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As far as removing it. No luck just pulling it down? I didn't think so. They sell a tool called a ?paper tiger? It's round and you just run it over the paper. There are little knives that cut into the paper, but not the drywall. Once you've done that then you use a mix of ?vinegar? and water to wet the paper and it should come off. The directions on the paper tiger will be better.
But if you find that the walls were not sized or primed before the wallpaper was hung and you are tearing the face paper off of the drywall(if that is the type of walls you have) I would stop and paint over it. But if it is peeling you will to remove thoes areas and then skim out the wall with joint compound. The primer you will want to use is oil based and can either be a quick dry stain killer type or a slow dry, it just depends on how much time you have. This will pretty much make it a part of the wall.