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which is more "brixton", SW2 or SW9?

Discussion in 'Brixton' started by isvicthere?, Sep 24, 2004.

  1. IntoStella

    IntoStella Banned Banned

    :D :D :D
  2. Minnie_the_Minx

    Minnie_the_Minx purves grundy - definitely a bloke

    Probably another shop selling wigs and hair extensions ;)
  3. editor

    editor Maudlin night owl

    So is any SW2-er ever going to come up with a credible location for the their version of where the heart of Brixton supposedly lies?

    Face it. The real heart of Brixton is the bustling vibrant street markets - all you've got are noisy highways into SW9 and dull civic buildings stuffed full of civil servants!
  4. jayeola

    jayeola New Member

    actually sw9 is pronuounced sw grime. as in grimey and street and yoof and... stuff
  5. Minnie_the_Minx

    Minnie_the_Minx purves grundy - definitely a bloke

    Of course not. If we come up with an answer and prove ourselves, that'll put an end to this lovely thread :D
  6. editor

    editor Maudlin night owl

    Actually SW2 is pronounced sw yooohooo!, as in a toff's hunting cry or as in a Tamara to Tallulah geeting (as they pass each other in their 4x4s)
  7. miss minnie

    miss minnie Well-Known Member

    the sign on the door of the ex-claire's says vodaphone.
  8. IntoStella

    IntoStella Banned Banned

    Oh good, more mobile phones for the poshingtons to bellow into.
  9. miss minnie

    miss minnie Well-Known Member

    there's nothing more 'street' than a mobile phone. most crack dealers have several.
  10. twistedAM

    twistedAM Left Of The Dial

    that's the most lame justification yet - who the fuck believes politicians?
  11. pooka

    pooka Cant'Re Member

    Nooo, that's GenTile (TM) - 100% slate-effect roof coverings
  12. You're barking up the wrong tree. You see, in SW2 we take a more sustainable and ecological approach - there's no need to concentrate all our best amenities in one central area and endure the subsequent crime, litter and congestion issues. We reject the centralising approach and prefer to locate our amenities in the community, near to where people live. For example, our best drinking establishments (The Windmill, The Elm Park, Mango Landing etc) are spread throughtfully throughout the area meaning that residents are never further than 312.8 metres* from their nearest pub. This brings a higher quality of life and level of chilledness to SW2 than could ever be experienced in SW9.

    *According to the latest research - carried out briefly in the head of Brixton Hatter...
  13. ViolentPanda

    ViolentPanda 100% echtes Pandabär!!

    Typical! One posho (from SW9, natch!) talking about another posho who likes buildings.

    "Art, Justice, Literature and Science". Posho pursuits one and all. Typical "swine" rubbish.
    Us SW2 poor folk have "Graffiti, Prison, Pornography and Bomb-making" as *our* municipal ideals. :p

    (Eris save us from those weirdoes down the hill) :eek:
  14. editor

    editor Maudlin night owl

    That's true. You lot prefer to drive around in your 4x4s while dropping off the kids, driving to the supermarket, gym, opera, regatta etc
  15. editor

    editor Maudlin night owl

    Can't disagree with that.

    SW9 is for the urban street warriors anxious to score crack or interact with the bustling, hustling heart of real Brixton while SW2 is for the gentrifiers out for a quiet stroll to their SUV.
  16. ViolentPanda

    ViolentPanda 100% echtes Pandabär!!

    Nah, it's pronounced SW Crime, 'cos it's where us SW2 poor folk go to expropriate a new car, DVD recorder or mobile. :D
  17. PacificOcean

    PacificOcean Unhinged User

    Sorry if it's already been mentioned but it's a long thread.... But isn't SW2 Streatham Hill?
  18. Minnie_the_Minx

    Minnie_the_Minx purves grundy - definitely a bloke

  19. Minnie_the_Minx

    Minnie_the_Minx purves grundy - definitely a bloke

    Well it is, but only because we gave them honorary status as SW2 citizens :oops:
  20. Mrs Magpie

    Mrs Magpie On a bit of break...

    ahem, Nikolaus Pevsner was an Asylum Seeker........
    (that's a refugee in oldspeak)
  21. citydreams

    citydreams on the road again

    SE24 Unemployment count (March 2004) 520
    SW9 Unemployment count (March 2004) 1881
    SW2 Unemployment count (March 2004) 2233

    Tsk.. further up the hill you go the more work shy they are..
  22. IntoStella

    IntoStella Banned Banned

    Star quality. :D
  23. :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
    SW2 is Brixton - based upon the system of postcodes which works alphabetically. SW9 is Stockwell. Even the SLP agree with that!! :D

  24. Ms T

    Ms T Honey-coloured ramparts

    I reckon us marginalised SE24ers need a support group. Too posh for Brixton, too plebby for Herne Hill. It's tragic, it really is....
  25. dum dum

    dum dum zzzzz

    Has SW2 been crowned True Brixton yet? :p
  26. Mrs Magpie

    Mrs Magpie On a bit of break...

    Not on these boards matey-moo........
  27. editor

    editor Maudlin night owl

    Just as soon as you show us where the lively, vibrant heart of SW2 Brixton is!
  28. dum dum

    dum dum zzzzz

    Ya can't judge a community on flash bizazz and bright lights Ed.

    SW2s got SOUL, simple as.
  29. ViolentPanda

    ViolentPanda 100% echtes Pandabär!!

    And that precludes him from being a posho how exactly? :p
    I think we can safely say he was a naturalised posho who wrote.

    BTW, I'm fluent in "oldspeak". I even remember "old money". :oops:
  30. Fenian

    Fenian let us rise

    My point exactly!

    So when these miscreant characters are most desperate to make it appear as if they have some substance, and that they are not creatures of spin alone, they don't tootle past the 4x4s to the Town Hall. They hit the mean streets of SW9 (with nervous twitching bodyguards tucked carefully out of camera-shot).

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