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#3453497 - 08/12/14 12:57 PM Warning labels
OneEyeJack Offline


Registered: 09/14/10
Posts: 1260
Loc: California
I guess if you are warned about something, someone else has already tried it.

Here is the warning label on a Halloween costume I saw while shopping with my granddaughter last year.

"Wearing of this garment does not enable you to fly."

Have you come across a warning label that makes you smile?

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#3453508 - 08/12/14 01:04 PM Re: Warning labels [Re: OneEyeJack]
leeharvey418 Offline


Registered: 08/05/11
Posts: 561
Loc: Southeast Michigan
At my old job we had a Mazak flatbed laser cutting center, with warning labels written in Japanese and (badly) translated. They were good for a cheap laugh.

I can tell you one that just infuriates me - the warning on a coffee cup that the contents may be hot.
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#3453522 - 08/12/14 01:11 PM Re: Warning labels [Re: OneEyeJack]
MolaKule Offline


Registered: 06/05/02
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Loc: Midwest
"The State of California, using the unscientific Precautionary Principle, has determined that every substance on Earth has the potential to cause cancer."

This is roughly translated of course! grin2
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#3453524 - 08/12/14 01:13 PM Re: Warning labels [Re: OneEyeJack]
Barkleymut Offline


Registered: 01/27/04
Posts: 2432
Loc: Richmond, VA
I swear I saw one a long time ago that said not to put a cat into the microwave...ive been meaning to google that one

after looking I found this site :p. Enjoy http://www.rinkworks.com/said/warnings.shtml


Edited by Barkleymut (08/12/14 01:18 PM)
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#3453530 - 08/12/14 01:18 PM Re: Warning labels [Re: OneEyeJack]
NHGUY Offline


Registered: 10/09/11
Posts: 3342
Loc: USA
Plastic 5 gallon pails of motor oil have warning symbols on them of a small kid folded up at the waist going headfirst into an empty bucket. Remember people,never remove the lid off a 5 gallon pail of oil,kids could go for a tumble.

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#3453545 - 08/12/14 01:29 PM Re: Warning labels [Re: Barkleymut]
leeharvey418 Offline


Registered: 08/05/11
Posts: 561
Loc: Southeast Michigan
Originally Posted By: Barkleymut
I swear I saw one a long time ago that said not to put a cat into the microwave...ive been meaning to google that one

Warning: Do not shut your cat in a box with a vial of cyanide, a vial smasher hooked up to a Geiger counter, and an unstable atomic nucleus
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#3453546 - 08/12/14 01:30 PM Re: Warning labels [Re: OneEyeJack]
Dave Sherman Offline


Registered: 01/03/06
Posts: 695
Loc: Ohio
I think my favorite is the one on hair dryers that says not to use while showering.
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#3453563 - 08/12/14 01:43 PM Re: Warning labels [Re: Dave Sherman]
Miller88 Offline


Registered: 04/09/08
Posts: 6574
Loc: Onondaga County
Originally Posted By: Dave Sherman
I think my favorite is the one on hair dryers that says not to use while showering.


That one I believe
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#3453573 - 08/12/14 01:50 PM Re: Warning labels [Re: Miller88]
leeharvey418 Offline


Registered: 08/05/11
Posts: 561
Loc: Southeast Michigan
Originally Posted By: Miller88
Originally Posted By: Dave Sherman
I think my favorite is the one on hair dryers that says not to use while showering.


That one I believe

I also believe that using a blow dryer in the shower would be bad.
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#3453594 - 08/12/14 02:16 PM Re: Warning labels [Re: OneEyeJack]
Dave Sherman Offline


Registered: 01/03/06
Posts: 695
Loc: Ohio
Electrocution hazard aside, it's the fact that somebody would be trying to dry their hair while showering that seems funny. I'm sure somebody attempted it, otherwise hair dryers wouldn't have that warning label and attached GFCI.
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#3453607 - 08/12/14 02:25 PM Re: Warning labels [Re: leeharvey418]
eljefino Offline


Registered: 06/15/03
Posts: 23983
Loc: ME
Originally Posted By: leeharvey418
Originally Posted By: Barkleymut
I swear I saw one a long time ago that said not to put a cat into the microwave...ive been meaning to google that one

Warning: Do not shut your cat in a box with a vial of cyanide, a vial smasher hooked up to a Geiger counter, and an unstable atomic nucleus


It's been done... maybe. wink

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#3453616 - 08/12/14 02:32 PM Re: Warning labels [Re: OneEyeJack]
Donald Offline


Registered: 03/21/04
Posts: 13495
Loc: Upstate NY
But there are idiots out there. People have used push lawn mowers to cut hedges and gotten hurt. Then they sue the manufacturer for not mentioning that as a restriction.
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#3453642 - 08/12/14 03:11 PM Re: Warning labels [Re: OneEyeJack]
expat Offline


Registered: 05/12/09
Posts: 3798
Loc: Canada
We have a rather large massage tool called a Thumper, I bought it at a time I was suffering muscular back pain.

It has a warning : Not to be used on testicles.

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#3453667 - 08/12/14 03:36 PM Re: Warning labels [Re: expat]
simple_gifts Offline


Registered: 07/26/04
Posts: 8941
Loc: Middlesex County CT
Originally Posted By: expat
We have a rather large massage tool called a Thumper, I bought it at a time I was suffering muscular back pain.

It has a warning : Not to be used on testicles.


This should be on tubes of BenGay also.
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#3453707 - 08/12/14 04:19 PM Re: Warning labels [Re: expat]
eljefino Offline


Registered: 06/15/03
Posts: 23983
Loc: ME
Originally Posted By: expat
We have a rather large massage tool called a Thumper, I bought it at a time I was suffering muscular back pain.

It has a warning : Not to be used on testicles.




o_O

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