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Old 06-28-2007, 12:41 AM   #11 (permalink)
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lol hahahahahahahahahaha n1 man


ill laugh if someone will do it for you
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puny ceramic ones or some neodymium babies?
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Old 06-28-2007, 12:46 AM   #13 (permalink)
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i have some extra hdds and i want to test that theory later

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Old 06-28-2007, 01:12 AM   #14 (permalink)
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well, i have an old pentium 2 computer thats still working and has its HDD. i'm going to put some magnets on top of my HDD and see what happens.
lol i was kidding about trying it for real... but tell us how it works out.....
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fridge magnets or the ones you find in grade 5 science projects?
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Old 06-28-2007, 04:08 AM   #16 (permalink)
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i actually have 1 neodymium magnet thats the size of a bottle cap. it can pick up about 7-9lbs. lol
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okay.. the normal magnets does nothing to the HDD. absolutely nothing. i need to find the neodymium magnet in my dad's workshop(garage lol) so ill tell u about the neodymium magnet later.
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okay.. the normal magnets does nothing to the HDD. absolutely nothing. i need to find the neodymium magnet in my dad's workshop(garage lol) so ill tell u about the neodymium magnet later.
lol nice one
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btw, i am not responsable if you do decide to put magnets on your HDD and corrupts your data. I just saying nothing bad happened to me and i only left the magnet on the HDD for 2-3 hours.
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btw, i am not responsable if you do decide to put magnets on your HDD and corrupts your data. I just saying nothing bad happened to me and i only left the magnet on the HDD for 2-3 hours.
lol........ what happened with the other magnet?
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