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17th Sep '16 12:16:59 PM WillKeaton
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* The ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' commercial parody "HappyFunBall" spoofed this trope by offering "the toy sensation that's sweeping the nation!". The bulk of the "commercial" was then spent disclosing increasingly strange and worrisome information, including a caution that if the core was exposed the active ingredients should not be "touched, inhaled, or looked at", as well as giving the famous warning "Do not taunt [[http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/clips/happy-fun-ball/229058/ Happy Fun Ball!]]"

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* The ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' commercial parody "HappyFunBall" spoofed this trope by offering "the toy sensation that's sweeping the nation!". nation!" The bulk of the "commercial" was then spent disclosing increasingly strange and worrisome information, including a caution that if the core was exposed the active ingredients should not be "touched, inhaled, or looked at", as well as giving the famous warning "Do not taunt [[http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/clips/happy-fun-ball/229058/ Happy Fun Ball!]]"Ball!"]]
1st Sep '16 11:40:10 AM artester
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* For what we can only assume are leval reasons, the warning will still be displayed [[TooIncompetentToOperateABlanket even in footage of a driver driving normally while obeying all relevant traffic laws and not performing any stunts]].

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* For what we can only assume are leval legal reasons, the warning will still be displayed [[TooIncompetentToOperateABlanket even in footage of a driver driving normally while obeying all relevant traffic laws and not performing any stunts]].
7th May '16 11:37:58 PM SAMAS
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Usually the disclaimer for these is pretty clearly tongue-in-cheek.

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Usually the disclaimer for these is pretty clearly tongue-in-cheek.
tongue-in-cheek. All the same, it helps to cover your butt, just in case.
7th May '16 5:53:36 PM TARINunit9
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* For what we can only assume are leval reasons, the warning will still be displayed [[TooIncompetantToOperateABlanket even in footage of a driver driving normally while obeying all relevant traffic laws and not performing any stunts]].

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* For what we can only assume are leval reasons, the warning will still be displayed [[TooIncompetantToOperateABlanket [[TooIncompetentToOperateABlanket even in footage of a driver driving normally while obeying all relevant traffic laws and not performing any stunts]].
7th May '16 5:52:29 PM TARINunit9
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* For what we can only assume are leval reasons, the warning will still be displayed [[TooIncompetantToOperateABlanket even in footage of a driver driving normally while obeying all relevant traffic laws and not performing any stunts]].
22nd Apr '16 12:24:52 PM Lirodon
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* A jingle in a recent Ace hardware store advertisement touting paint sample kits.
-->'''Jingle singers''': Ace is the place for a taste before you eat the whole meal! That's a metaphor, don't eat paint.
19th Apr '16 10:46:34 PM BrokenEye
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* A UK commercial for Kelloggs' Crunchy Nut depicted a man so desperate to enjoy a bowl of the cereal that he climbed onto and rode his dog to avoid a traffic jam. After about a week of airing un-subbed, text along the bottom appeared proclaiming "DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME WITH YOUR DOG". ''Other people's'' dogs, [[Ain'tNoRule on the other hand...]]

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* A UK commercial for Kelloggs' Crunchy Nut depicted a man so desperate to enjoy a bowl of the cereal that he climbed onto and rode his dog to avoid a traffic jam. After about a week of airing un-subbed, text along the bottom appeared proclaiming "DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME WITH YOUR DOG". ''Other people's'' dogs, [[Ain'tNoRule on the The ad [[AintNoRule does not specify whether this applies to other hand...]]people's dogs]].
19th Apr '16 10:45:23 PM BrokenEye
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* A UK commercial for Kelloggs' Crunchy Nut depicted a man so desperate to enjoy a bowl of the cereal that he climbed onto and rode his dog to avoid a traffic jam. After about a week of airing un-subbed, text along the bottom appeared proclaiming "DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME WITH YOUR DOG".

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* A UK commercial for Kelloggs' Crunchy Nut depicted a man so desperate to enjoy a bowl of the cereal that he climbed onto and rode his dog to avoid a traffic jam. After about a week of airing un-subbed, text along the bottom appeared proclaiming "DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME WITH YOUR DOG". ''Other people's'' dogs, [[Ain'tNoRule on the other hand...]]
7th Mar '16 7:28:14 AM speedyboris
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* A Nissan ad from early 2015: [[http://www.mouseprint.org/2015/03/02/nissan-cars-cant-snowboard-duh/ "Cars can't snowboard."]] [[SarcasmMode No, really?]]



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20th Sep '15 9:45:23 AM Prfnoff
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[[AC:VideoGames]]
* The ArcadeGame ''720°'' displays this warning message at the start of a new game:
-->[-ATARI GAMES CORPORATION WOULD LIKE TO STRESS THAT THIS GAME DEPICTS SOME SKATEBOARDING TECHNIQUES WHICH MAY BE HAZARDOUS IF ATTEMPTED IN REAL LIFE. WE WISH TO URGE ALL SKATERS TO SKATE SAFELY, AND TO ALWAYS WEAR PROPER PROTECTIVE GEAR.-]
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