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15 Most Unnecessary Instructions Ever (PHOTOS)

First Posted: 07/24/11 12:22 PM ET   Updated: 09/21/11 06:12 AM ET

When it comes to ripping open that brand new product you've been excited about, nothing is more of a buzz-kill than having to read a 12-page instructional manual. But leaving consumers without instructions is a huge liability for product makers, which is why brands try to make it easy for us by providing short, concise directions that get their points across without drowning us in legal jargon.

Sometimes, though, product instructions are simplified so much that they become downright unnecessary -- and equally hilarious. We've rounded up some of the most unnecessary product instructions on the internet. Remember, "Better safe than sorry!" Vote for your favorites below.

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