Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Smartass Street Signs

They tell you where you're going.
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Like trouble, or hell, or into a really big pothole, or a speed trap, or a traffic jam. But they like to direct you right into the thick of it, due to mischievious programming.
Eugene, Jul 21 2003

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there's one in a story here... [Eugene, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]

I think the name was an accident. http://www.mdmunici...=accident&page=home
But I still based my first play in this town. [k_sra, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]

Here is an example! http://www.tardsite.com/creamed.htm
[krelnik, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]


       Could you provide some more information... like what they are, what they do, how they work, etc?
waugsqueke, Jul 21 2003

       Do they kiss on the first date?
DeathNinja, Jul 22 2003

       Build a ramp that leads cars right off the middle of a bridge, 100 feet up in the air. Next to it, put up a street sign saying, "Rt. 100 Northbound. Express Route" and watch as car after car plummets to their death. Ha!
phundug, Jul 23 2003

       I pass one of these every morning on the M61 into Manchester. It cheerfully warns 'Queue Ahead' when I've been in said queue for a the last 3 miles.   

       [phundog] There's a ramp like that in the centre of Salisbury (UK). Atfer a few years of non-use it was truned into a car-park.
oneoffdave, Jul 23 2003

       Oh I was hoping this would be like a street sign that appears just after the danger with a message like "Oops didn't see that bump, did you?" or "Mind the... oh dear, too late".
lubbit, Jul 23 2003

       I don't know where Trouble is, but it might be close to Accident.
k_sra, Jul 23 2003

       I like lubbit's idea better! (no offense intended Eugene, but those signs we already have where I live. They don't tell you literally that you're heading to a bad traffic jam, but when you read "next exit 2 km" you know you'll be stuck for a while)
Pericles, Jul 23 2003

       So do I, [Pericles]
Eugene, Jul 23 2003

       I posted an example, see link.
krelnik, Jul 23 2003

       <Magic 8-Ball> All signs point to Yes </Magic 8-Ball>
Cedar Park, Mar 29 2004


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