How to Substitute Battery Sizes in a SNAP

Out of AA batteries? Substitute them with AAA's instead!

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How to Substitute Battery Sizes in a SNAP
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Okay, I'm trying to put on a kids show for the frantic toddler but the remote is not working. I'm even trying the idiotic method of pressing the buttons harder!

Okay, I'm trying to put on a kids show for the frantic toddler but the remote is not working. I'm even trying the idiotic method of pressing the buttons harder!

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Surprise surprise...my teenager emptied the remote and stole the batteries for his XBOX headset.  I'll fix him later ;)  No AA's on hand.  Just AAA's.  What to do?

Surprise surprise...my teenager emptied the remote and stole the batteries for his XBOX headset. I'll fix him later ;) No AA's on hand. Just AAA's. What to do?

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I remembered seeing a trick on Pinterest. Let's see if it works.

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Install the incorrect size, but place a small ball of foil at the positive end of the batteries.

Install the incorrect size, but place a small ball of foil at the positive end of the batteries.

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Works!!  Happy toddler once again.

Works!! Happy toddler once again.

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