The Hitchhiker's Guide to Hitchhiking

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1. Hair cut, no hat

2. Backpack not extending above your head

3. Face clean-shaven

4. No cardboard sign

If three or more of these are present...

5. Gandalf bobblehead on dashboard

6. Soldier of Fortune magazine

7. Leather vest, no shirt

8. Baseball bat in gun rack

9. Ron Paul bumper sticker

10. Truck nuts


11. Soften impact with pack

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