Have You Ever Seen This Candle??!!

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beachcakes Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 6:40pm
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I have a cake request for the end of the month and this is the candle they want for a topper. I've never seen anything like it...

http://www.happybirthdaycandle.com/

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emrldsky Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 6:56pm
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Only once before...on the Cake Wrecks blog: http://cakewrecks.blogspot.com/search/label/Beyond%20Bizarre

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wgoat5 Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 6:59pm
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I haven't see it but I can remember when I was little that mom had a cake stand that would rotate and it would whistle Happy Birthday icon_smile.gif

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butterflywings Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 7:05pm
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Only once before...on the Cake Wrecks blog: http://cakewrecks.blogspot.com/search/label/Beyond%20Bizarre




OMG!! I immediately thought of that weird green slime cake as soon as I saw the clip! Well, now that at least explains what is on top of that cake and the looks on the people's faces... Still doesn't explain the green ooze though! LOL

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mcdonald Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 7:06pm
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boy... that sucker really goes up in flames

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gottabakenow Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 7:07pm
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its crazy. no one would notice the cake with that on it! icon_surprised.gif

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bobwonderbuns Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 7:08pm
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I'm not at all a fan of candles on cakes (bake cake, set on fire, spit all over it, serve to guests...icon_confused.gif Oh yeah, that's sanitary...) icon_confused.gif But I must say that's the coolest candle I've ever seen. Post your picture when you get the cake done. Let us know how the customer likes it! icon_biggrin.gif

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mcdonald Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 7:09pm
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you know how the birthday boy or girl usually bends over the top of the cake to blow out the candles... in this case, I would announce.... while lighting the "torch"... PLEASE STAND BACK!! AND NO ONE WILL GET HURT!!!

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YAYI95 Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 7:13pm
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that is kinda neat...im sure kids would find it exciting....post a pic when you do your cake

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sweetideas Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 7:15pm
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I haven't but I sure as heck am laughing my behind off at that blog!! icon_smile.gif

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7yyrt Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 7:33pm
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Reminds me of the time they used a roman candle on my brother's July 3rd birthday cake.

It was ... interesting.

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MichelleM77 Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 7:49pm
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Wow. Doesn't look all that safe and boy is the music annoying.

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beachcakes Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 8:12pm
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This is for a 60 year old man...The box has warnings all over it!

Keep your face, hands, hair and pets at a safe distance when lighting this candle.

Never use the candle near things that can catch fire.

LOL It's like a torch!! I singed my hair once blowing out a candle!

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clsilvus Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 8:36pm
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Wow, that's interesting! The music is really piercing, I think I'd like it more if they changed it.

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dragonflydreams Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 8:47pm
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. . . if you read the small print . . . the music can be disabled (so you can use it for any celebration, not just birthdays) . . . THANK HEAVEN FOR SMALL MERCIES . . . icon_lol.gificon_lol.gif

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arosstx Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 8:54pm
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Wow. I hope this isn't considered rude, but someone had WAY too much time on their hands to invent that! icon_smile.gif

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mcdonald Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 9:01pm
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I know what you mean but it sounds like people are ordering them!! And 2 for $12.99!!! A little pricey!!! The power of entrepreneurship!!!!

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veejaytx Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 9:11pm
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Actually you get three for $12.95, one each red, blue and yellow. I can think of one person I might be able to use that for, but certainly not three. Everybody's gotta have a gimmick, I guess.

Oh, definitely would disable the music!

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gottabakenow Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 9:32pm
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who would want 3 of those monstrosities?? ones enough, thank you.

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lardbutt Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 9:40pm
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I'm sure someone out there likes it, but I find it tacky.

But hey, somebody's making money off this! You gotta give them credit for that!

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gottabakenow Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 9:40pm
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oh another thing i just noticed- one of the notes is totally wrong. just way wrong. you'd think they would make it right.

also, the happy birthday song is copyrighted. wonder if they got permission to use it...?

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michellenj Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 10:01pm
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My lord, don't wear hair spray if you are the birthday girl/boy. Or anything flammable, for that matter! My 3 yr old would love that.

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dragonflydreams Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 10:48pm
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oh another thing i just noticed- one of the notes is totally wrong. just way wrong. you'd think they would make it right.

also, the happy birthday song is copyrighted. wonder if they got permission to use it...?


. . . maybe that's how they got around the copyright law . . . one wrong note and it's not happy birthday anymore . . . icon_lol.gificon_lol.gif

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Carolynlovescake Posted 10 Jul 2008 , 11:34pm
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I have them... in the back of a closet some where.

They were a gift to me from someone awhile back and as you can tell I use them all the time. icon_lol.gif

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beachcakes Posted 11 Jul 2008 , 1:14am
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oh another thing i just noticed- one of the notes is totally wrong. just way wrong. you'd think they would make it right.

also, the happy birthday song is copyrighted. wonder if they got permission to use it...?




Yep, it's on the box - Happy Birthday (c) 1935. Used by permission.

It's made in China. Hope it doesn't have lead paint.

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gottabakenow Posted 11 Jul 2008 , 1:32am
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oh good, at least they did one thing right. that wrong note really bugs me, though. i'm weird like that.

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Mike1394 Posted 11 Jul 2008 , 12:00pm
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icon_biggrin.gif Sorry all I think it's pretty freakin cool. Yeah, yeah all the safety issues, but were talking cake, and fireworks. icon_biggrin.gif

Mike

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foxymomma521 Posted 11 Jul 2008 , 12:09pm
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icon_biggrin.gif Sorry all I think it's pretty freakin cool. Yeah, yeah all the safety issues, but were talking cake, and fireworks. icon_biggrin.gif

Mike



I agree!! I'm going to order them for my kids birthdays, but WILL turn off the music icon_wink.gif

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mgdqueen Posted 11 Jul 2008 , 12:10pm
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icon_biggrin.gif Sorry all I think it's pretty freakin cool. Yeah, yeah all the safety issues, but were talking cake, and fireworks. icon_biggrin.gif

Mike




ROFL!! That's what my husband said too!!! icon_biggrin.gif

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sweetideas Posted 11 Jul 2008 , 12:40pm
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Just keep the helium balloon away....

and the streamers overhead.....

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