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Date:      Tue, 31 Dec 2002 22:35:44 +0100
From:      Cliff Sarginson <>
To:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Water Damage
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On Tue, Dec 31, 2002 at 01:22:37PM -0800, Doug Hardie wrote:
> On Tuesday, Dec 31, 2002, at 02:32 US/Pacific, Rob O'Donnell wrote:
> >If it's a PS/2 type keyboard connector (small plug) there is a plastic 
> >pin that often gets broken off and left in the socket if connectors 
> >are pulled out violently, blocking a new keyboard being inserted.  
> >(Seen it often with mice.)  If this is so, I've had success getting 
> >them out by using 'blue tack' (a semi-adhesive goo used to hold the 
> >kids drawings on the wall) on the end of a matchstick to grab hold of 
> >it.
> Right on.  Thats exactly what happened.  I guess I didn't have enough 
> light to see that yesterday.  I didn't get a chance to pop it out as 
> the insurance adjuster arrived and is going over everything now.  
> Thanks for the info.

You know insurance adjustors are easily killed.
Stuff bluetack down their gobs.

   Cliff Sarginson 
   The Netherlands

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