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Just Rankin’ Sh!t

Charge it to the game!

A partial view of a Duracell D battery in black & white against a background with the repeating text “Just Rankin’ Shit.”
A partial view of a Duracell D battery in black & white against a background with the repeating text “Just Rankin’ Shit.”
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Rechargeable appliances have largely replaced those that require batteries, but these old reliables have avoided obsolescence. Personal groomers, your wireless mouse, handheld kitchen gadgets, your kid’s toys, a wall clock, the damn TV remote — you’d best keep a few of these batteries around, lest you be AAssed-out when you need ’em.

Ever touch your tongue to the polarized nubs of one of these batteries for the sole purpose of adding some semblance of sensation to your otherwise numb existence? Just us? Oh. You could use them in smoke detectors, too, we guess.

Okay, Radio Raheem. Unless your nostalgic ass…

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