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Vote for the Wackiest Street Sign!

Some wacky signs we take quite seriously!

by on Aug.31, 2012

Don’t forget to vote for the Wildest, Weirdest and Wackiest Street Sign.  Our readers will have the final say on who from among the 14 finalists gets the $500 Bridgestone Tire gift certificate and other great prizes.  Here’s one wacky sign from Thailand we would have taken quite seriously.

We’ll announce winners on September 10th. So, Click Here to vote now! (You’ll be taken to a page on contest co-sponsor to vote.)

Vote for Your Favorite in the Wild, Weird and Wacky Street Signs Contest!

Beware falling sheep!

by on Aug.31, 2012

Hard to believe but we’re ready to wrap up the Wild Weird and Wacky Street Signs Contest…but first, we need your help picking the winners from 14 finalists.

We’ve had a hard time keeping a straight face ever since we asked our readers to submit some of the Wild, Weird and Wacky Street Signs they’ve spotted. The contest has clearly struck the right chord and our e-mail box has been filled with hundreds of entries from around the world.  We’ve seen signs that warn of falling sheep, others that tell us to “Grinn and Baret.”

We’ve been welcomed to the German village of Windpassing.  Helpful roadcrews have posted parking signs that would require a law degree to comprehend. And readers have sent us plenty of inexplicable billboards – like one for a new brand of bottled water, “now with H2O”!

Trying to sort through this motley collection hasn’t been easy and it seems that each of our judges – which include members of, and sponsors such as NBC News – has individual favorites.  But we’ve been able to pare the list down to 14 finalists and now we’re asking your help in selecting the winners.  Remember, there are some great prizes at stake, including a $500 gift certificate from Bridgestone Tires, a great digital camera, a navi system with traffic and weather, and more!

To check out all 14 finalists and vote, Click Here. (You’ll be taken to contest co-sponsor NBC’s page.)

We’ll announce the winners on Sept. 10.

The Wild, Weird and Wacky Street Signs Contest!

Enter to win some great prizes!

by on Jul.02, 2012

Whether you’re heading off for a cross-country family retreat or just joining friends at the beach and a BBQ, you might want to keep your eyes out this Independence Day Holiday. You never know when or where you might run into some odd things along the way – notably some unusual road signs. The right one just might win you a big prize in the’s 1st Annual Wild, Weird and Wacky Street Signs Contest!