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12-year-old "Magneto Man" breaks every computer he touches

Postby TeMerc » Mon Mar 03, 2008 5:03 pm

Posted Mar 2nd 2008
by Joshua Topolsky
Confirming our belief that some people are just "bad with computers," a boy named Joe Falciatano III from Pulaski, New York, seems to have simply the worst luck ever -- and some think it could be do to an overly magnetized touch. While using PCs at this elementary school, Joe -- who dubbed himself "Magneto Man" -- found that every system he laid his hands on went totally haywire. Only after a teacher suggested he use a grounded, anti-static wrist strap did the systems experience relief from his Geek Squad-inducing grasp
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