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E.T. Found In New Mexico Landfill


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

Carrie
- 955 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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Past Member (0)
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 (159)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 2:27 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

natasha salgado (715)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 2:47 pm
Stupid. Those games should've been given to the less fortunate then. Thx Carrie
 

Elizabeth M (65)
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 (195)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 3:37 pm
Thank you Sweetie. It irks me just thinking about how much 'stuff' is buried alive.
 

Katie and Bill 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 (349)
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
 

Vallee R (281)
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 (90)
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?
 

. (0)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 11:45 am
Now, what;s to become of them?
 

Carrie B (312)
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 (185)
Sunday April 27, 2014, 6:24 pm
A gob smacking TITLE gets us all in.
 

Monika K (13)
Monday April 28, 2014, 2:42 am
Thanks.
 

Sandi C (149)
Tuesday April 29, 2014, 7:35 am
noted
 
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