Go Shopping at Hot Topic and We'll Tell You Your Stripper Name!

EMPLOYMENT

Amanda M.

6 Min Quiz

Image: David Sacks/ Stockbyte/ Getty Images

About This Quiz

Towards the end of the 1980s, fashion was starting to calm down.  Jewel-colored tones began replacing the standard neon pinks, blues, and yellows, and it seemed that there was no real store to embrace this darker color palette of fashion.  

Enter Hot Topic. In 1988, this now mall staple opened its doors in a small store in California. Starting out with just music themed accessories, this brand has branched out embracing various markets including music, movies, house and home, fashion, and at one time, they even had baby merchandise. 

In 2001, Hot Topic did something really cool: they opened Torrid, a plus-sized market that let the ladies with curves get their merch too! In addition to all this, both stores have foundations with Torrid donating some of its profits to help women get training and funds they need to succeed and Hot Topic donates some of its profits to a foundation that helps underprivileged children and teens to learn about music. 

Just like Hot Topic, stripping has always pushed an envelope. Because of its niche audience, there are basically two schools of thought that describe the populace's opinions: they are seen as people who objectify themselves for money or that they are performers who are empowering themselves and providing an example for others to follow suit.  

With its variety of products, it's easy for a creative mind to come up with their stripper names at a store like Hot Topic. If you're curious about what influences this store could have on your stripper name, go ahead and take this quiz. We'll give you some ideas that could help you further your career!

Why did you decide to become a stripper?

Advertisement

What theme would you use when you took the stage?

Advertisement

When you got to the mall, what kind of transportation did you use?

Advertisement

Who are you shopping with?

Advertisement

When strolling through the mall, what drew you into Hot Topic?

Advertisement

Once inside the store, which section are you heading towards?

Advertisement

Do you have tattoos? If so, what is it?

Advertisement

Before your first performance, what drink would you have to chase away your nerves?

Advertisement

What food do you eat before hitting the stage?

Advertisement

What semi-permanent hair color would you use?

Advertisement

What hairstyle would you wear when you performed?

Advertisement

What Blackheart Beauty lip color would you wear?

Advertisement

What accessory would you likely use to emphasize your look?

Advertisement

What kind of shoes would you wear for your performance?

Advertisement

Let’s talk hosiery. Which type of stocking found at Hot Topic would you wear?

Advertisement

What kind of body jewelry would you wear?

Advertisement

What perfume would you wear?

Advertisement

Will you be using body glitter?

Advertisement

What song would you use for your routine?

Advertisement

Are you going to go into the champagne room?

Advertisement

Will you go topless?

Advertisement

If the bar is short staffed, what job would you take?

Advertisement

Would you do a lap dance for a couple?

Advertisement

What Funko figurine would you own?

Advertisement

What prop would you use?

Advertisement

If you had a fan offered you money, would you take it?

Advertisement

After your performance one night, you come backstage to a bouquet of flowers. What do you do with them?

Advertisement

If an obsessed fan were to give you a gift from Hot Topic, what do you think it would be?

Advertisement

If your obsessed fan started to scare you, what would you do?

Advertisement

One of your fans storms into the dressing room! What do you do?

Advertisement

About HowStuffWorks Play

How much do you know about dinosaurs? What is an octane rating? And how do you use a proper noun? Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks Play is here to help. Our award-winning website offers reliable, easy-to-understand explanations about how the world works. From fun quizzes that bring joy to your day, to compelling photography and fascinating lists, HowStuffWorks Play offers something for everyone. Sometimes we explain how stuff works, other times, we ask you, but we’re always exploring in the name of fun! Because learning is fun, so stick with us!

Explore More Quizzes