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HiFructosePronSyrup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-25-06 02:51 PM
Response to Reply #24
32. Yeah, it's pretty primal
But then again, the squares whining about grafitti are just controlling what younger people see and do, kind of like a first grader bully shoving around a kindergartner.
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  -Graffiti Back in Subways, Indelibly This Time AngryAmish  Apr-25-06 01:13 PM   #0 
  - I worked at a museum where most of the staff considered graffiti art.  stopbush   Apr-25-06 01:14 PM   #1 
  - Yes it does seem  iconoclastNYC   Apr-25-06 01:55 PM   #19 
  - Why would you say that?  Yollam   Apr-25-06 06:58 PM   #68 
  - Basquiat's graffiti became..  girl gone mad   Apr-25-06 07:43 PM   #88 
  - There is an interesting disconnect between the idea of personal expression  bryant69   Apr-25-06 01:16 PM   #2 
  - Spot on. n/t  Taxloss   Apr-25-06 01:17 PM   #4 
  - Bravo  AngryAmish   Apr-25-06 01:19 PM   # 
     - I'd never defend it because of the unfairness of the system  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 03:49 PM   #53 
  - This has been commonplace in Europe for a while.  Taxloss   Apr-25-06 01:16 PM   #3 
  - Those poor Dutch.  asthmaticeog   Apr-25-06 01:20 PM   #6 
  - "Going Dutch", "Dutch cap" ...  Taxloss   Apr-25-06 01:30 PM   #11 
  - In Holland they call it "English etching."  tabasco   Apr-25-06 01:32 PM   #12 
  - Maybe It's Just Me, BUT  novalib   Apr-25-06 01:19 PM   #5 
  - I gotta disagree  AngryAmish   Apr-25-06 01:21 PM   #8 
  - I Don't Recall That  novalib   Apr-25-06 01:54 PM   #17 
  - lovely stylized names, numbers, bright colors  ldf   Apr-25-06 07:57 PM   #90 
     - I agree...most of that sucks  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 08:50 PM   #104 
  - I just loooove when they cover up the maps  mitchtv   Apr-25-06 03:15 PM   #46 
  - This etching isn't the same.  Taxloss   Apr-25-06 01:29 PM   #10 
  - What?  iconoclastNYC   Apr-25-06 01:58 PM   #21 
     - Ah, the good old days when we used to hit the trains  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 02:10 PM   #23 
     - Please don't visit my city.  ronnykmarshall   Apr-25-06 06:39 PM   #62 
     - I never said it was art  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 07:01 PM   #70 
     - Those who tout their own ugly actions  Veganistan   Apr-25-06 07:22 PM   #78 
     - Thank you Dr. Freud  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 07:29 PM   #82 
        - oh, gawd, i just wet myself  ldf   Apr-25-06 08:03 PM   #91 
           - Yeah, I guess part of the point is not to get caught  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 08:21 PM   #96 
     - but, was it beautiful?  NuttyFluffers   Apr-25-06 08:32 PM   #99 
     - um...I have about a thousand pictures  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 08:42 PM   #102 
     - You bad boy!  Book Lover   Apr-25-06 09:51 PM   #118 
     - What I Meant Was  novalib   Apr-25-06 02:12 PM   #25 
        - This is a bit of romanticism  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 02:48 PM   #30 
  - Whoa, they're using acid to etch the glass?  MadHound   Apr-25-06 01:20 PM   #7 
  - I guess they're using HF,  igil   Apr-25-06 01:44 PM   #14 
  - Oh fer... They're not using HF.  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-25-06 01:55 PM   #18 
  - it's not always glass-  QuestionAll   Apr-25-06 01:46 PM   #15 
  - Wow.  asthmaticeog   Apr-25-06 01:23 PM   #9 
  - This isn't new  TomPainesBones   Apr-25-06 01:43 PM   #13 
  - Some windows I've seen  foreverdem   Apr-25-06 01:52 PM   #16 
  - All art is crime  mdmc   Apr-25-06 01:56 PM   #20 
  - The "bad old days" are the good old days for me  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 02:05 PM   #22 
  - What about the poor guy/gal who has to clean it up?  AngryAmish   Apr-25-06 02:24 PM   #26 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-25-06 02:39 PM   #27 
     - It's great, isn't it?  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-25-06 02:49 PM   #31 
     - LOL  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 02:53 PM   #35 
     - OK, how about this  AngryAmish   Apr-25-06 02:54 PM   #36 
        - Yep.  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-25-06 02:55 PM   #37 
        - I'm at a loss of how to respond  AngryAmish   Apr-25-06 03:00 PM   #39 
           - That's exactly right  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 03:02 PM   #40 
              - It has everything to do with me  AngryAmish   Apr-25-06 03:03 PM   #42 
              - Let me reiterate  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 03:08 PM   #44 
              - So you have no problem destroying private property as well?  MelliMel   Apr-25-06 05:55 PM   #58 
              - No thanks  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 06:28 PM   #60 
                 - That is such bullshit.  ronnykmarshall   Apr-25-06 06:49 PM   #64 
                 - Who said it made sense?  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 06:58 PM   #67 
                 - That's a bunch a bullshit.  Kingshakabobo   Apr-25-06 06:53 PM   #65 
                 - Can't speak for Chicago  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 07:00 PM   #69 
                 - Apartments are private homes  MelliMel   Apr-25-06 08:53 PM   #106 
                    - No, I don't think they want them  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 08:58 PM   #108 
                       - Ah, so no respect for anyone.  MelliMel   Apr-25-06 09:02 PM   #110 
                          - Very like a whale  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 09:06 PM   #111 
              - Just because taggers are subhuman...  Yollam   Apr-25-06 07:02 PM   #72 
                 - Oh go on  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 07:05 PM   #73 
                    - alcibiades, I've been reading your posts, and you're full of crap.  Yollam   Apr-25-06 07:24 PM   #79 
                       - I'll trust the actual social scientists over your googled definition  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 08:04 PM   #92 
                       - And look at how dishonest you were  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 08:26 PM   #97 
                          - How can you have a "subculture"...  Yollam   Apr-25-06 08:57 PM   #107 
                          - Deep  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 09:00 PM   #109 
                             - When you show me some sense, I'll respond to it.  Yollam   Apr-25-06 09:09 PM   #112 
                          - I did not copy from that page and I was not dishonest.  Yollam   Apr-25-06 09:12 PM   #113 
                             - uh huh  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 09:19 PM   #115 
        - As a practice  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 02:59 PM   #38 
           - My door faced an alley.  AngryAmish   Apr-25-06 03:02 PM   #41 
              - If your door faces an alley  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 03:07 PM   #43 
     - Yeah those swastikas some asshole painted  ronnykmarshall   Apr-25-06 06:43 PM   #63 
     - That's not street graffiti  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 07:11 PM   #75 
     - Choices? To deface others' property, to commit crimes that others pay for?  Misunderestimator   Apr-25-06 07:07 PM   #74 
        - My time as a  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 07:14 PM   #76 
           - Why not? What were you protesting? What were your statements...  Misunderestimator   Apr-25-06 07:19 PM   #77 
              - I do support it  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 07:28 PM   #81 
                 - So the fact that others have to pay to clean it up makes no difference to  Misunderestimator   Apr-25-06 07:52 PM   #89 
                    - That's precisely what's fascinating about it  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 08:06 PM   #93 
                       - About as fascinating as men pissing on the sides of buildings.  Misunderestimator   Apr-25-06 08:29 PM   #98 
                          - LOL  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 08:39 PM   #101 
                             - Yeah, I know... graffiti is worse.  Misunderestimator   Apr-25-06 08:47 PM   #103 
                                - Zzzzzzing!  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 08:51 PM   #105 
     - He/she gets payed for it, will be doing that job anyway.  rman   Apr-25-06 07:33 PM   #84 
  - Territorial Pissing  Taverner   Apr-25-06 02:11 PM   #24 
  - While the graffiti subculture  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 02:42 PM   #28 
  - Yeah, it's pretty primal  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-25-06 02:51 PM   #32 
  - It isn't art it's vandalism. It's ugly and mean spirited too.  The_Casual_Observer   Apr-25-06 02:42 PM   #29 
  - Yeeee-HAW!  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 02:51 PM   #33 
  - "Zimmerman Flew and Tyler Knew!"  D__S   Apr-25-06 03:16 PM   #47 
  - Didn't much like Turk 182  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 03:20 PM   #48 
  - So at least you ADMIT that you love being "ugly and mean-spirited".  dicksteele   Apr-25-06 03:23 PM   #50 
     - I totally agree  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 03:25 PM   #52 
        - Well, if you genuinely "totally agree"...  dicksteele   Apr-25-06 05:13 PM   #56 
        - Yeah yeah yeah  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 05:51 PM   #57 
        - I have some questions for you, if you don't mind.  Gormy Cuss   Apr-25-06 07:39 PM   #85 
           - Answers  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 08:11 PM   #94 
  - False dichotomy. Or is it trichotomy?  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-25-06 02:51 PM   #34 
     - Neither  NoPasaran   Apr-25-06 03:08 PM   #45 
     - You infer that murder and child molestation might be art too, right?  The_Casual_Observer   Apr-25-06 04:19 PM   #54 
        - This is the nub for those who see street graffiti as art  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 05:01 PM   #55 
        - No, I'm implying.  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-25-06 06:04 PM   #59 
  - It'd be a real shame if the acid slashed back in their eyes.  D__S   Apr-25-06 03:21 PM   #49 
  - Graffiti is none of those things  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 03:24 PM   #51 
     - Oh freaking brother.  Yollam   Apr-25-06 07:30 PM   #83 
        - Keep posting  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 08:15 PM   #95 
  - I agree  ronnykmarshall   Apr-25-06 06:35 PM   #61 
  - I couldn't agree more.  Yollam   Apr-25-06 06:56 PM   #66 
  - LOL  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 07:02 PM   #71 
     - LOL as much as you like.  Yollam   Apr-25-06 07:27 PM   #80 
     - I was just  GodHelpUsAll2   Apr-25-06 07:42 PM   #86 
  - I think grafitti on..  sendero   Apr-25-06 07:42 PM   #87 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-25-06 08:35 PM   #100 
  - We are all in this together  AngryAmish   Apr-25-06 09:38 PM   #116 
     - Agreed  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-25-06 09:48 PM   #117 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-25-06 09:57 PM   #119 
           - I'm sure it would be OK if the people doing the beating  Telly Savalas   Apr-25-06 10:20 PM   #120 
  - This thread is infuriating  ALago1   Apr-25-06 09:18 PM   #114 
  - Locking for widespread vitriol.  pinto   Apr-25-06 10:22 PM   #121 
 

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