The notion that by being active/inactive in your local music scene it may or may not influence your own success in it. This refers specifically to musicians and particularly to the ones who mope at home all day crapping on about how bad the scene is and how it never gets anywhere, this in turn brings the scene down because of a lack of participants.
Guy1: How come they get so many gigs?
Guy2: Their members leave the house occasionally to go and hang with other bands and make contacts.
Guy1: That's gay, I'm too brutal and metal for that gay stuff.
Guy2: That's some bad gig karma
The politically correct way of inferring that a particular person needs to 'accidentally' fly down several flights of stairs or by unfortunate circumstance wind up with a rusty teaspoon in their temporal lobe.
Guy1: Lamb of God suck man!
Guy1: They're too popular now
Guy2: Ahhhh I see, you're an accident waiting to happen aren't you?
When the actions of an individual makes you feel like you're in a typical movie scene. Particularly prevalent in scenarios where one says "don't go in there" or "I wouldn't do that if I were you" and get ignored anyway to the detriment of the perpetrator.
guy: Don't go in there
guy: just don't, you don't wanna know
girl: why not?
*girl opens door and finds parents in bed with another couple*
guy: *shaking head* de ja movie