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Jan 24, 2006 15:30 as a reply to post 1118609 |  #31

I have two for starters. The first one was from a visit to DC a few years ago. The second one was from a trip to South Dakota a few years back (obviously, just look at the gas prices!)

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Jan 24, 2006 16:33 as a reply to post 1118609 |  #32

thomascanty wrote:
As many times as I've been to Amador City on Highway 49 in Northern California, I can't believe I've never taken a picture of the sign for "Pig Turd Alley". Always makes me laugh when I see it. I just have to stop for a picture next time! Maybe even make a special trip just for that purpose... :)

I have a sign I missed - they built a new plaza in my home town, and one the stores had had a huge banner that read: "Dick's: Coming Soon!"



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Jan 24, 2006 16:47 |  #33

Not sure if this counts as a sign, okay okay, i know it doesnt but i think its great, excuse the crappy pic. ;)

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Jan 25, 2006 06:06 |  #34

I have about 150 sign pictures on my website.
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Feel free to join up and have some fun!

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Jan 25, 2006 12:07 as a reply to savone's post |  #35

OK, the sign in and of itself is not funny. I took this shot just outside of Dulles International and didn't realize I had caught the sign in the frame. I opened up the shot on my computer I laughed out loud when I saw it. I can only assume that this guy was authorized.........

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Jan 25, 2006 17:26 as a reply to JohnEBongo's post |  #36

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Jan 26, 2006 04:02 |  #37

Not my own pics, but I collect them whenever I'll get in the mail...

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Jan 26, 2006 19:12 as a reply to Rob612's post |  #38

Just a bit obvious to me...

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Carzee
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Jan 26, 2006 23:55 |  #39

I saw a temporary highway sign yesterday but didn't have the camera--
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PET WORM
FARM MOTEL
DETOUR
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dp99
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Jan 27, 2006 13:04 |  #40

Hey SpencerJ...I couldn't resist the urge to pontificate over your jar of peanut butter. I'm deathly allergic to peanuts, which are technically a legume, NOT a nut. I'm also allergic to tree nuts. So if someone who was allergic to tree nuts but not legumes wanted to eat that jar of peanut butter, the 'contains nuts' warning would literally save their life. Sorry to go so OT...and that is a cute pic!




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Jan 27, 2006 14:56 as a reply to dp99's post |  #41

dp99 wrote:
Hey SpencerJ...I couldn't resist the urge to pontificate over your jar of peanut butter. I'm deathly allergic to peanuts, which are technically a legume, NOT a nut. I'm also allergic to tree nuts. So if someone who was allergic to tree nuts but not legumes wanted to eat that jar of peanut butter, the 'contains nuts' warning would literally save their life. Sorry to go so OT...and that is a cute pic!

Though, technically since the ingredients lists peanuts, the person with a tree nut allergy could eat it. I've seen other foods that have warning that it's packaged using epuipment used to handle nuts (they usually actually do have nuts in the ingredients). Are they just lumping the seperate allergies to cover themselves?



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Jan 28, 2006 18:01 as a reply to jfrancho's post |  #42

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Jan 28, 2006 18:14 |  #43

I had been driving on a dirt road for 20 minutes then this brand new sign -duh!

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Jan 28, 2006 20:23 |  #44

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Jan 28, 2006 21:40 |  #45

Never taken a picture of the sign myself, I find driving at 70+ MPH and focusing to be hard to do sometimes. but here is a link to a company that sells stuff about it...

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