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Mosby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:53 AM
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The 7 Most Inappropriate Products For Children (PHOTOS)
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Romulox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:57 AM
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1. You can shave the baby!!!
:wow:

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Romulox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:06 PM
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6. Apparently, this one is a piece of art, not a toy...
From the same artist:

Lego Concentration camp



Link not entirely safe for work...

http://www.raster.art.pl/gallery/artists/libera/prace.h...
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Creena Donating Member (501 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 01:10 PM
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23. Do you know what photo he based Workers on?
I know it, it's in the back of my mind, but I can't seem to come up with the original photo.

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woo me with science Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:07 PM
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7. I like the commentary that's posted with this one:
Edited on Thu Sep-17-09 12:10 PM by woo me with science
"So many questions...
1) Why does this baby have so much pubic hair?
2) Why does this baby have hair suspenders?
3) Why does this baby have hairy ankles?

Bottom line: Most babies don't need shaving and encouraging that is creepy."

:rofl:
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Romulox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:13 PM
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10. "Why does this baby have hairy ankles?" Literally LOL! nt
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pipi_k Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:34 PM
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13. MOST babies don't need shaving...
Yeah, that one was hilarious... :7

And the hairy baby itself...bwahahahah

It looks like that hairy little kid on the "Capital One" commercial who tells his dad that his mom said "The boys have to go..."

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MineralMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:41 PM
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16. I'm sure Rush Limbaugh did, though.
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pipi_k Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 01:14 PM
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24. Yech. Nothing worse than a fur-covered asshole...
:puke:
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PDJane Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:57 AM
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2. I wish.
I've actu ally heard of or seen most of those toys.....It's absolutely repulsive, imho.
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Mosby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 01:37 PM
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30. I completely agree
some of the products make for a funny joke or two, but issues like the sexualization of children is very serious.
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tridim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:01 PM
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3. I guess the "Bag of Glass" is finally off the market.
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ladywnch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:47 PM
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17. I remember that one.. I guess we've both just dated ourselves! LOL
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deutsey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 01:15 PM
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26. Wasn't that on SNL, with Dan Ackroyd playing that sleazy character he used to play?
He also promoted the Halloween costume called "Johnny Human Torch," or something like that. It consisted of oily rags and a lighter. :evilgrin:
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tridim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 01:25 PM
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29. I'm pretty sure it was Ackroyd.. Been looking for the video and I can't find it.
Edited on Thu Sep-17-09 01:33 PM by tridim
I think all the SNL videos are removed from youtube. Why? No idea.

I'm also reminded of Joel Hodegson's (MST3K) stand up skit with the baby-doll that transforms into a gun. :)
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Saphire Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 05:07 PM
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40. Yup, Ackroyd. LOLZ
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eppur_se_muova Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 02:03 PM
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32. Irwin Mainway of Mainway Toys!
http://snltranscripts.jt.org/76/76jconsumerprobe.phtml

Consumer Reporter: So, you don't feel that this product is dangerous?

Irwin Mainway: No! Look, we put a label on every bag that says, "Kid! Be careful - broken glass!" I mean, we sell a lot of products in the "Bag O'" line.. like Bag O' Glass, Bag O' Nails, Bag O' Bugs, Bag O' Vipers, Bag O' Sulfuric Acid. They're decent toys, you know what I mean?
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tridim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 05:12 PM
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42. Ahhh the good old days, when dangerous toys were still made in America.
Edited on Thu Sep-17-09 05:15 PM by tridim
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woo me with science Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:09 PM
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46. Heh heh.








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ThatsMyBarack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 05:55 PM
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44. Good times. Good times.
When SNL was funny.
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woo me with science Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:02 PM
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4. This was in the Lounge, and someone added another good one.
Edited on Thu Sep-17-09 12:04 PM by woo me with science
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Winterblues Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:08 PM
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9. So does her 17 year old sister....Ya think?????
:shrug:
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woo me with science Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 01:18 PM
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28. ...
:rofl:
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NikolaC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 01:49 PM
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31. LOL
:rofl:
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Solly Mack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:04 PM
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5.  There's now a fun way to tell someone you've given them a STD


I got something for you because I gave something to you. Here, have a STD plushie!

(DAYUM)
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booley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 02:08 PM
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33. I gave some of those to my neices and nephew
Their moms loved it.

They're educational.
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TxRider Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 05:11 PM
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41. Are these all from Europe or Asia?
I've certainly not seen them here..
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Solly Mack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 05:44 PM
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43.  I haven't seen them in stores.
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T Wolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:07 PM
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8. Calling Irwin Mainway. Your profits are on Line Two. nt
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sofa king Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:25 PM
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11. The stuffed STDs are my favorite.
Reminds me of that Chapelle Show gag.
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pipi_k Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:36 PM
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14. Mine too...they're really cute
And who wouldn't want the chance to teach their kids about the dangers of STDs...

:7

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Veruca Salt Donating Member (846 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 01:07 PM
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21. +2
I would totally get them and LOL omg that just sounds so very wrong!
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arendt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:48 PM
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49. They are a subset of a line of biology toys
http://www.5clickstore.com/iawareables/directory.cfm?Ca...

The toys are to promote disease awareness, and are used as mascots in science laboratories.

Leave it to mouthbreathers of all political stripes to go into convulsions - like they haven't seen nine times worsse on prime time TV.

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waiting for hope Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:28 PM
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12. I thought these were hideous when I first saw them:


Nothing like tarting up your baby ... :crazy:
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pipi_k Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:38 PM
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15. Well my first thought was...
that little shit has nicer shoes than I do!




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Vinca Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 04:42 PM
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37. That's seriously disturbing.
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Zywiec Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:55 PM
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18. What about the Happy Fun Ball?

http://www.nbc.com/Saturday_Night_Live/video/clips/happ... /



* Warning: Pregnant women, the elderly, and children under 10 should avoid prolonged exposure to Happy Fun Ball.
* Caution: Happy Fun Ball may suddenly accelerate to dangerous speeds.
* Happy Fun Ball contains a liquid core, which, if exposed due to rupture, should not be touched, inhaled, or looked at.
* Do not use Happy Fun Ball on concrete.
* Discontinue use of Happy Fun Ball if any of the following occurs:
o itching
o vertigo
o dizziness
o tingling in extremities
o loss of balance or coordination
o slurred speech
o temporary blindness
o profuse sweating
o heart palpitations
* If Happy Fun Ball begins to smoke, get away immediately. Seek shelter and cover head.
* Happy Fun Ball may stick to certain types of skin.
* When not in use, Happy Fun Ball should be returned to its special container and kept under refrigeration. Failure to do so relieves the makers of Happy Fun Ball, Wacky Products Incorporated, and its parent company, Global Chemical Unlimited, of any and all liability.
* Ingredients of Happy Fun Ball include an unknown glowing green substance which fell to Earth, presumably from outer space.
* Happy Fun Ball has been shipped to our troops in Saudi Arabia and is being dropped by our warplanes on Iraq.
* Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball.
* Happy Fun Ball comes with a lifetime warranty.


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lapislzi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:58 PM
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20. LOVE Happy Fun Ball.
I've had mine for years. Never had a problem with it. Well, there was that ONE time...but nobody sued.
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MiniMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 12:58 PM
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19. Ok, some of these are just sick
VD plushies?




"My child has herpes!" If that's something you'd like to yell without your child actually being infected with a venereal disease then these plushies are for you...you weirdo.


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Nuclear Unicorn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 01:09 PM
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22. Fun Thread
My BF bought a stuffed, plush Cthulu doll for me not too long ago and I think I love him more than any toy I ever had as a girl (the Cthulu...or is it the BF?...maybe both?).
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GreenPartyVoter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 01:14 PM
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25. I used to stick my baby dolls up my shirt all the time to nurse them. I was a preschooler and
was just copying my mom feeding my baby brother. I don't think that's necessarily as weird or damaging as some of the other stuff, like the pole dancer doll.
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BigBluenoser Donating Member (289 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 04:55 PM
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38. Agreed...
I find this toy to be very "non-creepy" and I have seen kids whose mom's are breastfeeding a real baby sibling of theirs do this in play.

More a problem with a tendency for sexualizing everything in some segments of modern society than a problem with a rather innocent toy.

Shave the baby is frakked up tho :)
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NeedleCast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 01:16 PM
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27. I find almost all of these toys to be incredibly amusing
I'm so getting my nephew a fake tattoo machine.
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omega minimo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 02:41 PM
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34. People are stupid.
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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 03:38 PM
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35. They must have to pay extra for baby's first VIP room.
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woo me with science Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 03:58 PM
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36. Remember the Jesus light switch for the nursery?


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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 05:01 PM
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39. "He is risen!"
:rofl:
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ThatsMyBarack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 05:58 PM
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45. The pole-dancing doll has a '60s hairdo.
Wonder why that is...
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woo me with science Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:12 PM
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47. It's Marlo Thomas!
"Free to Be You and Me..."

:rofl:
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backscatter712 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:36 PM
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48. We should expand to inappropriate video games...
Let's start with Barbie's Cosmetic Surgery Makeover!!!
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