Welcome to Dumb Warnings, where you may see the consequences of numerous pointless lawsuits. This site is dedicated to helping companies fight this menace which is plaguing society today. In addition to funny warnings labels, this site will also feature instructions, rules, and other information frequently placed on packages.

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Random Warnings

Thou shalt not park

Church Parking Lot Sign

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Do not turn upside down (Printed on the bottom of the box).

Tesco’s Tirimisu Desert

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NO PARKING: This car park is for the use of patrons only. (Removed 15 years ago)

Entrance to a Cemetery in Blyth, Northumberland, England

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Not for intimate hygiene.

Fetish Body Mist

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step 1: open package step 2: eat nuts

delta roasted nuts

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A letter distributed to staff and students included the following message:

For safety reasons all staff and students are reminded that the taking of hot drinks out of the Refectory / fast food areas is strictly forbidden.

Several slipping accidents have already occurred as a result of liquid being spilt on the floor and the probability of someone suffering from a serious scalding accident whilst walking along busy corridors and getting into crowded lifts is high.

Your full cooperation in ensuring that you do not put yourself and others at risk is required.

Swansea Institute of Higher Education, Wales, UK

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Warning to tourists: don’t laugh at the natives.

Highway 26, Idaho Falls, Idaho

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Careful: Small objects, like hard candies, may inadvertently become lodged in the throat.

Jolly Rancher

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Caution: Ice cream is cold

Hagan Ice Cream

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Warning: Do not use while taking a shower.

Unknown Hairdryer

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Various McDonald’s Locations

No overtaking.

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CAUTION: This product will cause drowsiness. Do not drive a motor vehicle or operate machinery after use.

Tylenol P.M.

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The following is found on page 4 of the instruction book:

To place or answer a call, lift the handset.
To place a call, dial the desired number.
To end the call, hang up the handset.

Another gem, also on Page 4:
To put a call on Hold: Press “Hold”.

Lucent Technologies Model 6210 Telephone

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1. Do not use to pick up gasoline or flammable liquids 2. Do not use to pick up anything that is currently burning.

Unknown Vacuum Cleaner

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Road Closed. Use Sidewalk.

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

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