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I made an HDD platter shooter. Example here (that's not me in the video):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yISqCAnROh8&NR=1
Awesome, I love when they all hit that rubber mat and all of a sudden grip and shoot straight up. Shows how much momentum those things are carrying spinning at 5k+ rpm.
 
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Minutes after I completed the build on my sig rig and placed it by the desk my daughter finished off a bowl of cereal. I didn't want her to spill the milk trying to put it up so I grabbed the bowl and went to check on my windows install. I spilled the milk all over the front of the machine, shut it off, cleaned up all the milk and made sure nothing was wet, then had to reinstall windows.
    
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The Craziest thing I have done is........ use a vast asortment of random stuff as heatsink compound such as toothpaste,lipstick,lipbalm,vasoline,pudding,yogur t,bakingsoda paste, and a few other things lipstick and toothpaste work well lol
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The Craziest thing I have done is........ use a vast asortment of random stuff as heatsink compound such as toothpaste,lipstick,lipbalm,vasoline,pudding,yogur t,bakingsoda paste, and a few other things lipstick and toothpaste work well lol

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I do a lot of stuff while my computer is running. connect/ disconnect fans, test LED's, etc.
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post #26 of 197
My first rig back in '07 was just crazy. Crazy stupid.

-DDR2-667 on a mobo that supports 800
-8600 GTS *shudder*
-Athlon X2 6000+
-750W PSU that probably never saw above 250W
-WD 150GB Raptor HDD; the most expensive part in my rig
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My first rig back in '07 was just crazy. Crazy stupid.

-DDR2-667 on a mobo that supports 800
-8600 GTS *shudder*
-Athlon X2 6000+
-750W PSU that probably never saw above 250W
-WD 150GB Raptor HDD; the most expensive part in my rig
Please don't tell me you ran that by OCN first
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Put my fingers in fan. Last time was my GTX 470 running at 100%...Never ever again.

I was bleeding and it hurted so bad for like 3 days.
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post #29 of 197
bought a vaio at fry's for $1400 back in 2004
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once to test my case strength i stood up on it
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