions are worth something' thread?

thathonkey
Jul 17, 2012
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Shredded Hen

Universe Master posted:

New ones are still over $200. $75 seems okay.

drat really i just got a ps4 for $300 (refurb but still). the 75 includes 3 controllers and a couple decent games (one being GTA V) maybe i should ask a little more...

bikesonyx
Oct 9, 2014



Jackie is at it again.

Extra Large Marge
Jan 21, 2004

third place is still pretty damn good


Fun Shoe

Smashing CRT TVs is pretty fun. Not 75 dollars worth of fun though, maybe you could negotiate?

Booblord Zagats
Oct 30, 2011




Pork Pro

The local Goodwill and Salvation Army won't take CRTs because even selling them for $20 they can't get rid of them.

1500quidporsche
Jan 19, 2014

Monarch of the Bin



Who accumulates 4 CRT TVs? Jackie seems mentally ill.

thathonkey
Jul 17, 2012
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Shredded Hen

Arian_Samurai posted:

Smashing CRT TVs is pretty fun. Not 75 dollars worth of fun though, maybe you could negotiate?

Theyre pretty hard to smash actually without a big sledgehammer. The glass is thick and then there's a huge magnet inside

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Universe Master
Jun 20, 2005

Darn Fine Pie


That's why you shoot them instead.

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