So I've been invited to go camping with a coworker that I get along with pretty well and his buddies. He says they usually go out to this area in the desert and go off roading and shooting. I've…Continue
"Why ask whether you're a burden? They already invited you. Just don't be a burden. Pull your weight, pay your share, and get your hands dirty. Make sure you're doing your share, or more, of the work. No…"
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"Ask your friend what they do about food. When i go camping with friends, we each take a meal and prepare it for everyone. That way we each only have to worry about one meal but everyone eats well the while trip. If that's not the way they do…"
this is some great info! Just letting yall know I've read it. It looks like the camping trip has been post poned for a few weeks, so this gives me plenty of time to buy essential supplies and even ammo."
"Camping here means wearing pretty much wearing the exact opposite of what you would want in a desert. BDU pants sound best there since they are tough and breath a bit.
Do you have a .22? That should still be cheap and…"
" If you want to chip in on the shooting experience, and do something for the group, it's always fun to show up with some interesting targets. Maybe paper zombies or a few of those little ones that explode when you shoot them,…"
"Don't ask, you've already been invited.
If you don't want to drink, just don't, no need to bring bribe beer for the others
Don't bring up politics or religion. Even if they other guys are going to town, DON'T
"Don't feel like you have to drink just because they do. And do you only not like beer? If you can stomach liquor, maybe drink a decent bottle of bourbon or scotch to share around the campfire.
And don't ask if inviting you creates a…"
"Offer money for gas and food. Ask what equipment you should bring. If you don't own it, say you can borrow one from someone else, but let these people offer to share theirs. [If they have spares, it's easier to borrow from your hosts than…"
"Several, actually! I'm only bringing a few since I don't have too much ammo, and money is tight for ammo, not to mention how hard it is to find ammo...
Good advice! I'll begin packing tonight and do some shoppin during the week.…"
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So I've been invited to go camping with a coworker that I get along with pretty well and his buddies. He says they usually go out to this area in the desert and go off roading and shooting. I've never really been camping but that's not what I'm here for. What is some etiquette I should follow when with these people? The things I can think of:-ask if inviting me would create a burden-Offer gas money (if I'm riding with them)-offer to bring some food-Bring my own tent-have my own ammo and…See More
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