Scene is by far the most used and abused of all labels.
I say that because... scene kids exploit that they're scene. And non-scene kids usually exploit the fact the the scene kids are "scene" (sarcastically) as well.
To me all social labels are bullshit. But they're used all the time. Even by me. So scene generally goes like this.
-Into the local xcore music of your area. (Any kind of xcore music... hardxcore, metalxcore, grindxcore, etc)
-Into a certain fashion; band tees are a large part, especially if the band tees are for the local kids. Since the scene revolves around the MUSIC, that's incorperated into most of the other aspects of things. Other parts of the fashion; sparkly stuff, skulls on things, pearls, ribbons, tight jeans, bright (but usually well matched) colors- it's kind of usually an interesting mix of preppy fashion and... shall we say emo/hardxcore fashion? I like to watch it. It's terribly fun. Especially watching the kids who fail at it miserably. Those people are usually fakes though...
-Hair. Okay okay. The hair... can occasionally be rediculous. Colors, I rly don't mind. Interesting hair colors are awesome. But when the color is very badly done... go get it done professionally? And if you did get it done by a pro and it STILL sucks... you need to change your shop buddy! Hair usually means like I said the colors(blackblackblack. blonde streaks, red streaks, and purple seem to be common too. Which I'm totally getting purple so stfu!), it means a looong side fringe (bangs, which for all you haters... how many of you went and got side bangs this summer or last summer or whatever? They rly flatter the face. Scene or no scene. Side bangs look good!), it means usually spiked hair but only in the back (this, I rly don't get. When it's done well it looks rly kind of neat, but when it sucks, it's like your half-porcupine... o_o), it means longish hair for the guys (hothothothot. periodtheend.), and it means shorter or shoulder length hair for the girl (but sure it can be long.), and the girl like to wear ribbons or cute headbands in their hair. That, personally, I think is adorable :D
-Bandannas bandannas bandannas. I l-o-v-e bandannas. You can use them for all kinds of stuff- usually worn around the neck (or covering the mouth which cracks me up admittedly) but I love to wear them as belts, around my wrist, as headbands, around my leg, anywhere. I tie them onto my purses. (I have always had a facination with bandannas...)
-Ok so usually these kids like dinsaurs or robots or whatever. Some even go so far as to say dinobot. I rly DON'T get this part. I'm starting to think it's just another fad &&even the scene kids will be over it after a while. But also, a lot of posers use it to get 'into the scene.' Those are the people you should hate on- they don't even like the music or support it. They're just doing it to go with their own personal definition of cool. It's annoying. ><
-MySpace. SCENE KIDS LOVE MYSPACE. Hell. I love MySpace. It's fun. You can keep track of your local bands on their BandSpaces, you can chat with buddies and fellow music lovers. Smart kids, however, don't give away personal info. Wink wink.
-Straightxedge. Straightxedge is when you refuse to drink or do drugs. Smoking doesn't seem to fit into that category most of the time though... for some people it probably does.
-Vegan/vegetarian. This isn't AS common. Be a cold day in a hot place when I go veg. But usually it's to advocate animal rights- a very noble cause. Some people just do it to lose weight. Good idea....! Though to be scene you don't actually HAVE to be superduperskinny. I'm not. I'm about normal.
-Hardxcore dancing/moshing. It's FUN. It's hilarious. It's another way to show support to the bands. &&Its flipping hard to do! Bet the haters can't do it. Ha, half the scene kids &&all the posers can't do it... lmfao. I can't do it. XD
&&There's probably plenty more to the scene. But these are the... surface elements of it. There's a lot of bullshit going on about the scene too. Here's some of that.
-All scene/emo/hardxcore kids hate their parents. BULLSHIT. Lots of them have to use their parents for money or rides to the shows. And I hella love my parents. (I am generally considered scene. Why, I honestly don't know. Well nevermind, I love the music around here. That's probably the only reason, lmfao.) But yeah we don't all hate our parents. Some do, that's a given. But they'd probably hate their parents whether they were scene or not.
-Scene kids are arrogant. No, kiddies. If you're scene you're not automatically arrogant. It's the same as with parents- people who are arrogant would be arrogant anyway. Some rly awful people just act arrogant. (Cough. Posers. Cough.) Others rly have been screwed over in life and are either truly arrogant... or they're just trying to block people.
-Scene boys are gay cause of the girl pants/black eyeliner/eye makeup. Psssht. They do it cause they want to. Some might BE gay. Who GIVES a shit? Gay/straight/bi, I certainly don't care. All I care about it that I'm straight. Woo hoo for me. >_>
-Scene kids are hypocrites cause they say they're trying to be original when they're just following the other scene kids. Nonono. Those kids are the POSER scene kids. They're trying too hard and it shows, am I right? Plus, if they're just doing what everyone else does... where do you suppose all this stuff theyre copying CAME FROM?! Exactly. The real deal. So yep.
-Scene kids are always emo too. EMO is such an abused label. I mean go click that link and see all the bullshit that pops up, I dare you. Emo is simply short for emotional- and EVERY girl knows what that's like. Even guys probably know what it's like (they just don't go around TELLING everybody!), and so everyone is emotional at some point or other. Kids who TRY to be emo are again, simply wannabes. Emo/screamo music however does have its place in the scene. It's just another form of music. Get over it.
Personally, I think that all this controversy about the scene is totally worthless, pointless, biased, and ignorant. I mean rly. Just let it BE. Who CARES if you're scene? Who CARES if you hate scene kids? People who are always saying how scene they are either are posers &&need to get over it or they're being sarcastic. People who don't stop hating on the scene kids are hateful and annoying and maybe they should look at all the bullshit of their own social group?
Live and let live. Cause I promise, if you hate then they're not going to drop dead just for you. &&If you hate the haters you're only giving them the attention they want. Hell I'm doing that now... I'll shut up.. =X
"I hate scene kids."
"I hate the people who hate scene kids,"
typical "scene" girl:
-has a myspace with pictures of her from crazy angles with a TUFF face on because shes so hardxcore
-goes to local shows all the time
-belongs to a livejournal community called "cuntxcore" or "gungunbangbang" or "murderscene". because anything involving guns, or bang, or murder, or glamour, electric, shock, lust, or cunt, is cool in her book
-often says things like "SUP NIGZ" or "KTHXBAI" or "I HATE YOU KDIE" or "IM COOLER THAN YOU K" or "SUP IM RAD" on their myspace profile
-loves dinosaurs and robots and little girl bows and headbands because its just the way things are in the scene. dont ask them why all of them happen to find all of these things suddenly attractive, because they dont know themselves, its just what TOTALLY SCENExCORE people do.
usually theyre just obnoxious bitches who put on this "scener than thou" attitude and hate everyone else, kthxbai lol.
i am so scene, with my dinosaur shirt and my polka dot headband and my short choppy black hair and my cigarettes and my obnoxious attitude <3 kiss my ass kthxbai see you at the hardcore show tomorrow.
Okay kids. Enough trash talk. Let's have a neutral definition, because it's a bit childish to use on online dictionary to attack people. PLEASE.more...
The word "scene" coves a large spectrum throughout recent history, but its most modern definition is used to describe certian subcultures and movements. The most notoriously famous and targeted is the alternative music scene, or more specifically, branches of the alternative music scene such as hardcore, indie, fashoionxcore, etc. A breed of scenesters (people on the scene) has begun to come to the forefront. These scenesters are usually very music-savvy and loyal to a few specific genres (typically hardcore, metal, indie, retro, 80's new wave, classic rock, etc. to name a few), of which they dress to exemplify. It is hard to pin down a style for a scene male or female, considering the trends amongst them vary from coast to coast, and certian fads come in and out within their ranks. Typically, though, many scene kids will have facial piercings, tattoos, and longer hair. It is not unusual to see teased hair with long bangs on males, or short fauxhawks (a mohawk without the sides shaved, a fashion-friendly version) on females. It is almost a throwback to the revolution of Britian's glam era, very androgynous and fresh. Scenesters take a lot of pride in their overall image, and often they appreciate shock value. Oftentimes they are thrifty, employing their abilities as bargian-hunters and do-it-yourself gurus to do something uniqu...
Evidently on urbandictionary.com, being "scene" means you are a self-indulgent douche bag you uploads eleventy-billion pictures of yourself looking "scene". Congrat-u-fucking-lations. You can use a camera.
I'm starting to hate this website.
How to be Scene:more...
First and foremost, your AIM/MSN screen name should be some rad song title and/or lyric. Remember, the more x's you have in it, the more scene you are.
Next, go buy yourself some girl's jeans. Face it, the tighter your jeans are, the more scene you will be, and the more the hardcore kids will hate you for it. Try on a pair of jeans and find that you're a perfect woman's 2? Buy a woman's 0 and suck it in.
After you buy your jeans, go straight to Hot Topic and buy every single band shirt they have. Even if you've never listened to the band, or worse, never head of them either. If people ask you about them, just say you like the "old stuff" and no one will ever know that you actually hate Norma Jean. Never buy anything larger than a Youth Medium. Ever.
Dont forget to pick up a white leather belt on your way out!
So, now you're dressed pretty scene, but how's your hair? Is it dyed black? Maybe with some bleach-blonde streaks? Do your bangs cover one of your eyes? If you answered no to any of these, shut up, grab a pair of scissors, and chop away. Never go and get your hair done, ALWAYS do it yourself.
Good job. Now your hair is the sex. But, your look won't get you anywhere if you dont know how to dance. And by dance, I mean beat the crap out of people. First of all, you need to make sure you claim your space in the pit. As the band starts, push everyone back and scream something obscene. Then you need to start to pace the pit just so every...
The term "Scene" usually deals with Hardcore/Fashioncore kids. Guys and Girls who are usually (almost ALWAYS) Egotistic, Self-Centered, Narcissistic. Loves taking pictures of themselves. The pictures usually consist of the scene he/she throwing a peace sign and making a sassy facial expression. The scene he/she with big glasses. The scene he/she with their hand almost covering their mouth and the eyes to the side as if they were saying "uh oh". Finally, the scene he/she with his or her crew. Many pictures are photoshopped to make them look as "Sex" as can be. They spend hours on their myspace making it look as trendy as possible. Talk to people they will never meet for hours on end. A simple scene kid to scene kid conversation is shown below. These kids are cocky. They will tell you they think they're ugly and show you the 1,000 pictures proving it. They are better then you according to them. They love to "bring the hang out" with all of their scene friends. Many will call themselves straight edge yet share nude pictures and drink because "they are sad". Scene kids make fun of others who aren't like them. Many scene kids think they are non-conformist, although you take a look through myspace and you'll see a million others just like them. They quote movie lines over and over showing the lack of originality they actually have. They LOVE using slang and talking like a "thug". Scene kids also love to write notes to others and take pictures of themselves wi...more...
The new thing for 15-20 y/o kids on myspace.more...
Tight Band T-shirts
Obscure "Vintage" T-Shirts
Tight Girl Pants (on guys)
Super Straight Leg Pants (on girls)
Van Slip-Ons (2+ pairs)
White Studded belts
Bandanas on: wrist, head, in pocket, around neck etc.
MUST be 2+ colors and dyed in random sections. Red, Blonde, Black. (Neon Colors acceptable too.)
Choppy, and looks as if it was cut at home.
Almost mullet-like, with bangs.
Many "sexx" braclets.
Headbands and bows. (for girls)
(2-3)Obsure band pins on sweater or on jeans near crotch.
Eyeliner and over-the-top eye makeup (must be MAC or clinique)(on boys and girls)
Septum Piercing. (on girls only)
Abnormally large sunglasses.
TONS of rings.
Fake pearl/bead necklaces.
Goes to MANY shows, almost every day. 2+ on weekends.
Listens to "hardxcore" music.
Usually only goes to shows to "hardxcore" dance and talk shit about non-scene kids, or about the band.
HATES anyone not "scene"
Has a strange, almost leet-ish vocabulary. (AKA: LYEK OMFG I WENT TO THIS SHOW &&OMFG NI99A IT WAS HELLA TIGHTT.) Says && instead of "and", Says "nigga" and "ghey" but swears it not to be rasict or homophobic. Says "hella" ALOT and uses tons of contractions and acronyms. "OMFG". Adds another letter to random words. "radd" Says "gangster things" Says "cunt" ALOT.
Must be vegitarian or vegan.
"Scene" is a culture made mostly of teenagers and is relatable to emo. It is a culture derived to reject the "norm". Scene kids might often be quoted as saying "I hate people that arn't themselves" or "I dress this way because this is who I am!". Ironically, there has become a set mold which scene kids seemingly strive to fit, and they all look/act the same.more...
"Scene" guys often wear:
-tight t shirts, often from elementary school/middle school, or picked up from the local thrift store.
-tight blazers and jackets, even during a warm summer.
-Long, greesy hair, cut and dyed at home, with bangs that cover 1/2 of a "scene" guy's face at a 45 degree angle.
"Scene" girls often wear:
-Bright colored makeup
-Short, choppy hair, usually thicker on one side, and containing 2+ colors.
Scene kids are almost required to own a myspace page. Here, they will network with hundreds of other scene kids, post dozens of pictures of themselves (from different, crazy angles and more often than not, incorporating a bathroom mirror), and write blogs about pointless teenage drama which nobody else ...