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Other What's ruining your life right now?

Discussion in 'General' started by TheMusician, 28 Oct 2009.

  1. The_Crapman

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

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    This mod is ****ing cursed. Every single ****ing thing turns into a whole big drama. Just now I noticed that one of the ports on the vertical rad still had its temp plastic stopper, I try and swap it just loosening the screws but can't quite get it. Try a couple out and still can't quite get a good purchase on it. "Just take the fans off" I think, "the amount of time you'll waste faffing trying to get at it you could easily just take the fans off and put them back on". AN HOUR later and I still can't get the fans back on for no apparent reason so have had to dismantle that whole section.

    I just want this to be over now. It's not fun anymore. I've had 4 hours sleep in the last 3 days and I'm about to smash the ****ing thing to pieces and burns down the house with me in it. I just need it done asap.

    Edit: fans are back on at last, but drain valve now doesn't fit. Was on with the fans before they were taken off. :eyebrow: :sigh:
     
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  2. The_Crapman

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

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    Now I've had to take the siding off the rad cover to screw in some fittings. Will it go back? Will it ****. Rad and fans off again. Goodbye another 2 hours.
     
  3. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Swimmer's ear again from wearing headphones when it's hot. For about the umpteenth time :(

    At least this time I found something handy out though. Usually I have to faff around, make a doc's appointment and go get the ear ***** that shoots reeky vinegar smelling stuff. Today I learned that it's mostly distilled white vinegar (got) and rubbing alcohol (also got). So I am going to use that for a couple, see how it pans out. I did check it all out properly before doing it BTW. It's a 50/50 mix and I put it in a dropper bottle. Stinks to high heaven, but is relieving.
     
  4. The_Crapman

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

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    Turning on your pump for the first time and finding out your drain port works really well :rollingeyes: But... (See awesome thread)
     
  5. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    I did exactly the bloody same !. Imagine my horror, though, when I had to break down the entire rig and loop to get the floor of the rig out. So basically remove everything, remove floor with LCD in it that had gone for a swim, then let it all dry for two days before rebuilding the entire rig over. In fact, during the Threadripper update I had to do that no less than four times.

    That's why the new PC is relatively simple and all AIO cooled.
     
  6. The_Crapman

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

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    Luckily it's right near the drain hole in the bottom of the case, so most went out and soaked the mat it was on.
     
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    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    [​IMG]

    Right there under that T fitting (with the BP dragon on). It's not a drain plug but it may as well be LOL. It's the temp probe. It must have fallen into the bottom of the rig and I forgot it. Looped up the entire rig, including that really annoying vertical mount that I had to make my way (TM) and yeah, just poured away. It all ran straight into the screen, and you can not get that out until the board is out. Why? because it looks better that way :D

    God I am my own worst enemy !!

    BTW going back to your post. Nothing is cursed dude. It's you. I don't mean that in a horrible way, I mean it as in if you haven't had enough sleep and are not fully focused that sort of stuff will happen *a lot* when modding. Especially when working with hand tools and doing it by hand as you and I do. A silly mistake can cost you a whole day, and with the taps open for those sort of silly mistakes.. Yeah, now you can see why my new rig is AIO cooled.

    I just couldn't do it again man.
     
  8. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Cat Lies Down on Broadway

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    Water has no place in my PC and that's the way it's going to stay.
     
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    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    I'd never spilled a drop that wasn't my fault tbh. I have had crap fittings that failed (45' usually) but yeah, it had been so long since I built it that I couldn't even remember how I had done it all. And the wiring? god, I am glad it made sense at one point in time but I spent two days digging through it all trying to remember my plan.
     
  10. The_Crapman

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

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    Cursed. [​IMG][/url]
     
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    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    LOL has the lock barrel just fallen out or something?
     
  12. The_Crapman

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

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    Came out with the key :rollingeyes:
     
  13. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    Mail flow & config Visio drawings.

    So. Freaking. Boring.
     
  14. yuusou

    yuusou Well-Known Member

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    Done a lot of those. So. Freaking. Boring.
     
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    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    I've literally never used Visio before, and I would much rather be in the days before I'd ever used it.
     
  16. MadGinga

    MadGinga oooh whats this do?

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    I like Visio... :worried:
     
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  17. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    Also, you're ginger. Makes sense. :thumb:
     
  18. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    Sir, I do believe there's a little something strange about that.
     
  19. The_Crapman

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

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    Alphonso is missing. It's bin day and he really doesn't like the noise of it all, and will often scoot out for a bit, or hides in the back room/kitchen/bathroom but never far and then he'll come back the instant I kick the catflap. But he had been better lately and not really running off and the binmen have long since gone. I've stood in the garden shaking his bowl, shouted out the upstairs window, been round the block a few times shaking the dreamies, attracting a myriad of other cats, but no alph. I hope to god he's just off wandering and nothing has happened to him.
     
  20. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Crikey. On days like that I just go back to bed lol.
     

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