What is it to be "cool"?

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  1. VVoltz
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    For me is:
    Believe in yourself and act like you are better than anyone else.

    What is it to be cool to you?
     
  2. Ace Gunman

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    To be yourself, regardless of what anyone else thinks. You know peer pressure? It's overrated. Often times people will respect you for being yourself and sticking to your own convictions. At least, that's how I've found it to be. [​IMG]
     
  3. TrolleyDave

    TrolleyDave Philosolosophising

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    Cool is being the one that stays the same temperature and keeps the same demeanour not matter whats going on around, being the one who keeps his head firmly on when everyone elses is popping off their shoulders.

    Cool is a mild form of anti-social personality disorder!
     
  4. Mlacks

    Mlacks Banned

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    How to be cool:

    1. Meet a nice looking woman. Virgin Romainians are the best
    2. Take her to a coffee shop and have her drink manipulated in such a way that she ASKS4MOAR RON PAUL.
    3. Take your new friend into a closet for a prolonged mount of time. If you get bored, It would be a good idea check your friend's STICHES for malformities with your HEART.
    4. ??????
    5. Eat the resulting fetus
     
  5. scubersteve

    scubersteve Newbie

    "Cool"?
    No one is =/
    Everyone wants to be =\
     
  6. Harpuia

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    Cool is to be Gangsta. That's right.
     
  7. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    Absolutely not.
     
  8. The Teej

    The Teej Also known as The Tjalian

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    To be doing something worthwhile in your life, all the while not being an egotistical dick about it.
     
  9. PBC

    PBC What!? I can change this??

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    There is a simpson's episode to explain most things we deal with in life. Cool is no exception.
    Homer and Marge consult the kids on coolness...

    Homer: So I realized that being with my family is more important
    than being cool.
    Bart: Dad, what you just said was powerfully uncool.
    Homer: You know what the song says: "It's hip to be square."
    Lisa: That song is so lame.
    Homer: So lame that it's... cool?
    Bart and Lisa: No.
    Marge: Am I cool, kids?
    Bart and Lisa: No.
    Marge: Good. I'm glad. And that's what makes me cool—not caring, right?
    Bart and Lisa: No.
    Marge: Well, how the hell do you be cool? I feel like we've tried
    everything here.
    Homer: Wait, Marge. Maybe if you're truly cool, you don't need to
    be told you're cool.
    Bart: Well, sure you do.
    Lisa: How else would you know?

    Cool is relative to the person you want to appeal to. One thing that may make you cool to some people is going to make you uncool to others. Soo being cool is really a choice of weither you consider yourself cool, because others are always going to have sorted opinions. But simply calling yourself cool doesn't make you cool to anyone else.
     
  10. Dylan

    Dylan 100 MILES AND RUNNIN'

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    to be like that awesome xblackoutx guy. hes the definition of cool
     
  11. ZAFDeltaForce

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    To be cool is to be yourself. Acting like others (whom you believe is 'cool') is just plain dumb.
     
  12. xalphax

    xalphax Internet killed the Ponystar.

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    cool? dont get caught!
     
  13. Artheido

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    It's like in Liar Liar where the boy says 'I thought that beauty lies inside a person' (or something like that) and he replies 'That's just what ugly people say' xD

    Same with 'coolness'. Saying just to be yourself isn't being cool, it's being yourself.
    Example: Someone 'being them self' turns out to be a paedophile, that is being them self but is that cool? Not really =/ Unless if you're a paedophile too.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cool_%28aesthetic%29

    Cool has different meanings to everyone. What I think is cool may not be what you think is cool. The word 'cool' cannot be used in factual context as the word shows opinion.
     
  14. dweirdo

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    for me cool means not to panic in a worse case scenario!


    EDIT:::
    THOUGH CARROT IS VERY COOL 2
    AND SAYING "2" INSTEAD OF "TO" IS COOL 2.
    IV JUST SAID IT AGAIN!
     
  15. xcalibur

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    To be cool is to be like this guy:
    [​IMG]

    Seriously though, cool is something subjective and I've worked out that its absolutely pointless.
    If you were really cool, you wouldn't care about what others think but thats where you get "being cool" from anyway... other people.
     
  16. Bob Evil

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    If you were cool, the moment you realised you were cool, you'd stop being cool, as you'd become to concious of it all ...

    Plus, many people have things about them that are cool, or do things that are cool, but they, themselves, might not be intrinsically cool ...
     
  17. Veho

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    To be cool is to be able to pursue the things that interest you and to enjoy the things you like without the need to justify them in front of others or convert others to your interests. Like playing the DS on a bus.
     
  18. Hitto

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    He's not cool, he's cold and probably rotting.

    Cool is not only about things you did to impress people, if you feel proud about yourself and the little things you do in your little corner of the world, then you're cool as a snowflake.
     
  19. Panzer Tacticer

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    Cool is being able to see the forest for the trees, and knowing what species they are too.

    Cool is actually knowing the meaning of life.

    Cool is looking at your child and being able to say "I made that person".

    Cool is knowing, that if all the power went off, and never came back on, you'd still have a job.

    Cool is knowing, that all the popular people are really just insecure inside and needing the positive reinforcement of others that you don't really require.
     
  20. Try2bcool

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