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E.T. Found In New Mexico Landfill


Society & Culture  (tags: Atari, ET game, urban legend, Alamogordo, NM, society, interesting )

Carrie
- 243 days ago - kotaku.com
One of the most infamous urban legends in video games has turned out to be true. Digging in Alamogordo, New Mexico today, excavators discovered cartridges for the critically-panned Atari game E.T., buried in a landfill way back in 1983.



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Debbie S. (32)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 2:24 pm
Not surprised....what a waste of a game that someone may still be able to use...

 

Birgit W. (152)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 2:27 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Natasha Salgado (579)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 2:47 pm
Stupid. Those games should've been given to the less fortunate then. Thx Carrie
 

Elizabeth M. (68)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 3:03 pm
Noted with thanks Carrie. We used to have one, but my husband managed to sell it at the flea market!
 

SuSanne P. (186)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 3:37 pm
Thank you Sweetie. It irks me just thinking about how much 'stuff' is buried alive.
 

Katie D. (112)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 8:53 pm
Oh Yes Pollute the land worse!!!
Couldn't find anything to do with them?
Thank you Carrie
 

Deb E. (63)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 11:21 pm
Obviously, the games aren't very bio degradable. Now what? Re-bury them?
 

Edwin M. (356)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 4:13 am
Thanks Carrie, I just got home from North Carolina and had no access to a computer for over a week but I see that Care2 has made some "improvements" to their site which now makes it impossible for me to open ecards or to send any.
 

Alexandra G. (250)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 4:29 am
thank you, Carrie
 

John Gregoire (264)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 5:42 am
funny -got me!
 

Val R. (254)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 7:43 am
Deb - you made me laugh but is sad - will probably rebury them

The title did make me look twice!
 

Lona Goudswaard (77)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 9:05 am
OK, that made the news. But are they going to dig them all up and recycle them, or just full up the hole again as soon as the camera's are gone?
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 11:45 am
Now, what;s to become of them?
 

Carrie B. (318)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 1:11 pm
Edwin, I sent your comment on to care2 support.
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 3:34 pm
read & noted
 

Shirley S. (176)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 6:24 pm
A gob smacking TITLE gets us all in.
 

Monika Ka (12)
Monday April 28, 2014, 2:42 am
Thanks.
 

Sandi C. (217)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 7:35 am
noted
 
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