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transport

The circle is broken. But…

You might recall I had put in a request to Vicroads to resolve a 13 year old problem with a local bus zone. The bus zone hours hadn’t been updated since last decade. In 2006 the operating hours of bus route 701 were extended so it runs until after 9pm in the evening, and Sunday […]

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Melbourne

“No … is allowed”

A bit vague, I thought. What does it mean? No swearing is allowed? No Morse code is allowed? No nothing is allowed?

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Food'n'drink

“Soup”?

So if it’s not actually soup, what is it? See also: The “Blog” of “Unnecessary” Quotation Marks.

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Photos

Some pics

“Food”? What, it’s not really food? (Frankston) Could this be a conduit to the future? (Northcote Station) Road sign that actually goes around a corner (Wonthaggi)

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Photos

Poor Mr Pictogram

Poor pictogram man; he’s obviously in a state of complete despair over the loss of his car. I wonder if he’s based on someone real? Has anybody compiled a web site of unlucky pictogram people? That’d be a fun project. Actually maybe he didn’t lose his car. Maybe he just got outbid on the signed […]

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Melbourne

Sign of the times

Spot the difference between these two signs warning of window washers at work above the footpaths in the city… Exhibit A, Manchester Lane: Exhibit B, Collins Street: The second crew actually did have a woman in their number. I wonder if eventually all companies will phase out the former version in favour of the latter.

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Melbourne

Attn: Melbourne City Council

On Thursday I noticed a Melbourne City Council City Of Melbourne worker wandering around Collins Street with a street sign under his arm, apparently puzzled as to where to put it up. Today I noticed it had gone up. In the wrong place. There is no way through to Howey Place there. If you follow […]