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Doug I. (idester) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale MidAtlantic
About Me Grew up in the Adirondacks. Retired Army. Currently a DoD civilian. Want to retire again and do more backpacking!

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All Forum Posts by Doug I.

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Irrational Solo Fear
"Do it enough and you'll start finding it's just too exhausting to be scared." Fine, I'll get married again. Happy now!?!

In Philosophy & Technique » Irrational Solo Fear
April 23, 7:57pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re Re School Spending
"Which book? And which word? ... The problem is: How does one choose?" That's an easy one Tom. “Batman: Dark Knight: The Dark Knight Falls.” All the truth you'll ever need ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Perils of stealth camping, hiking, or even jogging in the US
April 22, 6:18pm

Re: Re: A not so random thought
"I will say, however, my lack of social media, namely Facebook and Instagram, increasingly leaves me out of the loop. Many people I know communicate solely through these avenues and in many ca...

In Chaff » Random thoughts on Mortality and iPhones
April 18, 4:32pm

Re: Random thoughts on Mortality and iPhones
Random babbling is the best kind, my friend. And I've had many of the same thoughts lately - which is leading me to take up some mindfulness meditation. Can't hurt. And I'm sure there&#...

In Chaff » Random thoughts on Mortality and iPhones
April 17, 11:30am

Re: Re: Re: Re: So predictable
""Ken is just a douchebag troll" Miller or Helwig? : )" Both of these posts are really unnecessary, don't you think?

In Chaff » Bundy......A True American Hero?
April 15, 6:02pm

Re: iphone as GPS
An interesting article on battery life on iOS7 that some might find useful. http://www.overthought.org/blog/2014/the-ultimate-guide-to-solving-ios-battery-drain

In GEAR » iPhone GPS: disabling cell service
April 15, 5:57pm

Re: Scott Walker
"Since you think Texas is an illusion, move to Wisconsin. Scott Walker and team are kicking bootie. Remember all the horror stories and protests, the budgets are balanced and taxes are bein...

In Chaff » ah, pesky government regulations strangling small business!
April 12, 4:42pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Spot II issues?
"I'm fine with the limitations of the Spot II I've read here." I've never used a Spot, and my post was partly in jest because I've never used one. To be honest, it wasn...

In GEAR » Spot II issues?
April 11, 11:05pm

Re: g
Sorry, I'm not a windows guy. I wonder if it was installed properly, I do know that programs that aren't installed properly can cause trouble or be difficult to find when you're trying ...

In On the Web » how to get rid of steepandcheap pop up program
April 11, 12:50pm

Re: Spot II issues?
"I picked up a greatly discounted Spot II on clearance a month or so ago" HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA .... er, I mean, cool.... "Thoughts" Give it away or sell it to some other su...

In GEAR » Spot II issues?
April 11, 12:35pm

All Reader Reviews by Doug I.

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Packa eVent
Eddie Hinnant's eVent Packa is not a piece of UL gear, even if you factor in the combined use of rain jacket and pack cover. But it's very good for what it is and what it does. I've had th...

In Clothing - Raingear
May 08, 9:09pm

Warbonnet BlackBird
The Warbonnet Blackbird hammock offers, quite simply, the most restful and comfortable sleep I've ever had in the backcountry. It's very well made (craftsmanship), strong and sturdy, and has n...

In Shelters - Hammocks & Accessories
April 05, 8:13am