BTS: A Hipster's Lament

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  1. emanresu

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    BTS: A Hipster's Lament

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    What now?

    Now that BTS is a household name.

    What comes next?

    I mean last time it was okay because the hot new thing showing up in all our American cereal bowls was just a funny Korean Fatman with humorous dance moves.

    I mean. How long could the Western exposure really last?

    My hipster ass remained unthreatened.

    But what now?

    BTS is like young? And attractive?

    And little white American girls everywhere are swooning!

    Jared Leto is swooning!

    I swear if I meet a person on the street in my daily stroll through America Town and he or she asks me, "hey have you heard of this Korean group TWICE?". I might attack this person.

    If they ask me if my favorite is Tzuyu I'm definitely defecting to North Korea.

    I can't take that shit.

    My hipster ass simply cannot take that shit.

    You don't know about TZUYU! ONLY I KNOW ABOUT TZUYU!

    This is my fucking baby. You leave it alone Exposure!




    This has been....

    The Hipster's Lament.



    Thanks for playing!



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  2. lighterxx

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    I doubt it, ARMYs dont want other groups the ride BTS's success.
     
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    But no seriously don't worry :p I feel like non-fans are blowing BTS up more than actual fans are at the moment (as we've seen from threads and polls over the last couple of days). They're not a household name, they're not mainstream, and they're not the "next 1D" or anything like that. There's definitely a lot of interest, but it's really not as much as non-fans fear it is :rolleyes:. Right now it's only a big deal to kpop and Korea, not to the US or the "West". And I doubt kpop as a whole will see any change. Maybe one day in the future, but not now.
     
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    I feel like non-fans are making such a huge deal (At my school there was so much fuss but I'm sure Bts will be fine~ No mainstream talk yet
    Here's a pretty Tzuyu gif for you~ She's too pretty *-* I was shook by this
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    lmao. but bts isnt a household name nor they are mainstream. kpop is still a niche. bts might be popular in us but that's within those people who knows kpop. :)
     
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    Lol you becoming a troll?
     
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    Aw, don't worry, the US will know about BTS but few will dig deeper in kpop as BTS is only an exotic act not the represenation of an entire genre to many.

    But Twice is the female equivalent of BTS only that boys are not bragging about their faves 24/7 just like girls do.

    So a lot of people may stan Tzuyu but you'll only find out if you're ever caught or if you catch someone fanboying over her.

    so don't worry your hispter a** is safe, at least Tzuyu-wise

    :)
     
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    Lol "household name"
     
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    Liking the mainstream pop music of another county is so hipster.
     
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    LMAO
     
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    maybe its time for kpop fans to stop being posessive and wearing the genre like a badge. music is for everyone :oops:
     
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    I'd love for them to become mainstream because it would mean that there's a chance they'll actually come to my tiny af country.
     
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    this is one of my irrational fears too...
    the psuedo-hipster fear of losing my cool badge by knowing bts while they’re not big in the US
     
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    These are my truthful heartfelt feelings what do you mean?

    Tzuyu is mine!

    :rolleyes:
     
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    I'm all for Kpop getting more exposure. If it wasn't for Psy i wouldn't have gotten to know Bts and if it wasn't for Bts i wouldn't have gotten to know Seventeen :)
     
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    Oh my godddd..... so pretty.

    This deserves to be unspoilered.
     
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    TBH, I'm shocked @ how you manage all of your threads...
     
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    Same. about exposure only tho, i entered kpop with tvxq
     
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    Me too.

    Sometimes I see it and I shake my own head.
     
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