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    pm-r's Avatar
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    Did you stick one to the fridge yet Nick? They are fun to try and get off!
    Yes sir...you read my mind. That's the first place they went!
    - Nick


    And then there are the poor souls who are so disappointed when they try this and discover it doesn't work because they bought a new higher-end stainless refrigerator that uses non-magnetic austenitic stainless steel.





    - Patrick
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    Quote Originally Posted by pigoo3 View Post
    Using a hammer can be fun too. I like taking things apart (disassembly)...which is why I went that route.

    - Nick

    p.s. Nice avatar Rod.
    Yes, well it seems a bit primitive in comparison to degaussing. Glad you like the avatar, me an my youngest granddaughter.
    I used to be conceited but now I'm perfect.

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    iMac, i7 4GHz, 32GB memory, 1TB Blade, OS X.14.2 Mojave,
    More fun:-

    1. Drill a hole through it.

    2. Pack a biro outer with plastique, gelly or what ever.

    3. Slide in an electric detonator.

    4. Hook up to a 6v battery and boom no more hard drive!
    Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!

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    Quote Originally Posted by pigoo3 View Post
    Of course what well-stocked home doesn't have a degausser (or two)?? I think mine is right next to the portable nuclear reactor, plasma rifle, and perpetual motion machine! Lol
    ..and all this time I thought you had everything!!! :-)
    2017 15" MBP 1tb | 2017 27" 5k iMac | 2016 12" MacBook | 2012 Mac Pro | 24" ACD | Verizon iPhone Xs Max | Series 4 Nike Watch 44mm w/Cellular |128GB iPad Pro LTE | 16GB iPad mini 2 | Gen 7 Nano | Gen 4 iPod Touch | TV1 | TV3 | TV4 | TV4K

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnCL View Post
    ..and all this time I thought you had everything!!! :-)
    I got way too much junk. Got to let some of it go.

    - Nick
    - Too many "beachballs", read this: Beachballs
    - Computer seems slower than it used to? Read this for some slow computer tips: Speedup
    - Almost full hard drive? Some solutions. Out of Space
    - Apple Battery Info. Battery

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