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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1905 on: March 20, 2019, 03:18:30 pm »
Battery operated electronics that require the smallest Philips head screw driver in the world to unlock the battery compartment.  It's a fart machine, not some high priced gizmo electronics device.

I agree with the tiny screw thing (should be more of a "normal" sized screw), but the reason they added those screws is because button/coin cells (lithium batteries) are extremely dangerous to children, who were eating them and getting severe injuries.

https://www.poison.org/articles/button-batteries
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1906 on: March 20, 2019, 06:11:18 pm »
This was a 9 volt battery.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1907 on: March 21, 2019, 06:59:19 am »
This was a 9 volt battery.

They don't want kids eating those either! Especially batteries that have been in a fart machine.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1908 on: March 21, 2019, 08:30:52 am »
They don't want kids eating those either! Especially batteries that have been in a fart machine.

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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1909 on: March 21, 2019, 01:24:43 pm »
I would imagine 'passing' one of those could be an interesting event to listen to though..... what with all those corners and that one corrugated terminal. Shiver me timbers. Which remidns me of a 'monkey that will eat anything' joke that I cannot post here.

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They don't want kids eating those either! Especially batteries that have been in a fart machine.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1910 on: March 21, 2019, 03:09:24 pm »
This was a 9 volt battery.

Oh, well, that is truly annoying, then.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1911 on: March 21, 2019, 08:05:39 pm »
They don't want kids eating those either! Especially batteries that have been in a fart machine.


This brings to mind a story but it will have to wait for tomorrow morning.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1912 on: March 21, 2019, 09:49:48 pm »

This brings to mind a story but it will have to wait for tomorrow morning.

... so you can sober up and make sure you actually do wanna put the story out here in the public?  :rotflmao:

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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1913 on: March 22, 2019, 03:59:40 am »
Actually I was only slightly inebriated as usual but this isn't about me.  It's about my Mother in law.  She was in a local Virginia hospital in the southern part of the state in the rehab unit.  We went in one morning to see her and there was all kinds of activity around her.  When we inquired what was going on they said that she had swallowed a battery.  How do you know, we asked.  They had taken some sort of x-ray and it showed up on that.  Now bear in mind that this woman is in her 80s but had all her cognitive faculties intact.  We tried to tell them you need to take another x-ray and verify this because they wanted to do endoscopes on both ends and were going to go to all kinds of lengths to resolve the issue.  Thankfully the battery was found before those procedures were done as it was hidden in the covers on her bed.  Idiot technicians.  This is a hospital that ever since I can remember had the reputation that if you had anything more than a boo boo, you went somewhere else.


This, of course, made us crazy and quite annoyed.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1914 on: March 22, 2019, 06:48:58 am »
Thankfully the battery was found before those procedures were done as it was hidden in the covers on her bed.  Idiot technicians. 

Was it a hearing-aid battery?
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1915 on: March 22, 2019, 07:45:16 am »
They don't want kids eating those either! Especially batteries that have been in a fart machine.

I would imagine 'passing' one of those could be an interesting event to listen to though..... what with all those corners and that one corrugated terminal. Shiver me timbers. Which remidns me of a 'monkey that will eat anything' joke that I cannot post here.

Brian

I'm sure that all of us, at one time or another, have put the tip of our tongues on the terminals of a 9v battery in order to 'test' it. Um, right?   ???

Imagine the sensation one would experience from swallowing that battery...
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1916 on: March 23, 2019, 04:35:32 am »
Was it a hearing-aid battery?


No.  It was either a AAA or AA battery.


I'm sure that all of us, at one time or another, have put the tip of our tongues on the terminals of a 9v battery in order to 'test' it. Um, right?   ???

Imagine the sensation one would experience from swallowing that battery...


No, I've never done that but I have done things to electrical receptacles that I won't do again.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1917 on: March 23, 2019, 07:29:30 am »
I'm sure that all of us, at one time or another, have put the tip of our tongues on the terminals of a 9v battery in order to 'test' it. Um, right?   ???

Imagine the sensation one would experience from swallowing that battery...

No, I've never done that but I have done things to electrical receptacles that I won't do again.

Really? Never? Now's your chance for a new experience! Give 'er a go and report back.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1918 on: March 23, 2019, 07:47:51 am »
Right....I'm bored but not that bored.
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Re: What makes me crazy and annoyed..
« Reply #1919 on: March 23, 2019, 08:28:13 am »
My brother had a very early portable radio that had vacuum tubes in it. Ran on batteries but odd ones, both in voltage as well as size / shape. Anyway, one of them was 90 volts (to feed the plate of one or more tubes) and eventually, the radio would not work. So first off, check the batteries. Turns out the 90 volt battery was dead but according to him, when they are 'dead', they will still knock you down when you touch the terminals to your tongue. I guess it was 'dead' in that it would no longer drive tubes but not quite yet [zero volts] dead and hey, even at 1/2 output, that would be 45 volts, right?

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I'm sure that all of us, at one time or another, have put the tip of our tongues on the terminals of a 9v battery in order to 'test' it. Um, right?   ???

Imagine the sensation one would experience from swallowing that battery...
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