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All Forum Posts by Ben 2 World

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Re: An accurate article on tech jobs and the offshore guest visa workers
Roger: Reading your assumptions reminds me of America's view toward the Japanese back in the 1960's -- which could all be summed up with one word: dismissive. Toyotas were junk that wo...

In Chaff » Office Politics
February 06, 10:51am

Re: Creating Enemies
Dean: The UN is exactly as strong or as weak as its major member states allow it to be. But yes, for the concept to work -- the major powers must agree to reform. And yes, I believe we would a...

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
February 06, 10:37am

Re: Re: An accurate article on tech jobs and the offshore guest visa workers
"Feel free to discuss your thoughts on the topic." Well, right after WWII -- skilled workers were found mostly here and a few other countries in western Europe. Companies needed skill...

In Chaff » Office Politics
February 06, 10:24am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Creating Enemies
"How can Russia and China be included in this club?" Make it so that it pays more for them to stay in than to rock the boat. Back in the Nixon/Carter days, when China was destitute ...

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
February 05, 11:38pm

Re: Creating Enemies
"Not according to Pentagon officials: militants, Russia and China are the biggest threats to the US:" Maybe. But Russians see the Chinese as their biggest threat! The only reason the...

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
February 05, 9:42pm

Re: Re: U.S.A. uber alles
Totally agree with Ken! Allowing a select "club" serves as an irresistible magnet for others to join. And those who have the weapons have no moral right whatsoever to prevent others f...

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
February 05, 9:34pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Little
Answering Dean's mind game... I would probably pick North Korea. It's currently the smallest, poorest and weakest. It has few friends but two gigantic neighbors. This means it is less...

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
February 05, 7:07pm

Dean Wants a Hug
OK, Dean, you wanna hug, then come, let's hug. :)

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
February 05, 6:23pm

Calling Steripen Freedom Users
I just got my shiny new toy today and I have one question: hiking with the Steripen Freedom in your backpack -- have you ever had problems with the LED flashlight turn itself on?

In GEAR » Calling Steripen Freedom Users
February 05, 5:54pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: tom
Tom: That link requires signing up for an account in order to read. How about a quickie copy/paste? Or can I trouble you to email me? Pretty please? Thanks.

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
February 05, 5:47pm

All Reader Reviews by Ben 2 World

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Big Sky Ultra C Aluminum Tent Stakes
I've been using titanium shepherd hook stakes for years now -- loving their ultralight weight but disappointed with their suboptimal ground penetration and holding power. These stakes can be bent...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 09, 8:02pm

Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I received my pair and went on a moderate 2-hour hike today (approx. 2,000 ft. elevation gain over 2.7 miles -- then returning back down). I find the specs to be accurate, and the poles a beauty to...

In Trekking Poles
July 06, 11:33pm

MontBell Versalite 20
This is a no-thrills but well-constructed frameless day pack. You can see photo and specs here. You can also see BPL...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 04, 7:18pm

Coleman F1 Ultralight
The first review touched on the F1's performance. This post will describe and critique the set up process. Prior to buying the F1, I have used the MSR PocketRocket (PR). With the PR, all you ...

In Stoves - Canister
January 28, 11:03am

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
Comparison to Potable Aqua above is incorrect. For bacteria and viruses, Micropur is just as effective and easy to use (15 minutes treatment time). It is only for protozoa (e.g. cryptosporidium) t...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 06, 9:28am