What's the weirdest thing that you've ever found inside a computer?

From: Zane H. Healy <healyzh_at_aracnet.com>
Date: Wed May 26 14:35:31 2004

>>connectors and gender menders. But I got to wondering what is the strangest
>>thing that anyone has ever found inside a computer or similar piece of
>>electronics gear.
>> Joe
>1/2 a dead rat in a big old dot-matrix printer. Well, actually it
>was a whole rat, but 1/2 was ground up really bad in the gear
>mechanisms and you couldn't really tell what it was anymore.
>(This was found as a result of a "my printer's not working!" complaint).

Thankfully it was one of my coworkers that found it, but would a sea
snake in the cooling system for a 400Hz frequency converter count?


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