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#215194 - 01/18/11 03:45 PM Re: Survivalist Richard Code's final hours [Re: Teslinhiker]
dougwalkabout Offline
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Thanks, qjs. I had forgotten about that book. It would be a good addition to my library.

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#215216 - 01/18/11 06:54 PM Re: Survivalist Richard Code's final hours [Re: Teslinhiker]
Hikin_Jim Offline
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Registered: 10/12/07
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Originally Posted By: Teslinhiker
This new article here today brings forth more information on Richard Code's final hours and makes for an interesting read.
I'd like to read this article, but it says I have to be a Plus Member of the Globe and Mail. I'd rather not subscribe. Does anyone have a link to the article that I might be able to read without a subscription?

Thanks,

HJ
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#215226 - 01/18/11 07:51 PM Re: Survivalist Richard Code's final hours [Re: quick_joey_small]
Ann Offline
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Registered: 01/04/11
Posts: 42
Loc: Western Washington
Originally Posted By: quick_joey_small
Oh it was a very good post by Anne. I'm not knocking that. I'm just sayng learn in the right place.


I agree.

Originally Posted By: Hikin_Jim
Originally Posted By: Teslinhiker
This new article here today brings forth more information on Richard Code's final hours and makes for an interesting read.
I'd like to read this article, but it says I have to be a Plus Member of the Globe and Mail. I'd rather not subscribe. Does anyone have a link to the article that I might be able to read without a subscription?

Thanks,

HJ


The article was posted in full here (scroll down).

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#215232 - 01/18/11 09:17 PM Re: Survivalist Richard Code's final hours [Re: Ann]
Hikin_Jim Offline
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Originally Posted By: Ann
The article was posted in full here (scroll down).
Thank you. A well written article.

A shame, but indeed it doesn't sound like he really knew what he was doing. Books are wonderful things, but there is a danger of thinking you know more than you really do. It may all sound so good on paper, but Murphy is ever at your heels.

HJ
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#215233 - 01/18/11 09:23 PM Re: Survivalist Richard Code's final hours [Re: Art_in_FL]
Hikin_Jim Offline
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Originally Posted By: Art_in_FL
I suspect that he fell victim to a psychological trap known as the Dunning–Kruger effect. It is a case where a person knows so little about a subject that they have no way of knowing how much they don't know.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunning%E2%80%93Kruger_effect
Thank you for mentioning the Dunning–Kruger effect. I've noted it before with noob hikers. Now I have a name for it.

HJ
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#215239 - 01/18/11 10:13 PM Re: Survivalist Richard Code's final hours [Re: Hikin_Jim]
dropout Offline
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Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 40
COULD SOMEONE COPY AND PASTE IT WITH APROPRIATE CREDITS INCLUDED?

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#215240 - 01/18/11 10:19 PM Re: Survivalist Richard Code's final hours [Re: dropout]
Teslinhiker Offline
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Registered: 12/14/09
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Originally Posted By: dropout
COULD SOMEONE COPY AND PASTE IT WITH APROPRIATE CREDITS INCLUDED?


Ann posted a link above and as far as I know, the MODS here frown on posting complete news articles regardless of appropriate credits included.
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#215245 - 01/18/11 11:22 PM Re: Survivalist Richard Code's final hours [Re: Teslinhiker]
Hikin_Jim Offline
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Ann's link is working fine.

HJ
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#215320 - 01/19/11 07:41 PM Re: Survivalist Richard Code's final hours [Re: Ann]
Hikin_Jim Offline
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Originally Posted By: Ann
I know this is an old thread, but I believe I have some insight that may be informative.
Ann,

You most certainly do have (more than just some) insight. Your post was one of the most cogent and articulate posts I've ever read on any forum. I want to thank you personally for your intelligent analysis.

HJ
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#215328 - 01/19/11 09:34 PM Re: Survivalist Richard Code's final hours [Re: Hikin_Jim]
Ann Offline
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Registered: 01/04/11
Posts: 42
Loc: Western Washington
Thank you for your kind words, everyone. I'm glad my post was a helpful contribution. smile

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