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"QUANTUM SHOT" #198


Where do you want to go today?
With signs like these, you might not get there.


Thanks to your contributions, here is another installment in this highly popular series. Some definitely confusing, some plain weird, others highly suspicious signs, found from all the world.
(photographers and locations are credited where such info is known; also, some signs might be clever photoshop jobs)

Let's start with a classic:

(image credit: stillruns.com)



(image credit: breaktaker)





We hope your destination is not Bad News Drive:

(image credit: Priceless420)


Seen at one gas station in Armenia:




(image credit: Steffen Nork)






(image credit: Michael & Krissy via Saynotocrack.com)


UK Crossing:

UPDATE: this picture have just been submitted to reddit, where it quickly generated an interesting discussion.
UPDATE 2: it made the top of Digg as well with 2300 diggs and counting. Enough comments to read through the night :)


(image credit: nethooligan.net)


Busted Russian crossing light:

via English Russia


"Wet snow obscures a stop sign in Mammoth, California":

(image credit: One of those Allans)


Seen at Australia Zoo, near Beerwah, Queensland (of Steve Irwin fame):



An interesting "No Smoking" sign placement:



Serve Vegetarians?



This mysterious sign already got a lot of interpretation
(read the comments here)

(image credit: Rnout)





Another very popular sign photo, that you've probably already seen:
"The Unfortunate Placement of Yahoo Ad"

(image credit: J Kenning)


Now the "mysterious sign" photos, sent to us:
Seen in Paris:

(image credit: Rebecca Kenneally)


Seen in Bratislava:

(image credit: Richard Lehoux)


This one is pretty obvious:

(image credit: Karaul)





Impaired Parking Variations:








(images credit: Insane.com)


Thinking about parking outside church?

(image credit: Stefanie Dean)


Thinking about quick trip to WC?



Some just can't wait too long:



Nice anti-drug sign in pub:

(image credit: Ezprezzo)


Great Labels & Posters

Hm..whatchamacallit?


UPDATE The above picture eventually ended up on Reddit as well.
Read many comments here.








Poster I like:


(image credit: Krash)

When life imitates poster:
On the left is very well-known Russian patriotic poster "Motherland calls for duty".

(image credit: Aref-adib.com)

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YOUR COMMENTS::

6 Comments:

Blogger Dushan Hanuska said...

What about this sign? Where am I supposed to go between 6am and 9am?

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Blogger Stranger Jane said...

Actually, the "Unique" poster is not actually a despair.com product, as far as I know.

I believe this is the original: http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/23149690/

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

The blue crocodile warning sign is from the Australia Zoo (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australia_Zoo), of Steve Irwin fame, near Beerwah, Queensland. I have a very similar shot myself. R.I.P. Steve.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think that first mystery sign means that a burglar is lying in wait, and to be prepared or safe or something....

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Anonymous Tuomas said...

About the "Man at Work" poster in Bratislava: in the centre of the Bratislava there are several bronze statues which are placed where people would normally be doing stuff that people normally do: one of them is standing in the corner of two streets, one of them is sitting at an actual park bench reading a paper, etc. The picture in the sign depicts one of those statues, a worker peeping out of a real man hole in the street, so the sign is obviously meant to be humourous.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

The No Smoking sign is from Baker Street station on the London Underground.

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