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Consumerist.com is concerned about these Singaporean Play-Doh ads:

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Ummm, well, hmmm. That’s kind of creepy, isn’t it?

According to the Consumerist,

These Play Doh ads from Singapore don’t seem to be aimed at kids. Then again, the message “safe no matter what you make” seems to be aimed directly at parents of kids who play with Play Doh, which leads us back to our initial thought, which is wtf kind of kid requiring parental supervision is shaping eerily realistic looking bottles of pills and razor blades for fun?

The Consumerist’s source, UglyDoggy, has the other ads in the series – including pills, matches, a cleaver, and a chainsaw. What’s next – syringes and guns?

Via Andrew Sullivan.

Comments

  1. #1 hibob
    September 22, 2009

    Reminds me of a play from the ’80s (The Largest Elizabeth in the World) that opens with the sound of screaming children running away offstage, because the pissed-off teenager the play is about was handing out slivers of apple in razor blade cases for halloween treats.

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