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u/Nearby_Hat_2346 4d ago

May just be in my area, but I have seen an increase in the Randy Johnson look, the mullet in combination with a fitted hat. That, or just a straight mullet has really been picked up for a bit

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u/TwereItWereSoSimple 3d ago edited 3d ago

I see both types of zoomers at my gym. The broccoli tops greatly outnumber the trucker hat/white tank tops bros.

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u/Emergency-Anywhere51 3d ago

At least there's no more Bieber cuts

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u/billiam_squilliam 3d ago

Jokes on you, I work with a 17 y/o with a Bieber cut. He’s completely normal outside of his dumbass hair

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u/BUchub 3d ago

He's clearly doing a nostalgia haircut, you know from back when he was young. 2010.

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u/prison_mic 3d ago

Is looking like a broccoli really better

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u/EmEmPeriwinkle 3d ago

Is this the actual name? It's been killing me for the last 3 years not knowing what to call it. Curly pompadour? Long pube flat top? They cut it on accident? The reverse comb over?

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u/BossColo 3d ago

No joke, it's called "meet me at McDonald's".

https://metro.co.uk/2018/02/23/called-meet-mcdonalds-haircut-7336444/

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u/EmEmPeriwinkle 3d ago

Lolol as a 31y/o woman, I have said meet me at McDonald's once or twice in my life. An amusing name.

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u/theganjaoctopus 3d ago

"meet me at McDonald's" hair.

No seriously.

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u/Thin_Piece 3d ago

long pube flat top 💀

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u/CleanAssociation9394 3d ago

They were better.

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u/pysouth 3d ago

Mullets have always been represented here. We’re totally super fashionable and not just rednecks.

Signed,

Alabama

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u/SecretAntWorshiper 4d ago

Im glad that there wasnt any starterpacks of me when i was 15.

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u/seanofthebread 3d ago

“Emo in 2006 starter pack” for me.

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u/AverageNeither682 3d ago

100% 90's suburban skater for me. I checked every box.

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u/clifbarczar 4d ago

Its crazy that Drake has maintained relevancy for 14 years

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u/ohlookahipster 3d ago

He colabs with both freshman and established artists and his release schedule has stayed constant.

Also theres an adage in hip hop that black girls dance to the beat whereas white girls dance to the lyrics. Drake has managed to capture both audiences with catchy lyrics and instrumentals.

He’s also plays the room in the rap game. He doesn’t bind himself to a particular region which has its own themes and motifs (LA, Dirty South, Chicago, etc). Instead he just floats.

I don’t really care for him, but he’s popular among a huge range of demographics for a reason.

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u/SlimDickens69 3d ago All-Seeing Upvote

He's the kirby of the rap game. He sucks up the powers of whatever rapper is popular at the time and uses them for his own gain

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u/darexinfinity 3d ago

Now I wanna see what a Drake-Kirby would look like.

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u/Mister_Drip 3d ago

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u/the-poopiest-diaper 3d ago

You have left me no choice but to save this thread

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u/Maybe_Im_Really_DVA 3d ago

Hell yeah I wanna see him sucking lil yachty

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u/BeemoMeemo 3d ago

Longer if you count Degrassi

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u/DigTreasure 3d ago

He sat that one out.

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u/symbiont21 4d ago

Stayed tapped in to young artists. Partially because he’s mentally still an adolescent, but also smart and made good decisions. Shouting out Kodak, getting a single out with Lil Baby early, backing 21 savage etc etc. Unlike some artists like, idk Em for example, Drake is a lot more flexible musically.

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u/wordsasbombs 4d ago

Stayed tapped in to young artists indeed...

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u/Comf_waters 3d ago

You heard his newest song he wanted 21 to do something for him 😏

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u/Economy-Somewhere271 3d ago

I like how 21 says his own name like a Pokemon

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u/GopnikSmegmaBBQSauce 3d ago

Actresses are artists too after all

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u/AndrewWaldron 3d ago

Oh, wait, is Drake a Pedodrake?

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u/favela4life 3d ago

It’s like the #1 reason why people don’t like him (given that you’re not a hater of mainstream hip-hop).

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u/SuperBry 3d ago

I dunno a lot of people hate him for faking being crippled in high school.

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u/TRIX0NIC 3d ago

It wasn’t his fault. Although he also popularized school shootings before he used his likeness to transition into his acting role as the rapper Drake

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u/TroyMcClures 3d ago

That and he's soft as baby thighs

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u/ggg730 3d ago

Careful mentioning baby thighs around drake.

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u/dreaminginrealityy 3d ago

21 can you do sum for me

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u/Gofa_Kirselph 3d ago

(Yeah)

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u/dreaminginrealityy 3d ago

can you talk to the opps necks for me

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u/Gofa_Kirselph 3d ago

(Okay)

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u/dreaminginrealityy 3d ago edited 3d ago

21, do your thing, 21, do your thing (21)

Do your thing, 21, do your thing

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u/ragelark 3d ago

twerks

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u/poopmeister1994 4d ago

Not just musically interested in young people....

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u/californiaxdreamin 3d ago

I remember when Drake was first coming on to the scene when I was in junior high. I'm 26 now. He's just timeless I guess.

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u/Cynical_Satire 3d ago

I remember too, I'm 33 and I was like "The paralyzed guy from that shitty TV show is rapping now? Nah, I'm good."

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u/claybixbee00 3d ago

LoL fudge. I thought of the same. Same age btw lol.

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u/Your_Daddy_ 4d ago

I have sons who are 17 and 19 - this is pretty accurate, lol

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u/Neither-Avocado-5751 3d ago

My brother is 19. This is really accurate and I learned the hair is a perm, wow

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u/cicimindy 3d ago

Ya when I go to the hair salon now I see a bunch of teen boys in the chairs next to me in grandma hair curlers getting perms. Seems to be the trend now haha

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u/Your_Daddy_ 3d ago

My son actually has naturally curly hair, but has shaved sides. Suits him.

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u/eamonfr 3d ago

Username checks out

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u/chaechica 4d ago

accurate but I'd replace the insta with tiktok and I'd add a gold/silver chain

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u/Swagganosaurus 3d ago

I'm actually surprised tik tok and vaping are not the top

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u/Stock_Raspberry6192 4d ago

Or pearls. The Pearl necklaces on gen z boys cracks me up as a former sorority girl

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u/sevsnapey 3d ago

oh is that a thing now? i was watching love island and some of the guys were wearing them and i thought i must have missed the context. turns out boys like a nice pearl necklace

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u/Ohlini 3d ago

Boondocks predicted this

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u/Stormygeddon 3d ago

Born too early to colonize other planets, born too late to benefit from a growing economy with cheap housing, but born just in time for a sex recession and consuming a credit card's worth of microplastic a week. I don't envy them.

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u/rock0star 3d ago edited 3d ago

Born after air conditioning

All other points irrelevant

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u/NomaiTraveler 3d ago

You think my college apartment has AC? Lol!

But yes, I’m glad central air existed and lead wasn’t in the gasoline

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u/tangre79 4d ago

Don't forget DESPERATELY trying to become an influencer.

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u/Little_Capsky 3d ago

Either that, or just famous on social media in general

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u/xanhudro 3d ago

By pranking people.

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u/tangre79 3d ago

Or dancing badly

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u/Torterror389 3d ago

Or literally harassing people and/or having public freak outs because they think that’ll give them views

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u/Regular-Chapter-7101 3d ago

Or by doing the classic street interview "gay son or thot daughter"

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u/Great_cReddit 3d ago

My kid believes as soon as he turns 13 he is going to be a twitch god... I'm like, "Son, I run circles around you in games so you better get that personality going."

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u/mrniceguy777 3d ago

“Dad, I’m gonna be a famous video game streamer!” “Ya right you fuckin scrub 1v1 me right now”

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u/mrniceguy777 3d ago

tea bags

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u/indiebryan 3d ago

"I fucked your mom"

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u/sevsnapey 3d ago

good personality as the son of a redditor? poor boy doesn't stand a chance

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u/Great_cReddit 3d ago

Tell me about it lol

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u/redditaccount300000 3d ago

At least they’re young an stupid. It’s so cringey when 30s-40s try to follow the kardashian look an post incessant selfies.

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u/action_jackson_22 4d ago

every generation gets their own hair style for men, could be a lot worse!

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u/Pedinhuh 3d ago

For real, most millennials in here are acting like the broccoli hairdo is the worse ever while completely hiding their ridiculously stretched abominations of hair they had when they were emo teens.

It was either that, or the spikey/Mohawk hairdo, usually with frosted tips just to make it all more cringe.

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u/Nukular_Option 3d ago

I want to see 1999 spikey frosted tips make a comeback.

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u/duffman12 3d ago

That damn 2004 Danny Duncan/Shawn White hair.

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u/SMOLyamm 3d ago

Gimme that Guy Fieri looking ass head.

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u/ToeNervous2589 3d ago

No one's saying they shouldn't have these broccoli cuts and instead they should rock the side swept emo cut, they're saying "you look dumb" just like every generation has.

Teenagers have always, always styled themselves like idiots. There's nothing wrong with it - it's an attempt to distinguish themselves from older generations before they've developed good taste. We all did it, our kids will do it, and it's fine. Ya just look like dinguses and we're all gonna have some fun while you do it.

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u/DakkaDakka24 3d ago

Fully agreed with all of this. Uptight millennials acting like we didn't have JNCOs, frosted tips, and puka shell necklaces are ridiculous. The job of teenagers is to be annoying and stupid, we're just lucky that our generation largely went through that already before social media became as much of a thing as it is. I would die if there were still facebook pictures of me, dressed in what I thought was cool at 15.

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u/Awhitehill1992 4d ago

Ahhh gadam it’s happening. I’m only 30 and I already feel the need for old man comments.

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u/WashiBurr 3d ago

Back in my dayyy

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u/cloonki0 4d ago

Wow a zoomer uses zoomer slang what a thought

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u/SilkyMooo 4d ago

Zoomer listens to popular artists. Who would’ve guessed

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u/CosmicMiru 3d ago

And don't forget going to the gym and playing videogames. Things that young people have been doing for decades

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u/SilkyMooo 3d ago

Wtf young people go to the gym? Nah that’s crazy asf. Next you’re gonna tell me they make music and shit

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u/Butters_1017 3d ago

Don't you tell me young people eat food

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u/Wezard_the_MemeLord 3d ago

Those youngsters smh my head😤

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u/bkbeezy 3d ago

Tbf it does seem like Gen Z is getting into working out more in the past couple years, based on how many I’ve seen at the gym and how much fitness-related online content has appeared in the same time span. But the same thing also happened ten years ago or so for millennial so it’s nothing new.

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u/ggg730 3d ago

Fucking good for them though. Being healthy is a good thing.

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u/bkbeezy 3d ago

Absolutely. I hope more people start taking their health and fitness seriously.

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u/thepinkblues 3d ago

Young people listen to popular modern day artists? Kinda cringe

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u/KittyLitterBiscuit 3d ago

I am almost 40 and those are still pretty much my only 2 hobbies.

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u/Maycrofy 4d ago

Aaight but when you have curly frizzy hair there's only like 2-3 hairstyles you can rock without getting permanets.

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u/AsymptoticAbyss 4d ago edited 3d ago

Where does the broccoli haircut come from? First I ever saw of it was on the worst guys on Love Island UK. just screams “fuckboy with no impulse control or attention span”

Edit: didnt expect to spark a discussion with this. Mostly helpful answers (basically some celebrity did it so now we all have to do it, it seems). There’s a guy at my gym who looks exactly like the stock image in the post. Haircut makes him look 10 years old somehow. I got called broccoli head and q-tip back in the day because I’d brush the curl out into a frizzy white boy afro. Best thing to do with curls imo is to let them grow and keep them healthy. I was a convincing Al Yankovic for Halloween last year.

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u/JeanVicquemare 4d ago

I was surprised to learn that kids are getting perms just to have this hairstyle. I thought I was just seeing a lot of kids with curly hair

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u/throwaway3094544 3d ago

I was so surprised to learn they were perms. I've had a similar hairstyle off and on since I was a high schooler and just assumed everyone had curly hair but embraced it/stopped trying to make it straighter.

Nope. Just a fashion trend.

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u/TheyCallMeStone 3d ago

No matter how much things change, they always stay the same

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u/mustardtruck 3d ago

In the 90s I wanted to dye my light blonde hair brown so I could frost the tips.

Mom wouldn't let me tho.

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u/TheyCallMeStone 3d ago

In the 90s, I bleached my hair boy band style

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u/MGetzEm 3d ago

I shaved my head and left my bangs lol

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u/ftbc 3d ago

I have a nephew with naturally curly hair. He is PISSED about this trend.

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u/LordoftheScheisse 3d ago

I, a grown man, lost a bet once and had to get a perm. I grew that shit out for like 8 months and went and sat in a salon for a couple of hours while getting laughed at.

I have the hardest time believing these kids are voluntarily subjecting themselves to this.

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u/machachacha 3d ago

Indeed, nephew is 17 and asked for a perm to my sister (his mom, 45). She was mad and cringing and I (30) was like noice man like grandma huehuehue

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u/Berdiiie 3d ago

My grandma is a hairstylist who never adapted to new trends so she just does perms on other grandmas. It would be hilarious if her salon hairdryer chairs were all full of teenagers getting perms.

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u/Aetra 3d ago

Next it’ll be all the nannas and their teenage grandsons booking out the salons to get a perm and blue rinse.

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u/FoolOnDaHill365 3d ago

The first celebrity with this type of cut that I knew of was Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs like 4 years ago and it has gone on to be the new look since then.

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u/kimbosdurag 3d ago

Yeah I'd say Beckham Jr and mahommes we're the starting points.

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u/bleepblopbl0rp 3d ago

Yeah I always thought Pat MaHomes really put this haircut on the map for young cool people

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u/ElectronicShredder 3d ago

“fuckboy with no impulse control or attention span”

Pretty much yeah, that's what they want to project.

It's like what cigarettes, slick backwards hair, leather jackets, etc. were on other times

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u/Fuckbigdateh 3d ago

I think a portion of it is Patrick Mahomes

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u/Zerane_Darkness 4d ago

That haircut is everywhere and I don't know why. It looks fucking stupid.

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u/kaomer 4d ago

My dad has a photo of himself when he was around 18 years old with the same haircut. No exaggeration, literally identical.

The old becomes the new, which in time becomes the old etc. etc.

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u/UngusBungus_ 4d ago

Like how the girls now are wearing the wide ended pants

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u/GopnikSmegmaBBQSauce 3d ago edited 3d ago

Yeah flares/bell bottoms were a huge deal in 98-2001 times. Next we will see those overly long sweaters with the superthin belts. Man, women just threw that belt on any outfit and became stylish. Ballet style flats were huge as well, worn with tights and said big long sweater/belt combo

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u/obamasmole 3d ago

Flares are in for the third time in my life.

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u/GopnikSmegmaBBQSauce 3d ago

Heh, my dad said that the other day. Where the jnco/exhaust jeans at?

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u/Mrs_McCrabby 4d ago

Come spring time, they'll know why we switched to skinny jeans........

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u/strawberrycereal44 4d ago edited 3d ago

Yeah it first became popular in the 40s I think

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u/fartssmellgreat 4d ago

I honestly think the way young people dress looks cool… but that haircut is just ugly

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u/[deleted] 4d ago

Half of the boys my school have this same haircut. I don't get who likes it. I think it will go down the history as a new incarnation of a mullet.

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u/ThePresidentsHouse 4d ago

You say that like the mullet hasn't been making a comeback in recent years.

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u/kratoswithcappuccino 4d ago

It makes a comeback like every 8 years for some reason. I guess it’s like ironic, then reverse-ironic, then reverse-reverse-ironic, and so on

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u/whos_this_chucker 4d ago

High cuff pants seem to be in right now. Man we used to tight roll our shit in the late 80s.

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u/superfuzzy 3d ago

How else you gonna flex that you're wearing selvedge?

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u/Fragrant_Pudding_437 3d ago

Lmao, I have a few nice pairs of selvedge raw denim jeans and I still can't bring myself to do that

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u/donpelon415 4d ago

Yeah, seeing a lot of guys (particularly in the punk and alternative country scenes) rocking the mullet, baseball cap and moustache lately...

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u/getyourownthememusic 3d ago

rocking

I guess this is a matter of opinion

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u/Praise_Big_Igg 4d ago

Only half?

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u/SilkyMooo 4d ago

The fashion gotta be the best of it ngl. However the broccoli haircut is just garbage

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u/fb95dd7063 4d ago

people have been wearing vans and air jordans for 30 years - i don't recall a time where they were not popular

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u/mandmranch 3d ago

Um....my boyfriend had that haircut in 1994. I shaved the sides for him.

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u/ZenithSGP 4d ago

hypothesis but based on what I noticed:

A lot of guys with that mid-fade pompadour cut that was popular between 2017 and 2020 couldn't get haircuts in 2020-2021 because of covid...the ones with naturally curly hair would have it start to curl on top as it grew out

So many guys had the aftermentioned cut, so when everybody guy grew out his hair like that at the same time it became "in style."

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u/recursion8 3d ago

The Chiefs winning the Super Bowl just before pandemic lockdowns started led by Pat Mahomes who really mainstreamed it. Biracial men/boys with curly hair finally had a fashionable look, to the point even white boys with straight hair started perming their shit just to get it.

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u/Mike_Bloomberg2020 3d ago

Yeah remember that state farm commercial where they all cut their hair like Mahomes makes sense

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u/audreymarilynvivien 4d ago

Yeah what is up with that? I didn’t even know that was the name for it.

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u/Ironically__Swiss 4d ago

Its pretty much just an evolution to the slicked back undercut that had a revival around 2015 or so

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u/phanon1666 4d ago edited 3d ago Starstruck

When he’s at the gym, he’s sitting on his phone taking up the machine I need to use.

Edit (in response to those who are angry below): Thank you for the reminder that every day is in fact thumbs day.

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u/Crab-Gaming 4d ago

I hate how everyone tries to hate on the so called "zoomer slang" as if their generation didn't have their own slang. Slang isn't some awful thing because it helps people affirm their identity with a social group.

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u/James10112 4d ago

Millennials have forgotten their whole "derp random potato xd" phase

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u/OriginalNo5477 4d ago

The Scene phase was worse.

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u/talkstoherself 4d ago

rawr means I love you in dinosaur

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u/therealestyeti 4d ago

Scene/goth/emo.

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u/masykins 3d ago

mad cuz they got way more style than ur npc lookin ass lol

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u/masykins 4d ago

scene is awesome

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u/PM_ME_UR_SKILLS 3d ago

That was pretty exclusive to the internet, which still had a little separation from real life. For example if you spoke in memes or reddit speak you were fucking weird.

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u/lifeinaglasshouse 4d ago

I’m a millennial, and I can say with confidence that the whole “derp le holds up spork xd random” is infinitely more cringe-worthy than anything zoomers have come up with.

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u/bongzmcdongz 3d ago edited 3d ago

We're kind of the most "cringe" generation by default because we were the first generation to have social media as teenagers.

I remember my MySpace page had a whole slew of edgy .gifs and "Bloodline" by Slayer as my embedded profile song. It was like a Hot Topic exploded in HTML form.

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u/LittleRadishes 3d ago

We had all this angst and no internettiquite, there was no other option. The cringe was inevitable.

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u/Indercarnive 3d ago

“Ah you think cringe is your ally? You merely adopted the cringe. I was born in it, molded by it. I didn't see the based until I was already a man, by then it was nothing to me but cap!”

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u/LittleRadishes 3d ago

Bane voice "when does the narwhal bacon?"

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u/looeeyeah 3d ago

At least our cringe is gone. The zoomers cringe is cemented in time.

Good luck finding my Myspace page.

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u/HaoleInParadise 3d ago

Man, what an exciting time it was though. I feel like I explored some really cool frontiers of MMO’s and social media. And it seems like our generation has good internetiquette now at least

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u/oldcarfreddy 3d ago edited 3d ago

Yeah same here, old millennial. We had and have plenty of cringey shit. So many people my age saying "Don't zoomers realize this will age poorly like when we wore that stuff?" Um, we didn't listen to what 40-year-olds had to say when we were teens, why would they? We were worse in fact. Our old memes, our emo, our Y2k shit.... none of them were even ironic or nostalgic! They were just bad!

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u/Divinum_Fulmen 3d ago

It was never slang, it was supposed to be dumb as a joke.

"XD," or anything like it, is exactly the same as using emojis now. XD is literally just 😂

"Random" was stupid though.

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u/NonsignificantBoat 3d ago

most of us hated that shit when it was happening too. it's always the cringiest people of any generation who are the loudest

also everyone and their grandma is online now. back then only anime nerds were online enough to create internet slang

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u/James10112 3d ago

I hear that, honestly. Because as a 20y/o I can safely say that most Gen Z's hate this very loud cringey minority that the starter pack is referencing. The only way I can make millennials understand that is by referencing the whole "rawr lulz pwned" era. Most of y'all hated that just as much as most of us hate excessive "Gen Z slang"

Other than that I'm a firm supporter of linguistic progressivism tbh, but idk why I'm analysing this under a dumb meme lol

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u/Legaato 3d ago edited 3d ago

Zoomer slang is just a combination of internet acronyms and black slang that's been around for decades, for the most part. The slang they use is almost entirely not unique to their generation.

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u/Slimxshadyx 4d ago

Yeah this is basically just a “what’s going on right now” type of thing lol. Kids using current technology, listening to current music, using current social media…” lol

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u/Ulyssissipo 3d ago

I think it comes across as awkward because most of what's called "zoomers slang" is actually just varying degrees of butchered AAVE (African-American Vernacular English)

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u/Syd_Syd34 3d ago

Yup. And half of them don’t use it right anyway lol

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u/jekyl42 3d ago

I mean, AAVE has produced a lot of slang that was adopted by the the broader culture since at least the Jazz Age. "Cool" being perhaps the most notable example. And there have been examples for every generation since too.

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u/Tcamp46290 3d ago

Wait what? Kids? Doing things kids have been doing for years? Oh and what’s this? The rascals! Using their own slang! How dare they!

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u/GrimLukerMusical 4d ago

Me when current people like current things and use the current slang

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u/Smooth_Riker 4d ago

Says "bro / bruh" at least one time per sentence.

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u/BigChippr 3d ago

tbh I realize I say bruh a lot. bruh

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u/C4yourshelf 4d ago

How come their hobby is "gym" but they're all twigs. All they do is hoard the bench rack for 45 mins and leave

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u/marks716 4d ago

Figured out the exercise is good, hasn’t figured out that nutrition is where they’ll actually make progress.

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u/Teeshirtandshortsguy 3d ago

Yep. I was this kid like 10 years ago.

A diet of Pop Tarts, Monster, and protein shakes, gets like 4 hours of sleep every night, spends 2 hours every day at the gym.

Bonus points if they spend 1.5 of those hours on their phone or talking to their friends.

I can't blame them for being dumb, but each of these kids looks like that Dobby in a bro tank meme.

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u/mrpoopybuttthole_ 4d ago

works out

only eats mcdonalds

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u/justlampin 3d ago

Dirty bulking is a thing

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u/ColumbiaWahoo 3d ago

Could be bad training, bad diet, bad genetics, or a mix of the 3

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u/C4yourshelf 3d ago

Probably just bad diet. Starter gains are pretty easy don't really need a good training regime or good genetics

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u/TheMostCreativeName3 4d ago

5’8 and 135 lbs 🥲 im trying ok

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u/Hezapoyo224 4d ago

Keep it up, brutha.

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u/TheMostCreativeName3 3d ago

appreciate it brother 💪

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u/jsur 3d ago

Stay on it, consistency is key. You’ll be swole before you notice

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u/TheMostCreativeName3 3d ago

been doing full body 3x a week and eating more. gained 22 lbs in about 4 months 👍

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u/Expensive-Argument-7 4d ago

I went to high school 14 years ago with guys who had the Bieber swoop cut. So I’m not going to judge

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u/Vomun 3d ago

Millennial starting to get the boomer mentality l

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u/No_Delivery_8111 3d ago

Definitely not just the US

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u/wasteofleshntime 4d ago

Going to the gym and playing video games, nice job kids. You need a balance in life.

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u/James10112 4d ago

Just a reminder that the oldest Zoomers are about 26 by now, a 15 year old borders on Gen Alpha.

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u/sapphires- 3d ago

I'm 21 and my job has me working with 12-14 year olds. ("Gen Alpha.") Surprisingly they still feel very in line with Gen Z. Like yesterday I had a whole ass conversation with one of them about webtoons/comics and it made perfect sense to the both of us.

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u/Spoonofdarkness 3d ago

There's a lot of noise in regards to how different each generation is, but there's a good deal of overlap between adjacent generations.

As a millennial, I appreciate my GenX and Zoomer friends. They're quite different from each other, but they're all good people.

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u/-MagicSoda- 3d ago edited 3d ago

Gen Alpha is okay in my book as someone who is nearly 20. I volunteer at community events to watch over kids and they’re all a bright and accepting bunch.

They all also seem to like Minecraft as I did growing up, and that’s awesome.

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u/DaemoonAverin 4d ago

What the hell does that rizz shit even mean, seeing a lot of it and have no clue

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u/SurrealOrthodox 4d ago

Slang for charisma (cha"rizz"ma)

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u/Reccus-maximus 4d ago edited 3d ago

Gym as a hobby is actually such a W

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u/SpaPosting 3d ago

Redditor is removed from teenage culture, more news at 11

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