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Poll Question: Which of these hipster bands is the best?
Poll Choice Votes Poll Statistics
2 [3.64%]
2 [3.64%]
2 [3.64%]
4 [7.27%]
12 [21.82%]
3 [5.45%]
22 [40.00%]
2 [3.64%]
6 [10.91%]
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    Posted: March 04 2013 at 23:13
I left out some obvious choices such as TMV, Radiohead, and the Decemberists in order to be fair. I generally loathe hipsters and a lot of their music, but I like the more interesting, less cutesy side of hipster music a great deal, I must admit.

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The hell is this? 

Anyway i voted Red Sparowes. Emma Ruth Rundle 4 life. 
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I'm a huge Intronaut fan, so they gain my vote. Explosions in the Sky caught my eye, and I don't think they're too hipster comparing the fact that they're one of the more well known post-rock bands and that their music has been featured on TV quite a bit. Good poll though. 
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EitS is hipster music. They just listened to them before they were cool. Tongue
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Anathema, followed by the Gathering for me.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Progosopher Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 04 2013 at 23:54
I am not sure what a hipster really is, if anything, but I voted for the Ozrics (not to be confused with their American cousins, the Osmonds).
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Originally posted by Horizons

The hell is this? 


My thoughts as well, anyways, I'm voting for the Ozrics

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I h8 hipsters Angry
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 05 2013 at 02:38
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Gojira.

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Cynic is a hipster band? When did that happen?
 
"Hipster" seems to have evolved into this general somewhat derogatory term that doesn't really mean anything anymore.
 
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Post Options Post Options   Quote digdug Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 05 2013 at 09:00
I guess I have no idea what Hipster means but my there are a lot of very kool bands listed here

Explosions get my vote

but I also love Anathema, Red Sparowes, Ozrics and Pelican
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Explosions, Anathema and Cynic tied

Red Sparrows and Gojira with honorable mentions
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Originally posted by Failcore

I left out some obvious choices such as TMV, Radiohead, and the Decemberists in order to be fair. I generally loathe hipsters and a lot of their music, but I like the more interesting, less cutesy side of hipster music a great deal, I must admit.
I don't know how to express myself without being rude, but your username really fits you.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Guldbamsen Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 05 2013 at 09:13
Ostrich Tonsils for me.
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What on earth do any of these bands have ado with hipster?

Maybe you just wanted a flashy title to attract some attention to your poll.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote sleeper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 05 2013 at 09:45
Originally posted by mister nobody

Originally posted by Failcore

I left out some obvious choices such as TMV, Radiohead, and the Decemberists in order to be fair. I generally loathe hipsters and a lot of their music, but I like the more interesting, less cutesy side of hipster music a great deal, I must admit.
I don't know how to express myself without being rude, but your username really fits you.

I was thinking the exact same thing.

Anyway, voted for Intronaut, amazing band.
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Pelican.  Because hipsters are trousers, and a pelican in trousers would be amazing to see.
 
 
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Guldbamsen Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 05 2013 at 10:35
I thought hipsters were a kind of underwear for women who don't fancy g-strings...
Seem to remember a girl I was fooling around with who wore them. Kinda like hot pants with those feminine fiddly bits that always have to be somewhere on female underwear.
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