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Is This Guy From The Distant Past Or Just A Hipster?

Can you tell modern man from his very cool ancestors?

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  1. 1. Buddy Holly's bud or record store clerk who doesn't like your favorite band since they got signed?

    Old guy
    Hipster
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's a hungry hungry hipster.

    Patrick Carney plays drums in the Black Keys.

    That's a hungry hungry hipster.
    Via Ethan Miller / Getty Images
  2. 2. Actual old dude or Portland troubadour?

    Old guy
    Hipster
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's an actual old guy!

    Spotted "serenading" this woman, not just busking for kombucha funds, in 1894 Italy.

    It's an actual old guy!
    Via Hulton Archive / Getty Images
  3. 3. Mid-century man or Yeezy collaborator?

    Old guy
    Hipster
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Oh, he's totally an old guy.

    The photo of this monk was taken in 1950s Thailand.

    Oh, he's totally an old guy.
    Via Richard Harrington / Stringer / Getty Images
  4. 4. Old guy or hipster?

    Old guy
    Hipster
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's an old guy, alright.

    This photo of runner David Segal was taken in September 1956.

    That's an old guy, alright.
    Via Getty Images / Staff
  5. 5. Legit 1950s-era greaser or potential member of the fedorati?

    Old guy
    Hipster
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    You've gone and caught yourself a hipster.

    That's Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme.

    You've gone and caught yourself a hipster.
    Via David Livingston / Stringer
  6. 6. Vintage bank robber mugshot or new neighbor at the McKibbin Lofts?

    Old guy
    Hipster
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That, my friends, would be a hipster.

    It's Bleachers musician and T Swift collaborator Jack Antonoff.

    That, my friends, would be a hipster.
    Via Larry Busacca / Getty Images
  7. 7. Old guy or hipster?

    Old guy
    Hipster
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Hipster as fuck.

    That's musician and producer Steve Aoki.

    Hipster as fuck.
    Via Rachel Murray / Stringer
  8. 8. Disco daddy or guy whose show you'll have to pay to get into even though he's your boyfriend?

    Old guy
    Hipster
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a real-life old guy!

    Meet Denis Myers, a model at Paris's 1968 International Wool Secretariat fashion show.

    It's a real-life old guy!
    Via Ted West / Stringer / Getty Images
  9. 9. Lumbersexual or actual original transcendentalist?

    Old guy
    Hipster
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That's a hipster, baby!

    Nick O'Malley is the bassist for Arctic Monkeys, and probably stays very warm in winter.

    That's a hipster, baby!
    Via Andrew Cowie / AFP / Getty Images
  10. 10. Old guy or hipster?

    Old guy
    Hipster
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Hipster all the way.

    Ted Dwane plays bass for Mumford & Sons. What's with the bass players?

    Hipster all the way.
    Via Larry Busacca / Getty Images

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