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Sanfranhipster.com is a stereotype site poking fun at Hipsters in San Francisco, California. The word is definately overused so i am going to clarify the ACTUAL meaning of this broad term, HIPSTER.


DEFINTION OF HIPSTER?

Webster's definition: Hip-ster (-ster) n. [Slang]
1. a hip person, esp. a devote of modern jazz
2. same as BEATNIK: a term of the 1950's and early 1960's: cf. HIPPIE


Wikepedias definition: Those individuals devoted to retro fashions, independent music and film, "alternative comics", and other forms of expression that are popular in hipster subculture. The term is sometimes used as a blanket descriptor for fans of indie rock music. More generally, trendsetter's in fashion are sometimes called hipsters.


Hipsters Handbook definition: One who possesses tastes, social attitudes, and opinions deemed cool by the cool. (Note: it is no longer recommended that one use the term "cool"; a Hipster would instead say "deck.") The Hipster walks among the masses in daily llife but is not a part of them and shuns or reduces to kitsch anything held dear by the mainstream. A Hipster ideally possesses no more than 2% body fat.


Sanfranhipster.com definition: Non-individuals clone posers fucks with low-self esteem and cocky attitudes who try to look the look (ironic t-shirts, super tight pants, converse, truckerhat) but don't walk the walk (being actual musicians).





HISTORY:
The 1940's term Hipster was referred to aficionados of modern jazz who adopted certain lifestyles including the following: manner of dress, slang terminology, use of drugs, relaxed attitude, sarcastic humor, self-imposed poverty, and relaxed sexual codes. Early hipsters were generally white youths adopting many of the ways of urban blacks of the time, but later hipsters often copied the early ones without knowing the origins of the culture.

Hipster was also used in a different context at about the same time by Jack Kerouac in describing his vision of the Beat Generation. Along with Allen Ginsberg, Kerouac described 1940s hipsters "rising and roaming America,.. bumming and hitchhiking everywhere..."




CONTEMPORARY:
Hipster is a slang term which appeared in the late 1990s and 2000's to describe young, urban middle class and upper class adults with interests in non-mainstream fashion and culture, particularly alternative music, independent (indy) rock, indy film, magazines like Vice, Clash and Adbusters, and web sites like Pitchfork Media, Facebook, Myspace, etc. In some contexts, hipsters are also referred to as scenesters The term is sometimes used in a derogatory manner, referring to someone who moves from trend to trend while claiming to be outside of mainstream culture.


CRITICISM:
Elise Thompson, an editor for the LA blog LAist argues that "people who came of age in the 70s and 80s punk rock movement seem to universally hate 'hipsters'", which she defines as people wearing "expensive 'alternative' fashion", going to the "latest, coolest, hippest bar...and listening to the latest, coolest, hippest band." Thompson argues that hipsters "... don't seem to subscribe to any particular philosophy... or ...particular genre of music." Instead, she argues that they are "soldiers of fortune of style" who take up whatever is popular and in style, "appropriating the style" of past counter cultural movements such as punk, while "discarding everything that the style stood for."


SO AM I A HIPSTER?
There are many Portland musicians that would not fall into this category. They are considered "ROCKERS" because they actually play music and have artistic talent; therefore, are allowed to dress up in that 70's style fashion...WHY?...because they are not "POSING." "If I actually have a true passion for the the music, and art and dress the dress is that OK." Well mr. quote woman YES it is OK but remember you dress like a POSER. "Well i was dressing this way long before those fuckers." Well mr. quote person people have been dressing like that long before you were born.


CONCLUSION
This is a stereotype web site with controversial aspects so i want you to make sure you get the definition of the word HIPSTER correct. The word has broad meaning so we will subdivide this bitch into a more of a clear idea so you know what to call the next HIPSTER.


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