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10-20-18, 06:53 AM
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Posted By cooker

How did the trip go?

How did the trip go?
10-01-18, 06:20 AM
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Posted By cooker

I do agree with this part of your post 204:

I do agree with this part of your post 204:
10-01-18, 06:02 AM
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Posted By cooker

There's a lot of romanticization of Sioux buffalo...

There's a lot of romanticization of Sioux buffalo hunting culture. Basically the Sioux were driven out of the woods of Minnesosa and the Mississippi valley by brutal white man-driven wars with the...
09-30-18, 08:37 PM
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Posted By cooker

The point of that article is that poor people and...

The point of that article is that poor people and developing countries need access to energy to improve their lives and economies Fair enough. However since there is no unlimited source of clean...
09-27-18, 10:58 AM
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Posted By cooker

I would say that the ones who repeatedly make...

I would say that the ones who repeatedly make vague assertions and never back them up are hardly in a position to throw stones.
09-27-18, 07:13 AM
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Posted By cooker

Of course.

Of course.
09-23-18, 07:39 AM
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Posted By cooker

I must be lot older than you because I took the...

I must be lot older than you because I took the train from Calgary to Vancouver in '68. I think it was about $40 then
09-22-18, 09:26 PM
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Posted By cooker

A lot of people, it turns out. I had hoped...

A lot of people, it turns out.

I had hoped to use VIA out of Toronto for day trips - take the train to Brantford or Kingston, bike around for a few hours and then take the train back, and they...
09-20-18, 07:50 AM
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Posted By cooker

That's been debated a lot here.

That's been debated a lot here.
09-20-18, 07:11 AM
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Posted By cooker

Can you quote an example of my fanaticism?

Can you quote an example of my fanaticism?
09-19-18, 01:09 PM
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Posted By cooker

So your "people" or "peple" [sic] is one person?...

So your "people" or "peple" [sic] is one person? Here I thought you were referencing hordes of fanatics overrunning the forum, like locusts swarming over a rice field, destroying everything, or...
09-19-18, 08:42 AM
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Posted By cooker

All recreational areas used to be natural areas....

All recreational areas used to be natural areas. Even a 3 foot wide biking or hiking trail is a recreational area that is no longer fully "natural'. If it goes on for miles, it disturbs more nature...
09-19-18, 08:38 AM
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Posted By cooker

Parks are versatile and diverse. They can have...

Parks are versatile and diverse. They can have areas that are cleared and modified for specific activities like cricket or lawnbowling, others that are cleared for generic purposes and other parts...
09-18-18, 07:50 PM
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Posted By cooker

I assume larger national parks do have lots of...

I assume larger national parks do have lots of people come by tour bus in groups or even solo by Greyhound etc. in some cases, but there are probably a lot of smaller state parks etc. where private...
09-18-18, 05:12 PM
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Posted By cooker

if you barred car access and only allowed train...

if you barred car access and only allowed train access, and designed pedestrian friendly gondolas and monorails etc, instead of roads to get people to widely scattered sites inside the park, the park...
09-18-18, 05:00 PM
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Posted By cooker

I edited my post to say "our" cars since I don't...

I edited my post to say "our" cars since I don't claim to be somehow outside the system. However "we" can do a lot to reduce our impact, and reducing driving would be a huge step. If people routinely...
09-18-18, 04:49 PM
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Posted By cooker

Again, he chose to post in the LCF forum and...

Again, he chose to post in the LCF forum and challenged people to explain how he could do his trip car-free, and people politely responded and explained that he would have to do a different trip or...
09-18-18, 04:31 PM
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Posted By cooker

The damage that people would do if they could...

The damage that people would do if they could access more of nature without cars, is trivial compared to the damage to nature we actually do every day and have done for generations with our cars and...
09-02-18, 06:43 PM
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Posted By cooker

Can you quote all these "diehards"? He asked how...

Can you quote all these "diehards"? He asked how he could do the trip without a truck and people gave him some ideas, but nobody told him he had to do it. It was his thread, and he asked for...
08-08-18, 09:35 PM
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Posted By cooker

Employee drug testing is pretty rare in Canada,...

Employee drug testing is pretty rare in Canada, but also off topic - I was just using it as a semantic example of how the definition of any sort of "X-free" can be hard to pin down, and not black amd...
08-08-18, 06:07 PM
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Posted By cooker

It's not a precise term, and neither is "drug...

It's not a precise term, and neither is "drug free" - is tobacco allowed? Caffeine? Analgesia for childbirth?
08-07-18, 01:58 PM
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Posted By cooker

His definitions are idiosyncratic

His definitions are idiosyncratic
08-07-18, 10:27 AM
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Posted By cooker

No. There is one person here who loves to talk...

No. There is one person here who loves to talk about Uber and Lyft, and nobody who wants to or intends to use them regularly, and certainly not daily.
08-07-18, 05:22 AM
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Posted By cooker

Actually it is kind of like drug free. You don't...

Actually it is kind of like drug free. You don't keep opiates in the house or use them whenever you feel like it, but you do use them when you break your leg or have a heart attack. Similarly, you...
07-25-18, 06:41 PM
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Posted By cooker

There is no such segment, and certainly not in...

There is no such segment, and certainly not in this forum.

If you are insecure about your lifestyle and are seeking validation, I am sure you can find plenty of support here:...
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