What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

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What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby CitizenRandom » Mon Jul 16, 2012 4:30 pm

Id like to hear this one from the class....
Well kids...What IS the difference? right?...

{ opens box of Orville...chooses EXTRA BUTTER...}

Um...cause like ...Its perplexing....{cackle} :shock:
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby TomServo » Mon Jul 16, 2012 4:41 pm

You can't trust a hippie...


Burners take a shower when they get home...
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby Lonesomebri » Mon Jul 16, 2012 4:41 pm

Hippies get burned by The Man.

And they don't settle disputes in Thunder Dome.

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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Mon Jul 16, 2012 4:42 pm

23.


the answer is always 23.
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby BBadger » Mon Jul 16, 2012 4:44 pm

They're not mutually exclusive.

- A burner is someone who has attended Burning Man and believe he/she will return.

- A hippy is a degenerate that feels entitled to mooch off society, and simultaneously complains about the society he mooches from. What separates hippies from the common parasite is that parasites realize they are dependent on the hosts they cling to.

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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby junglesmacks » Mon Jul 16, 2012 4:54 pm

Savannah wrote:It sounds freaky & wrong, so you need to do it.

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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby some seeing eye » Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:06 pm

This is pure blog fodder and troll bait...

Both hippies and burners seek family. Burners have more novelty seeking needs than the general population.

Burners think they are special, so some reject individuals and groups seen as not conforming to burnerology.

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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby mamasharon » Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:33 pm

A hippie wears a flower in her hair.
A burner covers her hair with a scarf and wouldn't wear a flower because it would create moop.

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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby seantildawn » Mon Jul 16, 2012 6:40 pm

Hippys are apathetic. Burners give a shit.
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby CornMan » Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:11 pm

seantildawn wrote:Hippys are apathetic. Burners give a shit.


About what? Do burners care enough to go out of their way to attend a protest meeting if it is for the better good of man instead of their own personal interests?
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby TomServo » Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:14 pm

Zeke Chaparral wrote:
seantildawn wrote:Hippys are apathetic. Burners give a shit.


About what? Do burners care enough to go out of their way to attend a protest meeting if it is for the better good of man instead of their own personal interests?



Burners see a problem and fix it...rather than publicly bitch about it.
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby CornMan » Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:17 pm

Cool, I'm a burner, let's join together to deal with campaign finance reform.
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:18 pm

Burners aren't joiners...
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:30 pm

Hippies Quote Marx.

Burners Quote MARX.


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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:31 pm

Actually, I tend to quote Harpo.
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby ygmir » Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:12 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:Actually, I tend to quote Harpo.


can I quote marcel marceau?

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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby catinthefunnyhat » Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:17 pm

ygmir wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:Actually, I tend to quote Harpo.


can I quote marcel marceau?

spelling edit.



You may quote him, if you wish to do so. But you've got a 25K+ post count, so we all know you can't (and, of course, neither can I).
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby ygmir » Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:22 pm

catinthefunnyhat wrote:
ygmir wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:Actually, I tend to quote Harpo.


can I quote marcel marceau?

spelling edit.



You may quote him, if you wish to do so. But you've got a 25K+ post count, so we all know you can't (and, of course, neither can I).


I know I have the ability, and perhaps the permission, I was asking if it's possible.

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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby CornMan » Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:23 pm

Hippies (real ones) are getting rarer and rarer. Burners are multiplying like rabbits.
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby Lonesomebri » Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:31 am

ygmir wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:Actually, I tend to quote Harpo.


can I quote marcel marceau?[quote]

The direct answer from the man himself, but it is in French-
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby mamasharon » Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:14 am

Hippies: LSD

Burners: LNT

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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby moonrise » Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:18 am

You're breaking the code!
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby misfit » Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:46 am

hippie - will ask a stupid question and walk away.

burner - will watch hippie get hit by water truck and call it MOOP.

>>>>the answer is always 23.<<<<
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby mamasharon » Wed Jul 18, 2012 10:33 am

Hippie: Flower Power
Burner: Solar Shower

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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby FIGJAM » Wed Jul 18, 2012 11:05 am

I'm a Hippie!

Everybody else is a Burner! 8)
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby ygmir » Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:25 pm

hippie:
"peace man.....you got any food?"

Burner:

"shut up hippie"
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:30 pm

Hippie: passive-aggressive
Burner: out and out hostile
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed Jul 18, 2012 7:20 pm

Hippies freak out when there is No LSD

Burners freak out when there is N o LSD And DSL.
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby TomServo » Thu Jul 19, 2012 8:34 am

Hippies call on other hippies with LSD.

Burners call other burners with LSD, fucking Hippies!
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Re: What is the Difference between Hippy and a Burner?

Postby CornMan » Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:43 am

Other than us all feeling superior to whatever we're not, I do have observations about hippies at festivals. They keep to themselves. They like their camp to be very spartan. They would rather drink wine among themselves than go to the beer tent and drink beer for free. The only things they'll seem to take for free are little things like waffles in the morning. They are not big on material possessions. The male hippies do not dress flamboyantly. They prefer to be shirtless whenever possible. They do not make a big deal about LSD, mushrooms etc.; it's old hat, but that's true for everybody anymore. It is difficult to get to know them - probably because they protect their inner circle. They seem to talk quietly. They prefer to make their own music with acoustic instruments.
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