>The International Symbol For

14 Aug

>DO NOT SING OPERA IN A SPACESUIT? I mean, really — what?!?!

Found on the packaging for an HP router, which gives one to wonder about the target demographic. Social-climbing and/or artsy spacefarers, or otaku with…hobbies? One shudders to think.

Just remember, it’s for your own good. It’s all VOX* on the comms and Mission Control never sleeps.
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* Voice Operated Xswitch. The X is silent.

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16 Responses to “>The International Symbol For”

  1. HTRN 14 August 2008 at 12:48 am #

    >I think it’s a warning about asphyxiation hazards of shipping bags.

  2. Ben 14 August 2008 at 1:42 am #

    >Do not force head into styrofoam cup?

  3. Assrot 14 August 2008 at 4:21 am #

    >It’s for the Tofuistas. It means “Do not eat the router.”:-)Joe

  4. OrangeNeckInNY 14 August 2008 at 7:26 am #

    >Choking the chicken??

  5. og 14 August 2008 at 8:26 am #

    >goes in the urinal. means “please do not eat the big mint”

  6. Anonymous 14 August 2008 at 10:48 am #

    >My mom said “those plastic bag warnings were for the stupid children they make great space suits” šŸ˜‰

  7. Tam 14 August 2008 at 1:41 pm #

    >”I think it’s a warning about asphyxiation hazards of shipping bags.”Pffft. And how much fun would that be?;)

  8. Breda 14 August 2008 at 5:55 pm #

    >I don’t know what it is, but it needs to be made into a t-shirt

  9. homebru 14 August 2008 at 6:57 pm #

    >I agree; the world needs a tee-shirt symbol for “Keep your head out of things it shouldn’t be in”.Gas ovensPlastic bagsYour ass

  10. Rob D 14 August 2008 at 10:02 pm #

    >It means: We know you are all victims of impulsive behavior but absolutely no autoerotic asphyxiation with our bags. We use the same plasticizers as the shower curtain people and it will give you cancer. Please don’t sue us. Use Hefty instead. Then sue them.hehe ;)Word verification: qmbbjtI would like to buy a vowel.

  11. BobG 14 August 2008 at 10:25 pm #

    >I thought it meant “Don’t be square.” My age is showing, I guess.

  12. Roberta X 15 August 2008 at 12:23 am #

    >”DANGER: Do Not Freeze Your Head In A Block Of Ice!”

  13. Kevin 15 August 2008 at 1:51 am #

    >I have that sign in my office on my bulletin board.The caption reads: “No Choking the Engineering Staff”

  14. Anonymous 15 August 2008 at 3:10 am #

    >Why not just ask the manufacturer? Or would that take all the fun out of it?

  15. DirtCrashr 15 August 2008 at 5:16 am #

    >It’s not an Obama sign? He has sighs everywhere, and portents, and pixie dust stuff.

  16. Roberta X 15 August 2008 at 11:30 am #

    >Anon: I’m pretty sure what the glyph is supposed to mean. It’s got such a high FAIL quotient that the temptation to come up with new and better meanings is too much for some of us. Semiotic disconnect or a good excuse for humor? –YMMV.

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