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#63755 - 03/25/06 05:52 AM English instructions?!
pauluk Offline

Registered: 08/11/01
Posts: 7693
Loc: Norfolk, England
Some folks I know just bought one of those little electric Kiddy Cars for their young son. These four pages are the entire assembly and operating instructions. Needless to say, it was not made in England!

Good luck! (You'll need it.....)

Kiddy Car instructions, #1

Kiddy Car instructions, #2

Kiddy Car instructions, #3

Kiddy Car instructions, #4

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#63756 - 03/25/06 06:14 AM Re: English instructions?!
electure Offline


Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 4226
Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
Paul, this makes my brain hurt

This must be the same feeling that a DIY'er has when he/she opens a copy of a Code book.

#63757 - 03/25/06 07:16 AM Re: English instructions?!
Roger Offline

Registered: 05/18/02
Posts: 1779
Loc: N.C.

Good thing there are a few pictures.


#63758 - 03/25/06 07:53 AM Re: English instructions?!
Tiger Offline

Registered: 05/04/05
Posts: 714
Loc: Crystal Lake, IL USA
Maybe the translator should consider another career.


#63759 - 03/25/06 07:58 AM Re: English instructions?!
e57 Offline

Registered: 05/27/03
Posts: 2837
Loc: S.F.,CA USA
Looks like they were written by the same people who made those new VW ads... Vah Vol!

I thought I had problems with Italian light fixures. If they even come with any, I find it easier to read them in an accent of thier native land.... Cio.
Mark Heller
"Well - I oughta....." -Jackie Gleason

#63760 - 03/25/06 08:22 AM Re: English instructions?!
mamills Offline

Registered: 11/30/01
Posts: 739
Loc: Wharton, Texas, USA
It would be interesting to see what this translator could do to a set of stereo installation instructions:

"endeavor to attempt that the red rightness is red and the black rightness is black, unless without you will risk crossing with electrical circuit shortness of it."


Mike (mamills)

#63761 - 03/25/06 10:00 AM Re: English instructions?!
SolarPowered Offline

Registered: 07/05/04
Posts: 615
Loc: Palo Alto, CA, USA
It sounds like they ran it through one of the on-line translation programs.

#63762 - 03/25/06 11:02 AM Re: English instructions?!
mxslick Offline

Registered: 10/24/04
Posts: 785
Loc: Atomic City, ID USA
ROFL!! I especially love , on the third page link, "Expel the breakdown" and "The insurance replaces silkily"!!!

Wow!! This would make for a good stand-up comedy routine!
Stupid should be painful.

#63763 - 03/25/06 11:12 AM Re: English instructions?!
Check Pilot Offline

Registered: 11/25/05
Posts: 145
Loc: Edmonton Alberta Canada
Stunning. Absolutely stunning!!!!!!!

Next time I run into a DIYer maybe I can write up some installation instructions like that and then disconnect the phone.

#63764 - 03/25/06 12:06 PM Re: English instructions?!
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Registered: 07/05/02
Posts: 8532
Loc: SI,New Zealand
Amazing Paul,
From the 2nd page under "Safety usage announcements":
"must be the direct in adult descend to use this car. Do not want to be in the street, highway,Pond,dangerous situation In etc."
And "cant flush the car with the water, can wipe with the cloth clean."

From these instructions, I wonder just how many of these cars were actually assembled correctly, if at all?.
Let's face it, these days if you're not young, you're old - Red Green grin

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