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# 143443 15-Apr-2014 10:28
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There seems to be a universal constant that a USB cable plug only fits on the third rotated try? undecided

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  # 1025440 15-Apr-2014 10:33
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yep it's a rule tongue-out




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  # 1025442 15-Apr-2014 10:37
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Applies x2 to micro usb

 
 
 
 


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  # 1025447 15-Apr-2014 10:48
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It's covered by Finagle's corollary to Murphy's Law - inanimate objects are out to get us.
A more correct term for this may be resistentialism or the acronym IPOIO (innate perversity of inanimate objects).


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  # 1025457 15-Apr-2014 11:09
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That's a well known phenomenon called the "USB Uncertainty Principle"

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  # 1025459 15-Apr-2014 11:12
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LOL!



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I also firmly believe that USB ports on the sides of TVs actually randomly change their orientation !

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  # 1025469 15-Apr-2014 11:26
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Rickles: I also firmly believe that USB ports on the sides of TVs actually randomly change their orientation !


So do the micro USB ports on tablets and Cellphones.




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  # 1025500 15-Apr-2014 12:04
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all the above also applies to hdmi plugs

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  # 1025529 15-Apr-2014 12:51
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ubergeeknz: That's a well known phenomenon called the "USB Uncertainty Principle"



I think you mean the "USB Plug Paradox"???

 

 

 

 

 

To clarify:

 

Heisenberg and Schrödinger get pulled over for speeding.

 

The cop asks Heisenberg "Do you know how fast you were going?"

 

Heisenberg replies, "No, but we know exactly where we are!"

 

The officer looks at him confused and says "you were going 108 miles per hour!"

 

Heisenberg throws his arms up and cries, "Great! Now we're lost!"

 

The officer walks back to the rear of the car and opens the boot.

 

"Hey" says the cop. "You have a dead cat in here!"

 

An angry Schrödinger replies "Well we do now."

 

 

 

 


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  # 1025934 16-Apr-2014 06:32
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I don't know why more micro plugs don't follow the Samsung pattern where the cable is offset as it enters the back of the plug.

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