Eric wrote:I forged my RV out of metal I mined in Getafuckinglifeastan.
I hunt all my own food, skin it & eat it.
I turn the skins into clothes.
I've discovered potato skins do not last long in the sun.
I grow my coffee in a plantation in Whinertopia. I swim to it & carry the beans back on my head.
I make the fire with a magnifying glass I created out of molten beach sand to roast the beans.
Don't ask what I rubbed together to make the fire for the forge. Lets just say I have dry skin.
My lights are made from fireflies I trapped in a net woven from my beard.
I am Burner. Worship my self reliance.
Now, where's my fucking cocktail?
jpstiffin wrote:Let's start selling water at BM.
I was sitting by my humble tent when a mamoth RV pulled up next to me. A few days later, another vehicle arrived to service the behomoth motor vehicle. Nothing wrong with being prepared for harsh conditions. But to pretend that we are self reliant is silly.
geekster wrote:I was sitting by my humble tent when a mamoth RV pulled up next to me. A few days later, another vehicle arrived to service the behomoth motor vehicle. Nothing wrong with being prepared for harsh conditions. But to pretend that we are self reliant is silly.
I am not getting your point. Did they ask YOU to help pay for the RV or the servicing? Sounds to me like they were pretty self-reliant if they paid for it themselves. Self reliant doesn't mean being a Luddite or doing things exactly the way YOU do them. It means doing whatever you do ... yourself without being a burden on those around you. Believe me, I have seen a lot of tent campers that were the opposite of "self reliant". I'm just not getting your bit about the RV somehow being connected to not being self-reliant.
As for efficiency, the entire fucking thing is inefficient. It isn't some socialist beehive. You carry your shit out there, you carry it out. If you have a Volkswagen Rabbit or a 40ft RV, what difference does it make. Quit whining about what other people do and mind your business.
I see a group of tanker trucks lined up with water available for purchase. Makes sense to me.
Lord Of Ruin wrote:I find when I come back from BM when tenting it exhausted, feeling sore, beat up, wheezy, etc. I find when I come back from one when I use a trailer smiling, happy, engaged and remembering all the cool shit I did.
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