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  1. claylomax

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    Yeah, you'd be surprised what PCs look like when they sit in a manufacturing area their entire lives, and never get any attention. The problem is made worse when the user is a smoker.
    Crunching for Team TPU 50 Million points folded for TPU
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    Why did this tread die? You never know when you need to throw up. Moar pics.
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    I'm still sad I didn't take pictures of the neighbourghs computer I worked on 10 years ago, it was actually worse than those newtekie posted. I think he had spilled beer inside the case, and he was a heavy smoker and an avid porn fan and the enitre case was sticky with .. something. It was horrible.
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    Not dead, just forgotten. How about this one?

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    Alas, it was my own PC, after doing some remodeling at home and neglecting moving my hardware into another case. Much better now ;)
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    A friend of mine was having computer problems a few years ago so he asked me to help him out. This what I found. The rest of the computer was just as bad.

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    Damn, looks like that HS was taking some hair-growth supplements.
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    Did you have it next to a fireplace? ;)
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    No, it was mostly drywall dust and regular dust.
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    I moved to a house that has all hardwood floors and I hardly ever get dust in the box anymore. Carpet is filthy
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    HEALTH WARNING

    We are all petty disgusted by this dust. But remember that people are also sitting in the same dirty dusty rooms by these PC and breathing similar amounts of dust into their lungs.

    Once a week, get the vacuum and CLEAN your room esp. the corners where dust settles. If your room or desk has visible dust settling, take a moment to think about what this dust does to your PC, but also what it does to your lungs.

    Please, friends of TPU, keep your "desks and corners" dust free... for your own health not just your PC.
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    Cleaning my rig out not so long ago and took these few photo's to give this thread a little bit of a bump :p

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    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    For those who missed my rant about being fed up with f*ckin" ants. I lost a Logitech k/b and thank god, I salvaged my G500. I would have contemplated suicide if not! Bwahaha! Gives goosebumps eh?

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    Sure they "were". They belong to the past now! :laugh:

    I just wanted to throw the mouse out the window. Such was my desperation. Anyways, some pesticide and a good cleaning made sure the G500 would live another day.
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    i cant find the pick, but i went to this one house and the pcie slot didnt line up with the cheapest small form factor case i could get hold of....

    sooo the guy goes off and comes back with a steel saw.... watching his wifes face as he sawed away inside the house spraying red hot metal shards into the carpet and wallpaper....

    i couldnt help myself and i started laughing hard...
    it was fuckin funny man.... when they went downstairs i took a quick pick cos i just couldnt believe how much of a mess he'd made....
    and virtually every pc i fix is minging inside... your just lucky if the house doesnt stink of dead dog...
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    Heatkiller midplate all gunked up with fesser one

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    Damn I felt chills when I saw the bug and spider pics. I have arachnophobia :(
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    I don't have photos. But my a guy I met @ a private LAN with friends was the last one left at the LAN which was at my house and he said, "My PC is running very hot, can you open it up and see if everything is all right?". So I got a screw driver and popped the side off the PC and to my horror, the entire inside of the PC was caked in dust, you literally could not see the motherboard, CPU (you could make out the shape of the fan under the dust), gfx card, HDD etc. Once we got all the dust off with an air compressor the temperature dropped about 10-15 degrees celcius.

    Some of the stuff Im seeing in this thread is amazing... Those poor machines.
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    Brick will be shat after this one

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    O_O WHAT IS WRONG WITH PEOPLE?! I leave my Emachine open 24/7 since 2003 and it isn't even close to that dirty!
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    some of us are just clean freaks I guess

    but OMG a mouse in the fan that's just freakin nasty and funny as f%@k

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