A label of young people that has become more prominent in use over the past decade. Scene kids are usually aged 14 – 21. Sometimes older or younger. Scene kids older than 20 are commonly referred to as scenesters.

Scene kids are often mistaken for emo kids- and while there are many similarities there are also many differences. When emo music first became trendy in the 80s and 90s, ‘emotionally hardcore’ teenagers would go to these emo concerts. Today, emo music is still popular, and because scene kids go to ‘hardcore’ shows, they too often attend these concerts, and others will see them in the crowd with emo kids, and think that they are emo as well, as the two groups influence each other. (Thus, emo hair is popular with scene kids, and band t-shirts popular with emos). The term ‘emo’ is also often abused to the extent that many people categorize emo and scene as the same.

Scene kids are obsessed with Hello Kitty, dinosaurs, little kiddy things, and bright colors. They’re usually nice people, but will be offended if you call them ‘emo’. Some also do not like to be called scene, or labeled at all. Scene kids will often give the impression that they think that they’re better than everyone else, but it depends on the person. They are best friends with their iPod, computer and cell phone. Many people do not like scene kids because they think that they are unoriginal and all look the same, and are trying too hard, or are annoying, or unattractive. While this is true in some cases, it is ironic that most ‘normal’ people also dress similarly to each other, and scene kids will think that ‘normal’ people are not as attractive as themselves. In many places there is a mutual hate between scenes kids and non-scene kids for these reasons.

The aim of a scene kid is to get 1039289482 friends on Myspace and go to all the local shows. They are obsessed with music. They usually listen to bands like Fall Out Boy, Panic! At the Disco and From First to Last. Their tastes vary however, many listen to pop or rap as well, but screamo and rock are generally the most popular alongside metal, and such; anything hardcore, that 'normal' people don't listen too. 'FerSure' is their theme song. Local shows are one of the most important parts of being a scene kid, that's why they're called 'scene' kids. They're part of the music scene. The less well known the venue/band is, the better- as long as they're good, of course. :]

Scene kids are EXTREMELY vain. The most important part of their appearance is their hair. Girls will usually have a straight fringe, or more commonly an emo fringe swept to the side with cross clips. It will be wildly teased and their style icon looks like an electrocuted dead animal. Extensions are very popular, as well as clip in extensions of assorted colors. Scene hair is usually blonde or black with other colored sections or streaks. Often they will tiger stripe part of their hair. Unnatural colors such as blue and pink are very popular. Boys will also have either a side fringe or a flat fringe. It is generally shorter than a girl's hair, but will be equally as teased. Also note that the hair of both sexes must be dead straight. Curls or waves of any shape or form are unacceptable. Girls (and sometimes guys) will wear brightly colored clips or bows in their hair. They usually cut and dye their hair themselves, or get a friend to help.

The makeup is also crucial. Boys sometimes wear make up too. This usually only consists of black eyeliner and red eye shadow. For girls, the eyes are the main focus. They wear neon/bright colored eye shadows, or sometimes a dark black. The main idea is to not hold back on the make up. They wear an excessive amount of black eyeliner as well. False eyelashes are not that uncommon too. They often use the ‘wing’ effect of the eye shadow, or will draw Egyptian ‘flicks’ with eyeliner. Sometimes even draw in eyelashes with eyeliner. Point is, the first thing you notice about a scene girl is her eyes.

As far as clothing goes, this is the point where scene kids are often mistaken for emos. Fashion for scene kids is diverse, differing from location to location. Popular articles of clothing include skinny jeans, band t-shirts, studded belts (usually a white triple or double pyramid belt) ballet-like skirts, leggings, hoodies, fishnets or other wacko designed stockings, hobo-gloves, bright colors, zebra or leopard prints, skulls and polka dots are also popular. For jewelry, more is more. Strings of beads and pearls are essential. Rainbow beads are widespread; they sometimes wear cuffs or checkerboard sweatbands, and rings on girls. Shoes are equally as important. Girls will most often wear round-toed ballet flats, brands are also important when it comes to shoes. So keds and converse flats are popular. Converse all stars, vans, and DCs are what male scene kids generally get around in. The typical male scene shoe is the b/w checkerboard classic slip on vans shoe. Girls usually prefer the fandango colored one. Sorry for being too specific. >_>

Scene kids are known for being super hyper. They make friends quickly and easily. Some partner up well, but others seem to have fan bases of hundreds and jump around from partner to partner quite rapidly. Smoking is widely accepted through the scene community, whist a handful are straight edge, the majority of others will smoke socially. Scene kids who are straight edge will wear a bandana in their hair, the others will wear one around their neck, or sometimes tied to their pocket or bag; however, many non-straight edge scene kids will still wear a bandana in their hair. Piercings and tattoos are common. The most popular are snakebites, which boys have more commonly than girls, who usually only get a lip ring on one side. A monroe piercing is common too, as well as a septum piercing or a side nose ring. Eyebrows are uncommon but still accepted, as well as an anti-brow. Boys often have plugs, this is not as common with females, some scene kids also have industrials and navel piercings. Tattoos vary widely, however, stars on the hips and wrist are very popular.

All in all, scene is just a trend. It’s the same as being a prep or a skater. There are numerous exceptions to what’s written above. Hating all scene kids, or saying that all scene kids are hot or all look the same, is a large generalization, the same as saying that all blondes look the same, or that all Asians look the same- it’s just not true in all cases.
"She's so scene."
"He is a scene kid."
"My sister is a scenester."
by xMollie July 27, 2007

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Topic to cause drama on UD.

Random person posts long diatribe that basically amounts to
"Sene kidz r ghey lOL"

Scenekid posts response: "We're not all assholes, but...yadda yadda... maybe you're just jealous". This should be read as "I'll feign indignance and keep up my holier-than-thou attitude to look cool on LOL_THE_INTERNET."

The real truth is that arrogance, ignorance, prejudce, elitism, and ageism (scene KID?) are all horrible things that both parties are guilty of.

(A)//(E)
This topic is it's own example of how user-defined term "scene kids" caused drama on itself on ur.. fucking TIME PARADOX
by Contravene June 12, 2007

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Scene kids, like everyone else, follow trends.
Most of the stuff people say is true and most of the 'scene' kids admit they try to be scene.
They may go out and buy hundreds of dollars worth of clothes just to look scene.
Most scene kids shop at Hot Topic, Delia*s, and Journeys.
I see lots of scene kids every day, and this is usually what they have and how they look..

Scene girl must-haves:
-short,layered haircut
-extentions (in case a guy hates short hair)
-black and light blonde hair
-black chipped nail polish
-bright colored bows
-clothes with stars/hearts on them
-fur trimmed jacket
-tight,destroyed designer jeans
-other scene chick friends
-hot scene boyfriend
-iPod
-skimmers AKA doll shoes
-white studded belt hanging off the hips
-monroe ring
-flashy earrings
-mispell their name on myspace. IE: Susie - Siouxsie

Scene boy must-haves:
-extremely choppy haircut
-black colored hair with blond or red
-tightly fitting shirts
-black or white studded belt
-tight jeans with boxers pulled up too high
-bandana in the back pocket
-lip ring/snake bites
-vans shoes

In addition, they all have to go to lots and lots of local shows and hang out in their little cliques when they go. Most of the guys hardcore dance, or atleast attempt and get made fun of. They also must have more than 1000 myspace friends to be considered 'cool.'
Siouxsie: Are you going to the show tonight, Timmeigh?
Timmy: Of course, all the scene kids will be there.
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the ever popular "scene kid".
go on myspace and you will get real life examples of a countless amount. with enough pictures for your mind to blur with the same repetitive images of bad hair, horrible photography (that they perceive to be "artistic") taken from horrible angles, ugly hair clips, anorexic boys, fake girls, tight pants, and wayyy too much eyeliner.
scene kids can usually be found at the local mall, spending their rich white parents' money on things that are ever-so-"kewl" at the moment and will make them all the more hxc. they also flock to shows and concerts like a black person to a pack of menthols.
scene kids are under the impression that they are way cooler and better than anyone who is not "with the scene". the boys enjoy kissing each other for attention. the girls enjoy giving the attention. the boys whine too much, but then again.. so do the girls.
they use slang such as "kthx" "rawr" and other unoriginal lingo that i don't care enough to elaborate on. they find it amusing to poo-poo anything not in the scene. they find it ABSOLUTELY hilarious to make fun of anything ghetto/rap/gang related.
scene kids will do anything to fit in. they pretend not to care, even though we all know how much time they spend fixing their multicolored hair.
some advice for the scene kids; boys- eat something, stop wearing makeup, and PLEASE stop shopping in the girl's department. girls- suck up your insecurities, lay the concert tees to rest, and get a hair color that actually suits you.
"wow. i'm going to be a kewl scene kid, say i'm original and impersonate every other god damn unoriginal teenager on the god forsaken website called myspace and take a shit load of pictures of myself and my hair with my expensive digital camera! don't you <3 my hxc hairband and all new tight pants? kthx. weRd."
by anna hogarth January 12, 2006

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this is a note of clarity following the other "definitions"

its not becoming of a person to insult another based on silly "definitions" proposed by some small minded people.
some people take this way too seriously
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They all have big noses. They try to dress to stand out of the crowd. They all deny they are scene kids, just to apparently not look like a poser but they all are because they're insecure and uncertain. they have dead dyed hair and have to straighten their hair all the time. Sometimes the chicks curl it but only occasionally. Popular key terms that are familiar that come with this scene kid includes but not limited:
side kick, hair bow clips, flashy jewelry, salon done nails (for the higher stuck up scene chicks) slick straight hair, greasy hair (for the trashy trashy scene kids), messed up teeth(for the insecure high colored dressed scene kids) BIG OR ODD ODD ODD NOSES, maybe a small poor puppy (stuck up scene again), teased hair, hello kitty, eye lashes, thick eye shadow, thick eye liner, rainbow colors, stupid sayings that are random and make no sense (again, for attention so someone can think they're actually unique and original, but actually pathetic) flats, boots, high heels, plaid, gay emo screaming music, poppy music, drives VW Beetle, all about peace and war, pale, smokes, no future, says they're going to be a psychologist or a cosmetologist, wants revenge on ex's. secretly likes twilight, whores, man whores, gay, lesbian/bi, EXTENSIONS, has a new piercing every week and decides to grow it back in, pierce it again, hip piercings that look meaningless...
OMZOMGZ FER SURE ITS 2011 AND I STILL SAY GROATY! I'M A SCENE KID AND SO HOT AND HAVE TONS OF FRIENDS AND MY EX IS A TOOL BAG THAT BROKE UP WITH ME BC I'M CRAZY!
by SamHorneeee5118 January 12, 2011

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their first name is never Matt. they paint they're pants on. they usually have gauges in their ears the size of plates. they like to listen to screaming hardcore music. they also like to wear bands shirts. sometimes they are homosexual. you will often find a scene kid roaming around in odd places, like video game arcades and bathrooms. (most are seen taking pictures of themselves in public bathroom mirrors with cute little notes written on their hand, and they never smile)
by yo yo yo bro December 30, 2010

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A scene kid is a kid who dresses in bright colors and does a lot of annoying shit with their hair in order to fit in and look cool. They also listen to horrible, obnoxious music, and tend to think they're better than everyone else; not to mention they love attention and... "making a scene." They try their hardest to be a scenester, but inevitably fail.
"Hey guys! How about we come back here tomorrow with our hair standing up as high as it'll go and just stand here looking cool while listening to the best music EVER, like Brokencyde and Attack Attack! We're sure to make a scene that way! After all, we ARE scene kids."
by dstryr/dstryr April 01, 2010

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