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  1. I'm a believer in the "genius of the and". ...

    I'm a believer in the "genius of the and".

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  2. It is funny how this place preaches "community...

    It is funny how this place preaches "community self moderation" or variants of that theme but is almost superhuman in its circling of the wagons if BS behavior gets called out. The owners are the...
  3. I suppose it is answer enough if you assume the...

    I suppose it is answer enough if you assume the owners/mods are cowards and weasels. I'm hoping they will prove otherwise. I mean if TGR is more about porn and masturbation and being a "he man woman...
  4. I saw something a while ago where TGR pitched...

    I saw something a while ago where TGR pitched itself as the most "open and honest" outdoor site (or something like that). I asked simple questions. I'm still waiting for an official owner/mod...
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    If you guys showed any integrity in your...

    If you guys showed any integrity in your "moderation" your "fuck you"might hold water. By what you have tolerated (and even supported) before doing this, you have shown you are just a run of the mill...
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    So what you are saying is that the moderation...

    So what you are saying is that the moderation team's affirmative protection of outright racism and misogyny in recent days and the past few years came from "up the food chain"? That the pathetic...
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    This. ^^^^ People not comfortable with...

    This. ^^^^

    People not comfortable with off-piste skiing or who had carve-specific skis did not seem terribly happy. Fortunately they seemed small in number. It might have been beneficial for xtal...
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    Funnier and funnier. And sadder and sadder. ...

    Funnier and funnier. And sadder and sadder.

    Some of the same folks who act all self-righteous about "pervs" like Weinstein are all upset that they are being called out on creating an environment...
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    Obviously limited terrain. Top 2/3 of Queens was...

    Obviously limited terrain. Top 2/3 of Queens was nice low angle ankle to boot top powder for a bunch of runs - kind of wish I'd brought the Protests. It transitioned to heavier cutup a bit before the...
  10. I'll ignore your other post and go with your...

    I'll ignore your other post and go with your suggestion/request here - and wait for my questions to be answered. That said - I know for a fact a number of folks have hit the "report" button for both...
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    Funniest thread ever. It is a hoot to watch the...

    Funniest thread ever. It is a hoot to watch the pathetics howl while mtngirl pwns you for your idiot "He Man Woman Hater Club" mindset. Is porn really the most important thing to you here? More than...
  12. Why does TGR value porn more than skiers and skiing?

    This is for mods & the owners - not the masses who have already weighed in elsewhere.

    There has been much discussion about the porn being posted in NSFW threads on TGR.

    This leads to several...
  13. So... Looping back to the beginning of the...

    So...



    Looping back to the beginning of the thread...this kind of "humor" is often camouflage for those who do the deeds you were scratching your head about. Don't be sucked into their game....
  14. ...to Part 2. Contemplate the message...

    ...to Part 2.

    Contemplate the message broadcast to half our prospective members by most of that thread. And what it says about the local attitude. Talk about objectification. Does anyone not see a...
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    New planks for AK? :D

    New planks for AK?

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    If you are seriously thinking about a new one,...

    If you are seriously thinking about a new one, consider a few things:

    1) The touch bar. I hate it. I really regret getting it. Play with it a bunch before buying. Best I can tell, perfect touch...
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    UHMWPE base material is crazy dense, virtually...

    UHMWPE base material is crazy dense, virtually non-reactive, and has no pores of the standard mythological type.

    I'd like an explanation of how the heck anything penetrates that stuff and splices...
  18. Spoken like a true privileged snowflake. Sorry if...

    Spoken like a true privileged snowflake. Sorry if your delicate ego is bruised by reality. Just sayin... ;)
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    A guy whose animated avatar just about defines...

    A guy whose animated avatar just about defines hostile environment is pontificating about sexual harassment? Really?

    You guys must really scratch your heads about why so few women even give this...
  20. Pretty sad to see so many privileged whiners...

    Pretty sad to see so many privileged whiners accuse others of being selfish or self-indulgent or meaaan. You guys are doing a fine job of 1) demonstrating that mtngirl is right about power...
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    How are you holding up? Hope you are on the...

    How are you holding up? Hope you are on the healing road...
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    I don't think anyone is invalidating anything or...

    I don't think anyone is invalidating anything or anyone.

    Yes, Monica was legally an adult - and had the ability to act as an adult from a legal perspective. So no one here is talking about rape....
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    There are plenty of male maggots who spew plenty...

    There are plenty of male maggots who spew plenty of stupid stuff. Often not just letting it stand as obvious opinion, but portraying it as fact. When was the last time you told one of them to throw...
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    It is not about the clothes. A whole lot of...

    It is not about the clothes.

    A whole lot of the posts on this thread are Exhibit A for why Weinstein got away with it for so long. Even ones where people are trying to hold some sort of bogus...
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    This. x 10

    This. x 10
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    How about taking the less-than-informed political...

    How about taking the less-than-informed political commentary to polyass?

    We could have a very nice discussion about how lobbying-driven agricultural forest management, and lax regulations (of...
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    A couple of shots from near Tipsoo...

    A couple of shots from near Tipsoo Lake/410/Naches Peak late Thursday afternoon. More than a bit worrisome.

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    That's some seriously ignorant racist garbage you...

    That's some seriously ignorant racist garbage you thought was "too good to pass up".
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    Points to the guy in DC who looked directly at...

    Points to the guy in DC who looked directly at the sun.
  30. LOL No lift bar assist needed. At least for a...

    LOL No lift bar assist needed. At least for a season or two. :)

    This was on 410 where we were in the middle of a line of cars doing about speed limit. Most folks were pretty reasonable. The space...
  31. I like the Audi system in both contexts. In test...

    I like the Audi system in both contexts. In test drives, I liked the Subaru better in tight traffic.

    I agree about the turning thing. Also, the Audi system sometimes thinks a right exit is where...
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    Probably not likely to impact many folks - but it...

    Probably not likely to impact many folks - but it looks like 410 Chinook Pass is closed through the weekend. So much for the back way through...
  33. Earlier this year I was up in the air between a...

    Earlier this year I was up in the air between a subie with EyeSight and an Audi with the "equivalent". Got the Audi. But I was also mighty impressed with the Subaru.

    Once you have that kind of...
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    Please keep your stupidity in polyass....

    Please keep your stupidity in polyass....
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    It is good when someone knows their passion. :)

    It is good when someone knows their passion. :)
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    So leave the strap off...then no strap. Still...

    So leave the strap off...then no strap. Still light & grippy...put strap on when you want...if ever...

    That said - in my case, probably wanker flops...
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    So that's like $99 in today's dollars? :D

    So that's like $99 in today's dollars? :D
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    Like I said at the beginning - these:...

    Like I said at the beginning - these: https://www.astraldesigns.com/shop/footwear/mens/filipe#FIMBLP

    Good flip-flops. But can function like a solid sandal. The heel straps weigh nothing and take...
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    Starting to look like Donald J. Trump & Kim Jung...

    Starting to look like Donald J. Trump & Kim Jung Un may be accepting a joint lifetime achievement award for Planet Earth sometime soon....

    Odds?
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    Astrals (flipflops w/removable heel strap)

    Astrals (flipflops w/removable heel strap)
  41. For a variety of reasons commercial stuff like...

    For a variety of reasons commercial stuff like that can be less than optimal at home. Maybe consider two high end residential ones (if space is an issue - maybe stacked Fisher Paykels). Probably no...
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    No. I did it after a stupid fall (right after...

    No. I did it after a stupid fall (right after getting back on a groomer :redface: ) where one ski slashed the other and sliced a decent chunk of the bamboo at the edge and on top - left a bunch of...
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    My experience with hardwood veneers has been...

    My experience with hardwood veneers has been nothing but good. Light, great feel, and so far quite durable. My hardwood GPOs have seen moderate use over a season and a half & look great.

    The...
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    Well, Google might try to stop that trend :) ...

    Well, Google might try to stop that trend :)

    It is not a zero sum game at the moment. But the wind does not seem to favor old school ad venues. FB, Google and others seem to be sucking the blood...
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    Another quarter another bump. Paging...

    Another quarter another bump.

    Paging @PunditProfane to the white courtesy phone. Your fans are awaiting your continued insights about how FB was a dog at the IPO price.... :)
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    If you have a spare few days, do the grand tour...

    If you have a spare few days, do the grand tour :)

    http://www.canoekayak.com/elwha-unplugged/
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    I don't understand the problem. There was an...

    I don't understand the problem. There was an interview with some guy in the NYT the other day. He said you just pay twelve bucks a year and you are good to go....
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    But any form of extender will require power......

    But any form of extender will require power... Eero mesh points will run ethernet backhaul or wireless. Amplifi does not (and hangs right at the outlet). I forget about the other similar systems. Of...
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    In all likelihood, you want just a modem...

    In all likelihood, you want just a modem connected to your ISP. Then that goes to a router + WAP or a combo router+WAP. Most units these days are a combo. Most seem to have 4 or so ethernet ports....
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    Been looking into this class of issue a bit...

    Been looking into this class of issue a bit lately. I have not played with one (yet). But the Amplifi and Eero systems seem to be shaping up. Amplifi meshpoints do not have ethernet ports. Eero's do....
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