Dead Macs. You see them sometimes. Upended in a trash bin or shopping cart. Pilfered for parts, poked and prodded by scavengers who have left just the most useless innards behind.
Other times, they’re more intact. This G4 iMac vanished within minutes of being placed outside. The outdoor ones tend to do that, don’t they? Even if you plaster them with signs saying “Broken, honestly, don’t steal this unless you enjoy hoarding plastic junk.” You know, like this:
People still take them. Wonder what the record fastest time is? Has anyone left a dead Mac outside, then sat down with a stopwatch?
You have to read the notes on this photo, especially the one covering the sad-looking SE30: “We couldn’t even find a screwdriver that could undo the screws.” Heh.
What do you do with your dead Macs?