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
"Scene" is a bunch of conformists who choose to dress like their choice of music. That think they are expressing their own individulaity when they all LOOK THE SAME.

SCENE GUY-

Girl Pants..Well they made those for a reason, and if you really can fit your penis in there than well you know the rest.

Make up/eyeliner..

They like to "hardcore/slam dance"..well you guys look like a bunch of apes when you do it. I can't even go to a show without getting kicked in the head, and I can stand where ever I want too, get over it. YOU DON'T OWN THE VENUE.

Thinks their "TUFF", well they aren't they travel in their "crews".

SCENE GIRL-

DYKE CUT CHOPPY HAIR, You look like a boy face it.

Sequined/ballet flats, just walk bare footed or join ballet already.

Cake eyed make up, drag queens?'

Fried hair.

Obessesion with guns, you can't even shoot one ladies.

Retro stuff like robots, polka dots, bright colors.

Piercings- YOU AREN'T GOING TO WANT THOSE WHEN YOU ARE OLDER GET OVER IT.

Phrases they say "kthx, hawt, ___Xcore, etccc"

XXX WAS FOR PORNO ORGINALLY.

BRINGING BACKPACKS TO SHOWS, GOING SOMEWHERE? NO I DIDN'T THINK SO.


-WRITING X's on your hands, WHAT THE HECK WHY DO YOU NEED X'S TO PROVE YOUR PURE.

etc.
This trend really needs to end.
by hkhklhjjklh August 16, 2005
A person who thinks they're talented by taking a picture of themself at an angle.
most people on myspace
by malorie August 14, 2005
Scene, skinny pale losers trying to gain attention. Some examples of a scene kid are black hair, depressed look (see emo) and tight girly pants that will make them sterile.
OMFG LOOK A @ MEE! I WEAR GIRL PANTZ AND I HAVE BLACK AHIR IM SO PUNK ROCK YAYA GOOD CHARLOTTE HEHE!
by CrudeHonesty August 05, 2005
(adj.)

1. Being a sissy, a pansy, wimp, twat, attention whore, etc.

2. A girl who uses excessive make-up to conceal her zits, pimples, blackheads, blemishes, and deformities. Once completed, this bitch would take a picture of her self by following the following rules:
1- Hold the camera yourself. God forbid you use a tripod or leave the camera on something.
2- Avoid looking at the camera.
3- Make a stupid face.
4- Hold the camera up with your left hand. The lens of the camera is to make 45 degree angle with the horizon.
5- Slightly vibrate the camera before taking the picture. This produces a blurry crappy picture.
6- If the camera is equipped with anti-shake technology, add blur in Photoshop later.
7- Make sure only a part of your face is shown. If not, start over.
8- Post the picture on a random website or your stupid blog or your online diary which no one gives a shit about.

3. Occasionally a guy who is a faggot but denies it. Possess all characteristics described in part "1". Crappy hair followed by makeup and a stupid face and tight sissy cloths. Crappy picture and a dumb title or explanation.
none needed. look at the definition
by randname34294 July 14, 2005
1.Fashion trend. Fashion movement.
Most popular in suburbs where fashions is easily influenced over Teens.
Girls have very, short, choppy hair, sometimes black & white and have very thin eyebrows. Boys have weird, choppy long hair. Girls usually put 4 different colours of eyeshadow on their eyes.
Scene people usually travel in groups.
2.Trendfollwers, teeny boppers.

3. Losers who can't think for themselves and do what other people do.

4. "cool"
"I'm proud of being IN the Scene!"
"Scene for life"

look on myspace.
by nathalie marcom April 27, 2005
Someone who takes pictures of themselves looking depressed or contemplative. They are either looking away from the camera or straight into the camera. Their hair is usually covering part of their face. Dark make-up and dress are usually worn, but not always. Pictures are usually developed in gray scale or sepia tone.
Your picture is so emo that you look like a scenester.
by Calixta Corin March 02, 2005
The latest American trend, and the greates concentration of teens in denial you could ever imagine. The latest in Emo/Hardcore/Indie/Metalcore (All of that shit, you know, it's all the same) which requires the people in it's "scene" to wear tight clothing, key clips on their pants, and band shirts. Multitudes of others along the same lines wear scarves, eyeliner, girl pants (for boys), black nail polish, zip hoodies/track jackets, and vintage clothing.

A scene person will deny being scene. They will become hostile and sometimes physical. They will tell you that you don't know what a scene is, and you don't know them, or they will play naive and just continually deny being scene. These people usually like the latest bands in the Emo world.
That guy in girl pants is really scene.
by Dustin February 23, 2005

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