The term, "scene," is used in several ways.

1. Another word for "subculture" that doesn't sound quite so scientific, allowing it to be used in daily conversation. Used this way it usually has an adjective modifying it: the "indy scene" or the "hardcore scene" or the "emo scene." When someone refers to a particular "scene," they're talking about everything - the people, the places, the fashion, the music, and the trends.

2. A tongue-in-cheek reference to the trends and fashions of the various scenes. Many of these subcultures were built around countercultural ideals and nonconformist attitudes; the fact that trends even exist is humorous irony, and using "scene" as an adjective originally intended to lampoon that.

3. A trend of sorts that evolved from the indy, emo, and hardcore scenes (see the first definition); basically, anything that can be sold at Hot Topic. As events like Warped Tour - and artists like Avril Lavigne - became popular, the trends and fashions of these three scenes (and a few others) were gradually amalgamized and commericalized to create the generic "scene" monkier. Someone who is "scene" generally borrows from the various subcultures and combines them together - you can tell they're part of *a* scene, but no one is quite sure *what* scene. It is important to note that this use of "scene" refers to a fashion trend - it isn't a subculture in its own right, because it has no music, venues, or attitudes of its own to live on after it loses popularity.

4. An ironic insult toward followers of the "scene" trend outlined in 3. Calling someone "scene" brings up images of Avril Lavigne, Hot Topic, Good Charlotte, and, more recently, Myspace; it implies that he or she is a fair-weather fan, conforming to be popular or to fit in. In that sense, it is related to the term poseur. It also implies being more worried about the more visible icons of a particular scene (the fashion and language, for example) than the music that the scene is founded on. Calling someone a scenester basically means the same thing.
1. Atreyu is a relative newcomer to the hardcore scene, but is developing a rabid cult fanbase.

2. Wow... a Thundercats shirt, crotch-hugging faded jeans, and a devilock... how very scene of you. Not to mention your ratty Converse shoes or your Know Your Mushrooms armband.

3. Be more scene. Shop at Hot Topic.

4. Enjoy being scene while it lasts, because Myspace isn't enough to keep it going once the next fad hits.
by progamer124 August 06, 2005
A bunch of cunts and faggots who run around the mall with rats nests on their heads, spending their parent's money and pretending like their faggotry makes them unique.

All of them are misguided retards. Most of them act like pussies, but some of them try to act tough. Those who do are faggots, and wouldn't last a minute against a real man before they start crying, fall to their knees, and beg for mercy.

When they grow some balls and get a brain in their heads, they'll realize what faggots they were and wonder why they ever wanted to look like that. They'll also regret it, as everyone will remember them as being some giant, scene-jumping hipster piece of putrefying dogshit wet-pussy faggot.
Josh: Hey, look at that scene faggot walking out of the mall!

Mike: That kid's a pussy! Let's go mug him!
by Ethan666 May 24, 2010
In this day and time, the word 'scene' is another stereotype that generally describes a male or female that believe they are more 'different' or 'unique' in a crowd of people. In actuality, though, 'scenesters'(as they're more commonly referred as) are only judging themselves by another teenage stereotype, and can't actually be 'unique' since teenagers across the world try to pull of the trend.

This stereotype is modeled mostly by models such as Kiki Kannibal, Audrey Kitching, Hannabeth, Zui Suicide, etc, and as mentioned before, teenagers varying from 12-21 try to pull off this trend that mentioned models have succeeded in pulling off.

To become a scenester, it's very common to have fried black or platinum blonde hair with different sort of extensions or coon tails placed all over their hair. Usually girls who try to pull of the scene style tend to 'tease' their hair, by simply back brushing their short layers with a teasing comb. Guys, as well, usually stick to blond or black hair, that is usually combed over one eye or perhaps even both. Though it is not frowned upon, most 'scene guys' tend not to color their hair like the girls do, although it is used.

Most people who try to pull of the style try to pierce their face(usually piercings such as septums, snakebites, angelbites, nose rings, or lip rings), though a lot of scenesters choose not to damage their face with piercing rings. Even though body jewelry usually bolds the scene look, most of the time, scene girls tend to make up for the loss of piercings with overdoing their hair moreso.

People who are scene usually wear a lot of make-up, which, a lot of the time, consists of lots of eyeliner. Scene girls usually also prefer to wear fake eyelashes, while guys stick to either eyeliner or natural. Girls, though, tend to overdo themeselves with a lot of eyeliner, eyeshadow, blush, and concealer(to, most of the time, appear paler).

To become scene, most of the clothes scene girls and guys dress in are skinny jeans(which can be purchased in any Pacific Sunwear, Hot Topic, Zumiez, etc) that differentiate from black to bright neon yellow. Also, scenesters like to wear band shirts or bright shirts or jackets; as long as it's abnormally bright or black, usually scene kids wouldn't mind wearing it.

Girls, moreso then guys, usually have an unnerving fascination with 'Hello Kitty', and express this by wearing HK necklaces, bracelets, T-Shirts, etc, while posting pictures of HK on their myspace or facebook.

Both, guys and girls, try to listen to music that is under the 'screamo' or 'crunk' category. A lot of the times, scene kids like to listen to hardcore rap as well as hardcore music to wider their selection. Some of the music most commonly listening to by scenesters are bands like: Brokencyde, Chiodos, Bring Me The Horizon, Lil Wayne, and The Devil Wears Prada; as I mentioned before, anything defined under the 'crunk', 'hardcore rap', or 'hardcore screaming' category is most likely what you would find on a scenester's iPod or Zune.

Besides all of the typical scene trend, scenesters also ALWAYS have myspaces, always decorating their pages with junky pictures of their hobbies, or about themselves, along with their 'state' in their display name(example, a scene kid would most likely put say, NJ, after their name on mysace). Scene kids also take a lot of pictures, but put on only the good ones they believe will get them an ample amount of comments(usually aiming to get 30 or up), always asking to do pc4pc(picture comment for picture comment) with others so they could get more photo comments.

It's not unusual to see if a scene kid smokes marijuana, cigarettes, or drinks alcohol. Though a good half of them actually tend to stay away from drugs, the other half usually obsess about the drug they take. To express this, they try to usually put it on their myspace or instant messaging profile. As I said before, not every scenester smokes, but at the same, it isn't uncommon.

Basically, if you don't have a good idea what a scene girl/boy seems like at the moment, it'd be best if you went on 'google' and typed it in under images. If you want to be scene? Good for you, and good luck with it.
Teenager One: Wow, Kiki Kannibal is super pretty! I think it may be because of her scene trend, I think I will try to be scene now too!

Teenager Two: Sure, good luck with that. Loose your originality and uniqueness young to become a scenester; that's fine with me.
by mandamassacre x May 26, 2009
The coolest, most dark and mysterious group of kids in high school. Scene kids are totally unique because:

1.) Music. their musical tastes are totally deeper than yours. scene kids don't just listen to chiodos and underoath anymore, they now enjoy lil' wayne and girl talk!

2.) Haircuts. their haircuts are omg fab, held together by super strength hair wax, hair spray, or sometimes gel (all in mass amounts). the preferred styling method is to put a shitload of wax on the back of their head before bedtime, making it super messy and xcore (WARNING: this causes scenester-pillowcase syndrome). When they wake up for high school, they then apply massive amounts of product in the front to make it flat and pushed all in one direction. the great thing about scene haircuts: they're unisex!

3.) Hair Dye. along with the cool do's, scenesters also are totally individuals and non-conformists because of their hair dye patterns. in order to be truly scene, your hair must consist of 2 or more colors, one of them being a hue that doesn't occur in nature. Black is chosen by most as their naturally-occurring color, the other may be blue, bloodfrommywrists-red, green, or my personal favorite, purple (makes me think of grape jolly ranchers!)

4.) Piercings. emo/scene kids love 'em, mostly in places they'll regret when they are 25 and in the job market. Sorry xhatemylifex, but you'll never get hired with 3 nose piercings, 4 lip piercings, and an eyebrow ring. not even at starbucks.

5.) Cigarettes. Scene kids start once they find out they're scene. in getting started on the cancer sticks, they use the stereotypical "i'm cool for smoking" excuse to justify it to themselves. Many scene kids don't actually inhale their cigarettes, as they are in the 13-14 year old range and don't know how to properly smoke yet.

6.) Clothes. this is one of my fav's. the scenester wardrobe is as unisex as the haircut. t-shirts must be 2 sizes too small; the typical 5'8" 150 lb. male wears an XS tee (as to expose his midriff) of his favorite band, perhaps the rocket summer. pants must be GIRLS jeans (tight men's jeans are not acceptable) with key rings hanging from the beltloops, and rips and tears in the knee and thigh area. once again, pants must be 2 sizes too small, as to minimize mobility of the legs and maximize how much of their belly hangs over the waistline.

7.) Mannerisms. Scenesters usually don't allow for much fluctuation of the voice, as to not show any happy emotions they may have. Others: looking down, flipping their hair, adjusting their pants, checking myspace religiously, and putting an x before and after every word they use. it's the hardxcorex thing to xdo.

8.) Myspace. all the scenesters got 'em. All photos are self-taken from an awkward angle, as to show any cleavage they might have in junior high/high school, or to show that they're just plain good at aiming without looking at their digital camera's screen.


All in all, these factors make scenesters the most respected group of people in their high school.


NOTE: You can consider this a confession of a former-scenester. I'm guilty of all the above, except piercings/hair styles.

Though most of the content is true, let's be honest; most scene kids get to a point where they realize what they are doing is ridiculous. Those that don't just end up getting pointed and laughed at (rightfully so). If you're gonna do the scene style, why don't you just go all-out and cross dress?
1: Hey, did you see Connor's new scene wardrobe on myspace?

2: yeah, Connor is so scene; i love his lip ring and mudd jeans. my sister has the same jeans.

1: awesome! what kind of hair wax did he use for that cool do?

2: not too sure... (drags cigarette without inhaling)... what's his screen name again so i can tell him how sweet and ghetto his new gear is?

1: i think its xxbleedingmakesbloodxx, but it might be xwilldiexforyoux.

2: so scene...
by X_i_am_so_scene_X March 04, 2009
Some one who thoroughly believes that by wearing multi colored pants, having big chunky black hair, looking like a stapler attacked their face, and wearing dinosaurs and Hello Kitty shirts, they are better than the rest of their peers. They usually act in an outlandish "I'm special, can't you tell by the skinny jeans and bright colours?" attitude. They can be spotted at hardcore shows, though it is rare that they make it indoors *glug glug*. The common 'Scene Kid' likes to keep all of the best parts of childhood, but is still 'way too out there' to be a child... that and most children aren't whores-male and female scenesters are. Scene Kids listen to shitty scene music, and keep livejournals because they're so outlandish that they don't need privacy.
Example of Scene:

Scene Kid 1: Love the Thomas the Choo Choo back pack and the Ariel hair clips! They match your septum piercing and venerial diesease perfect!

Scene Kid 2: Yea Niga! Aren't I so outrageous?
by SnoopyTheDog January 09, 2009
Literally just a scene for the post-MTV generation. Without any real idea of what made the beatniks, hippies or punks so influential, fashioncore kids focus all of their energy and mental capabilities on following clothing trends.

Scenesters live to be popular and look down on 'new' kids for not knowing anyone in their scene.
Another notable scenester trait is to make fun of other, more substantial subcultures for being 'old'.

And something about music. I dunno.
"OMG OMG OMG I can't believe she said that about scenesters! You're UNEDUCATED,"

"I love the Indie section at Virgin Records,"

"Y'know, I think it's pretty sad that you just won't admit that there's no originality left in the world. That's what I think,"

"When are all these dumb kids gonna grow out of their ideals and just become hipsters already? *sips black coffee*"
by Talksick December 31, 2008
a myspace scene whore
is that miss mel from myspace?

she's heaps scene
by rickiiiii September 16, 2008
Scene; stereotypically known to have a look as if the 80's shitted on their clothes, poofed up/dry hair, big rediculous useless bows in their hair, rediculous myspace poses such as the 'claw' (look below for reference) and the infamous myspace mirror pic, and basically a cross between "emo" and "prep".

A Scene is someone who's so into themselves that they're blind on how everyone around them hates them because they're unoriginal. Someone who's so self absorbed that they don't realize how rediculous their hair looks. Someone who worships something such as liquid eyeliner and dinosaurs. And someone who needs to grow the fuck up.

Girls look like dykes and guys look like girls.
Scene Dumbass #1:

http://i37.tinypic.com/11afnts.jpg

Scene Dumbass #2:

http://i38.tinypic.com/1182la0.jpg

And of course, the male-ish thing with twiggish legs:

http://i37.tinypic.com/6h5b7m.jpg

'Nuff said.
by Anne hates scene cunts August 12, 2008

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