Sunday, September 18, 2011

Diabolical Genius

I have a small flashlight rubber-banded on the handlebars of my bicycle as a headlight. It's more for cars to be able to see me than to illuminate my way. (Also I think there's a law that says bicycles must have a headlight at night, but most don't.) I noticed that my "headlight" was a little dim last time, so I bought two new "C" cell coppertops to replace the batteries.
Turns out, that when you buy batteries, you get a free flashlight, just like in the picture above. Turns out the flashlight takes "D" cells, which I don't have, so I need batteries.

It's a big plot I tell ya! If I buy batteries, I'll get another flashlight and need two more batteries, if I buy more batteries, I'll get another light and need even more batteries and.....


Blogger Jill/Twipply Skwood said...

Oh that diabolical genius is the best kind, isn't it?!? :-)

September 18, 2011 10:20 AM  
Blogger Princess Jibi said...

so many of these products and services do that to you... I just hate it...

September 18, 2011 7:40 PM  
Blogger pilgrimscottage said...'s a plot all right. They know just what they're doing.

September 19, 2011 9:06 AM  
Blogger Bone said...

That's hilarious.

I also think my flashlight batteries tend to run down just before I have a need for my flashlight.

September 19, 2011 9:41 AM  

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