Jason (code_delphi) wrote,
Jason
code_delphi

That could have been... awkward.

I just had one of those "oh, sh*t" moments, when I got up to get myself another cup of tea, grabbed my cup from besides my monitor... and managed to spill the dregs onto my PCs case, which is sitting beside my desk. I'd forgotten that I hadn't quite finished it.

To makes matters a worse, the case was open (side access panel removed), as it had been running a little hot and I was going to check its fans, with the possibilitiy of repositioning them to see if that made any difference.

Anyway... I froze as soon as I realised what I'd done (my usual and somewhat unfortunate reaction to something "bad" happening). Luckily, there wasn't much tea to spill, and it landed on top of the case and just beside it, with none appearing to have splashed inside. A few paper towels later, and all is dry once more.

I've previously ruined a keyboard or two with spilled tea... only too easy when engrossed in thinking about something, and then absently reach for it without looking! Maybe I should pay more attention to the world around me. :-)
Subscribe

  • Useful tip

    If your computer seems to be running hot—indicated by all your case fans running so loudly they drown out the traffic—it could mean that…

  • So, what's wrong with fantasy?

    Ever wanted to know how (not!) to write fantasy? Here's a step-by-step guide. It's brilliant.

  • Why listen to podcasts?

    A podcast is, by definition, one or more people talking about a subject that interests you. That's why you went to the trouble of finding out about…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 4 comments