Occupy: While some occupiers scrawled their messages on posterboard, others got the word out via social media

Occupy: While some occupiers scrawled their messages on posterboard, others got the word out via social media

Occupiers and Evicters

INFORM
INFORM

Occupy: While some occupiers scrawled their messages on posterboard, others got the word out via social media

POWER
POWER

Occupy: After firefighters confiscated gas ­generators from Zuccotti Park in October, protesters turned to a fleet of pedal-powered dynamos

ALERT
ALERT

Occupy: An Android app called I’m Getting ­Arrested, which has been downloaded more than 17,000 times, notifies a list of contacts with a single tap, then reminds the user to “be polite”

DELIVER
DELIVER

Occupy: Liberatos, two blocks from Manhattan's ­Zuccotti Park, became OWS’s unofficial pizzeria as well-wishers ordered hundreds of $15 “OccuPies”

SHELTER
SHELTER

Occupy: On Nov. 5 the Occupy General Assembly decided to spend $19,200 on 20 ­all-weather tents for Zuccotti Park. When ­police raided the park 10 days later, they took away all tents and tarps

HIDE
HIDE

Occupy: Protesters donned masks of the 17th century English revolutionary Guy Fawkes. In doing so they padded profits at Time Warner, which owns rights to the ­image from its 2006 release V For Vendetta

FEED
FEED

Occupy: The OWS Food Committee spent $683 on creamy peanut butter on Sept. 16

DISBAND
DISBAND

Evict: Protesters say police used these M84 Stun Grenade “flash bangs” (so-named because they deliver a loud bang and bright flash) to disperse crowds in Oakland

PACIFY
PACIFY
Evict: In October, Oakland ­(Calif.) police fired beanbag rounds, tiny fabric sacks of birdshot, from shotguns
RESTRAIN
RESTRAIN

Evict: OccupyArrests.com counts 5,551 protesters arrested nationwide. Many were manacled with Safariland Double Cuffs, which come in pink, purple, and other eye-catching colors

IRRITATE
IRRITATE
Evict: This canister of pepper spray used against students by UC Davis police on Nov. 18 became an instant meme. “Whenever I need to breezily inflict discipline on unruly citizens, I know I can trust Defense Technology 56895 MK-9 Stream,” reads a mock Amazon.com review
DEFEND
DEFEND
Evict: The UC campus police handbook requires its officers to wear, at all times, a Kevlar vest rated effective against small-caliber handguns
COMMUNICATE
COMMUNICATE
Evict: New York police say they used Long Range Acoustic Devices, which blast up to 110 decibels of sound, as megaphones and not as “horrible noisemakers”