What did we BUY?? - $1500 Gaming PC Secret Shopper pt2


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    silent shopper  undercover  investigation  maingear  alienware  origin pc  hp omen  ibuypower  

Yuuki Asuna
Yuuki Asuna

Alienware systems are using the optiplex chassis with different plastic. very nice lmfao. also, that fan looks proprietary.

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Compouds117
Compouds117

Honestly I don't see why it's counted against HP for cancelling the order since the call was made over hangouts. It's probably not an often occurrence and at least someone took the time to look at it and be like "I can see how this would be a little suspicious" but they should've just sent a confirmation email or called.

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Houston Yu
Houston Yu

all trash.

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Patrick Heb
Patrick Heb

1,772,422 views

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Fujiibucket
Fujiibucket

great series

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Scatter
Scatter

Magnum PI parody... Nice.

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RESCUE IS LIFE
RESCUE IS LIFE

I literally have that raidmax case!!! oh all the fun times!

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Magic Right
Magic Right

I think this is a very good and enjoyable video but where’s petscop 2

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Daemon Can
Daemon Can

No surprise on the Alienware proprietary power connector. Most Dells are like that.

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Rakly3
Rakly3

lol, I dod that! I leave the plastic on my devices as long as possible :D It's not that I forget, I knowingly do it. Doesn't work well with touch screens though.

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The Fury Artist
The Fury Artist

I've always thought Alienware PCs were ugly. Still do. They're fucking ugly. I'm biased because I hate Alienware for MANY other reasons, but still. UGLY TOWERS.

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Chris Smith
Chris Smith

Low-key... You looked like the Columbine shooter 😂😂😂

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James Pratt
James Pratt

I dont fully agree with the AMD review!. I hope to see the video were they benchmark the group! woot go linus best show ever.

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Lord Kife
Lord Kife

Why did that island shake... Islands aren't supposed to shake like that.

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Turner Herbek
Turner Herbek

27:34 someone did not prove read the pros and cons. Was the warning label not instructive enough for removing the foam?

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DeeKay
DeeKay

That origin pc is a joke

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Stefan Hesford
Stefan Hesford

these videos are both excellent and actually really interesting .. and ofcourse really well put together .. good job guys

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DerekSiems
DerekSiems

4:45 That's probably perforated so they can do a QA test without suffocating the computer.

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Chester Rico
Chester Rico

Dat Alienware case though... WTF? Also, proprietary hardware? Fuck that shit.

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Andrew Hayes
Andrew Hayes

So what is the average cost of assembly these days against self build?

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Steffen Conrad
Steffen Conrad

the cpu cooler in the hp omen makes me nervous

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Nuno Cardoso
Nuno Cardoso

Yes, the 2600X is not better than an i5-8400 at gaming...but for gaming AND streaming, the 2600X seems like a better choice.

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Jake Hicks
Jake Hicks

You need more lighting my friend.

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Walter Scott
Walter Scott

Would have been interesting if you then called them back and asked for a review copy of one that would sell for $1500 and compare the difference.

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Connor Decker
Connor Decker

20:00, the only thing I've noticed between m.2 nvme ssd vs sata ssd is games maybe load a second faster but where it really kicks is long data transfers to another m.2 nvme

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Capnsensible80
Capnsensible80

Just as an fyi...I used to work at a major shipping company, and although everyone is trained to not kick, throw, step on or otherwise abuse packages, it was pretty common and I was one of the few who not only actually adhered to official policy, but would take extra precautions with PCs and other electronics. For example, I loaded 2 trucks daily, and had a helper who basically just pulled the boxes off the conveyer belt and set them aside for me to sort and load. Now, our supervisor told us in a pre-shift meeting one day that one of my trucks would be loaded with 30 PCs headed to the local military base. My "helper" casually threw these boxes around knowing full well what was inside, until I noticed it and told them off. It was also pretty common for employees to be too lazy to set up a step ladder (one or 2 were provided to every worker) and would just stand on boxes to reach higher shelves in the trucks. Not to mention the unavoidable bumps and shakes that are going to occur in transit. The moral of the story: How you package things you ship is very, very important, just for anyone who might question why Linus makes such a big deal out of how these PCs are packed.

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The Yveltal Warrior
The Yveltal Warrior

My little brother has an AMD version of the Omen

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Robbert Nyhan
Robbert Nyhan

I love my Omen I bought from Walmart!

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James Heller
James Heller

Just out of curiosity can please anybody tell me what Linus will do with pc then? sell them ?

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Mikey
Mikey

That Alienware with the 1 inch ATX extension. I dont think Dell would do proprietary ATX pinouts again, they learned a huge lesson from that back in the 90s.

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bobhumplick
bobhumplick

geeze 1500 for that i5 8400 and a 1050? and it was an i3 to start. i got an 8700k, noctua dh15, case, noctua case fans (front and back), 960 evo 256, 1070 ti, and a z370 board with 16gb of ram for about 1200. and 2 1tb hdds. that was shopping some sales but still. i mean hp got them a 1070 and an 8700 at least. why?

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Carlos Mendes
Carlos Mendes

shit, I just went to check my vga cable...the screen colors were weird. :P

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bleach00101
bleach00101

What text are they blurring out on the back of the pc? Windows key pins?

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CanadianLoki76
CanadianLoki76

The Origin one looks like plain highway robbery taking place. How can that system have cost the same $1500 as the others? It has an 8400 CPU, 1050Ti GPU and 450 Watt PSU. It is weak as hell. I mean the other systems had 8700K and 9600K and 1070 cards ffs.

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fattyfatchops
fattyfatchops

Ummm, didnt Janice say that her "brother" streamed as well as gamed? in that instance the AMD selection was actually the better choice for the money

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AllYourBase
AllYourBase

why bother talking about the 2600x with a 1060 GPU in there? its not going to bottleneck it.

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toph toyosaki
toph toyosaki

a good quality side-kick should be bonus points.

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John Paul Kresse
John Paul Kresse

Didn't know maingear reused NZXT cases. That's kinda cool.

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Gustaf Göransson
Gustaf Göransson

were did you get those mp5k's linus?

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Rayko
Rayko

I was just looking the other day at Alienware builds. You can get a mouse and keyboard with your system for no extra charge but you have to select them. The default is set to no, which is super shady.

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Dougie Fresh
Dougie Fresh

mouse mat? lol

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OtherDRK
OtherDRK

anyone else notice the Tesla at 1:22?

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Niek Pennings
Niek Pennings

Ivan is the best sidekick ever

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Howz
Howz

Man he loves that foam =D

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jean luc Dubinator
jean luc Dubinator

The vintage video format is nice, but you forgot the vintage mic audio also.

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Mirko Z
Mirko Z

I owned exactly this Raidmax Case 14 Years ago - a teeager's wet dream.😁

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Eleanor Maya
Eleanor Maya

I wish I had that kind of money. :|

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Jflash12
Jflash12

I didn't know Linus and Dillion Francis teamed up for a vid.

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Muffin Maker
Muffin Maker

No i dont have a knife on me...knifes hanging in The background. You goofs😂😂😂

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CrumBoons
CrumBoons

I bought an Alienware Aurora, and yes I do hate myself for it.

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TigerManGaming - Weekly Content!
TigerManGaming - Weekly Content!

Does anyone know the name of the case at 17:20??

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S______V___
S______V___

COD 4 won't even run properly on a 1050Ti. I have one of those in my notebook and it performs almost on par with the desktop version, let my buddy play on that notebook while I played on the desktop and that GPU is barely enough for lowest settings COD4. Just lucky that I use that notebook for productivity instead of gaming.

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Harry Emmott
Harry Emmott

Apart from their apparently useless customer service, how is Cyberpower as a builder? I can actually get quite a good deal on one of their pcs at the moment, but I'm a bit apprehensive about the build quality/ customer service after purchase.

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Private Slamface
Private Slamface

LBS - Die Landesbausparkasse ist eine öffentlich-rechtliche Bausparkasse im Verband der Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe.

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Isaac Lalani
Isaac Lalani

OMG I LOVE YOU GUYS!

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sn0w music
sn0w music

Linus Broadcasting needs to be real.

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Spladam
Spladam

My eyes hurt.

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raptorms773
raptorms773

Linus put on shoes damn it. Stop it with the flip flops and socks, wither flip flops or socks but never both

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Ratrix
Ratrix

This intro is GOLD!

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Saki 209
Saki 209

says its loose.. but forgets he removed the other box in side that was holding the power cable **XD**

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MrWursteimer
MrWursteimer

upvote just for the intro :D

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bobbypaycheque
bobbypaycheque

With a GTX 1060 there is no way either AMD or Intel are going to be the bottleneck in gaming, imho.

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Logan Landis
Logan Landis

cons for the last one said they didnt warn you to pull the foam out before turning on,but that last one DID have a sticker on the side and Linus all but pointed at it near the end.

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Robert Cantrell
Robert Cantrell

I'll take your Steam codes

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Stoned Oniichan
Stoned Oniichan

Can u do this for under 1000$ or is that just impossible...im not tech smart and I use a hp laptop to play games...I really need to upgrade

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DracoTora
DracoTora

my current system is an I BUY POWER Chimera , it still going strong after almost 7 years

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DracoTora
DracoTora

Although, one area I just remembered that they were lacking on in my order. I ordered the system online and just got the tower only, no monitors as I was using my current monitor that I'd purchased at best buy. The system cost (in 2012) was around the same budget the ones here ($1500 USD). They had on the internal box for the shipper to require a signature to make sure that the computer was delivered, they however clearly did NOT communicate this to Fed Ex. The driver informed me that had I not left a note for him to knock loudly on the door since I was more than likely asleep as I worked night shift, he would have simply left the box on the doorstep had I not answered the door in five seconds and did NOT get me to sign anything before leaving the package in my care. So, the only assurance that I BUY POWER had that the system reached the correct destination and was not stolen was the fact I didn't complain.

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Harry Septianto
Harry Septianto

LINUS FOAM TIPS

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Roan Oleary
Roan Oleary

is ivan a make a wish kid?

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center trance
center trance

ha isnt that weird hey you know a Canadian is serious when they start to ay also is ivan a fbi cowboy please keep Ivan forever or vice-versa

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XxPlagueZombiexX
XxPlagueZombiexX

Intro was amazing

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theblackperl
theblackperl

Linus "The Man Handler" Sebastian

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Agent M3tallion
Agent M3tallion

Linus looks like Rick Astley in the intro. I clicked off of this at first thinking I had gotten rick rolled.

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rizzle razzleuno
rizzle razzleuno

Linus......Foam Home. 🛸

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Mike B
Mike B

I missed it but 793 people saw the socks with those sandals hmmmm. Still love the channel bro keep it up. not the socks tho!

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RealTrickster505 YT
RealTrickster505 YT

Linus - Screw me! Ivan - *Screws Linus* Linus - Yeah!

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Greenlungs81
Greenlungs81

Cant Wait to go to LTX In Canada Its going to be one long bus ride From Pennsylvania HAHA

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Greenlungs81
Greenlungs81

+megaman7812 For sure Bro Ill Be On my Way Just a 70Hr trip on a bus hope my dock says i can fly

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megaman7812
megaman7812

u are a fucking trooper. first time meeting up, LTX HYPE!

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Greenlungs81
Greenlungs81

70+ hrs on the bus

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Bowsette
Bowsette

The Omen was so pretty.

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Bowsette
Bowsette

Bitching about accessories and you didn’t even order them. Plus you should’ve bought Alienware before they sold out to Dell. You really missed out on a great experience. I ordered my Aurora M9700 laptop when in Afghanistan in 2007 and it was so much better than what you guys experienced. Very sad. 😞

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TurboBass
TurboBass

Why didn't you guys also do Lenovo?

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Rubawathy Iyathuri
Rubawathy Iyathuri

What do you guys do with the pc after you use it in your video?

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d3pRaViTY
d3pRaViTY

I will happily take one of those off of your hands

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Deltyn Bryer
Deltyn Bryer

love this i do fivem car skins and have wanted in to modeling cars and making server logos for discord server websites etc. and little bit of gamming bc fivem is a launcher for privite server owners basiclly letting people play on there servers like one of the most well known server is doj (DojRP) and lots of youtubers also play on there can be a officer mayer business owner on there but my computer runs gta5 or fim alone not counting the software or programs i have up in the background one or twwo at the most maxing out the cpu at like 90%-100% i wish i had the ability to build a new pc i mean i also just updated to windows 10 a month ago and just with that update it bogs down watching videos on youtube or general movie watching

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HardcorePooka
HardcorePooka

Hahahahaha.... I actually had that old ass case the IBuyPower foam removal guide has pictures of. I literally just threw it away about a month ago.

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Aidan Kaye [S.T.M. Productions]
Aidan Kaye [S.T.M. Productions]

Where’s the laptop? I thought you guys wanted a laptop? How about a laptop? LaPtOp

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Ciaran Quinn
Ciaran Quinn

As someone who games with a mac that runs windows 10 seeing these rigs makes me sad and jealous to a ridiculous degree.

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Morpheas
Morpheas

11:42 for instant orgasm. Over and over again.

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Luke Dethomas
Luke Dethomas

Who is the wierdo in the cowboy hat and why I has he been in ltt videos with Linus he makes me want to unsubscribe from ltt

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James Telford
James Telford

i7 8400 and a 1050ti in a $1500 pc? xD what are they on?

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Pierre Barreau
Pierre Barreau

These prebuilt are really pricey actually, i built a computer for a friend not really long ago (like 1 month) equipped with an i5 7600k, gtx 1060 6go, 500go ssd, 16go of ddr4 2666 ram, z270 motherboard and a 600 watts evga psu (i mean you don't even need 600 watts for such a system but yeah) but still only paid 1000$ for the whole thing ( maybe 1100 with the case because we choose the fractal design r6 wich is a bit pricey but really good).

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Icybubba
Icybubba

"I mean come on we've all seen the videos" You...Really didn't just bring up the "mailing myself in a box" challenge did you?

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SANIC
SANIC

Idk what he says half of the time but still its quality content

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insertnamehere
insertnamehere

Do one with laptops

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Ygrec
Ygrec

what are they censoring?

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Southern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere

Even though the Ibuyidrectpc packaging was iff, they did a better job offering computer accessories in their crappy packaging than the others. I would definitely buy this if I was on a minimum budget.

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TFR Live
TFR Live

Bought an Aurora for the first time (always built my own). It might be a bit pricier but it's solid as a rock! I've always had issues with self built machine. Graphics cards not working right, motherboard issues, etc. this thing is just smooooooth.

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She's Sometimes Double Chocolate!
She's Sometimes Double Chocolate!

Um... tower computers _are_ desktop computers (as opposed to laptop computers and tablet computers). Why do you guys blur out seemingly random things on the backs of the computers, like even one of the feet of the Origin Chronos?

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She's Sometimes Double Chocolate!
She's Sometimes Double Chocolate!

Of _course_ it's better to have an optical drive than not; especially if it's a BD-RE, because Blu-ray Disks are described by studies as having the most longevity for archiving data, as well as rivaling hard disks in cost per gigabyte these days.

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She's Sometimes Double Chocolate!
She's Sometimes Double Chocolate!

Um... you plug in TWO monitors, that's why they don't say not to plug into the motherboard video.

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Just Me
Just Me

why doesnt he turn it on, boooo

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Just Me
Just Me

chassis intrusion detection

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