Children's Backpacks on Highschool Students

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  1. MrByatis

    MrByatis Questioning Rumble

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    Fellow member xion14 and I are sitting in our study hall wondering why there are so many students in the highschool we go to wear backpacks intended for children.

    Almost every passing period I see students wearing Iron Man, Transformers: Animated, Dora the Explorer, Spongebob, Disney, Spider-Man, etc. backpacks,

    Has anyone else seen this and can think of a reasonable explanation? Because frankly, we cannot
     
  2. Trenner Dios

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    Because it's considered trendy.
     
  3. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Ask one of them.
     
  4. DrGrim

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    Probably the same reason we buy and collect children's toys.
     
  5. Ziero

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    Did you really come to a Transformers website, a place where grown men buy and enjoy kids toys, and ask why teenagers would be sporting childish backpacks?

    Simple answer, they like em. I mean, I'd think it's awesome if I was a TF fan and saw some other kids sportin TF gear.
     
  6. Razorclaw

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    Ask one of them that, and if they answer that it's trendy and that everybody is doing it say "So if everybody starts jumping into a well, you'll do it to?"
     
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    This is a very odd question to be asking in a forum dedicated to collecting toys.

    That said, I've been looking for a Little Mermaid backpack that matches my eyes. Any help?
     
  8. Fishdirt

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    I don't find the question that odd at all.

    High School for me was a time when everyone was in that mindset where toys were behind them. Anything like a kids backpack stuck out like a sore thumb and encouraged being picked on.

    I'm kind of curious myself as to whether it's some trend or something symbolic for a week (like facebooks replace your profile pic with an 80s cartoon).
     
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    Yeah......that's kind of what I was thinking.

    Oh please don't get me started on that whole facebook changing your profile pic crap. That has to be the dumbest thing I have ever read on facebook.
     
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    Geek is Shiek...plain and simple it is now cool to be a geek.
     
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    I would 'like' this comment if I could.

    Another thing I thought up is that perhaps children's backpacks are often cheaper and more affordable than more 'mature' backpacks. Also it could just have been continuously used since elementary school, saving them money from having to buy new ones.
     
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    Actually, child backpacks is not a fad just happening within high schools. I see a lot of undergraduate college students sporting them too. Oddly enough, it's usually the student athletes.
     
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    Cause wearing a good backpack gets it stolen
     
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    Exactly, just like wearing pajama pants while you are out and about.
     
  16. MrByatis

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    I would ask them, but almost all of the people wearing them are hardcore "gangsta" types and would most likely hit me if I even looked at them
     
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    No lie, completely serious, they're trying to be "ironic". Fuck them all.
     
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    not when you get all your friends to change their profile pics to doomwat.jpg!
     

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    They're poor and can't afford to buy a new backpack, so they have to keep using their old one from grade school?
     

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