Go Shopping at Hot Topic and We'll Tell You How Scene You Are

Khadija L.

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About This Quiz

Hot Topic is an American retail chain known for selling counterculture related apparel, accessories and other types of merchandise. If you didn't know, counterculture is "a subculture whose values and norms of behavior differ substantially from those of mainstream society."

Apart from being known for their licensed band T-shirts and geek culture and video game merchandise, the store sells a wide variety of items including Funko Pop! dolls, jewelry, backpacks, bedding sets, as well as the controversial gel bracelets. Some of their most popular products come from movies and television shows including "Supernatural," "Harry Potter," "Star Wars," "Stranger Things," the Marvel Universe and many of the Disney movies. 

Many different types of people shop at Hot Topic, but they are particularly known as the store where emo and scene kids go to. The store's primary target audience includes kids and young adults who are particularly interested in rock music and video games.

Have you ever wondered how much of a scene kid you are? Well, if you would like to find out, then take a hypothetical shopping trip at Hot Topic, choosing as many items that you want, and at the end, you will find out how much of a choppy hair, black eyeliner wearing kid you are. 

How often do you go to Hot Topic?

How do you feel when you enter the store?

How much money do you usually spend when you go there?

What do you usually buy when you go there?

Who is your shopping buddy?

Which of their sales is your favorite?

Do you keep up with the latest fashion trends?

How would you describe your style?

Where do you wear your Hot Topic outfits to?

Which of these emo-trends did you part-take in?

Which of these rock band tees are you thinking about getting?

Which of these TV show themed t-shirts do you want to buy?

Which of these bottoms would you like to get?

The pajamas that you picked up is most likely to have which of these things on it?

What kind of hats do you get when you go there?

When you’re not wearing a hat, which of these accessories would you add to your hair?

What color do you need to add to your wardrobe?

Which of these themed pairs of socks would you get?

How many rings are appropriate for you to wear?

Which of these accessories do you need to get your hands on?

What kind of necklace would you get?

What type of sunglasses would you purchase?

What kind of shoes would you pick up while you’re there?

Which of these things are you likely to pick up from the clearance section?

Which of these costumes would you pick up?

Which of these backpacks would you put your things in?

Which of these Funko Pop! dolls will you add to your collection?

As you leave the store, you see a key ring that you want; is most likely…

You and your friends are getting ready to go head off to a music festival; which of these things do you run to the store to get?

Which of these celebs would you love to run into at the store?

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