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I Love Bonfires

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    Fire - There is just something so primal about sitting around a fire at night, any fire, but there is something special about a large bonfire. I reaches back to our past, when fire...
    308shooter 308shooter 56-60, M 2 Responses May 16, 2012

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    Smoke On the Mountain. - I was in my truck alone exploring old logging roads high up in the mountains surrounding Mt Rainier in Washington.  I rounded a bend and black smoke...
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 1 Response May 21, 2009

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    Anarchy In The Uk - According to my consciencious-but-too-drunk-to-be-specific neighbour where I live is some kind of Urban Smoke-free Zone for certain days and times of the year...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Apr 10, 2011

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    The Bigger the Better... - I used to own some land.. that had a lot of trees that needed to be cleaned up. I'd cut down bunches of them throw gas on the wood and have a fire that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 6, 2009

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    Bonfires... - We used to have bonfires behind our house. We would occasionally burn entire couches and trash. The blaze could reach ten feet sometimes.
    theanimallaminaeht theanimallaminaeht 18-21, M Mar 12, 2010

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    First bonfire and cookout of the year! S'mores are next!!
    snowangelashley snowangelashley 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Glo Sticks - The last time we had a bon fire it was huge!  As there was about 10 kids there ranging from 3 years old to 12 years old we attached glo sticks to them all and we...
    danielle17374 danielle17374 31-35, F Sep 17, 2008

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    Lapland - The best bonfire I have ever seen was one when I was holidaying in Lapland. It was in a little wigwam-style tent in the middle of the snow and we sat around it in our...
    LittleMissLucky LittleMissLucky 18-21, F Jun 22, 2011

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    I love being out in the country maybe even by a river having a bonfire party! Just your friends and far enough away from the city that no one else will be there unless you know...
    jamesjones17 jamesjones17 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    Bon - well nights getting cooler and that means bonfires.. i do like them and roasting marshmellows..
    Augusttwix Augusttwix 46-50, F Aug 25, 2013

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    I absolutely love bonfires. Sitting around with your friends, drinking beer and just hanging out. I'm so excited that it's bonfire weather. 😘
    ksnaps ksnaps 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I Really Do Love Bonfires - It's not the perfect party until you get to dance around a bonfire. I want a bonfire at my wedding reception and I demand a bonfire at the...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2008

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    Crackles Of Time And Patience - There is something very mystical about fires as it is one of the strongest elements of nature and of the fiercest. Every flame is melded with the...
    MoonFlower11 MoonFlower11 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 13, 2010

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    My Favorite Bonfire Ever: - I've been to lots of bonfires, both back home and out here in Cali. But there's one that easily stands out above the rest. My favorite bonfire ever...
    KaBe22 KaBe22 18-21, F 4 Responses May 15, 2010

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    Summer Is For Bonfires!! - Now that summer hours are here, it's time to start planning our bonfires on the beach. We have one particular beach here that we are able to grace with...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 13, 2012

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    Bonfires Seem to Bring Out the Real Person Behind "The Person" - There is just something about watching people interact with a live campfire...some of them change into the person...
    sbouchette sbouchette 22-25, F Aug 21, 2008

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    Last Night - Had a great big bonfire last night with smores and vodka. It was great. I had it with some friends I hadn't seen in a long while (long story short = my other friends...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2008

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    Burn, Baby, Burn! - Every fourth of july I go to my grandparents lakehouse and we have a cookout, drink, swim, boat, and have a great time. The one thing I always look forward to...
    AdamFTM AdamFTM 22-25, T 2 Responses Apr 14, 2010

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    Some Of My Most Memorable Times Were Spent.... - with neighbors in Greensboro, NC, as we sat around a huge bonfire laughing, talking, drinking, and watching football. My next...
    greeneyedkitten greeneyedkitten 46-50, F 6 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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    There's Something About A Bonfire... - There's something about a bonfire that is very fascinating and primal. I know that many suburbanites and city dwellers have never...
    neonshades neonshades 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 12, 2010

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    Especially In The Late Fall. - I remember going to so many parties in my younger years where there was always a huge bonfire. It was so much fun! Sitting around it and telling...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    I Love - i love bonfires . i love to feel the warmth of  the fire . also i love to build the bonfires and play with fire.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 7, 2010

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    My cousin had a bonfire at her house. I thought it was really nice. We made s'mores and it was delicious!
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Jan 10

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    Rainbow Family - I am going to a drum circle on the 20th in Hot springs, Arkansas,,,then on the 30th I will be at the Gathering of the Tribes,,,Heart fire,,,Drums,,,Danceing...
    maryomaga3 maryomaga3 46-50, F 7 Responses Jun 7, 2009

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    Peaceful - I love sitting around a bonfire. In the back yard on the weekend with the kids, or out camping it doesn't matter its just so peaceful. Roasting hot dogs , marsh mellows...
    Slashrattlenroll Slashrattlenroll 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 25, 2013

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    I love bonfires! Sitting around a gorgeous fire in camping chairs. Cooking steaks, breakfast, anything really! Making s'mores and enjoying the company of close friends.
    secretz1 secretz1 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    The Peace In My Backyard... - I love bonfires. My home sits on a little over an acre of land. I have a fire ring that is of course surrounded by logs and chairs to relax in. I...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2008

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    Haven't Seen One In Decades Though - They're actually illegal here -- any kind of outdoor fire except one burning charcoal is illegal here. But when I was a kid I remember the high...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 3 Responses Oct 1, 2009

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    On the Last Day of School..... - ....we had a bonfire to burn all of our homework, worksheets, projects, books, and other school items from the past year.  It was so...
    oliveoil2007 oliveoil2007 18-21, F 3 Responses May 24, 2008

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    Sparks My Curiosity - I've never experienced a bonfire in my life. Actually most people from NYC never do, unless you want to mingle with the homeless over blazing trash can in a...
    Always3am Always3am 31-35, F Nov 5, 2012

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    Fire Against The Dark - There is just something so primal about sitting around a fire at night, any fire, but there is something special about a large bonfire. I reaches back to...
    1sabre 1sabre 56-60, M Oct 15, 2012

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    Only At Halloween - love to build huge bon fires with loads of tyres, pallets, plastic bags, bales of  hay,  old appliances, i love to build it big  and  high...
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M Sep 18, 2008

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    Fat Lighter Wood - I love when tha weather turns cooler,and tha leaves are changing color. My hatchet and I go way back in tha woods,searching for old fat lighter wood to split.
    coldlife coldlife 36-40, M Aug 8, 2013

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    Fat Lighter Wood - I love when tha weather turns cooler,and tha leaves are changing color. My hatchet and I go way back in tha woods,searching for old fat lighter wood to split.
    coldlife coldlife 36-40, M Aug 8, 2013

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    Bonfires - When I was younger we had bonfires at my parents house just about every weekend during the summer.  All our friends would show up there would be good conversations...
    ProfoundThoughts ProfoundThoughts 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 25, 2009

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    I absolutely love to dance with my husband and with others as well. We normally go out on Saturday nights and have then dinner then go dancing at a local hotel here. We have met...
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    BOOKS, love em. Brings me to new worlds.
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    I absolutely love them ! I'm planning on getting spider bites soon and my first tattoo this weekend ! I can't wait :D
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    I was in a difficult marriage for a long time. My wife became extremely gravitationally-challenged and was often very jealous, angry and awkward. I stayed with her largely out of...
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    I feel love and you feel love. I love my family I love my animals I love flowers and the earth and imperfections more than anything but I love everyone and everything and yet hate...
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    I feel like no one loves me... Even though I know they love me... If that makes sense? I can recognize them loving me and caring for me... But I don't feel it. I don't know why I...
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    Omg I wasn't even expecting to find a topic about T-Ara, I mean this made me so happy cuz I LOVE them to the max. They are a huge inspiration and they've been through so much, but...
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