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Where Would Be Better To Start

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by AKalien, Aug 18, 2005.

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Where would better to start

  1. A Huge city

    64.4%
  2. A small town

    26.7%
  3. A rural area

    8.9%
  1. Ravek

    Ravek Elite Member

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    u have to be retarded to want to start in a small town or a rural area, i live in a small town and there are absoulutely no other writers do u know how fucking hard it is to progress alone with no advice or no one to paint with ?!


    a big city wud be better like san fransisco or new york that way u cud meet other writers and things wud come together quickly and it wud be more fun then doiing it alone
     
  2. chase4

    chase4 Senior Member

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    i feel ur pain ravek
     
  3. southgate

    southgate Senior Member

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    I personally started out in a smaller town in hidden places because once u get into the bigger city it's time for you to shine..THINK OF IT LIKE THIS....WHEN YOUR IN THE SMALL CITIES YOUR IN THE MINOR LEAGUES AND ONCE U GET INTO THE BIGGER CITY YOUR IN THE MAJOR LEAGUES.. :D
     
  4. fame

    fame Senior Member

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    I STARTED GRAFFIN IN THE SUBURBS ITS CLOSE TO THE CITY WERE I LIVE U CAULD SEE THE CITY BUILDINGS
     
  5. disposable_hero

    disposable_hero Elite Member

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    big city has more good writers 2 so then it is also harder to get big but more rewarding when u do get big
     
  6. .KroMatiKz.

    .KroMatiKz. Senior Member

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    at least with a small town you have way less cops, and little towns have little backroads so its easier to run. but ya, way less spots. i started at my local skatepark, and if ther was no room, id just paintroller over the worst tag there and just kept practisin.( by the way i live in a small town.) :ph34r:
     
  7. shalf

    shalf Senior Member

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    i u live in a small town then 5 or 6 pieces and ur all city so its like ok i ve dun that spot now wat and u run out of spots to bomb
    while a big city has unlimited spots and u can meet alot of writers that will help u out
     
  8. afek

    afek Elite Member

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    i dont think it matters as long as you dont put wack ass shit
     
  9. waster12...

    waster12... Member

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    big city. duhhhh. 514 nahmean. ye.
     
  10. weaponer

    weaponer Member

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    Huge city ! More places to paint and its harder to be noticeable. Which means not so much attention from police.
     
  11. CANADIANA

    CANADIANA Senior Member

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    both have ther own pros and cons...small town has its advantages becuase in the early hours of the morning theres not a soul in sight. then again theres more of a scene in larger areas.

    but i knew a guy who lived in the burbs near toronto, and he was one of the well-known writers in this hood, anywyas he moved to the inner city and he just quit writting becuae it was so hard to compete and get noticed amongst all the writers in T.O...pretty gay reason but i kinda understand.
     
  12. Mexiklan Beaner

    Mexiklan Beaner Senior Member

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    im more of a city kind of guy. i hate small towns
     
  13. sok

    sok Senior Member

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    id say huge cities cuz theres more writers and more spots
     
  14. obseen

    obseen Elite Member

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    huge cities definitely
    i live in the country right now and i hate it
     
  15. ChRoMa 11820

    ChRoMa 11820 Senior Member

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    i would say small town as long as other ppl write

    a huge city would get u no attention especially like nyc or philadelphia
     
  16. waster12.....

    waster12..... Senior Member

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    ya but also no negative attention.. .do one tag in buttfucknowhere and get 3 cops arresting you for sporting a cap with a piece on it.
     
  17. geon_ARG

    geon_ARG Member

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    I live in a small town(in argentina, so don't ask where :D hehe) and It's really a shit, because if you do a lot of tags ald bombs your name comes know too easy, but not in the graffiti artists <_< , all the shitty people talk about your name.. its a fucking nightmare. you don't have graffiti writters for go bombing, an real danger about get know too easy..

    I wish can live in a big city, if cops see you(in some places) they dont give a fuck and they dont butter you

    THE BIG CITYS ARE THE BEST!! :lol:
     
  18. dark\gbk

    dark\gbk Senior Member

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    not a small town but a average size town is best to start

    but huge city is were a writer will get up quick if he/she has the balls
     
  19. EGAD

    EGAD Banned

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    this is the problem with small places summed up easy


    im glad im a city slicker
     
  20. Kata

    Kata Member

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    Im starting in a small town, and i did a really shitty bomb on some shed at an elementary school probably about 2 or 3 years ago. and a couple nights ago my friends were walking intown and the cops pulled them over and accused them of shooting cars with paintball guns and all this bullshit- even tho they had NO evidence. and my friend told me that the cop brought up the fact that there had been "recent" graffiti at the school and he described the bomb i did... goes to show you how a small town cop who is bored with no action can become a corrupt crimecraving assfuck and hold a grudge against the little things- i would say start in a big city if you can.


    and that piece i did- i actually did 2 for practice, 1 on a baseball shed thing and another on a bigass cement wall that was dreamy when i saw it- heres what they did they ripped the shed down and dragged it off the baseball field. And with the cement one- they painted over it and built a random NEW shed that to this day has nothing in it.



    bastards with too much time on their hands -.-