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I was expecting the Daily Mail.
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What a scam. Even fully under pressure, there is no spring in the laptop powerful enough to launch that. And the motor would fail before sending those speeds. The battery couldn't "explode" with that force. I call BOGUS.
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The only thing that is going to keep him off a golf course is himself.
This. And the fishing comment. He is not a fisherman or a golfer if he can't do either now.
Edited by SIMPSONATOR - 11/3/11 at 11:23am
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it has begun, terminator 5
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The battery couldn't "explode" with that force. I call BOGUS.
If it was the battery then the whole laptop would have exploded as well not just the the CD drive.
    
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Originally Posted by SIMPSONATOR;15558376 
What a scam. Even fully under pressure, there is no spring in the laptop powerful enough to launch that. And the motor would fail before sending those speeds. The battery couldn't "explode" with that force. I call BOGUS.

This. And the fishing comment. He is not a fisherman or a golfer if he can't do either now.

Agreed, the springs in those laptop drives are incredibly flimsy.

I'm betting he got p!ssed off and slammed the hell out of the drive to try to close it which rammed the metal through his hand.
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Skynet activated!
It's the beginning of the end.
Told you toshiba wasn't beind the curb! They're the reason the world will be destro--- Oh wait... this is a lose-fail isn't it?
     
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If it was the battery then the whole laptop would have exploded as well not just the the CD drive.
Not really in that manner...
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1. OC Dvd drive
2. Get injured
3. ???
4. Profit!
    
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Wow, things like this make me glad I don't even own a dvd drive any more ;p Literally though, I don't have a DVD drive in my PC anymore, lol.
I can't decide which is scarier the story or your avatar.
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Wow, things like this make me glad I don't even own a dvd drive any more ;p Literally though, I don't have a DVD drive in my PC anymore, lol.
I'm slightly scared since my mom has a Toshiba laptop.
Edited by DJHarter75 - 11/3/11 at 6:56pm
    
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