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  1. 30 Nov '13 13:31
    Explain sign on wall, please?
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Morgan_Aero_8_-_Flickr_-_exfordy_%281%29.jpg
  2. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    01 Dec '13 16:54 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by scacchipazzo
    Explain sign on wall, please?
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Morgan_Aero_8_-_Flickr_-_exfordy_%281%29.jpg
    I think 'no smoking' means you have to have smokeless fires🙂

    Seriously, no naked lights I think means you need shades on outdoor lights to keep people from getting blinded by a high output light bulb.

    Nice ride though🙂
  3. 01 Dec '13 17:23
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    I think 'no smoking' means you have to have smokeless fires🙂

    Seriously, no naked lights I think means you need shades on outdoor lights to keep people from getting blinded by a high output light bulb.

    Nice ride though🙂
    Judging by the sign on the wall, this is in a garage.

    So no lighting up or naked flames.

    Am I missing something?
  4. 01 Dec '13 20:37
    Originally posted by Rank outsider
    Judging by the sign on the wall, this is in a garage.

    So no lighting up or naked flames.

    Am I missing something?
    I think "naked lights" does indeed mean "naked flames" - but slightly odd phrasing, even in British English.
  5. 02 Dec '13 02:48
    Originally posted by Rank outsider
    Judging by the sign on the wall, this is in a garage.

    So no lighting up or naked flames.

    Am I missing something?
    Not a trick question. Thanks. You answer makes sense!
  6. 02 Dec '13 02:49
    Originally posted by Teinosuke
    I think "naked lights" does indeed mean "naked flames" - but slightly odd phrasing, even in British English.
    I thought it was odd and decided to ask. I found the phrasing odd indeed! Thanks for responding to my query. sweet ride, eh?
  7. Donation mwmiller
    RHP Member No.16
    02 Dec '13 03:55 / 1 edit
    A quick google search of "naked light" found this:

    naked light
    (mining engineering)
    Open flame, such as a match or a burning cigarette, that is a fire risk in mines.

    McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
  8. Standard member Bosse de Nage
    Zellulärer Automat
    02 Dec '13 10:21
    Originally posted by scacchipazzo
    Explain sign on wall, please?
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Morgan_Aero_8_-_Flickr_-_exfordy_%281%29.jpg
    You're forbidden to wear a smoking jacket in this area.
  9. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    02 Dec '13 11:40
    Originally posted by mwmiller
    A quick google search of "naked light" found this:

    naked light
    (mining engineering)
    Open flame, such as a match or a burning cigarette, that is a fire risk in mines.

    McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
    So you have to smoke ecigs then.
  10. 02 Dec '13 12:31
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    So you have to smoke ecigs then.
    I had no idea these British cars were so volatile! LOL
  11. 02 Dec '13 12:32
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    I think 'no smoking' means you have to have smokeless fires🙂

    Seriously, no naked lights I think means you need shades on outdoor lights to keep people from getting blinded by a high output light bulb.

    Nice ride though🙂
    Good one! Smokeless fires! Ha! I am disappointed. I thought it was yet another Brit anti-nudity campaign! LOL