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    Technicians? I didn't know we have technicians in...

    Technicians? I didn't know we have technicians in the house.
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    well it kinda seems like the breakers were...

    well it kinda seems like the breakers were labeled, right?

    You were a small business owner, how did you react when the customers came with the threatening legal mumbo jumbo?
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    @goldenboy There is actually quite a bit of good...

    @goldenboy There is actually quite a bit of good skiing up past the Christmas Tree Zones. Unfortunately, it is XC.

    @Simple dropped the knowledge on skiing in Colorado. Basically, it snows in on...
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    I mean there is a question about how the panel...

    I mean there is a question about how the panel got wet and I'm not sure the Mega Karen demands that 'Tukey makes will get you phone call even returned...

    some Sparky have A+ handwriting with a...
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    I think Rideit gets that, at least now he does. I...

    I think Rideit gets that, at least now he does. I think the point is that the ship has sailed. If you pull the panel cover, you will hopefully see each circuit labeled on the romex as is comes into...
  6. Thanks ya'll for all the old school stoke! It...

    Thanks ya'll for all the old school stoke! It gets me excited to bring my IKON to Great Scott and the High T.
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    As some one with no skin in the game, watching...

    As some one with no skin in the game, watching strictly for the riveting sociology, I have one question. When FTX is called an exchange that's a misnomer right? They are/were functioning more like...
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    Re: Vasquez Rd. The dirties kinda ruined it by...

    Re: Vasquez Rd. The dirties kinda ruined it by literally making piles of shit. The FS managed it by closing it. There are still places to camp beyond the closure but pay attention. The twig pigs...
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    Which is basically like going to the store and...

    Which is basically like going to the store and buying a tree. Seriously, look at the permit. Use a map. Bring snowshoes. What do you expect if you drive this silly FS route with the rest of the...
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    True, my point was more about optimization and...

    True, my point was more about optimization and avoiding the trap where one is illiquid and has to borrow though inefficient means like car loans and credit cards. Its really more about scenario...
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    I'm guessing Danno has PERA which is only about...

    I'm guessing Danno has PERA which is only about $32billion underfunded. Its all really just mental accounting of the personal balance sheet and income statement. Someone with more liquid lower risk...
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    Danno, what's this hypothetical investment that...

    Danno, what's this hypothetical investment that outperforms cash by 4% with no principal or liquidity risk? Because that's what your example assumes.

    Home repairs
    Medical bills
    Family...
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    OK, so ya'll talking about some marginal return...

    OK, so ya'll talking about some marginal return plus loss of liquidity as being preferred to cash better not be financing anything other that your house. People love to act real smart with their...
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    Kirkland Wool Socks winter time daily driver FTW...

    Kirkland Wool Socks winter time daily driver FTW [/cool kid TGR speak]

    Darn Tough socks pretty much suck if you ask me. But yeah Costco. Snacks, coffee, laundry detergent, TP, frozen fish,...
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    The income and population statistic that always...

    The income and population statistic that always hits home for me is the amount of households in the Denver Metro with annual incomes >$200K. It's something like 3% of almost 3million. And why...
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    Retiring or something else? I get job offers to...

    Retiring or something else? I get job offers to be a Project Manager all the time. I'm not ready for that quite yet...or never.
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    This, of coarse, may change but right now...

    This, of coarse, may change but right now everyone has the choice of where they go to work. The applies to employees, sub contractors and businesses. Unreasonable customer used to really stress me...
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    TBS gets it. Fred has the same business model as...

    TBS gets it. Fred has the same business model as your bro. I went full fuck it and just do it all myself.
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    No inflation whining here but I'm no 1%ers (is...

    No inflation whining here but I'm no 1%ers (is that measured on net worth or income? I do better than one or the other). You've heard this before, I try and listen to what you say but your smart...
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    For now, yes. But Freddy and I are basically...

    For now, yes. But Freddy and I are basically working for either a. the 1% or b. the fake 1% the are fixing to get burned bad by whatever game they are playing.
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    Jongy, I generally agree with you except I'm the...

    Jongy, I generally agree with you except I'm the dumbass that really prefers to pay people to work not to not work.
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    I love it! I'm usually the best Spanish speaking...

    I love it! I'm usually the best Spanish speaking Gringo on the job. I just reupped my Babble.com subscription, tax deductible of coarse. I might transition from trim nerd to bilingual project...
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    Fuck you Fred! I can't afford to keep up with...

    Fuck you Fred! I can't afford to keep up with your per diems. Now your Mexicans are driving out my white trash from K Town so I can't get shit done!

    For the record, I'm not against affordable...
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    I'd ask you what the fuck you are talking about...

    I'd ask you what the fuck you are talking about but you don't even know that! I'm not blaming anyone for anything. I'm just trying a bit to give a state of what's going on around here. I'm glad...
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    ^^^agreed. The problem is real. Not for me. ...

    ^^^agreed. The problem is real. Not for me. What we are talking about is around here the solution appears to be whine about affordable housing and see if you can get someone to subsidizing housing...
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    So ya'll are against subsidized housing for those...

    So ya'll are against subsidized housing for those making 100% of AGI and you are in favor of the service industry and governments having to pay whatever wage in necessary to attract qualified labor? ...
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    The construction industry is "paying more". Its...

    The construction industry is "paying more". Its part of what makes housing so expensive. But in our silly little bubble communities with white people and ski lifts, the other industries don't...
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    Honest question, its UBI touted as the answer to...

    Honest question, its UBI touted as the answer to "not enough good paying jobs"? So you just keep giving people money until they can afford a market rate place to live? Do you have to work for that?...
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    I'm glad you find it fun. Its the least I can do...

    I'm glad you find it fun. Its the least I can do for you. Unlike Fred, I quit even trying to have employees or subs so I didn't work this weekend. He takes more vacations and has a sweeter bike...
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    JongyDude, why you looking for a fight? Your...

    JongyDude, why you looking for a fight? Your macro primer is exactly what I've been saying. The part your missing not living here is that the whos who of Cocktail Party Circuit that want to run the...
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    You're on the swinging at piρatas that ain't...

    You're on the swinging at piρatas that ain't there team now too? Build costs around here start at around $400/sq. ft. and go up from there. If you can't afford it, we just move on to the next guy. ...
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    In case ya'll didn't know, Fred and I have a...

    In case ya'll didn't know, Fred and I have a contract with the Chamber of Commerce.

    I don't know anyone in the trades doing the "help wanted" thing. All we do is shuffle the employees around...
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    Is the end of the movie written yet? Is it...

    Is the end of the movie written yet? Is it happily ever after on a beach, dead from the Russian's or pound me in the ass prison?

    Remember when the internet used to be fun? Play along with me...
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    I was gonna calculate with subsidy per unit. Do...

    I was gonna calculate with subsidy per unit. Do you know what their 100% AGI number is? I mean who wouldn't want to be the family with 120% AGI, a nice place in Breck with guaranteed return with no...
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    https://www.summitdaily.com/news/town-of-breckenri...

    https://www.summitdaily.com/news/town-of-breckenridge-takes-a-look-at-workforce-development-that-would-address-the-missing-middle/

    Boom! @JongyDude Us in the construction industry understand how...
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    Don't worry...the government is coming to save...

    Don't worry...the government is coming to save us!

    We are now moving the goal posts so the benchmark for subsidized housing is "wants to live here" and "is OK shoveling snow in May".

    Where do...
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    Pretty much. I find it entertaining. There are...

    Pretty much. I find it entertaining. There are some pretty fun YouTubes about meme stocks, tradfin, fraud and such regarding FTX.

    Beats the hell out of political and pandemic bullshit spewing...
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    Door mountain water and ice is stupid. It takes...

    Door mountain water and ice is stupid. It takes up so much room. That said, if done properly 1/4 ice maker lines function like any other supply line. Use stainless. Have a real shut off valve...
  39. People....this is the deal of deals. Qs are a...

    People....this is the deal of deals. Qs are a seriously rad ski that blends old and new very well. And Wardens are the answer to the one boot to rule everything ski area binding.
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    ISBD, are you sure you didn't work for me at...

    ISBD, are you sure you didn't work for me at somepoint? You can make scribes out of a pencil and a block of wood. Just do the math and tape the pencil to the block. Often it is more accurate that...
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    Nice, one for all occasions...like shoes. I...

    Nice, one for all occasions...like shoes. I laugh when I see the culture war being waged by proxy in choice of vehicle. Hopefully lifed Platimum F150 guy can get along with Telsa guy when they are...
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    Yeah, but you only need a truck 14% of the time. ...

    Yeah, but you only need a truck 14% of the time. You should get a RAV4 and a utility trailer. It would be so much more practical.
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    The "Better Way" is to correct the customer...

    The "Better Way" is to correct the customer everytime he says "deck" and say "you mean roof". I've repaired, replaced and built a ton of these. All designs have their problems. MasterSeal over...
  44. Hey nerds! Freeride skiing required the mastery...

    Hey nerds! Freeride skiing required the mastery of more that one type of turn. Sometimes you use more counter, sometimes you use less. The biggest think is it take effort to not suck at skiing. ...
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    OK, so there is quite a bit of helpful info given...

    OK, so there is quite a bit of helpful info given so far. I think the biggest question to ask yourself is "what you want you vacation to look like and whether you are willing to put in the effort to...
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    You're not a trim carpenter till you've nailed a...

    You're not a trim carpenter till you've nailed a pocket door. First thing do is write "no nails" behind the pocket door base. But generally, fuck pocket doors.
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    That's the scoop! I heard the same thing...

    That's the scoop! I heard the same thing yesterday at the gym. I'll wait until it's open to the top.
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    Wait...you went Walden>Wolcott via Gore Pass in a...

    Wait...you went Walden>Wolcott via Gore Pass in a snow storm? Trough Rd. would have been the way.
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    But I mean really...how baller are you if you...

    But I mean really...how baller are you if you gotta get back to the city on Monday midday? Traffic was backed up past Tabernash to Red Dirt at 10:30. Work was peaceful however. I'm gonna wait for...
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    So what are we supposed to do? Elect better...

    So what are we supposed to do? Elect better politicians?

    The Law of Unintended Consequences seems high with this one.
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