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Offline inhocsignovinces

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Does anyone know why these signs are divided?
« on: 11/07/2007 06:00:35 »
Hi there,
During a recent trip, I saw many of those "Ice on bridge" signs. I've been wondering why all of them are divided into two pieces. Here's a pic: newbielink:http://www.flickr.com/photos/mirtai/414419368/in/pool-azwonders/ [nonactive]

Does anyone have an explanation?


 

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Does anyone know why these signs are divided?
« Reply #1 on: 11/07/2007 07:11:28 »
It's quite possible that they're hinged so that in warm weather the top half can be folded down. It would be a bit silly having a sign like that when it's 90 degrees!
 

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Does anyone know why these signs are divided?
« Reply #2 on: 11/07/2007 07:56:13 »
In some cases, when you drop the top part, there is another sign behind it. Probably a target, if it was in Hicksville.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 11/07/2007 08:21:38 »
When you fold it down it says 'Do not fold this sign'
 

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Does anyone know why these signs are divided?
« Reply #4 on: 11/07/2007 09:26:58 »
I have never seen one like that before!
 

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« Reply #5 on: 12/07/2007 05:24:45 »
It's quite possible that they're hinged so that in warm weather the top half can be folded down. It would be a bit silly having a sign like that when it's 90 degrees!
Yeah, that seems to make sense.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 12/07/2007 09:03:31 »
It's quite possible that they're hinged so that in warm weather the top half can be folded down. It would be a bit silly having a sign like that when it's 90 degrees!
Yeah, that seems to make sense.

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