Graffiti Wall Vandalized ... By Disgruntled Taxpayer!

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A £3000 "graffiti wall" installed in Cornwall, England, so youths could practice their graffiti art without vandalizing the neighborhood, got its first graffiti: a disgruntled taxpayer who sneaked behind a security fence to vandalize the wall (wait, can you technically vandalize a graffiti wall?), writing "I paid my tax and all I got was this lousy wall!!"

If that's not ironic, I don't know what is: Link

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"Won’t work. Hard core taggers won’t use it and rival tagging crews get shot when they use a surface that’s claimed by rivals. You need harsher penalties for the tagger and their parents."

Gang tagging is different from graffiti artists. Gang members scrawl and shoot each other. The chronic vandals don't get violent. They will use the wall.

Graffiti walls don't work though. They're proven to increase the amount of graffiti in an area
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