Originally Posted by tima
Maybe, but doesn't the signal move much faster than the electrons?
My vote goes to some unexplained phenomena related to AC on the wire rather than consistently timed user hallucination. YMMV
The electrons don't go anywhere. They merely provide a path for the signal to follow.
Otherwise we'd be knee deep in electrons on a planetary scale and the Environuts would be trying to figure a way to separate you from your money to clean it up.