Your examples of confusing instructions

  bumpkin 19:03 29 Mar 2015

Not always but normally when translated from another language Chinese being the worst. Here is one of mine as an example put briefly "Instal the software first, when you get the option to restart or shutdown do not do this" So how am I meant to instal the hardware?

Other members have probably encountered this sort of thing some of which can be amusing.

  john bunyan 19:32 29 Mar 2015


Here are some:Dumb Warnings

  john bunyan 19:34 29 Mar 2015

More on appliances

  bumpkin 20:16 29 Mar 2015

I have posted this before, bought an item described as a plughole cleaner. Says in bold letters on the bottle "Not suitable for basins, baths, showers or sinks"

  bremner 20:28 29 Mar 2015

The absolute classic comes from Microsoft. It was something like

"If the keyboard does not work press F1 key"

  bumpkin 21:17 29 Mar 2015

bremner, I have seen quite a few suggestions on here where advice has been given on how to enter various solutions into a machine that the OP has said will not boot up.

  Aitchbee 21:34 29 Mar 2015

printed instructions on handset of BT Response 100:-

"Listening in facility."

You may be too busy to take the call, but you can listen in and answer if you wish.

  Aitchbee 21:49 29 Mar 2015

Telling the time.

click here

  bumpkin 21:54 29 Mar 2015

Nice one hb. That is the sort of stuff I was looking for.

  BT 08:17 30 Mar 2015

Warning on a Sleep Mask.

Do not use while Driving

As if I would!

  hastelloy 10:51 30 Mar 2015

"Touching Wires Causes Instant Death

$200 Fine

Newcastle Tramway Authority"

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