- JohnLv 71 十年前最愛解答
MK Culture is a commonly used term in Hong Kong, meaning the Culture in Mong Kok. It is a unique sociological culture of Hong Kong, brought out by the recent fashionable culture. Since Mong Kok is the main place selling lots of fashionable materials and the entertainment center in Hong Kong, it has become a meeting and dating spot of many materialistic teenagers. MK guys also refer to teenagers who often wander around Mong Kok. Generally speaking, boys are so called MK仔 while MK妹 for girls, which contain unfavorable sense, condemning them for not contributing to the society but being harmful to the community.
 Characteristics of MK guys
Typical MK guys showing main signs of the culture
Always in exotic, small sized costumes
Impetuous & queer characteristics
Meaningless sentences, random gibberish and foul language mostly appear in conversation
Often use short form of some words related to Mong Kok
 Sociological influence of MK guys
As a frequently disdained group who want to gain respect in the society, MK guys act as a mirror reflecting some distorted value among the citizens. According to their bizarre behavior and outfit, MK guys are often considered queer. Being gradually quarantined in the community, MK guys become an isolated group, weakening the social cohesion. As a result some scholars treated MK guys as the black sheep of the society.
 The Anti-MK-ism
In general, Hong Kong citizens with traditional values do not accept MK culture, while Anti-MK-ism became another extreme. Anti-MK-ist regard MK guys absolutely unacceptable. Any minor action of MK guys is considered a disgusting behavior to others by some drastic critics who strictly distinguish MK guys by means of Semiotics. For example, they deemed hair dyeing or wearing ear rings an absolutely unacceptable MK-Culture behavior. As a matter of fact, MK Culture and Antimkism are the result of clashes between the new and old social values, to which citizens should pay more attention to.