Blood Sacrifice

by Charles Miller on January 14, 2004

People sometimes wonder why there are so many sharp edges in the average PC case. adri wonders at the inability to insert PCI cards without sustaining injuries

There's a secret, dark reason for all this.

The computer wants your blood.

This isn't just a couple of lazy PC manufacturers not caring enough to smooth the edges in their cases. The simple fact is that getting a computer to work is a dark rite, and the components may very well need your blood to bring them to life.

The noteable exception, of course, is Apple computers. Apple seem to go to great lengths with the Powermac to make the case easily accessible, and far less dangerous.

This is because by the time you've bought one, Apple already own your soul.

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