Some businesses might have reopened but the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread throughout the world. Naturally, some shop owners want to protect themselves, their employees, and their customers, so they put up signs asking clients to come in through the door wearing face masks. Easy, right? Nope!

Unfortunately, some customers see wearing a mask as a political issue and refuse to put one on. This increases the risk of Covid-19 spreading, so stores have had to get… creative with their signs. Bored Panda has collected some of the wittiest, funniest, and most blunt ‘wear a mask’ signs that shops and restaurants have put up. Upvote your faves and let us know which ones you like best and why.

Bored Panda spoke to Sarah Bingham, one of the co-owners of the vintage clothing shop Antique Sugar, whose hard-hitting and dark sign made a huge splash on the web. She told us all about how she feels about getting so much attention, about the anti-maskers who are sending her hate mail, and whether or not she thinks she’s changed anyone’s mind about putting on a mask.

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Vic
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4 months ago (edited)

SING IT! We will we will block you!!

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21 Businesses That Got Rid Of Their Polite "Please Wear A Mask" Signs And Put Up New Ones As People Don't Listen

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Linda HS
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4 months ago

I spat my coffee. There are coffee stains on my cat...again...

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NinjaWolfy94
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4 months ago

I like this one the most xD

Emily Barnes
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4 months ago

Me too

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mph seti
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4 months ago

This one is my favorite as well. It's accurate. Anti-maskers are selfish. Period. They care more about their minor comfort (and possibly appearance as well) than the health and well-being of literally everyone else around them.

Aragorn II Elessar
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4 months ago

Or they’re idiots perpetuating their right to “freedom of expression”

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Freya the Wanderer
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4 months ago

A mask today is better than a ventilator tomorrow.

Id row
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4 months ago

But they've been waving the constitution and the flag at the virus showing it who's boss. You mean that's not working?

dev mehta
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4 months ago

Are anti-maskers same as anti-vaxxers?

Aragorn II Elessar
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4 months ago

They use about the same logic

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Raine Soo
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4 months ago

This one is sheer poetry, and the absolute truth.

Aria Whitaker
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4 months ago

Yeeeaaahhh!!!!!

LuAnn Burke
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4 months ago

Where can I buy this sign? I need 10

Vernice Aure
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4 months ago

Oooo... Burn... 🔥🔥🔥

Cameron Metcalf
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4 months ago

yes because i only care about myself even tho im carrying a baby for another person, about to go donate blood, just got done cleaning 2 other houses for some elderly people and just picked up the trash on the side of the highway! jk im only 12 but u get the point.....

Carmen Honacker
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4 months ago

OMG, pure gold!

sharron lynn parsons
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4 months ago

Fantastic !!!

Tim McAdams
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4 months ago

Lol...coronavirus...the greatest scam on the world since centralized banking...and the brain-dead sheep are the ones wearing the masks...😏🇺🇲

LuAnn Burke
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4 months ago

I WANT one of these!! I wonder where they got it from

Kim Stepka
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4 months ago

😁

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4 months ago

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Ruh Roh
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4 months ago

Lol, this sign is the best!

Rosemary
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4 months ago

Love it, love it, love it - I would like to put a big sign like that at the end of my path, as I am shielding and do not want anyone who is not wearing a mask anywhere near me.

Maria Bumbac
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4 months ago

Stop the terrorism . The anti vaxxers became the maskers. You cant impose a person what to put into and to her body! This version that the virus is spread like this has NEVER been proven! and Forbid the access to ressources because your terrorism is an act that should be sued in justice!

Emyo Jennifer Nakayama
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4 months ago

Good and to the point!

Justine Williams
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4 months ago

😂

Annette Cerreta
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4 months ago

Nailed it!

Tugg Ster
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4 months ago

Love this!

ebony1k124 touch
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4 months ago

I love it!!

Jonahs Mrs
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4 months ago

Brutal...but brilliant Perfection 😘x

Lydia Coy
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4 months ago

Not funny im asthmatic and cant wear masks

Michael Hill
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4 months ago

I have blood blisters on my lungs so masks give me a hard time when I wear them in shops.

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Lydia Coy
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4 months ago

Not funny im athsmatic i cant wear masks

Suzanne Dunne
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4 months ago

That's very good

Tiffany Marie
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4 months ago

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I don't wear a mask.. It's saving me a ton of money!!

Monika Soffronow
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4 months ago (edited)

You have already shown the level of your general awareness of how things in this world work in another post on this thread. All other equally asinine comments of yours are superfluous. You have some growing up to do, and please, please, please, get a grip on reality. You yourself may be young and healthy, but how would it make you feel if you were the cause of your grandmother or your elderly neighbour dying from Covid-19? Not everything is about you!

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Sarah, who has co-owned Antique Sugar with her friend Annamarie Sanchez for the past 10 years, told Bored Panda that she never imagined that the sign she came up with would blow up the way that it did.

She said she expected only the people who come into the shop to see it. However, she posted a photo of the sign on her personal Facebook page where she asked people if they thought it was too dark. “It was immediately shared several times, and from there someone posted it on Reddit and it took off.”

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Valquerys
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4 months ago

This sign is a passive aggressive me

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Queen Jackson.
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4 months ago (edited)

Hardy har har. Take my upvote

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4 months ago

Now there is a reason!

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Sarah confirmed that they’ve been getting lots of hate mail. “From what I’ve seen in some of the hate mail we’ve been receiving, the most vehement anti-maskers seem to be far-right politically. They seem to have the ‘don’t tread on me’ mindset. They really don’t want to be told what to do by me, or scientists, or the government, or the media. Which is fine, but in the same sentence, they threaten to report us for violating the ADA.”

She revealed that in her opinion, she doubts that she changed the mind of anyone who had a solid opinion about mask-wearing before she posted the sign. “But I also haven’t had any non-mask-wearing people in the shop since it went up. So I’m declaring my personal battle a victory.”

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Maiun
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4 months ago

That's me!

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J. Zingler
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4 months ago

"Nice" signs barely ever work though.......

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NinjaWolfy94
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4 months ago

Oof...

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There have been over 11.4 million cases of people infected with the coronavirus worldwide; more than half a million people have died from the illness. The United States has more than 2.89 million cases, the most in the entire world. Brazil is in second place with over 1.6 million infected while India has nearly 698k cases.

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Vic
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4 months ago

Karen has gone from a name, to a trait identifier. I feel bad for all the good Karen's out there.

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Lucka Rakowska
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4 months ago

If it is in sexshop... then it is appropriate ;)

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Bill
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4 months ago

Can I still take all my clothes off if I choose to wear my mask?

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Catlady6000
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4 months ago

I've seen this one on BP ABOUT 4 times now, and I still like it!

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ADHORTATOR
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4 months ago

Grab them by the money....

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Tabitha L
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4 months ago

No titty or sock money!! The best line on a sign.

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Gemjoybug
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4 months ago

The best

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Valquerys
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4 months ago (edited)

The monsters are still better than the Karens who stay literally 1 inch away from each other. Guess the monsters are us...

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Animal Lover
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4 months ago

At first I thought it said vs receipt in parentheses

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NinjaWolfy94
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4 months ago (edited)

Ayy, Aussie social distancing twist? I like it.

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J. Zingler
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4 months ago

But they say Canadians are polite people?

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Kel Gal
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4 months ago

No mask, no tacos????? Now that’s CRUEL!!! 🤣🤣🤣

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slackjack
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4 months ago

Those are some nasty lookin feet.

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