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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jnorland, Nov 30, 2010.

  1. jnorland

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    okay so when my epic is plugged in and i jump in the air while im holding it it shockes me with static i thought it was random. so i jumped again.. still got shocked..

    anyone else have this happen? i also tried unplugging it and it still did it about to try it with my shoes off and with a different charger.

    (i also work at a sprint store so imagine a sprint worker jumping with no shoes haaha)
     

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  2. jnorland

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    its definetly my work shoes.. and works with multiple chargers but only usb.. and only if i have my shoes on which are just standard work shoes i guess.. happends with my epic and the stores display epic
     
  3. burningembers

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    Haha what...?
     
  4. pastafarian

    pastafarian P√Ętes avec votre foie
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    A man goes to the doctor. He says "doctor, when I jump while holding my plugged in phone, I get a shock. what should I do?". The doctor says "don't jump".

    Budumdum crash!
     
  5. jnorland

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    lol i think this is really weird it happends to both me and my manager.. you guys should try it out its real weird
     
  6. IAmSixNine

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    Good thing you cant fly, if a jump causes a small shock leaving the ground for a while might cause electrocution.
     
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    Has not happened to me yet.
     
  8. Othan1

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    Mine shocks me, too. But, then again, so does everything else metal after I've walking in my running shoes for a bit.

    They build up static easily.
     
  9. jnorland

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    ive just never had anything shock me so relibably everytime i try and do it lol
     
  10. Stoney62

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    LMAO^^^ That must be quite a scene--you and your manager jumping in the store. Do you do synchronized jumping? And while attached with a USB cord too--my Oh MY
     
  11. dawankler

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    This thread gets my vote for weirdest support question of the year.
     
  12. ovrrdrive

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    Not exactly how I was going to say it but I was going to post the same thing. :)
     
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