History Main / SignsOfDisrepair

28th Jan '16 9:03:22 PM DialgaX
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* Baby changing stations are often victims of [[http://www.buzzfeed.com/copyranter/the-best-of-baby-changing-station-graffiti#.ikKpDXJmx vandalism]]. The most common "edit": baby [[spoiler:c]]hanging station.
19th Jan '16 10:50:44 AM nombretomado
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* The AbbottAndCostello movie ''Who Done It?'' also features a shootout on a rooftop. A light bulb-illuminated sign reading "VOTE FOR TOWNSEND PHELPS" gets shot up to read "SEND HELP", then again at the finish of the movie to read "END".
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* The AbbottAndCostello Creator/AbbottAndCostello movie ''Who Done It?'' also features a shootout on a rooftop. A light bulb-illuminated sign reading "VOTE FOR TOWNSEND PHELPS" gets shot up to read "SEND HELP", then again at the finish of the movie to read "END".
16th Jan '16 1:55:24 AM Anddrix
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** At one point, the show was [[{{Cancellation}} cancelled]] by the [[{{Creator/Fox}} Fox Network]], then was purchased and [[UnCanceled brought back]] by Creator/ComedyCentral. The movies produced by Comedy Central had the characters [[WriterOnBoard spewing]] an [[OverlyLongGag incredible amount]] of ''extremely'' [[{{Anvilicious}} heavy handed]] [[TakeThat vitriol]] against the [[ExecutiveMeddling executives]] at the "[[CaptainErsatz Box Network]]", who were portrayed as gibbering morons who didn't have the intelligence of yogurt. Just to make sure that [[ViewersAreMorons everyone knew who all that hatred was actually aimed at]], the sign on the side of the Box Network building had a flickering "B" that sometimes appeared as an "F".
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** At one point, the show was [[{{Cancellation}} cancelled]] by the [[{{Creator/Fox}} Fox Network]], then was purchased and [[UnCanceled brought back]] by Creator/ComedyCentral. The movies produced by Comedy Central had the characters [[WriterOnBoard spewing]] an [[OverlyLongGag incredible amount]] of ''extremely'' [[{{Anvilicious}} heavy handed]] [[TakeThat vitriol]] against the [[ExecutiveMeddling executives]] at the "[[CaptainErsatz Box Network]]", who were portrayed as gibbering morons who didn't have the intelligence of yogurt. Just to make sure that [[ViewersAreMorons everyone knew who all that hatred was actually aimed at]], at, the sign on the side of the Box Network building had a flickering "B" that sometimes appeared as an "F".
6th Jan '16 8:01:59 AM Ulkomaalainen
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That is the beauty of only a link entries - now that the link is gone and the entry doesn't explain anything, it can just go away
* ''Creator/ElviraMistressOfTheDark'' has [[http://www.tangibledreams.net/elvira/media/stills/motd0267.jpg this]] NotSafeForWork accident.
21st Dec '15 4:11:45 PM dissembly14b
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* There's nothing as funny as the first time you see a waffle house with the w missing.
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* There's Apparently there's nothing as funny as the first time you see a waffle house with the w missing.missing, but for some tropers it may be unclear why.
26th Nov '15 5:37:20 PM eroock
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Often used to create or highlight an unintended innuendo, such as "Public Library" becoming "Pubic Library". Also used in many AfterTheFall and FutureImperfect scenarios.
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Often used to create or highlight an unintended innuendo, such as "Public Library" becoming "Pubic Library". Also used in many AfterTheFall and FutureImperfect scenarios. Compare the comedic version CensoredForComedy.
13th Nov '15 12:48:59 AM TheCuza
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* In ''Series/CornerGas'', Dog River has a grocery store that presumably once had a sign that read "FOOD MARKET", but some of the letters have fallen off, making it the "FOO MART", which is what several characters have actually called it on the show.
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* In ''Series/CornerGas'', Dog River has a grocery store that presumably once had a sign that read saying "FOOD MARKET", but some of the letters have fallen off, making it the "FOO MART", which is what several characters has become an in-universe name for it. They even have actually called it on a jingle. -->"Who's smart? Thou art! When you shop at the show.Foo Mart!"

** ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' has the town of Novac. The town's main building is an old roadside motel. The neon sign is mostly destroyed, except for the letters NOVAC in the NO VACANCY part of the sign. ** The Lucky 38's marquee advertises a "Revol{T}ing Cocktail Lounge"
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** ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' has the town of Novac. The name comes from the motel that serves as the town's main building is an old roadside motel. The neon sign is mostly destroyed, except for building, where "NO VAC" are the only remaining letters NOVAC in on the NO VACANCY part of the sign. ** "NO VACANCY" sign outside. *** The Lucky 38's marquee advertises a "Revol{T}ing Cocktail Lounge"
8th Nov '15 4:14:55 PM IncoG5nito
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** Don't forget "Rub hands gently under [[spoiler:w]]arm [[spoiler:air]]".

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* If every other letter in a HOOTERS sign burns out? H O E S.
5th Nov '15 1:54:09 PM Morgenthaler
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* The short lived sitcom version of ''HotLBaltimore''.
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* The short lived sitcom version of ''HotLBaltimore''.''Series/HotLBaltimore''.

* ''KidsIncorporated'' takes place in a club called The Palace, but the first A on the neon sign is missing, so it's just The Place.
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* ''KidsIncorporated'' ''Series/KidsIncorporated'' takes place in a club called The Palace, but the first A on the neon sign is missing, so it's just The Place.

* In the India Special episode of ''TopGear'', the trio's attempt to promote "BRITISH I.T. FOR YOUR COMPANY" to Indian companies went pear-shaped when the sign ripped in two between the second 'I' and the 'S' in "BRITISH". On the opposite site, "EAT ENGLISH MUFFINS" also had the "INS" at the end torn off.
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* In the India Special episode of ''TopGear'', ''Series/TopGear'', the trio's attempt to promote "BRITISH I.T. FOR YOUR COMPANY" to Indian companies went pear-shaped when the sign ripped in two between the second 'I' and the 'S' in "BRITISH". On the opposite site, "EAT ENGLISH MUFFINS" also had the "INS" at the end torn off.

* ''MonsterGarage'' features this in the opening to display the show's title. After a computer animation of a sport-utility vehicle entering the garage and getting hooked up to cables, we pan over to the garage's sign. Until it gets struck by lightning, the sign reads "Si'''mon Ster'''n's '''Garage'''."
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* ''MonsterGarage'' ''Series/MonsterGarage'' features this in the opening to display the show's title. After a computer animation of a sport-utility vehicle entering the garage and getting hooked up to cables, we pan over to the garage's sign. Until it gets struck by lightning, the sign reads "Si'''mon Ster'''n's '''Garage'''."
3rd Nov '15 6:59:31 PM Kartoonkid95
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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'', Spinelli becomes a laughingstock when she accidentally calls Ms. Grotke "Mama". As she tries to run away from her taunting classmates, she finds a neon sign reading "MANNY MATT'S GRILL", which flickers so that it now reads "MA MA'S GRLL".
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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'', Spinelli becomes a laughingstock when she accidentally calls Ms. Grotke "Mama". "Mama", causing her peers to call her "Mama's Girl". As she tries to run away from her taunting classmates, the constant teasing, she finds a neon sign reading "MANNY MATT'S GRILL", which flickers so that it now reads "MA MA'S GRLL".

* In ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' episode "Hassle in the Castle", Timmy goes inside Cosmo and Wanda's fishbowl castle to look for the Godkid Hall of Fame, where they picture their best godkids. He comes across a door with the sign "HALL OF FAM" above it, making him assume that's the place and go inside; afterwards, the rest of the letters flicker on to reveal it's actually the Hall of Infamy, where they picture their worst godkids.
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' episode "Hassle in the Castle", Timmy goes inside Cosmo and Wanda's fishbowl castle to look for the Godkid Hall of Fame, where they picture their best godkids. He comes across a door with the sign "HALL OF FAM" above it, making him assume and assumes that's the place and go inside; afterwards, place; after he goes inside, the rest of the letters flicker on to reveal it's actually the Hall of Infamy, where they picture their worst godkids.god kids. * In ''[[WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones A Flintstone Family Christmas]]'', Fred lights a neon rock sign on his house, with the words "MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM THE FLINTSTONES HOUSE TO YOURS!". Afterward, the electric eel the sign is hooked up to sneezes and causes the sign to explode, the remaining letters of which now appear to read "FATSO'S HOUSE'.
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