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Subject:WTF?
Time:08:10 pm
Printed on the back of the cheapo xmas cards I just bought - and yes, on the actual cards...
WARNING!
Not suitable for children
under 36 months due to small parts
which may present a choking hazard

The cards are printed on glossy paper but include no small parts whatever - there isn't even any glitter. So WTF is this about?
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lisaroquin
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Time:2009-12-02 11:22 pm (UTC)
.... warnings keep getting stupider and stupider and stupider.

am assuming don't let your toddler eat the card itself.
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ffutures
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Time:2009-12-03 07:40 am (UTC)
Only risk I can think of.
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draconin
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Time:2009-12-03 07:00 am (UTC)
Hah! I thought it was obvious; the "small parts" are the brains of the people who a) wrote the warning and/or b) legislated to require it!
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ffutures
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Time:2009-12-03 07:39 am (UTC)
Possibly, but I suspect this is a manufacturer's error rather than anything legally mandated.
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gonzo21
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Time:2009-12-03 07:16 am (UTC)
OKay, now I just have an urge to start stuffing christmas cards down the throats of stupid children.
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ffutures
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Time:2009-12-03 07:38 am (UTC)
Ummm... probably not a good idea, their parents may object.
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robertprior
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Time:2009-12-03 11:30 am (UTC)
Standard warning printed on all cards by manufacturer? They may have some cards that do have bits, and have decided that printing the warning on every card is safer than accidentally missing it on a card and getting sued in the US…
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chuk_g
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Time:2009-12-03 05:57 pm (UTC)
Yes, it's stupid, but theoretically kids could eat the card itself. Gotta cover themselves from liability lawsuits.
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