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So I know next to nothing about goth. A few things I don't like about it but I definitely think they have a lot in common with metal. A lot of overlap within the 2 scenes.

I noticed they have their own dating apps/social networking etc. I really would like to date a goth chick. Every girl I've ever been with has hated my music and I hated theirs so that wouldn't be anything new so that is neither a plus nor a minus, just the same. But I do see a few plus sides- I think goths are more likely to be into horror (which I am obsessed with) and 2, I honestly don't like makeup, I prefer the natural look on girls except with goth chicks. The first crush I ever had was on Elvira, the breasts definitely have something to do with it but not just that, pale skin, dark makeup, black hair and dark dresses etc is a turn on for me. Even as a kid of a very young age, I loved horror chicks like Elvira and Herman Munster's wife.

The last and biggest plus, far better than looks and common interests- They seem very misunderstood and outsiders to society as a whole. Possibly people who could understand me as I never fit in anywhere, no one agrees with me on anything, a lot of people instantly hate me or ask me ridiculously absurd questions upon meeting me etc. From what I hear, they are in the same boat as me. No woman in my life has ever understood me. I'd really like a girl who understands me or at least just accepts my weirdness.

Also I have to say, I know that I am not goth. I'm not into their music, I don't wear makeup and don't plan on it either.

What do you think about goth and goths? Are any of you goths? Has anyone dated a goth? Any thoughts?

I see on youtube that there is a lot of guys with a goth fetish (just want to pick up goth chicks) but I think I have a far better reason for it than they do.

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Huh. Well, I used to hang out with a bunch of goth kids and go dancing and stuff. I really enjoy some of the music. The scene where I grew up revolved around a couple of goth nights at different clubs, but it was a melting pot, metal was welcome too. My experience is, you take the looks and music out of the picture, we're all just people like anybody else. Shared counterculture is nice but it doesn't have much to do with how compatible you'll be in a real relationship. Also, being misunderstood doesn't necessarily make people any more understanding when it comes to others, and you'll run into people who are playacting at "being an outcast" for whatever reason... Not to mention that a lot of outwardly "normal" folks feel like outsiders too. In short, I don't think you're either more or less likely to find what you're looking for in the goth scene.

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You're probably right. I watch a lot of weird stuff on youtube and I saw a lot of videos about goths (usually in small towns) ranting about no one understanding them, so that;s why I was thinking that. But I guess for every 1 person ranting on youtube there is probably 10 people who are the exact opposite of them.

I honestly don't fit in anywhere. Every job I've ever had, I try to be nice to new people but there is always at least 1 person who hates me instantly. I'm not talking about just women, even with guys I have a hard time making friends, I have completely different interests, nothing in common with them etc.

Now that I think about it, ever since I got clean I have had this problem. When I used to do drugs I had lots of people to hang out with and no problem meeting new women. Even though my social life was better, everything else was worse though.

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3 hours ago, Vampyrique said:

@the_thrashing

Sounds like you need a cure for your ails, perhaps The Cure.

The goth scene is mostly about fashion and makeup. O the shallow vanity of identity!

I'm sure I could make a gothic girl very happy... she could be my cinnamon girl. 

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On 5/23/2020 at 6:07 AM, Requiem said:

I'm sure I could make a gothic girl very happy... she could be my cinnamon girl. 

Unless it's a typo on your part, that's a negative Req. You couldn't make a goth girl happy or she would cease to be goth - that's philosogothophy 101.   

 

 

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8 hours ago, Vampyrique said:

Unless it's a typo on your part, that's a negative Req. You couldn't make a goth girl happy or she would cease to be goth - that's philosogothophy 101.   

 

My wife must be a goth then...

Aren't goth girls only goth girls because they can't get boyfriends from the football team and can't be bothered being feminist lesbians? 

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1 hour ago, Requiem said:

My wife must be a goth then...

Aren't goth girls only goth girls because they can't get boyfriends from the football team and can't be bothered being feminist lesbians? 

If she is, then you're lucky because it's through no fault of your own that she's unhappy. 

That could be. Depression from rejection, yet too sad to be angry at men.

Don't tell me you missed my Type O Negative reference? That was specifically for you. Hopefully your subconscious mind got it. Or else my hypnotic hand is losing its touch. 

 

 

 

 

 

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2 hours ago, Vampyrique said:

If she is, then you're lucky because it's through no fault of your own that she's unhappy. 

That could be. Depression from rejection, yet too sad to be angry at men.

Don't tell me you missed my Type O Negative reference? That was specifically for you. Hopefully your subconscious mind got it. Or else my hypnotic hand is losing its touch. 

I really had no idea what your "typo... negative, req" statement meant. I guess I just made a typing mistake somewhere. Why, is there some significance to the phrase? I'll try to steel my observation skills forthwith.

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5 hours ago, Requiem said:

I really had no idea what your "typo... negative, req" statement meant. I guess I just made a typing mistake somewhere. Why, is there some significance to the phrase? I'll try to steel my observation skills forthwith.

In reference to making said Cinnamon Girl (it's an alright song of theirs) happy, I wrote about you writing how you could instead of how I thought you couldn't or could not (the 'not' being the bands initials reversed) make her happy. Meh, well past October-rusty, my efforts were dead again, it seems.

 

 

 

 

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13 hours ago, Vampyrique said:

In reference to making said Cinnamon Girl (it's an alright song of theirs) happy, I wrote about you writing how you could instead of how I thought you couldn't or could not (the 'not' being the bands initials reversed) make her happy. Meh, well past October-rusty, my efforts were dead again, it seems.

The 'not' being a reversal of TON is just too subtle for successful internet transmission, but the rest of your post: yes, I understood and enjoyed it enormously. You can rest easy knowing that your philological genius is appreciated worldwide. 

What the hell is this thread even about? 

Edited by Requiem

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On 7/27/2020 at 12:00 AM, Vampyrique said:

A lonely Serb looking for trouble, singing black black black black no. 1.

I'm not even really joking.

So a regular post from you then. 

I've always loved the Serbs and their romantic sensibility. Lots of good christian women there, I hear tell. 

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2 hours ago, Requiem said:

So a regular post from you then. 

I've always loved the Serbs and their romantic sensibility. Lots of good christian women there, I hear tell. 

I went looking for trouble - when I decided I was going to watch a Serbian film - and boy, I found her. Nothing Christian nor romantic about it.

No italics this time.

 

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