And then was awestruck to hear a much tinier, faster boing boing boing boing boing as a smaller Roo followed.
Savannah wrote:It sounds freaky & wrong, so you need to do it.
Ugly Dougly wrote:I don't usually use a pack. Maybe a canteen slung ove rmy shoulder, depends on the costume.
mazatta wrote:I'm bringing two bags: one with all my daytime stuff and one for night. The daytime pack is bigger and the night pack is more streamlined and will hopefully not interfere with dancing.
Savannah wrote:Things that have helped, bag-wise.
* Writing a list of items I want to have with me on the inside of the bag (towards the top) in fine-tip sharpie. Asterisks go next to items that are time-of-day specific, like sunscreen and sunglasses. I did this with my 2009-2010 bag, but ran out of time to do this on my 2011 bag, and getting ready to go anywhere took me longer than it should've (being a forgetful and distractible person who likes to dither). Lesson re-learned.
* Pre-packing the backpack before I leave for the playa, so I can hop out of the vehicle & run an errand without having to unpack the whole truck (eliminating the "Canteen . . . bike lock . . . where's my goggles?" rigamarole.) I did remember to do this for, the second year in a row, and it was awesome.
. . . Agreed, bigger is not always better, but lots of compartments are wonderful.
dragonpilot wrote:Separated at birth...I've got contents 3x5 card labels either taped to the outside of my bins or in every pocket of every bag (even my butt pack) so I can see at a glance where I hid the spare camera battery, or which bin my camp sandals are stowed...Gawd how it simplifies my playa life!!!
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