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Old 02-04-2006, 10:27 PM   #1
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I had just turned 14 when I first built a computer. How old were you?
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lets see.. back in 97... i was

8, I had help though
Then in 00 i took spare parts and made a crappy but stable one
then in 03 i made another for a friend
And then again like last year I made one for a friend
Then Earlier this year I helped make two for my school
And soon I will be building the one you see below, just gotta get a few more parts
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12 was when I first took apart my dad's old windows 3.0 comp. I put it back together, with a few pointers from him, so yeah, 12.
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I had just turned 14 when I first built a computer. How old were you?
About 11
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I hope I'm not the youngest, I havent always been a nerd.... lol
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8 no help all on my own
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