Search:

Type: Posts; User: BCMtnHound

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.18 seconds.

  1. Replies
    13,274
    Views
    1,301,838

    The cities on the coast, where Live2ski is, might...

    The cities on the coast, where Live2ski is, might actually have that $1000/month option if that supports a desalinization plant. But yep, the agriculture is gone, and wealth disparity affecting those...
  2. Replies
    1,499
    Views
    175,154

    So hard to visit this thread. Lexa is slowing...

    So hard to visit this thread. Lexa is slowing down quite a bit and it's always the heat of the summer that is hardest on the northern breeds.

    Sending vibes to everyone who makes room in their...
  3. Thread: Garden 2021

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    123
    Views
    23,702

    4 yards is a tough number though. A nice tandem...

    4 yards is a tough number though. A nice tandem axle dump truck holds approx 10yards. 1/2 ton pickup about 1.5 yards. Moving earth isn't cheap.

    With the past few days in the mid 20's and nights...
  4. Replies
    34,716
    Views
    4,907,172

    Damn, and ol' Mike doesn't mess around. Tough...

    Damn, and ol' Mike doesn't mess around. Tough place.
    371842
  5. Got the pfizer #1 as part of a community...

    Got the pfizer #1 as part of a community vaccination. Just 12 hrs of sore arm, followed by 12hrs of soreness at the injection site. No other symptoms significant enough to mention.
    Wife got the...
  6. Replies
    565
    Views
    157,582

    They actually carried through with that recall...

    They actually carried through with that recall option plan?!? Oh my. I wonder what damage control analysis suggested that was the proper course of action? To be a fly on the wall in Yvon's office, or...
  7. Replies
    13,274
    Views
    1,301,838

    I would have been tempted to through in a...

    I would have been tempted to through in a Canadian province or a country/state in Asia or Africa, just see if the respondents were paying attention.
  8. Replies
    1,319
    Views
    87,363

    Probably just returned from a nooner at Club...

    Probably just returned from a nooner at Club SuperSex.
  9. Replies
    13,274
    Views
    1,301,838

    I don't think you are reprehensible, but perhaps...

    I don't think you are reprehensible, but perhaps a but selfish ;)

    As our population increases, so does the cost to flush the toilet, turn on the tap, provide hospitals, schools, policing,...
  10. Replies
    13,274
    Views
    1,301,838

    Heh. No.

    Heh.
    No.
  11. Replies
    103
    Views
    16,565

    Ya, I don't trust any autosave web browser or...

    Ya, I don't trust any autosave web browser or other keeping my cc info. No online wallet with access to any funds. Every purchase I make gets a manual entry; I have one cc card memorized, along with...
  12. Replies
    13,274
    Views
    1,301,838

    I try to look at the entire taxation, but by your...

    I try to look at the entire taxation, but by your charts, BC is in the middle of the road there, at least my location is. After my homeowner grants, I pay around 1% in property taxes. And like I...
  13. Replies
    13,274
    Views
    1,301,838

    Real Estate Crash thread

    Yup. I lose no sleep over the taxes I pay. Most our property tax here is set by the municipality or regional district, so it is way easy to go to council meeting and protest tax increases that are...
  14. Replies
    103
    Views
    16,565

    As I am fond of telling my wife, no such thing as...

    As I am fond of telling my wife, no such thing as a free lunch. We play the points game against all the other sheep consumers but the real winner is the cc company.

    We have a dividend card, and a...
  15. Thread: Garden 2021

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    123
    Views
    23,702

    Missing a dimension on that cubic calculation....

    Missing a dimension on that cubic calculation. 3X3X3=27cubic ft per cubic yard. 100/27 is 3.7cubic yards
  16. Replies
    33
    Views
    10,217

    Cable cut since 2004 (same time DSL became...

    Cable cut since 2004 (same time DSL became widespread in many BC small towns). Currently with a sub to Netflix and Prime, use ExpressVPN to access content outside our region and for torrent...
  17. Replies
    308
    Views
    32,445

    This.

    This.
  18. Thread: Garden 2021

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    123
    Views
    23,702

    Hah! Yep. I was puttering in the yard earlier...

    Hah! Yep. I was puttering in the yard earlier this week, and was looking at a bed, and thought, 'hey, maybe I can take some compost and turn it in now. Snow's been off the ground for almost 2 weeks...
  19. Thread: Trucks.

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    2,395
    Views
    322,948

    Mark me another that likes the soft opening of...

    Mark me another that likes the soft opening of the tailgates. The new work 2500 chevy has the auto open one, no idea why it is necessary except all the heavy electronics to make it auto perhaps...
  20. Replies
    669
    Views
    169,369

    Coif'efe

    Coif'efe
  21. Replies
    44
    Views
    10,401

    It they would locally stock it, I would always...

    It they would locally stock it, I would always have a few at hand. After a hard sweat, nothing better than an ice cold moosehead.
    But in the evening accompanying a meal, we tend to a solid german...
  22. Replies
    111
    Views
    11,836

    Seriously? That's fucked. First they screw around...

    Seriously? That's fucked. First they screw around with the beta ar pants by removing the full side zip, and now no bibs? Maybe they'll keep some proper SV shell bibs with their guide/patrol line.
  23. Replies
    87
    Views
    12,263

    My 30yo doc martens are still going strong....

    My 30yo doc martens are still going strong. Working 4yrs everyday in the hotels during uni, now they come out once or twice a year. Once they were broken in, they are as comfortable as any footwear I...
  24. Replies
    34,716
    Views
    4,907,172

    SHINJUKU MUTHA FUCKA!

    SHINJUKU MUTHA FUCKA!
  25. Replies
    34,716
    Views
    4,907,172

    The trifecta still is working in our favour:...

    The trifecta still is working in our favour: Space to fuck up, Resources to consume, Procreation is still positive. Until one of those elements are stressed, genius/stupidity has nothing to do with...
  26. Replies
    12
    Views
    4,141

    What do you need tenure when the lot size is...

    What do you need tenure when the lot size is 1017km2? I mean, WB only has a measly 33km2
  27. Replies
    55
    Views
    22,219

    Heh. Local S.Slocan area PoPo just wanted an...

    Heh. Local S.Slocan area PoPo just wanted an excuse to stop in at the Hungry Wolf Cafe.
  28. Replies
    284
    Views
    45,730

    The interest alone on all the borrowed capital...

    The interest alone on all the borrowed capital used to secure the orders on the goods in those containers is likely a boatload of cash. For the CN rail line here, when the train is stopped, after an...
  29. Replies
    284
    Views
    45,730

    I wonder when the last time that canal was...

    I wonder when the last time that canal was properly dredged.
    Haven't spoken to dad yet about this fiasco, he spent much of his late teens and early 20's as an ABS on various cargo ships going...
  30. Replies
    318
    Views
    80,036

    DRITTSEKK DOWNHILL!!!!

    DRITTSEKK DOWNHILL!!!!
  31. Heh. A DUI in Canada falls under the criminal...

    Heh. A DUI in Canada falls under the criminal code, so it is always either a summary or indictable offence. It is up to the prosecutor mainly to determine if it is a summary offence (1st charge, no...
  32. We have Indictable offences and Summary offences....

    We have Indictable offences and Summary offences. Indictable can be either jury or a judge, while summary offences are usually only presided over by a judge. There are many more nuances, that I'll...
  33. Thread: Garden 2021

    by BCMtnHound
    Replies
    123
    Views
    23,702

    Any apiarists in here? For the first time in my...

    Any apiarists in here? For the first time in my expereince, it seems like we have a small honeybee colony in our compost bin. We have a couple of those conical composters, and I rotate them so that...
  34. Replies
    55
    Views
    3,739

    Just talked ti dad last night. He live 8hrs away,...

    Just talked ti dad last night. He live 8hrs away, still in the family home. Mom passed 6ys ago this Sept. He told me he was up on the roof sweeping the chimney Saturday. But it's OK, his buddy of the...
  35. Replies
    318
    Views
    80,036

    I must say I really enjoy my TTS/speed turn2.0...

    I must say I really enjoy my TTS/speed turn2.0 with TX Pros for touring. I also love my leather wasatch duckbills for meadowskipping in either switchback X2 on metal edged XC, or on true skinnies...
  36. Going from the southern 48 to AK falls under some...

    Going from the southern 48 to AK falls under some form of treaty along the alcan hwy. The restricted weapons (handguns and some others) are the big issue concern, but as long as the declaration is...
  37. I was thinking the same thing... But if...

    I was thinking the same thing...



    But if this is true, you must have come through the Waneta border crossing and not Nelway. I always had issues with going south through Nelway.
  38. Replies
    139
    Views
    65,429

    Seems the crowding is going on most everywhere....

    Seems the crowding is going on most everywhere. Lots of new folk in the bc here too, both sledders and skiers/boarders. Locals lamenting their tracked out honeyholes that they've had to themselves...
  39. Replies
    565
    Views
    157,582

    Well, the end of the saga happened today. Got a...

    Well, the end of the saga happened today.
    Got a note a couple days ago apologizing for mixing up my return - had to remind them upon receiving an email that I had received my return in Dec (true...
  40. Replies
    31
    Views
    6,374

    We've only ever had outside cats growing up, with...

    We've only ever had outside cats growing up, with lifespans that varied from a few months, to almost 2 decades. They also ran the gamut of only showing up for a snack and a scratch once in a while,...
  41. Replies
    3,483
    Views
    790,024

    Our sled deck is aluminum where the scratchers...

    Our sled deck is aluminum where the scratchers run. Those steel scratchers on Al put my teeth on edge. The sled trailer we use sometimes has a wood deck, and it has lots of gauges from those double...
  42. Replies
    3,483
    Views
    790,024

    Careful which cable scratchers you get. I've got...

    Careful which cable scratchers you get. I've got a set on mine that are stiff as fuck and do a great job. A work sled got a different cable scratcher with a softer (smaller diameter?) cable with some...
  43. We would consider a family season's pass if the...

    We would consider a family season's pass if the nearest big ski area was closer, but Sun Peaks is 280km round trip, so fuel for a day trip would be about $35 with the car or $50 with the truck. Day...
  44. And sometimes the greatest act of matrimony is...

    And sometimes the greatest act of matrimony is refraining from rubbing their nose in it.
  45. Replies
    1,011
    Views
    135,810

    The Flying Dutchman!

    The Flying Dutchman!
  46. Replies
    118
    Views
    17,601

    I'm not saying it will ultimately sort itself out...

    I'm not saying it will ultimately sort itself out cause we can't let it. The interface is too large, for both rural residential and agriculture interests. It bleeds over and we tend to wield the...
  47. Replies
    118
    Views
    17,601

    Neither of these arguements are correct. The...

    Neither of these arguements are correct. The biggest influence that prevents 'balance' is humans. With regards to wolves, they will self regulate given time, but we aren't that patient. Usually the...
  48. Replies
    118
    Views
    17,601

    Land management descisions are incredible...

    Land management descisions are incredible complex, and not getting any easier. Everyone has an opinion about what they want their version of wilderness to be, but how is it determined which vision...
  49. Replies
    118
    Views
    17,601

    None are mine - I suck with the camera. I've seen...

    None are mine - I suck with the camera. I've seen a couple of pack take-downs from the air similar to the first 3 photos when working in the Ominecas years ago. The last pic of a hamstrung cow was...
  50. Replies
    118
    Views
    17,601

    Yup, the realities of the body do not tend to...

    Yup, the realities of the body do not tend to jive with our romantic notions of the spirit, for just about any flesh and blood aspect of our world. Mother Nature (heh) is amazingly beautify, but is...
Results 1 to 50 of 300
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4