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Re: Things you did/knew about before it was cool
« Reply #20 on: November 21, 2016, 04:21:28 am »
I have a pokemon Ho-Oh Plush from when I was younger and I still have it but its wings always go sideways and it looks like hes dabbing. A few years later the dab became popular.
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Re: Things you did/knew about before it was cool
« Reply #21 on: December 13, 2016, 06:03:58 pm »
I knew a lot of the meme songs and really adored them (for example, Don't Stop Me Now - Queen, Roundabout - Yes, Sound of Silence - Simon and Garfunkel, Mad World - Gary Jules, etc.) before they became popular  :fox-:P:

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Re: Things you did/knew about before it was cool
« Reply #22 on: January 02, 2017, 11:06:29 pm »
Here's a list:
-Bought cd's
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-Learn Japanese
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Re: Things you did/knew about before it was cool
« Reply #23 on: January 03, 2017, 02:46:35 am »
I made my depressed ass opossum fursona before it became a trend on tumblr because of some popufur who's an asshole
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Re: Things you did/knew about before it was cool
« Reply #24 on: January 03, 2017, 04:12:26 am »
The only thing I can think of the whole "species army" you still see pop up here on FT every now and then. The Kitsune army was once a great one.. But alas it couldn't hold me my title of King Of Spam. (old inside joke a few of you may get)
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Re: Things you did/knew about before it was cool
« Reply #25 on: January 03, 2017, 04:59:49 pm »
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Re: Things you did/knew about before it was cool
« Reply #26 on: January 04, 2017, 01:37:48 pm »
I remember seeing such YouTube classics as "Chocolate Rain" and "Gangnam Style" before they became major sensations. I remember also playing "Call of Duty 3", which although had all ready been a respected series, never saw any major fanbase until the release of "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" two years later. I can't really think of much else at the moment, mainly because I tend to stay away from popularity in general and normally I don't discover something until it becomes popular. I do however remember one YouTube channel ran by a Daniel Hardcastle. otherwise known as Nerd Cubed way before he became the superstar that he is now. I stopped watching his channel do to popularity and I started to feel that he was only wanting money and fame, and along with that and his sometimes sacrilegious commentary, I could no longer support him. He's been doing rather well for himself now though, even developing indie games now.
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Re: Things you did/knew about before it was cool
« Reply #27 on: January 04, 2017, 05:44:09 pm »
I had Webkinz before they became mainstream
Me too! That was a good time x3 you could find all the ones you wanted in the stores and kids weren't fighting about them at school and stuff lol
OMG I loved Webkinz!! Is it still a thing?
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Re: Things you did/knew about before it was cool
« Reply #28 on: January 04, 2017, 05:48:14 pm »
I had Webkinz before they became mainstream
Me too! That was a good time x3 you could find all the ones you wanted in the stores and kids weren't fighting about them at school and stuff lol
OMG I loved Webkinz!! Is it still a thing?
Not like they used to. There's still niche group of people who collect them and stuff (mostly the signature ones). I know a girl at school who collects them and she said the community is mostly on Instagram now and it's more about the plush than the site
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Re: Things you did/knew about before it was cool
« Reply #29 on: January 07, 2017, 07:04:20 pm »
I was into attack on titan before it became mainstream

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Re: Things you did/knew about before it was cool
« Reply #30 on: January 11, 2017, 04:00:40 am »
I knew a lot of the meme songs and really adored them (for example, Don't Stop Me Now - Queen, Roundabout - Yes, Sound of Silence - Simon and Garfunkel, Mad World - Gary Jules, etc.) before they became popular  :fox-:P:

Well to be fair, those were released in 1978, 1971, 1964, and 2001 respectively and were definitely not obscure before their memeification, but I guess that could count if you consider multiple waves of trends  :fox-:P:



I had Webkinz before they became mainstream
Me too! That was a good time x3 you could find all the ones you wanted in the stores and kids weren't fighting about them at school and stuff lol
OMG I loved Webkinz!! Is it still a thing?
Not like they used to. There's still niche group of people who collect them and stuff (mostly the signature ones). I know a girl at school who collects them and she said the community is mostly on Instagram now and it's more about the plush than the site

Wait, just curious, around what year did Webkinz transition to being considered mainstream? I got mine somewhere in between 2006 and 2008, so I have no idea. I just remember being really proud of my huge virtual house that I had created for my many cats and one dog  :lol-fox:
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Re: Things you did/knew about before it was cool
« Reply #31 on: January 12, 2017, 10:56:49 pm »
I failed my dives during meets before it was never cool
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Re: Things you did/knew about before it was cool
« Reply #32 on: July 04, 2017, 11:15:31 am »
Well most of these are because people died and so they're somewhat cool now:

I listened to David Bowie before it was cool.
I loved Robin Williams' movies before it was cool.
I was a linux user before it was cool.
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Re: Things you did/knew about before it was cool
« Reply #33 on: July 08, 2017, 12:55:29 am »
Hm... not too much because I'm not cool Actually, I watched Gangnam style around 2 years before the internet exploded from it lol
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Re: Things you did/knew about before it was cool
« Reply #34 on: July 08, 2017, 03:14:06 pm »
Undertale tbh. I saw it before it completely blew up in popularity. I think I even remember it sometime in 2015 (probably a demo/wip).

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Re: Things you did/knew about before it was cool
« Reply #35 on: July 08, 2017, 10:48:36 pm »
I actually enjoyed Minecraft before it become insanely popular and memey
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Re: Things you did/knew about before it was cool
« Reply #36 on: July 08, 2017, 10:55:53 pm »
Liked Yes's Fragile album and Roundabout before it went full on meme
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