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I Am An Unwilling Hipster

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    One Day I Was Suddenly A Hipster

    I had always disassociated myself with the term "hipster" because of the negative connotation surrounding it. To me the hipsters were always the people wearing horn-rimmed glasses, fedoras, an ascot or winter scarf, and would always make obscure references to obscure TV shows and...
    HipHopCents94 HipHopCents94 16-17, M Dec 23, 2011

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    Soooo Annoying.....

    Ugh! I hate this soooo much. I can't tell you how many times I've had someone call me a hipster. Usually after I answer a question about what kind of music I listen to. Someone will ask me what bands I listen to and I'll name off a few. The person then responds with "I've never...
    explainit2me explainit2me 22-25, F Mar 30, 2011

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    Don't Mind.

    I don't really mind being a "hipster" anymore, what really bothers me is the fact that everyone thinks it's such a bad thing. Yes, I know there are douche bag hipsters, but there are douche bags within every label of society. Why are hipsters suddenly the worst types of people? I...
    anonymousabomination anonymousabomination 18-21, F Apr 21, 2012

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    Rise Of The Hipster

    http://mynormalthoughts.blogspot.com/2010/10/rise-of-hipster.html
    ginoz10 ginoz10 26-30 Nov 7, 2010

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    Kinda Annoyed By This

    I get that irony is the cornerstone of being a hipster. As a matter of fact, I jokingly write a column under the moniker "The Reluctant Hipster." But the thing that's always irritated me is how far everyone goes to disassociate themselves with the term "hipster." Why is it such...
    filmsbythecutest filmsbythecutest 31-35, F Nov 2, 2010

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    I Don't Know Why It's Such A Huge Deal, But...

    I never thought of myself as a hipster... frankly, because I dislike mainstream labels, which is more evidence that I am a hipster. But the ancient music I listen to, the indie films and bands, my bias against anything mainstream, my love and appreciation for all things...
    flameoffire flameoffire 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 29, 2012

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    I Evolved Into a Hipster?

    am i a hipster if i shop sweatshop free, am a vegetarian, am an atheist, and listen to current indie bands? i dont wear keffiyehs, drink PBR, smoke cigarettes, drink coffee, ride a fixed gear bike, wear big glasses, or receive trust-fund checks.
    thejealousmoon thejealousmoon 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 8, 2009

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    My Bakery Became Hipster Central

    I was raised alternatively. Though my mother came from a Catholic family, she was never particularly religious, and my father was raised secular humanist, so they went with the secular humanist route in raising us. My father was also raised vegetarian, so we were raised...
    charbakes charbakes 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2011

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    I Just Accept It

    I don't really care about hipsters or any other kind of sociocultural labels but apparently I'm a hipster. I guess because I'm black but I don't act ghetto or because I'm a girl and I love to skateboard. Maybe because I have good taste in music. I dunno but that's how my friends...
    mandi420 mandi420 18-21, F Oct 9, 2013

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    Every. Single. Day.

    Hello friends, my name is Savannah, but you may call me Static. I would like to discuss something that happens to me ALL the time. I am indeed, an unwilling hipster. I have long hair and apparently I wear hipstery clothes. All of my friends are constantly saying, "Well, don't you...
    staticsavannah staticsavannah 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2013

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    Not Sure If You're A Male Hipster? Take This Test!

     Most male hipsters don't understand they are hipsters. But don't worry—if you're not sure, I have developed a test to help you find out! "Who are you to tell me if I'm a hipster?" you might be asking just about now. I am a dude who, like you and everyone else...
    dudedrama dudedrama 36-40, M 35 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    Oh Wow.

    Wow, my best friend just got me a book called You Know You a Hipster When..., and I realized that I said yes to every single statement.   Such as. I do drink PBR Beer. I do shop at thrift stores. I do smoke Parliament cigarettes I do have large framed glasses...
    loverlytilldawn loverlytilldawn 16-17, F Apr 7, 2010

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    How I Realized I'm a Hipster

    I was waiting at the bus stop, people-watching, and I saw a girl walk by me. In my head I said, "man, she is SUCH a hipster, with her crazy patterened coat and her headband and giant sunglasses, her iPod and her cigarette..." And then I realized that that is exactly...
    shayla shayla 19-21, F 5 Responses Mar 31, 2007

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    Just How I Was Raised

    While I was growing up we didn't have much and shopped only at bargain-buys and garage sales for clothes as well as furniture, so it wouldn't be out of the ordinary to see a flared collar here and shag carpet there. Half the stuff in our house now is taken right off the...
    FreidaDeVi FreidaDeVi 16-17 1 Response Jul 7, 2011

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    My Friends Aren't Hipsters

    so it really sucks sometimes. ever since Nirvana in middle school, i was compelled to check out non-mainstream stuff. it just spiraled from there. i started to check out underground bands, and the stuff on the radio seemed less appealing. i became interested in making rock music...
    thenewsmarthulk thenewsmarthulk 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    I'm Afraid So

    I've been called a hipster because I'm a vegetarian, a lesbian, I shop at thrift shops, I have an ecclectic style of dress, and I listen to many many Indie bands. lol I don't consider myself a hipster since I have dressed this way/acted this way/listened to this music/been a...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 7, 2010

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    What's your opinion on this? Both girls and guys from school or just random people ask me this. I know that there are sooo many different definitions for hipster, but I'm pretty...
    ajthecutie ajthecutie 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Oh my gosh ok I'm a hipster to like the 10th degree Apparently
    KrissyBearRawr KrissyBearRawr 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Everyone tells me I am so I guess I embrace it haha
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    I don't understand why I find them soo attractive!
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    Trevor can't be a hipster. *sad*
    justalily justalily 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 24

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    Really Don't Care by Demi Lovato feat. Cher Lloyd You wanna play, you wanna stay, you wanna have it all You started messing with my head until I hit a wall Maybe I should've known...
    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    People misunderstand me all the time. I grew up in a all town city. You go to school, graduate, go to college an get married in your twenties. I don't think that way. I don't dress...
    marcillia marcillia 26-30, F Jun 28

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    ♥ ♪ ♫ I love Music ! ♫ ♪ ♥ I'm such a music freak that I don't discriminate against any style because I always try to find something to appreciate about them. This...
    LittleMinxx LittleMinxx 41-45, F Jun 29

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    Take me home, I can’t stand this place ‘Cause there’s too many hipsters and I just can’t relate. You’re my neon gypsy, my desert rain You’re my “Helter Skelter”, oh...
    EloquentGraffiti1 EloquentGraffiti1 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    You wanna play, you wanna stay, you wanna have it all You started messing with my head until I hit a wall Maybe I should've known, maybe I should've known That you would walk, you...
    superkitty17 superkitty17 31-35, F Jul 4

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    Idk what you'd call it. It's kind of girly, but layed back. Maybe a little hipster
    Ohhailey Ohhailey 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Fairly recently I was called a "hipster Wolverine" by my cousin. I'm not sure how to take that. I suppose I will take it the same way I took my other nicknames in high school: well...
    purposebuilt purposebuilt 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 13

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    Am I the only one who find nerds extremely attractive? And I don't mean those hipster 'nerds' who buy ray bans and not books, although I love the fashion statement as well, so no...
    Persephone94 Persephone94 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I'm a hipster and liked Fall Out Boy before everyone else did. (Please don't kill me)
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    So many important things to do yet so unwilling to take any kind of responsibility for ANYTHING. It's frustrating. Life responsibilities and it isn't even that hard to solve the...
    cclloo cclloo 18-21, F Jun 25

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    “Love will warn you against advising another to do something which you are unwilling to do; your conscience will tell you that you are living in a lie!” Atharva Veda
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