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Old December 16th, 2007, 12:07 PM   #1
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Unusual road signs

Please post any road signs that are funny, aren't very common or only unqiue to your country/region. :P


A normal occurance in Sweden, Norway and Finland - is the warning sign for moose. Not sure if these signs are unique to this region, but they very are popular with foreign tourists, especially ze germans. On some popular tourist trails in Sweden the signs are stolen several times a year.



New swedish sign warning for wild boars



I suppose this is quite uncommon in many countries; warning for skiers...



... and scooter traffic




Another new sign for 2007; warning for veichles carried by dogs.

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Old December 16th, 2007, 12:23 PM   #2
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Some odd road signs in Scania (I kid you not)









other locations:

Roadside with rich flora:



uhm..some sort of bunny:




In Norway one can find these signs:

On the Island of Svalbard, warning for ice bears.



eh.. I dunno

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Old December 16th, 2007, 12:56 PM   #3
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Why do those Swedish signs have a yellow background? I like them, anyway.
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Old December 16th, 2007, 04:42 PM   #4
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Those signs are not weird or wonderful. But so much signs at one place, that's for sure wonderful.

Photo from Žilina (Slovakia):



And also this is unique. So what speed you would drive?

Photo from Bratislava (Slovakia):
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Old December 16th, 2007, 04:51 PM   #5
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Old December 16th, 2007, 09:11 PM   #6
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in Croatia we have also "atention - frogs" signs and also "atention - hedgehog" signs i'll try to photo them, i have them both in radius of 50 km from my city.

btw, those ducks signs are genial!!!
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Old December 16th, 2007, 09:21 PM   #7
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I saw a lot of Trols when I was in Norway. I't good they warn you about them, they are very ugly!

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Old December 17th, 2007, 03:46 PM   #8
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A how-to-brake lesson?
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Old December 17th, 2007, 08:49 PM   #9
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Old December 17th, 2007, 08:55 PM   #10
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That's in Austria
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Old December 17th, 2007, 11:03 PM   #11
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Sweden, Norway and Finland are not the only ones with the moose warning signs Here are moose warning signs from Canada:

Ontario:


Newfoundland:
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Old December 18th, 2007, 12:38 AM   #12
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Since a few people were posting weird and wonderful placenames on signs... Here are a few from Germany.






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Old December 18th, 2007, 08:02 AM   #13
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Kiwi Crossing [New Zealand]

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Old December 18th, 2007, 11:02 AM   #14
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this one's great! i adore kiwis, they're so funny!
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Old December 18th, 2007, 03:17 PM   #15
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Australia, a Cassowary crossing warning up in Queensland (Australia in case you didn't know). I actually saw this sign when I was up there just north of Cairns going through the Daintree area. Someone had altered a "speed hump" sign to look like a dead Cassowary - kinda funny.



Also a Koala crossing warning.

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Old December 18th, 2007, 03:44 PM   #16
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weird (Umleitung means "Detour"), where shall I drive now?


Use toilets!


Friedhof = Cemetary, Schießanlage = Shooting range


Senseless roundabout?


You may hot stop here


Huh?


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Old December 18th, 2007, 03:48 PM   #17
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Someone had altered a "speed hump" sign to look like a dead Cassowary - kinda funny.
LOL, I saw that one too. Much more clever than drawing nipples on the ones we have here (they have two humps). Maybe they do it to all the signs, although I guess there aren't that many of them as their habitat is rather limited.

I've seen pictures of those polar bear signs with a black background and a white polar bear too, that's kind of cool.
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Old December 18th, 2007, 03:50 PM   #18
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You may hot stop here
Why does it have a white background instead of blue?
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Old December 18th, 2007, 03:53 PM   #19
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äh...i don't know
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Old December 18th, 2007, 09:42 PM   #20
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Senseless roundabout?
That would be a nice round-about anyway. Any pictures of the round-about itself?

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Don't you mean park instead of stop?

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