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  1. jackal

    jackal Tele-Afflicted Gold Supporter

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    When a younger person called me a Hipster because I was wearing a watch, that only told time. No computer chip, no day and date, etc. Also I was carrying a briefcase (Fender of course) instead of a backpack or carrier bag. Maybe Old School, maybe Retro, but hipster? You've got to be kidding me.
     
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    I know a lot of young people into watches. Sounds like you ran into a clueless one.
     
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    Hipsters are a parody unto themselves. By virtue of their non-conformity, they conform, yep......with all the other like-minded hipsters. Go figure! Well, I’m going shopping for a man purse, and maybe a watch, although I haven’t worn one in 30 years. Later.
     
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    You have a watch?
    Whoa!
    What’s that like?
     
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    What is a watch?
     
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  6. Finck

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    I usually use a watch and a briefcase.

    Recently, due to the fast evolution of a charming belly, I've decided to start using suspenders. First time my son saw me using them, he told me I was looking like a "new hipster"...

    Reading you post now, two conclusions come to my mind:

    1) "hipsters" have subgenres.

    2) You're an "old hipster", since you don't use suspenders.
     
  7. ReverendRevolver

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    I'm confused. I didn't know hipsters wore functional watches. I thought they were like their ironic horn rimmed glasses with lenses that dont magnify.

    I also thought they carried satchel style bags, not briefcases.

    The premise of them evolving doesn't feel right. Adaptation mutes the irony, right?

    I better Google this.....
     
  8. Paul in Colorado

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    When I lived in Humboldt County, CA I had long hair and a full beard and wore old jeans and thrift store shirts. I used to carry my lunch in a briefcase and I'd usually eat it sitting on a park bench in Old Town Eureka (on those days when it wasn't raining). I had someone ask me if I was a lawyer. No, man, it's my lunch pail. :cool:
     
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    my grandson thinks i'm hip. therefore, I am.
     
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    The digital camera led to the almost death of the film camera.

    The internet led to the almost death of the newspaper.

    And the cell phone led to the almost death of the watch, although they do seem to be making a comeback.

    Who would have thought?

    Mike
     
  11. rickthescot

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    I wear a watch every day, it's feature/benefit is that it tells time...
     
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    jackinjax Friend of Leo's

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    You're not an old hipster if you don't wear these:

    th.jpeg
     
  13. Finck

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    A realistic image of hell...
     
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    Does anybody really know what time it is?
    Does anybody really care?
    Those of us who wear watches KNOW and CARE!!!!!
    As far as being "hip", that's why I play in the band.....we DECIDE what's hip! ;)
     
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    I use a large and heavy one, on left wrist. I need it to equilibrate my body, because briefcase goes with my right hand...
     
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    There's no such thing as 'old school'. Retro? Everything old is new again. As proved by a current song I heard today that was a blatant Beach Boys rip-off. I see guys with 1800's handle bar mustaches. The more that things change, the more they stay the same.

    Maybe not related, but I'm reminded of something that happened when I was about 19 or 20. I was working as a cashier at a Whole Foods. I'm wearing my Hendrix sweat shirt. An older woman comes through my line, who probably was there for Hendrix. She asks me "Aren't you a little young for Hendrix?" Without missing a beat, I ask her in return "I don't know. Do you like Beethoven?"

    Everything has a shelf life, nothing has a shelf life.
     
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    Wristwatch? Yeah...I'm a nerd.


    Under 40 with Smartphone and suspenders?...you may be a hipster.
     
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  18. studio1087

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    I love watches. My Apple Watch is synced to all of our Nest cams. If the dogs go out to poop at home I can view the excitement on my watch when I’m 300 miles away working!

    Watches are exciting!
     
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    I wear a watch for special occasions, weddings, funerals etc.
    It's the only jewellery I own.
     
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    It's a single-function device...
     
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