Tower Rules

Tower Rules

posted on 28 Mar 2011 in Chinglish

Sorry, that was my effluvium…


Photo courtesy of Nick Simmons.
Rules found at Oriental Pearl Television Tower in Shanghai, China.

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FatKenney
FatKenney
10 years ago

Being drunk and insane is permissible as long as you look presentable? I guess Charlie Sheen’s all set then.

krysto4
krysto4
10 years ago

It’s so hard to walk through all this baleful biology…

SF
SF
10 years ago

Does a mother-in-law qualify as baleful biology?

FatKenney
FatKenney
10 years ago

I love the smell of effluvium in the morning.

jjhitt
jjhitt
10 years ago

It all makes sense to me except for the picture of a can of Lemon Pledge.
Is dusting forbidden in the Tower?

FatKenney
FatKenney
10 years ago

“I’m sorry, sir. You’ll have to leave your sword with the security officer at the front desk. You can pick it up on your way out.”

Algernon
Algernon
10 years ago

I’ll rap myself in plastic then before entering

coffeebot
coffeebot
10 years ago

Excuse me, where’s the cubage of liquid machine? My liquid article won’t accept examination without it.

Salome
Salome
10 years ago

We’re having bangers and match tonight, followed by baleful biology in an effort to clear the pollution from our inner environment and produce much cubage of peculiarly smelling effluvium.

DrZos
DrZos
10 years ago

My germs don’t bite. Can I enter now?

Jellychop
Jellychop
10 years ago

Look closely at the photos.
I can see prohibiting “articles which can destroy and pollute the inner environment”, but why single out Lemon Pledge?

DrZos
DrZos
10 years ago

No interlopers? Oh well… Aunt Bessie, you have to wait here, we’ll pick you up on our way out.

DrZos
DrZos
10 years ago

OK, guys! Who cut the effluvium???

Chuck
Chuck
10 years ago

Sauron says ” No Effluvium in the Tower ! “

Chris
Chris
10 years ago

Drunk, insane, and not properly dressed is no way to go through life, son…

Big Fat Cat
10 years ago

Spider Man not allowed to enter. Spider Man climbs wall of Tower to top

Zizzybalooba
Zizzybalooba
10 years ago

Sounds like the rules for the Tower of London.

jjhitt
jjhitt
10 years ago

At they stopped discriminating against sufferers of the crazy disease.

demondude777
demondude777
10 years ago

So lets see…tinder, restrictive blade, electric appliance……well, looks like my sub-machine gun is clear to go in with me.

But honey, please leave the microwave in the car.

jjhitt
jjhitt
10 years ago

Tower CLOSED: An Insane and not properly dressed person called in a banger threat. Tower must be checked by the Exploder Squad.

Eccekio
Eccekio
10 years ago

Och laddie! Can I noo bring in ma Haggis.

kshea
kshea
10 years ago

Many are the people who have succumbed to disease caused by baleful biology.

Bridget
10 years ago

Ooooohh, MOM, can we pleeeze visit the epidemic area? ……What if I promise to leave my sword in the car???

A Non-Y Mouse
A Non-Y Mouse
10 years ago

Furries who are on the wagon can even skip the line.

coffeebot
coffeebot
10 years ago

Back in the day we were only casually punished.

Darth Na'vi
Darth Na'vi
10 years ago

That’s a Tower of Rules.

Darth Na'vi
Darth Na'vi
10 years ago

Hey, wait a minute. With rule #1, I can walk in if I am properly dressed, drunk, AND insane! Awesome. On my way.

EffEff
EffEff
10 years ago

May I bring my Rubik’s Cubage?

iLock
iLock
10 years ago

You are baleful biology! Get out!
Ah, geez.. sorry..

iLock
iLock
10 years ago

“Thank you for your understanding” …
I never said I understood you… and so on

iLock
iLock
10 years ago

Wow, I actually learnt a new proper English word on here: Interloper!

Dania
Dania
10 years ago

AH, so that’s where the snake who escaped the Bronx zoo is hanging out. Sneaky snake!

Josh
Josh
10 years ago

How dare you bring your religion into the tower!

Seventy2rd o clock
Seventy2rd o clock
10 years ago

It means that us, The Knights Who Say ‘Ni’! may enter the Tower with … the HERRING!!!!!

kyle vincent
kyle vincent
10 years ago

You are under arrest, seriously,

Yugan Dali
10 years ago

We will do our best to provide security for you. Comprehensible English? Sorry, not our game.

Bear or bust
Bear or bust
10 years ago

What if the interloper had a sword…

dalahäst
dalahäst
10 years ago

You’ve posted what appears to be a past incarnation of the sign a few years ago, at https://www.engrish.com/2009/11/entering-the-tower/ . I’m wondering now if both signs still exist, or this one replaced the old one. Evidently, the “baleful biology” phrase still persists.

Seventy2rd o clock
Seventy2rd o clock
10 years ago

In my opinion, this is more like ‘Notes for NOT entering the Tower’.

Samuel Robles
10 years ago

“So… do you guys have banger-check or what?”

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