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Old 07-08-14, 10:17 PM   #101
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I spend way too much money on food and drink myself. I've cut back these past couple months and being able to save or afford something I otherwise wouldn't.

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Back on topic, I think my enjoyment of pop culture/music makes me un-hip. It's not cool to know all the words to a Katy Perry song, but it will make everyone who isn't an ******* laugh, at least in disdain

There are other aspects of my personality that are hip, I think.
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Old 07-08-14, 11:02 PM   #102
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I will end this with a pic that show you how hipster use fixed gear bike as a fashion accessories.
This is actually a vinyl figure.


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I spend way too much money on food and drink myself. I've cut back these past couple months and being able to save or afford something I otherwise wouldn't.
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Have you been having your lion's share of rice & beans & pasta?
If you want to save even more money cooking for yourself just skip out on meat; ****'s expensive yo'.
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Have you been having your lion's share of rice & beans & pasta?
If you want to save even more money cooking for yourself just skip out on meat; ****'s expensive yo'.
A fair bit of oats and pasta, but there are usually eggs and meat+veggies involved. Really what I've been doing is treating myself far less; on mornings or nights when I am alone, I mostly resist the temptation to buy food+drink out.

Lunch, during the workday, is a big place where money can be saved and lost. Preparing food at work is sooo much cheaper.

When out with gf and/or peeps, I try to make thrifty choices, but if I really want something, i'll let myself get it. I'm never stingy with tips or drinks; it's not my style. I usually won't go out if I can't without being cheap.
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hipster I understand, but if anyone is calling you a juggalo than you are one. I don't know how you get mistaken for a juggalo
I sadly have friends that are juggalos. They like to joke around with it. I hate phycopathic records, and anybody related, especially icp, and their I'm Fifty Tyson Dr. Suess rhymes. I'm Goth. I mostly listen to rock and metal, like GuanoApes, The Birthday Masacre, Otep, Candlebox, just about anything rock related- rap, mostly MF DOOM.
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Lunch, during the workday, is a big place where money can be saved and lost. Preparing food at work is sooo much cheaper.
Doing this saves me about $100 a week...and makes me much skinnier in the process.

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I sadly have friends that are juggalos. They like to joke around with it. I hate phycopathic records, and anybody related, especially icp, and their I'm Fifty Tyson Dr. Suess rhymes. I'm Goth. I mostly listen to rock and metal, like GuanoApes, The Birthday Masacre, Otep, Candlebox, just about anything rock related- rap, mostly MF DOOM.
Unfortunately, I need to inform you that your friends are gang members.
Insane Clown Posse?s FBI lawsuit thrown out; Juggalos are gang members now · Newswire · The A.V. Club
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I love orchard fresh macs. Nothing beats them. Does that make me a hipster. Apple cider doughnuts anyone?
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Old 07-09-14, 01:02 PM   #107
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Sorry, both cider and doughnuts are hip now, hipster.
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Old 07-09-14, 01:29 PM   #108
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Sorry, both cider and doughnuts are hip now, hipster.
Nooo! I have never been referred to as a hipster. A nerd, certainly.

I am on a slippery slope now.

I also drive a diesel VW, ride a touring bike, like coffee, drink craft beer. I do not listen to music (I will listen if someone else puts it on, but I do not actively seek out music), I did see Elton John and Billy Joel in concert! I listen to CBC/NPR. I wear loose clothes (when I have to wear clothes) since I have huge thighs, a booty and want more kids; usually dress pants (I find quite comfortable) and a button up, or dungarees. I wore flannel until the early 2000's, they were work clothes. No tattoos or mustache.

Except for the VW I got 3 years ago everything above has defined me for 10-15 years. I almost exceed the max arbitrary hipster age of 35.
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Nooo! I have never been referred to as a hipster. A nerd, certainly.

I am on a slippery slope now.

I also drive a diesel VW, ride a touring bike, like coffee, drink craft beer. I do not listen to music (I will listen if someone else puts it on, but I do not actively seek out music), I did see Elton John and Billy Joel in concert! I listen to CBC/NPR. I wear loose clothes (when I have to wear clothes) since I have huge thighs, a booty and want more kids; usually dress pants (I find quite comfortable) and a button up, or dungarees. I wore flannel until the early 2000's, they were work clothes. No tattoos or mustache.

Except for the VW I got 3 years ago everything above has defined me for 10-15 years. I almost exceed the max arbitrary hipster age of 35.
You's a hipster, dude.
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I love orchard fresh macs. Nothing beats them. Does that make me a hipster. Apple cider doughnuts anyone?
I prefer my apples to not have a big bite already taken out of them, thanks.

My wallet doesn't appreciate that either I'm afraid.
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I live near SF, so I'm probably a closet hipster by default.
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The definition of 'hipster' is very fluid, but I disagree with the one posted in the article:

"Hipster is simply the notion that you think you’re better than other people – ANY other people."

By that definition, Donald Trump is a hipster.
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By that definition I more than qualify as a hipster. In the conventional and colloquial ways I do not visually appear as a hipster.

This definition is more commonly related to being a pompous a**. Which I am more comfortable with than the hipster label.

What if you know you are better than most people?
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If you honestly think that, the answer is most people won't like you.
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Old 07-10-14, 06:51 PM   #116
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This definition is more commonly related to being a pompous a**. Which I am more comfortable with than the hipster label.
I'm confused, what's the difference?
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Donald Trump is not a hipster.

To be a hipster, I think you need more than a certain attitude. It also implies certain types of interests, aesthetics, and activities.
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Meh, so is four or more people walking in the same direction- technically.
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Donald Trump is not a hipster.

To be a hipster, I think you need more than a certain attitude. It also implies certain types of interests, aesthetics, and activities.
Yeah, he has too much money.
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Yeah it implies being hip. Jesus guys.
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I only look like a hipster when I'm on my bike for about 40 minutes during the day. FG/SS commuter, cycling cap, Ray Bans, messenger bag, rolled up right pant leg....But as soon as I get off my bike I walk into my office, get dressed in my work clothes, and look like a regular dude for 8 hours.

Also my tendencies are fairly non-hipster: cheap office coffee only out of necessity, full blown meat eater, I hate politics and Macs, mostly listen to 80's music, and I avoid PBR because it's not Bud Light.

BTW, I thought "hipster" meant that you exude self entitlement, unemployed but have money because of wealthy parents, and purposely doing things only because it's counter-culture/unique/attracts attention to yourself for being different.....
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I wish wearing zoot suits was an actual thing. I'd totally be a hipster.
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Hipster is just a word people used to describe people in style/fashionable/trend follower. Three or four years ago, a "hipster" was someone who wore a fedora and listened to awful folk music, now it's people wearing denim vests and all about doom/thrash and classic American tattoos. "Fixies"aren't even cool anymore in Portland.

Just do what you wanna do, regardless of labels.
Actually, I think of authentic hipsters as folks who ignore fashion. Of course being original is attractive so other people copy this "style" and now anyone who is oblivious to style is seen as a phony. Ironic.
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No, I wouldn't. I saw Premium Rush, thought it was a cool
movie and made me think I should get back to basics. Never had much luck with multi gear bikes. Never had problems with SS's when I was a kid so I went out and bought one. It's currently in SS mode. Much happier now.
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i think the garmin-sharp team manager jonathan vaughters is prolly a hipster, and alex howes might be too
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