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    Almost nobody that lives in Burlington is from...

    Almost nobody that lives in Burlington is from Burlington. Fact.
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    Hump day bump day. Lowered the price a bit to...

    Hump day bump day.

    Lowered the price a bit to move these.

    $85 + shipping
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    This isn't a new phenomenon. I worked shit jobs...

    This isn't a new phenomenon. I worked shit jobs most summers in the late 70s/early 80s...had a job at a "resort" in the Lakes Region of NH one year. Those people were total assholes to the staff. ...
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    My favorite: "He asserts that he had one hand on...

    My favorite:
    "He asserts that he had one hand on the greeters throat rather than two."
    People suck, present company excepted.
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    Bump. Brakes measured 110mm.

    Bump. Brakes measured 110mm.
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    Rossi S3, 186cm but they have so much tip and...

    Rossi S3, 186cm but they have so much tip and tail rocker they ski like 165s but float like 186s. Best tree ski I've ever been on. These are new in the plastic but at $250 (same price I paid)...
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    FS: Fritschi Freeride Bindings

    COVID and the prospects of a dismal resort ski season got you down? Here's your remedy. Get these and go earn 'em.

    Fritschi Freeride (not Pro), size Medium (280-330 BSL). $85 plus actual...
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    Yeah, they're free if you use FedEx to ship them....

    Yeah, they're free if you use FedEx to ship them. FedEx shipping costs are $12-$15 higher than USPS rates for a ski-sized box (east coast to Seattle which is where I shipped the last pair of skis I...
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    28 degrees and first hard frost of the season at...

    28 degrees and first hard frost of the season at the base of Magic this morning. A few maples popping very red up on the mountain, a few in my yard have red edges.
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    I went to UVM with the thought of skiing as much...

    I went to UVM with the thought of skiing as much as possible.

    In reality, I wasted my money paying for school because my grades sucked and I had to join the Army after graduating because the only...
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    Fedex' website sez you gots to pay $7.50 (each)...

    Fedex' website sez you gots to pay $7.50 (each) for those triangular tubes.

    You can order 48x6x6 boxes for under $3 each from uline but you gotta buy 25.

    I'm thinking about selling off almost...
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    'round here, they want $10 for boxes they're...

    'round here, they want $10 for boxes they're throwing out anyway. Which is why I buy all of my shit on gear swap.
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    Dibs on the Mobes pending pics. PM inbound

    Dibs on the Mobes pending pics.

    PM inbound
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    I heard that there were 10 million more rounds of...

    I heard that there were 10 million more rounds of golf played in the NYC metro area this July as opposed to last July. The announcers were touting it as a "golf resurgence"; a sport that has been...
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    Most North Country counties (except Essex) in NY...

    Most North Country counties (except Essex) in NY are cleared to travel without restrictions or quarantine. Saratoga, Albany, and Schenectady counties are not. All of NH except the counties that...
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    Don't understand? I'm calling BS. They...

    Don't understand? I'm calling BS. They understand and they knowingly break the rules now. Hell, they talk about it on WEEI (now that I live in Cow Hampshire I can get that station). It's going to...
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    I'm not allowed to drive it.

    I'm not allowed to drive it.
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    Do you know what percentage of "new" laptops get...

    Do you know what percentage of "new" laptops get the full QC? Less than 10% (more like 1%). Do you know what percentage of refurbished laptops get the full QC treatment? 100%. It's an absolute...
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    Pretty sure Boreas lives nearby as well. I don't...

    Pretty sure Boreas lives nearby as well. I don't have a way to transport it or I would offer to grab it next Tuesday.
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    I buy refurbs from Tiger Direct. Have probably...

    I buy refurbs from Tiger Direct. Have probably bought a half dozen over the years and only one wasn't awesome. It was ok but not awesome.

    They have good deals on Core I5s. The one I'm typing on...
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    I may have a few of those stickers...

    I may have a few of those stickers...
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    ^Could be a run on cat tracks....I used in Yurp...

    ^Could be a run on cat tracks....I used in Yurp cause there weren't any lodges there.
  23. Dibs PM sent

    Dibs
    PM sent
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    Now that would be cool even though I live a fair...

    Now that would be cool even though I live a fair piece from Burke nowadays. Loved skiing there as a youngster.

    I'd be shocked if anybody would put in a bid on Roundtop for more than $1...
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    Man, I hope this doesn't happen. SV is a great...

    Man, I hope this doesn't happen. SV is a great quick hitter and a great place to introduce newbs like me to BC skiing. I noticed they didn't list the distance to Magique....different demographic I...
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    True, 50% off MSRP is not uncommon

    True, 50% off MSRP is not uncommon
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    I'm 6'0" and 185. I can wear a medium but can't...

    I'm 6'0" and 185. I can wear a medium but can't do too many layers. At your size, you should be fine. If this was any color other than white I'd be calling dibs on my 6th FRS jacket.
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    Bacon sandwich and change for a nickel?

    Bacon sandwich and change for a nickel?
  29. Sent you PM for dad's skis

    Sent you PM for dad's skis
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    In that case, you've way overpriced them...I'll...

    In that case, you've way overpriced them...I'll give you $50 :D
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    ^ That's a life well-lived. RIP.

    ^ That's a life well-lived. RIP.
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    Pretty sure these are Griffon IDs. That's a...

    Pretty sure these are Griffon IDs. That's a really good deal. Bump.
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    1,200+ positive tests at the University of...

    1,200+ positive tests at the University of Alabama. Middlebury has 1
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    43 degrees base o' Magic (1,300') this morning at...

    43 degrees base o' Magic (1,300') this morning at 4:30 am. I know there's a thread for "the turn" but needed to get the ECRC back up the charts.

    In early July, the sun was up before 5am for my 2...
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    ^Getting fit now. Just have to extend it into...

    ^Getting fit now. Just have to extend it into winter.
  36. Fischer Koa 78 with Marker F10s mounted for a...

    Fischer Koa 78 with Marker F10s mounted for a 312mm BSL. Also have skins. My 5'10" wife loved these skis but she loves the Ripstick 86s I got her more. I can get the length tonight if you're...
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    Soooo....I have an Epic Military Pass which is...

    Soooo....I have an Epic Military Pass which is really an unlimited pass except I can't use it at partner resorts like Sun Valley and Telluride. It's really cheap. This will be my third year using...
  38. I never read these posts last April....musta been...

    I never read these posts last April....musta been in some deep depression. Skillful stitching together of about 20 minutes of blathering. Credit goes to Stefan at Red Vault.

    Kokomas, miss you...
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    Well played.... Some of us live in places...

    Well played....

    Some of us live in places where there is very marginal cell service if any at all. It only makes sense to have VoIP phone service for us. I don't even know if there is hard-wired...
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    I just put Altimax all seasons on my Volvo....

    I just put Altimax all seasons on my Volvo. Agree, they're decent tires for the price. Not flogging a 9-year-old car with 113K+ so all I need is something to keep me going straight down the road on...
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    ^^^ And your Volvo S60 T5. If I had a place to...

    ^^^ And your Volvo S60 T5. If I had a place to store them, I'd be interested.

    Magic has already posted their plans for winter dining etc. They've spent a fair amount of time and money this summer...
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    I think it came down to price. If you already had...

    I think it came down to price. If you already had a pair of compatible bindings, you could add the MFD plate (which wasn't that heavy) for under 2 hundo. About half of what you would pay for a Duke...
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    My first "touring" rig. Had some version of a...

    My first "touring" rig. Had some version of a Tyrolia 18 din all metal binding on them. Holy shit, they were heavy.
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    I'm no lawyer (or dentist)....No idea about...

    I'm no lawyer (or dentist)....No idea about inflating savings but I thought the price, regardless of % saved was worthy of a mention.

    I've bought a few things from Level 9 and always felt like I...
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    Does it really matter? Under $240 for brandy new...

    Does it really matter? Under $240 for brandy new Pivot 18s......most places I looked said MSRP $399.95 in US pesos
  46. I was trying to up my cred by association

    I was trying to up my cred by association
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    PSA: Pivot 18s at Level 9

    https://www.levelninesports.com/look-pivot-18-gw-ski-bindings-2020/
    Forza
    Gripwalk
    115mm brakes
    Under $240

    Not for me but some of youse might be interested
  48. Not many mags in better standing than buckethead!

    Not many mags in better standing than buckethead!
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    Looks like Goniff and VT-F are going to have to...

    Looks like Goniff and VT-F are going to have to spend Thanksgiving weekend with family like the rest of us :D
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    Enemy at the Gates is a pretty good flick that...

    Enemy at the Gates is a pretty good flick that shows how bad it was on the eastern front. I watch it at least every other year.
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