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Old 02-11-2007, 12:34 PM   #1
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anyone else getting them? My house is ok but at work its driving me nuts.
so this morning I went in to spray anti static spray on all the carpets.
while nobody else was there.
hope it works, the bottle says it should last 3 months.
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Its been dry out which helps build static electricity. I hate those little shots, sometimes they hurt too
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Those little shocks can be fatal to electronics. Maybe a small humidifier? Here at home we keep a small pot of water simmering on the stove. sometimes we add a little cinnamon to it for smell Rarely get a shock at home.
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I get them ALL THE TIME at work. I can walk though a doorway, and my sleeve will brush against the door frame the slightest bit and it will shock me. Other times I get a direct shock. Good thing my job isn't building PCs. lol
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I get them ALL THE TIME at work. I can walk though a doorway, and my sleeve will brush against the door frame the slightest bit and it will shock me. Other times I get a direct shock. Good thing my job isn't building PCs. lol
My job IS building/repairing pc'*... and the static is horrible at work, I have to be sure to constantly ground myself to the cases, but I can say that I havn't fried anything... yet
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Yeah, I would be pretty careful too. I get nervous whenever I have to take apart my PC.
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The static seems to be really bad this year. Here at home the poor cat is always getting shocked, and at work, I shocked the little guy I work with, and he is deaf and blind so you can imagine his reaction
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Yeah, I would be pretty careful too. I get nervous whenever I have to take apart my PC.
It can be verry stress-inducing at times... If i end up frying my own computer then it'* like oh well, but if I kill some one else'*.. definately not good haha

Yeah, my cats get shocked all the time during the winter.
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