Sometimes you come across a sign that states something so obvious, you wonder why the heck somebody decided to put it up in the first place. But then you wonder if maybe, just maybe, somebody did something so stupid once that someone else put a sign up to dissuade other people from doing something equally ridiculous.

Check out the list below for some perfect examples. From signs helpfully instructing people not to breathe under water, to signs asking customers not to try out condoms before they buy them, this hilarious collection of obvious signs compiled by Bored Panda will both confuse you and amuse you. Don't forget to vote for your favorite!

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Jamal W 1 year ago

Ya don't say..

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Anne Madag 1 year ago

hahahaha only giant can eat a big size of that hotdog sandwich

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cyberbird 1 year ago

... and will remain opened until closing time.

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Kjorn 1 year ago

now i know

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Anna Thouvenin 1 year ago

Ahah, this was a prank, I already saw this.

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Anne Madag 1 year ago

i hope there's an receipt made in mars

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Jeremie Guerra 1 year ago

But why? And it comes with the drawing!

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Daria B 1 year ago

Got it, Aquaman?

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George Perrin 1 year ago

i'm bothered that one of the spikes is brown..perhaps someone has been sitting on the fence

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Firestorm 1 year ago

"Gosh, that is one heck of a fall! now I know this isn't ground level"

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Daria B 1 year ago

Good to know. I was gonna have a spy mission at this shop, and was counting on that exit. Looks like we have to switch to plan B.

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Hope Floats 1 year ago

I never would have spotted that.....

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Jeremie Guerra 1 year ago

yeah, the flush is broken ^^

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Stijn V. 1 year ago

So just after raining ends it's dry again?

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Anne Madag 1 year ago

can we knock?

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Daria B 1 year ago

These ones are both scarry.

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Anne Madag 1 year ago

what ingredients?

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Jesus Wäre 1 year ago

*walks on water*

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ADHORTATOR 1 year ago

because hot beverages are hot.....

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Nancy E 1 year ago

This seems like a waste of time & concrete. What government supervisor approved it?

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Hope Floats 1 year ago

Just incase you were confused...

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Emily Black 1 year ago

If they did, we would have a major problem!

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bern Habubbi 1 year ago

iv been driving wrong for years!

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cyberbird 1 year ago

Press it twice to the 14th floor.

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Jason Hook 1 year ago

However, manslaughter is perfectly fine

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Anne Madag 1 year ago

can be high mountain

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cyberbird 1 year ago

If red man turns to Hulk .. run.

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Anne Madag 1 year ago

HOT is HOT

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ㅤㅤ ㅤㅤ 1 year ago

I have seen a sign like this and some guy just ignored it and drove into the water anyways. I don't know what was going through his mind, but I know he soon regretted his decision.

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Susan Forbes 1 year ago

Technically correct

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COOLSKELETON95 1 year ago

THIS IS NOT MINECRAFT!

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Anne Madag 1 year ago

i can still sit on that ,

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cyberbird 1 year ago

Used: 4 for $1.00

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Pepper 1 year ago

wow really?

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GoodWolf 1 year ago

Why not??

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Anne Madag 1 year ago

or else you will die

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cyberbird 1 year ago

Zip at your own risk

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Daria B 1 year ago

This one is actually important.

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Adogcalledkitty 1 year ago

And all my life, I thought it's a pen... :(

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COOLSKELETON95 1 year ago

Wow such punishment

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Anne Madag 1 year ago

staircase.

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Ladam 1 year ago

I wonder what's on the menu today.

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bern Habubbi 1 year ago

Can i blink?

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Anne Madag 1 year ago

is the a blood?

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Anne Madag 1 year ago

yes like falling to the guy who didn't catch you and love you? feels like you already dead.

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Daria B 1 year ago

This one is not stupid or too obvious, actually. The sea in my hometown is not so deep, so I wouldn't see the water as a big deal. But if it's suddenly very very deep, it can be dangerous even for good swimmers.

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PurpleUnicorn 1 year ago

It's not so easy to remove the child after inserting the cart!

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Emily Black 1 year ago

It is if you believe in Narnia

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ADHORTATOR 1 year ago

good news for the hockey team!

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Pepper 1 year ago

kudos to whoever actually got to that sign in high heels.

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Susan Forbes 1 year ago

Reminds me a little of the old Burma Shave signs (which were before my time, but still)

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Little Menace 1 year ago

Yeah but does it come with a burger? After all it doesn't seem to be obvious if they have to point out about the cheese. I want to see "Cheeseburger with Cheese and Burger!" or none of this.

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jo_shortland 1 year ago

enough said

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Amber Ice 1 year ago

What's a caution fence? :p

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Anne Madag 1 year ago

but if someone forgot to lock but she/he inside of it?

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Amber Lyon 1 year ago

It's like when people ask, "what's the time?" I say "time to get a watch!"

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Nancy E 1 year ago

Yep, it sure is.

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Daria B 1 year ago

With all the integrated battery products, I forsee we will actually need such a sign in the future.

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Erica 1 year ago

Oh I was just going to barge through it like a superwoman

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Allana Rose 1 year ago

This one is not so silly. Unfortunately, some people are so dumb as to try and pet these animals through the fence.

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Judy Bancks 1 year ago

Its not a mirage...this sign has validity, I have driven in long barren country where your eyes can play tricks, and knowing this you could disbelieve them

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Josie Wolf 1 year ago

Vegas strip!!

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Anne Madag 1 year ago

can turn left or right

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Kelly Johnson 1 year ago

In case you only like to read writing in yellow

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Anggi Angkasa 1 year ago

Well i believe what this sign means is, the time limit for drop off is still not yet finished

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bern Habubbi 1 year ago

Is this a people going up go on the left and people on the right go down? See them all the time

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Anne Madag 1 year ago

aw floods.

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Sweep the Leg 1 year ago

"Pardon me, my good fellow. Might I have a quick suck of your blood?" "No, thank you. The Travel Department has advised me against allowing it."

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cyberbird 1 year ago

Weed smokers hold it above water.

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Tiffany Zhu 1 year ago

I can finally walk on water!

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Gina Aresti 1 year ago

In case you don't do maths....

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Tiffany Zhu 1 year ago

free ice for everyone!

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Lisa Peterson 1 year ago

Drat - wish I'd read this tip sooner.

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white widow 1 year ago

maybe at some point the water level rises... so they needed the sign (I'm still hoping, I guess...)

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Daria B 1 year ago

This reminds me of the stories my mother used to tell. When she was young and if a guy she wouldn't like would try to hite on her, she'd act politely, then say "excuse me, need to go to the bathroom", finding her way out of that place.

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gedwards1 1 year ago

Oh no I'm not!

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truK nelhE 1 year ago

Suck on the pipe for a drink!

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