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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby ribuck » Fri 12 Aug, 2016 8:35 pm

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Above is the context for the sign that I posted yesterday. The sign is from the Eating World food court in Sydney's Chinatown.

Now here's one for today. It's from Mark Moxon's website.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby ribuck » Sat 13 Aug, 2016 7:20 pm

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Near Katoomba Falls.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby paul_gee » Mon 15 Aug, 2016 9:00 am

This wasn't in the wilderness - it was on a train from Kraków to Warszawa in Poland. The captions are mine.

It was actually to warn against throwing your rubbish out the window. :mrgreen:

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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby ribuck » Mon 15 Aug, 2016 6:01 pm

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Lost is a village in Scotland.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby north-north-west » Tue 16 Aug, 2016 2:22 pm

ribuck wrote:
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Near Katoomba Falls.

It needs to be a LOT bigger.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby ribuck » Tue 16 Aug, 2016 5:14 pm

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This toilet is at the free council campsite where the Kings Highway crosses the Shoalhaven River near Braidwood. Nice place, by the way. Why do you think people under 18 should need to be accompanied by their parents in this toilet?

It turns out there is a reason. Inside the dunny, the can is much wider than usual. A small child could easily fall down it, into a swimming pool of sh*t below, which is deep enough to be out of reach without a rope. I cannot imagine why they put up this sign, instead of affixing a seat with a narrower hole atop the can. Or the council could provide a rope and a lifering in the cubicles.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby ribuck » Wed 17 Aug, 2016 5:24 pm

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Lots of magical wildlife on the Cape Otway Road (which incidentally leads to an overpriced lighthouse).

And that's all the photos from my sign collection for now.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby north-north-west » Wed 17 Aug, 2016 6:49 pm

Again, not exactly wilderness - the Oodnadatta Track.
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This is one of my favourites.


There were heaps of others that didn't get photographed.
"DYB DYB DYB" was pretty good as was "DIP.ITTY.DOO.DAH", but the piece de resistance . . .
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The best.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby lseries92 » Thu 18 Aug, 2016 4:28 pm

Again - not quite in the wilderness ... Seen on the Mereenie Loop Road in 2003 heading from Kings Canyon to Hermannsberg in the Red Centre.

The first in the place of a warning sign for a sweeping left hand bend that is a little sharper than it looks (at least at 100kph on dirt) ...

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and the second to let you know it is fine to resume your previous pace ...

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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby north-north-west » Thu 18 Aug, 2016 6:36 pm

Ah yes, I have shots of those barrells too. They'd flashed up the signs a bit the last time I went through. Pity - there's something about the old ones . . .
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Lizzy » Mon 22 Aug, 2016 9:09 am

Yep- another useful sign
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby north-north-west » Mon 22 Aug, 2016 9:40 am

Nice one, Lizzy. As always, you have to read the fine print.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Snowzone » Wed 02 Nov, 2016 6:59 pm

It's the track to ???
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Lophophaps » Wed 02 Nov, 2016 7:33 pm

Is that informative sign at KNP?
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby neilmny » Wed 02 Nov, 2016 8:13 pm

This one (unofficial???) is as uninformative as yours Snowzone but just maybe the tape bands mean more than I realise?
This is the bottom of massive washout below Cathedral Rock.

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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Snowzone » Thu 03 Nov, 2016 10:09 am

neilmny wrote:This one (unofficial???) is as uninformative as yours Snowzone but just maybe the tape bands mean more than I realise?
This is the bottom of massive washout below Cathedral Rock

Yes have been up that washout and beyond to the top of Cathedral Rock Neil, there are a few unofficial signs such as garden mats on trees further up as well.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Snowzone » Thu 03 Nov, 2016 10:11 am

Lophophaps wrote:Is that informative sign at KNP?
In the vicinity of the Pilot Lophophaps.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby neilmny » Thu 03 Nov, 2016 6:50 pm

Snowzone wrote:
neilmny wrote:This one (unofficial???) is as uninformative as yours Snowzone but just maybe the tape bands mean more than I realise?
This is the bottom of massive washout below Cathedral Rock

Yes have been up that washout and beyond to the top of Cathedral Rock Neil, there are a few unofficial signs such as garden mats on trees further up as well.


Yes we saw that garden mat but I didn't photograph it. We bombed out by continuing up the washout as we didn't realise it was a track mark. It would have been much nicer to contour/siddle up from the garden mat tree. The washout from that point was B! steep. According to my GPS around 50% near the very top. Very nasty :roll:
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Lophophaps » Thu 03 Nov, 2016 7:32 pm

Snowzone wrote:
Lophophaps wrote:Is that informative sign at KNP?
In the vicinity of the Pilot Lophophaps.


Thanks. It looked like a SP near Cool Plain, the now very overgrown track.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby MickyB » Fri 09 Dec, 2016 8:58 am

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I wonder if they had a proofreader
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Lophophaps » Fri 09 Dec, 2016 9:33 am

LOL! If I saw a subbing mistake like that I'd be cross. I saw a newsagent with a big sign "Stationary". Correct, the newsagent was not moving.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby MickyB » Fri 09 Dec, 2016 10:18 am

Whenever I see a lookout sign I always think of The Farside comic

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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby north-north-west » Fri 09 Dec, 2016 2:51 pm

:D :lol:
Got to love Gary Larson. I still remember the first time we saw one of his cartoons. One of the shipwreck ones. Took half the day before I got the joke (and then had to explain it to the jerk and a couple of other mates) but he had me hooked. Especially with the diving cartoons.
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Lophophaps » Fri 09 Dec, 2016 4:09 pm

Micky, you maniac! Now I'll have to change my clothes and find a dry seat. I have a vision of a highway with a sign "lane ends" and a brick wall in the lane. The following is not a sign, just a funny.

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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby awildland » Mon 02 Jan, 2017 7:29 pm

Here's my collection of signs found while walking in Western Australia, our most dangerous state by the looks of things.

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and my favourite and final...

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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Tue 03 Jan, 2017 8:28 am

awildland wrote:Western Australia, our most dangerous state by the looks of things.


Sheesh looks that way :roll:

Only thing missing is this:
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby neilmny » Tue 03 Jan, 2017 9:58 am

Lophophaps wrote:Micky, you maniac! Now I'll have to change my clothes and find a dry seat. I have a vision of a highway with a sign "lane ends" and a brick wall in the lane. The following is not a sign, just a funny.

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Just saw this one Lops. Very funny and it is only just when you think about it :lol:

Awildland, that lot just about did my head in :lol:
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby awildland » Fri 06 Jan, 2017 5:39 am

Walk_fat boy_walk wrote: Only thing missing is this:


:lol: :lol:

neilmny wrote: Awildland, that lot just about did my head in :lol:


There were a couple of others I didn't get photos of - Landslip Risk Area was another one of them. Must have been a special offer - buy one exclamation mark and get 10 free.

Funny how you never see big signs like this in supermarket junk food aisles or on roads and cars.....hmmmm....

I like the idea of a general 'Life Risk Area' sign. That would also be handy - Do not jump or dive in, Turn back now unless you are: fit and agile, wearing sturdy footwear, prepared to encounter loose and slippery [insert relevant noun here].... :D
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Re: Interesting Signs in the wilderness.

Postby ribuck » Fri 06 Jan, 2017 6:17 pm

The best sign would be one that says "You are now leaving the nanny state zone".
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