sendtodave: Handsome B. Wonderful: Rik01: Hipsters, the current Yuppies.I disagree, Yuppies could actually hold a job.How do broke people pay for seven dollar gruel?
SDRR: nasty SPAM
farkeruk: FrancoFile: How do I get ahead of the next hipster fad so I can sell them ridiculous junk at a 6000% markup?My advice and advice I've been giving everyone: start a macaroon bakery.[ichef.bbci.co.uk image 448x256]It perfectly encapsulates things hipsters like. Childishly colourful, European and individualised. So, people can choose how many of each colour they want, and you charge them through the nose for the privilege. I mean, people in London were charging £2 for a farking cupcake.The big thing is the marketing. You've got to get your presentation right. You might be a dude operating out of an industrial unit in New Jersey, but you need to push the buttons that makes people think that you're a charmant mademoiselle baking them in her kitchen by hand. Maybe get some silly van to deliver them in to reinforce it.
Rik01: So the trend of taking things originally designed for the poor or 'economically challenged' and turning them into high end, luxury items and changing their name to include 'artesian' to increase their price obscenely is still going strong.I've some artesian dog sh*t for sale. Wait! That's already been done.How about some genuine, hand-chainsaw chopped, delicately aged and carefully stacked, organically grown Oak firewood? It's artisanal! Sun dried and aged 10 months. Only $300 a cord.Porridge was initially a medieval food for the poor and, according to archeologists who recreated original recipes from traces found in digs, not exactly titillating to the tongue. Bland, actually.Hipsters, the current Yuppies.I still haven't figured out why I can walk into any of the now popular, over priced coffee stores, see walls lined with scores of exotic and often pricey bags of coffee beans, yet only be able to get a cup of their store brand.
Snarfangel: sendtodave: Handsome B. Wonderful: Rik01: Hipsters, the current Yuppies.I disagree, Yuppies could actually hold a job.How do broke people pay for seven dollar gruel?It is dark here. You are likely to eat some gruel.>
darch: I recently took a day trip over the Brooklyn with my wife and a female friend who lives in Astoria, Queens. Our friend swore to us that the hipsters that we see parodied on TV actually exist. I vehemently denied that such silliness actually existed.Well, we came up out of the subway and GODDAMN if they weren't EVERYWHERE. Each one more ridiculous-looking than the next. The ironic t-shirts. The thick-rimmed glasses. The farking BEARDS. We went into a small cafe and while sitting al fresco in the rear noticed that every single person in the immediate area was wearing some variant of Tom's Shoes.These people have "individualized" themselves right into generic commonality.
inclemency: I pretty much only eat bacon that I butcher, cure, smoke, slice and cook myself.Not a hipster, work in a restaurant. :-)
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