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

From: JP Hindin <jplist_at_kiwigeek.com>
Date: Wed May 26 14:55:58 2004

On Wed, 26 May 2004, Joe R. wrote:
> I went scrounging a few days ago and opened up a junction box and found
> a set of wire leads with the mini-grabbers and a plastic wire frame from a
> HP logic analyzer that someone had left inside. Wahoo! These always come in

Credit card in a 1.44MB floppy disk drive.

Used to work for an ISP with "Instant signup online" back in the day. Paid
by credit card from a website. So he stuck his credit card into the floppy

Oh yes, I'm sure you think this is a whopping load of BS. Hell, I've even
heard of this in mythlike proportions myself (You know, "How do you know
when a blonde has been using your computer?").
I wish I was joking. I was there. I watched the dude with the needle nose
pliers pull the VISA out of the thing. There really are people that dumb
out there.

Received on Wed May 26 2004 - 14:55:58 BST

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