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post #31 of 64
This shouldn't be a problem unless you eat or rub up against for long periods of time your PS3/XB360 on a daily basis.
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post #32 of 64
They're just saying that to scare people...
Why?
Because daily/hardcore gamers = more electricity = energy from the powerplants = green-house gases = "GLOBAL WARMING"

Pathetic...


Note: Global Warming DOESN'T EXIST! Is it getting hotter? No. It's actually getting COLDER. So these environmentalist CAN'T say: GLOBAL FREEZING, because it contradicts their original bull-crap...So now they call it CLIMATE CHANGE....
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And Thats Why You Wear A hat....

Hey Maybe from Being Around Pcs, Consoles, Big Tv's all of us OCN Members have built up immunities
    
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Eeep! i totally didn't think about global warming, and how leaving my PS3 on for days aids in that... not that i think it could make Arizona any hotter.
    
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post #35 of 64
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Originally Posted by rabidgnome229 View Post
Eating PS3, Xbox 360 Could Cause Serious Health Problems
As someone who has worked in the Environmental field I understand the point. The conscern is for EOL products that end up in landfills. Despite the efforts of some to recycle, many electronics end up in landfills- TVs, VCRs, Copmuters, Consoles.....etc. The list goes on.

Years later, the liners of those landfills leak, and the toxic chemicals end up leaching into the ground water, which makes up 99% of all drinkable water on earth!

Really the problem is not what's in these things, its the end disposal of it that creates the problem.
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Originally Posted by Ravin View Post
As someone who has worked in the Environmental field I understand the point. The conscern is for EOL products that end up in landfills. Despite the efforts of some to recycle, many electronics end up in landfills- TVs, VCRs, Copmuters, Consoles.....etc. The list goes on.

Years later, the liners of those landfills leak, and the toxic chemicals end up leaching into the ground water, which makes up 99% of all drinkable water on earth!

Really the problem is not what's in these things, its the end disposal of it that creates the problem.
E-waste is indeed a huge problem. It's just another example of people churning out tons of products every day with absolutely no thought as to how to get rid of it. Of course there's still plenty of room in China to dump all of our crap, so we continue to not care

The blog post (not the original Greenpeace release), however, makes it seem like console owners/users are directly at risk
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wait a little and they will release a patch and fix the problem
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What has this world come to...
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post #39 of 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by jul3z View Post
I ate my PS3 for dinner... i don't feel so good, but i'm still ready to go

no seriously though, if you're across the room is it really going to affect you more than maybe spraying febreeze in the air? When i read the title i thought it was going to have something to do with the WiFi or Bluetooth or something absurd like that.

Kids, seriously though. Please don't lick your gaming consoles... Its just wierd.


Weird, yes, but it looks oh-so-right.

(Yes, I have a crush on Jessica Chobot...yes, my fiance knows about it, but we persevere .)
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Originally Posted by pablo420 View Post
Note: Global Warming DOESN'T EXIST! Is it getting hotter? No. It's actually getting COLDER. So these environmentalist CAN'T say: GLOBAL FREEZING, because it contradicts their original bull-crap...So now they call it CLIMATE CHANGE....

haha. says you. try living in Australia during summer.

nah seriously though, i think the world will freeze over before it melts. personally i would much rather freeze to death like in The Day After Tomorrow then burn to death like...some movie where people catch on fire and scream and writhe in pain.
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