While on charger my Droid will not remain off if I try to de-power. Normal?
A gun in the hand is better than a cop on the phone.
Only the Skilled Survive
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
Drill Sergeant Frick's Rules For Un-armed Combat.
1. Never be unarmed.
2. See Rule #1
USMC rule # 23 of gunfighting: Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.
...for fine print's sake, if you open your "Getting Started" booklet to the "Charge and Power On Your Device" section, there is a statement given. It says "Note: Your device is always on when being charged."
So, there we have it...