the gap....might be large enough to not spark...but I wouldn't chance it. One little jostle and...... zzzt. The cable is fairly standard and easily available so I hope this is just a joke. Though being as old as it is, the DVD drive might not work anymore. PS3's, at least big fat A/B/E models, use big three slot PC style power cables. 4's/5's went back to the C7, though the PS5's is the polarized version.
I worked help desk part time for a few years. I'm pretty sure they hired me because of my height (I'm not tiny, but was certainly the shortest person in the department), as I would be put on all the calls that required going to (and then under) someone's desk and checking if the computer was plugged into the power/ethernet.How 90% of all IT support enquiries are solved in reality, and the way to do it: