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Camping rule: #990

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kitbit Thu 11-Aug-11 14:31:14

Rule 990: don't eat noodles in a windy field

Rules number 1 to 989.... over to you!


JarethTheGoblinKing Thu 11-Aug-11 14:31:54

#chill the beer before you put it in the cool box.

(very important this one)

kitbit Thu 11-Aug-11 14:41:26

#263 check the teapot for earwigs

JarethTheGoblinKing Thu 11-Aug-11 14:57:00

#69 - have quiet sex. Nobody wants to hear all those squeals hmm

overmydeadbody Thu 11-Aug-11 15:34:13

#430 don't forget your headtorch

#231 never assume it won't rain

Zippylovesgeorge Thu 11-Aug-11 15:37:33

#123 If you put a light on in your tent at night everyone can see you shadow and exactly what you are doing ;)

JarethTheGoblinKing Thu 11-Aug-11 15:42:02

#468 - Don't forget to put shoes on when venturing to the toilet block in the middle of the night, unless you like crusty rabbit shit getting stuck between your toes.

#25 - wear flip flops in the showers

kitbit Fri 12-Aug-11 06:54:25

#363 when sitting under trees don't just flip your hood up, check it first for livestock that may have abseiled in from the branches above <shudder>

lemonbonbons Fri 12-Aug-11 12:34:03

#354 Dont let your child give the farmers horse lucozade to drink - the farmer will chase them with a stick

# Try not think your children are playing nicely in a field and have an extra glass of wine. They may just be stuck up a very high tree & need rescuing!

mamaduckbone Sun 14-Aug-11 20:43:31

Don't drink the wine before you've put the tent up!

thell Sun 14-Aug-11 21:45:52

Mamaduckbone, you are absolutely right... When camping at a wedding with our one year old, DH was responsible for erecting our weeny tent. He decided to have a few beers with his best mate first.
He claimed there were no pegs in the tent bag, and so we had to go round the field borrowing the odd peg from lots of different people to hold our tent up.
When striking it the next day, I found the peg bag, UNDERNEATH the sodding TENT! hmm

spudinvasion Sun 14-Aug-11 22:04:28

Don't leave your tent in a mess. When you leave your car keys in the car door and go off for a walk, the lovely dutch boys will put them in your tent with a note and will see what a slattern you are.

supersalstrawberry Mon 15-Aug-11 21:35:23

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

EssexVic Mon 15-Aug-11 21:38:15

never 4get the "spare" 2 man tent to stick all the things u trip over into...... the other half included!!!!!!

footballsgalore Mon 15-Aug-11 21:49:20

Remember that people in every tent within 20 feet can hear every word you are saying when you are shouting at gently reprimanding your children. blush

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