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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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StateMaryland
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You probably don't know what you're talking about...
Interesting article. http://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/2014/oct/29/todays-key-fact-you-are-probably-wrong-about-almost-everything

In Chaff » You probably don't know what you're talking about...
October 29, 11:02am

Re: Blah blah blah yada yada yada
"Numbers of people are not the only factor. Waste and over-consumption, especially by wealthy people and nations, is putting more strain on the environment than overpopulation.[8]" I a...

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 29, 8:40am

Re: Re: Re: solace
"Maybe the preppers have it right." I think the Peppers have it right. And when the crap hits the fan, well then wouldn't you like to be a Pepper too....

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 29, 8:28am

Re: How is it different from replying to threads?
"Sure, but then people would miss some of my nicer posts. They do happen." Of course they do! I remember the last one, October 2012, wasn't it?

In Gear Swap » Bumping Not Allowed People
October 29, 7:38am

Re: Re: Since we're transitioning from silly to serious
"population control is a long term solution to a lot of problems" Good luck with that: http://www.salon.com/2014/10/28/researchers_not_even_a_global_pandemic_can_solve_our_overpopulat...

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 28, 3:58pm

Re: Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
For east coasters - if you pretty sure you're still on the right trail but aren't seeing blazes, look behind you as you move forward. You're as likely to see a blaze going the other way...

In Philosophy & Technique » Super-Awesome TIP OF THE DAY!!! (warning, thread may be too awesome for some viewers)
October 28, 2:22pm

Re: Cant stand oatmet for breakfast anymore...ideas?
Don't be tied to 'breakfast' food. A big bowl of noodles can make a nice, filling breakfast. Someone else mentioned couscous - another good choice. Some tuna and wild rice is a nice bre...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Cant stand oatmet for breakfast anymore...ideas?
October 28, 7:01am

Re: Re: The TP issue
Justin, I'd hope you'd reflect a bit and see how condescending your post is, regardless of intent. Your perception isn't the only one. I dont find Marko always complaining, rather I ...

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
October 27, 10:19am

Re: Re: Re: Ebola?
Fascinating article. Quite long, but worth the read, IMO. http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/10/21-days/381901/

In Chaff » Ebola?
October 26, 5:41pm

Re: Re: Re: The TP issue
"Thanks Nick - it is a great comfort to know there is a least one person more misanthropic that I am. ;-)" Two.

In Philosophy & Technique » LEAVE NO TRACE
October 26, 11:57am

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