Dilemma

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  1. PP Bear

    PP Bear Funster Life Member

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    So here's the dilemma and I'd like to know your thoughts on the issue (don't you just love being a Funster and sharing with all my friends and like minded loonies):Rofl1:

    I'm in 2 minds whether to go on a planned weekend break in the motorhome. I planned on a long weekend at the Crick Boatshow and Waterways Festival and I'm due to be there for 3 nights. The problem is that the camping site is a field pure and simple and advertised as a "gentle gradient". Now the last time I entered a field was last August at the Great Dorset Steam Fair whereby the entranceway into the field was a quagmire from the traffic and I had to be towed to my pitch, which again was on a gentle slope and was stranded for the entire period, I couldn't even get traction to drive up the levelling ramps and ended up being helped by some really nice guys in a 4x4 who towed me out at the end with me spinning my wheels the entire way:cry:

    I've never visited the field allocated to camping at the show, but I have google earthed it and it's baron, so do I stay home and save my pennies, avoid the risk of getting bogged in and getting the van covered in mud again, or do I go and take my chances......decisions, decisions, decisions

    What would you do:Eeek:
     
  2. Peter & Elaine

    Peter & Elaine Read Only Funster

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    Load up spare tow rope and go
    I Never worry about what may happen only what does happen
    Sod it life's too short
     
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  3. knighthauler

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    I understand your dilemma - I would be the same and my decision would be to stay at home - I do not like getting my motorhome mudded up!!:Smile:
     
  4. robnchris

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    We're up in Northumberland, 36knots of wind & raining, but we're away and making the most of our motorhome, driving up past Lindisfarne to Dunbar after brekkie.
    Get out there and make the most of it, this isn't a practice. :thumb:
     
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  5. jonandshell

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    I'd go but I'd have a slab or two tucked away in case I needed the assistance of my unit's recy mechs!!!!:thumb:
     
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  6. Gromett

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    Only you can decide this. For me, I don't let a bit of weather stop me.
    I thought sun was predicted for sat/sun?
     
  7. haganap

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    Go Go Go


    take Vodka :thumb:
     
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    jollyrodger Funster Life Member

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    Definition of Dilemma

    ONE FRIEND SAID TO THE OTHER, "WHAT IS A DILEMMA?"
    HE REPLIED, "TRY THIS EXAMPLE TO ILLUSTRATE THE ANSWER.
    IMAGINE YOU ARE LAYING IN A BIG BED IN A WONDERFULLY SENSUAL SETTING.


    YOU HAVE A BEAUTIFUL NAKED YOUNG WOMAN ON ONE SIDE,


    AND A HANDSOME GAY MAN ON THE OTHER.
    WHO ARE YOU GOING TO TURN YOUR BACK ON?"


    Now that’s a Dilemma !! :Eeek:
     
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  9. Scattycat

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    Just go!
    Let's face it if you do :Laughing:get stuck you're unlikely to be alone.
     
  10. thehutchies

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    Nowt wrong with a bit of mud :BigGrin:

    Click this:

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    A two-tractor tow off is great fun! :thumb:
     
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  11. PP Bear

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    2 yellow handbags packed and I'm on my way :thumb:

    Your all right and thank you, as why spend £30+K and then not use it, so over half way, a quick brew break and then the last leg:BigGrin:

    I'll let you know how we get on with the field later, if my muddy pinkies can operate the iPad :thumb:

    Traffics a mare mind, been queuing most of the A34 upto and past Oxford and the A43 isn't looking any kinder, but who cares, we've a loo, drinks, music and the ability to laugh at the senseless idiots that seem to adorn our roads at times:Eeek:

    'twas funny though as a shiny blue 350Z sporty thing buzzed past me at Mach 10 when I joined the A34 and we were side by side most of the route north:Rofl1: just think, an Autotrail Dakota with chromed wheels and a sport exhaust :Laughing:

    :thumb:
     
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  12. Carol

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    Now you are on your way all you have to do is relax enjoy what comes your way and let us know how you get on, sounds like a good week end to me. :Smile:
     
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    That's proper traktor racing that is :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
  14. PP Bear

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    Yep I'm so glad I came, I'm in and on site in the field, cleared what's left of the cowpats from around the motorhome, kind of levelled as best as I can, made the bed up, sorted everything out, hot water on, kettle boiled and tea time and the suns desperately trying to come out, but some dark clouds still blowing this way, but you know what, I just don't care as I'm here, I'm happy, I'm healthy and I love motorhoming so should be a fantastic few days, plus the marquee is up with the bar and band later tonight......cider here I come:BigGrin:

    Also I never knew how entertaining it could be to watch people trying to put up their tents and awnings in the high winds, seems I have a wicked streak too:Rofl1:
     
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    Enjoy whilst you can so you never regret and be well.
     
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    Live for the moment, enjoy ................. and bring us solo female some of that mud back for a face pack ... we need it. See, there is always a positive to every situation.

    Glastonbury a few years ago ... now THAT was what you call wet and muddy...:thumb:



    Edit.. PS . I don't mean the cowpats!!!!!
     
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  17. PP Bear

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    Well looking at that piccy you certainly don't look like you need a face pack, but I do a good range in massages to make up for it:thumb::Blush:
     
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  18. G4OGE

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    Find the nearest pub and park on the car park and walk in or stay at the pub simples:BigGrin:
     
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  19. Madwife

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    Were you parked up at the border lay by outside Berwick with a car on tow at about 7.10 this morning? If so I saw you on my way to work and was wishing I was taking to the road instead.

    Kath
     
  20. stevensson10

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    don't go these fields are a quagmire you wont enjoy it youll be on tenterhooks all the time your there the point of getting away is to relax and enjoy yourself.you wont be able to do this camped on a baron wasteland save your pennies and stay at home till something better suited comes up.steve:thumb:
     
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