For the amusement and edification of the General Publick
Tip: if you ever think to yourself 'hey, I can save a bunch of money on international plug adapters by just buying one US to UK plug adapter, and plugging a US multi-socket extension cable into it!'...don't.
Well, if you're looking for a loud cracking noise, some exciting sparks, and a moderately-sized section of burnt carpet, go ahead. Otherwise...