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    USB plugs...I ALWAYS get them the wrong way up

    50/50 chance...yeah right

    Anyone else ALWAYS get then in upside down?

    Makes me MAD :angry fuming icon yet to be devised:
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    Just look for the label on the top side... I never get 'em the wrong way up!

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    Use firewire

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    i get them upside down too, but my sisters are even worse. They force them in even if there upside down, :|
    so nearly all there usb sockets are broken.... i don't know
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    some of my USB has no label....

    my USB HDD and my joystick....

    drives me MAD
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    Put labels on yourself then...

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    Cant beat front usb ports

    ...unless you have front usb2.0 ports or firewire

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    all usb connectors should have that little squigly wire picture on the top side of them..
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    FORCE THEM

    they WILL fit muhahahahaha

    aw..it doesn't work now...

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    gotta say I allways get em the wrong way round.

    I am sure the ports flip when ya not looking...
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    never mind the usb flip - what about the ps2 twist? you have to turn that round like 3 or 4 times before it goes in!
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    this is why old skool is best - cant go wrong with good ol' DB9/15/25 ports.. you can put them in with yer eyes closed.. just have to work out which side is smaller....
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    Quote Originally Posted by funnelhead
    never mind the usb flip - what about the ps2 twist? you have to turn that round like 3 or 4 times before it goes in!
    pain in the @rse that

    little gits those ps2 plugs/ports

    why cant verything be as simple as a network plug

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    PS/2, USB, Firewire... it's all a pain.

    Why can't everyone use phono or something? Can't go wrong with phono....

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    can you imagine trying to put 25 poles on a phono plug? it'd be mad.. you'd have to have 13 different plugs.. i imagine putting that in would take a damn site longer than simply flipping yer parallel cable in..

    could do 4 pole 3.5mm jack for usb thou.. that'd work nicely..
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    Why can't they use Phono? Probably because everything isn't serial yet, even USB ports got four connections. Me too, I always get them upside down. And I can never get the foil off the top of the coffee jar in one go And another thing...

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