|I never used those stand things|
and pretty sure I lost them not long after getting the console.
I eventually acquired an Xbox and a GameCube, and while the former certainly grabbed my attention by the short and curlies, the PlayStation 2's hold was just a tiny bit stronger.
Funny thing is, I ended up getting another one - one of those slim models - as a gift last year. I was planning on getting rid of it this year, but now...who knows, I might keep it.