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    The other day I was browsing Shopstyle Living when I came across these disturbingly ugly wind-up bird salt and pepper shakers. Seeing these circusy, clown-like shakers on a dinner table might scare me. And "Please pass me the pepper" becomes, "Please wind up the pepper birdie and send it rolling over," which is fun, but could be dangerous. What if the bird is too wound up, flies right off the table, and spills salt all over the floor? Am I the only one who finds these shakers revoltingly tacky? What do you think?




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    they are ok. novelty item for parties and such.
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    I don't like them at all.
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    Well they certainly aren't as lovely as my son's wind up Easter bunny that poops jelly beans.
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    too psychotic looking

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    Not on my table but you could use them on a cute kids table during the holidays.

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    Are we getting so lazy we can't hand someone a salt shaker??
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    those are a little to busy for me.
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    these are cute but i don't totally love them. but i'm big on useless but fun gadgets in general. the thing is to only have a few of them, otherwise it's overkill.
    pyl˘nes has great stuff like this.
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    and this as a birthday present for a friend:
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    Really don't like them but then again, I'm a proper pepper mill and sea salt kind of gal.
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    They make me want to smash them with a mallet.
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    they're colorful

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