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    There was a crew of like 8 running around with...

    There was a crew of like 8 running around with ipads, cameras, trucks and all expenses paid resource orders last year just waiting for an airtanker to take off so they could high tail it to the fire....
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    Have you seen the videos of the C-130's on the...

    Have you seen the videos of the C-130's on the Rim fire dropping in the middle of fucking no where? Un-real. It will be interesting to see what San Dimas comes up with on their effectiveness study.
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    When this thing kicked off they had a shelter...

    When this thing kicked off they had a shelter deployment and then the crew (11 or so inmates + overhead) made a run for a helispot. They had to sling them cases of water so they could make it. Heat...
  4. Need a subaru mechanic between Salem and Eugene OR

    I need a Subaru mechanic between Salem and Eugene, Corvallis preferred.

    Corvallis dealer is not impressing me at all. Guy at Jiffy Lube caught a chunk missing out of a belt, Subaru tech couldn't...
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    Yeah, sample size of one and all that. It's a...

    Yeah, sample size of one and all that.

    It's a fact because people are choosing to do other things with their time. That's fine. I ate the occasional fast food meal like every kid did growing up....
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    Bullshit. My parents both commuted an hour each,...

    Bullshit. My parents both commuted an hour each, my sister and I both played sports and my parents managed to cook us a healthy home cooked meal almost every night. It was the rare exception as a kid...
  7. Thread: Cellphone Plans

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    Cellphone Plans

    I've been with verizon for a few years now, but their rate appears to be ridiculous for 2 lines and 3 GB of data. I originally went with verizon because they had the best coverage in out of the way...
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    I try not to get worked up about it in a huge...

    I try not to get worked up about it in a huge line up of traffic and frankly find the people that are worked up and weaving through the lanes to get around it to be amusing. (I can also deal with it...
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    Please go back to where you came from.

    Please go back to where you came from.
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    LOL. That shit is funny. Didn't get taught to not...

    LOL. That shit is funny. Didn't get taught to not cut in line in kindergarten?
  11. Thread: I need a Jeep -

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    Buy a truck. You can do all of this easily in a...

    Buy a truck. You can do all of this easily in a F1/250 or Chevy equivalent longbed. Very few FS roads don't end in a landing or have some sort of turnaround to be found as they were all created for...
  12. Glad to see this here. Between SC and...

    Glad to see this here.

    Between SC and Yarnell, it has been an introspective few weeks.

    AW- You certainly point out some (not all) of the key messages hammered home when SC is discussed.
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    Anybody want these?Tthey need to go away. Make me...

    Anybody want these?Tthey need to go away. Make me an offer.
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    FS: ~178 cm K2 Big Kahuna $50 OBO

    178 cm K2 Big Kahuna

    I bought these in gear swap many moons ago. Didn't ski them much. Drilled twice. They are supposed to be very similar (or just a different topsheet) as the Volkl Explosive. I...
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    Looks like this is my future. Yay.

    Looks like this is my future. Yay.
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    True, stuff still looks like shit. On the...

    True, stuff still looks like shit.

    On the plus side you could probably easily add rigid insulation under it. Mine had a layer.
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    I thought this was going to be a thread about...

    I thought this was going to be a thread about getting a quote to remove vinyl siding.

    I had vinyl siding once. It was 15-20 years old, broke if it got touched by anything, brittle and faded. It...
  18. Thread: I hate camping

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    I get my best sleep camping in the woods. Once I...

    I get my best sleep camping in the woods. Once I got a Big Agnes Insulated Air Core it's like sleeping in my own bed.
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    Thanks, I have an appointment booked with an...

    Thanks,

    I have an appointment booked with an endodontist on Friday.
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    Root Canal Failure?

    Anyone have any advice on a possible root canal failure? I had a front tooth (can't remember which one, I think it is the same one as what hurts now) root canal almost 15 years ago after some trauma....
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    I think I prefer a lace up and definitely cannot...

    I think I prefer a lace up and definitely cannot wear anything insulated. My feet sweat to much.
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    Bump. Looks like I am going to need a boot...

    Bump.

    Looks like I am going to need a boot with a safety toe in it. I will be on the job site alot, but not in a trade worker capacity.

    Looks like redwing, composite toe and hiker style are...
  23. It's been in Oregon for 1-2 years now... First...

    It's been in Oregon for 1-2 years now...

    First one I saw was in Bend.

    Yes, it is cool.

    Great for stuff you can't get in a bottle, but typically cheaper per ounce to just buy a 6 pack at the...
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    Aren't there some odd rules with the IRS treating...

    Aren't there some odd rules with the IRS treating Bitcoin as property and not currency?
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    Huh? Wouldn't that just add mileage from Bend? ...

    Huh? Wouldn't that just add mileage from Bend?

    If you are really hard up for camping close to town you could go out Conklin Rd (FS 41 rd) on the way to Bachelor (just past Widgi Creek Golf Course)...
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    Will be open at noon tomorrow. ...

    Will be open at noon tomorrow.

    http://www.ktvz.com/news/cascade-lakes-highway-set-to-open-tuesday/26057906
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    I am doing the exact opposite of what you are...

    I am doing the exact opposite of what you are interested in doing for basically the same reasons.

    A bunch of people on here told me I would be bored and regret it. I don't. I haven't felt as...
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    Like most Americans I just spend my money on...

    Like most Americans I just spend my money on cheap, poorly made consumables so this whole "compound interest" thing is of little interest.
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    I don't think GMO is evil, but also don't know...

    I don't think GMO is evil, but also don't know that it is "safe" (safe for what? to eat? to let lose in the wild? safe for our ecosystems?) or that we know the potential ramifications of releasing it...
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    Heh, good point. Those are the EPA's words not...

    Heh, good point. Those are the EPA's words not mine though.

    I just think the contention that the stuff is as safe as table salt and has no harmful a Effects on animals is a little far fetched.
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    What are the Health Effects? Short-term: EPA...

    What are the Health Effects?
    Short-term: EPA has found glyphosate to potentially cause the following health effects when people are
    exposed to it at levels above the MCL for relatively short...
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    Lets hope the supreme court agrees. You would...

    Lets hope the supreme court agrees.

    You would think that is would go the other way since GMO seed contaminated the non-GMO crops...

    Or when it randomly shows up in your field and kills you...
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    Love it. This is the new thing? My food is...

    Love it.

    This is the new thing? My food is "clean", yours isn't. WTF.
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    I am hoping that the prosecutor doesn't need any...

    I am hoping that the prosecutor doesn't need any convincing to throw the book at your brother.

    You need to convince your parents that your brother needs to do a stint in jail, or court ordered...
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    My experience is that you can get away with alot...

    My experience is that you can get away with alot in term of non-permitted work. That said:

    It is going to suck when you hire an electrician that pulls a permit and the building inspector shows up...
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    This. Kevo is dead on as well. There are a few...

    This. Kevo is dead on as well. There are a few places still doing call when needed firefighters as well. Poudre Fire in CO comes to mind.

    I'm out of this world now, but like Meadow Skipper says,...
  37. You know, the thing where the bankers foreclosing...

    You know, the thing where the bankers foreclosing on houses couldn't prove they owned them...

    I am not a trader, but how difficult can it be to print a report once a week or whatever. If you...
  38. This sounds alot like MERS....

    This sounds alot like MERS....
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    60 miles round trip at 55 on a 1 cylinder 4...

    60 miles round trip at 55 on a 1 cylinder 4 stroke is going to suuuck.

    XR650L = 350#
    XR650R = 280#


    www.thumpertalk.com and advrider.com have an entire subforums dedicated to this stuff. All...
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    I think I first noticed "curate" when a KEXP DJ...

    I think I first noticed "curate" when a KEXP DJ used it 4 times in the span of 3 minutes. Now I hear it everywhere.
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    You mean facilitate a group discussion? ;) ...

    You mean facilitate a group discussion? ;)

    Apparently I am late to the hate on this one. This is the fifth hit on google when you search curate:
    ...
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    The words "cupping" (as in coffee) and curate (as...

    The words "cupping" (as in coffee) and curate (as in everything is now apparently) are getting annoying.

    People that drive 3mph below the speed limit until the road becomes 4 lanes, then suddenly...
  43. .............. Edit, I realize the slippery...

    ..............

    Edit, I realize the slippery slope fallacy I am presenting, and again, I could give a shit about snowboarders at Alta. I just don't see how this same "discrimination" argument...
  44. I think the lawyers actually work for the...

    I think the lawyers actually work for the Department of Justice.
  45. So, you are cool with OHV and mountain bikes...

    So, you are cool with OHV and mountain bikes mixed on busy trail systems? If someone can hike cross country, why can't I take my ATV across that meadow? I can't walk well and you are discriminating...
  46. I am guessing that the USFS is afraid that if...

    I am guessing that the USFS is afraid that if snowboarders can convince a court that their 14th Amendment rights are being violated by the snowboarding ban at Alta then the next lawsuit is going to...
  47. Yes, but that is what is fed to high school...

    Yes, but that is what is fed to high school students. Go to college (no mention of what degree) and get a reasonably well paying job (that requires little physical labor) and it's your ticket to the...
  48. Can someone explain the hand signals that...

    Can someone explain the hand signals that firefighter is using? Random hand movements associated with whatever he is saying into his radio?

    I like how the construction worker was like "ok, your 5...
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