How does one become a raver?greenspun.com : LUSENET : North Carolina Raves : One Thread
Well, we all have to start somewhere.....i need some advice on how to break into the raver sceen...i live in the winston-salem/kernersville area.....i love the music, and i want want to experence a rave soo bad....anyone got any advice?
-- Anonymous, July 01, 2002
Dude, if youre asking that question, all hope is already fuckin lost. Jesus. go to a rave, pick up some glowsticks, eat triple stack genie, and watch the magic happen. Peace.
-- Anonymous, July 01, 2002
I'm gonna have to stick with Candy Kid with this one. Never ask how to be something.....just be yourself and everything will fall into place. As far as getting advice from someone else....wrong move, it's different for everyone. To each his own. Hope these words fall on a mind capable of understanding them. (no disrespect intended) Everyone here on this site....if I'm right let him know...I'f I'm wrong tell me. PLUR and safe Raving Everyone.
Justin aka- DJ TranceMission
PS- Hope to see some of you up in DC, just come up to me and say hi if you do see me.
-- Anonymous, July 02, 2002
hey dogg don't sweat it. people are most of the time too high to notice that u aren't a raver. plus no one really will judge u. they will be psyched that u are a virgin to the rave scene. if u are too nervous to go to a huge rave, go to a samll party at someones house. peace out and enjoy yourself. u have nuttin to lose.
-- Anonymous, July 02, 2002
i really dont think you can be a raver you just hear the music fell the vibe and then BOOM its just a party fit for any and everyone well okay not cops but hey i'm in the marine corps and i party all the time. its really great and you should ask me for a light show if you ever do "rave" and i'll get my girl friend to well you'll see. hope to see you on the flip side PLUR!!!!! peace love unity respect
-- Anonymous, July 03, 2002
What up? If you go to the raves, you enjoy the music, and you wish you could spend the rest of your days on earth there liveing off nothing but pills and Evian, and dancing till your heart stops and you pass over dead, then....naturally you are a raver.
-- Anonymous, July 03, 2002
I mean actually you can make an ass of yourself, i do all the time, but it doesn't really matter. If you go to a rave there will always be at least 5 people who suck more than you. It helps if you're a girl becaus ei a girl can suck at dancing and everyone's still amazed (or pretends to be because she has tits) guys on the other hand if we suck we hear about it. Aha.
-- Anonymous, July 07, 2002
Well thanx everyone.....like i said, my biggest problem is finding a rave....so let me know if u know of any in the area.....and please pardon the gay question.....
-- Anonymous, July 10, 2002
OMG , YOU GUYS ARE PATHETIC, sorry for the insult but come on, OK, Partys or "raves" are so becoming the new thing, yea it pulls you in, but let in pull you in fo the right reasons like the music, the enviroment and the culture, Not to get eat beans and fit in, eat pills cause ya want to, dont do light shows cause you seen peeps do it and you want to impress peeps, and if ya like them then do something someone else hasint done at a party like twirlin poodles on fire or dildos or sumptin beside fuckin glowsticks that 12 year olds wave at britney spears concerts and the skating rink anyway well peace all you followers and leeaders, mad propts to tha leaders, fuck plur , we arent neo hippis
-- Anonymous, July 19, 2002
hey. i won't knock you for asking. if you're interested , you should dive into the scene full force but for the right reasons. check out a website like carolinaspins or pick up a flyer at a music store or something. see if you can find a pill before going and just go, even if you have to go by yourself. good luck and have fun. plurr, a :)
-- Anonymous, August 01, 2002
The Kid Asked A VALID qestion you funkin posers! I read this and you run chills down my spine. You think your such hot shit cause you go to parties and end all you messages with PLUR. I being a raver means PEACE LOVE UNITY AND RESPESPECT!! Not just for other ravers but for people in generale! THATS PLUR. Where the fuck is your Peace Love Your RESPECT? You fukin hypocrytes!!! YOUR NOT RAVER ENLESS PLUR IS WHAT YOU STAND FOR. It's haters like you that keep people from the scene and it's haters like you who further contribute to the death of the scene. Chris find some raver kids at school and hang out with them. Consider your self a raver rather or not you have been to a rave. (Try to aviod talking about being a raver though.)Im sure you'll find many common intrests and delvop vibe filed relationships. If they can't find any raves either then at least you will have someone to share your frusteration. But if you put your minds together I'm sure you'll come up with somthing. Yes you do have to start some where!
And when I say PLUR I meant IT
PPP L U U RRR P P L U U R R PPPP L U U RRR P L U U R R P . LLLL. UUUU. R R for ever and for all!
-- Anonymous, September 30, 2002
Okay Im VERY Sorry. Im sure I was a bit harsh, okay very harsh.I lost my temper and It's just a got a vibe of no understanding from some of the posted messages. After posting & reading mine I realize I must have come off as a bit of a hypocryte myself. But harsh or not I do think there was some validity to what I said. BTW the string of P's,L's,U's, & R's at the bottom was meant to be a big "PLUR" Text art and came out wrong. But Once again Im VERY SORRY! I meant NO disrespect! So next time there's a rainbow look up you'll feel better.
-- Anonymous, September 30, 2002
Rave party, at least there are parties where you guys live. I'm currently living is a small dead "white-people" town and the people here don't even know what rave is. i'm the only raver at my college and it really suck, but also cool because all the girls love the funcky glow-sticks. It's like magic for them, but enough BS! to answer the question, you can never be a true raver. just swing your glow-sticks around and that's raver enough!
-- Anonymous, February 15, 2003
raving is something that comes from within. just wanting the rave experience shows the raver already in you begging to be unleashed. i'm sure you'll be a great raver. go to iloveraving.com to look for raves in your area. don't worry about becoming a raver or fitting in. the whole concept of PLUR and raving is that EVERYONE has potential to fit in. Ravers are sweet open minded people that will be excited to teach you tricks of the trade about raving, not laugh you right of the warehouse. Just go have a good time and BE YOURSELF...its hard to keep up a false image on E. *pLuR*
-- Anonymous, February 24, 2003
Well i consider myself a hardcore raver kinda bloke, never done pills tho, i like just to get somewhere and let loose, the whole thing is an escape and i can just go absolutely wobbly. No other moron looks any more stupid than me when iím wavin my arms around screamin for it to go faster!.. jeeze iím sat here thinking y the hell iím not out ravin right now..
All i can say is, find that 'place' where ya know everything is abso- frikin-lutely wonderful... i tell you guys a natural high is like 300% better than poppin pills and frying my head.
-- Anonymous, March 15, 2003
Its all from the inside of PLUR and its all u.
-- Anonymous, May 03, 2003
check it... just go find a record store or some cool store in the mall and find some rave fliers for up n comming events... on the day of the even just call the phone number on the flier and get directions!!! go to the rave and have a good time!!!!!!!
-- Anonymous, May 21, 2003
Yeah man just take a fucken lollie and have fun you dont need to be a good raver just have fun with your friends and shit and then eventually you will get better asl any raver it takes time. cya man hope ya have good luck.
-- Anonymous, May 25, 2003
I think that if you feel your self as a raver then thats whattruely matters. Is anyone really what they say they are. Being a raver is all about PLUR. Think about it. So if you want to experince a rave look for one in your and go there is nothing to it. And if you feel that people will know your new at the scene don't be shy about it. Ask the old schoolerz questions they all like to help. Its all about the love.
-- Anonymous, June 11, 2003
Peace, love, unity and respect, man. thats what its all about. go into a party and spread it. fucking dance like no ones watching. and have a jolly good time. its just u and ur sticks.
-- Anonymous, August 26, 2003
I believe that "raving" is just something extra thrown in. Its all about PLUR...and going to parties to express your love for the MUSIC. As far as Raving and Candy......X is just an xtra thing that comes with the Parties. Love the music......feel the music....and dance till you die!!! And remember to PLUR Love you all dance safe
-- Anonymous, November 21, 2003
Okay, I am a freshman in high school right now. At the begining of this year, I didnt know what it was, untill I dated a guy who introduced me to it at the begging of the year.After we broke up, I got MORE into it, and all it really takes is, alot of practice and to feel the music. I havent ever done drugs and I wouldnt suggest it either, but its your decision. Get some light sticks, and just feel the music. there are a numerous amount of web sites you can go to, try going to a search engine such as yahoo.com, and typing in rave or whatever, and it will find you some good sites. laterz! (I dont do the whole plur thing ) sorry. *~Blair~*
-- Anonymous, November 22, 2003
If anyone knows .....i'd like to party...i used to spin in AZ....opened for Aphrodite.....Ian Van Dyke......DJ Rhino....But people around here don't seem to like it...
-- Anonymous, November 23, 2003
yo....rave's are mmaaaaddd gay....hahaha...y dont u listen to real music like 2pac?
-- Anonymous, December 16, 2003
hey i agree with Priscilla no ones going to care or notise... well good luck on every thing
PLUR your fellow raver Ziggy
-- Anonymous, December 29, 2003
yo to that jobs loser...i luv 2pac and eminem and rap and all that but i'm not here calling raves gay 2pac isn't the only "real music" out there
-- Anonymous, March 14, 2004
I went to my first rave a couple of days ago and had the time of my life...I realized that it doesn't matter what you do because if people are true ravers they respect you and the way you are so there is no need to impress anyone. I can't really dance but I had a ton of people showing me moves, teaching me how to do lightshows, and offering hugs. It was just a wonderful glowing night and I am sure I will be going back again and again...so just go for it! I even got extra hugs and such because people were so excited to hear I was a rave virgin!! :)
-- Anonymous, March 22, 2004
hmm...I don't want to be a raver, but I want to go to a rave, because I like the music (mostly gabber, speedcore, you understand, but I'm a big hater on other styles like gabbas). There are 0 raves in this area, unless I want to go dance to some Reggae, but reggae offers me nothing. Its just not in demand here. As for things like PLUR, I don't believe in PLUR, because well...its stupid and overused. So for now, I'll just stick with going to local metal concerts whenever friends get a gig, or just make music myself. A newbs tip: Don't do drugs if you haven't started yet, because the people who do them won't care because they're fucked up, and see halos around lights.
-- Anonymous, April 23, 2004
The best way to brake on the rave zone is to network first...meet some one and take it from there......as for the drugs...never do them on the first rave unless you have no cares for your health...most raves have no real need for narcotics but some one always seems to supply the"happy stuff"....oh ya...dress light becuse thoughs lights get hot
keep it burning bright flint~AKA gunshot
-- Anonymous, May 12, 2004
um...he wasnt asking how to be a raver, he was asking where he could find a rave. lol...wow its too early in the morning for this, i cant wait to be 18 to go to a rave.
-- Anonymous, July 07, 2004
-- Anonymous, July 09, 2004
Gear up. what i did was i wore neon beads up my arm and neon colors. Black did well to though. I brought like 4 glowsticks and a glowstick mouthpeice, and the wristbands. It was an awesome time! Dj Transmission u rock!
-- Anonymous, October 14, 2004