BGT viewers found the ‘do not try this at home’ warnings for sword swallowing pretty funny

Darn, best put the drills, swords and 12ft pole away...

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Alex Magala’s sword swallowing act was most certainly edge-of-your-seat stuff, but plenty of Britain’s Got Talent viewers were distracted by the somewhat amusing ‘do not try this at home’ warnings tonight. 

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It’s important info of course – ITV would soon be in trouble if they didn’t show the warning message – but it just seemed a tad redundant given what Magala was doing. 

After all, while there’s plenty of ad breaks to get a few things done, it’s unlikely to be a bit of sword swallowing mixed with dropping from a pole (blindfolded no less) towards spinning drills, is it?

I mean, who doesn’t have this gear lying around?

Got to love the British sarcasm

You might spot a load of the gear on eBay later

People really weren’t sure why they needed telling

Britain’s Got Sarcasm by the bucket load

Well, we all best ponder a new hobby to try out, eh?

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Britain’s Got Talent continues with the results at 9:30pm tonight at Tuesday from 7:30pm on ITV