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Old Jul 4, 2013, 1:02 PM   #11
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With respect, brian it may seem fairly obvious to you, and I noted the smilie in his post, but I was concerned that someone not conversant with this power thing would take DD at his word. I know the chances of that are slim, but a slim chance is not no chance, and that's what concerned me.
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I think what it does mean is that 'problems' will occur to somebody, someday

I have elderly parents with poor eyesight - they have chucked out rechargeables as they didn't recognise the differing colours or writing on them and replaced with ordinary batteries. With this happening so easily to educated and sensible people - however frail and with fine-eye detail failing, the answer is "yes" there will be problems sometime, somewhere

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As I mentioned before, I don't believe these cells are available here in the U.S., and with corporations fearful of class action lawsuits, I don't think they will be generally available. Probably, one could purchase them from the internet, but would have to be a deliberate purchase, knowing what the product is.

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As I mentioned before, I don't believe these cells are available here in the U.S., and with corporations fearful of class action lawsuits, I don't think they will be generally available. Probably, one could purchase them from the internet, but would have to be a deliberate purchase, knowing what the product is.

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Then you may not be properly protected from the results of your own actions, and actually have to think for yourself.

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It seemed fairly obvious that DonalDuc was making a joke. At least to me.
You're right! Only very very silly guys substitute a 1.2V cell with a 3.6V cell
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.... I don't believe these cells are available here in the U.S., and with corporations fearful of class action lawsuits, I don't think they will be generally available. .... brian
It has become a sad place where people refuse to accept 'government regulations' as becoming the "nanny-state", then also refuse to accept 'personal responsibility' so they then want to take legal action against someone else because of their private error &/or lack or responsibility with the matter in hand.

We in Aus are [sadly] following the US model of suing town councils for cracks in footpaths; shopping centres for doors closing; traffic lights that stop working so drivers ignore them at their peril - and pay the price

Then we get the lawyers advertising "we'll take it on & it's free if....." and so it leads to the point where personal stupidity is becoming rampant and personal responsibility is becoming a thing of the past ~ and it's all very sad.

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Here in Canada we dont have our government thinking for us, and we are still a free country. I remember when the USA was a free country... But that was before Obama.. Its a shame really, the US was a great country...
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With respect, brian it may seem fairly obvious to you, and I noted the smilie in his post, but I was concerned that someone not conversant with this power thing would take DD at his word. I know the chances of that are slim, but a slim chance is not no chance, and that's what concerned me.
Just over one year on, the 'slim chance' could have been a reality by the looks of this...........http://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/3550090

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