Hipsters are a subculture of men and women typically in their 20's and 30's that value independent thinking, counter-culture, progressive politics, an appreciation of art and indie-rock, creativity, intelligence, and witty banter. The greatest concentrations of hipsters can be found living in the Williamsburg, Wicker Park, and Mission District neighborhoods of major cosmopolitan centers such as New York, Chicago, and San Francisco respectively. Although "hipsterism" is really a state of mind,it is also often intertwined with distinct fashion sensibilities. Hipsters reject the culturally-ignorant attitudes of mainstream consumers, and are often be seen wearing vintage and thrift store inspired fashions, tight-fitting jeans, old-school sneakers, and sometimes thick rimmed glasses. Both hipster men and women sport similar androgynous hair styles that include combinations of messy shag cuts and asymmetric side-swept bangs. Such styles are often associated with the work of creative stylists at urban salons, and are usually too "edgy" for the culturally-sheltered mainstream consumer. The "effortless cool" urban bohemian look of a hipster is exemplified in Urban Outfitters and American Apparel ads which cater towards the hipster demographic. Despite misconceptions based on their aesthetic tastes, hipsters tend to be well educated and often have liberal arts degrees, or degrees in maths and sciences, which also require certain creative analytical thinking abilities. Cons...more...
A 'rufie' is what is known as a date rape drug. The real name of the drug(s) are Gamma Hydroxy Butyrate (GHB) and Rohypnol, which are central nervous system depressants. Because they are often colorless, tasteless, and odorless, they can be added to beverages, ingested unknowingly and used to aid drug-assisted assault ("date rape"). It is illegal to manufacture or distribute these substances for human consumption in the USA.more...
Gamma Hydroxy Butyrate (GHB), is a central nervous system depressant which is abused for its euphoric, sedative, and anabolic (body-building) effects. Because very small amounts of GHB are found in the human body, GHB is often billed as a natural supplement. It was widely available over-the-counter in health food stores during the 1980s, until 1992 when it was made illegal in the USA.
Rohypnol, a trade name for Flunitrazepam, belongs to a class of drugs known as benzodiazepines — the same drug family as Valium, Halcyon, and Xanax. Rohypnol is significantly stronger than the other drugs in this family. Rohypnol is sold in both Europe and Latin America as a sleep aid, but is illegal in the USA.
GHB is also known as easy lay, G, Georgia Home Boy, gamma-oh, liquid ecstasy, liquid E, liquid X (Note: GHB is not Ecstasy), GBH or Grievous Bodily Harm, Organic Quaalude, scoop.
GBL and BD, are substitutes for GHB. Street or slang names include blue nitro, firewater, invigorate, revivarant, renewtrient, revitalize Plus, somato pro, thunder nectar, and...
If you come to bradenton, you may get easily get sucked into the drug dealers way of life since it is such a lucrative "business" in this town. There are rich neighborhoods all over the place that lie within 2 miles of a street full of trap houses. Finding any drug you could think of in this town is as easy as going to the shell station on cortez and asking the first person you see.Beer is sold at every store located here, including all grocery stores and even the 3 Super Walmarts. Everyone knows everyone and everyone also knows atleast 3 people that died of a drug overdose in Bradenton. Homeless crackheads lie on ever main intersection holding up cardboard signs saying, "I'm not gonna lie I need BEER" Bradenton is full of good green, good drugs, hot crazy girls and out of control parties. If you move here you will leave either a convicted felon, alcoholic, drug dealer, drug addict or former member of mantee glens. The Walmarts, Target, AppleBees,Bada-Bings, The Distllery and the Peek A Boo are among the "hot-spots" in B-Town. If you were born and raised here, you are most likely not one to be messed with and the girls here are some of the most "gangster" you will find.
Meet me at the BP on 30th street and cortez in bradenton.
A type of photography invented by the Lomographic Association, a company founded in the early 90s in Austria to market the Lomo LC-A, a cheap Russian camera which the founders had discovered took strange, high-contrast photos that often featured vignetting (the focus goes soft and the image darkens around the edges).more...
Today Lomography is mainly used to describe the "art" of taking photos with a Lomographic camera, or any camera sold by the Lomographic Association (popular examples include the Fisheye, Lomo LC-A, and Holga). The term is also sometimes used to describe photography using any cheap or quirky cameras.
The Lomographic Society has come under very severe criticism for several points, the main one being that the company seems to sell cameras and photographic equipment for far, far more than it's worth. Notable examples include the Lomo LC-A itself, which was around $30 USD when the original Lomographers first purchased it, yet sells for around $250, or the new Diana+, an updated version of a camera that originally sold for $1 that is currently sold by Lomography for $50. The Lomographic Society also seems to emphasize wild experimentation with (expensive) film, which some point out might be a ploy to get consumers to purchase more film from the Lomographic Society themselves.
Recently (as in early 2007-ish), the Urban Outfitters chain of stores have begun to stock Lomographic cameras, giving the brand a much larger audience to cavort around green pastures s...
A brand of cheapo bikes sold in department stores such as Walmart. They usually are supposed to look like mountain bikes, but are not strong or light enough to actually tolerate such use, and are rarely ridden off street. They are usually extremely heavy. I do not know of one under 35 pounds.
Some of them do have decent components and function ok. The shifting is usually good. They tend to be more reliable than other department store brands. They are definitely not serious bikes, though. If you have one that you ride to work, class, etc., then you will think cycling is slow and laborious and will give it up. Spend the same amount you bought the Huffy for new and buy a used road bike on craigslist. It will make a world of difference.
They do make good presents for kids. They are nice-looking and have lots of fancy stuff on them and more gears than you can use. Not for anyone over the age of 12, though.
Soccer mom: "I got our son a bike for his birthday. It was a huffy and it's so cool!"
Dad: "It's a good thing he hasn't acquired a taste for real bikes yet."
Neopets. I'm sure you see it EVERYWHERE now. On TV commercials, in stores, on people flippin SHIRTS!more...
Neopets was, at one time, a FUN site. I'll admit it still is a bit fun but what do you get in the long run. A bunch of pixels you wasted days and days, even YEARS on?
Many, many, MANY years ago Neo was a site run by caring people who actually took notice of users and got to know them. The mods were nice and understanding, I remember even being FRIENDS with some mods!
That all changed though. Little by little Adam and Donna sold out. Finally, in June of 2005 they sold themselves to Viacom. The users might have well sold their souls to the devil.
Ads popped up EVERYWHERE. Now, it is worse than EVER before. There's an ad on the bottom of the screen, on the top of the screen and on BOTH sides of the screen. You can go to a page and a ad will pop up on your screen.
The rules also became SUPER SUPER SUPERRRR strict. Before you could at least say Damn! and What the Hell! or That Sucks. But NOOOOOO you say suck and your frozen. And what gets to me is that dating and religion and swearing is STRICTLY prohibited but there are ads for Eharmony and things saying WHAT THE HELL and ads for buying a limited edition bible! WHAT KIND OF JOKE IS THAT???
And the NC MALL. More like Viacoms Money Maker Central. People actually PAY for fake money to use on pixels so your neopet can look like a fruitcake! Yay!
Yes people ACTUALLY USE IT. They waste money on this crap. And then Viacom freez...
|56.||Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments|
Small plastic trinkets, generally made in China, that are sold nearly year-round in Hallmark stores across America. These items are almost completely worthless, though many insist that they are extremely collectible. Though generally cheaply made, these ornaments have the power to cast a spell over those who buy them, often resulting in customers spending well over $600 to own each and every one (and then ending up storing them in an attic because NO ONE has enough room to hang them all). To perpetuate this madness, Hallmark executives formed a Keepsake Ornament Collector's Club, which has a surprisingly large number of members. For the low, low price of $25, members can choose two inherently ugly "club exclusive" ornaments and receive their very own paper membership cards. Then they have the option of buying other "club exclusive" ornaments that are sure to have great value to other rabid collectors in the future. Of course, what the executives do not want the public to know is that any "club exclusive" ornaments not sold by Christmas will be available to the general public.more...
Keepsake Ornaments are released every year in early July (at a sickening event known as "Ornament Premiere"), an...