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When an electronic device inexplicably stops working and, after multiple and different attempts to get it to work again, i.e., unplugging, plugging back in, re-booting etc., it starts working again.

It had an electronic version of a hairball.
After resetting the DIP switches and software configurations, the jimsonator started working again. I guess that cleared the EHB (electronic hairball).
by Arcturan May 27, 2011