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BFH. nuff said.
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post #52 of 87
Thermite anyone?
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post #53 of 87
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Originally Posted by bruestle2 View Post
I have 6 lbs of thermite under my bed. It is quite easy to get.
Just put 1/4 lb of that stuff directly on the platters and there will be nothing left except a glob of metal. Heck, the platters are aluminum, right? They would help fuel the reaction!
Put it ontop of the case, all 6 pounds of it. Rig it so when the FBI steals your comp as evidence, it trips from the movement and ignites the thermite, melting your HDDs and everything under them
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Put it ontop of the case, all 6 pounds of it. Rig it so when the FBI steals your comp as evidence, it trips from the movement and ignites the thermite, melting your HDDs and everything under them
Then you get extra jail time for destroying evidence. The law is cruel.
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post #55 of 87
or... take several magnets and run them over a few. You could kill 10,000 in an hour.
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post #56 of 87
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or... take several magnets and run them over a few. You could kill 10,000 in an hour.
You'd need some serious magnets for modern HDD.
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that works
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Thats what i'm talking about!
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Reminds me of the "Disk Drive Bomb" from Anarchists cookbook that said to take shavings off the strike-anywhere matches and glue them to the disk inside a 3.5" floppy. Insert into an Apple II and sizzle sizzle. Obviously its not a bomb nor is it really destructive but was could be fun to try at school.

If i violate TOS with this then I apologize in advance. Just brought back fond memories of my wasted youth.
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