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You Might Be A Boy/Girl Scouter If....
.... most of your wardrobe is olive drab, khaki or weird shades of green.
.... you keep a bucket of water by your side while cooking dinner.
.... you spontaneously break into strange songs in public.
.... you carry your own toilet paper wherever you go.
.... you always read by a flashlight.
.... your radio is always tuned to the weather station.
.... you hoard tent stakes.
.... you keep a lantern hanging outside your bathroom door.
.... you cannot walk by a piece of trash without picking it up.
.... you carry a duffel bag size first-aid kit in your car.
.... you always have hat hair.
.... you continue to wear it until it stands on it's own.
.... you see paint samples in a store and immediately want to name things in nature with the same colors
.... your pots and pans are all black.
.... you roast a mini-marshmallow on a paper clip over a candle; then put it on a golden graham with one square of chocolate, just to get the flavor.
.... you always cook enough food for twelve.
.... you always have a cup hooked to your belt.
.... all your dishes have little pieces of egg stuck on them.
.... you open letters with a pocketknife.
.... you know 365 one-pot meals.
.... if your "microwave" is a box wrapped in foil.
.... you buy your shampoo in little tiny bottles.
.... you have the urge to help little old ladies
.... whether they want it or not.
.... everything in your cupboard says "Instant, just add water".
.... you really do use those emergency sewing kits.
.... you see a pile of rocks and immediately put them in a circle.
.... you know 100 uses for a bandanna.
.... you wear thongs in the shower.
.... you have a collection of used candles and dryer lint.
.... someone asks for a volunteer and you find your hand is already in the air.
.... your favorite cologne is "Deep Woods Off!".
.... you can't remember which hand to shake with in the office on Monday morning.
.... you have the end of every rope at home back spliced or whipped.
.... you correct someone who says "Gee, I used to be an Eagle Scout/Girl Scout", and then get him/her to volunteer in your Troop.
.... you always have a boy/girl registration and adult leader application in your bag. And you have to keep replacing them.
.... you deeply understand the potential of a group working together.
.... you camp for a week in the summer with about a dozen old guys/women; about 40 between 18 and 30; hundreds between 11 and 18; and the whole thing works!
.... you know you have brothers/sisters all over the world.
.... you have helped raise each other's children. You are proud of the mentors your sons/daughters have found.
.... you find yourself discussing the relative merits of internal vs. external frame packs on a date.
.... your closets are full and they don't contain clothes, but craft stuff.
.... you have a special woven belt loop cup holder.
.... you know more than two ways to light a fire.
.... your gourmet meal consists of cornbread, "Spam," and bug juice.
.... your front door has a zipper instead of a deadbolt.
.... your last birthday cake was prepared and served in a Dutch Oven.
.... you're the only one on your block with a fire pit in your back yard.
.... your "family vacation" includes 30 kids your wife/husband doesn't know.
.... you've ever heard the phrase, "Trust me, it's only an hour and a half a week!!"