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Old 01-21-2016, 07:44 PM   #1
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Campgrounds and skoolie conversions

I just read some campgrounds may not allow skoolie conversion so???

Is this true?

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Old 01-21-2016, 07:49 PM   #2
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yes alot of private parks dont, most state parks do
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Old 01-31-2016, 01:32 PM   #3
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I just read some campgrounds may not allow skoolie conversion so???

Is this true?

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Buying a school bus, to me, is to get away from civilization. Why would you want to deal with parks where your neighbor would be few inches away from you. Someone can fart in the middle of night, and whole neighborhood will be awakened, to hunt down offender.

Get yourself a decent water filtration system, emergency food supplies in case you can't find an edible food source, and warm blankets. I hear snakes are slow and dumb creature, it requires minimal effort catch some, and it provides valuable source of nutrition. Better yet, they're plentiful in North American soil. It really don't need be complicated.

What else would you need to enjoy the wonderful gift of life you're granted by your creator?
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Old 01-31-2016, 03:59 PM   #4
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Buying a school bus, to me, is to get away from civilization. Why would you want to deal with parks where your neighbor would be few inches away from you. Someone can fart in the middle of night, and whole neighborhood will be awakened, to hunt down offender.

Get yourself a decent water filtration system, emergency food supplies in case you can't find an edible food source, and warm blankets. I hear snakes are slow and dumb creature, it requires minimal effort catch some, and it provides valuable source of nutrition. Better yet, they're plentiful in North American soil. It really don't need be complicated.

What else would you need to enjoy the wonderful gift of life you're granted by your creator?
You HEAR snakes are slow and dumb and it requires minimal effort to some?
Don't go by what you hear. If you don't have experience or were never taught how to clean and cook a snake then leave them alone.
Only the one that catches/kills the snake can say if it can be eaten or not. Most poisonous snakes are edible and some can be tasty. But if killed by whatever Meen's and given the chance most poisonous snakes will bite there'selves which poisons the meat you are preparing to eat. If you do go this route good luck and pay attention and educate yourself better before you use this as an option.
You better have your mess together before you think a snake is slow?
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Old 01-31-2016, 05:13 PM   #5
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actually, I was bitten by a rattle snake once while trying to clear-up bushes. You know the rest of story, because so many people were bitten by one of those creature and they usually don't silence their venture.

I was fed with snake salad once before by a co-worker, I hear people in Montana or somewhere around their uses snake meat to supplement their nutritional needs. It's pointless to argue if snake can be dangerous as even babbling child knows to danger of reptiles. Snakes are one of the least intelligent creatures, what else do you expect from an animal whose brain size is so unfairly proportionated compare to whole body mass? If you're without self-confidence that you can not out run snakes, my suggestion is to exercise. Go out and run, excessive computing is no good.

Look at it this way. When Paris was under seizure during Franco-Prussian wars, Parisian consumed anything that crawls over ground and sometime dig dirt to find anything added to be a source of nutrient. History tells me that there was not a single living cat or dog or rat in Paris in that time. I'd much rather consume snake than a family pet, which most people will do first when they're faced with starvation.

You see, no creature are more cultivated as hypocrite than human being.

As for you, I'll make an exception. You can start hoard beans as nothing is more economical while providing necessary protein to sustain your life. You must do your part too, that is, you'll need to study how beans are traditionally prepared so that you don't constantly exhaust huge amount of unpleasant gases around your friends/family.
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Old 01-31-2016, 11:07 PM   #6
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I just read some campgrounds may not allow skoolie conversion so???

Is this true?

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I have heard the same but have never been turned away.
We have been put in the back corner of some RV parks before. But we don't really fit in with the RV park crowd anyway.
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Old 02-01-2016, 06:59 AM   #7
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Like most things in life it likely depends on how you and your bus look.
If it looks like you're on the way to a rainbow gathering, campgrounds may not want to deal with it.
The campgrounds around here aren't for families or travelers they are for retired rich folks from up north when they come down for winter.
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I agree with CB, if you look bad and have a bad attitude it will reflect poorly

so far we have been the highlight of campgrounds and have literally given a thousand tours, and we are not the best looking bus up close
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so far we have been the highlight of campgrounds and have literally given a thousand tours, and we are not the best looking bus up close
Same here, every campout is a treat We wind up with most of the kids in camp playing bus driver.....Me too! Last year we had a BD party for Mary and a friend and wound up with a bunch of kids joining in...cake, ice cream, piñata and all.
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Old 02-02-2016, 08:41 AM   #10
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We just got jobs as camp hosts on the Mirror Lake Highway in Utah for summer 2016, so there's going to be at least one skoolie in our campground all summer long, and we certainly won't be turning others away
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