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  Yuppie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yupmo is a crossover between a yuppie and an emo.
A yuppie slum or yuppie ghetto refers to any neighborhood that is largely populated by a young well-off crowd, but often has other connotations of gentrification and rising rental and dining costs in a previously low-rent neighborhood.
Yuppicide is the killing of Yuppies, and vehicular yuppicide is the act of wrecking a yuppie's BMW.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yuppie   (772 words)

 Yuppie - Encyclopedia Dramatica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A yuppie will usually obsess over something stupid such as a German car or a dog.
Yuppies also often have retarded children, but fail to realize that retardation is a disease that cannot be cured by any amount of private schooling, Hooked on Phonics, or voting for the Democrats.
Yuppies claim to care about the environment, but they drive the biggest SUVs on the planet and litter constantly.
www.encyclopediadramatica.com /index.php/Yuppie   (335 words)

 Yuppies - Nostalgia Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Yuppies (an acronym for Young Urban Professionals) ostentatiously stocked their New York-style apartments with the most expensive designer appliances and the latest in high-end stereo and video gear, and drove to work in shiny new Benzes and Beemers (BMWs).
Yuppies were lambasted as excessively consumptive in their pursuit of "the dream" without any real regard for those left behind.
Yuppies led the way in gentrifying urban neighbourhoods, turning warehouse lofts and run-down brownstones into valuable real estate, and there can be little doubt that the yuppie phenomenon had a lasting cultural impact.
www.nostalgiacentral.com /pop/yuppies.htm   (537 words)

 9. Yuppie Culture
Yuppies were lambasted as excessively consumptive in their pursuit of the American Dream without much regard for those left behind.
The yuppie heyday was short-lived; critics gleefully described the stock market crash of October 1987 as the consequence of yuppie folly -- and the beginning of the yuppie's end.
Yuppies often worked so hard that they had little time for sex; more than one DINK couple admitted that they had an answering machine at home just so they could talk to each other at least once a day.
eightiesclub.tripod.com /id295.htm   (1351 words)

 Urban Dictionary: yuppie
Yuppies will move into an area that was once affordable in the city, but they got wind that it was “hip” to live in Wicker Park, or SoHo, or the Teapot District, so they gentrify it.
Yuppies differ from your bog-standard "business man" due to their relatively young age, their blatant arrogance, bloody-minded ambition and the fact that they care more about their work and making money, than the fact that everyone thinks they are a complete twat.
Concepts such as morality, fairness and honesty were alien to the yuppie philosophy in his/her insatiable drive to become rich as possible before the age of forty.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=yuppie   (1127 words)

 The Rise of Yuppie Fascism, Part Two, by Jack Rabbit - Democratic Underground
According to Tamas, the main feature of fascism, whether classical fascism or yuppie fascism, is a hostility to universal citizenship resulting in actions that constitute a reversal of the Enlightenment tendency to conceptualize citizenship as a necessary part of the human condition.
Thus, in yuppie fascism, the power of the corporation is absolute and all other individuals and institutions, including the state, are conceived only in how they stand in relation to the corporation.
In yuppie fascism, with the state in decline and war seen as an inconvenient though occasionally necessary evil, the hero is the entrepreneur.
www.democraticunderground.com /articles/02/02/12_fascism2.html   (3796 words)

 The Yuppie Pricks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Yuppie Pricks are a punk-rock band from Austin, Texas specializing in 'reverse-psychology' punk.
Flaunting affluent backgrounds while playing raw punk reminiscent of bands such as the Sex Pistols, Black Flag and the Dead Kennedys, the Yuppie Pricks eschew traditional 'working-class' punk clichés in favor of a decadent, over-the-top image and sound.
Filmmaker John Waters names the Yuppie Pricks' song Coke Party one of his "Five songs that mean a lot to me" for Variety magazine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Yuppie_Pricks   (452 words)

   Yuppie Eugenics
A contemporary, ostensibly voluntary form of older ideas and practices, Yuppie Eugenics is based in modern molecular genetics and concepts of “choice,” and has begun to raise the high tech prospect of employing prenatal genetic engineering.
What was once a preventative choice has become a pro-active entitlement, exacerbated by the sense prevailing among current elites that one has the right to control all aspects of one’s life and shape them by buying and periodically upgrading the best that technology has to offer, be it a computer, a car, or a child.
Yuppie Eugenics builds on the mirage that applications of genetics and biotechnology will be able to make us more perfect as well as to counter all forms of pain, illness, and death.
www.zmag.org /ZMag/articles/march02hubbard-newman.htm   (2098 words)

 The Mavens' Word of the Day
In 1984, when yuppie first came to media attention, it, yumpie, and YAP (for "young affluent professional") were all in circulation, but yuppie is the one that prevailed.
Yuppie itself inspired a large number of spinoff terms, most of which were quickly forgotton; an exception is the still-current buppie "fl urban professional."
The word yuppie is a word of 1984, when it was the vogue word, the subject of cover articles in major magazines and the inspiration for several books.
www.randomhouse.com /wotd/index.pperl?date=19980306   (206 words)

 The Poor Man Institute » The yuppification of the American Editors
Indeed, quality restaurants located in non-yuppie areas are quickly “discovered” by yuppies, and spoken about, in hushed tones, as “this little neighborhood place I found”, which, when you finally arrive, turns out to have a clientele consisting of two Mexicans and fifty billion slumming yuppies.
For, like bees, yuppies send out unconscious pheremonal signals to each other which communicate the exact location of all fine eateries in a fifty-mile location, which they then swarm relentlessly, until the place is turned into a wasteland of boutique beer and ‘funky*‘ decor.
Yuppies are basically all six-year-old girls, except that instead of stickers and Barbies all conversation is about the acquisition and relative merits of furniture, kitchen supplies, fresh produce, insanely overpriced tchotches from the 3rd world, HBO (the yuppie network) shows on DVD, and, of course, real estate.
www.thepoorman.net /2005/10/17/the-yuppification-of-the-american-editor   (1709 words)

 The Rise of Yuppie Fascism, Part One - Democratic Underground   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On the other hand, the yuppie fascist strategy to deal with the problem of lower-class immigration from the developing world is outlawing it.
Finally, while some transitional forms of yuppie fascism have allied themselves with economic protectionism, such as Pat Buchanan and his followers in the United States, the more mature and potent forms of yuppie fascism, such as the present Italian government of Silvio Berlusconi, are allied with global capitalism.
In this, it is not only the worker of the developing nation whose citizenship is taken away in order to treat his labor as a commodity and deny his humanity beyond his ability in the workplace, but also the native-born unskilled or semi-skilled worker in the developed world as well.
www.democraticunderground.com /articles/02/02/05_yuppie1.html   (2300 words)

 Medical Dictionary: Yuppie flu - WrongDiagnosis.com
Yuppie flu (medical condition): Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a syndrome that has only recently been described by the medical profession.
CFS and fibromyalgia share many common characteristics, and may be misdiagnosed as each other, and either condition is often misdiagnosed as depression.
Yuppie flu: Another name for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (or close medical condition association).
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /medical/yuppie_flu.htm   (390 words)

Yuppie's show carrier started when he was just 1 week short of being 6 months old.
Yuppie (Adams Ranch SF Sundance Kidd) was entered in a puppy match where he not only won Best of Breed, but he also went on to win a Group 1 placement!
Wherever Yuppie excels, that will be the area we will focus his attention.
www.adams-ranch-acds.com /Yuppie.htm   (181 words)

 The Iron Yuppie: 11/01/2004 - 11/30/2004
I fully admit I have a limited view of the blogsphere (as everyone must, given it's size and a human's bandwidth) but this is just an aspect to the media...
INCITE: The Carnival of the Capitalists I was going to go on a big rant about how blogging may or may not be journalism, and I still may, but I was particularly pleased with the posting at INCITE today...
Well the election results are in, and for those of you who have been in a cave on Mars with your fingers in your ears singing “la-la-la”, Bush won with a large margin in both the electoral and the popular vote (which is nicer than last time).
ironyuppie.com /archive/2004_11_01_archive.html   (7492 words)

 The Yuppie Wagon! T&R Trailer Mfg, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
You will find that the Yuppie Wagon™ is a very versatile trailer, which can be used for many types of occasions.
When equipped with a ramp door, the Yuppie becomes even more versatile, acquiring the ability to haul most motorcycles, and at a fraction of the cost of other fully enclosed trailers.
Yuppie Wagon™'s are great for group picnics, outings and trips, school functions, hobbyists, campers and hunters.
www.tandrtrailer.com /yuppie/pics.php   (220 words)

Yuppie Puppy Studios requires proof of current shot records on the first visit, plus annual updates, for your pet's safety and health.
Even pet owners from beyond the Texoma area make the journey to Yuppie Puppy Studios so their Family Dog can be a Yuppie Puppy too.
Yuppie Puppy Studios owners continue to be innovators in their K 9 GROOMOLOGY
www.yuppiepuppystudios.com /index.html   (797 words)

 The Iron Yuppie: 10/01/2004 - 10/31/2004
There was an interesting point on Instapundit saying that stopping people from voting who deserve to vote is no better or worse than allowing people to vote who do not have the right.
One thing that really struck me about the time we live in is how disturbingly close to the dystopia (I was going to give a shout out to the dictionary for making me sound smart, but I remembered this word on my own!) of Orwell's 1984.
It is just that when the 10th bill comes up for the refunding of the NEA (which I think is an extension of defend us because it reduces crime by making people more learned), it is tough to call it quite as fl and white as I have just laid out.
ironyuppie.com /archive/2004_10_01_archive.html   (5520 words)

 Yuppie Couples
The corporate city I live in is a kind of yuppie heaven.
Such hot topics may not be the stuff of romance but to two yuppies in love, it's as close as you can come.
People who fit the yuppie profile have chosen the same path in life, met in large business environments, fallen in love just like anyone else, but continue to relate based on their mutural interests.
www.romanceopedia.com /P-YuppieCouples.html   (767 words)

And as if a great new record wasnt enough of a reason for a party, they will also be raising their glasses to celebrate ten years of the Flu.
To be certain, there are some tracks reminiscent of Yuppie Flus last record, the lush masterpiece Days Before The Day (Stray on Free and Europe is Different), but for the most part, the songs on Toast Masters are of a more stripped down, classic pop/rock variety.
Yuppie Flu has stayed busy over their first ten years as a band and of late, if anything, seem to be stepping up the pace.
www.myspace.com /yuppieflu   (757 words)

 Reaganomics and the Decade of the Yuppie
These are the same characteristics associated with Yuppies.
Why are yuppies like Bud Fox and Darien Taylor willing to give up or risk their personal relationships, their emotional integrity, and their characters for money and power and social status?
One of the larger yuppie fears portrayed in Wall Street is the fear that if you're not a player, if you're not on top of the money game, then you will be one of the losers, one of a great mass of Americans who are being screwed by the players and the money men.
www.colorado.edu /AmStudies/lewis/film/yuppie.htm   (987 words)

 stereogum: You Might Be An Indie-Yuppie If...
You are a indie yuppie if that fat lip and fl eye you have were given to you by two trailer park living, metallica fl tee shirt wearing, rusty ford pickup driving hillrats in the parking lot at the Landing Strip for trying to pick up their mom after work there.
You are an indie yuppie when all the 20 something temps at your job tell you about the newest hottest band and you tell them you saw them open for Mike Watt at the knitting factory in 1995.
you might be an 'indie yuppie' if...your a rich little white suburban fuck who listened to silverchair in high school but now trolls around zombielike with your 'ipod' thinking your so 'indie' and 'that' you listen to such 'underground' music that everyone else is listening to as well..
www.stereogum.com /archives/001391.html   (17453 words)

 Welcome to Yuppie club
About Us Yuppie Club is a specialized consulting company in the area of loyalty and direct marketing.
Yuppie Club was established in 2003 and has become the leader in loyalty marketing consulting in
The Founder and CEO of Yuppie Club is Julian Nikolov, who has an MBA degree from
www.yuppie-club.com   (103 words)

 CruelGirl.org - Welcome - DIE YUPPIE SCUM!
Yuppies may be easily offended by viewing this site.
My suggestion would be to view HD RIDING YUPPIE WANNABE before preceding any further.
Last time I was there, there was a line a city block long of Yuppies waiting to buy a T-shirt.
www.cruelgirl.org   (218 words)

 Argh! There be yuppie [jerks] on Yonder Mountain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There is a happy place, this place is warmer than here, but not too hot (or humid at all really).
This place is filled with many yuppies in SUVs, hot yuppie girls in North Face coats/vests, hot yuppie girls with clogs on their hot yuppie feet, and lots of semi-dirty yuppie kids who listen to this music.
A supposed hippy enclave with at least 8,000 yurts perched condescendingly above the yuppie stronghold of Boulder, Colorado inhabited by many yuppies that are dirty and that like Yonder Mountain a lot.
maroon.uchicago.edu /voices/articles/2003/02/28/argh_there_be_yuppie.php?x=email   (518 words)

 Yuppie Puppies is a dog grooming business based in Yangebup. puppies perth, flea control perth, dog grooming perth, pet ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Yuppie Puppies is a dog grooming business based in Yangebup.
The business was established in 1996 and is now run by husband and wife team, Andrew and Jenny.
All previous 'dogs of the week' can be found by visiting our furry friends page.
www.yuppie-puppies.net   (183 words)

 betterPropaganda - free MP3 downloads The Yuppie Pricks
Not even Ronald Reagan's death could exterminate the tenacious 80s yuppie, who now seeks to exploit our precious punk heritage in the form of THE YUPPIE PRICKS from Austin, TX.
THE YUPPIE PRICKS' first album was an exclusive affair sold only on Wall Street and in country clubs: rumor has it that they bribed Biafra to release Broker's Banquet to get street cred.
Gordon Gecko immortalized the 80s "Greed is Good" philosophy and G. Bush applied his yuppie shenaniganism to the American Presidency, but it took THE YUPPIE PRICKS to collide this carnivorous mentality with punk.
www.betterpropaganda.com /artist_page.asp?id=768   (280 words)

 No More "Yuppie Flu"
In the 1980s, chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome(CFIDS) was portrayed as the "Yuppie flu," a relatively rare condition that affected mostly upper middle class white professionals.
In fact, the highest levels of CFIDS were consistently found among minority groups and individuals with lower levels of education and occupational status, such as blue-collar workers.
What is clear is that most of the CFIDS prevalence studies to date are problematic and do not present a complete picture of the illness.
www.immunesupport.com /library/showarticle.cfm/ID/1205/T/CFIDS_FM/searchtext   (1182 words)

 eBay.co.uk - Yuppie, Men's Accessories, Mobile Phones, Clothes, Shoes Accessories items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
nokia city man 1320-rare vintage early yuppie mobile
ORANGE SOCKS - Yuppie Goes Yogi - Valerie Simonson
Dollfie SD/BJD Yuppie Inspired Shirt & Corderoy Pants
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