Hacking Your Pants

Odd name for an article, don’t you think?

This is the original idea which prompted me to start a blog, so here I am, and here it is:

Where I Started

A long time ago, my buddies and I were discussing how many devices you could reasonably carry on your belt without looking too much the geek. One argued, and still does, that it’s none, but the consensus at that time was two – a phone, and a pager (That’s how long ago!). On that particular day one of the guys at the table was on call for his department, and his team, and doing his rotation on phone support. He was carrying two phones, and two pagers – a phone, and two pagers on his belt, and a phone in his pocket. Things have changed, haven’t they?

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Different Loadouts for Different Days

What the heck am I talking about? Well… Let’s start with some clarification of the term, just so we’re all on the same page:

From urbandictionary.com:

Equipment, ammunition, tools, and clothing used by a person (typically on active duty in the armed forces).

Loadouts can change depending on time of day, season, terrain, and personal preference.

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