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Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by paint trains, Jun 30, 2004.

  1. paint trains

    paint trains Junior Member

    Joined: Jun 27, 2004 Messages: 139 Likes Received: 0
    I'm just wondering if you think havin some passenger trains legal in your area is good. or do you think that takes the thrill out of it? because that it what might be happening here.

    Because my friend got caught doing a truck the other day and they were talking about passengers and shit and then the cop brought up the subject of making some old passengers here legal.

    The trains that you paint on actually run for a month, Then a bunch of new writers some in each month and paint, and I think the cops said they will pay for the paint too, but i'm not complete sure about that one. They think that it will cut down graffiti here, If anything it will bring more to the area, I think..

    So your thoughts on this?
     
  2. Gunm

    Gunm Banned

    Joined: Aug 31, 2003 Messages: 12,427 Likes Received: 1
    I heard about them doing something like that in somewhere else in europe. Supposedly some big rail company was just all "fuck it....we're going to give the writers a certain amount of trains they can bomb the hell out of just because we can't put a halt to this shit 100% of the time."

    I think it's a cool idea. Although there will always be the neccessary component of adrenaline borne of illegality present in order to make graffiti truly a unique experience, it's also very nice to be able to have a place where you can set up shop and not worry about some bull breaking your head open.

    Ity seems to me that europe and austrailia are very much more open to graffiti as an art form rather than here in the United States. Here we're enjoying (at least the general pop hungry public) a momentary explosion in the popularity of graffiti and related artwork. Unfortunately, this still doesn't make it any easier to go out and bomb or piece.
     
  3. paint trains

    paint trains Junior Member

    Joined: Jun 27, 2004 Messages: 139 Likes Received: 0
    Yeah I think it is cool. Someone I was talking to not long ago about it was like "Fuck that, That'll be fuckin shit if they were legal it would take the fun out of it"
    But I thought makin them legal was a pretty good idea really. :)
     
  4. SWX1994

    SWX1994 Member

    Joined: Jun 8, 2004 Messages: 515 Likes Received: 0
    can you just do throw ups on them?
     
  5. paint trains

    paint trains Junior Member

    Joined: Jun 27, 2004 Messages: 139 Likes Received: 0
    umm I'm not sure. I would rather piece then do throwies on them though.
     
  6. rinse

    rinse Member

    Joined: Dec 28, 2003 Messages: 703 Likes Received: 0
    if its legal, forget throwies... take your time and work some productions.
    i think legals sound like a nice idea at first but would probably end up drawing in too many toys that would clutter the trains with wackness.
     
  7. paint trains

    paint trains Junior Member

    Joined: Jun 27, 2004 Messages: 139 Likes Received: 0
    yeah and it would catch a fair few writers.
     
  8. porque

    porque Senior Member

    Joined: May 5, 2002 Messages: 1,844 Likes Received: 0
    ...i don't know what to think about this...the idea is so completely foriegn to the US...it would never happen here, so it's hard to imagine...i will say that i have only painted a legal wall once in my life...for some reason the idea just doesn't appeal to me...
     
  9. phels

    phels Junior Member

    Joined: Apr 17, 2003 Messages: 206 Likes Received: 0
    i think it would well take the fun away, it would be cool to have a moving legal wall but my favorite part of graffiti is to get up somthing good somwhere it shouldnt be.
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  10. CrazyLazy

    CrazyLazy Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 17, 2003 Messages: 1,681 Likes Received: 0
    I see your point. But having a legal somewhere doesn't mean that the illegal side to graffiti is going to stop either. It just means that people are accepting it more and that you have a place to go paint that you don't have to worry about being cops rolling up on you. You and your friends can just take your time having fun painting.






    Then later go out and bomb.
     
  11. phels

    phels Junior Member

    Joined: Apr 17, 2003 Messages: 206 Likes Received: 0
    spot on mate, dont get me wrong id be up there like every other cunt wanting to paint em. it just wouldnt be the same as doing it illegally.
    it depends if they made it just some trains or all.
     
  12. paint trains

    paint trains Junior Member

    Joined: Jun 27, 2004 Messages: 139 Likes Received: 0
    Yeah its only some trains... not all of them...
     
  13. why write?

    why write? Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 19, 2003 Messages: 5,859 Likes Received: 1
    i think its a good idea...that would be fun actually, even though its legal its okay..you can still do illegal shit besides for that..
     
  14. parcheesey

    parcheesey New Jack

    Joined: Nov 11, 2002 Messages: 0 Likes Received: 1
    you should do wholecars on the legal trains.
     
  15. iceman

    iceman Member

    Joined: Nov 13, 2003 Messages: 273 Likes Received: 0
    that would be pretty dope if it happen in chicago.....a few years back the cta (cricago transit authority) held a battle. they supplied all the paint needed and they allowed writers to paint the walls along the cta. this event never took place again cause everyone took all the paint they could get and after the battle they destroyed more cta property.
     
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