Originally Posted by OhIoCoNtRActKilLa
After my previous post, my laptop died again with the same problem. It would power on, and the fans would spin, but no post.
Anyway, turns out one of the screws fell out of the bottom of the case. It was one of the screws that held in the hinge for the lid. Without the screw, the hinge moved and made contact with the motherboard.
Obviously pretty relieved that's all it was, since most info I found with the symptoms my laptop had pointed towards a dead motherboard.