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I Want to Live In the Woods

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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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    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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    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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    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
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 3

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Feb 12

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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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    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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    I Want To Abandon Society And Live In A

    Hunter-gatherer Tribe Anyone else here? My destination is Tetepare island or Papua New Guinea.
    gergo211 gergo211 26-30, M May 2

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 live in Leicester. Looking to socialise with genuine people.
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    I never do. I don't think I have a purpose to anyone. Maybe my friends just see me as entertainment or replacement...or maybe they don't even see me as a friend. I'm nothing. I...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    1) I'm a pharmacy technician 2) I love potatoes ._. (Fries, mashed, chips etc) 3) I'm 19 4) I'm 108 lbs 5) I'm a bottomless pit (despite #4) 6) I'm 5'2" 7) I love kdramas 8) I don...
    CPhtChickie CPhtChickie 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Mine would say: He lived. He died.
    Account1138 Account1138 36-40, M 2 hrs ago

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    Don't be ashamed of a lively mind so long as you escape into the world of other people occasionally. Peter xx
    OldPeteLuvzGrlz OldPeteLuvzGrlz 70+, M 2 hrs ago

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    The reason why I live in my head is because in the end you can only really trust yourself
    aterribleneed aterribleneed 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Dear future self, We both know that pointless niceties mean nothing to us. So, I'll get straight to the point. What have you done? Can you honestly say that you're happy with the...
    PianoChan PianoChan 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    On a dark night a young woman determined and afraid started to scramble out of her grave towards the moonlight, finally ready to live again.
    ackleholic ackleholic 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    "The legend of the angry blonde lives on through you when im gone and to think i was gone" - Eminem. (Guts over feels)
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I live in Canada who wants to chat through the phone normal conversation ??
    Billyaldo Billyaldo 26-30, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I guess I'll start at the beginning.. So two years ago, my father went into stage four heart failure. (In previous years he had a number of heart attacks, and that created a line...
    violentsneezes violentsneezes 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    And move to England, and live there forever. *sigh sigh* Someday, someday....
    LittleUnicorn LittleUnicorn 18-21 7 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    It is true love and I'll never let it go. It's hard to live by loving someone who broke your heart and don't love you as much as you love him. But my heart says not to let it go...
    EleniHaru EleniHaru 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    I like to travel and already traveled few countries until now. Until now some neighbor countries where i live. Few middle east and east asia countries. I think until now...
    darkfantasy13 darkfantasy13 31-35, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    l live in hope. See comments
    johnconroy johnconroy 61-65, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    if I could do it over again I would live off the grid.
    furrbear furrbear 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    I don't expect anyone to care. This is my last post. My real life and my online life are equally as lonely. My girlfriend left me a year ago. All I have now is a cat. I'm giving...
    AnonymousH4CK3R AnonymousH4CK3R 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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