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Just wondering...

Post by JonnyCat » Tue Jan 07, 2014 8:15 am

...how many urban paleofreaks are going caveman in the sub-zero temperatures plunging a considerable portion of the U.S. into the deep-freeze. It's the perfect opportunity to demonstrate the superiority of prehistoric living and to prove man does not need heinous modern contrivances like home furnaces, hot water or space heaters and electric blankets.

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Post by JDub » Tue Jan 07, 2014 2:27 pm

Walked outside after work this AM and the sweat on my beard immediately froze. Fuck the cavemen.
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Post by WildGorillaMan » Tue Jan 07, 2014 2:38 pm

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Post by Protobuilder » Tue Jan 07, 2014 2:46 pm

I didn't even wear a jacket the entire day.
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Post by nafod » Tue Jan 07, 2014 2:57 pm

I had to gut my neighbor's 400 LB wife like a Tauntaun and huddle for warmth.
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Post by Kenny X » Tue Jan 07, 2014 3:49 pm

Human beings shiver as a means to increase core temperature when faced with cold conditions. We haven't had heat pumps, boilers and furnaces long enough to evolve a biological means of coping in an environment in which we should rightly be shivering but aren't because we can set our thermostat for a more desirable temperate and stay warm. On the short end of the spectrum this suboptimal thermoregulation leads to inflammation, and on the long end it can be held responsible for a myriad of different diseases ranging from high blood pressure to diabetes and heart disease, even various forms of cancer.

Let your body shiver and eat a Paleo diet. It's the only way to live out the full caveman's life-expectancy.
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Post by Drew0786 » Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:00 pm

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Post by WildGorillaMan » Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:09 pm

Dr. Agkistrodon wrote:Human beings shiver as a means to increase core temperature when faced with cold conditions. We haven't had heat pumps, boilers and furnaces long enough to evolve a biological means of coping in an environment in which we should rightly be shivering but aren't because we can set our thermostat for a more desirable temperate and stay warm. On the short end of the spectrum this suboptimal thermoregulation leads to inflammation, and on the long end it can be held responsible for a myriad of different diseases ranging from high blood pressure to diabetes and heart disease, even various forms of cancer.

Let your body shiver and eat a Paleo diet. It's the only way to live out the full caveman's life-expectancy.
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Post by tough old man » Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:37 pm

I was outside most of yesterday and all morning today. Properly prepared, it only sucks a little. Anyone attend arctic training in Norway? Lived in a snow cave for 15 days and learned what not to do. It sure pays off to be prepared.
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Post by Kenny X » Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:40 pm

WildGorillaMan wrote:
Dr. Agkistrodon wrote:Human beings shiver as a means to increase core temperature when faced with cold conditions. We haven't had heat pumps, boilers and furnaces long enough to evolve a biological means of coping in an environment in which we should rightly be shivering but aren't because we can set our thermostat for a more desirable temperate and stay warm. On the short end of the spectrum this suboptimal thermoregulation leads to inflammation, and on the long end it can be held responsible for a myriad of different diseases ranging from high blood pressure to diabetes and heart disease, even various forms of cancer.

Let your body shiver and eat a Paleo diet. It's the only way to live out the full caveman's life-expectancy.
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Post by TomFurman » Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:44 pm

You burn more calories shivering than sweating.
Embrace that shit, bro.
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Post by DARTH » Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:50 pm

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Post by WildGorillaMan » Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:55 pm

tough old man wrote:I was outside most of yesterday and all morning today. Properly prepared, it only sucks a little. Anyone attend arctic training in Norway? Lived in a snow cave for 15 days and learned what not to do. It sure pays off to be prepared.
Preparation is everything. I've skiied in -30, and had a blast.
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Post by WildGorillaMan » Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:59 pm

Have you ever noticed how most doomsday prepper's End of The World scenario that they envision is a hot, dry toxic wasteland with red skies that looks a lot like New Mexico only with more zombies and not, for example, unrelenting sub zero temperatures with eternal snow and ice?
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Post by TomFurman » Tue Jan 07, 2014 6:04 pm

WildGorillaMan wrote:Have you ever noticed how most doomsday prepper's End of The World scenario that they envision is a hot, dry toxic wasteland with red skies that looks a lot like New Mexico only with more zombies and not, for example, unrelenting sub zero temperatures with eternal snow and ice?
The cold is conceivable. If I eat too many bell peppers, we will have a Nuclear Winter.
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Post by TomFurman » Tue Jan 07, 2014 6:05 pm

tough old man wrote:I was outside most of yesterday and all morning today. Properly prepared, it only sucks a little. Anyone attend arctic training in Norway? Lived in a snow cave for 15 days and learned what not to do. It sure pays off to be prepared.
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Post by Batboy2/75 » Tue Jan 07, 2014 6:09 pm

WildGorillaMan wrote:Have you ever noticed how most doomsday prepper's End of The World scenario that they envision is a hot, dry toxic wasteland with red skies that looks a lot like New Mexico only with more zombies and not, for example, unrelenting sub zero temperatures with eternal snow and ice?

You forgot protestant fevered dreams of the of the post apocalyptic rapture with Jesus leading his army while riding a T Rex while firing an AK47.
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Post by WildGorillaMan » Tue Jan 07, 2014 6:14 pm

Batboy2/75 wrote:
WildGorillaMan wrote:Have you ever noticed how most doomsday prepper's End of The World scenario that they envision is a hot, dry toxic wasteland with red skies that looks a lot like New Mexico only with more zombies and not, for example, unrelenting sub zero temperatures with eternal snow and ice?

You forgot protestant fevered dreams of the of the post apocalyptic rapture with Jesus leading his army while riding a T Rex while firing an AK47.
You don't actually need to prep for Ascension, do you? I mean, you don't even need clothing.

Or are you talking about the people prepping who assume that they'll be Left Behind?
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Post by Grandpa's Spells » Tue Jan 07, 2014 6:17 pm

WildGorillaMan wrote:Have you ever noticed how most doomsday prepper's End of The World scenario that they envision is a hot, dry toxic wasteland with red skies that looks a lot like New Mexico only with more zombies and not, for example, unrelenting sub zero temperatures with eternal snow and ice?
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Post by Batboy2/75 » Tue Jan 07, 2014 6:29 pm

WildGorillaMan wrote:
Batboy2/75 wrote:
WildGorillaMan wrote:Have you ever noticed how most doomsday prepper's End of The World scenario that they envision is a hot, dry toxic wasteland with red skies that looks a lot like New Mexico only with more zombies and not, for example, unrelenting sub zero temperatures with eternal snow and ice?

You forgot protestant fevered dreams of the of the post apocalyptic rapture with Jesus leading his army while riding a T Rex while firing an AK47.
You don't actually need to prep for Ascension, do you? I mean, you don't even need clothing.

Or are you talking about the people prepping who assume that they'll be Left Behind?
Those left behind. The protestant nut bags that believe in the rapture, believe those left behind will have a chance at redemption by fighting in Jesus's army against the ant-Christ.

As a side note: an economic collapse will look more like the Balkans and Russia circa 1993 or Germany and Russia post WW1. Not as fun as a mad max world where you get to murder, rape, and pillage at will, but entertaining none the less.
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Post by baffled » Tue Jan 07, 2014 9:05 pm

~54 Fahrenheit today. terrible
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Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Tue Jan 07, 2014 9:58 pm

Merino wool underclothes and my arctic Carharts hold up well to -20ish

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Post by Batboy2/75 » Tue Jan 07, 2014 10:43 pm

baffled wrote:~54 Fahrenheit today. terrible
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Post by buckethead » Tue Jan 07, 2014 11:37 pm

I might have to break out my long johns

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Post by baffled » Wed Jan 08, 2014 1:10 am

Batboy2/75 wrote:
baffled wrote:~54 Fahrenheit today. terrible
Enjoy them taxes.
I was happy, then this post made me sad.
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