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Old 03-09-2014, 01:51 PM   #1
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I wanna be a free nomad

I want to be trailer trash. They did not cause any of the problems that our country faces today. They did not get mortgages they couldn't afford. They did not run banks to the ground with greed. They did not use investors for their personal benefit. They don't even belong to the unions that ask too much of their companies.


I'm tired of paying mortgage bills, utility bills, property taxes.

I want to live more simply, pack up the dogs and move into a travel-trailer.

I don't mind being called 'trailer trash', but I wanted to get your opinion.

As Ben Franklin said:
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In beer there is freedom,
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Old 03-09-2014, 02:59 PM   #2
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Good points, and I agree with them all.

I like simple too. That's why one day my bus will be 8x8 and able to boon dock for 6 months or more at a time. When my child support and alimony are done, I'm retiring to the forest. There I will live the rest of my days in peace with only the birds and the bee's.

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Amen & I would also add that when I die I would much rather a bear or some other wild animal drag my died body into the brush & eat me so no money is wasted on a ridicules & expensive casket,
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Old 03-09-2014, 09:25 PM   #3
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I agree with being a nomad, I'm planning to retire early (less then 4 years), then heading out, planning on spending winter in the warm weather, then head back to Canada for summers, I like the health care, and other great things here, but we will bounce around till it gets cold, I think it will be great to be a nomad, i just have to make sure i have a good monthly income want to still enjoy a few good times in life , I look forward to the nomad life, just don't want to end up hiding in the woods with a loaded rifle waiting for the apocalypses, that's a whole other forum.
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Old 03-10-2014, 07:51 AM   #4
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Re: I wanna be a free nomad

I agree with everything you said but sadly there is always some type of choke hold that comes with simple. Just hanging out somewhere comes with a price tag.... all be it less that a mortgage.... but someone has to pay the taxes on the land where your bus will occupy so as they say there is not ever a "free lunch."

I would agree there are too many people who live beyond their means and when the worse of times come it put them in a sleeper hold and they wont wake up. I think its best to simplify and condense the good things that life has to offer.

As for having something when the apocalypse comes.... yes its going to work for a while but this massive land yachts like to be fed and will only go so far with the fuel they have so unless you have a fuel truck in tow behind you I would plan on occupying a patch of land and dare others to try and take it..... just my thoughts.
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Good points, and I agree with them all.

This world is falked. Too many people live for them selves only.

I like simple too. That's why one day my bus will be 8x8 and able to boon dock for 6 months or more at a time. When my child support and alimony are done, I'm retiring to the forest. There I will live the rest of my days in peace with only the birds and the bee's.

Or the apocalypses will level the playing field in this physiological game of life commonly known as Civilization. Government will no longer be able to force us to live by retarded rules that were passed for their personal gain. Many people in law enforcement had physiatric issues is why they entered the field where they could use the power given to them to pray on the weak. The only real power at that point would be knollage and wisdom.

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Old 03-10-2014, 06:03 PM   #6
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What if the apocalypse is like "Water World" and we are all screwed for having fail safe land machines and mobile bunkers?

(Surely I'm not the only one who wrote "mobile bunker" on my Doomsday list... Surely I'm not the only one with a Doomsday list!!!! Right??!)

I didn't think of it until just a moment ago. I need to join a boat forum now...
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I have a doomsday list but why do you keep calling me Shirley.
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I have a doomsday list but why do you keep calling me Shirley.

Rumack: Can you fly this plane, and land it?

Ted Striker: Surely you can't be serious.

Rumack: I am serious... and don't call me Shirley.



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Finally. Tonight I can rest easily. Now. Who has a gajillion dollars they can loan me? By "loan" I mean "give"... all debts will be forgotten come Doomsday, right????
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im on the other end of north America........ Texas.... we are just as bat sh#t crazy
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And last, I keep fit by working hard for a living. I grew up without TV, running water, indoor shitter, ect. I never slept in in a bed, or had a pillow till I was 19, 4 years after leaving home. We grew a big 2 acre garden, and killed my meat from the forest to feed my 9 sisters, 1 brother, and 2 parents. Rather than watch TV or play video games, I would walk up to 25 miles through the forest daily. Then I joined the Canadian armed forces, and served out of Cold Lake as a apprentice diesel maintenance tech.

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wow this is getting a bit thick, what are 100 years old?
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