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Stupidest signs you've seen?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by 74rickbass, Jul 16, 2004.


  1. Today, When my family was driving, A hardware store had on its sign, "Live Plants 50% off"... like I'm gonna buy dead plants??!!?

    oh, and when I was in calgary, I seen a sign outside of a church that said "church service: sunday 10:27 am" ...Nope! not 10:30!, not 10:25! 10:27!...

    so what are some weird signs you've seen?
     
  2. DigMe

    DigMe

    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    There's one on the way to my land in Bastrop, TX that says "New and Used Horses for Sale."

    When I was in China I saw hilarious signs on a weekly basis. I was at a large park with hiking trails and whatnot. One area was called "Deer Park." Someone had made a sign pointing that way that had Engrish transrations below the chinese and it had an arrow and said "Deer Fart."

    brad cook
     
  3. some elementary school sign in front "Where we teach kids 12 and under"
     
  4. BlasphemyArise

    BlasphemyArise

    Jul 15, 2004
    There was a "Welcome" sign that had the L removed from it :rolleyes:
     
  5. Jazzin'

    Jazzin' ...Bluesin' and Funkin'

    one of those "NO" signs (the red circle with a cross through it) which read "No Dogs" inside it. so its like "no no dogs". which means u have to have a dog. hehe. but thats only in ontario.
     
  6. You probably know this and only said it to be funny but, They don't mean oppsed to dead plants, they mean opposed to fake plants. :meh:
     
  7. Eric Moesle

    Eric Moesle Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2001
    Columbus OH
    Sign above a urinal in a bar's restroom:

    "Please don't throw cigarette butts in the urinal - it makes them soggy and hard to light."
     
  8. nonsqtr

    nonsqtr The emperor has no clothes!

    Aug 29, 2003
    Burbank CA USA
    How about "Speed Limit Enforced By Radar"? That one always makes me chuckle. Like the long arm of the radar gun is going to magically reach out and slow down your car. :)
     
  9. Zirc

    Zirc

    May 13, 2001
    Los Angeles
    There's a "No Loitering" sign in the park in my gf's neighborhood.
     
  10. DigMe

    DigMe

    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    Hmm...better than "No swinging, sliding or general fun-having" I guess.

    brad cook
     
  11. The box of drinking straws I have says "Waterproof" on the box.
     
  12. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    "NO PARKING"

    Gratuitous quotation marks are one of my pet peeves. When I see them on a sign like this, I think it means that, to those not in the know, there's "no parking", but everyone else knows there really is parking. You know, the little two-finger motion as if to put something in quotes. You know, like, "No Parking," heh heh heh.
     
  13. Scott D

    Scott D

    Apr 21, 2003
    Minneapolis, MN
    Canada is full of random quotations. I was at a hotel in thunder bay and they had a sign that read like this...

    Welcome "Our Guest" to our hotel. We really "appreciate" you staying with us, and "we hope" that you do "too".


    There were signs all over...

    Tires 50% "Off"!

    Buy one get one free "Donuts"!

    What the hell is wrong with you Canadians?
     
  14. Frijoles Negros

    Frijoles Negros

    Mar 21, 2004
    In a Chinese restauraunt in Miami, theres a sign that read -- "No Pikki Pani"


    The management got tired of asking if they (e)speak (e)spani(sh) and figured theyd just post a sign.

    -not a stupid sign, just funny.
     
  15. "Water on road during rain"
     
  16. kserg

    kserg

    Feb 20, 2004
    London, UK
    or plants you give someone when you want them to fogive you, ones that are cut off.

    Ya those are great... i LOVE those... (it was also my call antil i saw your post:]

    Cheers
     
  17. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Deptford, NJ
    On a box of christmas lights.

    "For indoor or outdoor use only"
     
  18. On a box for sleep aid pills. *Caution, may make you drowsey*

    Duh. :meh:
     
  19. My all time favorites are:

    On a vehicle sunshade - "Do not drive with shade in place."
    On a clothes iron - "Do not iron clothes on body."
    On a Schwan's frozen dinner - "Serving Suggestion: Defrost."

    Edit:
    Forgot one:
    On Tiramisu Dessert - "Do not turn upside-down." (Printed on bottom of box)