15 Thoughts Every Introvert Who Loves Music Has At A Concert

15 Thoughts Every Introvert Who Loves Music Has At A Concert

Because you love music, but you hate crowds of loud, obnoxious strangers.
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Most introverts like to maintain a special balance in their lives with social situations and alone time. And for those of us who love music, live shows can be a hellish place.

1) You ponder why on earth you bought these tickets in the first place, knowing you hate going to shows.

It happens literally every time- you buy tickets in an excited frenzy knowing you love the artist, but as the date of the show looms closer, the feeling of impending doom grows.

2) If the tickets were cheap, you contemplate skipping the show and staying in the comfort of your own home. That’s worth what you paid, right? It wouldn't be the worst thing in the world to just not go. You'll just end up tired, sweaty and in an anxious mood until the show ends. Netflix suddenly sounds so much better.

3) When you decide to suck it up and go, you mentally remind yourself to never buy tickets again, especially if you have to drive to another city.

Because now you have to factor in traffic and the drive back home. Who wants to drive hours back home in the dark when you're exhausted from the show?


4) When you get there, you can’t decide if it’s worth the wait in line to be close to the stage, or if you’re content in the back with the rest of the latecomers.

It doesn't really matter how close you are, right? As long as you can hear what's going on! Unless the artist pulls people in the front row on stage, or does something equally as cool...


5) But when the doors open you somehow push your way as close to the front as possible.

Because you just know that if you're content to stand in the back, something amazing will happen to those in the front rows.


6) And when the opener starts, you wonder why having openers is even a thing. START THE SHOW, ALREADY!

Unless you're extremely lucky or are into REALLY undiscovered music, there's a good chance you won't know who the openers are, and an even better chance you'll be too impatient to hear the headliner to really enjoy them.


7) When the crowd inevitably packs in closer when it’s time for the headliner, you wonder how long your sanity will last when stranger’s body parts start to make contact with you.

Because you just had to stand behind that unashamed dancer who's either accidentally grinding against you, or about to elbow you in the face.


8) You suddenly realize just how annoying unsupervised teenagers are. You also start to wonder if you looked that young and dumb when you were that age.

But then you realize you probably did, and some other person was judging you just the same.


9) When someone accidentally steps on your feet or spills an alcoholic drink anywhere near you, you again wonder why you do this to yourself over and over.

It comes with the territory, but it doesn't make it any less annoying.


10) If you’re short, you wonder why concert etiquette doesn’t demand the tall people who have squeezed in to the front row move to the back.

It's just common courtesy, right?!


11) When you googled the set-list and are diligently counting down the songs until it’s over, but the artist has decided to slip in a few extras.

And even though you probably love the extra songs they're playing, you feel betrayed by the set-list you were so desperately clinging to for sanity.


12) And when it’s finally time for the encore, you consider just leaving, but you know they’ll play your favorite song if you go.

Because there's that one popular song you haven't heard that you just know they'll save for the end.


13) And then the encore lasts extra long, too.

We all know there's going to be an encore. Just come back out, already!


14) When the lights finally dim and the crowd starts to disperse, there isn’t a more joyous feeling in the world.

All your complaints go out the window, because you're finally out of the sweaty mob you've been trapped in for the past few hours and have your own personal space once more.


15) And at the very end of it all, you’re happy you went, because you love music and you appreciate the experience now that it’s over. Until the next time, that is.

Because there will be a next time. You just can't help yourself.


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In 2017 we had to say goodbye to one of the best websites to ever roam the internet: Vine. In case you have been living under a rock since 2013, Vine was -(sad face)- a website and app that took the internet and the app store by storm in Winter 2013. It contained 6-second videos that were mostly comedy- but there were other genres including music, sports, cool tricks and different trends. Vine stars would get together and plan out a vine and film it till they got it right.

It was owned by Twitter and it was shut down because of so many reasons; the viners were leaving and making money from Youtube, there was simply no money in it and Twitter wanted us to suffer.

There's been a ton of threads on Twitter of everyone's favorite vines so I thought I'd jump in and share some of my favorites. So without further ado, here are some quotes of vines that most vine fanatics would know.

1. "AHH...Stahhp. I coulda dropped mah croissant"

2. "Nate how are those chicken strips?" "F%#K YA CHICKEN STRIPS.....F%#K ya chicken strips!"

3. "Road work ahead? Uh Yea, I sure hope it does"

4. "Happy Crimus...." "It's crismun..." "Merry crisis" "Merry chrysler"

5. "...Hi Welcome to Chili's"

6. "HoW dO yOu kNoW wHaT's gOoD fOr mE?" "THAT'S MY OPINIONNN!!!.."

7."Welcome to Bible Study. We're all children of Jesus... Kumbaya my looordd"

8. Hi my name's Trey, I have a basketball game tomorrow. Well I'm a point guard, I got shoe game..."

9. "It's a avocadooo...thanks"

10. "Yo how much money do you have?" "69 cents" "AYE you know what that means?" "I don't have enough money for chicken nuggets"

11. "Hurricane Katrina? More like Hurricane Tortilla."

12. "Hey Tara you want some?" "This b*%th empty. YEET!"

13. "Get to Del Taco. They got a new thing called Freesha-- Free-- Freeshavaca do"

14. "Mothertrucker dude that hurt like a buttcheek on a stick"

15. "Two brooss chillin in a hot tub 5 feet apart cuz they're not gay"

16. "Jared can you read number 23 for the class?" "No I cannot.... What up I'm Jared, I'm 19 and I never f#@%in learned how to read."

17. "Not to be racist or anything but Asian people SSUUGHHH"

18. 18. "I wanna be a cowboy baby... I wanna be a cowboy baby"

19. "Hey, I'm lesbian" "I thought you were American"

20. "I spilled lipstick in your Valentino bag" "you spilled- whaghwhha- lipstick in my Valentino White bag?"

21. "What's better than this? Guys bein dudes"

22. "How'd you get these bumps? ya got eggzma?" "I got what?" "You got eggzma?"

23. "WHAT ARE THOSEEEEE?" "THEY are my crocs!"

24. "Can I get a waffle? Can I please get a waffle?"

25. "HAPPY BIRTHDAY RAVEN!" "I can't sweem"

26. "Say Coloradoo" "I'M A GIRAFFE!!"

27. "How much did you pay for that taco?" Aight yo you know this boys got his free tacoo"

28. *Birds chirping* "Tweekle Tweekle"

29. "Girl, you're thicker than a bowl of oatmeal"

30. "I brought you Frankincense" "Thank you" "I brought you Myrrh" "Thank you" "Mur-dur" "huh...Judas..no"

31. "Sleep? I don't know about sleep...it's summertime" "You ain't go to bed?" "Oh she caught me"

32. "All I wanna tell you is school's not important... Be whatever you wanna be. If you wanna be a dog...RUFF. You know?"33. "Oh I like ya accent where you from?" "I'm Liberian" "Oh, my bad *whispering* I like your accent..."

34. "Next Please" "Hello" "Sir, this is a mug shot" "A mug shot? I don't even drink coffee"


35. "Hey did you happen to go to class last week?" "I have never missed a class"

36. "Go ahead and introduce yourselves" "My name is Michael with a B and I've been afraid of insects my entire-" "Stop, stop, stop. Where?" "Hmm?" "Where's the B?" "There's a bee?"

37. "There's only one thing worse than a rapist...Boom" "A child" "No"

38. "Later mom. What's up me and my boys are going to see Uncle Kracker...GIVE ME MY HAT BACK JORDAN! DO YOU WANNA SEE UNCLE KRACKER OR NO?


39. "Dad look, it's the good kush." This is the dollar store, how good can it be?"

40. "Zach stop...Zach stop...You're gonna get in trouble. Zach"

41. "CHRIS! Is that a weed? "No this is a crayon-" I'm calling the police" *puts 911 into microwave* "911 what's your emergency"

42. "WHY? WHY? WHY? WHY? WHY? "

43. *Blowing vape on table* * cameraman blows it away* "ADAM"

44. "Would you like the spider in your hand?" "Yea" "Say please" "Please" *puts spider in hand* *screams*

45. "Oh hi, thanks for checking in I'm still a piece of garrbaagge"

46. *girl blows vape* "...WoW"

47. *running* "...Daddy?" "Do I look like-?"

48. *Pours water onto girl's face" "Hello?"

49. "Wait oh yes wait a minute Mr. Postman" "HaaaAHH"

50. "...And they were roommates" "Mah God they were roommates"


I could literally go on forever because I just reference vines on a daily basis. Rest in peace Vine

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Perfection Is The Downfall Of Humankind

If there's something about you that you don't like, you can always change or even embrace it.

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While it may be difficult to admit, there are times where you don't exactly love yourself. It is important to remember that it happens to all of us on occasion, which may be even harder to believe.

All humans are bestowed with an innate desire to be "perfect." This is a very dangerous flaw that has been ingrained in us. It is vital to remember that the concept of "perfect" is subjective. Not only this but that achieving "perfection" is impossible. Once you think you've achieved the perfect body or hair or what have you, you will absolutely find something else about yourself that you don't like and then want to change. When you don't embrace what you naturally have, you will always be disappointed in yourself.

This problem with seeking perfection that we have directly stems from comparison. The very moment you start comparing yourself to others around you is when you become more critical. One person's strength can be seen as your weakness but that leads to a narrowed view of your strengths. Two people's great qualities aren't going to be the same. Neither are their respective weak qualities. These qualities can determine what you're passionate about or what you can contribute to society. People need to contribute different things for a more well-rounded humanity.

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