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    CPS Technician glockchick's Avatar
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    Ah the irony re: target signage



    This was on a big measuring stick. Really cool there, but the misuse.

    Here's the wording. Sorry for the angle. It was either that or glare that made it unreadable.

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    Re: Ah the irony re: target signage

    At least they got that booster seats are for school age children. That's something.
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    Re: Ah the irony re: target signage

    So what do you with children between 29" and 34"?
    If I'm here tell me to get back to writing
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    Re: Ah the irony re: target signage

    Nm. Read it wrong.
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    Re: Ah the irony re: target signage

    NM, read it wrong too. Geez.....

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    Re: Ah the irony re: target signage

    Quote Originally Posted by atsuydam View Post
    So what do you with children between 29" and 34"?
    My question exact!!!

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    Re: Ah the irony re: target signage

    If you look closely at the sign it says that for children 29-34", you forward face them in a convertible seat. So they are accounted for.

    On a related note, I went to Target's online carseat suggestor thing. I typed in DD's statistics, 42lbs, 41". The suggestor told me she did not fall into any category so they could not suggest for me. I thought she was pretty average for a 5 year old. When I bumped her height up to 43" I think it told me she should go in a booster. She does ride in a booster some of the time, but most of the time in a GN.

    I just thought that was strange that she did not fall into any category.

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    Re: Ah the irony re: target signage

    Looks like it says ff convertible 34-40 inches. No, there is nothing for 29-34". Strap em to the hood!! Anyway...that's a pretty dumb sign. They sell infant seats that go up to 35 pounds. They sell convertibles that rf to 40 and ff to 65. They sell combinations that go from 22 to 65 pounds. Their own sign doesn't cover what they sell in their store!!
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    Re: Ah the irony re: target signage

    Quote Originally Posted by atsuydam View Post
    So what do you with children between 29" and 34"?
    Didn't you know - those are the kids that are allowed loose throughout the car - they get those defined 5 inches to run about without and restraints. Now, if you see one shorter or taller than that - they have to be in some sort of seat, so that's when you call the police to report them

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    Re: Ah the irony re: target signage

    Glad to see I wasn't the only one annoyed by the pic & sign.

    I was so so happy to see the other misuse pics go I nearly did a song & dance. Oh how quickly the happiness went away w/ the new signage.

    We all need to contact Target Corp & complain.
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    Re: Ah the irony re: target signage

    Target gets an 'A' for effort for at least trying. This is more than I've seen in even BRU.
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    Re: Ah the irony re: target signage

    Quote Originally Posted by BabyKaykes View Post
    Target gets an 'A' for effort for at least trying. This is more than I've seen in even BRU.
    I'd rather they have nothing rather than overarching outdated generalities and suggesting children MUST have an infant seat, convertible seat, combination seat, and booster seat.
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    Re: Ah the irony re: target signage

    Quote Originally Posted by babygirlsmom1005 View Post
    Didn't you know - those are the kids that are allowed loose throughout the car - they get those defined 5 inches to run about without and restraints. Now, if you see one shorter or taller than that - they have to be in some sort of seat, so that's when you call the police to report them
    That size range tends to correspond with when they hit that "I don't want to be strapped down" stage anyway


    Anyone else notice in the infant seat section it says to also register for a Stage 2 Safety seat so you're prepared?



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    Re: Ah the irony re: target signage

    Yeah, I noticed that, too.
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    Re: Ah the irony re: target signage

    Did anyone call Target to discuss it? I did and the CS gal I got was actually really good. She acted genuinely concerned and said she wanted to escalate it immediately so she had me talk to her supervisor who was also really nice and thanked me about five times for calling and said if experts(I identified myself as a tech)didn't call and tell them stuff like this the marketing folks would have no idea anything was amiss. Really?? They don't consult with someone BEFORE putting out poor pictures and outdated signage? Anyway, hopefully if they get enough calls they'll do something about it.

    I tried the carseat finder thing on the website and it wanted me to buy an infant seat for my 18 mo old 19lb 31" DD. Even though she's outside their stated 19"-29" for Stage 1 seats.
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