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The silence of the racks is deafening, production gear has gone dark – so which wire do we cut?

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UPS plugged into itself

We received two RTC UPS'es (3kVa) which we need to set up with new equipment that was going to be shipped out to a remote site.

One UPS beeped to indicate that it was unplugged from the power, then a click and then silence as equipment stopped working.

Some doofus plugged the UPS back into itself, causing it to trip.

A quick Gibbs slap to the back of the head of the offender, a >clickety<>click< and an unplugging later everything was fine.

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