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Old 08-13-2017, 01:32 PM   #1
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Our daughter lives in Lander Wyoming and they are expecting over 500,000 visitors in Wyoming during the solar eclipse next week. Local officials are worried there may be food and fuels shortages. We are going up, but have been told to bring plenty of food and extra fuel. It will be amazing.
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Old 08-13-2017, 02:04 PM   #2
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I am willing to bet these fears are over stated. Remember Y2k?
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I've thought the same thing. "Local Officials" often overreact a little. I thought I'd just put it out there. It's probably a good idea to restock your food before you get to ground zero.
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The resource I am most worried about is lack of first come, first serve campsites on BLM land. heading to Casper, WY on Wednesday.
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A few days after January 1, 2000 a coworker used our internal online calculator to see how much he had in his retirement account. The response was that he had worked there for 107 years and had seven million dollars in his account. I told him he should retire immediately.
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The resource I am most worried about is lack of first come, first serve campsites on BLM land. heading to Casper, WY on Wednesday.
JKing. Are you camping on Casper/Muddy mountain? I plan to arrive there on Tuesday. I called BLM in Casper a few days ago and they have an overflow area there and thought there would not be a problem getting a spot on Tuesday

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If you bring pets, keep an eye on them. There are people coming for the eclipse who want to sacrifice animals during the event. They aren't bringing the sacrificial animals with them, either.
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RE: bring pets. Heard at Chaco Canyon they're going to do extra-terrestrial lectures, and (wow) a live feed. That's where we're going.

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