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
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3 years ago

Ya don't say..

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Anne Madag
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3 years ago

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

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cyberbird
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3 years ago

... and will remain opened until closing time.

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Kjorn
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3 years ago

now i know

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Anna Thouvenin
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3 years ago

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

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Anne Madag
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3 years ago

i hope there's an receipt made in mars

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Jeremie Guerra
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3 years ago

But why? And it comes with the drawing!

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Daria B
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3 years ago

Got it, Aquaman?

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George Perrin
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3 years ago

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

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Firestorm
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3 years ago

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

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Daria B
Community Member
3 years 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.

BoredBunny
Community Member
3 years ago

Well, what a surprise to see you, Agent 5143. Remember me? I'm Agent 6875. OH GOD, I JUST TOLD EVERYONE. DELETE, DELLLEEETTTTEE!!!!

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Cat Meow
Community Member
3 years ago

It makes you wonder as to WHY they had to put up the sign on the fridge... 🤔

boredhuman
Community Member
3 years ago

i swear that's secret entrance to a magical world.

Daniel Comşa
Community Member
3 years ago

In HK, some convenience stores have storage rooms behind the fridge. I was buying a drink once while a guy was stocking the shelf from the other side.

Valentina Favaro
Community Member
3 years ago

maybe to Narnia...

Kori K. Warriner
Community Member
3 years ago

Makes me wonder what idiot tried to use it as an exit.

LilleMy
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3 years ago

Meth, not even once O.o

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Jeeves
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3 years ago

Llamoooooo

Ava Masumi
Community Member
3 years ago

Well, I'll exit from wherever the hell I want!

Amanda
Community Member
3 years ago

NARNIA but milk

Thomas Kolev
Community Member
3 years ago

Maybe not, but at least they'll have milk.

Janet Margaret
Community Member
3 years ago

unless you're in am A-Ha video

Janet Margaret
Community Member
3 years ago

"an" (typo)

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Linh Trinh
Community Member
3 years ago

No I feel like there's a story behind this

bern Habubbi
Community Member
3 years ago

taaakkeee onnn meeeee..... it's an entrance¬!

GoldenAngels
Community Member
3 years ago

It could be if you believe enough I guess

Gillian Black
Community Member
3 years ago

oh dear are we all really that stupid or is it just some

Emily Fraser
Community Member
3 years ago

An Exit? It is an exit! (To milk land, my heaven)

Leila Lou
Community Member
3 years ago

Nooo!!!! My cow went in there!

Luka Verheijen
Community Member
3 years ago

Good point, secret doors are popular these days.

Mia Rennie
Community Member
3 years ago

or is it...

Iselin Steinshamn
Community Member
3 years ago

I really want to know the backstory to this!

Kathryn Myrman
Community Member
3 years ago

Someone watches the simpsons too much

Shion Ryan
Community Member
3 years ago

yeah, but it's an entry to NARNIA!!!

Elina Kuusisto
Community Member
3 years ago

All I can focus on is how round those gallons of milk look.

Hamlets twin
Community Member
3 years ago

Alright I've pulled my last stoner out of the fridge, I'm putting up a sign

Danny Root
Community Member
3 years ago

It's an exit if it's in the Kwik-E Mart...

Khristal Shoosh
Community Member
3 years ago

I wonder if narnias behind the milk😂

Lucybaby
Community Member
3 years ago

Obviously......

Monica Micio
Community Member
3 years ago

Not the door to Narnia, then.

DancingToMyself
Community Member
3 years ago

Damn!

Lianna Valdez
Community Member
3 years ago

This looks like a convenience store. So probably the drink people looking for booze got lost.

Nguyen Pham
Community Member
3 years ago

There must be a story behind .

Meowoui
Community Member
3 years ago

Dam it

Jason Hook
Community Member
3 years ago

Exit Through The Kwik-E Mart

Vanessa Court-Payen
Community Member
3 years ago

Looks like an entrance to Narnia....

Come With Me
Community Member
3 years ago

I have seen this a few times, people actually DO OPEN fridges to get out

Daniel Losinger
Community Member
3 years ago

Fake

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Hope Floats
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3 years ago

I never would have spotted that.....

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Jeremie Guerra
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3 years ago

yeah, the flush is broken ^^

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Stijn V.
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3 years ago

So just after raining ends it's dry again?

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Anne Madag
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3 years ago

can we knock?

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Daria B
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3 years ago

These ones are both scarry.

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Anne Madag
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3 years ago

what ingredients?

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Jesus Wäre
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3 years ago

*walks on water*

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
3 years ago

because hot beverages are hot.....

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Nancy E
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3 years ago

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

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Hope Floats
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3 years ago

Just incase you were confused...

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Emily Black
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3 years ago

If they did, we would have a major problem!

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bern Habubbi
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3 years ago

iv been driving wrong for years!

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cyberbird
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3 years ago

Press it twice to the 14th floor.

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Jason Hook
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3 years ago

However, manslaughter is perfectly fine

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Anne Madag
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3 years ago

can be high mountain

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cyberbird
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3 years ago

If red man turns to Hulk .. run.

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Anne Madag
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3 years ago

HOT is HOT

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ㅤㅤ ㅤㅤ
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3 years 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
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3 years ago

Technically correct

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COOLSKELETON95
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3 years ago

THIS IS NOT MINECRAFT!

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Anne Madag
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3 years ago

i can still sit on that ,

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cyberbird
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3 years ago

Used: 4 for $1.00

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Kori K. Warriner
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3 years ago

WTF??

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Pepper
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3 years ago

wow really?

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GoodWolf
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3 years ago

Why not??

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Anne Madag
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3 years ago

or else you will die

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cyberbird
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3 years ago

Zip at your own risk

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Daria B
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3 years ago

This one is actually important.

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Adogcalledkitty
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3 years ago

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

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COOLSKELETON95
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3 years ago

Wow such punishment

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Anne Madag
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3 years ago

staircase.

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Ladam
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3 years ago

I wonder what's on the menu today.

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bern Habubbi
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3 years ago

Can i blink?

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Anne Madag
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3 years ago

is the a blood?

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Anne Madag
Community Member
3 years 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
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3 years 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
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3 years ago

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

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Emily Black
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3 years ago

It is if you believe in Narnia

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ADHORTATOR
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3 years ago

good news for the hockey team!

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Pepper
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3 years ago

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

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Susan Forbes
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3 years ago

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

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Little Menace
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3 years 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
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3 years ago

enough said

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Amber Ice
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3 years ago

What's a caution fence? :p

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Anne Madag
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3 years ago

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

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Amber Lyon
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3 years ago

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

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Nancy E
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3 years ago

Yep, it sure is.

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jo_shortland
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3 years ago

Dam right

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Daria B
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3 years ago

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

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Erica
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3 years ago

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

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Allana Rose
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3 years 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
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3 years 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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