Answers to Past Articles — Part 10: Tyre Killer, Parking Spaces, and Strange Signs

In past articles in which your participation was not only requested but also helpful and humorous, I did not give the answers to questions which I have posed to you; so this article is the ninth of a series to do just that — along with links to the aforementioned articles…

Answers to Past Articles — Part 10: Tyre Killer, Parking Spaces, and Strange Signs

…and the links are embedded in the titles of each section as well as within the sections themselves; so please click on the links in each section to take you to the original article.

Also, a feature has been added to this particular series of articles: the Favorite Answer will usually be the correct answer by a reader of The Gate — along with a Favorite Comment from the same article which I found to be funny or informative.

What is Wrong With This Photograph? Part 46

Bahrain

Photograph ©2015 by Brian Cohen.

In the process of returning a vehicle to the rental car facility at Bahrain International Airport so that I may catch a flight to Cairo — which turned out to be the worst flight I have ever experienced as a passenger of an airplane operated by Gulf Air — I spotted a sign whose message was printed in both Arabic and English…

…but strangely enough, the admitted tyre killer was never arrested.

Favorite answer by ZILL NIAZI: “Tyre busters on a turn are very likely to damage a tyre accessing them on an angle.”

Favorite comment by Ed: “He may look innocent from a distance but there are some wicked spikes attached to that guy’s garden hose.”

What is Wrong With This Photograph? Part 47

Photograph ©2020 by Brian Cohen.

While I was recently at a busy commercial shopping center — which includes retail stores, restaurants, and fuel stations — I spotted this car which was improperly parked between two rather wide parking spaces.

Favorite answer by AP: “Obviously it’s that she’s ordering from Chili’s To Go.
or
Oh, perfect. They have a socially distanced space “34” for my age!”

Favorite comment by Jim F.: “What’s wrong? The car should be commended for social distancing!”

What is Wrong With This Photograph? Part 48

Photograph ©2020 by Brian Cohen.

During one of my many recent long walks, I found myself in a complex of condominiums of professional businesses and practices, I spotted the following signs and decided to take photographs of them — with the names of the businesses intentionally removed from them.

Photograph ©2020 by Brian Cohen.

The parking space is supposed to be reserved specifically for suite 230. Suite 203 does not exist in this complex of condominiums of professional businesses and practices.

Favorite answer by Mike: “Suite number is wrong?”

Favorite comment by Thomas Potter: “Only handicapped people who are utilizing unit 203 can park there. Unless the handicap happens to be dyslexia.”

What is Wrong With This Photograph? Part 49

Photograph ©2020 by Brian Cohen.

As I was visiting a branch of the United States Postal Service in order to conduct business while I was out running some errands, I took photographs of the entrance into the retail lobby of the facility.

Photograph ©2020 by Brian Cohen.

Readers of The Gate found other things wrong with the photograph; but the main focus with which I was seeking was the following sign, which read “If 3 customers are in here you have

Too wait”

Photograph ©2020 by Brian Cohen.

Favorite answer by m. hall: “too should be to.”

Favorite comment by Diana: “No signage
Regarding masks”

What is Wrong With This Photograph? Part 50

Photograph ©2015 by Brian Cohen.

As I was driving to attend a meeting for the day at a hotel property near Tampa International Airport almost five years ago, I was passing a street corner and noticed something which caused me to momentarily stop to take a few photographs.

Photograph ©2015 by Brian Cohen.

I was at the corner of Bayport Drive and Bayport Drive. Why bother to put up such a confusing sign?

Photograph ©2015 by Brian Cohen.

Favorite answer by Panama Roofer: “So why in the world is there a cross roads with two roads named the same thing? That is confusing!”

Favorite comment by T.C.: “You really weren’t at the intersection of Bayport drive with Bayport drive? you were in Greenwich Village and were at the orthogonal self intersection of Waverly Place with Waverly Place?”

Summary

More answers to past articles will be forthcoming in future articles; and answers to past articles in the What is Wrong With This Photograph? game — which have already been answered — include:

All photographs ©2015 and ©2020 by Brian Cohen.

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