30 Ways to Shock Yourself

Here are 30 illustrations from the book Elektroschutz in 132 Bildern. These diagrams outline causes of electrical accidents


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  • Count Spatula 6y

    This is why you should always wear flippers around the house.
  • Michael 6y

    My attorney says : "yep...this would definately be an accident...or diminished responsibility as a fallback position"
  • mlemmen1 6y

    He's wearing a vest, but no shoes?
  • bogiwoye 6y

    What about socks if not shoes or slippers? Did people wear socks back then?
  • Mmm Figgy 6y

    The more I read these, the more this sounds like a guide on how to actually electrocute people.
  • rolypolyrolypolyrolypolyrolypoly 6y

    By the looks of it, the kids have been doing this trick on Pops for quite a few years already.
  • Ty Martin 6y

    "This oughtta bring Shoeless Joe Jackson down a notch!"
  • Count Spatula 6y

    Clearly the choice in this one is shoes or no shoes.
  • Ryan McCue 6y

    "Hey Pop, come and touch this buzzing handle!"
  • Kevin Leroux 6y

    "101 Ways To Get Back At Your Parents!"
  • David Moisan 6y

    "damn kids, I'll fix th....YEAAARRRGGGH!"
  • Kirk Westbeld 6y

    German "Home Alone"
  • maceirax 6y

  • matrix29gj 6y

    So I'm guessing the floors in this home are composed of wet mud or sopping wet concrete or bare metal?

    How exactly is the electricity supposed to ground out here?
    It's not like this is a "HOME ALONE" movie with two indestructible bunglers and a kid who obsesses over "RAMBO".
  • Jason Claypool 6y

    Uncle Ernst had touched little Klaus one too many times with his "crystal radio ground rod".
  • john 6y

    1.21 Giggawatts!!
  • Ray2Jerry 6y

    It looks like the priest's fly is undone, I would have done the same thing if I were two young boys.
  • chupocabara 6y

    "You zee ernst? When we Show papa zee electric door ve have invented he vill finally recover zee family fortune!"
  • goopuddle 6y

    Of course, with the boys freshly home from school, they still had the shoes on that Poppa was on his way to retrieve before going to work.
  • aaron_ireland 2y

    This illustration was misplaced, this is actually from the HJ merit badge instruction manual. This is for the "I am an evil nasty little Nazi" badge
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