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    Oh, this is great information! Thanks!! Yeah,...

    Oh, this is great information! Thanks!! Yeah, it's always much better to go with actual information than with someone's perception.
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    Mammoth 2021-2022 snow mandate thread.

    I checked the ski app and as of this past April 5 chairs 9 and 25 were still spinning, but I also seem to remember that it was their last weekend and that skiing was going to be out of Main Lodge and...
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    Same here. I'm not going to give them free...

    Same here. I'm not going to give them free advertising.
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    Do I need to attend a presentation about it and I...

    Do I need to attend a presentation about it and I get a steak dinner just for sitting through it?
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    If you decide to take the Velcro somewhere to be...

    If you decide to take the Velcro somewhere to be sewn, and depending on the thickness of where you want it sewn, it may work better to take it to a leather or shoe repair place. Their machines can...
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    Well, yesterday was even more crowded. One hour...

    Well, yesterday was even more crowded. One hour for the drive back to town!

    We are masochistic and we're heading up the mountain again today.

    Our legs are tired, we're probably going to be...
  7. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Sooo cute!

    Sooo cute!
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    We both keep stuff for some of our other hobbies...

    We both keep stuff for some of our other hobbies there. But just like with the bathroom counter, I have to be on my toes, otherwise my workbench would be taken over by gardening things.
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    The snow was better yesterday, but some runs were...

    The snow was better yesterday, but some runs were pretty busy. Chair 4, Rollercoaster was running, and also chair 10, Gold Rush (Solitude had been an oasis away from the crowds but this put an end to...
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    We're here too, with a small group of friends....

    We're here too, with a small group of friends. Two of the group are less experienced and they wanted to warm up on a green run, we took Discovery and that line took forever.

    And then we got on...
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    At least yours throws it into the garage. Around...

    At least yours throws it into the garage. Around here the box would stay in the middle of the hallway next to the front door. I've left a box or two in there for a period of time to see if it bothers...
  12. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Kitty Stoke

    When the kitties started hanging out more around here and we figured out that they had adopted us, we got them some of those nice, plush, comfy beds. They have maybe, maybe used them once for a quick...
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    Random Unthreadworthy Questions

    It's actually Jon Kent, son of Clark Kent and Louis Lane who came out as bisexual.

    And kinda relevant to your rant, Benny, this Robot Chicken skit (audio NSFW, but I mean, if you're watching...
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    I agree on having a good balance between doing...

    I agree on having a good balance between doing things together and having independent activities.

    We were both into the outdoors before meeting (that's how we met each other), so being together...
  15. 1950s house too. The crawlspace only had a couple...

    1950s house too. The crawlspace only had a couple rusty cans and random bits of old construction materials. But the attic had some old paintings (none of them really cool or exciting) and a pair of...
  16. Pressure, temperature, relative humidity,...

    Pressure, temperature, relative humidity, whatever you needed to keep an eye on over time. It has hours marked on the outer edge, and the paper would rotate slowly while the needle would record the...
  17. Part 2: Padded Room Special Collection Of Junk That More Than Likely Will Be NSFW

    https://media0.giphy.com/media/aZ3LDBs1ExsE8/giphy.gif
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    I posted this in the Ikon Pass thread since...

    I posted this in the Ikon Pass thread since someone asked there, but I'm posting it here too in case anyone else is looking and could use notes in a single place instead of having to read all the...
  19. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    That would be fun! Here's my Dolomites notes...

    That would be fun! Here's my Dolomites notes. It's basically cut/paste from a few sources on the internet, the majority of them are from this forum.

    Sorry if anyone sees their comment in there...
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    Great photos! We're planning on going for a...

    Great photos!

    We're planning on going for a couple of weeks in February (that's when our calendars have a good spot for this trip).

    I'm also overwhelmed by the options, but this thread has...
  21. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Well, I guess that there will be several of us in...

    Well, I guess that there will be several of us in the Dolomites this coming year. We're planning on going in February.
  22. As your first port of entry into the USA you'll...

    As your first port of entry into the USA you'll have to go through immigration and then collect all your stuff and go through customs, after which you would normally drop it off again with your...
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    Same here, I wear ankle high boots for all hikes...

    Same here, I wear ankle high boots for all hikes for this reason.




    These look really interesting. I wore Five Ten shoes while they were avilable, their Canyoneers. Excellent sole (Stealth...
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    These Asolo Fugitive...

    These Asolo Fugitive are my midweight hikers. I'm very happy with them, but they may be too "chunky" for your taste.

    For light hiking I have some older version of these Danner Explorer 650...
  25. Daaaammmmn! 10 million for selling bath water?...

    Daaaammmmn! 10 million for selling bath water? Makes you want to start working in Only Fans. Of course, I don't look at all like her. I may need to pay people so that they take my bath water.
  26. Apparently that's a thing! I read recently that...

    Apparently that's a thing! I read recently that some of the famous Only Fans girls are selling their bath water, I guess after working on a video in the bath tub or something.
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    One of the carrots from the garden:

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211101/c9dc5b0bc892559d1e597bef75b464f7.jpg

    I should show it some videos on plant pollination. In slo-mo.
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    Great shots, ESS! It looks really nice right now....

    Great shots, ESS! It looks really nice right now.

    Next weekend Fofette has her wilderness first aid recert in Bishop. I suggested I could drop her off, go ski for the weekend and pick her up on...
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    Did we... just have Glen Plake casually dropping...

    Did we... just have Glen Plake casually dropping by the thread?
  30. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    That's really sad, I'm so sorry to hear this....

    That's really sad, I'm so sorry to hear this. Poor Horatio.
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    I guess most of us wouldn't complain too much: ...

    I guess most of us wouldn't complain too much:

    http://www.thebigskifamily.com/meet-the-family/

    So many questions! Like, for moving around town, does he drive a passenger van everywhere? How...
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    I haven't decided if this annoys me or amuses me,...

    I haven't decided if this annoys me or amuses me, but it definitely makes me roll my eyes at work when someone sends and email saying something like "we'll send two(2) samples."

    Oh, thank you for...
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    Mammoth 2021-2022 snow mandate thread.

    New thread for the new season!

    Some basic info to keep handy:

    Mammoth Mountain:

    Emergency Hotline: 760.934.0611
    CalTrans Road Report: 800.427.ROAD
    Lost & Found / Basket Check Canyon...
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    Just don't be on the mountain on the same day as...

    Just don't be on the mountain on the same day as this family, or you may come home with someone else:

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211027/2e586c1c1b00cecf2aa3d4950eecf8e6.jpg
  35. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Yeah, I guess it's an easy and lazy way to do...

    Yeah, I guess it's an easy and lazy way to do this. For Ikon, it's like "Yeah, just put our logo somewhere on a couple items. Yeah, yeah, that's good, whatever, that'll do" and for Dakine, they just...
  36. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    I wonder if we will actually see anyone wearing...

    I wonder if we will actually see anyone wearing these new Ikon Pass gear from Dakine:

    https://www.dakine.com/collections/now-trending
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    Cool videos! It was a fun season, even if it...

    Cool videos! It was a fun season, even if it didn't last through the 4th of July, like other years.

    Opening day has been moved to a week from tomorrow! We are planning on being there for our first...
  38. Maybe that's what will end up saving us from the...

    Maybe that's what will end up saving us from the takeover of the world by robot overlords.

    https://youtu.be/PZMRcrGix8Q
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    Not for me, I can get all items in the shopping...

    Not for me, I can get all items in the shopping list. Some internet purchase deliveries are taking a little bit longer, but that's a different issue, and it's not terrible, a day or two longer than...
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    That's good that you found some pants! I'll try...

    That's good that you found some pants! I'll try to remember to come back and post my thoughts on the HH pants once I have a chance to ski in them, in case anyone else checks this thread out looking...
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    I've been following this thread because I was...

    I've been following this thread because I was looking for new pants and your list of requirements is pretty much exactly like mine.

    I just ordered these Helly Hansen Garibaldi pants. They seem to...
  42. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Wow, you're really good at felting!! BTW, I got...

    Wow, you're really good at felting!! BTW, I got the needle that you recommend for mending the toys, works great!




    Absolutely refuses to do Downward Dog.

    I guess cats would find our yoga...
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    I don't think I've shared this one. Bluebird...

    I don't think I've shared this one. Bluebird weekend at Mammoth, probably around this past March.

    We were coming down one of the blue/black runs, and we saw below us a group of people stopped and...
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    The Home-made Pizza thread

    This is just a rant, since I don't have any pics to share today. A while ago we had a pizza from a guy that sells in farmers markets and pop-up places (like taco truck nights at the park, etc). We...
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    That's great! On both accounts. A friend of mine...

    That's great! On both accounts. A friend of mine has a son that just couldn't find his footing in life (it didn't help at all that his older sister is the kind of person that excels at school and...
  46. Thread: Watcha cookin'?

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    For fermentation we use these: ...

    For fermentation we use these:

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211015/c894bfa20a328c365b63ac413a780440.jpg


    Soligt weight and a lid that allows gas release (and you can mark when you put...
  47. Thread: Fantastic Fungi

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    He does look like a fun person to hang out with....

    He does look like a fun person to hang out with. Also the mushroom foraging groups look fun. There's probably some overlap in the Venn diagram of mushroom foragers and tele skiers.

    I'll look for...
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    We watched it last night. Good documentary! And I...

    We watched it last night. Good documentary! And I now want to find some Psilocybes.
  49. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211015/5b3a72a4...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211015/5b3a72a459b9148297a353622ec2dd63.jpg

    This is Tabby, out mostly outdoor cat. She comes in for food but does like to play with KQ's wool toys.
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    Nice kitty toes!

    Nice kitty toes!
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