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    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    "They're still good, but not as crazy awesome."

    This is the factory configuration when I got it.

    1 Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
    2 -available-
    3 -available-
    4 -available-
    5 -available-
    6 -available-
    7 -available-
    8 System CMOS/real time clock
    9 Microsoft ACPI-Compliant System
    10 NVIDIA nForce PCI System Management
    11 -available-
    12 Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad
    13 Numeric data processor
    14 -available-
    15 Secondary IDE Channel
    17 Airgo Networks AGN300 True MIMO (tm) Wireless Adapter
    17 NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
    17 OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller
    18 Ricoh MMC Host Controller
    18 Ricoh Memory Stick Host Controller
    18 SDA Standard Compliant SD Host Controller
    19 Marvell Yukon 88E8055 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
    20 SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio
    20 Standard OpenHCD USB Host Controller
    21 Agere Systems AC'97 Modem
    22 NVIDIA nForce4 Serial ATA Controller
    22 Standard Enhanced PCI to USB Host Controller
    23 NVIDIA nForce4 Serial ATA Controller

    The only problem is it weighs a ton and heats up pretty fast.
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    What I *meant* was they're Dell now so I don't trust em an inch. Especially after your warranty wears out, you'll never get anything from dell after warranty.

    Plus, y'know, they say that exploding thing wasn't their fault. For sure.
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    Empty Camel Wide packs
    Can of Vanilla Coke
    Blank CD and DVD spindles

    I should point out I turned my art desk into my computer desk, so all the stuff that should be on it is to my left on my student desk. Which in turn has been converted into another book shelf/DVD rack...
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    My DNA harbors pack rat genes:

    Aging HP Pavilion & monitor
    3 Yaesu FRG-7700 shortwave receivers, 2 FRT-7700 antenna tuners, 1 MFJ Deluxe Versa Tuner
    Yaesu FT-101zd SSB transceiver
    Assorted pens, pencils, Sharpies, matchbooks, and black-handled switchblade knife in a NA Basic Mug
    Buddy Christ, Baby Cthulhu, The Thing, Edgar Allan Poe, & yer standard dashboard Jesus action figures
    1/4 lb. bottle of phenobarbital
    Pocketech hard drive, Lexar JumpDrive, USB cables
    Bicycle playing cards
    Ronsonol lighter fluid, Zippo lighter, BIC lighter
    Centrum vitamins, Bayer aspirin, Walgreens' lens cleaner, Kleenex
    Various blank CD-Rs
    Numerous CDs, books, graphic novels, & instruction manuals
    Wristwatch & skull-faced pocket watch
    Cigar box full o' pennies, nickels, & dimes
    White & tan cat named Sid
    • CommentAuthorThe Skoot
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    Just to side of my desk, a 3.5kg tub of sweets, which has got me through many a night's writing
    Various old games (Half Life, Dungeon Keeper, Worms, etc.)
    Whiskey glass, empty (won't be that way for long)
    Cup of strong coffee, full (won't be that way for long)
    Sora from Kingdom Hearts action figure
    Various pens
    Remote control for a tiny rc submarine
    Various small toys, including Dr. Doom, a few Simpsons Bust-Ups and a smattering of Marvel minimates
    'The Writer's Block' - short ideas to kick off some writing when you have writer's block
    My wallet
    A notepad
    an iPod charge cable
    The Hives - The Black & White Album
    A DVD-RW drive that I got given for free and haven't yet been bothered to stick in my PC
    ...and my nameplate from my old job on top of my monitor
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    Computer gubbins
    my TyTn
    dictionary of philosophy
    niquitin patches
    a guinness pint glass
    a half empty bottle of Appleton Estate 12 year old rum
    an unopened bottle of OVD rum
    a notepad
    a stack of coins equaling £4
    various pro plus bits
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007 edited
    Left side:

    A jar of peanut butter and some bread for making sandwiches for dinner, a water bottle, a bottle of Hine Rare V.S.O.P. cognac, sunglasses, 3 Sam Adams bottles, 3 Red Hook Blonde Ale bottles, miscellaneous receipts and mail, a box containing a pin replica of a recently fallen Philadelphia police officer, my watch, the bottle caps for those bottles, some forunes from fortune cookies, chapstick, iPod case and earbuds, Gameboy SP, Golden sun I and II, Metroid Fusion, Gameboy SP charger, left yamaha bookshelf speaker, steel beer stein, assorted mail, books, notebooks, magazines and books in an organizer


    lamp, Sony center speaker, printer, dice, origami bird, headphone extension cable, paper made Macintosh with smiley face screen, miniature of God from Monty Python and the Holy Grail, a steel bound New Testament a friend gave to mne (their for sentimental, not theological reasons), a small book on Frank Lloyd Wrights Usonian Houses, headphone adapters, PC Laptop, Mac Laptop, (EDIT: forgot the Wireless Apple keyboard, wireless Logitech mouse, and the remote to my receiver), external hard drive, assorted power cable and chargers, iPod, cell phone, blue tooth headset, lamp, guitar pick, Jameson Coasters, Pink Floyd Coasters, Chauvet Color Bank

    Right side:

    right Yamaha speaker, camera battery chargers, old cigarettes that I haven;t touched in 3 months, lighters, pipe pouches and tobacco, cigar cutter (all of my smoking stuff got buried as I've not been in the mood. it's for pleasure, not a habit) candle holders made out of two beer bottles and whisky bottle, AKG K240 studio headphones, 2 Sam Adams bottle caps, guitar polishing cloth, Boston travel guides, writers companion, pocket dictionary, rhyming dictionary, picture of myself and one of my best friends, pictures of myself with my parents, post-it notes, DVDs (Invader Zim (the whole series), Simspons Season 4,6 and 7, Live Aid DVDs, Live 8 DVDs, The Song Remains the Same, Queen Live at the Bowl, Pink Floyd, Live at Pompeii, Led Zeppelin DVD, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Beetlejuice, The Nightmare Before Christmas, HHGTTG)

    Spanning the whole thing: VINYL!

    It's actually pretty orderly, just VERY big. I love this desk, and most of the things on it (cleans off the empty bottles and caps and puts the food away)
    • CommentAuthorhank
    • CommentTimeDec 10th 2007
    Jebus... uhh.. ok Left to right..

    1/3 bottle Speyburn 10 yr (hey it was cheap)
    HP laptop in docking station with mouse (good docking station lets me use the keyboard while docked) running Mint Linux
    Glowy red mousepad/usbhub
    mouse (microsoft usb scroll mouse)
    Right Altec Lansing Speaker
    Stav DVD I am trying to get Lightscribe to print the picture on (Goddamit I want WYSWYG printing in Nero...)
    red plastic "party cup" for beverages
    Whistling Nerf Dart
    Ice and Fire USA bic stic pen
    22" widescreen LCD monitor
    Left Altec Lansing Speaker
    Ice and Fire USA sticky note with wireless Password for guests
    Pad of Ice and fire sticky notes
    belkin Flip switch
    Bob Seger Live bullet CD Cellophane
    The next is a small pile i need to excavate so the positions are almost vertical

    • Book: Teach yourself Fingerpicking guitar

    • Martin Acoustic SP 80/20 Bronze Extra Light Strings

    • Book: Best Traditional/Folk Solos

    • Book: introduction to Acoustic Blues

    • Book Fiddle Tunes for Flatpicking guitar

    • life insurance Paperwork for the SO

    • Stav DVD master that I am copying

    • Lightscribe Software disc

    • Small holder of various OS CDs and DVDs for work

    • Laser pointer for driving the cat bugfuck

    • Podcasting for Dummies

    • 2 issues of Games for windows

    Ice and Fire Sticky Note Pad with Ventrilo server Info
    Nostromo n52 game pad
    empty package for a 1GB Kingston Value Ram upgrade (DDR2 800MhZ if anyone is keeping score)
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    My desktop is my lap. On 'it' are jeans and my macbook.

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