Computer bloopers and blunders from the technically clueless

Not-so-cool PC case mod

This is one of those half-size cases. Wanting an add-on (full-size) sound card, this ingenious owner decided to do a little "modification" on the case. Still can't use the game port, though! Try ARC-welding it next time.

Credit: Reprinted with permission from Rod Shelley

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