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Put a paper clip inside a usb slot and shorted the computer, luckly it wasn't my computer... It was a school computer so I just walked away.
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post #182 of 197
i shot one once, other than that, letting my mother touch it, or possibly assembeling my rig on a shag carpet in the middle of the winter without being grounded
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post #183 of 197
Did some pushups on my laptop...
resulted in my laptop screen loose
post #184 of 197
drop kicked my eee netbook because my important senior project capstone research was "corrupted". Damn that professor for forcing us to work on our projects in class instead of letting us leave to work on them at home. Could have gotten things done so much faster if I was on my sigrig instead of staring at piece of crap with a 10" screen that could barely run two instances of firefox. Letting off the steam was definitely worth the $120 I paid for it
 
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post #185 of 197
I love reading this. Mine was over tightening a water block, danger den, the see through one and the corner broke off.lol it hurt the board to, then when i took the cpu out i touched the socket pins at some point because they were bent,i almost died from a heat attack.
Gigabyte rma d it for me.. I will never for get how they stood behind their product.
they sent me a new one.
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post #186 of 197
Baked graphics cards.
post #187 of 197
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Ran a 533 mhz celeron with a metal cup full of water and tea as a heatsink. Chip died, but that was some damn good tea.
Did you put some thermal paste?
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post #188 of 197
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Well, not on my computer, but I work at my school's IT department, and at my school all the students get handed out laptops to keep and use during their enrollment. One kid once came up to me and told me he had ants in his laptop. Not really understanding what he meant, I responded with a dignified, "Huh?!" He repeated he had ants in his laptop. Sill not believing him, I picked up the computer and SURE ENOUGH, there were ants crawling in and around his keyboard, screen, and other holes. I rushed it out of the building with a screwdriver and a can of compressed air, and when I took it apart there was a whole bunch of ants that just came pouring out of the screen's bezel. I gave it a thorough clean-up and brought it back to hear the kid's side of the story. Apparently he had set it next to an anthill at one point in the last week, and the ants had set up residence in the meantime. He thought it was cool at first, until he started finding them all over his room.
I let him go on his way and decided not to charge him for negligence just because of the story.
damn pretty crazy
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post #189 of 197
Craziest thing I did to a PC? Ran iTunes on it.

Seriously...I plugged in my brand new iPod, installed iTunes, had it check for updates and played some music in the background, and after about a minute and a half, my socket 754 rig was fried, somehow. Never had a problem before that.
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This:

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When I got my pump in the post, I put it on the roof of my car as I was moving some bits, forgot about it, drove off.

Then went around a corner with a truck going the other way and hear a cluttering sound and saw my pump in the mirror...

That pump that has been between the wheels of a lorry is still cooling my system some 3 years later

That and I didn't have any cutlery so I cut up a pizza with some RAM. (then licked the tomato off it )
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Back in the 5.25" disk days I used to take my operating system disk to school with me because I had all the settings set the way I wanted and didn't want to mess with theirs. Nothing I owned had pockets the disk would fit in so I folded it in half and kept it in my back pocket.
Worked great for months.


I don't have many crazy things but here goes:
a) Build sig rig on carpet with no grounding. When I was almost finished and was screwing in the last screw to close the side panel, I saw a large spark
b) I attached a 250W to a computer that required more and then saw some nice black smoke accompanied by a nicer burnt smell. Suffice to say, I quickly stopped and took it out to the trash XD
    
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