What should i do with my iBook?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by codycartoon, Jul 24, 2003.

  1. macrumors regular

    Sep 13, 2002
    its been 2 years since the purchase of my 600mhz iBook, and it has had its fair share of whare and tare...it has a DVD drive that wont close, a screen with a nice permenant smudge due to the the space bar..and plenty of scratches. Its been to 5 states and 2 countries and i think its bout time i retired it. I am getting a new iBook.

    What should i do with it?...I could sell it...modify it some how...im not sure...

    what would you recommend i do with it.

  2. macrumors 68020


    Jan 20, 2003
    New York
    well, you can mod it up if you want, or sell it and put that towards your new iBook.
  3. macrumors 68040


    Mar 26, 2001
    Over The Rainbow
    You can always use it to fold. If you have enough money for a new ibook donate it to a needy school.
  4. macrumors 68030

    Capt Underpants

    Jul 23, 2003
    Austin, Texas
    You could sell it or you could put it in a closet and donate it to folding.

    [edit] Darn, someone already beat me to the folding suggestion.[/edit]
  5. macrumors 68000

    Daveman Deluxe

    Jun 17, 2003
    Corvallis, Oregon
    Here are step-by-step instructions to see what you should do:

    1) Set the iBook down on the table.
    2) Set $600 next to it.
    3) Imagine the iBook as it will be when your mods are done.
    4) Take whichever one calls out to you.
  6. macrumors 6502a

    Jerry Spoon

    Jan 8, 2002
    Historic St. Charles
    Personally, I'd sell and put it toward the new laptop. Maybe, with the budget you already have, you can go PowerBook.
  7. thread starter macrumors regular

    Sep 13, 2002
    is there really a market for beatup ibooks? if so how much would someone pay for it?


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