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does it really matter if its seen?

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by MOOGLE?, Aug 6, 2003.

  1. MOOGLE?

    MOOGLE? 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: May 23, 2000 Messages: 11,495 Likes Received: 502
    i'm not big on fame, or even crushing a city. but to me some of the best spots hardly ever get hit because they arent visable to most people.

    like sewers,under seats, inside hand dryers, behind bushes. ect

    i was just wondering your views on visability in graffiti.
  2. mr_president

    mr_president Banned

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  3. Dick Quickwood

    Dick Quickwood 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 14,783 Likes Received: 14
    i love having my stuff out in the open, it can really brighten up a trip to the grocery store, i feel the same way about seeing others see it.
  4. GLIK$

    GLIK$ Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jul 23, 2002 Messages: 22,277 Likes Received: 117
    For the fact of purely getting up, known, and around of course visibility is going to be a big factor. When you have wiggertoys like tease hitting a legal wall, its all about being seen, and laughed at. But to me theres nothing better then taking a mid-day walk around the city down the side allies to the main roads and being like oh wow you see that so and so piece back here? Then walking into the more heavy flow areas and being like haha I love knowing thats me.

    Basically what im trying to say is, If it's done it will be seen, alot of people I know walk and explore things for the sake of finding something new. Abandoned rail lines, buildings, wooded lots. Gems are found everywhere.
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  5. rubbish heap

    rubbish heap Senior Member

    Joined: Mar 18, 2003 Messages: 1,563 Likes Received: 2
    from time to time i kinda dig the tags that you don't see at first sight... it kind of gets you by surprise.
  6. destroya

    destroya Senior Member

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  7. BigOatser

    BigOatser Senior Member

    Joined: Jan 7, 2003 Messages: 2,097 Likes Received: 0

    Yeah, I love thinking, "why the fuck am I here, why was this other dude here?"
  8. toastone

    toastone Junior Member

    Joined: Feb 28, 2003 Messages: 120 Likes Received: 0
    I don't sleep on spots like that, I think its nice to be able to rock something for the one person who might see it. Whether you write for writers or the whole community, if you hit a spot like you're talking about, you're writing for the few folks who might look in that spot, whoever they may be... I think that shit is dope...
  9. imported_dowmagik

    imported_dowmagik Senior Member

    Joined: Apr 19, 2001 Messages: 1,904 Likes Received: 1
    sometimes it matters, sometimes it doesnt. for the most part i just do shit thats visible. finding graff in places youd least expect does kick ass tho.
  10. ewok

    ewok Junior Member

    Joined: May 23, 2003 Messages: 103 Likes Received: 0
    naa i like to hit up spots that no one ever sees. thats how u get famous. :lol:
  11. MOOGLE?

    MOOGLE? 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: May 23, 2000 Messages: 11,495 Likes Received: 502
    sure hitting spots that are highly visable are cool as hell to see .

    but i like the shit you have to search for. almost all of the times i have ended up underground somewhere i have seen some of the best works from writers that will only be seen in pictures, if they are taken.

    a year ago i wound up in a tunnel for a drainage ditch and saw a big ass mural with characters depicting the apaocolypse and the writers name done in a sick ass water color style...i had never seen that style of painting before in my life. i sat there for an hour or so just staring at it.

    or shit like hitting up underneath a bus seat with a streak, or putting stickers under fuse boxes not only garuntees that shit stays , it also adds to how much you have gotten up*
  12. 455

    455 Guest

    yes and no.....it depends on the situation. I like my stuff to out in the open mainly-but I also like to hit spots in the cut-stuff that most people wouldn't see unless you were there for a reason.....
  13. Dick Quickwood

    Dick Quickwood 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 14,783 Likes Received: 14
    i would definately like to do some sewer tunnels though
  14. space base

    space base Senior Member

    Joined: May 4, 2003 Messages: 1,765 Likes Received: 0
    I like to walk around and catch tags in weird obscure spots. I always date them too, so in 20 years when they are still there people will know whats up.
  15. chirm

    chirm New Jack

    Joined: Jun 5, 2003 Messages: 24 Likes Received: 0
    yes and no, u should always paint for yourself, but it always is nice for people to see your stuff