Magic Smoke

Two days into the government shutdown, having done many of the errands I was planning to do during our forced time off, I decided to play a game of League of Legends. I regularly use my computer for gaming, so one would think this was no big deal. However, halfway into a game of ARAM (All Random All Middle), I hear quite literally a “snap, crackle, POP!” and the screen goes dark. I look over at my computer and the blue LEDs are off and the fans are spinning down. I lean closer and get a big whiff of electronic “magic smoke.”

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