Someone painted dicks around potholes to shame the city into repairing them — and it worked

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    Signed, Wanksy. XOXO

    The artist may have used extreme measures — but the potholes were repaired.

    Nobody knows his real name, but someone in England who goes by the alter-ego “Wanksy” figured out how to get his city to fix unwanted potholes. They painted dicks around them to shame the city into repairing them.

    The anonymous artist spoke to the Manchester Evening News, telling them he “wanted to attract attention to the pothole and make it memorable. Nothing seemed to do this better than a giant comedy phallus. I just want to make people smile and draw attention to the problem.”

    The problem, according to “Wanksy,” started after some of his cyclist friends were hurt after hitting a pothole.

    City officials were reportedly unimpressed, but the potholes were repaired. No wonder Bro Bible called him a “civil superhero.”

    Now if only “Wanksy” lived in Northeastern Pennsylvania, right?