Recent Changes for "Conversations on bathroom walls" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_wallsRecent Changes of the page "Conversations on bathroom walls" on Davis Wiki.en-us Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2013-01-31 18:50:58Jaqui-Hime <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + In the woman's bathroom on the second floor of ["Olson Hall"] there is a Doctor who conversation stall with many quotes and "roses are red..." poems.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2010-05-22 23:11:26hankim <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> If you've ever had the intense pleasure of sitting down in a public restroom you're likely accustomed to the crude, awful, lewd, stupid, and sometimes funny things scribbled on ["Bathrooms" bathroom] walls. This is distinctly different from ["tagging"] which is the simplest form of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graffiti graffiti]. Unique to the UC Davis ["Campus"] is the large amount of conversational vandalism that takes place in stalls: people carry out entire arguments, back and forth, scribbled across the walls. </td> <td> <span>+</span> If you've ever had the intense pleasure of sitting down in a public restroom you're likely accustomed to the crude, awful, lewd, stupid, and sometimes funny things scribbled on ["Bathrooms" bathroom] walls. <span>Who knows, you might even find [http://xkcd.com/229/ something meaningful]? </span>This is distinctly different from ["tagging"] which is the simplest form of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graffiti graffiti]. Unique to the UC Davis ["Campus"] is the large amount of conversational vandalism that takes place in stalls: people carry out entire arguments, back and forth, scribbled across the walls. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2010-05-22 22:07:59WilliamLewisI gotta link this from somewhere <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ''See also ["Shark finning" conversations on traffic signs].''</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2010-01-25 19:24:48BrentLaabs+grout wall of china, killall smartquotes <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(groutwallofchina.jpg, thumbnail, "The Grout Wall of China, ["Hoagland Hall"] men's bathroom first floor, January 2005. Removed in the remodel, the graffiti consisted entirely of puns on the word 'grout'.")]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> On the other hand, there is a certain respect given to graffiti artists. Just as there are artists who use different mediums, we have sub-categories for graffiti artists: Taggers, Chalkers, Stencilers, Grouters, etc. I especially love that wise group of bathroom monks who play word games on bathroom stalls. We all spend our <span>“idle”</span> catharsis-time doing something. </td> <td> <span>+</span> On the other hand, there is a certain respect given to graffiti artists. Just as there are artists who use different mediums, we have sub-categories for graffiti artists: Taggers, Chalkers, Stencilers, Grouters, etc. I especially love that wise group of bathroom monks who play word games on bathroom stalls. We all spend our <span>"idle"</span> catharsis-time doing something. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> One website, [http://graffiti.org graffiti.org], catalogues thousands of graffiti-images from all over the world. Some of these works of art are astonishing and make our renaissance artists look like Blue<span>’</span>s Clues. Not only are they astounding, but the majority are created with a spray can. When I pick up a spray can, I am lucky to get anything better than a sticky, smelly, mess. </td> <td> <span>+</span> One website, [http://graffiti.org graffiti.org], catalogues thousands of graffiti-images from all over the world. Some of these works of art are astonishing and make our renaissance artists look like Blue<span>'</span>s Clues. Not only are they astounding, but the majority are created with a spray can. When I pick up a spray can, I am lucky to get anything better than a sticky, smelly, mess. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 30: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> What I enjoy the most, is the word-play that goes around the bathroom stalls. In essence, all of us<span>—</span>the smart, the bored, the constipated, the revolutionaries<span>— </span>are gathered in this one cubicle for a few minutes every day. We communicate. We express ourselves. We are traversing multicultural boundaries. </td> <td> <span>+</span> What I enjoy the most, is the word-play that goes around the bathroom stalls. In essence, all of us<span>--</span>the smart, the bored, the constipated, the revolutionaries<span>--</span>are gathered in this one cubicle for a few minutes every day. We communicate. We express ourselves. We are traversing multicultural boundaries. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 30: </td> <td> Line 32: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> I have seen some great bathroom scribbling. I saw one that read, <span>“</span>This is where Napolean tore his boneapart.<span>” It’</span>s just so witty. I also like one where a student wrote <span>“</span>drive carefully, don<span>’</span>t kill a child,<span>”</span> and somebody scribbled underneath it, <span>“</span>yeah, just wait for a teacher.<span>”</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> I have seen some great bathroom scribbling. I saw one that read, <span>"</span>This is where Napolean tore his boneapart.<span>" It'</span>s just so witty. I also like one where a student wrote <span>"</span>drive carefully, don<span>'</span>t kill a child,<span>"</span> and somebody scribbled underneath it, <span>"</span>yeah, just wait for a teacher.<span>"</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 32: </td> <td> Line 34: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Some tags simple proclamations that are never challenged. They are living legends of the campus stall. For example, this one tag, <span>“</span>death is hereditary,<span>”</span> or this one, <span>“</span>A man<span>’</span>s best friend is his dogma<span>”</span> never got crossed out or added to. On one stall I saw, <span>“</span>If we learn from our mistakes, then I am getting a fantastic education.<span>”</span> The poor fellow<span>’</span>s angst just tugs on your heart strings. You just know that he was relieving himself five minutes before his test in eighteenth-century British literature. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Some tags simple proclamations that are never challenged. They are living legends of the campus stall. For example, this one tag, <span>"</span>death is hereditary,<span>"</span> or this one, <span>"</span>A man<span>'</span>s best friend is his dogma<span>"</span> never got crossed out or added to. On one stall I saw, <span>"</span>If we learn from our mistakes, then I am getting a fantastic education.<span>"</span> The poor fellow<span>'</span>s angst just tugs on your heart strings. You just know that he was relieving himself five minutes before his test in eighteenth-century British literature. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 36: </td> <td> Line 38: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The careful eye will even look to tile grout for wit. In tiny little letters, I have seen: Groutcho Marx, Alexander the Grout, Grout Gatsby, grout balls of fire, grout damn spot, the grouts of wrath, and it<span>’</span>s grout to be here. What is this graffiti phenomenon all a grout? Even the ["Friends Urging Campus Kindness"] slate has developed an innovative tagging technique. They design stencils and spray-paint their own shirts. In essence, they tag themselves. Instead of begging Millers Outpost to produce your new shirt-design, just grab a white wife-beater at your local garage sale and let your artistic nature fruit. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The careful eye will even look to tile grout for wit. In tiny little letters, I have seen: Groutcho Marx, Alexander the Grout, Grout Gatsby, grout balls of fire, grout damn spot, the grouts of wrath, and it<span>'</span>s grout to be here. What is this graffiti phenomenon all a grout? Even the ["Friends Urging Campus Kindness"] slate has developed an innovative tagging technique. They design stencils and spray-paint their own shirts. In essence, they tag themselves. Instead of begging Millers Outpost to produce your new shirt-design, just grab a white wife-beater at your local garage sale and let your artistic nature fruit. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 40: </td> <td> Line 42: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> To merge the illegal practice with aesthetic creations, I propose a giant wall be built in the quad that is dedicated to this art. The rules would be simple: anyone can post, spray, draw, or otherwise write anything that they want to. The only other rule is that anybody can remove anything as well. It would be an evolving structure, developing and expressing the feelings of the campus community. Then again, I have a feeling too much controversy would develop and quickly at that. It<span>’</span>s unfortunate, but maybe someday. I<span>’</span>m just planting seeds. </td> <td> <span>+</span> To merge the illegal practice with aesthetic creations, I propose a giant wall be built in the quad that is dedicated to this art. The rules would be simple: anyone can post, spray, draw, or otherwise write anything that they want to. The only other rule is that anybody can remove anything as well. It would be an evolving structure, developing and expressing the feelings of the campus community. Then again, I have a feeling too much controversy would develop and quickly at that. It<span>'</span>s unfortunate, but maybe someday. I<span>'</span>m just planting seeds. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2010-01-25 19:22:06BrentLaabsUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls?action=Files&do=view&target=groutwallofchina.jpg">groutwallofchina.jpg</a>.Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2009-10-12 19:55:56StevenDaubertComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 51: </td> <td> Line 51: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2009-10-12 19:55:56'' [[nbsp]] nobody loves you when your down and grout --["Users/StevenDaubert"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2008-09-07 08:55:04JasonAllerlink fix <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> One comment was spotted in the top floor bathroom of Wellman Hall... In huge red pen was written, "Is Aggie Columnist Anna Ritner really as hot as she claims she is?" This was pretty amusing. </td> <td> <span>+</span> One comment was spotted in the top floor bathroom of <span>["</span>Wellman Hall<span>"]</span>... In huge red pen was written, "Is Aggie Columnist Anna Ritner really as hot as she claims she is?" This was pretty amusing. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> See, I<span>’</span>m not all that impressed by your squiggly acronyms scrawled quickly on the bathroom walls and I don<span>’</span>t support defacing other people<span>’</span>s property. </td> <td> <span>+</span> See, I<span>'</span>m not all that impressed by your squiggly acronyms scrawled quickly on the bathroom walls and I don<span>'</span>t support defacing other people<span>'</span>s property. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 47: </td> <td> Line 47: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ------</span><br> <span>-</span> ''2006-09-20 16:40:16'' [[nbsp]] For awhile the second story of Wellman had a stall with "Free Cowboy hats" written next to the toilet seat covers. I giggle everytime I see those things now. --["AmyGoogenspa"] </td> <td> <span>+ </span><br> <span>+</span> ''2006-09-20 16:40:16'' [[nbsp]] For awhile the second story of Wellman had a stall with "Free Cowboy hats" written next to the toilet seat covers. I giggle everytime I see those things now. --["<span>Users/</span>AmyGoogenspa"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2008-07-27 18:41:28drtetrazzini <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(art2.jpg, "Art Bldg, 2nd floor men's room. started after previous (also quite entertaining) graffiti was erased by custodians. slightly out of date and slightly NSFW", thumbnail)]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2008-07-27 18:36:55drtetrazziniUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls?action=Files&do=view&target=art2.jpg">art2.jpg</a>.Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2008-03-07 01:01:11MikeTahani(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 27: </td> <td> Line 27: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> What I enjoy the most, is the word-play that goes around the bathroom stalls. In essence, all of us—the smart, the bored, the constipated, the revolutionaries—are gathered in this one cubicle for a few minutes every day. We communicate. We express ourselves. We are traversing multicultural boundaries. </td> <td> <span>+</span> What I enjoy the most, is the word-play that goes around the bathroom stalls. In essence, all of us—the smart, the bored, the constipated, the revolutionaries—<span>&nbsp;</span>are gathered in this one cubicle for a few minutes every day. We communicate. We express ourselves. We are traversing multicultural boundaries. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2008-01-15 06:04:22fredchen(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 49: </td> <td> Line 49: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> *the most righthand side stall in the westside men's bathroom in young hall has "or cowboy hats?" written below the metal lettering of "toilet seat cover". sounds like we have a group of pranksters </td> <td> <span>+</span> *the most righthand side stall in the westside men's bathroom in young hall has "or cowboy hats?" written below the metal lettering of "toilet seat cover". sounds like we have a group of pranksters<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;--["Users/FredChen"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2008-01-15 06:04:11fredchen(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 48: </td> <td> Line 48: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + *the most righthand side stall in the westside men's bathroom in young hall has "or cowboy hats?" written below the metal lettering of "toilet seat cover". sounds like we have a group of pranksters</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2006-09-20 20:09:31ErikRonnebergcorrected typo.....'read' --&gt; 'red' <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> One comment was spotted in the top floor bathroom of Wellman Hall... In huge re<span>a</span>d pen was written, "Is Aggie Columnist Anna Ritner really as hot as she claims she is?" This was pretty amusing. </td> <td> <span>+</span> One comment was spotted in the top floor bathroom of Wellman Hall... In huge red pen was written, "Is Aggie Columnist Anna Ritner really as hot as she claims she is?" This was pretty amusing. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2006-09-20 16:40:16AmyGoogenspaComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 46: </td> <td> Line 46: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2006-09-20 16:40:16'' [[nbsp]] For awhile the second story of Wellman had a stall with "Free Cowboy hats" written next to the toilet seat covers. I giggle everytime I see those things now. --["AmyGoogenspa"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2006-09-20 16:39:33AmyGoogenspaadded comments section <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 42: </td> <td> Line 42: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + <br> + <br> + [[Comments]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2006-06-28 23:17:19TomNelsonFixed Aggie link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ["The California Aggie" Aggie] columnists sometimes [http://californiaaggie.com/<span>article/?i</span>d<span>=6</span>37<span>2</span> talk about bathroom-wall writing]. ["UC Davis"] graduate Keith Foster even wrote a book called __The Grout Society__ containing nothing but photos and commentary of bathroom stall writing. Most of the photos in the book were from the ["UCD Bathrooms"]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> ["The California Aggie" Aggie] columnists sometimes [http://<span>www.</span>californiaaggie.com/<span>me</span>d<span>ia/storage/paper981/news/2004/11/17/Features/The-Writings.On.The.Stall-1</span>3<span>18</span>7<span>71.shtml</span> talk about bathroom-wall writing]. ["UC Davis"] graduate Keith Foster even wrote a book called __The Grout Society__ containing nothing but photos and commentary of bathroom stall writing. Most of the photos in the book were from the ["UCD Bathrooms"]. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> See, I’m not all that impressed by your squiggly acronyms scrawled quickly on the bathroom walls and I don’t support defacing other people’s property.<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> See, I’m not all that impressed by your squiggly acronyms scrawled quickly on the bathroom walls and I don’t support defacing other people’s property. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2006-04-27 00:11:27EliseKanelink fixed <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> If you've ever had the intense pleasure of sitting down in a public restroom you're likely accustomed to the crude, awful, lewd, stupid, and sometimes funny things scribbled on ["Bathrooms" bathroom] walls. This is distinctly different from [<span>''tagging''</span>]<span>,</span> which is the simplest form of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graffiti graffiti]. Unique to the UC Davis ["Campus"] is the large amount of conversational vandalism that takes place in stalls: people carry out entire arguments, back and forth, scribbled across the walls. </td> <td> <span>+</span> If you've ever had the intense pleasure of sitting down in a public restroom you're likely accustomed to the crude, awful, lewd, stupid, and sometimes funny things scribbled on ["Bathrooms" bathroom] walls. This is distinctly different from [<span>"tagging"</span>] which is the simplest form of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graffiti graffiti]. Unique to the UC Davis ["Campus"] is the large amount of conversational vandalism that takes place in stalls: people carry out entire arguments, back and forth, scribbled across the walls. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thu</span>m<span>bn</span>a<span>il</span>(wellman_april.jpg<span>, 350</span>, ""List a place you'd like to firebomb", found in ["Wellman Hall"] Men's 04/08/05.")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>I</span>ma<span>ge</span>(wellman_april.jpg, ""List a place you'd like to firebomb", found in ["Wellman Hall"] Men's 04/08/05."<span>, 350, thumbnail</span>)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thu</span>m<span>bn</span>a<span>il</span>(angelinajolieass.jpg<span>, 700</span>, "A conversation about Angelina Jolie's ass. Taken on June 9, in the ["MU"] bathroom closest to Computer lab")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>I</span>ma<span>ge</span>(angelinajolieass.jpg, "A conversation about Angelina Jolie's ass. Taken on June 9, in the ["MU"] bathroom closest to Computer lab"<span>, 700, thumbnail</span>)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thumbnail</span>(art.jpg,"This can be found in the 2nd floor Art Bldg. women's restroom. Conversation reads: Phallic? Phallic snake?, then another writer adds "isn't everything?" proceeded by the comments "Stop reading into it too much. Some people just doodle." Above all this, someone has written "Your mom is phallic" while a catty response below it reads "Your face is phallic," only to be responded to with "I think that's the best big nose insult I've heard yet." Above this entire thing are the words "Put it in my mouth" with different handwriting below it reading "Alright, sounds good."")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>Image</span>(art.jpg,<span>&nbsp;</span>"This can be found in the 2nd floor Art Bldg. women's restroom. Conversation reads: Phallic? Phallic snake?, then another writer adds "isn't everything?" proceeded by the comments "Stop reading into it too much. Some people just doodle." Above all this, someone has written "Your mom is phallic" while a catty response below it reads "Your face is phallic," only to be responded to with "I think that's the best big nose insult I've heard yet." Above this entire thing are the words "Put it in my mouth" with different handwriting below it reading "Alright, sounds good.""<span>, thumbnail</span>)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 31: </td> <td> Line 31: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Some tags simple proclamations that are never challenged. They are living legends of the campus stall. For example, this one tag, “death is hereditary,” or this one, “A man’s best friend is his dogma” never got crossed out or added to.<span><br> -</span> On one stall I saw, “If we learn from our mistakes, then I am getting a fantastic education.” The poor fellow’s angst just tugs on your heart strings. You just know that he was relieving himself five minutes before his test in eighteenth-century British literature. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Some tags simple proclamations that are never challenged. They are living legends of the campus stall. For example, this one tag, “death is hereditary,” or this one, “A man’s best friend is his dogma” never got crossed out or added to. On one stall I saw, “If we learn from our mistakes, then I am getting a fantastic education.” The poor fellow’s angst just tugs on your heart strings. You just know that he was relieving himself five minutes before his test in eighteenth-century British literature. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 36: </td> <td> Line 35: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The careful eye will even look to tile grout for wit. In tiny little letters, I have seen: Groutcho Marx, Alexander the Grout, Grout Gatsby, grout balls of fire, grout damn spot, the grouts of wrath, and it’s grout to be here.<span><br> -</span> What is this graffiti phenomenon all a grout? Even the ["Friends Urging Campus Kindness"] slate has developed an innovative tagging technique. They design stencils and spray-paint their own shirts. In essence, they tag themselves. Instead of begging Millers Outpost to produce your new shirt-design, just grab a white wife-beater at your local garage sale and let your artistic nature fruit. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The careful eye will even look to tile grout for wit. In tiny little letters, I have seen: Groutcho Marx, Alexander the Grout, Grout Gatsby, grout balls of fire, grout damn spot, the grouts of wrath, and it’s grout to be here. What is this graffiti phenomenon all a grout? Even the ["Friends Urging Campus Kindness"] slate has developed an innovative tagging technique. They design stencils and spray-paint their own shirts. In essence, they tag themselves. Instead of begging Millers Outpost to produce your new shirt-design, just grab a white wife-beater at your local garage sale and let your artistic nature fruit. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2006-04-27 00:07:46EliseKaneadded image and captions plus new link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> If you've ever had the intense pleasure of sitting down in a public restroom you're likely accustomed to the crude, awful, lewd, stupid, and sometimes funny things scribbled on ["Bathrooms" bathroom] walls. This is distinctly different from ''tagging'', which is the simplest form of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graffiti graffiti]. Unique to the UC Davis ["Campus"] is the large amount of conversational vandalism that takes place in stalls: people carry out entire arguments, back and forth, scribbled across the walls. </td> <td> <span>+</span> If you've ever had the intense pleasure of sitting down in a public restroom you're likely accustomed to the crude, awful, lewd, stupid, and sometimes funny things scribbled on ["Bathrooms" bathroom] walls. This is distinctly different from <span>[</span>''tagging''<span>]</span>, which is the simplest form of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graffiti graffiti]. Unique to the UC Davis ["Campus"] is the large amount of conversational vandalism that takes place in stalls: people carry out entire arguments, back and forth, scribbled across the walls. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2006-04-27 00:04:14EliseKane <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + [[Thumbnail(art.jpg,"This can be found in the 2nd floor Art Bldg. women's restroom. Conversation reads: Phallic? Phallic snake?, then another writer adds "isn't everything?" proceeded by the comments "Stop reading into it too much. Some people just doodle." Above all this, someone has written "Your mom is phallic" while a catty response below it reads "Your face is phallic," only to be responded to with "I think that's the best big nose insult I've heard yet." Above this entire thing are the words "Put it in my mouth" with different handwriting below it reading "Alright, sounds good."")]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2006-04-27 00:01:17EliseKaneUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls?action=Files&do=view&target=art.jpg">art.jpg</a>.Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2006-01-27 18:24:32PhilipNeustromlinked jock artist <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 41: </td> <td> Line 41: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> See also: ["Desk vandalism"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> See also:<span>&nbsp;["The Jock Artist"],</span> ["Desk vandalism"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-11-20 23:45:25MichelleAccurso <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 41: </td> <td> Line 41: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- -----<br> - <br> - attachment:Bukue.jpg<br> - <br> - The bridge under the I-80/Highway 113 interchange over Putah Creek used to be a very famous graffiti spot until about 4 years ago. You can access it by heading out towards the Hydraulics Lab south of the Vet hospital and Unitrans depot. It is also south of the Center for Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture (CABA). Local writers DEOne, SteveOne, Dawns, Erekt, Phlower, Bfore, and even such SF artists as Giant, Bukue, SetOne, and Leks and others used to kill the walls out there every weekend, drink beer, build skate ramps, blast metal, and generally have a good time. You can see most of this work documented on Susan Farell's site graffiti.org. This was all fun and games until an alert CHP officer saw me painting in the middle of the day and pulled his gun on me. Graffiti spot no longer. All the walls have been sandblasted.... :( (Mr. JeffSpeckles aka SteveOne SBS HNR, freight train killer 1996-2005 and beyond)<br> - <br> - </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-11-20 23:16:41JeffSpeckles <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 43: </td> <td> Line 43: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The bridge under the I-80/Highway 113 interchange over Putah Creek used to be a very famous graffiti spot until about 4 years ago. You can access it by heading out towards the Hydraulics Lab south of the Vet hospital and Unitrans depot. It is also south of the Center for Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture (CABA). Local writers DEOne, SteveOne, Dawns, Erekt, Phlower, Bfore, and even such SF artists as Giant, Bukue, SetOne, and Leks and others used to kill the walls out there every weekend, drink beer, build skate ramps, blast metal, and generally have a good time. This was all fun and games until an alert CHP officer saw me painting in the middle of the day and pulled his gun on me. Graffiti spot no longer. All the walls have been sandblasted.... :( (Mr. JeffSpeckles aka SteveOne SBS HNR, freight train killer 1996-2005 and beyond) </td> <td> <span>+ attachment:Bukue.jpg<br> + <br> +</span> The bridge under the I-80/Highway 113 interchange over Putah Creek used to be a very famous graffiti spot until about 4 years ago. You can access it by heading out towards the Hydraulics Lab south of the Vet hospital and Unitrans depot. It is also south of the Center for Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture (CABA). Local writers DEOne, SteveOne, Dawns, Erekt, Phlower, Bfore, and even such SF artists as Giant, Bukue, SetOne, and Leks and others used to kill the walls out there every weekend, drink beer, build skate ramps, blast metal, and generally have a good time<span>. You can see most of this work documented on Susan Farell's site graffiti.org</span>. This was all fun and games until an alert CHP officer saw me painting in the middle of the day and pulled his gun on me. Graffiti spot no longer. All the walls have been sandblasted.... :( (Mr. JeffSpeckles aka SteveOne SBS HNR, freight train killer 1996-2005 and beyond) </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-11-20 23:13:56JeffSpecklesUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls?action=Files&do=view&target=Bukue.jpg">Bukue.jpg</a>.Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-11-20 23:04:30JeffSpeckles <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 43: </td> <td> Line 43: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> <span>+ The bridge under the I-80/Highway 113 interchange over Putah Creek used to be a very famous graffiti spot until about 4 years ago. You can access it by heading out towards the Hydraulics Lab south of the Vet hospital and Unitrans depot. It is also south of the Center for Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture (CABA). Local writers DEOne, SteveOne, Dawns, Erekt, Phlower, Bfore, and even such SF artists as Giant, Bukue, SetOne, and Leks and others used to kill the walls out there every weekend, drink beer, build skate ramps, blast metal, and generally have a good time. This was all fun and games until an alert CHP officer saw me painting in the middle of the day and pulled his gun on me. Graffiti spot no longer. All the walls have been sandblasted.... :( (Mr. JeffSpeckles aka SteveOne SBS HNR, freight train killer 1996-2005 and beyond)</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-10-13 20:20:08GeoffJohnsonAdded some links to Aggie article <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 23: </td> <td> Line 23: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- One website, graffiti.org, catalogues thousands of graffiti-images from all over the world. Some of these works of art are astonishing and make our renaissance artists look like Blue’s Clues. Not only are they astounding, but the majority are created with a spray can. When I pick up a spray can, I am lucky to get anything better than a sticky, smelly, mess.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ One website, [http://graffiti.org graffiti.org], catalogues thousands of graffiti-images from all over the world. Some of these works of art are astonishing and make our renaissance artists look like Blue’s Clues. Not only are they astounding, but the majority are created with a spray can. When I pick up a spray can, I am lucky to get anything better than a sticky, smelly, mess.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 32: </td> <td> Line 32: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> I bet teachers partake in this art. In Wellman Hall, I saw a poem written in perfect iambic pentameter and rhyming couplets. This ode to bathroom etiquette was clearly planned out; however, I noticed that somebody decided to correct the grammar: each agreement error, logical inconsistency, and tense error was marked in red. I can just imagine an English professor sitting there, cringing to himself and fishing around his suitcase for a marker that can write on walls. </td> <td> <span>+</span> I bet teachers partake in this art. In <span>["</span>Wellman Hall<span>"]</span>, I saw a poem written in perfect iambic pentameter and rhyming couplets. This ode to bathroom etiquette was clearly planned out; however, I noticed that somebody decided to correct the grammar: each agreement error, logical inconsistency, and tense error was marked in red. I can just imagine an English professor sitting there, cringing to himself and fishing around his suitcase for a marker that can write on walls. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 35: </td> <td> Line 35: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> What is this graffiti phenomenon all a grout? Even the Friends Urging Campus Kindness slate has developed an innovative tagging technique. They design stencils and spray-paint their own shirts. In essence, they tag themselves. Instead of begging Millers Outpost to produce your new shirt-design, just grab a white wife-beater at your local garage sale and let your artistic nature fruit. </td> <td> <span>+</span> What is this graffiti phenomenon all a grout? Even the <span>["</span>Friends Urging Campus Kindness<span>"]</span> slate has developed an innovative tagging technique. They design stencils and spray-paint their own shirts. In essence, they tag themselves. Instead of begging Millers Outpost to produce your new shirt-design, just grab a white wife-beater at your local garage sale and let your artistic nature fruit. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-07-23 13:18:26JaimeRabait was only in pencil. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- <br> - ''Yeah, anyone taken a picture of my besmirching in Wellman? Or was that Hart?'' -["JaimeRaba"]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-06-14 22:22:48MichaelGiardina <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> This page is dedicated to all that language that keeps your mind occupied while you're on the john. Feel free to add interesting ["Bathrooms" bathroom]-wall conversations. </td> <td> <span>+</span> This page is dedicated to all that language that keeps your mind occupied while you're on the john. Feel free to add interesting ["Bathrooms" bathroom]-wall conversations.<span>&nbsp;You probably won't be surprised to know that such scribbles often result in ["Memorable Quotes"].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-06-14 22:08:47KenjiYamadaspelling <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Thumbnail(angelinajolieass.jpg, 700, "A conversation about Angelin<span>o</span> Jolie's ass. Taken on June 9, in the ["MU"] bathroom closest to Computer lab")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Thumbnail(angelinajolieass.jpg, 700, "A conversation about Angelin<span>a</span> Jolie's ass. Taken on June 9, in the ["MU"] bathroom closest to Computer lab")]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-06-12 22:24:28RobRoy <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + [[Thumbnail(angelinajolieass.jpg, 700, "A conversation about Angelino Jolie's ass. Taken on June 9, in the ["MU"] bathroom closest to Computer lab")]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-06-12 22:21:29RobRoyUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls?action=Files&do=view&target=angelinajolieass.jpg">angelinajolieass.jpg</a>.Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-06-12 22:20:48RobRoyahhh, that looks hideous <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- {{{</span>I should think that graffiti is bad, but it just so happens that most of you witty, sharpy-carrying, paint-spraying connoisseurs are artists and word worshippers just like I am. Somewhere deep down, I guess I have a little respect for your kind. </td> <td> <span>+ </span>I should think that graffiti is bad, but it just so happens that most of you witty, sharpy-carrying, paint-spraying connoisseurs are artists and word worshippers just like I am. Somewhere deep down, I guess I have a little respect for your kind. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 39: </td> <td> Line 39: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> To merge the illegal practice with aesthetic creations, I propose a giant wall be built in the quad that is dedicated to this art. The rules would be simple: anyone can post, spray, draw, or otherwise write anything that they want to. The only other rule is that anybody can remove anything as well. It would be an evolving structure, developing and expressing the feelings of the campus community. Then again, I have a feeling too much controversy would develop and quickly at that. It’s unfortunate, but maybe someday. I’m just planting seeds.<span>}}}</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> To merge the illegal practice with aesthetic creations, I propose a giant wall be built in the quad that is dedicated to this art. The rules would be simple: anyone can post, spray, draw, or otherwise write anything that they want to. The only other rule is that anybody can remove anything as well. It would be an evolving structure, developing and expressing the feelings of the campus community. Then again, I have a feeling too much controversy would develop and quickly at that. It’s unfortunate, but maybe someday. I’m just planting seeds. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-06-12 22:20:21RobRoyformatting and updating date <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''The following is an unpublished column that was intended for <span>the Friday</span>'s page two column in ["The California Aggie"]. Unfortunately, it was rejected because another columnist beat me to the topic idea. Nonetheless, it's still a good read.'' </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''The following is an unpublished column that was intended for <span>June 4</span>'s page two column in ["The California Aggie"]. Unfortunately, it was rejected because another columnist beat me to the topic idea. Nonetheless, it's still a good read.'' </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span>I should think that graffiti is bad, but it just so happens that most of you witty, sharpy-carrying, paint-spraying connoisseurs are artists and word worshippers just like I am. Somewhere deep down, I guess I have a little respect for your kind. </td> <td> <span>+ {{{</span>I should think that graffiti is bad, but it just so happens that most of you witty, sharpy-carrying, paint-spraying connoisseurs are artists and word worshippers just like I am. Somewhere deep down, I guess I have a little respect for your kind. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 39: </td> <td> Line 39: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> To merge the illegal practice with aesthetic creations, I propose a giant wall be built in the quad that is dedicated to this art. The rules would be simple: anyone can post, spray, draw, or otherwise write anything that they want to. The only other rule is that anybody can remove anything as well. It would be an evolving structure, developing and expressing the feelings of the campus community. Then again, I have a feeling too much controversy would develop and quickly at that. It’s unfortunate, but maybe someday. I’m just planting seeds. </td> <td> <span>+</span> To merge the illegal practice with aesthetic creations, I propose a giant wall be built in the quad that is dedicated to this art. The rules would be simple: anyone can post, spray, draw, or otherwise write anything that they want to. The only other rule is that anybody can remove anything as well. It would be an evolving structure, developing and expressing the feelings of the campus community. Then again, I have a feeling too much controversy would develop and quickly at that. It’s unfortunate, but maybe someday. I’m just planting seeds.<span>}}}</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-06-09 19:44:25PhilipNeustromintel added <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ["The California Aggie" Aggie] columnists sometimes [http://californiaaggie.com/article/?id=6372 talk about bathroom-wall writing]. <span>&nbsp;A </span>["UC Davis"] graduate even wrote a book containing nothing but photos and commentary of bathroom stall writing. Most of the photos in the book were from the ["UCD Bathrooms"]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> ["The California Aggie" Aggie] columnists sometimes [http://californiaaggie.com/article/?id=6372 talk about bathroom-wall writing]. ["UC Davis"] graduate <span>Keith Foster </span>even wrote a book<span>&nbsp;called __The Grout Society__</span> containing nothing but photos and commentary of bathroom stall writing. Most of the photos in the book were from the ["UCD Bathrooms"]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-06-09 19:42:22MichaelGiardina <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''The following is an unpublished column that was intended for the Friday's page two column in ["TheCaliforniaAggie"]. Unfortunately, it was rejected because another columnist beat me to the topic idea. Nonetheless, it's still a good read.'' </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''The following is an unpublished column that was intended for the Friday's page two column in ["The<span>&nbsp;</span>California<span>&nbsp;</span>Aggie"]. Unfortunately, it was rejected because another columnist beat me to the topic idea. Nonetheless, it's still a good read.'' </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-06-09 19:41:26MichaelGiardinaAdded an unpublisehd column of relevance for your reading pleassure. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + One comment was spotted in the top floor bathroom of Wellman Hall... In huge read pen was written, "Is Aggie Columnist Anna Ritner really as hot as she claims she is?" This was pretty amusing.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + = Tag This, by Michael Giardina =<br> + ''The following is an unpublished column that was intended for the Friday's page two column in ["TheCaliforniaAggie"]. Unfortunately, it was rejected because another columnist beat me to the topic idea. Nonetheless, it's still a good read.''<br> + <br> + I should think that graffiti is bad, but it just so happens that most of you witty, sharpy-carrying, paint-spraying connoisseurs are artists and word worshippers just like I am. Somewhere deep down, I guess I have a little respect for your kind.<br> + <br> + See, I’m not all that impressed by your squiggly acronyms scrawled quickly on the bathroom walls and I don’t support defacing other people’s property. <br> + <br> + On the other hand, there is a certain respect given to graffiti artists. Just as there are artists who use different mediums, we have sub-categories for graffiti artists: Taggers, Chalkers, Stencilers, Grouters, etc. I especially love that wise group of bathroom monks who play word games on bathroom stalls. We all spend our “idle” catharsis-time doing something.<br> + <br> + One website, graffiti.org, catalogues thousands of graffiti-images from all over the world. Some of these works of art are astonishing and make our renaissance artists look like Blue’s Clues. Not only are they astounding, but the majority are created with a spray can. When I pick up a spray can, I am lucky to get anything better than a sticky, smelly, mess.<br> + <br> + What I enjoy the most, is the word-play that goes around the bathroom stalls. In essence, all of us—the smart, the bored, the constipated, the revolutionaries—are gathered in this one cubicle for a few minutes every day. We communicate. We express ourselves. We are traversing multicultural boundaries.<br> + <br> + I have seen some great bathroom scribbling. I saw one that read, “This is where Napolean tore his boneapart.” It’s just so witty. I also like one where a student wrote “drive carefully, don’t kill a child,” and somebody scribbled underneath it, “yeah, just wait for a teacher.”<br> + <br> + Some tags simple proclamations that are never challenged. They are living legends of the campus stall. For example, this one tag, “death is hereditary,” or this one, “A man’s best friend is his dogma” never got crossed out or added to.<br> + On one stall I saw, “If we learn from our mistakes, then I am getting a fantastic education.” The poor fellow’s angst just tugs on your heart strings. You just know that he was relieving himself five minutes before his test in eighteenth-century British literature.<br> + <br> + I bet teachers partake in this art. In Wellman Hall, I saw a poem written in perfect iambic pentameter and rhyming couplets. This ode to bathroom etiquette was clearly planned out; however, I noticed that somebody decided to correct the grammar: each agreement error, logical inconsistency, and tense error was marked in red. I can just imagine an English professor sitting there, cringing to himself and fishing around his suitcase for a marker that can write on walls.<br> + <br> + The careful eye will even look to tile grout for wit. In tiny little letters, I have seen: Groutcho Marx, Alexander the Grout, Grout Gatsby, grout balls of fire, grout damn spot, the grouts of wrath, and it’s grout to be here.<br> + What is this graffiti phenomenon all a grout? Even the Friends Urging Campus Kindness slate has developed an innovative tagging technique. They design stencils and spray-paint their own shirts. In essence, they tag themselves. Instead of begging Millers Outpost to produce your new shirt-design, just grab a white wife-beater at your local garage sale and let your artistic nature fruit.<br> + <br> + Since there is a site dedicated to graffiti, it is no surprise that there is a website dedicated to ridding the world of graffiti. Ironically enough, nograffiti.com is probably the most poorly designed website, aesthetically speaking. It looks like a kindergartner with ambition started splattering the website with nonsense.<br> + <br> + To merge the illegal practice with aesthetic creations, I propose a giant wall be built in the quad that is dedicated to this art. The rules would be simple: anyone can post, spray, draw, or otherwise write anything that they want to. The only other rule is that anybody can remove anything as well. It would be an evolving structure, developing and expressing the feelings of the campus community. Then again, I have a feeling too much controversy would develop and quickly at that. It’s unfortunate, but maybe someday. I’m just planting seeds.<br> + <br> + -----<br> + <br> + <br> + <br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-04-10 00:32:40PhilipNeustrom <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ See also: ["Desk vandalism"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-04-09 16:01:33JaimeRabamy bathroom besmirching. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ''Yeah, anyone taken a picture of my besmirching in Wellman? Or was that Hart?'' -["JaimeRaba"]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-04-09 00:39:04PhilipNeustrom <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Thumbnail(wellman_april.jpg, 350, ""List a place you'd like to firebomb", found in ["Wellman Hall"] 04/08/05.")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Thumbnail(wellman_april.jpg, 350, ""List a place you'd like to firebomb", found in ["Wellman Hall"] <span>Men's </span>04/08/05.")]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-04-09 00:25:55PhilipNeustrom <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Thumbnail(wellman_april.jpg, 350, "<span>'</span>List a place you'd like to firebomb<span>'</span>, found in ["Wellman Hall"] 04/08/05.")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Thumbnail(wellman_april.jpg, 350, "<span>"</span>List a place you'd like to firebomb<span>"</span>, found in ["Wellman Hall"] 04/08/05.")]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-04-09 00:19:21PhilipNeustrom <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> If you've ever had the intense pleasure of sitting down in a public restroom you're likely accustomed to the crude, awful, lewd, stupid, and sometimes funny things scribbled on <span>bathrooms</span> walls. This is distinctly different from ''tagging'', which is the simplest form of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graffiti graffiti]. Unique to the UC Davis ["Campus"] is the large amount of conversational vandalism that takes place in stalls: people carry out entire arguments, back and forth, scribbled across the walls. </td> <td> <span>+</span> If you've ever had the intense pleasure of sitting down in a public restroom you're likely accustomed to the crude, awful, lewd, stupid, and sometimes funny things scribbled on <span>["Bathrooms" bathroom]</span> walls. This is distinctly different from ''tagging'', which is the simplest form of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graffiti graffiti]. Unique to the UC Davis ["Campus"] is the large amount of conversational vandalism that takes place in stalls: people carry out entire arguments, back and forth, scribbled across the walls. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ["The California Aggie" Aggie] columnists sometimes [http://californiaaggie.com/article/?id=6372 talk about bathroom-wall writing]. A ["UC Davis"] graduate even wrote a book containing nothing but photos and commentary of bathroom stall writing. Most of the photos in the book were from the UCD <span>["Campu</span>s"]<span>)</span>. </td> <td> <span>+</span> ["The California Aggie" Aggie] columnists sometimes [http://californiaaggie.com/article/?id=6372 talk about bathroom-wall writing]. A ["UC Davis"] graduate even wrote a book containing nothing but photos and commentary of bathroom stall writing. Most of the photos in the book were from the <span>["</span>UCD <span>Bathroom</span>s"]. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> This page is dedicated to all that language that keeps your mind occupied while you're on the john. Feel free to add interesting bathroom-wall conversations. </td> <td> <span>+</span> This page is dedicated to all that language that keeps your mind occupied while you're on the john. Feel free to add interesting <span>["Bathrooms" </span>bathroom<span>]</span>-wall conversations. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-04-09 00:17:17PhilipNeustrom <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> If you've ever had the intense pleasure of sitting down in a public restroom you're likely accustomed to the crude, awful, lewd, stupid, and sometimes funny things scribbled on bathrooms walls. This is distinctly different from ''tagging'', which is the simplest form of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graffiti graffiti]. <span>Distinct</span> to the UC Davis ["Campus"] is the large amount of conversational vandalism that takes place in stalls: people carry out entire arguments, back and forth, scribbled across the walls. </td> <td> <span>+</span> If you've ever had the intense pleasure of sitting down in a public restroom you're likely accustomed to the crude, awful, lewd, stupid, and sometimes funny things scribbled on bathrooms walls. This is distinctly different from ''tagging'', which is the simplest form of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graffiti graffiti]. <span>Unique</span> to the UC Davis ["Campus"] is the large amount of conversational vandalism that takes place in stalls: people carry out entire arguments, back and forth, scribbled across the walls. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-04-09 00:16:31PhilipNeustromnew page. yeah, that's right. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Conversations on bathroom walls<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ If you've ever had the intense pleasure of sitting down in a public restroom you're likely accustomed to the crude, awful, lewd, stupid, and sometimes funny things scribbled on bathrooms walls. This is distinctly different from ''tagging'', which is the simplest form of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graffiti graffiti]. Distinct to the UC Davis ["Campus"] is the large amount of conversational vandalism that takes place in stalls: people carry out entire arguments, back and forth, scribbled across the walls.<br> + <br> + ["The California Aggie" Aggie] columnists sometimes [http://californiaaggie.com/article/?id=6372 talk about bathroom-wall writing]. A ["UC Davis"] graduate even wrote a book containing nothing but photos and commentary of bathroom stall writing. Most of the photos in the book were from the UCD ["Campus"]).<br> + <br> + This page is dedicated to all that language that keeps your mind occupied while you're on the john. Feel free to add interesting bathroom-wall conversations.<br> + <br> + [[Thumbnail(wellman_april.jpg, 350, "'List a place you'd like to firebomb', found in ["Wellman Hall"] 04/08/05.")]]<br> + <br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Conversations on bathroom wallshttp://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls2005-04-09 00:05:34PhilipNeustromUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Conversations_on_bathroom_walls?action=Files&do=view&target=wellman_april.jpg">wellman_april.jpg</a>.