Oh, the humanity!

February 3, 2010

Lonnie, we’ve been very happy with your progress here at the toy company, but we’d like you to go that extra mile for us, to show you’re a team player…

Sure Boss, you just tell me what to do! I’m there for ya!

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That’s the spirit! Now, we’ve developed a new model helicopter guided by remote control, and we want you to take some publicity footage just to show how perfectly safe it is. You know, let those razor-sharp rotor blades get right up to  your face.

GERMANY/Oh. Boss, is that the thing those guys have been working on over in Lab 13?

What guys?

You know, Eugene “Burger Face” Johnson, and One-Eyed Roy, Fang-Tooth Crenshaw, Lipless Wilson….

Uh, I’m not sure. It could be. So the cameraman is here Lonnie, if you could just pucker up…

ACTION! Good, good, great! Keep shooting, this is just….

EWWWWW! CUT! STOP! OH, THE HUMANITY! MY GOD! Say boys, you think we can get this one repainted in time for the toy fair?

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Designer Alexander van de Rostyne kisses his new and first 4-channel indoor toy helicopter from the company Silverlit during the press preview of the 61th International Toy Fair in Nuremberg, February 3, 2010. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

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I had rather kiss some ONE else… hmmpphhff… boys and their toys…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Wow! You finally found a helicopter picture! Way to go BG.

Sorry Shra, no kissy-kiss for you today.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

Shra, it’s a guy thing. I have been known to kiss my car after she brought me home safe through snow storms. Or after I throw a coat of wax on her and she is all shiny and clean. I just like to let her know what a completely awesome car she is.

I am completely sane, I promise. Although my repeated following of this blog would contradict that claim.

As Dave did, I too offer my kudos on the tiny whirlybird pic.

Lipless Wilson dies a little inside though when he saw the pic.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Well… in that case, I loved my bike… but I never kissed it… that may have something to so with the fact that I thought it was a she….

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

There you go, Shra…

In any case, I am thrilled there aren’t any animals being mauled, decimated, decapitated, tortured or otherwise included in this post in any way or form.

The bench is fine, but it may just start to get a bit crushing on my bummy bum bum… So change of subject welcome.

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

Lets see… He’s kissing something that’s always hovering around emitting high-pitched whining noises.

Maybe he got it confused with his wife!

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

This picture illustrates the silly, asinine behavior that is responsible for all of the goofy warnings you see on products — warnings that you think are so stupid. For example:

On a gas grill: “Do not check for gas leaks with an open flame.”

On an Autoshade (the cardboard device you put into your windshield on sunny days to keep the sun from shining into your parked car): “Do not operate automobile with Autoshade in windshield.

When this bozo gets his eyes hacked out by the rotor blades, he’ll want to sue the manufacturer. This picture should be in the American Heritage Dictionary to illustrate the definition of the word “reckless.”

I totoally agree with you Shra — boys and their toys. And I don’t kiss the inanimate.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

Why couldn’t he find a model with tight black dress to show his new toy??? :@

All car manufacturers do.. ;-)

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

Hold still. Let me get that little nose hair …

AllThatJazz … LOL!

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

Do you think he matched his glasses with the helicopter just for the occasion?

Posted by LMR | Report as abusive

Fwd, I couldn’t agree more with you… this guy should be kissing the model in tight black dress… with fancy, posh, black shoes…

why, he could be kissing Shra!!

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

Baz, you’re my new favourite person. Helicopter toys rock!

:D

E.

Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

M, you actually think I would kiss THAT guy???

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Not really, but you could perhaps pecker him in the cheek? After allm, wasn’t it you who wanted cheeky guys?

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

I guess pecker means something different where justM lives….

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

He is not cheeky at all, M…. :P

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

[...] did a keyword search, and it appears I’ve randomly given the name Lonnie to some 644 people in my blog in the past couple of [...]

He’s thinking that now that there is a ban on animals….

;)

E.

Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

[...] did a keyword search, and it appears I’ve randomly given the name Lonnie to some 644 people in my blog in the past couple of [...]

What he doesn’t know is that while baby-copters are all cute and cuddly and kissable, Momma copters are very protective of there young.

And there is Momma copter now…aiming it’s 30mm cannon now!!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

What he doesn’t know is that while baby-copters are all cute and cuddly and kissable, Momma copters are very protective of their young.

And there is Momma copter now…aiming it’s 30mm cannon now!!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive