How to tap off a receptacle

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    Given the way the outlet is installed, the "plug" seems reasonable, but they didn't "connect" the ground wire, which could create a hazardous situation.
     
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    Aw, c'mon -- I'll bet the ground is looped thru the tabs behind the plug.
     
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