Great idea -Bed side table power plug

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Every now and then I find something that really improves a problem at our Inns. Most of my power outlets are behind furniture so guests have a hard time plugging in their phone chargers.  I just bought 8 of these clocks from Wal Mart. The alarm clock has 2 power outlets and a usb charging port. They run about $24.00.  No radio but they do have a Alarm Battery Backup.  After 2 nights of use, I had 2 guests tell me they were handy and wanted to know where I got them.

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Thanks for sharing. I think it is nifty, but could almost guarantee it wouldn't hold up.

Would be good for a person to bring along for travel though. When I was at my grandmother's I had to UNPLUG the alarm clock AND the lamp to use it for a charger, and used every other outlet in the room. I wish I had that with me! laugh

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JB, why do you think it would not hold up?

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Silverspoon wrote:
JB, why do you think it would not hold up?

Just thinking about what people do. Someone would plug a hair dryer or a hot iron into it and yank it around. With it being on a cord itself, vs a wall socket that is screwed into the wall/a the plate cover.

DH thinks it would hold up. 

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Thanks!  I have one bedroom that could use this...it would be the perfect solution to all the cords!

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Thank you!

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I have surge protector power strips at the sides of all my beds plus a triple outlet with 2 usb ports in outlets near the nightstand or  a dresser in each room. I also have "universal" chargers for usb in each room. Had an extra iPhone charger, but it appears to have gotten mixed in with a guest's belongings.

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