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Old 08-27-2013, 09:09 PM   #11
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My favorite camping sound is also the sound of silence.

Although annoying, I enjoy the sound of the wobbling, random scuffling of a bicycle training wheel, made by young kids making lap after lap on the campground loop.

One sound I have mixed emotions about is one that is becoming rarer and rarer. I normally hear it in a place where I tent camp. It is the sound of the Eastern Whip-poor-will. Why do they sing when we are trying to sleep?

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Old 08-27-2013, 09:10 PM   #12
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Favorite = campfire crackling

Least = electric air pump for inflatable mattress

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Old 08-27-2013, 09:21 PM   #13
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Most favorite sound.......The sound of absolutely nothing. Dead silence. When it's so quiet you can HEAR the shooting stars!!
Least favorite sound......Barking dogs.

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Old 08-28-2013, 06:13 AM   #14
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I have to go along with the distant train for my favorite sounds. In the mountain area is even better if the whistle sound echoes up through a valley. I heard a man say one time this sound "would bring a tear to a glass eye".

Lease favorite: Loud music regardless of type. Keep your sounds on your own site please or if you want to blast your ears apart, wear a headset. Music sound is right up there with the guy who has to leave a campground way early in the morning and has to "warm up" his diesel for 15-20 minutes before it will move.

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Old 08-28-2013, 06:27 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by Ladywendolyn View Post
Most favorite... the sound of a campfire crackling.
Least favourite... Peoples music or TV played load enough for the whole campground to hear, because they are sure we all love heavy metal music too..
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Old 08-28-2013, 09:29 PM   #16
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Favorite: the sound of children have a great time

Least Favorite: barking dogs
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Old 08-28-2013, 09:35 PM   #17
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Favorite: the sound of thunder as lightning rattles the skies

Least favorite: In Yellowstone, being abruptly awakened to the sound of a grizzly bear thumping it's foot on the door of your popup trailer at 2 AM. (true story... last trip ever in the pop-up)

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Old 08-28-2013, 09:37 PM   #18
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Favorite - the muffled sounds of the grandkids back in the bunkroom while we're trying to go to sleep. Love having them with us.

Least favorite - when it's time to break camp, load up and go back to the everyday world.
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Old 08-28-2013, 11:50 PM   #19
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Favorite-- the sound of a cold one being opened after setting up camp.

Least favorite--- someone else's music from ten campsites away.
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Old 08-29-2013, 05:11 AM   #20
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Favorite: The thunder of an approaching storm and distant bagpipes in the camp.

Least favorite: Barking dogs and loud music from anything that's not an instrument.

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