Truth

Kevin Handy kth at srv.net
Mon Aug 7 12:53:07 CDT 2006


Tony Duell wrote:

>>Tony is just pulling your leg.  Some sort of newbie hazing?
>>The reality is that the CPU runs on compressed magic smoke.
>>Proof of that is that during some kinds of electrical problems,
>>the magic smoke can leak out, and it never works quite right
>>after the magic smoke leaks out.
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>But doesn't that apply to all electronic components, not just CPUs? 
>Certainly the resistor I was using earlier today stopped working after 
>the magic smoke came out (so I assume said smoke is what made it work).
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Be careful with that stuff!

Do you realize how many magic faries to need to squeeze
to get enough magic smoke to build a whole computer?
And then you end up throwing it in the dumpster!
Faries don't grow on trees (well, actually many do,
but you get the idea)




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