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  • I throw them away. It really amazes me how many they send out.
  • I recycle them by giving them to diving pals for surface signaling devices. They actually work pretty good.
  • I make votive candle holders with them; they reflect the light beautifully.
  • They make lovely coasters - I have enough to host a large group for the Superbowl without risking any table rings.
  • They make good coasters for the coffee table.
  • Toss em in the garbage
  • Shoot em with my .22 rifle. The center hole is a very good target, but if u miss it the whole CD will explode! Ha Ha, I love it!!
  • Toss them in the trash or ocassionally use them as a Frisbee and see how far they will go.
  • I used to hang them from my ceiling--I love shiny things--but I finally ran out of room and had to start throwing them away. This person made a very nice lamp out of them. :-) http://neil.fraser.name/hardware/lamp/
  • I cut little slits in their centers, stick a coin in there, and make a top.
  • Frizbees anyone.
  • I used to make big shiny cd collages with them when I was younger, those were neat. I also tacked them up on the wall. The coolest thing I did (and dangerous, it's probably not the smartest thing to do) with them though was put 'em in the microwave!!! Put them in shiny side up and zap em for 3 seconds, it makes this really cool blue light and then it leaves like lightning bolt shaped cracks on the surface of the cd after you take it out. Very cool, but irresponsible, be careful and don't teach your kids to do it!
  • Wow... 1998 nostalgia anyone? Do people really get these anymore? Reminds me of when the Internet was "cool". Now it just is. No, I don't get AOL disks anymore.
  • Try putting one of the CDs in the microwave, it's a rather interesting effect! lol
  • I collect them. I have this huge collection from aol 5 to the most modern one. Then i hanged them on my wall, but i kind of freaked me out, and i ended sticking the whole collection in the closet.
  • Here's the question, what should I do with them really old AOL floppy disks that I never tossed? lol
  • I don't get them anymore, I think they have got the message I am not wanting to be with them.
  • I'm lucky enough that I haven't gotten any in at least ten months.
  • Was helping daughter make a solar system mobile. Took a styrofoam ball with a smaller diameter than the CD and made a cool Saturn.
  • For some reason I get a lot of junk mail, and AOL is there on a pretty regular basis. What I do is put aside all the envelopes with pre-paid postage stamps on them (mostly credit card companies). Then I fill them up with my other junk mail and send them off. The best part, is that they pay for each envelop that is used... in other words they are paying to get my junk. ;) Gotta love that!
  • My daughter made an ornament in preschool. She put a paper snowflake with her picture in the middle and left the shiny side to reflect the lights on the tree. It was pretty.
  • Somebody told me this a long ago; computers come with 2 viruses already from factory, Windows and AOL... Those CDs, trash them, they're no good.
  • I wing them at my little sister's head.
  • garbage toss!!
  • I throw half of the Cd's out my window onto the road. The other half I violently crack in half until my fingers start bleeding. That's how much i hate AOL. It should be COL, Canada On-line. Wait no, that doesn't sound good. Stupid American Crap that Doesn't let Canada Sign up for their Stupid Mail Service!!! ARRRRGGGGGHHHH!!!!!!
  • throw em all away. One of my Grandma's friends had a BAD experience with one of them...figures.
  • I add them to the already overflowing landfills of garbage.
  • I used to use them as coasters, but then started tossing them because I had way too many
  • Snap them in half and use them to pick my teeth with
  • I keep em. They just keep stacking up. I move a lot so, when I move I leave them at the old house and start a new stack in the new one.
  • I break them up and throw them away. I break them up because, I'd hate to contribute to the delinquency of anyone who thinks signing up with AOL is a good idea.
  • They make good frisbees for my dog or hanging mobiles for kids when spray painted on the non-shiney side.
  • i use them to fill the trash can!
  • I keep a lot of them then start throwing them at people I don't like. xD It's really fun.
  • well in university my neighbours always put them in the microwave for a fireworks show. now we either play frisbee or recylce them into art projects for kids.
  • When I first got married we had a large assortment of them with different designs. We used them for coasters. We also used them to decorate the Christmas tree at work.
  • Well, back in middle school my friends and I would pickup those DISCS with the cardboard backing, and plastic wrap and threw them, they go really far. SERIOUS! We would throw a ton of them, thats what I did with them. Now I just throw them away.
  • I'd like to give it to the Ab'rs kid who lights his CDs on fire but probably not a good idea. Good luck with however you handle it.
  • i put them on the end of my dremel and let them alone on high speed until they went boom
  • One of my best friends is developing a cool launcher, it's kind of complicated, but it uses an 18volt cordless drill w/ a rubber wheel that spins and propels the disks down a "barrel"(it's a rifle-style design.) It has a top-loading speed-feeder shoot so you can destroy a lot of disks(and anything in their path)in a big hurry! Yeah I know he's a wing-nut!
  • Well, I used a few to make a drop spindle. All I needed was a dowel, a tiny cup hook, and the cds. I don't really get them anymore, though. I guess if I did, then I'd come up with more creative ways to use them...
  • Use them for lethal frisbees, and try to nail a fast flying African swallow if I happen to see one. I never have hit one, worse luck. But it is fun trying! :)
  • Get rid of it quickly very quckly!!! They will rip you off. Don't believe them nothing they have is FREE!
  • i use tape to stick them in my techno-themed locker. shiny-side-out. they look cool. =]
  • It's funny.... I used to get enough disks to pave my driveway, but I haven't received one in years. Maybe they found my name on the list of people who know something about computers and decided "why bother?" :-)
  • They make perfect 300 yard targets. Hang them on a string and watch them glint in the sun from 300 yards, and then shoot holes in them. (they don't shatter, but move, and are difficult to hit)
  • I use them for skeet shooting...(clay pigeon)...pull!
  • frisbies
  • coasters!!!! and daddy and i use them as frisbee's, trying to hit each others head!!
  • My son and his friends like to destroy them with hammers! Should I worry?
  • Toss them in the trash. They just don't get it.
  • I spray paint both sides and then glue craft stuff on one side, glue a thin ribbon on the back so that they can be hung. IE: Holiday themes. I help facilitate the Singles Children program at my church and we will paint a bunch of them and let the children do some artsy stuff on them. They love this. This works with any cd, although I am greatful to AOL and others for the freebies, better than going and buying them any day!!!! In His grasp, <:))))<>< My salvation and my honor depend on God; He is my mighty rock, my refuge.--Psalm 62:7
  • i save them just incase.
  • Saw this last Christmas-- in shape of christmas tree on side of house with lights stuck in the center. Really reflected the lights well.
  • There are collectors around that will pay you $$ for thosde old CD's and floppy's if they are looking for that version you might have. A while ago I ran across a guy that I had contacted regarding a box that I had going back to a pre v1.0 release on floppy. He was looking for the versions that came in the square tin cans - you might want to try google and look for "aol installation disk collectors" or something like that.
  • I don't get them anymore... I just take about 20 from the store line every time I visit the grocery store and shoot them with my pellet gun... It's fun to watch them shatter.
  • Feel free to send them to Hughes, 130 S. Market, Suite 6050, Wichita KS 67202. Various craft projects, some given to senior citizens at visitations.
  • I love throwing them up and hitting them with a bat. you shoult try it. gAOL sucks.
  • use them as coasters for my beer cans.
  • Chuck 'em like ninja stars at trees. sometimes they stay in! others, they miss, even more, they shatter. i pick them up and use them again if i miss. JK! i dont get any, but if i did, i would do that!
  • If you live in the US they can be sent away for recycling (you will have to hunt for the address) if you are in the rest of the world we throw them in a hole as landfill (just think with enough disks we could get high enough to avoid the rising waterline).
  • i used the as freeze beezs or not they go straight to the trash
  • I give them to my daughter to play with as frisbees and to use for tea parties with her dolls.
  • I use them for frisbees!
  • use them to create a tower that does things. yea....
  • I kept them all until I had a good stack and then had a cd fight with my friends one day. Hurt like hell, but it was worth it. Haha.
  • 1. Mini cutting board (great for the office or the car, use metal door for knife). 2. Attach it to a ruler and presto! - you've got a fly swatter. 3. Construct a life size replica of Stonehenge. 4. At a restaurant, shove one under a wobbling table leg. 5. Money clip (use metal door and discard the plastic case...the "rich nerd" look is IN this year). 6. Eye patch (for one-eyed software pirates). 7. Christmas ornaments (the more the merrier). 8. Give them to young children to use as building blocks. 9. Glue them to the bottom of the space shuttle and use them as re-entry burn tiles. 10. Dentures (melt & form them into new teeth for grandma). 11. Room dividers for hamsters. 12. Drink coasters. 13. Use multiple disks to create an ideal door stopper. 14. Ice scraper. 15. Bathroom tile. 16. Bookmark. 17. Mini frisbee. 18. Air hockey puck. 19. Dog chew toy. 20. Dart board. 21. Pooper scooper. 22. Grill scraper. 23. Use them for karate board-breaking demonstrations (save a tree). 24. Wrist slicer - after receiving first AOL bill (use metal door). 25. Conversation piece for coffee table. 26. Destroy them - smash, burn, or run over to relieve stress. 27. Light switch cover. 28. Chinese throwing stars (tape 2 together). 29. Clay pigeons for target practice. 30. Greeting card (bind two together at one end). 31. Halloween treat (give them away all night long). 32. Bullet proof vest (arrange together in triple thickness). 33. Firewood. 34. Bird house. 35. Paper weights. 36. Pen holders (make a box without a top). 37. Post it-notes holder. 38. Refrigerator magnet (glue a magnet to the back). 39. A very sturdy base for putting the motorcycle sidestand on when parking on soft surfaces. 40. Keep 'em in the trunk for extra traction in the snow. 41. Solar Eclipse Glasses (open door and look through disk at the sun/moon -actually works). 42. Placing one in each back pocket helps children who get paddled by the coach. This spreads the force to a wider area. 43. Make an AOL disk & pasta casserole. 44. Incense burners (put stick in hole of disk hub and light the incense. 45. Bug Shield (glue a bunch to the front of your car's hood). 46. Put them on car windshields at the mall (along with this list). 47. Melt the plastic of the disks into a giant sculpture. 48. Hand them out as party favors. 49. Hidden/spare key holder (crack open 1 side, insert key and then place near door. Completely safe...who would want an AOL disk?) 50. Vertical blinds. 51. Be an AOL diskette surgeon and disect a diskette. 52. Bench press weights (I can press 120). 53. Grind 'em up and refertilize the front lawn. 54. The new "Domino's stuffed-crust pizza" filling. 55. Tell the kids to leave warm milk & AOL disks for Santa. 56. Brake shoes. 57. House insulation. 58. Recycle them for the scrap metal. 59. Kitchen tile for Bill Gates' new mansion in Seatle (walk all over the competition) 60. Hockey Puck. 61. Add water and special plant life to make a Chia-Disk. 62. Noise maker for your bike spokes (why damage your valuable baseball cards). 63. Put one on a leash and drag it along as you walk...makes the perfect pet. 64. Poker chips. 65. Baseball practice (throw them up in the air and hit them with the bat). 66. Keychain (Put a key ring through one of the writeprotect holes and you've got a snappy executive bathroom keychain for the office). 67. Mail to 10 friends-start an AOL chain-letter (add a disk with each link). 68. Earmuffs (glue some fur on one side, then attach a U-shaped piece of bent coathanger to both disks). 69. Grind them up to make fake snow. 70. Earrings (put loop into write-protect hole). 71. Dental floss (use actual disk). 72. Use them for zipper pulls (instead of ski lift tickets). 73. When your collection of disks reaches 52, use them for a deck of cards. 74. Use them to fill potholes. 75. Hood ornament. 76. Snow blower replacement blades. 77. Put them in your shirt pocket to make you look smart. 78. Make two stacks of 10 and use them as heels for platform shoes. 79. Rubic's cube case (make into box). 80. Shipping material (keeps your photos from being bent in the mail). 81. Protect your table from burns caused by hot pots and pans. 82. Snack trays (great for holding hors d'oeuvres at parties). 83. Give them as stocking stuffers to all those people who piss you off. 84. Fly paper (use actual disk and put string through middle, hang 2" apart and apply honey to disks). 85. Pocket protector (gee Gilbert I really like your new pocket protector -thanks Lewis). 86. They make a *dandy* addition to a #$*+&% neighbor's back yard. Better yet, get them to actually install it on their computer. 87. Use them as elbow and knee pads. 88. Wax scraper for snowboards. 89. Use them to decorate your aquarium and create Computer City under water. 90. Tape a few together and use them as a mouse pad. 91. Collect a large mass and detonate a supernova. 92. A wind clacker (similar to a wind chime). 93. Soap dish (remove metal to prevent rusting). 94. Row markers for your vegetable garden. (carrots, beans, peas....) 95. Makes the perfect dance floor for your ant colony. 96. Bread roller (use actual disks and put rod through center-use about 100). 97. Hot glue gun resting/protecting pad. 98. Baby mobile. 99. Fence (may need a few thousand). 100. Toe tags for mortuaries. Great for identifying dead computer nerds. 101. Wonderbra inserts for that Madonna-techno look.
  • FREE FRISBEE!!!
  • frisby
  • I leave them right at the Post office in the garbage can
  • I use them to make fish designs.
  • I use them to make fish designs.
  • I throw them up in the air and try to shoot them with my pistol or shotgun. I dont even put those three letters together on my computer. I try not to use words that have those three letters in consecutive order. Perhaps you have read into this that I do not like that company. Well, you have read it right.
  • Lots of stuff. I pop them in the micrwave and watch them spark up (doesn't damage the microwave, just as long as you don't leave it in longer than ten seconds). I collect a whole bunch and have a a battle with them with a friend or with my brothers, throwing them accross the room at each other. I use them for archery targets- they burst when you hit them, it's really neat. And lots of other nifty stuff. :]
  • me and my friends use them for frizbee's during the summer and during the winter we take as many as we get in the mail and we paint them different colors and turn them into blinds or other arty things.
  • I frizbee them out the window of a speeding car. I figure that I can probably throw one atleast 50mph, and if the car is going 100mph, something cool will happen if I managed to hit something... like a cow... stupid cows...
  • use em as frisbees!
  • They make fantastic drink coasters
  • I use them as table coasters.
  • Put them in the trash.
  • target practice. PULL!
  • I am saving enough up so I can glue them all over my room (ceiling included), well it saves buying wallpaper.
  • i sell them to buy crack
  • I Hung All Of Mine On My Wall Behind My Computer. They Look Nice!
  • I made an air powered gun that could shoot them at high speeds once with the help of my friends. LOL AOL CD Gun. Only problem is they don't send me ammo in the mail anymore.
  • They make good coasters for my computer desk.
  • i usually use them as frisbees and play with them with my dog or my friends :) haha
  • The words pump action and 12 guage come to mind when i think of AOL Disks. yup that sums it up pretty well. Its alot of fun. Go to walmart get some shells, on the way out grab a handful of AOL Disks and enjoy. 1 hour later, you have AOL endorsed confetti.
  • I have a cork pinboard that I have stuck all of the CDs onto, shiny side outwards in a pattern so that it makes a funky looking mirror thing! Catches the light reeeally well :)
  • I use em for skeet shooting.
  • I turn them into rims for my pet squirrels monster truck
  • I collect em. I'm kind of silly about collecting things.
  • I put return to sender, moved left no forwarding address and cross out the address. I think it is tremendous waste. I had to do this about 5 times, but they stopped coming. Also, AOL has an address that you can mail the disks to, if you call them.
  • I have a pile of all of the ones that I get. Right now my pile is 6 disks high.
  • Gave them to Goodwill along with all the other outmoded useless computer stuff I had...like a zip drive and my 32 mg laptop.
  • omg thats so funny u asked. I always bend them till they break cuz u cant do that with disks u need! And you know, you just want to sometimes. i dunno
  • My buddy used to have hundreds of those discs. He used thumb tacks the shiny side of the CD to mount them next to each other on his walls. His bedroom looked like it had mirrors all around!
  • Frisbees!! :D
  • use them as coasters or as toys for you dog. dogs will get them and annihilate them. tis quite fun.

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