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  1. Can these weird eyebrows just go away already?...

    Can these weird eyebrows just go away already? The boobs can stay.
  2. Thread: Perfect Albums

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    I think "In Rainbows" is just a notch below "OK...

    I think "In Rainbows" is just a notch below "OK Computer." Not perfect, but close. I like their last two albums, too, but they certainly aren't close to being perfect.
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    Trader Joe's has Ritter Sport. Pretty solid, I...

    Trader Joe's has Ritter Sport. Pretty solid, I must say. I like the dark chocolate with hazelnut.
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    With the caveat that I'm not a local, but have...

    With the caveat that I'm not a local, but have skied at Vail a decent amount. One good thing at Vail is there are lots of lifts. You can avoid a lot of traversing by just working the lift system.
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    I'd say be careful about going too far out in...

    I'd say be careful about going too far out in Mongolia Bowl or you could have a tedious ride back to the lift. Sleepytime road is also long and flat. On the front side, the road that goes from the...
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    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49570118088_3a...

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49570118088_3a7d88319e_b.jpg
  7. Thread: View right now

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    So wrong...

    So wrong...
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    Everyone remembers "Bittersweet Symphony" by...

    Everyone remembers "Bittersweet Symphony" by (The) Verve, but their first album was much more atmospheric. This track is a nice example. Just let the music wash over you...
    ...
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    I'd say half the time I've taken the chair rather...

    I'd say half the time I've taken the chair rather than the gondola, but I also never ski Vail on weekends.
  10. Thread: View right now

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    Ice cave on Blackcomb Glacier. 316966 316967

    Ice cave on Blackcomb Glacier.
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    316967
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    Nice to see some new snow overnight. I was up...

    Nice to see some new snow overnight. I was up yesterday and there were some very icy areas. I was riding Symphony and saw a girl fall near the top of Piccolo Face, lose one ski there and proceed to...
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    Agreed. The GEICO ads are hit or miss for sure.

    Agreed. The GEICO ads are hit or miss for sure.
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    How about the GEICO ones with Pinocchio?

    How about the GEICO ones with Pinocchio?
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    Gee, I don't know how anyone can counter...

    Gee, I don't know how anyone can counter incredible arguments like these...
  15. How about flannel-lined jeans? Seems like the...

    How about flannel-lined jeans? Seems like the perfect ski pant!
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    Thanks. Looks like Alpine opens at 6:30, so that...

    Thanks. Looks like Alpine opens at 6:30, so that would be a good choice.
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    I remember reading the last manufacturer finally...

    I remember reading the last manufacturer finally quit making VCRs like a year ago or so, so there's still lots of them out there mostly collecting dust!
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    This is my typical game plan: park in the...

    This is my typical game plan: park in the Lionshead garage. Take the gondola up. Drop into Game Creek. Drop into Sundown Bowl from the top of the Game Creek chair (be careful if it's a busy day,...
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    I still shoot film on occasion, but almost...

    I still shoot film on occasion, but almost exclusively medium format. Shooting with 35mm does seem like a bit of a waste of time, but some people seem to like it.
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    No, it's using a traditional method to produce...

    No, it's using a traditional method to produce art. A CNC machine can probably produce a hell of a statue, but some people would rather chisel it out by hand.

    There are plenty of reasons that...
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    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Zero-90-s-Canon-T90-35mm-...

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Zero-90-s-Canon-T90-35mm-Camera-With-Lenses-and-Flash-from-Jamie-Thomas/123991418877?hash=item1cde76e7fd:g:ZMwAAOSw9-Zd3z3i

    Lots of T90 bodies and T90 bodies with 50mm...
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    Well, you're wrong as usual.

    Well, you're wrong as usual.
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    I do! Analog photography is still very much a...

    I do! Analog photography is still very much a thing. A niche thing, but a thing. If you've got good film photography equipment it's worth something. Don't donate it to Goodwill.
  24. Nothing wrong with missionary.

    Nothing wrong with missionary.
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    Good stuff. Definitely something I don't miss...

    Good stuff. Definitely something I don't miss from my childhood. I remember that feeling of dread when the picture started shrinking and you knew the tube was starting to go bad.
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    Thanks for the list! I heard the Blackcomb...

    Thanks for the list!

    I heard the Blackcomb gondola was down for an hour plus this morning. WTF is going on?
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    You could see if the TV is OK by tuning into an...

    You could see if the TV is OK by tuning into an over-the-air broadcast, but you'd need a digital to analog converter box these days.
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    I'm impressed that so many dentists know so much...

    I'm impressed that so many dentists know so much about cardiac physiology!
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    The entire notion of getting a gift--alcohol or...

    The entire notion of getting a gift--alcohol or otherwise-- for someone when their parent dies seems kind of strange to me.
  30. Thread: Grand Jury Duty

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    This is true. My work pays me for jury duty, so...

    This is true. My work pays me for jury duty, so it's not an undo hardship usually.
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    Oh yeah, that's not a bad call. I've eaten there...

    Oh yeah, that's not a bad call. I've eaten there before.
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    See? Perfect money making op!

    See? Perfect money making op!
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    Does anyone know of any good breakfast places? My...

    Does anyone know of any good breakfast places? My go-to used to be Wild Wood in Crystal, but they've shut down. Many of the other places don't open till 8:00, which seems awfully late to me when...
  34. Sweet shot, Tap!

    Sweet shot, Tap!
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    I'm sure it's pretty nice on a powder day when...

    I'm sure it's pretty nice on a powder day when you don't need to clear a foot of snow off every single chair.
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    I'd say the most important thing would be to...

    I'd say the most important thing would be to devise a system that keeps the seat down. It shouldn't be that difficult to come up with something that mechanically connects the seat to the frame that...
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    I agree. I just expect the seat to be down and I...

    I agree. I just expect the seat to be down and I can certainly imagine zoning and not really looking at the chair before sitting down on it. The lift operator is 100% culpable here.
  38. Farting.

    Farting.
  39. Thread: View right now

    by The AD
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    These always bloom early, though. Last year they...

    These always bloom early, though. Last year they were ready to pop when we got a big snowstorm in Feb.
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    I was at Vail two weeks ago and the attendants...

    I was at Vail two weeks ago and the attendants were not real attendant when the lifts weren't busy, especially out in BSB.
  41. Thread: View right now

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    Spring is coming...

    Spring is coming
    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49544172476_65f4af4988_b.jpg
  42. Thread: Grand Jury Duty

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    Which is a saying I've always hated. Many people...

    Which is a saying I've always hated. Many people are there because they believe it's their civic duty.
  43. Thread: Grand Jury Duty

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    I'm sure if that's the case then you wouldn't get...

    I'm sure if that's the case then you wouldn't get past the voir dire phase. They're not going to want jury members who are there more or less under duress.
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    Well, I'm sure it does add a bit of a je ne sais...

    Well, I'm sure it does add a bit of a je ne sais quoi...
  45. Spring info up now on Bachelor's website:...

    Spring info up now on Bachelor's website:
    https://www.mtbachelor.com/sunchaser-spring/
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    That's fine, assuming you've got consent from the...

    That's fine, assuming you've got consent from the coach...
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    Three-day weekend in both the U.S. and...

    Three-day weekend in both the U.S. and Canada--so, yeah, it's going to be nuts. Both Saturday and Sunday are blackout dates for restricted passes.
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    People are going to bitch about pricing no matter...

    People are going to bitch about pricing no matter what. That's a given.
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    I think there's certainly some truth to the...

    I think there's certainly some truth to the assertion that the weather this season has caused unique problems, but that doesn't really explain things like continual lift maintenance issues, etc. If...
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    Don't be worried. It's a great time of the year...

    Don't be worried. It's a great time of the year to ski at Whistler. I go up almost every year the first week in April and it's almost always awesome.
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