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39 Times East London Hipsters Went Way Too Far

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1. When this man walked around with a fox tail.

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2. When a bar started serving cocktails on which the only label was a photo of Miley Cyrus.

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3. When they started playing unicycle hockey. Unicycle. Hockey.

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4. When they began putting up pop-up shops for anything. This is for hula hoops, for instance.

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5. And this, well, this is certainly an interesting-sounding pop-up.

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6. When this thing happened and it had no reasonable explanation.

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7. When they made an entire shop out of felt. The material felt.

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8. When they opened a bitcoin ATM in a cafe.

Libertarians are having a feast! - The very First #Bitcoin ATM has opened at the Old Shoreditch Station cafe.

Moosa@MoosaAllawatiFollow

Libertarians are having a feast! - The very First #Bitcoin ATM has opened at the Old Shoreditch Station cafe.

4:56 PM - 05 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

9. And then started a 3D-printing cafe RIGHT NEXT DOOR.

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10. And then an e-cigarette shop JUST DOWN THE ROAD.

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11. WHICH ALSO HAS A FUCKING BITCOIN ATM.

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Nathan Barley, you win.

12. When this band played a gig on the overground.

Loving the journey gig on the @ldnoverground #onlyinshoreditch

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Loving the journey gig on the @ldnoverground #onlyinshoreditch

7:52 PM - 11 May 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

13. And this band had a gig in the back of a van.

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14. And they started cutting hair in a van.

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Disclaimer: Might not be the same van.

18. When this was created, and was terrible, and yet looks very tempting.

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19. When this abomination happened.

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20. When they tried to make ironic graffiti.

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21. And when they couldn't even graffiti ironically.

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22. When someone invented a craft-beer vending machine.

23. When they thought this was in any way acceptable.

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24. When they thought this sign should ever have been permitted.

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25. When they chained a crate to a bike stand.

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26. When this hairstyle happened to the world.

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27. When they started being genuinely unpleasant.

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28. And when asking nicely just didn't work.

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29. When they held an animal drawing class in the middle of a damn city.

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30. When they came up with this idea for a game of pool.

Obscure pool game #onlyineastlondon with @mh_harrison @adamandevee9 #andytime

Marlowe Harris@AmathusMarloweFollow

Obscure pool game #onlyineastlondon with @mh_harrison @adamandevee9 #andytime

10:32 PM - 27 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

32. When they started this inane campaign against charity shops.

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33. When they left a sofa here.

34. And here.

Great day to be sitting in the sun enjoying a doughnut. #onlyinshoreditch

The Doughnut Hatch@DoughnutHatchFollow

Great day to be sitting in the sun enjoying a doughnut.

#onlyinshoreditch

5:10 PM - 18 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

35. When they attempted to make art.

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36. When they were totally happy to have a picnic on some metal steps.

Sunny lunchbreak. Grass? Greenery? Oh no, I know these cute metal steps nearby... #OnlyInShoreditch

Sosie B@SosieBearFollow

Sunny lunchbreak. Grass? Greenery? Oh no, I know these cute metal steps nearby... #OnlyInShoreditch

1:53 PM - 25 Sep 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

37. Or in a car park.

38. When they started a Wes Anderson-themed bar.

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39. When this guy decided to DJ in a fucking field.

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