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Bat Goddess 14 Feb 01 - 01:51 PM
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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Margo
Date: 16 Feb 01 - 11:41 AM

I've never been a bumper sticker person myself, but I enjoy them. Recently I saw

JESUS LOVES YOU. EVERYBODY ELSE THINKS YOU'RE AN ASSHOLE

I love that one. I like 'Visualize Whirled Peas' too. I can just see them.... Margo


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Seth
Date: 15 Feb 01 - 11:13 PM

I like bumper stickers. For whatever reason, they are part of American pop culture, there is nothing like them here in China. My two favorites 1. On a very large Lincoln " I'm worried about the size of my penis";On a car in Washington " Warning: I squeal when I come!" Seth from China


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Katcina
Date: 15 Feb 01 - 03:25 PM

Great reading folks. I have none on any of my vehicles at the moment, but I'm thinking of starting a collection rather than having the body work done on my Nissan and F-250.


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Pseudolus
Date: 15 Feb 01 - 03:18 PM

Good list sinsull, did you know that one of yours is an actual song title???? Hmmmmm, bumper stickers and totally useless trivia, does it get any better than this? :)

Frank


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: SINSULL
Date: 15 Feb 01 - 01:25 PM

These just in:
These were found on Ladies' Bumper Stickers:

SO MANY MEN, SO FEW WHO CAN AFFORD ME.

GOD MADE US SISTERS, PROZAC MADE US FRIENDS.

MY MOTHER IS A TRAVEL AGENT FOR GUILT TRIPS.

PRINCESS, HAVING HAD SUFFICIENT EXPERIENCE WITH PRINCES, SEEKS FROG.

COFFEE, CHOCOLATE, MEN ... SOME THINGS ARE JUST BETTER RICH.

DON'T TREAT ME ANY DIFFERENTLY THAN YOU WOULD THE QUEEN

I'M OUT OF ESTROGEN - AND I HAVE A GUN.

WARNING: I HAVE AN ATTITUDE AND I KNOW HOW TO USE IT.

OF COURSE I DON'T LOOK BUSY...I DID IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME.

DO NOT START WITH ME. YOU WILL NOT WIN.

ALL STRESSED OUT AND NO ONE TO CHOKE.

I'M ONE OF THOSE BAD THINGS THAT HAPPEN TO GOOD PEOPLE.

HOW CAN I MISS YOU IF YOU WON'T GO AWAY?

SORRY IF I LOOKED INTERESTED. I'M NOT.

IF WE ARE WHAT WE EAT, I'M FAST, CHEAP AND EASY.

DON'T UPSET ME! I'M RUNNING OUT OF PLACES TO HIDE THE BODIES.

IF YOU WANT BREAKFAST IN BED, SLEEP IN THE KITCHEN.


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Amergin
Date: 15 Feb 01 - 12:23 PM

Hey, McGrath, if memory serves me right I think there were some stickers or something in the works for the Mudcat....or at least they were taking orders....haven't heard about it in several months though...


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: GUEST,bbc at work
Date: 15 Feb 01 - 12:05 PM

I've never thought it was wise or friendly to publically advertise *any* of my beliefs. I would have been sorely tempted, however, if I'd ever found one that read "Don't blame me! Didn't vote for him; didn't vote for her!" (Sorry, kendall)

bbc


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: ddw
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 11:12 PM

Damn, Amos — you write like you actually THINK about things. What are you, some kinda subversive?

Well said!

david


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Amos
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 10:51 PM

I believe the deep cultural psyche of our wasteland Nation does have an answer for you, Murray. It lies in the fact that between the urbanization of the country, the suburbanization of the cities, and the bleeding-heart establisment of laws which make it illegal for anyone under a certain age to learn how to take part in the world by producing something for money, followed by a thick layer ofr saccharine gruel disguised as an education with little or no application involved, followed by a muli-billion dollar industry of childish fantasy in media, designed to suspend all rationale thought in a frozen moment of eternal sugar-plum unreality, parents are driven to do anything they can to show their children a path into the real world somehow.

Since cars have replaced personal merit as the basis for esteem in our civilization, placing a child's accomplishment on a bumper means that something out there which has merit and is REAL is connected to him or her; this is a form of incentive.

A second related hypothesis can be based on the observation that our culture has more tons of communication media than any country in the world, and less genuine communication per capita. The Founding Fathers may never have dreamed that the free press and free speech on which they pinned their hopes would degenerate into the freedom of consumers who don't address community issues, but will address NFL issues and brands of shower-soap at the drop of a hat.

The main communication lines of the culture having been suborned by story-book fantasies and commercial nigthtmares, some people resort to putting their urgent messages on Automobiles as the great Proxy Communicator of the 21st Century American; you are what you drive, and you think what's on your bumper.

Hope this helps you enjoy your visit in our wonderful free nation!

Regards,

A


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Troll
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 09:42 PM

If you can read this, I can slam on my brakes and sue you for everything you've got.

troll


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: McGrath of Harlow
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 08:26 PM

So I take it nobody plans to produce a Mudcat Cafe sticker?


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: ddw
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 08:19 PM

I always thought the "Baby On Board" bumper stickers were just people bragging that they got laid at least once in their lifetime.


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: kendall
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 05:00 PM

My bumper sticker is a simple protest for the right wing whackos who put that doofus in the white house. It's my way of saying "Screw you"


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Pseudolus
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 04:03 PM

I think it's just a pride thing in most cases. Keep in mind the D.A.R.E. group is a group organized to "prevent" kids from getting into drugs and seeing one of those does not necessarily mean that their child is/was an addict. My kid's an honor roll student? Perhaps it was done FOR the student. When I started the thread "Tell me about your kids, pets, etc." it was the day after my daughter received second honors for the first time. She's been struggling and that report card was "the best thing that's happened to me since I was a kid!!" (she's 12!!) If they sold bumper stickers at her school, I would bought one!! It wouldn't have gone on my car's bumper but we might have gotten creative with it. Instead we got her the guitar she'd been wanting. Maybe the mother who lost her son thought that awareness of that particular problem was something she could do to help out other mother's keep from going through the same thing. I don't relate to all of them but I think there are pertty good reasons why people decorate their cars with them.

Just a thought....

Frank


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Matt_R
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 03:57 PM

Hey Murray, I heard that Tony IS an electrician...as is next album is Tony McManus Plugs In where he finally gets his ass on straight and plays some REAL kickass music!


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: GUEST,Blacksmith
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 03:46 PM

I kind of enjoy bumper sticker, but I only have two: Blacksmiths have bigger hammers. I'd rather be home brewing.


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Murray MacLeod
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 03:29 PM

Banjer and everyone else, I do not have any objection whatsoever to these stickers and heaven forbid there should ever be any attempt to ban them. (You will notice I didn't even mention the religious stickers which festoon every other car in South Florida) . My post had nothing to do with freedom of speech and the right to voice opinions, which I agree are hard-won and cherished rights.

I was asking why so many Americans feel compelled to make public to the world at large some deeply personal family matter, like their child being a drug addict or their son having been killed by a drunk driver, or their child being on the Honor Roll. These people are not voicing their opinions, they are sharing deeply private aspects of their personal lives with total strangers. My question is, "Why ?" And in 58 postings so far I have received not a glimmer of enlightenment.

Matt, kendall and Midchuck, I am not going to rise to the bait ! (Strange though that kendall should mention "electrician". First time I ever met Tony I thought for some reason that he was an electrician)

Murray


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Bat Goddess
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 01:51 PM

Actually, my current favorite is "Hang Up and Drive!"

Bat Goddess


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: GUEST,Liberal
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 11:27 AM

An old one from the 50s: "Speed on by - Hell ain't half full yet!

A newer one favored by the MTV crowd: "Horn Broke - Watch for Finger!

"Caution, Baby on Board" stickers should be put on the dashboard!


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Pseudolus
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 11:16 AM

How about the one....."I want to die like my grandfather, peacefully, in my sleep. Not screaming and yelling likethe passengers in his car" OK, so it was a long bumper sticker..... :)

Frank


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Midchuck
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 10:59 AM

Doc Watson...
Tony Rice...
Norman Blake...
Chris Newman...

Whoever Tony McManus is, he's fifth at best...

Peter.

P.S. To get the thread back on track, I'm partial to:

"It's not whether you win or lose, it's whether I win or lose!"

and

"Support your lawyer, sue somebody!"

P.


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: GUEST,Matt_R
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 08:30 AM

You've done it now, Kendall. Prepare for the lecture!


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: kendall
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 08:28 AM

Who is Tony McManus? How did he get to be famous? I've heard of him. Is he a musician or an electrician?


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: GUEST,Matt_R
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 08:16 AM

Come on, admit it Murray! If they had a "Tony McManus, World's Greatist Guitarist", you'd slap in on your bumper in a heartbeat! ahhahhaha


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: GUEST,Sleep-Walker
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 06:14 AM

Your village called. Their idiot is missing. Chaos. Panic. Disorder. My work here is done. You're just jealous that the voices talk to me. I can only please one person per day. Today is not your day. Tomorrow doesn't look too good either. There is no problem that cannot be solved by the proper application of high explosives. I do what the voices tell me to. I really don't think that you should doubt me. My other car is a broom. Witch parking only, all others will be toad! Vehicle protected by Witchcraft. Life's a Witch, and then you fly. I haven't been the same since that house fell on my sister. Something Wiccan this Way Comes. Walking in a Wiccan Wonderland. God is so great, He/She needs more than one religion! When the Rapture comes, can I have your car? Jesus loves you--but everyone else thinks you're an a**hole. My karma ran over your dogma. That was Zen, this is Tao. Not all who wander are lost. (Tolkien) Born again...and again...and again... I was born again...as a Scorpio. My Goddess gave birth to your God. Don't persecute me because of your ignorance. Last time we mixed religion and politics, people got burned at the stake. Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups. Please feel free to point, whisper, stare, and ask questions. Born OK the first time. Witches do it in Circles. I didn't go to Church today because I was busy practicing spells and lesbianism. You all laugh because I'm different, I laugh because you are all the same. So Mote It Be! Heck is a place for people who don't believe in Gosh. Ankh if you love Isis! Isis, Isis, RA RA RA!! If going to Church makes you a Christian, does going to the garage make you a car? It's your hell, you burn in it! Never meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger. (Tolkien again) (Variation on that one...) Never meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and good with ketchup. If you are close enough to read this, my dragon must not be hungry! Partnership for an idiot-free America. Enlighten up! Democracy, not Theocracy. Give me that old-time Religion! (with pentacle picture) and my favorite... It is better to be hated for who you are, than loved for who you are not.


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Banjer
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 05:46 AM

Well' I have several bumper stickers on the back of my truck. Like someone in a previous post said, if you don't like them, don't read them. Mine relate to the Civil War reenacting that we do. No one has yet commented negatively to them, but I have received quite a few comments about how the reader agrees with my sentiments, that being that our history and our heritage should be remembered.
I guess to best answer Murray as to why do we place our thoughts on public display would be, 'Because we can' One of our most cherished right in this land of freedom is our freedom of speech. I for one will make use of that for as long as I draw a breath. Once we start suppressing that ideal, where will it lead us? I personally draw the line at stickers that are obscene, but do not support attempts by legislative groups to ban them.
Was it Voltaire who said 'I may not agree with your opinion, but will fight to the death your right to it?'?


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: GUEST,Roger the skiffler
Date: 14 Feb 01 - 03:40 AM

This isn't a bumper sticker (not thread creep again, Roger?)but 'Spaw at least might appreciate it. On the way in to work half an hour ago I followed what I call a "sludge gulper" or "honey wagon" that had just emptied the portaloos from a building site.
The registration plate included the letters LOO, the firm's name was Chamberpots and its slogan was "Number One in the Number Twos business"!
RtS


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: wdyat12
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 04:14 PM

Or "Bad Cop! No Donut!"


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Bert
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 04:10 PM

Saw one that said "DARE - to keep cops off donuts"


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: wdyat12
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 04:08 PM

kendall,

I have one similar to that on a car I babysit for someone in the winter that reads: "DARE to think for yourself." all you can make out from 10 feet away is "DARE......" I've been pulled over for going 20 over the limit and never ticketed.

wdyat12


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: radriano
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 04:05 PM

I enjoy humorous bumper stickers. I keep meaning to have one made up that says "STUTTERERS DO IT REPEATEDLY" - and yes, I'm a stutterer myself.


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: kendall
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 03:41 PM

If you want to be left alone, attach one that says "Support Maines Troopers" (They are underpaid and overworked) It also helps to stay under the speed limit! Or, just over it.


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: wdyat12
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 02:50 PM

Joe,

I have a bumper sticker on my truck that reads, "Lobotemies for Republicans It's the Law." The State of Maine turned me down for their "Scap and Buy" program. Not even the junkyards want a truck with bumper stickers on them.

wdyat12


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Mrrzy
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 02:36 PM

When I had Skull&Roses on a car, boy did I get a lot of speeding tickets and so on! The cops let my long hair and tie-dye go by, now... so I won't put anything political or religious on my car down here in the Sawth...


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Joe Offer
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 02:28 PM

I'm surprised that bumper stickers are still so popular in the U.S. They made sense when bumpers were chrome-plated, and a sticker wouldn't ruin anything on the car. Now, most bumpers are painted plastic, and I imagine bumper stickers would ruin the paint (or at least stop it from fading evenly. Even though I support the idea whole-heartedly, I think a Democratic and Proud of It bumper sticker would make it hard for me to sell my used car to a Republican...
But then, Republicans probably wouldn't buy a car from me, anyhow. What would they want with a car that gets 35 miles per gallon and doesn't take up a lane and a half on the freeway?
-Joe Offer, running for cover-

Jon Freeman fixed the HTML on Amos's table, so now all you Netscape people should be able to read this thread. Thanks, Jon.


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Gary T
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 02:19 PM

Oh, yes, McGrath--some folks seem to have a whole collection on the car's rear bumper (and trunk [boot] lid, and window, etc.). I had a car in my shop yesterday that had a half dozen of them. The only one I recall said "We're all here because we're not all there," which I thought was pretty funny.

Murray, I'm not sure I can enlighten you as to why some feel compelled to announce personal stuff to the world. I find some of it rather obnoxious myself.


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: McGrath of Harlow
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 01:56 PM

So Americans do actually stick them on their bumpers?


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: cowboypoet
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 01:55 PM

I have a decal in my back window which reads, "Notice! Driver Carries Only $20 Worth Of Ammunition." A man walked up to me in a parking lot a couple of weeks ago and asked where he could get one, saying, "I like your decal -- not only does it let people know where you stand, it also tells them where they stand with you."


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: kendall
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 01:41 PM

Oh yeah? well I knew her! She even let me take her picture. What a character!


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Bat Goddess
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 12:50 PM

Bumper stickers usually wind up on the fridge around this house. There's no good bumper space on a lot of cars to carry one, and, besides, they deteriorate too fast on a vehicle (or the vehicle deteriorates too fast around the bumper sticker, so you need a movable one...).

The one I'd like to have, though, is "I Brake for Tailgaters."

The only "I Brake..." bumpersticker I own (yes, it's on the fridge) is "I Brake for Old Graveyards" (courtesy of the Society for Gravestone Studies).

And, hey, Naemanson! I've been reading Ruth Moore for over 25 years!

Bat Goddess


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Metchosin
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 12:29 PM

CAUTION: MY DRIVING CAUSES TOURETTE'S SYNDROME

Have one my husband gave me but I never got around to putting it on a car: MY ONLY DOMESTIC QUALITY IS THAT I LIVE IN A HOUSE


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: NH Dave
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 11:52 AM

I'm neutral on most bumper stickers. I think they fall into three categories, brag/statement, identification, and humor.

Locally, motorists have adopted those oval international country identification disks, you know the ones that not so subtlely remind us, "I went to Sweden and bought this expensive Volvo and you didn't!", to indicate favorite state or even ISPs, so we see little green ones with VT or MV on them (MV.COM is a local internet provider originally inhabited mostly by computer gurus.)

Tom and Ray Magliozzi of "Car Talk" started a traffic safety program against talking on car phones while driving, with a bumper sticker that says, "Hang Up and Drive!"

Many medical providers have a small cadeuces with the notation MD or EMT indicating their ability to render emergency medical service. My last two cars had small stickers with vertical green, red, and yellow strips, indicating to fellow veterans that I had served in Viet Nam, and to others that I had no sense of color matching.

When I was in England, semi-trailers/articulated lorries wore a "Long Vehicle" tag on the back to warn depth perceptionaly challenged people, and many motorcyclists adopted a smaller similar tag that read, "Short Vehicle". I may still have one. And I do enjoy the occasional thoughtful humorous nudge like, "Nuke the Unborn Gay Baby Whales", or the Driving Training Instructor whose license plates read, "IPRAY2"


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: kendall
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 10:03 AM

I like..VISUALIZE USING YOUR TURN SIGNAL.


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: GUEST,Midchuck upstairs
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 09:59 AM

What I don't understand is bumper stickers for high-end guitars, especially Martin. Seems to be saying, "Here, this is the car you want to break into!" Same logic with the brand name embossed on the guitar case.

Peter.


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Kim C
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 09:53 AM

I have always been flummoxed by that men are idiots and I married their king. So you're now the Queen of Idiots, huh? You must not have been very bright to have taken up with the King of Idiots. (dang, sister, I don't believe I'd have told that...)

I don't like religious bumper stickers. Not because I have anything against religion, because I don't; but because I think actions are more important than bumper stickers and t-shirts and all that. But that's everyone's choice - to each their own.

I had a Riders in the Sky bumper sticker until it got ragged and I had to take it off.

One of my favorites: Visualize Whirled Peas.


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: The Walrus at work
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 09:03 AM

Gary T,

Re:"Baby on Board", >..."Baby On Board" signs irk me because I see them as saying "My car's passengers are deserving of extra caution on your part." So it's not so bad if I plow into a car that contains only adults? Furthermore, the great majority of the time the baby is not on board, making the notice dishonest...."

After seeing the way some people drive with their rugr^H^H^H^H baby in the car, I always tend to read it as "The driver of this vehicle would rather make cooing and pull faces at the sprog lashied into the seat next to them than watch what the *%$£'s happening on the road... THIS CAR IS NOT UNDER PROPER CONTROL!"

Walrus


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Pseudolus
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 08:42 AM

I think bumper stickers are like threads on the back of people's cars. If you don't like 'em, don't read 'em. I don't think that people who put them on their cars really care if other folks don't like 'em or read 'em, they just think they're 'cute'. I don't, but hey, lighten up, we're all different out there, live and let live......

JMHO, Frank


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: Naemanson
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 08:14 AM

I have no bumper stickers on my car but my guitar case is festooned and I have some on my bulletin board at work.

Some of my favorites:

Question Authority
Question Assumptions
Aroostook County - The Way Maine Used To Be
I Read Ruth Moore
Born Again Pagan
Save Barney From Newt (This one is dated but will be back in style soon)

"Born Again Pagan" is on my bulletin board and I expected it to raise some eyebrows, especially those of the conspicuous Christians. Unfortunately it has been ignored for years.


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: katlaughing
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 03:27 AM

They don't all come from the mind(less) of Madison Avenue: Fun, Alternative Bumper Stickers


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Subject: RE: BS: American Bumper Stickers
From: rangeroger
Date: 13 Feb 01 - 02:32 AM

I had one on my Suburban that used to irritate people 'til it finally rotted off.

"I speed up to run down little animals"

I also saw one that countered the "Honor Student" one;

" My Father is a trusty at San Diego County Jail"

rr


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