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  1. Around the Campfire

    Introduce yourself and share your thoughts with the community.
    1. Introductions

      Here you can introduce yourself to the rest of the community. Tell us a little about yourself, and what you're looking for.
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    2. Travel Stories

      Gather around the campfire my friends, this is where you'll find true tales of the road. You can share your mind blowing stories of exploration or relate tales of woe; either are bound to happen when paying your dues to the travel gods.
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    3. StP Dirty Scouts Jamboree

      This is where you can find information about our yearly gathering of nomads and miscreants! Help us organize bands, workshops and other activities for this year's get together!
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  2. Finding Others (Crust List)

    These areas are for finding others to travel with, offer rides, or find places to crash. It's like Craiglist, but... ya know... crustier.
    1. Ride Board

      Post here to find a ride or offer a ride via automobile.
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    2. Road Dogs & Meet Up

      This section is where you can find road dogs to travel with, people to hang out with at the place you're going, or announce to the world where and what towns/festivals/shows/gatherings you're going to be at.
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    3. Missed Connections

      Here you can make a post in the hopes that someone you missed might find it. This is also a good place to post if you're trying to find someone that you haven't heard from in a while.
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    4. Obituaries

      This is a place to remember friends who are no longer with us. Here you'll find memorials through pictures and stories of people we all knew and loved.
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    5. Untrustworthy and Shady People

      This space exists to warn others about genuinely dangerous people in the travel community. This is a MODERATED forum, meaning your posts will not appear on the board until they pass review by the moderators. This IS NOT a place to talk shit on someone you had a disagreement with. Please treat it accordingly.
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  3. Where to?

    Here's where you can discuss and research your next travel destination.
    1. Events / Gatherings / Festivals

      Discuss upcoming events and find people to meet up with there!
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    2. Urban Exploration

      The art of exploring your urban environment, abandoned buildings, and other places you're not "supposed" to go.
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  4. Getting There

    The ways and means of getting to your destination.
    1. Van Dwelling / Rubber Tramping

      Look here for advice on rubber tramping, such as vehicle repair, how to set up your mobile house, etc.
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    2. Hitchhiking

      Questions, tips, and info about hitchhiking.
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    3. Bike Touring

      Wandering the world with the fun between your legs.
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    4. Boat Punk / Sailing

      Network and learn from other people interested in learning to sail the seven seas as cheaply as possible.
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    5. Other Forms of Travel

      Not all methods of travel can be easily classified. We created this section for those other crazy ways of getting around.
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  5. Preparation

    Ready for the journey? It's time to get your shit together and prepare!
    1. Making A Living

      Share your busking, shoplifting, spanging, dumpstering, and scamming tips here. Or just post good places to get decent work.
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    2. Staying Healthy

      Wondering how to stay healthy on the road? Ask others for suggestions here.
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    3. The Hobo Kitchen

      A place for everyone to share their favorite recipes, and what food is best to travel with.
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  6. Lifestyle

    Check out the categories below to learn more about the travel punk culture.
    1. Squatting

      Squatting is the act of taking over an abandoned building and re-purposing it for public or private use. Here we discuss various methods of squatting, the squatting culture, relate personal stories of past squats and dispense advice for those looking to squat a building themselves.
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    2. Wilderness Survival

      Discuss tips and tricks for living out in the wild, rent free!
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    3. Alternative Housing

      This section is for discussing anything related to alternative housing ideas, whether it's building a teepee, yurt, treehouse, earthship, cob house, log cabin, or simply buying land.
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    4. Art & Music

      Share your passion for music and the arts here. Discuss and promote your favorite bands, show off your artwork, or post your (ugh) poetry...
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    5. People & Cultures

      Who are the people consumed by wanderlust? Why do they live the way they do? Discuss and share the topics that explore these questions and share your own answers.
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    6. Sex & Relationships

      Discuss consent, polyamory/monogamy, STDs, sexuality, and debate the best way to ruin your next relationship.
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    7. Furry Nomads

      This is a place to discuss the best methods for getting and dealing with pets on the road. Keep them happy and they'll keep you happy!
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    8. Off the Road

      This is where you'll find the community sharing their life experiences between travels.
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    9. Politics & Anarchism

      Discuss what's going on in the world or just anarchism/politics in general.
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    10. Your Projects & Websites

      This is where you can announce, discuss, and recruit help for your projects.
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    11. The Black Market

      Buy, sell and swap your crap with other crap-minded individuals :P
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    12. General Banter

      If it doesn't belong anywhere else, it goes here. Rant away my friends!
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  7. StP Headquarters

    This is where you'll find updates regarding the website and it's staff.
    1. Announcements & Feedback

      This is where you can find the latest website announcements, ask your questions about using the StP website, or make suggestions for it's improvement. Remember, we can't make StP a better place without your feedback!
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