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by Maeke
Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: *shrugs*
Replies: 2
Views: 301

Re: *shrugs*

Pretty hard to listen to when your sound blaster Z driver suddenly lost track of the card and reverted it to defaults (5.1) when you have a 2.1 system.
by Maeke
Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: Disk read error
Replies: 11
Views: 1061

Re: Disk read error

read the link exxos previously posted.
by Maeke
Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: The "Things I never do again" - Thread :)
Replies: 23
Views: 2270

Re: The "Things I never do again" - Thread :)

exxos wrote:
Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:12 pm
Maeke wrote:
Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:11 pm
:blonde:
Half asleep moment :lol:

I'm almost immune to shocks these days ;)
Na the bland moment was my reaction.
by Maeke
Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: Disk read error
Replies: 11
Views: 1061

Re: Disk read error

I'd rather think of a drive issue, did you try recapping and exxos's dma fix (new cpu)?
btw did you try cleaning the drive?
by Maeke
Sat Sep 23, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: The "Things I never do again" - Thread :)
Replies: 23
Views: 2270

Re: The "Things I never do again" - Thread :)

You were lucky to not be more severely hurt by this shock ing discover!
by Maeke
Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: The "Things I never do again" - Thread :)
Replies: 23
Views: 2270

Re: The "Things I never do again" - Thread :)

I'm surprised you still have hands. I learned from these ;) When i think about it, in my electronics classes, i was amongst the top, yet never (and i said NEVER) burnt myself with my soldering iron. I'm the only one who went through two years without burn marks. And the teachers were trusting me en...
by Maeke
Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: The "Things I never do again" - Thread :)
Replies: 23
Views: 2270

Re: The "Things I never do again" - Thread :)

Oh, I have a couple of those, too ;) Never try to figure out, whether a cpu fan is running, by sticking your finger in it. Never be too lazy to run two stores up and switch of the fuse in an old house. I though, i just shorten phase and earth and the failure interrupt should switch immediately. I h...
by Maeke
Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: The "Things I never do again" - Thread :)
Replies: 23
Views: 2270

Re: The "Things I never do again" - Thread :)

Not as cool as that , but I do remember cooking bacon naked that was not a good idea. Also cleaning a electric hob/stove with carburetor cleaner then firing the ignition, forgetting its left a film of super fire fuel all over it :p Trying to defrost pizza in a toaster... Trying to defrost a strawbe...
by Maeke
Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Journey of a snail..
Replies: 10
Views: 1162

Re: Journey of a snail..

Or german ;) We had this local greek restaurant, where they would serve snakes in garlic oil. Really yummy :) Yeah but between snails and snakes, the second choice is more accepted as food worldwide. Ermm... of course I was going to say snails... strange typo ;) Never eaten snakes... :mrgreen: :diz...