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Keeping spots chill

Discussion in 'Metal Heads' started by cracked ass, Nov 29, 2000.

  1. hostbaby

    hostbaby Junior Member

    Joined: Mar 27, 2011 Messages: 127 Likes Received: 17
    I guess the whole freight forum is completely dead...
  2. BigmouthStrikesAgain

    BigmouthStrikesAgain New Jack

    Joined: Sep 26, 2015 Messages: 24 Likes Received: 1
  3. ~KRYLON2~

    ~KRYLON2~ 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 13, 2001 Messages: 10,493 Likes Received: 211
    yeah wtf happened, this place used to be poppin.
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  4. naps45

    naps45 New Jack

    Joined: Jan 30, 2016 Messages: 4 Likes Received: 0
    take nothing but pictures....leave nothing but maybe a footprint or two
  5. naps45

    naps45 New Jack

    Joined: Jan 30, 2016 Messages: 4 Likes Received: 0
    I just found a little spot and may hit it up. Out of shear respect for its chillness I am debating rolling in there..and I'm honestly getting an opinion from one of the hardcores in this city about it. Very few places here to rock shit.
  6. One Man Banned

    One Man Banned Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jan 9, 2013 Messages: 13,794 Likes Received: 2,579
    Not even footprints if you can. Your footprints can show where/how you got in/out.
  7. Fist 666

    Fist 666 Moderator Crew

    Joined: Jun 16, 2007 Messages: 14,154 Likes Received: 1,005
    I've been on IG for like a month and cannot believe the shit people say in comments and post images of. Fucking mindblowing.
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  8. chester copperpot

    chester copperpot Junior Member

    Joined: Sep 10, 2001 Messages: 244 Likes Received: 20
    Jersey City Nj 2016

    Photo Chester Copperpot

  9. breakfast menu

    breakfast menu Member

    Joined: Dec 23, 2014 Messages: 684 Likes Received: 164
    yeah, #tbt to when people cared about this stuff.
  10. One Man Banned

    One Man Banned Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jan 9, 2013 Messages: 13,794 Likes Received: 2,579
    Been seeing a lot of shit lately that's bad for business. Strongly encourage people to read this thread. Some things encountered of late:

    Don't be sloppy, keep your shit together with you, don't want to find your latex gloves on the track leading into the spot.

    Do not give out the locations of spots, don't let people know where you paint. Don't post or discuss your location(s) on social media, and be careful that you're not geotagging shit. Posting pix of yourself painting on social media/internet is a poor idea, keep that shit in private.

    If you find freights somewhere, congratulations, but don't assume you're the 1st to find it, only one who knows it's there, you might be fucking up someone else.

    Also with this, it pays for you to know if what you found is there temporarily, regularly, long term, etc. Do your homework! Recon spots and learn the schedule. Hitting something that doesn't move, or isn't going anywhere for a long time, blows things up.

    If you're trying to reach or meet someone, don't use the freight for that, you're leaving a lot of messages and revealing your (and possibly their) location.

    Helps to learn what the local freights/equipment are. These are the trains and such owned by your local freight carriers that they keep in that area for various jobs or storage, and they are not going to leave the yard or go far. Painting these only reveals that graf is going on there.

    Seen that someone painted and then left the shit they stood on right in front of the panel, smh.

    Taking shit off the freight is generally not a good idea. Posting that shit on social media, worse. There's info there that reveals your location. Also, some of that shit has to be there, was put on at/near the location it was taken from so kind of obvious.

    If you've made any of the internet/social media blunders I'd suggest deleting your pics or the account and start over.

    Final word is re: etiquette/values- sometimes you have to go it alone. I think part of the OP's intentions were toward longevity, preservation, and keeping things secretive. Not everyone out there is going to believe in these things and when you see people who are going to fuck it up for themselves and/or others you might be better off on your own until a later time. Sometimes that means passing on someone who might have a dope graf game but maybe not such a good criminal game. Much better to have a chill spot to yourself all the time then to have someone ignorant with you once and then you lose the spot because of that.
  11. VA999

    VA999 New Jack

    Joined: Dec 11, 2008 Messages: 62 Likes Received: 25
  12. VA999

    VA999 New Jack

    Joined: Dec 11, 2008 Messages: 62 Likes Received: 25
    Saw this at a not-so secret spot in my area recently. Regardless, I was mind-blown at the carelessness it takes to drip this much paint directly on to the track and not even make an effort to wipe it off. Not to mention the dozens of rocks I had to pick up and toss because they had paint on them. Unfortunately, I don't think toys responsible for this kind of shit even know what 12oz is, but if you fisher-price mother fuckers stumble across this somehow, read this thread in it's entirety. Also, if anyone G checks you at a spot, it is because they know what they are doing. Don't get angry. Don't get frustrated. Hear them out and respect what they have to say even if they diss the shit out of you.
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  13. One Man Banned

    One Man Banned Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jan 9, 2013 Messages: 13,794 Likes Received: 2,579
    Forgot to mention be aware of your surroundings, where/how you can be seen, who else is around, etc. About a month or so ago 2 people thought they were going to run into the yard to check a freight for whatever reason they did. John Public was sitting there and saw them do it, assumed they were there to burglarize the freights, and called in their car to the Railroad. Kind of stupid IMO. Was on tour at a yard about 2-3 weeks ago and saw someone go in ahead, sneaking, ducking, etc., never occured to look behind him and see he was being followed. Lost him in a line before I could catch up.
  14. ALMIGHTY_3

    ALMIGHTY_3 New Jack

    Joined: Nov 21, 2016 Messages: 19 Likes Received: 0
    Bruh that picture of that guy throwing up on that guy is sick..
  15. junejuly

    junejuly New Jack

    Joined: Apr 9, 2017 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 1
    I dont know anything about this
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