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    Must be your computer. When I look at it both of...

    Must be your computer. When I look at it both of my :banana are in sync.

    Edit: but in this post they don't seem to be.
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    Why? What's wrong with the dancing banana? ...

    Why? What's wrong with the dancing banana?


    :banana
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    Well, that is what the murderer's defense...

    Well, that is what the murderer's defense was--that he got enraged by the lesbian sex.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Rebecca_Wight
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    The AT is pretty safe. I have never worried...

    The AT is pretty safe. I have never worried about self defense or even seriously thought about being armed while backpacking, and I'm a pro-gun type of guy.
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    Glad I live in FL, where the above is not...

    Glad I live in FL, where the above is not necessary. In FL, if someone broke into an occupied dwelling (and yes, tents would count, and there is no requirement that it be secured), it's considered a...
  6. Rust won't hurt you. I scrape anything...

    Rust won't hurt you. I scrape anything noticeable off with a spatula, and then just make sure the grate is hot before putting anything on it. I don't really worry about it.
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    That's close to what I calculated. Per the...

    That's close to what I calculated. Per the internet, olive oil has 120 calories per tablespoon which ways 14g. A tablespoon is 0.5oz (fluid ounces).
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    https://whiteblaze.net/forum/images/Eloquent/miscg...

    https://whiteblaze.net/forum/images/Eloquent/miscgreen/quote_icon.png Originally Posted by swjohnsey https://whiteblaze.net/forum/images/Eloquent/buttonsgreen/viewpost-right.png
    A pound of olive oil...
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    I just put the filter in a ziplock, and keep it...

    I just put the filter in a ziplock, and keep it in the sleeping bag with me.
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    You also need fats.

    You also need fats.
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    Feral dogs Widow makers (tree limbs)

    Feral dogs
    Widow makers (tree limbs)
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    Most OTC sleeping pills like Sominex are the same...

    Most OTC sleeping pills like Sominex are the same active ingredient as benadryl, but the generic benadryl is cheaper than the sleeping pills.
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    I like this one as well. I use it for everyday...

    I like this one as well. I use it for everyday usage. The only thing I've done to it is switch out the key split-ring for a small carabiner.
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    Of course, there are far more hikers than towns.

    Of course, there are far more hikers than towns.
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    My problem with bleach is taste and waiting time....

    My problem with bleach is taste and waiting time. It's worth it to filter because filtered water simply tastes better than chlorinated water and is quicker to be usable. If you don't mind the taste...
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    Caution. My brother teaches microbiology at a...

    Caution. My brother teaches microbiology at a university. He always filters and boils. That, and in my case, I really don't want to have unfiltered water in any of my bottles.
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    Only suggestion is that you have backup. I'm a...

    Only suggestion is that you have backup. I'm a former Boy Scout Assistant Scout master. We would do backpacking trips with 10-15 combined adults/scouts. We had two filters a gravity Sawyer 3 in 1...
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    It's not poison ivy. I'm not as familiar with...

    It's not poison ivy. I'm not as familiar with poison oak, but I don't think it's poison oak either. It's also not poison sumac. If in doubt, don't touch it.
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    Great post. The problem is that everybody thinks...

    Great post. The problem is that everybody thinks their way to hike is right. I don't have a dog in this fight (not being a thru-hiker), but my general view based on common sense is that...
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    When I was a kid, it was pretty common to use...

    When I was a kid, it was pretty common to use leaves if you had to poop out in the woods. My Dad had a story about doing that, and he chose poison ivy. It's the only time poison ivy ever bothered...
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    Well, that wasn't quite the situation. They...

    Well, that wasn't quite the situation. They weren't attacked in the tent, but while trying to talk sense into him.
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    So you are implying that it would be a bad thing...

    So you are implying that it would be a bad thing if Sanchez had a gun, and had shot Sovereign with it? I live a peaceful life, but there are times that justify the use of violence for the greater...
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    FL has done studies of concealed carry permit...

    FL has done studies of concealed carry permit holders. They find they commit crime at a lower rate than the general population, and even a lower rate than certified police officers.
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    Per this pepper spray sales website:...

    Per this pepper spray sales website: https://www.pepper-spray-store.com/collections/north-carolina-laws

    There is an exemption of amount of pepper spray for use against animals. Probably meaning...
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    I agree 100%. I look back at my life, and most...

    I agree 100%. I look back at my life, and most dangerous situations I've been in, have been because I ignored my instincts.
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