I am so much better than Macgyver its not even funny

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I fixed my broken CPU with a thumbtack and a staple. It works beatifully now, good as new. I'd like to see Macgyver top that.
 

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franznietzsche said:
I fixed my broken CPU with a thumbtack and a staple. It works beatifully now, good as new. I'd like to see Macgyver top that.
He'll kill you with a mouse and a flashlight.
 
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I once saw him merely glance at a train, and it stopped out of fear.
 
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Well, that and the duct tape he put on the tracks.
 
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So what. Feynman used to fix radios by thinking.
 
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Pengwuino said:
He'll kill you with a mouse and a flashlight.

Bah, that panzy couldn't fight his way out of a prison with a tube sock and a pack of gum if his life depended on it....oh wait....

Really though, it was pretty terrifying.
 
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Are you conspiring to deflect Aunt Selma and Aunt Patty's ( from the Simpsons) affections for MacGuyver to yourself? :rofl: :biggrin: :devil:
 
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That's nothing. I had to make a call with a cell phone with a broken battery. I took the battery from a different cell phone (which didn't fit) and hooked it up with three trash can bag binders, it worked :biggrin:
 
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I know how to nail jello to a tree.
 
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Monique said:
That's nothing. I had to make a call with a cell phone with a broken battery. I took the battery from a different cell phone (which didn't fit) and hooked it up with three trash can bag binders, it worked :biggrin:
I'm actually impressed. I would have rejected the notion of the binders thinking they'd heat up too much and not deliver enough voltage.
 
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Ivan Seeking said:
I know how to nail jello to a tree.
I knew that I couldn't be the only one who can't make it right.

I was trapped at work all day without a lighter once, so I cut the plug off of a lamp cord, pulled out a couple of the thin strands of wire, and used the batteries out of my camera to make a resistance heater. :approve:
Luckily, one of my customers who showed up later had a spare lighter and gave it to me before I had to try it again.
 
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Physics is Phun said:
I once saw him merely glance at a train, and it stopped out of fear.
That wasn't Macguyver, it was Chuck Norris.

As the standard list of Chuck Norris facts said, Chuck Norris counted to infinity...... twice! I'd like to see Macguyver do that, even with a rubber band, a staple and two cocktail sticks!
 
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I wonder how that will hold up O___O
 
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Ivan Seeking said:
I know how to nail jello to a tree.
It'l be a cold day when that happens.
 
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moose said:
I wonder how that will hold up O___O

My CPU? just fine. its also currently overclocked to 2.4 Ghz from 1.8 originially. Gotta love AMD.
 
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Pengwuino said:
He'll kill you with a mouse and a flashlight.
Everyone knows MacGuyver doesn't kill anyone. :rolleyes: He's just use the cord of the mouse to make a loop to pick up a water droplet that he'd use as a lens (now, shush, we're talking MacGuyver here...he could do it :approve:) to amplify the light from the flashlight to momentarily blind you while he tossed the ball from the mouse under your foot to trip you, and could then bind you with his trusty roll of duct tape. :biggrin:
 
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moose said:
O___O
What is this, anyway?
 
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zoobyshoe said:
What is this, anyway?
O_O is like :bugeye:

except that :bugeye: resembles more closely to O.O
 
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Integral said:
It'l be a cold day when that happens.
Its even easier if you leave it in the box.
 
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Ivan Seeking said:
Its even easier if you leave it in the box.
So, thinking outside the box means to stay inside the box?! :bugeye: :rofl:
 
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Ok, if I'm stranded on a desert island, I want franz, Monique and danger with me.

I just found out that my new refridgerator only runs when the sump pump is on. :bugeye: Please...someone get me out of this house. :cry:
 
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Evo said:
I just found out that my new refridgerator only runs when the sump pump is on. :bugeye: Please...someone get me out of this house. :cry:
And everyone argued with me when I suggested being leery of houses with sump pumps. :rolleyes: :tongue:
 
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Evo said:
Ok, if I'm stranded on a desert island, I want franz, Monique and danger with me.

I just found out that my new refridgerator only runs when the sump pump is on. :bugeye: Please...someone get me out of this house. :cry:
It could be worse; like, your water faucets only work when the sump pump is running.

Do you mean when the pump is running or when the breaker is on. They usually have a float switch that actually turns the pump on and off.
 
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When the pump runs, my fridge runs, when the pump is off, my fridge turns off. :surprised
 
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I don't understand. How could it be broken in such a way that a thumbtack and a staple could fix it? :tongue2:
 

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