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The story of pop punk in this deck is told through the classic symbolism of each suit.

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Diamonds: Wealth

Blink 182, Fall Out Boy, and All Time Low
Diamonds are lively and energetic bands that sing a lot about partying and other youthful endeavors.

Clubs: War

Bands: Blink 182, Fall Out Boy, and All Time Low

Clubs are notoriously wild bands whose lyrics and instrumentation are fueled by chaos and aggression.

Heart: Purity

Bands: Jimmy Eat World, Dashboard Confessional, and Boys Like Girls

Hearts sing mostly about the pursuit of love and their relationships.

Spades: Death

Bands: New Found Glory, My Chemical Romance, and Mayday Parade

Spades write many sad and macabre lyrics, often about death or depression.

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Kings

The Kings in this deck represent the first 'wave' of pop punk bands. The bands during this era all started between 1986 - 1993.

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Queens

The Queens in this deck represent the second 'wave' of pop punk bands. The bands during this era all started between 1996 - 2001.

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Jacks

The Jacks in this deck represent the third 'wave' of pop punk bands. The bands during this era all started between 2003 - 2005.

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Jokers

The Jokers in this deck are represented by the three members (Tom Delonge, Mark Hoppus, & Travis Barker) of Blink 182 that split up in 2005.

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Non-Face Cards

The non-face cards in this deck tell a chronological story different to that of the face cards above. The number two band 'Good Charlotte' is the first band to be created here, and the number ten band ' Never Shout Never' was the most recent band. As the card rank gets larger, the newer the band on the card is.

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Aces

Lastly, I was very interested in telling the absolute origins of pop punk music, so I included two of the earliest manifestations of the genre during the 70s

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