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#73 of 76 Billboards are the American way, man...
May 25, 2008 (7:43 pm)
come on, just picture your self in Las Vegas cruising down the Strip. Would you like the lights blighted out! Hell no!
Just read up and drive on. Think about your retirement, baseball, the Seattle Sonics moving to Oklahoma City, or the next Mitsubishi you're gonna buy. Don't notice them...they're just there for ambience and perkiness of landscape. Let the sponsoring parties throw their money down the drain. No biggie.
#74 of 76 Apples and Oranges, Billboards and..
May 25, 2008 (10:36 pm)
Graffiti....If Fin and Jip have the same venom for graffitti as they do for billboards, I can understand their passion somewhat. I mean, come on, what's worse? Graffitti or billboards? Billboards don't even come close to being the eyesore as a bunch of work done by tagging hooligans. Plus billboards pay ya, right?
#75 of 76 hardwired to notice bright, changing lights
by steve_ HOST
Jan 15, 2013 (8:20 pm)
"A new study,conducted by researchers at the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute and funded by the Swedish Transport Administration, concludes that digital billboards attract and hold the gazes of drivers for far longer than a threshold that previous studies have shown to be dangerous.The Swedish government had given temporary authorization to erect digital billboards in 2009. As a result of this and related studies, however, the government has ordered the removal of all digital billboards.
"This study validates what is common sense when it comes to digital billboards," said Mary Tracy, president of Scenic America. "Bright, constantly-changing signs on the side of the road are meant to attract and keep the attention of drivers, and this study confirms that is exactly what they do."
Digital billboards dangerously distracting to drivers says new study (Fleet Owner)
#76 of 76 Re: Apples and Oranges, Billboards and.. [davethecarnut]
Jan 16, 2013 (9:31 am)
I hate graffiti with the white-hot passion of a thousand suns and what I would like to do to tagger hooligans would make Hannibal Lecter puke!