They supposedly had traditions for special events. They were:
- Hitchhiking by breakdancing
- Finding civilizations by moss growth on a rock
- Driving with rocks/boulders
Role in episode
While stuck in the middle of nowhere during the delivery of the Krusty Krab Pizza, SpongeBob exhibits many traditions of a pioneer in order to get him and Squidward to their destination, encouraging the latter to do the same.