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(Topic ID: 275331)

Merch. ITS MERCHANDISE


By WackyBrakke

67 days ago



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    “Merch. ITS MERCHANDISE”

    • Yes, Unprofessional 27 votes
      26%
    • No, It’s fine. It’s ok to type half of a word and still appear professional 77 votes
      74%

    (104 votes)

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    #1 67 days ago

    Does it bother anyone else that Stern’s website is littered with the abbreviated term “Merch”? It’s MERCHANDISE! Merch isn’t even recognized by spell checkers making typing this rant even more difficult. Just spell the whole word. Abbreviated millennial words are unprofessional.

    #2 67 days ago

    No.

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    #3 67 days ago

    Is this real life?

    #4 67 days ago
    Quoted from WackyBrakke:

    Abbreviated millennial words are unprofessional.

    Those darn millennials are at it again!

    #5 67 days ago

    They canceled half of the word,damn it

    #6 67 days ago

    Merch is a common term in the concert/music scene, and I’m sure elsewhere as well. Stern positions itself as a boutique for pinball and pop culture. Even though most of the younger generation can’t afford to buy their games, they’re still trying to appeal to them. Look at the models wearing their clothes.

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    #7 67 days ago

    Seriously, this is a thread?

    #8 67 days ago

    They are "prolly" trying to be cool. Hate that abbrv ,,,,,

    #9 67 days ago

    It disturbs me more than sex demons.....

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    #10 67 days ago

    Nobody gives a shit.

    #11 67 days ago
    Quoted from WackyBrakke:

    Does it bother anyone else that Stern’s website is littered with the abbreviated term “Merch”? It’s MERCHANDISE! Merch isn’t even recognized by spell checkers making typing this rant even more difficult. Just spell the whole word. Abbreviated millennial words are unprofessional.

    Let me guess, you're anti-swag too.

    #12 67 days ago

    Tomato-Tomatoe

    #13 67 days ago
    Quoted from WackyBrakke:

    Abbreviated millennial words are unprofessional.

    Merch is an old-ass term, like from the 90's or earlier. They are probably trying to relate to old bastards more than millennials.

    #14 67 days ago
    Quoted from WackyBrakke:

    Abbreviated millennial words are unprofessional.

    Friggin millens

    #15 67 days ago
    Quoted from Hayfarmer:

    They are "prolly" trying to be cool. Hate that abbrv ,,,,,

    Complains about abbreviations before utilizing “abbrv”

    Prolly did that on purpose

    lol

    #16 67 days ago

    I prefer “totally bitchin’ accoutrements”

    #17 67 days ago
    Quoted from radium:

    I prefer “totally bitchin’ accoutrements”

    You just lost half the Pinsiders, the ones with the money, good one thou(my kids explained what you said)

    #18 67 days ago
    Quoted from PW79:

    Complains about abbreviations before utilizing “abbrv”
    Prolly did that on purpose
    lol

    Ya think?

    #19 67 days ago

    I have to admit, swag drives me a little crazy, but merch has been around as long as I can remember. I think you are hating on the Gen Xers with merch.

    #20 67 days ago

    It's like the word "Peep's", just say the entire word people.

    John

    #21 67 days ago

    Why besmirch the merch?

    #22 67 days ago

    Which of these two sellers is going to have the cooler stuff?

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    #23 67 days ago

    You know you’re old when....

    #24 67 days ago

    There’s a 60 something man that I used to work with, he used half world all the time. You know, like using hilar instead of hilarious.

    I deff thought he sounded ridic when he only used half of a word to talk. Seniors these days trying to sound hip like the kids do.

    #25 67 days ago

    They might as well just use emojis to be cool. The now cool thing is to talk in hieroglyphs.

    #26 67 days ago

    Your life must be so spectacular that this is something you find irritating enough to complain about.

    #27 67 days ago

    Sigh... how is this even worth discussing?

    Whatev

    #28 67 days ago
    Quoted from rollitover:

    Let me guess, you're anti-swag too.

    You beat me to it.

    #29 67 days ago

    Total crap content.

    #30 67 days ago

    OP, i'd suggest taking a few days off the internet. Last week, you rage quit on a bunch of "toxic" threads as an act of Mr. Moral Highground, and now you made one of those threads of your own.

    #31 67 days ago

    Anyone else picturing OP shaking his fist and yelling at everything in sight to get off his lawn?

    #32 67 days ago
    Quoted from dung:

    Anyone else picturing OP shaking his fist and yelling at everything in sight to get off his lawn?

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    #33 67 days ago
    Quoted from evileye:

    Merch is a common term in the concert/music scene, and I’m sure elsewhere as well. Stern positions itself as a boutique for pinball and pop culture. Even though most of the younger generation can’t afford to buy their games, they’re still trying to appeal to them. Look at the models wearing their clothes.

    This. I have had guys work for us that became confused when the term “merchandise” was used. Nowadays using the full word makes you sound like a Hollywood mobster. Not a recent development.

    #34 67 days ago

    I used to sell merch for bands. I never once called it merchandise.

    #35 67 days ago

    i thot u new the yung foks ruined englsish long ago w ther txting

    #36 67 days ago

    Funnier thing about Stern site was the article entitled fall preview. Of course, I assumed it had something to do with games. When I clicked on it, the topic was about all the new Stern apparel. Cause that's what we want. More info about stern t-shirts.

    #37 67 days ago
    Quoted from PW79:

    Is this real life?

    Is this just fantasy?

    #39 67 days ago
    Quoted from PW79:

    Is this real life?

    Quoted from fosaisu:

    Is this just fantasy?

    Caught in a landslide,

    #40 67 days ago
    Quoted from Jgaltr56:

    Caught in a landslide,

    Ohhh escape from reality..

    #41 67 days ago

    Merch is miles better than Swag.

    PS: it’s not a pinball machine. It’s a lifestyle machine.

    #42 67 days ago

    Sterns cost savings pfffff

    #43 67 days ago

    Anytime someone says half a word to me I giggle inside cause it sounds so dumb. Just talk full worded sentences.
    I tots think this Merch is the bomb. Lol ok. You mean this merchandise is really cool. Got it

    #44 67 days ago
    Quoted from WackyBrakke:

    Just talk full worded sentences.

    That's not exactly eloquence from the mouth of someone so concerned about a use of language and grammar. But I digress. Continue hurling stones in that glass house.

    #45 67 days ago

    ScaredOfMerch, ScaredOfMerch., then just go play Nintendo

    #46 67 days ago
    Quoted from WackyBrakke:

    Anytime someone says half a word to me I giggle inside...

    teehee

    #47 67 days ago

    Now I hear these millennials are calling a delicatessen a “deli.” Can’t they use a full word? What’s their prob?

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    #48 67 days ago

    GET. OFF. MY. LAWN. Wait, I don’t have a lawn. Tots sry bout that my mistke

    #49 67 days ago
    Quoted from mooch:

    Now I hear these millennials are calling a delicatessen a “deli.” Can’t they use a full word? What’s their prob?
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    Makin' sammies, no doubt. Buncha jerks.

    #50 67 days ago

    Totes. The word is totes. Tots is a grouping of toddlers.

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