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Most irresponsible/Dangerous Toy 2010
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Posted on 11/10/2010 8:43:21 PM PST by Bean Counter

Costco has had Christmas stuff out for a month now, and since Halloween is past, but Thanksgiving is still ahead, I think it is time to start thinking about the most irresponsible or dangerous toy selections of the Season for 2010.

What is your favorite submission for the one item that will make Personal Injury Attorneys slaver at the sight of it...??

What is the most outrageous item to threaten little Johnny on Christmas morning this year?


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How long will it be until we see the recall of this device, after some kid decides to try it out by diving off the fifth story roof of his apartment building??






We are light years beyond merely shooting out your eye...


1 posted on 11/10/2010 8:43:26 PM PST by Bean Counter
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To: Bean Counter
They'll never top this:


2 posted on 11/10/2010 8:48:51 PM PST by RobRoy (The US Today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: Bean Counter

Bring back clackers!


3 posted on 11/10/2010 8:49:50 PM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: RobRoy

"You'll put your eye out!"

4 posted on 11/10/2010 8:52:35 PM PST by freedumb2003 (IMHO)
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To: Bean Counter

SNL Transcripts:

http://snltranscripts.jt.org/77/77dconsumerprobe.phtml

My guest tonight is Mr. Irwin Mainway, President of Mainway Novelties, and Chairman of the Board of Mainway Latex Corporation. Mr. Mainway, you are clearly the main flagrant offender in this area. For instance, your company manufactures and distributes this Halloween costume.. [ picks it up and holds it ] ..Johnny Space Commander mask, which retails for $6.95. It’s nothing more than a plastic bag and a rubber band. This is very dangerous for young children!

Irwin Mainway: [ grabs the costume ] Okay, I’m gonna say something about my product right here, Johnny Space Commander mask. I want to say, first of all, it’s a very fluid item, in terms of sales. I don’t know, Miss Face, if you’re familiar with the movie “Star Wars”? Well, this movie has generated a tremendous amount of popularity and enthusiasm about space and science fiction. [ rips open the costume packaging ] This Johnny Space Commander mask here is a pure fantasy toy. I mean, you know, kids can have a lot of fun with a toy like this, you know? Let me show you.. [ puts the plastic bag over his head, then wraps the rubber band around it ] “Hello, hello, this is Johnny Space Commander. I’m in deep space, I’m gonna land the rocket now!” You see what I mean? [ takes off the plastic bag ] You see what I mean? It’s a pure fantasy toy!


5 posted on 11/10/2010 8:53:07 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: Bean Counter

I nominate bicycles as the greatest invention for injuring children ever devised.


6 posted on 11/10/2010 8:55:23 PM PST by One Name
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To: Bean Counter

Heck we drew a big S on a sheet and tried to fly off our garage when I was a kid. The fall didn’t hurt nearly as much as by backside when my mom saw it was a good sheet.


7 posted on 11/10/2010 8:57:13 PM PST by bleach (Thanks to all you Vets!)
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To: Bean Counter

Here’s some classics from Irwin Mainway:

http://www.hulu.com/watch/115713/saturday-night-live-irwin-mainway


8 posted on 11/10/2010 8:57:41 PM PST by He'sComingBack!
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To: One Name

I rode bikes thousands of miles and never had a scratch.

Now, a skateboard.....


9 posted on 11/10/2010 8:57:55 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: RobRoy
Really? Did you ever take one of these into the pool?


10 posted on 11/10/2010 9:01:40 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: One Name

Not even close to monkey bars.


11 posted on 11/10/2010 9:02:04 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: Bean Counter

The most dangerous irresponsible toy for 2010 is hands down the printing press located at the Federal Reserve.


12 posted on 11/10/2010 9:02:08 PM PST by vbmoneyspender
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To: Bean Counter

Buyer beware and beware even more as it comes from China.


13 posted on 11/10/2010 9:02:14 PM PST by GraceG
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To: bleach

What? You didn’t jump from the garage roof with an umbrella for a parachute?


14 posted on 11/10/2010 9:03:00 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: Bean Counter
I'm so lucky that they didn't make that toy when I was a kid.

I would have "flown" to my death while holding my trusty (shoot yer eye out) BB gun.

I never did ANYTHING dangerous and stupid in a half ass manner.

15 posted on 11/10/2010 9:03:46 PM PST by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: Bean Counter

Most irresponsible/Dangerous Toy 2010

That's EASY! Not just for toys, but for anything in OpenProof Packaging™


16 posted on 11/10/2010 9:04:55 PM PST by Mr_Moonlight
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To: beaversmom

My guest tonight is Mr. Irwin Mainway...


I thought darn sure it was “Maimway”.


17 posted on 11/10/2010 9:05:10 PM PST by Atlas Sneezed ("Nobody tell Barack Obama what number comes after a trillion" --S.P.)
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To: beaversmom

I always liked the “Bag-O-Glass”!


18 posted on 11/10/2010 9:05:53 PM PST by 2111USMC
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Wasn’t into Mary Poppins.. :)


19 posted on 11/10/2010 9:08:17 PM PST by bleach (Thanks to all you Vets!)
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To: Bean Counter

20 posted on 11/10/2010 9:09:57 PM PST by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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To: UCANSEE2

Dude! I want one of those!!!


21 posted on 11/10/2010 9:11:21 PM PST by gogogodzilla (Live free or die!)
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To: 2111USMC; June K.
Or Mr. Mainway's lunch menu for Elementary School children --- "Black Coffee and Cigarettes" ---

"Hey look, we gotta give these kids what they want, ya know? We took a poll and the kids picked caffeine and nicotine .. we're just giving 'em what they want"

22 posted on 11/10/2010 9:13:59 PM PST by Mr_Moonlight
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To: Bean Counter; Allegra; Darksheare
They called it a dangerous game; but there was nothing wrong with "Poke in the Eye with a Sharp Stick!"

I'll never forget the television ad - Roll the Dice and Take Your Chances!

23 posted on 11/10/2010 9:14:54 PM PST by Grizzled Bear (Does not play well with others)
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To: libertarian27
That is so old school. I do like the "safe" radioactive materials. Every kid needs some yellowcake.

Here is what all the cool kids need this year.


24 posted on 11/10/2010 9:14:59 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Dems' response to 11/2: Do not go gentle into that new day,Rage,rage against the coming of the dawn!)
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To: Bean Counter

25 posted on 11/10/2010 9:15:33 PM PST by Keith (We live in an America of National Socialism...sound familiar? It should...)
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To: beaversmom

26 posted on 11/10/2010 9:18:18 PM PST by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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To: Bean Counter
Biden announced-2sm
27 posted on 11/10/2010 9:18:38 PM PST by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: Bean Counter

I prefer the “bag of glass”


28 posted on 11/10/2010 9:19:52 PM PST by packrat35 (I got your tag line..)
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To: KarlInOhio

Check these toys out - lol:)
http://www.colinfahey.com/funny_images/funny_images_en.html


29 posted on 11/10/2010 9:21:00 PM PST by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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To: Bean Counter

Most dangerous toys in my opinion are: Anything that is ‘safe’ for kids. Helmets, knee pads, etc. A good bonk on the head teaches far more about the world than the ‘safety’ bubble we put our children in today. I’m starting to see helmets on kids who are just walking around with their parents at the market, and not because of having some physical or mental challenge. Just normal kids and too protective parents.


30 posted on 11/10/2010 9:22:16 PM PST by kingu (Favorite Sticker: Lost hope, and Obama took my change.)
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To: Beelzebubba

That would have been more fitting.


31 posted on 11/10/2010 9:26:23 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: UCANSEE2

I wanted one of those! Happily, I was skeptical.


32 posted on 11/10/2010 9:26:57 PM PST by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: 2111USMC

Johnny Human Torch was my favourite.


33 posted on 11/10/2010 9:28:20 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: libertarian27

LOL :)


34 posted on 11/10/2010 9:29:22 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: Bean Counter
Starts with the Buzz Lightyear getup and pretty soon, he's graduated to one of these!


35 posted on 11/10/2010 9:34:10 PM PST by 444Flyer ("The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good."-S. Johnson)
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To: Bean Counter

36 posted on 11/10/2010 9:36:27 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: Bean Counter

Forget about physical injuries, that outfit my actually alter your kid's sexual orientation.
37 posted on 11/10/2010 9:38:47 PM PST by Krankor (I can't see me loving nobody but you- for all my life.)
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To: Krankor

Yes, did a Tranny Nanny put him in that getup?


38 posted on 11/10/2010 9:40:49 PM PST by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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To: Krankor

Ok I almost peed myself on that one.. WHITY as hell.


39 posted on 11/10/2010 9:55:23 PM PST by crazydad
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To: RobRoy
Lawn darts were great fun! Seems they were around for a couple years before the recall campaign.
40 posted on 11/10/2010 10:03:05 PM PST by kitchen (One battle rifle for each person, and a spare for each pair.)
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To: kitchen

We had them. Yeah, you had to be careful. You have to be careful with guns too.


41 posted on 11/10/2010 10:13:27 PM PST by RobRoy (The US Today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: Bean Counter
Child pornography:


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

42 posted on 11/10/2010 10:16:03 PM PST by The Comedian (Time and tide wait for no man. But who needs a bad magazine and cheap soap?)
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To: Bean Counter

Dangerous Book for Boys

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5PSdBWvx8s

Great Book


43 posted on 11/10/2010 10:19:52 PM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: Bean Counter

My gosh, the government should ban it now, along with anvils, Acme dynamite, and Happy Meals.


44 posted on 11/10/2010 10:20:30 PM PST by mnehring
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To: Bean Counter

45 posted on 11/10/2010 10:23:29 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: 2111USMC

I liked ‘Johnny Switchblade Punk’ action figure.


46 posted on 11/10/2010 10:40:24 PM PST by The KG9 Kid
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To: RobRoy

Well dang, that’s why I can’t find lawn darts anymore. Those were fun!


47 posted on 11/10/2010 10:47:03 PM PST by CAluvdubya (Palin 2012...YOU BETCHA!.)
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To: kingu

If the helmets you see are on very young children, they may be plagiocephaly helmets, a therapeutic device used to correct head flattening. Our twins had to wear them. They had plagiocephaly, or head-flattening, caused by torticollis, which is a weakness of neck muscles caused by being too crowded in the womb. We felt very lucky that the (extremely effective!) helmets were available to us, as otherwise our poor kids would have grown up “kinda funny lookin’.”

TMI? :)


48 posted on 11/10/2010 11:10:14 PM PST by Hetty_Fauxvert (March 2010: Congress shoved Obamacare down our throats. November 2010: We will shove it back!)
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To: Bean Counter

I want one of those small indoor RC helicopters, I could drive the cats bonkers!


49 posted on 11/10/2010 11:25:49 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, A Matter Of Fact, Not A Matter Of Opinion)
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To: Mr_Moonlight

Not to mention dangerous cuts, lacerations etc to fingers and wrists. Oh and those multiple plastic coated wire twist ties that hold an action figure in place. Why do they have to strap a toy in so many places???


50 posted on 11/10/2010 11:50:59 PM PST by Semperfiwife (How Ba-roke can you go??)
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