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So who’s going to break it to Ub3r that a fur loincloth doesn’t actually fulfill the minimum clothing requirements?

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6 minutes ago, Erifnogard said:

So who’s going to break it to Ub3r that a fur loincloth doesn’t actually fulfill the minimum clothing requirements?

I'll leave that up to whoever has to drive him on Thursday morning!

Woe to you driver of the Reaper Shuttle! Woe to you!

Though, if he makes it in to the registration desk, I guess it is up to Bryan.  

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10 hours ago, Unruly said:

I also thought it was kinda neat that they included a little pouch with waterproof matches, gum, and toilet paper. But then I looked at the toilet paper, saw that it was both 1-ply and a small amount, and was like "yea, that's not gonna work." I got an education later that eating MREs results in not needing as much TP because even after eating just one a day for two days in a row I was, as Pam Poovey would put it, "bound up tighter than Dick's hat band."

 

I have a good book about a Force Recon corpsman in Vietnam. He told the story about how they taught marines to get by with limited TP in the jungle. With proper marine technique you only need one square. Never forgot how and never tried it. I buy good TP and use as much as I want. Probably a side effect of growing up on a ranch and occasionally being far away from the proper facilities. Experimentation with various materials at hand was not always successful.

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fire drill. exactly the deafening mess I needed today.

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Ugh. Okay. broccoli this iPhone. I'm so tired of texting the wrong person. Wish Android didn't suck so bad.

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... I don't have that issue with androids. *shrug*

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My wife has an iphone and I hate trying to do anything on it. I've got anti Apple feelings. My kids have android tablets and I find them easy enough to use. I have an old style flip phone that I can use for PHONE CALLS ::o: and sometimes texts. Hate texting. Mostly if I need internet access I can use one of my computers. I've been yelled at by people for not being able to get ahold of me. Called me, texted me, sent me emails. I'm like, "I live in an area with terrible cell coverage. I need to be on top of a hill to get a signal. I don't carry my phone very often when I'm working because either it doesn't work or I don't hear it anyhow. I turn it on when I need to call someone or am expecting important calls and can't sit in the house and wait. I get emails in the evenings when I'm on my computer. Leave me a message at my house and I will call back when I'm home. If that's not good enough then don't bother calling."

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I didn't have it with my old phone either. RIP Windows phone.

 

But iPhone!

 

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43 minutes ago, Cyradis said:

Mmm cheap Tibetan lunch special

Huh. Just realized I’ve never had Tibetan food and have no idea what kind of foods constitutes it. 

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9 minutes ago, Erifnogard said:

Huh. Just realized I’ve never had Tibetan food and have no idea what kind of foods constitutes it. 

They'll make you yak. :lol:

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2 hours ago, Erifnogard said:

So who’s going to break it to Ub3r that a fur loincloth doesn’t actually fulfill the minimum clothing requirements?

Hmmm... actually... a loincloth may fulfill Texas Indecent Exposure laws.  And the ReaperCon Rules and Policies list this:

#12 Costumers: remember that 'no costume' is NOT a costume, and there are public nudity and decency laws in Texas. Please wear appropriate (or at least enough) clothing in the common areas.

I am not making any statements on Reaper's behalf.  Nor would I approve nor condemn such dress costumes, but I'd probably take a picture for purplemail purposes.

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Clothing exists to protect you from sunburn and nettles. Sufficiently thick clothing can also protect from thorns. Not much is good vs. animal bites or goblins....

 

*bright cheerful smile* I'm helping!

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7 minutes ago, Grayfax said:

Hmmm... actually... a loincloth may fulfill Texas Indecent Exposure laws.  And the ReaperCon Rules and Policies list this:

#12 Costumers: remember that 'no costume' is NOT a costume, and there are public nudity and decency laws in Texas. Please wear appropriate (or at least enough) clothing in the common areas.

I am not making any statements on Reaper's behalf.  Nor would I approve nor condemn such dress costumes, but I'd probably take a picture for purplemail purposes.

 Unless your nickname is Tripod. ..

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3 hours ago, Grayfax said:

Jeans? In Texas?

Ok... fine... but it better durned well be cold all week long!!!

 

Shorts can replace jeans, they both count as pants.

 

(But not British pants)

 

I like the Dicetower Daily 6/2/1 rule:

6 Hours of sleep

2 Meals

1 Shower

 

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