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    bear burrito vs. bear truffle?

    A new member with a screen name of "bearpinata" got me thinking about the pet names we have for hammocks - like "bear burrito", and that they exist because of the incorrect notion that we're somehow "exposed" to the "wild" unlike being in a tent. Hogwash!

    So, was thinking about turning the tables and coming up with similar pet names for ground-dwelling shelters...

    bear truffle
    coyote fire hydrant

    ...I'm sure we can come up with some really good ones!

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    Ant Hotel
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    Old Dominion Hangers


    Not all who wander are lost - J.R.R. Tolkein
    Besides, if we get lost, we just pull in somewheres and ask directions - Captain Ron

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    Bear calzone? Bear hot pocket?

    Reminds me of the old Werther's candy commercial where the guy says "I had a bit of trouble unwrapping that shiny golden wrapper, but I'll never forget that first taste!"

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    Rock Finder
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    Bear Fortune Cookie
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    One man's bed is a another man's urinal

    Sometimes I camp with bikers, some have tents some don't. When they talk of camping it's always "sleep in the dirt".

    As always, Will
    “The most common form of terrorism in the U.S.A. is that carried on by bulldozers and chain saws.”
    ― Edward Abbey

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    Bear Happy Meal

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    This is too fun...

    But wait, there's more....

    Chinese Bear Takeout, Bear Delivery or Digiorno, Bear Shake n' Bake, If it's one of those monster three room sleeps 12 laid in like cord wood - Bear Crispy Creams
    Last edited by DaddyDaddy; 03-20-2013 at 10:27.
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    No wound? No scar?
    Yet, as the Master shall the servant be, And piercèd are the feet that follow Me.
    But thine are whole; can he have followed far, Who hast no wound or scar?
    Excerpt from a poem by Amy Carmichael. Missionary to orphans in India.
    She suffered much -- and bore much eternal fruit.

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    Re: bear burrito vs. bear truffle?

    Tagged because this is funny...
    Live, Laugh, Love, if that doesn't work. Load, Aim and Fire, repeat as necessary...

    Buy, Try, Learn, Repeat

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    bear burrito vs. bear truffle?

    Baby got (a root in her) back.

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    One setting Sleep Number bed. You feel like #2 in the morning!

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