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    Was thinking about this the other day so I'm...

    Was thinking about this the other day so I'm actually gonna take this seriously. Key issues:

    - OTG compatibility (specifically for a nurse friend of mine,) I don't wear them, how hard is this...
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    nothing - and I mean nothing - will keep me from...

    nothing - and I mean nothing - will keep me from looking at mountain cams and torturing myself.

    I ain't no snitch though.
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    Kind of a minor point in the grand scheme of...

    Kind of a minor point in the grand scheme of things but one thing that freaks me out is that the virus seems to survive longer when it's cold. Like, way longer: ...
  4. goddamn that is a powerful image. How long are...

    goddamn that is a powerful image. How long are those things? They look giant, different from what the Russian guy is making.

    Not sure if it's in that clip I linked but in the "Happy People" doc...
  5. Well, if you've really got time on your hands,...

    Well, if you've really got time on your hands, you can always go back to the old, old school. Cost, however much it is for a good straight-grained log in your local area:
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    As for skiing itself - I had a busy winter before...

    As for skiing itself - I had a busy winter before all this stuff hit, life kept happening which kept me from the mountains, and I was really looking forward to going up as much as possible during...
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    apparently it's the least survivable on copper...

    apparently it's the least survivable on copper surfaces so I'm gonna fashion myself a suit of full plate armor and "go green" two pow days in
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    do those ruroc things actually, like, keep a...

    do those ruroc things actually, like, keep a goggle seal? looks like they'd be leaky as shit. fuckin' hurricane zone inside that thing.

    Speaking of leaky my new idea is to take a pair of white...
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    best ski gear for social distancing

    let's hear 'em. What would make people avoid taking the lift with you, avoid you as you walk down the street with them, refuse to tour with you, etc. Gimme the ugliest, dumbest, most downright...
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    challenge mode: beginning at the top of chair 2,...

    challenge mode: beginning at the top of chair 2, sing it on-key and in-tempo, continue through the outrun without stopping, repeat twice, then seize the means of production
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    That is a really good analogy.

    That is a really good analogy.
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    bit off-topic but it's not really that surprising...

    bit off-topic but it's not really that surprising (happened to know about it already,) Jeffy boy won't even fork over enough to cover the deficit in Medina....
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    yeah I guess I'm cautiously optimistic about what...

    yeah I guess I'm cautiously optimistic about what they said with stepping up the shuttle busing at least... pretty small timeframe to get a lot together but it's not like they're not making money up...
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    Fair enough. Looks like she was a pretty car...

    Fair enough. Looks like she was a pretty car btw, fun to drive I hope?

    ... Is that fuckin' true about the pass thing? Because that is some bullshit. Don't even know what to say to that.


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    Got the chains (and a bunch of other "just in...

    Got the chains (and a bunch of other "just in case" stuff.) In fairness it's been quite some time and I should probably practice. And I will also admit that the place has me spoiled. We're lucky;...
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    Jesus wept, thank fuck I got out there Friday... ...

    Jesus wept, thank fuck I got out there Friday... I'll take 40 knot gusts and a mild cold over this crap any day.

    Echoing what someone said last page, I've been following my usual code of "avoid...
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    hahaha I'm gonna get shit for that for forever. ...

    hahaha I'm gonna get shit for that for forever. I lived there 9 fucking months! I moved here from Virginia for fuck's sake, I dunno why I say that! I still do, too!

    If I have the days free I...
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    anyone have a pair of ultra-heavy fat charger...

    anyone have a pair of ultra-heavy fat charger skis. need to be as heavy and stiff as possible,, would like to borrow them at the end of the month if this weather pattern doesn't break up and behead...
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    I'm cludging together a probably terrible idea...

    I'm cludging together a probably terrible idea for an ice day ski myself so I feel this... I remember being skeptical of those amphibios when they came out so it's surprising to hear this though. ...
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    Totally, I'm just thinking there's probably a...

    Totally, I'm just thinking there's probably a crowd of all-mountain weirdness that TGR could theoretically hate if they lacked the wisdom to avoid them in the first place.

    Unrelated, anyone...
  21. 1. The last time that you went...

    1. The last time that you went skiing/snowboarding, who did you go with? (friends, family, just myself, strangers, etc.)

    i only ski with strangers; for are we not all strangers to ourselves,??Few...
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    I have never seen anything by fischer or elan...

    I have never seen anything by fischer or elan discussed on this board; one must consider the skis which go unmentioned
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    levitating three feet in the air, repeating the...

    levitating three feet in the air, repeating the "good for the base" mantra faster and faster as an aura of pure hype swirls and vibrates all around me, nearby ski edges glowing and harmonizing with...
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    ahhh my buddy had the same problem, they want you...

    ahhh my buddy had the same problem, they want you to download their dumb app I guess, fuck the internet etc. doesn't let you just DL the images either. Attached is the one with words, let's see if...
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    So they're doing a contest over on reddit, and I...

    So they're doing a contest over on reddit, and I took a stab at making a CG model of exactly this. Topsheet is a mess, doubt I'll get the prize (not really the crowd for this kinda ski over there)...
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    Hey, thanks for putting this together. I was...

    Hey, thanks for putting this together. I was about to link Brayshaw's mspaint from twitter on here before I saw you included it. That said here's a different tweet anyway because he's probably a...
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    I'm gonna go be dumb and try this - I'm kinda...

    I'm gonna go be dumb and try this - I'm kinda hoping for a shitshow actually, just because if they sell tickets we might have more weekends next season (maybe that's totally wishful, I dunno.) I...
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    Prescient though not exactly in the way he...

    Prescient though not exactly in the way he intended... Funny how our interpretations of prophecies are always just a little bit oblique to their real meaning, way back to the Greeks. At least if you...
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    can't tell what level of irony you're on with...

    can't tell what level of irony you're on with this username combo though

    also they should recycle these colors... What's the most radbro downhill binding on the market, the pivot 18? can I get...
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    The hike was a bit disorienting, yeah... we...

    The hike was a bit disorienting, yeah... we caught a little window of light up top that made the descent much better. It ran really nice up there, much better than I expected! DFF was a soup...
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    It was really nice to have pretty much all of...

    It was really nice to have pretty much all of Jan/Feb just consistently cold, I think crystal might've had one day of extremely nominal refreeze in those whole two months. I don't remember skiing...
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    Damn, surprisingly fun and good thread! Congrats...

    Damn, surprisingly fun and good thread! Congrats on the success OP, usually rolling with the punches on the internet doesn't work, and it's rare to find a poster with humility.



    This is just...
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    All this spring corn lately has me daydreaming...

    All this spring corn lately has me daydreaming about those Protos. In midseason at BBI it was the furthest thing from my mind, but I bet they kill on weird semi-shadowed refreeze.

    Not sure if I...
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    This is totally the crux of the thread... I'm...

    This is totally the crux of the thread... I'm more like Timberridge (such a good avatar by the way,) if I ever really truly hated a ski I think I'd interpret that feeling to mean that...
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    This is an old post now but in the name of...

    This is an old post now but in the name of content:



    I started really skiing in the 2010s but learned old school/east coast, and this post clarified a ton to me about how I first felt about...
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    T edious G oat R egurgitation

    T edious
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    quoting this because it deserves to be on the new page...

    It's kinda funny, compared to basically anywhere else I've skied I tend to think of Xtal (and the region in general) as pretty hardcore......
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    Old now but here is some crystal stoke from...

    Old now but here is some crystal stoke from wednesday. Hard to mind looking like a beater when the snow is that good: https://youtu.be/Mu7VH1-X7rU
  39. Eeeey thanks for the great times! Glad to meet...

    Eeeey thanks for the great times! Glad to meet you all, thanks so much for the work putting this thing together, and thanks for showing this jong a thing or two. Looking forward to next year - and...
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    An excellent day indeed... virgin stuff through...

    An excellent day indeed... virgin stuff through 3PM, incredible.

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    I met a porcupine a little lower down from here. Not pictured sadly; I fumbled my phone badly, lost a glove in the...
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    They look like they'd be pretty much unskiable in...

    They look like they'd be pretty much unskiable in crud too. Cool concept though, and definitely the kind of thing that makes you think... I remember seeing some kind of piste ski that basically had...
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    Yeah that was exactly the vibe I got, passion...

    Yeah that was exactly the vibe I got, passion project for someone who got a windfall somehow.

    ... I gotta know the story behind those on3ps, what was the concept there exactly?
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    Been thinking about it (though I will probably be...

    Been thinking about it (though I will probably be out with the GF and not going hard.) I skied crystal last season but I just can't remember what I did or how it was around christmas... are the...
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    Ignorant JONG here so take what I say with a...

    Ignorant JONG here so take what I say with a grain of salt - I hung out in this shop once or twice last season. At the time they were developing product while offering tunes and trying to sell a...
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    it should hold within about .625mm in my...

    it should hold within about .625mm in my experience, just use a hardwood dowel and epoxy it in real nice on the old hole and you're good to go
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    i didn't join this forum to read threads, or make...

    i didn't join this forum to read threads, or make friends, i joined it to post screenshots of all the stickers ive put on the paper map they sent me that ive framed onto the wall of the den of my...
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    Why do people want these lanyards so badly? Logo...

    Why do people want these lanyards so badly? Logo lanyards are for people who recreationally browse linkdn and have matching bowtie/pocket protectors. Logo lanyards are for grown-assed men who use...
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    Kinda tangential but on-topic - I had a choice a...

    Kinda tangential but on-topic - I had a choice a few months back between the x106 188 and the Cochise 186 for exactly this niche at basically the identical bargain. I trusted my gut and went with...
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    Every part of the country has this "I'm actually...

    Every part of the country has this "I'm actually from here" style chauvinism... it's always at least a little ridiculous unless you're actually native. But nowhere I've been is it more intense - or,...
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    hahahaha fuck, I lived in LA for a year when I...

    hahahaha fuck, I lived in LA for a year when I was 22, I guess that stuck for some reason. sue me

    anything is better than the miserable half-assed boston accent of my teenage self
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