Facebook demands legal ID, shuts down main LTV account.

October 16th, 2014


Earlier this week, I was notified that the main LTV presence on Facebook, an account at this url: https://www.facebook.com/control.ltv (don't bother copy and pasting, it now leading to a fraudulent "broken link" page) was taken down. They claimed the name in use was not a 'real name'. (The name at the time read 'Conntrol LTV Abbadon'). So I said to myself, fine. Who cares. When I logged in, it prompted me to add my 'real name'. I did just that (forgetting to add a middle initial, which it wouldn't let me add a minute later). It let me back in, and I posted a (justified) pissed off post about it. A few hours later, the account was again shut down. Only this time, Facebook was demanding that I send them an actual copy of government identification. I'm not kidding. See the attached screen grabs.
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Queens Mainline Graffiti History

August 7th, 2014


"Do you want to die tonight?"
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The Brooklyn Bridge white flags & exploring.

July 25th, 2014


Earlier this week, someone changed the American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge - replacing them with white flags of surrender. I don't care who did it or why. I think it is awesome that they did. It's a fun prank that harmed absolutely no one and is certainly not worth all the slow-news-week press it has been getting.
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10 years ago today we took on the MTA & NYPD and won.

June 5th, 2014



In the late spring of 2004, the NYC MTA considered banning all photography in and around the subway system. They did so at the request of the NYPD, who grew afraid that terrorists were documenting the subway system to plan future terror attacks.

We found this notion to be paranoid and dangerous - an infringement upon our constitutional rights. Criminalizing photography? No way. We immediately decided to hold a protest.
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No need to advertise. A tribute to Driggs Pizza

January 28th, 2007



Many years ago I was walking down this subway tunnel under Manhattan on a solo mission and had a good laugh when I came across this 'page' by XSOUP. ('Pages' in the NYC subways are paragraphs of text painted high on the walls, exclusively done by Revs & his crew (Scope, Nuke, Espo, XSoup, et al)). They all date back between 1994 and 1999.
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