Coachella, Lollapalooza Festivals Ban Selfie Sticks

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A general view of atmosphere during day 2 of the 2014 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 19, 2014 in Indio, California. 

Festival goers looking to nab that perfect selfie will have to do so without the help of a stick at this year's Coachella and Lollapalooza festivals. 

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Both those mega-events have listed these as "prohibited items," as Brooklyn Vegan reports.

Lollapalooza's FAQ section states says no "GoPro attachments like sticks, selfie sticks & monopods." Meanwhile, Coachella's is far more blunt, saying no "Selfie sticks / Narcisists." 

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As anyone who's been to Coachella can attest, that but will be tough to enforce. Still, narcissists and the rest will be forced to take photos like the cavemen did: with their arms and hands. 

As for other festivals like Bonnaroo, Governors Ball, Sasquatch and Treasure Island make no mention of selfie sticks -- banned or otherwise. Not yet, at least. 


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