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Old 01-02-2018, 02:18 PM   #1
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Default Why do people like Jordans?

I honestly don't understand why people go crazy for them. I don't think the shoes are nice at all, I'd even say they are ugly.

Now I'm not from the US so I don't really understand the hype.

Please explain.
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Old 01-02-2018, 03:35 PM   #2
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Default Re: Why do people like Jordans?

They were fvcking sick in the early and mid 90s.

It kinda carried on.

Might have something to do with him being the best basketball player ever.
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Old 01-02-2018, 03:35 PM   #3
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Kids haven't seen a player that is 1/10th the ability of Jordan so his shoes still sell because they want to be like him.
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Old 01-02-2018, 03:38 PM   #4
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Default Re: Why do people like Jordans?

It's black people fashion.
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Old 01-02-2018, 03:38 PM   #5
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Probably because Dad Killer has some excellent PR team.
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Old 01-02-2018, 04:38 PM   #6
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Default Re: Why do people like Jordans?

It's a fashion thing.

why women likes to carry LV bags?
why women wears UGGs
why people drives BMW
why people buy only iphones
etc.....
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Old 01-02-2018, 04:46 PM   #7
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Default Re: Why do people like Jordans?

Because people want you to know they can afford $250 shoes
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Old 01-02-2018, 04:49 PM   #8
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Default Re: Why do people like Jordans?

People like them because some of them are iconic. They are fashion pieces that have outlasted the trends and influenced new generations. It has stayed relevant by releasing classics under new color ways and materials for the new generation.

On top of that, they usually have some of the best if not the best shoe tech available. Nike has introduced materials and tech in the Jordans before any other shoe which has made them a legit basketball sneaker from a functionality perspective.

At the end of the day fashion is subjective.
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Old 01-02-2018, 06:35 PM   #9
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Default Re: Why do people like Jordans?

It depends which ones. Some are classics. Some are terrible. There are certain ones that I don’t get why anybody likes them.
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Old 01-02-2018, 06:48 PM   #10
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Default Re: Why do people like Jordans?

The fad has cooled down tremendously since I was collecting. But still, some of the shoes are iconic.

When Jordan became a signature shoe it was the pinnacle of what shoe to wear for basketball players. Although it didn't quite reach collection status it was the shoe to be seen in playing. Then And 1 came out and changed the game. Shoes all of a sudden reached to urban cultures. People who weren't ballin started getting into basketball shoes. Before the culture shock the Jordan 11's were the start of it all. But it didn't turn into a collecting frenzy until the Space Jams launched in 2000. It overtook And 1 and created a culture of shoe collectors. Nike saw this phenomenon and started a retro frenzy. It became the pinnacle of sneakers all together. Jordan collecting had it's own subculture which still holds true until today.

Although now Adidas has overrun that subculture. Collecting has now become more of a stock market. J's will always be J's though just like a Ferrari will always be a Ferrari.
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Old 01-02-2018, 07:30 PM   #11
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Default Re: Why do people like Jordans?

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Probably because Dad Killer has some excellent PR team.

You keep using other people's material, you triggered f@ggot
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Old 01-02-2018, 07:36 PM   #12
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You keep using other people's material, you triggered f@ggot

Pay him no mind, he's just another triggered lebron nut swinger that whines about never having watched MJ play.
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Old 01-02-2018, 07:49 PM   #13
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Pay him no mind, he's just another triggered lebron nut swinger that whines about never having watched MJ play.

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Old 01-02-2018, 07:54 PM   #14
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Kids haven't seen a player that is 1/10th the ability of Jordan so his shoes still sell because they want to be like him.

jordan's sell crazy in europe and most these kids dont know who he really is... yet the name and hype still carried on. kinda fun.

I bet if jordan was named albertson or something they wouldnt have sold have as many
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Old 01-02-2018, 08:22 PM   #15
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Default Re: Why do people like Jordans?

Some are pretty nice actually

But it's the people that collect them and have every pair that kill the shoe
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