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I Want to Live In the Woods

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    Living Wilderness In Less Than A Week I Offer Gear, Guiding And Teaching, Only People Without Doubts

    I have been preparing for this along 3 years or more, i have spent all money i got in this, i have spent a lot of hours working in the knowledge i have, just for realize i dont want to go alone, (i tried it), just to realize there are no serious people with this. I am full...
    alakyen alakyen 18-21, M Nov 11, 2012

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    The Village

    I want to live like the people in "The Village". A small group of people who all know each other and love each other. Sort of a 19th century, Amish like village.
    AliceHunt AliceHunt 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 31, 2012

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    It is thought-provoking to me,

    to look back over my childhood and realize that all I ever wanted was to run away. Don't misunderstand; I did not have a bad childhood, as they go. I had everything; a good home, loving parents, lots of activities and things to do. Fun things to keep me distracted and learning...
    disastercupcake disastercupcake 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 12

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    An Inevitable End

    How much longer do you think your way of life will last? The signs of the coming collapse are everywhere. What do you think is the reason you have things like cell phones, cars, and grocery stores? Oil. Everything you buy, including food, either has oil in it or uses oil in its...
    richiebarrow richiebarrow 26-30, M 2 Responses May 4, 2013

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    A Bit Like They Do In 'the Hunger Games'..

    I've lately felt this would where I would be my happiest. Just hunting and gathering, and so on forth, the problem is i'm too young to do anything like that ye
    LucyHall LucyHall 13-15 3 Responses May 18, 2012

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    Bring People Together

    I created a site for people who plan to live in the wilderness so I can try to help others find the people who share their beliefs and maybe help in aiding people who want to start communities in the wild. Right now, there are no members since I just made it, but please join...
    Pathoftheearth Pathoftheearth 22-25 May 3, 2013

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    Leaving Everything Behind

    So, here's the thing. I am done with everything this country has to offer. We are turning into lazy, fat, dumb people who just go with anything the government is doing. I want to leave the united states. Go to Ireland or Scottland. Somewhere with plenty of forest to roam around...
    Vahtii Vahtii 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 17, 2013

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    Sick Of The Rat Race

    I'm a 49 year young man. I have seen my share of this world's good and bad . Things just seem to be getting worse..all I hear about is killings, drugs that change people in to a zombie like state..on and on. I want out, and am really thinking hard about moving to a remote place...
    dartanyon dartanyon 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 15, 2012

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    Wild-Ranger Fully Prepared, Looking To Join Or Be Joined Offering Wild Living In Less Than A Week Or Studying Other Projects

    Hi, my name is Alakyen, and I am currently looking for like-minded people to create a project, looking for people who hate this society with all that entails, who wants to live in harmony with nature and make this world a better place. Living a life based on feelings and ideals...
    alakyen alakyen 18-21, M Apr 23, 2013

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    Almost That Time.

    Well I've posted a couple stories on E.P. but i guess it cant hurt to put up another. So here it is. I'm a 20 year old male, going to be 21 in April. I'm looking to find one or more people to join up with to embark on a journey of a lifetime. I want to live in the wild, not...
    sawyert020 sawyert020 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 1, 2013

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    Why Not?

    Just imagine waking up in a warm cabin with the smell of fresh morning breeze rushing into your lungs, you take a few steps to the balcony and there in front of you is 'Life' - birds, squirrels, trees, birds, a little streamlet of freshwater(sniff.. aaaaahhm). The day is spent...
    KnocKnac KnocKnac 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 19, 2008

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    My Supplies

    My supplies that i have packed and ready for my adventures are: •a sleeping bag (quest eagles peak mummy 30°, 29in.W x 88in.H, green, 2lbs.) I also have an extra sleeping bag for anyone coming along if they don't have one •a tent, blue/orange(rain fly is orange) 7' long, 7...
    sawyert020 sawyert020 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 6, 2013

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    My Ultimate Dream Life With The Ostrich-led Carriage And The Whole Shebang

    My ultimate dream is to live in the woods, on a patch of land that belongs to me, and in a small cottage. I would clean up pathways in the woods to walk or ride on. I would like to build a tea pavilion in the backyard to enjoy my passion for tea. There would be a stable housing...
    TeaCozy TeaCozy 31-35 2 Responses May 29, 2012

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    I What To Walk Away From It All.

    I would like to comments on the stores about the pepole who say that they wish that they  could walk away from it all. you dont realy what to walk away because your afraid to, you would rather stay weak and co-dependent on the system,   your terrified of...
    labron labron 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 1, 2010

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    i love the woods its quiet,

    peaceful,no one there to judge you and most of all i have a lot of freedom and no one to tell me what to do
    columbus38 columbus38 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    Achieve living in the wilderness at once!

    Meet new people for planning. Meet masters. Meet Friends.https://www.facebook.com/groups/333916366697898/We are a facebook comunity about living in the wilderness, where new members are joining almost everyday, growing in number, planning and being in contact with like-minded...
    alakyen alakyen 18-21, M Dec 11, 2013

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    Walk On The Wild Side

    I would love to live in the middle of a wood .I like being close to nature and I would be able to ***** naked and live even closer to nature that is my ideal life .
    beastman111 beastman111 46-50, M Jul 12, 2011

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    A Few Concerns For Nature Lovers

    A few things to add to this: 1) The 42 year estimate for the Oil Crisis is based just on the current rate of consumption with today's population. But as everything is dependent on oil it will happen a lot sooner than that due to increasing demand of population growth. We add...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 25, 2013

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    New Earth Mountain Village.

    Hey. New Earth Mountain Village is a new age indian tribe/community. For those seeking to live peacefully in the "wilderness" among friends. For more details check out our website =] http:// awakenearthvillage.page.tl/Home.htm [I had to put a space in the link to be able to post...
    AstralTraveler AstralTraveler 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 17, 2011

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    Since I was a young child I have always been

    different from everyone else, I have never really been able to “fit in” easily as I have never felt that anyone could really truly understand me. I never enjoyed school; I felt that everything I was being taught was useless to me and was not for my benefit but somehow the...
    mbubu mbubu 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 12, 2014

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    A Little Obsessed With This Idea Lately

    Well maybe obsessed is too strong, more like preoccupied.  It's been calling to me lately.  A LOT!  The sights, sounds, and smell of nature.  The sheer beauty of trees.  Fast streams and waterfalls. That stuff really puts me in my happy place...
    SpiceStorm SpiceStorm 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2010

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    I Always Wanted To. One Day I Began To Realise My Dream.

    In western Canada there is a beautiful, remote, historic hotspring property. Read about my 20 year effort to make a one of a kind residence and campsite. Several log buildings were put up, and logs milled on site for many uses, and power is supplied by a water driven generator...
    hotspring hotspring 51-55, M Feb 14, 2012

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    In fact I do live in the woods.

    I talk to few people outside of work and family. Can you imagine what a deal breaker that is with women!
    dontbelong dontbelong 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 11, 2014

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    Yeah Man...

    Now that I think of this, I really think I would be happy living in the woods. I've always like nature=]
    musared musared 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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    Lets Go Wilderness NOW- SPAIN

    I have been preparing for this along 3 years or more, i have spent all money i got in this, i have spent a lot of hours working in the knowledge i have, just for realize i dont want to go alone, (i tried it), just to realize there are no serious people with this. I am full...
    alakyen alakyen 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 30, 2012

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    There's those times you believe it'll never change, times when you wish it could've been diffrent, times you wish others knew. You want to tell them, but it's difficult. You want...
    Cooper802 Cooper802 18-21, M Mar 8

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    When we were around 12 or 13 year's old myself and three girls that lived on my street would go in the wood's across the street and take our clothes off and walk around naked. We...
    ron122 ron122 46-50, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    They called it "The Perch"It was the little shelter we lived in last summer, tucked away in the Appalachian mountains of Virginia. I applied for an internship to help out a family...
    LoneWolfWanderer LoneWolfWanderer 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    An article I wrote. Currently, pit bulls all over the world are being accused of violence against humans. There have been many documented incidents of pit bulls attacking humans...
    BlueGirl666 BlueGirl666 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    I've always wanted my own private cabin to just melt away with nature and chill with. It's just so peaceful in the woods.
    dev10251 dev10251 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 2

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    A more accurate title for this post would probably be that I've lived in a few different haunted houses. Even now we have an entity in our kitchen who we jokingly call the Fridge...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I feel like I understand sadness much more intimately than your average suffering person. I have thought on a few occasions that this is why I also sympathize with homeless...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 15

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    Honestly, I enjoy being in the background. I just want to live life without so much drama and expectations. I don't want to be well known, or someone people recognize on the street...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 1 hr ago

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    Well, it's no so much that I want to live there... It's that I have a specific memory of a log cabin. We ended up there somehow, alone, with a picnic basket filled with grapes...
    Some1umayNo Some1umayNo 46-50, M Mar 2

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    I should be sad. If I was happy that would make me some kind of psychopath. I have learned to be calm. I can still smile and genuinely laugh. Sometimes, I believe I'm going to...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    im only 17 and i have so many on my list, mywishes!! there are like thousanda of them but i will write them down anyway. -to have a masteral degree -have my own car!! arghhh...
    pillowsofurr pillowsofurr 18-21 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love it sooooo much. I'm always hiking and finding new spots in the woods for me to lay in and just forget about the world. It's my daily excercise cause I do it for hours and...
    lilly756 lilly756 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I want to help build our world and have it set up so we live in a new renaissance/Utopia. This year im creating my own music/group where our goal is to create the upmost greatest...
    JaspersMusix JaspersMusix 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    MASTER SEEKING SLAVE! ANY LADIES INTERESTED?ANY LADIES WANNA TEXT?MUST BE COMPLETELY SUBMISSIVE 24/7 MUST LIVE IN THE USA 18 AND OLDER DISTANCE IS NO ISSUE!!
    Sexytexan18 Sexytexan18 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    ANY GIRLS WANNA TEXT?MUST BE AT LEAST 18 AND LIVE IN THE USA IM NOT A PERVE MESSAGE ME FOR THE NUMBER! IM BORED AND NEED TEXTING BUDDIES!!
    Sexytexan18 Sexytexan18 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    ANY GIRLS WANNA TEXT?MUST BE AT LEAST 18 AND LIVE IN THE USA IM NOT A PERVE MESSAGE ME FOR THE NUMBER! IM BORED AND NEED TEXTING BUDDIES!!
    Sexytexan18 Sexytexan18 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    After being in the lumber business for 30 years you'd think I'd be tired of it. Nope that won't ever happen. The woods put me where I am now, retired and loving it!!
    WhyOwhynot WhyOwhynot 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    I would much rather be communing with nature than in the hurly burly of shopping malls. For starters I can be totally naked in the woods whereas in the shops I would be forced to...
    Brian1953 Brian1953 61-65, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I am a 13 year old white girl and yesterday I was wearing a dress, white pantyhose, and a blue jean jacket. I decided to take a walk by myself in the wooded area behind my house...
    imalostcause99 imalostcause99 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17