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wow, being a scenester is really expensive

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by slightly, Aug 10, 2003.

  1. slightly

    slightly Member

    Joined: Jul 19, 2003 Messages: 345 Likes Received: 0
    this past week i found myself in a few stores in new york city that i had heard about from freinds and such many a time. they are as follows

    SUPREME- the 'skateshop' boutique with three elitest assholes working the cashier

    where was the couch? i thought all skateshops had to have a place for kids to sit...
    I felt like i was gonna break something the whole time i was in there.
    and not to stereotype (which means im about to) but all persons in the store shopping besides myself and a freind were asian. buying into western culture? nooo...

    Stackhouse- the place next to it, the guy from sturggle inc runs the place i guess, and generally its ok, they stock the select clothes from select compenies in select sizes. Some of the hats would have been cool if they charged like 7 bucks for them, but they were like, 68 so um, no.
    And a 100 dollar screen printed t-shirt? fuck that, the gonz is cool, but a damn t-shirt graphic he probably didnt even print isnt worth more than 20 bucks.

    DJ Honda - wow this shit is amazing. H had at least 20 hats, 6 shoes, 4 snowboards, cell phones, watches, and t-shirts all with his name on them. person behind the counter didnt say a damn thing to me the whole time i was there. Dont get me wrong a personal ego store would be rad, id love to have one, but, well, no.

    A-life- 100 dollar graff toys, skateboards and collectable sneakers. no thanks. the only thing worth going in this store was the arguement i had with one of the employees, and the bathroom. Earsnot, Skrew, Duro...lots of noteable writers are up in that bathroom, which wasnt making me pee my pants or anything, but was kinda cool. If anybody buys anything from that place they are just trying to be something they are not.
  2. slightly

    slightly Member

    Joined: Jul 19, 2003 Messages: 345 Likes Received: 0
    ok i immediately take back the asian comment, that is way to synnical and totally unlike me to mention anything like that. but it did go through my mind, so ill leave it up there...

    thanks for your patience, and have a great day.

    -slightly too judgemental
  3. slightly

    slightly Member

    Joined: Jul 19, 2003 Messages: 345 Likes Received: 0
    but on a higher note, seeing the city was nice, caught some dope tapes at tower records for cheap, and made lots of freinds.
  4. mr_president

    mr_president Banned

    Joined: Nov 19, 2002 Messages: 5,691 Likes Received: 0
    fuck yea shit is way to expensive these days to look cool... fucking bastards.

    when my clothing line drops, it will be the hottest shit ever and come with a good price. please believe me mother fucking niggolaz.

    :lol: :lol:
  5. Evil Dee

    Evil Dee Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 16, 2003 Messages: 1,234 Likes Received: 1
    I love going into stores and checking out the $100 horrible quality screenprinted tshirts and then looking down at the shirt i made myself, which is 10 times better and 10 times cheaper.
  6. casekonly

    casekonly Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 6, 2002 Messages: 8,264 Likes Received: 5
    trendy sucks...i'm wearing a "human billboard" shirt right now to protest trend.

    good for these cats that are making money off of the foolish trendsters, though. i'm sure some of them are cool...or atleast have the right idea about ripping off the naive. maybe not...maybe they fell into it and they're a bunch of assholes.
  7. JohnnyHorton

    JohnnyHorton Senior Member

    Joined: Apr 2, 2002 Messages: 2,201 Likes Received: 0
    Its funny becuase 90% of the kids that bitch about how they hate trendy kids are walking talking oxymorons... I mean they spend all their time trying to be anti-MTV or whatever but that is getting to be the trend...
    Its funny how some people want to dress can get to you that much ... why waste your time hating their guts when you can ignore them?
  8. casekonly

    casekonly Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 6, 2002 Messages: 8,264 Likes Received: 5
    yeah, yeah, but that wasn't my point...i shop at goodwill to avoid paying ridiculous prices for clothes with a stupid brand name on them, i cut the tags off to make sure i don't advertise after paying for them...i've been doing it for years. i mean, it's nice to dress "nice" sometimes, and all that good shit, and i do have some "good" clothes, btu all that money shit and "i have this or that, so i'm better" really gets to me. i am not materialistic, at all. my folks never bought me anything when i was younger...nor do they really nowadays. my grandmother, she used to try to spoil me, but i'd always decline or ask for money to shop at goodwill or the salvation army. i don't do it because i want to be "cool" being cool, to me, is being comfortable with what you are, not what you wear or have. just being yourself, without a mask, is admirable. fuck what you wear, drive, listen to, or who your father is...it doesn't matter, if you aren't completely honest with yourself and happy with the way your life is when you die, what use was your life?
  9. mr_president

    mr_president Banned

    Joined: Nov 19, 2002 Messages: 5,691 Likes Received: 0

    excellent point. wear what you want to wear, thats all there is to it.
  10. Smart

    Smart Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 14, 2000 Messages: 17,017 Likes Received: 177
    Well, 1st of all, Goodwill is HELLA expensive, you shuold shop yard/garage sales... and then, think about how much work you are putting into 'not advertising'... YET, at the same time you admit it's nice to wear nice clothes so??? Do you think that confuses people??? Are you the type to buy a Mercedes and break off all the insignia?

    Look, I know what you're doing, I went through the same thing... granted, for me, it was 5th grade but... I went to a new school in a new town, my mom worked at a tennis shop so I got the stuff they couldn't sell or marked down... So, within my first week of school some kid (Kennedy was his name) calls me a 'Preppy'... I'd never heard that before but I didn't like the sound so... I got my mom to take all the alligators off my Izod shirts... Then I figured out, 'Fuck what people think' and in 6th grade I just let it ride... then in 7th grade I got my first Adidas sweat suit, Blue w/ white stripes... I rocked that shiot for a year, liked it, got more of them... THEN, Run DMC came out and I was the coolest muthafukka at school... and I was still just wearing cast off shit from the tennis shop so...

    point is, let it go, if you got nice clothes, just let them be nice clothes, don't go cutting them up and trying to hide what you are, just wear whatever and let your 'self' shine through...
  11. AORAone

    AORAone Veteran Member

    Joined: Feb 7, 2003 Messages: 6,460 Likes Received: 32
    i just shop at thrift stores period...cant remember the last time i spent more than 2.95 on a shirt, i remember when i first moved from north carolina to arizona and the way people dressed was new to me everyone kinda looked weird or stupid in my eyes. i still wore what i used to and was made fun of alot but shit man i didnt give a fuck, so yeah rock what you wanna rock.
  12. mr_president

    mr_president Banned

    Joined: Nov 19, 2002 Messages: 5,691 Likes Received: 0

    :lol: those aligators were the bomb... so was "oshkosh b gosh".


  13. Oprah Oner

    Oprah Oner Junior Member

    Joined: Feb 27, 2003 Messages: 225 Likes Received: 0
    i don't wear clothes at all, they're so trendy
  14. sieb

    sieb New Jack

    Joined: Jul 27, 2001 Messages: 58 Likes Received: 0
    izods are the shit
  15. Tyler Durden

    Tyler Durden Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 18, 2001 Messages: 5,263 Likes Received: 40

    protesting/caring about stuff is really IN for the 2k4 along with male capris and more more more mesh hats.

    brown is also the new black.