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be true to rourselfand you'll never fall

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by PHATLIP, Mar 1, 2002.

  1. PHATLIP

    PHATLIP New Jack

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    be true to rourselfand you'll never fall

    Discussion started by PHATLIP - Mar 1, 2002

    Ok first off, my title might be rookie, but please don't take that into consideration as you read this. I'm a 20 years young, growing up in Grand Rapids, MI. Pursuing a carreer in graphic design. My statemant to all of you is, Please do your graffiti for yourself, I've alwayz been told that I was a real swell artist, but untill just a few years ago I had no real out-let for my art, I used to see the graffiti subculture so,,,umm,,,sacluded,,,but at the same time, in the face of the puplic eye, I've now read all the books (Bomb the Suburbs, Getting Up, The Art of Getting Over, etc) Live the underground life and also unfortunatly served time. Now the true lesson i've come to comprehend is , no matter "how hip-hop" I am, or how often I get up, or even how much recognicion I get from my crew, to me it's all about the ART, is that not the true meannig behing Graffiti? Don't get me wrong, the bigger the piece the closer i am to my krown. What I'm strayin away from is the point i started out spitin. I just want all of you to reconsider the reason why you do what you do. weather your a toy or the dopest wildstyle teck. If your hole heart and soul isn't into the sport, well then,,, put your cans, blackbooks, and masks, on the shelf and find yourselfz, try to discover the true meanning behind beeing "True"!!! I want to appoligize for any misspelled werdz.

    keep your eyes open for some soon to be posted threadz @ the bench.

    DEKA TCVcrew
     
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  2. a1koolaid

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    a1koolaid - Replied Mar 1, 2002

    from your post im not exactly sure if you still live in "GR" or still write..but i just moved to Grand Rapids about 2 months ago and havn't seen an ounce of graffiti..so if you know of some spots or maybe lookin for another to go bomb with let me know...i don't know anyone here..and i havn't gone out to hit anything with all this shitty ass cold
     
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  3. dai

    dai 12oz Senior Member

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    dai - Replied Mar 1, 2002

    i couldn't agree more.
     
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  4. blood as ink

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    blood as ink - Replied Mar 1, 2002

    pure enjoyment...that's why i do it.
     
  5. kodak

    kodak 12oz Member

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    kodak - Replied Mar 1, 2002

    i do it because it gets me off. literally i have orgasms when i go bombing. damn!
     
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  6. zen

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    zen - Replied Mar 1, 2002

    must be messy
     
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  7. drip one

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    drip one - Replied Mar 1, 2002

    there is no right or wrong way to write. besides a couple standard guidelines to keep everyone safe. thats what always causes the arguements. graff is all opinion. so do what you like and have fun.
     
  8. ASER1NE

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    i concur
     
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  9. CAPS

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    CAPS - Replied Mar 1, 2002


    TRUTH..... one


    CAPS..... saw a green eyed nematoad today.
     
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  10. taxer

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    graffiti means somthing different to everyone, i do it to get bitches.
     
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  11. cmeup

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    cmeup - Replied Mar 5, 2002

    gettin all deep n shit... word.

    pretty on point... i guess.. like your screenname.

    teaser<~
     
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  12. CAPS

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    CAPS - Replied Mar 5, 2002



    hahahahaha.... nine times outta ten tho... the bitches been standin around watchin us paint and they aint got masks on so they are easy kill.


    CAPS........ funny minkey tubby fat
     
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  13. sectorTVA

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    sectorTVA - Replied Mar 5, 2002

    more of a personal development thing for me....and an addiction....plus its fun....and i meet pretty decent people, however, unlike taxer, i have yet to meet any womenfolk doing graffiti :D....if i wasnt such i bum maybe id have more things to do than paint....
     
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  14. metallix

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    metallix - Replied Mar 5, 2002

    i started to paint because i liked the fame and the "cool" aspect to it, the destruction also appealed to me. the raw fucked up ness of it.

    now its still for fame, but i like to practice my handstyles and shit to express myself. non writers see a writer in a different light, it means a bit to me now. i like going into nyc and seeing a tag and knowing who did it, i like being able to read something nobody else can read (non writers) and other shit like that. its just cool..
     
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  15. unoprimero

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    unoprimero - Replied Mar 6, 2002

    WORDo