Funny moments!

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  1. Nickorator

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    So I was on the "stupid things you have tried" thread and realized how it was basically just turning into a thread about hilarious life stories and stupid moments. Which is awesome, but not exactly on the topic, nor in the correct location. So I decided to make this thread for all those who would like to continue it.

    Simply post small (or long) stories about funny things you have done, seen, or heard about in life. Anything from your own stupid moments to those *facepalm* moments that we've all experienced. Have fun with this! :D
     
  2. jackeo21

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    This was ages ago but one day I started up my MacBook and I got an error message that said: Finder has encounterd an error and needs to close (finder is like macs control center). It was really derpy. Just thought I'd post something as I've been inactive on here for awhile :)

    (it probably wasn't even funny)

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    This was ages ago but one day I started up my MacBook and I got an error message that said: Finder has encounterd an error and needs to close (finder is like macs control center). It was really derpy. Just thought I'd post something as I've been inactive on here for awhile :)

    (it probably wasn't even funny)
     
  3. TechnicolorDalek

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    It shall be a funny moment when you read this.

    ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ ʀᴀɪsᴇ ᴜʀ ᴅᴏɴɢᴇʀs ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ (ง°ل͜°)ง I TRIED TO SILENCE MY DONGER ONCE; BOY THAT WENT WELL (ง°ل͜°)ง ᕦ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ᕤ Flex your dongers ᕦ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ᕤ ᕦ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ᕤ DO YOU EVEN DONG? ᕦ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ᕤ ┌༼ຈل͜ຈ༽┐ lower your dongers ┌༼ຈل͜ຈ༽┐ (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง THE UNSEEN DONGER IS THE DEADLIEST (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง heres a tip. And a dong behind it (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง (ง ͠ ͠° ل͜ °)ง ᴛᴏ ᴅᴏɴɢᴇʀ, ᴏʀ ɴᴏᴛ ᴛᴏ ᴅᴏɴɢᴇʀ (ง ͠ ͠° ل͜ °)ง (ง ͠ ͠° ل͜ °)ง sᴏᴜɴᴅs ᴅᴏɴɢᴇʀᴏᴜs... ɪᴍ ɪɴ (ง ͠ ͠° ل͜ °)ง (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง ᴍᴀsᴛᴇʀ ʏᴏᴜʀ ᴅᴏɴɢᴇʀ, ᴍᴀsᴛᴇʀ ᴛʜᴇ ᴇɴᴇᴍʏ (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง (ง ͠ ͠° ل͜ °)ง ᴛʜᴇ ᴅᴏɴɢᴇʀ ᴀʟsᴏ ʀɪsᴇs (ง ͠ ͠° ل͜ °)ง (ง ͠ ͠° ل͜ °)ง YOUR DONGERS ARE INFERIOR (ง ͠ ͠° ل͜ °)ง (ง ͠ ͠° ل͜ °)ง MY RIGHT DONGER IS A LOT STRONGER THAN MY LEFT DONGER (ง ͠ ͠° ͟ل͜ ͡°)ง (ง ͠ ͠° ل͜ °)ง NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF THE DONGER (ง ͠ ͠° ل͜ °)ง ヽ( ° ͜ʖ͡°)ノ ʀuʙ ᴍʏ ᴅᴏɴɢᴇʀ ヽ( ° ͜ʖ͡°)ノ (ง •̀_•́)ง focus your dongers (ง •̀_•́)ง ༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º ༽ºل͟º ༽ºل͟º ༽YOU CAME TO THE WRONG DONGERHOOD༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º ༽ºل͟º ༽ºل͟º ༽ ༼ ºل͟º ༼ ºل͟º ༼ ºل͟º ༽ ºل͟º ༽ ºل͟º ༽ YOU PASTARINO'D THE WRONG DONGERINO ༼ ºل͟º ༼ ºل͟º ༼ ºل͟º ༽ ºل͟º ༽ ºل͟º ༽ ༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º༽ºل͟º ༽ YOU COPERINO FRAPPUCCIONO PASTARINO'D THE WRONG DONGERINO ༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º༽ºل͟º ༽ ༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º ༽ºل͟º ༽ºل͟º ༽You either die a DONG, or live long enough to become the DONGER༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º ༽ºل͟º ༽ºل͟º ༽ ᕙ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ᕗ. ʜᴀʀᴅᴇʀ, ʙᴇᴛᴛᴇʀ, ғᴀsᴛᴇʀ, ᴅᴏɴɢᴇʀ .ᕙ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ᕗ (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง LET ME DEMONSTRATE DONGER DIPLOMACY (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง (ง'̀-'́)ง DONG OR DIE (ง'̀-'́)ง ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ raise your dongers ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ VOICE OF AN ANGEL ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ LETS GET DONGERATED ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ RAISE YOUR BARNO ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノITS A HARD DONG LIFE ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ "I have a dong" ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ - Martin Luther King Jr. ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ WHAT DOESNT KILL ME ONLY MAKES ME DONGER ᕙ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ᕗ ノ(ಠ_ಠノ ) ʟᴏᴡᴇʀ ʏᴏᴜʀ ᴅᴏɴɢᴇʀs ノ(ಠ_ಠノ) ヽ༼Ὸل͜ຈ༽ノ HOIST THY DONGERS ヽ༼Ὸل͜ຈ༽ノ ༼ ºل͟º ༽ I AM A DONG ༼ ºل͟º ༽ ༼ ºل͟º༽ I DIDN'T CHOOSE THE DONGLIFE, THE DONGLIFE CHOSE ME ༼ ºل͟º༽ ༼ ºل͟º༽ NO ONE CARED WHO I WAS UNTIL I PUT ON THE DONG ༼ ºل͟º༽ ༼ ºººººل͟ººººº ༽ I AM SUPER DONG ༼ ºººººل͟ººººº ༽ ┌∩┐༼ ºل͟º ༽┌∩┐ SUCK MY DONGER ┌∩┐༼ ºل͟º ༽┌∩┐ ζ༼Ɵ͆ل͜Ɵ͆༽ᶘ FINALLY A REAL DONG ζ༼Ɵ͆ل͜Ɵ͆༽ᶘ <ᴍᴇssᴀɢᴇ ᴅᴏɴɢᴇʀᴇᴅ> ヽ༼ʘ̚ل͜ʘ̚༽ノIS THAT A DONGER IN YOUR POCKET?ヽ༼ʘ̚ل͜ʘ̚༽ノ ༼ ͡■ل͜ ͡■༽ OPPA DONGER STYLE ༼ ͡■ل͜ ͡■༽ ( ° ͜ ʖ °) REGI OP ( ° ͜ ʖ °) (▀̿ ̿Ĺ̯̿̿▀̿ ̿) IM DONG,JAMES DONG (▀̿ ̿Ĺ̯̿̿▀̿ ̿) (ง⌐□ل͜□)ง WOULD YOU HIT A DONGER WITH GLASSES (ง⌐□ل͜□)ง ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ CUDDLE UR DONGERS ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ ლ(́◉◞౪◟◉‵ლ) let me hold your donger for a while ლ(́◉◞౪◟◉‵ლ) ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ง MY RIGHT DONG IS ALOT STRONGER THAN MY LEFT ONE ヽ ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ง (✌゚∀゚)☞ May the DONG be with you! ☚(゚ヮ゚☚) Ѱζ༼ᴼل͜ᴼ༽ᶘѰ HIT IT WITH THE FORK Ѱζ༼ᴼل͜ᴼ༽ᶘѰ (ง ͡ʘ ͜ʖ ͡ʘ)ง GO FABBBYYY GO (ง ͡ʘ ͜ʖ ͡ʘ)ง ( ° ͡ ͜ ͡ʖ ͡ °)ノ RAISE YOUR GENJAS ヽ( ° ͡ ͜ ͡ʖ ͡ °)ノ ༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º༽ºل͟º ༽ Chester Cheeto Support our Dongers ༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º༽ºل͟º ༽ ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF THE DONG CODE ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ ຈل͜ノ༼ຈ༽ u ugly as fuk ヽ༼° ل͜ °༽ノ DONGMACIA NOW AND FOREVER ヽ༼° ل͜ °༽ノ (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง DON'T YOU DONG ME, SUMMONER?? (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง MASTER YOUR DONGER, MASTER THE ENEMY (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง : (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง FOR MY FATHER THE DONG (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง ╭∩╮( ° ͜ʖ͡°)wнαт doeѕɴт ĸιll мe мαĸeѕ мe doɴɢer ( ° ͜ʖ͡°)╭∩╮ ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง KNOWN IF THE DONGERS WERE TURNED I WOULD SHOW YOU NO DONG (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง (っ◕‿◕)っpenetrate nintendude's anus (っ◕‿◕)っ (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง Your donger belongs in a museum (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง ヽ( ° ͡ ͜ ͡ʖ ͡ °)ノヽ( ° ͡ ͜ ͡ʖ ͡ °)ノヽ( ° ͡ ͜ ͡ʖ ͡ °)ノヽ( ° ͡ ͜ ͡ʖ ͡ °)ノ YOU CAME TO THE WRONG GENJAHOOD ヽ( ° ͡ ͜ ͡ʖ ͡ °)ノヽ( ° ͡ ͜ ͡ʖ ͡ °)ノヽ( ° ͡ ͜ ͡ʖ ͡ °)ノヽ( ° ͡ ͜ ͡ʖ ͡ °)ノ ( ° ͜ʖ͡°) Mom always said my donger was big for my age ( ° ͜ʖ͡°) ( ° ͜ʖ͡°) I WAS BORN WITH A NEEDLESSLY LARGE DONGER ( ° ͜ʖ͡°) ( ° ͜ʖ͡°) IS THAT A DONGER IN YOUR POCKET? ( ° ͜ʖ͡°) (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง Vi? Stands For DONGER (ง ͠° ل͜ °)ง ヽ( ° ͡ ͜ ͡ʖ ͡ °)ノ I BELIEVE I CAN DONGヽ( ° ͡ ͜ ͡ʖ ͡ °)ノ Ψ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽Ψ HIT IT WITH A DONGER Ψ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽Ψ ༼ʘ̚ل͜ʘ̚༽ I NEED A DONGTOR ༼ʘ̚ل͜ʘ̚༽ ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ Darude your Sandstorms ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ ༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º ༽ºل͟º ༽ºل͟º ༽ºل͟º ༽ 7 DEADLY DONGERS ༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º༼ ºل͟º ༽ºل͟º ༽ºل͟º ༽ºل͟º ༽ ヽ( ͝° ͜ʖ͡°)ノ IMAGINE IF I HAD A REAL DONGER ヽ( ͝° ͜ʖ͡°)ノ ~(˘▾˘~) Wave Your Dongers (~˘▾˘)~ work it ᕙ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ᕗ harder make it (ง •̀_•́)ง better do it ᕦ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ᕤ faster raise ur ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ donger ɳ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ɲ more than ever hour after ɳ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ɲ ヽ ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ our work is always dongers ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ FOREVER DONG ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ ༼ ºل͟º ༼ ºل͟º ( ° ͡ ͜ ͡ʖ ͡ °) ºل͟º ༽ ºل͟º ༽ 5 MEN 1 DREAM 9 EYEBROWS ༼ ºل͟º ༼ ºل͟º( ° ͡ ͜ ͡ʖ ͡ °) ºل͟º ༽ ºل͟º ༽
     
  4. SHOme1289

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    WTF this thread is pretty bad already XD
     
  5. TechnicolorDalek

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    I'm sorry.
     
  6. SHOme1289

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    Apology accepted.

    Funny moment? Blew a red light in front of a cop today on my way to work, and he couldn't care less. lmao
     
  7. SixSixSevenSeven

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    Just overtook one at 90mph, didnt know he was there.... He ignored me though.
     
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    I was working on google scech up 8 and i didn't save my work for a while(my computer had a very bad battery) (it had to be pluged in to work).
    My plug came out:mad:. 4 HOURS OF WORK GONE:mad:!!!!!!!!!!!! I was so mad.
     
  9. moosedks

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    was doing 70+ in a secluded 25mph zone when i saw a cop. Mashed the brake and locked the tires up but didn't get pulled over.
     
  10. SixSixSevenSeven

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    I have been pulled over for being on the phone, pulled over for bypassing a police roadblock, drug searched (while on foot), accused (and searched) of shoplifting and warned that I would be arrested for obstructing a police officer. Got away with all because I was innocent for all.

    When I was supposedly on the phone I didnt even have a phone in the vehicle. I quite happily let the officer review his dash cam, search my pockets and the car, he let me go.
    The police roadblock, I live on a farm between 2 villages. The roadblocks were placed at either village and the stretch of road between the 2 villages which I happen to live on was the part closed. I did not bypass the roadblock, they never notified my household that the road would be shut for a brief period of time (was only about an hour). I literally just went out, sat on my little piaggio zip 50t, rode down the farm drive and turned towards the nearest town only to be surprised when an oncoming police vehicle suddenly flashes its sirens and pulls in front of me. He saw mud on my moped and accused me of trying to go through a field to bypass the roadblock??? I was still in eyesight of my house and told him "I live over there mate, go check for yourself but there is mud in the farm yard". Insisted on escorting me out of the blocked area... I decided to take the piss with him on that one, rode the entire way at 20mph (to be fair, 28 was the max my moped could do), would have gone slower but 28 is boring enough.
    Drug search, drugs dog started barking at me as I walked past, not a clue why. Just grateful that the officers who searched me actually believed me that I don't touch drugs rather than pulling me in for a strip search. I genuinely do not take or deal illegal drugs, I don't even smoke and me drinking is a rare occasion.
    Shop lifting accusations and corresponding searches seem frequent. No idea why. I just seem to be wrong place at the wrong time as a shop alarm goes off, the security guards just happen to stop the wrong person. The 1 time I got searched and was the only person to walk through a set of ship alarms it turned out to be my RFID tag for university that set the alarm off (easily duplicated, security guard confiscated it, walked through alarm, set it off himself both on the way in and out).

    The obstruction of a police officer was a very weird one. Bottom of the farm drive is a little house with a short perimeter wall (not my house, I live in another house up in the yard). Someone crashed into this wall somehow (its a straight road?). I was out at work at the time. Drove home at end of shift, went to turn into farm drive and of course noticed all the rozzers around, one of whom was parked right across the entrance to the farm drive (well clear of the actual accident scene). I pulled upto him, wound my window down and popped the horn quickly, dude came over and then accused me of obstructing him. "Fuck off, your the one parked across the private property of <landowner> and obstructing my access to my own lands, you are in fact trespassing on these lands without reason (they are not the same property as the accident site) and if you do not remove your vehicle I will be referring you to the IPCC". He then tried to get me on verbal assault of a police officer before his superior came over and told him to "move the fucking vehicle before making a scene of yourself". Win.

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    Now if they pulled me over for speeding some time, then they probably would be right :p 70 in a 25 zone I certainly wont be trying though...
     
  11. TechnicolorDalek

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    I once hopped a fence.

    Didn't know that there was a five foot drop down on the other side.
     
  12. 2pppppppppppppp6

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    In my house, we have three yoga balls that we usually just use for chairs. A while ago, my mind, being that of a teenager, decided to lay my uncoordinated body across two of these yoga balls while drinking tea. I don't thing I need to say what happened next, apart from thank god that it wasn't hot tea.
     
  13. NkosiKarbul

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    You have to watch out, people did get darwin awards for excactly this one allready.^^
    http://darwinawards.com/darwin/darwin2009-08.html
     
  14. SixSixSevenSeven

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    Well, I was sitting upright on my bed, just went to lean back on my arm, missed the edge of the bed by a foot and now have a rather sore elbow and shoulder.

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    My church group holds a game-night in the woods every October. We play a game in the woods with 2 separate teams. The goal is to take your "ticket" through the woods to a central deer stand. There are volunteers at the deer stand who will sign your ticket. Once it is signed, you have to get the signed ticket back to your team's base. Sounds easy in theory, but there are about a dozen volunteers running around in the woods with flashlights, "snipers". If they find you, they take your ticket and you have to start over. And at the deer stand in the center is a person at the top with a giant spotlight. So you have to be really, really stealthy. Because me and my friends take the game super seriously, we dress up in a full suit of army camo, boots, face-paint, the whole deal. It was around 9:30 at night so it was pitch black in the woods. I got my ticket signed and decided to swing wide to the right to avoid the snipers. One of them was onto my trail so I started sprinting through the woods. I tripped over a couple logs and ran face first into multiple thorn bushes in my attempt to escape. Then out of nowhere I get clothes-lined around the waist and flopped hard onto my face getting cut up in the process. I got up and turned around to find that I had ran into a barbed wire fence and completely flipped over the thing. In the process of it all I had lost my only signed ticket in the leaves. SO basically I had spent 15 minutes crawling through the woods to get my ticket signed, then sprinted 300 yards through thorns and trees, only to flip over a barbed wire fence and lose my ticket. I was upset.
     
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  16. SixSixSevenSeven

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    I made a fairly effective night vision system at home once. Wasn't a funny or stupid moment in my opinion, worked. Perhaps noah needs the same :p

    Digital cameras are rather prone to infrared light interference. Older and cheaper the better as modern cameras usually have an IR filter and high end cameras also had IR filters. Thankfully for this purpose the filters aren't 100% blocking, but it does make this a bit harder. Local hardware store sells IR lamps, failing that you can get IR LED's very cheaply. I took a lamp and connected it to 2 of these 6v batteries in series:
    http://www.pacificelectronics.co.uk...78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/p/p/ppj96_2.jpg
    Tape, scrap wires, 2 batteries and an infrared light bulb.
    The bulb a) was hot to touch, b) became a near non-visible torch although sadly this bulb gave off small amounts of red light, however modern IR LED's if you were to use that path give off no visible light at all. Regardless, it gave out alot more IR than it did visible. Enough that my very old digital camera (at the time wrote to floppy disks, yes, digital camera writing to floppy disks) could clearly see in pitch black. It was greyscale, but it did pick up on the preview window.


    I think the batteries went flat (I cant even remember where I got them from, no recollection of buying them as they were expensive for a child, doubt my mum did and I dont shoplift, havent a clue) and also the bulb smashed eventually. So thats a project I no longer have. But I might build another, LED based though.
    The lamp based version has the issue of the red light output. Not great. Also there is the camera screen backlight, although I had a mate who used a camcorder with a viewfinder you need to look through. To round it off, if you are noah running around in a forest you might want a method of holding it all hands free otherwise you are now the idiot that dropped a camera in a forest.

    Still, even with its macgyver construction, its alot cheaper than a real nightvision kit :p

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    If I build another IR torch, I'll share a link.
     
  17. mrniz666

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    I'm glad I'm not the only person who does this sort of thing!


    As for my stupid thing:

    When I was younger I was taken on a tank driving experience day. I got offered to shoot some targets on the side of an old lorry trailer, at this point I think I should point out that the field also had cattle in! I was operating the aim and had it all lined up (or so I though) so I went back into the tank, and pressed the fire button. BANG! Moooooo.... I had shot a cow, luckily the tank was only firing paintballs otherwise I would have had a small problem on my hands.
     
  18. SixSixSevenSeven

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    Love the smell of solder in the morning.
    Actually I don't, I like the result of my time with a soldering iron but the actual smell of solder is second only to the smell of rotting mice trapped under my bedroom floorboards somewhere. Nor was my original torch soldered, it was simply bare wire taped to the springs of the batteries and contacts on the bulb.

    Actually, heres 3 stupid things I did related to electronics:
    We had a set of christmas lights with LED's in. Sadly the mains power unit got smashed (mum did it somehow), cut the strip free as salvage, rigged it straight to a 7.2V racepack. No current control or resistors etc. Entire strip of LED's lit up very brightly, before all simultaneously popping, one of the worst smells possible when you melt an LED.
    Second one. Rewiring the connector on a 6 AA holder. Didnt think to take the AA's out of the holder or take enough care to keep the now bare wire ends separated, thank hell I got in with scissors quick as solder residue on one of the bare cable ends was able to melt and solder the 2 leads together from the shear heat produced when shorting out a bunch of AA's, the batteries themselves survived somehow although fire was a definite risk at that point. No harm done, but not the brightest moment.

    Final one. Physics AS Level. We had DC power supplies rigged up through a 1 metre long piece of resistance wire. We were conducting experiments at 3V into how current draw varies etc, usual boring stuff. Turned supply off, went to unclip the wire and take the experiment apart for the end of the lesson, someone turned the supply back on to 12V, the wire immediately heated up and melted in my hand, has permanently altered my fingerprint on 2 fingers. Brilliant but the school used a fingerprint sign in system and the finger I used on that system was one of the burnt ones, IT staff refused to believe that my finger had a scar on it (or even look) and on 3 occasions called me an idiot for not knowing how to use the fingerprint system when I mentioned to them that I could no longer use it. I eventually figured if I get called up on it (which I did, numerous times) that I can tell whoever is bitching at me to bitch at hopkins instead.
     
  19. TechnicolorDalek

    TechnicolorDalek
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    Oddly enough I'm still alive, though I mess with electronics often.

    I've been shocked with straight 120v AC many times.
    I was testing the capacity of a car battery on the wrong setting. Melted the wires instantly, didn't get any scars from it but that multi-meter is dead.
    Nothing much else besides various burns from soldering irons, heat guns, and tons of cuts/scrapes/slices.
     
  20. SixSixSevenSeven

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    I buy my multimeters for £2.50 a pop :p Cheap enough that when introducing a mate to microcontrollers I just gave him my meter and ordered another.


    Been shocked from the UK mains myself, supposedly 230V but a few places are still running 240, after the pain of that I cant say I am too tempted to be poking my multimeter in a mains socket any time soon.

    Actually, worst electrocution for me was from the humble VGA cable. Short burst doesnt hurt as much as mains, but was enough that when I managed to brush it against the palm of my hand it caused my hand to contract in response and grip it tighter. Natural response to being electrocuted was to grab cable tighter, yep, stupidity at its best, fuck that hurt.
     
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