Warnings For Dummies
These product warnings and easy instructions seem so silly that you have to be really dumb and stupid to need them. But the companies claim that they have enough evidences and anecdotes of dummies and fools to validate these precautions taken by them. Whatever be the case, they are fun to read:
- 7 Up, Canada Dry Club Soda and Ballatore Gran Spumante Champagne warn their users that the contents of their product are under pressure and the cap of the bottles may blow off causing eye or other serious injury. Thus, they should be pointed away from face and people, especially when opening.
- An air-conditioner had a caution printed on it stating that 'Avoid dropping air conditioners out of windows'.An instruction on a blow dryer stated that users were warned not to use it while sleeping. In fact, White-Westinghouse 1600 Blow Dryer warns the users to keep it away from water
- Child-sized Superman and Batman costumes had 'Wearing of this garment does not enable you to fly' printed on them.
- Have you ever noticed what's printed on the bottom of the Tesco Fruit Juice Carton? It is written 'Keep Upright'.
- Japanese Food Processor expressly states that it is not to be used for anything else.
- Rowenta Iron wisely warns you against ironing your clothes while wearing them.
- Silk Soy Milk advises their customers to shake well before use and buy it often too.
- The real gem is what we can see while setting up a computer. If keyboard is not detected, it asks you to press F1 for help or press any key to continue.