The Wild, Weird and Wacky Street Signs Contest !
My friend at the Detroit Bureau has put together this fun contest. I'd love it if you participated! Here are the details:
Paying attention while driving has its rewards - like helping to avoid a crash or not getting lost - but now the payoff for paying attention could include a set of new tires or a digital camera, prizes in the "Wild, Weird and Wacky Street Signs Contest" presented by TheDetroitBureau.com. Just in time for slow summer traffic, which should allow even more time to find a sign that catches the eye, causes a chuckle or the shake of the head - like one on a small mountain pass near Los Angeles that warns, "Danger, algae on the road." Or another that declares, "This sign has sharp edges." And there are some inadvertent chuckles in street names like Farfrompoopin Road, in Story, Arkansas and Traverse City, Michigan's Psycho Path. "We're betting our readers have their own favorites - lots of them, in fact - and we'd love to hear what you've come across in your own travels," explained Paul A. Eisenstein, TheDetroitBureau.com publisher. "To add a little encouragement, we'll offer some great prizes for the best entries in our Wild, Weird and Wacky Street Names Contest. These include
- A $500 gift certificate from Bridgestone Tires
- A digital camera you can take along on your next trip to catch one of those wacky signs
- A portable navigation system including real-time traffic advisories
- And some great collectibles from automakers like Nissan and Porsche, among others
See one of these "Wild, Weird or Wacky" signs, take its photo and share it online by going to TheDetroitBureau.com -- or by submitting it to StreetSignsContest@TheDetroitBureau.com and a $500 coupon from Bridgestone tires, a portable navigation system featuring real-time traffic and weather information from or a digital camera could be your reward.
The contest, which is co-sponsored by MSNBC.com, Nissan and Bridgestone, runs through August 17th.
Visit TheDetroitBureau.com for more information and rules!
Wild, Weird and Wacky Street Signs
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