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Nick Gatel (ngatel) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southern California
About Me Started backpacking in the 1960's and still going strong.
CityPalm Springs
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.popupbackpacker.com
My PDF Gear ListSub 4 lb

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All Forum Posts by Nick Gatel

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Re: Re: Re: The Limitation of Limited Exposure
Ben, Thank you for a very well thought out response. Regarding 'pragmatism,' the conversation points out that we jump to conclusions when clarification or a definition would alleviate...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 14, 2:01pm

Re: Taking a leap
"The frustration that some of us are feeling is probably partly due to the fact that you, on the other hand, don't seem to be left with any impulse or desire to consider the possibility th...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 14, 1:47pm

Re: Re: the poor among the wealthy
George, It would be important to know a few things for any survey. What is the sample size, methodology, etc. What criteria was used to determine the millionaire classification. What crit...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 14, 9:10am

Re: pragmatism
Cary, Perhaps you can shed some light on this. Do you mean being practical or pragmatic? Or do you mean Chinese Pragmatism as a formal philosophy? I am very familiar with American Pragmatism,...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 14, 2:17am

Re: The Limitation of Limited Exposure
Hi Ben, You did post "Pragmatism." Pragmatism is a philosophy. Did you mean something else? You said that there is a lot of knowledge out there that I do not know. Absolutely!! What...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 14, 1:58am

Re: Re: Re: Republicans ARE from Mars
"I'm an independent. All of the parties, at this time in our history, make me puke." +1 A serious question for everyone, what is the definition of environmentalist? Don't ...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 13, 10:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: 9.0
The tsunami did not hit the entire country, but it was massive. Remember the Richert scale is base-10 log scale. The aftershocks are nearly the same magnatitude as the Sylmar quake and other des...

In Chaff » Japan Earthquake
March 13, 10:21pm

Re: Re: TARPTENT OR SIX MOON DESIGNS
Well done, Doug! :)

In GEAR » TARPTENT OR SIX MOON DESIGNS
March 13, 9:53pm

Re: Re: Re: The Limitations of "isms" -- @ Tom
"We've always been taught (thanks to Adam Smith) that letting individuals make their own financial decisions will lead to the benefit of the entire society as a whole." Society is ...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 13, 9:48pm

Ben-isms
Ben, Some very thoughtful posts. I too am a student of history. Probably one of the most important subjects in education, and life-long continuing education. History can help analyze the past...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 13, 9:36pm

All Reader Reviews by Nick Gatel

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BPL Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody
Cool enough in 82F weather, warm in cool weather. Hood replaces light cap and light baclava. One piece of gear replaces several single items! Sizing is not 'standard.' But... if you review ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
March 09, 11:38pm

ULA Equipment
5/5 It seems that from earlier reviews, ULA has solved the communication issues with the addition of Casey to the staff, which must have solved that void. Not only was the communication great (t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 23, 1:49am