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Chris W
(simplespirit) - MLife

Locale: WNC
It has happened again.. on 11/17/2009 04:19:04 MST Print View

'Tis the season apparently.

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Jonathan DeYoung
(jdeyoung81) - F

Locale: New England
Re: It has happened again.. on 11/17/2009 05:54:51 MST Print View

is stupid ever out of season?

Miguel Arboleda
(butuki) - MLife

Locale: Kanto Plain, Japan
Re: It has happened again.. on 11/17/2009 06:50:48 MST Print View

Well, live and learn. I'm sure a lot of us were stupid like that when we were younger and when we didn't know what we do now. I know I did a lot of stupid things along the way and learned lots of valuable lessons that way.

David Olsen
(oware)

Locale: Steptoe Butte
good judgement on 11/17/2009 20:29:21 MST Print View

Yup-

Good judgement comes from experience
and experience comes from bad judgement.

Jack Newton
(figster) - F

Locale: Central Arkansas
No sense in reinventing the wheel. on 11/19/2009 06:56:12 MST Print View

We've all done foolish things. I'm sure some of us have nearly needed a rescuing. Short of a split leg, most of us have managed our way out without SAR. Of course, we're prepared.

We're prepared because we've used the search function here, asked questions, listened intently, and practiced. When I was taught that fire was hot, I did have to check that myself. Its fair to note, though, that I had the wherewithall and cognitive capacity of a two year old.

Those guys should have been of sense enough to know that its winter and that its going to get dark and cold. Life is a right until SAR teams must give you blankets to survive. "Live and learn" is a luxurious phrase.

Jack