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All Forum Posts by Ben 2 World

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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

Re: Little
Thank you, Kat. The word finally came to me -- about what Dean was doing: strawman argument. Yep, Ben was just trashing the West. Ergo, no credibility. And therefore, no argument and no prob...

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
February 05, 5:36pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Little
"But I think that's all that Michael wants from you- an admission that not everything is the US's fault. For instance, that Russia has SOME degree of culpability in the Ukraine crisis....

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
February 05, 5:28pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Little
"It is ridiculous to propose that all of the world's ills are the West's fault." Dean, this is patently wrong, and unfair. WHERE did I ever insinuate "that all the world&...

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
February 05, 5:22pm

Re: picking nits, and hypocrisy
I don't see it as hypocrisy -- but more of an issue of common sense precaution. Basically, all of us are responsible to a degree the vibes that we choose to give out. Dress and act appropriat...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
February 05, 2:30pm

Re: Re: Little
@Jerry, who wrote, "We could do a lot better, which we should." THAT is the point. And rabid patriotism blinds us to searching where we can or where we should improve ourselves. Rabi...

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
February 05, 1:10pm

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