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    somewhere in the ether spoketacular's Avatar
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    Post your favorite signs!

    I just love signs... I'm always snapping pics of interesting ones when I'm out and about, and they can really funny taken out of context...



    You rise, you fall, you down, then you rise again
    What don't kill you make you more strong
    You rise, you fall, you down, then you rise again
    What don't kill you make you more strong

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    I have lots! thats probably kinda sad.

    do these exist anywhere besides WI?


    another from WI






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    Artifice - I have seen those before in other places, such as Iowa. We also have speed hump signs all over Sacramento's residential neighborhoods.
    You rise, you fall, you down, then you rise again
    What don't kill you make you more strong
    You rise, you fall, you down, then you rise again
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    Ten tenths.

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    Speed Hump!




    I could use any kinda hump right now...

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    it reads... "Japan is finished"
    it should read... "Finished for today"

    where as...
    Japan = 日本
    today = 本日
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    Speed Hump!




    I could use any kinda hump right now...
    just don't let the neighbors catch you with your curtains open!
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    What the truck?

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    There's this nasty, decreasing radius, off-camber turn on a fast descending road in the Bay area somewhere around Page Mill Road... Altamont, maybe? I forget. Anyway, a sign has been put up specifically warning cyclists of the turn. It's pretty neat that it's there, but it's such a bizarre sight that it can be easy to get distracted by it.

    I should take a picture next time I'm out that way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    There's this nasty, decreasing radius, off-camber turn on a fast descending road in the Bay area somewhere around Page Mill Road... Altamont, maybe? I forget. Anyway, a sign has been put up specifically warning cyclists of the turn. It's pretty neat that it's there, but it's such a bizarre sight that it can be easy to get distracted by it.

    I should take a picture next time I'm out that way.
    It kind of looked like this, with some text:

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    Beijing




    Zurich



    Old Uppsala


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    Gort, Ireland (had no idea Boston was so close....)


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    From London, it's a bit hard to make this out, but I really got a kick out of the fact that Hendrix lived next door to Handel.

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    the jesus trail in ireland


    standing on the corner




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    Quote Originally Posted by msincredible View Post
    It kind of looked like this, with some text:

    Yeah, that's pretty close, I think. I remember being struck by the fact that that particular piece of road-sign-clipart even existed.

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    Ah, Engrish is so great.

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    ...in middle-of-nowhere Nevada, apparently.

    I wasn't quick enough with the camera, but last year in either Colorado or Kansas, I saw a billboard with a similar message to that one, right next to a billboard for a really generically named adult superstore (probably called "Adult Superstore"). Juxtapositional humor!

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    This is Speed Bump in Swedish and Finnish (we're a bilingual country, so both languages appear in traffic signs).

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    If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you.

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    I'll get a picture the next time I am there, but we have a strip mall near us that has, as you enter, a stop sign, underneath which is a small rectangular sign that says "No Stopping or waiting". Oops.

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    Spotted somewhere outside Anchorage a few years ago:


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