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Buy an Antec 300 and simply attach http://www.vivotechnology.net/p-9665-new-hp-1-display-logo-emblem-sticker-label.aspx that to it tongue.gif

$3 bucks for a genuine HP case emblem! wewt!
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post #52 of 77
Buy any of the $20 newegg cases and glue some fake hair at random parts of the case. Slap some superglue on notebook paper then rip it off, and give it two ears by gluing used condoms on both side panels. Thermal putty looks a lot like chewing gum too, stick some on random places.


Guaranteed no one will ever get near you.

Oh man check this hideous thing out. Its laughable to the point that people might steal it as a joke though.

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Edited by Agenesis - 8/10/11 at 11:50pm
post #53 of 77
I have to agree with KrisBKreeme and Fat Italian Stallion. OP, you haven't even applied to the college yet and your already worrying about such a small factor in the big picture. You really have nothing to worry about.

As Fat Italian Stallion said, people who steal things are look for a quick buck and the big and easy sellers are Macbooks. You'll be fine with your cm690, just don't keep the fan lights on and keep it tucked away in your room.

On another note, its a lot better to room with someone since you'll already know someone at the school since day one. Most colleges now have room pairing surveys so your likely to find someone with similar interests or sleeping patterns.

Maybe you should just change this thread into a "ugliest case competition" I think there are already some winners in here biggrin.gif
Edited by lvpd742 - 8/11/11 at 12:06am
    
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Hate to say it but if someone wants it having an ugly looking case is not going to stop them from getting it. I had a friend who attempted the same thing with his 1200 dollar bicycle well long story short they broke into his house and stole just it. It will most likely be someone knows you and that knows hardware they will end up seeing you do something a crappy pc can not and decide to be curious about what is inside

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Hate to say it but if someone wants it having an ugly looking case is not going to stop them from getting it. I had a friend who attempted the same thing with his 1200 dollar bicycle well long story short they broke into his house and stole just it. It will most likely be someone knows you and that knows hardware they will end up seeing you do something a crappy pc can not and decide to be curious about what is inside

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I suppose you are right, If someone is going to steal a computer they steal it. If its a good spec its a bonus, if its carp and near useless its a quick buck.

And most crimes are commited by people you know, simply because they know what you have, where you have it and your routine. It's sad really that people as such are considered as your friends =[
 
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post #58 of 77
Having gone through college with a full tower/ high end computer, it was pretty much a non-issue having it stolen. It weighed roughly 80 lbs, and was large and cumbersome to carry.

Granted this was a few years ago now, but i would be much more concerned with having any laptop, than having a full-blown desktop stolen.

On that note, full desktop and cheap laptop combination are what you want for college.
    
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lol, isn't this the guy who made a thread earlier, and he wasn't even accepted to the college yet?
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