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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby Drawingablank » Sat Feb 11, 2012 7:26 pm

We brought Vitalyte in lemon and fruit punch flavors and all 3 of us found the fruit punch lacking. The lemon was quite good though.

We mixed it right in our camelbacks and there hasn't been any flavor residue. From what I understand the newer camelbacks are less susceptible to this than older models.
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:02 pm

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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby SquirrelHead » Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:50 pm

Bodyglide is awesome at preventing chaffing! I have the same rubbing issues and it has never failed me.
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby tattoogoddess » Sat Feb 11, 2012 9:57 pm

junglesmacks wrote:..or just keep them safe and sound in your bloodstream with everything else. Hasn't failed me yet.



If I do that with all the meds I am bringing I won't sleep until 2014. ADD meds are a bitch to sleep on. But yeah they will all be in their bottles. But I am brining more then a 10 day supply.
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby junglesmacks » Sat Feb 11, 2012 10:12 pm

tattoogoddess wrote:
junglesmacks wrote:..or just keep them safe and sound in your bloodstream with everything else. Hasn't failed me yet.



If I do that with all the meds I am bringing I won't sleep until 2014. ADD meds are a bitch to sleep on. But yeah they will all be in their bottles. But I am brining more then a 10 day supply.



Why would you need ADD meds on the playa?? I say let 'er rip!
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby tattoogoddess » Sat Feb 11, 2012 10:18 pm

junglesmacks wrote:
tattoogoddess wrote:
junglesmacks wrote:..or just keep them safe and sound in your bloodstream with everything else. Hasn't failed me yet.



If I do that with all the meds I am bringing I won't sleep until 2014. ADD meds are a bitch to sleep on. But yeah they will all be in their bottles. But I am brining more then a 10 day supply.



Why would you need ADD meds on the playa?? I say let 'er rip!

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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby lemur » Sat Feb 11, 2012 10:19 pm

i dont see "booze for lemur" on the list
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby tattoogoddess » Sat Feb 11, 2012 10:21 pm

Booze
Wine for BDC
2 Bottles of vodka
1 bottle cake vodka
Booze for the monkey -Yukon jack
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby tattoogoddess » Sat Feb 11, 2012 11:04 pm

Also another question. I have been thinking about shade. I am not sure what kinda tent I am bringing. It is packed up at my moms and is here. She has not idea what kinds she has. So yeah any ways. I was thinking about a monkey hut as they are kinda tall. But again I am coming on amtrak. How would I get the damn thing out there? 10 foot poles? Fedex says it is to long. So what are some options for shade with someone is limited on space (amtrack).
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby moonrise » Sat Feb 11, 2012 11:22 pm

Bring your meds in original bottles and any paper proof to go with them. Bring two weeks+ supply, just in case.

Shade, some camps have group shade areas for tents or get with camp mates and ask about tying a tarp from vehicle to vehicle or maybe camp infrastucture.
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby graidawg » Sun Feb 12, 2012 4:27 am

tattoogoddess wrote:Also another question. I have been thinking about shade. I am not sure what kinda tent I am bringing. It is packed up at my moms and is here. She has not idea what kinds she has. So yeah any ways. I was thinking about a monkey hut as they are kinda tall. But again I am coming on amtrak. How would I get the damn thing out there? 10 foot poles? Fedex says it is to long. So what are some options for shade with someone is limited on space (amtrack).



mel had a tiny tent with a tarp more or less draped over it in'11. depends on if you want to stay in your tent in the daytime. BDC has excellent shade structure.
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby AntiM » Sun Feb 12, 2012 6:44 am

tattoogoddess wrote:
Savannah wrote:
I've heard that camelbaks hold onto flavors way too well, and don't release them, hence everyone urging you to keep it for water. (I don't use one.) I make electrolyte mixes using my 12 oz or my 32 oz stainless canteens, or my camping cup. You wanna have your cup on you, anyway. It's hard for a bartender to pour a cocktail into your camelbak . . .


Gees Im going to be carrying alot of stuff lol. I have a playa mug, still looking into getting a camelback, and then a electo bottle. Maybe I should just stick to a single bottle (camlebak) with the electro mix and my mug.



I have that spare camelbak for you... no powders please. I can add a spare water bottle which will clip right onto it which can have the electros in it. You can overdo the electrolytes, which is why you need plain water also. No worries, we are uber-reliable, we just need our bak back when we go to pack out.

For that matter, we can bring you a chair too. We have extras of nearly everything, that's what we do.
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby AntiM » Sun Feb 12, 2012 6:46 am

Although you may want a cheap Nalgene while traveling.
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby Dr Helix » Sun Feb 12, 2012 8:20 am

tattoogoddess wrote:Booze
Wine for BDC
2 Bottles of vodka
1 bottle cake vodka
Booze for the monkey -Yukon jack


Double it. You'll thank me later.
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby graidawg » Sun Feb 12, 2012 9:39 am

Dr Helix wrote:
tattoogoddess wrote:Booze
Wine for BDC
2 Bottles of vodka
1 bottle cake vodka
Booze for the monkey -Yukon jack


Double it. You'll thank me later.


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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby knowmad » Sun Feb 12, 2012 1:18 pm

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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby ygmir » Sun Feb 12, 2012 1:57 pm

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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby tattoogoddess » Sun Feb 12, 2012 2:05 pm

ha ha ha actually is on the clothing list. But it is a bunny stuffed animal I gutted and am now turning the head into a hat for night.
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby ygmir » Sun Feb 12, 2012 2:09 pm

tattoogoddess wrote:ha ha ha actually is on the clothing list. But it is a bunny stuffed animal I gutted and am now turning the head into a hat for night.

the pelt would make a nice merkin.
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby tattoogoddess » Sun Feb 12, 2012 2:52 pm

ygmir wrote:
tattoogoddess wrote:ha ha ha actually is on the clothing list. But it is a bunny stuffed animal I gutted and am now turning the head into a hat for night.

the pelt would make a nice merkin.



For who? Not me. Don't plan on rocking the Merkin. Haha. I have 2 legs left to... cock covers? :D
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby knowmad » Sun Feb 12, 2012 3:18 pm

tattoogoddess wrote:ha ha ha actually is on the clothing list. But it is a bunny stuffed animal I gutted and am now turning the head into a hat for night.

Gutted Bunny! Bad :(
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby ygmir » Sun Feb 12, 2012 3:41 pm

tattoogoddess wrote:
ygmir wrote:
tattoogoddess wrote:ha ha ha actually is on the clothing list. But it is a bunny stuffed animal I gutted and am now turning the head into a hat for night.

the pelt would make a nice merkin.



For who? Not me. Don't plan on rocking the Merkin. Haha. I have 2 legs left to... cock covers? man baskets:D


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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby Ratty » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:08 am

A BIG travel mug. When you go to Center Camp to buy coffee we fill up your cup or give you a paper one. (Get more for your money and save a tree). Win, win.
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby Ratty » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:12 am

Portable radio so you can keep in touch with events. (Bring some extra beer to drop off at the radio station and the Post Office). Oh, post cards and stamps. They don't sell stamps.
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby Ratty » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:17 am

A compass and a wrist watch. "The Waffle house opens at 9am." Now what time is it and where am I?.
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby Ratty » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:21 am

What ever you forget, you'll be able to pick up at 'Bob's free garage sale' near Center Camp. Plus you can donate all the crap you shouldn't have brought. The item that's most wanted is a ceramic coffee mug. He only brings 400 of them to give away.
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby AntiM » Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:58 am

Ratty wrote:Portable radio so you can keep in touch with events. (Bring some extra beer to drop off at the radio station and the Post Office). Oh, post cards and stamps. They don't sell stamps.


There may not be a post office this year. Not even to do with the ticket thing, they were having problems last year with transportation adn other issues.
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:41 pm

That damn ap on your damn "smart" phone that tweedles when you're near a similierly accouterred eplayan...
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby danibel » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:29 pm

AntiM wrote: We have extras of nearly everything, that's what we do.


This is why I love AntiM, and I haven't even met her in person.

/me has got to get to the eplaya meet and greet this year.
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Re: My packing list. Am I missing anything?

Postby junglesmacks » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:47 pm

Oh.. first year over-thinking/planning. Brings back such memories.

The best part is when the first year third camelback and backpack portable shade structures get replaced with second year bowling pins and midgets.
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