It's one thing to make an edgy joke when you're with friends, but completely next level to put it on a sign in public. Yet some people, including business owners, have both the wit and the courage to try it and pull it off.

Mocking rude past customers in order to attract new ones... Teasing current employees... Nothing is off-limits if you know how to go about it. And don't worry—your joke won't be lost even when you have to take down the sign. If it's really good, someone will surely take a picture of it and upload the image to the r/FunnySigns subreddit. With over 143,000 members, it's a catalog of some of the best signs, billboards, and warnings out there. Continue scrolling and check out some of its most popular posts to date.

#1

Nice Old Lady

Nice Old Lady

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Candace Fitzpatrick
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2 months ago

Wow! 😆

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These signs definitely have a lot of personality. And it's precisely what people and businesses want from them. Sick and tired of chain culture slowly making all high streets look the same, many city shops are returning to handpainted signs. It's estimated that there are about 300 full-time signwriters working in the UK alone.

#2

Very Clever

Very Clever

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Lord Mysticlaw
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2 months ago

This is actually really clever

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As young graphic designers and artists are making their way into the industry, signwriting enthusiast Sam Roberts said that: "This is a generation that has grown up with computers at the heart of their work and who are seeking to engage with the physical processes that go into producing letter forms."

#3

Earthquake Detection Kit

Earthquake Detection Kit

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Raine Soo
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2 months ago

Hilarious! I love this one.

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The subreddit r/FunnySigns is an old one—it was created all the way back in 2012. With 143,000 members, it's neither big nor small. However, I feel that it's going to remain relevant. After all, people want to be individual, to stand out. And creating a good sign achieves just that.

#4

I Think We Can All Agree:

I Think We Can All Agree:

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Helen Haley
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2 months ago

I second the motion.

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#5

The Karen Spot

The Karen Spot

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grey galah
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2 months ago

And they'll see their ugly angry face too

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#6

Found Locally... Can Relate

Found Locally... Can Relate

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THE DOG LIFE
Community Member
2 months ago

Me being described in one sentence.

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#7

Funny But True

Funny But True

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A Cat Named Dragon
Community Member
2 months ago

This should be higher!

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#8

Vorona Cirus

Vorona Cirus

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Hilary Mol
Community Member
2 months ago

I need to know where this bookstore is. These are my people.

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#9

Seems Like They've Had Some Bad Customers Caw Caw

Seems Like They've Had Some Bad Customers Caw Caw

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Purr·maid
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2 months ago (edited)

Awesome. Now they just need to make one for cats.

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#10

The Most Interesting Ad I've Ever Seen

The Most Interesting Ad I've Ever Seen

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
2 months ago

At least they are kinda practicing what they are preaching.

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#11

Actually Genius Though

Actually Genius Though

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Abdus Sameh
Community Member
2 months ago

Very creative graphic pic right there. I see no problem with this, it's genius.

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#12

Doctors Be Like

Doctors Be Like

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Juan Hernandez
Community Member
2 months ago

very wise words right there

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#13

I Can Hear The Review Now. Lol

I Can Hear The Review Now. Lol

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Serial pacifist
Community Member
2 months ago

Karen, is that you?

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#14

This Synagogue Sign In Toronto

This Synagogue Sign In Toronto

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Adam C
Community Member
2 months ago

But are we sure it was an apple?

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#15

You’re Obsessing About This!

You’re Obsessing About This!

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Juan Hernandez
Community Member
2 months ago

harsh

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#16

Coffee Menu

Coffee Menu

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Alexandra Light
Community Member
2 months ago

I'm about to die because of smiling and laughing too much 🤣

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#17

Important Reminder

Important Reminder

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Raine Soo
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Nice sign. I approve this message.

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#18

Well That's A Good Way

Well That's A Good Way

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Abdus Sameh
Community Member
2 months ago

Very original. 10/10.

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#19

We All Know That One Guy

We All Know That One Guy

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Cip IESAN
Community Member
2 months ago

Important to know where is Joe now...

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#20

Think About It Next Time

Think About It Next Time

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citcat
Community Member
2 months ago

What if you had twins? I bet you werent expecting that!

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#21

Target

Target

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Helen Haley
Community Member
2 months ago

She should've left him in a car with the window cracked, some food and water, and games on his phone.

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#22

Just To Be Clear

Just To Be Clear

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Creative Name
Community Member
2 months ago

Some? I'll take all please

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#23

Roomba On The Run!

Roomba On The Run!

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Saphira
Community Member
2 months ago

karen.doe 🤣

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#24

Sign In India

Sign In India

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Hilary Mol
Community Member
2 months ago

Perfect.

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#25

Stubborn

Stubborn

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Luisa Vasconcelos
Community Member
2 months ago

I saw this one 1000 times but every time I laugh out loud.

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#26

Am I In The Right Place?

Am I In The Right Place?

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WilvanderHeijden
Community Member
2 months ago

Cats think that you are just being ridiculous. cat-toilet...b5349f.jpg cat-toilet-paper-5fe08bfb5349f.jpg

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#27

Push!

Push!

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Botox
Community Member
2 months ago

Genius!

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#28

Oh No

Oh No

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Abdus Sameh
Community Member
2 months ago

Probably lol

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#29

No Trespassing

No Trespassing

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Helen Haley
Community Member
2 months ago

Where's your creativity?

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#30

Noah

Noah

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Lis A
Community Member
2 months ago

People are animals

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#31

[ Interesting Title ]

[ Interesting Title ]

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Cip IESAN
Community Member
2 months ago

Right! It bites you!

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#32

The Good News Is We Do Accept Debit Cards

The Good News Is We Do Accept Debit Cards

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
2 months ago

I need one of these.

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#33

We Will, We Will... Think Of A Better Title Next Time

We Will, We Will... Think Of A Better Title Next Time

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grey galah
Community Member
2 months ago

...we will, we will block you

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#34

F

F

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Juan Hernandez
Community Member
2 months ago

rip pete

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#35

Keep It In Yo Pants

Keep It In Yo Pants

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animeman59 pl
Community Member
2 months ago

what did i just saw..

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#36

Spellbound !

Spellbound !

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Micah64
Community Member
2 months ago

And then Karen complains because she doesn't get the joke...

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#37

Wonder How Many Times Someone Knocked Before The Sign Was Made

Wonder How Many Times Someone Knocked Before The Sign Was Made

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Abdus Sameh
Community Member
2 months ago

Then what is the cat doing?

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#38

Heard

Heard

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Lis Daglish
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2 months ago

In some ways 2020 has simply allowed me to be the person I truly am....

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#39

That's A Big Muffin

That's A Big Muffin

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Rose the Cook
Community Member
2 months ago

Have fun convincing your insurance company the damage was caused by a giant muffin!

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#40

Not All Hero Wear Capes. Some Create Signs Of Miserable Joy

Not All Hero Wear Capes. Some Create Signs Of Miserable Joy

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Creative Name
Community Member
2 months ago

Now this is how I want to be remembered

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#41

Are U Cold?

Are U Cold?

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Abdus Sameh
Community Member
2 months ago

This guy is smart.

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#42

Heed The Warning

Heed The Warning

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Cip IESAN
Community Member
2 months ago

Some horror movies start like this...

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#43

The Sign On My Husbands Graphic Design Department

The Sign On My Husbands Graphic Design Department

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Abdus Sameh
Community Member
2 months ago

Beautiful graphic and design.

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#44

Like, Just Be Careful Guys

Like, Just Be Careful Guys

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Tidal_wave
Community Member
2 months ago

It looks like the fire hydrant is holding a light saber

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#45

Well...

Well...

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Eirik Johnsbråten
Community Member
2 months ago

Well, it doesn't get much wetter than that.

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#46

A Real Sign In My Real Neighborhood (That's Really Not Wrong)

A Real Sign In My Real Neighborhood (That's Really Not Wrong)

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Raine Soo
Community Member
2 months ago

The sign has better hair than The Donald does.

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#47

This Isn’t What I Signed Up For

This Isn’t What I Signed Up For

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Katherine Boag
Community Member
2 months ago

That's genitalia reveal. Gender reveal is where you set loose a male goose onto an unsuspecting group of people

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#48

Stay Safe

Stay Safe

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Juan Hernandez
Community Member
2 months ago

noted

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#49

Strip Clubs Quarantined Sign

Strip Clubs Quarantined Sign

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cybermerlin2000
Community Member
2 months ago

the number isn't the day but the year

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#50

Finger Licking Drive

Finger Licking Drive

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Micah64
Community Member
2 months ago

*tries to eat Mario's mushrooms*

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