Some people are looking for a sign from God, others from the financial market. But what if I told you that a local pub or a fencing academy can put up one that's just as memorable?

Fashion Life collected a list of the funniest signs to start off the week right, and believe me when I say it, they will show you that people are really creative when it comes to getting their message across.

Of course, we also included a few unfortunate attempts to balance things out. Enjoy!

#1

Sign Posted Outside A Fencing Academy

Sign Posted Outside A Fencing Academy

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Otter
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1 week ago

AWESOME!!!

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#2

A Sign That Gets My Full Support

A Sign That Gets My Full Support

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I am avoiding my homework
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1 week ago

Luv it!

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These signs definitely have a lot of personality. And it's precisely what people and businesses want from them. Sick and tired of chain culture slowly making all streets look the same, many city shops are returning to handpainted signs.

Adrian Geach, who has been a signwriter since 1980, told Fashion Life that, "a good sign should be eye-catching, easy to understand and not too wordy with enough negative space around the text or logo, and have a good color scheme."

Geach lives in Wales but can take his brushes anywhere to work on a project. He left school at 16 to undertake a five-year signwriting apprenticeship and said he was lucky enough to be taught by three master craftsmen steeped in the skills of a brush and a pot of paint.

After learning the trade, Geach set up a sign makers business specializing in exhibition and display graphics and embraced the new vinyl and large format technology that was just coming to the fore.

#3

Confidence

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ADHORTATOR
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1 week ago

Great advice

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#4

I Thought It Was Weird Someone Put Tape Over The Sign

I Thought It Was Weird Someone Put Tape Over The Sign

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Dr Nostromo
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1 week ago

First time my wife saw a Belted Galloway, it was from a distance and she asked me, "Why do you think they wrapped that cow in a bandage?"

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Adrian has been successfully involved in all areas of signage and graphics for decades but not that long ago, he went back to his roots and now concentrates on traditional signwriting.

With the current resurgence of interest in signwriting and hand-rendered work, he utilizes his skills to offer clients a more personal, unique, environmentally friendly, and organic signage solution using old-fashioned materials and techniques.

"A sign might only be looked at for a few seconds so it needs to leave an impression within this time frame, hence the less is more approach," he said.

#5

This Sign On A Beach In Lithuania

This Sign On A Beach In Lithuania

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echotheroyal
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1 week ago

I can't even this is so funny

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#6

Shop Sign In Kyoto, Japan

Shop Sign In Kyoto, Japan

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Hannah Edwards
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1 week ago

Fair enough

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"There are many factors to take into account when designing a sign but the most important thing is to make sure it doesn't get lost in its surroundings," Geach revealed. 

"A bad sign is too much lettering, not enough space around or in-between text and logos, and bad color choices."

#7

This Wet Floor Sign At The Toronto Aquarium

This Wet Floor Sign At The Toronto Aquarium

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Nixxy
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1 week ago

That’s so cool! I would like to have one for my beach house

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#8

Los Angeles Ice Cream Truck Owner Is Tired Of Social Media Influencers Trying To Get Free Ice Cream For Mentions

Los Angeles Ice Cream Truck Owner Is Tired Of Social Media Influencers Trying To Get Free Ice Cream For Mentions

"We’ve decided to make this thing official with signage. We truly don’t care if you’re an Influencer, or how many followers you have. We will never give you a free ice cream in exchange for a post on your social media page. It’s literally a $4 item... Well now it’s $8 for you."

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Kusotare
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1 week ago

Next time I'm in LA, I'm tracking this guy down and buying an ice cream.

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But signwriting can even be risky! "You use all your senses … not losing your balance while keeping a steady hand," Manuel Griñón Montes of Pincel Signs and Murals said. "I once had a passer-by threaten to kick my ladder while I was 3.5m (over 11 feet) high."

Luckily for us, nothing is stopping these skilled and witty creatives!

#9

Let's Not Ruin It By Calling Out Colors Or Sides. Just Enjoy The Sign For What It Says

Let's Not Ruin It By Calling Out Colors Or Sides. Just Enjoy The Sign For What It Says

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Caro Caro
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1 week ago

True, That's all I'm saying.

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#10

This Sign In Front Of A Bunch Of Venus Flytrap

This Sign In Front Of A Bunch Of Venus Flytrap

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Bear Hall
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1 week ago

"I'm a moth, what should I do?"

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#11

All Or Nothing! A Sign From A Local Business

All Or Nothing! A Sign From A Local Business

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Otter
Community Member
1 week ago

I hope there's also another sign saying "No shirt, no shoes, no service", because someone might take them up on it.

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#12

Housemate Put This Sign On Our Door After Amazon Repeatedly Posted "Sorry We Missed You" Cards Whilst We Were Home

Housemate Put This Sign On Our Door After Amazon Repeatedly Posted "Sorry We Missed You" Cards Whilst We Were Home

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Johnny
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1 week ago

Sounds like a good way to have your packages "accidentally" dropped from a great height.

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#13

This Sign I Found At A Local Movie Theater

This Sign I Found At A Local Movie Theater

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Danieletc
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1 week ago

Still laughing.

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#14

This Sign At The Entrance To My In-Laws Retirement Community

This Sign At The Entrance To My In-Laws Retirement Community

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SentimentAndBadJokes
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1 week ago

I'd like to hear them, please

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#15

Sign In A Taxi Cab

Sign In A Taxi Cab

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LeighAnne Brown-Pedersen
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1 week ago

That’s a full car of physical and emotional baggage

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#16

A Few Days Ago A Car Drove Through An Arby's. This Was Their Sign Today

A Few Days Ago A Car Drove Through An Arby's. This Was Their Sign Today

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Caro Caro
Community Member
1 week ago

This is great, a dry sense of humour,. I love it.

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#17

This Sign Outside A Local Pub

This Sign Outside A Local Pub

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Caro Caro
Community Member
1 week ago

That water bowl for the dogs means it's a great pub!

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#18

Friend Saw This On Her Walk This Morning

Friend Saw This On Her Walk This Morning

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Caro Caro
Community Member
1 week ago

Sweet.

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#19

Just Doing What The Sign Says

Just Doing What The Sign Says

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Nixxy
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1 week ago

Done and done

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#20

This Sign At A Local Vet

This Sign At A Local Vet

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Serial pacifist
Community Member
1 week ago

To be fair, we should not insult dinosaurs. Dinosaurs were destroyed by an outside factor. It is only humans who allow their stupidity and recklessness to be the cause of their own demise. We are our own comet.

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#21

The Sign At The Pizza Place I Go To

The Sign At The Pizza Place I Go To

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Nixxy
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1 week ago

The nice sign wasn’t working XD

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#22

I Work At A Vet Clinic And One Of My Coworkers Put This Up On The Wall

I Work At A Vet Clinic And One Of My Coworkers Put This Up On The Wall

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SentimentAndBadJokes
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1 week ago

This made me laugh out loud

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#23

These Guys Sit At This Table Every Morning. The Restaurant Owners Made This Sign To Claim The Table For Them

These Guys Sit At This Table Every Morning. The Restaurant Owners Made This Sign To Claim The Table For Them

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Jason Humbert
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1 week ago

That's a win

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#24

Utah Has Its Issues, But It’s Traffic Signs Are Top Notch

Utah Has Its Issues, But It’s Traffic Signs Are Top Notch

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Hannah Edwards
Community Member
1 week ago

The passive aggression is strong in this one.

Tomas Holicka
Community Member
1 week ago

If you think this is passive aggressive, watch some dashcam videos from the US. The amount of entitlement is staggering, people will honk for minutes when someone merges in front of them and they had to slow down a bit.

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Ivana
Community Member
1 week ago

I was getting on the highway and I was speeding up to make sure I had enough room. It would have been fine but then the guy in the other lane was like "Nah, let me quickly speed up so that you have to enter the highway behind me." Like dude, just move over into the passing lane. I hate when someone sees that you might get in front of them and then speeds up. I am already speeding up so I don't cut you off, now you got me in the awkward state of trying to gauge if I should slam on my breaks to cut in behind you, or should I accelerate more to not cut you off, also, I am probably running out of road to make this choice because it mostly happens when I am entering on the highway and instead of just going into the passing lane to make room for people entering the highway, Bob over there has sped up because lord forbid someone be in front of him for two seconds. Hate driving. Other people ruin it. People would really rather crash than let someone merge.

Kathryn Baylis
Community Member
1 week ago (edited)

Unless they’re “that” person trying to cut in line by staying in the lane that closes after the rest of us move over. It may be petty of me, but I generally move up close to the car in front of me when I see someone trying to pull this s**t—-especially if they just got there, which tells me they haven’t been waiting in the line of cars as long as the rest of us have. Nope, we’ve all been patiently waiting in line too damn long to let someone who just got there cut in. Can you tell this is a pet peeve of mine?

Reynard
Community Member
1 week ago

Traffic engineers have stated that you're doing it wrong if you queue up well before the pinch point. If there is a free lane, half the people should use it and 'zipper merge' at the end. It's far more efficient than what people do by forming a single lane long before the other lane ends. https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2019/07/23/zipper-merge-merging-late-recommended-states-experts/1748026001/

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meow point1
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1 week ago

I read that in Dr. McCoy's voice.

Jerry Mathers
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1 week ago

Utah drivers are horrible. I have literally had someone go from 15 mph to 80 mph in an attempt to prevent me from passing them.

Ann Coffman
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1 week ago

People suck.

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Dinah Brand
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1 week ago

"It's a lane, not a birthright", LOL!

Vasana Phong
Community Member
1 week ago

You can always tell who’s an assh**le when they’re not courteous drivers while merging

JoanieBalonie
Community Member
1 week ago (edited)

The anxiety is high on this one.

Warren Doud
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1 week ago

Its

monkeydog
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1 week ago

It + is = It's

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Beast
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1 week ago

😀😀😀

MarsFKA
Community Member
5 days ago (edited)

I drove in America for the first time in 1998 - nine days in Florida, followed by another nine in LA, in both states in traffic that was an eye-opener for me. The thing that I noticed was, no matter how dense the traffic was, every time I signalled a lane change, someone would always let me in.

Steve Fischer
Community Member
1 week ago

Best freeway sign ever

Azure Adams
Community Member
1 week ago

PHoenix's are better

Miguel justino C
Community Member
1 week ago

Way to be Utah!

Nelson Ricardo
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1 week ago (edited)

*its (the photo caption, not the sign)

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#25

Sign At A Local Park

Sign At A Local Park

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Evie Lavendar
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1 week ago

honestly, this sign should be everywhere.

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#26

This Corn Maze Sign

This Corn Maze Sign

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Michelle M
Community Member
1 week ago (edited)

And the spirits of the less than one-thirds who were left behind became a CORNmunity and swore and oath to always help CORNfused people find their way...I'll leave now

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#27

A Sign Outside An Off Strip Casino In Las Vegas

A Sign Outside An Off Strip Casino In Las Vegas

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Hannah Edwards
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1 week ago

Lol

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#28

I’ve Never Seen A Hotel Pool Sign So Blunt Before

I’ve Never Seen A Hotel Pool Sign So Blunt Before

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SentimentAndBadJokes
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1 week ago

Honestly, it's just quite disgusting that they needed this sign to begin with.

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#29

As Long As We're Posting Signs

As Long As We're Posting Signs

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Danieletc
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1 week ago

ALREADY GOT! GETTING IT NOW!

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#30

This Relatable Sign In Ireland

This Relatable Sign In Ireland

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L.A. Trefry
Community Member
1 week ago

Of course, I've seen this same sign since the 1960s -- every single generation gets fed up with know it all teenagers . . . and those know it all teenagers grow up to be people fed up with know it all teenagers. It's the circle of life.

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#31

Sign At A Local Coffee Shop

Sign At A Local Coffee Shop

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SoozeeQ
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1 week ago

It doesn't cost anything to be polite - in fact, in this instance, it's a bargain!

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#32

Great View With A Fitting Name At The Grand Canyon

Great View With A Fitting Name At The Grand Canyon

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beastmachine.
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1 week ago

Prefect description

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#33

One Cardboard Sign To Rule Them All

One Cardboard Sign To Rule Them All

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Hannah Edwards
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1 week ago

Horn broken watch for finger. Hilarious!

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#34

This Sign Cracks Me Up

This Sign Cracks Me Up

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~hUmMuS vIbEs~
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1 week ago

If you're going to fail, fail spectacularly!

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#35

The Sign Outside My Local Coffee Shop

The Sign Outside My Local Coffee Shop

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Dr Nostromo
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1 week ago

Oh, I'm gonna frame that.

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#36

Sign Posted At A Community Ball Field

Sign Posted At A Community Ball Field

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Michelle M
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1 week ago

'Well if he doesn't practice now, he won't get a college scholarship,' screamed Mrs Tanner.

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#37

Local Doughnut Shop Has Some Jokes

Local Doughnut Shop Has Some Jokes

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Jo Johannsen
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1 week ago

Truth!

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#38

We Were Cleaning Up Our Rental Vacation Home And Found Someone Had Left This Sign In Our Bathroom

We Were Cleaning Up Our Rental Vacation Home And Found Someone Had Left This Sign In Our Bathroom

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Bear Hall
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1 week ago

".. you have to provide your own entertainment though."

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#39

It’s My First Time Seeing A Funny Sign Like This

It’s My First Time Seeing A Funny Sign Like This

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YoyoSthlm
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1 week ago

Burn!! (but not the burgers please)

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#40

Wonder What The Story Behind This Is

Wonder What The Story Behind This Is

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Nixxy
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1 week ago

People were being dickheads and throwing their cigarettes on the ground. That’s the story behind it

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#41

The LED Sign Outside My School Today

The LED Sign Outside My School Today

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Dina Simoné
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1 week ago

<3

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#42

The Accuracy. Fuming

The Accuracy. Fuming

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Hannah Edwards
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1 week ago

And getting a hair in your mask is a new kind of hell.

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#43

This Sign In An Antique Store

This Sign In An Antique Store

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JoanieBalonie
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1 week ago

I've had a few garage sales. If it's priced for a quarter, they will still try to get it for a dime. It never stops.

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#44

This Sign Has Been Stolen Too Many Times I Guess

This Sign Has Been Stolen Too Many Times I Guess

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Dr Nostromo
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1 week ago

There's a street sign I've always been tempted to take in the area where I used to deliver parcels. It was a street sign for the intersection of Cherry & Beaver.

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#45

This Local Tattoo Studio Has A Sign At The Reception Counter

This Local Tattoo Studio Has A Sign At The Reception Counter

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Caro Caro
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1 week ago

That last sentence hahaha.

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#46

Sign My Dad Has Up At His House

Sign My Dad Has Up At His House

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Caro Caro
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1 week ago

CaroCaro feels sad now! And she got both her vaccines too.

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#47

My Dad Was Responsible For Our Neighbourhood Sign This Week, A Series

My Dad Was Responsible For Our Neighbourhood Sign This Week, A Series

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Nixxy
Community Member
1 week ago

Heads up: the egg came first since the shipping was lighter and the person who shipped it was actually responsible (and that is the true awnser to the question, for a chicken like animal laid the egg and then that egg hatched into a chicken)

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#48

Always Look Forward To A New Sign From Them

Always Look Forward To A New Sign From Them

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Caro Caro
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1 week ago

This is brilliant.

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#49

Saw This Sign While Out Working

Saw This Sign While Out Working

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lunar eclipse
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1 week ago

My bad

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#50

Went To Museum And They Had A Working Piano They Had This Sign

Went To Museum And They Had A Working Piano They Had This Sign

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Otter
Community Member
1 week ago

There's an old piano outside my local library, under the eaves where it won't be rained on. Little kids hammer on it, adults occasionally play lovely things, and even medium-size children put on a show. Every warm-weather library should have a community piano!

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