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New York Cracks Down On Graffiti Artists


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graffiti is a direct expression of the individual, the way your style is, is an expression of you, people that bite in graffiti, are generally people that bite in life,

 

people with angry tags are angry people

 

childish tags childish

 

sloppy are sloppy

 

 

theres alot more you can read into this, but knowing who does the graffiti, you'll understand alot more.

 

its the same as signatures. you can just tell alot about the individual by how they write, even if there biting, unless you dont know that there biting.

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i can see how having grafftiti on somwthing causes more graffit to be put on it , but thats onkly cause people figure that the own doesnt care enough to buff it. the thing about graffiti causing breakins and shit ithink is dumb, becasue if theres a shitload of graff in an area then the people prolly can afford to buff it, therefore they dont have any money, so why would you rob someone whos poor? and you usually dont see graff in nice hoods like the burbs anyway

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I suppose the impression of neglection can cause criminal minded individuals to feel safer to do crime.. fit in better with the atmosphere.. if your ina location where things are well maintained it leaves an impression that people care about the area enough.. enough to try and stop criminals from doing shit.... but usually poorer areas that are less buffed have more crime robbery casue poor.. both beacause of poverty and not the casue of each other.. wait a minute what ami saying why dont poor peple just go rob in richer negbourhoods? oh yea so i guess what i was originally asserting was right becaseu more mainatined can look like harder to pull off crime or that peopel care about crimes (at least one crime being graffiti) so mr. criminal minded assumes would care about other crimes too.. anyway this issue isnt particulary intersting

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i find it funny that the government and/or police actualy spend any time dealing with graff, just get a few council worker on the buff, simple as that.

its just not a big deal at all and the government should deal with real politics like abortion and terrorism while the police should deal with real crimes like murder and fraud

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Originally posted by backfromgrave@Jan 29 2006, 08:35 PM

Odd Punishment: Convicted graffiti artists on the Isle of Man are forced to have replicas of their graffiti tattooed on their chests

 

is that true? or only on wierd facts websites?

haha, this is bullshit but i like that somebody has made it up for their facts website

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any petty crime you deal with, there are always people saying "why don't you spend your money catching murderers, drug dealers, etc..." graffiti is a gateway crime.. and the broken windows theory is pretty much true... just admit it, you are committing a crime stop trying to justify it! if you get caught, then deal with it... keep painting...

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looks like new york is gonna get a taste of what its like in chicago

 

yeah on the reals. i dont know what the security camera situation is in new york 'cause i haven't been there in 5 years, but i was walking downtown today..and i'm sure i was caught on camera walking by myself probably about 11 times or something for sure...which is whack as fuck....

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fuck this people.. and what they think.. the worst crime ever, is out there.. and its controlling us... fuck this guys and their fucking laws... they want us to follow ..how they think.. graffiti isnt suppose to be a seriouse fucking crime.. this people constently lie to the world... fuck politics and the goverment... the goverment are on sum crazy shit called the freemasons society crap...

i think the graffiti community should unite and bring out the message about this fucking punks ....

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Can't stop graff in a big city no matter what. There will be 20 foot high barbed wire fences with guard dogs with laser beams strapped to them or somethin and someone will still pull off painting a train or a wall or whatever the surface is haha. That's one of the best parts about graff, it's like solving a puzzle to get to a risky spot.

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Since January 1, a raft of new restrictions have come into force, including raising from 18 to 21 the age at which it is legal to possess "graffiti instruments," such as etching acid, aerosol paint cans and broad-tipped indelible markers.

 

 

When NYC's theft rate increases, this will be why. . .

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