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    Wait what? The business is responsible for an...

    Wait what? The business is responsible for an affordable housing fee is they have employees? This thread is making me see saw between feeling I'm really fortunate for my situation and realizing how...
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    Um...nobody really likes competition. I have no...

    Um...nobody really likes competition. I have no idea what the toxic environment around there is however. It is certainly one of the games that is being played around here. Most of the established...
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    Commuting...done everywhere else in the world...

    Commuting...done everywhere else in the world except resort towns. Why people think that the workforce is entitled to live up valley is beyond me. Be willing to commute 45 mins and the economics...
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    The 26K bid was real. Includes stain grade trim...

    The 26K bid was real. Includes stain grade trim pack and doors, t&g ceilings plus it is a timber frame. The GC decided to paint it himself. I am just wrapping up the trim contract. It pays well. ...
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    "Can't make it happen" is code for not willing to...

    "Can't make it happen" is code for not willing to make the sacrifices necessary to make it happen or the don't like to hypothetical that is the end result. Both of the above are OK. We all make...
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    Really? Within my circle of friends and I don't...

    Really? Within my circle of friends and I don't have many...Granby, Fraser, Blue River Estates, Steamboat, Draper, Driggs, etc.

    Oh yeah...people in glass houses and all that regarding what you...
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    A couple things. Assuming it is PhishShow, he...

    A couple things. Assuming it is PhishShow, he gets props from me for being his real self on here over the years. He acts a little AKPM, and some of us fling him some shit. Been that way for...
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    I really felt sorry for the people paying the...

    I really felt sorry for the people paying the attorneys. The defense was completely useless. The arbitrator knew it. I was completely honest, mildly condescending and brief. My two go to...
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    Isn't this where somebody is supposed to explain...

    Isn't this where somebody is supposed to explain that there are a bunch of six figure jobs available telecommuting and everybody who isn't doing it is stupid? I'm real surprised we haven't gone down...
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    Pretty much what I thought. I think I supposed...

    Pretty much what I thought. I think I supposed to assume that this is being read by the attorneys so I'll leave it at that.
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    I have been subpoenaed as a witness in an...

    I have been subpoenaed as a witness in an arbitration hearing tomorrow. Basically, my customer, the homeower, fired the original GC. I came in, removed some existing finishes and then set the...
  12. I'm working this angle myself. Can you post some...

    I'm working this angle myself. Can you post some info on that train schedule? I'd love to go no rental car this time.
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    I think that is a really good point. You can...

    I think that is a really good point. You can half-ass anything or your can put forth some effort and get some personal satisfaction in doing something well. That said, the world need half-assers...
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    I leaned two things from this thread. 1. ...

    I leaned two things from this thread.

    1. There are people who don't know what Dave Smith's is. It is like Amazon for pickups.

    2. There are people who are still amazed at the number of people...
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    Thanks for respecting the closures. It is not a...

    Thanks for respecting the closures. It is not a secret stash. We don't have those anymore. All trails are either on the map (like Idlewild), de-commissioned (which the HTA advocates), or covered...
  16. I just re-read what I wrote. I'll revise to say...

    I just re-read what I wrote. I'll revise to say Pearl Jam was good not great. Soundgarden and Alice in Chains are both superior. What generation wants to claim this?

    ...
  17. I want to know what you are saying and I almost...

    I want to know what you are saying and I almost do but I don't. What is the same shit that Xers do. What I see is a society full of people that lack the tools to have basic face to face...
  18. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNBJ1rBAlN8&list=R...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNBJ1rBAlN8&list=RD4aeETEoNfOg&index=2

    Where do bands like Joy Division, The Cure and Death Cab fit in? Is it "Alternative" for girls that wore all black and were...
  19. ...and the boys dress like my sister did in Jr....

    ...and the boys dress like my sister did in Jr. High. All the old people ask if he/she is gay? I think they are on some drugs we don't know about.
  20. I wasn't there in the 60s but I've talked to my...

    I wasn't there in the 60s but I've talked to my parents and other boomers a bunch about this lately as I find it interesting. Here is my take.

    One, I don't think society was as unified as...
  21. Yeah, but at least you are good at the internet. ...

    Yeah, but at least you are good at the internet. I think music is different things to different people. For me, some music I like but it does not illicit any emotions. Bands and song that I will...
  22. Awesome AK!!! Somebody smarter that me should...

    Awesome AK!!!

    Somebody smarter that me should be starting some type of generational music, self-identification, who are we thread.

    For the record, born in 1973 as a outcast white kid straight...
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    Wait? I just looked at their page....

    Wait? I just looked at their page. https://www.facebook.com/pg/Headwaters-Trails-Alliance-116456708394358/posts/?ref=page_internal Is the public access currently closed and yet Timmie is posting...
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    Fuck Them in There Stupid Assess!!!! Clear...

    Fuck Them in There Stupid Assess!!!!

    Clear enough? Self entitled bunch of public funded but not publicly accountable grandstanders that love to have a volunteer work day to get one turnpike done...
  25. If we want to be all stereotypical, I'd argue...

    If we want to be all stereotypical, I'd argue that us Gen Xers are about the worst. We love to blame the boomers but really are situation was no more fucked up, perhaps less, that those that came...
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    I'm sure you don't care and I'm sure it is no...

    I'm sure you don't care and I'm sure it is no secret as I'm sure it is promoted all over other parts of the internet but...if you want continued access through the red gate it is best to not talk...
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    Ha...funny

    Ha...funny
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    We actually pay drivers at Wolcott. You could...

    We actually pay drivers at Wolcott. You could probably make a few $s. It is kinda weird deal and I only know half the story. It is private land owned by some old school Eagle County family. They...
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    Zartagen, looks like you have had some great...

    Zartagen, looks like you have had some great flights. As usual, the spring conditions have been pretty fickle but I have had a few great flights specially at Wolcott. Hopefully the forecast holds...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=133&v=...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=133&v=t6CAOM3XtpA

    This is just nuts. Over 200 pilots top landed Mont Blanc yesterday. Of course, in true French fashion, somebody died and the...
  31. "Bro" is a step more cordial than "Buddy" or...

    "Bro" is a step more cordial than "Buddy" or "Guy" but is still is a bit of a put down. I guess that is because of what a "Bro" is considered is these parts which I suppose could be considered a...
  32. Local vernacular is a funny thing. Tone and...

    Local vernacular is a funny thing. Tone and context is everything however 'round here "Buddy" or "Guy" used towards someone you don't know is certainly condescending and comes with a healthy dose of...
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    I value my education by that is the perspective...

    I value my education by that is the perspective of a of someone that was fortunate no graduate with minimal loans into an economy where being self-sufficient and paying my bills as a young 20...
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    Ha...I'm actually down to only one place that in...

    Ha...I'm actually down to only one place that in Colorado that fits the appropriately in the "Awesome/Affordable/Quiet/Still Pay Your Bills" matrix. I should know within the next year what the...
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    Move to Rifle, build spec homes...staying up...

    Move to Rifle, build spec homes...staying up valley too long is not good for your health.
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    I don't know. What I do know is we need an...

    I don't know. What I do know is we need an educated society and we need our young people to learn marketable job skills.
  37. Ever had any Millennial customers that act like...

    Ever had any Millennial customers that act like they have never engaged in a business transaction and say things like "I think it should cost XXX" , "My Mom said YYY" , won't look you in the eye and...
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    This is so true. I got a half serious rule on my...

    This is so true. I got a half serious rule on my job site, no $75 trucks and no $4K rims. 'Round here, when development is hot, a bunch of bad businessmen and contractors that are not really into...
  39. Quoted solely out of respect for so succinctly...

    Quoted solely out of respect for so succinctly demonstrating the whole "I've got mine so fuck you" attitude that many find so frustrating.
  40. I'm gonna go with this. While I could go on...

    I'm gonna go with this. While I could go on about how the world has changed under the watch of the boomers, I'm better off not wasting time thinking about it.

    People that suck do so on their own...
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    And the answer is?

    And the answer is?
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    It is busy all the time. The former slow seasons...

    It is busy all the time. The former slow seasons are now filled in by budget tourists and front range second home owners using there properties outside of prime VRBO/AirBnB season. They sit at the...
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    I can't wait it build a single level with only...

    I can't wait it build a single level with only LVP for flooring, 2bds. shop with an office, a house full of chickens and a yard full of hogs.

    You spend enough time in $million houses you realize...
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    I should move to Kremmling and work in Summit...

    I should move to Kremmling and work in Summit County. Except then I'd have to live in K Town and work in Summit County. Fuck framing customs, that is hard work. About the only new construction I...
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    The Springs...it ain't Denver. For better or for...

    The Springs...it ain't Denver. For better or for worse. In some ways it is a bit isolated, in some ways it is away from the crowds and closer to some awesome less busy places. You gots lots of...
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    Most people, contractors included, have not idea...

    Most people, contractors included, have not idea how tile works. Brush up on "tile assembly" and "de-coupling". Shluter and Wedi systems are great but all they are doing in passing on the time...
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    406, there are a lot of other options besides...

    406, there are a lot of other options besides Breck and the metro fun boy trails you listed. If I lived in the city, I'd ride those places afterwork. That said, coming on vacation to ride and camp...
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    Kev, me more later but I would start with getting...

    Kev, me more later but I would start with getting a base line budget from https://sutherlands.com/garage-packages down in Salt Lake. Their packages are quality (or were 5 years ago). They probably...
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    I just looked in up, if I got on I70 in Wolcott...

    I just looked in up, if I got on I70 in Wolcott and drove by 94 exits I'd be in Littlefield, UT 543 miles away. I would take 7 hours and 34 minutes which sounds like the same as taking 95 across The...
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    Makes sense, I honestly had to look at a map to...

    Makes sense, I honestly had to look at a map to double check where 95 went. The only perspective one can have is their own. I can't remember ever driving on that road. Can say I've spend any time...
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