Was he taking measurements to make his own statue at home? We'll never know. The good news is that, while the statue is 600 years old, the finger itself was much more recent -- meaning that some jackass in the Victorian era probably tried this before.
Hitchhikers Spray Paint Ireland's World Famous Cliffs of Moher
For centuries, the Cliffs of Moher have been one of the most breathtaking sights in Ireland; they are a testament to the fact that people may come and go, but the majesty of nature remains.
They were also the bomb in The Princess Bride.
An impressive view, right? Well, two French hitchhikers felt that it would be greatly improved if it looked more like an inner-city garage door -- so they spray painted 8 feet worth of graffiti crapola all over the rocks.
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Immediately after they finished, a crack dealer materialized and someone got stabbed.
The vandalizing pair, who call themselves "Mama" and "Dirty Edoir," even uploaded a video on Vimeo (which has since been removed) as a guide on how to deface the Cliffs of Moher. Take a good look at the photo above, because a year from now the whole thing will probably look like a giant skate park.
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