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    Well, the revelation today that the Snake Charmer...

    Well, the revelation today that the Snake Charmer was available in Red Blend ;) made up my mind for me: I just ordered one to use as a toiletry kit. I've had a secret yen for Red Blend ever since it...
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    Sticky: oooh, @weirdguy, thanks so much for posting this....

    oooh, @weirdguy, thanks so much for posting this. I've been drooling over Red Blend for some time, hoping it would make its way eventually to the Daylight Backpack. But this may be my way to get a...
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    Yes, that was the bag! I apologize that the link...

    Yes, that was the bag! I apologize that the link didn't work, and thank you for fixing it. Thanks also for this excellent post, especially that photo of the SDK hanging in the shower: oddly, I'd...
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    I am loving this thread: as summer seems to have...

    I am loving this thread: as summer seems to have arrived early here this week, it's time for me to put my hair up in a bun again, which is where it lives from April to October. My hair is fine but...
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    This sounds like a great experiment; I'll be...

    This sounds like a great experiment; I'll be fascinated to hear your results. Because like you and @bchaplin, toiletries are the eternal travel problem that I have yet to solve. They seem to take up...
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    What's amazing to me as I read this very...

    What's amazing to me as I read this very practical, very useful thread, is how each one of us has disinctive and specific needs is in a toiletry kit. It is definitely not "one size fits all," so that...
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    As always, @moriond, your photos and descriptions...

    As always, @moriond, your photos and descriptions and suggestions are amazing!

    ~Nancy
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    @Walker, these photos really showed me how that...

    @Walker, these photos really showed me how that shelf and the center button look; thanks a million for posting them.

    Anyone using a Snake Charmer for toiletries? I would need for it to fit in the...
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    I've gone back and forth since reading this...

    I've gone back and forth since reading this thread about whether I will or won't order the SKD, but I want to thank everyone who shared their experience, tips, and advice: it's been incredibly...
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    Thanks so much to both of you, @rafoster and...

    Thanks so much to both of you, @rafoster and @Walker: your answers were very helpful, though now I'm not so sure I'm going to order the SKD. I think I would prefer a version without the Velcro shelf,...
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    This is a question that I also have: anyone chime...

    This is a question that I also have: anyone chime in?

    Also, I have what is probably a stupid question: but do you leave the little jars attached to the Velcro shelf when you zip up the SKD?...
  12. Thank you, thank you, @adalangdon. This is just...

    Thank you, thank you, @adalangdon. This is just what I needed to know, so I think I'll go ahead and order the SKD.

    ~Nancy
  13. Hmm. This gives me pause. I'm about to order the...

    Hmm. This gives me pause. I'm about to order the SKD, and I wonder if anyone who's used the larger version has noted the same thing with the divided pocket cutting down the available useable space in...
  14. Thread: My Swifts

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    @marytattoo, you have my admiration and also my...

    @marytattoo, you have my admiration and also my sympathy. You’ve dealt with an incredible amount of stress the past fifteen years. Being anyone’s full-time caregiver, much less two people’s, is...
  15. Thread: My Swifts

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    Orange—and red—are both colors that I tend only...

    Orange—and red—are both colors that I tend only to like in very narrow "hue" ranges. [That word is in quotes because I'm not at all sure I'm using it correctly: an artist I'm not.] I really dislike...
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    He is super cute! [Shhh, don't tell my dog I said...

    He is super cute! [Shhh, don't tell my dog I said that.] We definitely need photos of this suave, handsome guy when your two new BO bags arrive.

    ~Nancy
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    It's fate, kismet, destiny, what have you...the...

    It's fate, kismet, destiny, what have you...the fact is, Burnt Orange is a seriously awesome color. It looks gorgeous in both Cordura and Ballistic, and if I didn't already have both an A30 and an...
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    Sticky: I do believe I can see you blushing, Barney...

    I do believe I can see you blushing, Barney Woodham. And don't mind Oscar: he may be made of gold, but I hear it's just plate. Whereas we really, really like you—we really do!
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    Sticky: This was one of the best posts ever! I love the...

    This was one of the best posts ever! I love the cartoon bubbles with the "narrator" mannequin: does he/she/it have a name? I love the sheer abundance of photos, all the great packing info, and of...
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    Sticky: Congratulations on your Nordic score, @zmanlane!...

    Congratulations on your Nordic score, @zmanlane! I also have the SE and the PSCB in Nordic, and I love them both. There is a significant difference between the 200d and 400d Dyneema, isn't there?
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    When I use either my Swift of my Little Swift as...

    When I use either my Swift of my Little Swift as an EDC, I like to put things in the see-through pockets that I need quick access to: primarily my iPhone and a slim wallet, a case for my sunglasses,...
  22. Yes, the Little Swift successor! Although right...

    Yes, the Little Swift successor! Although right now I've fallen in love with Red Blend and wish they would make the Daylight Backpack in it, or the Side Effect.

    ~Nancy
  23. Thread: Mini Ipad Cache

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    @Ilkyway, like @brendabethman, I too used to have...

    @Ilkyway, like @brendabethman, I too used to have an iPad Mini, but although I loved how compact it was, ultimately I found the screen too small. So now I have the Retina iPad Air, but the 1st...
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    I am loving this language discussion: and it...

    I am loving this language discussion: and it makes me happy that my ancient high school German enabled me to understand about half of what you wrote, @ilkyway: and I got the first sentence entirely...
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    I agree with @adalangon about how wonderful your...

    I agree with @adalangon about how wonderful your comment is, @ilkyway—especially the part about how the CP sends the message "stay calm." We all need that! And from your many lovely posts on this...
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