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2021-07-21 8:54:44 PM  
Do people get paid to write this shiat?
 
433 [TotalFark]
2021-07-21 9:10:20 PM  
I think it's a little dorky, but why not?  I mean, Lemmy wore Motörhead shirts on stage and I'll bet nobody teased him about it.
 
2021-07-21 10:44:11 PM  
When I go to concerts, here are the questions I use to choose my outfit...

Does it fit my fat-ass?
Do I care if the drunk college kids spill their drinks on it?

There is a benefit to getting old.
 
2021-07-21 11:18:35 PM  
If you're taking advice from Jeremy Piven, a band shirt is the least of your problems.
 
2021-07-21 11:19:24 PM  

Mugato: Do people get paid to write this shiat?


But he's not wrong. The "Don't wear the band's shirt to the show" is for hipster dickbags with beard oil and shiat.
 
2021-07-21 11:32:55 PM  
I tend not to wear a shirt of the band we're seeing, but rather one in the same genre. I've gotten into a few interesting conversations about the other band or the genre in general while killing time for the show to start.  Otherwise I really don't care what people think about what I'm wearing.

/Being rather large with a resting "I'm deciding how to best kill you" face probably helps too
 
2021-07-21 11:35:59 PM  
Wear the shirt but write "I hate" above the bands name or "sucks" below it.
 
2021-07-21 11:41:03 PM  
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2021-07-21 11:44:49 PM  

Recoil Therapy: I tend not to wear a shirt of the band we're seeing, but rather one in the same genre. I've gotten into a few interesting conversations about the other band or the genre in general while killing time for the show to start.  Otherwise I really don't care what people think about what I'm wearing.

/Being rather large with a resting "I'm deciding how to best kill you" face probably helps too


I sometimes tend to go for perhaps, unexpected or other genre, band shirts to shows. Like one time I wore a Motorhead shirt to a Los Lobos show. Or wearing my Johnny Cash giving the finger shirt to a metal/rock show.

I also wore the Johnny Cash shirt to a different Los Lobos show and I have a picture of David Hidalgo flipping me the bird during the post show autograph session after he saw me and my JC bird shirt.

I do usually opt for something other than from the band itself, but I really don't care if someone does it though.
 
2021-07-21 11:46:41 PM  
Do animals poop?
 
2021-07-22 12:01:37 AM  

Porous Horace: Wear the shirt but write "I hate" above the bands name or "sucks" below it.


Found the president of the Kiss Army
 
2021-07-22 12:07:20 AM  

neongoats: Mugato: Do people get paid to write this shiat?

But he's not wrong. The "Don't wear the band's shirt to the show" is for hipster dickbags with beard oil and shiat.


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2021-07-22 12:08:30 AM  
I wear a Yo La Tengo shirt all the goddamn time. Summer, autumn, winter, spring. Yo La Tengo shirt always on my body. Like a Mormon temple garment. Sometimes it's hot outside and you may catch a glimpse of it. Usually it's obscured by flannel or a hoodie or a Carhartt coat. But it's always there. One time, in Vancouver, I was wearing my Yo La Tengo shirt at a Yo La Tengo show at the Starfish while yelling obscure Yo La Tengo song titles at Yo La Tengo between Yo La Tengo songs performed by Yo La Tengo.
 
2021-07-22 12:15:47 AM  

Mugato: Do people get paid to write this shiat?


I think he just wanted to write a Piven hate screed

Now, if it's true that this unwritten rule originated with PCU - or at least was popularized by the film - I think we can all understand the ridiculousness of taking "cool" notes from a C-list '90s comedy. In what universe is Jeremy Piven considered an arbiter of acceptable concert etiquette? Who in the world wants to be regarded as "Piven-esque"?
 
2021-07-22 12:21:51 AM  
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2021-07-22 12:39:30 AM  
Who says I'm wearing a shirt?
 
2021-07-22 12:56:35 AM  
I can't believe a joke from PCU has continued for this long.
 
2021-07-22 1:01:51 AM  
I will wear whatever shirt I want whenever the fark I want
If you want to make up weird rules to feel better than other people, keep it to yourself.
If there was any rule for a concert, it'd be "shut the fark up when the band's playing" and assholes break that one constantly.
 
2021-07-22 2:36:12 AM  

433: I think it's a little dorky, but why not?  I mean, Lemmy wore Motörhead shirts on stage and I'll bet nobody teased him about it.


Lemmy was a big fan of Motorhead. He went to all of their shows.
 
2021-07-22 2:39:11 AM  

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Italica is the name of my heavy metal themed Italo Disco cover band.
 
2021-07-22 2:43:33 AM  

Ishkur: 433: I think it's a little dorky, but why not?  I mean, Lemmy wore Motörhead shirts on stage and I'll bet nobody teased him about it.

Lemmy was a big fan of Motorhead. He went to all of their shows.


He was also the editor of his school magazine.  Truly a dork
 
2021-07-22 3:31:59 AM  

bhcompy: Ishkur: 433: I think it's a little dorky, but why not?  I mean, Lemmy wore Motörhead shirts on stage and I'll bet nobody teased him about it.

Lemmy was a big fan of Motorhead. He went to all of their shows.

He was also the editor of his school magazine.  Truly a dork


Lenny never grew out of fascination for Airfix model planes.He apparently had dozens of them hanging from his bedroom ceiling. So when they went on tour of Germany, he decided the stage needed an extra prop - a large model of a Lancaster WW2 bomber. First stop Dresden, a town famously carpet-bombed into the Stone Age during WW2. Motorhead goes on stage; the lights come up, illuminating the huge British war machine hanging above them. "Good evening Dresden," yells Lemmy "I bet you haven't seen one of these for a while."
 
2021-07-22 6:19:12 AM  
This "rule" definitely predates PCU. And the author is correct in that there's no way that movie has any influence on the subject (or anything, for that matter).

I know it's probably kinda dumb, but there is a bit of a "trying too hard" feeling wearing the shirt of the band playing.


G-Ride: Recoil Therapy: I tend not to wear a shirt of the band we're seeing, but rather one in the same genre. I've gotten into a few interesting conversations about the other band or the genre in general while killing time for the show to start.  Otherwise I really don't care what people think about what I'm wearing.

/Being rather large with a resting "I'm deciding how to best kill you" face probably helps too

I sometimes tend to go for perhaps, unexpected or other genre, band shirts to shows. Like one time I wore a Motorhead shirt to a Los Lobos show. Or wearing my Johnny Cash giving the finger shirt to a metal/rock show.

I also wore the Johnny Cash shirt to a different Los Lobos show and I have a picture of David Hidalgo flipping me the bird during the post show autograph session after he saw me and my JC bird shirt.

I do usually opt for something other than from the band itself, but I really don't care if someone does it though.


I wore a Buzzcocks (I know, username yadda yadda) t-shirt to a Public Enemy show. Friend I went with thought I was nuts. Then he saw the crowd (SF Warfield 1992) and Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy (Franti's band before Spearhead) opened with their version of "California Uber Alles" and he shut up about it.


Porous Horace: Wear the shirt but write "I hate" above the bands name or "sucks" below it.


Way back when I saw at least one Depeche Mode "Music for the Masses" t-shirt.
 
2021-07-22 6:52:38 AM  
I looked up Al Jaffee and holy shiat, he's literally 100 years old and still alive.
 
2021-07-22 7:02:52 AM  
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2021-07-22 7:46:56 AM  

hoodiowithtudio: I looked up Al Jaffee and holy shiat, he's literally 100 years old and still alive.


And still coming up with snappy answers to stupid questions.

/that book got me in so much trouble when I was a kid
 
2021-07-22 9:02:10 AM  
i wore a dogeared Soundgarden shirt to a radio promo show with Chris and Ben playing acoustic.  There were maybe 80 people there.  Damn straight I'm flying that flag with CC ~8' away.
 
2021-07-22 9:09:05 AM  

El Borscht: I wear a Yo La Tengo shirt all the goddamn time. Summer, autumn, winter, spring. Yo La Tengo shirt always on my body. Like a Mormon temple garment. Sometimes it's hot outside and you may catch a glimpse of it. Usually it's obscured by flannel or a hoodie or a Carhartt coat. But it's always there. One time, in Vancouver, I was wearing my Yo La Tengo shirt at a Yo La Tengo show at the Starfish while yelling obscure Yo La Tengo song titles at Yo La Tengo between Yo La Tengo songs performed by Yo La Tengo.


*checks profile*

Okay, you're not my ex (IPAs?). But I was wondering.
 
2021-07-22 10:07:33 AM  
Kind of lame to wear the current shirt, but not so bad if it's an older one.  That  shows that you're a real fan, not like all the posers at this show.  But still, buy a shirt at this show for next time.  And unless you want to carry it around all night, put it on.
 
2021-07-22 10:18:12 AM  

El Borscht: I wear a Yo La Tengo shirt all the goddamn time. Summer, autumn, winter, spring. Yo La Tengo shirt always on my body. Like a Mormon temple garment. Sometimes it's hot outside and you may catch a glimpse of it. Usually it's obscured by flannel or a hoodie or a Carhartt coat. But it's always there. One time, in Vancouver, I was wearing my Yo La Tengo shirt at a Yo La Tengo show at the Starfish while yelling obscure Yo La Tengo song titles at Yo La Tengo between Yo La Tengo songs performed by Yo La Tengo.


Got it.

I wear mine to the VD Free Clinic.
 
2021-07-22 10:21:04 AM  
Also, a good look is dress shirt and tie, with the band T-shirt over it, like it's some kind of goddam bank or insurance company promotion or something.
 
2021-07-22 2:18:23 PM  

El Borscht: I wear a Yo La Tengo shirt all the goddamn time. Summer, autumn, winter, spring. Yo La Tengo shirt always on my body. Like a Mormon temple garment. Sometimes it's hot outside and you may catch a glimpse of it. Usually it's obscured by flannel or a hoodie or a Carhartt coat. But it's always there. One time, in Vancouver, I was wearing my Yo La Tengo shirt at a Yo La Tengo show at the Starfish while yelling obscure Yo La Tengo song titles at Yo La Tengo between Yo La Tengo songs performed by Yo La Tengo.


Do you shower in it too?

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2021-07-22 2:27:22 PM  
In Britain they drive on the left. But in tube escalotors they stand on the right. Shouldn't that be the fast lane, the walking lane? It makes no farking sense.
 
yms [recently expired TotalFark]
2021-07-22 4:18:13 PM  
Wore a Dicks t-shirt to a Black Flag show in the UK a couple of years ago. Greg Ginn spotted it from the stage and smiled and gave a nod of approval. Made my evening.
 
2021-07-23 12:52:24 AM  
Why wouldn't you?
 
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