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2012-11-19 12:22:55 PM  
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I don't want to!
2012-11-19 10:40:31 AM  
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jaylectricity:
The girls would have been awesome dressed in anything. Those clothes don't make her look any better.


They make her look easy to older punk rockers like myself.

(I was into that before you were -is a great pickup line)
2012-11-19 01:32:24 PM  
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meat0918: Can one be a hipster without doing things ironically?

I've been called a hipster, but I don't do things with intent to cause irony.


So you're just a poser then?
2012-11-19 12:16:35 PM  
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Doc Daneeka: abhorrent1: RexTalionis: For many Americans born in the 1980s and 1990s - members of Generation Y, or Millennials - particularly middle-class Caucasians, irony is the primary mode with which daily life is dealt.

White people problems.

I think it's more that Millennials are to farking lazy and stupid to come up with anything new on their own.

You know, I was with the author right up until the point that she implied that Gen X apathy and slackertude was better than Gen Y irony.


As a Gen X'er I will say that my apathy is totally better than
2012-11-19 12:01:06 PM  
1 votes:
How to live without irony

Just take your clothes to the dry cleaners.

/No Tickey, no shirty
2012-11-19 11:23:14 AM  
1 votes:
Yes, but isn't blood kind of dependent on it?
2012-11-19 11:22:33 AM  
1 votes:
The author was 18 when Alanis Moriset released "Jagged Little" pill and is going to offer a critique on hipsters that includes this gem:

"The grunge movement was serious in its aesthetics and its attitude"

And isn't it moronic...don't ya think?
2012-11-19 09:51:35 AM  
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For many Americans born in the 1980s and 1990s - members of Generation Y, or Millennials - particularly middle-class Caucasians, irony is the primary mode with which daily life is dealt.

White people problems.
2012-11-19 09:32:46 AM  
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I've found the easiest way to avoid irony is to hang out in Fark threads with the Irony tag.

Which is ironic.
 
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