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    That's good to hear. Kudos to you for lending...

    That's good to hear. Kudos to you for lending support.
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    The plea to check the rumors and groundless...

    The plea to check the rumors and groundless speculation for the sake of the family is understandable. As far as being in touch with the family - hopefully they reached out to you and you didn't...
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    Don't count on ATC's incident reporting page....

    Don't count on ATC's incident reporting page. Over the last couple of years I reported two trail misuse/vandalism issues. I never got an acknowledgement on one and they apparently never took action...
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    I saw your YT video regarding the shoddy tent...

    I saw your YT video regarding the shoddy tent construction and thought you had valid points, but never cross the queen bees of WB.
  5. Thread: Doxycycline

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    Urgent care center (in case you're not kidding).

    Urgent care center (in case you're not kidding).
  6. Thread: Doxycycline

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    Note my use of the word "expected" in my post. As...

    Note my use of the word "expected" in my post. As far as sources, start with https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM200107123450201 but there are many more articles on Pubmed. To be completely...
  7. Thread: Doxycycline

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    Use the 200 mg prophylactic dose if you have...

    Use the 200 mg prophylactic dose if you have gotten a suspicious tick bite, as it's been shown to prevent up to about 90% of expected Lyme infections. If you develop or already have symptoms of Lyme,...
  8. Which is why sites have moderators - to moderate...

    Which is why sites have moderators - to moderate the all the scrapings (if they are halfway decent moderators).
  9. It was a sponsored post in GearJunkie by SPOT -...

    It was a sponsored post in GearJunkie by SPOT - in other words paid advertisement with no intention other than marketing. Were the WB mods paid to re-post the link or do they really not know what an...
  10. Thread: Doxycycline

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    Doxy is really not that expensive even if you...

    Doxy is really not that expensive even if you have no prescription drug coverage. I get a prescription for 2-100 mg capsules from my doctor each year for my pack FA kit and it runs about $2.00....
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    Another vote for October, but be aware that its...

    Another vote for October, but be aware that its hunting season so be sure to check on where the hunting areas are and the hunting schedule. As far as climate, its not all that different than...
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    Way too fussy. Sounds like the owner should have...

    Way too fussy. Sounds like the owner should have opened a B&B for the high tea in a fine china teacup customer.
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    I tried vinegar, baking soda and all the home...

    I tried vinegar, baking soda and all the home remedies but nothing really worked. I have had really good results on synthetic performance fabrics by washing them in a specialty sport detergent. (Win...
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    Did you actually read the article? I did and she...

    Did you actually read the article? I did and she was evacuated for illness on both occasions. No mention was made of her denying responsibility - you read this into the article to support your...
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    I do statistics and risk assessment for a living,...

    I do statistics and risk assessment for a living, but when it comes to certain things I take the approach that the only data point that counts is me.
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    Snow/ice warnings are more because entities...

    Snow/ice warnings are more because entities responsible for roads where this weather is rare usually don't have the equipment and materials to clear roadways. Drivers also don't have enough...
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    Probably because when those triple digit...

    Probably because when those triple digit temperatures occur in most areas of Texas, the humidity and dew point aren't typically at levels that prevent sweat from evaporating and regulating core...
  18. WB and its administrators most certainly are...

    WB and its administrators most certainly are responsible. As was noted in the Miss Janet drama a while ago, WB's admins collected email addresses for purposes of site registration but mis-configured...
  19. So my question is where you got my email address...

    So my question is where you got my email address and why the spam?
  20. I wonder how long until they sunset the existing...

    I wonder how long until they sunset the existing version and create a new one on a subscription basis. Selling an app and data files once and maintaining them forever is an unsustainable business...
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    Once you're in NYC, almost any NJ Transit train...

    Once you're in NYC, almost any NJ Transit train (NE Corridor and NJ Coast lines) from Penn Station makes a stop at Newark Liberty Airport. At the airport stop is a monorail that stops at all...
  22. Thread: Doxycycline

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    Given the relative risks and my location in the...

    Given the relative risks and my location in the heart of the Lyme hot spot, yes, I would for a black-legged tick. That said, I've never had to use it as I don't consider it to be a first-line...
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    Here's an article from 17 years ago that...

    Here's an article from 17 years ago that addresses that: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM200107123450201 If you do a search on PubMed you'll find a lot more that are more recent and come...
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    Don't take anything you read here to heart. White...

    Don't take anything you read here to heart. White Blaze is full of finger-wagging, self-appointed experts who are quick to criticize and pontificate without benefit of actually knowing the facts.
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    A rock with bedding plane fractures.

    A rock with bedding plane fractures.
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