By x_udontknowme_x - United States
Today, while I was out of the office, I'd left my phone charging inside. My boss informed me that since I am clearly running up her electricity bill, it will be deducted out of my already nearly non existent paycheck. FML
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  ninjasaurous  |  0

If you find out how many watts per hour, you can use electricity calculators. One way I've done it was for school. You can use Microsoft Excel with the correct formula. *hint: every formula starts with a =* Then you can use a calculator to find out how many hours in a year, use the formula. Bada bing!

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  RedPillSucks  |  31

Shag vs Shank, that could be an embarrassing mistake.
boss: *so, did you shank that guy like I asked you?*
hitman:*shank? Damn, I was wondering why he was enjoying it so much*

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  ecfrost  |  4

No, but I know people who charge their phones elsewhere if they pay utilities. A friend of mine would bring his phone to lecture halls and use a plug meant for laptops, even if the phone was never turned "on", just to save a little on electricity.

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  ulicksam  |  0

21, sure looks like you're "dumbz". If you need a phone at work, they'll supply it. You don't need your personal phone at work. If you knew how to spell, you could get a job and realize that yourself. Idiot.

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  dunicha  |  20

@27 Actually, my husband does use his personal phone at work, and in exchange, they pay him a little more than they would have to cover the cell bill. Never say never.

By  scotts13  |  2

I'm not at all sure she can legally dock your pay for that. Fire you, perhaps, if there's something in employee policy about it... Before she comes up with a number, be prepared with some facts - power draw of the charger X time in use X her electric utility rate... I'll bet it comes out to less than a penny. Keep one or two in your pocket to hand her.

By  ideasrule  |  13

A charger uses maybe 5W, and almost 0W when not charging. Assuming it takes 2h to charge the phone, that's 0.01 kWh of energy, which costs about a tenth of a US cent.