I wanted to compile this list for fun, no reason other than that.  I am guilty of using half of these phrases myself!  Thanks to my Twitter followers for a lot of these suggestions on what to use!

So here is my Top 10 List of Over Used Sneaker Phrases:

10 – Im Paypal Ready!!  

So you post a picture of some sneakers on IG, and you get comments saying “HMU, I’m Paypal Ready”, yet the sneakers say NFS (Not For Sale)

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9 – Straight HEAT!!

It is definitely the way we usually define a sneaker, “straight heat!”  lol.

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8 – Wear your kicks!!  Then the next picture is For Sale, DS

Some people profess insistently to “WEAR YOUR KICKS!!!” but they the next thing you see they are selling sneakers that are Deadstock lol.

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LMAO.. this one always cracks me up.  At the same time i’m glad they are not just saying DS. lol

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6 – Resellers are KILLING THE GAME

As I always say, its never the resellers issue, its the people that are paying the prices.

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5 –  I Need These Gone ASAP!

You see someone get a shoe that they seemed to REALLY want, then all a sudden “I need these gone ASAP!”.  Maybe the hype train has left for some of the sneakers and some of the people that bought them for the hype needed to jump off.

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4 – These are Replicas, Not Fakes

We all know the replica world has reached new levels in 2013, but those that really don’t get it get so defensive and are like “These are replicas, NOT fakes..” LMAO.

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3 – Hypebeast

Definitely a phrase that is thrown around daily, with no idea of what it means.  What if you buy a bunch of sneakers no one cares about but then you buy a hyped up shoe, does that make you a hypebeast?  Sometimes people take “hypebeast” as a compliment, others get offended.  The word needs to die IMO lol.

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If they are “just sneakers” then why are you charging more than retail? if they are “just sneakers” why don’t you only have limited or PE sneakers? Sometimes they are more than “just sneakers”.  Take the DB5 Isaac Arzate’s for example, they represent something tragic and beautiful, definitely more than just a sneaker to me.

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It’s always funny when you see a picture of an unreleased sneaker like the Red October Yeezy 2s, and you see a comment like “THESE ARE MY GRAIL!!”  Lol.  The definition of a “grail” is definitely subjective, but don’t let the hype fool you.

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