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what do you take to occupy yourself when its dark?

Discussion in 'Bushcraft Chatter' started by Man of Tanith, Oct 25, 2009.

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what do you take to occupy yourself in the dark?

  1. book-fiction

    47 vote(s)
    21.4%
  2. book-non fiction

    25 vote(s)
    11.4%
  3. book-referance

    14 vote(s)
    6.4%
  4. MP3 Player

    42 vote(s)
    19.1%
  5. Cards

    6 vote(s)
    2.7%
  6. Nothing

    86 vote(s)
    39.1%
  1. Retired Member southey

    Retired Member southey M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    Why is it you never bush publications in the wild any more?, used to set the common room on fire, when strolled in with one
     
  2. Miyagi

    Miyagi Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    I blame the internet...

    Short people no longer struggle to reach the top shelf.
     
  3. Retired Member southey

    Retired Member southey M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    Ahh .hieght adjustable chairs, dam there eyes!
     
  4. Miyagi

    Miyagi Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    Which of the two knocks you senseless quickest? :D
     
  5. Retired Member southey

    Retired Member southey M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    I reckon it's the first fueled on the last!
     
  6. Arizroughrider

    Arizroughrider Forager

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    She does. How many women love to go camping and hiking? On one hike over the Easter weekend we went 8 miles in on one day and 8 miles out the next day up and down the mountains with knee deep snow in some parts to a place with no facilities (bathroom) carrying a 50 lb pack (she weighs 120 lbs) and liked it. I am so lucky to have her.
     
  7. Miyagi

    Miyagi Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    You certainly are!

    All the best,

    Liam
     
  8. Retired Member southey

    Retired Member southey M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    I think those of us who share our interests with our partners are very lucky indeed.
     
  9. Everything Mac

    Everything Mac Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    I see no option for talk and drink with your mate/mates.

    I tend not to camp alone.

    Andy
     
  10. PhotoGirl

    PhotoGirl Tenderfoot

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    I take my journal and my fella.
     
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    A sleeping bag?
     
  12. EddBamber

    EddBamber Tenderfoot

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    I usually take a book and my headtorch to read, i like the listen to some music too or talk to whoever im with.
     
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    Extreme Pilgrim Forager

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    I like to read a book by candle light whilst a hearty meal is digested, followed by plenty of Zzzz's as I sway in my hammock. Bliss.
     
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    darrenleroy Nomad

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    I always take a novel I'm reading, but after a day in the fresh air, a good feed, a glass or two of wine and ridiculous chats around the fire my eyes don't stay open for long.
     
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    Nothing...
     
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    ex-member Raikey Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    a bit of wood,

    and i'll try and knock out a lil whittling,..

    extreme adrenaline whittling of course, which involves a belly full of sloe gin and a head torch.

    i often wake up surrounded by shavings and some, erm,......masterpiece???? wondering where the inspiration came from,...

    i came up with a little oak totem pole thingy over two nights last week, i'll post a pic when i get home
     
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  17. treadlightly

    treadlightly Full Member

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    Nothing - the fire and the noises of the night are enough for me.
     
  18. ex-member Raikey

    ex-member Raikey Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    took a piece of dried oak and made this!

    hahah not saying its anything to be proud of mind, but its on topic with the thead as it occupied me for a couple of hours round the fire with a few mates and a bottle.

    i did it with a CRKT Side Hawg 2, (not the best knife to work with but its all i had in my bag other than an RC-6)

    i used it the following night to ward off evil spirits from the tarp.



    [​IMG]
     
  19. Barn Owl

    Barn Owl Old Age Punk

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    Wish i could carve like that Raikey.

    Nice work.
     
  20. iamasmith

    iamasmith Forager

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    Whittlin' ^^
     

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