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Date: 02/11/07 02:26 AM

62 Responses to Bizarre Self-Referential Warning Sign

  1. Profile photo of Gagala
    Gagala Female 30-39
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    February 10, 2007 at 8:36 pm
    Link: Bizarre Self-Referential Warning Sign - This sign warns you that the sign itself is low and you might hit your head on it.
  2. Profile photo of Angello
    Angello Male 18-29
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    February 10, 2007 at 8:49 pm
    mmm Interesting lets make signs to protect you against that sign.....
  3. Profile photo of JAK-STEEL
    JAK-STEEL Male 13-17
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    February 10, 2007 at 9:16 pm
    how ironic
  4. Profile photo of derangedingo
    derangedingo Male 13-17
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    February 11, 2007 at 2:33 am
    ZOMGWTFBBQ!?!#kr3yhew!@ #@#!*$8965 479253979&(@$&( 78!428668^*! photoshop
    I can tell by the pixels and having seen quite a few shops in my time.

    Haha... this was sorta funny... 3.. this is like putting a 4ft by 4ft by 4ft concret slab in the middle of a freeway with a sign warning drivers about itself..
    yeah.

  5. Profile photo of ViralVids
    ViralVids Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 2:35 am
    somehow.. funny, and very ironic.
  6. Profile photo of R_U_Kidding
    R_U_Kidding Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 2:35 am
    After clicking on a few links, I find that the sign is actually there to make sure people don`t lean over the rail of the escalator and get a limb/head caught between the wall and escalator side. So the sign refers to itself, but actually to say "Hey, look at this sign instead of leaning over the side and possibly getting maimed or killed."
  7. Profile photo of zintosion
    zintosion Male 13-17
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    February 11, 2007 at 2:44 am
    lol
  8. Profile photo of Artgeek
    Artgeek Female 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 2:49 am
    It said the sign went missing a few days later. How sad.
  9. Profile photo of candy_apple
    candy_apple Female 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 3:03 am
    haha, that`s quite funny!
  10. Profile photo of JTrevor
    JTrevor Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 3:06 am
    That`s pretty funny. The only sign I`ve seen that I liked more was the "no left turn" sign at the very top of a mountain in Hawaii. (We were climbing the mountain at the time, so a left turn would have sent us plummeting several thousand feet.)
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    Guest5386 Female 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 3:07 am
    this is so ridiculous! But i love it ! Is that was in USA? Because i noticed that USA people are freak about their "warning sign" they are everywhere... i cant keep mysefl from noticing it...

    what was the sentence again... Oh yeah!

    "I have nothing against americans... but just remove all the warning symbols and lets the problem solve itsefl"

    (this is a joke ^_- dont take it too seriously!)


    *DISCLAIMER: after comments about my bad english, I now need to tell people its not my native language. Now you know I`m not a retard, just love to learn many languages ^^ Thank You ^^

    ^^^^^ guess its kind of a warning symbol inst it ?

  12. Profile photo of Deadman3215
    Deadman3215 Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 3:15 am
    Ya them Americans are crazy about their warning signs. Maybe they would be better off with a "Warning: Contents might make you a fata**." on every Happy Meal.

    Maybe the world would be better off if in America there was a warning sign that said "Warning: This bridge is incomplete, Keep driving and have a nice day."

  13. Profile photo of Deadman3215
    Deadman3215 Male 18-29
    536 posts
    February 11, 2007 at 3:17 am
    @Guest5386: Stay away from Americans and you`ll be safe. They`re ignorant and seem to think they speak the only language on Earth.

    If anybody is curious about my obvious anger at Americans right now, Watch "Jacka**: The Movie" and try to not be pissed off at them. Retards.

  14. Profile photo of lieunym
    lieunym Female 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 3:35 am
    ^^Lol Deadman = anger issues
  15. Profile photo of Lawviz
    Lawviz Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 3:38 am
    I guess some people just put them up to anny people
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    Inuneko Female 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 3:40 am
    I`m American... and I can`t even watch "Jacka$$: The Movie" without getting pissed off. Ooh but what really grinds my gears is that there is an even worse sequel.

    *cough* Right, back on topic of the sign. I loved it, we need more funny signs.

  17. Profile photo of derangedingo
    derangedingo Male 13-17
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    February 11, 2007 at 3:43 am
    god, please don`t let this become an anti american thread.
    Deadman, we are less ignorant than you, that`s for sure.. *mumbles something about non-nice individuals*
    Besides... we all need a lil diversity, even in the world of warning signs..
  18. Profile photo of 4x4Master
    4x4Master Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 3:46 am
    @Deadman3215: The whole point of "Jacka$$: The Movie" was to be funny, it has nothing to do with the people in it being stupid, they just like living life in the moment. It isn`t only Americans who do this, the "Dudesons" for example, were around before the people on "Jacka$$," and they aren`t from America. They are from Finland.
  19. Profile photo of derangedingo
    derangedingo Male 13-17
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    February 11, 2007 at 3:48 am
    and yeah, another funny idea for a sign woulda been one that said
    "Keep all arms and legs and heads and limbs inside the escalator at all times, at the risk of your said limb being torn off."
    But that mighta been too big.
    Drat. (i actually said drat, it isn`t the word filter)
    and on a side note, ironically, jacka$$ the movie is on my TV right now... it came on an hour or two ago, I was watching office space, and it... just finished.
    I don`t care for it, and I wasn`t really watching it.. I just didn`t turn it off.
    `sides, it helps erase all of the "What if I attached bottle rockets to my roller blades?" thoughts
  20. Profile photo of derangedingo
    derangedingo Male 13-17
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    February 11, 2007 at 3:53 am
    Sorry for double post, but this was in the Phillipines... one of the tags was Manila.
    Manila is the capital of the Philippines.
    The Philipines are.. what, at least a few thousand miles from the United States.
    You Europeans are probably closer to the eastern seaboard than we are to the Philipines.
    so there.
    na na nananananaaaaaa
  21. Profile photo of CheeseCar
    CheeseCar Male 13-17
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    February 11, 2007 at 3:54 am
    reminds me of that, caution this sign has sharp corners sign
  22. Profile photo of derangedingo
    derangedingo Male 13-17
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    February 11, 2007 at 3:56 am
    i thought i saw Seattle mentioned somewhere... maybe this is in the U.S.
    at least it`s creative
  23. Profile photo of Lost1ne
    Lost1ne Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 5:16 am
    ok yea...thats funny.
  24. Profile photo of Deadman3215
    Deadman3215 Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 5:43 am
    Lol I`m over my anger issues now, The part where they were doing "party boy" in Japan really pushed my buttons. They do that kind of **** and then say "Why does everyone hate us?" Ugh... And I lived in America for awhile, You aren`t any stupider than the rest of the world, Just your culture allows for you to be a complete moron without consequence... </rant> Lol sorry...
  25. Profile photo of schmexie
    schmexie Female 13-17
    351 posts
    February 11, 2007 at 7:01 am
    haha how stupid
  26. Profile photo of ajr2006
    ajr2006 Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 7:51 am
    ZOMGWTFBBQ!?!#kr3yhew!@ #@#!*$8965 479253979&(@$&( 78!428668^*! photoshop
    I can tell by the pixels and having seen quite a few shops in my time.

    Haha... this was sorta funny... 3.. this is like putting a 4ft by 4ft by 4ft concret slab in the middle of a freeway with a sign warning drivers about itself..
    yeah.

    I want to kill you... even if you`re joking... you must be shot for doing that

  27. Profile photo of h0ax_d3m0n
    h0ax_d3m0n Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 9:05 am
    CAUTION, THIS SIGN HAS SHARP CORNERS.
  28. Profile photo of hagane
    hagane Male 30-39
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    February 11, 2007 at 9:47 am
    Maybe it`s a sign in France, telling escalator users of the seriousness of the abuses of the French monarchy! The escalator finally meets the guillotine.
  29. Profile photo of qwidjibo
    qwidjibo Male 30-39
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    February 11, 2007 at 10:47 am
    lol canibal 151
  30. Profile photo of Bored_Turkey
    Bored_Turkey Female 13-17
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    February 11, 2007 at 11:18 am
    Haha, wtf. American culture allows stupidity to go unchecked? Did you visit every single place in the US, talked with every single citizen? Because you sure didn`t talk to me.

    No one likes sweeping generalisations. :-P

  31. Profile photo of WHOISIT12345
    WHOISIT12345 Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 11:22 am
    :P hehe
  32. Profile photo of AlienPoison5
    AlienPoison5 Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 11:33 am
    We actually have a sign on a dead-end street posted on a median about halfway down. It only says "Do not take this sign." It`s funny, though, knowing that part of town... no one has taken the sign. It`s been there for years. Wish I had a digital camera.
  33. Profile photo of RadRockette
    RadRockette Female 13-17
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    February 11, 2007 at 11:46 am
    thats hilarious! chuckle chuckle
  34. Profile photo of Belial_87
    Belial_87 Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 12:38 pm
    I think that is the best thing I`ve ever seen on IAB.
  35. Profile photo of misscutieroo
    misscutieroo Female 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 12:43 pm
    lol thats kinda funny
  36. Profile photo of FLB
    FLB Female 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 12:55 pm
    pretty funny sign!
    there should be more around like that, just to make the world a funnier place to be in!
  37. Profile photo of CheeseMan1
    CheeseMan1 Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 2:35 pm
    Reminds me of the sign warning - sign ahead

    The reason its there is because a) they cant put it down, so they put a warning for itself b) they need a certain amount of signs which have a real meaning according to building zone regulations part 8B

  38. Profile photo of Scotchy
    Scotchy Male 18-29
    592 posts
    February 11, 2007 at 4:07 pm
    I think its a joke, and if there really were dangers from people leaning over the sides, they could have put guard rails that made more sense.
  39. Profile photo of danwo
    danwo Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 4:18 pm
    How funny and ironic.
  40. Profile photo of mushslipvayn
    mushslipvayn Male 13-17
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    February 11, 2007 at 5:24 pm
    lol, then why put the sign there in the first place???
  41. Profile photo of deuterium
    deuterium Female 13-17
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    February 11, 2007 at 5:26 pm
    I think it`s also to keep you from leaning over and hitting your head on the part where an up escalator meets a down ecalator. And most of these signs aren`t self-referential warnings anymore, just plastic triangles to keep you from leaning over.
  42. Profile photo of xRevengex
    xRevengex Female 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 5:46 pm
    Haha funny.
  43. Profile photo of headwound
    headwound Male 13-17
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    February 11, 2007 at 5:47 pm
    I`m pretty sure there`s no deep meaning to it... it`s called a `joke`
  44. Profile photo of AKappy
    AKappy Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 7:18 pm
    how could you be pissed off at the jackasses... im jealous of them.. they have tons of fun messing around and make millions of dollars in the process...
  45. Profile photo of linkcma
    linkcma Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 7:44 pm
    I want to go there and see it for myself.
  46. Profile photo of austin808
    austin808 Male 13-17
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    February 11, 2007 at 7:57 pm
    after a child got severly injusred at a shopping mall in japan, getting his head caught between a floor and the escalator as he moved upwards almost every single escalator has had those installed. The place where the incident occured got really bad publicity etc. So yeah the sign isnt about the sign but about that if you look overwards you will hit that sign in prevention from getting your head stuck in something else.
  47. Profile photo of car_ramrod
    car_ramrod Male 13-17
    66 posts
    February 11, 2007 at 7:57 pm
    Signs ,Signs
    Everywhere there`s signs
    drating up the scenery
    Breaking my mind
    Do this, don`t do that
    Can`t you read the sign
  48. Profile photo of Deadman3215
    Deadman3215 Male 18-29
    536 posts
    February 11, 2007 at 8:10 pm
    Ugh now you guys are all p***ed off at me ><

    I`m not saying America is a bad place or anything like that, I`ll probably actually move there myself in a few years. I just got angry at Jackass, That`s all.

  49. Profile photo of Mad_Chief117
    Mad_Chief117 Male 13-17
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    February 11, 2007 at 8:15 pm
    for every body who wants to know there is a gap in between and little kid stick there head down there to look and they get decapitated thats why the sign was there and now they removed it and put it back up with just the plastic board read further to find stuff like this
  50. Profile photo of xViTAMiN22
    xViTAMiN22 Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 8:21 pm
    i thought i saw Seattle mentioned somewhere... maybe this is in the U.S.
    at least it`s creative

    It`s in a mall in the Philippines. There is a link somewhere where a commenter seen a garbage can ontop of a walkway in Seattle or something like that.

    I think someone stole the sign. :-P

  51. Profile photo of xViTAMiN22
    xViTAMiN22 Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 8:24 pm
    http://fullview.livejournal.com/40242.ht...

    "And while braving the heat in the outdoor area of Seattles`s Best, Paseo Center - you just might notice a green thrash bin atop the pedestrian underpass!"

  52. Profile photo of ragefrk1
    ragefrk1 Male 18-29
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    February 11, 2007 at 8:32 pm
    kinda looks like a turtle
  53. Profile photo of blahbored
    blahbored Male 70 & Over
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    February 11, 2007 at 10:41 pm
    HAAH gave me a good laugh (:
  54. Profile photo of AVDPhoenix
    AVDPhoenix Male 30-39
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    February 12, 2007 at 12:21 am
    XS of stupidity
  55. Profile photo of deuce_hexx
    deuce_hexx Male 18-29
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    February 12, 2007 at 12:26 am
    When I went to Japan a few years ago I saw the sign on pretty much every escalator we went on... It also usually had a bunch of Japanese characters on it that we could not understand which we assumed proclaimed "Don`t hit your head on this sign!". I`ve been telling people about it for years, now maybe they will believe me.
  56. Profile photo of samemo
    samemo Male 13-17
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    February 12, 2007 at 2:08 am
    WARNING: This post has a warning in it...
  57. Profile photo of sprink99
    sprink99 Male 30-39
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    February 12, 2007 at 11:44 am
    I once saw a sign that said `This is a sign`. I laughed at it a lot. *NOTE* This didn`t actually happen.
  58. Profile photo of MetaToast
    MetaToast Male 18-29
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    February 12, 2007 at 12:57 pm
    What the hell, take the damn sign down. I could just see myself now wacking my head on that.(I`m 6`5") My head hurts
  59. Profile photo of wales4eva
    wales4eva Male 13-17
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    February 12, 2007 at 4:22 pm
    how stupid you have to read the sign in order to see what the warning is
  60. Profile photo of Unanswered
    Unanswered Male 13-17
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    February 12, 2007 at 5:36 pm
    What? The edges of the sign look pretty sharp to me.

    And for those of you to stupid to realise, that was sarcasm.

  61. Profile photo of po0x
    po0x Male 30-39
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    February 16, 2007 at 2:17 am
    silliness
  62. Profile photo of L_Peter
    L_Peter Male 13-17
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    February 17, 2007 at 3:29 am
    I really think this is cool. The world needs more poo like this, it brings a entertainment to a lot of people for a small cost.

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