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OK Duracell!

Found this on Reddit:

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I don’t know about other countries but I know that this is true in Mexico. Since in some places the water is so dirty, peoples teeth are stained brown by it. They will open up the battery and very carefly brush it on thier teeth to remove the stains. I’m guessing that’s one reason why this is printed on ther box…..
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This is actually a legitimate warning! In many places in Africa, particularly West African countries like Mali or Cote Ivoire many youth use car batteries and other batteries fluids as a means of achieving brilliant white teeth. They usually brush or apply with twigs every 6 months. Source: I’ve seen it first hand.
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Behind each sign and warning someone somewhere tried to do it.
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sick…

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Gives new meaning to cool white…

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Well, I believe someone somewhere had done it.

What’s the chemical that can whiten teeth in there? Just the alkali? If so, there are so many more alternatives wouldn’t there (e.g baking soda)?

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Africa…
where poverty and vanity meet..

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I like how the battery has been squeezed and rolled like a toothpaste tube too.

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Yeah, suggesting just what they warn you about….

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Something is awry. How is it that on Duracell 9 volt batteries the package doesn’t have a warning against Tongue Voltage Testing?? I have been doing that for years! Works well, i think?? H)

Seriously, toothpaste? Wow. I guess that is natures way of thinning the herd. I would never do something so dumb!! That is just plain stupid!

PS: How long is it safe to leave it on? :Sp

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Ricflair wrote:
Something is awry. How is it that on Duracell 9 volt batteries the package doesn’t have a warning against Tongue Voltage Testing?? I have been doing that for years! Works well, i think?? H)

Seriously, toothpaste? Wow. I guess that is natures way of thinning the herd. I would never do something so dumb!! That is just plain stupid!

PS: How long is it safe to leave it on? :Sp

Why would you use your tongue? Is that not why we have kids? Let them do it. Unfortunately mine only did it once so I had to have another one. Let me tell you a dmm is much cheaper!

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What happens if the stuff touches your gums?

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They noticed all the patients they electro shocked at the mental institute had the whitest teeth they'd ever seen.

   Results just got better when they started asking them to bite down on a duraloop.

 

 I like how the energizer bunny seems to be in on this. 

       καὶ τὸ φῶς ἐν τῇ σκοτίᾳ φαίνει καὶ ἡ σκοτία αὐτὸ οὐ κατέλαβεν

                            

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Boaz wrote:

 I like how the energizer bunny seems to be in on this.

It is the Duracell bunny, it was copied by Energizer about 15 years later.

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wow durabunny existed before i was even born http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duracell_Bunny

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blfdemigod wrote:

What happens if the stuff touches your gums?

That guy needs this helpful book-

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haha, thanks 8steve88, that first pic made me bust out laughing. reminds me so much of a hippo for some reason...

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is it really work?make the tooth looks more white? let me try it, since i have a lot of battery cells, woow :bigsmile:

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:bigsmile: Yes, post some photo then !
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after one week,i take some pic and show here,but who knows which brand battery will be better >)

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Bucketthead wrote:
Let me tell you a dmm is much cheaper!
Not in the long run. You can’t steal the Wealth from your DMM when it gets older.

As to “creative chemistry”…

From the Duracell MSDS:

Note the Bottom Line: “Damaged battery will release concentrated potassium hydroxide, which is caustic.” It is also, essentially, BLEACH, just like what you pour out of a bottle onto your clothes, just more expensive.

So much for hating poor brown people…

“There is no darkness but ignorance.”

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tastes terrible. :_(

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I think its mercury?

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I reckon that might get the blue from Mrs Marshes chalk…

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“Do not leave batteries in devices when not in use.”

That is what they are missing.

Why do I say this?

Because…

For the 12th time over the past 5 years, I’ve had Duracell batteries suffer leakage. LEAKAGE. Just by sitting in the device not doing anything. Remotes, flashlights, games, you name it. I just discovered a double AA Maglite that I’d forgotten about for a few years, in physically excellent shape, but when I went to open it the cap was stuck. I discovered why… because of battery leakage. AGAIN!!

I’m absolutely DONE with Duracell. I’ve never seen a company with so many incidents of leakage with ONE PERSON. I don’t do anything unusual at all. All of my Energizer and other batteries under exact same usage have not leaked at all. NOT ONE. This is completely UNACCEPTABLE.

So, I went to Amazon reviews and noticed a number of people having made similar complaints. I WROTE TO DURACELL… and you know how they replied? “We’re sorry you ran into battery issues. This is the first we’ve heard of it. Please enjoy these coupons for your next purchase.” I mean… WTF?

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trust me……… I have had dozens of energizers leak as well. all alkaline batteries leak. I only use them in disposable items or as a last resort.

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“Alkaleaks”… LOL!
I actually rejuvenate these from time to time with my Maximal Power FC999 clone charger; can save a few ¢¢¢.

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bladesmith3 wrote:
trust me……… I have had dozens of energizers leak as well. all alkaline batteries leak. I only use them in disposable items or as a last resort.

I’m surprised… because I’ve never ever seen an Energizer battery leak, over the 20+ years I’ve used them. Anytime I’ve had a leaky battery, the name on the battery is clearly marked DURACELL

Also, I thought maybe Duracell was having some manufacturing issues with a few batches, but I’ve had these leaks happen with batteries from 2002 all the way up to 2014. I haven’t purchased any more over the last few years, but stupidly left a few of them in some devices, figuring I’d just use ‘em up. They decided to “bite me” on the way out. Angry