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With the Wikipedia editing lab and the assignment to edit Wikipedia, I was thinking a lot about vandalism and how Wikipedia vandalism relates to traditional conceptions of vandalism. In both there is an aspect of wanting to see your personal mark on a public space and often creative elements of both become incorporated into popular culture (links to vandalized pages spreading on social media or graffiti artists being given gallery space). One major difference is in identity; in graffiti it is possible to build an identity around the vandalism you are performing but in Wikipedia editing the processes for quick deletion are such that such an identity becomes difficult to cultivate.