Pretentious Graffiti

Near Lancaster University in an abandoned car repair building there’s a lot of graffiti. This is not just any graffiti however, this is some of the most pretentious graffiti in the world.

Words are useless without context. Presumably the tagger thought the surroundings were all the context they needed to get their message across with their fancy words.

Words are useless without context. Presumably the tagger thought the surroundings were all the context they needed to get their message across with their fancy words.

Why not?

Why not?

You're not gonna be summoning any demons with a pentagram that shoddy.

You’re not gonna be summoning any demons with a pentagram that shoddy.

'Life is a lie'. It's an intriguing proposition, and not an unfamiliar one. Perhaps there really is nothing more to our existence than our thoughts.  Also, poo.

‘Life is a lie’. It’s an intriguing proposition, and not an unfamiliar one. Perhaps there really is nothing more to our existence than our thoughts.
Also, poo.

Red ink puts forward another interesting proposition, this time on the matter of aesthetics and the nature of art. But on the other hand, bmth!

Red ink puts forward another interesting proposition, this time on the matter of aesthetics and the nature of art. But on the other hand, bmth!

Uh oh! THE MAN thought two of these words were too risqué for THIS garage so they had to be whited out.

Uh oh! THE MAN thought two of these words were too risqué for THIS garage so they had to be whited out.

The word 'egotism' stamped large and obvious in a public place is possibly a wry and self-aware statement, but I doubt it.

The word ‘egotism’ stamped large and obvious in a public place is possibly a wry and self-aware statement, but I doubt it.

It's funny because they spelt it wrong.

It’s funny because they spelt it wrong.

Whim is a funny word.  I think this one is a polemic against mindmaps.

Whim is a funny word.
I think this one is a polemic against mindmaps.

I like this one because someone thought their observation was so witty that they'd put it up twice

I like this one because someone thought their observation was so witty that they’d put it up twice

Sure, if putting up this grafitti maximises your happiness who am I to deny it?

Sure, if putting up this graffiti maximises your happiness who am I to deny it?

Ending on a classic, it's the Avengers logo.

Ending on a classic, it’s the Avengers logo.

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