You have a point there. I guess the best precaution is just to not post anything that could be used against you. Or just don't use it socially.
Banks are evil. A good alternative would be credit unions. I'm thinking of joining my union one very soon.
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When I read the article, I thought he meant one of our generations, rather than one console generation.
That would make more sense. 70-80 years would be more than enough time for pc's and handhelds to overpower consoles to extinction. That would make the "maybe" more sensible as well.
Are you plugging in your appliances into the strip and plugging the strips into the wall to check? Have you tried plugging them individually into the wall? There's no way to really check appliances. The computer is a different story, but you'll have to tear it apart.
I had this same forced shutdown blackout happen to me exactly the same way. I would load up a game and then everything would power off. Occasionally alt tabbing in and out of games would hard shutdown the computer too. Pushing the power button wouldn't turn the computer back on. I had to reset...
Right. I would try checking the front audio connectors or connecting them from the back to check first. A standalone headphone setup is a lot of extra money to spend. Well, you'll get a much better listening experience, but still a lot of money.
In an electrical system, a ground loop usually refers to a current, almost always unwanted, in a conductor connecting two points that are supposed to be at the same potential, often ground, but are actually at different potentials. Ground loops created by improperly designed or improperly...