For the past decade, the city of Surrey has had a pretty bad gang problem. Regular citizens, like my cousin, would unknowingly enter gang territory, at the wrong time, and get beaten and robbed. Well, I am happy to say that Surrey has taken strong action against gang activity. The city has seized a lot of their territory, and turned it into parks and libraries, forcing the gangs to move out. From what my cousin told me, the program is working quite well, as the city has become much safer for average citizens. It's still not 100% safe, but it's a start. Hopefully, in a few years, the city of Surrey will be gang free, and everyone will have the freedom to walk, and hang out where they want, at all hours.
The town of Surrey designs its own humorous t-shirts, mostly making fun of Whalleyhood, which Surrey doesn't like. The residents of Surrey than wear shirts that say "Surrey keeps on makin' it, Whalley keeps on takin' it", or "Surrey Hates You", in Whalleyhood, or other areas of the city that they hate, to *** off the locals. They also have shirts for the residents of Whalleyhood, mocking Surrey, like “RUN SRY“, and “Whalleyhood“ instead of Hollywood.
The t-shirts may seem like harmless fun, but the rivalry between Surrey and Whalley, is very serious, and sometimes violent.
I had my cousin send me one of these shirts, but I don't know if wearing them in the neighborhoods they are mocking is a good idea. I wouldn't want to provoke the local thugs, though some locals do. They were more meant to be harmless gag shirts, but some people don't have a sense of humor, and take them way too seriously.
Not all the shirts are mocking Whalley though. They also have a cool UFO shirt, and Whalleyhood shirt, which are not offensive.