The Over It List: 2015 edition – Goodbye man buns!

FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2014 file photo, dancer Casper Smart sports a man bun as he attends the People "Ones to Watch" Party in Los Angeles. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Spoiler alert: This is an unscientific look at some popular terms and favorite things of the year that we need to leave behind come 2016 because, frankly, they give us a headache.

Need a warning so an ending or plot twist won’t be spoiled? Just don’t look! Also on our Over It list: adult coloring books, tiny houses, artisanal everything and the notion that cauliflower deserves to be anointed.

For your consideration and in no particular order:

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HACKS: We get it. There are ways around things that sometimes work better and cost less or are easier. The term has been ransacked for profit in every corner of culture.

DIFFUSER BOTTLES: You know those often brightly colored plastic bottles with the filter thing in the center where you put your cut fruit and whatever else you can think of to flavor your water? Just hydrate.

MAN BUNS: They’re everywhere, except maybe the majority of male heads in real life. A clip-in version is a scary little pouf.

ADULT COLORING BOOKS: Yes, millions sold! Yes, mindfulness! Yes, beautiful flowers and geometric patterns and all manner of animal life and wonder! We now have enough things for grown-ups to color to keep us stress-free clear through to Armageddon.

This Dec. 8, 2015 photo shows a display of adult coloring books and markers in New York. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)
This Dec. 8, 2015 photo shows a display of adult coloring books and markers in New York. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)

CAULIFLOWER: Wayyyy back in 2013, the question was posed: Is cauliflower the new kale? It’s 2015, people who have just discovered baked and roasted cauliflower, mashed cauliflower, cauliflower pasta sauce, cauliflower pizza crust and fancy things to do with what is a fine thing now delicately plated in fine restaurants.

This Dec. 5, 2015 photo shows baked cauliflower dish served at the restaurant Per Se in New York. Back in 2013, the question was posed: Is cauliflower the new kale? It's 2015, people who have just discovered baked and roasted cauliflower, mashed cauliflower, cauliflower pasta sauce, cauliflower pizza crust and fancy arrangements of what is a fine food delicately plated in fine restaurants. (AP Photo/Leanne Italie)
This Dec. 5, 2015 photo shows baked cauliflower dish served at the restaurant Per Se in New York.(AP Photo/Leanne Italie)

SPOILER ALERTS AND TRIGGER WARNINGS: Manage yourself. ‘nuf said.

TINY HOUSES: According to Thetinylife.com, the typical U.S. home is about 2,600 square feet. The typical tiny house is 100- to-400-square feet. Some of us have been there. It’s not a pretty thing. Find some other social movement.

FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2015 photo, Shane Lentz, of Pittsburgh, Pa., and his wife Hilary, talk before leaving a tiny house, which they rented for a weekend, in Croydon, N.H. According to Thetinylife.com, the typical U.S. home is about 2,600 square feet. The typical tiny house is 100 to 400 square feet.  (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, FIle)
FILE – In this Oct. 20, 2015 photo, Shane Lentz, of Pittsburgh, Pa., and his wife Hilary, talk before leaving a tiny house, which they rented for a weekend. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, FIle)

ARTISANAL AND CURATED: You want only the best for us. You are craftspeople and very dedicated and high masters of your worlds and are willing to make us better people by taking our money and you work very, very hard. You want us to like the things that you like or do or buy.

Get off our lawn (a phrase well past its prime).

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