Page 3 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast
Results 21 to 30 of 37
  1. #21
    Doctari's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Cincinnati, Oh
    Hammock
    WBBB
    Tarp
    Custom OES
    Insulation
    DIM UQ NoSniv TQ
    Suspension
    JRB Triglide/strap
    Posts
    2,992
    Images
    30
    Quote Originally Posted by Jcavenagh View Post
    Cannibal - Haven't you been given the "senior" discount without asking yet?? Someone did that to my wife and she blew a gasket!!
    To these college kids we're just old and in the way!!
    ****, my knees hurt
    Ahh, last time I was hikin the AT, passed some "College kids" & "Smoked em"

    H###, my "Baby" is older then their teacher / professor. Granted, I had 100 trail miles on by that day, & they had been out about a day, but I started 4 miles before they did, & after I passed em, never saw them again.
    Trouble was, my head was so swollen (Ego) I could barely make it down the trail. My ears kept scraping on the trees as I passed tween em.

    I took the survey. I agree, needs more definition. ALSO: Backpacking usually also means Camping. I suggest changing that to read "Car Camping" to differentiate from Backpacking (Back country) camping.
    When you have a backpack on, no matter where you are, you’re home.
    PAIN is INEVITABLE. MISERY is OPTIONAL.

  2. #22
    Triggerhpy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Big Bear City Ca.
    Hammock
    PolyD
    Tarp
    Gear guide 12x12
    Insulation
    New River KAQ
    Suspension
    Speed Hooks
    Posts
    653
    Images
    7
    I'm not into all that tree hugging touchy feely stuff. The outdoors is a resource to be used.
    Tortoise never for a moment stopped, but went on with a slow but steady pace straight to the end of the course.
    Translated by George Fyler Townsend. Aesop's Fables (p. 18). Amazon Digital Services, Inc..

  3. #23
    gunner76's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Beaufort, NC
    Hammock
    Blackbird 1.7 double
    Tarp
    HG Cuben
    Insulation
    UGQs ZEPPELIN
    Suspension
    Dutch Clips
    Posts
    7,585
    Images
    39
    Filled it out
    Frosty Butt Hang Jan 2015 .................. Fat Butt Hang April 2015

    neusioktrail.org ..................... Free Hammock Classes

    I am 18 with 43 years of experience !

  4. #24
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Palmyra, Ky
    Hammock
    WBBB DBL 1.7
    Tarp
    HH Hex
    Insulation
    LeighLo UQ
    Suspension
    Whoopies
    Posts
    194
    Just out of curiosity but have you had a class in survey writing? It does not seem like a well constructed survey due to the limited range of options you have to choose from. Also, some questions lead you to answer in certain ways and seems as though you will not get objective data from it.

    Just a thought. Not intending to criticize so much as get you to think how the questions and options could be changed to not unintentionally narrow your data.

  5. #25
    political spam

  6. #26
    New Member lbdgolfer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    NW Georgia
    Hammock
    HH Expedition
    Tarp
    Stock for now
    Suspension
    Whoopie Slings
    Posts
    35
    I filled it out as well. I was a little shocked that I fell into the last age category as well. I guess maybe I am getting older. Nah.

  7. #27
    Senior Member packeagle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Saginaw, Michigan
    Hammock
    DIY Table Cloth/ Jerry 5
    Tarp
    11x12' Hex Sil
    Insulation
    Various UQ/TQ
    Suspension
    Webbing or Etrunks
    Posts
    1,215
    Images
    18
    I am not sure this is really political spam or the like. My girlfriend is a Outdoor recreation major and had a very similar assignment from her university professors. She did hers on the Michigan Recreation Passport when it first came out. Just my thoughts in this.

  8. #28
    MrClean417's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Somewhere near Parkville, MO
    Hammock
    DIY Knotty/Speer special, RED
    Tarp
    Warbonnet Superfly
    Insulation
    50 extree pounds
    Suspension
    Whoopy slings
    Posts
    1,440
    With too many things not nice to say, I'll just say your survey seems a bit, flawed. I mean, do I drink hormone free milk? IF I don't drink milk is the answer yes or no, and what milk doesn't have some hormones in it? Is conservation linked to outdoor sports? I believe NASCAR is a sport performed outside and I believe they try to be very conservation minded when they participate in it, but do YOU consider it a linkable sport? Does my use of a motorcycle with a higher MPG qualify as an alternate form of transportation or only if I use peddle power?

    Looks like the only thing you didn't ask is whether my poop is brown or some fancy color due to the dyes in my morning cereal. Though how you'd link that into conservation I'm not sure.

    Shoot, you ask if I drive an environmentally friendly vehicle, then you list electric (which means coal powered with big nasty chemical process batteries) hybrid (again, batteries and gas powered) bio-diesel (nice to use waste product for fuel but inefficient and more petro chemical dependant then just using Petro chemical fueled cars in the first place) or other vehicles. Other? They don't have fuel cells out there for me yet so really the only other choices I have are Petrol vehicles or nuclear powered, nuclear being the cleanest, environmentally friendly but you don't list it.

    It's scattershot man, someone needs to tighten up the questioning
    Last edited by MrClean417; 11-02-2011 at 14:13.
    From Somewhere near Parkville, Mo
    William Crane
    aka MrClean
    Everything you need to know about Hammocks in vids and reading:
    Hammock in 3 minutes D. Hansen - It really is this easy to make a hammock
    Shug's Hammock Newbies videos - Takes you buy the hand and shows you in video
    The Ultimate Hang D. Hansen - now read about everything
    JustJeff's Hammock tutorial - more reference
    TableclothFactoryBlanks - shorter lengths available on sidebar
    The TurtleDog Stand thread - Hang anywhere.

  9. #29
    Senior Member scottpash's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    wilmington,IL
    Hammock
    ENO Doublenest
    Tarp
    Guide Gear 12x12
    Insulation
    DIY UQ
    Suspension
    Whoopie Sling
    Posts
    234
    survey Done! and Yes I am also in the oldest Age Group
    "HANGING OUT" has taken on a whole NEW MEANING

  10. #30
    Senior Member Muskrat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Irmo, SC
    Hammock
    WBBB Double 1.7
    Tarp
    Super Fly
    Insulation
    Burrow,Yetti,WInc
    Suspension
    webbing/Dutchclips
    Posts
    1,056
    40+ here too

    We are taking over with a vengeance
    “He doesn't know the meaning of the word fear, but then again he doesn't know the meaning of most words”
    - Bobby Bowden

Similar Threads

  1. Recreation Programmer
    By Elissa Dennert in forum Introduce Yourself
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 04-10-2013, 11:29
  2. Michigan Hangers - Pickney Recreation Area
    By pegleg56 in forum Hangouts, Campouts, and Trip Planning
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 06-22-2011, 23:10
  3. Tsali Recreation Area - NC
    By Bulldawg in forum Hangouts, Campouts, and Trip Planning
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 06-14-2011, 22:25
  4. Survey - sleeping bag use
    By Barry in forum General Hammock Talk
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 10-07-2009, 20:33

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •