symbols on cars

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symbols on cars

Postby glueman » 19 Mar 2010, 8:13pm

I don't know why, but they really cheese me off. First it was Christians with fish logos, then Darwinists with legs on the fish and Satanists with the fish on toasting forks. Now the squid monster appears - on a car in a university staff parking bay! Does no-one remember when drivers had triangular window stickers with Rhyl, Margate and Cleethorpes? When Windsor Castle and Chatsworth House flags on your A35 were the height of oneupmanship?
I don't want to know what your belief systems are, I want to know the important stuff, like where you've been on your holidays! The campaign for the removal of fish and the restoration of Sunny Slapton stickers starts here.

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Re: symbols on cars

Postby kwackers » 19 Mar 2010, 8:17pm

I don't know why they cheese you off either, I think they're funny. I laughed out loud the first time I saw a fish with legs. Haven't seen a Satanist one or a squid monster! Shall look out for those

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Velorum
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Re: symbols on cars

Postby Velorum » 19 Mar 2010, 8:24pm

I have this in the rear window of my car

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Re: symbols on cars

Postby hubgearfreak » 19 Mar 2010, 9:06pm

glueman wrote:I don't know why, but they really cheese me off.


is it because as one gets older one becomes less tolerant? :wink:

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Re: symbols on cars

Postby Cunobelin » 19 Mar 2010, 10:01pm

Velorum wrote:I have this in the rear window of my car

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I've got that on my Streamer fairing!

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Re: symbols on cars

Postby beachcomber » 19 Mar 2010, 10:20pm

As my mickey taking pal drove into the works car park I saw he was wearing spectacles for the first time. He was obviously very self conscious and I watched him whip them off as soon as he parked up.
He got out and strolled past me. I shouted after him, " You should have gone for a prescription windscreen there would be less glass than in those gegs of yours" General banter followed.

Later in the day came the home made sticker for the back of his car.

Designed by computer
Built by robots
Driven by....Mr Magoo.

Well his kids thought it was funny when he got home :lol:

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Wildduck
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Re: symbols on cars

Postby Wildduck » 19 Mar 2010, 10:23pm

Sounds like a sticker for most of the drivers around here and their observational skills.

Could be a cunning catch phrase to use in the SMIDSY campaign!
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Re: symbols on cars

Postby Greybeard » 19 Mar 2010, 10:41pm

hubgearfreak wrote:is it because as one gets older one becomes less tolerant? :wink:


And just who the hell thinks I'm becoming less tolerant :evil:

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fraxinus
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Re: symbols on cars

Postby fraxinus » 20 Mar 2010, 8:46am

They seem to have died out but I used to hate those miniture football kits in the back window.
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Re: symbols on cars

Postby GrahamNR17 » 20 Mar 2010, 9:08am

"Child on board" etc. I hate those! Who cares if they've bred? In fact, I'd rather most of them kept it a secret :evil: What is it they expect of me? A toot on the horn by way of congratulations? A double toot by way of commiseration for the ugly little git they've produced? Grrrrr :evil:

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Re: symbols on cars

Postby mw3230 » 20 Mar 2010, 9:13am

GrahamNR17 wrote:"Child on board" etc. I hate those! Who cares if they've bred? In fact, I'd rather most of them kept it a secret :evil: What is it they expect of me? A toot on the horn by way of congratulations? A double toot by way of commiseration for the ugly little git they've produced? Grrrrr :evil:


Perhaps we should drive exceedingly careful behind them. Hurrah for child free holiday destinations I say!!

And what about wagons advertising 'horses in transit' As cyclists perhaps we need to keep clear in case the animal voids its bladder!
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Re: symbols on cars

Postby kwackers » 20 Mar 2010, 10:00am

fraxinus wrote:They seem to have died out but I used to hate those miniture football kits in the back window.


Not in Liverpool they haven't... I think you can buy them at JJB Sports (between the evening wear and wedding sections).

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Re: symbols on cars

Postby AlanD » 20 Mar 2010, 10:07am

I can see the value of the "child on board" sticker, but I wonder if the driver has considered the possible implications of displaying it when there is not a child on board. If that car's upside down in a ditch and on fire, somebody might risk their life looking for a non-existent child.
The one I really find pointless is "show dogs in transit". Who cares!

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Re: symbols on cars

Postby GrahamNR17 » 20 Mar 2010, 10:09am

kwackers wrote:Not in Liverpool they haven't... I think you can buy them at JJB Sports (between the evening wear and wedding sections).

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: symbols on cars

Postby Edwards » 20 Mar 2010, 10:22am

GrahamNR17 wrote:"Child on board" etc. I hate those! Who cares if they've bred? In fact, I'd rather most of them kept it a secret What is it they expect of me? A toot on the horn by way of congratulations? A double toot by way of commiseration for the ugly little git they've produced? Grrrrr


That has to be the grumpiest thing I have ever read on here.

I laughed so much :lol: I nearly wet myself :oops:
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