Signs: No Fishing In Toilets In Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

This week the NYT asked readers to send in their best strange signs from abroad, and this was the result. Some highlights?

#24: When in Saudi Arabia, it’s okay to sit on the toilet, but please refrain from fishing in it, no matter how tempting your catch may be.

#9: When in Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park, South Africa, be careful when navigating downhill in your wheelchair, you’re likely to land in the mouth of an alligator.

#41: When checking into this hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia, please remember that handguns, grenades and heroin are all prohibited. If this is a problem, head to the hotel next door with laxer policies.

  • plumbing

    Our toilet is one of the important part of our house. We have to use and clean it properly every after use.

  • Double Glazing

    Every toilet worldwide there is a specific do's and dont's.But it's like common sense to use the toilet properly.Sit on it properly and make sure it is clean after.

  • Double Glazing

    It's the first time i see the sign of do not fish on the toilet.Probably,every country has restrictions and rules to follow.And for sure the purpose is get everything organize and clean.

  • Amble Resorts

    Love these signs! One of our bloggers just covered signs in Panama!

  • TheExpeditioner

    And I'm not even sure what's going on in the bottom right box.

  • Plumbing Fittings

    Hilarious topic! Can't stop laughing man!

  • Jon

    Second down on the right side… "No Upper Deckers." The law is always one step ahead of me, dangit.

    • TheExpeditioner

      Ha, what's with "the Man" always telling you what to do?

  • brit

    I meant to say "whoa".

  • brit

    Do not fish in toilet.

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