Music·Updated on Aug 18, 2020. Posted on Jan 16, 2013A Day In The Life Of A Mall GothHere's everything that's great about the natural habitat of Hot Topic's best customers.by Amy Rose SpiegelBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink It's important to energize with grody food court pizza. The cheese is cold, just like your soul. Via Flickr: bsdpunkblog Fast food is also good goth fuel, especially when followed by a post-meal clove cigarette. Via Flickr: 84622484@N00 Then it's time to strike an ironic pose near a sunny window display. Mall goths actually hate daylight, which makes it hilarious! Via Flickr: millingdeths But hurry back in, because you just got GREAT news... Via golfwang-highlife.tumblr.com OMGOTH, RACE YOU THERE! Now, which Slipknot flag to buy? So many options! Via Flickr: onehotreel Luckily, this girl is here to help! (And make sure that no one's shoplifting wristbands.) Via kayyylamariah.tumblr.com Hot Topic always has the BEST CLOTHES, no matter what your mom says. Via Flickr: chrissangiorgiophoto Seriously, you can never have too many edgy slogan T-shirts that tell the world you're *~UNIQUE~* Via Flickr: travismcfarland You stock up on the perfect essentials to highlight your untraditional eyebrows and awesome skull tattoo. Via Flickr: jefframone A cool band even makes an in-store appearance. They'll totally pose for an ANTI-ESTABLISHMENT MIDDLE FINGER pic with you! Sick. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via ipromiseimnot0kay.tumblr.com Afterward, you check some sweet DDR action at the arcade. STOMP ON THE GAME LIKE THE WORLD HAS STOMPED ON YOUR SPIRIT. Via jumptheturnstyle.com Phew, all that movement made you hungry again. Time for more food court fare, aka edible sadness. Via jumptheturnstyle.com The thrill of a day at the mall can tire a goth out! You cope by playing dead at the mattress store. Wonder if Tempur-Pedic also does the insides of coffins? Via Flickr: shawnk What a day. The world may be a cold and dismal place, but at least you'll always have the mall to turn that black-lipsticked frown upside down. Via sodahead.com Truth.