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     Wednesday, November 29 2006 @ 01:42 AM EST

    Back in episodes 9 and 10 of the podcast, we heard about the sonic screwdriver toy/pen from Character Options. Well, the latest incarnation now comes with 3 of the AG13/LR44 batteries and both of these designations of the batteries are listed in the instructions on the box. I guess the complaints about out of box experience from consumers and possibly reviewers here have had an effect on the toy's packaging.

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     Wednesday, November 29 2006 @ 01:05 PM EST


    Good news indeed. Kudos to Character Options for correcting their mistake of not including them in the first place.

    Thanks for the update, Taras.

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     Wednesday, November 29 2006 @ 01:13 PM EST
    I got my sonic screwdriver in May at the UNIT Party in Boston and it came with the batteries. Presuming that these were imported from the UK some time in advance, the change probably happened just after last Christmas (if not before).

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     Monday, December 04 2006 @ 08:42 AM EST
    The error had been in the description of what batteries it needed.

    The batteries are called both AG13 and LR44 but this wasn't made clear on the original packaging.

    Has anyone noticed that the screwdrivers have changed? They now have a cracked mottled exteria whilst the first lot were smooth plastic on the barrels.

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