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Get to my seat and try to turn on my headphones. Turns out they're dead. Gonna be a long flight

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I feel your pain. My power brick is dead

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OP ain’t looking for advice. OP is looking for us to pour one out for a fellow homie on a long flight

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Always have cheap analog headphones as well!

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Mine still work without power, just gonna be a long 5.5 hours

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Maybe we should provide more unhelpful advice to op?

If you can charge from USB, plug into laptop. One of the USB ports is always hot, even when laptop not on

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