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Better stop drinking those hand sanitzing gels!

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Jay H, Feb 1, 2007.

  1. Jay H

    Jay H Well-Known Member

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    Maybe they got the idea from The Office.
     
  3. Greg_S_H

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    "A person dumb enough to drink Minwax, bleach and paint thinners, or drive with a sun screen in place, is probably also too dumb to read. In that case, warning labels are a waste." -- Walter Williams

    Maybe we ought to change the name from "alcohol," so these people won't be stupid enough to drink wood alcohol, rubbing alcohol, etc. For the latter, I propose "Rubbing Holy Shit, You Do NOT Want To Drink This!"
     
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    I'd prefer not to protect the dumb people any more than we already are. We have enough of them as it is.
     
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    Yes, change the name to Rubbing Tasty Drink.

    I just puked up a bunch of ethanol after reading this.
     
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    You know, the whole idea of Escape From New York is sounding better and better every day. Let's just take a state and build a wall around it and dump idiots in it.

    - Colton
     
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    I know this should go in the commercials thread, but there's a new car commercial where they show cars driving on buildings. There is a disclaimer that says something like "Obvioulsy this is fantasy. Cars can't drive on buildings" [​IMG]

    Come on! I want people to try and do this! I want some moron to drive off the roof of a parking garage, thinking his car can scale the walls!!! [​IMG]
     
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    I remember reading a short story where the lead character hired his illiterate and very hard drinking enemy to transport a barrel of "alcohol" somewhere, not telling him that it was wood alcohol. Good concept, but I can't remember the name of the story or the author.
     
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    Sam Malone (to delivery guy): Damn it, I didn't say I wanted Sorghum...I said I wanted some more gum!!!
     
  10. Todd H

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    Geez, we are totally destroying the process of natural selection. [​IMG]
     
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    Unfortunately, I think the real problem is that we destroyed the process a few generations back.[​IMG]
     
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    Mike Judge was right!
     
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    Toooooooooooooo laaaaaaaaaaaaaate
     
  15. Linda Thompson

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    Idiots are one thing, but children get ahold of this stuff too. Labels wouldn't help to warn THEM, but at least a clearer warning might help to make adults more aware of an easily-overlooked danger, so that they might be more encouraged to keep the products out of reach or have them so that they're only usable with adult supervision. (And, as a health care worker myself, I do indeed encourage their use. We use them at work, and I have them all over my house...but there are rarely any children in my house, and never any without direct supervision.)

    From snopes:

    http://www.snopes.com/medical/toxins/sanitizer.asp

    According to the above item, the taste of Purell is "akin to a slightly flowery version of vodka." I can definitely imagine that attracting some desparate adults as well.
     
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    Kids like chocolate, they also make high tech candy (like plastic cell phones with candy inside), so should my Chocolat DVD have a warning label?? Won't kids eat the DVD, thinking it's chocolate?

    Or does the Darwin rule not apply to kids? [​IMG]
     

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