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That does not mean anything. Where do you think their parts or boards from? And how do you think 40 year old 'new' parts keep popping up on Ebay? Even genuine parts can be a little weird because they are very tolerant with tolerances and make a little extra profice by selling you that stuff that should have been sorted out.
Don't pee into an old trapper's rifle and then try to tell him it's raining.
I have lived with several Zen masters - all of them were cats.
His last invention was an evil Lasagna. It didn't kill anyone, and it actually tasted pretty good.
I'm relatively lucky as where I live it's humid and we don't have carpet. We do have cats but they leave my electronics alone. =)
Mostly with my own junk I'm not as careful as I am with stuff I'm doing for work, like i am now. The stuff is so cheap these days I guess I'm not so worried about it. The biggest hassle is the mail. I've never fried anything with ESD to my knowledge. *knock on wood*