What would be a good makeshift ice pack when camping?

I accidentally gave myself a black eye this morning that I have been icing for the past couple hours. I was supposed to go camping this weekend and so that got me thinking about what’s the best way to make an ice pack if one isn’t available, such as when you’re camping or just generally out in the wilderness for an extended period of time? Any ideas?

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  1. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    How’d you get the black eye anon?

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      He bumped into a door.

      https://i.imgur.com/xWXNypE.jpg

      I accidentally gave myself a black eye this morning that I have been icing for the past couple hours. I was supposed to go camping this weekend and so that got me thinking about what’s the best way to make an ice pack if one isn’t available, such as when you’re camping or just generally out in the wilderness for an extended period of time? Any ideas?

      Right anon?!?

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      He bumped into a door.
      [...]
      Right anon?!?

      Haha, that’s actually a lot less embarrassing than the truth. The truth is that I was in a rush this morning when I was putting on my socks and while I was hopping on one leg trying to get one on, I slipped and smacked my face off the tile floor. It’s looking pretty nasty right now.

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        >I slipped and smacked my face off the tile floor. It’s looking pretty nasty right now.
        Kek, let’s see a picture of your eye. I need a good laugh today.

        • 1 year ago
          Anonymous

          >I need a good laugh today
          Laugh it up

          • 1 year ago
            Anonymous

            Are you Polish by chance?

            • 1 year ago
              Anonymous

              No, but you would probably think that when you look at me right now

          • 1 year ago
            Anonymous

            https://i.imgur.com/uLv5PYW.jpg

            No, but you would probably think that when you look at me right now

            hehe your eye looks like a buttcrack

            • 1 year ago
              Anonymous

              Haha, yeah, it’s not prettiest thing in the world. Luckily it should only be couple more days until my black eye is gone. At least at home I have ice packs, although I might be SOL while camping this weekend.

          • 1 year ago
            Anonymous

            God fricking, anon. Go get a radiograph, that shit might as well be fractured.

            • 1 year ago
              Anonymous

              I did before I went camping this weekend. I got a CT scan done and luckily nothing was broken. Unfortunately, there’s really nothing they could do for it and I was told all I can really do is ice it. How do you think it’ll look by Friday? I really don’t want to be the black eye guy at graduation.

  2. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    think about the logistics here anon, do you camp with a freezer? bags of salt?

    single use chemical cold packs might do the trick, not sure how cold they get though.

  3. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Just find a goat.

  4. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    go to the hospital

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      Do you really think it’s that bad? I mean, it’s just a black eye. It should be better in a few days.

  5. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Frozen water bottles and cold beer dropped into a folded up space blanket.

  6. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Ended up packing some instant ice packs for me to use during the camping trip this weekend. Hopefully I can get all of the swelling and most of the bruising down before the weekend is over.

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      That's probably the best you can do unless you're camping somewhere with snow. Looks like it's improving already though. At little, anyway.

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        I’m glad to hear you think so. As long as my black eye is gone by Friday, I should be good. I’m graduating from college and would prefer to not look like I got my ass kicked in all my pictures.

        • 1 year ago
          Anonymous

          If you're still bruised by then get some concealer to even out the color for photos. Or respectfully inform your college you shouldn't graduate because you're a dummy that gave himself a black eye lol.

          • 1 year ago
            Anonymous

            Lol, I blame my sock. Still though, I imagine I should be back to normal well before Friday and looking good in all my photos.

          • 1 year ago
            Anonymous

            >If you're still bruised by then get some concealer to even out the color for photos
            Concealer often doesn't work that well if the black eye is bad enough. My wife says you're better off going with heavy eye shadow on the other eye and hiding it that way.

            You can rock the goth look for your grad photos, right anon?

            • 1 year ago
              Anonymous

              > You can rock the goth look for your grad photos, right anon?

              I mean, I would prefer not to lol. Do you think my black eye will still be so bad by Friday that concealer won’t cover it?

              • 1 year ago
                Anonymous

                Tape your hands and do a lot of bobbing and weaving as you cross the stage. When you get the diploma, yell "AAAADRIAAAAN" and stumble away

              • 1 year ago
                Anonymous

                Lol, that’s awesome. If I can’t get my black eye to heal by Friday, that’s a solid plan B. What about an eye patch or sunglasses?

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      Lol, I blame my sock. Still though, I imagine I should be back to normal well before Friday and looking good in all my photos.

      Kek

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        What’s so funny?

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      Anon, I’ll be honest with you, your eye looks disgusting and I don’t think that swelling or bruising is going anywhere for a very long time

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        Do you really think it’s that bad?

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      Hey anon, how’s the eye doing?

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        Not great. The swelling has gone down some, but I still can’t really open it. Hopefully the swelling will be down by the time I graduate on Friday. I’m worried the bruising will still be very prominent though

        • 1 year ago
          Anonymous

          Damn, anon. You’re eye is really fricked

        • 1 year ago
          Anonymous

          How’d your eye end up looking at graduation, anon?

          • 1 year ago
            Anonymous

            It didn’t look great, but at least the swelling went down enough for me to see on graduation day. It made for some very memorable pictures though lol

            • 1 year ago
              Anonymous

              Damn, anon that looks brutal

            • 1 year ago
              Anonymous

              You have beautiful blue eyes. I'd love to see your dick too. No homo, of course. Just between a couple of bros who enjoy camping and shit.

  7. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Icing slows the wound healing process, don't do it.

  8. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    My sister once turned her head suddenly and smaked her head on some metal pillar.
    Her black eye lasted more than a month.

    Her high school classmates and teachers kept asking her if everything was ok at home.

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