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Parents and YOU

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by Gunm, Feb 22, 2006.

  1. Gunm

    Gunm Banned

    Joined: Aug 31, 2003 Messages: 12,427 Likes Received: 1
    So i was wondering....do your parents support what you do when you go out every night and come home when the sun is rising reeking of paint, weed, beer and vagina? Or when you visit them twice a year and you look like someone beat you up with a wet bucket of paint?

    Do your parents look the other way? Do they threaten to ground you? Do they shake their heads when you come visit during the holidays and answer "yes" to "are you still running around tagging?"

    Or maybe they buy you markers and paint for your birthday, relate the "awesome graffiti piece" they saw on their way to work, etc.... I know some folks out their dig what their spawn after hours.

    "Well Ted, winning the soccer championships is one thing but MY boy crushed a 12 x 30 wall overlooking the business district last night." ::pause to puff away on pipe::

    I got my mom digging on graffiti big time. I come home for christmas and she had gotten me a nice fat coffee table book and some Sakura solid paint markers. She just advises to not get caught. Thanks mom. :love2:
     
  2. CACashRefund

    CACashRefund 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 14,171 Likes Received: 272
    my mom fills in for me and when i get tired she shakes the can up

    one time these guys tried to take my paint at the layup and i told my mom and she got in touch with their moms and set it straight


    i love my mommie
     
  3. swedish erotica

    swedish erotica Banned

    Joined: Jan 17, 2006 Messages: 1,758 Likes Received: 2
    they used to get pissed and threaten to take my paint away, and shit like that, but i think they've realized that they cant really do anything about it. i tell them when i'm painting most of the time, and i've really broken things down for my mom. the whole its not about drugs and gangs talk and what not. She still seems to care about me getting caught, but kind of turns a blind eye. The main thing is our trust, and while i am painting things that aren't mine, i'm not really causing THAT MUCH damage that is street visible. While i'm living at home, i'm going to just stick to freights and chill spots, partly out of respect for my parents. If i go down, they are the ones paying my way out of jail, paying for my lawyer, and in some cases being held responsible for my actions.

    My main man's parents are a differant story. They'll take him to buy paint at home depot (since they won't selll to minors) and just really don't give a fuck. Whether its out of being cool people or out of ignorance, i don't know.
     
  4. why write?

    why write? Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 19, 2003 Messages: 5,859 Likes Received: 1
    hahah i had a friend whos mother would hate graffiti...she'd rip up every sketch, book, break his markers in half, rip up his magazines and post them up around the house all ripped up.....she says that graffiti writers are rapists, thats why they hide their face...and if she ever saw anyone doing it...shed call the cops right away hah..
     
  5. 5iveDee

    5iveDee Member

    Joined: May 15, 2005 Messages: 314 Likes Received: 0
    my mom was cool about it at first. Shed buy me paint sometimes untill I got caught in dc past curfew by cops and I had snuck out that night. She hasnt been the same since and thinks that I quit.
     
  6. vptonbing

    vptonbing Member

    Joined: Apr 26, 2004 Messages: 690 Likes Received: 1
    my daddy comes and watches me while i paint. then he disses it later when im not around. I just found out he was the guy crossing me out. damnit daddy, your gonna get it!!
     
  7. skirmfirm

    skirmfirm Elite Member

    Joined: Dec 19, 2005 Messages: 2,812 Likes Received: 12
    mine where ok with the actual act, just worried about me on the train lines, and getting caught, although they wouldnt actually buy me anything graff related.

    It all changed after i got time, they think ive quit now and dont even like me doing legals.

    Im to old for them to have any affect tho.
     
  8. bomstar

    bomstar New Jack

    Joined: Feb 25, 2006 Messages: 30 Likes Received: 0
    my mum just says dont get court n stop wastin me money
     
  9. iloveboxcars

    iloveboxcars 12oz Royalty

    Joined: Jul 29, 2002 Messages: 20,503 Likes Received: 438
    when i was younger my mom would try to talk me out of it but she knew she couldnt stop me, so after awhile she just let it be.
     
  10. Real SFC

    Real SFC Member

    Joined: Feb 22, 2006 Messages: 364 Likes Received: 0
    my parents hate it for the most.
     
  11. asa vada

    asa vada New Jack

    Joined: Mar 4, 2005 Messages: 46 Likes Received: 0
  12. ralf deyga

    ralf deyga Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 9, 2004 Messages: 1,134 Likes Received: 0
    i caught my dad capping over one of my freights once...... he punched me in the face after i tried to comfront him about it :yuck: ....
     
  13. ralf deyga

    ralf deyga Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 9, 2004 Messages: 1,134 Likes Received: 0
    i got grounded afterwards...
     
  14. Overtime

    Overtime Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 22, 2003 Messages: 13,986 Likes Received: 311
    "you have no integrity" is exactly what my mom said
     
  15. ZFUSE

    ZFUSE New Jack

    Joined: Feb 7, 2006 Messages: 31 Likes Received: 0
    my mom likes graffiti, she doesn't care about the markers I get from no where and the paint and ink too. she bought me some paint, but thinks i'll only use it to paint on cardboard.my dad kinda likes graffiti, but he just thinks that all my ideas on fun a re a waste of time like breakdancing, and skeching. well, I think my mom wouldn't really care if i told her I paint some walls in thr canals and tunnels. she'd just probably say not to get caught, and to do it in the day time. we'll see wht she thinks, or maybe not.
     
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