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Offline xxbabygirlxx79

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Re: PRISON SLANG
« Reply #160 on: February 18, 2010, 03:01:28 PM »
I finally was able to talk to my friend, and the guy wrote "are you still doing the lick? If so, that's bad $*** and I will be praying for you." To us, it sounds like a drug reference. They were in Peoria together.

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Re: PRISON SLANG
« Reply #161 on: February 19, 2010, 12:59:20 AM »
yup  it is a ten dollar bill.  I had never heard the term before.  Maybe it is Chicago speak.
you mean to say there are only three sizes of shoes for them?  or just for those slip ons?  I can't remember where,  but I read something about the Marsha Brady's once.
I wonder what they do with all those shoes?  what  a  waste!


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   Sawbuck is definitely Chicago Slang.... And some of these terms are used in and out of prison, but it's so funny how many people who don't have a loved one there would be so clueless as to what they are saying!

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Re: PRISON SLANG
« Reply #162 on: March 09, 2010, 08:59:12 PM »
Brown bag,,,,when they are on lock down and can't go to the store. They have to order what they want nad it is limited.

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Re: PRISON SLANG
« Reply #163 on: February 18, 2011, 03:32:40 PM »
Did anyone ever find out exactly what "claimed" means?

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« Reply #164 on: February 18, 2011, 06:56:23 PM »
Can't help you on that one bmonska but I'm amazed at the prison slang I've learned since my sons incarceration.  Walk downs, Plugged in, etc...I think even my son's amazed ...I tell him I atribute to all my IPT buds.   :wc7:
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« Reply #165 on: February 27, 2011, 05:36:47 PM »
"Sawbuck is definitely Chicago Slang"

My Dad used this term all the time, also half a sawbuck ($5) & a double sawbuck ($20)

Another term I've only heard in Chicago is "solid quarter" which is just a quarter instead of 25 cents. I'm not sure if it's used anymore, people needed solid quarters to fill the parking meters now I think they take credit cards.
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« Reply #166 on: February 27, 2011, 06:47:54 PM »
The slang terms for money has been around a long time.  I never associated it with being prison slang.  I heard it all the time growing up.  My Dad use to always say a "fin" for $5.00.  A c-note was a $100.

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Re: PRISON SLANG
« Reply #167 on: February 27, 2011, 09:33:15 PM »
Does anyone know what lick is?   It was in a letter my friend has. It was a guy in doc writing a guy that got out. He said "you still doing the lick, that's bad stuff". I have been searching everywhere to find out what it is. I never thought to ask here.

I interprete it as .. "Are you still doing your TIME,(as in doing your time in jail).. I think he is asking are you still doing your time in jail.



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« Reply #168 on: February 27, 2011, 10:08:39 PM »
Too funny. Many of the terms are street terms and a few are military terms. If you really think about what is being said, and take into consideration what the conversation is about, more often than not, you can basically figure out what is being said.  :stp1:

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Re: PRISON SLANG
« Reply #169 on: February 27, 2011, 10:50:18 PM »
Does anyone know what lick is?   It was in a letter my friend has. It was a guy in doc writing a guy that got out. He said "you still doing the lick, that's bad stuff". I have been searching everywhere to find out what it is. I never thought to ask here.

I found this on another site from a google search:

We all know what the word "lick" means -- an easy opportunity of gain (robberies, burglaries, etc).

This has somehow evolved into everyday slang, since people in the hood are always looking for a "lick."

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Re: PRISON SLANG
« Reply #170 on: June 03, 2011, 07:01:48 PM »
My hubby called his last cellie a "viking"...... I was told that is someone who is nasty, dirty, stinky and does not like to clean up...... lol

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Re: PRISON SLANG
« Reply #171 on: October 17, 2011, 01:35:07 PM »
Let me feel that
getting little
Case - actuall case your doin ur bit on
joint - parent prison
cellie - cellmate
walk yourself - leave me alone I think
green - dont know anything
get your money - masturbate
g-shot book - hustler/playboy/etc
chow hall - obvious where u eat
on the new - new guy/fish
bid
ride - walk away
stole on - punched in face
lets count to ten
doodoo with cheese
rappie - person who has same case as you

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Re: PRISON SLANG
« Reply #172 on: October 17, 2011, 01:43:56 PM »

walk yourself - leave me alone I think


No.. To walk yourself is to transfer yourself out of a joint. You take your property box to the bubble and say you want out. They will oblige you, but you will be in handcuffs, go to seg, and go to higher level joint.


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Re: PRISON SLANG
« Reply #173 on: October 17, 2011, 01:56:02 PM »
I think walk yourself also refers to putting yourself into protective custody...........I think.

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Re: PRISON SLANG
« Reply #174 on: October 17, 2011, 03:55:18 PM »
Walk yourself from what I have always been told - means choosing Seg.  You choose to go to seg instead of (example: living with certain cellie or being moved to a certain housing unit)

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Re: PRISON SLANG
« Reply #175 on: October 17, 2011, 07:22:08 PM »
Walk yourself from what I have always been told - means choosing Seg.  You choose to go to seg instead of (example: living with certain cellie or being moved to a certain housing unit)

Some will place themselves in Seg to avoid problems so that there will not be any disciplinary ticket written.

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Re: PRISON SLANG
« Reply #176 on: October 18, 2011, 08:52:37 AM »
Walk yourself from what I have always been told - means choosing Seg.  You choose to go to seg instead of (example: living with certain cellie or being moved to a certain housing unit)

Some will place themselves in Seg to avoid problems so that there will not be any disciplinary ticket written.

Rottie

Exactly!  That was a great example too Rottie!  :) 
So as far as I know - that is what "walk yourself" means...

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Re: PRISON SLANG
« Reply #177 on: October 18, 2011, 06:24:16 PM »
I asked M about "walk yourself." He said it can mean two things. 1) Put yourself in seg. 2) said to someone, "Walk yourself" can mean the same as "get out of my face/area/space."

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Re: PRISON SLANG
« Reply #178 on: October 18, 2011, 06:35:10 PM »
Got a "kite" from my L/O today and he said that his new cellie was a "bug" and I knew Exactly what he was talking about!!....He did go on to expain that it is also a nut job that won't shut up!!   Yeah, but I already knew that from IPT!

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Re: PRISON SLANG
« Reply #179 on: October 18, 2011, 07:21:31 PM »
Have any of you heard or been called "joe" .. he would do it on accident and irriate the hell out of me with it. lol.