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    Pedaled too far. Artkansas's Avatar
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    How to destroy a laptop?

    We've seen a gun used.

    Are there any other ways?
    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

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    Woodchipper comes to mind.
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    Ride what and in what manner pleases you. Those that mind don't matter, and those that matter don't mind. srsly.
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    "It's the 41. If you don't have cool stuff, you suck. If you have cool stuff, you still suck" - Velo Gator

    "The 41 reminds me more of the big brawl scene near the end of Blazing Saddles." - mprelaw

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    Let a teenager use it.

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    Bring it to a place that will recycle it properly.

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    Uninstall AdBlock and rely on either Norton or McAfee to handle security...
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    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

    Quote Originally Posted by Bjforrestal View Post
    I don't care if you are on a unicycle, as long as you're not using a motor to get places you get props from me. We're here to support each other. Share ideas, and motivate one another to actually keep doing it.

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    Just give it to my friend and tell him to use it normally.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StupidlyBrave View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Cyril View Post
    Ride what and in what manner pleases you. Those that mind don't matter, and those that matter don't mind. srsly.
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    invite this guy over when your opening the laptop box.. http://www.collegehumor.com/video/66...phone-4s-prank
    Get a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live. --Mark Twain

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    My brother in law has a large accounting firm, when they get rid of
    a lap top or any computer for that matter they take them to the
    rail road shop just up the street and they put them in a press used
    to change the wheels on the axles of the train cars. They end up
    about an 1/8" thick. Then they are shredded and recycled.

    The shop doesn't charge for the service, they are clients of
    the firm and the employees have a good time smashing the
    computers..

    One of the accounting firm employees stays and watches
    the destruction to be sure they are useless at the end.

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    My response would have been something along the lines of: "Does your bike have computer controlled suspension? Then shut your piehole, this baby is from the future!"
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    Fire cleanses all.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    use the flash
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    How seriously do you want to destroy it?

    There protocols you have to use when working on government contracts that does a pretty good job. I worked on a communications project with a San Diego firm many years ago. None of the computers had USB ports or floppy drives and everyone was inspected for removable media on their way in and out.

    At the end of the project, all the computers were disassembled and smashed with hammers. The disk-drives has to be disassembled and each platter smashed with a hammer. Then all the pieces were put into this machine that looked like a cross between a microwave and dishwasher. Pushed the button and it phoned home. In a couple hours, a guy showed up from the NSA and opened up the machine and all the computer parts had turned to powder. He swept this powder into a industrial-strength zip-lock bag and went away.

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    Our hard drives go out for shredding or erasure, depending on whether they're in a machine or not when we give them to the university property management guys. Before that, we had a hammer and we'd go out to the sidewalk to destroy the drives. VERY therapeutic. I've also been known to throw dead drives around a little just to make sure they're broken.

    We have some faculty that are VERY efficient at destroying hardware. Some end up with new laptops every other year. The previous Vice Provost himself got a new iPhone every 6 months because he always managed to do SOMETHING to it.
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    well, you could give a laptop at total immersion bath, smash it with a sledgehammer, drill it through with a post-hole digger.... or, you could take it to the South of France and improperly plug it in to charge without the correct adapter. There's dull destruction, and then there's incidental-to-vacation destruction!
    As with mud, life, too, slides by.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buddha
    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    Try using it as a frisbee.






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    Handcuff it in the shower and dismember it with a chainsaw like an effing cockaroach.

    oops, try again

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    When in doubt...C4.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    When in doubt...C4.
    thermite is easier to make.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    No one has suggested a streamroller or such. For the office laptop on your last day of work what would be wrong with duct taping it to the rail just before the 5:45 leaves the station.? If it wasn't your last day of work the powers to be would likely make it so.

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