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#170240 - 10/08/12 07:00 PM "Bear" is back.....
billstephenson Offline
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Registered: 02/07/07
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Loc: Ozark Mountains in SW Missouri
Bear Grylls making competition show...

Seems like this has been done before, and before, and ....

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#170244 - 10/08/12 08:14 PM Re: "Bear" is back..... [Re: billstephenson]
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Registered: 09/24/12
Posts: 749
Loc: Eastern Sierras
I can't stand Bear Grylls! Most of what he does will only get you hurt or killed


Edited by rockchucker22 (10/08/12 08:16 PM)
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#170246 - 10/08/12 08:55 PM Re: "Bear" is back..... [Re: rockchucker22]
aimless Online   content
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Registered: 02/05/03
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Most of us here like making fun of Bear, except when we are shaking our heads at him and counseling beginners to avoid doing anything they see him doing.

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#170249 - 10/08/12 11:20 PM Re: "Bear" is back..... [Re: aimless]
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Got it thanks
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#170255 - 10/09/12 01:27 AM Re: "Bear" is back..... [Re: rockchucker22]
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Loc: Marina del Rey,CA
My neighbor runs Bear's production company. I'll have to ask her about the show next time I see her.
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#170261 - 10/09/12 11:15 AM Re: "Bear" is back..... [Re: TomD]
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Loc: San Diego CA
The guy has got it going marketing wise. We saw Bear Grylls brand knives in quite a few kitchen utensil shops in Italy.

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#170263 - 10/09/12 11:24 AM Re: "Bear" is back..... [Re: skcreidc]
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Loc: Napa, CA
Should be called "Idiot vs. Wild."
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#170318 - 10/10/12 10:25 AM Re: "Bear" is back..... [Re: balzaccom]
Barefoot Friar Offline
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Registered: 01/23/09
Posts: 176
Loc: Houston, Alabama
Erm, Idiot vs. "Wild".

When he did the show in Little River Canyon, here in NE Alabama, he was less than 5 minutes from a convenience store the whole time. LRC isn't wild, by any stretch of the imagination.
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#170335 - 10/10/12 03:38 PM Re: "Bear" is back..... [Re: skcreidc]
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Registered: 01/22/08
Posts: 2801
Originally Posted By skcreidc
The guy has got it going marketing wise. We saw Bear Grylls brand knives in quite a few kitchen utensil shops in Italy.


"Chops granite and you can still slice a tomato with ease!"

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#170358 - 10/10/12 06:36 PM Re: "Bear" is back..... [Re: billstephenson]
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Registered: 07/14/12
Posts: 7
I find Bear annoying. He seems always hyper and overly excited. I prefer Survivor Man and Dual Survivor.

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#170364 - 10/10/12 07:53 PM Re: "Bear" is back..... [Re: MGtraildog]
rockchucker22 Offline
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Registered: 09/24/12
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Loc: Eastern Sierras
I like Les Stroud, on his latest show he definitly gets a few digs towards Bear.
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