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Old April 13, 2017, 15:14   #4
Ingwe Ingweron
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Originally Posted by Philip View Post
To be fair, that does in fact apply in real life, at least in the same sense that it does in RPGs. When you're on a hike, eating food is the only real way to reduce your load, and loading back up on water can become quite painful.
+1 !!! I hiked the Pacific Crest Trail in 2011, and eating to reduce the load was definitely involved. Eating everything possible when in towns was also necessary, since I was burning upwards of 12,000 calories a day -- far more than I could carry in my pack.
“We're more of the love, blood, and rhetoric school. Well, we can do you blood and love without the rhetoric, and we can do you blood and rhetoric without the love, and we can do you all three concurrent or consecutive. But we can't give you love and rhetoric without the blood. Blood is compulsory. They're all blood, you see.”
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