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Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2010 - 5:56 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The sign reads, "POVs prohibited." What's a POV?
Noobdogg (Noobdogg)
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Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2010 - 6:19 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Interesting.

Is it outside a government building?

Anything to do with photography not allowed outside government facilities?
Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2010 - 7:24 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is it outside a government building? No.

Anything to do with photography not allowed outside government facilities? No.
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2010 - 8:45 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the sign: outdoors? Indoors? Is it a road sign? Is it posted by a government? Is it in the US? Is POV an object? An activity? Certain people? A job description? An animal?
Are POVs prohibited because of: safety reasons? Security? Privacy? Financial reasons? A silly reason?
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2010 - 11:45 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does the V stand for vehicle?
Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2010 - 2:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the sign: outdoors? This. Indoors? Is it a road sign? Yope. Is it posted by a government? Yes. Is it in the US? Yes. Is POV an object? This. An activity? Certain people? A job description? An animal?
Are POVs prohibited because of: safety reasons? Probably this. Security? And this. Privacy? Financial reasons? A silly reason?

Does the V stand for vehicle? Yes.
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2010 - 2:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I think I've heard this acronym before so will keep quiet.
Kalira (Kalira)
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Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2010 - 3:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

uhh... let me try to do this in a roundabout way... Does POV in this case stand for what it normally does in government anacronym-ese? Have you adopted/appropriated some other meaning for it here?

Is the sign posted near a government facility of some sort? near a gate? parking lot? bridge?
Galfisk (Galfisk)
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Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2010 - 8:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

POV = privately owned vehicles?
Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Thursday, March 04, 2010 - 3:29 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

uhh... let me try to do this in a roundabout way... Does POV in this case stand for what it normally does in government anacronym-ese? I'm sure there are several different possibilities. Have you adopted/appropriated some other meaning for it here? I haven't, no.

Is the sign posted near a government facility of some sort? Yes. near a gate? This. parking lot? bridge?

POV = privately owned vehicles? This.

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NASA launch sites have many warning signs, including the confusing one, "POVs are prohibited." They mean cars, of course.

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