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    Very odd question:P

    Ok, so its rag week in our sixth form colliage, and there is a "what do you want to be when you grow up" themed day on wednesday, so my mom suggested that I come as a computer. So into the shed and out with an old Dell 15(ish)" CRT.
    This has been disconnected for well over 3 months now (cannot remember exact time, so 3 month is safe), but is there anything in here which could go pop, or radiate me or anything (gotten the top of the case off, and it looks big and scary).
    For all thouse who want to know, the plan is to have this on my head all day

    Thanks in advanced

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    Re: Very odd question:P

    Are you just going to put the case on your head and look out through the glass?

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    Re: Very odd question:P

    Capacitors inside will still hold their charge, to a degree, remove all electronics and dont touch anything while wearing rubber gloves and you will be fine.

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    Re: Very odd question:P

    Strap the motherboard to your chest, although people might think you wanna be Stevie Hawking when you grow up!

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    Re: Very odd question:P

    Cool, thanks. A pic will be added when done

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    Re: Very odd question:P

    definately, get it up when done!

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    Re: Very odd question:P

    Be careful when handling the CRT - it contains a hard vaccuum, and if it implodes it can be dangerous. apacitors should be fine - disconnected capacitors can regan their charge, but if they have been left in a circuit, there will be little danger.
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    Re: Very odd question:P

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    Be careful when handling the CRT - it contains a hard vaccuum, and if it implodes it can be dangerous. apacitors should be fine - disconnected capacitors can regan their charge, but if they have been left in a circuit, there will be little danger.
    Well its all safely in the dustbin now (appart form the outer caseing i need for tomorrow).

    Look forward to the piccies

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    Re: Very odd question:P

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    Re: Very odd question:P

    When is they day when you'll be going as a PC Will
    I can't wait to see these pics.

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    Re: Very odd question:P

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    Re: Very odd question:P

    OK, but pics will be added some time 2 morrow

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    Re: Very odd question:P

    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post
    think outside the box when reading the quote
    he's still young TAK, years yet for his mind to sink to the level of the rest of us.

    @will404, post the pic's when you have them
    Oh and you do realise there's a slight flaw in you plan?

    "what do you want to be when you grow up"
    an old Dell 15(ish)" CRT.
    Do you really want to be an old obsolete computer with an outsourced customer support call center when you grow up?



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    Re: Very odd question:P

    Will get pics up soon, but first; film day tomorrow, what to wear for that??

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    Re: Very odd question:P

    Rag week?!
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