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

From: Joe R. <rigdonj_at_cfl.rr.com>
Date: Wed May 26 15:34:29 2004

At 01:07 PM 5/26/04 -0700, Fred wrote:
>People will put ANYTHING into the opening of a floppy drive.
>Every competent college computer lab keeps tools around just for that,
>usually consisiting of some combinations of butter knife, hemostat,
>long-nose pliers, etc.
>We had an elderly applicant for a teaching position who tried to use one
>of the machines in the lab. When he couldn't find the CD drive, he put
>a CD into the 5.25" floppy drive. The college administration morons
>actually hired him for one semester! (I mention that he was elderly only
>to discount the possibility that he was too young to be familiar with

   I had a customer that did exactly the same thing but she was about 30
years old (and yes, she was blond!) It was an expensive CD and I had to
take the drive out and completely apart to get the CD back in one piece.

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