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Photos Wank ? A Funny Name For A German Town

Discussion in 'All Non Military Discussion' started by Bombardier, Sep 10, 2006.


  1. Bombardier

    Bombardier Admin & Arbiter Staff Member Site Admin

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    I took a picture of this road sign a long time ago while driving home from Germany.
    I couldnt resist it as it made me laugh so much. Cant seem to find the one I took but it is tucked away somewhere

    Here is the sign

    wank.jpg
     
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  2. John A Silkstone United Kingdom

    John A Silkstone Mi General MI.Net Member

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    My word bombardier, that photo brought back some memories. Wank had the last petrol station in Germany they we could use our cheap petrol coupons at. So I’d fill up the car with petrol plus two jerry cans and drive home to England, then I stop there on the way back with nearly an empty tank to fill up again. It was a lot cheaper than the petrol in the UK.

    In the south of Germany there’s a place called Wankum.

    Silky
     
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  3. Bombardier

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    Hmm..... I think we have got this the wrong way round mate, this pick may have been taken in the south whilst on a Snow Queen exercise. Wasnt Wankum the town with the last filling station ?

    Oh how my memory gets in mucking fuddle (Y)
     
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  4. Drone_pilot United Kingdom

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    Yes at the end of Route 3
     
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  5. Matzos United Kingdom

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    Who said the Germans were boring.
    Just think, if someone in this country asked where you lived and you said Wank. I do not think it would go down to well.......solaf
     
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  6. John A Silkstone United Kingdom

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    Well done Bombardier, I’m going to give you 10 out of 10 for spotting my deliberate mistake.

    Silky
     
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    After the latest 'Big Brother' - they'd just think you had Tourettes Syndrome!! solaf
     
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    Yup, Ex Snow Queen! Nesselwang was great skiing and drinking and you weren't too far away from Neuschwanstein, the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang castle!
    I did Snow Queen in '87 - anyone else on then? If so, what hut?
     
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    what is going on you guys have been there?
     
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  10. Advisor

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    Are people living in Wank called Wankers?? :D
     
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  11. Bombardier

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    I guess so mate :eek:
     
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    There is a mountain in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria that is called Wank.
    There is also a hut on it called Wank-Haus (Wank-house).
    When I was in the army, we did a mountain tour onto the top of the Wank.
    Last summer when I went to Garmisch on the Autobahn, I spotted a sign on the side of the road that said: Wank-Haus open/offen!welc.

    wankhaus.jpg
     
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  13. Reloader

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    This just gets better and better! :cool:
     
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  14. Bombardier

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    A bit rude but funny eh?
     
  15. Bombardier

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    I know a few old army buddies that would love to go to the house of Wank
    :cool:
     
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  16. Bombardier

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    Yes mate
     
  17. Bombardier

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    Anybody seen any other funny street signs or town/city names ?

    Here is a follow on from my first post (still makes me chuckle :D)
    well done ,=ger

    wankbahn.jpg
     
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    Not sure if these are real but they are very funny
    kiek_kok_street.jpg Funny-Street-Sign-Chik-Fuk.jpg
     
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    This cant be real but it is very funny.

    secret nuke bunker.jpg

    And this one is a classic

    car-bombs-must-exit.jpg
     
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