What activities did the greasers enjoy doing in The Outsiders?

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Ponyboy doesn't participate in all of the activities that other greasers prefer. Ponyboy likes going to movies and watching sunsets; he loves to read and runs track at school. Most of the other greasers enjoy more unlawful pursuits.

... we steal things and drive old souped-up cars and hold up gas stations and have a gang fight once in a while.

Darry mostly works, but he participates in the occasional rumble in support of his brothers. Soda likes to drag race and dance, and he often double-dates with his pal, Steve Randle. Soda's best friend, Steve likes to steal hubcaps. He works with Soda at the DX gas station, and "knew cars upside-down and backwards." Two-Bit Mathews prefers shoplifting, and he loves to produce his beloved switchblade. He also "liked fights, blondes, and for some unfathomable reason, school." Dallas Winston loves horses, and he "rode in rodeos, lied, cheated, stole, rolled drunks, jumped small kids--he did everything." Johnny, the pet of the group, usually tags along whenever he can.

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How did Ponyboy and the greasers spend their time?

The Greasers spend the majority of their time hanging out, committing small crimes, partying, and fighting against Soc members. Ponyboy is different from the majority of the gang members and enjoys going to movies alone and reading literature. The other boys, particularly Dally, enjoy breaking the law everywhere they go. Towards the beginning of the novel, Dally, Pony, and Johnny sneak into the drive-in movie theater even though they have enough money to buy tickets. The Greasers also enjoy drinking alcohol, playing billiards, smoking cigarettes, and driving souped-up cars. When Pony and Johnny are looking for Dally, they end up finding him at Buck Merril's place, partying with other people his age. Dally and Sodapop also enjoy horses and the rodeo. They are attracted to exciting sports and have fun competing. The Greasers also enjoying hanging out with each other at Darry's home, in empty lots, or at the gas station, where Sodapop works. In the first chapter of the novel, Pony gives a brief description of the Greaser lifestyle by saying,

"Greasers are almost like hoods; we steal things and drive old souped-up cars and hold up gas stations and have a gang fight once in a while" (Hinton, 4).

Essentially, the Greasers spend the majority of their time hanging out, committing small crimes, driving cars, and fighting against the Socs.

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