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23rd Jun '16 11:59:11 PM PaulA
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* Creator/AntonChekhov's ''The Cherry Orchard'' featured an ineffectual, middle-aged man who kept going back to school, making himself a perpetual student.

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* Creator/AntonChekhov's ''The Cherry Orchard'' ''Theatre/TheCherryOrchard'' featured an ineffectual, middle-aged man who kept going back to school, making himself a perpetual student.
12th Jun '16 4:11:10 AM DoctorNemesis
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* If a hipster gets into politics, then that adds another level of mockery; along with charges of snobbery and superficiality come charges of ill-informed unearned self-righteousness. For example, when a high-end British boutique recently debuted reusable shopping bags with "I Am Not A Plastic Bag" printed on them, many satirists often sardonically extended this to such qualifiers as "No, you're a pretentious twat" in derision of the kind of people it was perceived would buy them (particularly considering that most shops sold similar reusable shopping bags at a much cheaper price without the condescending self-righteousness).
** Then one ethical choice crashed into another, as the bags turned out to be made on the cheap in unknowable circumstances in the Far East.

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* If a hipster gets into politics, then that adds another level of mockery; along with charges of snobbery and superficiality come charges of ill-informed unearned self-righteousness. For example, when a high-end British boutique recently designer Anya Hindmarch debuted reusable shopping bags with "I Am Not A Plastic Bag" printed on them, them in 2007, many satirists often sardonically extended this to such qualifiers as "No, you're a pretentious twat" in derision of the kind of people it was perceived would buy them (particularly considering that most shops sold similar reusable shopping bags at a much cheaper price without the condescending self-righteousness).
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self-righteousness). Then one ethical choice crashed into another, as the bags turned out to be made on the cheap in unknowable circumstances in the Far East.
8th Apr '16 10:32:35 AM eedwardgrey3
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** '''Vegans'''. Vegans are ''constantly'' made fun of and criticized for being even worse than vegetarians. Like vegetarians, God help you if you are a male vegan because then you don't even eat cheese and eggs. Vegans have an even ''higher'' chance of being portrayed as annoying quasi-political hippies, militant PETA members, or both. There exist numerous stereotypes about vegans doing stuff like calling 911 because a fast-food chain is serving meat.

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** '''Vegans'''. Vegans are ''constantly'' made fun of and criticized for being even worse than vegetarians. Like vegetarians, God help you if you are a male vegan because then you don't even eat cheese and eggs. Vegans have an even ''higher'' chance of being portrayed as annoying quasi-political hippies, militant PETA members, or both. There exist numerous stereotypes about vegans doing stuff like calling 911 because a fast-food chain is serving meat. Also likely to overlap with hipsters.
1st Apr '16 5:50:52 PM jormis29
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* '''Drug users'''. [[DrugsAreBad Drugs are for losers]]; the government says so, and ''everyone'' knows they ''never'' lie. In fact, the US government has ''paid'' TV networks to make sure that anyone using drugs was portrayed as a loser. ''{{ER}}'', ''BeverlyHills90210'', ''Chicago Hope'', ''Series/TheDrewCareyShow'', ''Series/SeventhHeaven'' and other shows had their scripts reviewed by the government and changes made so the network could pocket some cash.

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* '''Drug users'''. [[DrugsAreBad Drugs are for losers]]; the government says so, and ''everyone'' knows they ''never'' lie. In fact, the US government has ''paid'' TV networks to make sure that anyone using drugs was portrayed as a loser. ''{{ER}}'', ''BeverlyHills90210'', ''Chicago Hope'', ''Series/{{ER}}'', ''Series/BeverlyHills90210'', ''Series/ChicagoHope'', ''Series/TheDrewCareyShow'', ''Series/SeventhHeaven'' and other shows had their scripts reviewed by the government and changes made so the network could pocket some cash.
1st Apr '16 4:47:51 PM nombretomado
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* '''Drug users'''. [[DrugsAreBad Drugs are for losers]]; the government says so, and ''everyone'' knows they ''never'' lie. In fact, the US government has ''paid'' TV networks to make sure that anyone using drugs was portrayed as a loser. ''{{ER}}'', ''BeverlyHills90210'', ''Chicago Hope'', ''TheDrewCareyShow'', ''SeventhHeaven'' and other shows had their scripts reviewed by the government and changes made so the network could pocket some cash.

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* '''Drug users'''. [[DrugsAreBad Drugs are for losers]]; the government says so, and ''everyone'' knows they ''never'' lie. In fact, the US government has ''paid'' TV networks to make sure that anyone using drugs was portrayed as a loser. ''{{ER}}'', ''BeverlyHills90210'', ''Chicago Hope'', ''TheDrewCareyShow'', ''SeventhHeaven'' ''Series/TheDrewCareyShow'', ''Series/SeventhHeaven'' and other shows had their scripts reviewed by the government and changes made so the network could pocket some cash.
19th Mar '16 3:11:59 AM Hossmeister
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5th Mar '16 5:49:28 PM delightfulCheshire
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* '''{{Emo}}s'''. Generally regarded as a bunch of whiny poseurs who cry, write poetry, and cut themselves in order to seem unconventional or to attract attention while blowing even the mildest slights or issues completely out of proportion in order to feel {{Wangst}}y about them. Note that this applies to depressed people as well (thusly blending the emo with those who have mental disorders). As with most acceptable targets, there's a DoubleStandard at work here too. While old people (or the {{Jerkass}} main character in a popular webcomic) are often accepted for being angsty, world-weary and cynical, If you're under the age of 21 and object to ''any'' part of life (even if it's a valid or idealistic objection), you might as well brush your hair over one eye, start writing sappy poetry and threaten to [[DrivenToSuicide commit suicide]].

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* '''{{Emo}}s'''. Generally regarded as a bunch of whiny poseurs who cry, write poetry, and cut themselves in order to seem unconventional or to attract attention while blowing even the mildest slights or issues completely out of proportion in order to feel {{Wangst}}y about them. Note that this applies to depressed people as well (thusly blending the emo with those who have mental disorders). As with most acceptable targets, there's a DoubleStandard at work here too. While old people (or the {{Jerkass}} main character in a popular webcomic) are often accepted for being angsty, world-weary and cynical, If you're [[RealityIsUnrealistic under the age of 21 21]] and object to ''any'' part of life (even if it's a valid or idealistic objection), you might as well brush your hair over one eye, start writing sappy poetry and threaten to [[DrivenToSuicide commit suicide]].
15th Feb '16 6:30:47 AM search
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* '''Student Unions'''. Often seen as corrupt, bureaucratic and uncaring of the welfare of students in a university environment while simultaneously living off their tuition money. This is often mixed with belief in extreme treating people with respect, adherence to social justice and far-leftistm on the part of the Union that is used to distract from actual issues affecting students.

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* '''Student Unions'''. Often seen as corrupt, bureaucratic and uncaring of the welfare of students in a university environment while simultaneously living off their tuition money. This is often mixed with belief in extreme treating people with respect, political correctness, adherence to social justice and far-leftistm far-leftism on the part of the Union that is used to distract from actual issues affecting students.
5th Feb '16 1:18:16 PM 313Bluestreak
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* In the {{WWE}} horror film ''SeeNoEvil'', a ''very'' self-righteous vegetarian girl is one of the wayward teenagers ordered to clean the abandoned hotel where [[Wrestling/Kane Jacob Goodnight]] resides. Goodnight "punishes" her, as he does most of the other teens, by [[KarmicTransformation literally feeding her to some dogs]].

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* In the {{WWE}} horror film ''SeeNoEvil'', a ''very'' self-righteous vegetarian girl is one of the wayward teenagers ordered to clean the abandoned hotel where [[Wrestling/Kane [[Wrestling/{{Kane}} Jacob Goodnight]] resides. Goodnight "punishes" her, as he does most of the other teens, by [[KarmicTransformation literally feeding her to some dogs]].
30th Jan '16 11:04:04 PM 10-13-2
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* In the {{WWE}} horror film ''SeeNoEvil'', a ''very'' self-righteous vegetarian girl is one of the wayward teenagers ordered to clean the abandoned hotel where [[Wrestling/Kane Jacob Goodnight]] resides. Goodnight "punishes" her, as he does most of the other teens, by [[KarmicTransformation literally feeding her to some dogs]].
* The Creator/MarilynMonroe comedy ''TheSevenYearItch'' has an interesting vintage take on the stereotype. The male protagonist eats at a vegetarian restaurant one night (his doctor has warned him against eating meat because of the abnormally hot weather). He ends up being way out of his element: everyone in the restaurant except him (including the staff) is elderly, and his waitress is both a fussbudget who meticulously counts up all the calories in his meal and a {{Cloudcuckoolander}} who believes world peace would be achieved if every single human being stripped to the nude.


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* There was an episode of ''SouthPark'' that had Stan temporarily giving up eating meat after he heard about how cruelly calves are treated on veal farms. Not only did he become increasingly physically weak as the show went on, but unsightly, puckering red growths began to appear all over his skin. It was later explained that these were [[VisualPun miniature vaginas, and that Stan himself was slowly turning into "a big pussy."]]
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