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Bear Grylls , Escape from Hell

Discussion in 'Bushcraft and survival skills' started by HillBill, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. British Red

    British Red M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    If leaves aren't vegetables, I guess cabbage, lettuce, sprouts, aren't vegetables either?

    If leaves and fruiting bodies aren't vegetables are we to assume that only stems and roots are?
     
  2. John Fenna

    John Fenna Lifetime Member & Maker

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    Vegetable - that which is not mineral or animal!
    Hence the name of the game....
     
  3. Mesquite

    Mesquite Anyone for sailing?

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    Looks like you're on a meat diet Hugh ;)
     
  4. mountainm

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    therefore a fruit is a vegetable?
     
  5. Shewie

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    I think it's fair to say .....




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  6. chimpy leon

    chimpy leon Full Member

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    +1 I couldn't agree more with that.

    I like Bear Grylls's shows because they entertain me, nothing more, nothing less. Good to watch but not to be taken 100 per cent seriously.
     
  7. John Fenna

    John Fenna Lifetime Member & Maker

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    It is not "A" vegetable but it is vegetable...
     
  8. mountainm

    mountainm Full Member

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    OK - mushroom then?

    :D
     
  9. Tat2trev

    Tat2trev Native

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    Personally bear and mr mears are both cool in their own way thumbs up to both of them ,
    they better off than all of us lol
     
  10. Ivan...

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    These threads always, always go the same way! I personally love the little added vegetable discussion, as it calms the whole debate, for what it is worth i used to love Ray Mears, and find Bear a bit silly, but as has been said, it's all entertainment, and we all have a choice to watch or not.

    I actually love all vegetables, coz they is good for you, and years of disguising them in childrens meals is an art.

    But remember, what is under a ponies tail?

    I will leave that one with you.
     
  11. Ivan...

    Ivan... Ex member

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    I am still relatively new to all this computermebob stuff, and in particlar forums, sometimes i think people can be more vocal, when they are sat in the comfort of their own home, i personally would let so much more be said or typed, but i do not own a site and some of the more sensitive souls, need consideration, also remembering minors have access to the site.

    I have been told off by mods, when i have stepped out of line, and in the cold light of day have apologised or at least seen the error of my ways.

    OOPS, SEE WHAT I MEAN! Anyway, i think we have to realise, that individuals, have different views, and in my opinion, should be allowed to voice them, whatever the subject matter.

    I have always been an outspoken so and so, and when i was 19 i thought i knew it all, so sometimes before you slate someone else, for whatever reason, especially publically do your homework (book and cover and all that)

    Life ain't fair, and if you are lucky enough to climb a quarter of the trees, i have you will be a very lucky young man.

    Ivan...
     
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  12. John Fenna

    John Fenna Lifetime Member & Maker

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    Work it out ... is it Mineral? Is it animal?
    What is left?
    That's - right!
     
  13. mountainm

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    Using the same logic. Is it vegetable? No. Is it mineral? No.

    Must be animal.
     
  14. Emdiesse

    Emdiesse Settler

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    My car is a vegetable...

    Actually, not far off, it's as quick as one...

    On the Bear and Mears front, I have learnt new things from both of them, I have learnt things to try and things not to try... and i mean from both of them.

    To me, all knowledge is good knowledge and I can make an educated guess at whether 'i think' it's right or I'd try it out.

    Feed me knowledge :)

    on a side note, haven't little lives been saved from watching bear, mears, whoever, that's what it's about.
     
  15. rik_uk3

    rik_uk3 Banned

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    You are clearly new to forums, I've seen my favourite forum bought to its knees because there was and is little or no moderation and members were and are allowed to run amok, fancy seeing that here? No, I'm sure you don't. Another bushcraft forum allowed the 'lads' to vent/pretty much use language of choice and that forum is all but finished now with only a small handful of posts made per week which is a shame as it had a lot of good members who just walked away.

    Whilst I think BCUK has been over moderated in the past, this last year things seems to have balanced out and there appears to be far less direct intervention in threads than there were.

    We can all get into a heated mood (done that here myself lol) but sometimes it needs someone to say "slow down, enough already" because the spin off from allowing 'free speech' is people just walking away and leaving the angry and opinionated few to run the place.

    There ends the sermon.
     
  16. ex-member BareThrills

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    Great post Richard, i agree completely, we all get wound up occasionally or let our fingers loose without engaging brain first, Mods do a very good job IMO.
     
  17. direwulf

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    I learned if I have nothing constructive to say or cannot back my points up with fact....it's better to stay quiet.
    Or write a post as a draft,do not post it,look at it an hour later with a clearer mind,edit then post
     
  18. Clouston98

    Clouston98 Woodsman & Beekeeper

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    Sounds sensible to me, I suppose looking at a drafted post gives the writer a chance to calm down before saying something they regret?
     
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    I hope to take a leaf from your book, i sometimes write a load of stuff, re read it and then think NO! How right i have been, but i fear it is only a matter of time before the Mod bye bye Pm, but hey ho! I will take it on the chin, like a man.

    Ivan...
     
  20. ex-member BareThrills

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    Dont think ive ever read anything off beam from you Ivan, you've always struck me as a very nice chap with great contributions
     

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