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Funny Signs

Fri Nov 21, 2008 6:52 pm

Post pics of amusing signs here!  laughing 



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RE: Funny Signs

Fri Nov 21, 2008 7:38 pm

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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RE: Funny Signs

Sat Nov 22, 2008 2:10 am

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...
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RE: Funny Signs

Sat Nov 22, 2008 2:27 am



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

You mean Engrish.

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RE: Funny Signs

Sat Nov 22, 2008 2:53 am

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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[Edited 2008-11-21 18:54:52]
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RE: Funny Signs

Sat Nov 22, 2008 8:24 am

Dildo, Newfoundland
 
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RE: Funny Signs

Sat Nov 22, 2008 4:17 pm

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






How exactly can one measure that half MPH on their speedo?
 
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RE: Funny Signs

Sat Nov 22, 2008 4:36 pm



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!
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RE: Funny Signs

Sat Nov 22, 2008 5:38 pm

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.



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Sat Nov 22, 2008 9:41 pm

In Munich Germany. I loved it.

Where did everybody go?
 
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Sun Nov 23, 2008 2:57 am



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...
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RE: Funny Signs

Sun Nov 23, 2008 3:55 am



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




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RE: Funny Signs

Sun Nov 23, 2008 4:04 am

Nothing like the Japanese metro for a good funny sign:

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RE: Funny Signs

Sun Nov 23, 2008 4:06 am



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.
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RE: Funny Signs

Sun Nov 23, 2008 4:36 am



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

Did Scotty write that?
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RE: Funny Signs

Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:11 am

Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco:



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Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:32 am






i dont wanna clog up the thread, but if it continues i'll post moar
 
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Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:42 am



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)
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Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:58 am






and the next one isn't a street sign, but it deserves to be in here
 
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Sun Nov 23, 2008 7:36 am



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:
 
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RE: Funny Signs

Sun Nov 23, 2008 10:33 am

I took these myself in NYC:



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Sun Nov 23, 2008 1:10 pm

Taken in my hotel room in Turkey last month:
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RE: Funny Signs

Sun Nov 23, 2008 1:26 pm

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



:D
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RE: Funny Signs

Sun Nov 23, 2008 2:00 pm



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 

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Sun Nov 23, 2008 7:12 pm



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

Put me down for a dozen!

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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):
 
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Sun Nov 23, 2008 8:18 pm







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

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Sun Nov 23, 2008 8:26 pm

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Sun Nov 23, 2008 11:07 pm



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!
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RE: Funny Signs

Sun Nov 23, 2008 11:14 pm



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

Amazing, that one is just too funny Big grin
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Sun Nov 23, 2008 11:17 pm



Quoting Dtwclipper (Reply 27):

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

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Sun Nov 23, 2008 11:34 pm



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.
 
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Sun Nov 23, 2008 11:48 pm



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?
 
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Mon Nov 24, 2008 12:00 am



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
 
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Mon Nov 24, 2008 12:03 am



Quoting Midcon385 (Reply 30):

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

they didn't

http://churchsigngenerator.com/sign10.php
 
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Mon Nov 24, 2008 12:04 am



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!
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Mon Nov 24, 2008 12:21 am



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
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RE: Funny Signs

Mon Nov 24, 2008 12:39 am

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."
 
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Mon Nov 24, 2008 5:16 am

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:

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Mon Nov 24, 2008 5:37 am



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.
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USA gates at YVR










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Mon Nov 24, 2008 12:40 pm


A friend using a lift in Copenhagen central station.

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RE: Funny Signs

Mon Nov 24, 2008 12:50 pm

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



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

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Mon Nov 24, 2008 5:38 pm

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Mon Nov 24, 2008 5:45 pm

In Swiindon, UK



and what it looks like

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Mon Nov 24, 2008 6:15 pm

The village named ROOT is in the Canton of Lucerne, and the village named SINS is in the Canton of Aargau.
 
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RE: Funny Signs

Mon Nov 24, 2008 8:36 pm



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
 
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Mon Nov 24, 2008 8:50 pm



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
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RE: Funny Signs

Mon Nov 24, 2008 10:20 pm



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
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