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Old 12-24-2020, 10:57 AM   #1
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Default Signs, back in the day

Let's hear of the catchy signs you remember seeing, "back in the day".

I'll start w/one I remember seeing in the old barber shop/pool room, "No swearing, especially when children are around"
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Old 12-24-2020, 11:43 AM   #2
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lucky strike means fine tobacco
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Old 12-24-2020, 02:06 PM   #3
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Old 12-24-2020, 02:55 PM   #4
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Saw both signs in an auto repair shop:

All complaints are referred to our complaint manager Helen Waite. If you have a complaint, go to Helen Waite.

I only take one complaint a day. Today is not your day!
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Old 12-24-2020, 03:32 PM   #5
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Bowling Alley sign......”Perfect is 300....300 is worth $1,000!”
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Old 12-24-2020, 05:32 PM   #6
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No caulks in the bar!
Also just “no caulks “ in the entrance of grocery stores.
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Old 12-24-2020, 10:16 PM   #7
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Caulks ... that made me laugh. Some of the towns in Notthern Michign were said to "roll up" the wooden plank sidewalks when the boys were coming to town.

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Old 12-24-2020, 10:22 PM   #8
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Flats fixed 1.50...'in god we trust, all others pay cash'
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Old 12-24-2020, 11:01 PM   #9
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lucky strike means fine tobacco
GIs use to say "Lord save me from Texas".
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Old 12-24-2020, 11:04 PM   #10
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Use to be a sign in the Pentagon photo lab which said "If you want a better picture, bring a better face".
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Old 12-24-2020, 11:36 PM   #11
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From the office of my high school gym teacher”: Winners necer cheat, and cheaters never win.

From Henry Ford, supposedly in his office: “ The honor of a mechanic is that he works just as hard when the Boss is away as he does when the Boss is near.”
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Old 12-25-2020, 06:27 AM   #12
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“ Through these doors, walk the finest people in the world, my customers! “
Above the doors to my father’s dealership.
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Old 12-25-2020, 08:05 AM   #13
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In God we trust all others pay CASH.
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Old 12-25-2020, 08:46 AM   #14
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Eat a live toad the first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.
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Old 12-25-2020, 09:27 AM   #15
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OK I give up, I'm from Texas where we say yonder as a measure of distance, what is "caulk" besides the stuff we put around winders
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Old 12-25-2020, 09:33 AM   #16
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Over my favorite burger (and other) bar in college

Our credit manager is Helen Waite
If you want credit go to Helen Waite
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Old 12-25-2020, 09:36 AM   #17
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Don't Let Your Arm
Stick Out Too Far
It May Go Home
In Another Car
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Old 12-25-2020, 10:00 AM   #18
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I recall that one of the teachers in the high school that I attended had this posted on his chalk board the first day of school one year:

"He who knows not, and knows not that he knows not, usually winds up in this class. ..."
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From a photography studio: Photos that look like you $ 10
Photos that don't look like you $20
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Yellow stop �� signs,road signs with glass reflectors, cast iron signs in Pennsylvania in towns with founding dates , also signs for Boston Store that had how many miles away you were from store in Erie Pa.
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