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LilianaUwU

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Re: Damaged Signs
« Reply #475 on: December 28, 2022, 07:01:52 PM »

Not sure how this could have happened: the one way sign and one of the street name signs are noticeably bent, but the rest of the pole is fine. A snowblower mishap, perhaps?

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Re: Damaged Signs
« Reply #476 on: December 29, 2022, 01:07:10 PM »

That pole is very close to the corner:  I'm guessing the bent signs are a mere 30 cm or so from the street.  Furthermore, the sign that isn't bent is the highest of the three.  If I were a betting man, my money would be on a truck having hit it.  However, the only direction traffic comes from at that location is eastbound on Saint-Joseph, which is to say the damage appears to have been done in a direction that no traffic goes.  Maybe a pharmaceutical truck was backing up to park in the 30-minute zone and make a delivery?
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Re: Damaged Signs
« Reply #477 on: December 29, 2022, 01:16:14 PM »

That pole is very close to the corner:  I'm guessing the bent signs are a mere 30 cm or so from the street.  Furthermore, the sign that isn't bent is the highest of the three.  If I were a betting man, my money would be on a truck having hit it.  However, the only direction traffic comes from at that location is eastbound on Saint-Joseph, which is to say the damage appears to have been done in a direction that no traffic goes.  Maybe a pharmaceutical truck was backing up to park in the 30-minute zone and make a delivery?

I'll be honest with you, Saint-Dominique being one way from Saint-Joseph is a suggestion. I've seen ten times as many wrong way drivers on Saint-Dominique as on any other street combined. As for why the signs are bent, who knows. As I said, people drive like shit here, so I wouldn't be surprised if a delivery truck for whatever is in the building decided to back up in them for some reason.
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