- Free PC For the Over 50's - LONDON ONLY -
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- Free PC For the Over 50's - LONDON ONLY -

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Found 15th Feb 2008Made hot 15th Feb 2008
- Free PC For the Over 50's - LONDON ONLY -
If you're over 50 and live in London you can get a free PC as part of the Mayor's new initiative in association with Age Concern. You will need to call 020 7820 6770 to register. see

aclondon.org.uk/

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one for the mother-in-law

Thanks voted hot

Thats a really good find dont know anyone in london, but good for those who do. Voted hot

great freebie if you are in london

lindilyn;1586999

great freebie if you are in london



Indeed

great thanks

I've seen some freebies here but a free pc:w00t:

ill post if there any news good find:thumbsup:

it's always bloody london, innit?

i am well impressed with this...shame i live in Lancs good find :thumbsup:

voted hot.

Going To Apply For My Dad. Fingers Crossed. thanks op

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Oh Jolly!!! Why is London so special!!! Jammy sods

grex9101;1587383

it's always bloody london, innit?



Yep :P hahahahahahahaha tough ****

Farsightboy;1587708

Oh Jolly!!! Why is London so special!!! Jammy sods



Cos it's the capital... :P

Can't knock it unless u'v tried it... London is awesome to live in... i'm at uni at the moment, and have realised how much I miss and love London.

Dont get over excited or jealous of those southern softies its not like its going to be a shiny new dell or anything too flash!


The London Mayor Ken Livingstone and not for profit [COLOR=Blue]computer … The London Mayor Ken Livingstone and not for profit [COLOR=Blue]computer recycling[/COLOR] company Maxitech have joined forces with Age Concern London in an initiative that aims to open up the online world to London’s older citizens.



So I read that as being 2nd user sytems probably from office upgrades etc, I'm not knocking them ive had some fairly decent spec pc's from a mate who gets them for free in bulk from office revamps and some of them are P4's around 2 years old and half decent machines some though are right dogs, you ever tried shifting 50+ optiplex gx10's with 4gig hard drives and 32mb ram? Even offering on freecycle he only got rid of 1!

I'm loving it

[SIZE="6"]Ken You're Hired[/SIZE]

harlzter;1587968

Dont get over excited or jealous of those southern softies its not like … Dont get over excited or jealous of those southern softies its not like its going to be a shiny new dell or anything too flash!



It'll still be a pc way out of the price range of a northerner :P hahahahahaha, yeh no doubt it will be a proper naff refurb.

Anutha freebie for Londoners

Mattie C;1588082

Anutha freebie for Londoners



Since £2.27 out of every £10 in taxes raised in london subsidizes the rest of the country I think our biddies deserve something to connect them up.

Besides, retire down souf and you'll get one too bro :-p

how could a free recycled peecees for old folks posting possibly bring out the worst in people? hmm ...

kippy;1588185

how could a free recycled peecees for old folks posting possibly bring … how could a free recycled peecees for old folks posting possibly bring out the worst in people? hmm ...



Kippy consider this a Habermasian public sphere

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In the Backpacker's guide to London it states that you will see more multiracial couples in London in a week then you would in a year in New York.

Leave his comment alone, it's a perfectly valid game. Along with 'spot the peadophile', which is played around schools, parks and children's play areas.

shame its not for all areas but still voted hot

Lots of posts deleted, keep on topic.

NOTHING is ever FREE.

Nice to know where all my taxes go, if they cut my taxes I could buy my own new one.
The other problem with these so called help schemes is the various organisations that make a fortune out of them and the fact that most of these will be sold by people who didnt want them anyway.

Libraries still offer free internet access, and lots of organisations train people FREE for pc use(again paid from yours and my TAXES)

So much for my big long post about tolerance........ anyway I think other towns, cities and councils should possibly consider following along with this although it will obviously mean a lot more idiots using the internet.

presumably you just leave a message and they get back to you about the PC?

hot! but as usual the goodies always go to the cockneys!

It is all well and good giving PCs away to people who have not got one and cannnot afford them (even if they are second hand).

But who is going to support them?

What about when they need help connecting to the internet, or when Windows crashes, or when they want to connect a printer to the PC.

It is the ongoing support that is the issue, not the giving the PCs away in the first place.

Not in London, but hot deal.

guilbert53;1589088

It is all well and good giving PCs away to people who have not got one … It is all well and good giving PCs away to people who have not got one and cannnot afford them (even if they are second hand).But who is going to support them?What about when they need help connecting to the internet, or when Windows crashes, or when they want to connect a printer to the PC.It is the ongoing support that is the issue, not the giving the PCs away in the first place.


Have to tell them about misc on this site and have expert volunteers on hand day and night. Also alerts them to supermarket deals.:)
Good for Ken but only London is a shame. Yes, I know he's only the mayor of London etc etc - you know what I mean.

Ken for Prime Minister!!! lollz!

Its compulsory for companies to recycle computers so it only takes a little joined up thinking to introduce a little altruism into society out of it.

Well, there's a similar scheme for people in Chorley and the surrounding area:
]goldenagecomputing.co.uk

gypsyboy;1588850

hot! but as usual the goodies always go to the cockneys!



errr hello, not all londoners are cockneys ... :whistling:

Hot pity I Live on Merseside, mind you not 50 yet.

Worth a try for the parents and friends.

Why so much negativity?? Personally speaking....my family (of cockneys!) have lived worked and paid taxes in London for generations, only to be squeezed out, see crime soar and feel unsafe in their own homes, why not actually get something back for their years of input? If this was on your doorstop would it still be a bad deal! Sorry for the rant but some of the comments have incensed me...I shall be helping my parents and grandparents apply - voted hot

sounds gd if from london

have gotten two OAPs from my yoga club sorted with the deal - they well deserve it, hehe. thanks again, OP.

50 isn't exactly old. Most people of this age can expect to work for at least another 15-20 years!

50 years of age is when you can expect to be earning the most disposable income, usually kids are off your hands and mortgages are well on the way to being paid off. I don't get why Red Ken has chosen this age group to benefit from this freebie?

BTW, I'm 48, fit and healthy and unfortunately expect to work for another 20 years, so it's not sour grapes.
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