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Introduce Kids to Camp Fires

 
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You have to wonder about companies....

A campfire wipes an entire town off the face of the map in California, and they have a kids toy that includes a camp fire and gasoline can. Take a look at the wild look in the kids eyes and it is easy to ascertain this is a toy designed to bring out the arsonist in every kid. That is to say nothing about all the fail videos on Youtube I watched involving bonfires and gasoline cans. Goodness, they could not even include real logs but had to have ENDURA logs.

And they took Bugs Bunny off TV because he was somehow wrong?

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I believe that's a "prank box" that you can put your real present in.  Amazon link

Now I have to get one
 
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Did they say CHERRY Scented accelerant (gasoline) included. oh my
 
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They also have fake gift boxes for a "spit and slide" and a "plant urinal" among others.  My nephews are at the gross humor age (actually so is their father) where they would be disappointed those weren't the real gifts. 😜 Although the look on my sister's face would be worth it.
 
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Looks like some kiddie plastic explosive is included too. I've seen that look before. Pretty sure he soiled his Underoos.
 
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I like that the user manual is 24 pages of assembly and First aid tips! and the poker is apparently made from fake asbestos.

Although I would like to find those scented fuels...
 
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Oh look ma. Fuses for easy lighting included. Because gasoline is too difficult for children to get started.

I get the humor but do we really need this product? Half of Gatlinburg & a large chunk of the Smokey Mountains burned to a crisp 2 years ago at Christmas. Not young kids but teens. Video captured on their own cell phones. Not funny.
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