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Old 11-15-2013, 11:00 AM   #15
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Its like I tell my friends who ask me why I ride a Harley instead of a Yamaha.

If I have to explain it you will never understand it.
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Old 11-15-2013, 11:17 AM   #16
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I can't mow the lawn, wash the car or clothes nor paint the house. All I can do is relax, read a book and talk with other campers if I choose. What's to explain?
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Old 11-15-2013, 11:39 AM   #17
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I like the response: my dog has peed in more states then you will visit in your lifetime. Usually end of conversation.
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Old 11-15-2013, 11:45 AM   #18
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No agendas, no calendars, no suits, no lists. What day it is doesn't matter - it's another one for adventures.
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Old 11-15-2013, 11:52 AM   #19
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I just tell them "IF AND WHEN" you travel, enjoy your hotel room and the property it sits on, and if you never travel.........enjoy your home and the property it sits on.
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Old 11-15-2013, 12:00 PM   #20
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Isn't the answer the same for every hobby.....because we want to and we can! And yes the main reason someone would ask why is because it's foreign to them. Just like going boating every weekend, going to dog shows, skydiving, mountain climbing, and hunting is foreign to me!
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Old 11-15-2013, 12:42 PM   #21
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I don't even try.

They either have the travel/adventure gene, or they don't. Some people are just content and happy to be born, live and die in the same town or region doing the same thing year after year. Which is ok, but I would get bored doing that.

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Old 11-15-2013, 12:43 PM   #22
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The personal joy I experience when doing what I am doing is interrupted by having to explain it to any one who cannot just enjoy the fact that I am happy. So I will defer if you don't mind. And how are you doing?
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Old 11-15-2013, 12:59 PM   #23
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I humor them. "Yep you are right and it does cost a pile of money and depreciates very fast. We probably are a little mental for doing this when we could be sitting at home and looking at videos of the places we would like to visit".
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Old 11-15-2013, 02:24 PM   #24
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Usual I just say that all travel is expensive and RV'ing is the best value for travel when you combine transportation, housing and food costs. Add in the unparalleled sense of freedom from being on your own timetable and destinations, and no other form of travel comes close in price and comfort.

I will admit that compared to drinking some beer in front of the TV at home it seems expensive, but for people who want a traveling lifestyle this one is a downright bargain. If you don't understand the desire to travel, you can never understand the desire to get the best value for your travel dollar.
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i like to tell the truth if its some one being a but

my wife is 28 years old and is very sick and well be died well be for you its her time to live and see what she can why she can

that stops the WHYs really fast
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I don't try anymore either. When they ask why we both ride motorcycles, I still tell them for the same reason your dog rides with his head out the window
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I get it , and that's all that counts !! Eat your heart out !!
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Sorry, If I have to explain, you will never understand. This lifestyle is not for everyone.
Good one Dog Folks......
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