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just wondering what peoples thoughts were on this...

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by sitka/xxxxx, Jun 3, 2002.

  1. sitka/xxxxx

    sitka/xxxxx New Jack

    Joined: May 2, 2002 Messages: 54 Likes Received: 0
  2. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 19, 2001 Messages: 8,147 Likes Received: 3
    What the hell do they have to do with graffiti?

    KILROE Junior Member

    Joined: Oct 21, 2001 Messages: 118 Likes Received: 0
    I want them all! well I will only pay maybe for the guy in the suit
  4. sound

    sound New Jack

    Joined: Sep 8, 2001 Messages: 0 Likes Received: 0
    interesting idea...make toys out of graffiti characters...i've seen them in several magazines...even art magazines that have nothing to do with graffiti...its just a way of selling one's art, which is important if you plan on making a living off of your art.
  5. 87centHitMan

    87centHitMan Guest

    The only one that has anything to do with graff is the "obey giant" guy. There's some article about espo by futura on the main site, so there must be some connection.
  6. ilikeskulls.

    ilikeskulls. Guest

    i think they're neat looking but cost way too fuckin' much.if i were gonna drop money on toys i'd replace all my old transformers that got destroyed or disappeared over the years,but that's just me.and as far as the price for those toys are that's not realilistic pricing.most graff writers i know could never afford that.shit like rent,food,bills,supplies come first.i think they're more for art collectors then anything else.
  7. ilikeskulls.

    ilikeskulls. Guest

    they're all graff related.one of the toys is a twist toy.the other meta,stash, and os gemoes...


    god damn
  9. fiberoptical

    fiberoptical New Jack

    Joined: Apr 26, 2001 Messages: 31 Likes Received: 0
    I have been looking for these!
  10. Ceso One SAF

    Ceso One SAF Member

    Joined: Mar 29, 2002 Messages: 362 Likes Received: 0
    pointless and dont even relate to graf
  11. OsCaR306

    OsCaR306 Member

    Joined: May 20, 2002 Messages: 508 Likes Received: 0
    word, those r dope
  12. evilistic

    evilistic Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 22, 2001 Messages: 3,554 Likes Received: 0
    gi joe would kik their ass...
  13. I Luv Roo

    I Luv Roo Member

    Joined: Aug 20, 2001 Messages: 733 Likes Received: 0
    they're expensive! Ed Templeton's toy machine doll was only a couple bucks - that's how these should be too.
  14. ulcer

    ulcer Member

    Joined: Jul 23, 2001 Messages: 326 Likes Received: 0
    The only reason I'm not calling this a massive sellout is because the figurines are not really graffiti based, more artwork based. Nevertheless, I think they are stupid and a bastardization of artwork which I once aspired to own, but am growing less and less interested in. A lot of people whore themselves in Asian markets, especially Japan, hoping that those in North America will not notice. It wouldn't seem so bad if it weren't major writers like Twist. If it were someone else you could easily dismiss the toys as gay and get on with your life....Unfortunately, twist has earned respect, and as such, we must now take time to consider the new door that has opened. A world of toys making toys and thinking it's acceptable as graffiti because Twist did it first.
  15. eessee

    eessee Guest