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post #81 of 238
You should set up a distributed computing project. If you have access to a pickup truck, and your state laws properly coincide with your actions, by all means. If you can nab 20 PCs, and a couple of switches you're golden.
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post #82 of 238
its legal as long as its not on their property i believe
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post #83 of 238
Totally legal.. but like the others said, if it's on their property, it's trespassing. Also a bit dangerous. It wouldn't be fun to jump into a dumpster and to get stuck by a knife or syringe, however unlikely it is, it's still possible. Be careful.
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post #84 of 238
Go for it... Schools are public... Just say you didn't know it was illegal if you get caught. Ask the janitors. The truck idea is genius. Drive up really quickly and just start tossing them in the back... I like that. Aother great idea... Find out the schools trash days, you know when the garbage men come and take out the trash, find out when they come and ask for the computers.

How much time do you have tp steal get these computers? I could ask my father if its legal. Hes a cop.
Edited by vinzor5000 - 3/19/11 at 11:07am
post #85 of 238
Why cant my school be like yours. So, are you going to be using all 80Gb of memory?
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just to say my school has some core 2 quad systems i hope they "throw out"
also they have 8800gt's in them!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dominique120 View Post
Dress like a monk(use the head cover) take 3 big bags, get a getaway vehicle(with no tags(replace them right after you leave)) teake 2 other guys dressed like monks take everything you can in less than 10-20 mins the enjoy the bootie!
this isn't a bank hiest. lol
post #88 of 238
It is one of those grey areas, but I would suggest you go after school while it is still light and just take what you need (or want). I know people who have gotten switches, cpus, ram, and hdds this way. You could take the mobos, but they wont be any good for overclocking, although you could set up a wicked folding farm.
post #89 of 238
Think of it this way. The school is paying to throw them away probably. If not, then they are throwing them in the dump. Computers in the dump = TERRIBLE pollution! So therefore you are doing either the school or the environment a favor.
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post #90 of 238
heh, you think its legal to take computer parts. Read this.

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-w...5875-22914047/
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