I might be really tired, but I can't stop laughing at this offbrand alkaleak :D

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I might be really tired, but I can't stop laughing at this offbrand alkaleak :D

Someone said it lasted 3 hours. In a remote!

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I thought these were hi-larious…

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It has green apples! How do you like them? LOL

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If it says “carbon” on it, it probably isn’t even an alkaline. That could also explain the abysmal capacity. IIRC, dry cells can leak, too, though.

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Yes, it’s likely zinc-carbon, and they’re guaranteed to leak after their short life.

Smile, you cannot kill them all.

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trying to knock off panasonic carbon zinc.
available 6/$1 at the dollar store.
probably meant for some 3rd world country where a pack of batteries is a whole days work!

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Refurbished, just for the purpose to let the 3rd world enjoy the same minor setback’s we do.

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