Does anyone think that the instructable: freezing lots of computers at once by greenbean is good?

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It is the most EEEEVIL prank that I have seen in a while. I would never try it on my school's network because if the sysadmin finds out that I caused 30 machines to crash, I would be kicked out, referred to other schools and colleges, and maybe fined.
robotguy48 years ago
Nah.  It doesn't work.  It didn't cool it down at all.  My computer is still too hot after trying this Instructable...

Oh...  Wait...

Hmmm...  Interesting!  The only problem I see is that it probably won't work on computers running the Mac OS (and maybe Linux).
You are correct. This is a prank reserved for Windows.
greenbean8 years ago
I loved it. I thought it was the greatest Instructable ever created. I can't believe that it hasn't been featured yet.
jellobello (author)  greenbean8 years ago
hey! that was your instructable, of course you like it!!
I believe you mean this one: <a href="">here</a>. To answer your question, I kind of like it, in a totally hypothetical way. I would never do it, but it's fun to know.<br />
And I like it, in a not-so-hypothetical way!!
And I kind of hate it, in a totally hypothetical way, without even having looked at it -- just because I consider this kind of prank irredemably juvenile.

If you want to show off your hacker chops, find something _creative_ to do.
Grathio8 years ago
I think it's a high quality Instructable.  It's clearly written with supporting illustrations.

So yes, it's a "good Instructable".

However the instructions can be used in unpleasant ways.  But freedom of information has always had that danger.  It's up to each of us to not be jerks.
Re-design8 years ago
I'm not sure what you're talking about.  Could you explain more?