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  1. #1
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    Car dealer pulls ad after dozens of 911 calls

    A car dealer in Sperry, Des Moins County, Iowa, had the great idea of posing a mannequin on top of a billboard ad for his dealership.

    After dozens of 911 calls about a suicidal man on top of a billboard, the dealership owner agreed with the local sheriff's office that it might be a good idea to remove the mannequin.

    http://tbo.com/ap/mannequin-on-billb...ampaign=buffer
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    A local bank in my area has a billboard with 2 "people" and a dog on top. Since it is winter now, they have added a snowman. It is a bit unnerving to look up there and see them. They are not as real-looking as the one in the original post here though.

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    Dude (mannequin) looks like he's just kickin' back enjoying the view to me.

    But, seriously, I'm glad folks cared and called.



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