+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 17
General Chat Thread, heres a question for ya, whats the strangest thing...... in General; ...you have ever found inside a pc? just been upgrading ram in some old dells over the holiday didnt find ...
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Barnsley south yorkshire
    Posts
    165
    Thank Post
    3
    Thanked 17 Times in 8 Posts
    Rep Power
    18

    heres a question for ya, whats the strangest thing......

    ...you have ever found inside a pc?

    just been upgrading ram in some old dells over the holiday didnt find anything too unusual, pens chewing gum etc, one computer had a load of those lil foam things they use to fill parcels for protection, and a few had sweets in there,

    have you found any thing strange?

  2. #2

    flyinghaggis's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Posts
    1,083
    Thank Post
    108
    Thanked 81 Times in 63 Posts
    Rep Power
    140
    I once found an ceramic egg cup someone had put inside to support a CD drive where the mounting brackets in the case were broken

  3. #3

    SpuffMonkey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Posts
    2,269
    Thank Post
    55
    Thanked 285 Times in 191 Posts
    Rep Power
    136
    My mate found a half eaten sandwich in a Time PC that he was fixing (due to the "funny" smell)...

  4. #4
    CAM
    CAM is offline

    CAM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Reigate Area, Surrey
    Posts
    4,428
    Thank Post
    884
    Thanked 416 Times in 316 Posts
    Blog Entries
    61
    Rep Power
    328
    We had a broken CD drive recently. Found a biro put in lengthways into the tray. Only found it after taking it out and it rattled.

    There was a story going round staff at my old high school of a cheese sandwich stuffed inside an RM PC once. They must have thought it's a toaster

  5. #5

    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Birmingham
    Posts
    178
    Thank Post
    56
    Thanked 20 Times in 19 Posts
    Rep Power
    22
    A condom.

    No word of a lie. We opened up an old pc we'd taken out of service 6 months prior and were stripping for parts when we found it, we just hope it was unused.

    To top it off we're a catholic school so the kids should'nt be touching things like that.

  6. #6
    mrtechsystems's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Yorkshire
    Posts
    425
    Thank Post
    106
    Thanked 22 Times in 22 Posts
    Rep Power
    26
    Few pollo's mints in the floopy drive :-)

  7. #7
    PeterW's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Portsmouth
    Posts
    750
    Thank Post
    42
    Thanked 65 Times in 60 Posts
    Rep Power
    32
    Copper coins in DVDRW drives

  8. #8

    Joanne's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Lancashire
    Posts
    2,159
    Thank Post
    234
    Thanked 276 Times in 217 Posts
    Blog Entries
    17
    Rep Power
    122
    a 5" nail!

    also a dead mouse (in all fairness i didn't find that, the caretaker did...)

  9. #9
    CAM
    CAM is offline

    CAM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Reigate Area, Surrey
    Posts
    4,428
    Thank Post
    884
    Thanked 416 Times in 316 Posts
    Blog Entries
    61
    Rep Power
    328
    I'm glad you can find your dead mice. We are still looking for the pair that keeled over in our distribution room a few months back.

  10. #10

    Geoff's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Fylde, Lancs, UK.
    Posts
    11,850
    Thank Post
    110
    Thanked 598 Times in 514 Posts
    Blog Entries
    1
    Rep Power
    227
    Helium. At a previous job, one enterprising soul had decided to try and make his laptop lighter by making it air tight and filling it full of the stuff. He then brought it into IT Tech support rather sheepishly complaining of it being unstable. The lack of ventilation had cooked it. I'm glad he didn't try and use Hydrogen, it would of probably exploded.

  11. #11

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Barnsley south yorkshire
    Posts
    165
    Thank Post
    3
    Thanked 17 Times in 8 Posts
    Rep Power
    18
    Quote Originally Posted by Geoff View Post
    Helium. At a previous job, one enterprising soul had decided to try and make his laptop lighter by making it air tight and filling it full of the stuff. He then brought it into IT Tech support rather sheepishly complaining of it being unstable. The lack of ventilation had cooked it. I'm glad he didn't try and use Hydrogen, it would of probably exploded.



    hahahahahahahahaa feking idiot

  12. #12

    FN-GM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    16,376
    Thank Post
    906
    Thanked 1,811 Times in 1,559 Posts
    Blog Entries
    12
    Rep Power
    468
    The guy I work with found a small trainer once. I have found just the usual pens etc.

  13. #13
    flashsnaps's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Brighton, East Sussex
    Posts
    442
    Thank Post
    12
    Thanked 16 Times in 14 Posts
    Rep Power
    17
    Quote Originally Posted by FN-Greatermanchester View Post
    The guy I work with found a small trainer once. I have found just the usual pens etc.
    Lol, Trainer! How did they get that in there!

  14. #14
    OutLawTorn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Sydney, Australia
    Posts
    216
    Thank Post
    8
    Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
    Rep Power
    33
    Found a hand-written "love letter" folded up and poked into a floppy drive once... wasn't too bad an effort either... seemed the recepient didn't agree... the only real times the drives are used is when we image them, so didn't really bother trying to figure out who it was from/to...

  15. #15

    FN-GM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    16,376
    Thank Post
    906
    Thanked 1,811 Times in 1,559 Posts
    Blog Entries
    12
    Rep Power
    468
    Quote Originally Posted by flashsnaps View Post
    Lol, Trainer! How did they get that in there!
    They opened the case (thumb screws)



SHARE:
+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. The Strangest DHCP Problem?
    By tmcd35 in forum Wireless Networks
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 9th October 2007, 01:02 PM
  2. Whats hot?
    By Samson in forum General Chat
    Replies: 31
    Last Post: 24th March 2007, 12:53 AM
  3. Strangest BIOS problem
    By CyberNerd in forum Hardware
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 22nd October 2006, 02:51 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •