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I've been wondering for some time if there's generally any difference in terms of what clothing, music and interests young supporters/voters of each political party prefer. It's difficult to tell by looking at photos taken at youth events for each party since the majority of registered Young Conservative members (at least at events) appear to be blazer wearing privately educated students, while a lot of Young Liberal members at meetings still appear to be dressed in a preppy way, despite the fact that most of them were probably state educated, since their strongholds tend to be better off areas such as Bath. Are you able to give me an idea of fashion preferences and music tastes for an average young supporter of each party?

I personally identify as a Liberal Democrat supporter rather than a Labour or Conservative supporter, since I have many reservations about a socialist welfare state, which I feel will keep people from being able to become better off, and am strongly against the upcoming adult content age verification law which only the Lib Dems are against, but do not want this thread to be a political argument. Rather I want it as a neutral discussion on how the average young supporter (16-25 or so) of each party generally compares.
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I've been wondering for some time if there's generally any difference in terms of what clothing, music and interests young supporters/voters of each political party prefer. It's difficult to tell by looking at photos taken at youth events for each party since the majority of registered Young Conservative members (at least at events) appear to be blazer wearing privately educated students, while a lot of Young Liberal members at meetings still appear to be dressed in a preppy way, despite the fact that most of them were probably state educated, since their strongholds tend to be better off areas such as Bath. Are you able to give me an idea of fashion preferences and music tastes for an average young supporter of each party?

I personally identify as a Liberal Democrat supporter rather than a Labour or Conservative supporter, since I have many reservations about a socialist welfare state, which I feel will keep people from being able to become better off, and am strongly against the upcoming adult content age verification law which only the Lib Dems are against, but do not want this thread to be a political argument. Rather I want it as a neutral discussion on how the average young supporter (16-25 or so) of each party generally compares.
Don't know, you have to share some stats.
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a quick glance at their feet:

Young Conservative: Proper leather soled lace-ups

Young Labor: Doc Martins

Young Libdem: Birkenstocks

Young Green: Flip Flops made of hemp fiber
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I know how young Brexit supporters compare... they sit in a bar and compare knuckle tattoos. Been there!
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a quick glance at their feet:

Young Conservative: Proper leather soled lace-ups

Young Labor: Doc Martins

Young Libdem: Birkenstocks

Young Green: Flip Flops made of hemp fiber
Why Sir, simple laced soles are not enough. As a YOUNG Conservative one must wear Tan Leather Winklepicker Brogues.
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Why Sir, simple laced soles are not enough. As a YOUNG Conservative one must wear Tan Leather Winklepicker Brogues.
i was thinking of the ladies :teehee:
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Don't know, you have to share some stats.
The thing is that there are no real stats available for comparing the youth demographics among each party here. There are some stats comparing young Democrats and Republicans in the USA, but these aren't really comparable to our system. I can however share links to some photos of how young supporters of each party generally dress at youth rallies, but these might not represent their overall young voter base:


Labour: https://www.newstatesman.com/sites/d...-693409174.jpg

Conservative: https://www.conservatives.com/-/medi...TempCover.ashx

Liberal Democrat: https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.ne...jpg?1536771714

Something else worth noting that I find weird would be that in images with their young supporters, most of them dress significantly differently to most young people round where I live. While I in fact do dress quite similarly to a lot of them, the majority of teenagers at my college tend to wear tracksuits and designer sportswear or shellsuits.

Can we please have serious answers.
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Note: these are my god damn experiences and observations in my crappy town in Wales as a 16 year old, don't like them, tough tits.

Young Conservative: Tend to be the ones who's main interest is Politics (but not all politics students are tories obviously) In my year group out of god knows how many, there are like 10 tories (me included) and all of us have different tastes, so there's no pattern really.

Young Labour: In Wales (or at least my part) young Labour voters can be found at every corner wearing a North Face hoodie and gucci flip flops, and listening to their Skepta playlist.

Young Lib Dem: Legit don't know any young Lib Dems where I live, but they probably do exist

Young Green: Pretty much non-existent
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Dress like me if you want to look young. Wore a cardigan today. That’s hip and modern.
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Note: these are my god damn experiences and observations in my crappy town in Wales
Young Green: Pretty much non-existent
how green is your valley ?
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(Original post by The Mogg)
Note: these are my god damn experiences and observations in my crappy town in Wales as a 16 year old, don't like them, tough tits.

Young Conservative: Tend to be the ones who's main interest is Politics (but not all politics students are tories obviously) In my year group out of god knows how many, there are like 10 tories (me included) and all of us have different tastes, so there's no pattern really.

Young Labour: In Wales (or at least my part) young Labour voters can be found at every corner wearing a North Face hoodie and gucci flip flops, and listening to their Skepta playlist.

Young Lib Dem: Legit don't know any young Lib Dems where I live, but they probably do exist

Young Green: Pretty much non-existent
Young Green do exist, especially in southern England and in Scotland, but maybe less so in Wales, the Midlands and the North. I know at least one politics student at my college who supports the Green Party.

Since you support the Tories, what would you say your tastes are, in terms of what you wear on a day to day basis (guessing you're male, though I could be wrong) and in terms of music?
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(Original post by The Mogg)
Note: these are my god damn experiences and observations in my crappy town in Wales as a 16 year old, don't like them, tough tits.

Young Conservative: Tend to be the ones who's main interest is Politics (but not all politics students are tories obviously) In my year group out of god knows how many, there are like 10 tories (me included) and all of us have different tastes, so there's no pattern really.

Young Labour: In Wales (or at least my part) young Labour voters can be found at every corner wearing a North Face hoodie and gucci flip flops, and listening to their Skepta playlist.

Young Lib Dem: Legit don't know any young Lib Dems where I live, but they probably do exist

Young Green: Pretty much non-existent
Wait, are you telling me the youngins don’t wear grey cardigans? Am I that out of touch?


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how green is your valley ?
I mean there's barely any fields of grass where I live, but the grass we do have is preeettty fricking green. All of the hills, good looking castles etc you see about Wales are all/mostly in mid or south Wales. The one castle my town does have is about as strong and stable as Theresa May's government.
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Young Green do exist, especially in southern England and in Scotland, but maybe less so in Wales, the Midlands and the North. I know at least one politics student at my college who supports the Green Party.

Since you support the Tories, what would you say your tastes are, in terms of what you wear on a day to day basis (guessing you're male, though I could be wrong) and in terms of music?
Yeah, Green party support is basically non-existent in Wales.

I don't really care much for fashion, I'll just wear whatever looks alright and doesn't damage the wallet. My music tastes are all over the place, but I do hate modern pop music, which is probably one thing I've noticed about my fellow few Welsh tories.

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Also, how did you know I was a tory?!?! What gave it away?
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Wait, are you telling me the youngins don’t wear grey cardigans? Am I that out of touch?


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Most don't believe it or not, but grey cardigans are probably more my style than most s*** people my age wear. Nothing wrong with a good grey cardigan to go with my socks and sliders. As you can tell, I am ahead of the fashion game.
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I mean there's barely any fields of grass where I live, but the grass we do have is preeettty fricking green. All of the hills, good looking castles etc you see about Wales are all/mostly in mid or south Wales. The one castle my town does have is about as strong and stable as Theresa May's government.

Yeah, Green party support is basically non-existent in Wales.

I don't really care much for fashion, I'll just wear whatever looks alright and doesn't damage the wallet. My music tastes are all over the place, but I do hate modern pop music, which is probably one thing I've noticed about my fellow few Welsh tories.

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mae hyfryd
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mae hyfryd
"There is lovely" - Google Translate
Wish I knew what you said without Google, but I only got a low C in GCSE Welsh
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"There is lovely" - Google Translate
Wish I knew what you said without Google, but I only got a low C in GCSE Welsh
nid yw canlyniadau arholiadau yn bwysig iawn :console:
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nid yw canlyniadau arholiadau yn bwysig iawn :console:
Diolch yn fawr iawn, TGAU Cymraeg yn wastraff amser

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Still got some Welsh in me then.
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Still got some Welsh in me then.
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I've been wondering for some time if there's generally any difference in terms of what clothing, music and interests young supporters/voters of each political party prefer. It's difficult to tell by looking at photos taken at youth events for each party since the majority of registered Young Conservative members (at least at events) appear to be blazer wearing privately educated students, while a lot of Young Liberal members at meetings still appear to be dressed in a preppy way, despite the fact that most of them were probably state educated, since their strongholds tend to be better off areas such as Bath. Are you able to give me an idea of fashion preferences and music tastes for an average young supporter of each party?

I personally identify as a Liberal Democrat supporter rather than a Labour or Conservative supporter, since I have many reservations about a socialist welfare state, which I feel will keep people from being able to become better off, and am strongly against the upcoming adult content age verification law which only the Lib Dems are against, but do not want this thread to be a political argument. Rather I want it as a neutral discussion on how the average young supporter (16-25 or so) of each party generally compares.
Lib dem here too, I'm 17. I dress in sorta 90's street fashion but not like those proper ket head clothes. I like 60's and 70's rock: the rolling stones, led zeppelin, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix.
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