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Re: OT (most likely) strange modem disconnection when using USB drives



On Wednesday 03 October 2007, Chris Mohler wrote:
>On 10/3/07, Frank Cox <theatre sasktel net> wrote:
>> On Wed, 03 Oct 2007 01:02:39 -0400
>>
>> Claude Jones <cjones levitjames com> wrote:
>> > keeping a healthy
>> > distance from the flyback transformer - guess what I did not more than
>> > five minutes later?
>>
>> Fly?  All the way back?  *tee hee*
>>
>> About 20 years ago I was changing a ballast in the office where I worked
>> at the time. (I got tired of working in the dark while waiting for the
>> maintenance department to get around to visiting me.)  Just when I was in
>> the midst of removing the old ballast, someone walked in and switched the
>> light on.
>>
>> The next thing I know, I'm sitting on the floor in the corner, and my arm
>> is numb.
>>
>> I learned my lesson -- always put a piece of tape over the light switch
>> when doing that!
>
>I'm a fan of The Big Giant "NO!" Sign, myself. (works on me too - not
>just others)
>
>Chris

My favorite has always been a red magic marker, a sheet of paper from the 
copier & a piece of scotch tape to stick it to the wall above the switch so 
its covered.  The red magic marker?  That's to scribble, in 4" tall blockish 
script, "DNFW" on the paper.  I'll leave the deciphering of that to the 
reader here.

-- 
Cheers, Gene
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
Bit off more than my mind could chew,
Shower or suicide, what do I do?
		-- Julie Brown, "Will I Make it Through the Eighties?"


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