Typical start to the day..

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  1. TeamUnique

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    Get up, make a coffee, drop it on laptop. Brilliant! Keyboard doesnt work after drying it out for 9 hours either so will have to get it fixed.

    Rant over! Peace!
     
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    I hear only noobs (for the lack of a better less offensive word) spill shit on their keyboards. :)
     
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    Thats why I dont drink coffee :p
     
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    or... one could simply not have drinks near the machine.
    radical, but effective.
     
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    That's why I drink coffee before approaching the laptop. :D
    Additionally you've just learned the hard way a new reason why it is so important to clearly separate work from breaks.
     
  6. TeamUnique

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    Its never happened before i just clipped it with my hand as i went to get the laptop. Badtimes! Luckily i have a couple more but that was my main one so will see if i can get it sorted!
     
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    I hear Starbucks give a free coffee when folks do that...

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    Sipping on coffee while working is actually quite a nice thing to do, you should try it.
     
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    Good point, but not for the first coffee of the day when you're not fully awaken. Look at what happened to OP's laptop! :D
     
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    Coca Cola is fun aswell.
     
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    dont drink coffee, its bad for you
     
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    Dont drink coffee..get MONSTER Energy drink...way better than coffee!
     
  13. RushingWind

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    Nah, only too much of caffeine is bad for you :)
     
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    Low what a spammy theme :D The trick is to keep everything between the space formed from your arms and the keyboard. This is the safest place i've tried all the other methods that dont work :)
     
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    Aww, not cool.

    Drink the first coffee in the morning (while in a "coma") in the kitchen, go smoke a cig and then get more coffee and start working/whatever you're doing.
     
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    That's why I use an Lenovo X220. I had a waiter at a restaurant knock a glass of carrot juice over it. You should have seen their faces when I washed the keyboard through with 3 glasses of water...
     
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    Why didn't you put the keyboard in the oven to dry it sooner?
     
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    That's the passage from noob to intermediate - we all learned the same way not to have drinks near the machine :p
     
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    Keyboards are cheap ($10) and easy to replace yourself. Two screws, two cables and that's that. Find the cheapest computer parts on eBay.
     
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    I had this really nice keyboard that was all ergonomic and shit... It was angled down, so your wrists would be high and your hands would be at a decline. Sounds weird, but it was the most comfortable keyboard I ever used. Only problem was, if you spilled one drop of liquid on it, it would be destroyed. I later found out that this is because the circuit boards are right under the keys; there is no plastic layer like on a normal keyboard which keeps the water out! What a shitty design. I kept buying them for a while because it was so comfortable, I felt it was worth it to replace it when it got ruined.

    I also spilled a Manhattan on my wireless router once. Internet was out for a while.