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    Quote Originally Posted by keys? View Post
    things I would change if I had 1,000 dollars or if Santa Clause was real
    What do you mean, IF?


    "Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities."
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    FWIW, GvilleDave has a nifty WARM down parka for sale in the "For Sale" sub-forum!!
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    re: bpl article on winter camping posted by Shug
    "Sleep with a stocking cap or toboggan or balaclava on your head to help hold in your body heat"

    Oh we peed our pants picturing someone trying to balance a toboggan on their head!

    (I think they mean a toque? Where i come from a toboggan is a sled!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by sturgeon View Post
    re: bpl article on winter camping posted by Shug
    "Sleep with a stocking cap or toboggan or balaclava on your head to help hold in your body heat"

    Oh we peed our pants picturing someone trying to balance a toboggan on their head!

    (I think they mean a toque? Where i come from a toboggan is a sled!)
    One definition of "toboggan" is "touque" or "toque", a knitted cap usually of wool.
    "The more I carry the happier I am in camp; the less I carry the happier I am getting there" - Sgt. Rock

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    Quote Originally Posted by beep View Post
    Good post, Shug, with sound advice! Thank you!
    I second that! Very informative article, thanks for sharing shug.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NCPatrick View Post
    What do you mean, IF?
    You can blame my parents for that one If I ever become a parent, I will never ask my kid, that can read to place presents under the xmas tree that are signed "from Santa" I remember that moment in time like it was yesterday

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    Put me in as a maybe .

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    Here's a revised update (#5):

    Place: TBD but likely Nemadji State Forest, Minnesota
    Dates: January 7-9
    Weather: ??? but likely COLD!

    Attendees: I hope I have this right, but if not, please PM me or post in this thread!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by keys? View Post
    I second that! Very informative article, thanks for sharing shug.
    Cool ..... hope it helped a bit.
    When I get some time I will write some of my experiences on extras and a proposed gear list ..... but the gear list is ever-evolving!!!!
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    Hey Beep! Put me down as a maybe. My daughter gets married the weekend before so I think this one is open.
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