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Mayukh Saha
Mayukh Saha
December 14, 2023 ·  4 min read

25 Times People Found The Scariest Signs And Shared Them Online

Road signs are important as they inform one of the driving restrictions in a particular area. But sometimes, some roads have scary signs, which might make the driver more afraid than careful. These signs do deliver the information, but one would hope that it was delivered a little less frighteningly. 

So, let’s check out some of the scariest signs that have been photographed on roads. 

25 Scariest Signs On Roads That Are Eyebrow-Raising

1. John Wick Lives Here

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They had to bury their dog because someone ran over him with their vehicle. If that made them put up a sign, imagine what they would do if someone ran over their child. 

2. Corn Rows Are Scary

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Remember, if you are getting butchered inside a corn maze, keep all of your parts beside you so that the rescue team doesn’t have to look all over for them. 

3. Deja Vu

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Honestly, this is just creepy. Where is Christopher Nolan when you need him?

4. The Grim Reaper Sits At The Bottom Of The Cave

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There is a line between bravery and stupidity. In one’s life, they will come across situations where they would have to choose one or the other. What choice will you make?

5. Sometimes You Feed The Elephant, Sometimes The Elephant Feeds You

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But trust us, the latter will not feel as great. Having a projectile thrown at you will not go down your throat well. 

6. Some Evil Post-Apocalyptic Stuff

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You have giant mosquitoes that lift humans and take them away. Surely it must be Australia, but no, it is, in fact, Alaska! 

7. US Schools- Shooting Ranges

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It is a tragedy when children in schools write poems about what to do during a school shooting. It just means that they have become so used to it that poems are being written about it. 

8. Lunatic Asylum Or Slaughterhouse?

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One needs to conduct a surprise investigation here. Real Shutter Island vibes coming through.

9. Dam!

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Why would someone think swimming in a dam was a good idea? Just go to a swimming pool, man!

10. Australia Is Plain Weird

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Everything out there wants to kill you. And what doesn’t want to kill you probably wants to eat you. 

11. The Black Death

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Quite weird if you ask me, to mark the port through which the Bubonic Plague entered England. While you are at it, mark the place where the Germans bombed London as well. 

12. Risk To Reward Ratio Is Highly Skewed

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If you urinate here, something will cut off your genitals. Wow.

13. Helicopter Propellers Are Sharp Blades That Rotate At High Speeds

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One user on Reddit mentioned, “My great uncle was in the military and was about to have his photo taken while standing in front of a plane, the propeller was still turning. He hadn’t been feeling well, and fainted into the moving propeller. He never came home.

14. Public Pools Are Not…Great

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They are accessible, sure. But they are not great. And sometimes, they can kill you. 

15. When Your Vacation Ends You

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If you hear 8 short blasts, it is usually an indication that some form of nuclear testing is being conducted. You could stay there if you want, but then you will die a slow death from cancer. 

16. Arizona Is the Australia Of the USA

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Everything wants to kill you. Everything. Even the government. 

17. Mines Are Not The Best Place For A Date

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If you are not a miner, don’t venture inside one. There is a huge chance that the mine has been left alone due to cave-ins and other potential hazards. If you want to go on a date, go to a restaurant. 

18. “Illegal To Leave The Building” SUSPICIOUS

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If a building you are currently residing in puts out a notice making it illegal to leave it, call Stephen King immediately. He would be able to write the sequel to The Shining. 

19. Passengers Are Responsible For Their Own Fuel

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The Australian Outbacks are just like the Wild Wild West. Either you kill yourself, or something kills you. 

20. You Can’t Outrun A Bear

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So check all the locks before you leave. They are usually bad-tempered, especially when they come before their food. 

21. Nature Is Truly Superior 

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Some things in nature are extremely beautiful. But roses come with thorns. Keep that in mind, always. 

22. What In The H***, Canada?

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According to this sign, you should be scared of strangers asking you for help. You never know, one could be a serial killer. 

23. Eating Out Is Overrated

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Ugh. 

24. Fire In The Hole

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Considering the amount of warning and scary signs we have seen around water bodies, it begs the question- Why are humans always so keen on venturing into the water? Most of the things in water will kill us without hesitation.

25. It’s A Trap For A Bear- Are You Smarter Than One?

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If you are, you should read the sign and steer clear. 

How many scary signs have you seen from the list above, and how many more do you think there are around the world? Write to us in the comments!

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Sources

  1. 50 Times People Found The Scariest Signs And Shared Them Online.” Bored Panda. Ieva Gailiūtė and Akvile Petraityte. 2022.
  2. 28 Terrifying Safety Signs That Left Us Shook.” Ranker. M. Garcia. November 4, 2021