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    Senior Member earplug94's Avatar
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    Hard place to find to hammock around house?

    Just cracked me up a bit. Went behind the house and setup between two pine trees and our lake. It's beautiful. But, there are tons of houses all around. I must have had around 3 flashlights shine on me from their backyards. I finally gave up and went in. I guess that I did look a bit strange. Bummer. Anyone else have a hard time finding a place to hang?

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    Quote Originally Posted by earplug94 View Post
    Just cracked me up a bit. Went behind the house and setup between two pine trees and our lake. It's beautiful. But, there are tons of houses all around. I must have had around 3 flashlights shine on me from their backyards. I finally gave up and went in. I guess that I did look a bit strange. Bummer. Anyone else have a hard time finding a place to hang?

    earplug
    Ignore the neighbors! They'll get used to it.
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    First time I was in my hammock in the front yard, trying to be obvious, the neighbor across the street told me that I looked too relaxed. The other neighbors from across the street at first thought I was nuts, but eventually they both tried it out. Now when I am out there I get looks but they just wave and shake their heads.

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    Senior Member earplug94's Avatar
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    I'm with you. The only problem was that the lights were keeping me up and I don't sleep in any clothes! Just kidding. Giving it another go very soon.

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    Hang your rain fly as a blind so they won't get so jealous....

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    I slept on the patio (installed eye-bolts last week) over the weekend and just used a bandanna as a sleep mask. Now, I just need to figure out how to get the alarm to work when wearing earplugs, as the cars going by were far too noisy!
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    I tried taking a nap in my front yard once - neighbors kept coming by to wake me up and ask me if I was taking a nap!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bear bag hanger View Post
    I tried taking a nap in my front yard once - neighbors kept coming by to wake me up and ask me if I was taking a nap!
    One more shining example from the Department of the Blatantly Obvious.

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