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(RogerDodger) - F

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Stephen Barber
(grampa) - MLife

Locale: SoCal
So? on 03/30/2012 10:55:52 MDT Print View

So did the kid get the $5 fire starter????

Kat ....
(Kat_P) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Coast
Re: REI and Bear Grylls promo products on 03/30/2012 10:58:54 MDT Print View

Are you blaming REI and/or BG for the kid having a tantrum?

eric chan
(bearbreeder) - F
15$ on 03/30/2012 11:06:30 MDT Print View

its 15$ ...

http://www.rei.com/product/830348/gerber-bear-grylls-survival-series-fire-starter

and while im not the biggest fan of mister grylls ... if REI decides to carry his products its up to them ... its not like they are getting rid of everything but his products ... dont like it, dont buy it

kids that throw tantrums will do so regardless of mister grylls

L Miller
(LMiller) - F

Locale: Maryland
Re: Re: REI and Bear Grylls promo products on 03/30/2012 11:08:28 MDT Print View

The Bear Grylls fire starter is $15 and according to the website REI doesn't offer your mythical $5 fire starter, but let's not let facts get in the way of our outrage.

http://www.rei.com/product/830348/gerber-bear-grylls-survival-series-fire-starter

Also, you forgot to include Gerber in your internet ramblings.

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(RogerDodger) - F

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(RogerDodger) - F

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Jeffs Eleven
(WoodenWizard) - F

Locale: Greater Mt Tabor
Re: REI and Bear Grylls promo products on 03/30/2012 12:21:45 MDT Print View

Roger, If you don't like The BG stuff, you don't like marketing.
If you don't like marketing, you don't like capitalism.
If you don't like Capitalism, you don't like America.
If you don't like America... well mister you'd better start walkin'!

Hey, Everybody! Roger Dodger hates America!!

:) :) :)

eric chan
(bearbreeder) - F
rei on 03/30/2012 12:31:43 MDT Print View

you do know that REI also sells the ridiculously priced UST firestarter for 25$ and the LMF 2.0 for 15$, same as the bear grylls one ...

http://www.rei.com/product/775077/ultimate-survival-technologies-strikeforce-fire-starter

http://www.rei.com/product/810628/light-my-fire-firesteel-scout-20-fire-starter

i assumed you wrote to REI about those overpriced items as well ...

i should probably write to REI to stop carrying ridiculous outdoorsy $$$$ clothing ;)

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(RogerDodger) - F

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(RogerDodger) - F

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Craig W.
(xnomanx) - F - M
REI and Bear Grylls promo products on 03/30/2012 14:28:03 MDT Print View

"I told the kid to go to the other isle and get a fire starter for five bucks. And that BG is a gimmick entertainer, the Discovery channel had apologized for the show's deception and recently canned him for business reasons."

Interesting conversation for an adult to be having with a child in a shopping line.

Did you also dutifully inform him Disney is built on Chinese sweatshops, Santa is bogus, the tooth fairy is mom, and Nietzsche proclaimed God dead over 100 years ago?

Kat ....
(Kat_P) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Coast
Re: REI and Bear Grylls promo products on 03/30/2012 14:33:19 MDT Print View

"Did you also dutifully inform him Disney is built on Chinese sweatshops, Santa is bogus, the tooth fairy is mom, and Nietzsche proclaimed God dead over 100 years ago?"


Craig, there are children reading BPL. That you would just take it upon yourself to strip them of their innocence is really disturbing.




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(RogerDodger) - F

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Craig W.
(xnomanx) - F - M
Re: Re: REI and Bear Grylls promo products on 03/30/2012 14:40:02 MDT Print View

OOOPS, my bad Kat.

What are you doing on the computer? Don't you have a a bubble bath filled with potpourri, scented candles, a box of Dove chocolates, and some doilies waiting for you?
Oh...you must have a laptop.

:)

Edited by xnomanx on 03/30/2012 14:40:35 MDT.

Ben 2 World
(ben2world) - MLife

Locale: So Cal
Re: REI and Bear Grylls promo products on 03/30/2012 15:08:57 MDT Print View

@ Craig:

Assuming no objection from the mom... what's so bad about telling a kid about buying value instead of buying gimmick?

Eugene Smith
(Eugeneius) - MLife

Locale: Nuevo Mexico
"REI and Bear Grylls promo products" on 03/30/2012 15:48:06 MDT Print View

Way to crush a kid's dream Roger. ;-) I need to find that kid, buy two Bear Grylls knife/flint sets and raid the village.


I don't know what I would do with my evenings had my parents pulled me aside to extinguish my childhood aspirations of one day becoming Batman. To think, Gotham would be utterly defenseless had they not purchased that action figure set at the ripe age of 6.

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(RogerDodger) - F

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