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Camoflage goretex army trousers - bad idea in Morocco?

I normally use goretex army trousers (green/black camo) as waterproof bottoms the thought occurred this may get me into trouble in Morocco? Will it? the problem I have is I leave on Thursday so don't really have time to buy anymore. In Morocco it's unlikely I would need them due to the weather (i hope) and I was thinking of turning them inside out at the boarder where by the sounds of it they check everything in everyone's bags so they will be checking them...
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No problem.
No fashion police in Morocco.

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No worries.

You'll probably not need to wear them much anyway!

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Conventional wisdom says don't wear anything which might be taken for military in Africa....but I saw lots of camo (and other military-styled) clothing on locals in Morocco. I'd hesitate to go further south wearing anything like this, but maybe that's just me.

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Thumbs down just say no to camo

not a good idea unless you are leading an invasion!
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I would imagine wearing temperate climate combats (green/black) in a desert area like Morocco won't be too much of a problem. If you've got full desert issue (sand/tan) and a shemagh then maybe I'd worry more. Normally it's the AK47 that gives the game away!
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