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    Clothing that wicks is good for a hot climate....

    Clothing that wicks is good for a hot climate. Permethrin based clothing sprays are also available to help keep the insects at bay. If you haven't already done so you should join a backpacking forum....
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    Mouse Spiders are not indigenous to the US.

    Mouse Spiders are not indigenous to the US.
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    It appears to be a wolf spider. They are solitary...

    It appears to be a wolf spider. They are solitary spiders if it is. They basically hunt alone on the ground. Seeing one is not really indicative of an infestation. He probably just wandered in during...
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    How could you have gone to court on 12/17/12?...

    How could you have gone to court on 12/17/12? That's quite a few months away...
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    Foot problems can quickly derail you. I'd carry...

    Foot problems can quickly derail you. I'd carry Moleskin, foot powder, etc... Also, a spork can be used in lieue of the other utensils you listed. Wal-Mart carries an OK version for a couple of...
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    Not sure how much info you're looking for but...

    Not sure how much info you're looking for but "The God Delusion" by Richard Dawkins is an interesting read on this very subject.
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    Bee Keeping, simply that. There are a number of...

    Bee Keeping, simply that. There are a number of "positions" in the Peace Corps that are not remotely health-care related. Tunisia in my day also had a large number of volunteers whose expertise was...
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    My experience differed. I was not an RN, RPN or a...

    My experience differed. I was not an RN, RPN or a Doctor. My language skills (Arabic) were learned as a volunteer during extensive in-country training. The attributes Tickle mentioned are certainly...
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    First and foremost you need a discipline that the...

    First and foremost you need a discipline that the Peace Corps is in need of. Construction, special education, bee-keeping, etc... This does not have to be your collegree degree, just real life...
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    Goggles4U.com has some great prices.

    Goggles4U.com has some great prices.
  11. "The Jacket" is also a pretty cool movie that...

    "The Jacket" is also a pretty cool movie that seems like it would be right up your alley.
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    You can cook lamb "low and slow" on the grill...

    You can cook lamb "low and slow" on the grill using an offset charcoal method. Temp should be about 250 and the lamb should not rest directly over the coals. You'll need a thermometer to check the...
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    Descartes said "I think, therefore I am." (Cogito...

    Descartes said "I think, therefore I am." (Cogito ergo sum). Perhaps the mere thought or awareness of one's existence is all that's required to make the life experience "real". Time in other...
  14. Treetop Flyer" by Stephen Stills would be my...

    Treetop Flyer" by Stephen Stills would be my guess.
  15. Interesting, thanks for the info!

    Interesting, thanks for the info!
  16. Thankfully that's pretty much the trend here....

    Thankfully that's pretty much the trend here. Additionally SC has the "Castle Doctrine" which virtually ensures a homeowner the right to protect his/her property. Once you're in public though it can...
  17. That's crossed my mind but the repurcussions if...

    That's crossed my mind but the repurcussions if you had to use it seem like they'd be astronomical. As it stands if you're involved in a self defense shooting and did so justifiably and produced the...
  18. Excellent. It's about time. The restrictions...

    Excellent. It's about time. The restrictions placed on concealed carry are mind boggling. It's the law abiding citizens that don't carry into bars because they can't legally do so. Criminals on the...
  19. I'd bet on it then. If you have access to the...

    I'd bet on it then. If you have access to the place you stayed check areas like mattress seams, under sofa cushions, etc... You should be able to find several. Hard to deny when you can provide...
  20. Looks somewhat like a bedbug.

    Looks somewhat like a bedbug.
  21. That's the "Sweeping Generalization" fallacy.

    That's the "Sweeping Generalization" fallacy.
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    Sounds like "Lakeview Terrace". Lakeview Terrace...

    Sounds like "Lakeview Terrace".
    Lakeview Terrace Reviews & Ratings - IMDb
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    Could it be "The Girl Next Door"? The Girl Next...

    Could it be "The Girl Next Door"?
    The Girl Next Door Reviews & Ratings - IMDb
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    Speaking of Syd and othe Floyd members, just...

    Speaking of Syd and othe Floyd members, just listened to David Gilmour's song "Smile". What a beautiful piece of work.
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    "Slow Ride" from Foghat comes to mind. Not 100%...

    "Slow Ride" from Foghat comes to mind. Not 100% sure if the time frame is correct though.
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    Quite the disturbing movie! Glad I could help!

    Quite the disturbing movie! Glad I could help!
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    It sounds like "Elephant" by Gus Van Sant.

    It sounds like "Elephant" by Gus Van Sant.
  28. It sounds like "Never Cry Wolf" which actually...

    It sounds like "Never Cry Wolf" which actually takes place in Canada. A Biologist is sent to study the caribou population decline which is mistakenly attributed to wolves. Along the way he starts to...
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    You're right about the AR-15 similarity. They're...

    You're right about the AR-15 similarity. They're hugely popular for the reason you stated. The GSG would be equally suited as a practice weapon in lieu of the HK MP-5. In fact, GSG got sued for the...
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    I was torn between the two. That S&W 15-22 is...

    I was torn between the two. That S&W 15-22 is awesome. I love how it breaks down for easy cleaning. I got the H&K pushpins for mine so now it's real quick and easy takedown too. They are fun! My...
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    Put a +P round in your Body Guard and walk the...

    Put a +P round in your Body Guard and walk the streets with confidence! Speaking of fun guns to shoot, (off subject, I know... ) Check out the GSG-522 Tactical .22LR. I just picked one up and got a...
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    Keep in mind as well that a 380 is also called a...

    Keep in mind as well that a 380 is also called a 9mm Short. It's the same diameter as a 9mm. A little less punch to it but essentially the same projectile. Certainly not interchangeable though!
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    Kimber is considered to be amongst the top of the...

    Kimber is considered to be amongst the top of the line. They sure produce a beautiful product. I've never fired one but I know they are highly regarded.
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    I didn't mean to imply you needed to be trained...

    I didn't mean to imply you needed to be trained to the hilt to use a semi-auto. A reliable one is a great asset. I was simply mentioning the God forbid "what if" scenario in the event of a misfire or...
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    I'm a fan of both and carry either on occasion....

    I'm a fan of both and carry either on occasion. As far as a revolver, it's my primary choice because God forbid if I ever need it and it mis-fires all I have to do is PTA (pull trigger again). In the...
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    My guess is "In The Company of Men". In the...

    My guess is "In The Company of Men".
    In the Company of Men (1997) - IMDb
  37. Another common problem is the fuel line in the...

    Another common problem is the fuel line in the tank itself degrading. Does the primer bulb fill when you pump it? If not, it's probably a cracked fuel line in the tank. This is a pretty easy and...
  38. Question: Theremin

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    I have a friend who did just that. He's pretty...

    I have a friend who did just that. He's pretty good now. It's such a free form instrument I think You'll be successful. For some really trippy theramin music check out "Man or Astro Man". Cool band.
  39. Question: Opinion

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    Delicious food. My American wife has been taking...

    Delicious food. My American wife has been taking some Indian cooking classes much to my delight! In fact, we just bought our very own Idli pan. Other than that, like a previous post, the caste system...
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    Sounds like Stephen King's "Christine".

    Sounds like Stephen King's "Christine".
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    The Glock 19 is a common choice. However, "moving...

    The Glock 19 is a common choice. However, "moving up" to 9 seems almost moot. A personal defense .380 round packs quite a wallop. Remember, the best concealed carry is the one you'll actually carry....
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    So hard to pick a favorite. Dark Side of the Moon...

    So hard to pick a favorite. Dark Side of the Moon or Wish You Were Here are generally on top of my list although Animals is hard to dismiss as well. Speaking of Animals, have you by chance heard the...
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    Slowly being replaced by the likes of Justin...

    Slowly being replaced by the likes of Justin Bieber... God help us all! :mad:
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    No argument there. Together they were beyond...

    No argument there. Together they were beyond belief. Sans Roger they're not "officially" Pink Floyd in my opinion. I do like some of Gilmour's solo stuff though. Water's solo stuff isn't as much to...
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    Although I mourn the loss of such a neat, crazy...

    Although I mourn the loss of such a neat, crazy genius I must say David Gilmour really brought out the best of Pink Floyd. (Opinion obviously... ) Some of the post Syd songs are so hauntingly...
  46. I used to endlessly amuse myself making volcanoes...

    I used to endlessly amuse myself making volcanoes out of vinegar and baking soda. People also seem to enjoy adding Mentos to a 2-liter coke bottle. The reaction is a pretty violent eruption of Coke...
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    I pie iron is also a lot of fun over a camp fire....

    I pie iron is also a lot of fun over a camp fire. You can cook pretty much anything in one. Most outdoor retailers carry them.
  48. Question: A movie

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    Speaking of which, if you liked Requiem then I'd...

    Speaking of which, if you liked Requiem then I'd highly recommend Black Swan. Some incredibly haunting scenes in it as well. Same director I believe.
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    Sounds like "My Girl". ...

    Sounds like "My Girl".
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Girl_(film)
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    It could be Requiem For a Dream. Not a porno but...

    It could be Requiem For a Dream. Not a porno but that is a pretty graphic scene. Superb movie.
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