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this vid was made up specifically for the workers at the kearl oilsands project staying at wapasu camp, i've been there and my brother is currently there

tho this still pretty much sums up every camp... period
[YT]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0F3wx3VOE7A&feature=player_embedded[/YT]
 

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I haven't been to that camp but it pretty much sums up every camp that I have ever been in.
 

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Stayed in a camp up by Zama Lake back in the day. Cookie has a chocolate cake sitting on a bench under the coat rack. A Cat skinner come in with a greasy diesel smelling parka on, takes it off and hangs it up over the cake with the sleeve laying on the cake. Cookie goes ballistic and a fight ensues. Hard to believe but cookie kicks the skinners azz. Just another day in camp......:d:beer:
 

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Stayed in a camp up by Zama Lake back in the day. Cookie has a chocolate cake sitting on a bench under the coat rack. A Cat skinner come in with a greasy diesel smelling parka on, takes it off and hangs it up over the cake with the sleeve laying on the cake. Cookie goes ballistic and a fight ensues. Hard to believe but cookie kicks the skinners azz. Just another day in camp......:d:beer:

so you can say he's a Tough Cookie?
 

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LOL So true!! The worst camp I ever stayed in was a Husky camp out near Athabasca. It was an hour or so drive to the first compressor site and then another hour heli ride to the dry camp and the operator LOVED the stock channel we were not allowed to have anything else on. If you didnt bring ur laptop you were fawked!!!
 

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my camp right now is literally falling apart, it should be condemned
 

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My worst camp experience is from northwest of Rainbow Lake an hour just inside BC. That Traverse camp was a little like a jail experience. The setup was alright but the food was either under cooked or over cooked with no in between. Got food poisoning once and a kickazz flu twice on both winter project stays up there. The native cleaning staff would come around to clean and change bed sheets when it was convenient for the during the day and hopefully you had clean bed sheets when you back in after long change.
 

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Oh yeah also one of the squaw cleaning girls was selling herself out to who ever was feeling a little lonely....lmao. Not what you want to hear down the hallway when trying to fall asleep.
 

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the showers in this camp are made out of metal, the bottom of some showers look like swiss cheese, and you can see the discolouration (or the colouration) of the water to a rusty red before it hits the drain, every sink leaks, the floors are all sagging, i had a that was grossly leaning on one side so bad i fell off my bed twice the first night then found wooden wedges... it was acceptable after that, the food is ch!t all the time, i drench everything in hotsauce so i cant taste that dogfood, to top it off they refuse to put TVs in the rooms

i am living in THE worst camp i have been so far, 7 years and 10 camps
 

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Oh yeah also one of the squaw cleaning girls was selling herself out to who ever was feeling a little lonely....lmao. Not what you want to hear down the hallway when trying to fall asleep.

Diavik at one point had a similar service, before bed if you put your boots outside your door you would get a "visitor" during the night for your pleasure

keep the lights OFF...... damned for that in the summer tho haha
 

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Yes many camps seem substandard, however I have been in some that where very good (3-4 star hotel type or better),late '90's early 2000's not lately.
Always nice to find little gems like that once in a while in the middle of nowhere.
 
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