These Festival Geniuses Have It All Figured Out: Learn Their Tricks

A look into Hangout's most brilliant minds...

There’s a lot to navigate at huge festivals. From the relentless sun to pooping seagulls to getting sand near your unmentionables, you have to protect yourself. And these 2014 Hangout Festival-goers have it all figured out.

First off, these smarties thought to brought their own hammocks.

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This lady was able to use her boyfriend’s flexible legs as arm rests.

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This girl thought to bring her own friend just in case she loses her real ones in the crowd.

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You don’t need to bring lounge chairs when you have sand at your disposal.

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Just form a backrest and scoop out the butt and you’re good to go.

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And take a nap in the shade! Genius.

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This guy wanted nothing to do with the sand and found a pool.

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This guy has a giant, shady hat and sustenance. He’ll survive.

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This guy was just chillin’ under the stream of water. Stay cool, dude.

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Need shade? Prop up against a fence for an easy hideaway.

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All you really have to do is buy a VIP pass, which is a genius in itself.

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This guy got a huge martini umbrella to shade his sunburned head underneath.

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Again, those VIP passes…

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This woman was able to accept that it’s time to take a break – vital for any festival-goer.

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These birds have it all figured out, sticking around the food area.

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