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    33 Pictures That Show How Insanely Cool The Original Woodstock Was

    How is everyone so hot?

    Woodstock '94 was fine, whatever.

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    No offense but it wasn't memorable. My brother said Green Day performed there or something.

    Woodstock '99 was a gross shit-show disaster.

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    At the time, MTV said, and I quote: "The air smelled of burning garbage, as well as urine and feces."

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    And with news that Woodstock is coming back for the 50th anniversary this year, I thought it was fitting to revisit the original Woodstock.

    It's time #Woodstock50☮️♥️🎵

    1. The first Woodstock took place over 3 days in August 1969.

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    2. 50,000 people were expected...but nearly 1 million showed up.

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    3. Like people were sleeping in cemeteries.

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    4. But, somehow, SOMEHOW, it didn't devolve into a Fyre Fest shit storm.

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    I mean, to be honest, there was 1 toilet per 833 people. Also, two people died. One got ran over by a tractor, the other was a drug overdose, sooo yeah.

    5. Everyone was naked, and also pretty hot.

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    6. Naked...and hot.

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    7. There were hippies on poles.

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    8. Hippies on cars.

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    9. Hippies making hot dogs.

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    10. Hippies strung out under umbrellas.

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    11. Hippies sleeping on cars.

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    12. Hippies feeding babies watermelon.

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    13. Hippies cleaning up trash.

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    14. Just so many hippies.

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    15. Everyone looked like they worked at Urban Outfitters.

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    16. *Glares at you while you shop*

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    17. Everyone looked like what the people who go to Coachella aspire to look like...

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    18. ...except these people didn't go for new content for their Instagrams.

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    19. Vanessa Hudgens wishes.

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    20. Shia LaBeouf could only hope.

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    21. There were weed stands.

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    22. There were dirty toe rings.

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    23. Cool hats.

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    24. Jeans for $5.

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    25. Have I mentioned all the hot naked people?

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    26. Volunteers were making food for everyone.

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    27. This man put a chair on his head.

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    28. She got stuck in mud.

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    29. In an impressive display of teamwork and grace, these people balanced cardboard on their heads.

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    30. A woman that literally could be from 2019.

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    31. Basically, this *might* be the only time in history a music festival was cool.

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    32. The one, the only, the legendary: Woodstock '69.

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    33. Instagram ruins everything. The end.

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