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Old 08-03-2016, 06:56 PM   #57807
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Well the mutants have sure been quiet lately. Hopefully all are safe, happy and mutating.

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Old 08-03-2016, 07:18 PM   #57808
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12 ways to make new friends

Stumbled on this a I was perusing the web

1. Arm your car alarm just in case someone tries to break into it or steal it while you're sleeping next to it. Or in case some animal accidentally bumps it, or a gust of wind buffets it exactly right, or something else that's not a car thief causes it to go off at 3 in the morning.

2. Grab a beer and head over to the neighboring campsite to chat with your new friends about politics. If they don't want to talk about politics, try changing the subject to religion. If they don't want to talk about politics or religion, try to find something else to disagree with them about.

3. If your dog is very vocal, territorial, or nervous, and likes to bark throughout the night for those or other reasons, bring him or her along. If you don't have a dog, just bark on your own between midnight and 5 a.m.–most people can't tell the difference between a dog bark and a human bark that early in the morning.

4. If you leave your campsite to go hiking, fishing, or exploring during the day, leave some snacks out on a picnic table for our animal friends. Squirrels and birds love to chew through wrappers and bags, so snack mix, potato chips, or crackers are always a good choice. If you're in an area where bears are known to congregate, a plate of salmon or other fish is always a nice gesture. Try placing the fish on the dashboard of your car and leaving a window cracked for the bears.

5. Arrive at the campground at 11 p.m. or later. Take a couple laps around the campground searching for the perfect remaining campsite. Use your high-beam headlights to most effectively inspect the campsites from your moving car.

6. After you've found the perfect campsite, set up your stuff, start a campfire, and start drinking with your friends. Sit far enough away from each other that you have to project your voice.

7. Enjoy your campfire and conversation until 2 a.m. or 3 a.m.

8. As you set up your campsite after 11 p.m., make sure to open and close your car doors every time you get another item out of your car. Make sure you slam the door shut–you want to be sure it's closed.

9. Don't be afraid to use your gas-powered generator between the hours of 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. if you need to. If it's too loud for you to sleep, bring a long extension cord so you can put it a ways from your RV.

10. Play some music on a stereo. You like your music, so everyone else probably will, too.

11. Take some wet wood to burn in your campfire, to maximize smoke coverage of the entire campground.

12. Help yourself to your neighbor's cooler of beer, preferably in the middle of your conversation/diatribe about politics or religion. Tell them you will pay them back, even if you have no beer at your campsite.
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Old 08-03-2016, 07:38 PM   #57809
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Stumbled on this a I was perusing the web

1. Arm your car alarm just in case someone tries to break into it or steal it while you're sleeping next to it. Or in case some animal accidentally bumps it, or a gust of wind buffets it exactly right, or something else that's not a car thief causes it to go off at 3 in the morning.

2. Grab a beer and head over to the neighboring campsite to chat with your new friends about politics. If they don't want to talk about politics, try changing the subject to religion. If they don't want to talk about politics or religion, try to find something else to disagree with them about.

3. If your dog is very vocal, territorial, or nervous, and likes to bark throughout the night for those or other reasons, bring him or her along. If you don't have a dog, just bark on your own between midnight and 5 a.m.–most people can't tell the difference between a dog bark and a human bark that early in the morning.

4. If you leave your campsite to go hiking, fishing, or exploring during the day, leave some snacks out on a picnic table for our animal friends. Squirrels and birds love to chew through wrappers and bags, so snack mix, potato chips, or crackers are always a good choice. If you're in an area where bears are known to congregate, a plate of salmon or other fish is always a nice gesture. Try placing the fish on the dashboard of your car and leaving a window cracked for the bears.

5. Arrive at the campground at 11 p.m. or later. Take a couple laps around the campground searching for the perfect remaining campsite. Use your high-beam headlights to most effectively inspect the campsites from your moving car.

6. After you've found the perfect campsite, set up your stuff, start a campfire, and start drinking with your friends. Sit far enough away from each other that you have to project your voice.

7. Enjoy your campfire and conversation until 2 a.m. or 3 a.m.

8. As you set up your campsite after 11 p.m., make sure to open and close your car doors every time you get another item out of your car. Make sure you slam the door shut–you want to be sure it's closed.

9. Don't be afraid to use your gas-powered generator between the hours of 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. if you need to. If it's too loud for you to sleep, bring a long extension cord so you can put it a ways from your RV.

10. Play some music on a stereo. You like your music, so everyone else probably will, too.

11. Take some wet wood to burn in your campfire, to maximize smoke coverage of the entire campground.

12. Help yourself to your neighbor's cooler of beer, preferably in the middle of your conversation/diatribe about politics or religion. Tell them you will pay them back, even if you have no beer at your campsite.
I wish I'd written that. I knew all the words! There is much wisdom right there.
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Old 08-03-2016, 09:27 PM   #57810
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R U an RV Mutant too?

Three days with grands.... Think we did every craft project imaginable...
Their favorite was TicTacTurtle...... Made the turtles (18 of them) out ofplastic clay that is oven bakable.... Plus 2 canvas boards...

Planning on mutating saturday or sunday.


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Old 08-03-2016, 10:13 PM   #57811
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Holy smokes!!! Is this a Mutantville RV park?!!???!

Howdy folks, I'm purdy new around these parts so I'll give y'uns a quick 'who-am-I'. I have an old 1970ish camper that has been camped in 4 times....never by me.

My mother and her 3 10ish year old nieces camped for 2 nights in the middle of the Ozarks. No water, no electric, no sewer. Then I loaned it to a neighbor who camped for 4 days with his wife and daughter at the chuckwagon races. Again, no electric, water, or sewer. And my brother and his new wife used it a couple times to camp by the lake.

My last camping trip was in my dad's Ford Expedition SUV in the middle of Southeast Montana bowhunting Pronghorn antelope. 6 days, 75 miles from town with no cell signal and only a little propane cook stove eating Ramen noodles and MREs. I slept in the back between my clothes/equipment and the big Coleman cooler. Which held my 8 frozen gallon jugs of water. I would take a gallon out each morning and set it on the front floorboard to thaw for drinking.

I'm going back in October this year...can't wait.



Welp, that's me...just a mutated, semi-educated, Arkansas hillbilly.
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Old 08-03-2016, 10:57 PM   #57812
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Well, hello there six-shooter. You sound pretty mutant, but there is a rigorous test you must pass to become an official mutant.... read the first couple of pages of this thread to get a head start, then come tell us a couple things and mutant #1 or#2 will bestow on you a mutant number!
I am curious though...if you have a usable camper, why don't you take it on your trip instead of sleeping in your vehicle?
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Old 08-03-2016, 11:35 PM   #57813
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He's from Arkansas for crying out loud. Ask Di & Larry, Tim & Mary, or Roman and Ann. They probably did the same thing until they go used to it.
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Old 08-03-2016, 11:46 PM   #57814
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Three days with grands.... Think we did every craft project imaginable...
Their favorite was TicTacTurtle...... Made the turtles (18 of them) out ofplastic clay that is oven bakable.... Plus 2 canvas boards...

Planning on mutating saturday or sunday.

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Y'all didn't have a good time, didja?

You'll be heading for the tippy-top of the Mississippi this trip? Not Maine?

Sorry not to be here as you fly by, but we leave in the morning. Tonight we are ready (almost) & sleeping in the rig so as to leave as early as possible.

Each of the 2 cats has escaped once already, making us a bit concerned about the trip w/them. Betsy is easy to retrieve. All she wants is to graze a bit. Munch, munch.

Tikka, the newby, not so much. The AC noise scared her as I carried her toward the rig, so she disappeared into the shrubs immediately. Fortunately, she came back for comfort w/in 2 or 3 minutes. Whew. Her safety collar had let go when she jumped, and she isnt chipped yet.

Sleep well, mutants ... like the lion.

Hey SixShooter: welcome! I anxiously await your required declarations and the bestowal of the coveted number and the passing of mop & broom.

Night all!
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Old 08-04-2016, 03:19 AM   #57815
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He's from Arkansas for crying out loud. Ask Di & Larry, Tim & Mary, or Roman and Ann. They probably did the same thing until they go used to it.
That only makes sense, Wayne. Everyone knows that every Arkie is related to all other Arkies either by blood or marriage.
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Old 08-04-2016, 06:44 AM   #57816
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That only makes sense, Wayne. Everyone knows that every Arkie is related to all other Arkies either by blood or marriage.
I have some relatives from the Missouri Ozarks and they would be offended by your post. All Arkies are also related to all the MO Okies. It's just one big feuding family.
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Old 08-04-2016, 07:24 AM   #57817
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I'm starting to wonder if there's something in the water down there that causes all this mutation, there seems to be quite an influx of mutants from that area
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Old 08-04-2016, 08:03 AM   #57818
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His profile says Marion, Arkansas..... That is dang sure Eastern Arkansas, and not considered a real hill billy....
We is flatlanders for sure, DELTA gold, river rats...... Marion is due north of West Memphis for those who are geographically unsure about this state. And yes i could propably find some one we both know in a 15 minute chat with him...... Cause my hometown was also on that great Mississippi River west bank.....




Hey..... Does anyone know anything about putting a chip in the motor for more power.... Larry had gotten one for the old rv, never used it, so he was gonna put in the Berk..... He has been looking all over the internet trying to get information.... So he finally went against his male instinct and sent a pm to someone on IRV2..... He didnt say who, but whoever, that person blew him off, told him to google it.......
Yea... Like he hadnt already..... This is why I hardly ever get in irv forum... I only check in here, where i know people....





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Old 08-04-2016, 08:29 AM   #57819
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His profile says Marion, Arkansas..... That is dang sure Eastern Arkansas, and not considered a real hill billy....
We is flatlanders for sure, DELTA gold, river rats...... Marion is due north of West Memphis for those who are geographically unsure about this state. And yes i could propably find some one we both know in a 15 minute chat with him...... Cause my hometown was also on that great Mississippi River west bank.....




Hey..... Does anyone know anything about putting a chip in the motor for more power.... Larry had gotten one for the old rv, never used it, so he was gonna put in the Berk..... He has been looking all over the internet trying to get information.... So he finally went against his male instinct and sent a pm to someone on IRV2..... He didnt say who, but whoever, that person blew him off, told him to google it.......
Yea... Like he hadnt already..... This is why I hardly ever get in irv forum... I only check in here, where i know people....





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He could post a more general question in the Class A forum. Then he'd get all the answers he'd ever dream of - there'd be those that would tell him it won't be compatible with the Berk, another group will say it is compatible, then there will be those that say why do you even need more power, enjoy the view as you slowly pass things, another group will tell him it'll ruin his engine, along with the group that will claim his warranty will be terminated when they see he did that, and finally there will be those that just contribute to the thread so they can "follow it".

I just don't see why either of you are hesitant to explore the benefits of the full site
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He could post a more general question in the Class A forum. Then he'd get all the answers he'd ever dream of - there'd be those that would tell him it won't be compatible with the Berk, another group will say it is compatible, then there will be those that say why do you even need more power, enjoy the view as you slowly pass things, another group will tell him it'll ruin his engine, along with the group that will claim his warranty will be terminated when they see he did that, and finally there will be those that just contribute to the thread so they can "follow it".

I just don't see why either of you are hesitant to explore the benefits of the full site
Wow Carl. I didn't realize just how profound you can be. You called called that one. In fact, I think I have seen that exact thread. But I think it went off topic and was closed.
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