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Other If your house was on fire....

Discussion in 'General' started by dec, 10 Mar 2010.

  1. dec

    dec [blank space]

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    If your place was on fire and you only had enough time to grab 1 thing from your desktop what would you take with you and why?

    You cant say "the whole desktop" btw and "watercooling loop" counts as more than one thing.

    Id go for the HDD.
     
  2. Miffers

    Miffers CPC Refugee

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    My backup HDD. Contains family photo's could never be replaced.
     
  3. Lorquis

    Lorquis lorquisSpamCount++;

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    Hard drive for me too... but I would also grab my cat and laptop, which would be possible being as I live in a ground floor flat, with a window that's big enough to get out of if I do something wierd to it...
     
  4. DarkLord7854

    DarkLord7854 What's a Dremel?

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    I'd kick the tower out my window.. it sits on the edge and below is a bush which would break it's fall :p
     
  5. Matticus

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    Wouldn't it take more time to take your hard drive out of your machine that to just grab your entire machine? So it would just have to be my entire PC (the tower, not kb/mouse/monitor).

    Too much work and too many photos on those hard drives.
     
  6. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    I've thought about this countless times and I would take my PC and my super nintendo. Screw your "only one thing" rule. My SNES > your rule
     
  7. Pieface

    Pieface Modder

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    I'd take my macbook as that has all my documents on it. All my PC has on it at the moment is games that are on steam anyway.
     
  8. Techno-Dann

    Techno-Dann Disgruntled kumquat

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    Speakers. My backup disk is in my laptop case, and the laptop outperforms the desktop any day of the week. Screens are easy to replace, so I'll grab my big heavy expensive speakers and leg it.
     
  9. supermonkey

    supermonkey Deal with it

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    My child. I can easily replace a computer.
     
  10. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    ah come on you're no fun !
     
  11. talladega

    talladega I'm Squidward

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    PC and headphones (theyd be on my head)

    hdd data is not replaceable. 'things' are.



    supermonkey, your child sits on your desktop?

    :)
     
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  12. chimmy09

    chimmy09 What's a Dremel?

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    i think i am supposed to say my laptop, but it is usually sitting on my bed...not my desk. the next thing i would grab would be my photo album of me and my girlfriend.
     
  13. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    Like everyone else by backup HDDs and since they're right on my desk I'd have time to grab my monitor too :hehe:
     
  14. dark_avenger

    dark_avenger Minimodder

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    HDD out of my main box (case is always open) and my server if I could
     
  15. 13eightyfour

    13eightyfour Formerly Titanium Angel

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    Backup HDD here too, Its just on really long sata/power cables and sits under my monitor shelf, so its really easy to swipe on the way out.
     
  16. BentAnat

    BentAnat Software Dev

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    My Macbook's bag.
    It's got a bucketload of work in it (on the Macbook - which is always packed into the bag when not in use), and large parts of my music collection (on the external in the laptop bag).
    As well as invoice books, client proposals, etc.
    IF you had said "from your house", i'd have said my guitar.
     
  17. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    Seeing I'm in the 8th. floor, I'd be lucky to take myself out if there was a fire in the building. I've actually been thinking if it would be better to jump on the roof of the neighbouring house, it has only 6 or 7 floors and there's a gap of a couple of meters to cover... In wintertime that would be no problem with almost a meter of snow to land into.
     
  18. Gunsmith

    Gunsmith Maximum Win

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    my promo prints and rig
     
  19. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    I have 2 servers... one mirrors to the other, and the second is in the garage. I'd happily let the home PC's burn, and spend time making sure my wife and cat are safe.
     
  20. Silver51

    Silver51 I cast flare!

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    Take out the fire.
     
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