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

Lauren Southwood
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3 years ago

Lol I think that was the point 😆 Someone's sense of humor... But I'm pretty sure it's just a joke as by the shape of it the would be more red....

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Sue Z Q
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3 years ago

They'll get the point sooner or later.

Fillippa Nöel
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3 years ago

Lol the point.

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OdangaUsagi
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3 years ago

Lol! The spider at Lagoon, UT!

amazing person
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3 years ago

oh, I know where this is! Lagoon!

Russ Francis
Community Member
3 years ago

HA! I took this picture! I posted it on George Takei's Facebook page and he featured it a couple years back. It was taken at a theme park in Utah called Lagoon and the funny thing was the signs weren't there the season before so there must have been a "mishap" that gave them reason to post it 😂

ican't Feel
Community Member
3 years ago

I sit wherever i want.. You don't own me..

Juan Castellucci
Community Member
3 years ago

Unless you fancy a new a**hole. In wich case please do!

Gillian Black
Community Member
2 years ago

ouch tell me now

Chacha Grey
Community Member
2 years ago

Yeah cuz its black. Try sitting on the other ones

Christopher Preston
Community Member
2 years ago

Then make up your mind, will you?

Daphny Libby
Community Member
2 years ago

HEEEEYYYYY THATS LAGOON ON THAT ONE SPIDER RIDE!!!!!!!

Nakedhampster
Community Member
2 years ago

It looks like the fence was painted recently, all except the top of that one post....

Emily Fraser
Community Member
3 years ago

Ouch!

Russ Francis
Community Member
3 years ago

HA! I took this picture! I posted it on George Takei's Facebook page and he featured it a couple years back. It was taken at a theme park in Utah called Lagoon and the funny thing was the signs weren't there the season before so there must have been a "mishap" that gave them reason to post it. 😂

Nico Nast
Community Member
3 years ago

I want to see a picture of the guy who prompted the posting of this sign.

Lori Kempf-Gardilcic
Community Member
3 years ago

the fence that looks like a bench and was decorative until someone put up an ugly sign? or is it a play on the expression, "sitting on the fence"? and also, ouch!

Etienne Pisano
Community Member
3 years ago

Why not?? :-)

Wendy J Shores
Community Member
3 years ago

... and here's your sign.

endelbendel
Community Member
3 years ago

Would have been funny, but turned into disgusting.

Lucybaby
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3 years ago

Maybe they left it unpainted for reaction lol. Its the shock factor ha

Karen Hubert
Community Member
3 years ago

Get the point?? XD

tweetybird
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3 years ago

that looks painful

Meike Henneman
Community Member
3 years ago

I guess that is how all these sidethingies got bent downwards

katarina
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3 years ago

why? ;)

DancingToMyself
Community Member
3 years ago

And yet, looking so comfy! :)

Alberto Curutchet
Community Member
3 years ago

Wasn't it cheaper to buy violet paint rather than putting the sign? Well, maybe not

Sheralyn
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3 years ago

I thought this was a political statement.

Sheralyn
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3 years ago

*at first

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Mary Kavanagh
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3 years ago

Vald the Impaler was here!

Meowoui
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3 years ago

Giving people a hint, what happens when you sit on it.

Devil Kitty
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3 years ago

Unless you're into that

jo_shortland
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3 years ago

Ouch

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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
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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.

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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
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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
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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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