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does anyone know anything about static shocks?

(10 Posts)
mufti Mon 03-Sep-07 15:01:27

i used to get them a lot in my youth , and have suddenly started getting them again
its getting a bit much, every time i go to get something off the supermarket shelf, press a lift button, or use pedestrian crossing.
i use my sleeve if i have one, or sometimes forget, and ooh, not nice.

lizziemun Mon 03-Sep-07 16:21:37

Are you wearing nylon knickers grin.



Sorry, that's not very useful.

mufti Mon 03-Sep-07 16:22:32

m & s ones

mosschops30 Mon 03-Sep-07 16:22:42

i had a massive one in boots today ...sparks and everything.

Do you wear CROCS? I find I get them more with Crocs

mufti Mon 03-Sep-07 16:23:15

definite no to that one smile

mufti Mon 03-Sep-07 16:23:48

sparks? eek

MaryAnnSingleton Mon 03-Sep-07 16:26:04

I often get them on the car door for some reason and I sm nylon and croc free

AttilaTheMeerkat Mon 03-Sep-07 17:25:31

This explains more about static electricity shocks:-

www.sciencemadesimple.com/static.html

popsycal Mon 03-Sep-07 17:28:39

I get them loads. Especially when I am pushing a buggy or touching DH's car door or in a local shopping centre....

TooTicky Mon 03-Sep-07 17:39:33

I get them a lot too, especially in warm weather.

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