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We don't need or want the French
The French are well remembered in this part of the world for detonating nuclear weapons on little Pacific Island atolls and blowing up Green Peace vessels. So we try not to call them French Fries....

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 22, 7:25pm

More media today from NZ on the topic
http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff-nation/8208745/Why-America-embarrasses-us-all

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 22, 6:25pm

Re: The Media , MUCH more relevant
OK, so near the top of our headlines at the moment is this: German soldiers are growing breasts Three quarters of the Wachbataillon have been diagnosed with the embarrassing condition. It...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 22, 6:18pm

Re: The Media - Interesting
I must say she did a very good job of lip-synching!

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 22, 6:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Why do we need them?
"Founding fathers did not like democracies. But I digress..." True. Our founding fathers wanted to keep control of the government in the hands of the rich, white, landed gentry, and t...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 22, 6:08pm

Re: Re: Why do we need them?
I think there is a clear difference between a 'terrorist' and someone who commits treason. A terrorist wantonly kills innocent civilians versus treason which is plotting against a governme...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 22, 5:33pm

Re: Re: Re: Gangs and other thugs
Jerry, though America spends a lot on welfare, healthcare and education, it is not spent efficiently. This is IMHO basically ripping off tax payers. Your point about the government being in bed w...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 22, 4:04pm

Re: Gangs and other thugs
I think the question of "why" certain types of violence prosper in different societies is hugely interesting, and relevant. I don't think you can blame it on any one thing. Drugs, a...

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 22, 2:51pm

Re: ibuprofen
Bob's recommendation is worth a try. But I think that the few times you will likely need to use an NSAID, if it works for you then fine. Occasional use is not going to do you any harm. It is ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Ibuprofen risk
January 21, 5:47pm

Re: Re: Gangs and other thugs
"I've given up trying to discuss this topic with Americans." Hey Miguel, don't forget I, and probably you too, are also Americans!

In Chaff » Newtown -- Who Here Changed His (or Her) Mind?
January 21, 5:20pm

All Reader Reviews by Lynn Tramper

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Trail Designs SideWinder for AGG 2qt pot
First of all, apologies for cross-posting this review. I initially put it n the cookware category and can't move it (Mods feel free to delete the other review). I have been using this cook syst...

In Stoves - Other
October 18, 12:50pm

Granite Gear Nimbus Meridian
I want to love this pack, I really do. It is comfortable, it is roomy enough for most trips, it fits well, carries heavier laods well, and has all the feature I could want in a pack (I got extra poc...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
October 17, 7:17pm

Trail designs SideWinder
I have been using this cook system for the last few months, and it is by far the best offering that the folks at Trail Designs has yet come up with. My system is designed to fit around, AND in th...

In Cookware - Other
October 17, 6:53pm

Packa s/m 2008 model
I thought it better to keep the Packa reviews in one place, so this applies to the 2009 medium/large Packa. To be honest, I wanted a Roger Caffin style poncho, but could see it was going to take me m...

In Clothing - Raingear
October 18, 1:57pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
I use these for around camp and sleep wear, so have not (yet) had any problems with durability. For my main use they are simply brilliant. This merino is the frist wool I've found that isn't...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 18, 12:23pm

Trail Designs Caldera Keg
This cool little cookset is just perfect for my solo trips. "The lightest , most stable, wind resistant, and efficient cooking system you can buy." says the Trail Designs website, and I don...

In Cookware - Other
January 15, 6:41pm

Antigravity Gear 2 liter pot
I also have the anodised version of this pot. True about the slippery issue, but a few seconds with and orbital sander on the bottom solved the problem. I have used this pot for several years fo...

In Cookware - Other
January 15, 6:34pm

Trail Designs and Titanium Goat Ti-Tri
I have carried this "stove" for 14 nights in the field now, and it has become my go-to stove. Even after 7 days of continuous rain, I was able to find enough dry-ish wood to cook AND have a ...

In Stoves - Alcohol
January 15, 6:25pm

Backpacking Light FeatherLite Vapor Mitts
Please note: I am reviewing the 2005 version of this glove. I found the basic design/shape of this glove to be good (I like the gauntlet style), but the insulation was a joke. Extremely flat, low l...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
December 07, 6:27pm

BPL Thorofare Trekking Pants
These are my all time favourites. They've kept me comfortable in everything from snowboarding to windswept ridge hikes to calm and hot uphill hikes. They are comfortable, light, and dry in an in...

In Clothing - Raingear
December 07, 11:58am