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    New guy from Indiana

    Hi all,
    I went looking online for a chair or something to sit on while camping.
    Happened to find a Moskito traveller hammock from Rei and thought that might
    be the answer. When it arrived I realized I needed to figure out how to hang it, so back online I went. This is when the trouble started, I stumbled upon hammock forums, and now I cant stop visiting this site. Great info here, hope to learn from all your experiences. Thanks for sharing.

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    Welcome Barebow

    Recently new to Forums, too, but not to hammocks. You'll find a fantastic group of folks here, especially from IN.
    How's it going with your new hammock? Get it set up yet?

    Longskirt

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    welcome to HammockForums and hey from high point nc.
    there is a ton of stuff here to read, learn and ask about.
    if it's hammock related it's here or still waiting to be invented.
    hang on and have fun.

    home is where your hammock is.

    >_please add your name to the world wide H F member location list_<


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    " just jump in where you can and hang on!" - briscoe darling

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    A fellow West Sider!

    If you want a real learning experience a bunch of us are going to Nebo Ridge(just west of Brown County, I think) the second or third week of May. I learned a lot from this forum, but much more spending a weekend with the guys on the forum. Had a lot more fun too. Either way if you ever need a backpacking partner hit me up. Look forward to seeing you and welcome to the forums!
    "If animals could speak the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow, but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much."
    - Mark Twain

    "FOR THE LOVE OF GOD! NO MORE WOOD!"
    - Mancat

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    Acronym help available

    Welcome! If the jargon and abbreviations get confusing look in Hammock Articles for a list of acronyms.

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    welcome to the madness
    Merchants Mill Pond SP Swamp Hang

    www.neusioktrail.org ..................... Free Hammock Classes

    Hammock Gear Time Line ..............Hammock Friendly Sites in NC

    I am 18 with 42 years of experience.

    Hammock Hangers...taking over the world..2 trees at a time !

    Warbonnet BB 1.7 and a whole lot of other great gear from the vendors on HF

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    Yep, you've hung yourself now! Welcome, from Gadsden Al.

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    Welcome from the Great White North!
    The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering. - St. Augustine

    Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
    - Bob Marley

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    Wow, I went to part of 1st grade in Avon. We lived in Broadacre trailer court, don't know if it is still there. Welcome.
    Bad spellers of the world Untie!

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    Welcome to the forums. Prepare to lose all of your free time.
    Chance favors the prepared mind - Louis Pasteur

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