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hillbilly: BootsnAll Holiday Party 2008 Member Interview

We wanted to highlight some of the awesome BootsnAll members that will be in attendance at this year’s BootsnAll 10th Anniversary Party.

BootsnAll Screen Name: hillbilly
Member since: May 3rd, 2004
Post Count: 774

What was your first passport stamp?
The UK.

How did you find BootsnAll, &/or what attracted you to it?
Vagabonding by Rolf Potts.

What keeps you coming back to BootsnAll?
The people mainly and the info the site played a huge part in making me decide to move to Portland.

Is there a destination have you really liked in spite of it having a poor reputation?
Cambodia loved it, and the people.

Do you have any upcoming trips? Where is next on your list?
2010 SA World Cup!

What is a place you’ve been to that you would go back to tomorrow given the chance?
Just about every place I’ve been except Ramsey County Jail in Minnesota.

How many miles will you be travelling to be at the BootsnAll Party?
Um… how far away is Gresham? That minus 2 miles.

What kind of boots do you have?
Steel toe non slip Macks. Good for work and play!

Any tips you found on BootsnAll or from other members on the forums that helped you on a trip?
Suk11 hostel, the greatest on the planet!! Thanks Uncle Static!!

Have you been to a BootsnAll party before? If so, what survival tips can you offer to any newbies?
Yep, this will be my third. As for tips, um let’s see…

1. Don’t make Callilucy mad, you’ll regret it!

2. Don’t play Buck hunter with Boston Bill, he’s just not very good at it.

3. Refrain from throwing out the shocker when you “meant” to throw up the “Annie”. People don’t seem to like that.

4. Be wary of the MAX, BIG train, little, sound!

5. Above all, have a great time and I hope you like Portland as much as I do!!

Thanks for sharing, hillbilly. Be sure to say hi to him if you’ll be joining us at the party!