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Old 12-17-2018, 03:48 PM
 
Location: Williamsburg, VA
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if i had to rely on my hunting, fishing and gardening skills id starve, im better off eating the money.

That's one way to get plenty of fiber...
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Old 12-17-2018, 06:42 PM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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That's one way to get plenty of fiber...
Mathjak may have changed his mind in the last nine years since this thread was started.

Or not.
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Old 12-17-2018, 07:31 PM
 
Location: Cochise county, AZ
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I often wonder how old threads get revived and what the reasoning is behind it as opposed to starting a new thread. I forget sometimes to look at the date it was started.
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Old 12-17-2018, 08:57 PM
 
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I knew a guy who was ex military. He was also a Union welder. He stayed in the woods during the summer and rented cheap or stayed in his truck in winter
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The wheels on that truck cost more than my truck was worth.
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Old 12-18-2018, 06:07 AM
 
Location: We_tside PNW (Columbia Gorge) / CO / SA TX / Thailand
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I used to talk to a guy at the gym who lived in his van (or sometimes a night at an alternate place). He paid less than $25 a month membership and had access to shower, TV, and other facilities. It was a chain so he had access to many locations across the country. Also frequented public parks and received some SNAP and other assistance. Not a lifestyle for me but he stayed happy.
Yes, I find these "van dwellers" daily in Public Library, YMCA, often at community events in evening (free food) and City 'dancing' fountain (bathing in summer).

A coworker (actually 3) did van living for a few yrs. One friend is doing it now, enroute to FIRE (26 yo grad with a $120k engineering gig) He has a shower and fitness room and nap room at work. I consider he is pursuing a GOOD thing! (Not my path, but a better path!)

Retire Early, Retire OFTEN!
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Old 12-18-2018, 07:49 AM
 
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About us link gave me an error message:

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Old 12-18-2018, 08:14 AM
 
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That's okay. I'll retire in a house with some money.
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Old 12-18-2018, 10:54 AM
 
Location: NNV
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Have you read the OPs old threads? In 2012 he was 26 years old and "retired". If true, that means when he started this thread he was 23 years old. And 6 months ago he was in the Arkansas forum asking about home insurance for his home...

So do you believe his stories???
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Old 12-18-2018, 12:41 PM
 
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Have you read the OPs old threads? In 2012 he was 26 years old and "retired". If true, that means when he started this thread he was 23 years old. And 6 months ago he was in the Arkansas forum asking about home insurance for his home...

So do you believe his stories???
LOL, reminds of this poster on the state forum where I live. They posted all this expert information about the town I ive in and they graduated from college and had this great job and travelled the state.

I researched their username and they had a post they lived 4 states away and they were in high school. I posted that information and poof they never posted again.
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Old 12-19-2018, 08:16 PM
 
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Dollars to box vans the OP will never come back to this thread. It seems the Call for Doom was as intangible as the poster.

Who. BTW, seems to have bought a house. Imagine that.
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