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#82552 - 11/25/02 01:31 PM Listen Please, Your Will Need Real Player
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#82553 - 11/25/02 03:08 PM Re: Listen Please, Your Will Need Real Player
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Where can I get me a job like that, so I can call everyone "Dude"?

I wonder what his electrical background is?

Ed

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#82554 - 11/26/02 07:55 AM Re: Listen Please, Your Will Need Real Player
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Registered: 10/11/02
Posts: 46
Loc: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Guess what, a toaster has a 3 prong outlet now guys

ever been "zotted" ?
haha
And theres no fire hazard to having a 3prong outlet installed that is not grounded.. Dude!

he called the grounded conductor a neutral.. jeez, lol

put a label on the outlet that says "don't be fooled, this is not a grounded outlet!"

okay skip?

BX shielding cannot be considered a ground, really? "They really frown on that"

"Electricity can really kick your butt"

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#82555 - 11/26/02 11:34 AM Re: Listen Please, Your Will Need Real Player
j a harrison Offline
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Registered: 05/22/02
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Loc: southampton, england
Now that was funny,
What do these people think we do out here !!!

I love the do not be fooled sticker lol !!
as if joe public is gonna pay any attention,

The `dude` with his grounded outlets with a single strand to the back box, now that was funny, (i think they should `ground the dj`)

Ah well, more work for us all Dudes. !!

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#82556 - 11/26/02 08:35 PM Re: Listen Please, Your Will Need Real Player
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Ed "I wonder what his electrical background is?"

I wonder what is in his electrical forground
I hope not much Dude LOL
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#82557 - 11/27/02 01:04 PM Re: Listen Please, Your Will Need Real Player
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Loc: Calgary, Alberta Canada
This just proves you really don't need to know what your talking about as long as you sound like you know.
By the way when did "Zotted" make it to a dictionary

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#82558 - 11/27/02 02:24 PM Re: Listen Please, Your Will Need Real Player
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And did you notice the "stalling and stumbling" when anyone asked him a real question?

Ed

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#82559 - 12/02/02 01:37 PM Re: Listen Please, Your Will Need Real Player
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Registered: 08/11/01
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Loc: Norfolk, England
To use a 5-15 recept. with the appropraite "ungrounded outlet" sticker, doesn't the NEC require that receptacle to be GFI protected? Never heard him mention that.

What about getting shocked when he opened up the 5 wire-nutted neutrals? He doesn't seem to grasp the idea that he opened the circuit and inserted himself in series with the load.

Ditto his "explanation" about why a receptacle ground shouldn't just be jumpered to the white wire: Something about AC energizing the white wire 60 times a second????!!

Seems to me that that last caller left every bit as confused (if not more so) than when he started. He certainly didn't sound like someone who'd just had a 20-year-old question solved.

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#82560 - 12/02/02 04:52 PM Re: Listen Please, Your Will Need Real Player
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i should only hope to be appropriately shunned & flogged for similar advice here

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#82561 - 12/03/02 01:13 PM Re: Listen Please, Your Will Need Real Player
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Loc: Norfolk, England
Ah, wait a minute.....

The real reason for not being able to jumper the ground screw on the receptacle is that those electrons flowing during a ground-fault will only flow through a bare or green wire.

If you try to make them return through a white wire, they'll refuse to go!

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