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    Comp keyboards dirtier than toilet

    SOMEONE made a comment about putting his junk back in his pants...

    It made me think about sanitation at the computer work station which made me find this...........

    [QUOTE][B]Comp keyboards dirtier than toilet
    Think twice before eating those dropped crumbs off your computer keyboard [/B]


    Monday, May 05, 2008

    CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA: You might as well be eating off a toilet seat, according to a new study on the amount of germs on keyboards.

    A study by British consumer magazine "Which? Computing" asked a microbiologist to examine 33 keyboards in a typical London office, a toilet seat and a toilet door handle, for bugs generally found in unhygienic places.

    Four keyboards were judged potential health hazards and the microbiologist recommended the removal of one keyboard as it had 150 times the pass limit of bacteria -- five times filthier than the swabbed toilet seat.

    "Most people don't give much thought to the grime that builds up on their PC, but if you don't clean your computer, you might as well eat your lunch off the toilet," said Sarah Kidner, editor of "Which? Computing" in a statement.

    The study found that eating lunch at desks is the main cause of a bug-infested keyboard. Dropped crumbs anad food encourages the growth of millions of bacteria.

    Poor personal hygiene, such as not washing hands after going to the toilet, may also add to the dirtiness of keyboards.

    But despite the health hazard of a dirty keyboard, a survey of 4,000 people by the magazine found one in 10 people -- or 11 percent -- never cleaned their keyboard while another two in 10 never cleaned their mouse.

    Almost half -- or 46 per cent -- cleaned their keyboard less than once a month.

    To clear out bugs, the magazine recommends users unplug keyboards, turn them upside down and shake them. [/QUOTE]


    [url]http://www.ciol.com/ec/news-reports/comp-keyboards-dirtier-than-toilet/5508105743/0/[/url]

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    [QUOTE=chesapeakejet;3324490]SOMEONE made a comment about putting his junk back in his pants...

    It made me think about sanitation at the computer work station which made me find this...........




    [url]http://www.ciol.com/ec/news-reports/comp-keyboards-dirtier-than-toilet/5508105743/0/[/url][/QUOTE]

    Paulie is cleanest guy here.

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    [QUOTE=chesapeakejet;3324490][B]SOMEONE made a comment about putting his junk back in his pants...[/B]
    It made me think about sanitation at the computer work station which made me find this...........




    [url]http://www.ciol.com/ec/news-reports/comp-keyboards-dirtier-than-toilet/5508105743/0/[/url][/QUOTE]

    SNITCH! , I dont have a hand dryer

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    [QUOTE=BURGERMIKE;3324514]SNITCH! , I dont have a hand dryer[/QUOTE]

    Ah you outted yourself al fresco boy.

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    Nothing that a fresh can of SploogeBgone cant handle.

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    [QUOTE=32green;3325835]Nothing that a fresh can of SploogeBgone cant handle.[/QUOTE]

    Is that something hawked by the corpse of Billy Mays?!?!?!

    Or could it just be cleaned up by a shamwow?

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    [QUOTE=chesapeakejet;3325836]Is that something hawked by the corpse of Billy Mays?!?!?!

    Or could it just be cleaned up by a shamwow?[/QUOTE]

    Why is that dead baztid still yelling at me, btw?

    "No more sticky, no more icky, wipe it clean with sploogeBgone!!!"

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    while on the subject, your washing machine isnt as clean as you think either. i see on tv this morning where a washing machine has bacteria in it. so you think your clothes are getting clean, think again. and dont wash your underwear with your handerchiefs either ;)

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    [QUOTE=chesapeakejet;3325836]

    Or could it just be cleaned up by a shamwow?[/QUOTE]

    You'll still fail the purple light test. Risky.

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    [QUOTE=BigBensAngel7;3325877]while on the subject, your washing machine isnt as clean as you think either. i see on tv this morning where a washing machine has bacteria in it. so you think your clothes are getting clean, think again. and dont wash your underwear with your handerchiefs either ;)[/QUOTE]

    That's why one should only wear white!

    [IMG]http://socs.dit.ie/image_upload/Animal_House_Belushi_Toga.jpg[/IMG]


    While looking for a toga photo, I found this gem of a toga party!

    Dig the two tone haired chicks "toga"! :D
    [IMG]http://farm1.static.flickr.com/20/70738829_d14d0e059c.jpg[/IMG]

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    [QUOTE=Timmy®;3324509]Paulie is cleanest guy here.[/QUOTE]

    that's because he's really an old woman.


    i have this theory, that Paulie is (in real life non teh internethedz) PatsFanTX's estranged wife -- and that's why they hate each other so much.

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    [QUOTE=chesapeakejet;3325906]
    While looking for a toga photo, I found this gem of a toga party!

    Dig the two tone haired chicks "toga"! :D
    [IMG]http://farm1.static.flickr.com/20/70738829_d14d0e059c.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE]

    They look like the stunned victims of a recent mattress explosion.

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    [QUOTE=32green;3325913]They look like the stunned victims of a recent mattress explosion.[/QUOTE]

    LOLOLOL!!!!

    Pillow ShamWOW!

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