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about toys...

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by cdz, Oct 8, 2001.

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  1. cdz

    cdz 12oz Member

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    about toys...

    Discussion started by cdz - Oct 8, 2001

    (first of all, im not asking anyone to take this to heart)
    i am a new member at the 12 ounce boards and if you wanna call me a toy b/c im a "rookie" on the message board, go right ahead. anyway, this message is to anyone who calls someone a toy. in my opinion a toy is someone whose heart isn't into graff. not someone who is shitty at painting. i met a really sincere writer, who loves graff and paints. he is not all that, but he puts everything into it. he goes out and does not paint over anyones work and has a lot of respect for it. so before you call someone a toy next time, just think about what i said. if the person is painting and only doing it b/c its cool, or just to get popular, than they are a toy. if there is no integrity or drive behind it, then they are a toy. peace- cdz
     
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  2. seeking

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    seeking - Replied Oct 8, 2001

    theres no shame in being a toy, only in being a sucker. someone thats writing to be cool, with no heart, isnt even a toy, they just dont exist.
     
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  3. vmer101

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    vmer101 - Replied Oct 8, 2001

    oh yeah...your right

    "restroom bomber"
     
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  4. Ski Mask

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    Ski Mask - Replied Oct 8, 2001

    if you really dont think your a toy, then some asshole calling you a toy shouldnt really matter. are you that thin skinned? fuck em...being called a toy isnt the end of the world...
     
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  5. cdz

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    cdz - Replied Oct 8, 2001

    first of all i never said i was a toy, i just wanted to put a reminder in peoples minds. read more carefully -cdz
     
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  6. Ski Mask

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    Ski Mask - Replied Oct 8, 2001

    perhaps you should re-read mine. I just said if you know your not a toy, then fuck what anyone says. this is graffiti, people are gonna talk mad shit to you, far worse things than just calling you toy. so if you cant just shrug it off your gonna have problems.
     
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  7. NiceGuy3000

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    NiceGuy3000 - Replied Oct 8, 2001

    Subject of Toys

    Damn this new meessage board is complex. I hope I'm not starting a new subject here...
    It seems like a "TOY" is someone without style. I always thought it was a term for beginners who haven't developed a style, but I'm always hearing people claim that "so-and-so is a toy" in a critisim of style and skill, even if the writer is up up up and has been for a while.
    Even worse is the overuse of the term "toy" on message boards as a general insult.
     
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  8. SleepOnIt

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    SleepOnIt - Replied Oct 8, 2001

    that was silly to post anyways, on the board you useually arent labeled, untill you have either A) started off with your first post shooting off at other people talking about how good you are or...B) you prove it by posting the stupidest shit ever, repeatedly....:D those teeth look like my moms. heh. toofy.
     
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  9. inkjunkie34

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    inkjunkie34 - Replied Oct 8, 2001

    who cares if youre a toy or not...alot of people on here will never meet face to face:rolleyes:
     
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  10. CATS

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    CATS - Replied Oct 8, 2001

    If your going to hang out here, people are going to say shit you dont like. Try these three things.
    Read or search threads before asking questions.
    Actually study the artform if you arent already.
    Stand up for yourself, in the sense"DO NOT CALL YOURSELF A TOY"
    Thats like a girl calling herself a slut, or your mom calling you GAY.
    You dont need it.
     
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  11. T.T Boy

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    T.T Boy - Replied Oct 8, 2001

    where is THE LAW on this one?
     
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  12. HESHIANDET

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    HESHIANDET - Replied Oct 8, 2001

    my mom thought i was gay for a long time. i never brought girls home, i just fucked em and shit. its funny. don't goo crying to the law for everything. hes a mean mother fucker, think hes cool one minute, the next hes got you sittin on death row. bullie dat
     
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    T.T Boy - Replied Oct 8, 2001

    hesh> o.k im not gonna fuck with THE LAW anymore. i already think hes pissed at me.
     
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  14. fr8oholic

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    fr8oholic - Replied Oct 8, 2001

    toys = new writers that are naive and ignorant to the many ways of graff and more obviously by how bad they suck.
     
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  15. wakassOATH

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    wakassOATH - Replied Oct 9, 2001

    also another big factor of a toy is attitude ie, thinking your a big king and crossing out people or burning over a famouse piece

    but mostly its lack of skill
     
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