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What Separates The Toys From The Veterans

Discussion in 'Tools and tips' started by SFC, Sep 4, 2006.

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  1. Backalley Abortion Doctor

    Backalley Abortion Doctor Elite Member

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    About eight years. I really think, somehow, your intelligence comes into play in graffiti. It seems like I never see drooling idiots with talent. Most established writers:

    a) have been writing several years (Most worth looking at, at least 7. With the exception of Die.)
    b) don't speak out of their ass about sibjects they have no knowledge of. (Meaning anything at all, not graf-related)
    c) Have a sense of humor.
    d) Speak their mind.
    e) break the mold of typical graffiti ideals.
    f) don't run around spouting "Graffiti should be legal! Marijuana makes you graf better! Fuck whitey! Graffiti is ART just like everything else"-
    g) realise arrows are unecessary at best.
    h) Won't have to read anything I've written here.
     
  2. Slushi

    Slushi Banned

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    I lol'd
     
  3. hammer_time

    hammer_time Banned

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    Very Nice
    cheers to you....

    but there are unfortunatly a lot of idiots who have skill
    see; cope2
     
    Last edited: Jun 18, 2008
  4. Backalley Abortion Doctor

    Backalley Abortion Doctor Elite Member

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    Cope's a prime example. if you're a retard, you end up overweight with 20 years of no improvment, a name you jocked from someone else, and a throwup you got from someome else.

    Be weary, kids.
     
  5. Baron

    Baron Moderator

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    Having your own style and mastering/perfecting and actually getting up and being active to me, makes you a veteran
     
  6. BTA-Click

    BTA-Click New Member

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  7. kroc_oner

    kroc_oner Elite Member

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    imo theres to versions of toy a experienced toy who is steadily progressing style isnt bad but not sick yet who has respect gets up doesnt go over people better then them knows history has a original ish name and then theres toys who dont take crits suck have bad styles get up but barely with sharpies cant paint and have no can control
     
  8. MEH2

    MEH2 Senior Member

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    best explanation ive ever heard..
     
  9. RAWKET

    RAWKET Senior Member

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    i would say time in the game.............the first 3 years odds are you'll be toy with improving skills ......the next 3-7 years youll start getting a few props and should be breaking through the toy persona ...(alot take advantage of this time to destroy the city and become local kings) after about 10 years of activeness and traveling you will start to get more notoriety and respect from out of towners ....and possibly sell a canvas or two......after 11 years of actively painting you should have mastered your style or have enough styles to earn your respect ....art show offers will slowly start coming your way..
    after 12 years in the game....you should find the best toy your city has to offer and fuel his passion for graffiti art and hopefully his passion for running around and painting on everything in sight will rekindle your love for vandalism -RAWKET
     
  10. saucy

    saucy Senior Member

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    sounds like your speaking from experience? ha
     
  11. hammer_time

    hammer_time Banned

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    ^^none of that has anything to do with graff...
    this description could go in the "what seperates real writers from hipster, culture jockers" thread....
    also art shows have nothing to do with being a vet IMO
     
    Last edited: Jul 6, 2008
  12. RezOner..

    RezOner.. Banned

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    if you cross kids out then bitch out from writing a tag, your a toy.
    if you beef with people for no reason too.
     
  13. Piggy

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    Some toy here tags SFC all over with shitty non-steady flow. He thinks hes in the crew.
     
  14. HëRbN

    HëRbN Elite Member

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    you think your in the crew
     
  15. hammer_time

    hammer_time Banned

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    im the one who put trane down with the sfc.......
     
  16. CAN-KILLER

    CAN-KILLER Senior Member

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    a toy is someone who beefs with a veteran just to get fame.
     
  17. SAID

    SAID Moderator

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    fuck yes.
    respect before everything.
     
  18. n_noodles

    n_noodles Senior Member

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    toys get there mom fucked, veterans fuck toy's moms :)
     
  19. Twist Up That Green Game

    Twist Up That Green Game New Member

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    id say im a toy. i meen ive only been doing this for a year and a half i do my little throwie thing hit trains and box trucks but youll never see my ass going over anyone better than me that shits just dissrespectfull. still though for a toy im deffinatly not bad and im allways trying to progress so maybe in a few years youll see my ass in some book somewhere who knows.
     
  20. injury

    injury Senior Member

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    if you don't have paint on your hands at the end of the night...