Manky Signs

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Big L wrote: Mon Jun 27, 2022 18:26
Rambo wrote: Mon Jun 27, 2022 17:03
Big L wrote: Mon Jun 27, 2022 15:00
That one is pretty filthy. Just being old is not manky.
Perhaps you could change the title of the thread as i’ve suggested a number of times in the past to include all obsolete/manky etc. Or a separate thread.?
I’m not going through 65 pages of this thread splitting manky and old :shock:
I'm not suggesting that. but quite a lot of old / obsolete fall into the manky catagory and members like to post a bit of both. So your original post came across as a little flippant to me with the insinuation that a lot of images posted here are not welcome or interesting.
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Patience is not a virtue - it's a concept invented by the dozy beggars who are unable to think quickly enough.
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Saw this in a car park in Yeovil.

A very odd sign, which says
Caution
Avoid Petrol Spillage
& Fire Risk
Please
Park your Vehicle
with the filler cap on
the higher side
Make poetry history.

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IMHO "manky" can encompass many things including dirty, faded, discoloured and worn.

8-) Wyaston has a satisfying combination of all of those.
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A game of hangman to complete the sign?
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One that I posted quite a while ago as a Streetview link but have managed to take a photo, showing it's still there in all its manky gloriousness:
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This one is just down the road from the sign in my previous photo and has been posted by someone else but I thought it's always worth keeping an eye on what's still about:
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A nice display of mank in Tideswell, and not terribly useful either, but does have a fine statue to guard it.
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Speaking of brown tourist signs, I saw this one recently - the sign doesn't look old at all apart from the brown patch!

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This one that I pass regularly is in the "too many modifications" category of mankiness. It's reached a point where it's getting hard to work out which blocks of text belong together and which words belong to which phrases.
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Clean new sign for the side road, so why weren't the dirty browning signs to Bakewell and Monyash replaced as well?
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Fairly grubby but also of an unusally-large size:
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