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Old 06-06-09, 11:01 PM   #1
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Road Sign

Perhaps this is one you should be a bit cautious about following.








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Old 06-07-09, 01:44 AM   #2
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I can't believe that hikers and bikers have not already removed such a stupid sign.

Let the entitled motorist feed the wildlife.
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Old 06-07-09, 02:34 AM   #3
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So Hikers are upsetting motorists as much as bikers.
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Old 06-07-09, 05:42 AM   #4
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Are those old blown out tires or are those alligators? If it's the later, than the sign becomes even more freaky.
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Old 06-07-09, 05:48 AM   #5
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Are those old blown out tires or are those alligators? If it's the later, than the sign becomes even more freaky.
I was think the same thing. Since I can't seem to find the tell tale snout and eyes in the pic my guess was truck tire shreds.
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Old 06-07-09, 08:17 AM   #6
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lord if you can't tell the difference you're lunch. ;-) sign is hilarious though considering the terrain.
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Just to make things perfectly clear, those are Alligator mississippiensis commonly called alligators. Looking at the photo casually, I count at least 7 of them.
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Hey, it's the govt trying to cut the cost of feedin them thar gators. Just send over da hikers an bikers (LOL).

I bet'cha if the photo panned to da left you'd see a full size cut-out photo of a car sittin in da middle of da road!!
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Old 06-07-09, 11:19 AM   #9
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I grew up in Florida. Those are definitely gators. You can see the rear legs on a couple of guys up close who are pointed towards the water.

Those signs are for tourists.
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It's been suggested elsewhere that perhaps this image has been 'manipulated'.
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Old 06-07-09, 12:57 PM   #12
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It's been suggested elsewhere that perhaps this image has been 'manipulated'.
Beat me to it. Notice how clear and crisp the lettering is compared to the rest of the scene. You can't tell if they're alligators or car tires, but lookit that sign.

Cute, but fake.
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btw: truckers refer to broken tires in the road as "gators" so if you ever get a CB radio and listen in and hear them call out the location of a gator in the road - move out of that lane
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