This is a colletion of very interesting real warnings. Please read them and avoid the so (in)famous “I told you so”
Unknown Air Conditioner:
Caution: Avoid dropping air conditioners out of windows.
White-Westinghouse 1600 Blow Dryer:
Keep away from water
Unknown Japanese Food Processor:
Not to be used for anything else.
Rowenta Iron: Warning:
Never iron clothes on the body.
Unknown Vacuum Cleaner:
1. Do not use to pick up gasoline or flammable liquids
2. Do not use to pick up anything that is currently burning.
Life saving device:
This is NOT a life saving device!!!
Consumption of alcoholic beverages impairs your ability to drive a car or operate machinery, and may cause health problems.
Warning – Contents may be hot.
Contents under pressure. Cap may blow off causing eye or other serious injury. Point away from face and people, especially when opening.
Tesco Fruit Juice Carton:
On bottom side: “Keep Upright”.
Sainsburys Mineral Water:
Suitable for vegetarians.
Slush Puppy Cup:
(On the side of the cup) “This ice may be cold”
Coca Cola Bottle (Croatia):
Use only for drinks
Child-Sized Superman Costume:
Wearing of this garment does not enable you to fly.
It is not suitable for driving under conditions of poor light.
Keyboard not detected:
Press F1 to continue
Lucent Technologies Model 6210 Telephone:
The following is found on page 4 of the instruction book:
- To place or answer a call, lift the handset.
- To place a call, dial the desired number.
- To end the call, hang up the handset.
Another gem, also on Page 4:
- To put a call on Hold: Press “Hold”.
Yamaha Pro-Mix 01 Mixing Desk LCD Display:
Press STORE to store
Blockbuster Rental DVD:
Be kind – rewind.
Unknown Minidisc Player:
Best when used with MiniDisc recorders and players.
Various Desktop Computers:
(written on the screen) No screen detected
Hungry Jack Lite Syrup:
After a lengthly instruction on how to heat the bottle:
CAUTION: SYRUP BOTTLE MAY BE HOT.
You could be a winner! No purchase necessary. Details inside.
American Airlines Peanuts:
Instructions: open packet, eat nuts.
Mark and Spencer’s Bread Pudding:
Product will be hot after heating.
Tesco’s Tirimisu Desert:
Do not turn upside down (Printed on the bottom of the box).
Warning: This product contains nuts.
Nabisco Easy Cheese:
For best results, remove cap.
Swanson TV Dinners:
This product must be cooked before eating.
Dolly Madison Bakery Cherries:
Artificially Flavored Real Fruit
Instructions: Put on food
Jack’s Cheese Pizza:
Instructions: For proper food safety and quality, use the following directions: Do not eat pizza without cooking.
Domino Pire Cane Granulated Sugar:
Ring Pops – Made with Real Fruit Juice:
Warning: Do not reuse the bottle to store beverages.
Do not spray in eyes.
Dremel Electric Rotary Tool:
This product not intended for use as a dental drill.
Arm & Hammer Scoopable Cat Litter:
Safe to use around pets.
Unknown Hair Coloring:
Do not use as an ice cream topping.
Clairol Herbal Essences Maximum Hold Hairspray:
WARNING: Do not smoke until hair is dry.
CIBA Vision Pure Eyes:
Use before the expiration date
Demazin Infant Drops:
This formula may cause drowsiness, if affected do not operate heavy machinery or drive a vehicle.
Do not take if allergic to aspirin.
Unknown Birth Control Pills:
Do not use if you are pregnant, intend to become pregnant, or might be pregnant.
Interstate 10, Near Phoenix, AZ:
State Prison: Do Not Stop for Hitchhikers
Boyne Falls, Michigan, U.S. 131:
Do not pass while opposing traffic present.
Highway 26, Idaho Falls, Idaho:
Warning to tourists: don’t laugh at the natives.
Sheriff’s Dept., Warrden County, IN:
At entrance to jail a sign reads, “No weapons beyond this point”. Message is also written in brail underneath.
Unknown Road, Clemson, SC:
Caution water on road during rain.
McDonald’s Power Rangers Toy:
WARNING: This bag is not a toy.
Harry Potter Toy Broom:
This broom does not actually fly.
Unknown 500-piece puzzle:
Some assembly required.