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PJYelton
12-07-2002, 02:40 PM
I saw this the other day and started laughing, no doubt spurred on by all the stupid lawsuits we've been seeing lately...



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In case you needed further proof that the Human Race is doomed through stupidity, here are some actual label instructions on consumer products:

On a blanket from Taiwan - NOT TO BE USED AS PROTECTION FROM A TORNADO.

On a helmet mounted mirror used by US cyclists - REMEMBER, OBJECTS IN THE MIRROR ARE ACTUALLY BEHIND YOU.

On a Taiwanese shampoo - USE REPEATEDLY FOR SEVERE DAMAGE.

On the bottle-top of a (UK) flavoured milk drink - AFTER OPENING, KEEP UPRIGHT.

On a New Zealand insect spray - THIS PRODUCT NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS.

In a US guide to setting up a new computer - TO AVOID CONDENSATION FORMING, ALLOW THE BOXES TO WARM TO ROOM TEMPERATURE BEFORE OPENING. (Sensible, but the instruction was INSIDE the box.)

On a Japanese product used to relieve painful haemorrhoids LIE DOWN ON BED AND INSERT POSCOOL SLOWLY UP TO THE PROJECTED PORTION LIKE A SWORD-GUARD INTO ANAL DUCT. WHILE INSERTING POSCOOL FOR APPROXIMATELY 5 MINUTES, KEEP QUIET.

In some countries, on the bottom of Coke bottles - OPEN OTHER END.

On a packet of Sunmaid raisins - WHY NOT TRY TOSSING OVER YOUR FAVOURITE BREAKFAST CEREAL?

On a Sears hairdryer - DO NOT USE WHILE SLEEPING.

On a bag of Fritos - YOU COULD BE A WINNER! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. DETAILS INSIDE. (The shoplifter special!)

On a bar of Dial soap - DIRECTIONS - USE LIKE REGULAR SOAP. (And that would be how?)

On Tesco's Tiramisu dessert (printed on bottom of the box) - DO NOT TURN UPSIDE DOWN. (Too late! You lose!)

On Marks & Spencer Bread Pudding - PRODUCT WILL BE HOT AFTER HEATING. (Are you sure? Let's experiment.)

On a Korean kitchen knife - WARNING KEEP OUT OF CHILDREN. (Who are they to tell me what to do with my kids?)

On a string of Chinese-made Christmas lights - FOR INDOOR OR OUTDOOR USE ONLY. (As opposed to use in outer space?)

On a Japanese food processor - NOT TO BE USED FOR THE OTHER USE. (Now I'm curious.)

On Sainsbury's peanuts - WARNING - CONTAINS NUTS. (OK...)

On an American Airlines packet of nuts - INSTRUCTIONS - OPEN PACKET, EAT NUTS. (I'm glad they cleared that up.)

On a Swedish chainsaw - DO NOT ATTEMPT TO STOP CHAIN WITH YOUR HANDS OR GENITALS. (What kind of consumer phone-call led to this warning?)

On a child's superman costume - WEARING OF THIS GARMENT DOES NOT ENABLE YOU TO FLY. (That's right, destroy a universal childhood fantasy!)

On some frozen dinners - SERVING SUGGESTION: DEFROST.

On packaging for a Rowenta iron - DO NOT IRON CLOTHES ON BODY.

On Boot's "Children's" cough medicine - DO NOT DRIVE CAR OR OPERATE MACHINERY. (We could do a lot to reduce the rate of construction accidents if we could just get those 5-year-olds with head-colds off those forklifts.)

On Nytol Sleep Aid: "Warning: May cause drowsiness." (One would hope.)

MethodMan
12-07-2002, 04:21 PM
Originally posted by PJYelton
I saw this the other day and started laughing, no doubt spurred on by all the stupid lawsuits we've been seeing lately...

LMAO

Ive seen similar ones, but before I see the label, Im going to be skeptical about some of those.

[ I just figured out, if you highlight the text from someones post, and then click on quote, it will just quote that section. Cool ]

Shadow12345
12-07-2002, 04:51 PM
Originally posted by MethodMan
LMAO

Ive seen similar ones, but before I see the label, Im going to be skeptical about some of those.

[ I just figured out, if you highlight the text from someones post, and then click on quote, it will just quote that section. Cool ]

holy crap you're right *bows*

MethodMan
12-07-2002, 05:24 PM
WTF, It didnt do what I thought it would, It didnt quote what I want I just realized that now.

I wanted to quote the chainsaw thing, I guess it wont quote text that is in the quote tags.