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Subject: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: yelimsexa on 01/09/15 at 6:52 am

Since we have a couple "when did you first hear about" threads in the '90s system along with the fact that nearly everybody can remember the '00s unlike previous decade, I'd like for you to share when you first hear about the following trends usually associated with the '00s:

-Emo
-Ringtones
-Hipsters
-Triple Play multimedia deals
-Harry Potter (started in the '90s, but many never heard of it until the '00s)
-Blogs
-An App referring to a mobile application as opposed to a software application as in Microsoft Windows
-Blu-Ray
-Netflix
-Redbox
-Energy Drinks
-Wi-Fi

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: Arrowstone on 01/09/15 at 9:21 am

- Emo: 2006 I think (though I wondered before "what are they doing with their hair?")
- Ringtones: 2002 (Nokia..)
- Hipsters: 2011 (before I just thought it were eco-hippies)
- Triple Play multimedia deals: don't know what this is.
- Harry Potter: 1999 when I was given the first book to read (I was 7)
- Blogs: 2003?
- App: 2010
- Blu-Ray: 2007
- Netflix: 2012
- Redbox: is this American?
- Energy Drinks: before 2004.
- Wi-Fi: 2007?

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: popguru85 on 01/09/15 at 12:47 pm

-Emo
-Ringtones: Saw a commercial for the crazy frog ones on tv
-Hipsters: When a good majority of my stand up workshops colleagues had jokes about them
-Triple Play multimedia deals: Commercial on tv
-Harry Potter: Middle School english class had a few people reading the books
-Blogs: Heard about it on the news
-An App referring to a mobile application as opposed to a software application as in Microsoft Windows
-Blu-Ray: Worked at a Gamestop and we eventually started taking in trade ins on Blu Rays and DVDs
-Netflix: Neighbor had an account and gave us a free trial voucher
-Redbox: saw one at a Wal Mart
-Energy Drinks: Saw one in a mini mart
-Wi-Fi: College offered free Wi Fi on campus.

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: XYkid on 01/09/15 at 1:55 pm

-Emo: 2006
-Ringtones: 2002?
-Hipsters: 2008
-Triple Play multimedia deals: 2004
-Harry Potter (started in the '90s, but many never heard of it until the '00s): 2001
-Blogs: 2004
-An App referring to a mobile application as opposed to a software application as in Microsoft Windows: 2008
-Blu-Ray: 2006
-Netflix: As a DVD delivery, 2004, as a streaming program, 2010
-Redbox: 2005
-Energy Drinks: 2005
-Wi-Fi: 2004

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: Howard on 01/09/15 at 2:01 pm

Emo: late 2000's
-Ringtones: early 2000's
-Hipsters: early 2000's
Triple Play multimedia deals: late 2000's
-Harry Potter: early 2000's
Blogs: late 2000's
-An App referring to a mobile application as opposed to a software application as in Microsoft Windows: late 2000's
-Blu-Ray: late 2000's
-Netflix: late 2000's
-Redbox: late 2000's
-Energy Drinks: mid 2000's
-Wi-Fi: late 2000's

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: Catherine91UK on 01/10/15 at 4:55 am

-Emo 2006
-Ringtones 2002
-Hipsters Don't know
-Triple Play multimedia deals What?
-Harry Potter (started in the '90s, but many never heard of it until the '00s) 2000
-Blogs Probably 2004 or 2005
-An App referring to a mobile application as opposed to a software application as in Microsoft Windows Probably 2010 or 2011
-Blu-Ray Probably 2006 or 2007
-Netflix Don't know
-Redbox What?
-Energy Drinks Don't know
-Wi-Fi 2003

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: KatanaChick on 01/10/15 at 8:08 pm


Since we have a couple "when did you first hear about" threads in the '90s system along with the fact that nearly everybody can remember the '00s unlike previous decade, I'd like for you to share when you first hear about the following trends usually associated with the '00s:

-Emo
-Ringtones
-Hipsters
-Triple Play multimedia deals
-Harry Potter (started in the '90s, but many never heard of it until the '00s)
-Blogs
-An App referring to a mobile application as opposed to a software application as in Microsoft Windows
-Blu-Ray
-Netflix
-Redbox
-Energy Drinks
-Wi-Fi

Emo-I heard the term first in 2001, but never knew what it was then.
Ringtones-Mid 2000's when people were using songs for their phone.
Hipsters-The people or the jeans? The jeans would be 2001, the people would be some time this decade. 2011-ish?
Triple Play-I don't know when that came about.
Harry Potter-I first heard of it in 1998 wen our teacher read it to us.
Blogs-I knew of them in the early 2000's with sites like Blogger. 2003-2005 were the height of my blogging days.
Apps-2009 maybe? Most people didn't have smart phones before that.
Blu Ray-Late 2000's.
Netflix-Mid-late 2000's.
Redbox-2010
Energy drinks-Late 90's. I used to get those Hansen's ones.
Wi Fi-This decade.

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: Emman on 01/11/15 at 6:54 am

-Emo: 2004
-Ringtones: 2004
-Hipsters: 2006
-Triple Play multimedia deals: ?
-Harry Potter: 1999
-Blogs: early 2000s
-An App referring to a mobile application as opposed to a software application as in Microsoft Windows: late 2000s
-Blu-Ray: 2006
-Netflix: late 2000s
-Redbox: 2015(first time hearing about it)
-Energy Drinks: early 2000s
-Wi-Fi: mid 2000s

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: MarkMc1990 on 01/11/15 at 2:17 pm

-Emo -- Around September 2005, shortly after I started high school
-Ringtones -- Probably about 2004, maybe 2005 when I got my first cell phone
-Hipsters -- Maybe 2010? I'm trying to remember if I ever heard that term during high school in the late '00s
-Triple Play multimedia deals -- just now! lol
-Harry Potter -- 1998-99 when I was in 2nd grade
-Blogs -- 2003-ish when I started using the internet more
-An App referring to a mobile application -- late '00s...I recall mentioning them in a college paper I wrote in early 2010
-Blu-Ray -- 2006?
-Netflix -- Maybe around 2007
-Redbox -- 2009
-Energy Drinks -- Gosh I don't even know...early '00s at the latest, but I assume they've been around for a while before that
-Wi-Fi -- I'm gonna say mid-'00s sometime after we switched from AOL to Comcast. I think my brother probably used it for some PS2 games.

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: bchris02 on 01/11/15 at 4:31 pm

-Emo 2003
-Ringtones 2003
-Hipsters 2008
-Triple Play multimedia deals 2002
-Harry Potter (started in the '90s, but many never heard of it until the '00s) 2001
-Blogs 2001
-An App referring to a mobile application as opposed to a software application as in Microsoft Windows 2008
-Blu-Ray 2006
-Netflix 2004
-Redbox 2008
-Energy Drinks 2001
-Wi-Fi 2000

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: Shemp97 on 01/12/15 at 5:56 pm


Since we have a couple "when did you first hear about" threads in the '90s system along with the fact that nearly everybody can remember the '00s unlike previous decade, I'd like for you to share when you first hear about the following trends usually associated with the '00s:


-Emo: Used to be called goth in the late-90s/ early-00s, but I've heard "emo" since the late-00s
-Ringtones: 2003
-Hipsters: 2011, actually. It seems to be a phenomenon of this decade rather than the last.
-Triple Play multimedia deals: Wha?
-Harry Potter (started in the '90s, but many never heard of it until the '00s): My older sister had them in the late-90s, we watched the movie when it was fairly new on VHS in 2002-ish.
-Blogs: early-00s, back when they had flashy, sparkly gifs of brats-esque girls and played music.
-An App referring to a mobile application as opposed to a software application as in Microsoft Windows: 2008 through the iphone commercials.
-Blu-Ray: 2008.
-Netflix: 2009
-Redbox: I've seen them for a while, didn't know what they were called, and can't remember when I first saw them.
-Energy Drinks: early-mid 00s, every kid had 'em.
-Wi-Fi: 2007, same with broadband.

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: Vance Jacobsen on 01/15/15 at 7:13 pm

Emo-2002
Ringtone- 2001
Hipsters- 2007
Harry Potter- late 1999
Blogs- late 2005/ early 2006.This is also when I first found out about Facebook and Myspace.
Apps- Can't recall
Blu-Ray- 2006
Netflix- 2008
Red Box-  Can't recall
Energy Drinks- 2004 

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: GH1996 on 01/21/15 at 4:52 pm

- Emo: 2006/07 ish
- Ringtones: 2004
- Hipsters: 2011
- Triple Play multimedia deals: no clue
- Harry Potter: about 2002/03
- Blogs: 2004
- App: 2009
- Blu-Ray: 2007
- Netflix: 2012
- Redbox: 2013
- Energy Drinks: 2005
- Wi-Fi: 2008

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: yelimsexa on 01/22/15 at 6:53 am

Now I'm going to chime with my thoughts. Thanks for your participation!

-Emo: 2007
-Ringtones: 2004
-Hipsters: 2008
-Triple Play multimedia deals: 2006 (this is basically cable/satellite/media companies that adervtise Internet, phone, and TV serivices for those who are wondering. Maybe I should have said digital cable instead, in this case would be 2002 for me.)
-Harry Potter (started in the '90s, but many never heard of it until the '00s): 2001
-Blogs: 2004
-An App referring to a mobile application as opposed to a software application as in Microsoft Windows: 2008
-Blu-Ray: 2005
-Netflix: 2007
-Redbox: 2006
-Energy Drinks: 2005
-Wi-Fi: 2003

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: sonikuu on 01/22/15 at 8:15 am

- Emo: 2004
- Ringtones: 2004-ish
- Hipsters: 2007
- Triple Play multimedia deals: No idea
- Harry Potter: 2000
- Blogs: 2002 or 2003
- Mobile app: 2010
- Blu-Ray: 2005
- Netflix: mid-200s
- Redbox: 2007 or so
- Energy Drinks: mid-00s
- Wi-Fi: 2003 or 2004 maybe

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: 80sfan on 01/22/15 at 8:18 am

-Emo 2003
-Ringtones 2005
-Hipsters 2003
-Triple Play multimedia deals 2007
-Harry Potter (started in the '90s, but many never heard of it until the '00s) 1998
-Blogs 1999
-An App referring to a mobile application as opposed to a software application as in Microsoft Windows
-Blu-Ray 2010
-Netflix 2009
-Redbox 2012
-Energy Drinks 1999
-Wi-Fi 2009

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: Inlandsvägen1986 on 01/22/15 at 8:53 am

I am German:

Ringtones: 2001
Blogs: 2005?
Apps (for mobile phones): 2010
Blu-Ray: 2007/08
Netflix: 2014
Energy Drinks: 1998/99
Wi-fi (under this term): 2008. I think I first used it when I was on a trip through the US where nearly every motel offered Wi-Fi. In Germany we call it WLAN and I have heard about the concept probably a few years before 2008.

Some additional terms:

Smartphone: 2009/10 (I absolutely didn't care about cellphones until 2013/14)
Tablet computer: 2010
PDA: 2000
Personal Computer: 1991/92
Compact Disc: 1992
CD-Rom: 1997/98
Floppy disk: 1992
Internet: 1996
TV: 1989
External HDDs: 2006?
USB Flash Drives: ca. 2004
Cell phones: 1994/95
Digital cameras: 1999
Digital SLR cameras: 2001
Netbooks: 2009
LCD screens (for computers): ca. 2000
LCD screens (for TV): around 2002
VHS: 1992
DVD: 2000?
High Speed Internet: 2000
Wireless Phones: 1995

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: bchris02 on 01/23/15 at 8:29 am


-Emo: Used to be called goth in the late-90s/ early-00s, but I've heard "emo" since the late-00s


I always saw goth and emo as separate subcultures and very different from each other.  The best way to sum it up is emo kids hate themselves and goth kids hate the world.

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: Howard on 01/23/15 at 1:49 pm


I always saw goth and emo as separate subcultures and very different from each other.  The best way to sum it up is emo kids hate themselves and goth kids hate the world.


So it would be considered the same thing?

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: MilkTheCouch on 01/27/15 at 1:50 pm

-Emo: 2005
-Ringtones: 2005
-Hipsters: I never heard of these until 2013.
-Triple Play multimedia deals: 2008
-Harry Potter (started in the '90s, but many never heard of it until the '00s): 2001. My older brother was a big fan.
-Blogs: Maybe 2005-06ish?
-An App referring to a mobile application as opposed to a software application as in Microsoft Windows: 2010
-Blu-Ray: On one of my Disney DVDs in 2007 or 2008
-Netflix: It was a web banner ad that I had seen in 2007.
-Redbox: 2010
-Energy Drinks: 2011
-Wi-Fi: 2002

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: Inlandsvägen1986 on 01/27/15 at 3:58 pm


-Wi-Fi: 2002


Seriously, you were born in 1998 and have heard of Wi-Fi as early as 2002?

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: fusefan on 01/27/15 at 7:47 pm

-Emo 2003
-Ringtones 2003
-Hipsters 2009 or 2010
-Triple Play multimedia deals No idea
-Harry Potter (started in the '90s, but many never heard of it until the '00s) 2000
-Blogs 2004
-An App referring to a mobile application as opposed to a software application as in Microsoft Windows 2008
-Blu-Ray 2006
-Netflix 2006
-Redbox 2010
-Energy Drinks 2001
-Wi-Fi 2003

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: Howard on 01/28/15 at 2:45 pm


Seriously, you were born in 1998 and have heard of Wi-Fi as early as 2002?


There's no way at 4 years old to know anything about Wi-Fi. ::)

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: Starde on 03/02/15 at 5:12 pm

-Emo: 2005/2006
-Ringtones: 2002
-Hipsters: 2012
-Triple Play multimedia deals: Don't know
-Harry Potter (started in the '90s, but many never heard of it until the '00s): 2001
-Blogs: 2002/2003
-An App referring to a mobile application as opposed to a software application as in Microsoft Windows: 2009/2010
-Blu-Ray: 2007/2008
-Netflix: 2010/2011
-Redbox: 2011
-Energy Drinks: early/mid 00's
-Wi-Fi: late 00's

Subject: Re: When did you first hear or see the following trends?

Written By: JohnMarston on 03/03/15 at 5:20 pm

Emo - I can't quite recall when I first heard the term, perhaps in 2008 when I had consistent access to the internet and social 'networking'.
Ringtones - 2005, I bought Rihanna's Pon de Replay song. That was my first ever ringtone!!
Hipsters - 2011, when every one starting wearing those hideously oversized geek glasses and walked around with professional cameras strapped to their necks. Man that sh*t was stupid.
Triple Play multimedia deals - No idea what that is.
Harry Potter - 2001 when I watched the first film and thought it was truly magical and almost... surreal.
Blogs - like 2010 - I know, I was late. I never really followed blogs and jumped on the Twitter bandwagon pretty early (Facebook prior to that)
An App - when I bought my first smartphone in 2009 - an iPhone 3GS! Smartphones were usually depicted as devices for the more sophisticated consumer but it was pretty cool to rebel against the Blackberry era. I can't actually believe people adored their Blackberries when Apple offered something a lot more progressive.
Blu-Ray - 2009. Nothing revolutionary.
Netflix - 2012 ish.
Redbox - No idea what that is.
Energy Drinks - all throughout high school!
Wi-Fi - 2009.

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