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Fist Bump!

Last night, I saw a friend and had some stuff in my hands. I wanted to be a little more friendly than just a "hi" or "how's it going?" So I went in for a fist felt weird. Then it occurred to me: I am always the recipient of the fist bump, but never the dealer. There's couple reasons for this, I think...first, I usually rebel against all things "hip." Fist bumps are pretty hip these days, so I never want to be the catalyst for such a popular thing. Sometimes this rebellion against all that is hip can be detrimental, however. For instance, I've never owned a pair of Converse All-Stars because they were super popular when I thought I might want one. Now, a couple years after the fact (these shoes will always be popular, but seem to go in waves I think), flat-soled shoes hurt my knees so I try to avoid them. Am I missing out? I may never know, although I have friends that swear these shoes are extremely comfortable. The other reas