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TOYS

Discussion in 'Metal Heads' started by bigdork, Jan 20, 2002.

  1. bigdork

    bigdork Guest

    Ive seen them come and go over the years, and in my yards, most quit, some get better and follow the rules, and others are a thorn in your side for years. Ive lost dozens of pieces, by just trying to teach kids about the rules and letting them know that me and my crew started painting this yard first, so please respect what we say, then you see "you aint shit" or "papa,what you write" through your piece. Anyway, what are some of your expirences and solutions with toys in your yards?
     
  2. Average White Railfan

    Average White Railfan Senior Member

    Joined: Jun 2, 2001 Messages: 1,120 Likes Received: 0
    just move. i lost about two spots to toys over the last few years. im to old and to busy to post up in yard with bats, some of my homies and wait for toys. i know where your comin from though, being the first person to paint somewhere and now lots of kids go there. even though i've long since found other spots. its just something you have to live with i guess.
     
  3. bigdork

    bigdork Guest

    nah man ill never move, its weird some years we will have no one but us painting, then other times here comes 2 kids who heat up shit for a couple a months, then its chill again, then here comes some other ones who thinks its cool for a minute, all part of the game i guess, i could have it much much worse.
     
  4. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 15, 2001 Messages: 7,578 Likes Received: 3
    that happened here and a couple toys got beat up , then they stopped coming back
     
  5. sectorTVA

    sectorTVA Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 8, 2000 Messages: 1,272 Likes Received: 1
    yeah, so i met this one kid in walmart the other day buying paint, he told me he was and all, and hes one of those toy writters who happens to leave their empties in the yard...so i gave him a lecture on how it fucks up the scene, then he goes and tell me that he was yelled at by the workers (who i know personally) and some cops rolled up on him, that pissed me off, and i was about to tell him how some kids from outta town wanted to give him a beat down, but i passed on that since im just too nice a guy....what really got me about him was the way he dressed, dont know if he was trying to be a raver or what but i figured that was just his way of being different...i used to dress like that too, but damn, when i was 16 i said fuck that and started dressing a bit better and shit...this kid is 18 dressing like hes 13 and shit...its cool to get up and shit, i could care less if hes putting wack shit on freights since most writers including myself would probably just go over it, ive already wrote some choice comments around his pieces with a streak, and i know if i didnt have a boxcar to paint and his was the only one to paint, im going over it.... blah blah blah, im going to the yard today to take flicks, and socialize with workers maybe...that kid just better wisin up..(cue sound of cracking knuckles)
     
  6. socks

    socks Member

    Joined: Oct 8, 2001 Messages: 503 Likes Received: 0
    i am a toy. i admit it. and when i was told that a particular yard was "held down" by such and such crew that was the first to start painting in there i knew one thing was for certain... i would never go back there again untill i was readdy to display my handle, my moniker, my nom de plume with the pride and respect it deserves.
    to satisfy my urge i drove around and found a new yard that was miles away from the other yard... turns out that yard is held down by some rough dudes (gold fronts and stuff, i think it was that castrati guy) i swore he was gonna jump me so i just ran. i believe that there is too much pollitics with trains and i dont want to get a beat down for somthing so stupid. so im just gonna blaze fatties with my homeboyz and paint burners in my moms's shed on some plywood she bought for me.
     
  7. Cracked Ass

    Cracked Ass Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 24, 2001 Messages: 7,898 Likes Received: 47
    Socks, if you're serious, you get props from a whole lot of established writers for your attitude. If you can get good on walls with some practice - and I don't mean FX prodo good, I mean just some reasonably respectable styles - you would be just the kind of person established heads would be happy to bring up, show around, take to spots, and maybe put down with a crew (barring various personality issues on either side, of course). If all toys had the same attitude and approach, the freight scene would be chiller and a lot of wackness would be absent from the steel.
    Toys aren't "barred" from yards forever. If they would just be patient and pay their dues for a year or so on walls, it would be much easier on everybody.
    Every reasonably mature, experienced head I know would much rather bring up a toy with a good attitude than beat up a toy with a bad attitude.
     
  8. Boring Bastard

    Boring Bastard Elite Member

    Joined: Feb 1, 2001 Messages: 3,784 Likes Received: 1
    Last couple of lines are very true!! Good post all in all but very good ending! Use common sense kids!:)
     
  9. Beast

    Beast Member

    Joined: Jul 2, 2000 Messages: 990 Likes Received: 4
    My own experience has been going on for a while now....

    Some local dude who doesn't paint much has some how found a few lay-ups around town. I'd say about every month or two he must get an urge to go paint. He goes to these spots and just does dumb shit. He turns around and tests his paint on the loading dock, tags and bombs stuff in the area and last week he did a piece on a building where they park trains sometimes.

    A few people have told him to not do that shit but he continues. I don't believe in dissing freights. Pretty much the damage he does do is done right when he does it. We could buff the stuff but it doesn't take much to guess that someone did paint there.

    just some thoughts....Socks email me....
     
  10. socks

    socks Member

    Joined: Oct 8, 2001 Messages: 503 Likes Received: 0
    i actually dont smoke weed but i like the smell of the plants. if that counts.
     
  11. jeff123456

    jeff123456 Guest

    JUST FUCKING REMEMBER THAT ALL OF YOU WERE ONCE TOYS.. ALTHOUGH MOST OF U PRETEND THAT U WERE NEVER...

    JUST HELP TOYS AND TEACH THEM WHAT THEY NEED TO GET GOOD...
     
  12. dai

    dai Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 30, 2001 Messages: 1,052 Likes Received: 0
    now your attitude is the one i hate most. a toy on an ego trip...writing isn't making you a thug buddy and hidin behind that keyboard actin like you're hard isn't working either...remeber what we said about blink? consider it.
     
  13. sectorTVA

    sectorTVA Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 8, 2000 Messages: 1,272 Likes Received: 1
    while i was benching yesterday, i saw some shit that the one kid i was talking about in the earlier reply did...wack of course, but thats not what bothered me...it turns out that he painted hollows over old streaks on multiple cars...that bothers me...im going to have to have a talk with this kid next time i see him...
     
  14. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 15, 2001 Messages: 7,578 Likes Received: 3
    now your attitude is the one i hate most. a toy on an ego trip...writing isn't making you a thug buddy and hidin behind that keyboard actin like you're hard isn't working either...remeber what we said about blink? consider it
     
  15. baLLeRplAyA

    baLLeRplAyA Member

    Joined: Nov 19, 2001 Messages: 954 Likes Received: 2
    why dont you all just paint all the good cars and leave all the coal cars for the bunk kids......theyll get sick of it and go somewhere else.
     
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