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To be irritated that DS1 has taken the last batteries I was saving for my rabbit?

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ParvatiTheWitch Tue 30-Jul-13 14:32:36

We spend a fortune on them and I noticed a few left and hey ho, I thought, "I get those later and dust off the old rabbit so DH and I can have some fun". DS1(10) is always popping to the drawer and helping himself to batteries for the x-box controller hmm.

Bloody hell, I can't even have a wank or bring the "third party" into relations now grin. I will have to get some more and hide them. We had thousands last week.

Beastofburden Tue 30-Jul-13 14:34:32

When ds1 goes to bed, nick the batteries out of his controller. As long as you put them back he is not going to know.

HeySoulSister Tue 30-Jul-13 14:34:41

Buy him one if those charge as he plays lead things! About a tenner in Argos?

trashcanjunkie Tue 30-Jul-13 14:35:20

pah ha ha ha ha ha! the bloody bastards, bad luck old gel!

StuntGirl Tue 30-Jul-13 14:36:23

Why don't you have a play and charge kit for the xbox? You're just throwing money away buying regular batteries for an xbox controller.

hellsbellsmelons Tue 30-Jul-13 14:38:33

What beastof said!

cathpip Tue 30-Jul-13 14:44:30

Take the batteries out when ds has gone to bed, that's just evil what he has donesmile!!

ParvatiTheWitch Tue 30-Jul-13 14:44:48

There won't be any charge left in them by the time I'm finished, phew!

SmiteYouWithThunderbolts Tue 30-Jul-13 15:19:03

Haha, I maintain the moment I knew I'm a dedicated mum was when I went to remove the batteries from my rabbit so the kids could have them for their Xbox controllers. That's love for you.

But yeah, buy a battery pack and charger lead for the controllers. Saved me a lot of frustration time replacing batteries!

PipkinsPal Tue 30-Jul-13 15:23:56

Get rechargeables or shake your hand whilst you are using your rabbit grin

Bowlersarm Tue 30-Jul-13 15:30:55

Ha ha, and you can't even tell him why you're annoyed.

ParvatiTheWitch Tue 30-Jul-13 15:52:50

He's had a sour faced "you need to save up to buy a recharger or buy batteries out of your own money". On the way to the park, I stopped at Waitrose to get money out and snuck in to get my own private stash while they were in the car.
I treated myself to Duracell Ultra powers, no less. 'Aint no mother fucker gonna get their hands on those.
I will have my revenge in a few years when Ds hits puberty. I'll be up and down the stairs knocking on his bedroom door like a copper's battering ram on a drug dealer's front door (to nick a phase of Marmalades) every few minutes on the flimsiest of pretexts. Wankus Interuptus anyone?

AKissIsNotAContract Tue 30-Jul-13 15:55:52

grin at Wankus Interuptus.

Why don't you upgrade your rabbit to a mains powered vibrator?

ParvatiTheWitch Tue 30-Jul-13 16:04:06

Perhaps I could have a petrol generator going in the en suite, phut phutting away.
Vroom vroom!
I must say, I haven't had
Much use out of the rabbit and I think DH spent a bit on it. I am slightly intimated by it, and I don't know why.

LittleprincessinGOLDrocks Tue 30-Jul-13 16:06:42

Get a rechargeable vibe! They are becoming more reasonably priced lately. Go on, treat yourself to an up grade grin

ClartyCarol Tue 30-Jul-13 16:08:52

Rabbits are a bit too wham, bam, thank you ma'am if you ask me.

babybearsmummy Tue 30-Jul-13 16:10:02

You have 2 options IMO:

1) Buy a battery recharger and rechargeable batteries

2) Hardwire you rabbit into the mains (just make sure the cable is long enough!)

Lots of luck!

Fifi2406 Tue 30-Jul-13 16:16:02

Hahahaha! Amazing thread grin

goodasitgets Tue 30-Jul-13 16:17:53

Rechargeable is the way forwards. Ann summers ultimate O wink or a Hitachi wand

ClartyCarol Tue 30-Jul-13 16:21:44

Hitachi has diversified into sex aids? shock

goodasitgets Tue 30-Jul-13 16:38:24

It's the main one, but lovehoney etc sell their own versions

Beastofburden Tue 30-Jul-13 17:40:42

Yes agree, why should ds get the rechargeable technology, let him have the batteries and you can invest in the latest gear.

Lol at knocking on his door but I don't think he will answer....

peachactiviaminge Tue 30-Jul-13 17:54:12

Charge and play packs for the 360 are reduced to £2.49 in Argos at the moment.

thebody Tue 30-Jul-13 18:51:46

you dirty old mare!!!

Just use the Xbox controller, they vibrate don't they?! grin

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