Clever replies when people call you a GOTH

Urban dictionary defines a Goth as, “someone who finds beauty in things others consider dark. They love all that is dark and mysterious.”

I have received so many emails from people asking what to say when people call you a Goth, well, this post is for y’all.

If you are a Goth you may have been picked on or singled out at school for being different. People who like to conform probably don’t appreciate your unique and creative style.

Wherever you go there are the mainstream people and then there are people on the fringes who don’t like cookie-cutter homogenous things. It is great to be your own person, to be different and unique. Nobody ever did anything exceptional in the world trying to be like everyone else.

Here are a few things you can say when people give you a hard time for being a Goth

Best comebacks when people call you a Goth

1. Who picked out your clothes, a blind guy who hates you?

2. There’s nothing worse than being ordinary.

3. My bright and happy personality makes up for the lack of colour in my wardrobe.

4. You laugh at me because I’m different. I laugh at you because you’re all the same.

5. Well, you look like a (fill I the blank).

6. Wow. Seriously? That’s the first time I heard it!

7. You have a keen eye for the obvious.

8. I’m glad you’re here to state the obvious, I would have been lost without you.

9. Better than looking beige!

 10. If you are freaked out by anyone that looks a little different than you, then I am afraid you are going to have a very difficult life.

11. And you are the ultimate definition of a beige person.

12. I guess I fit outside of your exceptionally narrow view of the world.

13. I am not a goth, I’m just a little dead inside.

14 I don’t need to justify they way I look to people who have a vanilla life that I don’t want.

15. Thanks, I don’t want to be ordinary.


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definition of goth

The term “goth” refers to a subculture that emerged in the late 1970s and early 1980s, where people love to wear black and like a certain genre of music. Goth fashion often can also include heavy eye makeup, and dramatic hairstyles, while goth music is typically dark and melancholy.

The goth subculture is also associated with a fascination with death and the supernatural world. Goth culture is diverse and can vary greatly depending on the individual or community, location and those involved.

most common goth comment

One of the most common questions goths get is, “whose funeral are you going to?”

The most popular answer is, “yours!”

How to deal with being called a goth

If you are different in any way, some generic person will always have something to say about it.

It’s important to remember that being called a goth is not bad thing, and it’s okay to embrace that unique part of your identity and be authentic to who you are. If someone is using the term in a derogatory or insulting way, it’s important to stand up for yourself and set boundaries.

Ultimately, how you choose to deal with being called a goth is up to you. It’s important to be true to yourself and not let others define you based on their perceptions or stereotypes.

10 famous goths

Here are 10 famous people who are often associated with popular goth culture:

1. Robert Smith – lead singer of The Cure and a goth icon

2. Dita Von Teese – burlesque performer

3. Marilyn Manson – musician

4. Trent Reznor – musician and composer

5 Peter Murphy – lead singer of Bauhaus

6. Siouxsie Sioux – lead singer of Siouxsie and the Banshees

7. Tim Burton – filmmaker

8. Winona Ryder – actress known for her roles in gothic films like “Beetlejuice” and “Edward Scissorhands”

9. Lydia Lunch – musician, poet, and actress

10. Rozz Williams – musician and artist

The Role of counselling and self care

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When you are dealing with being called a goth by others and you find it stressful, consider getting support from a professional. Talking to a counselor is a great way to work through a challenging situation, and help you find some strategies to work through the person’s behaviour.

Better Help is a great resource where you can talk to a counselor from the comfort of your own home. 

Taking care of your own needs isn’t selfish, and you will feel better in the long run.

Clever replies when people call you a goth

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  1. I love this website. I know u made a topic for if people call u goth, but can u make a topic for if people call u a wannabe goth? Thx a lot 🙂

  2. I freaking love this cite!!! The responses are so freaking funny, i’ve actually used a few when weirdos call me emo (when I’m totally not emo)

  3. I absolutely love this site! People keep calling me emo even though i’m not just because of what I wear

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