What are those hooks for on the MBP's charger?

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  1. macrumors regular

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    I've always wondered what they were for and couldn't figure it out on google.
     
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    to wrap its cord around
     
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    They clip onto your Mac notebook. Or you could think what you do with the same things on a vacuum cleaner with the cord...
     
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    They are designed to be used as a weapon, you flip them out and then you swing your power brick above your head to intimidate all of your enemies.
     
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    Too funny. Unfortunately if that were true, Apple would have made the power brick the size of an actual brick, like the Xbox 360 brick. This thing is more like a power coaster
     
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    no it's actually a fork
     
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    no, they're wings!
     
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    Shurikens!
     
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    Legs

    They are little legs, and when you are out, it pulls the cleverly designed magnet from your mac and wanders off to find any PC's to beat up
     
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    I think I have the answer!

    I think they're to hang onto things with. Like, say (for a random example) you were sat at the top of a tall chain link fence, and because of magsafe, the weight from the powerbox would make the chord fall out all the time, so the little legs can hook it onto the fence so it doesn't fall. Capiche?
     
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    :confused: How does that work?


    I've always wrapped the cable around it
     
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    cooling

    They are cooling fins, you have to flip them open to keep the charger from bursting into flames.
     
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    Until they grab hold of it and kick your ass:( lol
     
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    They're antennae to pick up extra-terrestrial signals from across the universe. You have no idea what apple is planning.
     
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    You watch too much Naruto :p
     
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    Hahahaha I used it as piercing but Im switching to weapon mode lol.
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    Interstella5555

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    I nail my to the wall and use it as a coat hanger, but that's just because I know what the true function is.
     
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    Gav2k

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    Op watch the classic film batteries not included!
     
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    zone23

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    I did not know that it even had those.. very nice...
     
  23. macrumors member

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    seriously
     
  24. macrumors newbie

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    my head says its a wrappy wire thing but my heart says its for hanging on random objects as to get more air ventilation.
    Though intimidating your enemies with it as a technologic flail is also possible.
     
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    The thread zombies are not intimidated
     

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