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Re: EDIT/APPROVAL - OR - Bear Vault BV400 - Michael Dax

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  • mjdax30
    Thank you very much. Sorry it took me so long to respond, but I always looked for sophie s name in my emails when I was checking, so I must not have even
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 17, 2010
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      Thank you very much. Sorry it took me so long to respond, but I always looked for sophie's name in my emails when I was checking, so I must not have even noticed your email from a couple of weeks ago. Thanks.

      Michael

      --- In BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com, "Kathy Waters" <kathy@...> wrote:
      >
      > Michael,
      >
      >
      >
      > I've taken over editing your Owner Review as Sophie is in the middle of a
      > huge move (overseas). Of course, at this point, you are ready to post now
      > and I only have a couple of very minor things for you to correct.
      >
      >
      >
      > Your HTML looks fine and the report reads well and is interesting, too.
      >
      >
      >
      > Please just address the points below and then upload to
      > http://www.backpackgeartest.org/reviews/Cook%20Gear/Bear%20Resistant%20Containers/BearVault%20BV400/ /
      >
      >
      >
      > Make sure you chose the "Owner Review" radio button when uploading.
      >
      >
      >
      > If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask.
      >
      >
      >
      > Congratulations on your first OR. Get crackin' on the second, there lots of
      > good gear awaitin' <g>
      >
      >
      >
      > Kathy Waters
      > BGT Owner Review Editor
      >
      > ___________________________________________
      >
      > My list of edits follows. Let me know if you don't understand anything I've
      > written.
      >
      > Conventionally the following terms are used in the editing process:
      > *** EDIT: you must fix this to comply with BackpackGearTest standards
      > [because the Editor says so!]
      > *** Edit: you should seriously consider fixing this in some way [unless you
      > seriously object with good reason]
      > *** Comment: usually just that, although you might want to make a change of
      > some sort as a result.
      >
      >
      >
      > CITY, STATE: Old Faithful, Wyoming (Yellowstone National Park)
      >
      > COMMENT: You gotta be kidding me! You know I'm going to have to hate you
      > now <g>!
      >
      >
      >
      > The BearVault BV500 is a bear resistant canister designed as an alternative
      > to rigging a bear bag so that bears and other critters cannot get to your
      > food and other odorous objects.
      >
      > EDIT: Because you are newbie, I'm going to be gentle here and this is a
      > very mild case anyway. Here in BGT Land, we never use second and third
      > person pronouns. All references must be to your own personal experiences,
      > so "you, your, yours, his, her, their, one's, etc." are not used so as to
      > not "project" feelings, outcomes, experiences, etc. on the reader. Unless
      > it is a direct quote from the manufacturer - in which case you would have
      > quotation marks - please change to "get to my food..."
      >
      >
      >
      > The BearVault BV500 is made of a transparent plastic that has a bluish tint,
      > but still allows its user to see into the canister from almost every angle.
      > The sides of the canister have dimples and ridges that make it easier for
      > the user to grip.
      >
      > EDIT: Change "user" to "me" - projection.
      >
      >
      >
      > This meant chapstick, toothpaste, floss, and contact lens solution.
      >
      > EDIT: Chapstick is a brand name and if you did indeed mean "Chapstick" it
      > needs to be capitalized, otherwise use "lip balm".
      >
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