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Little girl in Sweden new to EDC

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by EDCNoob, Apr 7, 2013.

  1. EDCNoob

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    Hey everyone,
    I came across the term EDC the other day whilst looking for a hard-wearing travel bag on Amazon. After watching numerous youtube reviews I finally ended up purchasing the Maxpedition Jumbo Versipack in Safety Yellow and can't wait to receive it! Whilst researching the bag, the term EDC kept on popping up. I then thought that it would be a good idea to see what everyone was talking about. I soon realized that the whole preparedness concept that one associates with EDC is something that I already practiced! I always thought of myself beings bit silly, over preparing for situations that rarely happen but those few times when I had just the thing on me to help solve a problem justified my, what I felt was slightly OC, behavior. To now find that I am not alone is not only refreshing but also expensive! After seeing numerous EDC set-ups I felt compelled to revisit my gear and update. Living in Europe makes the availability of many things a bit difficult or costly to source but slowly and surely I will come up with a set-up I am happy with and share!

    I am not a tactical/military type girl. I grew up in Toronto, Canada and moved to Sweden via a 6 year stint in the UK. I love pockets and gadgets and all things small and cute. Whilst cute and colorful may not feature in the usual EDC set-up (save perhaps the odd survival piece of kit that is brightly colored), I feel that my future set-up will at least be adequate for my needs. I would consider myself more of an urban survivalist with a focus on female specific emergencies!

    Glad to join your community and Hopefully I'll be able to share my set-up with you soon!
     
  2. xbanker
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    Welcome to the forum ... delighted to have you onboard.

    I'll give the standard warning many give when welcoming a new member ... frequenting the forum will be detrimental to your bank account as you discover new bits and pieces of EDC-type goodies that you find you can't live without.

    Look forward to your participation on the forum.
     
  3. mooshi
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    Hello and welcome to the forums! :) It's always a pleasure to have another girl around. Hope you enjoy your stay around here. I look forward to seeing pictures of your gear and what information you have to offer. :)
    Cheers!
     
  4. Shaide
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    Welcome to the forum! I hope you are enjoying the late Swedish Spring, i know i don't :)
     
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  5. Enkidu
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    Hello and welcome to EDCF !
    Nice to have you onboard ;)
     
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  6. thekapow

    thekapow EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    Welcome to the forum from denmark :)! staying here can be quite addictive :eek:
     
  7. EDCNoob

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    Thanks for the tips! Went and pledged my support as per the suggestion! I also think that I may have something to offer for the pay it forward scheme. Once it arrives! Glad to see I am not the only girl around and I love your hoodie! Are there many girls on the forum?

    And thanks everyone else for the warm welcome! I look forward to getting to know you guys better.
     
  8. barlas

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    Welcome to the forums!
    Well, never really paid much attention to member's gender, I know mooshi is a girl, and there is Kamm, there should be others too. Apparently there is also a female-only forum which you can get access to once you become a regular here.

    Have fun :)
     
  9. Vesp
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    Welcome to the Forum from Norway! :)
    Nice to see others from scandinavia here.
    Hope you enjoy your stay here with our ever growing family. :)
     
  10. EDCNoob

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    Awesome! Just need to make myself comfortable and become a regular then!
     
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  11. EDCNoob

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    Aye it is cool to see others here.

    Maybe I'll start blogging about things available in Scandinavia or events that may be of interest to people here. I live in Dalarna, I could do a piece on knife week in Ludvika this summer.
     
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  12. T.H.Cone

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    Sure, like I don't secretly think Multicam is cute and colorful. Just don't tell the other guys, OK?

    Welcome to EDCF, EDCNoob.
     
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    welcome from ireland,enjoy the forums :D
     
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    Welcome!
     
  17. Here Comes The BOOM

    Here Comes The BOOM EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    Welcome :Juggle:

    Too bad you already bought a Maxpedition, the owner is a bit of a :censored: & has threatened to sue this forum on at least one occasion. Unfortunately I only found out about it after I had bought my MAxped mini myself.

    ps: when I first read that topic tittle I thought Vesp was getting ahead of the game & had started an account for his little girl, but I had the wrong Scandinavian country in my mind :p
     
  18. AK Adventurer

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    Welcome to the Addiction! ((Errr, I mean to the fun!)) ;)
     
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    Welcome aboard!
     
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    Welcome to EDCF! :dance: You are correct about the expensive part...I now get an allowance. :redface: