Safety First [Pic]

Submitted by: piperfawn 4 years ago in Misc

Kids deserve protection from the dangerous evil egg...right?
There are 95 comments:
Male 40,728
"But @5Cats! YOU compared gun homicides with accidental POOL deaths for children 0-4!"
- Said no one at all.

Yes I did! Because "accidental firearm deaths" of children 0-4 are very nearly ZERO!

The deaths of people 14+ are in NO WAY comparable to the drownings of children age 0-4! Deliberate or accidental!!!

And lumping 19 year olds in with "children" is DRATTING stupid! Just... pathetic.
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Male 8,526
chalket-"I`m just wondering why you conveniently left out the next two lines in your reference:"

Because HolyGod wanted to compare Apples-to-Apples. So I gave the numbers for Accidental deaths. (and, you`ll note, I added the disclaimer `please note that the Firearm deaths are only listing accidental deaths (as with Motor Vehicle), as you wanted Apples to Apples.`)

For future reference:
Accidental deaths due to auto`s vs. accidental deaths due to firearm = Apples-to-Apples.
Accidental deaths due to intentional deaths due to firearms (i.e. homicides) = Apples-to-Homicide.

It was not `convenient`, it was a specific statement of accidental deaths. Now you would agree that there is a defference between `accidental ` and `intentional`, correct?

chalket-"Kinda changes your overly-rosy "138 per 100,000" doesn`t it?"

No, it does not change the number for Accidental firearm deaths at all (remember, Apples-to-Ap
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Male 40,728
@chalket: ACCIDENTAL deaths does not include murder or suicide. Just a little "fyi" there...

FBI Database 19 year olds are not "children" ok? Can we agree on that much?

But we ALL agree: It`s the LAWYERS fault! And greedy people. And stupid judges...
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Female 4,447
Did someone say anything about how it`s way easier to choke on one of those egg things than it is to choke on an assault rifle? I`m just saying.
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Male 3,908
@HolyGod

"You say it jams but I`ve watched video of them being used to blow through high capacity clips in seconds."

Wow, so your extensive research on Youtube has suddenly made you an expert on the subject? Damn, I wasted so much time learning the components and how weapons operate when all I had to do was spend an afternoon on Youtube... F*ck me, what a waste of time!!!

Think about how many videos of these guys having their weapons jam never made it on Youtube while they were attempting it. You`re not going to post something like that because you don`t want to look like an a$$hole. That`s why you film all day hoping for a few minutes of usable footage.

Unless you come up with something better than the bump stock argument you always use don`t bother arguing with me when it comes to how weapons operate.
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Male 2,711
@MeGrendel
"2007 causes of death for ages 0-19:
Accidental Deaths:
Motor Vehicle 6,683 per 100,000
Drowning 1,056 per 100,000
Fire/Burn 544 per 100,000
Poisoning 972 per 100,000
Suffocation/Strangulation 1,263 per 100,000
Firearm 138 per 100,000 "

I`m just wondering why you conveniently left out the next two lines in your reference:

Homicide-Firearm: 2,186 per 100,000
Suicide-Firearm: 683 per 100,000

Kinda changes your overly-rosy "138 per 100,000" doesn`t it? So to recap, "Drowning" (1,056) is not even close to "Firearms" (3,007).

Source (since you didn`t see fit to supply it)
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Male 9,738
papajohns01

"Let`s see you stop the disgruntled ex-spouse that starts shooting up your place of work with a chocolate egg."

Let`s see the disgruntled ex-spouse shoot up your place with a chocolate egg.

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Male 8,526
McGovern1981-"we need sue happy control!"

I think you`ll have more agreement on that than anything else on this thread.
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Male 579
Let`s see you stop the disgruntled ex-spouse that starts shooting up your place of work with a chocolate egg.
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Male 9,738
McGovern1981

"As for the egg that should be legal too we need sue happy control!"

COMPLETELY agree.
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Male 14,331
As for the egg that should be legal too we need sue happy control!
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Male 14,331
[quote] Let`s ask Australia what horrible calamities have befell them since guns were outlawed.[/quote]

Hmmm confiscation of personal propety I`m sure those with malintent just handed them over though LOL!
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Male 40,728
The places in the USA with the MOST "gun laws" have the higest gun crime/ gun murder rates.

The places witht he MOST guns? Per capita or otherwise? Have much lower rates...

Now anytime you`d like to look at facts as opposed to OPINIONS? That would be a nice change...
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Male 40,728
[quote]Gun murder in Austrailia: .09 / 1,000
Gun murder in America: 3.2 / 1,000[/quote]
Apples vs Kinder Eggs...

#1 it was already lower before the "new laws" and hasn`t dropped much since.
#1A: Overall crime and murder in Australia remains unchanged OR worse
#2 Take the US Drug Gang murders & shootings out? The USA`s RATE isn`t much higher than Europe or Aussie. In other words: "guns alone" is NOT the problem...
#2A: Taking guns away from legal citizens won`t slow the gangs down one iota... in fact the opposite is true!
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Male 40,728
[quote]Logic would tell you they didn`t regulate guns in Australia they banned them....[/quote]

@McGovern: Worse than that, they CONFISCATED them! Unless you have lots of money! Guns for the RICH! Not for YOU!
Buy expensive "permits" and the laws don`t apply to you!

And just look how the crime rate has PLUNGED in Australia since then... it hasn`t? None of it? It`s gone UP?!!? Especially rape?
But in the USA more guns (overall) plus more (legal) owners = FALLING crime rates! Across the board...

Nothing to see here... move along...
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Male 1,510

Yeah this REALLY pisses me off!
Legalize Kinder Eggs NOW!
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Male 9,738
McGovern1981

"Ya and getting rid a lot of cars would reduce car deaths that dosen`t make it ok."

Because the good of cars outweighs the bad. Getting rid of cars would cripple our economy. Getting rid of guns would.....

Dunno? What? What greater good is destroyed? Let`s ask Australia what horrible calamities have befell them since guns were outlawed.
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Male 9,738
McGovern1981

"I think European kids are smart enough to not try to eat a big yellow PLASTIC ball"

Ya. Are you under the impression the pieces are just floating randomly in the chocolate?
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Male 14,331
Way more kids die in Chicago than the tragedies they hang on to to push an agenda that has failed. That should tell you something right there.
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Male 14,331
[quote]I think European kids are smart enough to not try to eat a big yellow PLASTIC ball.[/quote]

But not enough to understand a gun can be dangerous LOL! You underestimate people and ambulance chasers looking to claim firvilous lawsuits the real reason why we don`t have those eggs.
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Male 14,331
[quote]Getting rid of a lot of guns got rid of a lot of gun murder. Weird. [/quote]

Ya and getting rid a lot of cars would reduce car deaths that dosen`t make it ok.
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Male 530
@McGovern1981
"Now tell me how chunks of plastic in a candy for toddlers seems like a good idea...."
Well, we are enjoying kindersuprise eggs since a long time now without casualties. I think European kids are smart enough to not try to eat a big yellow PLASTIC ball.
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Male 9,738
McGovern1981

"Logic would tell you they didn`t regulate guns in Australia they banned them...."

Nope. You have the right to bare arms in Austrailia. In fact over 750,000 do.

Gun murder in Austrailia: .09 / 1,000
Gun murder in America: 3.2 / 1,000

35 TIMES HIGHER.

Getting rid of a lot of guns got rid of a lot of gun murder. Weird.

Although to be honest even I think Austrailia is too regulated. I think hand guns for home and personal protection are perfectly reasonable.
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Male 7,123
Well, if Kinder Egg had had the foresight to fund a National Kinder Egg Association, pay a bunch of lobbyists, finance some politicians and run an ad campaign they wouldn`t have that problem.
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Male 9,738
whodat6484

" If you`re still alive, let me know how it feels when a rifle blows up in your face while you`re shooting"

A bump stock basically turns a semi auto into an auto without danger to the shooter. You say it jams but I`ve watched video of them being used to blow through high capacity clips in seconds. Accuracy? Maybe not, but you don`t need to be all that accurate when you are just spraying a crowd.

"Well, if said criminal already has a record, chances are he won`t be legally purchasing any kind of firearms in the first place."

Craigslist, swap meets, gun shows, all perfectly legal for one private individual to sell to another without any check or paperwork required.
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Male 3,908
"a semi auto weapon can become a full auto in less than 5 minutes,all you need is a rasp for iron."

Yeah, you go right ahead and do that. If you`re still alive, let me know how it feels when a rifle blows up in your face while you`re shooting.

"If a criminal want a full auto all he have to do is to buy a semi auto a rasp and 5 minutes."

Well, if said criminal already has a record, chances are he won`t be legally purchasing any kind of firearms in the first place.
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Male 14,331
@Tekinette

Yes, because anyone under the age of 18 can go and buy whatever gun they want in the states ROFL! Now tell me how chunks of plastic in a candy for toddlers seems like a good idea....
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Male 14,331
[quote]If logic worked you could point at other countries, like Australia, and show how gun regulation ACTUALLY WORKS IN REAL LIFE and that would matter, but it doesn`t.[/quote]

Logic would tell you they didn`t regulate guns in Australia they banned them....
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Male 9,738
Tekinette

"Some people have such a great logic... "

Shhhhh.

Logic has NOTHING to do with it. Some people in this country have a deep love of guns and view gun ownership as a basic human right given to us by god almighty in a perfect document written by infallible people. It is a purely emotional position.

If logic worked you could point at other countries, like Australia, and show how gun regulation ACTUALLY WORKS IN REAL LIFE and that would matter, but it doesn`t.
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Male 9,738
Tekinette

"Some people have such a great logic... "

Shhhhh.

Logic has NOTHING to do with it. Some people in this country have a deep love of guns and view gun ownership as a basic human right given to us by god almighty in a perfect document written by infallible people. It is a purely emotional position.

If logic worked you could point at other countries, like Australia, and show how gun regulation ACTUALLY WORKS IN REAL LIFE and that would matter, but it doesn`t.
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Male 273
Yes becauses things that can be dangerous and things that were made for the purpose of killing are the same. Let`s not ban rocket launchers either because some people will still hide theirs or find other ways of killing each other !

Some people have such a great logic...
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Male 40,728
@HolyGod: So 19 year olds are "children" eh?

And you complained that we compared stats for 0-4 against stats for 0-4? How RUDE of us!

We should have included 19 year old CHILDREN too!

In pools (and spas!) FYI: Not "all drownings" as you falsely accused and now conveniently forget...
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Male 14,331

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Male 9,738
I guess I would like to reiterate for people who are obviously literally too retarded to read:

My source said:

"In 2010, gun-related injuries accounted for 6,570 deaths of children and young people (1 to 24 years of age). That includes 7 deaths per day among people 1 to 19 years of age."

I then used ONLY the 1 to 19 number, NOT the full to 24 number (7x365):

"2,500"

It literally hurts my head that people can be this stupid...
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Male 40,728
@CoyoteKing: Exactly! Look at that video of a 7 year old driving a car the other day! We have to BAN ALL CARS to stop that from happening.

Logic!

Ban pools (and spas!) = save 400 "children" per year!
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Male 40,728
[quote]He said "POOLS", not "drowning".[/quote]
And YOUR SOURCE says... pools (and spas!) NOT drowning!

Have I mentioned that it`s -your own- source yet? I have? Oh good...

Pools = dangerous
Cars= dangerous
Bicycles = dangerous
dogs, bees, snakes bugs? All dangerous.

It`s a dangerous world out there. BANNING things will not make it one iota "safer"...

...unless you confiscate ALL the guns! From citizen and criminal alike! Every single firearm PERIOD! And SEAL the border! House to house searches across the USA! Sniffer dogs and Martial Law! Huzza!

That MIGHT make things safer...
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Male 2,988
this is so dumb. they aren`t even comparable. the kinder eggs are marketed for kids. how many assault weapons are marketed for kids and their parents buy them one?

lets ban all motorized vehicles because they can accidentally or intentionally kill kids. doesn`t matter that kids can own guns or cars, banned then all for safety! lol
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Male 40,728
[quote]- An annual average of 390 pool or spa-related drownings for children younger than 15[/quote]
[quote]about 75 percent (293) of the reported fatalities involved children younger than five.[/quote]
@HolyGod: It`s from YOUR SOURCE! Learn to read, ok?

[quote]No. NO. Bulls.hit dude.[/quote]
= LOLZ! Really dude? Your own source dude! Plain as day dude! Under 5 dude? 300 vs 43 dude.
Dude! Dude? I mean dude, seriously...

[quote]More children die from guns than pools, way more.[/quote]
Only if 24 year olds are "children"... duuuude.
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Male 40,728
@HolyGod: Honestly? You`ve lumped 24 year olds with "children" in your "math"?
WHO do you think the "gang bangers" are who shoot each other in Chicago every day? Hint: between 15-24.

Your "comparison" is fatally flawed. That horse? it`s dead, brother.

From YOUR Source: apx 400 "pool deaths" per year, 75% under 5 = 300.
FBI says: Firearm murders under 5 = 43.
Apples = Apples
Difficult to imagine there being too many "accidental" shootings BY 4 year olds...

So guess what? You are wrong, by your own sources too!! Not to mention by calling 24 year olds "children" ffs...
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Male 363
HolyGod - There are plenty of alternatives that have been offered. As a matter of fact we have tons of gun laws in this country. many of them are not strictly enforced. We could start there. The bottom line is, we live in a dangerous world. You cannot protect everyone from all the dangers of our world. As careful as I am with my son, he has fallen, hit his head numerous times, and potentially could have died if he would have hit just right. Fortunately he did not. Should I keep a helmet on him at all times to "protect" him? Sounds ridiculous right? Owning a gun is a responsibility. Some will abuse it, but most are responsible law abiding citizens and those people should not be subject to unreasonable gun legislation.
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Male 14,331
The gun schools are gun free zones.....
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Male 9,738
MeGrendel

"Comparing Apples to Apples:"

No. NO. Bulls.hit dude. He said "POOLS", not "drowning". Don`t totally change the comparison. "Drowning" includes buckets, bathtubs, lakes, rivers, the ocean, pools, etc. I gave you numbers that were very close to a direct comparison. More children die from guns than pools, way more.
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Male 8,526
@HolyGod.

Comparing Apples to Apples:

2007 causes of death for ages 0-19:
Accidental Deaths:
Motor Vehicle 6,683 per 100,000
Drowning 1,056 per 100,000
Fire/Burn 544 per 100,000
Poisoning 972 per 100,000
Suffocation/Strangulation 1,263 per 100,000
Firearm 138 per 100,000

So, which more dangerous?

(please note that the Firearm deaths are only listing accidental deaths (as with Motor Vehicle), as you wanted Apples to Apples.

HolyGod-"Gun deaths are a problem in this country in my opinion"

And gun deaths are somehow more `evil` than strangulation deaths?

HolyGod-"Some people think making guns harder to get or making some guns and equipment illegal will help that problem."

And others believe it will not help.

HolyGod-"What is your solution?"

Stopping an idiot from jumping off a building does not require te
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Male 9,738
OK. Here is one for you.

Gun deaths are a problem in this country in my opinion, not its biggest problem, but a problem.

Some people think making guns harder to get or making some guns and equipment illegal will help that problem.

A lot of you disagree, which is perfectly reasonable. However while you shoot down that possible solution you offer no alternative.

So I`ll ask you: What is your solution?

Or do you just honestly not care and in your mind 6,500 dead kids a year is less important than following verbatim what same fallible men wrote 250 years ago at a time when comparing "arms" to today`s "arms" would be like comparing a horse and buggy to a bmw?
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Male 9,738
aroc91

"Pools alone kill 100x more kids per year than guns do"

"An annual average of 390 pool or spa-related drownings for children younger than 15 occurred from 2007 to 2009"

tinyurl.com/d95l6j6

"In 2010, gun-related injuries accounted for 6,570 deaths of children and young people (1 to 24 years of age). That includes 7 deaths per day among people 1 to 19 years of age."

tinyurl.com/csj29kl

Now I realize that isn`t an apples to apples comparison, but those were the stats I was able to find quickly and as almost 85% of all drowning deaths in pools are children under 5 it is pretty safe to assume you can take the drowning stat to 19 without it getting much higher.

By your statement:

2,500 x 100 = 400

You suck at math. There you are wrong. Scary wrong. Humorously, ridiculously, absurdly wrong. Now I have saved you from spreading this stupidity anymore.
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Male 8,526
piperfawn-"So stop with the blatantly presumption about semi auto and full auto."

Actually, piper, I didn`t mention anything about `full auto` vs. `semi auto`.

I just asked carmium to state the differences, in her own words, to further demonstrate her ignorance on the subject matter.
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Male 182
"And yet you don`t seem worried about motor vehicles, pools/water, fires, poisoning and suffocation/strangulation..."

Exactly. Pools alone kill 100x more kids per year than guns do, so why isn`t there a huge uproar against pools?
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Male 5,811
I pity all you Americans that didn`t have the pleasure of two different kinds of chocolate that contain a useless but entertaining toy for children. FYI I`ve never heard of a child dying from a Kinder Egg here.
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Male 8,526
Fwoggie2-"nor Obama have been able to do anything about current gun laws at home."

He`s too busy BREAKING current gun laws to attempt anthing else. He has no problems running guns to Mexico.

Canoas-"no matter how utterly retarded the constitution is"

See, the problem with that asanine statement is that the constitution is not, in fact `utterly retarded`. The fact that you find a founding document that clearly recognizes the human rights of its citizens `utterly retarded` just demonstrates how effed up your own system is.

casidhe-"Guns are a real threat to American children and everyone should worry about that !"

And yet you don`t seem worried about motor vehicles, pools/water, fires, poisoning and suffocation/strangulation...

Why is that?
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Male 182
@carmium

"banning assault rifles just means the next mass shooter uses a semi-auto hunting rifle"

Thank you for proving that you have ABSOLUTELY NO IDEA what you`re talking about.
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Male 5,163
MeGrendel a semi auto weapon can become a full auto in less than 5 minutes,all you need is a rasp for iron. So stop with the blatantly presumption about semi auto and full auto. If a criminal want a full auto all he have to do is to buy a semi auto a rasp and 5 minutes.
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Male 2,548
Hmmm, I thought that children weren`t permitted to carry or buy firearms but that they`re permitted to use them under controlled and supervised conditions.

Which, doesn`t negate the possibility that they may be able to mishandle weapons in their home if they`re intent on it.

I was able to locate and access my mother`s boyfriend`s 12 gauge rounds and hunting rifles no problem as a kid.
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Male 40,728
@Canoas: Heck yeah! Because Africa tops the USA in all those stats! That could be why MILLIONS of Americans sneak into Africa every year, eh?

America is BIG and RICH. The "poorest American" would be "middle class" in 7/8 of the countries on Earth...
Clean Water
Housing
Infrastructure
Education
Food
Freedom
The USA (and Canada) tops the world! Deal with it instead of tossing poop eh?
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Male 40,728
@casidhe: I slightly agree with your position on "commenting on Americans" eh? Being Canadian we have to keep one eye on the USA at all times! Living next to an 800 pound gorilla has it`s ups and downs...

However: @AJ is correct: WE (Canada first!) came to Europe`s rescue in WW1, WW2 AND The Cold War. The USA does what the UN is too chicken/corrupt to do properly itself.

And pulling numbers out of your ARSE doesn`t cut it at IAB. The internets is FULL of accurate information: FBI Database Says: you`re full of shiite...

Keep in mind: There`s 320,000,000 Americans, it`s the 3rd most populous country on Earth...
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Male 1,540
You`re right MDA, we should made it illegal to sells guns to minors. Oh wait-
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Male 427
@auburnjunky
You`re the most successful? WTF? You do realise America is one of the worst developed countries to live in, right? High teen pregnancy, low life expectancy, high homicide rate, high income inequality, etc. etc.
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Female 62
2 comments: my first to auburnjunky - Perhaps "Europeans" (as do Australians) like to comment on American affairs because as the self appointed rulers of the universe anything your Government does affects everyone.In fact the USA interferes more in the affairs of other countries outside its jurisdiction than ANY other country .In fact you have attacked 69 countries since world war 2 most of which were not a threat to your National security but a big threat to Americas global Business interests .

As for you SleepyHallow being only number 28 in gun deaths means that since 1979 120,000 children have been killed by guns in your country. I`d hope that number of deaths matters to you.Many thousands more are so injured their hope of EVER living a normal life is destroyed.Guns are a real threat to American children and everyone should worry about that !
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Male 427
@MeGrendel
"Until you find an amendment to the Constitution that has something similar to "A well entertained child, being necessary to the sanity of a happy home, the right of the children to buy and eat Kinder chocolate candies, shall not be infringed", there is no comparison. "

So your argument is that no matter how utterly retarded the constitution is you still have to follow it blindly? Makes sense. Keep moving forward.
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Male 5,626
WTF MDA?!!! That kid could totally choke on the toy in that egg!!
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Male 1,983
Number 1 in the world in gun ownership
Number 28 in the world in gun deaths.

We have more pressing issues to deal with like Jobs, mental health, wealth disparity, education, etc.

If you are truly worried about child safety, Guns are not our biggest issue:
Cars are.
Swimming pools are.
Poverty is.
Teen pregnancy is.

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Female 8,045
AJ- really- are you QUITE sure about that? On what grounds are you the most successful- I would like to know!
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Male 120
@auburnjunky if I don`t like to encounter other people`s opinions you`d better keep out of the internets.
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Male 2,579
The media only reports what it thinks will have some effect on the government. People all over the world die in unnatural ways every day. It`s never about the death of people, it`s always about the hype.
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Male 10,338
I love how all these Europeans like to comment on American affairs.

Shut the drat up. We won a war to get away from your kind of politics. We are the most successful country since the Roman Empire. Eat a dick.
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Male 202
No, an M4 carbine is not legal.
And kinder eggs were banned because of retarded lawsuits, something America is much more infamous for than gun violence.
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Male 2,332
Americans come with guns people, might as well accept it and leave it be :p
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Female 1,478
I don`t care about the state of Kinder eggs in America.. we can still get (weak) things from (damn, I had to look it up; it`s been a while) Cracker Jacks, and can also buy things from those 25+ cent fake tattoo/toy machines. I don`t know if kids can get stuff from cereal anymore. Anyway, we don`t need them. I suppose it`s sad that they`d even be considered illegal, though.
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Male 3,421
Americans shout from the hilltops about our constitutional rights to firearms, as if it was the one true word..

But they never seem to recall that the constitution was written by some of the most evil, slave-raping bastards to ever live in the country.

Odd how that works.
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Male 1,803
I don`t understan why the American media goes BESERK about 3 people dying in a bomb blast - they`re STILL going on about it even now - but doesn`t bat much of an eyelid to the phenomenal amount of people killed by firearms in the US every year.

Even the school shootings don`t get coverage after about a week unless it`s a particularly large killing spree.

Bush basically went to war in Iraq in revenge for 9/11, but yet neither he nor Obama have been able to do anything about current gun laws at home.

It`s bizarrely hilarious, the hold that the NRA has over America.
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Female 8,045
if anyone wants a Kinder egg - let me know!!!
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Male 8,526
carmium-"but banning assault rifles just means the next mass shooter uses a semi-auto hunting rifle"

Please explain, in your own words, the definition of an assualt rifle, and a semi-auto hunting rifle.

Then, continuing in your own words, differentiate between the two.
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Male 617
The problem here isn`t the legality of the gun. It`s the legality of Kinder eggs. AMERICANS FOR KINDER FREEDOM!
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Female 6,381
I think most of you Americans are queer for firearms, but banning assault rifles just means the next mass shooter uses a semi-auto hunting rifle or pistol with a belt full of extra clips. I don`t see the point in piecemeal banning of guns. Those of you who want to make a difference will have to change people`s attitudes, not their hardware.
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Male 1,404
Poor kid`s. They deserve a xm144 clone build up if they are going to have to get on and off the bus regularly.
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Male 1,558
Those Kinder`sll kill ya
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Male 111
I don`t get all this gun ban stuff. We`ve made it harder for people to get guns and people just started using bombs instead. Good job.
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Male 3,908
FAIL: Children can`t buy semi-automatic rifles either. I would say "nice try" but this pitiful excuse for an anti-gun ad doesn`t even merit that.


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Male 3,842
Erm, I`m pretty sure it is illegal to sell either one of those items to a small child here in the United States. So they are BOTH illegal for a child.
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Male 15,832
The next time someone comes to shoot up your school, throw your f***ing candy egg at them.
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Male 40,728
HAHAHA! It even has the word "agenda" hidden in the background!

Oh! Teh irony!

And you`re correct @MeGrendel: Epic grammar fail. Who wrote that crap? They may have done it badly on purpose... ?
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Male 40,728
Nope! It`s dumb.
Dumb dumber dumberer and dumberest!
First of all: you don`t hand a loaded weapon to a child...
But there`s plenty more dumbness.

@HolyGod: Um, the fact that children cannot own or operate guns? I`d call THAT a grotesque distortion...

Effective? Hardly! It backfires badly: The "pro gun" people believe the Government OVER REACHES and bans things for no good reason. For example... Kinder Eggs!

So is this an "anti-gun" advert or an "anti-government" advert? Hummm?
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Male 8,526
HolyGod

I`ll admit the photo is captivating. But if the message is incorrect, it fails as an ad (and yes, I have a background in advertising).

And did you READ second line?

"We won`t sell Kinder chocolate eggs in the interest of child safety. Why not assault weapons?

The first thing that jumped out at me was that the syntax is confusing.

It would make more sense (syntex-wise..it`d still be a false equivalency) if they said ` We banned one, why not the other?` or `We won`t sell one, why the other?`. They way they say it, `we wont sell one, why not the other?` is not the clearest way to say it.

So, over all, nice picture, bad ad.
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Male 2,389
This ad is pure brilliance.

Ban all inanimate objects that appear `scary`. While you`re at it lets ban mothers who get high on crack with their kid in the room. Lets ban parents who beat their kids. Lets ban.......
Stupid ad.
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Male 9,738
MeGrendel

`Actually, you don`t. You can easily admit it is a misleading ad that distorts facts in an attempt to creat a false equivalency."

Forget the message. You are letting your opinion and bias make the judgement.

I`m talking from a marketing perspective. It is poignant, funny, well designed, simple, and thought provoking. It is an excellent ad.

How the hell does it "distort facts"?

It says simply that:

"One child is holding something that`s been banned in america to protect them"

and

"we won`t sell kinder chocolate eggs in the interest of child safety"

Please tell me which of those two facts are "distorted".
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Male 4,891

That sure is a scary looking gun!
Run! Run retards, don`t look back and stay scared.
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Male 4,891

No matter your position you have to admit it is a retarded ad.

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Male 8,526
Until you find an amendment to the Constitution that has something similar to "A well entertained child, being necessary to the sanity of a happy home, the right of the children to buy and eat Kinder chocolate candies, shall not be infringed", there is no comparison.

You can thank the FDA and Litigation lawyers for it not being available in the US (oh, and the 1938 Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act).

HolyGod-"you have to admit that is a well done ad."

Actually, you don`t. You can easily admit it is a misleading ad that distorts facts in an attempt to creat a false equivalency.
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Male 1,135
And Kinder Eggs are awesome
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Male 2,548
I liked the one with the girls in the library better...

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Male 3,668
at least 6 kids world wide have died from choking on the toys that have come with kinder surprise. i wonder how many children have been killed as a result of gun violence in america alone.
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Male 9,738
No matter your position you have to admit that is a well done ad.
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Male 3,645
HAHA Kinder eggs! I only know about Kinders because of Ashens, on YouTube!
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Male 39,883

I agree, lets not ban those eggs any longer.
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Male 1,745
Not comparable.
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Male 5,163
Link: Safety First [Pic] [Rate Link] - Kids deserve protection from the dangerous evil egg...right?
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