As an active packrat and avid DIY-guy, I often take it upon myself to fix busted junk that I come across. This usually treats me pretty well. Today, as I stumbled across this beauty, I couldnt resist:
Fig 1: Magic pornography box needs repair
It even came complete with a forboding warning... good thing I got to this before Peter did...
Fig 2: Screw Peter
As per my usual test procedure, I plugged it in to to the wall to see what it does.
Fig 3: What the hell?
Usually I cringe at a sign like this, because it often means that the problem is something very intricate. In most cases, an easy fix such as a blown fuse, busted power supply, or a bad connection result in no operation whatsoever.
Moving on, the next logical thing to do is to plug it into a computer:
Fig 4: Sweet.
What the shit? Some total chump threw out a working monitor! Refer to Fig 5 for an artists rendition of the incident. I figure it had a bad power cable, a bad VGA cable, or perhaps the DVI video port is screwed - dont have anything with DVI to test with at the moment. But in any case, I scored a free monitor! Thanks, chumpo!
Fig 5: A wild chump, seen here at his chumpiest