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July 14th, 2008

Happy Birthday to our original “viral” meme-type creation, Hipster Bingo

Hipster Bingo AnniversaryA belated Happy Birthday to Catbirdseat.Org’s very first really-successful internet meme, Hipster Bingo, which actually turned *5* years old last month. Believe it or not, fresh links to this STILL come in many times each week– it actually accounts for a full 25% of Catbirdseat.Org traffic. I know, I know, you’d think I’d have updated Hipster Bingo at some point, to include “beards,” or to replace “ironic trucker cap” with “$50 New Era ‘Fitted,;” but thing is, you gotta know when to let something go. You gotta know when to stop. The last thing in the world I want is to become the Jeff Foxworthy of indie rock (“If TWO-THIRDS of yer outfit comes from American Apparel… you maht be a hipshter!”)

3 Responses to “Happy Birthday to our original “viral” meme-type creation, Hipster Bingo”

  1. “Hipsters” + Bingo = Everyone Loses « Jen Choi & the Life Says:

    [...] July 22, 2008 · No Comments Thanks to Chris, “an alt bro,” and HIPSTER RUNOFF, we now have a new, updated Hipster Bingo (ALT Bingo) board compared to the CATBIRDSEAT original. [...]

  2. Hipster Bing-O! Preview at Mess with Silverlight Says:

    [...] these things and derivatives have been around for ages, but we thought it would be a good little chance to play [...]

  3. Hipster Bingo. | elephant journal Says:

    [...] two other versions, click here. Via MissBehave blog, The Catbirdseat and the site I already linked [...]

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