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Pictures from a pc-repair guy

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Frank Martin, Feb 23, 2006.


  1. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    The one with the cd being placed in between the players was the best! And the visa cards!
     
  2. kserg

    kserg

    Feb 20, 2004
    London, UK
    Some of those aren’t bad... I should have taken a picture of my sushi pc...

    I sold a pc then it came back next day with customer telling me that it doesn’t work... I asked if he ever opened the case, he said "no". I opened it to see what was wrong and found sushi on (and all over) the motherboard. After I asked if the sushi was any good he admitted that he took the PC apart and put it back together.

    I actually fixed the PC for him for free thinking hey, I treat him good he will recommend people to me. After it was fixed (with in 2 hours, he fried the motherboard by putting it directly on the case) he told me that he wants money back because he rather go with gateway. I just laughed in his face and told him that warranty was voided...

    People like that was the reason why I shutdown my business, they took so much of my time and brain-cells it was not worth it...
     
  3. Hollow Man

    Hollow Man Supporting Member

    Apr 28, 2003
    Springfield, VA
    Some of those pictures were classic.
     
  4. lbanks

    lbanks

    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    I miss the money, but missing the stupid stuff is worth it. One customer asked me how to click his mouse slower. I reduced the sensitivity setting, but he want me teach him to click slower. So, I got paid for letting him watch me click a mouse.
     
  5. Maverick Blues

    Maverick Blues Being a Thumper is all about ATTITUDE!

    Apr 28, 2005
    Richmond, VA
    Wow, that case mod is remarkably... :eyebrow:

    ...uh... :eek:

    ...yeah. :rollno:

    'rick
     
  6. I don't know anything about computers... But I know those pictures are funny as all hell!!! (The credit cards were my favorite!)

    -ryan-
     
  7. Well, a couple of those I don't understand because my tech knowledge isn't that great, but it seems to me that there are certain people in this world who should never be allowed to use a comptuer, without correct supervision.

    Rock on
    Eric
     
  8. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    Classics! That's cool that someone took the time to get photos of some of that stuff. A couple of those are "NO WAY!!" type of stories.

    Also very cool of the dude to put little captions so the technically challenged can laugh too. :D

    -Mike
     
  9. Yes, thank God he did, or else I would have never gotten most of it.. lol.

    -ryan-
     
  10. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    Are you going through your PC right now pulling the credit cards out of your floppy drive? :D

    -Mike
     
  11. lamborghini98

    lamborghini98 The Aristocrats

    May 1, 2005
    NYC; Portland, OR
    Im sure people like me are ridiculed on sewing sites (are there sewing forums?) when people take pictures of the ways we try and fix our pants : ) All I get from some of my female/sewing friends is "Oh, Sam....." (my name is Sam).
     
  12. morf

    morf Banned

    Feb 17, 2006
  13. I have to believe that most of the strange insertions can be blamed on kids. Ever seen what they can jam into a vcr?
     
  14. LajoieT

    LajoieT I won't let your shadow be my shade...

    Oct 7, 2003
    Western Massachusetts
    Well, they don't laugh at me, cause I know when I'm out of my league and how to hire a professional (or just buy a new pair of pants...)

    Of course, as the photos there prove, you really CAN fix ANYTHING with Duct Tape!!!
     
  15. Duct tape? Maybe I should not mention the duct-tape holding my video card in place?

    ...It's worked so far...
     
  16. Maverick Blues

    Maverick Blues Being a Thumper is all about ATTITUDE!

    Apr 28, 2005
    Richmond, VA
    Well... sort of. It more astoundingly proves that some people don't even know how to use duct tape (let alone computers). :rolleyes:

    'rick
     
  17. the best one by far was the cut case, and the credit card one....


    "honey, have you seen the new visa cards?"
    "no sweety, but joey said he was going to buy something online, dont worry though, the computer is off"

    and the the one with the casino token, whole new meaning to the term on line gambling