You know you're a Campaholic when.........

Posted by: HappyCamper2

You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/22/13 07:58 PM

This is a fun forum board game. We learn alot about how much we all have in common just by describing the things we do with camping in mind...

You know you're a campaholic when ....

you visit the health section at walmart to see what's in the "trial size" bins.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/22/13 07:59 PM

You get an invitation to your favorite niece's wedding....and send the RSVP back with a hundred dollars and decline the invite...because you ordered a new hammock for camp you want to try out that weekend.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/22/13 08:00 PM

You plan the size of your family by how many your camper will sleep.
Posted by: mikhen

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/22/13 08:03 PM

you post on camping forums every night. tongueout
Posted by: mikhen

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/22/13 08:04 PM

you get married at and have the reception at a campground. Yes, we did that.
Posted by: CampingPA Ranger

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/22/13 08:12 PM

Originally Posted By: mikhen
you get married at and have the reception at a campground.


And your guests dining choices for the wedding dinner were...

Mountain Pies and Dutch Oven Chicken

with choice of desserts Smores or Dutch Oven Blueberry Cake
Posted by: mikhen

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/22/13 08:14 PM

It was a great time. Live music around the campfire after the reception, beer on tap at the fire. About 20 sites were from our guests that night.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/22/13 08:15 PM

LOL

YOu spend hours in the camping section at walmart, dicks, cabelas and bass pro shop looking for the perfect coleman lantern style
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/22/13 08:23 PM

YOu get mad at the weather, as if it cares, that you cant go camping openin day of trout season
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/22/13 08:25 PM

Instead of browsing sale ads for new dresses, outfits, furniture or jewelry, you brouse the lerch RV flyer , the camping world catalog and the cabelas catalog
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/22/13 08:27 PM

You spend every evening talking about camping and what you need to have ready for the next trip.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/22/13 08:28 PM

When you have a preference for brand of rapidly dissolving toilet paper
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/22/13 08:31 PM

When you are always looking at 10 min tech books about RV for tips
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/22/13 08:41 PM

When every time you get on the computer you look at the pictures of the site you are staying at for your first tip of the year.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/22/13 08:48 PM

When you are counting the days til that first camping trip of the year
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/22/13 08:52 PM

groupwave OH YA started that already
Posted by: mikhen

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/22/13 09:08 PM

Got the widget on my phone. 35 days.
Posted by: rich

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/23/13 06:18 AM

you get a seasonal site so you can camp every weekend cool
Posted by: pyromug

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/23/13 12:56 PM

When the background/wallpaper on every electronic device you own (or use - my work one is too) is a picture of your camper, a campfire or a favorite campsite! Oh, and one of the pictures on my personal checks is our camper.
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/23/13 02:31 PM

When you go to the camper on a cold day (25 or so) and just wish that it was not sitting at your house but as a campsite already to relax
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/23/13 03:01 PM

When you open your camper in the cold and wind just to make sure your new mattress feels as good as you think it did two weeks ago when you got it . pray
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/24/13 09:29 AM

When you agree with pyromug and raise your hand saying "guilty" haha gather
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/24/13 01:08 PM

When you wash your camper when it is 30 degrees out so it will be a little closer to be waxed before your first trip out.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/24/13 02:44 PM

You deserve a medal!

You know you are a campaholic when you plan things to buy on payday and they are all camping related...like extension cords, tank treatments etc etc
Posted by: sorefoot

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/24/13 03:59 PM

Barb,you buy that stuff at the end of the season clearance sales according to my wife.You know your a campaholic when you spend the winter trying new dutch oven and campfire recipes so you can amaze you friends with your camp cooking skills.
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/24/13 04:31 PM

Not a medal I need to have my head examined that was just crazy.

You are a campaholic when you have the camper packed (except food) a month before you actually need it.

Ok I didn't go that far yet. LOL
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/24/13 05:20 PM

rofl That's your story..you stick to it hahaha!

You know you are a campaholic when you try to beat anyone else to get that prime reservation everyone covets at your favorite campground.
Posted by: mikhen

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/24/13 05:41 PM

When your annual 3 day Easter weekend involves washing and waxing the RV.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 03/24/13 06:21 PM

You know you are a campaholic when the weather channel calls for 6-8 inches of snow on Monday , but your three day weekend comes the friday after and you plan to go to the lake....where the snow is not likely to be melted or the ice for that matter.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 04/03/13 08:17 PM

Heeee heee sorefoot, I am with you on both those issues above...

YOu know you are a campaholic when you brave the cold and go camping at the lake and make strawberry shortcake just in case Ranger shows up for a visit!
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 04/03/13 08:41 PM

When you have a countdownon your phone for the first one or two camping trips of the year.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 04/03/13 08:56 PM

When you re-arrange your work schedule and work extra hours so you can get an extra few comp days to go camping
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 04/07/13 08:23 AM

You know you are a campaholic when your have an
Easter Egg hunt for your grandbabies and instead of hiding the eggs in the fields around your 8 acre property, you hide them on the tires, steps, bumper and hitch of your travel trailer....
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 04/07/13 04:48 PM

You know you are a campaholic when you still have a trip planned the weekend before your daughter leaves for Germany for a year.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 04/07/13 04:55 PM

LOL @ GrizzlyGirl

You know you are a campaholic when you spend the afternoon trolling camping equipment catalogs to see what you "might need"
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 04/07/13 04:57 PM

bin there done that

You are a campaholic when you took all day running about 100 gal of water through your camper to make sure there is absolutely not smell of antifreeze in the fresh water tank.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 04/28/13 08:27 AM

You know you are a campaholic when you spend more time cleaning your camper than you do your house!
taketrash
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 04/28/13 03:23 PM

yehthat when you realize you have now 2 spare pumps for your camper for just in case
Posted by: DianeScraps

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 04/28/13 03:30 PM

You focus more at the grocery store on the food for next weekends camping trip, then for the food you need this week while still at home
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 04/28/13 04:12 PM

yehthat did that today lol

When you make sure you have enough of the little bottles if propane in your camper that would last for a couple of years
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 04/28/13 05:47 PM

when you know darn well you really cant afford that grill you want, but you keep watching it on amazon to see if it goes on sale..almost daily. (bordering obsession)
Posted by: DianeScraps

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 04/28/13 11:40 PM

Originally Posted By: HappyCamper2
when you know darn well you really cant afford that grill you want, but you keep watching it on amazon to see if it goes on sale..almost daily. (bordering obsession)


LOL Which grill are you stalking? I had to walk away from one at COSTCO today ....soo nice!
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 04/29/13 06:37 PM

the coleman LXX road trip grill, it takes those little coleman gas bottles...is for camping and tailgating...i was going to buy it about a month ago but decided to wait, hoping it would go on sale. I dont think it will.....and I looked all kinds of places for this one and they are all the same price..........payday is coming though....and Unless some other disaster occurs, I am going to bite the bullet and splurge on it.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 04/29/13 06:43 PM

you know you are a campaholic when you start plotting on Monday how to get off work early on Friday without taking vacation time for your weekend camping trip...not that I would do that , no sirree, I am just sayin..... lol
Posted by: sorefoot

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 05/04/13 11:15 AM

Barb,you know your a campaholic when your so busy plotting you forget to post THE NEXT WORD!
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 05/06/13 05:41 PM

LOL, this one's for you sorefoot......

you know you are a campaholic when you backtrack and leave your camping shopping page just to put a new word up for sorefoot
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 05/06/13 07:28 PM

your campaholic when you just get back from a camp trip and right a way make sure you have almost everything ready for the next trip at the end of the month. Food and cloths
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 05/12/13 10:21 AM

LOL.....i totally get that!

You know you are a campaholic when you start to clean your house and realize that all of your cleaning supplies are in the camper. ( Did I mention my camping trailer is cleaner than my house?)
Posted by: mikhen

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 05/12/13 10:30 AM

You don't replace light bulbs in your house, yet you rewire the tv cable in your camper and add light fixtures and switches
in your camper.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 05/14/13 07:10 PM

you spend hours searching for the perfect spare tire cover for your camper, as though its essential to have one.
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 05/14/13 08:36 PM

when you are all excited that the new TV came in for the camper and is wishing it was home to put it in.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 07/13/13 07:38 PM

You know you are a campaholic when you go through the kitchen drawers to check which dishtowels and washcloths are ready for the camper....and you spend an hour matching your old pots and pans with their lids to take down to the camper
Posted by: mikhen

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 07/13/13 08:33 PM

The people at the RV and camping store know you and your kids by first name.
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 07/15/13 09:17 PM

You know you are a campaholic when you talk more about your camper and trips than your kids.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 08/03/13 10:03 PM

you know you are a campaholic when you go to member's weekend knowing its going to rain most of the time and you still have a great time!!
Posted by: mikhen

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 08/03/13 10:43 PM

It rained?
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 08/04/13 08:09 AM

Lol, oh that's right, you slept most of the weekend..... rofl
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 08/10/13 07:52 PM

you know you are a campaholic when you have a pic of one out holding an umbrella when it is raining to save your fire from going out.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 08/11/13 07:08 AM

LOL, now that's funny!


You know you are a campaholic when you spend an entire day trying to figure out where you want to camp next weekend and whether you should give up your campsite at the lake
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 08/11/13 09:49 AM

You know your a campaholic when you try to figure out where all you are still able to camp when school starts for the kids.
Posted by: mikhen

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 08/11/13 09:59 AM

You are trying to figure out how you can start working in the Rv and camping industry and still make the same amount of money you currently make.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 08/11/13 05:44 PM

Ha! Good luck with that one Mike, maybe you could break into it on weekends?

you know you are a campaholic when you buy and extra zero gravity lounger just in case someone that visits your campsite might need to kick back...( seriously ?)
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 08/20/13 06:57 PM

YOu know you are a campaholic when you search the catalogs and websites for the perfect new camping thing that you know you don't need.
Posted by: mikhen

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 08/20/13 07:13 PM

.....when you are making a bird feeder replca of your RV. Complete with the CPA sticker on it.
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 08/20/13 07:16 PM

LOL Mike!

You know you are a campholic when you search for the perfect RV that you know hubby wont let you buy
Posted by: HappyCamper2

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 11/23/13 05:21 AM

You know you are a campholic when all the Christmas gifts you have gotten hubby are camping related. Have to watch what I say.....he reads all the posts LOL
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 12/05/13 09:56 AM

You know your a campholic when you go black Friday shopping and get more items for the camper than for Christmas.
Posted by: tanstaafl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 12/05/13 10:47 AM

You know you are a campaholic when all the Christmas gifts you have gotten for your wife are all camping related.
Posted by: mikhen

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 12/05/13 08:55 PM

Posted by: tanstaafl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 12/09/13 09:35 AM

I'm not a fan of blow-up lawn decorations, but those are pretty cool! Where did you find them?
Posted by: mikhen

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 12/09/13 04:52 PM

I actually don't like the blow ups either. That's my wife's and daughter's department. The camper was from Walmart I think a few years ago and the campfire was probably Lowes a few years ago.
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 07/23/14 10:15 AM

You know your a campaholic when your kids starts to sit in the camper in the evening during the week when you are not out camping for a couple of weeks.
Posted by: mikhen

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 01/09/15 09:01 PM

even though the high is 18 degrees....you can't wait to go to the RV show.
Posted by: tanstaafl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 01/16/15 11:01 AM

Even though the RV show isn't all that great
Posted by: mikhen

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 01/25/15 07:53 PM

It's snowing and you are trying to decide which gel coat restorer to use on your RV this Spring.
Posted by: tanstaafl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 01/27/15 09:58 AM

Or it's snowing and you are searching for new campgrounds to visit when the weather is nicer.
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 01/28/15 02:22 PM

Or its snowing and that is when you make two reservations for back to back weeks in May.
Posted by: tanstaafl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 05/29/15 07:43 AM

Or you make a last minute to go camping in spite of the weather forecast.
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 05/29/15 11:50 AM

A campaholic when you are making more than one trip for each month.
Posted by: tanstaafl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 06/12/15 09:34 AM

It's the hottest day of the year and you are looking forward to a campfire.
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 06/12/15 10:26 AM

When you chose to take some lay time from work to leave early for camp.
Posted by: mikhen

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 06/14/15 02:45 PM

When you sign your kids out of school early for camping. It's funny how many parents do this at my daughters school. They actually issue "educational trip" excuses for it.
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 06/15/15 08:31 AM

You know you are a campaholic when you go on a camp trip and end up looking at a newer camper on a day outing.
Posted by: tanstaafl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 07/24/15 11:10 AM

It's still months in the future, but you're already making plans to go to the Hershey show.
Posted by: Grizzly Girl

Re: You know you're a Campaholic when......... - 07/27/15 08:10 AM

You know your a campaholic when you are always looking for places to camp while you are at work all year long.