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Funniest street names
« on: September 15, 2014, 12:56:22 PM »

If you have pics or links from GMSV of the weirdest, funniest, or most random street names. Here's one: http://goo.gl/maps/LxRBz

and this: http://goo.gl/maps/r4S79

and: http://goo.gl/maps/ivzLZ
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2014, 01:02:07 PM »

http://goo.gl/maps/zvTHi

http://goo.gl/maps/TgrFL

http://goo.gl/maps/CCk2H


Then there's this in Arkansas. It probably belongs in Manassas, Virginia, near the Bobbitt residence.

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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2014, 01:02:22 PM »

One of my favorites from here in Huntsville, AL:

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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2014, 01:10:19 PM »

There's no Google Street View of it, but: http://goo.gl/maps/UDITN
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2014, 01:32:13 PM »


Then there's this in Arkansas. It probably belongs in Manassas, Virginia, near the Bobbitt residence.



I take it you don't like the Bobbitt's? LOL
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2014, 01:37:29 PM »

http://goo.gl/maps/C8RMd

Who would live on Dead Road?
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2014, 01:38:54 PM »

I take it you don't like the Bobbitt's? LOL

Based on your profile saying you're 25 years old, you're probably too young to remember the incident:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_and_Lorena_Bobbitt



This street is near where we lived when I was a little kid. I remember when they built the neighborhood. The street name is weird but unremarkable by itself. When the street sign first appeared, though, my mother wondered who in the world would want to live on a street with that name. Turned out she misread the sign: She thought it said "Broken Knee Court."

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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2014, 01:42:05 PM »

I take it you don't like the Bobbitt's? LOL

Based on your profile saying you're 25 years old, you're probably too young to remember the incident:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_and_Lorena_Bobbitt

I'm 24 and I've at least read about it. It's weird that John was able to make money off of the incident.
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2014, 01:48:57 PM »

I take it you don't like the Bobbitt's? LOL

Based on your profile saying you're 25 years old, you're probably too young to remember the incident:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_and_Lorena_Bobbitt



This street is near where we lived when I was a little kid. I remember when they built the neighborhood. The street name is weird but unremarkable by itself. When the street sign first appeared, though, my mother wondered who in the world would want to live on a street with that name. Turned out she misread the sign: She thought it said "Broken Knee Court."

Yeah I actually have heard of that incident. Thought you were referencing someone you disliked and wanted their dick chopped off or something. Heh. That certainly is a nice area you grew up in. I can see the similarity with Broken Knee and Knife!
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2014, 02:01:50 PM »

In Greene County, NY, there is a "Surprise Result Rd" - I am at work now and can not send along a link yet  :banghead: , but I will this evening.  :biggrin:
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2014, 07:16:10 PM »

I'm sure you guys know what this one says

And this one 
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« Reply #11 on: September 15, 2014, 08:03:32 PM »

Ragged Ass Road in Yellowknife NT, a favorite target for sign theft until authorities decided to bond a street sign to a boulder, and weld other street blades to their posts:



The road was named for its original residents, a bunch of dirt-poor down-on-their-luck prospectors.  It's now among Yellowknife's more prestigious addresses. 

Off the Elliott Highway (part of AK 2) northwest of Fairbanks, there's At Your Own Risk Road:



Finally, there is a minor exit for Warp Drive, off northbound VA 28 north of Dulles Airport.  I have no photo for that one, but it should be easy to find on GMSV.
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #13 on: September 15, 2014, 08:54:41 PM »

In Greene County, NY, there is a "Surprise Result Rd" - I am at work now and can not send along a link yet  :banghead: , but I will this evening.  :biggrin:

Here it is:  https://www.google.com/maps/@42.3945046,-73.9618372,3a,75y,251.87h,88.47t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1snPwXU6dqa9EQMPBZqeBSBg!2e0
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #14 on: September 16, 2014, 01:12:11 AM »

There's a Bland Place off of Sepulveda Blvd in Lomita, Calif.
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #16 on: September 16, 2014, 01:11:41 PM »

There's a neighborhood in Silverdale WA where all the streets are named after 'Sesame Street' characters. They have a Cookie Monster Lane and a Big Bird Drive.
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #18 on: September 16, 2014, 03:36:02 PM »

Named for former Fort Wayne (Indiana) mayor Harry Baals:

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« Reply #19 on: September 16, 2014, 08:35:33 PM »

I always liked the exit off I-75 for Stinking Creek Road (KY or TN, I forget).
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« Reply #20 on: September 16, 2014, 08:42:44 PM »

I always liked the exit off I-75 for Stinking Creek Road (KY or TN, I forget).
Oh that reminds me, there is a Big Beaver Rd in Michigan that is exit 69,
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #22 on: September 17, 2014, 02:28:19 PM »

And this one 

Imagine the contact high from this:
http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2014/09/15/wildfire-in-northern-california-town-of-weed-burns-100-homes-at-least-1500-evacuated-siskiyou-county-oregon-mount-shasta-fire-interstate-5-cal-fire/
Yeah lol they're probably all super stoned right now.

Not wanting to sound like a wet blanket but I don't find what happened in Weed to be particularly funny.  People lost their homes and much of the town was devastated.  Yes, I understand the connection between the town's name and marijuana but I don't think we should be "lol"-ing or making jokes that the residents are stoned.  :no:

The affected residents only had minutes to evacuate and many of them saw their homes go up in flames right in front of their eyes.  Thank god no one died! :-(
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« Reply #23 on: September 17, 2014, 03:25:07 PM »

There's a neighborhood in Silverdale WA where all the streets are named after 'Sesame Street' characters. They have a Cookie Monster Lane and a Big Bird Drive.
And then, in Fremont, NE, there is a Sesame Street.
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Re: Funniest street names
« Reply #24 on: September 17, 2014, 09:02:47 PM »

There's a neighborhood in Silverdale WA where all the streets are named after 'Sesame Street' characters. They have a Cookie Monster Lane and a Big Bird Drive.
And then, in Fremont, NE, there is a Sesame Street.

I also found them in Cherokee and Garner, IA. After looking at old topo maps and 1970s aerial photos on the Iowa Geographic Map Server, I confirmed that both streets were constructed after the 1969 debut of the TV show.
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