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What is a hood mentality?

post #1 of 51
Thread Starter 

Give examples please

 

If you did have one how would you break out of that mentality?

 

Is it a way of thinking?

 

I'm trying to understand this concept?


Edited by littleman013 - 10/29/12 at 9:18am
post #2 of 51
Something that people who have never been in the hood talk about....
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post #3 of 51
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Originally Posted by goldenchild9 View Post

Something that people who have never been in the hood talk about....
post #4 of 51
Example 1: Graduates high school, prefectly capable of going to school or finding a full time job, sells dope anyway.

Example 2: Plays football, get scholarship to major program and D1 school, gets busted for selling weed.
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I used to think that problems I had with people could only be resolved by fighting, glad I broke away from that way of thinking. When I was younger that was just the way it was.
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post #6 of 51
cheap thrills

in a recession violence (including child abuse), casual sex, and drug use rise
that's life in the hood err'day

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post #7 of 51
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Originally Posted by Tr1ll View Post

Example 1: Graduates high school, prefectly capable of going to school or finding a full time job, sells dope anyway.

Example 2: Plays football, get scholarship to major program and D1 school, gets busted for selling weed.

 

This and what goldenchild said.
post #8 of 51
Thread Starter 


I think I might have one.

post #9 of 51
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post #10 of 51
Hood rats and hood n____ lack a general plan and do not consider the future when making bad decisions

You don't have to be in the hood to have this mind frame... its just most common in the hood so that's what it's associated with.

Most times, men don't really stay with the hood mentality b/c they don't have the same leeway to make badk decisions as women.
post #11 of 51
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If you did have one how would you break out of that mentality?

Change your circle of friends. Try hanging out with people you know don't have that mentality.

Once you get a taste of that "Everything is all to the good" life, you'll realize how green/restricting the hood mentality really is.
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post #12 of 51
Thread Starter 

So it is a mindset?

post #13 of 51
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Originally Posted by littleman013 View Post

So it is a mindset?

it can create a lack of vision.
post #14 of 51
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Originally Posted by littleman013 View Post

I think I might have one.
post #15 of 51
Keeping your head on the swivel (never know who/what might creep)
Fighting at the drop of dime instead of talking
Looking up to folks you have no business ( dopemen, stick up kids, pimps etc.)
Flashing off ( jewelry, cars, clothes)
post #16 of 51

Its not something you can type out, Like someone said above its a vision- When I was a Store Manager for Finishline, I was transferred from Michigan to New Orleans...  Could always tell when a hit crew would roll up.. Dresses exactly the same as all the rest of my customers .. Looked the same. but acted that 1% dif to wear i knew they was going to try to get over..

 

Its Not always being "bout that life" ... But it is 99% of the time, time to be bout that life- Selling dope to a young buck you might givem a 5 for the 20, and vice versa for the OG's-

 

Like I said B4 its not all about kids throwing away they life, its basics-

 

Monks live in a monistary and thats all they know, They pray and preach whatever-

 

Hood is all we know, ..... All i can think of right now is that line from mitch on Paid in Full . "is the hood still gonna show me love"?

post #17 of 51
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ok

post #18 of 51
limiting your potential, for what at first sight seems like instant, easy gratification.
post #19 of 51
Ah, so all of this is limited to those in urban areas then, huh? Interesting.

IMO nothing separates a "hood mentality" as stated in this thread from any other sort of mentality.

People from the suburbs can lack direction and limit their potential
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post #21 of 51
I think its a bit bigger than just "limiting ones potential", because those same people don't limit thier potential in the dope/rap game.
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post #23 of 51
Doing unfavorable/illegal things to make ends meet

Willing to fight/grab a gun to yourself

Willing to get out on the block instead of in a school
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post #24 of 51
Being satisfied in a **** environment / living situation
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Those with hood mindsets. Some may not only apply to hood mindsets

 

 

-Make disrespect a reason for criminal activity;

 

-Mutiple baby mommas

 

-Goes to resturants and STEALS FORKS AND SPOONS AND EVEN PAPER TOWELS!.

 

-STEAL T BONE STEAKS FROM SAFEWAY

 

 

-Easily impressed with cheesecake factory

 

 

-Why get a job when the government can pay my bills?

 

 

-Lets yell loud on the public bus because there is no order.

 

 

-Lets yell WS during fights which btw could easily be prevented.

 

 

-do radical things over basic sneakers(like them dudes actually will ROB/KILL YOU FOR YOUR SNEAKERS, 2 DOLLAR CHINESE MADE SNEAKERS!!!!! the ignorance of them!!!)

post #27 of 51
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post #28 of 51
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Originally Posted by littleman013 View Post

Give examples please
If you did have one how would you break out of that mentality?
Is it a way of thinking?
I'm trying to understand this concept?


...a hood mentality is a closed mind.

....a closed mind that cant see past the confines of their 'hood'.

...Common once said:

"Found it hard to imagine he hadn't been past downtown"

^ thats the individual with a hood mentality.
its so easy to point your finger and talk down about people from a position of privilige....mr. i have two parents and a nice upper-middle class home, i expect some sort of car at 16, and my taste...
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its so easy to point your finger and talk down about people from a position of privilige....mr. i have two parents and a nice upper-middle class home, i expect some sort of car at 16, and my taste...
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post #29 of 51
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...a hood mentality is a closed mind.

....a closed mind that cant see past the confines of their 'hood'.

...Common once said:

"Found it hard to imagine he hadn't been past downtown"

^ thats the individual with a hood mentality.

If thats the general definition, then we HAVE TONS OF members on this site with the Hood Ideaiogy. That "stuck in my borough/Project/ mindset" is what I call it.

post #30 of 51
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Originally Posted by A Baboon Cow View Post

If thats the general definition, then we HAVE TONS OF members on this site with the Hood Ideaiogy. That "stuck in my borough/Project/ mindset" is what I call it.

sure do.

this also includes the rep my state/city/county/block/borough/street/project types too. ***** is mad corny.
its so easy to point your finger and talk down about people from a position of privilige....mr. i have two parents and a nice upper-middle class home, i expect some sort of car at 16, and my taste...
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its so easy to point your finger and talk down about people from a position of privilige....mr. i have two parents and a nice upper-middle class home, i expect some sort of car at 16, and my taste...
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