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Amusing articles #209465
04/03/13 10:58 PM
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BigB  Offline OP
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Quite a long time ago there were some very amusing articles on one of the electrical forums that I am now searching for with no luck. One of them explains how a GFCI works, complete with a little operator inside of it, and another one explains how electricity works and how the POCO just keeps selling us the same electrons over and over again. If anyone remembers these articles or who posted them I would appreciate it very much.

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Re: Amusing articles [Re: BigB] #209475
04/04/13 08:16 PM
04/04/13 08:16 PM
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Sounds like a funny scene. Hopefully someone has some info.


John
Re: Amusing articles [Re: BigB] #209476
04/04/13 10:44 PM
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It was a youtube video. Its titled "Basic Fundamentals of Electricity". It will pop up as the first video if you search on youtube with that title.

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Re: Amusing articles [Re: Lostazhell] #209478
04/05/13 01:30 AM
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Thanks, that was it! Now if I could find the one about how the GFCI works. It was pretty funny.

Re: Amusing articles [Re: BigB] #209483
04/05/13 10:13 AM
04/05/13 10:13 AM
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That youtube "Basic Fundamentals of Electricity" was submitted by none other than Evan Williams.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pruCd9qcKSQ

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Re: Amusing articles [Re: electure] #209495
04/05/13 08:20 PM
04/05/13 08:20 PM
renosteinke  Offline
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Electure, my friend, you are far too cynical.

I'll have you know that I work with, or deal with, folks with the following names:
John Walker
Charlie Daniels
David Jones
Donald Duck
Diego Garcia
Mary Hartman
Jessie Lange
Charlie Brown
James Bond and
Kent Clark

I have no doubt there really is an Evan Williams laugh

Re: Amusing articles [Re: BigB] #209500
04/05/13 09:22 PM
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Reno:
Are you for real....'Donald Duck'??


John
Re: Amusing articles [Re: BigB] #209501
04/05/13 09:25 PM
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I think that a homeowner, intent on getting a permit to wire his new 8500SF houes watches this video over & over.

He calls and asks me if I approved his application at least 3 times a week. His last submittal was rejection #9.


John
Re: Amusing articles [Re: HotLine1] #209522
04/06/13 05:37 PM
04/06/13 05:37 PM
renosteinke  Offline
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Yes, I'm for real. Donald is currently a guest of the Tennessee governor.

Personally, I think his parents should be sharing some responsibility for his troubled life.

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Re: Amusing articles [Re: BigB] #209529
04/07/13 01:01 AM
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NORCAL  Offline
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I worked w/ someone named "Ed Sullivan", I won't tell the story of his adventures in picking up a "girl" in San Fransisco. laugh (I would not have told a soul,if it had been me.)

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