History Channel Alone survival series

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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by RickOShea » Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:19 pm

Bump....new season starts tonight.

-Sam Larson, Lincoln, NE -Season 1 - 55 days
-Randy Champagne, Boulder, UT -Season 2 - 21 days
-Nicole Apelian, Raymond, WA - Season 2 - 57 days
-Larry Roberts, Rush City, MN -Season 2 - 64 days
-Britt Ahart, Mantua, OH -Season 3 - 35 days
-Dave Nessia, Salt Lake City, UT -Season 3 - 73 days
-Carleigh Fairchild, Anchorage, AK -Season 3 - 86 days
-Brad Richardson, Fox Lake, IL -Season 4 - 1 day
-Jesse Bosdell, Skowhegan, ME -Season 4 - 5 days
-Brooke Whipple, Fox, AK -Season 4 - 49 days
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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by reyes » Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:46 pm

Sam won, by being fat and lucky, as have all the previous winners. Only one of 54 entrants have had a clue how to properly feed themselves, and he succeeded only by being very lucky. Season 2 winner, Dave McIntire.

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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by woodsghost » Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:04 pm

Dave is pretty cool. We are fans of him here.
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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by reyes » Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:33 pm

Dave has never explained why he didn't move from his worthless first cove to the next area, where his net worked and he found a natural crab trap in the kelp beds. The answer is, of course, that he never figured out how to make an outrigger raft. I'm not talking about crossing the Bering Straits, as he has claimed, either. All you need the raft for is checking your net weirs, using the seine, maybe to use hook and line from and to get your gear around the rock outcropping, so you dont struggle over slimy boulders at least twice per day!

It makes no sense to risk losing a clear 1/4 million $ on finding flotsam rope, either. Take a rope hammock, cut up the 20x20 tarp, or if those things are not allowed, cut up the "optional" 12x12 tarp. The last is yours, so you can do with it as you will. It will make about 1500 sq ft of 4" mesh netting. Interweave into this 4" mesh some splits of local vines, roots, shoots, reeds, or strips of bark, and the mesh is effectively rendered 2". That suffices for use as a seine and as baited net-weirs. You wont be pulling hard on it, lifting large numbers of fish out of the water with it and it wont matter that the mesh is visible. Gillnets kill fish pretty quickly, so you have to be checking them often. Also, the fish get wrapped up in a gillnet, often taking you a long time to either untangle them, or you have to cut the netting, extract the fish and repair it later. Once fish are in the weir, if the water's 4 ft deep or so, you have little to fear from predators, other than a seal. A seal can be harpooned and would win the show for you.

Contrary to what many claim, all the contestants on Vancouver COULD have gotten a "subsisitance permit", just like is given to the Innuit and the Native Americans in Canada, which lets them take any fish or game animal, as long as its needed for food.

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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

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Post by Hiroshima_Morphine » Fri May 03, 2019 10:49 pm

Remember that time I applied to be on ‘Alone’ and the producers offered to fund and film a homestead on my property in Alaska... but the wife nixed that... I thought I was over it :ohdear:
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Post by ssgcmw » Sat May 11, 2019 9:26 pm

Hiroshima_Morphine wrote:
Fri May 03, 2019 10:49 pm
Remember that time I applied to be on ‘Alone’ and the producers offered to fund and film a homestead on my property in Alaska... but the wife nixed that... I thought I was over it :ohdear:
That's gotta sting.

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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

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ssgcmw wrote:
Sat May 11, 2019 9:26 pm
Hiroshima_Morphine wrote:
Fri May 03, 2019 10:49 pm
Remember that time I applied to be on ‘Alone’ and the producers offered to fund and film a homestead on my property in Alaska... but the wife nixed that... I thought I was over it :ohdear:
That's gotta sting.
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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by RickOShea » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:21 pm

Finally, after six seasons, someone bags a big critter.
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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by Asymetryczna » Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:39 am

Where else can you find these series? Netflix?
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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by moab » Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:34 pm

SPoiler Alert!!!!! Don't read any further if you haven't watched it yet.











He got a Moose. That's pretty impressive. Especially how he set his hunting area up with natural fencing. That was a pretty detailed strategy to get a Moose. Now if he can keep the meat...

Some of the shelter structures need some work. I was surprised more of them weren't as sturdy as some. I don't know all the contestants names. But that one guy has a nice solid wall at the back of his A frame tarp structure. His is the only one that looks like it will handle the snow and bad weather. Unfortunately he's not catching any big game. But some big lake trout. I wonder if he can keep that going in the winter? I think it's the same guy with the nice shelter. Not sure tho.
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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by moab » Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:36 pm

Asymetryczna wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:39 am
Where else can you find these series? Netflix?
It's being broadcast on the History Channel. No Netflix. And I doubt you could find in to torrent. As it's not that popular of a show. But maybe. I doubt it's playing anywhere else. As it's just being broadcast. You might find earlier seasons on Amazon maybe.
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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by MacWa77ace » Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:25 am

Asymetryczna wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:39 am
Where else can you find these series? Netflix?
Apparently you can get history channel shows on hulu. https://www.hulu.com/network/history-b2 ... &gclsrc=ds

But also on history.com

https://www.history.com/shows/alone

I'm not following this series but watched a couple episodes back to back over the weekend [maybe reruns? way up north someplace] only to see 3 people finally get some meat and immediately got sick eating it. Days 7-10ish :shock:
Why can they bring a bow and arrows, but not a fishing pole?

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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by SCBrian » Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:23 pm

moab wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:36 pm
Asymetryczna wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:39 am
Where else can you find these series? Netflix?
It's being broadcast on the History Channel. No Netflix. And I doubt you could find in to torrent. As it's not that popular of a show. But maybe. I doubt it's playing anywhere else. As it's just being broadcast. You might find earlier seasons on Amazon maybe.
Torrent can be found...

Alone S06E05 AAC MP4-Mobile
Category: TV/SD-x264| Size: 331.90 MB| Added: 2019-07-12 22:31:27

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Re: History Channel Alone survival series

Post by moab » Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:51 am

MacWa77ace wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:25 am
Asymetryczna wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:39 am
Where else can you find these series? Netflix?
Apparently you can get history channel shows on hulu. https://www.hulu.com/network/history-b2 ... &gclsrc=ds

But also on history.com

https://www.history.com/shows/alone

I'm not following this series but watched a couple episodes back to back over the weekend [maybe reruns? way up north someplace] only to see 3 people finally get some meat and immediately got sick eating it. Days 7-10ish :shock:
Why can they bring a bow and arrows, but not a fishing pole?
There allowed only 10 items. They choose what they want. And really you don't need a pole. A weight, line and a jug or stick will have you casting all day. Better to save that item for something more important. You can look up their ten items lists. And what they can choose from below.

https://www.history.com/shows/alone/articles/gear-list
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