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What Makes U Old School?

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by etc.com, Jan 15, 2002.

  1. etc.com

    etc.com 12oz Member

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    What Makes U Old School?

    Discussion started by etc.com - Jan 15, 2002

    :confused: OK, here it goes to all the old schoolrs, I want to know how many years does it take to become old school? Now if your old school and don't do shit for graffitti what gives you the right to still claim walls or names?
    This is not to bash any favorites, but to start a thread that gets a sense of whats inside an old school mind.
    I respect all the old school graff writers/artist that have contribute to the cause and struggle.
     
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  2. graffsurgeon

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    graffsurgeon - Replied Jan 15, 2002

    you were up when graff was at its prime.
     
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  3. mud_buddha

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    mud_buddha - Replied Jan 15, 2002

    Call me a lunatic, but I've thought about this.

    To me, you either are or you aren't. You don't grow into it. The period covered by "Old school" doesn't keep growing in relation to the culture as a whole, if it did the phrase wouldn't mean anything. I started writing seriously before some people on this board were born and I don't call myself "Old School." Why? I used the term myself back in the day to describe people that came before me, so how could I, just by growing older suddenly become one of those people? Basically, if you were aware of an "Old School" existing, then you aren't it.
     
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  4. old_soul

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    old_soul - Replied Jan 15, 2002

    It's hard to define old school. I've been writing since the early eighties & consider myself old school. However I'm not Old School like them cats from the seventies. I guess it's all relative. Maybe it's a generation thing.
     
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  5. dirtysicks

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    dirtysicks - Replied Jan 15, 2002

    Who cares..............fuck old school.
     
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  6. Boring Bastard

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    Boring Bastard - Replied Jan 15, 2002

    Can you school the newbies on the history of your city from jump??
    Do you know the cats that you are talking about when you talk about those before you? Have you been writing actively for atleast four years??
    Then more than likely you are "old-school" to a certain degree..............;)
     
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  7. serpent of the light - Replied Jan 16, 2002

    DEEZ NUTZ
     
  8. smeoo

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    smeoo - Replied Jan 16, 2002

    i ama wearing Puma baskets with fat laces...
    i say the word fresh, even when not relating to greengrocers wears...
    and i know the first 3 lines from beat street and sometimes ponder the fact of whatever happened to Double K..
    hence all these factors conglomerate resulting in the fact that i am old school..... :p
     
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    Ms.Bombastic - Replied Jan 16, 2002

    Old skool is thing of the past....

    I wish these cats would stop worrying about how they can acquire "legend" status...or what makes them eligible for it...
     
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    SersOne-NRS - Replied Jan 16, 2002

    you cant see yourself as old school but you have to be seen by people after you as old school.....you really have nothing to do with it, just as people after you see you
     
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    imported_! Hoes Get Sex ! - Replied Jan 16, 2002

    you have a pair of lee striped jeans and rock a bomber jacket and say funky fresh, and def alot. Oh and you and stay high 149 are ol' bomb'n partners.
     
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    PISS ONE - Replied Jan 17, 2002

    beat street breakdown, rah!!!
    beat street, the king of the beat
    you see me rockin that beat from across the street
    beat street is a lesson too because you cant let the streets beat you.

    i can do the whole song if you like, aswell as the message, most of the full version of rappers delight, and a whole heap more.

    I LOVE OLD SCHOOL
     
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    bigguy - Replied Jan 18, 2002

    This is Beautifful!
     
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    metallix - Replied Jan 18, 2002

    what the hell. old school is old school. new jacks are new jacks.
     
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    GrImeY - Replied Jan 18, 2002

    Adidas Jumpsuits and neon colors dun.
     
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