View Poll Results: What's your packing style?

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  • 'The Kitchen Sink' - I might need this, and this, oh and this...

    1 5.56%
  • 'Pretty Heavy' - Your case may bulge, but you can never be too careful!

    2 11.11%
  • 'Just Right' - Enough for the length of the stay plus a day or two. Go planning!

    5 27.78%
  • 'Pretty Light' - Dragging a heavy suitcase isn't my style

    9 50.00%
  • 'Vacuous Approach' - You could probably fit a person inside with the amount of space

    1 5.56%
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Thread: Travel Light or Travel Heavy?

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    Default Travel Light or Travel Heavy?

    We've all been there. You've got a business trip/holiday/funeral/LARPing festival to get to, but it involves staying over for some time.

    Time to break out that suitcase! But how much do you pack? Do you pack light to make travelling easier on your aching back? Or do you throw in everything but the kitchen sink, just in case?

    Is your case looking like this:




    Or this?:



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    I'm afraid I live up to the stereotype that women pack heavy. I'll pack about 3x the amount of outfits I need because I never know what I'll want to where/what kind of occasion I might find myself in. I'll also pack a lot of different shoes to mix and match outfits with.
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    Hardly anything honestly. When I went to visit Hux for a few weeks I had one small suitcase plus my carryon and his parents were utterly mystified and trying to figure out where all my stuff was, haha. I just need a couple changes of clothes and my 3DS and I'm good honestly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pike View Post
    Hardly anything honestly. When I went to visit Hux for a few weeks I had one small suitcase plus my carryon and his parents were utterly mystified and trying to figure out where all my stuff was, haha. I just need a couple changes of clothes and my 3DS and I'm good honestly.
    Yep, this is pretty much me. Anything up to a week or so, I can fit everything I need - including books - into my satchel. Suitcase for two weeks or over.

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    Clothes wise, I pack incredibly light. The only thing that gives me grief is I have a very bulky laptop, multiple external hard-drives and in the case of my last trip to the UK I also brought over my PS4, which I will never ever bother doing again.

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    I've done both. Light when I went to Mexico, and heavy when I went to Aus.

    When I went to Mexico I do wish I had taken more clothes, but.... I managed without soooooo. But in Aus I'm actually living there so I like to have my home comforts and best clothes and stuff.


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    Just right!

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    I pack heavy if im taking my car but light otherwise.

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    I'm planning on packing a months worth of clothes and things (more like 2 weeks. I'm sure I'll be able to wash my clothes on the road eventually ) in a carry-on. Leggings will be my friend I'm sure. CHALLENGE ACCEPTED.

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    I have a large travelling backpack that I use now regardless of where I go or for how long. It's easy to carry and is big enough for me to fit everything in there for however long my trip. I couldn't imagine ever going back to a suitcase.

    It's nice being able to fit your whole life into one bag if need be.

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    I travel relatively light, and gamble on finding somewhere to wash my clothes so i don't need to bring as much.

    I don't need more than like two pair of jeans for two weeks anyway, although I do tend to grab enough boxers to change every day, and enough t-shirts to change every other day. I don't really use sweaters, so one is usually enough for no matter how long i'm gone.
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    I bring more than most but generally try avoid things like baggage fees or anything that would prove superfluous.



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