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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #275 on: May 22, 2018, 03:04:47 PM »

It seems each state's DOT is trying to outdo each other in coming up with these catchy rhymes. Perhaps there should be a contest for the best & worst, called the "Burma Shave Signs Memorial" competition.  :D
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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #276 on: May 22, 2018, 04:22:43 PM »

Around here, 'bikers' and 'cyclists' are used interchangeably to describe bicycle riders. 

Your area's biker bars must look—and smell—a lot different.   :D
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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #277 on: June 19, 2018, 06:10:35 PM »

Seen in Austin, TX:

AWW SNAP
YOUR SEAT BELT

Proceeding:
[TX TRAFFIC DEATHS COUNT]
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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #278 on: June 21, 2018, 10:30:18 AM »

DAD KNOWS BEST
GIVE THE PHONE
A REST

Seen along US 60 west of Friona, TX (on Father's Day Weekend)
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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #279 on: June 25, 2018, 02:06:31 PM »

You guys know there is a center text function, right? It is: [“center”][“/center”] (delete the “”).
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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #280 on: June 25, 2018, 08:27:46 PM »

This was in Ohio over the weekend:
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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #281 on: June 25, 2018, 08:48:34 PM »

This was in Ohio over the weekend:


Adam-4, calling a code 3 for reckless driving, vehicle is a DeLorean, silver in color, license reads: O-U-T-A-T-I-M-E, picked him up on radar going 88 mph.
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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #282 on: June 25, 2018, 10:34:59 PM »



Cringy one from IDOT a few weeks back.
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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #283 on: June 25, 2018, 10:39:03 PM »



This one as well
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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #284 on: June 26, 2018, 09:27:17 AM »



Cringy one from IDOT a few weeks back.

Saw this and laughed out loud exiting at Sayre lol
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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #285 on: July 05, 2018, 02:08:35 PM »

Found this on Instagram from the 4th...I guess this is what happens when millennials are in charge of VMS messages?

Anyone know where this was taken??

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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #286 on: July 05, 2018, 03:26:47 PM »

A friend of mine who was a cross-county 18-wheeler trucker said she saw those last year, and only in Utah.

Maryland used this one over the past V-Day --

TO: DRIVER
FROM: SEATBELT
I THINK WE CLICK

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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #287 on: July 05, 2018, 05:07:42 PM »

Found this on Instagram from the 4th...I guess this is what happens when millennials are in charge of VMS messages?

Anyone know where this was taken??


I saw one of those the other day in Virginia.

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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #288 on: July 10, 2018, 11:09:48 AM »

A friend of mine sent me one from Iowa

SURELY YOU BUCKLE?
YES & DON'T CALL
ME SHIRLEY
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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #289 on: July 10, 2018, 02:43:11 PM »

When I look at the simulation of all of Maryland's VMS signs, I see there's currently only one pithy rhyme.

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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #290 on: July 10, 2018, 09:28:56 PM »

CT does nothing it’s all the same
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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #291 on: July 10, 2018, 10:23:33 PM »

A friend of mine sent me one from Iowa

SURELY YOU BUCKLE?
YES & DON'T CALL
ME SHIRLEY
Obviously coined by a fan of the film "Airplane!"
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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #292 on: July 10, 2018, 10:33:23 PM »

There was one message in Utah where some wiseass figured how to reprogram the construction VMS on I-15 to say a homophobic message a few years back.  I think that has to be the most absurd message one could ever do on a public road sign.
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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #293 on: July 10, 2018, 10:46:36 PM »

^^ Or this hacked VMS in Austin TX:
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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #294 on: July 13, 2018, 12:29:53 PM »



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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #295 on: July 16, 2018, 07:31:17 AM »

"No ketchup" ??? That makes no sense.

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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #296 on: July 16, 2018, 11:04:44 AM »

"No ketchup" ??? That makes no sense.

It's considered a sin to put ketchup on hot dogs in the city of Chicago. That's what it's referring to it.
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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #297 on: July 17, 2018, 12:26:34 AM »

"No ketchup" ??? That makes no sense.

It's considered a sin to put ketchup on hot dogs in the city of Chicago. That's what it's referring to it.

That should read "it is a sin to put ketchup on hot dogs".  :)
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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #298 on: July 17, 2018, 12:45:09 AM »

Three guesses which state this is in:

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Re: Most absurd VMS messages
« Reply #299 on: July 17, 2018, 08:07:38 AM »

Ugh.  "Wicked" is so overused now.
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