Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Singing Wet Floor Sign

Caution: Wet Wet Wet Floor
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Wet floor signs may be helpful, but they are also fairly easy to miss. If you aren't paying too much attention to where you are going, then the next thing you know, you'll be on the floor. And what about blind people? They really don't stand a chance around wet floors. The singing wet floor sign would solve this. It would be better if it didn't play a proper song, in case people mistook it for a radio or other background music. A simple ditty would suffice. It may sound strange, but how many people here honestly don't automatically think of ice cream when they hear the ice cream van's song?

Of course, 10 years after being introduced, a cheesy disco band would release a cover version of this, spend 3 weeks at the top of the charts and then fade into obscurity never to be heard of again.

hidden truths, Dec 08 2005

Talking Warning Cone http://www.vimax.co.uk/
A 'wet floor' cone that you can record messages on. [oneoffdave, Dec 08 2005]

Illustration http://obfuscatedho...hotos/photo/2/5.jpg
[hidden truths, Dec 08 2005]

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       Paul Simon - "Slip Slidin' Away"
Elvis Costello - "I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down"
Ian Tindale, Dec 08 2005
  

       It seems that a cone that you can record short messages on already exists [link], so just a short step to having it sing.
oneoffdave, Dec 08 2005
  

       //If you aren't paying too much attention to where you are going// then you might trip over the sign...
Ling, Dec 08 2005
  

       Obviously a selection from poodle rockers Bon Jovi's "Slippery when wet", Annie Lennox's "Walking on broken glass" (for more serious spillages) or Boz Scaggs' "Lido Shuffle"
Bun.
coprocephalous, Dec 08 2005
  

       "Slippery People" by Talking Heads would be good, too.   

       "What about the time you were rollin' over \ fall on your face \ you must be havin' fun \ walk lightly!"   

       Love the idea! Croissant!
FrostedFlake, Dec 08 2005
  

       I get knocked down... but I get up again...
the_jxc, Dec 09 2005
  

       Gotta fish it though, since it seems totally baked already.
the_jxc, Dec 09 2005
  

       A singing wet floor sign can also remind the janitor to put it away once the floor dries. I cant stand tripping over a wet floor sign that has been there for 2 days.
Jscotty, Dec 09 2005
  

       This seems totally baked?
bristolz, Dec 09 2005
  
      
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