Warnings

Warning Labels

Warning: this product warps time and space in its vicinity.

Warning: this product attracts every other piece of matter in the universe, including the products of other manufacturers, with a force proportional to the product of the masses and inversely proportional to the distance between them.

Caution: the mass of this product contains the energy equivalent of 85 million tons of TNT per net ounce of weight.

Handle with extreme care: this product contains minute electrically-charged particles moving at velocities in excess of five hundred million miles per hour.

Consumer notice: due to the Uncertainty Principle, it is impossible for the user to find out at the same time both precisely where this product is and how fast it is moving.

Advisory: there is an extremely small but nonzero chance that, through a process known as “tunneling,” this product may spontaneously disappear from its present location and reappear at any random place in the universe, including your neighbor’s domicile. The manufacturer is not responsible for any damages or inconvenience that may result.

Read before opening package: according to certain suggested versions of a grand unified field theory, the primary particles constituting this product may decay to nothingness within the next four hundred million years.

This is a 100% matter product. In the unlikely event that this product should contact antimatter in any form, a catastrophic explosion will result.

Public notice as required by law: any use of this product, in any manner whatsoever, will increase the amount of disorder in the universe. Although no liability is implied herein, the user is warned that this process will ultimately lead to the heat death of the universe.

Note: the most fundamental particles of this product are held together by a “gluing” force about which little is currently known and whose adhesive power cannot therefore be permanently guaranteed.

Attention: despite any other listing of product contents found hereon, the consumer is advised that, in actuality, this product consists of 99.9999999999% empty space.

New grand unified theory disclaimer: although the manufacturer may technically be entitled to claim that this product is ten-dimensional, the consumer is reminded that this confers no legal rights above and beyond those applicable to three-dimensional objects, since the seven new dimensions are “rolled up” into such a small “area” that they cannot be detected.

Please note: some quantum physics theories suggest that when the consumer is not directly observing this product, it may cease to exist or will exist only in a vague and undetermined state.

Component equivalency notice: the subatomic particles comprising this product are exactly the same in every measurable respect as those used in the products of other manufacturers, and no claim to the contrary may legitimately be expressed or implied.

Health warning: care should be taken when lifting this product, since its mass, and thus its weight, is dependent on its velocity relative to the user.

Important notice to purchasers: the entire physical universe, including this product, may one day collapse back into an infinitesimally small space. Should another universe subsequently re-emerge, the existence of this product in that universe cannot be guaranteed.

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