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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Kevin Roads » Wed Apr 21, 2021 19:41

I think this is fairly old https://maps.app.goo.gl/Mxzjd69KbRpMkej89 and it's a bit more manky than in the GSV photo.

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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Kevin Roads » Thu Apr 22, 2021 20:57

Passed this today https://maps.app.goo.gl/iZ1f15RmPZg4i6aS6 and it's even a bit more faded and weatherbeaten than in this link.

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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Rambo » Thu Apr 22, 2021 21:15

Kevin Roads wrote:
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Passed this today https://maps.app.goo.gl/iZ1f15RmPZg4i6aS6 and it's even a bit more faded and weatherbeaten than in this link.
lovely.

Along similar lines is this in Southport.
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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Kevin Roads » Thu Apr 22, 2021 21:49

Nice one, Rambo. I'm out and about tomorrow so will keep my eyes peeled for any more specimens.

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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Kevin Roads » Fri Apr 23, 2021 20:05

Another blue border spotted by my OH today https://maps.app.goo.gl/FLsr1NEfXdxhMCnX8

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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Rambo » Fri Apr 23, 2021 20:26

Kevin Roads wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 20:05
Another blue border spotted by my OH today https://maps.app.goo.gl/FLsr1NEfXdxhMCnX8
Ah the Cross Foxes. used to pass here regularly years ago. Certainly a great drive from here down towards Talyllyn Lake or towards to Corris / Mach.
I really ought to take a trip around there for nostalgia as i've only starting capturing road signs in the last couple of years.

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Post by crazyknightsfan » Sat Apr 24, 2021 07:00

Blue border on one side and really manky on the other: https://goo.gl/maps/jV3ycsFYikGQgF5c6

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Post by crazyknightsfan » Sat Apr 24, 2021 07:03

Very manky Pre-Worboys sign on the A4159 near Aberstwyth
https://goo.gl/maps/VDomcp9Rh5fb4W7q7

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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Kevin Roads » Sat Apr 24, 2021 15:19

As mentioned in the pre-Worboys thread, here's the other Nantmor sign https://maps.app.goo.gl/VUs5uCgGHrjCb72v5 spotted today.

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Post by Gareth Thomas » Wed Apr 28, 2021 14:10

This hard to read sign at Whitfield. Ugh.
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Re: Manky Signs

Post by James1978 » Sun May 02, 2021 09:08

https://www.google.com/maps/@54.6096323 ... 312!8i6656

This one stood out to me when I went to get my Covid vaccine at Bishop Auckland last week - it looked far worse than it did in 2016 here!

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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Alderpoint » Sun May 02, 2021 17:44

I thought tourist signs were supposed to be brown.
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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Rambo » Sun May 02, 2021 18:18

Not posted one for a while. Here's an old school one in Southport. ok.. i'll admit it's not at all that manky but the posts make it qualify :D
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Re: Manky Signs

Post by vlad » Mon May 03, 2021 20:31

Given the length of this thread it's possible this sign has been posted before. However, given I drove past it the other day I felt it was worth mentioning.
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Re: Manky Signs

Post by the cheesecake man » Tue May 04, 2021 20:28

Alderpoint wrote:
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I thought tourist signs were supposed to be brown.
All tourist signs are brown but some are more brown than others.

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Post by skiddaw05 » Tue May 11, 2021 12:25

Another feast for the eyes....I've not seen one of these for ages. Do the AA still put signs out?

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Post by Rambo » Wed May 12, 2021 17:55

Was looking at these faded chevrons the other day. Theyre made of metal, screwed to a wooden fence and look pretty old.
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Post by Rambo » Wed May 12, 2021 17:57

Clean me!
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Re: Manky Signs

Post by Kevin Roads » Wed May 12, 2021 20:20

Rambo wrote:
Tue Jan 19, 2021 20:22
Kevin Roads wrote:
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An axle weight (2 or 3 Tons, can't make out which) https://maps.app.goo.gl/aKBzWZFqZYzot6cJA.

I think these went out of the TSRGD a while ago.
There is probably loads of obsolete stuff on these quiet country lanes. But are they still there? A lot of GSV images were recorded around 2009 but some of these places haven't had a visit since..
Rambo, this is the only link that I posted for which I hadn't actually seen the sign and I said that I'd hopefully be in that area soon and would let you know if it was still there. Well, I passed it just last week and it has, unfortunately, been replaced by a current 2T sign. Boring!

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