As well as not being able to move for people in Edinburgh during the festivals, you can’t see any ancient stonework for the layer of flyers taped to every surface. Here are some things that people flyering their shows in Edinburgh have actually said.
“Free piece of paper?”
“I haven’t seen this show, but you should”
“This piece of paper is really heavy, can you hold it for me?”
“Come and see this piece of anti-theatre”
"Support struggling artists”
"Would you like to see a magic trick? Pick a card any card"
“Free tree shaving”
“I’ve got six thousand of these to get rid of”
"Would you like to join a cult?"
“Can you hold this for me?"
"Free toilet paper”
“It’s got a 5-star review from (name of reputable publication)"
“It’s got a 5-star review from (name of unknown publication)”
“I’ve got a masters degree but have this piece of paper”