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Old 15th March 2012, 11:25   #1261
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Signs seen on my commute (now that I travel at 30 clicks, I notice a lot more):

Near Kamla Nehru Park (on a slight detour from daily commute) a board that says "Seema's rack".
Now really!

Near Vetalbaba chowk, a signboard on the gate of house has 3 lines:
Beware of dog. Ok
Bang the gate. Ok. Oh wait, what's that?
Do not enter. Ok

What the hell is that second line supposed to convey?!
You sure have started a daily dose of entertainment, havent you!
Thanks be to you, we have a good laugh for a while .


On another note, one bridge where I didnt expect wrong siders, has also started seeing such morons.
The new Wakdewadi-Vishrantwadi bridge is a piece of haven for us spirited drivers. Nice broad roads, medians throughout (well, at least most of the way) and no speedbreakers. Sure bliss to drive.

Now, in such a situation, you would least expect a moron, coming head on with hazards flashing. So, I did what I do best - scare the living daylights of such nincompoops.

Ah! Its such cheap thrills that make one's day, really.

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Old 15th March 2012, 11:31   #1262
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Signs seen on my commute (now that I travel at 30 clicks, I notice a lot more):

Near Kamla Nehru Park (on a slight detour from daily commute) a board that says "Seema's rack".
Now really!

Near Vetalbaba chowk, a signboard on the gate of house has 3 lines:
Beware of dog. Ok
Bang the gate. Ok. Oh wait, what's that?
Do not enter. Ok

What the hell is that second line supposed to convey?!
An alternate doorbell? The door bell switch would be somewhere inside and because of 1 and 3, 2 is the only solution!
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Old 15th March 2012, 12:05   #1263
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Probably it means- there are Dogs, do not enter. If you have any work, 'Bang the gate' so we will know that you are there.
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An alternate doorbell? The door bell switch would be somewhere inside and because of 1 and 3, 2 is the only solution!
Thanks guys, but I am not looking at literal meaning of the second line. Or that signboard near KNP. It has different connotations when read with a non Indian perspective. It would be downright embarrassing especially in Europe for sure!

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You sure have started a daily dose of entertainment, havent you!
Thanks be to you, we have a good laugh for a while .
Kya karoon, roz ek cartoon toh mil hi jaata hai. In this case, seems that likes attract each other,

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Now, in such a situation, you would least expect a moron, coming head on with hazards flashing. So, I did what I do best - scare the living daylights of such nincompoops.
yep, this is the time when I wish my bike transformed into a XUV or a Fortuner. Scaring the living daylights out of such morons is pure unadulterated fun as long as they dont harm anyone. Its like scaring a pigeon. You want to scare it enough that it flies away, not so much that it poops on your window sill.
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Thanks guys, but I am not looking at literal meaning of the second line. Or that signboard near KNP. It has different connotations when read with a non Indian perspective. It would be downright embarrassing especially in Europe for sure!
Hmmm...and I was trying to ignore 'that' meaning. I thought you are such a nice person, so let's not allow my dirty mind to interprete that in any other way.

Here is another signboard seen ar Warje. A new groundbreaking concept of designing - 'Inertial designing'.
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Here is another signboard seen ar Warje. A new groundbreaking concept of designing - 'Inertial designing'.
I think that his furniture wold be too heavy to move
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Spot the odd part :-P

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Correct on one side but not on the other side.
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Correct on one side but not on the other side.
You should also look for the mentioned minister's speech on youtube....
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Spot the odd part :-P

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Forget lighter or match box, even a small agarbatti will do the job. The lock seems to be a 8 lever Navtal.
What has a link or a padlock got to do with a lighter / matches????
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What has a link or a padlock got to do with a lighter / matches????
Didn't see the snap tie, did we?
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Clicked this morning @ Pondicherry.

Sun PhaRRmacy-Get all your MeDDicines HeRRe OnLLy.
Probably a believer in Numerology
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Saw these on the walls of a open air hotel and a public toilet,asking public Not to spit, but is it for the public or BMC itself.
Hotel guy wants to satisfy everyone.
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Correct on one side but not on the other side.
What does "Worshipful Mayor" mean? Never heard such a coinage.
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It's what they call them in UK, I think.
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