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Old 08-04-2013, 02:29 PM   #15
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Some of us have a S&B in places that others say are out in the boonies....

The older I get, simply leaving home is boon-docking.

I love to read these posts where people get all riled up (or just snobbish) about nothing.... Lol
Been a long time, if ever, since I've been called a snob! So, if you were referring to me, Thank you!

Since there is no official definition, and most of this bunch don't hold much with official anything, everyone can define it for themselves, as I'm sure the OP will do as soon as she gets in a few overnights in and decides if she wants to be in the roughing it bunch, or the roughing it smoothly bunch!. As for me, the farther away form hookups, the better!

As for living in the boonies, I tell people I don't live so far back that the sun shine is piped in, but, I do have to go to town to get my mail and haul water!

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Old 08-04-2013, 04:00 PM   #16
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Wal-dock
Depot-dock
Lowes-dock
Cracker-dock
Lot-dock
FJ-dock
Pilot-dock
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Old 08-04-2013, 04:28 PM   #17
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I just can't keep up with you guys. My brain is fried with semantics, definitions, etc..

Off I go to ... PARK ... somewhere.
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I just can't keep up with you guys. My brain is fried with semantics, definitions, etc..

Off I go to ... PARK ... somewhere.
Correcto mundo, Moonrover.

I boondocked (for real) from 1952 to 1997.
"Parking" or "RVing" or "camping" now.
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LOL!!!

So ... it's not WHAT I do, but WHERE I do it!

After a long hot shower, I can watch a movie on a 46" Home Theatre system while I am on the computer checking my email or talking on Skype, while the brownies are baking in my oven, sitting in my massaging recliner with the A/C at 74, drinking some cold liquid refreshment ... and as long as I am waaaaaaaay out by myself somewhere, I am still boondocking!

Love it! LOL!!!

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I just can't keep up with you guys. My brain is fried with semantics, definitions, etc..

Off I go to ... PARK ... somewhere.
Ya get used to it. Trust me.
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LOL!!!

So ... it's not WHAT I do, but WHERE I do it!

After a long hot shower, I can watch a movie on a 46" Home Theatre system while I am on the computer checking my email or talking on Skype, while the brownies are baking in my oven, sitting in my massaging recliner with the A/C at 74, drinking some cold liquid refreshment ... and as long as I am waaaaaaaay out by myself somewhere, I am still boondocking!

Love it! LOL!!!

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Seems you've got the concept well in hand! LOL!! But we can't shower too long before time to move.

Think I will pitch this ad campaign -
The Oxygenic shower head - adding days to your boondocking experience one shower after another.
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What is boondocking?

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I'm with the purists on this one. For me boondocking means free-camping out in the "boonies" = the far wilderness. No campsites, no hookups, no boundaries.

Anything else is either dry-camping (e.g. a developed campground with no hookups) or just overnight parking (e.g. Walmart). If it ain't in the "boonies" it ain't boondocking
This is the correct answer......we have a winner !!
You win unlimited nights of your choice Boondocking , in the So Cal deserts in the winter of course ! I'll meet you there to check you in !
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I'm with the purists on this one. For me boondocking means free-camping out in the "boonies" = the far wilderness. No campsites, no hookups, no boundaries.

Anything else is either dry-camping (e.g. a developed campground with no hookups) or just overnight parking (e.g. Walmart). If it ain't in the "boonies" it ain't boondocking
That would be my definition. I am new to the RV scene, and my liesure time for the last 10 years has been spent where I take my watch off and throw it into the bottom of my dry bag. Cold beverages were only as cold as the water and the white noise would drown out the hardiest snoring.
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How fun!!! Thanks everyone for the input. I get it!!!
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Some entertaining concepts of simple elementary English:

boon

1. something to be thankful for; blessing; benefit . . or bonnie (Scottish)

dock (take a wild guess)

1. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _

If it looks like Walmart, and smells like Walmart, then it's a _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _!
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New to RV-ing. Tried to look it up in dictionary and it is not there!

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