May 26, 2005

Make your lightsaber a "lot safer"!

Definitely a few laugh-out-loud moments in this safety film. Useful advice, too.

"Don't show off too early. You could injure yourself and your opponent."

For example, here are a couple of would-be Jedi who would have benefited from seeing this film:

Two Star Wars fans are in a critical condition in hospital after apparently trying to make light sabres by filling fluorescent light tubes with petrol.

A man, aged 20, and a girl of 17 are believed to have been filming a mock duel when they poured fuel into two glass tubes and lit it.

The pair were rushed to hospital after one of the devices exploded in woodland at Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.

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(H/T: Observations from the Roof of a Building and Ramblings' Journal.)