1. Welcome to the 12ozProphet Forum...
    You are currently logged out and viewing our forum as a guest which only allows limited access to our discussions, photos and other forum features. If you are a 12ozProphet Member please login to get the full experience.

    If you are not a 12ozProphet Member, please take a moment to register to gain full access to our website and all of its features. As a 12ozProphet Member you will be able to post comments, start discussions, communicate privately with other members and access members-only content. Registration is fast, simple and free, so join today and be a part of the largest and longest running Graffiti, Art, Style & Culture forum online.

    Please note, if you are a 12ozProphet Member and are locked out of your account, you can recover your account using the 'lost password' link in the login form. If you no longer have access to the email you registered with, please email us at info@12ozprophet.com and we'll help you recover your account. Welcome to the 12ozProphet Forum (and don't forget to follow @12ozprophet in Instagram)!

dillema.

Discussion in 'Metal Heads' started by CIPHER_one, Jan 19, 2002.

  1. CIPHER_one

    CIPHER_one 12oz Senior Member

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2000
    Messages:
    2,300

    dillema.

    Discussion started by CIPHER_one - Jan 19, 2002

    My friend and I were on our way to our yard(we have to walk down a street for a little bit first) when all of a sudden a car turned the corner. This road is kinda in a place where cars don't come around too aften at 1 or so in the morning so we were caught off guard. we put out crates down, and kept walking along the road, acting as if we were going for a midnight stroll...? Should we have done that? Or ran and hid or dove or something like that. It would be pretty hard to find a path where we wouldn't have to walk on the road so thats kinda outta the question, but not completely.

    thanks.
     
    CIPHER_one - Rank: 12oz Senior Member - Messages:
    2,300
    - Joined:
    Jul 3, 2000
  2. DankLordz

    DankLordz 12oz Senior Member

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2000
    Messages:
    1,983

    DankLordz - Replied Jan 19, 2002

    i wouldnt ever carry my paint in a crate to the yard... that sounds like trouble just wiating to happen..
     
    DankLordz - Rank: 12oz Senior Member - Messages:
    1,983
    - Joined:
    Nov 13, 2000
  3. CIPHER_one

    CIPHER_one 12oz Senior Member

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2000
    Messages:
    2,300

    CIPHER_one - Replied Jan 19, 2002

    yeah I know. Our yard is so chill that sometimes I get carried away. But I'll use a bag from now on. And I'll stash the crate somewhere along the path. But anyways, should I have just kept walking like I did?
     
    CIPHER_one - Rank: 12oz Senior Member - Messages:
    2,300
    - Joined:
    Jul 3, 2000
  4. DEADONE

    DEADONE 12oz Senior Member

    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2001
    Messages:
    1,211

    DEADONE - Replied Jan 19, 2002

    always have your story straite before you go paint about what you were doing there. stay calm
     
    DEADONE - Rank: 12oz Senior Member - Messages:
    1,211
    - Joined:
    Mar 21, 2001
  5. Cracked Ass

    Cracked Ass 12oz Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2001
    Messages:
    7,898

    Cracked Ass - Replied Jan 20, 2002

    There HAS to be another way to get into your spot without carrying crates along a road at 1AM. I've done some spots that had a shady no-man's land where you're praying nobody rolls by for 30 crucial seconds, but knowing what I was getting into, I had the paint in a less fishy (or at least closed) container, and escape routes and/or a story ready.
    If you are using a car for any part of the mission, no matter where you've picked for parking, you drop everybody else off with all the paint, park, and walk in alone with nothing on you, and reverse it on the way out. If you're carless, there's a lot of advantages to a bike + backpack combo (less suspicious to be seen at all, and faster "zoom" time to the spot where you plan to vanish from road-view). If you have to do the whole thing on foot, you really need to look into stashing the paint, in something less giveaway than crates, and therefore walking the no-man's land with nothing on you (and, I hope, a story you worked out beforehand).
    Also, on the story tip: keep it simple. The cop won't believe ANY story you tell, so just "Out for a walk" is good, and just sit stoically through any abuse that follows.
    I'm not really sure why, but there's something disarming about riding a bike versus walking at night, especially if you have a backpack. It just looks less suspicious. (Although if you're that young, you lose some of the advantage.)
    _________________________
    At the end you said something about finding an off-road path would be difficult, but not impossible. Put some effort into that. Get those longer-handled branch loppers and CUT a path if you have to (sometime when you aren't painting, obviously). I've done it myself, in one case over a half mile long through a swamp to a particularly good spot, which saved my ass as an escape route once. If you cut a path through thick crap, leave five or ten feet uncut at each end so nobody even knows there's a path.
     
    Cracked Ass - Rank: 12oz Veteran Member - Messages:
    7,898
    - Joined:
    Oct 24, 2001
  6. CIPHER_one

    CIPHER_one 12oz Senior Member

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2000
    Messages:
    2,300

    CIPHER_one - Replied Jan 20, 2002

    thanks a lot for the info. A lot of this pretty much goes to carelessness/laziness. I have basically the chillest yard in the world, so I get carried away. But for those 30 sec's that I have to walk along the road, if a cop car rolls by, I'm pretty much screwed.So, I guess I should try and keep it that chill.

    The yard has a road and houses parallel to it on one side, and kind of a wooded area on the other side. the only way to get to the wooded area would be to walk through a factory type place. And we'd still have to park on the street and walk for a bit.

    I'm pretty sure theres a place farther down on the side with the road/houses where we could park in a culdesac type location. that way, the only people we would run into would be the people living there, who would be asleep by then...

    what also sucks, is that where we park, there is basically an obvious/clear path we take to get there. so thats not so good. I'll try somethin.

    thanks again.
     
    CIPHER_one - Rank: 12oz Senior Member - Messages:
    2,300
    - Joined:
    Jul 3, 2000
  7. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE 12oz Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2001
    Messages:
    7,577

    ASER1NE - Replied Jan 20, 2002

    i dont paint fr8s at night so i dont really get it , do most of you ?????
    here theres plenty of places to paint at 1 pm , instead of 1 am...
     
    ASER1NE - Rank: 12oz Veteran Member - Messages:
    7,577
    - Joined:
    Oct 15, 2001
  8. EL MASKO

    EL MASKO 12oz Elite Member

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2001
    Messages:
    4,733

    EL MASKO - Replied Jan 20, 2002

    Yeah his yard is pretty chill. But I wouldn't approach it like that.
     
    EL MASKO - Rank: 12oz Elite Member - Messages:
    4,733
    - Joined:
    Jan 30, 2001
  9. Cracked Ass

    Cracked Ass 12oz Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2001
    Messages:
    7,898

    Cracked Ass - Replied Jan 20, 2002

    Yes, most of us do freights at night...you're a lucky bastard, enjoy life. And invite me there sometime.
     
    Cracked Ass - Rank: 12oz Veteran Member - Messages:
    7,898
    - Joined:
    Oct 24, 2001
  10. CIPHER_one

    CIPHER_one 12oz Senior Member

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2000
    Messages:
    2,300

    CIPHER_one - Replied Jan 20, 2002

    ha, don't act like you know.
     
    CIPHER_one - Rank: 12oz Senior Member - Messages:
    2,300
    - Joined:
    Jul 3, 2000
  11. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE 12oz Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2001
    Messages:
    7,577

    ASER1NE - Replied Jan 21, 2002

    shit i didnt realize that ...
    youre prolly better than me but gimme a shout whenevr you come this way....
    aint there anywhere yous can paint fr8s daytime styles ? why cant you ....the bull , cameras / security ....?
     
    ASER1NE - Rank: 12oz Veteran Member - Messages:
    7,577
    - Joined:
    Oct 15, 2001
  12. EL MASKO

    EL MASKO 12oz Elite Member

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2001
    Messages:
    4,733

    EL MASKO - Replied Jan 21, 2002

    Jesus I wish I knew where you lived! There is no possible way to paint in the day time anywhere out here.
     
    EL MASKO - Rank: 12oz Elite Member - Messages:
    4,733
    - Joined:
    Jan 30, 2001
  13. CROW RA

    CROW RA 12oz Senior Member

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2001
    Messages:
    1,717

    CROW RA - Replied Jan 21, 2002

    i paint 75% of my trains at nite and 25% in the day,,,when painting in the sticks the thing that sucks is u park on the side of the road where u have no bussness being... u guys have that problem? i try 2 park where i see other cars on the side of the road/parking lots/apt-lots, and some of the walks are not 2 good......=:)o
     
    CROW RA - Rank: 12oz Senior Member - Messages:
    1,717
    - Joined:
    Nov 14, 2001