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Bizarre notices that don’t offer information or help will leave you scratching your head

Who signed these off? Bizarre notices that don’t offer information or help will leave you scratching your head – including a sign that tells people not to read it because it is ‘private’

  • Forget providing directions, these hilarious signs are there to make you smile 
  • Images from the US and UK were collated into a funny gallery by Bored Panda
  • Among the signs, one warns skiers to be careful because ‘trees don’t move’ 

More often than not, the signs you see in everyday life are there to serve a practical purpose, usually to help you with directions or encourage you to buy something. 

But from time-to-time, you’ll come across a sign that’s simply there to brighten your day.

In a new online gallery, Bored Panda has rounded up some of the weird and wonderful notices that have been spotted around the UK and US.

From a cheeky skiing warning to a humorous TV description, they’ll make you wonder how they ever got the sign-off… pun fully intended.

Here, FEMAIL rounds up some of the weirdest signs that will make you do a double take... 

Tree-mendous! This cheeky sign was placed on some US slopes as a reminder to skiers to be careful when ski-ing near trees

Grin and bear it! Meanwhile another funny sign offers no useful information, but hopefully put a laugh on people's faces, sharing an amusing joke

Grin and bear it! Meanwhile another funny sign offers no useful information, but hopefully put a laugh on people’s faces, sharing an amusing joke

Signed off: while other signs offer a joke, or perhaps information, this one is simply setting the reader up to fail

Signed off: while other signs offer a joke, or perhaps information, this one is simply setting the reader up to fail

While this UK sign makes a very sobering and important point, a witty passer-by has added an ironic line

While this UK sign makes a very sobering and important point, a witty passer-by has added an ironic line

Screen test! This seller couldn't resist making a joke about smart televisions - and those that aren't smart, but have 'good personalities'

Screen test! This seller couldn’t resist making a joke about smart televisions – and those that aren’t smart, but have ‘good personalities’

Rock on! The owners of this US park tried to cover themselves from any potential lawsuits with this cheeky sign

Rock on! The owners of this US park tried to cover themselves from any potential lawsuits with this cheeky sign

Spell it out! This quirky sign hammered home some truths, saying what many of us were thinking

Spell it out! This quirky sign hammered home some truths, saying what many of us were thinking 

Sign of the time? This road sign, thought to be in North America, is sure to make drivers look twice

Sign of the time? This road sign, thought to be in North America, is sure to make drivers look twice

What the cluck?! This US fast food restaurant found an inventive way of advertising their affordable chicken strips

What the cluck?! This US fast food restaurant found an inventive way of advertising their affordable chicken strips

Cash in: this shop used a cheeky sign to counteract any rude customers, and strongly hint that it is worth being polite

Cash in: this shop used a cheeky sign to counteract any rude customers, and strongly hint that it is worth being polite

Bad Sign: These homeowners hoped this tongue-in-cheek sign would deter anyone from breaking into their property

Bad Sign: These homeowners hoped this tongue-in-cheek sign would deter anyone from breaking into their property

That's ruff! It might be time for this owner to update their 'beware of the dog' sign - because that very large animal certainly doesn't look like a pooch

That’s ruff! It might be time for this owner to update their ‘beware of the dog’ sign – because that very large animal certainly doesn’t look like a pooch

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