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Wise Old Owl

Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put asunder.
John F. Kennedy

  1. Is there really so much animosity towards dogs/their owners on the AT?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sarcasm the elf View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by rickb View Post
    I believe all the replies to this thread have been sincere.

    You are correct that the reality on the Trail is that most people keep their opinions and feelings to themselves regarding dogs.

    I disagree with you if you are suggesting at the opinions expressed in this thread are not real, however.

    I am not sure it is so bad that people feel comfortable sharing them on WB, who would otherwise keep these opinion to themselves in the woods. I definitely think dogs
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  2. NORO virus how it is spread, some ideas

    Quote Originally Posted by 1234 View Post
    My daughter thru hiked the AT last year. She hiked in a small bubble. About half her group got the NORO virus, she did not. The group talked about the virus and what to do to not get it, yet still half did. I asked what her thoughts were on who did and who did not. 1st she washed her hands and rinsed in pumped water. Same for cooking utensils. She got sick years ago from contaminated cookware so she learned this lesson. She did not share food. She did not share other things you put in
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  3. Getting to Sleep While Tenting - Any Suggestions?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Del Q View Post
    Better life through chemicals...
    carry hooch (scotch, whiskey, tequila), tylenol PM works wonders, stay hydrated, we are at the top of the food chain, dont worry about critters or bears.
    I am concerned as you are advocating alcohol with Tylenol, because of reports that acetaminophen in quantity or long term use causes liver injury. I have often wondered when watching the movie "Fugitive" that they were portraying Acetaminophen. Later some information or rumor was spread
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