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English instructions?! #63755
03/25/06 09:52 AM
03/25/06 09:52 AM
pauluk  Offline OP
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,520
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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Re: English instructions?! #63756
03/25/06 10:14 AM
03/25/06 10:14 AM
electure  Offline

Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 4,265
Fullerton, CA USA
Paul, this makes my brain hurt [Linked Image]

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

Re: English instructions?! #63757
03/25/06 11:16 AM
03/25/06 11:16 AM
Roger  Offline
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 1,716
What?????????? [Linked Image]

Good thing there are a few pictures. [Linked Image]


Re: English instructions?! #63758
03/25/06 11:53 AM
03/25/06 11:53 AM
Tiger  Offline
Joined: May 2005
Posts: 706
Crystal Lake, IL USA
Maybe the translator should consider another career.


Re: English instructions?! #63759
03/25/06 11:58 AM
03/25/06 11:58 AM
e57  Offline
Joined: May 2003
Posts: 2,876
Looks like they were written by the same people who made those new VW ads... Vah Vol! [Linked Image]

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
Re: English instructions?! #63760
03/25/06 12:22 PM
03/25/06 12:22 PM
mamills  Offline
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 745
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."

Pardon...? [Linked Image]

Mike (mamills)

Re: English instructions?! #63761
03/25/06 02:00 PM
03/25/06 02:00 PM
SolarPowered  Offline
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 625
Palo Alto, CA, USA
It sounds like they ran it through one of the on-line translation programs.

Re: English instructions?! #63762
03/25/06 03:02 PM
03/25/06 03:02 PM
mxslick  Offline
Joined: Oct 2004
Posts: 803
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.
Re: English instructions?! #63763
03/25/06 03:12 PM
03/25/06 03:12 PM
Check Pilot  Offline
Joined: Nov 2005
Posts: 141
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.

Re: English instructions?! #63764
03/25/06 04:06 PM
03/25/06 04:06 PM
Trumpy  Online Happy

Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 8,236
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?. [Linked Image]

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