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    Yeah, his story and the others who have already...

    Yeah, his story and the others who have already 'settled' are bad form for BC.com. Hopefully they come through with what they're stating their intentions are.
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    This. It happens a LOT in the entrepreneurial...

    This. It happens a LOT in the entrepreneurial world. Someone has a great idea and sings for money and ultimately sells too much of their company stock and lose control. The investor wants to lean out...
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    You should read the latest on this....BC.com and...

    You should read the latest on this....BC.com and Marquette have come together with BC.com dropping their suit and the two of them collaborating for marketing his skis. They also fired their IP legal...
  4. ...Yeah, Schweitzer was really about the...

    ...Yeah, Schweitzer was really about the same,even into the nineties. But with the uprise of snowboards and fat skis, it all changed. We used to ski powder for two days without it being trashed out....
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    Depending on how close you want to be up the...

    Depending on how close you want to be up the valley, Interlaken is a great place to stay. The train ride to Lauterbrunnen is like 20 minutes or something. It's all pretty close and Interlaken is less...
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    It's a step. Let's see how it plays out. They...

    It's a step. Let's see how it plays out. They have a ways to go before they get forgiven by many. Not all will, either so this is an expensive lesson for them.
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    I don't know that they bought the rights to use...

    I don't know that they bought the rights to use 'backcountry' in their marketing so much as having forced cease-and-desist settlements by virtue of their trademark rights of having registered the...
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    They placed the CEO and I seriously doubt he went...

    They placed the CEO and I seriously doubt he went forward with all this activity without them either suggesting/demanding it or at least green-lighting it. Their a PE firm; not surprising. It's a...
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    https://www.ksl.com/article/46669557/backcountryco...

    https://www.ksl.com/article/46669557/backcountrycom-ceo-apologizes-for-trademark-lawsuits-against-other-companies-using-backcountry

    It's pretty weak IMO. They dropped the suit against the...
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    FIFY

    FIFY
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    I don't know if this was already posted but there...

    I don't know if this was already posted but there is a GoFundMe set up to fight this BS. Here is the link. I put in a donation.
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    Exactly. What I don't understand is the argument...

    Exactly. What I don't understand is the argument to go Standard Time year round when DST is in place for about 8 months out of the year already. In either summer or winter, I get up in the morning,...
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    ^^ Um, yeah, noun or pronoun....I'm an engineer...

    ^^ Um, yeah, noun or pronoun....I'm an engineer and many decades past my last english lesson....
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    That's actually a pretty interesting parallel to...

    That's actually a pretty interesting parallel to the backcountry issue. Backcountry is a descriptor as both a noun and pronoun. Noun: Place or thing, not unlike 'I'm heading to the backcountry in the...
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    In case anyone's wondering and it hasn't been...

    In case anyone's wondering and it hasn't been posted (didn't wade through this whole thread), here are the brands owned by TSG. I'm not going to shop any of these companies so long as this...
  16. Yeah, Sears Canada went separate in 2012 and out...

    Yeah, Sears Canada went separate in 2012 and out in 2018(?). Sears in the far off land of the United States is still around but greatly reduced in number of storefronts.
  17. Sears is still around, just smaller. Craftsman is...

    Sears is still around, just smaller. Craftsman is good stuff for the money and can be found at Sears, Lowes, Ace(?) or online. Shop it online and see who's got the best offer for what you want.
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    I really don't care if we get rid of the time...

    I really don't care if we get rid of the time changes but, if we do, I want all-time DST. Having that extra hour of daylight in the summer is what makes mountain biking and golfing around here so...
  19. Second from top on this page, JONG.

    Second from top on this page, JONG.
  20. Has a strange fetish for pigs and potatoes.

    Has a strange fetish for pigs and potatoes.
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    Message the seller and ask him/her to provide...

    Message the seller and ask him/her to provide some kind of validation to the claim. Then, if he/she is able to provide proof, it's up to you how much you want to spend on a pair of skis that were...
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    You want us to get off your lawn?

    You want us to get off your lawn?
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    Yeah, I've got him on FB, too. He moves around a...

    Yeah, I've got him on FB, too. He moves around a lot!
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    Yeah, I knew that. He's skied a little but really...

    Yeah, I knew that. He's skied a little but really into the bike. I know he was recently in Lucerne hiking around the mountains. Maybe that will get his ski juices flowing a bit.
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    You're right, I didn't get the joke. Still don't,...

    You're right, I didn't get the joke. Still don't, I guess. Oh well....
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    He's here.

    He's here.
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    Yep, them.

    Yep, them.
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    His TR on Pyramid Peak is what got me to join...

    His TR on Pyramid Peak is what got me to join this place. He really put some good stuff here for a long while. I don't know what kind of shit happened with him but he had some epic posts for awhile....
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    The damaged edge is now the outside edge of the...

    The damaged edge is now the outside edge of the ski. Ptex the base and ski it until it fails, which may be never. Prepare sacrifice for ULLR and get new skis when/if these fail.
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    Yeah, well..who didn't?

    Yeah, well..who didn't?
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    Jesus, dude got around. He never slept at my...

    Jesus, dude got around. He never slept at my house but I did ski with him once. He went to grad school where I live so we wound up meeting to ski one day.
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    Dynastar X96 or X106 are both excellent skis. For...

    Dynastar X96 or X106 are both excellent skis. For my daily driver, I use the 96 but the 106 works reasonably well, too. My only issue with it as a daily is my knees get worked on groomers. But it...
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    Sticky: I found this inspiring video of an acceptance...

    I found this inspiring video of an acceptance speech Tate provided for winning this award, "5Point Film Festival … “Mountain In The Hallway” Wins “Most Inspirational” Award" in May of this year. It's...
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    Sticky: Wow, that's terrible news. He was always...

    Wow, that's terrible news. He was always entertaining and had an awesome lust for life. Really sad for his wife and family plus all of his TGR family. RIP Tate, you're missed already. Damn...

    Todd...
  35. I had a couple pair of VR17 back in the day, one...

    I had a couple pair of VR17 back in the day, one which was a race stock pair. I didn't really notice anything too stiff about them but they were also in 207 so more leverage to make them bend. Plus I...
  36. I didn't go through this entire thread but also...

    I didn't go through this entire thread but also thought of the RC112. I was going to say the Squads, too but noticed they were mentioned a few times early in the thread. RC112 was way more than I...
  37. https://media.istockphoto.com/photos/portrait-of-y...

    https://media.istockphoto.com/photos/portrait-of-young-elegant-tango-dancers-picture-id603855584?k=6&m=603855584&s=612x612&w=0&h=g_d6P9Rt8OMAWWcMlIRbRAvqQCsoDGCqa4tCbvnr43Y=

    Seriously, need I say...
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    C'mon, man.....keep this shit in PollyAss and...

    C'mon, man.....keep this shit in PollyAss and quit fucking up other forums. You should be better than that.
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    I've gotta go with this. I think he made Hendrix...

    I've gotta go with this. I think he made Hendrix proud.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgIB1OL09H0
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    Still too early for me... I'm still riding and...

    Still too early for me... I'm still riding and golfing. Good you got out and kept your streak alive, though.
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    Hey Mike - were you up there with Landon?

    Hey Mike - were you up there with Landon?
  42. ^^ Known rule breaker. (Wow, crazy that this...

    ^^ Known rule breaker.

    (Wow, crazy that this thread has gone on for 14 years...)
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    Mike Roth, AD at Gonzaga made an interesting...

    Mike Roth, AD at Gonzaga made an interesting comment. Noting that basketball has many more international players than football, he commented on how popular Rui Hochimura is in Japan and that, had Rui...
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    The schools in the big media markets will make...

    The schools in the big media markets will make out on this while those in small markets like WSU will suffer greatly. The national companies like Nike will invest in elite athletes located in the big...
  45. fantasies of being an alien probe

    fantasies of being an alien probe
  46. ^^ Date raped by Kermit the Frog

    ^^ Date raped by Kermit the Frog
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    Regarding mtngirl, I think this series, earlier...

    Regarding mtngirl, I think this series, earlier in this thread, is what got her. Judging from Splat's comment at the end of this sequence, I am not surprised she's been banned. This thread got run...
  48. Thread: "The Turn"

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    The turn has turned... First snow in Spokane in...

    The turn has turned... First snow in Spokane in September since 1926 is predicted for this weekend.
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    Those look like you selected them to complement...

    Those look like you selected them to complement your Members Only jacket.
  50. Thread: "The Turn"

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    Snow at Mission Ridge today...

    Snow at Mission Ridge today...
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