Surly Curmudgeon

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-- Robert A. Heinlein
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    Tuesday, February 10, 2009


    I have no words...

    I am utterly speechless at the horrifying nature of this toy:



    Speechless.

    On the good side of things, it appears the rest of the public has had enough as well, as evidenced by the user reviews and tags on the Amazon page for the item. So I guess there are people paying attention.

    I think I'm going to be sick.

    Posted by Tom, 2/10/2009 5:19:46 PM (Permalink). 2 Comments. Leave a comment...

    Hmmm. My theory is that you've been duped by a Photoshop scam, a grim commentary on our world. However, I did read a few "reviews" of the playset on Amazon.com and there were a few very funny tongue-in-cheek bits.

    -- Jimbabwe

    It would be an elaborate scam to set up an Amazon store and start taking orders for something that doesn't exist.

    -- Tom