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Sorry We're Open

Posted by Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 8 March 2011 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

Maybe it's just me; but I am always leary about shopping in a store that apologizes for being open....

Pentax K200D 1/125 second F/5.6 ISO 800 222 mm (35mm equiv.)

sign | humour | sorry

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Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

An excellent capture, beautiful tones and compo for this shot !

8 Mar 2011 7:36am

@Nazzareno: Thank you very much Nazzareno! ;-)

cristoF from montbéliard, France

une belle vitrine ,au couleurs intérréssante!!bien vu!!

8 Mar 2011 8:04am

@cristoF: Merci beaucoup Cristof! ;-))

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent

8 Mar 2011 8:10am

@PATRICK: Thank you very much Patrick! ;-))

Sam from Chennai, India

A great capture. Well seen, Eric! Lovely. Happy ST :)

8 Mar 2011 8:12am

@Sam: Thank you very much Sam! Happy ST! ;-)))

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Great capture !!!

8 Mar 2011 10:10am

@DowsherVision: Thank you very much DowsherVision! ;-))

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Great sense of humor! I like very much this shop and I would enter immediately :))

8 Mar 2011 10:18am

@Paco Díaz: Thank you very much Paco! Yes, it was a very eclectic looking store.... ;-)))

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Must be a big punishment ...:)
Cool find,as usual Eric!
Have a nice ST!

8 Mar 2011 11:55am

@Thea: Thank you very much Thea! Happy ST! ;-)))

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Very unusual sign!

8 Mar 2011 12:03pm

@Elena Kotrotsou: Thank you very much Elena! ;-)))

dagilmar from Córdoba, Spain

I love these old-time signs. Nowadays all signs are computer generated printed papers.
You have a keen eye for this sort of things.

8 Mar 2011 12:11pm

@dagilmar: Thank you very much Daniel! The secret is being aware of your surroundings...... ;-)))

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Sorry for your credit card...
Excellent!

8 Mar 2011 12:13pm

@Gérard Beullac: Thank you very much Gerard! Happy ST! ;-))))

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Very funny !

8 Mar 2011 12:45pm

@Marie LC: Thank you very much Marie! ;-)))

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Very unusual sign Eric! Great sense of humor! Best regards, Adela

8 Mar 2011 12:59pm

@Adela Fonts: Thank you very much Adela! ;-))))

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

Yes, It's a pity that be open!, hahaha. Well seen, Eric.

8 Mar 2011 1:07pm

@El pare: Thank you very much Manel! ;-)))

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

what do they sorry for ? he he
cool !!!

8 Mar 2011 2:22pm

@MARIANA: Thank you very much Mariana! ;-)))

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

um... don't think I'll enter. ;-) Happy ST.

8 Mar 2011 2:27pm

@B. Thomas: ROFL....I had the same reflex response! Thank you very much Barbara! ;-))))

Phil David Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

It sounds like the perfect place to find a leery fed up salesman who cannot
deal with the public, however makes a great find and photo, I'm sure you
couldn't help yourself but to walk in.

8 Mar 2011 2:52pm

@Phil David Morris: Thank you very much Phil! Yes; however despite what the sign says....the store was closed!! ;-))))

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

I think a little bit schizophrenic inscription. Very funny shot as usual Eric.

8 Mar 2011 3:06pm

@Tomek: Thank you very much Tomek! ;-))))

BBM from Sussex, United Kingdom

Nice composition and color!

8 Mar 2011 4:25pm

@BBM: Thank you very much BBM! ;-)))

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Enter at own risk LOL. What on earth are they selling?

8 Mar 2011 4:47pm

@Curly: ROFL....one can only surmize! Thank you very much Curly! ;-))))

Franz from Baden, Austria

you have to show some understanding, eric! they are sorry for themselves for being open! they'd much rather be somewhere else ... ;-))

8 Mar 2011 4:55pm

@Franz: ROFL....you may be right Franz! Thank you very much! ;-))))

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

weird! happy st

8 Mar 2011 5:32pm

@john4jack: Thank you very much Jack! ;-))))

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Ah, Eric, you have done it again! This is hilarious and really great! A perfect Tuesday item..."Sorry we're closed"...that cracks me up
;-) You are the undisputed master!!

8 Mar 2011 5:33pm

@Denny Jump Photo: Thank you very much Denny! ;-))))

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Hahaha.... wonderful find ! Have a lovely day :)

8 Mar 2011 5:43pm

@Tamara: Thank you very much Tamara! ;-)))))

tataray from france, France

ha ha ... trop bien trouvé ))
Cool..

8 Mar 2011 7:10pm

@tataray: Merci beaucoup Raymonde! ;-)))))

Graham Russon from Cape Town, South Africa

Well spotted, great one

8 Mar 2011 7:32pm

@Graham Russon: Thank you very much Graham! ;-))))

Merilee from United States

nice shot and contrast.

8 Mar 2011 10:02pm

@Merilee: Thank you very much Merilee and welcome to my blog! Please come back and visit soon.... ;-))))

¨‘°ºO Dutçh Oº°‘¨ from Neverwhere, United States

I'd go in just because of that sign haha!

8 Mar 2011 10:45pm

@¨‘°ºO Dutçh Oº°‘¨: Thank you very much Kristen! ;-)))

vu@granby from Granby, Québec, Canada

You are right! How about shopping here?

8 Mar 2011 11:05pm

@vu@granby: Thank you very much Wolfgang! Yes, it inspires about the same amount of confidence! ;-)))))

Michael from Chester, United Kingdom

Yes, and especially when it say's 'enter at your own risk'. What kind of shop is this...? Don't tell me, I think I know.

9 Mar 2011 12:56am

@Michael: Thank you very much Michael! ROFL....get your mind out of the gutter! It was a very eclectic curio type of store...... ;-))))

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

The owner has a stuffed turtle in the window and part of sign that says "Enter at your own risk". I'd also be leery about going in. Great find Eric...Happy ST!!!

9 Mar 2011 1:19am

@Don Levesque: Thank you very much Don! ;-)))))

Satvik from Far far away, United States

That's a rather unusual sign for a business ;) Great capture Eric ! Happy ST

9 Mar 2011 1:45am

@Satvik: Thank you very much Satvik! ;-)))))

Becky from los angeles, United States

oh no. Too funny! Great capture!

9 Mar 2011 2:45am

@Becky: Thank you very much Becky! ;-)))))

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, United States

The sign says it all ... "ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK!" Good sighting! ;D

9 Mar 2011 2:52am

@Judy aka L@dybug: Thank you very much Judy! ;-))))

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

Nice capture, Eric - and I'm with you - time to keep moving on...

9 Mar 2011 4:43am

@Stephen Phillips: Thank you very much Stephen! ;-)))

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

That's cool! I've never seen this before.

9 Mar 2011 4:50am

@Steve Rice: Thank you very much Steve! ;-)))

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

I've always loved that sign. I love a good sense of humor before you even go in! :)

9 Mar 2011 5:06am

@Bettina: Thank you very much Bettina! Sort of puts you in the right frame of mind..... ;-)))

Sugata from Newark, United States

Ha ha! Excellent find!

10 Mar 2011 4:57am

@Sugata: Thank you very much Sugata! ;-))))

larans from Lund, Sweden

Well seen and a wonderful and cool capture. I like it!

10 Mar 2011 5:22am

@larans: Thank you very much Larans! ;-))))

Anne from a little red dot, Singapore

Great find, Eric! I'm skeptical about it too and I'm afraid of that turtle :)) Happy ST !

10 Mar 2011 11:36am

@Anne: Thank you very much Anne! Yes, that is an attack turtle!!! ;-))))

k@ from Paris, France

You are so good to find those hilarious stuff, thanks for sharing ;)

11 Mar 2011 12:48pm

@k@: Thank you very much Karine! ;-))))

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Another one of your unique finds...awesome.. sorry we are open..that,s a good one...

11 Mar 2011 1:32pm

@StarCosmosBleu: Thank you very much Marcel! ;-))))

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

LOL the interesting things you find! ;)

31 Mar 2011 6:56am

@Magda: Thank you very much Magda! ;-)))