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
Perhaps music isn't dead, maybe we just forgot what it sounded like.. While the emphasis on what we experience at a show is continuing to be replaced by the eyes, rather than our ears, the scene will continue to manifest itself beyond any control.. It is simply another example of people being judged for their clothes and image rather than their personality, rise above it if you can!
a guy i know wanted to get an XloyaltyX tattoo for his straightedge commitment the other day, until i reminded him hed already broken it 4 times.. scene kids eh?
Scene is usually term used for "people who dress in an unorderly fashion" yet scene gets too much hate from people in which have no idea what it means or uses it as a term of "emo"....which it's not emo!! I can't stress enough how badly its bashed yet "scensters" don't back talk anyone else they actually seem to keep to themselves. Preps don't get any critizism from anyone...why? I have no idea they seem to be the haters of scene without even knowing why.
Scene a fashion,culture,lifestyle don't bash it learn to live with it and leave it how it is
by Detritus October 31, 2005
According to all of you haters, scene is nothing more then conformists who cant think for themselves. Although there may be some scene kids who are in it for acceptance. Others are in it to be with people that may have similar thoughts and style. By Saying that all scene kids are the same, youre stereotyping. Some kids join the scene because they actually like the style, music, and ideas that the scene stand for. Its true that some are in it for the wrong reasons, but these definitions are an insult, and any of you who have the audacity to catagorize kids based on what they like, take a look at yourself, your style, your ideas, and its garunteed that there is something out there EXACTLY like you. Now, do you think of yourself as a poser or conformist?
Punk, Emo, Ska, Indie, Rockabilly, Gangster, Prep, Jock, Freak, Metalhead,Straight Edge, Stoner, Geek, FUCKKKKKK LABELLLLSSSSS
by B-Easy June 03, 2005
A word to describe self conceited trendy kids who post their own image to the define the word scene.
Urban dictionary has a catalog of anonymous gloomy scene kids all over it.
by Phrenesicko Decapitate June 01, 2005
girls in polka dots and neon colors with black hair and flirty makeup. abnormally thin boys in womens clothing touching up their own makeup. hair "Eating" their faces..making the poor kids go blind. dinosaurs galore. "like sexx" or "like woah" after every statement. probably a blood brothers obsession, when they know only on or two songs. mixing hardcore and techno (i personally dont see it happening..ever). kids(most of the time under 24, as stated in deffinition #1) who simply try too hard to fit in with the current trend.
electrickkgirlxx:ohh emm gee! kso check out that guy..we have hte same pants!
BANGelectrikkSEX:he's scene like woah!
by Mrs.Electric Ocean April 14, 2005
A person who strives at being part of a specific group of classification. Often refered to people who listen and dress according to the latest fashions of Hardcore or Metalcore. Scene things to do is atttend shows(local small concert venues) regularly. If you are a true scenester then you will go just to mingle with other scene kids and not for the music. Scene kids are usually either straight edge (no drinking, drugs, smoking, casual sex) and are noticable with huge X's on their hands or raging alcoholic/drug addicted/sexaholocics. Scene kids are usually very noticable with tight clothing, some form of Blood Brothers clothing, and crazy hair.
Boys in girl pants or jackets.
Buttons in random places on shirts, jeans, jacket, hoodie, ect.
Hair styles where the bangs are longer than any other part of the hair.
by G! February 28, 2005
Kids who dress "original", this is usually tight pants and shirts. They really just all look a like. not original at all.
'Hey that SCENE guy is hot"
by JazzyD-Fresh July 09, 2009

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