Thread: The Things of Today That you just don't "get"

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    John Cena - Why the hell is he so popular

    Kids TV - Stupid crap like Raven etc

    Hannah Montana - Can not sing at all, but then her dad is Billy Ray Cyrus. It shows crap singing runs in the family
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    Hannah Montana
    Soulja Boy and rap in general
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    Just because you say it's not a "things of today suck" thread doesn't mean it's actually not one.
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    Reality tv shows -- They don't interest me at all.
    Celebrities -- What is so damn interesting about them?
    John Cena -- Who is that? LOL
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    Nobody told me you could be completely talentless and make millions...apparently Soulja Boy makes it work for him.
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    Quote by velcrohead
    Just because you say it's not a "things of today suck" thread doesn't mean it's actually not one.


    It also doesn't mean that it wouldn't quickly turn into one.
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    Tattoos. Is it still cool to have a tattoo when so many people have them?
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    I don't get why someone would walk into a place and open fire on innocent people.

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    bratz dolls - really theres like 70 diffrent kinds of those air head high school sults why do 5 yearolds want those?

    80 movie remakes - i dont understand why we need sequels prequels and remakes of movies from 20 years ago of characters that no one has thought of for the last 10 years
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    I don't get AIDS no matter how hard I try.
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    Quote by velcrohead
    Just because you say it's not a "things of today suck" thread doesn't mean it's actually not one.


    A lot of things sucked in past decades, too. Just like the '00s. That's what i was trying to say.
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    Quote by krantzbucks
    Tattoos. Is it still cool to have a tattoo when so many people have them?



    People who get tattoos should be mature enough to not give a fuck if it's cool or not.
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    I don't get gongorrhea.
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    yeah ... that's one I definately don't care to get. ever.
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    I don't get text messaging. It's easier and probably cheaper to just call somebody up to chat for a minute or ask a quick question than it is to sit there and type it out first. Plus, I hate that it makes teenagers typ lik dis lol r u goin 2 da mall 2nite?!
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    Quote by shiroihikari
    I don't get text messaging. It's easier and probably cheaper to just call somebody up to chat for a minute or ask a quick question than it is to sit there and type it out first. Plus, I hate that it makes teenagers typ lik dis lol r u goin 2 da mall 2nite?!


    I agree with this sentiment.
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    I understand pretty much everything, all the trends and whatnot. They are just that...trends. Even though I am not really a part of mass culture I still understand how it works for the most part, something catches on for some reason and it's marketed to death because it's all about $$$. There's really nothing to "get", though you may ask why that particular thing became popular (like emo music) and not something else.

    As for things that have to do with technology, it's to be expected. I don't really like those Bluetooth earpieces because unless you see the thing, it looks like the person is talking to themselves. But I think those earpieces will get more popular as the years go on.

    I guess I don't get why so many kids now have peanut allergies and why a lot of kids have autism. But no one does, and if they do they're not speaking.
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    Quote by nippy
    Quote by shiroihikari
    I don't get text messaging. It's easier and probably cheaper to just call somebody up to chat for a minute or ask a quick question than it is to sit there and type it out first. Plus, I hate that it makes teenagers typ lik dis lol r u goin 2 da mall 2nite?!


    I agree with this sentiment.


    As do I. Just speak into the friggin mouthpiece!
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    I don't get why cell phones need mp3 players, cameras, to play movies, text messaging, etc. What's wrong with a phone being used as a phone?
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    Kids TV - Stupid crap like Raven etc
    Sorry, you're showing your ignorance here, imo. Teen shows have always been stupid to some extent since it's usually a comedy series.
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    Quote by Luna2
    80 movie remakes - i dont understand why we need sequels prequels and remakes of movies from 20 years ago of characters that no one has thought of for the last 10 years


    I think the main reason for this is because film makers know what movies were the cash cows 20 years ago and realize they will appeal to a much wider demographic if they re-make said films. Think about it - when movies that were opular 20 years ago first came out, they were starting from square one as far as building up their fanbase. Now, with remakes (and few to no bloopers), film makers can appeal to the current generation as well as those people who were fans two decades ago.


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