The Hipster 10

Have you ever wondered how to tell if something is hipster? The Hipster 10 is a scoring rubric with 10 criteria that can accurately assess whether or not a product is considered hipster.

Scoring
< 0 = Mainstream
0 – 2 = Future potential to be hipster
≥ 3 = Certifiably hipster

The Hipster 10
1. Made before the 1970’s. (1 point)

2. Company that made product is still in business (-1 point)

3. Made before the 1870’s. (3 points)

4. Not handmade (-1 point)

5. Completely mechanical (1 point)

6. Requires electricity. (-1 point)

7. Considered obsolete. (1 point)

8. Mass produced (-1 point)

9. Lacks any safety features. (2 points)

10. Instagram worthy (1 point)

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