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post Jan 17 2006, 06:12 AM
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well, its been disturbing me lately that i havent found much people that know what emo is. so just a gucik question, do you know what emo is?
(im not trying to make anyone mad.)


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post Jan 17 2006, 05:31 PM
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Hahahahahahahahaha... you can't expect to ask what emo is and not start an arguement.

Its pretty much agreed upon by all that Emo (short for emotional hardcore) started in the late 80s/early 90s with bands like Rites of Spring, Embrace and Husker Du.

In the mid 90s bands like Sunny Day Real Estate, Far, Mineral and the Appleseed Cast brought out their own brand of emo, which was labelled emocore, and was generally more melodic than the original emo, though keeping to the poetic nature of the lyrics.

Those bands definitely are emo. Anyone who disagrees here is actually wrong, and this isn't just me being all "I'm so totally more emo than you."

The problem arises when we hit the 21st century, and the next generation of emo bands come out. These days everyone has their own opinions on whether Funeral For A Friend or Hawthorne Heights or whoever are actually emo. Certainly most of them are influenced by the early emo bands. And then there's the emergence of emo as a being a culture, not just a style of music. Again, everyone has different ideas as to what this entails.

Edit: Moop, that kitten is just too damn ugly. Its got negative cuteness. It makes other kittens cry.


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- tv with legs   does anyone know what "emo" is?   Jan 17 2006, 06:12 AM
- - moop   A genre of music and the fashion and culture that ...   Jan 17 2006, 02:03 PM
- - Novander   Hahahahahahahahaha... you can't expect to ask ...   Jan 17 2006, 05:31 PM
- - Astarael   I must agree about the kitten. That thing is downr...   Jan 17 2006, 10:21 PM
- - beleraphon   "I wish my lawn was Emo, then it would cut it...   Jan 17 2006, 11:17 PM
- - candice   QUOTE (tv with legs @ Jan 16 2006, 10:12 PM)w...   Jan 18 2006, 01:09 AM
- - greymullet   I saw a post somewhere a couple of months back whe...   Jan 18 2006, 04:34 AM
- - The Lorax   It's true. Emo is soon going to be replaced by...   Jan 18 2006, 05:27 AM
- - moop   Okay, I've finally given up on resisting: htt...   Jan 18 2006, 10:37 AM
- - Daria   I love that video It just about sums it all up re...   Jan 18 2006, 09:26 PM
- - Astarael   Here are the real lyrics to the video, but they do...   Jan 18 2006, 09:45 PM
|- - tv with legs   posers are my pet peeves. >.> emo EMOtive h...   Jan 19 2006, 08:39 AM
|- - ammisan   QUOTE (tv with legs @ Jan 19 2006, 01:39 AM)p...   Jan 24 2006, 07:43 AM
|- - candice   QUOTE (ammisan @ Jan 23 2006, 11:43 PM)As far...   Jan 24 2006, 07:29 PM
- - Mata   You've heard the competing definitions, now he...   Jan 24 2006, 11:56 AM
|- - devils_daughter   QUOTE (Mata @ Jan 24 2006, 06:56 AM)You'v...   Mar 10 2006, 06:47 PM
|- - Mr Fuzzy   QUOTE (devils_daughter @ Mar 10 2006, 06:47 P...   Mar 10 2006, 07:10 PM
- - Astarael   I don't really know much about what real emo m...   Jan 24 2006, 10:17 PM
- - The Lorax   At school, the different ways people dress classif...   Jan 25 2006, 01:33 AM
|- - tv with legs   but emos arent goths, so i dont think actually its...   Jan 25 2006, 08:42 AM
||- - damaged_roses   QUOTE (tv with legs @ Jan 25 2006, 02:42 AM)b...   Mar 17 2006, 04:23 PM
||- - Astarael   QUOTE (damaged_roses @ Mar 17 2006, 11:23 AM)...   Mar 17 2006, 09:42 PM
|- - elphaba2   QUOTE (The Lorax @ Jan 24 2006, 08:33 PM)It...   Jan 25 2006, 04:49 PM
- - Sir_Psycho_Sexy   WHEN THERES NOTHING LEFT TO BURN YOU HAVE TO SET Y...   Jan 25 2006, 09:42 AM
- - Mata   QUOTE (The Lorax @ Jan 25 2006, 01:33 AM)And ...   Jan 25 2006, 12:17 PM
- - Astarael   Your school sounds a bit like mine as far as cliqu...   Jan 26 2006, 12:05 AM
|- - ammisan   QUOTE (Astarael @ Jan 25 2006, 05:05 PM)We ha...   Jan 26 2006, 12:33 AM
- - bryden42   lets see who gets this! I AM NOT GOTH I'M...   Feb 17 2006, 07:55 PM
- - Mata   "Goths: Being individual in the same way as e...   Feb 19 2006, 04:38 PM
- - pixie   and shunning those not individual in the same way ...   Feb 20 2006, 08:49 AM
- - Mata   Something occured to me today, when I saw an older...   Feb 24 2006, 12:18 AM
- - PsychWardMike   I can only hope. That'll give me an entirely ...   Feb 24 2006, 03:27 AM
- - craziness   EMO: kids who listen to emo music (fall out boy, s...   Feb 27 2006, 12:44 AM
|- - tv with legs   oh wow, that isnt emo. emo: indian summer, funeral...   Mar 10 2006, 01:01 PM
|- - Mr Fuzzy   QUOTE (tv with legs @ Mar 10 2006, 01:01 PM)e...   Mar 10 2006, 04:33 PM
- - elphaba2   I am reading a history of emo! It's called...   Feb 27 2006, 01:00 AM
- - Witless   So I stumbled on this link recently and thought of...   Mar 9 2006, 04:17 PM
|- - Sir_Psycho_Sexy   QUOTE (Witless @ Mar 9 2006, 04:17 PM)So I st...   Mar 9 2006, 04:54 PM
|- - Calantyr   QUOTE (Witless @ Mar 9 2006, 05:17 PM)So I st...   Mar 9 2006, 06:42 PM
- - Astarael   The link isn't working for me, but I'll fi...   Mar 9 2006, 10:08 PM
- - Smiler   QUOTE (Mata @ Jan 24 2006, 12:56 PM)An 'E...   Mar 10 2006, 02:03 PM
- - devils_daughter   QUOTE (tv with legs @ Jan 17 2006, 01:12 AM)w...   Mar 10 2006, 06:24 PM
- - Witless   Hum.. this got un-light hearted quickly.. Anyway...   Mar 10 2006, 07:32 PM
- - Smiler   QUOTE No! Just... no! Cutting yourself is ...   Mar 10 2006, 09:15 PM
|- - tv with legs   its all about the trends. emo is dead because it w...   Mar 12 2006, 12:38 PM
- - Novander   But emo is a concept, not some absolute. Surely if...   Mar 12 2006, 01:50 PM
|- - tv with legs   but its like calling an aligator a crocidile. peop...   Mar 13 2006, 09:46 AM
|- - candice   QUOTE (tv with legs @ Mar 13 2006, 01:46 AM)b...   Mar 13 2006, 10:27 AM
|- - Astarael   QUOTE (candice @ Mar 13 2006, 05:27 AM)QUOTE ...   Mar 13 2006, 09:21 PM
- - Sir_Psycho_Sexy   Musical genre is such an academic topic, you can a...   Mar 14 2006, 11:56 AM
|- - tv with legs   QUOTE (Sir_Psycho_Sexy @ Mar 14 2006, 05:56 A...   Mar 15 2006, 11:59 AM
|- - Sir_Psycho_Sexy   QUOTE (tv with legs @ Mar 15 2006, 11:59 AM)Q...   Mar 16 2006, 11:12 AM
|- - tv with legs   as a lifestyle. i reconize "emo" as a sc...   Mar 17 2006, 01:38 PM
|- - candice   QUOTE (tv with legs @ Mar 17 2006, 05:38 AM)i...   Mar 17 2006, 06:34 PM
|- - Sir_Psycho_Sexy   QUOTE (tv with legs @ Mar 17 2006, 01:38 PM)a...   Mar 18 2006, 12:24 AM
- - monkey_called_narth   you know, the one thign ive realise in the past 4 ...   Mar 16 2006, 07:40 AM
|- - tv with legs   emo music is generally screaming. or has screaming...   Mar 16 2006, 11:06 AM
- - snoo   QUOTE (monkey_called_narth @ Mar 16 2006, 07:...   Mar 17 2006, 06:53 PM
- - I_am_the_best   I really don't think that one needs to read th...   Mar 17 2006, 07:12 PM
- - oscarhilton   I thought the same thing.   Mar 17 2006, 07:21 PM
- - Daria   Probably zoologists [/quote] A taxonomist if w...   Mar 17 2006, 10:10 PM
- - MrTeapot   Lalala. I' m posting with a mix of drunkeness...   Mar 18 2006, 12:28 AM
- - Sir_Psycho_Sexy   Nevah!! ...oh ok then...*sulk*   Mar 18 2006, 01:19 AM
|- - tv with legs   thats really wierd... emo and punk are very simili...   Mar 18 2006, 01:37 AM
- - Novander   Partly I agree with T, that this thread should die...   Mar 18 2006, 02:38 AM
- - Sir_Psycho_Sexy   *tips hat to Nov*   Mar 19 2006, 12:37 AM
|- - tv with legs   nuff said.   Mar 19 2006, 06:35 AM
- - Snugglebum the Destroyer   QUOTE that most kids seem to like these days. Wh...   Mar 19 2006, 10:01 PM
|- - Sir_Psycho_Sexy   QUOTE (Snugglebum the Destroyer @ Mar 19 2006...   Mar 20 2006, 12:02 AM
- - bryden42   QUOTE emo and punk are very similiar intrinsically...   Mar 28 2006, 09:15 PM
- - Felander   This is an 'issue'?   Apr 2 2006, 11:02 AM
|- - Astarael   QUOTE (Felander @ Apr 2 2006, 06:02 AM)This i...   Apr 4 2006, 06:49 PM
- - greymullet   I just found this thread after having 'never s...   Apr 4 2006, 10:41 PM
- - DarkInferno   I wish my grass was emo so it would cut itself... ...   Apr 9 2006, 09:09 PM


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