Anyone get Sick from smelling the Book Of The Dead DVD Case?

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by MaxY, Mar 6, 2002.

  1. MaxY

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    I noticed that in the thread about the smell of The Book Of the Dead that one other person seemed affected by it.

    She had the same symptoms I have.

    I found that upon opening the book and smelling it, I got a sore throat and headache and general ill feeling. I still have a sore throat this morning.

    So I am wondering how many if any others got the same reaction from it?

    Max
     
  2. Kai Zas

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    You smell a lawsuite, or what?
     
  3. MaxY

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    Sorry, I am not a litgious person.

    I was just wondering how many were affected by it.

    I have no desire at all to sue any company or person.

    I also figured the thread might warn some people into handling it more carefully and prevent some from getting sick.

    Max
     
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    I didn't have any ill effects but I did open mine when I got home just before eating dinner. I couldn't eat my food. I lost my appetite and felt a little nauseous.
     
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    The Dead have returned....run away....run away !
     
  7. Kai Zas

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    The movie is supposed to make you sick as well, take this as one of the bonus features. Smell first, watch immediately.

    Let's hope the smell doesn't wear off.
     
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    Max?
    What the hell are you doing with your nose in the DVD case?
    [​IMG]
    Actually I just bought "The Others" region 3 in DTS and immediately upon open I could smell a strange smell. I figure maybe it is some of the chemicals they spray on the disc? Who knows? I suffered no ill effects from my smelling episode though.
    Kevin C. [​IMG]
     
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    I had a very bad headache 3 minutes after I took off the plastic wrap. I put the DVD in the garage, hoping that the smell will go away after a few days. My hands still smelled for hours, despite multiple washings.
     
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    Smell the DVD
    Isn't that a Spinal Tap album? [​IMG]
    But seriously, my roommate thought I'd lost my marbles when I told him it was the smelliest DVD I'd ever bought. But then I brought it into the room and he could smell it too! It didn't make me sick, but it wasn't exactly pleasent. The dead walk, indeed!
     
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    Nie DVD, TERRIBLE smell.
     
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    I kinda liked the smell of it.
     
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    Well, everybody knows how to get rid of the evil smell...just say:

    "Klatuu...Verata...N*(%@#&!!"

    Okay, then, that's it!

    Oh, wait...you didn't say spell? Uh oh.
     
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    The dvd case smell did make me light headed and queazy for a bit initially, but either I am used to it now or the smell is gone away. I'm guessing the former. [​IMG]
    Richard
     
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    Hmm.......... it's taken you over........ bag it quickly !
     
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    Call me crazy, but I kinda like the smell of the book as well.
     
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    This is an interesting thread. I think of my old Bob Marley Legend CD that has always had an interesting (actually not bad) smell whenever you opened the case, and it kind of smelled like some sort of Jamaican spices or something! sort of peppery.

    And no, not like what you were thinking...
     
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    At first, the smell bothered me, but now I hardly notice it, although the mouth on the cover is talking to me and encouraging me to commit heinous crimes.

    Regards,
     
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    Maybe it is a bonus feature?

    Limited Edition Stink of the Dead
     

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