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By HenryRollinsForPresident - / Tuesday 25 September 2012 11:54 / United States - Edmond
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It's not just kids, some people wear band tees without knowing who they are. I saw a girl wearing a Misfits crop top ( not sure why it's being sold as a crop, but w/e) and I let her know that I think they're an awesome band. She had no idea what I was talking about. In any case, I came off looking really stupid.

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Nobody knows who the Misfits are anymore, just the iconic skull. It's also sad that kids like them set standards for the rest of us. Every time I wear my Styx shirt, a handful of adults ask me if I even know who they are.

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#49- I see that all the time. I'm a huge Misfits fan (Danzig era only) and every time I see someone with a Misfits shirt I go and talk to them in hopes that they actually listen to them. Most of them reply "oh, it's a band? I thought it was a clothing brand."

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Yes, unfortunately this is my generation too. I know as a fact that me and my friends would never be so rude. We would try and make polite and friendly conversation. It sickens me that things like this actually happen.

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I hate my generation. At least I can say I know The Smiths, Black Flag, and most if not all the band's mentioned in this thread. It disgusts me that people do that to seem "cool". Wearing merch is only "cool" if you actually know the bands your wearing -_-

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Even though I'm a teenager myself I find myself think "those damn teens" all the time. Especially with music they piss me off. I see many people my age wearing Metallica, Misfits, Black Sabbath, Slayer, and Pink Floyd shirts... band of which I'm a huge fan of. Then I go to find out that they don't even know them or say "Enter Sandman is a cool song" or "Iron Man is a good song". Most people want the image of it to make themselves look more interesting... for some reason. Okay enough ranting.

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Yeah, sorry for my generation OP. Nowadays, it's really difficult to find somebody who's not a poser. Most of the 'music' people around here are just obnoxious pricks. I wear band tees like Led Zeppelin, the Doors, Pink Floyd, Guns N' Roses..... but I actually do listen to the band whose shirt I'm wearing. And if anyone tried to strike up a music conversation, (no matter how old) I'd be thrilled.

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Not all kids in this generation do... I listen to Pink Floyd, Nirvana, Misfits, The Smiths/Morrisey, Arcade Fire... Etc. But I do agree, most every kid in this generation sucks. I hate being a part of it.

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Guys who gives a shit what you listen to, listen to what you like and move on with your life. Not every single teenager out there is a poser or blind to good music so quit with the stereotyping, there's ignorant people from every age group and generalizing one just makes you ignorant yourself.

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And the wannabe rockers with nirvana shirts. Don't get me wrong, I love nirvana but I'm yet to see someone wear a shirt that actually listens to them.

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May I add the ones that wear the Misfits or Sex Pistols to that list? I can't really add Nirvana in there because I have yet to meet anyone that doesn't like their music. But you might have.(:

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“The [black person] is indolent and lazy, and spends his money on frivolities, whereas the European is forward-looking, organized and intelligent.”- Che Guevara Che Guevara= Cuba's Hitler

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I wear the Che Guevara t-shirt with the line "Communism killed 100 million people and all I got was this lousy t-shirt". (Well, not in public, I don't want to become no. 100,000,001.)

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59- 59- I hope you know that is not an actual quote from Che Guevara. If you do some research on him you'll find he was an ardent supporter of black rights, something he frequently wrote about in his personal diary and he was hailed by both Malcolm X and Nelson Mandela for his efforts.

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I understand completely!! I went to camp with a kid wearing a nirvana shirt, me being a Nirvana and Pearl Jam fan myself tried to start a conversation with him. He didn't have a clue who Kurt Cobain was... I hate my generation

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Sorry guys, but the Pink Floyd "fad",(yes, I said "fad"), is the one that gets on my nerves the most. Go out and ask a 16-year-old kid, who's wearing a Pink Floyd shirt, their favorite song by Pink Floyd and they'll say "Uuuh... Dark side of the moon?". Ugh! It just irks my butt!

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I'm recently 16, and Pink Floyd is one of my favorite bands. My favorite songs are "Wish You Were Here" and "Another Brick in the Wall, part 2". So...yeah. Not all teenagers are (I hate using this word, but I can't think of another term for them) poseurs or complete idiots when it comes to good music.

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#52: That mental image is fantastic. I can just see Lucifer drinking single malt scotch, sitting in a leather wingback chair in front of a fireplace, and reading "The Picture of Dorian Gray" while smooth jazz fills the room.

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Devil music: music listened to by a younger generation that the older generation does not approve of. And at some point I guarantee there was a generation who believed jazz was the work of the devil.

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I don't get it but I'm only 16, I rarely get references from basic pop culture. So as you can see, i am not a reliable person to ask about any references. I am just one of those "damn, naive kids."

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22-year-old here lucky enough to have an awesome dad who introduced me to The Cure at age 10. I've loved them ever since and if my kids are anything like I was I'll pass on the knowledge.

The fact that you use the phrase "in my youth" means A) You're too old to be striking up a conversation with those damned whippersnappers, B) You're old enough not to give a fuck what those little punks think or say, and C) You're old enough to curse them out for being rude and obnoxious and not respecting their elders.

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I personally am tired of all the damn kids going " ew pedo" "what a creeper" " *gasp* stalker" after meeting someone once or twice. In reality the chance of anyone being a stalker or creeper is 1/ one million. And rarely does anyone under 30 classify as a pedophile.

I believe the children are our future Teach them well and let them lead the way ... Screw that. Open a can of whup ass and teach them some respect. Let the children's laughter remind us how we used to be

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