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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: Son of Carbon Flame War
> What of the constant glorification of the businessman? It is man who I want to glorify, not the businessman. It just seems that I am one of the few champions of the businessman, too many pe...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
October 18, 10:33am

Re: contact lens wearers
I have worn glasses for many years. Mostly for reading, as my far vision is not that bad. I have never tried contacts because they seem like a hassle. So would wearing glasses on long backpackin...

In Philosophy & Technique » contact lens wearers
October 18, 1:24am

Re: Re: Son of Carbon Flame War
Nick, just what is it with you and your focus on "Americans"? The world has become a very integrated place these days, and even a company like Microsoft depends on people around the globe...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
October 18, 1:07am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Son of Carbon Flame War
"You are typing on one item that has untold number of opportunities. Some of the richest people in the world, built their fortunes around these appliances." And your point is? -------...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
October 18, 12:03am

Re: Re: Re: The Carbon Flame War
Okay, Last post for today. I must pack up and head out to the mountains. I will let the rest of you continue the war :) Be nice and share ideas. Do not attack anyone or their beliefs. See ...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
October 15, 3:36pm

Re: Re: The Carbon Flame War
Miguel, I understand. What I meant was a "personal" message that was posted directly to you. It is intended as a compliment. Most of my posts are meant to convey an idea or opinion,...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
October 15, 3:32pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: The Carbon Flame War
Nick, you're making a distinction between the courts and the government. This is false. The courts of part of the government. Congress makes the laws and the courts enforce them. Laws against f...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
October 15, 3:28pm

Re: Re: The Carbon Flame War
Miguel, I have never posted a "personal" message to you. Although I do not always agree with you, I appreciate the thought and effort you take in your posts. I think the US is a won...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
October 15, 3:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: The Carbon Flame War
I agree with you here. But the deregulation of banks and financial institutions fed the fires quite a bit as well. Deregulation was a result of government intervention! ----------------------...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
October 15, 2:05pm

Re: Re: The Carbon Flame War
A white person simply has no concept of the reality of being non-white. Sorry... I have to strongly disagree that everyone, anyone at all, has the same opportunities in the States. That is simp...

In Chaff » The Carbon Flame War
October 15, 1:59pm

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