Dutch Town Opens Singing Road, Immediately Closes It (For Obvious Reasons)

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  1. GTPNewsWire

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  2. TheGeologist

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    It sounds like a scary carnival when they're all driving over it
     
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    "Hey, we've had this great idea to make a road that sings your local anthem whenever one car drives over it at the speed limit, but the rest of the time will be a horrifying, smoosh of noise and is open 24 hours a day."

     
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    I love the tag that has been used for this article, namely Holland’s Got Talent. :lol:
     
  5. daan

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    They should have got it to play the Timewarp.

    "But, Sir, why did you crash?"
    "Have you ever tried to do pelvic thrusts while driving?"
    "But you don't need to do that."
    "The crash was actually caused when I tried to jump to the left..."
     
  6. Pedinhuh

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    I wish I could meet the person that came up with this whole concept and question his/her sanity.
     
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    I'm glad someone notices these things :D
     
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    Actually, they said they would place the road in a different location where nobody lives and nobody gets annoyed. Than again, I wonder if anyone would ever drive there.
     
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    Sounds terrible all at once. Like them damned vuvuzelas in the world cup.
     
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  10. Liquid

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    Holland might. Friesland clearly does not.

    What a terrible idea. It sounded horrible in the car, never mind out of it.
     
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    Thats why I love my country :)
     
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    That's hilarious.

    I wonder if it's possible to petition the highways agency to resurface the M25 to play "Top Gears Best Ever Greatest Driving Dad Rock Anthems" all the way around. If they could get The Chain started on the M1 slip road that'd be great.
     
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    Best bit of the story. :lol:
     
  14. DigitalBaka

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    If you're gonna do it, put it in the middle of the desert!

     
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    €80.000 of community money down the drain.
     
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    Imagine waiting for the bus at that bus stop early in the morning.. fantastic. No thank you.
     
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    Maybe it would sound better on Australian outback roads. 210011264_86889fd3e1_b.jpg
     
  18. Evandro

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    I would never expect such a bad idea to come from the dutch. At least they were quick in recognizing the mistake.
     
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    It would make people not want to do the Time Warp again.
     
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    Superb.
     
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  21. JSHuiting

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    Yeah just to be clear, this whole debacle happenend in Friesland, not in Netherland or Holland as some like to call it.
    People in Friesland are a little special, just keep it at that.

    Edit : It's like Florida, but worse.
     
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    What he said.
     
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    This probably set back Friesland's independence cause by about 8 trillion years.
     
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    Laugh so hard when i watched the second video from outside. Sounds like the way, the late great victor borge would play it.
     
  25. Dennisch

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    Did you know that they tried to get their own Euro coins?
     
  26. Trazer

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    I live in Friesland and am just as shocked and ashamed as most people. Yes it's true that some people here in Friesland feel that they are "special" and that friesland should be independent, have their own coin, license plate and what not else. All ludicrous idea's that are or would complete waste of time and money. All people that I spoke about this road all agree that it is a complete waste of money. Clearly common sense is getting more and more uncommon.
     
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    By quick you mean after they had finished and had been inundated with complaints.
     
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    Crazy Dutch. They are better in putting a finger in a dyke.
     
  29. Evandro

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    In comparison to where I live, it can be considered speed of light. There is not much to say about a country where the major concern is getting your bicycle or umbrella stolen.
     
  30. desmodan

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    Hi Venari , thanks for the Les Dawson clip .
    That man was a ledgend .