N. Harmonik
N. Harmonik thanked The Z.'s answer

People are stupid, NH, ...plain as that. Our race is beset by imbeciles.  

Such 'Laws of the Obvious', as you mention, are created in an attempt to legislate Common Sense - which, in itself, presents a very sad statement. 

N. Harmonik
N. Harmonik thanked Gator Blu's answer

To quote a line from The Refreshments song Banditos, "Everybody knows that the world is full of stupid people."

Just read the warnings listed in the instructions when you buy a new blowdryer. The last one I bought had listed such things as, Do not use in the shower. Do not use while sleeping. Do not … Read more

N. Harmonik
N. Harmonik voted up The Z.'s answer

People are stupid, NH, ...plain as that. Our race is beset by imbeciles.  

Such 'Laws of the Obvious', as you mention, are created in an attempt to legislate Common Sense - which, in itself, presents a very sad statement. 

N. Harmonik
N. Harmonik voted up Gator Blu's answer

To quote a line from The Refreshments song Banditos, "Everybody knows that the world is full of stupid people."

Just read the warnings listed in the instructions when you buy a new blowdryer. The last one I bought had listed such things as, Do not use in the shower. Do not use while sleeping. Do not … Read more

N. Harmonik
N. Harmonik voted up Didge Doo's answer

Not in Oz. We grumbled a bit because we didn't think they were necessary but they've proved their worth.

Not long after they were introduced I was pulled over by a cop and booked for not wearing mine. I knew I was at fault so I didn't complain and he said, "You're not arguing about thisl, … Read more

N. Harmonik
N. Harmonik voted up KB Baldwin's answer

Yes they did.  There was all sorts of whining and bellyaching from the auto manufacturers - at least the American ones.  For years that was the pattern - the Feds would impose some new safety or emission rule, and the Big Three (GM, Ford, Chrysler) would claim that it was too expensive, was technologically impossible, … Read more