Are you messy campers?

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  1. Chris

    Chris Funster Life Member

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    Just wondering really how we all camp.

    If I am on a site in the Summer we park up, wind out the awning , chuck some tables and chairs up and then crack a beer open.

    We are not particularly tidy.

    Then I see others with a very neat table, nice tablecloth and some flowers in the middle of the table.
    Sometimes they have their tubs of fresh herbs out as well no doubt for gourmet cooking and fine dining.

    Which category do you fall into?
     
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  2. FIDGET

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    Similar to you, but rarely use the roll out & it's put the kettle on for a cuppa rather than the beer ( that's a bit later along with the BBQ). Can't be doing with table cloth etc.
     
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  3. lesleyjean

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    The same as you.

    I like a bit of a mess:)

    Most campers I see spend all morning washing, cleaning blah blah.

    I just relax and let it all build up and then have a blast.:)
     
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  4. NickNic

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    Same as you apart from I usually crack open a beer before I get the awning or chairs out (y)
     
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  5. Judge Mental

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    more messy at home..in a small space like a van order is everything:)
     
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  6. big map

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    Same as you but get out the wine
     
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    I'm in the messy camp too.
     
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    :Eeek::Eeek::Eeek:
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    Nuff sed innitt.
     
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  9. Gizmouk

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    Reverse onto pitch
    Handbrake on
    Open hab door
    Let dogs out
    Put chairs out
    Open beer
    Start "people watching"
     
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  10. johnp10

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    @Chris,
    Same deal.
    Anything else sounds like housework, we come out to relax.
     
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    Coming from a military background we use the old saying "a place for everything and everything in it's place".
    We do have things like a tablecloth, sometimes flowers, but no fresh herbs sorry. If we go out everything goes away 95% of the time and before we go to bed everything is put away, seats facing forward etc etc.
    Old habits die hard and we are always ready for a "crash out" those of military background will know what that means.
     
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  12. scotzsue

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    We're a bit messy, if after 2 its sometimes a G&T for me but more likely to be a tea, chairs out and people watch or read or both, dark sunglasses are so useful.
     
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    Same as you and proud of it.
    Even bloody worse when I'm on my motorbike and using the tent just got back from a week in the tent had a hour long bath and at least 9 hours kip last night finally feel human again. :eek:
     
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    Definitely of the messy type
    Really try to keep it all neat and tidy but somehow our pitch often ends up looking awful as though a heard of marauding Itinerant types have come on the pitch, dumped all the stuff everywhere and then run away !

    I think the main issue is I am for ever getting called upon to get the tools out .. Fixing stuff for folk often means a bit of clutter builds up.. OK, so it gets cleared up but there are times I approach a pitch we are on and think 'oh gawd !!!! '
     
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    I like tidy and keep it simple..

    two chairs, table out.. and kettle on for a cuppa..
     
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    I'm tidy by nature and, unlike solicitors, I can't afford a butler to clean up after I make a mess :LOL::LOL:;)
     
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    same as yours......

    We have a motorhome not a caravan....
     
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    Messy camp definitely - Although our neighbours @Mousy have colour coordinated serviettes, hors derves in posh dishes, posh Pashminas for when it gets chilly, and an endless supply of nuts, so we leave our mess and go and sit with them, and when it gets cold we go into our other neighbours @Popeye who always put the heating on and break out the liquors, and let us stay there until very late! (y)
     
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    Come to think of it even when we put our Kampa awning up it looks a bit messy.

    I see others all taut and straight whilst ours looks a bit floppy and uneven.:(
     
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