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OH, just thought of something. I bought a rifle this week.... If only I had a power inverter, it'd be awesome to set it up a good 100ft away, on it's side, spinning away, and then see what happens when a .22 round contacts the plates.
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theres a way to loose an eye...

i use old hard drive platters a coasters... when ever i have people over, they always ask where i got my coasters. I tell them they are leet coasters from a German artist. they so want me to "hook them up" with some of these modern art pieces... lol...
LMAO.. Leet German Coasters..



I'll have to try that.. I've given TONS of `coasters` from failed ROM burns and I've even seen a crazy aunt of a buddy of mine using them as reflectors near her driveway and tree's cause she's a bit of a bad driver in teh dark.
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lol at the green squishy ball.

My vote is for sharpies too.

PS : Holy crap that thing makes so much noise.
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Lol, yep, your hitachi. Oh well, bound to have one drive fail out of the 12 I have running all the time. Plus this is well worth the fun.

Oh, and I didn't lose anything, because it was RAID1. So no worries.
doh! yeah I see your server systems specs with a 6gb + raid1 array. I suppose you might as well have some fun with it. It's been about 8 months since you've had it, guess it was just that time.

Got any nice pics of the internals?

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theres a way to loose an eye...

i use old hard drive platters a coasters... when ever i have people over, they always ask where i got my coasters. I tell them they are leet coasters from a German artist. they so want me to "hook them up" with some of these modern art pieces... lol...
charge em $20!
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post #25 of 33
That's awesome but fail, platters get smudges, fingerprints and all and its a pain to clean them especially as coasters.. Def not worth it... But for 20 bucks per platter on a failed drive, sell quickly, no refunds
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That Post-It hung in there tough!
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Haha, ok guys I did a couple more experiments... lets just say they left me rinsing the drive with hot water. I'm going to let it dry with a fan and see if it still works in the morning.
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Food processor?
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Haha, ok guys I did a couple more experiments... lets just say they left me rinsing the drive with hot water. I'm going to let it dry with a fan and see if it still works in the morning.
Lol what the fudge.
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Turn into a clock and sell it for 25-30 when you're done

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