The Decepticon Gang (real life street gang)

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  1. giga-galvatron

    giga-galvatron Decepticon S.T.A.G ******

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    Im just curious, how many of you guys ever heard of the Decepticons, a gang from my hometown, here in Brooklyn NY. They reigned from 1986-1989 and were like 60 strong and pretty much terrorized high school kids and robbed people on the train. Their leader was a cat named Megatron, there were also members called Rumble, Headstrong( the Whaticon), Cyclonis (thats how he spelled it) and others. Megatron died in a robbery attempt but the other members are still around. They are trying to change their image around and make centers for inner city youth so they wont follow the same path. But they still probably fuck you up. Most of the Boot Camp Click are affiliated with them notably Sean Price. Their main rivals were at one time, a weaker gang calling themselves the Autobots, but they didnt last long but then they mostly robbed the Lo Lifes, a gang whose primary function was to run into Macys department store 700,060 deep and take everything Ralph Lauren POLO (hence the LO). Im taking bath robes, boxers, beach balls, toilet paper, anything with Ralph Lauren's tag on it. The Decepticons also had a girl division of their gang called the Deceptinettes who were just as bad or worst then the Decepticons.

    here's some articles for your enjoyment and videos of the Decepts (our slang for em) and the Lo Lifes if your interested. This is apart of NYC history and despite how you may feel about gangs, its important to explore how far the impact the transformers had on young people from all walks of life. with that said... decepts... bitch!!

    Youtube vids

    The Brooklyn Gang: Decepticons
    YouTube - Decepticons. Legendary Brooklyn Street Gang

    The Lo Lifes
    YouTube - Lo-Lifes Documentary Trailer

    Articles

    Mass Appeal Magazine Transformers: Brooklyn Decepticons

    A Gang Gives a Name to Students' Fear: Decepticons - The New York Times

    The Deceptinettes

    GIRL GANG
     
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    maninthebox94 Banned

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    No friggen way...
     
  3. giga-galvatron

    giga-galvatron Decepticon S.T.A.G ******

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    giga-galvatron Decepticon S.T.A.G ******

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    Like I said there's an Autobot Gang but they arent as big or as "popular" as the Decepts.
     
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    Believe it or not I remember hearing aobut this. I was in 5th grade and living in NJ and I heard
    about it on the radio and thought it was crazy
     
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    and it is lol
     
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    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    somewhere the real megatron is facepalming
     
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    I grew up in East New York Brooklyn , very close to the area this gang was from, and I had my share of run in with these guys back in the 80's.

    I mentioned this here before and I some times joke about it.....But I was shot by a Decepticon......In the knee.

    One of the gang members shot me in the knee and a street party.I still have the scar.

    You can see some of the gang members in this Public Enemy Video time frame 1:21 waving a Decepticon flag
     
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    Megatron got killed?!

    Did a Galvatron take his place?

    Was there a Starscream?

    Who were the Constructicons?

    Did they merge into a bigger gang member?
     
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    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    :lol 

    We should get our G1 Shockwaves and go give them a drive by
     
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    mrclean08 G1 FOR LIFE

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    As an adult now, I don't care for the lifestyle of street gangs, but I still have respect for them, being they were a serious chapter in my life.

    But that being said, gangs named after Transformers? C'mon, are you serious? LOL G's with Decepticon logos on their jackets? To think that one would be identified by their Decepticon logo tattoos while in the cage (jail), I just can't see any of that stuff being taken seriously. At least not here in L.A.

    Did they traffic drugs? And if so, did they call it Energon? (And no, I'm not being sarcastic, I'm asking a serious question.)
     
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    ^epic win
     
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    Couple of years ago I was renovating a place outside Brooklyn with my stepdad's construction company.
    A fellow came up to me and asked me if I was in that Decepticon gang since I have said symbol on my right forearm. Later on I saw some of 'em in Decepticon jackets.
    I laughed to myself.
     
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    Reading the thread title I would have sweared to myself that you were shitting me . . . but this is real huh? Incredible.
     
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    Jus wow, I will never look at TFs the same way, and Id bring classics Megatron or fix my G1 megatron.
     
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    Also, If I wear my decepticon shirt to school, theyd arrest me?
     
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    Thats crazy. Decepticon gang
     
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    Please, tell me that he was shot and not stabbed. The irony would make that the most awesome way for him to die.
     
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    Johnator 'Til All Are Gone!

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    That is hilarious!
     

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