Drop the Switch
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Remember when Nintendo helpfully suggested that you not sit on your Switch? Or when it warned against placing it in your backpack without first popping it inside a case? Better still, can you recall when the company was thoughtful enough to remind you that animal urine and games consoles do not a happy marriage make?

Well, if you're the kind of person who saw those announcements and came away feeling slightly more intelligent, then you're going to love the next piece of wisdom Nintendo's Japanese customer service account is offering up:

Here's a crude Google translation:

If you drop the Nintendo Switch on the floor or the ground, buttons, sticks, etc. may break down even if the screen is not cracked.

Do not drop it or hit it against a hard object.

In case you were wondering what happens when you do drop your Switch, check out this video from a while back: