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NickBristol

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Feb 17, 2004
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...you fancy a cup of coffee so you set up your tinder, your fuel, pull out your firesteel and knife, make a nice little pot hanger, fill your saucepan from your water bottle and only remember you're in the office when the fire alarms start going off and your colleagues are looking at you funny... :oops:
 

MartiniDave

Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)
Aug 29, 2003
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You set out for an afternoons pigeon shooting, but instead of a hide you construct a rather nice lean-to shelter!

Dave
 

Adi007

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Sep 3, 2003
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Your pockes are filled with birch bark, cotton wool, penknives and fungi samples!
 

Rob

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There is no more room in your house and have to move - even though it is about knowing more and carrying less.

You end up buying a Land Rover.

You take holiday from work and pay good money to learn how to sleep rough.

You start clogging up the washing machine with bits of tree.

The Cramp Ball that you have drying out on your shelf at home bursts open and covers everything in little brown specks.

You spend too much money at Amazon.

You spend too much time on the internet :wink:
 

Adi007

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Sep 3, 2003
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Happened to you too, eh? :rolmao: :eek:):

Rob said:
The Cramp Ball that you have drying out on your shelf at home bursts open and covers everything in little brown specks.
 

C_Claycomb

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Oct 6, 2003
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you have a bucket with nettle fibre, or spoon shavings next to the couch to have something to do while watching TV.

Fungi drying on radiators. But I did that before I had hear of bushcraft :-?

you have water proofed the bath by treating your Swann Dri in it.
 

MartiniDave

Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)
Aug 29, 2003
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You try to use you BCUK user name to log on to the network at work.

You buy your wife a nice knife & firesteel.

You can't lift your coat because of all the kit in the pockets.

You're willing to go to the garden centre, but when you get there you sneak off to look at axes, bow saws etc.

You take your Swanndri in a rucksack to the beach on the hottest day in August, just in case!
 

Andy

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Dec 31, 2003
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you get known in place or work/school for been able to do whatever is needed with the contents of you pockets. be it ligfhting a bunsum burner or cutting anything up.


you sharpen your pencil and make a hook for something.
 

sargey

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Sep 11, 2003
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when one of your internet mates sends you a box with a flint 'n' steel kit, you don't get time to open the box till lunch, and end up giving a quick demo on the theory of flint firelighting in the works canteen.

then you discover that smouldering tinder fungus is very difficult to extinguish, people start asking who's burning jossticks, and what's the bag of brown stuff? it's not what it looks like, honest! :shock: :lol:

cheers,and.
 

maddave

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Jan 2, 2004
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Whe you and your partner have a romantic walk through a woodland and you mentally "measure up" the gaps between the trees to see if your Hennessey will fit :-D
 

MartiniDave

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Aug 29, 2003
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You post a message to your bushcraft mates, most of whoom you've only met on a forum, to tell'em you've got a new axe!

Sorry Maddave, couldn't resist that one. Enjoy the SFA.

Dave :lol:
 

maddave

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Jan 2, 2004
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MartiniDave said:
You post a message to your bushcraft mates, most of whoom you've only met on a forum, to tell'em you've got a new axe!

Sorry Maddave, couldn't resist that one. Enjoy the SFA.

Dave :lol:

:rolmao: :lol: "Git!"
 

ditchfield

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Nov 1, 2003
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It takes 10 minutes to negotiate your way across your bedroom floor between tarps, knifes, stoves and books and when you get tho the other side your feet are covered in wood shavings. :-D