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    My computer is possessed!! well ... the speakers at least. i set it up in my hotel room last week so i could do a few things on it and listen to my music i had. but the oddest thing has happened ... when my speakers are on, i hear a radio station coming through slightly through the speakers. and when i turn the speakers off the station turns off. its weird as heck ... but mainly im ticked cause it makes me mp3's play all funny like and weird warbled. i hope its not permanent.
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    oh and yea ... the hotel went retarded on me and has blocked me from dialing out of my room so i can't use their phone lines for the internet. thats just extremely rude and inconsiderate.
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    Thats crap! How can they refuse you that? Have you talked to the manager there?


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    she was the one who told me about it. said something about it being a safety risk in case they needed to call my room to warn me of a fire of something.

    jerks. last time i ever stay at this hotel ... when i leave of course.
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    Tell them that you will sign a contract or something that doesnt hold them responsible if a there is a fire, or what other lame excuse they come up with :P

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    are you using external speakers? its probaly picking up interference from a radio nearby. my guitar amp does the same and it also picks up washing machines, drills and loads of other stuff. its from a wire not being insulated enough... it will go away when the person stops using the raido.

    either that or you had a radio going and you didn't notice ^_^
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    Quote Originally Posted by mad_red_hatter
    its from a wire not being insulated enough
    More from not being shielded enough from other strong electrical signals in the air.
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    yea they are external speakers, nice speakers too ... that could be it. i wonder if i moved the comp would it still do that. i kind of think its pretty cool now. but still an annoyance none the less.
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    this guy from my schools hearing aid picked up the radio FM aswell

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    LOL. that reminds me of times on tv when they try to show some guy listening to a NFL game while at church by using an earpiece. that'd be a little too much for me though.
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