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    Quote Originally Posted by greghead View Post
    basing their identity on material wealth is disturbing and makes me not like them.
    Please enlighten us on the immaterial things you base your identity upon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by greghead View Post
    It's all the douchey conspicuous consumption. They're not only obsessed with brands and labels and helicopters and whatnot, they're obsessed with broadcasting it across twitter or instagram or whatever the fuck as a way of flaunting their wealth and the perceived cultural capital & superiority their parents' wealth has afforded them.

    tl;dr --> Their seemingly-vacuous nature and obsession with basing their identity on material wealth is disturbing and makes me not like them.
    I feel like this is not always the case. Something like this is definitely showing off material wealth, and is therefore obnoxious:



    But this isn't offensive to me. It's just a young person sharing what her life looks like. What's so horrible about that?


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    The parents of the girl with six Birkin bags should be ashamed of themselves. I still find it compelling, though.
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    How about when we list all the concerts we will be attending? Is that different?

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    But this isn't offensive to me. It's just a young person sharing what her life looks like. What's so horrible about that?
    It's not, I have no issue with polo girl. That's just a day in the life for her. Cool. But the girl with all Hermes Birkin bags? That's a bit ridiculous.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VigoTheCarpathian View Post
    Please enlighten us on the immaterial things you base your identity upon.
    Jesus, duh.
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    I'm still waiting for Jack White to finally admit that he invented the guitar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by miscorrections View Post
    The parents of the girl with six Birkin bags should be ashamed of themselves. I still find it compelling, though.
    I doubt they even know. In my experience, most kids who have that much shit have that much shit because their parents are totally oblivious and prefer to provide a limitless AmEx than actually spend time being parents.

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    Greg had to sell a lot of blood to afford a Luis Vuitton bag from three seasons ago lololol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Courtney View Post
    I doubt they even know. In my experience, most kids who have that much shit have that much shit because their parents are totally oblivious and prefer to provide a limitless AmEx than actually spend time being parents.
    That's old money for you. The nouveau riche make a point of spoiling their kids.

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    Courtney, it's the super non-ironic tags that really show off the douchiness in a lot of those. Simply adding "#hamptons" next to "Polo Practice" automatically moves that particular example into a different level. BUT I do agree that that one example is one of the few very innocuous photos on that tumblr.

    The worst offenders are the photos of bar receipts in the hundreds of thousands of dollars for crazy bottles of champagne, caviar, etc. i think there wa sa receipt for $400,000 in there somewhere, for fucking consumable goods at a restaurant.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drinkey McDrinkerstein View Post
    i think there wa sa receipt for $400,000 in there somewhere, for fucking consumable goods at a restaurant.
    In defense, if you are going to submit an expense report, that’s one receipt you don’t want to lose. #instagrambackup

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    I must admit that i wish I were this guy's friend

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    They rent those things out

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    Quote Originally Posted by VigoTheCarpathian View Post
    That's old money for you. The nouveau riche make a point of spoiling their kids.
    Pshaw. Who do you think I am? I didn't grow up in the OC.

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    I did =)

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    Me too. Come at me.

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    Orange County vs. Fairfield County. OK, GO.

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    Yeah, Courtney grew up with Pete Campbell's kids. I think she wins.
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    Gunz, I was at the Alley last weekend. I thought of you.

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    I find out today around 1:30-2pm central time if I get promoted at work today! I'm pretty nervous, so any positive energy is greatly appreciated!
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    It's really boring when people use this thread to post about their successes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VigoTheCarpathian View Post
    Gunz, I was at the Alley last weekend. I thought of you.
    Ha, I haven't been there in a while.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drinkey McDrinkerstein View Post
    No, his exact words were,

    "We decided to stay and ride it out...I'm excited haha. Probably just stuck inside tomorrow and without power for a few days after that. Already a ghost town. I got a baseball bat for anyone that decides to try my house."

    Man, i miss him.
    Your bro sounds awesome.
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    My son is in Salt Lake City now, he was able to get on the plane with just a copy of his birth certificate. So for future reference, if you are ever traveling and do so much acid you lose all your shit, you can still find your way home. Yay.
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    That's great news!
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    Yay, Audra!
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedHotSgtPeppers View Post
    I find out today around 1:30-2pm central time if I get promoted at work today! I'm pretty nervous, so any positive energy is greatly appreciated!
    Godspeed!
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    Yippee!

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    No news is bad news.
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    I have been getting a lot of kissy face lately. I am in quite the good mood.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    No news is bad news.
    I'll know more on Sunday.
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    It's really boring when people use this thread to post about their successes.
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