This creates a need to become dependant on each other, needing validation, resulting in one individual.
fred freddly: yeh i know, yesterday i went to a hard core rock club for 12-17 year olds and they played green day. green day rock!!
bob bobbington: wow, you are so cool. hardly anyone listens to green day apart from me.
fred freddly: I have bought the latest album.
bob bobbington: as have i.
fred freddly: i'm bored of it now
bob bobbington: me too... oo look system of a down just brought out an album, let us cheapen the value of their real fans and become obsessed for the pure sake of it.
fred freddly: yay! this is my fave pastime.
non-cult person: you have no individuality!
fred freddly: we are so individual, your just emo!
(variation of actual discussion)
see emo anti culture