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  1. Thread: Holy Shit!

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    Georgian, not Russian.

    Georgian, not Russian.
  2. Thread: Holy Shit!

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    From what I gather, the incident was precipitated...

    From what I gather, the incident was precipitated by an electricity shutoff. After which, I imagine, the lift was operating at full capacity and the weight of it broke through the brakes and...
  3. Thread: Holy Shit!

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    Reports I read were of 9 minor, 3 very serious...

    Reports I read were of 9 minor, 3 very serious injuries. From what I could tell in the video, at least one person was completely thrashed, with another few taking some very hard hits.
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    Try looking at a map you fucking idiot.

    Try looking at a map you fucking idiot.
  5. Weather in Moscow and St. Pete is very variable...

    Weather in Moscow and St. Pete is very variable at that time of year, could be cold and snowy, gray and slushy, or warm and sunny. You'll have the advantage of it not being high tourist season at...
  6. Thread: Wheat Belly

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    Probably a wheat is bad for everyone thing, see...

    Probably a wheat is bad for everyone thing, see the link I posted, it addresses this specifically.

    I actually would not recommend seeing a doctor as they tend to be way behind the curve on...
  7. Thread: Wheat Belly

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    You can be gluten sensitive without having full...

    You can be gluten sensitive without having full on Celiac. Mark Sisson wrote an article on this recently with a lot of research linked:
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  8. I rather enjoy food porn, especially meat, so I'm...

    I rather enjoy food porn, especially meat, so I'm grateful to the vegan freaks for bringing the inspiration. Keep it going, summer is long.




    I had broccoli for dinner tonight but it was...
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    Ah, moralization! ...

    Ah, moralization!

    http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/13/magazine/13Psychology-t.html?pagewanted=all
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    There's more meat stoke in this thread than the...

    There's more meat stoke in this thread than the paleo and Big Green Egg threads combined. You gotta love spite.

    That Cabrito looks ridiculously scrumptious. What are those cylinders on the far...
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    Sorry to steer the conversation away from DBS' 15...

    Sorry to steer the conversation away from DBS' 15 lbs. 3" long genitalia and back to the subject at hand, but I think Gary Taubes really nailed it in this article:
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    Brand new plane and model, Russian-made. I don't...

    Brand new plane and model, Russian-made. I don't think you need any additional information or specialized expertise to solve this mystery...
  13. Fantastic TR. Got to love the Caucuses! ...

    Fantastic TR. Got to love the Caucuses!





    True story. More pictures of the bears: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150785241198628.467771.252861043627&type=1
  14. I highly recommend Spats' series "Why are we...

    I highly recommend Spats' series "Why are we hungry?" You keep talking about portion size and controlling how much we eat, like it is a solution in and of itself, but you are missing a big part of...
  15. I posted about this in the Slide Zone several...

    I posted about this in the Slide Zone several years ago when it happened, but I witnessed an avalanche where a skier was caught and managed to deploy his ABS. However, he was not wearing the leg...
  16. His response is on gnolls.org. There is also one...

    His response is on gnolls.org. There is also one on Mark's Daily Apple. I imagine there are many others throughout the paleo-sphere that also don't "dismiss the study out of hand."
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    Very cool TR! Central Asia definitely requires a...

    Very cool TR! Central Asia definitely requires a sense of adventure.



    They look Soviet but are probably Russian, the design of the Mi-8 hasn't changed for decades. And they're great for...
  18. In an evolutionary context we are all the same...

    In an evolutionary context we are all the same and paleo/primal is generally a one-size-fits-all diet. That’s the whole rationale behind it, actually. As for those healthy vegans/vegetarians, this...
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    Bad intel maybe? It's true, the season did start...

    Bad intel maybe? It's true, the season did start kind of late in the Caucasus, but by mid-January it was kicking and some of the best days were in April. You can ask Henrik, he was there for the...
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    That's some great footage, but whoever said at @...

    That's some great footage, but whoever said at @ 2:05 that "Russia had no powder" couldn't be more wrong...
  21. The reason the GPs wanted to keep you on Warfarin...

    The reason the GPs wanted to keep you on Warfarin was a matter of self-interest on their part. If you suffer a trauma while on it and subsequently bleed to death, it’s your fault (and they may never...
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    Actually, Krasnaya Polyana translates more...

    Actually, Krasnaya Polyana translates more closely into Red Glade. Valley is a different word. And it's even more of a construction mess this year than last. But when you're skiing, who cares? ...
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    I should've added some more details in my...

    I should've added some more details in my original post, I just didn't realize people would be ready to spontaneously make a trip to Russia. Unfortunately, Roza is going to be either closed or...
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    I wanted to take the opportunity to update this...

    I wanted to take the opportunity to update this thread with a long anticipated event and some of the biggest news to skiers: the opening of the Roza Khutor resort last weekend. While two other...
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    I think you should go fuck yourself. Idiot.

    I think you should go fuck yourself. Idiot.
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    I don't know the physiology behind this, but I...

    I don't know the physiology behind this, but I have flat feet and if I don't wear orthotics in my regular shoes I get a pain in my lower back so severe that I can't even get up, let alone walk...
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    "We" certainly know quite a lot; you, on the...

    "We" certainly know quite a lot; you, on the other hand, don't even seem to have a basic grasp of what natural selection is, let alone how it works. For starters, life does no such thing, it is...
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    Could you be a little more specific?

    Could you be a little more specific?
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    An internet bastardization of the french term...

    An internet bastardization of the french term "voila", perhaps?

    Don't wrap your shit in saran wrap or regular baggies. Use Reynolds Oven Bags (I imagine that smellyproof material is similar). ...
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    I may be able to help, check your PMs.

    I may be able to help, check your PMs.
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    Oops. An open minded person doesn't truly "know"...

    Oops. An open minded person doesn't truly "know" anything. All that exists for that person are theories that have yet to be disproven. Hence, the choice of science over religion for the rational...
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    Have you ever been inside a college dormitory? ...

    Have you ever been inside a college dormitory?

    In other news, this thread is a winner. I’m glad it got refreshed because I missed it the first time around. To the OP: It sounds like some...
  33. I ordered the RX 130 in size 26 from Surefoot and...

    I ordered the RX 130 in size 26 from Surefoot and was told it's a 308mm BSL. I checked this out because I was replacing FR 120s that had a 308mm BSL but I didn't know the size. SF also didn't have...
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    Can anyone by any chance recommend one of the...

    Can anyone by any chance recommend one of the fitters at the NYC SF store? I'm replacing a pair of SF Langes that are about 4 years old with over 300 days on them. The liners only just recently...
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    Taibbi lost his edge when he sobered up, sold out...

    Taibbi lost his edge when he sobered up, sold out and went mainstream. The shit that he and Ames put out in the 90's was pure genius and insanity. Some of it (Death Porn, Whores-R-US, SIC, etc.)...
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    Thanks man, she's seriously nastier than any...

    Thanks man, she's seriously nastier than any babushka I've ever seen.
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    Moeghoul, I appreciate your posts, but is there...

    Moeghoul, I appreciate your posts, but is there any way I could get you to change that avatar? Shit bugs me out every time I see it.
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    Kamchatka isn't in Siberia, technically, it's...

    Kamchatka isn't in Siberia, technically, it's considered a region of the Far East of Russia. The geography and climate are similar to Alaska. While that valley would be beautiful and snowy in...
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    It's disingenuous to point to the national debt...

    It's disingenuous to point to the national debt and claim it is the result of a Keynesian approach to fiscal policy when it is more likely due to a neo-classical one. I am not an economist, but my...
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    :eek::eek::eek::eek:

    :eek::eek::eek::eek:
  41. Lange's website is very confusing, i.e. it's not...

    Lange's website is very confusing, i.e. it's not written anywhere that the RX Pro is the narrow last, while the RX is the wide. And, as you say, the picture shows a regular plastic sole even though...
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    Thanks for that... I think. These September TRs...

    Thanks for that... I think. These September TRs are killing me.
  43. Thread: Into the White

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    Great vid, more doggie stoke please!!!

    Great vid, more doggie stoke please!!!
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    Benny started his Real Estate Crash thread in May...

    Benny started his Real Estate Crash thread in May 2006. Not early enough to have saved Axebiker, but you gotta give credit where credit is due.



    Corruption in the European financial industry...
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    Not really, though. Once you adjust for...

    Not really, though. Once you adjust for inflation ($17K in 1950 equates to roughly $150K in 2010 money), taxes, carrying costs, maintenance, etc. that return looks pretty lame in real terms. Your...
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    As Commonlaw was nice enough to point out, I went...

    As Commonlaw was nice enough to point out, I went a bit overboard and my message was lost. Let me try this a bit more directly. I, personally, have no moral view on your actions. From a common...
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    Your post puts a lot of words into my mouth and...

    Your post puts a lot of words into my mouth and makes erroneous assumptions. Nowhere have I passed judgment on the system either way. Laws in a democracy exist, theoretically, to regulate morals...
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    So, maybe moral isn't the right word, but it's...

    So, maybe moral isn't the right word, but it's "wrong" not to uphold the agreement? What is the right word then? Also, how do you define "financial ability"?

    Take any number of hypothetical...
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    Ok, but I don't see it that way. I was being...

    Ok, but I don't see it that way. I was being judgmental about applying morals where they are not applicable, not about being judgmental, per se. If Axebiker said, for example, that he wouldn't have...
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    No, not "really". That was hyperbole.

    No, not "really". That was hyperbole.
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