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    Fail again at reading the fineprint. While at the...

    Fail again at reading the fineprint. While at the top for the current condition, it identifies it at 4200ft, the forecast is for 8236ft:
    "ABOUT THIS FORECAST. Point Forecast: 10 Miles ENE Mt Baker...
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    I'm guessing you missed the fine print on the Mt...

    I'm guessing you missed the fine print on the Mt Baker NOAA forecast. ABOUT THIS FORECAST: Point Forecast: Mt Baker WA, 48.78°N 121.81°W (Elev. 10070 ft)

    NOAA's forecast is for the actual Mt...
  3. I chose to agree with this. In past years, there...

    I chose to agree with this. In past years, there have been lots of awesome november pow days after a big storm with barely any base underneath, so no reason the rest of the season can't be great,...
  4. Same here. 2 weeks ago sunday storm skiing was...

    Same here. 2 weeks ago sunday storm skiing was awesome. No lines, no crowds, refills all day with conditions getting better as the day went on...
  5. No longer true in BC. Things changed in march...

    No longer true in BC. Things changed in march 2013. Family relations act (35 yrs old) was scrapped in favour of the Family Law act. Common law (which happens automatically after 2 yrs cohabitation)...
  6. Gotta admit, I've never understood the concept...

    Gotta admit, I've never understood the concept that a marriage contract (a piece of paper) can make someone feel trapped (when compared to solid non-marriage commitment), or conversely make someone...
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    The sergeant-at-arms (Sergeant Vickers) walking...

    The sergeant-at-arms (Sergeant Vickers) walking into the house of commons with a heavy golden staff (ceremonial mace) is a daily occurrence when the parliament is in session. Its simply ceremonial...
  8. The fact that something is being investigated...

    The fact that something is being investigated doesn't mean its at fault. Only conclusions of investigations are notable IMO. Dozens of aspects of the accident were investigated. Was the fact that...
  9. The gawker article you posted is full of...

    The gawker article you posted is full of misconstrued and overblown information based a quick question in a radio interview that was mostly about latest F1 news. The journalist at the heart of this...
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    Oh really? I guess the significant drop in...

    Oh really? I guess the significant drop in impaired driving deaths is a coincidence?

    The 5 yr average of alcohol related driving deaths was 114 deaths/year prior to the change in sept 2010 ...
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    post avy video footage on cbc shows the slide...

    post avy video footage on cbc shows the slide path : http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2013/03/19/bc-whistler-avalanche.html
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    my 2 cents (even though the decision is already...

    my 2 cents (even though the decision is already made):
    My understanding is that when looking at transcripts, grad schools and scholarship decision makers look at your GPA and emphasize the grades...
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    hmmm, they updated their 7am report to 34cm...

    hmmm, they updated their 7am report to 34cm overnight and 46 cm in 24hrs...

    16cm less makes me feel only slightly better about being stuck in the city...
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    confirmed fake: "A Montreal animation school has...

    confirmed fake:
    "A Montreal animation school has fessed up that the "Golden Eagle Snatches Kid" on YouTube is a fake, created by three students in its three-year animation and digital design degree...
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    Thanks for the link to the forms, it made the...

    Thanks for the link to the forms, it made the process super easy.
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    We scored some DINKs !!! :D :D

    We scored some DINKs !!! :D :D
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    You should be able to get HDTV over the air for...

    You should be able to get HDTV over the air for free with an HD antenna as long as your TV has an ATSC tuner (any 36in TV newer than 2005 should have it)

    For the HD antenna, you can either buy one...
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    No doubt that the Whistler course is much...

    No doubt that the Whistler course is much wimpier, but there was still plenty of crashing and comedic carnage...
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    BTW you forgot the search function : ...

    BTW you forgot the search function :

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/130133-TR-How-far-would-you-go-to-win-some-season-s-passes-to-Whistler-Blackcomb
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    similar, but the course is not as gnarly... ...

    similar, but the course is not as gnarly...


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sChIxr-rS3I
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    Have you cleaned the rubber gasket in the door...

    Have you cleaned the rubber gasket in the door opening with bleach solution (3/4 cup per gal) ? Our Kenmore's manual says to wipe it with bleach solution, let sit for 5 min then wipe dry to remove...
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    PCT = percentage: in this case, I'm pretty sure...

    PCT = percentage: in this case, I'm pretty sure its average attendance as a percentage of seating capacity.
    I think some of the arenas (blackhawks) allow for some standing room which explains why...
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    It was a Primex cart he used on the 50 km stretch...

    It was a Primex cart he used on the 50 km stretch of road from the Pacific ocean to nechako reservoir and another 50 km + stretch of road near Prince George . He mailed the cart home after the BC leg...
  24. Do the math on how much the percentage point...

    Do the math on how much the percentage point difference makes over the lifetime of the loan. This will give you a better idea of how much you are negotiating for.

    For example, on a 5yr loan for...
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    Might not be the cheapest option but Quick...

    Might not be the cheapest option but Quick Shuttle has 5 northbound trips from Seattle Airport to Vancouver daily.

    http://www.quickcoach.com/schedule.htm
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    Whistler Question story:...

    Whistler Question story: http://www.whistlerquestion.com/article/20120306/WHISTLER01/120309990/-1/whistler/snowmobiler-rescued-from-brandywine-slide-source

    Province confirming death :...
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    From CFSA: Ski star remains in critical...

    From CFSA:

    Ski star remains in critical condition after successful surgery

    Sarah Burke competing at the Copper Grand Prix earlier this season

    SAINTE-ADÈLE, QUEBEC (January 12, 2012)– The...
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    http://i557.photobucket.com/albums/ss19/Endurimil/...

    http://i557.photobucket.com/albums/ss19/Endurimil/motivational/249640_2086499970212_1476558124_2339186_5641365_n.jpg
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    Danielle = not a douchebag....

    Danielle = not a douchebag. http://www.daniellebaker.com/weddings

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniellebakerphotography/sets/

    I can't say I've dealt with her professionally as a wedding...
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    I use wide-mouth mason jars (0.5 or 1 L sizes)...

    I use wide-mouth mason jars (0.5 or 1 L sizes) with a vacuum sealer attachment that sucks the air out of the jar (which speeds up the marinating).

    Obviously not a good technique for really large...
  31. The workman's comp claim states that "attempts...

    The workman's comp claim states that "attempts were made to adopt out the dogs with only limited success". There's no detail at all in terms of what these attempts were.
    Initially, there were...
  32. live video feed of qualifiers: ...

    live video feed of qualifiers:
    http://live.freestyle-solution.net/mo.php?c=861ffcb3-947f-4124-b2b0-00908e7f2157

    Live webcast of finals starting at 15:30 ET: ...
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    Yes, he's definitely hardcore.... Not Russian...

    Yes, he's definitely hardcore.... Not Russian though: his heritage is Czech with some French mixed in for good measure.




    Mosquitoes were definitely challenging in that part of the country. I...
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    From today's whistler backcountry avalanche...

    From today's whistler backcountry avalanche advisory:
    "Travel Advisory:

    We have received approximately 45 mm of precipitation in the past couple of days. There was some rain at least to 2200 m,...
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    OTA (over the air) HDTV ? If you have an ATSC...

    OTA (over the air) HDTV ?

    If you have an ATSC tuner in your TV (Most newer TVs do), you can get the HD feed of your local stations FREE with just an antenna....

    You can buy an antenna, or you...
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    Pear Almond Tart with Black Currant Jam ...

    Pear Almond Tart with Black Currant Jam

    http://www.cookworks.ca/site_assets/www.cookworks.ca/images/dynamic/Pear-Almond-Tart-L.jpg

    http://www.cookworks.ca/qs/page/12766/5500/66
  37. Thread: Garden 2010

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    Things started rather slow in Vancouver this...

    Things started rather slow in Vancouver this year. Summer pretty much just showed up last week and until then, it was rather coldish and cloudy. I'm kicking myself for not taking photos 1 week ago...
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    Latest from CTV...

    Latest from CTV (http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20100331/bc_pemberton_avalanche_100331/20100331?hub=Canada )
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    Date: Wednesday Mar. 31, 2010 9:13 PM ET

    Police...
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    Yes, there are various classes based on the type...

    Yes, there are various classes based on the type of physical disability . In the paralympics, all the sub-classes race together and their times get adjusted based on the factor associated with their...
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    http://www.vancouversun.com/Avalanche+hits+Revelst...

    http://www.vancouversun.com/Avalanche+hits+Revelstoke+Eagle+Pass/2704194/story.html

    Avalanche hits Revelstoke's Eagle Pass

    By Paul Bucci, Vancouver SunMarch 19, 2010 5:30 PM


    Another...
  41. Not based on what I read: the widow of the guy...

    Not based on what I read: the widow of the guy who was high-marking is calling for tighter regulations for snowmobile events. There is no mention of this guy being a novice. The other victim (a...
  42. A Norwegian won Gold in Javelin in Beijing. Noway...

    A Norwegian won Gold in Javelin in Beijing. Noway also got a silver and bronze in swimming.

    Clearly, Norway is dominant in winter sports which isn't the case for summer sports. However, per...
  43. Funny that Ohno didn't make any comments when a...

    Funny that Ohno didn't make any comments when a "questionable" call benefited him in 2002 (the Korean who finished ahead of him was DQ'd, meaning Ohno got the Gold). Clearly, some people felt that...
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    http://www4.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/Whistler+Medal+...

    http://www4.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/Whistler+Medal+Ceremony+Day+9+_BBZ5kO5G_Sl.jpg
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    2 heats = 4 men out by crashes...

    2 heats = 4 men out by crashes...
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    :eek: :eek:

    :eek: :eek:
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    1/8 finals going live in 15min (12:15pm pacific)...

    1/8 finals going live in 15min (12:15pm pacific)

    FINAL at approximately 13:18pm
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    yVcePxjFujs
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    Another issue of Singletrack, another cover for...

    Another issue of Singletrack, another cover for Shirk...

    http://www.singletrackworld.com/files/2009/12/SingletrackShopCover54-470x648.jpg

    clean version: ...
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    Hwy 1 east then Sumas border crossing and follow...

    Hwy 1 east then Sumas border crossing and follow 542 (as per Google maps directions).

    Border will be open early (I believe it's open 24/7)
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