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Lint in mouse :)

My wired mouse in home setup is as old as I started working from home for my employer. Suddenly this week the scroll wheel would scroll up fine but it would not scroll more than one page, you had to scroll up half page before it would resume scroll down. At first I thought its my Firefox upgrade but soon I noticed same issue in eclipse and terminal.  In evening I use the laptop without wired mouse and it would work fine. That led me to conclusion that issue is with mouse. 

In USA people have a replace mentality, if something is not working and cheap, you can replace it. I was this close to ordering a new mouse on amazon when I thought let me shake it to see if something is stuck, but nothing came out.  I then saw a small screw in bottom, I unscrew it and I hit the jackpot, I was like wth "Lint". My friend had similar issues with Lint in Iphone5 when his iphone wont charge and we used a breadtie to get out the lint and it was charging fine.

I was like yay problem solved and n…