Gamer finds a latex thimble tucked away in his GeForce RTX 3090 Founders Edition

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    this sucks for the guy that it happened to but these things do happen, ppl have been sutured after a surgery with a medical instruments left behind inside them...
     
  3. yeeeeman

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    Come on...people are tired, paid with pennies per hour, now there is also this stupid covid situation, there is a huge demand from the market, hence huge pressure on these factories to make more products, faster. What do you expect?
     
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    DeskStar Maha Guru

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    Damn. I mean do you get to win anything for finding this inside your card?

    Has to be something... Mostly joking...

    And I could not imagine having to take my card apart from the beginning of my purchase because of interior cooling. Maybe?

    I mean the only appeal of a FE card is the price tag, but with that said one can expect interior parts I see.
     

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    Only if you find the golden fingerdom
     
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    still better thermal padding than evga
     
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    The Goose Ancient Guru

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    Now FE stands for Finger Edition, imagine finding a sock in the Foot Edition.
     
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    I'll wait for the Fisting Edition.
     
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    ?

    Is this English?
     
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    tunejunky Ancient Guru

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    auto translate from Dutch i imagine...
     
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    tunejunky Ancient Guru

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    for most the attraction to a FE is the lower cost of and greater chance finding a waterblock.
    ironically the only FE i like the looks of (by itself) is the RTX 3090/80/70
     
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    every time I hear Dutch language it sounds to me like how a Finnish native who heard a few sentences of English would try to imitate it.
     
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    Its a condom.
     
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    I would say a joke about what you stated, but I'll let the inuendo at bay.
    No, it's not, it's a finger "glove" all those people on the assembly line have to wear those.
    Smartphone repair techs also wear those. I wore those on my fingers when I repaired smartphones.

    First and foremost, those prevent human skin contact on chips, screens or whatever sensitive electronic parts.
    Second, when repairing, one doesn't want to touch a foreign smartphone directly on one's skin, a smartphone or a keyboard are infinitely dirtier that your average toilet seat.
     
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    "It's a feature."
     

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    That was my first thought too but then I wondered... Do they make condoms that small???
     
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    Defects happen, as long as warranty works (it doesn't) should be ok.
     
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    Hey, this factory is in China......
     
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    I know, right?!

    If it was made in the USA, would the thimble be branded "Durex"? Have some dignity! /s
     
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    @Hilbert Hagedoorn.... May I suggest for this upcoming Christmas contest you include "search for the latex thimble" And we need you to find it....:p

    Love you Boss!...:D
     

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