Alt-Punk to Prep

I don't know if it is the political mess or growing to age and my maturity levels changing with time. The issue is that I used to dress super alternatively, want to cover myself with tattoos, and I would only date those like me. Now I'm sort of repulsed by punks. I see how juvenile they are. I sort of want to be a well-dressed prep with a few tattoos showing now. I'd gladly date someone without tattoos. Any other ex-punks feel the same way?


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Have Always Thought

Feb 26, 2024 at 11:24am

The people who want to be "edgy" and stand out- be they punks, tattoo fans etc are just doing it all in the same way...just so they can belong to a group.

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Feb 26, 2024 at 5:25pm

I was into punk long before it turned into an identikit bore.

The worst thing about old punks today? They're the fattest XXXX T-shirt wearing slobs of all time.

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Nicely put

Feb 26, 2024 at 6:10pm

There is something super juvenile about it. Lame commies who have never worked a day in their lives.

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Labels are silly

Feb 26, 2024 at 7:42pm

Doesn't sound like you were a punk at all. Being juvenile sounds young at heart. If clothes and tattoo's are what you consider a scene to be than man have you missed out. Just because people don't have tattoo's doesn't mean they're not punk, juvenile, or preppie. Maybe they just don't like needles.

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Feb 27, 2024 at 4:50am

You sound shallow. I've met several people looked punk, but were more considered with the look rather than the politics of punk. Becoming a pretty typical Vancouver coffee shop patron is suitable for you since you're more interested than looking a part, instead living any meaningful ideology.

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Feb 28, 2024 at 3:57pm

Sounds like you are just a sellout poser

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Oh no

Feb 29, 2024 at 5:51am

You triggered them. Now they're offended cry-babies, which is even worse.

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@Oh no

Feb 29, 2024 at 5:15pm

Ohhhh yes! ;)

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Counting high

Mar 1, 2024 at 8:54pm

A lot of people were offended by this post lol. Lame.

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