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(one's) scene

A place, activity, situation, etc., that one particularly enjoys or in which one feels the most comfortable or at ease. Often used in the negative. Thanks for the invite, but paintballing really just isn't my scene. A: "Do you want to go to a dubstep concert with us later?" B: "Oh for sure, that's my scene, bro!"
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scene

(sin)
1. n. a place; a setting. (see also make the scene.) I need a different scene. Life is too hectic here.
2. n. the drug-use environment; the drug scene. The longer you spend in a scene like this, the harder it is to sober up and go straight.
3. n. one’s preference. (see also bag.) This nine-to-five stuff just isn’t my scene. I quit.
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In Experiment 1, participants judged the duration of upright and inverted scenes in a temporal bisection task where scene orientation was completely irrelevant to their task.
This evolution of society has made the job of a crime scene photographer crucial to the end goal of most criminal investigations--a successful prosecution.
The town of Orange took down its nativity scene from in front of city hall when a local atheist group requested permission to display a "Happy Holidays" sign along with the Christmas scene.
These scenes, among others, were reportedly hinted by Marc Webb during interviews.
To create the scene, Quinn supervised a team of artists as they painted the background scenery, sculpted the human figures, and created the setting where they stand.
Supervisors should anticipate that a scene is not protected prior to their arrival, then take measures to secure it as soon as possible.
Popular films like Monsoon Wedding and Bend It Like Beckham, as well as the increased presence of bhangra in the club scene, have raised awareness of the dance and the music.
They are at once more agitated and more integrated into the scenes than before, and are often intensely bright, suggesting that Fischl is attempting to deal with the excitement of looking as well as with emotional turmoil.
The book is divided into three sections around scenes that the editors call "local," "translocal," and "virtual," which are briefly introduced by the editors.
Vancouver actor Deborah Kara Unger, who plays in the most sexually exposed scenes in the film, recalls that the script "felt like a mind rape when I read it; I was not predisposed to the subject.
Instead, occupying the narrator position to bring together a life story are snippets of dialogue from other scenes, other characters, announcers at political rallies, and, most importantly, Malcolm X's own orations, which serve as historical markers in the form of recorded speeches and other media footage.
Today, fight choreographers like Doug Coleman of Master and Commander and George Marshall Ruge of Pirates of the Caribbean work with cameras, special effects, digital technology, and locations to create scenes that are both safe and visually mind-blowing.
Yet the approach failed because "optics doesn't provide the kind of accuracy that is needed for detecting threats in complex and cluttered military scenes.
South Wales Police use a state-of-the-art pounds 41,000 mobile scenes of crime van to help officers in their work.
The deleted scenes are all redundant, as Bezucha notes, even saying during one montage that was never used, "I don't know about you, but I'm already a bit bored.