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January 17, 2019

WHOEVER COULD HAVE FORESEEN THIS?

Maker of 'fun' toy bomb apologizes, halts sales following complaints

(Thanks to Jay Brandes)

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Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball™.

^Amoeba

Kid 1: It's happy!
Kid 2: It's fun!

Kid 1, Kid 2, Kid 3: It's Happy Fun Ball!

Announcer:
Yes, it's Happy Fun Ball! The toy sensation that's sweeping the nation! Only $14.95 at participating stores! Get one today!

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: Itching, vertigo, dizziness, tingling in extremities, loss of balance and coordination, slurred speech, temporary blindness, profuse sweating, or heart palpitations.

If Happy Fun Ball begins to smoke, get away immediately. Seek shelter and cover head.

And yet, the Pentagon has the audacity to ask where future terrorists will come from!

(As a last resort, as they allegedly have in the past, create them...)

Reminds of SNL " Bag of Glass " routine.

Back in the 1980's I bought a dummy dynamite bomb from Spencer's Gifts. The "timer" was a clock and there was a red light you could set to start flashing at a preset time.
I kept it on my desk for years. Visitors would sometimes ask nervously if it was real. I always answered that it was just delivered by Fed-EX and I didn't know anything about it.
I appreciated this when I had a salesman show up trying to sell me something.

Le Petomane, you're a sick man. I like it!

The toy's makers have now switched production to candy cigarettes and Lawn Dart sets.

I heard that sales of this toy were exploding.''

Suddenly, I absolutely have to have one.

I was surprised that they loved it on Shark Tank.

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