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    any one know what this means?

    theres a sign on the bottom of my laptop power cord that looks like this:


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    ___ ___ ___


    what does it mean?
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    its where u sign your name and put your ss number

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    nah...its got something to do with electricity....

    let me try this again...

    -----------
    --- --- ---

    but they are solid not dotted lines
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    can you give a bigger context? a picture? a better drawing?

    "what's this? -"

    isn't doing it for me

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    Originally posted by vampstko
    its where u sign your name and put your ss number
    ROFLMAO....

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    in morse code it's "s", maybe that's it?

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    You read it from the wrong side. It should be:
    ___ ___ ___
    __________

    But what does it meen? Basically it just illustrates what happens if you get an electric shock. The first line really is a morse code and meens "s", the start of sos. The flat line is exactly that a flatline, a heart flatline. It basicaly meens that you are dead.

    I hope that helps, it's a warning sign.

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    Originally posted by Subway
    You read it from the wrong side. It should be:
    ___ ___ ___
    __________

    But what does it meen? Basically it just illustrates what happens if you get an electric shock. The first line really is a morse code and meens "s", the start of sos. The flat line is exactly that a flatline, a heart flatline. It basicaly meens that you are dead.

    I hope that helps, it's a warning sign.

    Fredi
    A plausible explanation if ever there was one, I'll never look at lines the same way again..

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    open circuit, closed circuit.

    I believe the manual also might have that information.

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    all very good guesses...but the truth is it stands for Direct current, DC
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    no you're all wrong, its clue to the magic password, if you write the right combination of letters your power supply can generate its own electricity with its built in perpetual motion generator

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    Look, lets get this over with right now.

    It means 'cold fusion-compatible'.

    There. Everyone happy?

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    Originally posted by Subway
    You read it from the wrong side. It should be:
    ___ ___ ___
    __________

    But what does it meen? Basically it just illustrates what happens if you get an electric shock. The first line really is a morse code and meens "s", the start of sos. The flat line is exactly that a flatline, a heart flatline. It basicaly meens that you are dead.

    I hope that helps, it's a warning sign.

    Fredi
    Hate to sound a pevish know-it-all, but in morse it's 3 dots for an "S" and 3 Dashes for an "O".

    The sign denotes Electricity plus + minus, it's normally used to denote DC electricity.(by the way, this is'nt the know-it-all bit, years since I studied Electrical theory, well 2 at least)
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    Originally posted by Subway
    You read it from the wrong side. It should be:
    ___ ___ ___
    __________

    But what does it meen? Basically it just illustrates what happens if you get an electric shock. The first line really is a morse code and meens "s", the start of sos. The flat line is exactly that a flatline, a heart flatline. It basicaly meens that you are dead.

    I hope that helps, it's a warning sign.

    Fredi
    Hate to sound a pevish know-it-all, but in morse it's 3 dots fos an "S" and 3 Dashes for an "O".

    The sign denotes Electricity plus + minus, it's normally used to denote DC electricity.(bye the way, this is'nt the know-it-all bit, years since I studied Electrical theory, well 2 at least)
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    Originally posted by Archimage
    Hate to sound a pevish know-it-all, but in morse it's 3 dots fos an "S" and 3 Dashes for an "O".

    The sign denotes Electricity plus + minus, it's normally used to denote DC electricity.(bye the way, this is'nt the know-it-all bit, years since I studied Electrical theory, well 2 at least)
    Hate to repeat myself too!
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    Originally posted by Subway
    You read it from the wrong side. It should be:
    ___ ___ ___
    __________

    But what does it meen? Basically it just illustrates what happens if you get an electric shock. The first line really is a morse code and meens "s", the start of sos. The flat line is exactly that a flatline, a heart flatline. It basicaly meens that you are dead.

    I hope that helps, it's a warning sign.

    Fredi
    Hate to sound a pevish know-it-all, but in morse it's 3 dots for an "S" and 3 Dashes for an "O".

    The sign denotes Electricity plus + minus, it's normally used to denote DC electricity.(bye the way, this is'nt the know-it-all bit, years since I studied Electrical theory, well 2 at least)
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    Would someone put us out of our collective misery here

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