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Old hard drive platters make wonderfully good drinks coasters - they look dead smart and expensive and you've stopped people reading your old data into the bargain.

Have you taped all your remotes together, peep-show-style? Have you wired your doorbell to the toilet? What enterprising DIY have you done with technology?

Extra points for using sellotape rather than solder.

(, Thu 20 Aug 2009, 12:30)
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I've forgotten the number of things I've kludged on my old car
like electrics with the foil from a KitKat, or connectors held in place by wooden clothes pegs.

I gave it all up when I tried to make a CarPC. I managed to blow several fuses in the car and decides not to mess about with things like that again. Two days later I had cooked my new* Athlon processor with accompanying fizzing and smoke. Technology and me don't mix; especially when it includes electricity.

Now plumbing. That's something I'm actually good at.


*for then.
(, Thu 20 Aug 2009, 14:28, Reply)

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