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    Greetings People of Earth!

    I've been lurking for a looong time on this forum, so I thought it about time I join the discussion. I found the forum while researching ways to lighten my load as I progress toward UL, and have been hooked ever since!

    I still don't have a hammock, but am very interested in the WBBB, and have reminded the wife and kids my birthday is coming up...

    I have three boys (7, 9, and 14) and am Assistant Scoutmaster (as well as Outdoor Coordinator and Webmaster) for my 14 year old's boy-led Scout Troop. I've always enjoyed the outdoors, hiking, fishing, etc. Growing up in Mid-Missouri not too far from the Ozarks, plenty of opportunity presented itself. If only I had thought of hanging between the trees back then!

    I've worked in IT for many years now, and could be called a computer geek. However, I have discovered that there are many ways to be a geek, as I now have the UL gear reviewing, watching water boil, DIY making, hammock camping sickness. Somebody help!!!

    Thanks,
    Steve

    P.S. My fondest memory of camping was when I was about 9, lying on a picnic table at a camp site at Pomme de Terre Lake on a crystal clear night, watching a meteor shower the intensity of which I have never since experienced. I always look for them now, and am usually the first to call out, "Meteor!"
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    Shug for Late Nite!
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    Welcome to the forum. Meteor showers are cool
    " The mind creates the abyss, the heart crosses it."

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    Whoooo Buddy)))) Shug's Avatar
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    A streaking Whooooo Buddy to ye' Meteor!
    Shug
    Whoooo Buddy)))) I Love Onions, Grits, Greens, Livermush, NC Style BBQ, Potted Meat, Anchovies, 'Naner Puddin", Peanut Butter Pie, Red Velvet Cake and Cocoa and Straaaaaawwwwberrrry Milk and Coffee Crisps....
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    Welcome to the forums Meteor! It's always nice to meet another gear geek.

    I think you'll like the hammock better than the picnic table. Same view, more comfortable.

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    Greetings, neighbor!

    We are not, however, "people of Earth"...they're over there, in tents.
    Dave

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shug View Post
    A streaking Whooooo Buddy to ye' Meteor!
    Shug
    See what you did... you got Shug Streaking.


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    CORRECTION: Greetings People of Lying Suspended Above the Earth!

    Quote Originally Posted by oldgringo View Post
    We are not, however, "people of Earth"...they're over there, in tents.
    Good point!! I stand corrected...

    Greetings People of Lying Suspended Above the Earth!

    Quote Originally Posted by Iafte View Post
    See what you did... you got Shug Streaking.
    Ya know, I'll bet it's not too hard to do!

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    Welcome!

    Sounds like you've fallen far, and now you are here!
    "We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately." - Ben Franklin
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    Quote Originally Posted by MacEntyre View Post
    Sounds like you've fallen far, and now you are here!
    Yep, another way the name is appropriate!

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    Hey Meteor! Hope all is well, and welcome!

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