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Other Filthy Computers

Discussion in 'General' started by TheGreatSatan, 3 Sep 2012.

  1. TheGreatSatan

    TheGreatSatan Dark Lord of BT!

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    This thread has probably been a good reminder to some of us to crack open our computers and clean them out.

    Look at this one!

     
  2. rollo

    rollo Well-Known Member

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    My m8 smoked next to his pc for 2 years was complaining it was over heating. I took it apart and the fans had stopped spinning it was so full of gunk, had to completely replace the 4 fans as they were totally fubar.

    Wish I had some pics mine is relatively clean in comparison
     
  3. Kernel

    Kernel Likes cheese

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    N17 dizzi Well-Known Member

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    I would wager he just did all his fans with that, admittedly satisfying, stunt!
     
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  5. ferret141

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    That's horrendous.
     
  6. afen

    afen cyb0r p1mp

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    It's impressive that none of these have caught fire!
     
  7. Fizzban

    Fizzban Man of Many Typos

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    I'm truly impressed at the level of filth in those cases. I'm also very grateful I wasn't required to 'fix' any of them. Yuck!
     
  8. B1GBUD

    B1GBUD ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Accidentally Funny

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    And there I was hoping for some "other" computer related filth....
     
  9. N17 dizzi

    N17 dizzi Well-Known Member

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    Isn't it, just.
     
  10. Tynecider

    Tynecider Since ZX81

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    My word, I'd hate to see the keyboards of some of them rigs.
     
  11. lancer778544

    lancer778544 Well-Known Member

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    A couple of PCs I was just given:

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    Sometimes I'm really happy that I have an air compressor at my disposal...
     
  12. Fizzban

    Fizzban Man of Many Typos

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    The typical owners of a Dell never think to open and clean them. Disgusting!
     
  13. TheGreatSatan

    TheGreatSatan Dark Lord of BT!

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    That is freaking nasty
     
  14. Vetalar

    Vetalar *learning english*

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    How can one sleep now after destroying spider's web and leave spider hungry :)

    send from my BLADE via tapatalk
     
  15. sjamppo

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    I recently had a smokers computer to work on. It was quite filthy, and being a non-smoker I was amazed that the dust was way more brownish and tar-like than anything I have ever seen before.

    But get this: I didn't start with cleaning the machine, since I had other problems to work on, but when I did open the case and tipped it over, the dust that got 'airborn' triggered the smoke-alarm,.... :jawdrop:
     
  16. Journeyer

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    Ugh!
    It's even worse when you realise that a spider wouldn't build a web if there weren't any food to catch...
     
  17. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    Would you really want Joe Public picking up their duster and getting in there? I think not!
     
  18. Kernel

    Kernel Likes cheese

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    Dust triggers smoke detectors quite easily, I've set off my companies fire alarm more then once routing CAT5 cable through some old dusty areas.
     
  19. Fizzban

    Fizzban Man of Many Typos

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    You make a fair point, actually. Think of the destruction! :hehe:
     
  20. yodasarmpit

    yodasarmpit No longer the other Brett.

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    When I smoked it could get pretty gross, now not so much.
     
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