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Volkswagen Re-Releasing Classic Hippy Van As New Electric Version

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Volkswagen Re-Releasing Classic Hippy Van As New Electric Version

POSTED ONAPRIL 16, 2016LIFE 384001
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Are you looking for a way to get back to the good old days in one way or another?  This classic hippy van is a way to do it without compromising your values over the things that are important to you.  Most people understand that gas guzzlers are a thing of the past, but not everyone is ready to flow into the confined market of electric cars because there is not enough personalization to enjoy it.  Now, Volkswagen is introducing a brand new model of its beloved hippy van and enjoy all of the benefits that come from enjoying a modern vehicle.

The exciting part of this van is that it maintains the authenticity of the hippy van that we all love and cherish while making sure that is has all of our modern needs in terms of fuel/power as well as things like AC and a powerful engine that will take you all over the world with no carbon footprint to speak of.  This is sure to get heart pumping, I can imagine.  It’s a modern piece of history come back to us at last, and we couldn’t be more excited.

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VERY FUNNY- 29 REASONS YOU MAY HAVE BEEN BOUGHT UP BY HIPPIES!

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I WAS THAT HIPPIES PARENT-MY PARENTS WERE UPPER CRUSTY MILITARY ENGLISH PEOPLE-OMG WHAT A TRIP!
 
 
pYour birth was presided over by a doula and soundtracked by chanting.

You’ve heard your birth story a lot.

2. Your name is Autumn, Dawn, Dharma, Flower, Harmony, Heather, Rainbow, River, Season, Shanti, Shakti, Sky, Star, Summer, Sunshine, or Willow.

 

Your name is Autumn, Dawn, Dharma, Flower, Harmony, Heather, Rainbow, River, Season, Shanti, Shakti, Sky, Star, Summer, Sunshine, or Willow.

Bonus points if you have an adjective + noun combination, like Divine Peace, Sunny Day, or Astral Plane.

3. You wore cloth diapers.

 

You wore cloth diapers.

This was not a pretty thing.

4. Your parents gave a lot of positive affirmations and hugs.

 

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Which tended to freak out your friends.

 

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5. As did your family’s environmentally conscious flushing policy.

 

As did your family's environmentally conscious flushing policy.

6. And lax attitude toward nudity.

 

And lax attitude toward nudity.

At some point, you realized you probably shouldn’t tell so many stories about that nudist summer camp your family goes to.

7. Your parents taught you to question everything.

 

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8. They refused to let you participate in class celebrations of the holiday they called “Indigenous People’s Day.”

 

They refused to let you participate in class celebrations of the holiday they called "Indigenous People's Day."

9. You never had any idea what any of your classmates were talking about because you didn’t have television.

 

You never had any idea what any of your classmates were talking about because you didn't have television.

(Or if you had a television, you only had PBS.)

10. You had no choice but to wear hand-me-down and handmade clothing, often tie-dyed.

 

You had no choice but to wear hand-me-down and handmade clothing, often tie-dyed.

11. You weren’t allowed to alter your body’s natural hair and eau.

 

You weren't allowed to alter your body's natural hair and eau.

12. You obviously weren’t allowed to have processed foods or soda.

 

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You shouldn’t get this reference nor understand why Kel so loves orange soda.

Except for homemade root beer. With real root.

 

Except for homemade root beer. With real root.

13. When you got sweets, they were made out of carob.

 

When you got sweets, they were made out of carob.

14. You celebrated the Equinoxes and Solstices.

 

You celebrated the Equinoxes and Solstices.

15. While The Goddess, Mother Earth, and Buddha were generally big deals…

 

While The Goddess, Mother Earth, and Buddha were generally big deals...

(and popular decorating motifs)

16. God = Jerry Garcia

 

God = Jerry Garcia

(Also a popular decorating motif.)

17. This was your favorite of your parents’ records.

 

This was your favorite of your parents' records.

Also The Point.

18. Your parents still danced like they did at Woodstock.

 

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19. You know who Tim Leary is.

 

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20. And Buckminster Fuller.

 

And Buckminster Fuller.

You may have even had a geodesic dome in your back yard. Or a yurt.

21. This was on your coffee table.

 

This was on your coffee table.

22. When your friends came over, they asked, “What’s that smell?” This was that smell.

 

When your friends came over, they asked, "What's that smell?" This was that smell.

23. Or this.

 

Or this.

OK, or this.

 

OK, or this.

24. Your parents probably smoked more weed than you did while you were in high school.

 

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And theirs was better.

 

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25. They’ve gardened organically and raised chickens and composted for decades. They washed out plastic bags before “green” was a thing.

 

They've gardened organically and raised chickens and composted for decades. They washed out plastic bags before "green" was a thing .

26. On the rare occasion that your family ate out, they brought along yogurt tubs to take home leftovers.

 

On the rare occasion that your family ate out, they brought along yogurt tubs to take home leftovers.

Definitely not embarrassing.

Now they use that reusable cling wrap that looks like a shower cap/female condom.

 

Now they use that reusable cling wrap that looks like a shower cap/female condom.

(Your mom definitely told you about female condoms.)

27. Sometimes you dreamed of rebelling…

 

Sometimes you dreamed of rebelling...

by becoming as normal as possible.

28. But ultimately you’ve realized you are too much like them.

 

But ultimately you've realized you are too much like them.

Unable to throw anything away, incensed by apathy, stoked about your co-op…

29. You are always grateful that your parents taught you to love yourself for who you are…

 

You are always grateful that your parents taught you to love yourself for who you are...

and to be the change you want to see in the world.

 

and to be the change you want to see in the world.