It takes a lot of guts to stand up to a hurricane. Staying in your home with high winds and flooding can be seriously dangerous. However, there are some people out there who laugh in the face of danger.

Fortunately, they’ve shared some of their attempts to brighten up a gloomy situation. Here are 9 of the best hurricane signs we’ve seen.

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Wilmaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! They should name more hurricanes after cartoon characters, if you ask us. The puns are ripe for the picking.

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Silly hurricane, you thought you could just walk in on a Sunday evening? Come to think of it, you’re severely underdressed as well.

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If you’re gonna insult someone, at least take the time to spell the name correctly.

Hurricane Barack Sign
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Just try to read that sign without singing along in your head.

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Big applause for the the tongue-in-cheek understatement here. The face can’t help but elicit a chuckle or two, which is hard enough without the devastation around you.

Katrina sign
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Taken outside one of the toughest delis in town. The butcher would almost certainly win an arm-wrestling match against the storm.

Hurricane Sign
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“At a certain point I ran out of space for more names, so I just went with something universal.”

Hurricane Irene sign
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Treating an incoming hurricane like you would a dog that ate your couch cushion is another time-honored strategy.

Hurricane Irene sign 2
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You get the feeling this restaurant has had to purchase lots and lots and lots of those letters over the years.