I cloned the original drive onto a larger one, and started following these instructions.
Alas, I just "bricked" my machine as well at this step... the jack broke off the board.
Well, it served admirably for the last few years....
Painful but not critical lesson...
Once they have, you'll be able to view a graph of their reputation gained over time.
Here's a preview of what the graph will look like:
No reputation gained yet.