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    New Member Roki's Avatar
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    Greetings from Suomi-Finland

    Shy as I am took my time building courage to introduce myself And wanted to see if I can sleep in a hammock more than 30 minutes? Now I have reached a stage where I have to force myself out of the hammock to go to work!

    I have tried hammocking during the years, but faulty equipment has only caused backache and sore buttocks.

    After hitting the 50 year marker I did some soul searching and decided to let go of some hard earned €uros. I got myself a DD Traveler and Ticket to the Moon Double hammocks.

    Maybe hammocking won´t make me young and flexible again, but at least I´ll be doing something useful ... says the Mrs!
    If it would be easy, everybody would be doing it

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    Bubba's Avatar
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    Welcome from Canada!
    Don't let life get in the way of living.

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    Senior Member Bomber's Avatar
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    No need to be shy - probably the friendliest place on the web

    A big welcome from Denmark!
    /Bomber.LTD
    Member of the infamous "Hyperborean Hang Gang"
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    "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."
    -Thomas Edison
    "If there is anything bigger than my ego in here, i want it dragged outside and shot"!!!
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    To much time on your hands? Waste some time here

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    Senior Member kobold's Avatar
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    welcome roki to the forums and good luck for your new endeavour! there is enough information here to help avoid any future equipment failures :-)

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    Welcome to HF!

    As it happens, as I type this greeting I am sitting in an airport lounge in Helsinki........just passing through, though, heading home to the US after a week in Sweden.

    You'll find lots of friendly folks here, including some from Scandinavia. Hope you can connect with them sometime.
    Grizz
    (alias ProfessorHammock on youtube)

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    Senior Member Plom's Avatar
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    Tervetuloa ! Welcome
    I like: my 50 cc scooter, pizza, cola.

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    Welcome to the forum
    " The mind creates the abyss, the heart crosses it."

    “The measure of your life will not be in what you accumulate, but in what you give away.” ~Wayne Dyer

    www.birchsidecustomwoodwork.com

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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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    Welcome to the place to be!
    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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    welcome to the madness.

    My back wll not let me sleep on the ground anymore. In a hammcok I find my only propblem is having to get up to answer natures call.
    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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