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Digging Through the Archives of Scarfolk, the Internet's Creepiest Fake Town

Let's take a moment to explain the picture above. In 1978, the town of Scarfolk, in northwest England, cut its police budget in half. This drastic measure was followed by a wave of violent crime. To deal with the influx of dead bodies, the remaining police did the obvious thing—they teamed up with the "Keep Britain Tidy" campaign, and encouraged citizens, especially children, to pick up "victim debris" themselves.
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