Someone didn't listen to Homer:
Submitter ariled says their kitchen scale's button cell ran out of power and they didn't have another one. Luckily they had two AA batteries, some wire, and duct tape.
It falls a bit short in the "stealth" department, but you can't have your cake and eat it too, so shut up.
Meh, fixes like this are a dime a dozen.
I don't know if I'm upset or happy that my father never did this for me. ~Not-So-Handy Andy