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#40404 07/19/04 05:32 PM
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The sort of result we get from today's liability culture.....

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#40405 07/19/04 07:50 PM
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Is that for real????? Or was that for a Monty Python or Bennie Hill Show?


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#40406 07/19/04 11:50 PM
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Two more goofy warnings

[Linked Image from 6l6.net]

[Linked Image from 6l6.net]

#40407 07/20/04 01:40 AM
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I understand that the second (orange) placard was inspired by an actual Darwin Award recipient. Somebody actually Darwined himself rocking a machine trying to get a free Coke.

#40408 07/20/04 03:14 PM
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We have lawyers to thank for this sort of nonsense.


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#40409 07/20/04 04:40 PM
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Is that for real?????

I think it's a PhotoShopped joke.

I'm not sure where it came from; just found it while browsing and saved it to my disk as it made me chuckle. [Linked Image]

"Bridge out" is a somewhat North American expression that you won't often hear in Britain, so I would guess this came from the U.S. or Canada. Either way, somebody has a pretty good handle on the way things are going, don't ya think?

#40410 07/20/04 06:31 PM
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Reminds me of the "warning" sign I saw in a lab once:

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WARNING

DO NOT LOOK INTO LASER WITH REMAINING EYE

#40411 07/20/04 08:10 PM
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[threadjack]

I saw this one posted by my old physics lab instructor back in college:


ILLITERATE?

PLEASE WRITE FOR FREE HELP


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#40412 07/20/04 09:51 PM
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This kind of thing spreads though.. I once saw a TV with a stern warning not to use it in a swimming pool.... I assume they meant swimming pool area? or knowing the darwin candidates... maybe not!

#40413 07/21/04 04:54 AM
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Chipmunk,

They may very well mean the pool itself!

The following has become an ECN classic:

[Linked Image from joetedesco.com]



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