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  1. TrainingHoppers

    Having a home base while traveling

    I hope to begin my own journey round NA soon, but that's not what I'm going to be asking about. I'm in a slight dilemma as I want to have a proper home base to come back to, a place I can rest, relax, clean up, work a make cash preparing for the next leg of the journey forward. Doesn't matter...
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    "Direct Deposit Electronic Funds Transfer Program" and LTE...

    This comes from a mix of topics, but the overlying one is makin' a damn livin' so it's going here. Almost all national park service jobs require one to participate in the "Direct Deposit Electronic Funds Transfer Program" which is just fancy-ass government lingo for 'You're gonna have to get...
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    Fed. or Priv./On or Off The Books?

    Just me wondering, But with all the talk of Jobs in this section, there's also a lot of "off-the-books" talk such as Dumpster diving and such, which i have nothing against, I do it myself, but to the point... What jobs does everyone here prefer? Seasonal or permanent but in a time-slot of your...
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    Better Antenna for Baofeng UV-5R?

    I've been looking around recently for another antenna for the Baofeng UV-5R. Yes, I know, the UV-5R is shit as a sole scanner...but it's cheap and it works so to hell with it. I've gone to RadioReference.com and other sites that are either filled with foamers or a helluva lot of radio nerds...
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    What Do You Sleep in?

    So, I'm planning on Freight Hopping sooner or later, but I'm still planning shit, getting shit, making sure I'm ready to go... I got a quick question, if you don't mind me asking, for anyone who feels like answering, specifically for "dedicated train hoppers"... What do you sleep in on the...
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    Good Short-Term Jobs...

    I checked in other posts with the same information but couldn't really find what I was looking for. Are there any suggestions on short-term jobs that you can find pretty much anywhere in the U.S? I don't have much creative talent and don't have a ton of personal skills, but when it comes to...
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    Youtube For Train Hopping

    Just a quick question from someone preparing/ researching to travel full-time. Via Freight Hopping, is it worth it getting a cheap GoPro and putting in the work at the local library for wherever you end up to post on Youtube or does the work outweigh the benefit of a little extra cash? I'd be...
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    Education Vs. Travel?

    Alright, I need somewhere to kinda/sorta rant and don't know where to put this, so here we go. Short but Sweet: I'm living a pretty shit life right now. I don't want to sit here and talk about it for hours because than ya'll think I'm a stuck-up brat with nothing to do but rant to people who...