Howard’s shiny new home security system came with an instructional DVD. Being one of those weird people who apparently reads the directions for his new purchases, he popped it in the DVD player to check it out. That’s when he found the disc menu for a different kind of edifying film entirely. It was an inspirational film about Easter distributed by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
That’s all very well and good, but doesn’t tell him anything about how his new alarm system works.
So the other day I had [redacted] Security install a new Security System in my home, this was the new Honeywell Lynx 5100 system. It included a Honeywell DVD (Using Your Lynx Touch) see attached picture. Much to my surprise when I popped in the DVD I was greeted by a movie called “Easter Dream” presented by the Church of Latter-Day Saints (see other attached screenshot). Flipping the dvd over it does say Easter Dream next to the bar code in the center. This disc came from a brand new sealed Alarm System box.
I called both [the installer] and Honeywell, neither of them had any clue where or how it got in the box. Honeywell did say they would send me a replacement disc. Now I’m just really wondering what happened during production or how Honeywell managed to burn a religious movie on their DVD manual disc and if I found this how many other folks have a DVD with this movie on it.
If we had to guess, this sounds like something that went weirdly wrong at the DVD factory. If it was a pure switch, there are going to be some rather confused Mormon families next spring during family movie time.