Tomato Pie Face

Schenectady, NY

#109 Aug 25, 2013
Odie wrote:
I always had a hard time finding Utica until they built this sign. Now I can just look for the bright red sign in the sky and I will find my way to Utica.
Thank you! That's what the region has been missing all these decades! Problems solved! Lol
Tomato Pie Face

Schenectady, NY

#110 Aug 26, 2013
The utica sign!!! Lol
babbles

Utica, NY

#111 Aug 26, 2013
I don't understand the design and why it took so long for the designer to come up with it. I think the arched scroll work is supposed to represent windows? I dunno. My feeling is that it's not high enough, the angle is wrong and it sits in a place that doesn't really showcase utica. It's like here's utica folks, some trees and grass, you don't see downtown, or genesee street until before or after you see the sign. I think a better place would have been up on roscoe conkling park, or just put it closer to north genesee street and thruway. Both places people could see it from the thruway and expressway, and it would showcase utica's downtown behind it... probably better than where it is now. But what do I know, I'm just a struggling undergrad trying to pay off my heaping college loan debt making less than 21k a year. Thanks UC, Thanks UTICA for the great opportunities.
MOS

United States

#112 Aug 26, 2013
Sorry bro. Do your best to get out of those "progressive" welfare states where the schools and news lie and make up "sports dreams" and people spend their time on ridiculous pursuits.
Dude

Utica, NY

#113 Aug 26, 2013
I absolutely love the freaking sign mann, lol. Its awesome dude.... So freaking bright. lol. Really cool political stunt lol. Then they put a fucking fat bum on tv to tell utia citizen he bought it, lol. Im not that high, lol.. I hate Utica mannn.. if it wasn't for all tese narcotics here I would of left aong time ago...lol shhhhhh
Kyle

Durhamville, NY

#114 Aug 27, 2013
This sign is bad in many ways. Its too small. The location is bad. The lights on the stand look haphazard and are brighter than the actual sign. What is the point of this sign? Is it to say that Uticans are stupid to the point where they need a light up sign to find their tiny little city? Its just a bad idea.
Tomato Pie Face

Schenectady, NY

#115 Aug 27, 2013
A utica sign?. Lol
Tomato Pie Face

Schenectady, NY

#116 Aug 28, 2013
Are they selling utica sign memorabilia yet? Lol

"We're open for business"! Lol
Kyle

Liverpool, NY

#117 Aug 28, 2013
Tomato Pie Face wrote:
Are they selling utica sign memorabilia yet? Lol
"We're open for business"! Lol
It should only be a matter of time until the geniuses at WKTV can get some "made in China" replicas of it. Then they will have a four hour long telethon where they will give them away to anyone who makes a donation to the "Wipe Out Utica Face in your lifetime Foundation".
Tomato Pie Face

Schenectady, NY

#118 Aug 29, 2013
Kyle wrote:
<quoted text>It should only be a matter of time until the geniuses at WKTV can get some "made in China" replicas of it. Then they will have a four hour long telethon where they will give them away to anyone who makes a donation to the "Wipe Out Utica Face in your lifetime Foundation".
Maybe a non profit can open on Genesee st..."the utica sign for utica face foundation"! Lol

Level 1

Since: Aug 13

Utica, NY

#119 Aug 29, 2013
The people that run this city is why Utica sucks. The sign is in a stupid location even if they do put in a marina that area, it won't be ready for a while. On top of that, the percentage of tourist traveling by the canal in NY state is such a small percentage to go after. The only thing people are going to think while passing through, is wow what a small sign. Utica really is the gateway to everything better in upstate NY.
Tomato Pie Face

Schenectady, NY

#120 Aug 29, 2013
cheekie wrote:
The people that run this city is why Utica sucks. The sign is in a stupid location even if they do put in a marina that area, it won't be ready for a while. On top of that, the percentage of tourist traveling by the canal in NY state is such a small percentage to go after. The only thing people are going to think while passing through, is wow what a small sign. Utica really is the gateway to everything better in upstate NY.
Utica is the gateway to hell! Lol

Level 1

Since: Aug 13

Utica, NY

#121 Aug 29, 2013
Tomato Pie Face wrote:
<quoted text>
Utica is the gateway to hell! Lol
I think it's the reason it's in red lights!!!
Raymond

Jacksonville, FL

#122 Aug 30, 2013
Sucks. Awful. Makes Utica look like a backwater. Junk.
Here is

Utica, NY

#123 Aug 30, 2013
Tomato Pie Face

Schenectady, NY

#124 Aug 30, 2013
cheekie wrote:
<quoted text>
I think it's the reason it's in red lights!!!
Lol
Tomato Pie Face

Schenectady, NY

#125 Aug 31, 2013
Kyle wrote:
This sign is bad in many ways. Its too small. The location is bad. The lights on the stand look haphazard and are brighter than the actual sign. What is the point of this sign? Is it to say that Uticans are stupid to the point where they need a light up sign to find their tiny little city? Its just a bad idea.
It's a warning sign...don't stop...there's a rest area just down the road! Lol
Tomato Pie Face

Schenectady, NY

#126 Sep 1, 2013
The utica sign keeps me awake at night! Please lower it! Lol
Sheldon

Durhamville, NY

#127 Sep 1, 2013
Why are there so many stupid people in Utica? I can't understand why I am constantly running into all kinds of idiots whenever I'm there. When I'm in Syracuse, it is just the opposite. Most of the people I deal with in Syracuse are relatively smart and well educated. When I come to Utica, all I deal with are morons that can't even speak in complete sentences. Its a massive contrast. As for this sign, it is disgusting. Nobody with common sense would ever propose building such an atrocity. It has to be the dumbest and ugliest thing that has happened in Utica since the built a roundabout in the center of a ghetto. These people just don't seem to understand what they are doing.
Tomato Pie Face

Schenectady, NY

#128 Sep 1, 2013
Sheldon wrote:
Why are there so many stupid people in Utica? I can't understand why I am constantly running into all kinds of idiots whenever I'm there. When I'm in Syracuse, it is just the opposite. Most of the people I deal with in Syracuse are relatively smart and well educated. When I come to Utica, all I deal with are morons that can't even speak in complete sentences. Its a massive contrast. As for this sign, it is disgusting. Nobody with common sense would ever propose building such an atrocity. It has to be the dumbest and ugliest thing that has happened in Utica since the built a roundabout in the center of a ghetto. These people just don't seem to understand what they are doing.
I agree with you but I would substitute the word ignorant for stupid in your statement. I just believe that most of the population left in utica isn't aware of the outside world anymore. Their world literally exists between the herkimer and oneida thruway exits.

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