I Love Stupid Warning Labels

Dedicated to those idiotic product labels and ridiculous warning signs 2,416 People

    I forget exactly what medicine it was on,

    but the instruction was for the patient to call the doctor in case of their own death. Not an easy thing to do, unless the patient comes back to haunt the doctor.
    GreenButtercup GreenButtercup
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Feb 5, 2014

    When someone tries to "get back at you" in your

    comment section on one of your experiences. I'm pretty open about my age. There's nothing more to say so watching you try so hard and calling me troll, liar, fake. You're wasting unnecessary time out of your lifespan. Try getting to know me or anyone before you judge. Start a...
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    1 Response Mar 6, 2016
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    Mar 5, 2015

    Probably the strangest warning label I ever saw

    was in a ladies' room at a gas station in New Jersey. For those of you too young to remember, public rest rooms (before they used paper towels) had these dreadful fabric roller towels. They were in one continuous loop that went around two rollers, and as you pulled the dry part...
    sugarfooties sugarfooties
    4 Responses Dec 20, 2014

    Well it isn't stupid.

    It's actually kinda sick, but so lacrosse sticks have warning labels. They say may cause death. I think it's kinda funny.
    lostfollower lostfollower
    18-21, F
    Mar 9, 2016

    Men With Menstral Cramps....

    on the back of the Midol box, which is like, medicine for cramps, bloating, and other stuff to do with having your period.... it says "stop and ask a doctor before use if you have difficulty urinating due to englargement of the prostate glad" but wait..... isnt that...
    asdfok asdfok
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jan 16, 2008


    A carton of milk was on the table... On the label...CAUTION! This product may contain milk. WTF?! Of COURSE ¬¬
    IamcalledS IamcalledS
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 9, 2013

    Some Actual Warning Labels

    On a Sears hairdryer: Do not use while sleeping. On a bag of Doritos: You could be a winner! No purchase necessary. Details inside. On a bar of Dial soap: Directions: Use like regular soap. On some Swann frozen dinners: Serving suggestion: Defrost. On a...
    puck61 puck61
    56-60, M
    12 Responses Nov 23, 2008

    The 7 Most Violent Warning Signs

    Some warning signs are funny because they're so obvious and overly careful, presuming a level of stupidity in the viewer that is unimaginable. But THEN there are the signs that are simply so violent, they are actually frightening. Namely, they say that so...
    videodemon videodemon
    26-30, M
    73 Responses Sep 30, 2008

    Mr Burrito Says "Don't Do Drugs."

     Stupid warning labels? I love stupid warning labels. Apparently if you look at the side of a Boeing 757, it has a sign that says "Fragile. Do not drop." But the weirdest warning label (Well, I guess it wasn't a warning label, just a label) is in my school...
    Bootstrapper Bootstrapper
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2008


    On the label of a jar of peanut butter, "warning this product may contain traces of nuts" .... ??? I'm like no **** really wow....
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    2 Responses Aug 14, 2013


    Has anyone seen the T.V. commercials for sleeping pills that say " May cause drowsiness, do not use while driving or operating heavy machinery " ? Thanks for the warning folks, otherwise I might just pop a pill or two before I took off down the highway ! DUH !!!!!
    timmerb timmerb
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Nov 15, 2007

    Not the Best One By Far But....

    On my new straightener, the label reads: Caution: This Product Will Burn Eyes! I do not want to meet the person who caused that to be required on the label. I think most people would know better than to use a straightener on their eyelashes. Also.... if its hot enough to...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Dec 11, 2007

    Ya Think?

    This product not intended for use as a dental drill. Dremel Electric Rotary Tool
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    2 Responses Apr 30, 2013


    I was doing something in my science class on the computer and I found a labelon a jar of sulfuric acid and it said " Do not touch,Pick up bottle by the side!" I mean really first you're all like noooooo dont touch its gona kill you but now you're like oh ya its fine to pick up...
    Aspens13 Aspens13
    18-21, F
    Jun 21, 2013

    NO lye relaxers are a LIE.

    ....lye is what relaxes the hair!!!!
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    Oct 22, 2015

    Funny Sign

    funny sign for dog lovers:
    EPJulio EPJulio
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Nov 14, 2007
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    1 Response Sep 30, 2015

    A Warning Label to End All Warning Labels!

    oh man... if you need a sign to tell you to watch out for this... seems to be some sort of airfield, where you can (apparently) get your head chopped off without warning.  
    videodemon videodemon
    26-30, M
    59 Responses Oct 8, 2007

    Shipping Tubes

    I bought two shipping tubes last month. Both had warning labels: "Do Not Place Over Child's Head" Maybe I read that wrong and there's a very small headed guy named Child running around. Maybe people have been screwing with him. Otherwise....
    Wondrin2Day Wondrin2Day
    41-45, M
    1 Response Feb 4, 2013

    Here Are a Few Funny Ones For Ya!

    Liquid Plummer Warning: Do not reuse the bottle to store beverages. Windex Do not spray in eyes. Bowl Fresh Safe to use around pets and children, although it is not recommended that either be permitted to drink from toilet. Toilet Plunger Caution: Do not use near...
    Aminik Aminik
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Oct 2, 2007

    Lake Michigan

    The Hob Nob Restaurant in Racine, Wisconsin is on Lake Michiganat the edge of the parking lot are large signs"WARNING LAKE MICHIGAN AHEAD"Love that place though - if you are ever in Racine you MUST go. It is an old style supper club and the French Onion soup is the best I've...
    TKD1 TKD1
    51-55, F
    Oct 19, 2013

    if you have to be told to Not leave a baby

    unattended in bath...maybe you shouldn't have one
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    1 Response Feb 21, 2015

    C'mon They Are Hilarious

    I mean look at these: Free Counter   On a bicycle -- "Removing the wheel can influence the performance of the bicycle" (You think?) On a hammer-- "Misuse may lead to property damage and bodily injury." (Oh...Hell yes!!!) On a...
    bufy1981 bufy1981
    26-30, F
    9 Responses May 12, 2009

    Stupid Stupid Signs

    Aisle sign in a Chinese grocery store: Caned Fruit Caned vegetarian Caned Fish Meat Dried Meat Floss Price sign on clothes rack: Used Sweat: y2900 On a cash register: Sorry. We can not change. On a fire extinguisher in Calcutta, India. Cease Fire. Large sign in...
    luicifersgirl luicifersgirl
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Nov 20, 2008
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    Feb 20, 2015

    Best one yet. Bottle of Bleach read; "Do not

    wash with pet fish." Who washes pet fish in the first place!? o_O
    AllTheEmotions AllTheEmotions
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 28, 2015

    Cook before eating...

    no I was gonna eat it raw and frozen...lol
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    Nov 1, 2015

    A Few Classics

    On a hairdryer package: "For indoor use only" (WHY would I have a hairdryer outdoors?!) On a frozen tv dinner package: "Serving suggestion: Defrost" (But it's just a suggestion!) On the packaging for a knife set: "Caution: Keep out of children." (Ummm....we lost a few words in...
    ladyzantorian ladyzantorian
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 30, 2012

    There used to be step-by-step instructions

    for toasting a pop tart, including removing the wrapping before toasting the pop tart.
    Schloonie Schloonie
    18-21, M
    Feb 3, 2015

    I used to help clean the community center near

    my home and there was a sign in the men's room over the urinal, "CAUTION: Do not drink this water"
    sugarfooties sugarfooties
    2 Responses Dec 20, 2014

    On a jar of peanut butter- 'Contains:

    Peanuts' Really?? No fooling?? Whoda thunk it.
    Railfan50 Railfan50
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Jan 7, 2016

    On a packet of nuts in Tesco: Allergy Advice:

    May contain nuts. Really? I thought it would be full of unicorns and rainbows -.-
    nighthawk56 nighthawk56
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 2, 2015


    Jazz hands.
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    Sep 11, 2015

    The Sign Reads: “Ignore This Sign.” Today's Top 10 Stupid Warning Labels...

    On a bottle of Kikkoman Soy Sauce -- Warning: Refill only with Kikkoman. On a bottle of Windex -- Do not spray in eyes. On a box of Dial soap -- Directions: Use like regular soap. On wrapper of Fruit By the Foot -- Peel fruit from cellophane backing before eating. On package...
    FantasiaRealms FantasiaRealms
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Oct 20, 2010

    Do not throw at spouse.

    That's always a good warning.
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    Mar 5, 2015

    Much like a large 2kg bag of peanuts

    that said "warning may contain traces of nuts"
    QuantumBradyShift QuantumBradyShift
    Feb 21, 2015

    On A Box Of Jalapeno Poppers

    This was on a box of frozen Jalapeno Poppers under the cooking instructions: "For best results use a timer." I'm sure glad they told me that! I was going to count the whole 12 minutes. Phew!
    GuardstheGrey GuardstheGrey
    22-25, M
    2 Responses May 5, 2012

    Some Random Funnies =)

    Liquid Plummer Warning: Do not reuse the bottle to store beverages. Windex Do not spray in eyes. Toilet Plunger Caution: Do not use near power lines. Dremel Electric Rotary Tool This product not intended for use as a dental drill. Arm & Hammer Scoopable...
    BlazzinBebe88 BlazzinBebe88
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Oct 23, 2008

    Crazy Japanese Sign

    On a Muni train in Japan. Look at it, come up with an explanation of what you think, and then we'll reveal what it really is...
    videodemon videodemon
    26-30, M
    15 Responses Oct 20, 2007

    Some of My Favorites...

      "Caution: The contents of this bottle should not be fed to fish." -- On a bottle of shampoo for dogs.   "For external use only!" -- On my Revlon curling iron.   "Do not use while sleeping." -- On my Revlon ...
    Chanteuse1984 Chanteuse1984
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Oct 15, 2007

    "I'm not saying I think idiots should die,

    but maybe we should remove all the warning labels, and let the problem sort itself out?" Love this quote! Accurate.
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    2 Responses Dec 20, 2014

    "Do not drive with sunshield in place.

    " -- On a cardboard sunshield that keeps the sun off the dashboard. "This product is not to be used in bathrooms." -- On a Holmes bathroom heater.
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Dec 20, 2014

    You Don't Say?

    Box of peanuts.Ingredients list: Peanuts, peanut oil, salt, etc.WARNING: CONTAINS PEANUTS!Thank you box! I had no idea that this box of peanuts I was about to eat had peanuts in them!
    InternationalSpaceStation InternationalSpaceStation
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 5, 2013

    On a cereal box there was a free iron-on

    transfer for a Shrek thing. Amongst the warnings at the lower right, the final one advises, "DO NOT IRON WHILE WEARING SHIRT!" Can't make this stuff up, but here is your proof, all the same: http://i60.tinypic.com/1252qux.png
    Lgl700 Lgl700
    56-60, M
    Feb 2, 2015


    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - A woman is suing the pharmacy that sold her a popular contraceptive jelly - because she ate the stuff on toast and got pregnant anyway.
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    1 Response Apr 30, 2013

    Whew. Thank you, warning label.

    I was actually considering using my new floor lamp in the shower.
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    5 Responses Feb 16, 2015

    Is This Really Necessary?

    My favourite warning label was on a grand piano.  It said that it "may be harmful or fatal if swallowed".
    happyfatty happyfatty
    51-55, F
    6 Responses Jan 30, 2011
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