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Hipster or Hasidic on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

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Beards are ubiquitous in Brooklyn. And since Jimmy Kimmel’s show is shooting in the city for a week, the host took advantage of the opportunity to invent a new game on Thursday night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!

“Hipster or Hasidic?” has a straightforward premise: One must guess if the man with a beard grew it for fashion (hipster) or faith (Hasidic) … or both?

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One of the highlights of the segment came when one contestant claimed that he was indeed “kind of both,” the camera zooming out to reveal a person who combines the cultures — a “Hipsidic.” See below.