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Challenge #02968-H045: Exit the Vandals

Proof that no matter where you are or what age it is, human graffiti always stay the same -- Anon Guest

[AN: Link leads to some things found on Pompeii's walls. Most of it rude. It's not just Pompeii, but also there's a dick drawn on Hadrian's wall, and Nordic runes in a very high place in a cave that read, Gosh this is a long way up, or words to that effect. Humanity never changes.]

They had been excavating for months. The city itself had been flooded by a mudslide in eras past. By all historical accounts, only the most stubborn residents refused to flee before the disaster. In terms of geology, it had gone under very quickly. In less than a week. There had been weeks of warning, and an encroaching tide of mud, all of which only lead to the people living there to ignore all warnings.

Humans could be like that, sometimes. However, there were few left when the most liquid slurry engulfed the area literally overnight. When it was over, there was no trace left and little geography remaining to assist in finding the place. In its own way, it was a time machine. Those excavating it could find the place unchanged for hundreds of years.

Right now, they were finding the graffiti of the public left in public places. Humans were loath to write in their own spaces, but the courtyard of many is also vandalized by everyone. Many a word of wit and wisdom has been left on the surface of a public toilet stall.

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Challenge #02598-G041: A Lasting Reminder

There was this one abandoned space station where humans liked to paint graffitis and do other illegal stuff. When authorities find out they started to patrolling this place. After months of punishments, fines and even prison owners finally rebuild whole place and even let humans paint on special walls. It was this moment when illegal started to be legal. The very next day there was giant graffiti inside the biggest and most secured space station in the whole galaxy. -- Anon Guest

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Challenge #01530-D069: Wit of the Ages

Stuff found written on walls. -- Knitnan

Corridor 3278B had been marked as a Paradox Hazard by the local representatives of the AI Alliance, thus causing something of a traffic snarl in the adjacent byways. Since she was in the neighbourhood, Officer Lyr Marken investigated, reading everything there that was still legible.

She found it easily. Beautiful, artistic script that read, Everyone writes on walls except me!

Lyr instantly went for the first suspect, dialling up Ambassador Shayde's personal comms. "Ambassador Shayde

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