Jeff Cuscutis commented on my post “The Hipster typewriter is no Hermes 3000
The whole thing is ugly. If you really want the hipster writing
experience, get a real portable typewriter. Then you can annoy your
fellow coffee shop patrons.
And then he linked to this article about someone who annoyed fellow Intarweb users with his portable typewriter:
I definitely look like someone who is a bit insane. That’s how I
thought of it, before I clicked to look at the hundreds of replies;
I figured people were probably wondering why I would bring my
typewriter to a park. And when I started reading the comments, I
saw most people had already decided that I would bring my typewriter
to the park because I’m a “XXXXXXX hipster.” Someone with the
user handle “S2011” summed up the thoughts of the hive mind in 7
words: “Get the XXXX out of my city.”
Illmatic707 chimed in: I have never wanted to fist fight someone
so badly in my entire life.
Leoatneca replied: Bet 90% of his high school did to. It’s
because of these guys that bullying is so hard to stop.
Am An Object Of Internet Ridicule, Ask Me Anything - The
While he may look like a Hipster,
he's far from one—for
crying out loud he's using a 1979 Royal Safari portable typewriter!
No Hipster would be caught dead using that.
had he been using a Hermes 3000 …
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