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Topic: Funny Signs
Username: Umfolozi
Posted 2008-11-21 10:52:44 and read 7758 times.

Post pics of amusing signs here!  laughing 



Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: CraigW
Posted 2008-11-21 11:38:27 and read 7736 times.

This sign is near our holiday home in the Eastern Cape, a sign put up by a very irritable farmer upset with people trespassing. Locals as well as guys /girls from Germany, Belgium and Holland may understand. Rough Translation from Afrikaans:

"If you f^%$^% dare climb over my fence again you'll be in Sh*t" - the original gets the message across loud and clear.

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Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Fbgdavidson
Posted 2008-11-21 18:10:06 and read 7646 times.

Saw this one in Te Anau, New Zealand earlier in the year:


Near Shimbashi station in Tokyo...appealed to the schoolboy in me


In one of the Admirals Clubs at JFK



Then there are all those Chinglish signs...

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Cadet57
Posted 2008-11-21 18:27:20 and read 7635 times.



Quoting Fbgdavidson (Reply 2):
Chinglish signs...

You mean Engrish.

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Vikkyvik
Posted 2008-11-21 18:53:20 and read 7621 times.

Quoting Cadet57 (Reply 3):

Dude, you gotta find a sign for Belchertown.

Well shit, I was going to post a photo, but when I uploaded it, it just showed up as "Default Image".

Goddammit.

Well, here's a not-so-funny image that I've been encountering far too much lately (it's SUPPOSED to be the photo I just uploaded):



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Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Bartonsayswhat
Posted 2008-11-22 00:24:46 and read 7558 times.

Dildo, Newfoundland

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Srbmod
Posted 2008-11-22 08:17:18 and read 7478 times.

Myself, I find the oddball speed limit signs to be my favorite:






How exactly can one measure that half MPH on their speedo?

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Smcmac32msn
Posted 2008-11-22 08:36:28 and read 7464 times.



Quoting Srbmod (Reply 6):
How exactly can one measure that half MPH on their speedo?

Have somebody like me behind ya on the horn when your doing exactly 14! Thats how!

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: PlateMan
Posted 2008-11-22 09:38:06 and read 7434 times.

Not exactly funny but very confusing.

Coming down a huge hill all of a sudden you see this sign. If you misread it you wind up on the wrong side of the road on a bridge into Washington...try to read it going 30 mph after coming down a windy, hilly road...good luck.



Sign is at the bottom of Chain Bridge Road near the Chain Bridge connecting Arlington County, Va. with Upper Northwest Washington DC

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: AAFLT1871
Posted 2008-11-22 13:41:14 and read 7367 times.

In Munich Germany. I loved it.

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Cadet57
Posted 2008-11-22 18:57:59 and read 7291 times.



Quoting AAFLT1871 (Reply 9):
In Munich Germany. I loved it.

Id put that on a t-shirt.

Quoting Srbmod (Reply 6):
How exactly can one measure that half MPH on their speedo?

Actually, it looks faked to me. But good question...

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: HorizonGirl
Posted 2008-11-22 19:55:22 and read 7251 times.



Quoting Bartonsayswhat (Reply 5):
Dildo, Newfoundland

I lived in Newfoundland, and as far as I know that sign got stolen every second day so they constantly needed to replace it.. Given the opportunity, wouldn't you steal it too?

Now this is one of my favourites.  Smile




Devon

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Francoflier
Posted 2008-11-22 20:04:09 and read 7242 times.

Nothing like the Japanese metro for a good funny sign:

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Fbgdavidson
Posted 2008-11-22 20:06:28 and read 7232 times.



Quoting Cadet57 (Reply 3):
You mean Engrish.

Chingrish and Engrish are the same thing. Wikipedia has some good links to pages and pages of hilarious signs.

Quoting Srbmod (Reply 6):
Myself, I find the oddball speed limit signs to be my favorite:

There are plenty of these around me. I am still yet to hear a good reason for it.

Quoting Cadet57 (Reply 10):
Actually, it looks faked to me. But good question...

I've seen quite a few signs with 1/2mph increments myself.

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Cadet57
Posted 2008-11-22 20:36:11 and read 7205 times.



Quoting HorizonGirl (Reply 11):
Now this is one of my favourites.  

Did Scotty write that?

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Umfolozi
Posted 2008-11-22 22:11:38 and read 7164 times.

Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco:



Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Bartonsayswhat
Posted 2008-11-22 22:32:22 and read 7145 times.






i dont wanna clog up the thread, but if it continues i'll post moar

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: PlateMan
Posted 2008-11-22 22:42:19 and read 7136 times.



Quoting Fbgdavidson (Reply 13):
I've seen quite a few signs with 1/2mph increments myself.

Yea, tons of campgrounds have them, Makes it stick out mes think

Quoting Bartonsayswhat (Reply 16):
i dont wanna clog up the thread, but if it continues i'll post moar

Post more! They are great,...love the slow children, points one (as cruel as that sounds)

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Bartonsayswhat
Posted 2008-11-22 22:58:45 and read 7127 times.






and the next one isn't a street sign, but it deserves to be in here

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: LTU932
Posted 2008-11-22 23:36:44 and read 7120 times.



Quoting AAFLT1871 (Reply 9):
In Munich Germany. I loved it.

HERESY! Football is King in Germany!  Angry

As for funny signs, if you want to take a piss, you simply go to the town of Pissen.


There is also a convenient way to go to California without having to go through US immigration. Come to the town of Kalifornien in the state of Schleswig-Holstein in Germany. The good people in Kalifornien also don't have to put up with being governed by Arnold Schwarzenegger.  Wink


These signs are creepy, because next to the shooting range, there is a cemetery for the case you get shot at the range.


And this one needs no explanation, the eternal classic. A town in Austria with an infamous name:

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: ManuCH
Posted 2008-11-23 02:33:36 and read 7068 times.

I took these myself in NYC:



Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Lewis
Posted 2008-11-23 05:10:59 and read 7026 times.

Taken in my hotel room in Turkey last month:

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Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: GrahamHill
Posted 2008-11-23 05:26:31 and read 7014 times.

Not a really a sign, but simply the name of a city in South-West France:



:D

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Umfolozi
Posted 2008-11-23 06:00:21 and read 6993 times.



Quoting LTU932 (Reply 19):
And this one needs no explanation, the eternal classic. A town in Austria with an infamous name:

Checked on Google Earth and yes, the place actually does exist! Very small village though, just a few houses. Wonder where the place got it's name from.......  Silly  mischievous 

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Srbmod
Posted 2008-11-23 11:12:16 and read 6865 times.



Quoting Cadet57 (Reply 10):
Id put that on a t-shirt.

Put me down for a dozen!

Signed,

KROC




I've seen a similar sign in a shop window I go past on my route.

This one is pretty good (but not for everyone):

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: LHboyatDTW
Posted 2008-11-23 12:18:28 and read 6822 times.







clearly this person didn't pass math.....or did he? Big grin

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Amigocharlie
Posted 2008-11-23 12:26:27 and read 7204 times.

http://i521.photobucket.com/albums/w340/amigocharlie/australia235.jpg

http://i521.photobucket.com/albums/w340/amigocharlie/nzausfeb08478.jpg

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Dtwclipper
Posted 2008-11-23 13:28:41 and read 7156 times.



Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Smcmac32msn
Posted 2008-11-23 15:07:10 and read 7086 times.



Heres another good one in Wisconsin. It used to be a military installation during WWII and named after Richard M. Bong. The sign is just hilarious though!

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: B747forever
Posted 2008-11-23 15:14:45 and read 7066 times.



Quoting Francoflier (Reply 12):
Nothing like the Japanese metro for a good funny sign:

Amazing, that one is just too funny Big grin

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Midcon385
Posted 2008-11-23 15:17:02 and read 7055 times.



Quoting Dtwclipper (Reply 27):

I'm somewhat surprised the synagogue got away with THAT sign...

Tim

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Qantasistheway
Posted 2008-11-23 15:34:48 and read 7039 times.



Quoting LTU932 (Reply 19):
As for funny signs, if you want to take a piss, you simply go to the town of Pissen.

I've also been to the town of Pissdorf - between Leipzig and Magdeburg. A good laugh when passing through.

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Bravo45
Posted 2008-11-23 15:48:06 and read 7025 times.



Quoting Smcmac32msn (Reply 28):
It used to be a military installation during WWII and named after Richard M. Bong.

You sure it ain't named after Richard Ira Bong the highest scoring US ace with 40 kills, a native of Wisconsin?

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: LTU932
Posted 2008-11-23 16:00:10 and read 7028 times.



Quoting Qantasistheway (Reply 31):
I've also been to the town of Pissdorf - between Leipzig and Magdeburg. A good laugh when passing through.

Germany also has a killer town...

http://img291.imageshack.us/img291/9789/killer2xj4.jpg

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: ScrubbsYWG
Posted 2008-11-23 16:03:46 and read 7017 times.



Quoting Midcon385 (Reply 30):

I'm somewhat surprised the synagogue got away with THAT sign...

they didn't

http://churchsigngenerator.com/sign10.php

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Fbgdavidson
Posted 2008-11-23 16:04:58 and read 7032 times.



Quoting Amigocharlie (Reply 26):
http://i521.photobucket.com/albums/w340/amigocharlie/nzausfeb08478.jpg

I drove around the roundabout this past summer! I was surprised to see the railway go across it and took a photo (my wife was driving)
http://im1.shutterfly.com/procgtaser...e985498c7650000000106100UZOWzhu3Yy

There are some places on the 6 where the two lane road goes to a single lane over a bridge and also shares it with the railway line!

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Smcmac32msn
Posted 2008-11-23 16:21:02 and read 7009 times.



Quoting Bravo45 (Reply 32):
You sure it ain't named after Richard Ira Bong the highest scoring US ace with 40 kills, a native of Wisconsin?

You are correct.... my memory is bad tonight. Thank you for the correction

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Luckyone
Posted 2008-11-23 16:39:46 and read 6981 times.

I cannot find a picture of it, but I saw a sign on I-17 North I guess about halfway between Phoenix and Flagstaff near the bottom of a very long downslope. It said "Safety Pull Out."

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Luv2cattlecall
Posted 2008-11-23 21:16:47 and read 6843 times.

Here's one




Not lol funny, but all over VA Beach, they have these damn no swearing signs:



and in case you missed it, Chris Matthews getting Rick Rolled on air:

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: SkyGirl
Posted 2008-11-23 21:37:42 and read 6826 times.



Quoting PlateMan (Reply 8):
Sign is at the bottom of Chain Bridge Road near the Chain Bridge connecting Arlington County, Va. with Upper Northwest Washington DC

jesus I remember that darned sign. i think about killed myself trying to read it.

When i go home later on this week i will have to take a picture of the signs to bat cave. That has always been a bit of a joke to the locals.

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Bartonsayswhat
Posted 2008-11-24 00:08:19 and read 6798 times.







Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Bartonsayswhat
Posted 2008-11-24 00:41:29 and read 6779 times.

USA gates at YVR










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Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Signol
Posted 2008-11-24 04:40:06 and read 6688 times.


A friend using a lift in Copenhagen central station.

signol

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Rleiro
Posted 2008-11-24 04:50:28 and read 6681 times.

I found this one in the road between Punto Fijo and Coro (Paraguana Peninsula) last September:



(translation: Caution! Donkey pathway at 300 m).

Saludos,

Roberto.

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: ME AVN FAN
Posted 2008-11-24 09:38:20 and read 6545 times.

When using public transport in parts of the Canton of Ticino, you will use
-
FART-
Ferrovie autolinee regionali ticinesi
-
and in case you had any doubts where "Moskau" is then you have the official information :
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Zollamt
Moskau 309
8262 Ramsen
Telefon 052 742 83 20
--
it is a part of the border village of "Ramsen"  yes 

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Helvknight
Posted 2008-11-24 09:45:58 and read 6548 times.

In Swiindon, UK



and what it looks like

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: ME AVN FAN
Posted 2008-11-24 10:15:47 and read 6509 times.

The village named ROOT is in the Canton of Lucerne, and the village named SINS is in the Canton of Aargau.

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Bartonsayswhat
Posted 2008-11-24 12:36:54 and read 6444 times.



Quoting Helvknight (Reply 45):
and what it looks like


north america checking in here, how does this work. if you put one of those here it would end up looking like

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Amigocharlie
Posted 2008-11-24 12:50:56 and read 6422 times.



Quoting Fbgdavidson (Reply 35):
There are some places on the 6 where the two lane road goes to a single lane over a bridge and also shares it with the railway line!

Yeah, i remember parts of those bridges being quite bumpy!

The question still is: who was first, the roundabout or the railroad...? Big grin

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: JRadier
Posted 2008-11-24 14:20:39 and read 6372 times.



Quoting LTU932 (Reply 19):

There is also a convenient way to go to California without having to go through US immigration.

We can beat that. We can not just visit CA but all of America (Limburg, in the south of the Netherlands)  Wink



I'm aware there is an Amerika in Saxony, Germany too

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Superfly
Posted 2008-11-24 14:46:29 and read 6335 times.

This is at the White Castle's at 79th & Stoney Island in Chicago.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v416/Superfly8track/Thanksgiving2007061.jpg


Sorry for the small picture size but look at who I am going to see.  Smile






Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Umfolozi
Posted 2008-11-25 10:01:24 and read 6092 times.

A bookshop in South Africa.  blush 

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Andz
Posted 2008-11-25 10:18:36 and read 6081 times.



Quoting Umfolozi (Reply 51):
A bookshop in South Africa

A religious bookshop no less!

Here's an old one


I took this one in JNB domestic arrivals in July, I came through there 2 weeks ago and they still haven't fixed it!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v155/andzz/10072008.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v155/andzz/02072008002.jpg

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Smcmac32msn
Posted 2008-11-25 10:55:53 and read 6041 times.



Quoting Andz (Reply 52):
I took this one in JNB domestic arrivals in July, I came through there 2 weeks ago and they still haven't fixed it!

Is there something funny about this? I don't get it?

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: JRadier
Posted 2008-11-25 11:20:52 and read 6002 times.



Quoting Smcmac32msn (Reply 53):

Is there something funny about this? I don't get it?

something about a missing 't' in information?

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Andz
Posted 2008-11-25 12:52:25 and read 5952 times.



Quoting JRadier (Reply 54):
something about a missing 't' in information?

Yup, and that is a big expensive billboard in baggage claim. I called the company and spoke to the woman responsible for advertising and she was horrified but obviously she's keeping quiet because it hasn't been changed.

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Cadet57
Posted 2008-11-25 15:15:42 and read 5861 times.



Quoting Bartonsayswhat (Reply 47):
north america checking in here, how does this work. if you put one of those here it would end up looking like

You may not know how to drive in a rotary, but we here in Massachusetts do:

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Phoenix9
Posted 2008-11-25 15:34:47 and read 5841 times.

Seems like somone didn't double check to see if the restaurant name was actually translated to english:

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Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Af773atmsp
Posted 2008-11-25 16:01:47 and read 5798 times.



Quoting Bartonsayswhat (Reply 47):

There is a round-about near my house and, surprisingly, traffic goes smoothly.

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: N801NW
Posted 2008-11-25 16:10:38 and read 5777 times.

Does anyone remember a love/dating story that was told entirely with UK traffic control signs? I think it was posted on here five years ago or so.

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Kmh1956
Posted 2008-11-25 17:20:33 and read 5748 times.



Quoting Cadet57 (Reply 56):
but we here in Massachusetts do:

Where in MA is that located? It looks vaguely familiar...

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Cadet57
Posted 2008-11-25 17:25:13 and read 5740 times.



Quoting Kmh1956 (Reply 60):
Where in MA is that located? It looks vaguely familiar...

East Longmeadow. God I hate driving thru it. I think that the state drivers ed test should be 3 laps around it and if you dont die, you pass.

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Phoenix9
Posted 2008-11-25 17:38:52 and read 5747 times.



Quoting N801NW (Reply 59):
Does anyone remember a love/dating story that was told entirely with UK traffic control signs? I think it was posted on here five years ago or so.

You mean this one?

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Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Greggarious
Posted 2008-11-25 19:45:09 and read 5660 times.

I need to find some "HAMMERTIME" stickers NOW!

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Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: N801NW
Posted 2008-11-26 02:16:13 and read 5549 times.



Quoting Phoenix9 (Reply 62):
You mean this one?

Yes, Thanks!

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Helvknight
Posted 2008-11-26 08:41:07 and read 5440 times.

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Helvknight
Posted 2008-11-26 09:26:12 and read 5401 times.

http://img176.imageshack.us/img176/102/1198816454446ia9.jpg

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: HorizonGirl
Posted 2008-11-26 17:35:17 and read 5239 times.

Unfortunately, I wasn't able to get a picture. But recently, I saw a sign on a church near where I live reading "Praise The Almighty Cod". I know there is a lot of diversity in religions,
but I must say, this is a new one!

Devon

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: LTU932
Posted 2008-11-26 17:58:44 and read 5231 times.



Quoting HorizonGirl (Reply 67):
Unfortunately, I wasn't able to get a picture. But recently, I saw a sign on a church near where I live reading "Praise The Almighty Cod". I know there is a lot of diversity in religions,
but I must say, this is a new one!

The Almighty Cod is nothing. You haven't met thos who worship the almighty Spaghetti yet, aka the Pastafarians.

I kid you not, they DO worship Pasta as if it was a religion.  Wink

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Bravo45
Posted 2008-11-27 15:16:27 and read 5064 times.



Quoting Smcmac32msn (Reply 36):
You are correct.... my memory is bad tonight. Thank you for the correction

No problem. Just wanted to know if I was the one missing something.

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Cadet57
Posted 2008-11-27 20:05:17 and read 4981 times.



Quoting LTU932 (Reply 68):
I kid you not, they DO worship Pasta as if it was a religion.

My friend does. Then on other days he's an atheist. So really it depends on how he wakes up, I think.

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Bill142
Posted 2008-11-27 23:42:35 and read 4913 times.

Topic: RE: Funny Signs
Username: Umfolozi
Posted 2008-11-28 08:14:33 and read 4829 times.


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