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
Community Member
3 years ago

now i know

Markus McCloud
Community Member
3 years ago

...And knowing is half the battle! G. I. JOOOOOOOOOOOE!

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A. Jones
Community Member
3 years ago

Indeed, it's a very attractive looking fire.

Sue Z Q
Community Member
3 years ago

Fake news.

Cat Meow
Community Member
3 years ago

And here I was thinking fire was as cold as ice

Isa
Community Member
3 years ago

wow the things I learn in the internet...

Edwin Lesperance
Community Member
3 years ago

At least you don't get tricked into a cold fire.

Bunnies are better!!
Community Member
3 years ago

Thanks for telling me!

DancingToMyself
Community Member
3 years ago

Fire is hot and water is not. :p

Lelia Ungureanu
Community Member
3 years ago

I think this sign should be bigger ... just in case. :)

Hope Floats
Community Member
3 years ago

No kidding!..Stating the bloomin. obvious!!

Long Joan Silver
Community Member
3 years ago

Who would have thought?

Erica
Community Member
3 years ago

I thought it was cold?

Community Member
3 years ago

and water is wet 😵😵 woah

Lori Kempf-Gardilcic
Community Member
3 years ago

legal disclaimer in case someone is drunk?

Hamlets twin
Community Member
3 years ago

Great! Now you put the sign up. What am I supposed to do with these grill marks on my hand?!?

Khristal Shoosh
Community Member
3 years ago

And ice is cold

Lucybaby
Community Member
3 years ago

In case you didn't know....

Mirai-Ocha
Community Member
3 years ago

Gasp! How do you know? Ever touch it yourself?

Alex smith
Community Member
3 years ago

I didn't know thanks

Derek Wolfe
Community Member
3 years ago

"The Professy will help! ... Ah! Fire indeed hot!"

Annabelle Willes
Community Member
3 years ago

Oml I never knew that!

Elsa Campos
Community Member
3 years ago

Is there a cold fire?😂😂😂😎

Véronique Daoust
Community Member
3 years ago

This is fine

Too Lazy To Care 🐼
Community Member
3 years ago

Really? I never knew that! You learn something new every day.

Christina Palmer
Community Member
3 years ago

Thank you Captain Obvious

Timothy D.
Community Member
3 years ago

YOU DON'T SAY...

Alan G.
Community Member
3 years ago

Who would have known?

Susann Campbell
Community Member
3 years ago

Frankenstein monster thinks so too.

Valentina
Community Member
3 years ago

Nice reference! ; )

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Meike Henneman
Community Member
3 years ago

Important life lessons

Socially Awkward
Community Member
3 years ago

Oh, I'm glad they said that! I was going to sit on it!

Sarah Kim
Community Member
3 years ago

WOW I DIDNT KNOW THAT

Firestorm
Community Member
3 years ago

Obviously it is hot. If it wasn't it wouldn't be Fire. XD

Firestorm
Community Member
3 years ago

But it's not as hot as me! i'm a Firestorm ;)

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Meowoui
Community Member
3 years ago

Now I know not to touch the fire.

Devil Kitty
Community Member
3 years ago

Really, I didn't know?!!?!

phoenix McCabe
Community Member
3 years ago

no shit

Derpicorn
Community Member
3 years ago

Well duh

Gillian Black
Community Member
3 years ago

gee i am so glad you told me

Chacha Grey
Community Member
3 years ago

You don't say?

Nini
Community Member
3 years ago

(°ロ°)☝

Emily Fraser
Community Member
3 years ago

Ya don't say

🌟Jim Phoenix🌟
Community Member
3 years ago

DUH!

Ginette Rochon
Community Member
3 years ago

Was it ever cold?

Катя Арнаудова
Community Member
3 years ago

Now i will surprise you ... water is wet! :D

StarKitten
Community Member
3 years ago

Thank you, Captain Obvious.

Marjolein
Community Member
3 years ago

Now you tell me?!?

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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
Community Member
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
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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
Community Member
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
Community Member
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
Community Member
3 years ago

WTF??

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Pepper
Community Member
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
Community Member
3 years ago

Zip at your own risk

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Daria B
Community Member
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
Community Member
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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