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Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby aronwidforss » Tue 10 Jan, 2017 10:18 pm

This one is from Småland, in southern Sweden. The closest reindeer was 500 km north. The caption is, "indoors as well".

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This is from an ordinary village in southern Sweden. Someone REALLY did not want visitors.

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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Snowzone » Wed 18 Jan, 2017 11:26 am

It's about time someone warned us about this risk.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby muffin man » Wed 18 Jan, 2017 4:00 pm

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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby neilmny » Wed 18 Jan, 2017 4:54 pm

And you better obey it, because a copper could be along any day now! :lol:
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Lophophaps » Wed 18 Jan, 2017 5:13 pm

Actually the sign may not be legal. As far as I'm aware, under all Australian jurisdictions there must be two signs delineating the extent of the NSAT (No Standing Any Time) or similar restricted areas. These signs are usually at a maximum of 200 (two hundred) metres and the NSAT cannot cross intersections within the meaning of the Road Safety Act, RS Regulations, or local equivilant. On balance of probability the sign has no effect at law.

Apart from that, LOL.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby tastrax » Wed 18 Jan, 2017 7:02 pm

There could be a reason for the no stopping.....

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No stopping


and certainly no overtaking

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Passing lanes?
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby north-north-west » Wed 05 Apr, 2017 12:42 pm

At the Cockle Creek walker registration booth . . .

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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Robert H » Wed 05 Apr, 2017 1:19 pm

Had a good laugh at that one when I saw it too.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby ribuck » Sun 09 Apr, 2017 8:32 pm

Very Large Wombats Ahead! Please drive with care.
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Horse-sized wombats ahead
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Lophophaps » Mon 10 Apr, 2017 7:10 am

Horse-sized wombats - not at all! The area is inhabited by very small horses and leprechauns. A conventional horse is easy to see, but the tiny ones blend in. This is why the sign was put up.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby ribuck » Mon 10 Apr, 2017 8:20 am

Also: "Beware of decapitation from kangaroos that don't jump quite high enough".
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Lophophaps » Mon 10 Apr, 2017 10:50 am

ribuck wrote:Also: "Beware of decapitation from kangaroos that don't jump quite high enough".

Oh yes, I missed that. Fortunately I'm used to crawling, keeping a low profile.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby MickyB » Sun 30 Apr, 2017 7:38 pm

At Eurobin Falls - Mt Buffalo.
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Postby GBW » Sun 30 Apr, 2017 7:53 pm

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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Snowzone » Sun 30 Apr, 2017 7:58 pm

Looks like the cassowaries may have damaged a few cars as well :0
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby eggs » Mon 01 May, 2017 11:03 am

I was reminded of this thread when reviewing some north Qld trip photos.
Given that many of the submissions are road side signs I will add this one:
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Lophophaps » Mon 01 May, 2017 11:30 am

The last three pics - LOL.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby ribuck » Fri 02 Jun, 2017 6:46 am

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This sign is near the entrance to Manu National Park, in the Amazon rainforest of Peru. Roughly translated, it says:

WARNING!
TRANSIT ZONE FOR UNCONTACTED INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

AVOID CONFLICTS:
Do not deliberately make contact.
Don't give clothes, food, equipment or anything else.
Don't take photographs (they may interpret the camera as a weapon).

In cases of contact, advise the Ministry of Culture.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Lophophaps » Fri 02 Jun, 2017 12:30 pm

Ribuck, there's a similar sign where the Mount Twynum track veers right and up to the summit and the track to Tate goes left and down. The sign warns day trippers about bushwalkers. I cannot recall what language is used.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby ribuck » Fri 02 Jun, 2017 5:21 pm

Oh, I do hope someone can post a photo of that sign, Lophophaps.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby rcaffin » Fri 02 Jun, 2017 10:07 pm

Lophophaps wrote:Ribuck, there's a similar sign where the Mount Twynum track veers right and up to the summit and the track to Tate goes left and down. The sign warns day trippers about bushwalkers. I cannot recall what language is used.

It's a few years since I walked along there, but it sticks in my mind that what the sign really says is a warning to Day Trippers to not go any further unless they are experienced walkers equipped for overnight. Which does of course make sense.

Me, I like the sign which used to be at Blue Lake Saddle: "If lost, wait here." Is it still there?

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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby ribuck » Sat 03 Jun, 2017 12:17 am

rcaffin wrote:Me, I like the sign which used to be at Blue Lake Saddle: "If lost, wait here."

This one ???

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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Nuts » Sat 03 Jun, 2017 4:00 pm

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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby ribuck » Sun 18 Jun, 2017 1:13 am

Where's the fun if you can't "do picnic" or "start plants"?

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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby ribuck » Sun 18 Jun, 2017 1:16 am

And where's the fun if you can't pick up the unexploded bombs that frequent Heysham Beach in England?

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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby davidf » Tue 20 Jun, 2017 9:23 am

I love tresspasers will be shot signs. In the southern highlands, shoulhaven, nowra areas. They are literal and I obey
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby rcaffin » Tue 20 Jun, 2017 10:38 am

Chuckle.
I did once see a pic of a sign which said
"Trespassers will be shot. Survivors will be shot again."

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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby north-north-west » Tue 20 Jun, 2017 1:07 pm

Some do it a little differently (seen this variation in a number of places, mainly Victoria's high country):

NO TRESPASSING
SURVIVORS WILL BE PROSECUTED

I like the subtlety and ambiguity of leaving you to work out exactly what you may have to survive in order to achieve prosecution.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby L_Cham_67 » Tue 20 Jun, 2017 4:20 pm

This was at the Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre in NSW.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby L_Cham_67 » Tue 20 Jun, 2017 4:41 pm

This wasn't on a bush walk, but was on a bike ride along the Timber Trail in NZ (which I guess one could walk if they wanted!)
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