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4. Lock grad student, hardware (not money), and coke in an office. Ignore scream. The hardware should be ready after 8 hours.
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5. Move grad student and hardware to its final destination. By this time grad student will be emotionally attached to the hardware. This is normal. Have grad student set up software. This would take 2 weeks.