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    Theyre good for specific things though haha.

    Theyre good for specific things though haha.
  2. did you properly secure your helmet as you were...

    did you properly secure your helmet as you were told? Why was the guide unloading your helmet, and why was it not on your head (easiest most hands free way to carry a helmet)?

    did you have to...
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    Are any of the rooms sound proof? Would it be...

    Are any of the rooms sound proof? Would it be acceptable to make some minor modifications to a room e.g. install some large steel hooks, switch the locks to the outside, etc?

    Are cats allowed? ...
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    Always remember that someone will think you're a...

    Always remember that someone will think you're a douchebag, no matter what you do, so just do what youd like the have done to yourself and move on with your life haha. I personally get a little...
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    Yup, all shells lose the DWR layer after a bit...

    Yup, all shells lose the DWR layer after a bit and when water soaks the outside of the jacket completely there is no breathing happening, but i sure as shit do not want that water penetrating the...
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    If i plan to get a new pair of boots, should i...

    If i plan to get a new pair of boots, should i use my current custom footbeds, or allow new ones ($$$) to be made by the bootfitter?

    Why dont boots come stock with a company specific Booster...
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    Agreed with all of this. OP needs to accept that...

    Agreed with all of this. OP needs to accept that its going to be very uncomfortable for a while. Take any kind of job you can get right now. You need money to stay afloat. You dont need a...
  8. Cats are my family. A lot of cats. 73 of them...

    Cats are my family. A lot of cats. 73 of them to be exact. one or two might be dead, but they also might be sleeping and there might be a couple pregnant ones in there too, so lets call it 70-100...
  9. Sounds like a lot of people know him much better...

    Sounds like a lot of people know him much better than I do. I just know him from his own clickbait marketing, and from a couple incidents reported on by media. I don't feel qualified to judge...
  10. Meh. the guy absolutely shreds on skis, seems to...

    Meh. the guy absolutely shreds on skis, seems to live a classically awesome "fast life" of hot girls, cool toys, celebrities and wild times, is apparently self made, and recently just made a pretty...
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    That is correct. It is most definitely not a...

    That is correct. It is most definitely not a winter tire, nor an offroading tire.
  12. Never let the facts get in the way of your...

    Never let the facts get in the way of your opinion.
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    My opinion: I had to take a hard look at how...

    My opinion: I had to take a hard look at how much i actually drive on snow vs pavement. The reality is, unless you live IN the mountains you will be driving on pavement the large majority of the...
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    Also, FWIW, the ATW is rated for only 50k, while...

    Also, FWIW, the ATW is rated for only 50k, while the new AT3 4S is rated for 65k. To me, that says that the rubber is softer on the ATW, meaning that it will grip ice and snow much better. YMMV.
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    I have a 4th gen 4runner and have had ATWs for...

    I have a 4th gen 4runner and have had ATWs for about 18 months now. I think they are a pretty perfect tire for the driving that i do which is on pavement 98% of the time, and only the last 10-20...
  16. He is quoted as saying something might have been...

    He is quoted as saying something might have been wrong with the fuel, so sounds like the engine pooped out or some kind of power issue.
  17. Might not be the best person in the world, but...

    Might not be the best person in the world, but that was a damn well executed emergency water landing in the ocean. Props for that (pun intended).
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    How much are they charging? Are you guaranteed a...

    How much are they charging? Are you guaranteed a spot, or is it just the ability to park in A lot if there are spaces?
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    My understanding is that the SEND function takes...

    My understanding is that the SEND function takes minimal battery power, its the SEARCH function that sucks juice. I once left my beacon on in a ski bag for a week and it had only dropped 5%.
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    Really though. They have RFID passes at...

    Really though. They have RFID passes at many/most resorts now that send your entire life history to the liftys iPad... doesnt seem like that far of a reach to get a RECCO type chip in there too that...
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    Im not usually the snowflake type, or maybe im...

    Im not usually the snowflake type, or maybe im missing something, but damn there is a lot of racist shit being said about a dude who likely died cold, alone, and terrified while on what was probably...
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    And big ass umbrellas.

    And big ass umbrellas.
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    From experience, for most of us, this is the most...

    From experience, for most of us, this is the most likely answer. Get a litter of puppies with no supervision near anything known as a cord/rope/cable and that thing will be in pieces within minutes....
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    I heard they serve free beer to Ikon pass holders...

    I heard they serve free beer to Ikon pass holders at Crystal, and free beer and burritos to Epic passholders at Stevens. At alpental all they give passholders is a couple poop bags to help pick up...
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    Ahhh that makes sense. additional, compounding...

    Ahhh that makes sense. additional, compounding dynamic loading caused by other failures.

    Ive changed by theory. I am now going with Russian lasers cut the haul cable.
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    Thats crazy high! Maybe it has to do with the...

    Thats crazy high! Maybe it has to do with the negligible increase in cost for that application that would come with safety factors that high. Good info to know though.
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    Those cables have a safety factor of 8? That is...

    Those cables have a safety factor of 8? That is stupid crazy high haha. Im not doubting, but IME factors of safety over 2 are typically reserved for situations where the engineer is doing a good...
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    See above post. Honestly, it could probably...

    See above post.

    Honestly, it could probably be accomplished with some scrap steel and rudimentary welding. You dont need it leak proof, just need to direct the thermite (or energy source) and...
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    It would be pretty simple to but the thermite in...

    It would be pretty simple to but the thermite in a vessel that fits around the cable, or a vessel that sits ontop the cable so it burns down through it. This would also allow the perpetrator to...
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    FWIW, i don't think people are judging your time...

    FWIW, i don't think people are judging your time away too much, just ribbing. However, we are certainly judging your skiing.

    Welcome back to free society. At least you have a sweet chairlift...
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    This is honestly the most likely explanation...

    This is honestly the most likely explanation based on the available facts. I wonder what for?
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    Crystal and Stevens do not have weird gatherings...

    Crystal and Stevens do not have weird gatherings of creepy dirtbags in all sorts of altered states clogging up the lift lines and swilling liqour in the parking lots. Thank goodness!
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    Shoulda just done the same for superpark this...

    Shoulda just done the same for superpark this year, would have saved a bunch of snowcat time pushing all the snow for landings and lips.

    Oh yeah, Crystal has all the best pros and best park. Go...
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    Photoshopped. It never gets longer than 25...

    Photoshopped. It never gets longer than 25 people. Ive been there twice before.
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    Anyone have some pictures of the wall to wall...

    Anyone have some pictures of the wall to wall avalanche rubble at Alpental?
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    That Northern Mountain sure is running good. Im...

    That Northern Mountain sure is running good. Im loving this cycle of 6 days of sun per week, with a quick 12 hours of light rain to tack everything back up once a week. Dirt is phenominal- wet...
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    1) IMO she is not good looking enough for that to...

    1) IMO she is not good looking enough for that to matter much in advancing her career. Never really got that dig(?) at her.

    2) She skis better than +99% of this forum, and has worked her ass off...
  38. Eh, it was on a flat section of trail, not going...

    Eh, it was on a flat section of trail, not going fast, early AM, and i didnt see the guy until i was at the split second of pumping the berm. Total freak perfect storm. One of those situations...
  39. And for the love of all that is holy, if you do...

    And for the love of all that is holy, if you do stop to accommodate me, do not fucking stop in the worst possible spot AKA the outside of a tight uphill switchback, or right in the middle of a berm. ...
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    go to shasta, and make a side trip to shuttle Mt...

    go to shasta, and make a side trip to shuttle Mt Ashland on the way down.
  41. Agreed. The uphill has the right of way, just...

    Agreed. The uphill has the right of way, just like the driver on your right has the ROW when at a stop and everyone arrives at the same split second. Its a hard/fast rule to govern 50-50 situations...
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    If im using neighborhood side roads because the...

    If im using neighborhood side roads because the arterials are jammed, i have no problem slowing way down and letting the residents of that neighborhood do their thing. Im the asshole commuting...
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    Welp, a line of like 30+ cars was waiting at a...

    Welp, a line of like 30+ cars was waiting at a stop light last night and a cyclist comes up the right side in his bike lane, slows down and starts to cut over through the stopped traffic to get over...
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    The reasoning i've heard for not always releasing...

    The reasoning i've heard for not always releasing footage is because if the video has a shitty angle, or gets blocked, or sound gets screwed up, etc and is inconclusive then public opinion will be...
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    I don't see the point of police body/car cameras...

    I don't see the point of police body/car cameras if the footage is not available to the suspect and/or public after the fact. Would probably get rid of some shitty cops, and also stop false...
  46. I always hear riders complaining about off-leash...

    I always hear riders complaining about off-leash dogs, and this certainly validates that. But i ride around off-leash dogs all the time here in the PNW and have never had an issue (except from a...
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    Yeah. Don't really see anything wrong with it on...

    Yeah. Don't really see anything wrong with it on either side. Both the cop and the cyclist seem fairly reasonable. Both said some things that are a little cringy/dumb, but nothing that wouldn't be...
  48. I really want/need a new shock for my bike (have...

    I really want/need a new shock for my bike (have a trail shock on a 165mm travel mini DH bike and am 200lbs with gear on), but the only shocks i can reasonably afford are listed in the PB buy/sell as...
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    My bad, wasn't an ebike. Im just used to that...

    My bad, wasn't an ebike. Im just used to that being the case with bike shares.

    Based upon the pictures it looks like this was a case of the cop boxing in the cyclist ie. cyclist totally...
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    How bout the fuck e-bikes thread? But really,...

    How bout the fuck e-bikes thread?

    But really, id like to see video of the incident before i can accurately judge if the officers actions were egregious or totally fine.
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