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PostPosted: Fri Dec 17, 2010 11:29 am 
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Anybody get given any of these for Christmas when they were kids:-

http://uk.specials.lifestyle.yahoo.com/ ... -made.html

Possibly your parents were trying to tell you something...

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Surely none of these is as dangerous as lego, as any adult who's had a serious case of 'lego foot' can attest. :wink:

The uranium one is a bit special though!

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...And to round out the experience, a book entitled 'Prospecting for Uranium' was included, with details of a US government initiative that paid $10,000 (equivalent to almost £90,000 today) if little Jimmy discovered any uranium deposits in the garden.


Yeah, but what made it seriously dangerous was the small post-it note from Kim Il-sung stating "whatever figure's quoted in that book, I'll double it."

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