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I washed my mouse today....

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  • Started 6 years ago by Lighthouse
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thegeek
The Geek
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All that button does is bring the sidebar to the front. You can't actually run a gadget on the button :-)

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thegeek
The Geek
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Also, if you want to wash your mouse, you should use the official Mouse Wash:

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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Thankyou Sir Geek. I will order it from my local Supermarché toute suite

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whs
whs
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You mousers will all get carpal tunnel syndrom. Can't happen to me! My arms and wrist are always at rest.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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@whs what with using the ball mouse thing

i don't really like those they seem really slow and wouldn't you still get carpal tunnel in your thumb or the muscles that use your thumb?

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whs
whs
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jack, they are not slow at all. Actually, I had to set it slower than you would for a mouse (which I have too but don't use). The movement with the thumbkin is very little and gentle. I love the thing. Never again a mouse. And I am at least 8 hours a day on the PC.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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when i use one it seemed really slow and somewhat acward to use and i do a bit of gaming and it doesn't really seem to great for that so i think i will just stick to my good old mouse :)

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whs
whs
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This is a free country. There is room for any option. I put a big towel (folded 4 times) under my keyboard, rest my arms on my horizontal armrests, rest my hands on the towel and just swivel the thumbkin a little. No stress at all and VERY fast.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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i like my computing experience to be a very intense one and i like to live on the edge :)

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mpc104
mpc104
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i had mouse problems my fix was easy i got a laptop [lol] lighthouse the best fix for wet electronics is time just let it dry.

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pipo
pipo
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uhmm, why would you wash a mouse?

(cool, Scott has a new avatar)

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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well if it is an older mouse and still uses the ball that would be a good reason to wash a mouse

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pipo
pipo
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wouldn't the chips short out if a mouse gets washed?

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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i think if there is no power going into the mouse it would be fine but it would have to dry completely before you could use it again

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pipo
pipo
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i believe there are some chips that wouldn't work if it gets soaked

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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ya i guess you could be right on that one

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pipo
pipo
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in any case, the "official mouse wash" by the geek was pretty clever, lol.

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Scott
Scott
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Thanks pipo, I get bored with avatars so they get changed from time to time.

This one comes from possibly the greatest 'live' concert(s) ever recorded. Yes, I'm biased.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Europe_72

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whs
whs
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We sure get a lot of mileage from a wet mouse. This is fun. Scott, first time I hear about this concert. But in 72 I was in California, not in Europe.

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pipo
pipo
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i never would've guessed that was from an album

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