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An important message from the ACT Government

March 13th, 2007 at 09:50am

Incompetent Signage

Or perhaps I should have said “An incompetent message from the ACT Government”.

Saturday the 9th of March 2007 doesn’t exist…you can have Friday the 9th or Saturday the 10th.

“Tow away-fines will be reinforced”. It’s good to see that the Chief Minister is inventing a new dialect of English, pity it doesn’t make any sense. I’d also love to know how you reinforce a fine.

Incidentally, the sign is at the Ainslie Avenue end of Kogarah Lane, a lane which is always filled with parked cars. I wonder where, with all the parking restrictions on nearby streets, the government were expecting the cars to be parked during the mysterious no parking period?

I had a chat with Clive Robertson about this sign and he was quite amused, neither of us think anybody could be fined for parking in the no parking zone, as there is no way to know when the no parking period was.


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  • 1. John_Barnes  |  March 13th, 2007 at 4:36 pm

    We want John Kerr back.

  • 2. Samuel  |  March 13th, 2007 at 5:31 pm

    He will be back on Thursday morning (or Wednesday night if you look at it that way)

  • 3. John_Barnes  |  March 13th, 2007 at 5:38 pm


  • 4. Hamesucken  |  March 13th, 2007 at 6:12 pm

    I don’t go to Kogarah Lane any more.

  • 5. John_Barnes  |  March 13th, 2007 at 11:03 pm

    And I won’t be listening to Clive (‘oh but I’m good’) Robertson tonight.

  • 6. Bearded Clam  |  March 13th, 2007 at 11:22 pm

    I dont go to Kogarah Lane any more either, but you can often find me in Ainslie Avenue looking for a good creamy potato bake.

  • 7. John_Barnes  |  March 14th, 2007 at 2:31 am

    I don’t go to Ainslie any more.

  • 8. Samuel  |  March 14th, 2007 at 4:30 am

    2UE have changed the schedule again…Clive will be on until Saturday morning, when John Kerr returns.

  • 9. John B1_B5  |  March 14th, 2007 at 11:01 am

    Dammit !

  • 10. eebl  |  March 14th, 2007 at 1:19 pm

    At first I was like 😐

    But then I lol’d πŸ˜€

  • 11. John B1_B5  |  March 14th, 2007 at 1:31 pm

    If I never hear Clive ( “I’m sooooo funny” ) Robertson on 2UE again, it will be MUCH too soon !

  • 12. Samuel  |  March 14th, 2007 at 1:40 pm

    We definitely have differing opinions of Robertson

  • 13. John B1_B5  |  March 14th, 2007 at 2:57 pm

    Hmmmmmmm ………

  • 14. John999555  |  March 14th, 2007 at 10:12 pm

    Speaking of Clive Robertson, I heard ‘ole gravel voice’ from Canberra complaining bitterly (to Robertson) about Mike Welch in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

  • 15. dan11  |  March 14th, 2007 at 10:51 pm

    I think Clive is great….he should be given a fulltime spot on 2UE asap.

  • 16. Samuel  |  March 15th, 2007 at 5:54 pm

    And her call was subsequently replayed (in an amusingly edited version) on Mike Welsh’s program after 4pm on Tuesday.

  • 17. John_Barnes  |  March 15th, 2007 at 7:35 pm

    She called the Drive Show number on Wednesday and
    left a choice description of Mike Welsh with the operator, who passed it on to Mr. Welsh.

  • 18. Samuel  |  March 15th, 2007 at 8:24 pm

    Clive called her a “sweety” and Mike didn’t, so I suppose if anybody was going to get a choice description it wasn’t going to be Clive.


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