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He's <Music> definitely <Speech_Music_Female> after the last person <Speech_Female> testifies about the <Speech_Female> billboard. The city manager <Speech_Female> gets up <Speech_Female> tells the room basically. <Speech_Female> We know <Speech_Female> we messed up for. We're <Speech_Female> taking it down. <Speech_Female> No back and <Speech_Female> forth no excuses <Speech_Female> just <Speech_Female> we hear you <Speech_Female> will fix it. <Speech_Female> <Speech_Female> Except <Speech_Female> they're the kind of mistakes <Speech_Female> that you can fix <Speech_Female> immediately. <Speech_Female> Take down the video. <Speech_Female> Delete the tweet. <Speech_Female> <Speech_Female> And then <Speech_Female> they're billboards. <Speech_Female> What happened <Speech_Female> in the next few <SpeakerChange> days with <Speech_Female> the billboard <Speech_Music_Male> <Speech_Music_Female> <Speech_Female> <Speech_Music_Female> but nothing? <Speech_Female> <Speech_Female> That's <Speech_Female> kind of the problem. <Speech_Female> Nothing happened <Speech_Female> with for <Speech_Female> another week. <Speech_Female> What do you mean <Speech_Female> <SpeakerChange> th? There's <Speech_Female> only one <Speech_Female> billboard company <Speech_Female> certainly <Speech_Female> in town maybe <Speech_Female> in all of central <Speech_Female> Oregon <Speech_Female> and <Speech_Female> putting <SpeakerChange> up and <Speech_Female> taking down and billboard it <Speech_Male> is actually <Speech_Female> a <Speech_Female> job <Speech_Female> requiring <Speech_Female> a <Speech_Female> number of trained <Speech_Female> people <Speech_Female> claiming <Speech_Female> dangerous heights <Speech_Female> you know in so <Speech_Female> <Speech_Female> when we <Speech_Female> asked that <Speech_Female> it be taken <Speech_Female> down <Speech_Female> only <Speech_Female> meant that <Speech_Female> we got in <Speech_Female> the queue <Speech_Female> to to <Speech_Female> have it taken down. <Speech_Music_Female> <Speech_Music_Female> <SpeakerChange> <Speech_Music_Female> The <Speech_Female> city also had to make <Speech_Female> a replacement image <Speech_Music_Female> <Advertisement> for the billboard <Speech_Music_Female> <Advertisement> generic car traffic <Speech_Music_Female> which <Speech_Female> also took time <Speech_Female> so <Speech_Female> the billboard <Speech_Female> like a fourteen <Speech_Female> by forty eight foot <Speech_Female> monument <Speech_Female> to representational <Speech_Female> failure <Speech_Female> stays <Speech_Female> up for <Speech_Music_Female> two more more <Speech_Music_Female> <Advertisement> weeks <Speech_Music_Female> <Advertisement> and <Speech_Music_Female> during that time. Were <Speech_Music_Female> you driving past <Speech_Music_Female> it a lot like <Speech_Music_Female> what was Oh yup <Speech_Male> right yes. <Speech_Music_Male> That's one <Speech_Music_Male> of the thoroughfares I use. <Speech_Music_Female> <SpeakerChange> <Speech_Music_Female> Do <Speech_Female> you feel like you have any takeaways <Speech_Female> about billboards <Speech_Female> in general. I <Speech_Female> know it is the permanence <Speech_Female> of them. <Speech_Female> <Advertisement> Be Sure <Speech_Female> you like that picture. <Speech_Male> <Speech_Music_Female> It <Speech_Music_Female> <Speech_Female> sure <Speech_Female> there are no typos. <Speech_Male> Because <Speech_Music_Male> you don't <Music> get another chance. <Music> <SpeakerChange> <Speech_Music_Female> <Speech_Female> <Advertisement> The transportation <Speech_Female> survey by by <Speech_Music_Female> the way <Speech_Music_Female> actually <SpeakerChange> <Speech_Female> going great. <Speech_Female> We <Speech_Female> got a couple <Speech_Female> thousand <SpeakerChange> people <Speech_Female> to take that survey <Speech_Female> how <Speech_Female> well I wonder if <Speech_Female> I wonder if the good response response <Speech_Female> has <Speech_Female> something to do with <Speech_Female> everybody <Speech_Female> hearing about <Silence> the billboard <SpeakerChange> <Speech_Female> could <Speech_Female> <Advertisement> be. That's definitely <Speech_Female> <Advertisement> a possibility. <Music> <Advertisement> <Speech_Music_Female> <Advertisement> <SpeakerChange> Take <Speech_Music_Female> <Speech_Music_Female> Care <Speech_Music_Female> what you billboard people <Speech_Music_Female> because if you get <Speech_Female> it wrong it may <Speech_Music_Female> be harder to take down <Speech_Music_Female> then you hope <Music> <Advertisement> <Music> <Advertisement> <Music> <Advertisement> and <Speech_Music_Female> <Advertisement> <SpeakerChange> <Speech_Music_Female> send <Speech_Female> us your favorite <Speech_Female> billboard stories <Speech_Female> you can email us <Speech_Music_Female> at planet money at <Speech_Female> NPR dot. Org <Speech_Female> check out our <Speech_Female> instagram to see <Speech_Female> pictures of our very eerie <Speech_Female> owned planet money <Speech_Female> billboard in Times <Speech_Female> Square. We <Speech_Female> are on Instagram <Speech_Female> facebook and twitter <Speech_Female> all at planet <Speech_Female> money <Speech_Female> special thanks to <Speech_Female> <Advertisement> John F <Speech_Female> <Advertisement> Lehman and Catherine turn <Speech_Female> <Advertisement> goodest. She's a historian. <Speech_Female> <Advertisement> We spoke to <Speech_Music_Female> <Advertisement> who wrote a great book about the <Speech_Music_Female> history of billboards. <Speech_Music_Female> This episode <Speech_Female> was produced by Darren <Speech_Female> Woods and Liza <Speech_Female> Acre. Alex <Speech_Female> Goldmark is supervising <Speech_Female> producer and Brian. Brian <Speech_Female> I sat at. It's <Speech_Female> the show I'm Karen <Speech_Female> Deafen. This <Speech_Music_Female> is NPR. <Speech_Music_Female> Thanks for <SpeakerChange> listening