response to TLD2MOVE was 'yes'
are the responses to the open-ended question:
state here how this made you feel.'
Responses were only edited for grammatical reasons, if necessary. Square brackets
indicate where editing occurred. Number in parantheses indicates frequency if
the same response was given more than once.
A bit angry and felt
A little annoyed, but I can see reason for doing so.
little annoyed, but quickly get over it.
A trouble maker. (2)
Angered and confused.
Angrey, as we had done nothing wrong.
Angry - we were doing nothing wrong.
Angry and annoyed. (2)
and disrespected. (2)
Angry and hurt.
Angry and insulted.
Angry and unjustice.
angry and upset
upset for being treated as suspicious.
Angry as there is not were else
to go to.
angry as we were honestly causing no harm
Angry as we
were only waiting for our friend to buy some lunch.
Angry as we weren't
doing anything wrong. (4)
Angry because we were not doing anything and
we had no where else to go.
Angry, annoyed and scared.
I wasn't doing any harm.
Angry, judges and spiteful.
Angry, upset & worried.
Angry, we were doing no harm.
we were just standing there.
Angry, we where doing & nothing wrong.
Annoyed - behaviour of some young people give us
a bad reputation - assumed by public (especially older people) that we are all
Annoyed - didn't do anything wrong.
Annoyed and angry.
Annoyed and disappointed.
Annoyed and disrespected. (2)
and frustrated as we didn't do anything.
Annoyed and like I couldn't [be]
Annoyed and Pre-judged.
Annoyed and resentful.
Annoyed as I have every right to be there as them.
as I was judged by someone who didn't know me.
Annoyed as we were just
talking to anyone group of friends.
Annoyed as we weren't doing anything
wrong get we were told to more.
Annoyed as we weren't doing anything wrong,
being noisy or arts school.
Annoyed as we weren't doing anything.
because I didn't do anything wrong (4).
Annoyed because I was doing no
Annoyed because just because were young, doesn't mean we're hoodlums.
Annoyed because there's no who else to go and it wasn't their land.
because they assumed we were going to do something bad.
we were doing no harm.
annoyed because we were not causing any trouble
Annoyed because we were not causing harm/irritation to others.
because we were simply standing talking.
Annoyed because we weren't doing
anything wrong. (2)
Annoyed because we weren't doing anything. (2)
embarrassed and shocked because we weren't doing anything wrong
Annoyed Just becasue I am young and with my friends does not
mean I will commit a crime.
Annoyed mostly because I wasn't doing any harm.
My group of friends and myself where leaving a local park area after spending
the day sitting talking and when walking through the car park we met another group
of people from our year and we stopped for literally 10 seconds just to say hi
and the police told us we had to leave the area.
Annoyed slightly as there
was many of us.
annoyed that i cannont be trusted because im a teenager
that people assume you will cause trouble because you aer young.
we might have been to loud I'm not sure.
Annoyed, we weren't doing anything
annoyed. rebelious. angry. hurt.
There's no where else for us to go to hang out and we weren't doing anything wrong.
As I was doing something wrong,
when I wasn't.
As if I was up to no good when I was just talking.
As if they thought we were going to cause trouble.
As if we don't count
As if we were doing something wrong!
As though I was away.
though I was being given a stereotype - being judged.
As though we were
scary/causing trouble/felt unwelcome.
At one time I didn't pass remarks
as it was my regular.
awful, like I'm only alowed to stand in certain places
in public becasue of my age
Awkward and out of place.
Bad and Guilty.
Bad because we went
doing nothing wrong.
Bad because we would just be standing talking.
not comfortable with what age I am.
Bad plot - it is their property.
as if i was doing something wrong. when the real reason we were standing there
was because there was nowhere else to go.
as I did not feel I was putting anyone in danger of scaring anybody.
stupid & as if I had done something wrong.
Confused & angry as we weren't
Confused and angry.
Confused and annoyed (3)
Confused Annoyed Stereotyped Angry.
Confused as to what I had done
Considering who it's from, I didn't care.
De-valued in society.
Deeply sad as I am just a person like everyone
Degraded, untrustworthy & small.
really bother me as we were not doing anything wrong.
Didn't affect me
in any sort of way.
Didn't bother me.
Didn't bothered me because
i didn't do anything wrong.
Didn't Care. (3)
Didn't Mind. (2)
Didn't really bother me.
in local community members for thinking poorly of young people.
Discussed it was because I was in my school uniform waiting
on the bus.
Disrespect for the police.
Disrespected and judged
because of my age.
Disrespected because we are younger.
in many ways offended. looked down upon
Disrespected, undervalued, under
Don't be trusted.
Don't care (2)
Embarassed and disrespected.
Embarrassed & judged wrongly.
Embarrassed and annoyed. (2)
Embarrassed Em that we can't
stand where we want.
Excluded from the community.
Fair enough - probably annoying them, I probably wouldn't like it.
enough - we were kinda in the way
Feel guilty even though I wasn't doing
Feel that we couldnt socialise in our street
as though I was being judged.
Felt excluded from the community and confused
because they done the same thing at my age.
Frustrated that there was nowhere else to go without annoying someone
Frustrated, we were only talking.
that we were make feel different and outsets.
Guilty - we were being too
Guilty for no reason & angry.
Guilty for something I hadnt
even done and humiliated in front of the public
Guilty, even though we
were not doing wrong.
Had no immediate emotional reaction to this, I could
see how it would seem intimidating.
Honestly pissed off.
I didn't care.
I didn't mind.
I don't care.
felt discriminated against as they were accusing us of doing something bad
felt like a criminal.
I felt this was disrespectful towards me.
I understand that groups of young people standing around maybe blocking entrances
to shops but it mostly made me feel annoyed as we weren't doing anything sinister.
I was insulted as young people have a right to go everywhere.
was quite confused when we only waiting on a friend.
If I was messing around
It wouldn't bother me I would simply laugh about it and move on. If i wasn't causing
any harm in any way or form I would feel annoyed due to the fact that I generally
don't get in trouble - but I know now that in someones eyes I appear to be the
steriotypical teenage brat.
Immature and patronised.
Insulted, unwanted and confused.
it can make u feel angry upset annoyed disappointed. also make it very
irritating how the adults believe most teens are like the 'ASBO' teens get upto
no good. no everyone is like that.
It didn't bother me to much its normal
but shouldn't be. A little unfair and judgmental of the accuser.
really affect me very much as i have other places that i could go to.
it made me feel angry as i was doing no harm and feel as if other young people
that are out on the street causing trouble are giving other good teenagers a bad
It made me feel angry as they tarnish all young people with the same
negative stereotypical views. It was very unfair as all of the time i was told
to move on or not allowed into a shop I was doing nothing wrong.
me feel as if I did something wrong when I didn't.
It made me feel as if
I was doing something wrong and I wasn't.
It made me feel as if i wasn't
as important as the rest of the people around me just because i'm young. Older
people think that just because we are young we will get up to bad behaviour but
i know i wouldn't cause i respect the place i live in and the people who live
It made me feel bad for just standing around (almost ashamed).
It made me feel disrespected and also made me feel like i was a child
even though i was not doing anything wrong.
It made me feel like I couldn't
be myself in the place I live.
It made me feel like I done something wrong.
It made me feel like I was being made unwelcome.
It made me feel
not happy as we weren't doing anything wrong.
It made me feel very disrespected.
It was degrading as it is a free country.
Judged based on others
building a name for teenagers unjust and unfair.
Less important, judged that we were doing something wrong even
after we were not.
Less respect for those who did it strong dislike as
if being attacked for no reason
like we didnt have a right when we did!!
Like a bad influence on society.
Like a criminal. (6)
Like a twat - unloved, useless.
Like a was nothing.
Like I didn't matter.
Like I had no say at all.
Like I was a bad
person and up to no good.
Like I was being judged because I m a teenager.
like i was being stereotyped.
Like I was being treated like I
didn't deserve to be on that street.
Like I was doing something wrong
and I wasn't.
Like I was doing something wrong by hanging with friends.
Like i was doing something wrong when I wasn't.
Like I was doing
Like I was trespassing on someone else's property even
though I wasn't
Like I wasn't meant to be there.
Like I wasn't
Like I' am less important.
Like me and my friends
were there only to make trouble.
Like we didn't belong in the community.
Like we were causing harm when we were just standing talking.
we were criminals or thugs.
Like we were doing something really bad
like we were doing something wrong
Like we were doing something wrong
but we were only chatting.
Like we were under confusion where were we supposed
to go? Home and act socialise.
Like we werent trusted and that the people
didnt feel save with us there
Like you don't have the night to stand there.
Live a child.
Looked down upon.
Mad as we were not loud
or disruptive at all.
Made me feel annoyed and judged by
someone who doesn't know me.
Made me feel as if I was always going to
be negatively prejudged because I was a young person.
Made me feel guilty
that I done something I hadn't.
Made me feel like I didn't have a human
right to be there.
made me feel like i was 'hoodie'
Made me laugh.
Makes you feel bad as you could just be standing there with friends and
not doing anything wrong but because you're young people assume that you are up
to the wrong things when you aren't
rights, not equal.
Not good - untrusted and angry.
Not impressed at all.
Not to good.
Not wanted around the village.
Offended and angry.
Offended and annoyed.
Ok because I wouldn't want anyone standing
round my door.
Pre-judged and irritated.
Quite angry as we were doing nothing wrong.
Restricted to certain areas.
Sad and suspicious.
Sad that I couldn't stand and chat.
Scared and Annoyed as it was in my own area.
Showed threatened & upset.
Slightly angry but more
disappointed and sad than anything.
I did something wrong.
That I was doing wrong.
That i wasnet even
doing anything wrong an madd at the person.
that it was unfair.
people did not trust me or my friends.
That people have hardly any respect.
That we were being an annoyance.
this made me feel insignificant
and inferier as if i were being treated like a child.
This made me feel
like my friends and I were not allowed to have a laugh outside anywhere.
Uncomfortable & embarrassed.
uncomfortable as was not up to anything bad just standing talking
undermined as if i was some sort of human pollution littering the street
i felt rejected from society to a certain degree & lost my hope in the vision
of equality in human treatment.
Unfairly treated for my age group if this
had of been other adults it is unlikely that they would have been treted in the
Unimportant and not respected
Untrusted, patronised, angry.
Unwanted and annoyed.
Unwanted and unfairly judged.
feeling I had nowhere to go.
Unwanted, like we were outsiders.
Unwelcome and discriminated against.
Upset because we will just annoy others.
upsetlike i was doing something
Upsetting as we were not causing trouble.
Useless, we are
judged to much.
very annoyed as we were doing nothing
wrong. we had nowhere else to go as in mount eagles the club is only open once
a week and for one hour which is pointless
very annoyed cause i should
have the right to stand anywhere on a public street aslong as im not disruptive
Very unwanted and stereotyped
as a mischief teenager.
Very unwelcome and as if i was misbehaving.
Victimised. I felt I could not be trusted
even though I don't look at all threatening.
Victimized and frustrated
as we were not doing anything wrong.
Wasn't really bothered.
were angry because we don't damage or do anything wrong we just chat and have
we were being judged as bad" youth"
We weren't doing anything
wrong, felt unwanted.
when these things happen you feel shamed and also
you feel as if some people are not being fair i think it is awful as young people
are the voices for the future and older people should respect that as we have
to show leadership as things are changing and some of us our responceable for
this and some are good yet some are bad. I am a member of the mourne youth council
in kilkeel and I think this project is very useful and also good fun as we get
to say what we think and we are heard.
Worry & annoyed.