Thursday, May 8, 2014

Writings On The Wall

The last time graffiti was used as an expression of public sentiments was when the outer walls of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) headquarters at Kim Keat Road was redecorated one early morning in July 2005.

The New Paper rushed down at about 6 am after a reader noticed the artwork and called their hotline. A wall of spray painting spelt out the messages in bold red, the words 'NKF=liar' written in English, and 'big liar' in Chinese. The word 'liar' was also repeated on every alternate pillar. The 'Hang Turi' was dedicated to the source of much unhappiness, NKF's CEO, T T Durai. A motorcyclist who was delivering newspapers was overheard uttering: "Now the whole world knows."

Nobody knows how the rooftop of Block 85A at Toa Payoh Lorong 4 was accessed since only authorised personnel can sign for the key, which is tightly controlled by the Bishan-Toa Payoh Town Council. Andrew Garfield was in town to promote Spiderman 2, but we can safely rule him out for a publicity run. He did play Eduardo Saverin in the Social Network movie, but Saverin is one foreign talent much welcomed by higher ups, thanks to the millions he brought along to our low tax and estate duty free regime.

Like the NKF message, the Toa Payoh literary effort was quickly painted over. Before any attempt to lift finger prints at the site or a close examination of the stylistic handwriting. The see no evil, hear no evil approach must save a lot of police paperwork. But a resident expressed concern  about the motivation, "People are now finding  different ways to express their feelings and unhappiness."

64 comments:

  1. This guy should audition for a stunt-man role in Spiderman 3 movie indeed, given how he was able to out-maneuver the $10m island wide lock-change project since the last dead body dump? I just hope he is smart enough to check if there were cctv around before he committed his bravery.

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    1. Cctv may have captured the details But quite possibly he was wearing a LHL or LKY look alike type of mask. LOL

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    2. Not if they signed off with omega gang. You bet the matas are all over the gang interviewing the lot now. Whoever it was, is technically impressive since I read that the latch to the door was still locked (untrampled), which would suggest this was all rope work?

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    3. Looks like they are going to expedite installation of CCTVs to all HDB blocks with immediate urgency with 4 additional ones pointing to the 4 walls at the rooftop. Otherwise how to catch the culprit ?

      Our latest spiderman is now our latest hero !!!! Hope he doesn't get caught.

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    1. One of the things required of Singaporeans when auditioning to star in the next Spiderman blockbuster.

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    2. Or Cirque du Soleil?

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    3. This is what can happen when all avenues of dissent are closed with an iron fist. Not a joking matter. Democracy now.

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    4. Divinity is at work.

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  3. After seeing the coca cola ad that can bring happiness from the skies, I now believe it is done by the drone! Very good technology leh, huat ah!!!!

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    1. 有来有往5/08/2014 2:58 PM

      So can also use drones to deliver a box of jollibee chicken wings to the president har? this will show how we happily support all happy events and festivals in sinkieland which belongs to all foreigners/PR/residents. I read that when the HK chief asked hongkies to be tolerant of mainland chinese pooing in public, they mailed him a box of human faeces. He must be very tolerant hor.

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  4. Whoever did the paint job definitely put his own safety at risk tremendously. It sums up his frustration and determination....a clear message to the PAP the ground is sweet ? Only one building affected, no big deal.

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    1. From rubbish bin, to bus stop and now HDB rooftop. I think next stop will be elevated to the Istana liao.

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  5. wowza...bishan is the defence minister's territory, tio bo?
    so ng's security has been compromised liao...how?
    ah long's O$P$ graffiti also won't be whitewashed so fast leh
    can the billion dollars f35 protect your turf sir?

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    1. This graffiti artist has made ah long's O$P$ graffiti look really small time. I am sure he will be spoilt with job offers. What do u think ?

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  6. For someone to go to the extreme of doing that at danger to his / her own life...and if things continue to get worst...

    What do you think he/she will do next if graffiti does not work....remember he/she has nothing to lose...if he/she think better to die...they will equally make sure the parties causing them no way out to die with them too...

    This is a fact.

    So pappies better wake up.

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  7. This guy literally tore the roof off the sucka.

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    1. Let's hope the family staying below this particular rooftop, are PAP grass-roots leaders or supporters.

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    2. To go one better, the next guy must chisel away those inspiring words like a skilled mason. Cast in stone you might say. LOL

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  8. Writing writings on the wall.
    Who is the fuggliest of them all.

    PAP.
    Pap who?
    PAP the Post-Anal-Penetration syndrome when the party fuck the people too hard resulting in anger going through the roof.

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  9. But judging by the straits times report that the Aljunied PAP man is so much loved, one would suspect to find this kind of declaration in aljunied instead of Toa Payoh!! But since is reported in the msm that love is all around pappies, then it must be true lah. Ground is so sweet they can start election anytime now.

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    1. Today is the 3rd year anniversary of GE2011 May 8 election results.

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    2. Never heard about that man they are boasting to be so well liked.

      HOW COME never stand for election before if so well liked? At least better chance than that idiot keechiu mah!

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  10. The handwriting is beautifulllll. Wonder what are the meaning of those signs?

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    1. Don't know who is mike cool.
      But if you check the urban dictionary for cool mike, it is pretty hilarious.
      The anarchy signs are entirely unnecessary methinks.

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  11. This is what happens when they shut down websites and send anonymous threatening letters to popular bloggers that ask them to "stop this nonsense."

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  12. Straits Times Stomp censored the message. LOL

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    1. They censored the word "Fuck" & "PAP".
      These 2 words are officially vulgar. Thanks ST!

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    2. Both words now becoming mutually inclusive to most people. How ST going to report this party events effectively without using the other word?

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    3. "Fuck" is synonymous with "PAP".

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    4. Q: how to identify a truly patriotic Singaporean ?
      A: anytime PAP is mentioned, he or she will say "Fuck PAP" without hesitation.

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    5. Hey, may I suggest the guy whoever did this to just write two words FUCK PAP all over the place? Surely the Shit Times either got to blanco all and display just a white wall and claim it being defaced? Tio bo?

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  13. The Real Singapore got a nicer version.

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    1. There should be a Fuck PAP.com to match and surpass this existing website called yeocheowtong scandal.
      What do you think ?

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  14. Simisai also increase5/08/2014 1:03 PM

    CPF upped from 148k to $155k now to cope with inflation!
    Fark the PAP indeed. Why dont you freaking increase the interest rates to cope with the bloody inflation like what Malaysia can pay out 6-7%!!!! KNNCCB

    Who do they think they are? This is their grandfather's money issit?!! Pok kai . Got the cheek to tell me HDB downgrading is "very effective" with $200,000 cash in hands...screw you lah!

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    1. In some ways, this so called roomtop 'vandal' had just conveyed your message to the party in govt more effectively than your grumbling here, don't you think?
      You should buy him a beer

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    2. Have to agree with anon 1.29PM.
      The rooftop painter deserves more than a beer... After GE 2015/16, can we look forward to seeing words in past tense 'PAP are fucked' ?

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    3. The correct past tense should read "PM is ousted" machiam the Thailand PM lah. Afterall, a new study has reported that SG is number 1 in change, so change (govt) we must, tio bo?

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    4. dont get mad, get rich lah.

      did you buy 8556? 3rd prize consolation yesterday you know. block 85, may 6th. huat arrrrghhh

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  15. recall the Jack Neo's 2012 movie "We not Naughty" where drones fitted with spray-paint gadgets are used by modern Ah Longs... else how to climb so high to paint???

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    1. Drone will be too noisy not to attract any attention. Also with the drone, it cannot write straight. Notice the the letter "F" is almost very vertical which I don't think can be done with a drone.

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  16. why u all think it must be sinkie job? Did it strike anyone most of our high rise painters are from Myanmar? there are lots of jobless foreign workers around toa payoh constantly being harassed by boyz in blue ( although for unknown reasons there are no jobless pinoys, nor jobless ang mohs even when they parade around town with upright middle fingers, most of those jobless are from Burma). If you speak with them, most became jobless after their employers decided not to pay them and the MoM won't raise a finger (sign of good upbringing maybe, Ah Liat?). I say, now papigs! taste your own FT medicine. huat arghhh....

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    1. U could be right, the clever sinkie would rather hire the jobless foreigners to do the job telling them that it is an advertisement promoting the PAP brand.

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    2. The Shit Times version have got PAP but no FUCK. Their photographer must have waited for the word FUCK to be painted over before taking the photo which makes one wonder why they bother. Just like our PAP why bother to pretend to care for everyone but in reality they are screwing us many times over?

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  17. Honey, Look!!5/08/2014 2:17 PM

    http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/may/07/the-10-worst-city-tourism-videos

    STB should seriously consider turning graffiti into a selling point since such artform is so rare. It might just improve their ranking from #2 to #1 spot since we like to be number 1 in all and any kinds of ranking contest. So try not to disgrace us please.

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  18. 逼虎跳墙 literally tiger driven up the wall.
    Sinkies are driven to risk their lives up to the sky.

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  19. In a normal democracy, this is a healthy and harmless way to register your opposition in a peaceful manner. Compared to the rioting and burning in Little India, no one was hurt or properties seriously damaged. This should be encouraged.

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    1. This pales in comparison to what the incumbent government had done when the leadership abused its power to detain citizens on trumped up charges for umpteen years without trial, sued political opponents into bankruptcy using a subservient justice system and such was their vindictiveness that some had to flee the country as political refugees. For that, the PAP buggers really ought to be eternally grateful if this graffiti message does not evolve to become a "no holds bar" outcome.

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    2. The little Indian got only three strokes of rottan for roiting. What do u think would happen to this guy if he got caught?

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  20. No need for surveys and roundtable. This is the mood at halftime!

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  21. Amazed at the news.... Unthinkable things could just happen at any corner of Singapore..and I saluted to the guy or guys who did the job at Toa Payoh.

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  22. Isn't the phrase "Fuck PAP" redundant?
    - PAP is synonymous with anal fucking
    - to be PAPed means to be anal fucked

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    1. Whatever..short answer is..they have been papsmeared~ karma is a bitch..lol

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  23. Your piece should be entitled "The Writing Is On The Wall"

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  24. Case reported around 6.30am and by 11.30am painters are at work whitewashing already. CSI van was also on scene, faster than you can say Little India leh.

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  25. Civil disobedience is the strongest form of resistance to the various forms of despotism - apartheid in S Africa, colonial repression in India, slavery in 1960s US and commie Deng's blood-tainted iron claw in 1989 tiananmen. Imagine if everyone were to start pulling down those PAP posters, or paint brush every hdb block's external walls, every repressed red dotter can get the message clear beyond the haze of doublespeak and incessant spinning of SPH and mediacorp to brainwash the 60%! There won't ever be enuf boyz in blue to catch every painter or sprayer, not unless they give up their billion dollar robbery salaries and hire all the Malaysian aux security guards and put 3 per hdb block on 3 shifts round the clock. We don't need the internet anymore, I am going to look into selling spray paints business, anyone wants to spare a dollar to help me buy stocks? I give some share options, and my coy might go IPO before next election!

    Btw, aren't those PAP posters also graffiti? except they are paid by town council expenses ie by you and me? and probably made by some $2 co affiliated to the pigs).

    Unfortunately the old fart believes and is actively brain washing everyone like Kaplan that he was revolutionary.

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    1. Actually, the sight of grinning fat cats on huge posters is a form of mockery when Singaporeans are struggling. Who are these people ? In their day you never saw LKY, GKS and Rajaratnam on big posters at every opportunity.

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  26. hmmm, just wondering, what if the graffiti had been "F**K WP" or "F**K SDP", would the spf be just as responsive, in timing and resources......hmmmmm

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    1. Why don t you do one and test it out yourself ;-)

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    2. Political Joke
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      Q: How do you paralyze PAP with a dilemma?

      A: Spray paint the words "Fuck SDP & WP" on the walls of PAP HQ Building.

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    3. Political joke for ASEAN

      Q: How do you help to win friends for PAP ?

      A: spray paint the words "stop corruption, hire Singapore PAP" on the walls of all dominant political parties in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, etc.

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    4. A: on the walls of ASEAN HQ, parliament house of Germany, China, etc, spray paint the words " emulate Singapore PAP and spy for USA!"

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