Translation please

What the heck does this mean?!?

Is it a water fountain that you can’t drink out of? Why not just turn it off instead of hanging up the artwork?

Seriously, I wasn’t thirsty, but that sign made me want to take a drink.

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I think it’s only referring to people who bend over while they drink…you know the old adage about bending over for soap in prison. Maybe this is a prison sign? Just speculating. :laughing:

If you look to your left, right and behind you, then only do a small neck bend downward (if really short) to drink OR if you bend at the knees to drink, I think you’re OK to drink from those fountains.

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I was wondering if it was a throwback to the 50’s and segregated water-fountains, but for bald people without necks.

No really, I guess this is a Covid thing, right? But it was bizarre because why not just turn the water off?

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Maybe trying to say “do not use” due to COVID restrictions ??

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Maybe it means no spitting in to the fountains?
:woman_shrugging:

Of course you did, you rebel! :upside_down_face:

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Might be a warning it comes out like garden hose at full force…

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Warning: Don’t stick the top of your head in the fountain.

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Do not use the fountain for bathing purposes :rofl:

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No boys allowed. Women only.

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It means, approximately, “use this to fill your water bottle, please do not drink directly.”

Common in airports, at least those which have not been able to replace the fountains with water-bottle-fillers.

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I guess it’s a thing now, I just never noticed it before. :man_shrugging:t2:

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Life after COVID is so weird. “Don’t drink from the drinking fountains, you savage! They’re filling fountains now!”

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Curiously Medford (“Dreadford”) airport [MFR] still has a rotating door; the kind you get in and are trapped for 120 degrees in very close proximity to the mask-not-wearing individual who got in behind you. IRC there might be a notice saying one-at-once, but since the only (customer) way out of the departure/arrival/waiting lounge is that one door it’s the point you get infected… We don’t get you on the way in, we get you when you try to get out!

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@Eric it might mean don’t stick your big booty out while you drink from the fountain. This would purely be a safety measure because someone sticking their big booty out while they’re drinking could be a trip hazard for someone else walking by, lol

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The translation:

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I don’t think there are any new requirements for drinking water fountains in the US; at least I can’t find anything on the CDC web site. I was taught, when I was young, to never use a drinking water fountain because of the health risks, I guess the image of someone vomiting into one just reinforces that for me.

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