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Dept. of Gah.

Really, brain? Really????


....aaand I just found my power cord and adapter. In the backpack I had checked once, twice, thrice. Well, $114 Canadian later, I now have two adapters.  Oh, brain, you're so sleep-deprived. Oh, wallet, you're so much thinner.






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aililinnea
Apr. 26th, 2013 11:19 pm (UTC)
Doesn't it always go that way?

Have a good trip home, and I'm glad your visit is ending on a hopeful note.
kaffyr
Apr. 27th, 2013 06:00 pm (UTC)
Doesn't it always go that way?

Heh. Yep - although, as others have mentioned to me, the benefits of having a spare power cord are not to be sniffed at. (I think this will give me three in total; and since I'm a "plug it in" girl rather than a "work off the battery" one, I've decided to continue to be pleased at the purchase.

The trip ended up so much better than it could have, and I think the good wishes of everyone on my f'list helped. That's not just polite phraseology, it's the god's honest.
gerisullivan
Apr. 27th, 2013 03:01 am (UTC)
Arrrgh!

Your power cord and adapter wes clearly off partying in another dimension all those times you looked at it wasn't there.

FWIW, I find having 2 power cords with adapters for my laptop to be so useful, I always buy an extra. One lives in my computer backpack; the other stays at my desk. That way, I'm not constantly having to plug and unplug the one at my desk and I always have one whenever I take my computer anywhere. So while your budget and stress levels certainly could have done without the durned thing off partying when you were looking for it, I hope you'll find it a useful purchase.

(I lucked out with my most recent laptop; the appearance of the power connector is a tiny bit different, but the old ones work with it, so I already have two extras without having to buy even one. Win.
kaffyr
Apr. 27th, 2013 06:04 pm (UTC)
Your power cord and adapter wes clearly off partying in another dimension all those times you looked at it wasn't there.

I am in full agreement with you, because I pulled the backpack apart (which caused a great many curious glances in the Halifax library, I can tell you) three times. I wanted to be sure that I wasn't going to make an unneeded purchase. Physics be damned, the thing wasn't there when I looked!

And I have decided to consider it a useful purchase. Why bitch, when I can't do anything about it?*

* Which normally never stops me, but occasionally I have unexpected fits of common sense.
a_phoenixdragon
Apr. 27th, 2013 06:20 am (UTC)
*headdesk*

*hands*

*SQUISHES YOU*
kaffyr
Apr. 27th, 2013 06:06 pm (UTC)
I wish you could have heard me laughing at Mac's house when I looked into the backpack to extricate the new power cord - and found this one, plain as you please. And a good guffaw or two is good for the constitution. Heh.

*hugs*
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