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
An extremely gay trend sweeping our nation. It consists of posers who for some reason think it's cool to be illiterate and act dumb. They often talk about "dinos" and think it's cool to say "balls" and "crunk" and "hxc!". They usually end words with "z's" (ex: ballz). Also, they will give a word many extra letters that are unnecessary. (ex: heeeey whatssss upppp?) Plus, they have a very lame sense of style. Their style consists of shirts with obscenities written on them or a robot or dino or lightening bolts. Either way, it all sucks. They are the reason hot topic is corrupt these days and filled with gay crap like "invader zim" or "domo". It's quite annoying, actually. They like to say that they are original but they aren't because everyone else has been doing this same trend much longer than them. They also like to say they hate stereotypes but then they create it for themselves. Haha. They wear "cruuunk jewelry" that they find at claire's. It's usually dumb beads that are of neon color. They swear that they are the coolest people around but they are so oblivious to the world they can't see that they are SO ANNOYING and people hate them. The girls are usually dykes and have short nasty looking hair with very poorly cut choppy hair. Or, it's very long and they are what I call "prep-scene". This is a branch off of normal scene kids, taken over by preps. They are obsessed with all of the same things a normal scene kid is, but they also have a weird obsession with peace. It's not like they actually care about a cause, they just think it's cool to use a a fashion trend. A lot of scene people constantly act as if they are unsure of what their sexuality is. They say one day they are bi, then the next day, they're gay. Suddenly, they're straight. They will do anything for attention and are myspace whores. They are also whores in general sucking any dick or pussy in sight. (They don't know their sexuality, remember?) For an odd reason, they assume it's cool to have random outbursts such as screaming "MEEP!" "OMFG!", etc. They add tons of people they've never met on myspace just because they are "sceeeene kidz, yo!". Their myspace's are so irritating and filled with random pictures of dinos, alex evans, vampires, etc. They often post bulletins on myspace telling people everything that has happened in their lives as if they want someone to be jealous when no one cares. They are annoying fools that are attention cravers and honestly need a life.
Person One:Lyyyykeeee omfgz! I saw this new movie today and I was like- (interrupted)

Person Two:RaaWWWWR!

Person One:OMFGEEZE totaLLY cruuunk!

Person Two:We're Scene Kids!!!!!
by ihatethescene March 20, 2009
In simple terms, colorful emo kids who think they're amazing.
Kiki Kannibal is a total fucking Scene kid.
by Macdaddy41 August 22, 2007
A scene kid is a recent trend or style among teens spawned from a blend of the sub-genres punk and emo. A scene kid can be a boy or girl and generally tends to wear bright and often fluorescent colours and displays some of these typical scene kid attributes:

• Wears excessive makeup, most commonly bright eye liner and eye shadow
• Prefer going to parks then socializing in town or cinemas
• Guys BMX
• Girls wear clourful tight fit jeans, buys wear black skinny fit jeans
• They wear bandanas
• They wear band t-shirts
• Girls wear converse and guys wear high nike trainers or a skating brand such as Etnies or DC
• Some wear tight, brightly coloured nylon jackets

• Get offended when you call them an emo as they are often mistaken as one
• Use proper English and correct grammar when making text or comment on myspace
• When they think a guy/girl is hot they comment “sexy/hot much?”
• They hug whenever they see each other
• Get drunk often and go to numerous raves
• Adore glow sticks
• Constantly put an exclamation mark at the end of their sentences
• Use the smilies =], =) and never the traditional
• Use the (Y) symbol on site which don’t support smiley’s
• They wear lots of accessories
• They wear hoodies, and bags with bright stars and crazy patterns
• They wear flat peak hats, tight black shirt and clothes intended for members of the opposite sex
• They like graffiti
• They like school
• Wear t-shirts with the word rave written on or make music, not war
• Pierce their face, most commonly in the lips or have large piercing in their ears
• Talk about how gangsta they are in a mocking way
• They class the bands they listen to in crazy genres eg. Psychedelic techno pop rock
• Has an obsession with either, anime, hello kitty, pokemon or spongebob square pants
• Boasts about how nerdy they think they are
• Wear white belts with big buckles
• Shop at TOPMAN/TOPSHOP, River Island and H&M
• Deny being a scene kid and complain about how labeling is so gay and others should not judge them. They often claim they are unique
• They have black or blonde choppy hair which is always straight and never symmetrical
• Have more than one colour in their hair. Eg blonde, red, or green if they think they’re really cool
• Tend to be vegetarian or vegan and boast about it
• Listen to nu rave, indie, hip hopsuch as Klaxons, Hadouken, Foals, Enter Shikari etc
• They listen to hip hop and advertise it to try and prove to everyone else they are not emo
• Try and distinguish themselves as being different because they claim to like bands they think other people their age don’t like like McFly or Busted
• Claim they listen to a lot more music then they do
• Say they love a certain band when they have only heard one of their songs
• Can be commonly seen at gigs
• Spends a great deal of their free time customizing their myspace, regularly adding new photoshopped pictures of themselves often in outrageous camera angles that don’t include their whole face.
• Other stereotypical pictures may include them making the shape of a heart with their hands or with writing on some part of their body saying something about love. Girls also take closeup pictures of their eyes with ridiculously complex patterns of makeup.
• Includes numerous quotes from films and music lyrics on their myspace to try and express their true feelings
• They favour Myspace to bebo
• Has over 500 friends on myspace and is desperate to have more constantly
• Pretends not to care about myspace
• They think they’re quirky and weird
• Claim/Pretend to care about animals and be part of PETA
• Girls wear polka dot clothes
• Love photography
• Have lots of sleepovers

The male species of Scene like to make out with each other not because they are gay but for attention. when called gay they retort and call the person homophobic!!!

Laura: I'm so not a scene kid, I'm just unique and your just a conforming asshole. I'm going to my friend Josie's sleepover in my brightly coloured clothes so we can get drunk on WKD an talk about how much we love hello kitty and Hadouken. Yeah anime FTW

Adam:Frickin Scene kid
by Little.Fuzzy.Man.Peach January 28, 2008
Scene Guys:
Short Choppy Hair
Blonde/Black/Red/Etc.
White Belts
Big Buckles
Black Shirts OR Band Tees
Frequently Seen At Shows
Ska Shoes OR Vans
Eyeliner Is Common
Krew Pants OR Girl pants
Piercings. Usually Lip
Likes girls= Half right.
Myspace
LiveJournal

Scene Girls:
Short Choppy Hair OR Long VERY Straight Hair
Black/Blonde/Red/Etc.
Tight Pants
Piercings. Usually Lip
White Belts
Big Buckles
Black Shirts OR Band Tees
Frequently Seen At Shows
Ska Shoes OR Vans
Eyeliner=Life
Myspace
LiveJournal
{Person 1} Is that a SCENE KID?
{Person 2} How many myspace pictures?
{Person 1} Like 16 dude.
{Person 2} Yepp. Angles?
{Person 1} Angles????
{Person 2} Yes. Myspace pictures taken at angles no showing their complete face duhh.
{Person 1} Is that a SCENE KID then?
{Person 2} YESS!
by JMarieBz May 15, 2006
Scene kids are the shit!
The guys wear: tight chick pants, tight band shirts, T.U.K. shoes sometimes, rite-aid slip-on shoes, sometimes eyeliner, they have black or bleach blonde hair, and bangs in their face
The girls wear: tapered pants, bright shirts, many layers of shirts, a lot of pearls, a lot of eyeliner, bright eyeshadow, T.U.K. shoes, ballet flats, mostly rite-aid slip-ons vans slip ons, little girl hair clips, long choppy bleach blonde hair, short black and bleach blonde hair, both with bangs that are in their face
and most often they dye and cut their own hair
They listen to the best music that they LIKE for real. They live for shows, local or not it doesn't matter they like the music they'll be there. And they love to mosh so be careful. They make up words and call everyone kid, they are in love with dinosaurs, robots, and ninjas, oh and myspace. They use cool words like rad. They are often vegetarian or vegan.
In their myspace pictures you can never see there face and their pictures are always photoshopped
You cannot give an example of wha a scene kid says they may dress similar and use some of the same words but they are all different
by scenexcore March 15, 2006
In a post-modern, 21st century society, young people (though more specifically those entangled in the sheep-like, doppelganger-esque dimension of popular "youth culture") adhere to a supposedly "non-conformist", free thinking and liberated way of life, which often manifests itself - most predictably - through tastes in both music and fashion related arenas.

More recently in the new millennia, "Scene kids" (or "cool kid wastrels" as I like to think of them) exemplify this inherently boring, self-important, sheep-like, doppelganger-esque, stylistic postmodernity that has been rife throughout the long and tediously dull history of the forever vacuous "popular youth culture" virus of modern times. Many suffers will try desperately hard not to conform to any type of social norm, be it grammatically (see ironically friendless bebo network users for vomit stifling examples of //graMM&tical x. n0n conf0rmitty] or through their pathological obsession with an emotionally bipolar variation of self pity, self love and unremorseless yammerings about some obscure nu rave German techno they've discovered whilst masturbating ferociously over a old spaghetti stained copy of NME.

The majority of "scene kids" genuinely subscribe to the flawed notion that a) they are infact "cool", unique and/or "non-conformist" in any such a way, and b) that anyone cares about anything they ever like, do or say. No amount of obscure, avantguard pretentiousness or protestation will ever change that fact.

Whilst one would hope that systematic evolution changes these lesser individuals for the better, it is perhaps more likely that the effects of Social Darwinism will be the their eventual downfall.
For "Scene kids" See Bebo or Myspace.
by Brad.T April 26, 2007
A sub-culture revolution against the hackneyed, slutty pop-rap macroculture and the mundane culture and fashion of the banal. The imagined "scene" receives a lot of hatred from both of these young-adult to early-adult audiences because they have developed a paranoid belief that everyone who dresses to fit a particular style (of black-dyed hair and tight pants) must be contriving against them and making fun of the aesthetic unappealing nature of their looks (of which they are almost definitely self-aware). But the "scene" is imagined; and that is the greatest victory and the tragedy of the scene kids... every idiot hates them because they are too obtuse to understand that they're just like every other confused adolescent attempting to gain some sense of identity.
there is no need for an example, scene kids
by suha-ha October 17, 2005
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