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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 12-02-2010, 05:27 PM Thread Starter
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Crossing Sign Giving Drivers 'Bronx Salute'

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/...ger.cnn?hpt=T2

http://www.kxly.com/news/25964246/detail.html



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SPOKANE, Wash. -- An electronic crosswalk sign near the Maple Street Bridge is apparently showing its disapproval of either the weather and / or local drivers by giving people the "Bronx Salute."

The crossing sign, located in downtown Spokane in the northbound lanes of Maple south of the Maple Street Bridge, has been somehow modified so when the "Don’t Walk" hand is displayed, only the upraised middle finger is visible.

City of Spokane spokesperson Marlene Feist says that street department personnel think the electronic sign may have snow somehow wedged into the sign, obscuring all but the palm and raised middle finger.

Feist added that clearly the display is “unintentional.”

As to when that packed snow will get removed so the sign will no longer be giving drivers a Bronx salute, the people responsible for fixing the sign – the city’s Streets Department – are keeping busy unpacking snow off roads in Browne’s Addition.
Haha....I love their explanation.
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Oh hey. There it is. You have to scroll over a half mile and up 2 blocks.

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Quit bitching about it and fix it yourselves!
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Oh hey. There it is. You have to scroll over a half mile and up 2 blocks.

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with all the traveling i did to find the sign, i feel like i'm IN spokane right now

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with all the traveling i did to find the sign, i feel like i'm IN spokane right now
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Took me forever to just find the crossing sign. It's hard when you've got to search pixel by pixel.
mee too!
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in college there was an electronic crossing sign that was a shocker!
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