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I would like a copy of some of the safety signs/posters within Portal. Are they available within the Portal 2 folder somewhere?

Example poster: "Know your paradoxes! In the event of a rogue AI ..."

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Unfortunately, the Portal 2 engine uses a different version of their texture format, so you won't be able to open them for the forseeable future, until the tools are updated. – user56 Apr 24 '11 at 21:10
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While Arda Xi's comment seems to imply that you won't be able to grab them from the game folder, this guy on Reddit and this guy have been uploading hi-res images of the posters somehow(perhaps recreating them themselves?), so if you want them, here are a few:

Paradoxes Accidents Hurt Future You

Also, if you're interested in buying prints of the posters, Valve is selling them in the Valve store: here are the underground posters, the 1940s posters, and the "My boss is a robot".

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The post accompanying those files include an Illustrator source file. In other words, he has been recreating them himself. Pretty impressive, to be honest. – user56 Apr 24 '11 at 21:30
By the way, two of those posters were made by BHCS, not the guy you linked. – user56 Apr 27 '11 at 11:55
@Arda Strange, could have sworn I saw him post the other two as well. Thanks for the tip. – Mana Apr 27 '11 at 13:07

Turns out I was wrong. Someone uploaded all of the posters to their imgur account. Here's the link:

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Awesome, thanks. There are plenty of here but the images in the accepted solution are higher res. – Haphazard Apr 25 '11 at 22:03
@Haphazard That's because the ones in the accepted solution have been recreated in vector. As such, they're not completely true to the original (although they're pretty damn close). The ones I linked were pulled directly from the game. – user56 Apr 25 '11 at 22:20

Someone has posted most, if not all, of the Portal 2 posters here:

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