Originally Posted by craporadon
I have drank from hundreds of mountain streams and paddled hundreds of rivers and have never gotten Giardia. What did humans do for the last 1 million years when we were drinking water from streams.
1. Take a chance, shit yer pants.
2. What humans did for the last 1 million years (and [some] are still doing today) was dying at age 25 from dysentery, hepatitis, et. al. "Hygene has cured >90% of disease (CDC)."
3. jackass is TV. real friends are cool. swimming sucks.
4. When I was younger, the tradition was to make the swimmer buy the beer to repay you for chasing down their yardsale. Booty beer sounds like some homo-erotic third gene.