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Old 03-10-2008, 10:32 PM   #1
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Wikipedia doesn't have much info, what's the difference between bines and vines?

For a long time I just figured people were hitting the wrong key with their left index fingers.

Can the terms be used interchangeably or does bine refer only to the little climby-twirly end thingies like on grape vines?

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Old 03-10-2008, 10:35 PM   #2
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A bine climbs with special "hairs" that grow on it (like little hooks), whereas a vine climbs with its stem.

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Old 03-11-2008, 01:24 PM   #3
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They are used interchangeably when referring to hops, right or wrong.

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Old 03-11-2008, 01:29 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Homercidal
They are used interchangeably when referring to hops, right or wrong.
Yes, but not correctly. Hops have bines.

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