Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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We apologise for the inconvenience...

Signs to stick up everywhere.
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Just get little signs that say 'we apologise for the inconvenience' everywhere.

Why?

Why not?

Nobody will know what it means, you could stick them on vending machines and such.

I just read the whole series of 'The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy'. Maybe he'd be having a chuckle up there, seeing all the mayhem.

froglet, Mar 23 2005

'The Illuminatus! Trilogy' by Robert Anton Wilson http://www.amazon.c...202-4361464-8821431
One of the minor characters occupies his time by posting unauthorised signs in office buildings. [DrBob, Mar 23 2005]

Banksy http://images.googl...+banksy&btnG=Search
[zen_tom, Mar 23 2005]

Sign http://www.uk-safet...ction-site-5_02.jpg
I would like to see this on the office door, so that I may read it every morning when I arrive for work. [skinflaps, Mar 24 2005]

(?) Banksys' Update http://www.cnn.com/...ank.reut/index.html
For those interested by Banksys' graffiti... [Thlayli, Mar 25 2005]

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       Quite the idea rampage you're on tonight/this morning/today/whenever.
Not really sure what the idea is here, mostly because I'm confused by category choice (culture:monument?). Is this a statue of inconvenience stickers? Could we accomplish the same goal with "Kill Your Parrots" stickers?
AfroAssault, Mar 23 2005
  

       I've now put it under culture: crop circle, coz I think it might create a little speculation if people went about town, seeing these everywhere. Kinda like those little chalk marks that some loonies put up round Britain a while back, can't remember what they represented.   

       [AA] It's morning here. I have the rest of the day to continue my rampage!
froglet, Mar 23 2005
  

       Nice one [froglet], think I'll stick one on my forehead.
zeno, Mar 23 2005
  

       I think the world would be a better place for it [zeno].
froglet, Mar 23 2005
  

       Go stick your head in a pig!
zeno, Mar 23 2005
  

       Make me.
froglet, Mar 23 2005
  

       Thank you, the sirius cybernetic corporation.
zeno, Mar 23 2005
  

       See ya at Milliways!
froglet, Mar 23 2005
  

       [zeno] That's the Complaints Division of the SCC. Only fully fledged HHGTTG anoraks are allowed to anno here ;-)
AbsintheWithoutLeave, Mar 23 2005
  

       Yep, the Sirius Cybernetics Corporation is dead, long live the Sirius Cybernetics Complaints Department!
froglet, Mar 23 2005
  

       heheh
zeno, Mar 23 2005
  

       I thought only Terry Pratchett had anoraks?
contracts, Mar 23 2005
  

       I like the "guerilla art" aspect of this. The art is not in the signs themselves, but in the reaction to them. [+]
Klaatu, Mar 23 2005
  

       Froglet, what a mischievous person you are! +
Ling, Mar 24 2005
  

       I've already started this in my area. They're little yellow post-it notes that say 'sorry for the inconvenience'', but no one knows what they mean. It gave me and my sister a laugh.   

       This could create competitions as to the weirdest places you put 'sorry for the inconvenience' notes.   

       Next time I go on holiday, I'll put little notes everywhere, all over Hamelin, and Dusseldorf, etc, which I'm going to visit...   

       Ah, glorious fishbones... Does anyone know why the people who made this site make it as fishbones and croissants? I'd be interested to find out as to why fishbones and not something else...
froglet, Mar 24 2005
  

       ... but we are allergic to work.
reensure, Mar 25 2005
  

       [froglet] - it was just the first thing [jutta] thought of, if I recall her answer on another idea.
Detly, Mar 25 2005
  

       Well I liked the idea. Some of the most funny ones are filled with bones.
finrod, Mar 25 2005
  

       // I thought only Terry Pratchett had anoraks?   

       contracts, Mar 23 2005 //
Deary, Deary Me!. Some of us cut our teeth on the HHGTTG! Well, put badges in our anoraks at least!
gnomethang, Mar 25 2005
  

       'an knitted T-shirt covering features of extreme points iof interest',   

       'a home work opportunity of slight freight and paassable pleasure craft structural rigidity'   

       'fish type vibrating thread of violet deep sea mining air compressor',.   

       ss.   

       vi ses. s.
sirau, Jun 09 2011
  

       Yes we can
pashute, Dec 10 2012
  
      
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