Batteries or rechargeables?

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Batteries or rechargeables?

DreamWolf DreamWolf
Let's say you crave for two vibes, they have the same design and functions, but the stronger one uses batteries, while the rechargeable one is almost as strong but not as much...

This is for the "lovers of the force", so I expect to see your answers in that light...

Which would you choose then?
Answers (public voting - your screen name will appear in the results):
Stronger with the batteries
discreet dude , Bignuf , EndlessFrost , Ghost , nikkibear , blacklodge , PumpkinPasty , amie.snape , Gracie , Stagger13 , TexasFire , Gimme More , EvilHomer , sexygoddess , LavenderSkies , Highmaintenancegirl916 , Fun with Dick & Jane , Bluebird88 , Talena , Lolitalia , winterseve , poetprincess , kawigrl , GONE! , K101 , potstickers , Djiffy , petname
28  (74%)
Weaker rechargeable
KyotoAngel , OhMy! , Rin (aka Nire) , Cherrylane , wafflewendy , Love Perpetua , Zombirella , Shellz31 , Modern^Spank^Anthem , Mwar
10  (26%)
Total votes: 38
Poll is closed
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KyotoAngel KyotoAngel
I'd go with the rechargeable one, but that's a matter of personal preference since it always seems like the more environmentally friendly choice from my point of view.
I hate using regular batteries up and having to toss them, it seems so wasteful. @_@
01/10/2012
OhMy! OhMy!
Quote:
Originally posted by KyotoAngel
I'd go with the rechargeable one, but that's a matter of personal preference since it always seems like the more environmentally friendly choice from my point of view.
I hate using regular batteries up and having to toss them, it seems so ...
Agreed. We choose rechargeable whenever we can to avoid waste. Some toys only offer replaceable battery options, so we have to roll with it. Replaceable batteries can be more of a pain, however, to replace if they die in the middle of the action!
01/10/2012
discreet dude discreet dude
Quote:
Originally posted by OhMy!
Agreed. We choose rechargeable whenever we can to avoid waste. Some toys only offer replaceable battery options, so we have to roll with it. Replaceable batteries can be more of a pain, however, to replace if they die in the middle of the action!
I'm in the opposite camp. It's a lot easier to stick new batteries (I prefer the rechargeable Duracells) in a device for me rather than have wait for it to recharge, especially in the heat of the moment. Plus a lot of rechargeable things start to lose their maximum lifespan over time.
01/10/2012
Rin (aka Nire) Rin (aka Nire)
If it's only going to be a smidgen weaker, as in the scenario you present, I'll go with the rechargeable. I love a strong vibe, but not having to worry about batteries is a nice feature. Plus I've never used a vibe for a long enough period of time for the power to drain down, so worrying about "the heat of the moment" isn't usually an issue for me.
01/10/2012
Bignuf Bignuf
Quote:
Originally posted by DreamWolf
Let's say you crave for two vibes, they have the same design and functions, but the stronger one uses batteries, while the rechargeable one is almost as strong but not as much...

This is for the "lovers of the force", so I expect ...
I wish more high end toys gave a battery option. I cannot remember or don't know I will need them, and then have to charge them up for hours...only to find them dead a few days later at playtime. Sorry...I love HIGH END quality, but the plug in recharging feature is NO joy for me.
01/10/2012
Cherrylane Cherrylane
It just depends for me.

The only battery toy I've been into is the Little Chroma. All rechargable toys I've tried have been more than strong enough, so it's just not really a big concern for me I guess.
01/10/2012
Rin (aka Nire) Rin (aka Nire)
Quote:
Originally posted by Bignuf
I wish more high end toys gave a battery option. I cannot remember or don't know I will need them, and then have to charge them up for hours...only to find them dead a few days later at playtime. Sorry...I love HIGH END quality, but the plug in ...
I hear about this happening a lot, but my toys seem to hold a charge forever. For example, I didn't use my Alia for almost a month and it was still fine the other day. Wonder what makes the difference...
01/10/2012
PumpkinPasty PumpkinPasty
Batteries. It's sucks severely for something to suddenly stop charging while in use. Plus, I find that I have to replace things more that are rechargable than those that use batteries. But that's just me.
01/10/2012
DreamWolf DreamWolf
Quote:
Originally posted by KyotoAngel
I'd go with the rechargeable one, but that's a matter of personal preference since it always seems like the more environmentally friendly choice from my point of view.
I hate using regular batteries up and having to toss them, it seems so ...
Agreed...
01/11/2012
DreamWolf DreamWolf
Quote:
Originally posted by discreet dude
I'm in the opposite camp. It's a lot easier to stick new batteries (I prefer the rechargeable Duracells) in a device for me rather than have wait for it to recharge, especially in the heat of the moment. Plus a lot of rechargeable things ...
Good to know!!!

And on the charging time, I would rather have them already charged, not to mention if it is a toy you can't live without I would get another one!

For example I got to know that Hitachi can be run only for 20 minutes, then it has to rest for 30...
So, especially because it doesn't have such a horrid price, I very much think about getting another one to swap em!
01/11/2012
DreamWolf DreamWolf
Quote:
Originally posted by Bignuf
I wish more high end toys gave a battery option. I cannot remember or don't know I will need them, and then have to charge them up for hours...only to find them dead a few days later at playtime. Sorry...I love HIGH END quality, but the plug in ...
Same happens with me with the batteries...

I rather run my fave vibes for HOURS in a single use, so changing batteries happens more often than not having to worry about them...
01/11/2012
DreamWolf DreamWolf
Quote:
Originally posted by Cherrylane
It just depends for me.

The only battery toy I've been into is the Little Chroma. All rechargable toys I've tried have been more than strong enough, so it's just not really a big concern for me I guess.
May I ask (unless you have already expressed your opinion on it somewhere in reviews or the threads I opened about it, am just in a hurry to type now to look it up) how powerful you find Little Chroma on a 5 level scale?

If you have already did so just forget about it... ~lays ears blushy
01/11/2012
DreamWolf DreamWolf
Quote:
Originally posted by PumpkinPasty
Batteries. It's sucks severely for something to suddenly stop charging while in use. Plus, I find that I have to replace things more that are rechargable than those that use batteries. But that's just me.
I am so happy to find a second comment of this kind already, because I didn't know about such a (common) incident with rechargeables!

Thank you!
01/11/2012
TexasFire TexasFire
Stores like Home Depot have battery recycling programs...so I go batteries all the way!
01/11/2012
deltalima deltalima
Quote:
Originally posted by KyotoAngel
I'd go with the rechargeable one, but that's a matter of personal preference since it always seems like the more environmentally friendly choice from my point of view.
I hate using regular batteries up and having to toss them, it seems so ...
I agree. Unless you can get a rechargeable battery like Eneloop.
01/12/2012
sexygoddess sexygoddess
Stronger all the way!
01/12/2012
LavenderSkies LavenderSkies
Quote:
Originally posted by DreamWolf
Let's say you crave for two vibes, they have the same design and functions, but the stronger one uses batteries, while the rechargeable one is almost as strong but not as much...

This is for the "lovers of the force", so I expect ...
Stronger w/ batteries
01/12/2012
Highmaintenancegirl916 Highmaintenancegirl916
batteries
01/12/2012
Love Perpetua Love Perpetua
I'd go with the rechargeable one. Batteries are a hassle and I don't think they are good for the environment.
01/13/2012
poetprincess poetprincess
Quote:
Originally posted by DreamWolf
Let's say you crave for two vibes, they have the same design and functions, but the stronger one uses batteries, while the rechargeable one is almost as strong but not as much...

This is for the "lovers of the force", so I expect ...
I use rechargeable for everything..
01/13/2012
Zombirella Zombirella
Quote:
Originally posted by DreamWolf
Let's say you crave for two vibes, they have the same design and functions, but the stronger one uses batteries, while the rechargeable one is almost as strong but not as much...

This is for the "lovers of the force", so I expect ...
Rechargeable because it pays off in the long run and most seem to be of better quality. I don't need earth quake power to get me over so I could settle for the slightly weaker toy.
01/13/2012
kawigrl kawigrl
batteries
01/13/2012
DreamWolf DreamWolf
Quote:
Originally posted by sexygoddess
Stronger all the way!
01/13/2012
Shellz31 Shellz31
Rechargeable for me! I doubt I'd notice the slight drop in power and I hate digging around for batteries, even though I only use rechargeables for them too.
01/13/2012
GONE! GONE!
I'd go for the stronger one because I can always get more batteries (Rechargeable batteries exist too.) but I can't make a weak vibe stronger.
01/13/2012
K101 K101
I'm so behind! Lol. I only have 1 rechargeable vibe and it's Freestyle which is incredible! But I can't really say which I find better since I only own one rechargeable. I would prefer no batteries, but the rechargeables are extremely high priced so really.... Ya know? It depends I guess. Now I ain't going to pay $100 if the damn thing won't get me off. Sorry, but I'll stick with batteries for that freaking price! Lol
01/13/2012
Modern^Spank^Anthem Modern^Spank^Anthem
I'm going to get a rechargeable
02/23/2012
Djiffy Djiffy
Stronger with batteries, but throw some rechargeable batteries in there. They don't cost much.
02/24/2012
Total posts: 29
Unique posters: 22