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How Twee Are You?

Get ready to count your cardigans.

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  1. Check off all that apply!

    Do you...

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    Wake up every morning to the sound of Sarah Records?
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    Have a portable record player?
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    Have a cassette player (and use it a lot?)
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    Live and die for DIY?
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    Tend to love singers with high-pitched, nasally voices?
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    Love K Records?
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    Listen to Pains of Being Pure at Heart?
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    Field Mice?
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    The Vaselines?
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    Another Sunny Day?
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    Belle & Sebastian?
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    Tiger Trap?
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    Beat Happening?
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    Rocketship?
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    Veronica Falls?
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    Like Wes Anderson?
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    Like Jean Luc-Godard?
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    Like Miranda July?
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    Worship Calvin Johnson?
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    Worship Amelia Fletcher?
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    Love '60s mods and Ye-Ye girls?
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    Own an anorak?
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    Own a pair of chunky Mary Janes?
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    Have way too many dresses and shirts with Peter Pan collars?
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    Have a wardrobe that's at least 40% corduroy?
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    Think cardigans make every outfit better?
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    Prefer strawberry-flavored anything?
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    Love drinking tea?
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    Have fringe or bangs?
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    Wear horn-rimmed or thick-framed glasses?
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    Basically look to children for style inspiration?
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    Have a crush on pretty much everyone?
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    Tend to be shy?
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    Think you're kind of awkward?
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    Flirt exclusively through mixtapes/CDs?
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    Often hang out in book or record stores?
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    Want to go to or have been to Popfest?
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    Love and make fanzines?
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    Read Chickfactor regularly?
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    Wish you lived in Bristol in the late '80s?
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    Wish you went to Evergreen State College in the '90s?
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    Play or sing in a band with a name that references "sweet," "gentle," or "sunny?"
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    Want to start a band even though you and your friends can barely play instruments or sing?
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    Have or want to start your own record label?
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    Actually not like being called precious or cute?
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    Not like things ironically?
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    Wear your heart on your sleeve?
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    Just have a lot of feelings, period?
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    Look cute as hell but have a secret dark side?
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    Hate when people don't understand what it means to be twee?
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