An Addendum to Black Friday: Planning What to Do With Your Old Electronics

Black Friday is this Friday, November 29, 2013. With the launch of two new gaming consoles, the Playstation 4 and the Xbox One, lines will surely go on for blocks as people queue up to get the best deal for the consoles and other goods. Now’s a good time to Plan What to Do With Your Old Electronics.

If you’re having trouble visualizing what a Plan What to Do With Your Old Electronics session looks like, it could go something like this:

You’re sitting around the table enjoying your holiday meal. Little Timmy brings up the latest console, saying “I want a new PS4!”


You: “Why?”

Timmy: “It’s NeeEEEwwWW!”

You: “What’s wrong with your PS3?”

Timmy: “Nothing.”

You: “Does it still play games?”

Timmy: “Yes.”

You: “Well, no need for a new console then.”


If the conversation does go in the direction of purchasing new electronics, or doesn’t get raised at all, the PWDWYOE could be formatted easily by following this flowchart: