Top Ten Dead Trends and Works

Yo! These trends were once in and radical, y'all, but nowadays, if you converse 'bout this shizz on the streets, you'll be mocked, dog!

The Top Ten

1 Late 2000s-Early 2010s memes

Haven't heard from these in a very long time - DarkShadows

Another thing adults are guilty of is cashing in on dead memes - I could list them all, but that'd take a whole week. Let's give you the memes that are pretty much dead nowadays:
Rage faces
"Like a boss"
"CAN I HAZ" cats
Harlem Shake
Gangnam Style
He-Man singing
And the list goes on and on and on. - Swellow

2 Totally radical slang

This is the one thing middle-aged adults are guilty of - When they try to be "hip with the kids", they always do this. You know, because they're still relevant. Dam it... - Swellow

3 Disco Music

Disco was big in the 1970s, and it played a large part in reviving genres such as dance and rhythms and blues. It also impacted on the fashion, such as bell-bottom jeans, neon colors, and the like. How did it die? By the late 1970s, people eventually became sick of the genre to the point there was vinyl burning sessions (Disco Demolition Night infamously). By the 1980s, disco was gone, period, and Thatcher pretty much got stricter on the genre in the UK because of it being "debauchery". While disco is becoming a lot positive in the upcoming years, it's still hard to talk about it without addressing it's death. - Swellow

4 Fidget Spinners

Without a doubt, fidget spinners are dead. Even the people they are allegedly supposed to help don't even associate with them anymore. I remember back before I went to Bulgaria, Irish stores were selling them for 30 euros. When I got back, they'd been reduced to 5 euros. Let that sink in as a sign of their death. - Swellow

They were such a big thing when I was in 8th grade, if you had a fidget spinner every one wanted to use it and every teacher wanted to take them. The more expensive the fidget spinner, the cooler you were. Glad those dumb hunks a plastic are dead. - Lucretia

5 Bronzing

An average bronzing, no, but extreme bronzing definitely - Back in the 2000s, it wasn't uncommon to see people do this as a form of beauty. Every celebrity did it, and tanning shops were very popular. However, some people, especially bodybuilders have taken the trend a bit too much to the point they look barely flesh and more like metal. And the fact it's easier to just apply fake tan or makeup instead pretty much has killed this trend. - Swellow

6 Parody movies

While there are some good parody movies out there, the genre pretty much died the minute Seltzer and Friedberg got into it. With how bad Disaster Movie was, let's say the fate of the parody movie genre these days is pretty much confined to DtoV. - Swellow

7 The Simpsons The Simpsons The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening that started in 1989, and is still running as of 2017, making it the longest running animated sitcom. It is about a man named Homer and his family Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie going through a long series of misadventures.

Man, no show will ever stoop as low as The Simpsons did - Once one of the most highly praised shows back in the 1990s, the show's popular start to took a turn after the turn of the millennium, where plots were rehashed, characters like Troy McClure or Marcia Wallace dumped, and non-sensical aesops being made (the infamous Skinner episode). At this point, the show has already been salvaged by critics as pretty much void of humour nowadays and catering to too much liberal/PC viewpoints. - Swellow

8 Scenester and emo trends

I was going to put MySpace here, but I feel these are much more prominent - Once artists such as My Chemical Romance or Panic! At The Disco switched their roots, these two fashion trends were two of the things to go. Once MySpace was dead, they are pretty much dead, and now it's seen as a mockery of what was wrong with the MySpace scene. - Swellow

9 Aluminium Christmas trees

Believe it or not - These were a thing in the 1960s and were considerably expensive. The trend lasted until "A Charlie Brown Christmas" came out, with used aluminium trees as a commercialization of Christmas. While they are making a small comeback, it's not uncommon to see aluminium trees at yard sales or garage sales in the garbage bin. - Swellow

10 TV talent shows

I think Germany is the country with the longest running talent search shows. While in all the other countries, even those where the shows originated, the shows have long been cancelled, we still have Idol, The Voice, Got Talent, I'm a Celebrity Get Me Outta Here. The latter is hugely successful. - Martin_Canine

Letting this speak for itself - These shows are on their way out, already being seen as a relic of the mid 2000s. - Swellow

The Contenders

11 Pokémon Go

Most people probably deleted it or at least ignore it. It was the coolest thing in summer 2016, now its boring. - Lucretia

It's been dead for awhile now - Gametheorysucks

12 Gangnam Style - Psy
13 Bottle Flip

Remember when it was satisfying to video that epic flip that you capped and put it on Snapchat? - Randomator

]Hate this. Some people even still do this. Not as much as before - Lucretia

14 Damn Daniel Damn Daniel Damn Daniel is a 2016 viral video. Daniel Lara and his friend, Joshua Holz, who are students at Riverside Polytechnic High School, reached their Internet fame after their video, an edited collection of Snapchat videos, went viral on social media platforms such as YouTube and facebook.
15 What Are Those
16 Harambe Harambe "Harambe" (27th May 1999 - 28th May 2016) was the name of a male western lowland gorilla in the Cincinatti Zoo who was shot and killed by a staff member in 2016 due to child negligence, sparking public outrage and later a revered internet meme .
17 Harlem Shake
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