Perhaps the most successful marketing mind trick ever was when we were convinced alkaline batteries weren't the basic ones.
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Try some extra high duty ones, the zinc carbon.
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Took my so many years to learn that 'Heavy Duty' meant 'The crappiest kind'. :(

3:02 AM ยท Sep 14, 2021

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They're called that because they used to be the second crappiest kind (they're carbon zinc with zinc chloride instead of the typically ammonium chloride of common dry cells, which you *never* see anymore)
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