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This FML is fake. Wearing Uggs would not cause you to be shocked everytime you touch metal even if the floor is carpeted in 4" thick wool and there's a hurricane going on outside.

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@21, I don't see how her wearing boots to work is a big deal. It all depends on where you work. I know people that are able to wear flip-flops and jean shorts to work. It all depends on the type of business. OP, that sucks, but next time you might want to keep this in mind before you get dressed for work. FYL, no, but FYourDay? Sure. FYourDay, OP! :)

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^^ I am guessing you have never had a girlfriend or did at one point but by the name of Bob, since you need to insult the Op by saying shit like that

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ha I thought the outside of a computer isn't metal? (; u only touch the keyboard or mouse/trackpad. and I kno most keyboards are plastic. lol unless if it is one of those touchscreen computers but then ur touching glass :p

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are you all retarded? sure the outside of a computer is plastic, but the inside it has all kind of metal in it. and a shock even as small as static electricity can wreak havoc on a computers systems.

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Back when I worked over the summer in computer repair I remember one day destroying a bit of RAM because I forgot to put a wrist strap on properly which was supposed to ground me... This would be a more legitimate FML if the OP destroyed whatever computer she was working on because of the static...

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good to know #94... I think I'll stick to non-conducting substances for that :-P plus most metal names I come up with just sound painful lol *The Ribbed Copper Conundrum for example...

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78 congratulations you win the award for dumbest comment I've ever read. I'm a computer engineer. Static electricity can completely break computer components. That being said... YDI for a) wearing those stupid things, b) not thinking of this ahead of time, and c) not wearing an anti static bracelet to make it a non-issue.

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Oh and I call BS on this being FML worthy. If you work someplace where you're taking apart computers a lot. your workstations will not be carpeted. That just does not happen. I have a cube but all hardware handling is done in a static controlled lab.

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KTBird- you're absolutely right except for one thing, in our company, sadly the IT guy lost his office and now does all his work out in the open... On carpeted floor... but you are by far the only one with any sense about it here ;-)

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155 yeah exactly. but uggs are retarded they are like the new converse (which all the girls wear, by the way). and this is soo fake cause 1)your uggs are rubber on the bottom 2)the fur is on the -inside- 3)computers are plastic on the outside 4)static electricity won't go through the plastic to the insides, it's not strong enough 5)and if you work at a computer all day, you wouldn't be walking and building more static unless you are retarded. big ydi for lying and sucking at it.

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Here is an announcement for you, 155: Snickerdoodles is still here, so there is no need for a new one, although I have to disagree. Snick, who knows that I love her, is more known for being a grammar nazi, whereas I have not corrected anyone's grammar. It's cute that you tried though. Next time just say that I am a bitch and that whatever I said was somehow offensive. That would make more sense. 'Kay? :)

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You dont have to wear gloves as long as you discharge on the frame first to balance the charge. I work on my computer alot, in a carpeted area, and have never had a problem as long as i do this first.

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are you just a moron, or a moron with a mac? because most computer cases are actually metal, only the front panel is made of plastic, except for some mini-ITX cses and macs.

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I'M ON A BOAT I'M ON A BOAT EVERYBODY LOOK AT ME 'CAUSE I'M SAILING ON A BOAT. I'M ON A BOAT I'M ON A BOAT TAKE A GOOD HARD LOOK AT THE MUTHAFUCKIN' BOAT! SHAWTAYEEE. SHAWTAYEEE. *ahem* Anyway, well said, Erikahhh.

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Although I agree, Uggs are not-so-fasionable in my opinion, OP can wear what she wants. It's her life, her style. She doesn't deserve it for wearing a certain brand, she derserves it for not thinking about the consequences of wearing said brand to work.

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#20- you obviously never had uggs because you would NOT wear them to a ski resort they would get ruined. And last time I checked it was still winter in some places. Also uggs are meant to keep ur feet warm not for going out in the snow.

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Tell that to the hundreds of university girls I see on my campus using them as winter boots....they look ridiculous. And I live in Canada so I'm not talking just a few cm of snow.

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haha I am hardly making a big deal, but yes they are stepping in snow, and evern worse the 3 or so inches of slush that our side-walks become in the the winter. Somehow I doubt their feet stay dry.

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Sorry, I didn't realise that only "pretty people" got to put their pictures up, and not doing so automatically makes them ugly? How about privacy? You are really taking offence to people dissing ugg boots. But seriously, they were called "uglies" but it was shortened to "Uggs" to sound better. And the name doesn't lie. Its just a stupid fad, stop taking it personally if people think that

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@160, actually they are Ugg Boots, that is the BRAND. People call them "Uggs," because it is easier than saying "Ugg Boots." I do not know where you heard that they were originally called "Uglies" but that is not a word, and they are lying. You might want to look that one up before you actually start shoving it down other people's throats as a fact. ._.

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Yes I realise thats the brand thank you. I mean before it was a brand and it was just a type of shoe people made, they were called uglies then when they made them into a brand, they shortened it to UGGS

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@ sun_kissed- N i didn't realize that realize was spelled with an "s". Yeah I guess ur right not ONLY pretty people put their picture up because look YOU put a picture up. Plus you should just shut up because obviously you DONT know the facts either!

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Oh wow, alright...so before a catfight starts out on facts/non facts ( I did happen to look up the history and found the same information on 5+ sites)- Yes-UGGS are a brand, but before that, Australians did just call them "Ugg" and it was indeed Australian slang for ugly. And really Kelsey? You're going to be childish (oh wait, you are a child) and attack people on their looks because they don't like UGGs? Not only that, but make it a lie? Because clearly Sun Kissed is beautiful-I mean look at those ears, that fur, those darling whiskers, plus the girl holding her looks pretty hot =P “Plus you should just shut up because obviously you DONT know the facts either!”-Good one And “realize” can be spelled as “realise”-In the U.S. we spell it "realize" while in the U.K. it is spelled "realise"

you deserve it 1: how do you forget that your office has carpet? and 2: uggs are the most disgusting looking things ive ever seen, other than crocs. and you probably thought they looked cute with your outfit too, didnt you?

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Crocs are terrible... especially on older men/women at the beach...I'll go for flip flops any day... especially On A Boat... but no thanks Crocs, I'll pass On the other hand, I think Uggs can look cute on a girl, especially with tight jeans and a furry little coat on a cold winter day sitting next to a nice warm fire... ehh a little too specific I suppose but you get the idea

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@D: LOL, thank you for the image. You just made me question my sexuality. Haha, no just kidding. :) But, you know what? I am not going to be fake about it, I own at least 2 pairs of Uggs. And what? I like them. I think that if you wear them with the right outfit, they ARE cute. I am not saying that they always look cute, because some girls just do not know how to wear them.. No offense. :) But, my point is that the OP does not deserve it for wearing a pair of shoes, you people need to stop hating.

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Ughhh we get those girls all the time at school-- and then you can see their cottagy-cheese thighs. But I think children under the age of 5 look cute in Crocs... and that's about it.

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Thanks for the nightmares... but if the girl is cute then she can definitely pull off an attractive look with Uggs (Then again most girls who are cute can pull off an attractive look with any amount of clothing on :-P ) Anyways, just wondering why there is so much hating on a pair of (supposedly) comfortable boots... Sure they are overpriced but heck, everything is overpriced these days and being jealous of what someone else might have isn't a reason for a YDI

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Kelsey- stop being such a shallow bitch and grow the fuck up already. Are you seriously getting that bloody defensive and attacking anyone that dares to disagree with you over a goddamned pair of shoes!?!? Are you fucking kidding me? Do you even realize how stupid and ridiculous you are? "OMG someone dared to insult my precious boots! How dare they! OMG I have to throw a tantrum and insult their spelling and call them ugly! That'll show them not to insult inanimate objects that I have unhealthy attachments to!" And no, nobody said YDI because they're jealous. Nobody sane would do that, for multiple reasons. They said YDI because OP is a dumbass and deserves it.

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