If there's one thing we can all agree on, billboards are distracting sometimes - especially the most bizarre ones that we have the urge to snap a photo of while driving.

I was driving along a popular street in my town and noticed there have been a lot of new billboards popping up around the city lately.  Some have inspiring messages, majority are advertising fast food joints, and quite a handful are down right confusing.

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This one is pretty well known in my area and advertises Culver's at the next light.  It is kinda tucked away behind a CVS and gas station, so this sign is pretty helpful to out-of-towners looking for food.

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Other than roadside advertising, do billboards really look that pretty in cities that don't have a ton of tourist attractions?

According to Maine, Vermont, Alaska and Hawaii, billboards are NOT welcome in their states - BANNED!  They ruin the uniqueness and scenic beauty of their cities.

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Do you think Illinois would benefit from banning billboards like these 4 states?

Hear me out.  You've probably seen at least one billboard that has the message, "Save a life.  Don't text and drive." written all over it.  To be honest, the billboard ALSO takes my eyes away from the road... counter effective at its finest.

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On top of that, I'd rather take in the views of miles and miles of corn fields over signs  that are impossible to read because I'm driving too fast (lol).

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Finally, do you ever wonder who actually takes a pitstop when the billboard says, "ADULT TOY STORE, NEXT EXIT."?  I want to know how effective that sign really is!!!

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If you asked me, I think I could live without billboards if they were banned.  I rarely look at them in passing and don't think I've ever been persuaded by a roadside advertisement in my life.  What about you?

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