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“it's always fun to check out a new gear store.”
“wish I had a gear store near me :(”
“yeah it sucks round here. It takes a friggin half hour to get to REI”
“half an hour would be great, the nearest REI to me is roughly 9 hours away, with good traffic and no speeding stops.”
“yeah but i used to have 3 REI's withen 15 minutes of me :(”
“i'm gonna do a little trip down to detroit to get a new tent! it's almost a hundred canadien bucks---thats like 70 for you guys---cheaper for the tent of my dreams at the gander mnt store.”
“Our gander mtn here sucks.”
“i've never been. when i get there its gonna be like letting a kid loose in a candy store”
“how far of a drive is it to Detroit for you Helinka? I thought I may be driving by your place, but with thoughts of my son sharing the driving, I bought plane tickets to Michigan for Thanksgiving”
“from my front door, it's probably gonna be less than three hours, but then you've gotta factor in the stupid strike slowing down the traffic at the border.
you know, if you had planned right, you coulda stopped at gremlin's place and then mine and you coulda enjoyed some canadian hospitality”
“My roomie and I are going to the Patagonia outlet today. It's two hours away, but usually worth it.”
“One of my favorite gear stores moved about a mile from my house..the best part if it is they opened a kinda outlet store next door called The Frugal BPacker...we have gotten some great deals so far!!”
“helinka - let us know when yer gonna be in town. Burgers and Beers?”
“that'd be great Q, except i'm sure i have to bring the troops with me.
i'll probably need that beer after three hours in the car with the boys.”
Inside Canuck post.
“Oh, I thought you meant Gander, Newfoundland.”
“Newfoundland and Labrador, that is. You have to admire the courage of naming your province for two breeds of dogs.”
“helinka & Laqtis, the 2 REIs are withing 1/2 hour drive from Thinkbubelz & me... if you do decide to get together for a beer, let us know! :-)”
“I was gonna say the same thing, Gremlin!”
“How do you guys like Gander ??
There's one opening up here in Huntsville, AL very soon.”
“it's not bad...it seems to be more geared (hee hee, geared) towards hunters and fishermen but they've got some pretty good camping stuff...not a whole lot of backpacking stuff but some
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“I hear that Head & Shoulders shampoo is good for dander”
“I figured it was kind of like Dicks Sporting Goods...phooey.”
“They are better than Dicks Sporting Goods.”
better than Dicks Sporting Goods
“That's not saying much, MDS. ;-)”
“Ya mean Gander Mountain? I've bought a few things there. Usually always stop there when I go to Rochester.
Hi MDS! Hi Stovey!”
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