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Old 09-22-08, 02:10 PM   #1
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I went hunting for the Blair Witch the other day

While camping at our family reunion I heard this tock tock tock noise....kinda like in the movie where the Blair Witch was hitting rocks together. Feeling like I had to protect my family, I went to get the only defense I found, (my nephew's new Red Ryder bb gun) and went looking.


To my disappointment, I found the gazebo we had set up had flipped in the wind and was stuck between the cars. The poles were hitting them making that scary sound.

Dang. What a let down.
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Old 09-22-08, 02:13 PM   #2
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I heard some creepy noises while I've been backpacking. Noises that weren't normal animal noises creeping around my tent.
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I heard some creepy noises while I've been backpacking. Noises that weren't normal animal noises creeping around my tent.
I'll try to be quieter next time.
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Old 09-22-08, 02:17 PM   #5
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Old 09-22-08, 03:04 PM   #6
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Fixed. Thanks KT.

I shoulda brought my much more powerful PELLET gun but nooOOOooooooOOOOooo. I was warned not to.

So when I went to tell my family the next day (it so happens I was the only one who heard it ) they all laughed at me. Nobody appreciated my intended sacrifice for them. Pffft. What. Evah.
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The last time I went backpacking I had a 357S&W and Hambone was carrying .45 plus we had a bull terrier and a german shepard so I think we were OK.
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did you have a map?
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The last time I went backpacking I had a 357S&W and Hambone was carrying .45 plus we had a bull terrier and a german shepard so I think we were OK.
Dude. I went family camping Asian style. We brought an electric rice cooker.


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No. Those can be easily lost or withered away by wet weather. We had a Garmin GPS!
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Yah and so? How else you gonna make perfect rice??
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I like to carry everything on my back for days on end...I think a 10 mile long electric cord would be uncomfortable...
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This was CAMPING not backpacking. And we had a generator.
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a what?!? Jeez, even when I'm just car camping, I just bring my mandolin and hang out by the fire. (It usually keeps the scary animals away and also other campers...)
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A GENERATOR. We had to pump up the air mattresses somehow.
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Next you're gonna tell me you pull a little gas out of the generator to light the campfire
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lol... such an asian style camping trip.
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I could hike the AT every day but I don't...
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A generator, huh? And there I was, mentally congratulating you for the fortitude & perserverance you must have shown in handling such a long extension cord.
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I love the AT... fond memories of that hike...
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