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LOL The Verge Bashing

Discussion in 'General' started by The_Crapman, 28 Sep 2018.

  1. David

    David Take my advice — I’m not using it.

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    That vid is priceless.

    I wouldn't let him build a lego set, nevermind a PC.
     
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  2. Arboreal

    Arboreal Well-Known Member

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    Glad to hear you didn't choke on your tea! There's enough stuff there to have you spitting out your drink at any moment! Absolute top viewing, crying with laughter and cringing at the same time.
     
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  3. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Given how Apple-centric the verge are [or were last I looked]… probably...
     
  4. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Well I did learn something.

    My PC is now on a desk, no wonder I had such back pain.
     
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  5. CrapBag

    CrapBag Well-Known Member

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    The anti static wrist band was the best, thought I'd entered a portal back to April the 1st.

    As for whinging about nerds, REALLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Bite the bullet and admit you F'd up, dude have some respect for yourself.
     
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  6. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Currently Rebuilding

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    I half expected thermal mayonnaise.
     
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  7. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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    Or toothpaste!
     
  8. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    I was there on the old Overclocking Store forum when... Troubador, I think it was, documented his attempt to cook an egg on an Athlon by building a heatsink from 2p coins and putting a tinfoil 'pan' on top.

    Bloody worked, too. Both in the "Athlon didn't die" and "egg was cooked" senses.
     
  9. Anfield

    Anfield Well-Known Member

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    Indeed, it looks like an even more basic version of the scam anti static wrist bands that have been debunked years ago.

     
  10. TheMadDutchDude

    TheMadDutchDude The Flying Dutchman

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    That guy hasn't a clue... most of us here could've done a better job in half that time. :D
     
  11. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    My grandmother could do a better job... and she is so inept with technology it's unreal...
     
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  12. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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    Who bothers with an anti static wristband anyway? If I'm pulling something like a gpu apart I may touch a radiator or something, but I don't dry-hump a balloon while wearing a polyester shellsuit or rubbing myself over a Vegas casino (if you know, you know) before tinkering so the chance of a substantial static shock is minimal.
     
  13. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Grabbing hold of a central heating rad is usually enough to ground you iirc that and ESD isn't as big an issue as it was way back when or is made out to be now.
     
  14. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    I'm wearing one as I write this.

    Never leave home without it.
     
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  15. TheMadDutchDude

    TheMadDutchDude The Flying Dutchman

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    Shame those wireless ones are just a gimmick... xD
     
  16. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    That's... that's a watch adidan… ;)
     
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  17. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    That actually used to be how it was done: crocodile clip to your metal watch strap or wedding ring with the other end of the wire hooked to ground. None of this namby-pamby elasticated strap nonsense!
     
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  18. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    I thought the two metal hands moved to get the best bluetooth signal.

    I had to pay extra for the hands free anti-static wrist band as well. :mad:
     
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  19. David

    David Take my advice — I’m not using it.

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    It's well known that you'll pay extra for a hands free experience, Dan. :lol:
     
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  20. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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    :jawdrop:
     

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