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Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP27 Aug 2013 12:42 p.m. PST

No, I'm not kidding … its a thing. Check here. And I am adequately trained in it.

I'm not sure whether its the committee-designed awkwardness or the unbridled optimism of the phrase that gets to me. No mind, the "universally agreed" set of symbols on the warning label is really what got my attention. Many of them, if elaborate, were easy for me to recognize from my frame of reference. One stuck out at me:

Warning! Sauron is watching!

OK, maybe its for oxidizing chemicals as opposed to other noninflammables.

Any other caption ideas? My daughter riffed a half dozen off the cuff. My fave was:

Warning! Extreme bowling!

I put 'em all on my site, so you can img link to 'em for your replies:

The URL is (

and the file names (all in the root directory) are:


Eclectic Wave Inactive Member27 Aug 2013 12:50 p.m. PST

Warning: Flaming head hair! Popped into my mind when I saw the GIF even before I read the article.

Black Cavalier27 Aug 2013 1:25 p.m. PST

WARNING! Green Lantern is on Fire!

Streitax Inactive Member27 Aug 2013 1:26 p.m. PST

How about Caution: 80's hair band ahead?

fred12df Inactive Member27 Aug 2013 2:21 p.m. PST




Needs Gaviscon


Pirates Ahoy!

WeeSparky27 Aug 2013 4:10 p.m. PST

contains capsasin

jdpintex27 Aug 2013 5:25 p.m. PST

And what is so sad is that the global system is far from harmonized with several countries using different versions of GHS.

And let's not forget that Europe is still sticking with their stupid system.

Gotta love the Irritant symbol though. SURPRISE. You've just been exposed!

StarfuryXL527 Aug 2013 6:30 p.m. PST


Doesn't that mean that the enemy has detected you?

StarfuryXL527 Aug 2013 6:31 p.m. PST
stenicplus Inactive Member28 Aug 2013 2:14 a.m. PST

Doesn't that mean that the enemy has detected you?


Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP28 Aug 2013 5:06 a.m. PST

OK … I'll do another one …

Warning! Taco Bueno is really taco malo.

Parzival28 Aug 2013 7:25 a.m. PST


Warning! Death Star in area!

Roderick Robertson Fezian28 Aug 2013 9:41 a.m. PST


Hmm, I thought "Warning! Grenadiers ahead!"


Whatisitgood4atwork Inactive Member28 Aug 2013 7:18 p.m. PST

Circus lions jumping through flaming hoops ahead?

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP31 Aug 2013 4:36 a.m. PST

OK … my new favorite …

Warning! That kid from Dragonball Z!

Etranger Inactive Member01 Sep 2013 6:26 p.m. PST

Caution: Hot Curry Ahead …..

Talisman07 Sep 2013 5:21 p.m. PST

Great Balls o' Fire!

T5Gamer Inactive Member01 Feb 2014 8:39 p.m. PST

Hmm, Let me try one!


Last Hussar08 Feb 2014 1:46 p.m. PST


Person with surprising statement ahead



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