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    Greetings, levitators

    Well, I've just had it staring at the monitor night after night quietly reading all this stuff on HF, so...must make comment...

    Last week this old Georgia groundling ordered his first-ever hammock, a BB 1.7 single. Overwhelmed as noobs are by the information here, I'd like to say that much as I'm inclined not to understand new ideas without the ol', "what's it gonna take, a ton of bricks?" instruction method, HF is a real pleasure because ya'll take tme to 'splain things, and break it down with purty pictures and such. I get a kick out of Shug - like someone said, he ain't right.

    I hke short sections of the AT as time allows (work!).

    Everybody's so helpful and friendly - what's up with that? Don't they know this is the internet, and that there's a new order?

    I look forward to learning about all things hammocky. Tarps and UQs are on deck now. So much to discover - and it's FUN!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doodad View Post
    Everybody's so helpful and friendly - what's up with that? Don't they know this is the internet, and that there's a new order?
    Shhhhh. Ignorance is bliss.
    Trust nobody!

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    Welcome to HF from Mass.

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    Welcome from NC
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    "Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.
    Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.
    The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy,
    while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn."
    John Muir

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    Hello and Welcome to the Forums from Canada!
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    Doodad, I don't know just where in Ga. you are, but if it is anywhere near me, just send a PM, and perhaps we can get together, and possibly I can answer some questions for you, or help you find someone who can. Welcome to the wonderful world of hammocks.

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    welcome from east Tenn
    Ignorance is simply not knowing, Stupidity is knowing and not doing. "Stupidity should be painful"


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    Welcome from Florida.
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    Wecome from Indiana,,and enjoy the forum...so many different ways to enjoy doing what you want with your gear...and the best place to buy it.

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