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Re: Your skateboarding pet peeves?
« Reply #90 on: November 15, 2020, 02:53:26 PM »
1. have stressful day. +++++desire to go skate after work

2. Go skate. You suck. Everything is all over the place, you have no control, and you miss basic tricks

3. Get mad, increase in desire to yell/throw ur shit but u would feel 100x dumber if u actually did it

4. Madness makes u suck even more

5. Start saying fuck under ur breath until u start yelling fuck

6. look like dickhead and want to go home before u kook urself into oblivion, but damnit u just want 1 well-done trick

7. go home mad, a lil injured, having not landed shit, still wanting to skate, still stressed out from work. What do u even do now? Too mad to jack off. TV/videogames suck.

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Re: Your skateboarding pet peeves?
« Reply #91 on: November 15, 2020, 04:02:28 PM »
People calling it "tre flip".


No, seriously. I've been asking people for a decade to explain to me how the fuck "360 flip" becomes "tre / trey", and I've never gotten a remotely logical answer.

But how the hell did "three" turn into "trey"?

You seriously don't know that "tres" is 3 in Spanish?! We barely have any Mexicans in Canada and Spanish is not a common language here and even I knew that "tre flip" comes from "tres". My friend and I both say "bomb" for 360 flips, which comes from people saying "tre bomb".


My own pet peeves? I have a bunch but for today I'll say... friends who never skate, and then when they finally come out to skate they just sit down right away and sulk about how they suck at skating now, like they don't know why. I'm so sick of it that I've kind of starting being blunt about it with friends who do it. "Yup. Pretty obvious. You don't skate. You'd be better if you did. It's not rocket science." Usually met with a response about how they're so sore now that they're older, as if I'm not even older with more serious injuries under my belt. People just need to own that they got lazy and don't want to put in the effort anymore, but I guess it's a hard pill to swallow.


Oh, and people like SlapRHaters skateboarding at all - that sucks. Spitting sucks, but if you're the type of person who would threaten to fight a person, truck a person, or GET A FUCKING GUN... over spitting... you need to just stay at home away from normal humans who aren't a danger to others like yourself.
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Re: Your skateboarding pet peeves?
« Reply #92 on: November 15, 2020, 11:00:28 PM »
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People calling it "tre flip".

No, seriously. I've been asking people for a decade to explain to me how the fuck "360 flip" becomes "tre / trey", and I've never gotten a remotely logical answer.

But how the hell did "three" turn into "trey"?
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You seriously don't know that "tres" is 3 in Spanish?! We barely have any Mexicans in Canada and Spanish is not a common language here and even I knew that "tre flip" comes from "tres". My friend and I both say "bomb" for 360 flips, which comes from people saying "tre bomb".

This has crossed my mind, but I didn't think it was even worth mentioning. Sure, I understand that people might say "tres flip" for "three flip" in Spanish, but that doesn't at all explain where "trey flip" comes from. The pronunciation for the Spanish word "tres" isn't even remotely close to "trey". I know that Americans generally have no ability to comprehend foreign phonology, but I still can't see how they'd fuck it up that badly. In any case, why would the Spanish term end up spreading worldwide and basically replace the real trick name?

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Re: Your skateboarding pet peeves?
« Reply #93 on: November 16, 2020, 02:46:01 AM »
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People calling it "tre flip".

No, seriously. I've been asking people for a decade to explain to me how the fuck "360 flip" becomes "tre / trey", and I've never gotten a remotely logical answer.

But how the hell did "three" turn into "trey"?
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You seriously don't know that "tres" is 3 in Spanish?! We barely have any Mexicans in Canada and Spanish is not a common language here and even I knew that "tre flip" comes from "tres". My friend and I both say "bomb" for 360 flips, which comes from people saying "tre bomb".
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This has crossed my mind, but I didn't think it was even worth mentioning. Sure, I understand that people might say "tres flip" for "three flip" in Spanish, but that doesn't at all explain where "trey flip" comes from. The pronunciation for the Spanish word "tres" isn't even remotely close to "trey". I know that Americans generally have no ability to comprehend foreign phonology, but I still can't see how they'd fuck it up that badly. In any case, why would the Spanish term end up spreading worldwide and basically replace the real trick name?

Are you admitting that you have no idea how slang evolves? It isn't supposed to be a logical progression from a to b.




Tre flip.

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Re: Your skateboarding pet peeves?
« Reply #94 on: November 16, 2020, 04:40:27 AM »
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People calling it "tre flip".

No, seriously. I've been asking people for a decade to explain to me how the fuck "360 flip" becomes "tre / trey", and I've never gotten a remotely logical answer.

But how the hell did "three" turn into "trey"?
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You seriously don't know that "tres" is 3 in Spanish?! We barely have any Mexicans in Canada and Spanish is not a common language here and even I knew that "tre flip" comes from "tres". My friend and I both say "bomb" for 360 flips, which comes from people saying "tre bomb".
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This has crossed my mind, but I didn't think it was even worth mentioning. Sure, I understand that people might say "tres flip" for "three flip" in Spanish, but that doesn't at all explain where "trey flip" comes from. The pronunciation for the Spanish word "tres" isn't even remotely close to "trey". I know that Americans generally have no ability to comprehend foreign phonology, but I still can't see how they'd fuck it up that badly. In any case, why would the Spanish term end up spreading worldwide and basically replace the real trick name?

I prefer 360 flip and couldn't tell you the origin of Tre flip but when people have the option of using one syllable compared to three it just makes sense that they'll shorten the language

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Re: Your skateboarding pet peeves?
« Reply #95 on: November 16, 2020, 05:11:21 AM »
The Impossible, can everyone stop doing 3 Shuvs and claiming its an impossible! its such a pet peeve.





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Re: Your skateboarding pet peeves?
« Reply #96 on: November 16, 2020, 06:26:36 AM »
Ghost pop is the worst.
Homies who only skate the same park all day every day and won’t go skate street with you.
People at skateparks who put their phones, drinks/food, baby carriages, etc on the ground and get mad when a board inevitably flys out and hits their shit.
Dropping my shoulder a bit on landings so I stick the trick bolts but end up stepping off. This only really happens to me on bs heel, nollie fs bigspin, bs bigspin, bs flip.
People who suck at skating but try to give you trick tips on tricks they can’t even do themselves
Posers
Unaware people at the skatepark who just walk and sit around in high traffic spots
People who bring remote controlled cars to skateparks
15/16 year old “tough” guys who try to fight ever scooter kids mom at the skatepark
Pretenders
People who clowned me for skating in middle school and high school now asking me to teach them how to Ollie
Girls who clowned me for skating in highschool but now are getting in to it because it’s fashionable and they discovered Leticia on Instagram.
Shitty art and editing in full lengths
Strobeck zoom (I do like his editing tho)
Shitty parts using up good songs

Youre kidding right no fucking way lmao

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Re: Your skateboarding pet peeves?
« Reply #97 on: November 16, 2020, 06:29:14 AM »
Being old. Stuck in this old body doing old tricks instead of the new new circus tricks.

Old tricks rule though

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Re: Your skateboarding pet peeves?
« Reply #98 on: November 16, 2020, 06:34:17 AM »
Lol at threatening to shoot someone because they spat on the ground.

Well then again, some guy shot a KFC worker simply because he got the wrong order. America, land of the free  :D

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Re: Your skateboarding pet peeves?
« Reply #99 on: November 16, 2020, 09:41:22 AM »
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People calling it "tre flip".

No, seriously. I've been asking people for a decade to explain to me how the fuck "360 flip" becomes "tre / trey", and I've never gotten a remotely logical answer.

But how the hell did "three" turn into "trey"?
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You seriously don't know that "tres" is 3 in Spanish?! We barely have any Mexicans in Canada and Spanish is not a common language here and even I knew that "tre flip" comes from "tres". My friend and I both say "bomb" for 360 flips, which comes from people saying "tre bomb".
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This has crossed my mind, but I didn't think it was even worth mentioning. Sure, I understand that people might say "tres flip" for "three flip" in Spanish, but that doesn't at all explain where "trey flip" comes from. The pronunciation for the Spanish word "tres" isn't even remotely close to "trey". I know that Americans generally have no ability to comprehend foreign phonology, but I still can't see how they'd fuck it up that badly. In any case, why would the Spanish term end up spreading worldwide and basically replace the real trick name?

You have gotta be trolling. How on earth do you think "tres" is pronounced? Lol.

It's slang. It comes from "tres". Slang spreads worldwide.

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Re: Your skateboarding pet peeves?
« Reply #100 on: November 22, 2020, 09:42:54 AM »
I the being the one to explain front/backside. I shouldn't because I learned late what the deal was(talkin slides an grinds here). But I hate it. I was skating a construction site that had a pile of poorly stacked like sheet metal, so a de facto ledge. Having a good ol time and then another enterprising chap rolls up, now I usually leave at that point, I'm not good at skating and just don't like people, but he talked me into a sesh. Nice boul, had a six pack of sum beer with him and offered me one. I digress, so he bets me at skate like 4 times and like looks guy I'm really just tryin to boardslide this jawn. So we start skating the ledge thing. He's reggie and I'm goofy. He front bods it 1st try, dick, and I go for the plainversion. He goes oh shit front board, sick!... I was like baffled. Didn't say anything at first but my larry david took over. I calmly explained the difference and this guy was shocked and pretty much thought I was the asshole.
Tldr, I don't wanna tell you it's front/backside but I can't help myself.
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Re: Your skateboarding pet peeves?
« Reply #101 on: November 23, 2020, 10:57:39 AM »
I just love saying “tres for days”. I don’t care. Ironically enough, someone who regularly speaks Spanish was like “what the hell does that mean?” I was confused.

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Re: Your skateboarding pet peeves?
« Reply #102 on: November 23, 2020, 11:27:19 PM »
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People calling it "tre flip".

No, seriously. I've been asking people for a decade to explain to me how the fuck "360 flip" becomes "tre / trey", and I've never gotten a remotely logical answer.

But how the hell did "three" turn into "trey"?
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You seriously don't know that "tres" is 3 in Spanish?! We barely have any Mexicans in Canada and Spanish is not a common language here and even I knew that "tre flip" comes from "tres". My friend and I both say "bomb" for 360 flips, which comes from people saying "tre bomb".
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This has crossed my mind, but I didn't think it was even worth mentioning. Sure, I understand that people might say "tres flip" for "three flip" in Spanish, but that doesn't at all explain where "trey flip" comes from. The pronunciation for the Spanish word "tres" isn't even remotely close to "trey". I know that Americans generally have no ability to comprehend foreign phonology, but I still can't see how they'd fuck it up that badly. In any case, why would the Spanish term end up spreading worldwide and basically replace the real trick name?
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You have gotta be trolling. How on earth do you think "tres" is pronounced? Lol.

It's slang. It comes from "tres". Slang spreads worldwide.

How do I think it's pronounced? It's not really a matter of opinion. In the Spanish language, it is pronounced /tɾes/, and that is simply a fact. If you compare it to the English /tɹeɪ/ (trey), you'll find that they only share one single phoneme (e), which in the case of one-syllable words make them distinctly different, phonetically speaking. Although not as distant as, say, the single-syllable words "tree" and "ball", they're decidedly not similar enough to argue that one could be derived from the other.

We're obviously talking about slang here. Here in Japan, everyone used the Japanese slang term「サブロク」until a few years ago, but it has now been almost completely replaced by "tre", so I'm very aware that slang spreads like wildfire within global communities. However, as a foreign language teacher with a degree in linguistics I can not see how it originated from the Spanish term. It's simply too far fetched.

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Re: Your skateboarding pet peeves?
« Reply #103 on: November 24, 2020, 04:20:34 AM »
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People calling it "tre flip".

No, seriously. I've been asking people for a decade to explain to me how the fuck "360 flip" becomes "tre / trey", and I've never gotten a remotely logical answer.

But how the hell did "three" turn into "trey"?
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You seriously don't know that "tres" is 3 in Spanish?! We barely have any Mexicans in Canada and Spanish is not a common language here and even I knew that "tre flip" comes from "tres". My friend and I both say "bomb" for 360 flips, which comes from people saying "tre bomb".
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This has crossed my mind, but I didn't think it was even worth mentioning. Sure, I understand that people might say "tres flip" for "three flip" in Spanish, but that doesn't at all explain where "trey flip" comes from. The pronunciation for the Spanish word "tres" isn't even remotely close to "trey". I know that Americans generally have no ability to comprehend foreign phonology, but I still can't see how they'd fuck it up that badly. In any case, why would the Spanish term end up spreading worldwide and basically replace the real trick name?
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You have gotta be trolling. How on earth do you think "tres" is pronounced? Lol.

It's slang. It comes from "tres". Slang spreads worldwide.
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How do I think it's pronounced? It's not really a matter of opinion. In the Spanish language, it is pronounced /tɾes/, and that is simply a fact. If you compare it to the English /tɹeɪ/ (trey), you'll find that they only share one single phoneme (e), which in the case of one-syllable words make them distinctly different, phonetically speaking. Although not as distant as, say, the single-syllable words "tree" and "ball", they're decidedly not similar enough to argue that one could be derived from the other.

We're obviously talking about slang here. Here in Japan, everyone used the Japanese slang term「サブロク」until a few years ago, but it has now been almost completely replaced by "tre", so I'm very aware that slang spreads like wildfire within global communities. However, as a foreign language teacher with a degree in linguistics I can not see how it originated from the Spanish term. It's simply too far fetched.
U were a better troll when u kept it subtle :(

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Re: Your skateboarding pet peeves?
« Reply #104 on: November 24, 2020, 09:02:39 AM »
People using the wrong name for tricks. Fakie frontside kickflip really chaps my ass. Nollie half cab is really bad too. Might as well start saying switch nollie or switch fakie.

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Re: Your skateboarding pet peeves?
« Reply #105 on: November 24, 2020, 01:10:13 PM »
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People calling it "tre flip".

No, seriously. I've been asking people for a decade to explain to me how the fuck "360 flip" becomes "tre / trey", and I've never gotten a remotely logical answer.

But how the hell did "three" turn into "trey"?
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You seriously don't know that "tres" is 3 in Spanish?! We barely have any Mexicans in Canada and Spanish is not a common language here and even I knew that "tre flip" comes from "tres". My friend and I both say "bomb" for 360 flips, which comes from people saying "tre bomb".
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This has crossed my mind, but I didn't think it was even worth mentioning. Sure, I understand that people might say "tres flip" for "three flip" in Spanish, but that doesn't at all explain where "trey flip" comes from. The pronunciation for the Spanish word "tres" isn't even remotely close to "trey". I know that Americans generally have no ability to comprehend foreign phonology, but I still can't see how they'd fuck it up that badly. In any case, why would the Spanish term end up spreading worldwide and basically replace the real trick name?
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You have gotta be trolling. How on earth do you think "tres" is pronounced? Lol.

It's slang. It comes from "tres". Slang spreads worldwide.
[close]

How do I think it's pronounced? It's not really a matter of opinion. In the Spanish language, it is pronounced /tɾes/, and that is simply a fact. If you compare it to the English /tɹeɪ/ (trey), you'll find that they only share one single phoneme (e), which in the case of one-syllable words make them distinctly different, phonetically speaking. Although not as distant as, say, the single-syllable words "tree" and "ball", they're decidedly not similar enough to argue that one could be derived from the other.

We're obviously talking about slang here. Here in Japan, everyone used the Japanese slang term「サブロク」until a few years ago, but it has now been almost completely replaced by "tre", so I'm very aware that slang spreads like wildfire within global communities. However, as a foreign language teacher with a degree in linguistics I can not see how it originated from the Spanish term. It's simply too far fetched.

Ok you're obviously a lost cause.

Edit: But just for fun, since you clearly don't know how to pronounce "tres"...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dtg65zY8Cv0

Peace.  ;)
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Re: Your skateboarding pet peeves?
« Reply #106 on: November 24, 2020, 01:48:21 PM »
How do I think it's pronounced? It's not really a matter of opinion. In the Spanish language, it is pronounced /tɾes/, and that is simply a fact. If you compare it to the English /tɹeɪ/ (trey), you'll find that they only share one single phoneme (e), which in the case of one-syllable words make them distinctly different, phonetically speaking. Although not as distant as, say, the single-syllable words "tree" and "ball", they're decidedly not similar enough to argue that one could be derived from the other.

We're obviously talking about slang here. Here in Japan, everyone used the Japanese slang term「サブロク」until a few years ago, but it has now been almost completely replaced by "tre", so I'm very aware that slang spreads like wildfire within global communities. However, as a foreign language teacher with a degree in linguistics I can not see how it originated from the Spanish term. It's simply too far fetched.

Honestly, I always shared your sentiment that the term tre flip was linguistically poor (and generally hated it altogether, I grew up with that trick being called a 360 flip so I'll still call it that). To be honest though, it's probably an abuse of language to begin with - it's not people with degrees in linguistics who made it up, but the skate world of the 00's moments after it realized Europe Barcelona Macba and Sants existed. In the words of Nicholas Ray, don't expect too much. To this day, Thrasher drops Paris edits with Spanish titles.

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« Reply #107 on: November 25, 2020, 12:54:44 PM »
When I was a teenager, it was kids lying about their skate ability, tricks they've done, "sponsors" etc. Had a friend say he got gear from Active but always showed up with a chipped-ass board and never tried anything. Another neighborhood kid said he was sponsored by a local shop, he wasn't even close to that level. Just made sessions annoying.

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« Reply #108 on: November 25, 2020, 12:58:09 PM »
When I was a teenager, it was kids lying about their skate ability, tricks they've done, "sponsors" etc. Had a friend say he got gear from Active but always showed up with a chipped-ass board and never tried anything. Another neighborhood kid said he was sponsored by a local shop, he wasn't even close to that level. Just made sessions annoying.

I assume it is still true today, but growing up I feel like every crew or scene had the one person who just constantly lied about tricks they did or getting hooked up.

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« Reply #109 on: November 29, 2020, 06:25:04 PM »
For sure trash being left at the park, there's literally a garbage can right next to the gate to enter the park.

Spitting on the concrete. I generally just go, "Hey man, can you do me a favor? Next time you need to spit can you spit through the fence into the grass? No one wants to fall in or roll through your loogie. Thanks." That works every time. Turns out if you're not a dick, people respond to that because they realize they messed up, but you were cool about it.

People bringing things other than water into the park, because they always fucking spill them. I've cleaned up soda messes, ice cream, pizza, all sorts is weird shit. The hot fudge mess was the fucking worst by far. Took shit tons of water to wash that out. There are picnic tables right outside the skatepark. Keep your shit over there. It's not hard.

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« Reply #110 on: Today at 06:00:29 AM »
video part starting with a line switch so youre confused by their stance as the part progresses then when you suss it out you dont know what tricks theyve done and have to start it over again

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« Reply #111 on: Today at 06:11:11 AM »
For sure trash being left at the park, there's literally a garbage can right next to the gate to enter the park.

Spitting on the concrete. I generally just go, "Hey man, can you do me a favor? Next time you need to spit can you spit through the fence into the grass? No one wants to fall in or roll through your loogie. Thanks." That works every time. Turns out if you're not a dick, people respond to that because they realize they messed up, but you were cool about it.

People bringing things other than water into the park, because they always fucking spill them. I've cleaned up soda messes, ice cream, pizza, all sorts is weird shit. The hot fudge mess was the fucking worst by far. Took shit tons of water to wash that out. There are picnic tables right outside the skatepark. Keep your shit over there. It's not hard.

I started bringing a broom to my local because bike kids kept dragging dirt and pebbles onto the concrete. One day a bunch of really small kids littered the whole miniramp with crisps (they called it a crisp party, or so they told their mom who thought nothing of it) so I went to clean it with my broom and they asked me if I was the janitor. I don‘t even skate the miniramp, just doing it for the greater good :-[ I avoid the park now and skate schoolyards on the weekend while the kids are in the park. If at all, I only go to the park when the kids are at school.

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« Reply #112 on: Today at 07:04:38 AM »
Anybody else deal with skaters who just like, don't look forward when they're skating? There's a handful I see around here who just stare down at their board almost the entire time and they always collide with people.