Looking for a broken apple laptop

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by gettingmy1stmac, May 29, 2008.

  1. gettingmy1stmac macrumors member

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    I have a son that is one year old. He LOVES my macbook and is constantly trying to hit keys when I'm on it and be like dad. I'd like to get him a laptop of his own (trust me, I'm not as dumb as I sound right now). He just likes to hit keys and so on. I thought it would be nice to start him out on an apple of his own. Does anyone have a broken apple laptop that you might be interested in selling for an extremely reasonable price or donating to help me turn my infant son into a devoted mac user?
     
  2. flyfish29 macrumors 68020

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    check ebay for some old beater Apple laptop, or do what I did which was give your son a keyboard and pretend it is connected to the computer. He will never know and love typing on a keyboard. (I did this same thing with a PS2 controller (not plugged in) while I played a little Madden football.
     
  3. LotusLord macrumors 6502

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    I did the same with my younger brother. They don't know the difference.
     
  4. Consultant macrumors G5

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    Get a really old mac such as emac for like $50 or $100 on local craigslist?
     

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