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Fake.

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I tried searching for the photograph, but nothing came up in my attempts at it for TOLL and OTHER MEANS OF PAYMENT other than they also accept checks or credit cards.

But the photograph does appear manipulated by judging the photo has been saved more than once and the other pictures are loosing pixel clarity.

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I wouldn't discount the possibility that the sign is real, and the portion on the bottom left actually depicts something innocuous but looks a little risque from a distance (e.g., it's supposed to represent a person dropping change into a toll collection basket).

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Greek in the search engine turned this page up:
http://www.clickhere.gr/pictures/picturegr.asp?PIC_ID=836

Also in this collection:
http://www.filaki.gr/images_cat.php?start=9&len=9&icID=7&orderby=insertdate

ETA: Certainly is in a lot of places making fun of Greek signs:
http://homepages.pathfinder.gr/ddrs/Ffh-2-ptfndr/tropoi-plhromhs-diodion.jpg
from: http://homepages.pathfinder.gr/ddrs/Hellas-Real-fan-fotos.html

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James G.
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Used Bablefish to check the translation and it appears correct according to that, so its not just a simple job of shopping just the English words.

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They all appear to be the same picture with different superimposed marks so there must be an original out there somewhere. My uneducated guess is that the sign is (or was) real.

ETA: Oh, duh. The third link on my last post has no superimpositions.

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According to link 3, "Ways of payment [Greek to me] on a road in Attica"
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Found this pic , thanks to the Attica Road tip.

More ammunition for fake.

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