September 1, 2007

DP Theme Day: Street Lights/Street Signs

What does this sign mean? I saw it at a zebra-crossing. They way the figure is, I thought it meant, "Tai Chi across the road." Doesn't the figure look like its wearing a mandarin collared outfit? It could be my active imagination. Hey!

There are over a hundred cities taking part in today's theme. Go have a look at the other signs and lights.
Seattle (WA), USA - Ocean Township (NJ), USA - Cottage Grove (MN), USA - Cleveland (OH), USA - Menton, France - Monte Carlo, Monaco - Singapore, Singapore - Boston (MA), USA - Mexico (DF), Mexico - Kajang (Selangor), Malaysia - Mainz, Germany - Evry, France - Port Angeles (WA), USA - Sequim (WA), USA - Maple Ridge (BC), Canada - Nottingham, UK - Toulouse, France - Wassenaar (ZH), Netherlands - Manila, Philippines - Mumbai, India - Montpellier, France - Bellefonte (PA), USA - Stayton (OR), USA - Moscow, Russia - Paris, France - Saint Paul (MN), USA - Austin (TX), USA - Lyon, France - Stockholm, Sweden - Hyde, UK - Hong Kong, China - Joplin (MO), USA - Seoul, South Korea - Chandler (AZ), USA - St. Louis (MO), USA - Arlington (VA), USA - Anderson (SC), USA - Villigen, Switzerland - Sydney, Australia - Ampang (Selangor), Malaysia - Montego Bay, Jamaica - Norwich (Norfolk), UK - San Diego (CA), USA - Bandung (West Java), Indonesia - Albuquerque (NM), USA - Melbourne, Australia - Nelson, New Zealand - Quincy (MA), USA - Kyoto, Japan - Tokyo, Japan - Bend (OR), USA - Wellington, New Zealand - New Orleans (LA), USA - Cypress (TX), USA - Nashville (TN), USA - Bucaramanga (Santander), Colombia - Detroit (MI), USA - Saigon, Vietnam - Selma (AL), USA - Phoenix (AZ), USA - Miami (FL), USA - Arradon, France - Sheki, Azerbaijan - New York City (NY), USA - Inverness (IL), usa - North Bay (ON), Canada - Melbourne, Australia - Port Vila, Vanuatu - Tenerife, Spain - Auckland, New Zealand - Forks (WA), USA - Rotterdam, Netherlands - Chateaubriant, France - Madison (WI), USA - Wailea (HI), USA - Orlando (FL), USA - Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation - Ajaccio, France - Baltimore (MD), USA - Crepy-en-Valois, France - Rabaul, Papua New Guinea - Budapest, Hungary - Lyon, France - Saarbrücken, Germany - Adelaide (SA), Australia - Le Guilvinec, France - River Falls (WI), USA - Stavanger, Norway - Naples (FL), USA - London, UK - La Antigua, Guatemala - Philadelphia (PA), USA - Montréal (QC), Canada - Paris, France - San Diego (CA), USA - Trujillo, Peru - Haninge, Sweden - Prague, Czech Republic - Oslo, Norway - Grenoble, France - Shanghai, China


Blogger Hyde DP said...

does it indicate a pedestrianised area?

3:23 AM  
Blogger Fénix (Bostonscapes DP) said...

Yes, Edwin, it does. Nice choice!

4:07 AM  
Blogger Kate said...

Well, I'd say it just says, "It's safe to walk here."

4:10 AM  
Blogger Z said...

Stride, don't walk. I like the collar.

5:06 AM  
Blogger Matthieu said...

Hi Edwin ! I just would like to point out that a ship from the Royal Malaysian Navy is calling in Cherbourg-Octeville (France) nowadays. She is called the Tunas Samudera. Have you ever heard of her ?

5:20 AM  
Blogger Felicia said...

Looks like a bald man crossing sign!

5:36 AM  
Blogger Keropok Man said...

I think the signs says dance along. No walking, only dancing!

10:19 AM  
Blogger Kuanyin said...

Great photo--big and bright! Happy Theme Day!

11:02 AM  
Blogger Sally said...

Edwin, I always look forward to your original take on things! Beautiful, baby.

11:13 AM  
Blogger Ming_the_Merciless said...

At least he's not naked. :-)

1:53 PM  
Blogger michelle said...

Maybe it's for the Monty Python Silly Walk (link). :)

5:35 PM  
Blogger Ben said...

How are you, Eddie.
Love your Taichi sign!

6:20 PM  
Blogger julia said...

There must have been some fun things in KL this week, congratulations

8:09 PM  
Blogger AntiguaDailyPhoto.Com said...

My dear friend Edwin, you have an imagination running amok... nevertheless maybe the sign says Tai Chi area ahead... who knows really.

10:44 PM  
Blogger Dijah said...

You're right Edwin!You're very observant.I only noticed it when you mentioned it.

12:10 AM  
Blogger Denton said...

Check out the stick figure, on the sign in Monte Carlo. It has been fun finding so many figures on signs this theme day ... Your figure looks like he/she has a pony tail and no hands.

12:53 AM  
Blogger Emily Lin said...

I think it means "Tai Chi Man is marching across the road. Beware." lol.

Nice shot, Edwin. =)

1:41 AM  
Blogger Steve Buser said...

Nothing like good clear instructions on signs ;0)

-steve buser
New Orleans Daily Photo

2:05 AM  
Blogger Ann (MobayDP) said...

Lol :) It does look like a mandarin collar indeed!

4:09 AM  
Blogger Neva said...

and you would think picture signs would be easy to figure out....I am enjoying seeing all the different kinds of signs!

3:22 PM  
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6:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

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2:43 AM  
Blogger wmw said...

Cute sign, maybe the artist was bored with the usual "man" and decided to be creative.

2:11 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Where I live people like to draw hula-hoops around their waist on these signs.

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1:10 AM  

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