The Dead Zone Paintball Related Chat

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-02-2016, 10:11 AM   #11 (permalink)
Apple Sucker
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: The Great White North, Qc

as I am from the place of the extremely priced paint (140$ a case for a member at 50% discount), there is very few people giving away paint...

but i've given a tube at a couple guys asking for it... just to laugh my *** off when they see it and answer me: "what the hell am i gonna do with 10 shots? i have an electro!"

the best "loaning paint" was when I loaned my hammer 7 and a spare mag to a guy whose LV1 was not working, he shot like 3 balls and told me he would replace them... I laughed and told him not to bother ^_^
Mishotaki is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2016, 10:13 AM   #12 (permalink)
I've porked many
pillage's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Yorktown, Virginia

Karma, I will gladly give paint out to rental kids that run out during open play or a big game. It doesn't me cost much to be decent, and who knows they might pass it on some day.
If meat is murder, I'll have a beer with the murder please.

My Feedback Thread[/SIZE][/SIZE]
pillage is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2016, 10:21 AM   #13 (permalink)
Brass Monkey Customs
tymcneer's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Bowie MD

Brass and Wood Fan
Kilt Club
I have no issue *loaning* paint to people. I expect they will refill the pod before the next game, though. I am rarely disappointed, and many times I tell people to not worry about returning the paint.


Brass Monkey Customs

I am not longer accepting work. Sorry.

I do not have any tubing for sale, nor will I be restocking. Once more, sorry.

My feedback: MCB - eBay - AO
tymcneer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2016, 10:25 AM   #14 (permalink)
I like Guns and Cigars.
maggot's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: MO

If someone asks me to give them paint, I shoot them in the foot.

maggot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2016, 10:34 AM   #15 (permalink)
aka FairLady
300z's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Brass and Wood Fan
I do not think twice about giving away paint on or off the field. When at the field, I want to be someone that enhances the fun of others.

On the field, I would rather give away 200 rounds and improve everyone's fun than have a player walk off the field out of paint.

Off the field, I try to give any spare paint to young rentals. I can afford to give away free paint and it can really enhance a young kids day. The smile is totally worth it.
300z is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2016, 10:55 AM   #16 (permalink)
paintballedbackin88's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Los Angeles

A guy shooting an electro asked me for paint one time, before he noticed that I was playing stick feed.

I reached down for a tube of 10 rounds, but he shook his head and waved me off.

He looked around for someone wearing a pod pack and asked them instead.
Originally Posted by Painthappy View Post
Someone finally realized that I unbanned cockerpunk many many moons ago.
Originally Posted by Mar View Post
YOU MOTHER****ER!!!!! That was one of my best bans ever!!!!
mcb feedback feedback
Mostly mechanical autocockers
paintballedbackin88 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2016, 12:00 PM   #17 (permalink)
the nicest of the damned
Join Date: Apr 2010

All good points. I've given paint away in the staging area but I can't say I've ever been hit up for paint during a game other than within a group of guys I used to play with. I'm sure I'd do it again as long as the person went about it the right way (actually ASK instead of running up with his hopper open yelling "gimme some bullets!")

P.S. .........I FARTED ON THE MEAT!!
homerj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2016, 12:44 PM   #18 (permalink)
trophy husband
rawbutter's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Fredericksburg, VA

I think it's all about the situation, the person, etc. I'd err on the side of being generous to a certain extent.

My first experience of someone asking for paint was very similar to the OP's story. A teenage kid with a loaner came up asking for hand-outs. I was a little annoyed at first and didn't giving him any because I was down to my last bag myself, but thinking back, I wish I had. I don't think he was being especially rude. It was just his first time and he didn't know how much he'd shoot, what to expect, etc. So he didn't bring enough money. And since he was a teenager who probably lives off his allowance and whatever his parents give him, his default mode was to ask for what he needed. I mean, if he's going to a movie Friday night, he probably asks his parents for spending money. So if he runs out of paint, he's going to fall back into that habit. Maybe not the best habit in the long term, but he's just a kid. He'll grow out of it.
rawbutter is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2016, 12:52 PM   #19 (permalink)
Fluffy Bunnies for life!!
Jkoselka's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Formerly Green

If I have extra to spare I typically will, usually is either a fifty round pod or lately a ten round tube. Granted, like most of you have experienced, when I am running stick fed only people usually don't ask since they think I don't have enough to spare; played a day with 120 rounds once and went home with fifty.

I figure karma has a way of evening things out, I give when I can and usually receive in times on need without asking. It is really nice to hear a month later the, "Thanks man for the paint that one time, here you go."
America is all about speed. Hot, nasty, bada$$ speed. -Eleanor Roosevelt, 1936

Ebay Feedback
MCB Feedback
Jkoselka is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2016, 02:49 PM   #20 (permalink)
Rec Poster
Join Date: Nov 2015

If I am in a good battle and anyone around me says they are running out I'm more than happy to donate. I usually bring home a few hundred balls anyway and there have been a couple times where others have done it for me. A tube of paints costs a couple bucks. It's not going to break me and it's worth it to make sure everyone on the field is having fun.

Now if it were the same person asking each time, I might have a problem with that.
ajkwf9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply » Paintball » The Dead Zone

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:44 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO
© MCB Network LLC