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"Jetblack Lives!"

"Never cut a deal with a Dragon"

"Kilroy was here"

"For a good time, call..."

"NERPS for Graffiti Artists!"

"Spyder Wuz Hear"

We all know the classic Shadowrun Graffiti, but what else do the PCs have to read while staking out the burned out Stuffer Shack that is the meeting place of their Mr. Johnson?
Actually, your second one should have gone:

Shoot straight,
Conserve Ammo,
Watch your back,
And never, EVER, deal with a dragon...

"Don't turn around!"
There once was a man from Nantucket...
    Meddle not in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with ketchup.

    Meddle not in the affairs of mages, for thou art combustible and conduct electricity.

    Go not to the dragons [elves] for counsel, for they will say both no and yes.

    Don't sweat the small stuff. Dwarves, for example.

    I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings
    total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me
    and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path.
    Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.

    > Form the possessive of all singular nouns, even those ending in s, with 's. Ex: Tom's, Thomas's, boss's, James's.
    > Form the plural of acronyms and numbers with s, as in CDs, DVDs, 1960s, DMs, etc.
    > "Can not" should be written as "cannot" for clarity. While technically correct, "can not" is ambiguous in practical use.
    > "To loose" means "to let go of or to free." It is not the same as "to lose."
    (done with excellent penmanship, obviously by someone tired of poor grammar in graffiti)

    Those who will not reason are bigots; those who cannot are fools; and those who dare not are slaves.

    To understand others is to be wise,
    But to understand one's self is to be illumined.
    One who overcomes others is strong,
    But he who overcomes himself is mighty.

    Patience is for those who lack a sturdy battleaxe (predator, etc.)

    lacking in sanity, or lacking insanity?
    STRIVE TO BE STRANGE! (i know that i do).

    We enter this world naked, screaming, and covered in blood.
    The fun doesn't have to end there...

    A dagger in the dark is worth a thousand swords at dawn

    There once was a [person] from [place]
    Whose [body part] was [special case].
    When [event] would occur,
    It would cause [him or her]
    To violate [law of time/space].

    There once was a gal from Racine
    Who invented a f**king machine
    Concave or convex, it would fit either sex
    With attachments for those in between

    Life is like ice cream; enjoy it before it melts.

    Take your eyes off the price and put it on the prize.

    Some days you're the dog, and some days you're the hydrant.

    Somewhere, there is a very fat and very naked hairy man jumping up and down in the shower singing a country song. Think about that the next time you ask to be omniscient.

    Those who hear not the music think the dancers mad.

    Wise men learn more from fools, than fools from the wise.

    You know, there are times when it's a source of personal pride not to be human.
    -- Hobbes

    Love isn't always hearts and flowers, its broken glass and rusty nails too. (This one is actually by a good friend of mine)

    When "the common good" of a society is regarded as something apart from and superior to the individual good of its members, it means that the good of some men takes precedence over the good of others, with those others consigned to the status of sacrificial animals.
The cake is a lie... (like noone saw that coming)
Death from above
Beware of Dropbears
Kill all (trogs, daisyeaters, smoothies)
Daddy's Little Ninja
Kilroy was here.
Heath Robinson
God Tier: My Tastes
Shit Tier: Your Tastes

Sure, they might say other things in a literal sense, but it all boils down to the above when you start reading between the lines.
I am alive and you are dead.
It always ends in blood.

You're only as good as the bullet that gets you.

Gain the world, lose your soul.

For a good time call a cab and get out of here.

Look up.

One of you is lying.

The [insert AI's name here] is your friend.
Rocks fall, everyone dies.
Beware the Scourge! The shadows come.
QUOTE (Wacky @ Sep 10 2009, 03:17 AM) *
Actually, your second one should have gone:

Shoot straight,
Conserve Ammo,
Watch your back,
And never, EVER, deal with a dragon...


THANK GOD someone corrected this. I see it misquoted way too much here.
Murda street
King Klown
bullet for da hed
Suck off
5000 nuyen for King Posse
For Life
La Vida Loca

(on a lone star recruitment poster)
Fuck the

Usually graphitti is a mixture of image and tags.

I still think the cock and cunt are going to be the most common image.
In one Cyberpunk game, we were stuck in the bad side of town and the only landmark we had was that we were at the corner of "Cock and Balls".

Luckily enough, our Fixer knew that place well enough to send a recovery team of friendly gangers in an armoured "Skool Buz".
"The director of this tyrannical establishment is a deviant reprobate with the morals of an inebriated slug."

(Found written on the walls of government buildings in Tir Na Nog.)
"Don't eat that yellow snow."
QUOTE (Ryusukanku @ Sep 10 2009, 07:43 PM) *
"The director of this tyrannical establishment is a deviant reprobate with the morals of an inebriated slug."

(Found written on the walls of government buildings in Tir Na Nog.)

Please stop denigrating slugs. -Upper managament.
Do I hear sirens?!

Soylent Green is FUCKING TASTY!
Dwarves... the bite-sized snack.
Garry the Ghoul
Resistance is Futile.

-- Graffitus of Borg
"Beware The Devilrat" [or insert random critter here]

"Trolls - Making Your Day Since 2021"
(A line below inserting "+Breaking" with an arrow between Making and Your)

"Every Trog has its day."

(somewhere in Luxemburg)
"Well. This SOX."

(And let's not forget stupid toilet-cabin jokes:)
"What's an ork adept dodging bullets while kicking ass? - Multi-Tusking!"

"What's a lone biker on Ghul-turf at night? - Meals on Wheels."

"UGE my ass" - added: "Please, no. Anything, but your ass."
(works with SURGE and any other part of anatomy too.)

"I met Miles Lanier and Richard Villiers on my first run. Also, there was that cyberzombie. Then I realized it was a nightmare. 'Cause I wasn't sleeping."

Do I hear sirens?!

Awesome! Hah. I'm picking up that one.
Good. Bad. I'm the guy with the gun.
It really would mostly be symbols (both based off of the real world, and Shadowrun canon) or initials. Full words, muchless poetry, will be unheard of. That sort of stuff is for bathroom stalls.

I also see a surprising amount of political statements, although they're generally incomplete and unclear. Something like "Humanis in the nite" might be seen.
If animal trapped call 412-503 4569

wifi hotspot

IC (written on a corner)

I did your mom
you're drunk dad go home

"Them i$ WATCHING J00 M4N!"

"Spirits are all around us. Even inside yur toilet. Don´t poo on the spirits. They get Crapped up"
QUOTE (Chrysalis @ Sep 11 2009, 01:41 PM) *
If animal trapped call 412-503 4569

A farm in South Dakota?
Front for Tamanous.

Alright, (703) 697-9121

As an aside, wouldn't the majority of grafitti be via AR in 2072?
QUOTE (Chrysalis @ Sep 11 2009, 05:20 PM) *
Front for Tamanous.

Alright, (703) 697-9121

As an aside, wouldn't the majority of grafitti be via AR in 2072?

probably, and the ones in real paint are done with WiFi inhibiter paint just to mess with people

Edit: I bet the rfid tags are loaded with bad music,porn, and polotics
FastJack jacks fast.

The beatings will continue until morale improves.

The beatings will be sporadic once morale has improved.
"L'ennui est contre-révolutionnaire"
"Bird lives!"
"Clapton is God"
"'Taki 183' Spawns Pen Pals"
"Jungle Green"
"Trolls, ribbed for her pleasure."

"Behind this wall is a high-powered machine gun, the trigger mechanism of which is connected to a small amount of a radioactive isotope.
During the time you sit there, some of the isotope may or may not decay, causing the gun to fire.
Therefor, as you read this, you are both alive and dead.
This quantum superposition will remain until someone opens the stall door to observe the presence (or absence) of giant holes in your vital organs.

Cats are for pussies."

(Bored quantum physicists with a weird sense of humor and no morals are scary)
"Ghouls can't swim across water."
"That's VAMPIRES stupid!"
"**** you ***hole!"
"Screw your mom!"
"I already did yours!"
"I miss having access to the Matrix."
This isn't the post you're looking for. Move along.
"A barrel of concrete weighs 3780lbs. Yeah, I didn't give a shit either."

"Damn you're nosy."

"For a good time call 867-5309."

"If you can read this, you're literate. That means you shouldn't be here."

"And Chrysalis says writing 6th world graffiti is hard! Bah!"

"Who am I you ask? I'm the Goddamn Batman!"

"Are Orks from Ork like Mork?"

"Get your hand off that! You have no idea where it's been!"
"Dunkelzahn Saves"
"God is dead. - Nietzsche
Nietzsche is dead - God"
"Whoever you are - please don't kil and eat me. I could not stand to be killed and eaten again."
"Safe house, two blocks down,
third door on the right,
ask for 'Madame Blue' the ork...

Might be good as a adventure seed or something; like the one with the WiFi location and the IC written in the lower corner...

Screaming Eagle
"I have looked into the future
My magician eyes staring
Sightless in the distance
At this spot I have gleened
Your presence at this time.

Stick. Them. Up.
And turn around, slowly."
The Matrix has you...

Halloweeners, burn mother fragger, burn.

Santa is coming to town, Children!
Screaming Eagle
Trog: its whatz fur diner
Over writen by:
Ancients RULEZ YOU!
Overwriten by:
Overwriten by:
A web design with words:
Spyders waz here
in very fine print as the stands over and over

All of this of course is to obscure the "post no notices" sign, or maybe it says "danger, radioactive", its hard to tell anymore.
QUOTE (Hartbaine @ Sep 14 2009, 05:09 AM) *
"And Chrysalis says writing 6th world graffiti is hard! Bah!"

I have just become a meme. nyahnyah.gif
In Soviet Russia, Chrysalis references YOU!
When in danger or in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout.
One man's "magic" is another man's engineering. "Supernatural" is a null word.
Place your clothes and weapons where you can find them in the dark.
Never appeal to a man's "better nature." He may not have one. Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage.
When a place gets crowded enough to require ID's, social collapse is not far away.

Thank you Robert Heinlein.
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