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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. -* Your primary's kit.
  48. -* The weapons that go with your primary's kit.
  49. -* Spare kit in case of death
  50. -* Warm base-layers.
  51. * Any spare / reserve food -- slab of chocolate, special gluten-free
  52. sandwiches, emergency backup tea, etc.
  53. +* Alcohol (where applicable)
  54. * Soap / Shampoo / Conditioner / etc
  55. * Cheat shoes / foot-covering, for when you want to quickly shuffle to the
  56. loos at night without having to strap your boots on first.
  57. +* Condoms (if not for you, then for the other silly sods who've neglected
  58. +to bring theirs)
  59. * A toothbrush
  60. -* Your makeup
  61. -* Your OOC band
  62. -* Your body and soul cards, and your event ticket.
  63. +* Warm base-layers.
  64. * If you're eligible for a discount on account of being a student, OAP,
  65. unemployed or similar, bring the necessary credentials or paperwork to be
  66. able to claim that discount.
  67. -* PJs if you wear them
  68. * Makeup removal wipes
  69. -* Your cloak
  70. -* Your lammies and coin (if any)
  71. +* PJs if you wear them
  72. * Pump for air bed
  73. +* Batteries / power cord for your air pump.
  74. * Air bed
  75. +* Bedroll / bedframe. (Presumably you'll only need this or an
  76. +air-mattress, not both.)
  77. * Tent
  78. +* Tent poles (if separate)
  79. +* Hairbrush/comb if applicable
  80. +
  81. +h2. Character
  82. +
  83. +* That gift you were going to give to that person to make plot
  84. +* Those IC documents that would be really cool to have because they will
  85. +stir up all manner of shit
  86. +* Your mask
  87. +* Your boots
  88. +* Your hat.
  89. +* Those decorations for your tent that you worked really hard on
  90. +* Your primary's kit.
  91. +* The weapons that go with your primary's kit.
  92. +* Spare kit in case of death
  93. +* Your makeup
  94. +* Your event ticket. Something with your CID on it.
  95. +* Your cloak
  96. +* Your lammies and coin (if any)
  97. +
  98. +h2. Mend
  99. +
  100. +* Ibuprofen and/or Paracetamol
  101. +* Sunscreen. (Bring it even if the weather doesn't look it's going to be
  102. +sunny. Surprises happen.)
  103. +* Hayfever medication. (If it's the season for it, and you'll suffer
  104. +without.)
  105. +* The medication you take regularly and which makes your life miserable
  106. +without it (if applicable).
  107. Bear in mind that while the green-hats are lovely and will do their utmost
  108. to help you, they're not legally permitted to provide you with painkillers
  109. or other medications; in general, they're only allowed to help you take
  110. your own -- so make sure to bring some!
  111. (That said, if you do find yourself short of something common, there'll
  112. likely be enough people around with spares that you'll be able to acquire
  113. some -- but it will be more of a hassle than having your own supply with
  114. you. )

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