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Discussion in 'Other Genres' started by OzRay, Sep 12, 2014.

  1. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
    Ray, not Oz
    Have you ever come across a sign, billboard or the like that looks funny, out of place or has been worded completely wrong? I've come across a number over the years and regret not having stopped to take a photo, but from now on I intend to do just that, every time I see something that's just not quite right. This one is my first (I'm somewhat worried that they let children and horses drive, even though it may be slowly):

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  2. coffeecat

    coffeecat Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Aug 4, 2012
    SW England
    Rob
    I like the idea of this thread - nice one OzRay!

    Here's a couple I have posted before:

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    Ducks and Staff only, Arundel WWT
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    magic is against the law
    by wi-fli, on Flickr

    Happy Friday...

    Rob
     
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  3. jpig

    jpig Mu-43 Regular

    133
    Oct 21, 2011
    Might not be quite what you had in mind, but here goes anyway.

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  4. coffeecat

    coffeecat Mu-43 All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Aug 4, 2012
    SW England
    Rob
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  5. DougVaughn

    DougVaughn Mu-43 Regular

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    Oct 30, 2013
    Franklin, TN
    Doug Vaughn
    For some reason, I've always gotten a kick out of the "SLOW Children at Play" signs you see everywhere. Poor folks whose children are so slow they have to warn everyone!
     
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  6. AussiePhil

    AussiePhil Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jun 1, 2014
    Canberra, ACT, Aust
    Phil
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  7. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
    Ray, not Oz
    We have signs that say 'Slow down children', which I think is a very good idea. Next time I see one I'll have to get a shot.
     
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  8. oloap

    oloap Mu-43 Regular

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    May 22, 2013
    Switzerland
    Along the roads in Namibia... :) 

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  9. barry13

    barry13 Mu-43.com Editor Subscribing Member

    Mar 7, 2014
    Southern California
    Barry
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  10. listers_nz

    listers_nz Mu-43 Veteran

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    Nov 22, 2013
    Christchurch, New Zealand
    Simon
    This is one I took in Wellington last year. Someone had creatively modified the sign on a toilet block in the botanic gardens:

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  11. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
    Ray, not Oz
    I wonder how they'd feel about guitars or basketball, to name a few variations?
     
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  12. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
    Ray, not Oz
    Probably didn't take long for the fun police to remove those.
     
  13. G3user

    G3user Mu-43 Regular

    118
    Nov 26, 2013
    UK
    What's the top right-hand one about?
     
  14. RamblinR

    RamblinR Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    616
    Aug 16, 2012
    Qld Australia
    Maria
    These two from Bali

    I think this one is better than a fine ...just remember to carry a pump

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    This sounds fair and cheaper than a fine - Bali by Noonan Photo & Video, on Flickr

    Husbands would love this one

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    Not a bad idea for the Guys - Kuta, Bali by Noonan Photo & Video, on Flickr
     
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  15. barry13

    barry13 Mu-43.com Editor Subscribing Member

    Mar 7, 2014
    Southern California
    Barry
    Probably no sitting on railings, there's a large pedestrian bridge and a lot of high viewpoints there.

    Barry
     
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  16. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
    Ray, not Oz
    Since it doesn't look like the middle-second row, I'd say means no sitting on a fence/wall (would standing be OK?). :biggrin:
     
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  17. jpig

    jpig Mu-43 Regular

    133
    Oct 21, 2011
    finger lickin' good

    in Van Horn, TX

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  18. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
    Ray, not Oz
    I wonder if it's real chicken or road kill? :) 
     
  19. pellicle

    pellicle Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Feb 10, 2010
    Killarney, OzTrailEYa
    pellicle
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