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as usual as long as it turns on and running so it's fine :D:D:D:D
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Just cleaning my keyboard yesterday
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still running stock blue switches?
 

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Society has gotten to the point that people buy expensive electronics, use them and when they become dirty and stop working they throw them in the trash.
Buy a new one. It's a huge problem. But I'm not above digging it right out and fixing it. I see it as saving the planet while putting cash in my pocket

I have never in my life encountered anyone trashing expensive electronics because it's dirty. And guitars are more easily repaired than say a Samsung S10 with a dead SoC.
 
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I win the thread. If anyone is in the mood to barf, vote yes. I will not post pics unless I get one thousand yesses.

I know this is a picture thread, but these pics are going to my HR department.
 
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Update. We are having a meeting in the morning, but in the mean time, safety department reminded us to adhere to Bloodborn and bodily fluid pathogen protocol.

Technicians shouldnt have to put up with this. A shock from stray voltage, ooops, a cut from a sharp-edged case, ouch, but not this.
 
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safety department reminded us to adhere to Bloodborn and bodily fluid pathogen protocol.
So they mean wear glasses gloves and a mask well big deal I'd do that anyways you just never know what's inside a case when you open it specially if it's filthy and full of Gack god knows what
 
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We know EXACTLY what was left in the vehicles, in this case. Who deposited it there will never be known
 
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I win the thread. If anyone is in the mood to barf, vote yes. I will not post pics unless I get one thousand yesses.

I know this is a picture thread, but these pics are going to my HR department.
Just post it and we'll see what happens.
 
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Update. We are having a meeting in the morning, but in the mean time, safety department reminded us to adhere to Bloodborn and bodily fluid pathogen protocol.

Technicians shouldnt have to put up with this. A shock from stray voltage, ooops, a cut from a sharp-edged case, ouch, but not this.

Got it, legal is involved so you can't be found to have limited any criminal proceedings. That makes a lot more sense than it did a few seconds after you first posted.
 

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I have never in my life encountered anyone trashing expensive electronics because it's dirty. And guitars are more easily repaired than say a Samsung S10 with a dead SoC.
Having worked to help clear out and recycle tech hardware from the local recycling center, they collected everything from the tip directly and got hundreds to thousands of PC's a month, almost all of them in working order.

Many had one small bit of damage, and most were labelled with the businesses they were from - you'd get 30-50 i7 laptops dumped the same day, as they bought new ones for their whole workforce at once.
People throw things out for trivial reasons, as abhorrent as they may be.
 

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Having worked to help clear out and recycle tech hardware from the local recycling center, they collected everything from the tip directly and got hundreds to thousands of PC's a month, almost all of them in working order.

Many had one small bit of damage, and most were labelled with the businesses they were from - you'd get 30-50 i7 laptops dumped the same day, as they bought new ones for their whole workforce at once.
People throw things out for trivial reasons, as abhorrent as they may be.

Abhorrent sure, but none of those were tossed because they were dirty.
 
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@PLAfiller yeah they're a shit to clean because the grill is non removable I"ve got 3 in my RVO2 and they always gave me grief when cleaning them so good job with those :toast:
 
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I no longer do PC build/repair/support but the worst I ever had was a....p3 system IIRC owned for years by a heavy chain smoker. Trying to clear off the tar from that system....christ I still have nightmares about that.
 
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Been there. Smoking is terrible on everything, but just the body..
In my youth was asked once to upgrade a PC owned by a couple who both chain smoked in the same room for years playing jezzball. (No open window type room.)
The insides of the PC's were horrific. It was like a soft sticky smoky dark amber coating was applied to the motherboard... well everything... inside.
Outside was rather tacky to the touch too. The smell was like: What do you get when you burn a cigarette with another cigarette on top of another cigarette and repeat that 200 times. Then throw it into a pit of ants that just finished with the latest roadkill from like a week ago, then put that on an overheating cpu where the fan barely was turning? I had to try not to vomit for like 30 minutes when I got back outside because fresh air was so shockingly different.
 
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Not my pictures but I've never seen anything like this

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It's the new Green PC don't ye know
 
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yeah i need to raise my thumbs up for my friend since he still use old school stuff until now
just i can't stand the damn dust and ugly clear protective plastic there
 
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