Stupid things my brain should really be retaining by now #372-don't put batteries in your pocket

In particularly, don’t put a fresh 9-volt battery in a pocket with loose change.:smack:

Ouchie!

Just wrap a piece of tape (any tape will do) around it so that it covers the contacts, and you shouldn’t have any problem. :wink:

Glad I’m not the only person to ever do that.

Been there. Done that. Won’t do it again.

Ditto.

It wouldn’t be so bad if I hadn’t already done it 2 or 3 times. I’m not sure why my brain cannot seem to retain the idea that this is a BAD THING to do.

Yep, I did it as well a couple years ago. I posted about it as well, I’m sure that thing is around here somewhere.

I remember that thread. I remarked about how the money was burning a hole in your pocket.

An amusing news story I read began like this:

“Never stuff a live lobster into your trousers” – a simple enough maxim, you may think, but…