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Brooklyn to Bruce Ratner: F— You

Brooklyn to Bruce Ratner: F— You Related Blogs Antiviral Art The Best Restaurant in New York Blackbag Defamer Disputations Documents Dodgeandburn Dog Domesticity Drugs Fine Vining Fortress America FrenchGawker Weird Internet Interviews Justice Morning After PhaseZero Politburo Rankings Gawker Review of Books Sausage Slowgawker Sony Hack One Man's Take The Cuck Themachines The Vane The West tktk True Stories Valleywag Brooklyn to Bruce Ratner: F— You 27.11K Maureen O'Connor 03/23/10 07:46PM Filed to: Potty Mouth Potty Mouth Brooklyn shut up brooklyn atlantic yards Bruce Ratner Fuck Pranks Negative role model Joe Biden's four-letter influence has taken hold, at the corner of Flatbush and St. Marks, where mischievous Brooklyn protested developer Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards gentrification party today. Ratner is not amused. But everyone else is! Joe Biden Congratulates Barack Obama with F-Word "This is a big fucking deal," the Vice President said before President Obama signed the… Obviously, this was not the work of the Department of Transportation, but some unidentified rogue. Locals were both scandalized and titillated, reports The New York Post: How To Hack An Electronic Road Sign DO NOT under any circumstances run around hacking into electronic road signs using the information… Eladia Causil, who runs a pre-school across the street, said many of her 3-year-old students read the message on the way to class and kept asking questions about it all morning. Her son, George Causil, said, "You got to hand it to New Yorkers. The person who did this was pretty crafty in getting their message across. It was hilarious." 'Fuck' victim Bruce Ratner—who is a Big Fucking Deal—begs to differ. Joe DePlasco, a Ratner spokesman, said, "Some irresponsible prankster apparently thinks it's fun to compromise public safety by hacking into the sign and changing the message. It is not funny. It is serious and offensive and, most importantly, a safety issue. We are reporting the vandalism to the Police Department."[Pic: DuelinMarkers Flickr via FreeWilliamsburg] Terms of Service Privacy Policy