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ponder this..

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by emozOne, Feb 28, 2002.

  1. emozOne

    emozOne New Jack

    Joined: Feb 26, 2002 Messages: 5 Likes Received: 0
    how come we are a targeted culture? If you think about it, Me going up to a wall, grabbing paint and making something look nice, is the SAME thing as some old lady sitting at her house writing little icons on her dollar bills. Think about it, im pretty sure no one has ever, ever been arrested for writing on money. And what is more frequent than anything? Money. People see little writings on bills more than they see a bomb on a building. Serously it makes no sence to me all, cops should raid peoples houses or call the numbers on the Money and arrest there asses instead of harrassing us artist..
  2. emozOne

    emozOne New Jack

    Joined: Feb 26, 2002 Messages: 5 Likes Received: 0
    oh yeah i said that because drawing on money is a federal offence, its defacing federal property.. thats worse than us hitting up a bulding..
  3. bobobi11

    bobobi11 Elite Member

    Joined: Dec 15, 2000 Messages: 2,807 Likes Received: 0
    There really is a difference between the two. I agree that more people should be looked at for defacing money if that is a crime then they should enforce it. However, I think you are exaggerating a little about the frequency. I have seen way more graffiti than I have money with writing on it.
  4. stank

    stank Banned

    Joined: Oct 8, 2001 Messages: 147 Likes Received: 0
    tru, but people look at money as paper, and all it is really worth, is nothing. the only reason its worth anything is because there is a 5, a 20, a 100, dollar sighn on it. people dont care about u writing 13 + 97 = 110......... but if u look at sumones building, its like there property, makes the actual culture of the surrounding less "beautiful"....... but anyway..... money is just passed on and on.... no one cares about it..... people care about buildings..... i understand where u are coming form, and i dont think anyone should get arrested for writing on money....... people highlight that shit all the time to see if its real or not...... that defacing money.... no one cares..... it basically comes down to the fact that society and government care more about petty things then actual crimes like rape and child abuse and shit....
  5. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 15, 2001 Messages: 7,578 Likes Received: 3
    i agree with bobobi , but then again i could care less either way
  6. astrotrain

    astrotrain Banned

    Joined: Feb 27, 2002 Messages: 25 Likes Received: 0
    people target this culture because they dont want you to write on their property, it brings down real estate value, and the fact that they associate graffiti with gangs and shit like that... they simply dont understand it. its as simple as that... whenever someone gets up with a quick tag, alot of people dont wanna see it, cant even read it, let alone care about what it says, so they see it as a bunch of scriblling. as for the dollar bill thing, theres no point in enforcing that shit. money isnt being put up on display, because it gets around so quickly... but a wall thats in the public's view will be more of a concern to the public.
  7. sound

    sound New Jack

    Joined: Sep 8, 2001 Messages: 0 Likes Received: 0
    do you ever REALLY look at the money? cuz there's writing on it.
  8. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Guest

    no matter how dirty the money gets... we still want it !

    I dont care if I have to clean off dogshit and vomit... $100 will always be $100.

    this is a useless argument.
  9. Asid

    Asid Guest


    What have we learned here? Get 100,000 one dollar bills and start writing away!

    AREANKAY Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 9, 2001 Messages: 1,183 Likes Received: 39

    not trying to be a dick or anything but if you are so worried about you painting walls can get you in trouble casue you do them so nicely why do you involve yuorself in doing it illegaly why not paint legal walls or paint canvases or some shit then you wouldent have to worry about why you can write on dollors and not on walls?

    REGULATOR Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 6, 2001 Messages: 3,383 Likes Received: 0
    im going to take this view directly from my dad...who hates graffiti

    the main reason it pisses people off is because it defaces property. basicaly, how would you feel if some bitch wrote all over your new shoes? or on your car? thats what it feels like to storeowners and shit when their storefronts are tagged on. it also drives possible customers away..picture this in the eyes of the common american person....would you rather walk into a store that is covered in graff? or a store that is clean and presentable?
  12. Asid

    Asid Guest


    Thats when the rules come in for me, I'm not going to go fucking hit the local liquor store and drive old man jones out of buisness because I did a throwup on his property, I'd rather go put that throw up on a fucking wal mart and not some mommy daddy buisness....
  13. destroyall

    destroyall New Jack

    Joined: Jan 9, 2001 Messages: 4 Likes Received: 0
    Re: thats

    unfortunately the walmart wouldn't run.
  14. wakassOATH

    wakassOATH Guest

    ahh thing is.. there are alot of different methods of fighting crime that seem weird.. but in fact they accuallt work effectivly
    for example
    the police officer on the beat walking though the ghetto or whatever.. sees 2 crimes being commited
    one.. there are some guys drinking beer on the stoop..
    two.. there is a junkey laying on the side walk shooting up herion

    the cop busts the guys drinking beer and leaves the junkey alone like he doesnt relize it.. that is a method of fighting crime that has proven to work. if you go after all the petty shit.. the real bad stuff goes away.

    now of coarse i relize that the cop isnt gonna overlook a phedophile raping a 12 year old in a alley while busting a granny writing on a one dollar bill .. but the above is just an example of many methods that may seem kinda strainge

    another thing i relize why people get so pissed off cause of graff.. 99% of people who see a building covered in graff think that the place is a shit hole... no matter how good the food is, no matter how clean the place is .. the restrant (for this example) will get less buisness if its covered in tags and throws.. and obiously the owner doesnt want that

    and another thing.. i think graff is tageted for this reason:
    other then terrorist shit.. name one other crime.. that so many kids are into.. that takes such little time and planing (bombing) and causes so much money in damage and havok, and is so "ugly" to the general public

    i mean.. just take one tag. it takes about 2 seconds to do.. it pretty much "wrecks" the whole wall and looks "ugly"(to the public).. it costs alot of cash to cover.. now how are the cops gonna catch you in that time frame.. unless your a total dumb ass or just have some horrable luck.. you gotta be caught in the act.. and then theres millions of kids across the nation doing it..

    so i totally understand why its targeted.. i relize all this shit when i go out and i know that im breaking the law and i am ready to face the consquences. REGULATOR has the right idea.. your fukin with someone elses property and you have no right to do it.

    excuse me while i fill my backpack with cans.
  15. SeYnO9

    SeYnO9 Member

    Joined: Dec 21, 2001 Messages: 677 Likes Received: 0
    I remember when i first started i was fucking dumb and out for fame and writing on dollar bills thinking it was another way 2 put shit out!....ha!