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  1. I am very forgetful. Playing, as I do, a high-kit character, and actually
  2. wanting to be happy and relatively comfortable in a field, this means that
  3. I have forgotten rather a large number of things over the years. This is an
  4. incomplete list of things that I've forgotten over the years as a LRPer,
  5. -and things I should never, ever forget again.
  6. +and things I should never, ever forget again. OxfordHarry also has a
  7. +"useful list of
  8. +essentials":https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IGTr9BeEpJgDzhGvJuKHDuZrr1cuzdV-EJk6TtcGsqk/edit?pli=1
  9. +
  10. +h2. Player
  11. * A towel
  12. * A pillow
  13. * A torch
  14. +* Spare batteries for when your torch dies.
  15. * An extra blanket (No, really. Even if it's summer, it can still get
  16. damned cold at night.)
  17. * An umbrella
  18. * Waterproof coat.
  19. * (Sun)glasses.
  20. * More socks (no, you need more)
  21. * Spare pants
  22. * Tent pegs
  23. * A mallet for hitting tent-pegs into the ground (Though you might be able
  24. to borrow one / ground might happen to be soft.)
  25. -* That gift you were going to give to that person to make plot
  26. -* Those IC documents that would be really cool to have because they will
  27. -stir up all manner of shit
  28. -* Your mask
  29. -* Your boots
  30. -* Your hat.
  31. -* Condoms (if not for you, then for the other silly sods who've neglected
  32. -to bring theirs)
  33. -* Ibuprofen and/or Paracetamol
  34. -* Sunscreen. (Bring it even if the weather doesn't look it's going to be
  35. -sunny. Surprises happen.)
  36. -* Hayfever medication. (If it's the season for it, and you'll suffer
  37. -without.)
  38. -* The medication you take regularly and which makes your life miserable
  39. -without it (if applicable).
  40. * An eye mask and ear plugs (mornings suck)
  41. * A spare blanket
  42. * Your sleeping bag (and possibly a liner, if the weather warrants and
  43. you've got one.)
  44. -* Those decorations for your tent that you worked really hard on
  45. * A visit to the cash point to get enough cash for coffee, food, spare kit,
  46. etc.
  47. -* Spare kit in case of death
  48. -* Warm base-layers.
  49. * Any spare / reserve food -- slab of chocolate, special gluten-free
  50. sandwiches, emergency backup tea, etc.
  51. +* Alcohol (where applicable)
  52. * Soap / Shampoo / Conditioner / etc
  53. * Cheat shoes / foot-covering, for when you want to quickly shuffle to the
  54. loos at night without having to strap your boots on first.
  55. +* Condoms (if not for you, then for the other silly sods who've neglected
  56. +to bring theirs)
  57. * A toothbrush
  58. -* Your makeup
  59. -* Your OOC band
  60. -* Your body and soul cards, and your event ticket.
  61. +* Warm base-layers.
  62. * If you're eligible for a discount on account of being a student, OAP,
  63. unemployed or similar, bring the necessary credentials or paperwork to be
  64. able to claim that discount.
  65. -* PJs if you wear them
  66. * Makeup removal wipes
  67. -* Your cloak
  68. -* Your lammies and coin (if any)
  69. +* PJs if you wear them
  70. * Pump for air bed
  71. +* Batteries / power cord for your air pump.
  72. * Air bed
  73. +* Bedroll / bedframe. (Presumably you'll only need this or an
  74. +air-mattress, not both.)
  75. * Tent
  76. +* Tent poles (if separate)
  77. +* Hairbrush/comb if applicable
  78. +
  79. +h2. Character
  80. +
  81. +* That gift you were going to give to that person to make plot
  82. +* Those IC documents that would be really cool to have because they will
  83. +stir up all manner of shit
  84. +* Your mask
  85. +* Your boots
  86. +* Your hat.
  87. +* Those decorations for your tent that you worked really hard on
  88. +* Your primary's kit.
  89. +* The weapons that go with your primary's kit.
  90. +* Spare kit in case of death
  91. +* Your makeup
  92. +* Your event ticket. Something with your CID on it.
  93. +* Your cloak
  94. +* Your lammies and coin (if any)
  95. +
  96. +h2. Mend
  97. +
  98. +* Ibuprofen and/or Paracetamol
  99. +* Sunscreen. (Bring it even if the weather doesn't look it's going to be
  100. +sunny. Surprises happen.)
  101. +* Hayfever medication. (If it's the season for it, and you'll suffer
  102. +without.)
  103. +* The medication you take regularly and which makes your life miserable
  104. +without it (if applicable).
  105. Bear in mind that while the green-hats are lovely and will do their utmost
  106. to help you, they're not legally permitted to provide you with painkillers
  107. or other medications; in general, they're only allowed to help you take
  108. your own -- so make sure to bring some!
  109. (That said, if you do find yourself short of something common, there'll
  110. likely be enough people around with spares that you'll be able to acquire
  111. some -- but it will be more of a hassle than having your own supply with
  112. you. )

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