"Hmm....'made in mexico.' Oh, wasn't there a massacre by the police a few weeks ago at one of HT's factories during the IWW strike?"
Person2: Ew no, they only sell emo band stuff there, and other stupid worthless crap.
Person1: You ignorant fool, since when are bands like the Ramones emo?
Hot Topic kid: because, your pants are from American Eagle, they're so normal and conformist!
Hot Topic kid: MY pants are from Hot Topic. That means I'm better 'cause I'm an individual!
Not everyone who shops at Hot Topic is a poser. Some of us just shop there to get stuff from the bands we like, such as Sublime, ICP, Deftones, etc. Or just to get Faygo 'cuz that's the only place around here the sells it.
Me: Liberty spikes?
Prep: Like, no, silly! Like...Gelled up!
Me: Can he play the air guitar?
Prep: No, but he can play girls like no tomorrow!!!! Teehee.