People Share The Stupid Fads They Were Most Happy To See End
People Share The Stupid Fads They Were Most Happy To See End
We know we're not all looking forward to everything about being grown, but some things are just unavoidable. Like wrinkles, a little involuntary peeing, and really hating whatever is trendy. One day you just wake up and the new thing isn't OMG SO COOL anymore.
It's just OMG.
We were thinking about the trends we totally just don't get (we're looking at you) and decided to see what other people hated. One Reddit user asked:
Now that we're done cackling, we feel much better about our impending old-lady status - 'cause let's be honest. Some of these trends are really legitimately annoying AF. Click next and bask in the power and the glory of fads that other people were happy to see die.
Ed Hardy. It was popular where I lived from around 2007-2009.
Oh man, it was a glorious time to be alive because for a brief 4-5 years you could spot all the glistening, bejewelled skull-adorned a**holes from a mile away.
Let's Carry On, Shall We?
Keep Calm and ___
Our upper management occasionally try to get memes involved in the company newsletter.
I saw a Bob Evan's shirt with this tag-line for sale today. I believe that is an indicator that that fad is dead, buried, and decomposing.
We'd Rather Not Cash You Anywhere, Thanks
"Cash me outside, how bow dah" Just oh my god... glad its over
Gigantic subwoofers in s***ty $1,000 cars.
Glad to say its been a while since I've seen a 97' Civic producing sonic booms.
Yes, There Are Pictures
Eyebrows that resemble sperm
We All Had An Emo Phase
Scene. I still see a 'scene kid' every once in a blue moon, but for the most part the trend changed to hipsters so the scene folks moved on.
AND THEIR POOR HAIR...bleaching to death after switching back and forth from black to blonde...killing their hair with coontails....TEASING IT LIKE MAD...it hurt to even look at.....
AND THE MUSIC. I was a fan of a lot of music during the scene era because I am a fan of hardcore/post hardcore/pop punk/etc...but sometimes I had to just throw in the towel and ask WHYYYYY???? Mostly with bands like blood on the dance floor. Just..wtf
Ignore For Satan
The "Like for cookies, Like for Jesus, Like for Puppies, Ignore for SATAN" Facebook pictures.
It's Gettin' Hot In Hurr
Band-aids on your face you don't need. I'm looking at you, Nelly.
Just Get To Cooking
I hope the fad of Internet recipes that are now 3000 word long essays die. Just post the ingredients and the fucking method and shut up, nobody needs to know that your Aunt learned how to make this in the 70's and passed it on to you during the summer 1995 when you had to stay with her, which is when you also got into hip hop, and that boy Michael used to tease you and you thought he hated you but realized when you were older that he actually liked you. I don't actually know why people do it either, I'm less likely to click an ad your page if I don't like your page because it's boring.
Planking. Yeah when that guy died after falling from a 6th story railing. Kind of felt like planking had reached its peak and needed to stop.
"All About That Bass" by Meghan Trainor seems to have quietly disappeared...
The whole Kony 2012 thing. 99% of the people who latched on to this had never heard of him and most have undoubtedly forgotten who he is. He's an evil bastard but self righteous Facebook posts somehow failed to stop him.
Admitting to being a sheeple idiot at the age of 13/14. Literally had never heard or did any research about him but yet all my friends were hash tagging #kony2012 so ofcourse I joined.. Sigh......
those idiots throwing gallons of milk into the air to smash on grocery store floors and throwing their drinks through the window at the drive through attendant at fast food places
I saw one of those gallon dunkers break his jaw
Did These Even Have Lenses?
Fake nerd glasses. You made fun of me for wearing glasses (which I wear to avoid going under a f_cking bus) that were WAY nicer than these faux nerd ones all the way through school! Then suddenly they're a fashion statement? F_cking wankers.
I was so happy to see the Kylie Jenner Lip Challange trend die out. It was absolutely stunning how people all over the internet really thought it was a brilliant idea to put their lips into a cup and suck until all the blood rushes into their lips in an attempt to get big, sexy lips. The results on how some of those challanges came out are actually horrifying.
8-13 Year Olds Might Just Be Annoying...
When 13 year olds used to say 'Deez Nutz!' in response to everything.
My 8 year old nephew will say something mean about someone, then yell ROASTED and then dab. I love that kid, but that makes me want to drop him off in a field somewhere and drive away.
People would post videos of them purposefully made to look ugly, then move their hands over the camera and pull them back to reveal their 'normal' attractive selves. The more attractive you were the more popular the videos got, because "the transformation was so surprising omg!"
Imagine a bunch of attractive teenagers doing their best zoolander impressions whilst running their hands through their hair. It was ridiculous.
Um, You Mean Attempted Murder?
In high school there was a span of a few months where people would sneak up on you and choke you out. First time it happened to me, I flipped the dude over my shoulder and he got mad at me! Glad that died out pretty quickly!
Thank God It's Over
WhEn PeOpLe TyPeD liKe ThIs All ThE tiMe aNd iT wAs ~cOOL~
Pranking a drive-thru, after a while I was always rooting for the drive-thru employee to come out on top.
Secretly, we all fear having birthdays like the one in Sixteen Candles, where nobody shows up and we're forced to deal with how lonely we feel as people. But sometimes, people have things happen on their birthday that put Molly Ringwald to shame.
It stinks to have your special day go sour. Moreover, it hurts, that if whatever happened was bad enough, you will never be able to not associate your birthday with that awful thing.