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    So, a few days ago, I got ready for my morning...

    So, a few days ago, I got ready for my morning walk. I grab a shoe, and a 3" garden spider starts scurrying up my arm. Should I store my shoes outside the house, maybe in the garden?

    I'd like to...
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    People throw out perspective when they post on...

    People throw out perspective when they post on the internet. Using one's electronic device on the internet to complain about electronic devices being used in nature. But, I want to use the power of...
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    Poll: My Therm a Rest blew a few baffles at the top...

    My Therm a Rest blew a few baffles at the top initially and looked like a pool toy with a pillow top. Initially not a big problem, but then the rest of the baffles started popping at random times,...
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    About once every ten years, I get a crawly thing...

    About once every ten years, I get a crawly thing in my shoes in the morning. Then the next few mornings I check carefully, then I forget until another ten years goes by. My tent's pretty small, so...
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    I think we've posted this article before. I met...

    I think we've posted this article before. I met her on my hike in 2016, in Franklin. She was lamenting that Prince had died, and the impact he had on her life. We talked about Prince for a bit,...
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    When I used a Sawyer filter for months on a thru...

    When I used a Sawyer filter for months on a thru attempt, and it seized up due to disuse over the winter, that was cheap. When I used the second one for a few days in the fall, and it seized up...
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    You'll be safe and treated well in the hostel. ...

    You'll be safe and treated well in the hostel. Should you join the cult itself, expect all the bad things you've ever heard about the cult. There are haves and have nots, predators and prey. It's...
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    Nice, thanks. If I could manage photoshop...

    Nice, thanks. If I could manage photoshop myself, I'd add in the British bigfoot with the remarkable plumage.
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    It's the only reasonable explanation.

    It's the only reasonable explanation.
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    UFO or hiking pole?

    Am I the only one who ruins pictures with my hiking poles?

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  11. As a general consumer... if you're spending...

    As a general consumer... if you're spending extra money on things you don't need, you're not saving 50%, you're wasting money. Look at your gear, maybe there's something that might wear out within...
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    Hell no! Two adult kids, four masks each. ...

    Hell no! Two adult kids, four masks each. Nursing home director, and victim's rights advocate, so they can't work from home.
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    I sewed 8 perfect masks for my kids yesterday,...

    I sewed 8 perfect masks for my kids yesterday, which seems good... However, I spent the days before re-learning how to use the 30 year old sewing machine, breaking needles, and generally butchering...
  14. I have a trailhead at the end of my road, it's a...

    I have a trailhead at the end of my road, it's a mile walk to get there. If the parking lot is crowded, I skip the trail for that day, and I've gotten in a two mile road walk, which is good enough. ...
  15. Oops, missed that. Thanks and sorry.

    Oops, missed that. Thanks and sorry.
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    I use Chrome, on a standard PC. I use the Ublock...

    I use Chrome, on a standard PC. I use the Ublock Origin and Disable HTML 5 Autoplay. I also don't save cookies for most websites. I'm assuming the no cookies option is what causes me to auto log...
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    1,490 I got robbed on Hanover, and Mt. Cube, and...

    1,490 I got robbed on Hanover, and Mt. Cube, and got weak points. I got a bunch of zeros for flat out guessing as well, so I guess I earned my score.
  18. https://thespinoff.co.nz/covid-19/25-03-2020/the-s...

    https://thespinoff.co.nz/covid-19/25-03-2020/the-side-eye-viruses-vs-everyone/
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    I'm a volunteer driver for the elderly. A 95...

    I'm a volunteer driver for the elderly. A 95 year old woman was telling me the story of life before indoor plumbing. She and her cousin used to tear out the soft pages of the Sears catalog and...
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    Just as a heads up, this particular virus can...

    Just as a heads up, this particular virus can live for days on certain surfaces in certain conditions. Warm damp conditions specifically, such as a shelter table/surface are far more likely to...
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    This is great advice from Peakbagger. I'm going...

    This is great advice from Peakbagger. I'm going to bookmark it to share it with some folks I know in real life.
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    I wonder if the trail will get trashed this year....

    I wonder if the trail will get trashed this year. With more people avoiding shelters the stealth camping spots will get slammed, and hardened and expanded too close to the trail and water sources. ...
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    I only drink it on the trail. Too high calorie...

    I only drink it on the trail. Too high calorie for real life, at least for me. I don't really drink caffeine, but a hot sugary drink on a cool evening helps keep you warm as you sleep. I drink...
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    The point of statistics is about trends over...

    The point of statistics is about trends over populations. The applicability to the individual is less important. I don't have time to teach you Statistics 101 on this forum. It's not about you. ...
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    Fine, you went into that room, how very brave of...

    Fine, you went into that room, how very brave of you. You NOW may or may not be carrying a virus that can be transmitted to people outside the room. I'm saying it's selfish to not come out of that...
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