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Slobbing out and giving up: why are so many people going ‘goblin mode’?

Slobbing out and giving up: why are so many people going ‘goblin mode’?

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The era of goblin mode

"Goblin mode” is spending the day in bed while scrolling endlessly through social media, pouring chips in your mouth, downing Eggo toaster oven waffles with hot sauce over the sink because you don't care to put them on a plate. Leaving the house in your pyjamas and socks to get a Diet Coke from t...

Reason for the goblin mode

Goblin mode is the opposite of trying to improve yourself. On TikTok, #GoblinMode is fixed to everything from "smoking weed alone and getting scared", to "not taking your meds".

The trend is a departure from the hyper-curated "cottagecore" influence of early pandemic days -  a 2020 trend th...

#goblinmode hashtag

On TikTok, this hashtag has 366,000 views and features videos of users proclaiming to be the opposite of "that girl" - a highly curated aesthetic.

The "that girl" trend sets an unrealistic standard for girls to think that if they aren't waking up early to exercise, their lives are not put t...

Goblin mode embodies a certain air of harmless mischief.

The power of goblin mode is that it takes over. You act crazy and enter a very mythological space where you want to make trouble after years of pandemic induced disappointment.

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