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Everyday I go to work and move around my cubical I get shocked. My laptop is a latitude 6430 which has an exposed metal frame and i get shocked daily. I literally have to be a ninja when I get up to do something or else i get shocked. Any ideas on how to reduce static shock?
    
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If you don't mind looking funny:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antistatic_wrist_strap

But otherwise...try to keep yourself grounded in a more inconspicuous manner? Or get rid of the floor mat?
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You have dry skin, moisturize it. The percentage of coverage you want to moisturize is entirely up to you thumb.gif.
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I've narrowed it down to the chair and my dress pants that' causing the static shock. All i have to do is stand up or sit down and I get shocked from my laptop. You guys think a leather chair will reduce static?
    
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Humidifier! 

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