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    Great session this morning north of the HB pier. ...

    Great session this morning north of the HB pier. I was in the water for a long time, 7 to about 915. It was super clean and about a foot overhead. The current was nuts, I got in at tower 10 and...
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    I get in a whole lot more than I used to. ...

    I get in a whole lot more than I used to.

    Being remote I can structure my day to get a session in more often than not. That is less true in the winter, as weekends in Mammoth often necessitate...
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    Sometimes Surfline is right. I set things up...

    Sometimes Surfline is right.

    I set things up so that I could have a long late morning/afternoon on Wednesday and things worked out. I went down to Trestles and surfed the Barbedwires area,...
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    Yesterday morning south HB pier was shoulder high...

    Yesterday morning south HB pier was shoulder high and fun. The water was still 63-64, but it was a bit better. It was clean and the shape was really nice. It ended up being much better than...
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    How big is that peak? The shape looks great in...

    How big is that peak? The shape looks great in that shot.

    The last two days I have surfed south of HB pier. Shoulder to head high and fun, but the water dropped into the low 60's. A juvenile...
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    Saturday and Sunday were two of the best days I...

    Saturday and Sunday were two of the best days I have had this summer. Surfed south HB pier, shoulder to head high, peaky. Some were a bit soft, but there were so many peaks that it spread the crowd...
  7. Bayern really beat Barca like a drum. It will...

    Bayern really beat Barca like a drum. It will take a miracle for Lyon to move forward. Still, they did beat Mancity, so you never know. If this was a standard two leg tie I would give them less of...
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    Today was actually pretty great. I surfed the...

    Today was actually pretty great.

    I surfed the same area as yesterday, HB, north of the pier, getting in around tower 10. I surfed from a bit before 10 until 1230. It was actually about head...
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    So I have two months with a Tesla 3. It is the...

    So I have two months with a Tesla 3. It is the all-wheel drive long range model. Here are a few thoughts:

    It drives a bit like a golf cart. It slows down very quickly once you take your foot...
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    Today was really fun. I looked at 56th street,...

    Today was really fun. I looked at 56th street, it was pumping right at the jetty with around 25 people. The peaks north, which used to be good but are now usually walled, were completely walled. ...
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    That is probably about as ideal a situation as...

    That is probably about as ideal a situation as one can have for learning late. It would certainly make sense that he is an exception to the rule.

    The last couple of days have been fun. Yesterday...
  12. How do I get TGR TV on a Windows 10 home laptop?

    I think the title says it all.
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    I'm actually similar. I started skiing at 7,...

    I'm actually similar. I started skiing at 7, surfing freshman year in college. I don't think I could ever get REALLY good at surfing starting so late.

    Skiing and surfing are different in terms...
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    I like to consider myself lucky. I surf several...

    I like to consider myself lucky. I surf several days a week in the summer. Now that I work from home I'm able to get winter weekday sessions too, when I was in an office I was usually there from 7...
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    There are actually a fair number of northern...

    There are actually a fair number of northern hemisphere places that are good in the summer. Orange County and parts of San Diego are good, and consistent, in the summer. Lots of areas of Mexico are...
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    When I met my wife she was a casual skier, a few...

    When I met my wife she was a casual skier, a few days a year. She could handle groomers and the occasional moderate bump run. I ski 40 days a year now, mostly at Mammoth, with her typically getting...
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    The last three days have been decent at 36th. ...

    The last three days have been decent at 36th. Far from epic, waist high, but pretty good shape on a morning rising tide. Some lined up lefts off the jetty, I'm learning to love the big board on...
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    I should clarify that OC is more about consistent...

    I should clarify that OC is more about consistent FUN waves than gnarly ones. Cottons over 4th of July weekend would be an example of a big south, it was double overhead but not really scary, steep...
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    I actually think the waves in parts of socal can...

    I actually think the waves in parts of socal can be underrated in certain ways. It's much less windy than up north, and Orange County gets REALLY consistent in the summer, which is big for me. It...
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    Sunday morning was actually surprisingly fun...

    Sunday morning was actually surprisingly fun south of HB pier.

    It was not big, waist high, maybe slightly bigger, but the shape was decent and I brought out the 7'6" for some glide. The crowd was...
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    Tuesday and Wednesday were really fun. I had...

    Tuesday and Wednesday were really fun. I had late morning windows and caught the tide push while it was still clean. After a slow week it was nice to see shoulder high peaks with lined up walls. ...
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    Very sad to see this. He won his world title in...

    Very sad to see this. He won his world title in 1993, the year I entered college and right around when I started surfing. Always amazing to watch at Pipe.
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    I'm running mine as a quad too and I would agree....

    I'm running mine as a quad too and I would agree. I just have to try to avoid pearling it!

    The upwelling was solid! I surfed yesterday in HB from around 10-12 and it was 63-64. I wore a spring...
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    Those tits are within a couple of miles of a...

    Those tits are within a couple of miles of a bunch of the best surf spots in socal. The radiation does not seem to keep the crowds down.
  25. Well you don't spell it son, you eat it!

    Well you don't spell it son, you eat it!
  26. I used to love both Spanky's. I went to...

    I used to love both Spanky's.

    I went to Farmers and Chefs last time I was home, which is close to that area. Highly recommended if any of you visit the jewel of Dutchess County.
  27. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fjh3TxOHCxE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fjh3TxOHCxE
  28. My parents love that. I am rarely there during...

    My parents love that. I am rarely there during the summer, but I have biked on it before. My dad can basically go from our house to the Gold's in Lagrange on his bike. If he was still teaching at...
  29. I have not read the entire thread, but some...

    I have not read the entire thread, but some interesting perspectives.

    I grew up in Poughkeepsie. I would have to say it makes sense to have some different lines. I guess one might be Westchester...
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    If you can pull that off that would be awesome on...

    If you can pull that off that would be awesome on so many levels. When I left Tahoe I always dreamed of being able to work from home so that I could winter in Tahoe and summer on the beach. I could...
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    Nice! Sounds like you guys eventually got the...

    Nice!

    Sounds like you guys eventually got the same stuff we did.

    I have had late morning windows the last couple of days. It is small, thigh high to waist high, but I have been taking out the...
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    That is pretty nuts. I used to windsurf some in...

    That is pretty nuts. I used to windsurf some in the summer when I was young. I was never all that great at it. But I never would have believed one could do stuff like that on a windsurfer.
  33. Poll: This weekend amazed me. My wife and I got a...

    This weekend amazed me.

    My wife and I got a cheap rate at the San Diego Hard Rock and we decided to head down to hit the pool on Saturday and then go to Nobu. We wanted a fun getaway, like lots...
  34. Poll: When I taught at Squaw there would be people who...

    When I taught at Squaw there would be people who would try to buy private lessons in hopes that they could cut the line on KT on a pow day at the beginning, getting passed people who had been there...
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    Yeah, I guess the distance is just too great. ...

    Yeah, I guess the distance is just too great.

    I was about to say something really stupid, which wouldn't be the first time. I was about to mention how when I was in northern Fiji that area got...
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    Friday through Monday was pretty epic down here. ...

    Friday through Monday was pretty epic down here. I ended up going to Cottons three of the four days. There were some VERY big sets at Cottons, like 2xOH+ in some cases. Luckily it is pretty soft,...
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    Yesterday ended up being a blast a bit south of...

    Yesterday ended up being a blast a bit south of Nixon's house. I found a whole in the crowd, while it was not as consistent as Cottons or Uppers there were only a couple of us. It was head high,...
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    Had a late morning window yesterday. Got a 1.5...

    Had a late morning window yesterday. Got a 1.5 hour session in at 36th street, and the timing was great. It was crowded, but I found a hole in the crowd and was able to pick off some nice lefts. ...
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    This last week has been pretty fun. I have had...

    This last week has been pretty fun. I have had late morning windows, so no trips down to Trestles since Sunday, but Newport has been delivering decent surf. It has been chest-shoulder high on the...
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    Yesterday afternoon I ended up going to Cottons. ...

    Yesterday afternoon I ended up going to Cottons. It was shoulder high + with a bit of bump on the water and some lulls. It was not epic, but the crowd was limited so I had a blast. It was pretty...
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    Nice SP! Hope you get to use it soon! There...

    Nice SP!

    Hope you get to use it soon!

    There has been okay surf this week, but I have not had the opportunity for a window. Tomorrow looks likely, late morning.
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    It's been a fun week for surf here in Orange...

    It's been a fun week for surf here in Orange County.

    Wednesday was solid, maybe slightly overhead but also walled at the upper streets in Newport. I went to 56th, which was a bit smaller,...
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    Yeah, I get that it is possible, that it is...

    Yeah, I get that it is possible, that it is plausible that a big corporation might do something, they just would not do it over a few million. The scale is much too small for them to care. I could...
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    250 per year!!!! What!!!! I'm curious about...

    250 per year!!!! What!!!!

    I'm curious about the fine print on that one. I ski Mammoth about 30-35 days during a typical year, and I would say I probably spend about that much a season there. ...
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    Occy says hi 328547

    Occy says hi

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    That's how I read it too. Horrible in any...

    That's how I read it too.

    Horrible in any event.
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    Yeah, I saw that. It's nuts. I'm still not...

    Yeah, I saw that. It's nuts.

    I'm still not clear about what exactly happened. I read the description, but it seems strange.
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    Scary and sad. Vibes to him and his friends and...

    Scary and sad. Vibes to him and his friends and family.

    I would really like to get back in the water. I wrenched a muscle in the side of my rib cage boxing recently, I finally got around to...
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    My guess is his attorney did quite well. I doubt...

    My guess is his attorney did quite well. I doubt he devoted a huge number of hours to the case and he would have walked away with a nice payout, without having to go to court.
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    I think he actually got something like a 100k. ...

    I think he actually got something like a 100k. The company had done some things they should not have, the details are foggy right now, but he would have been taking a risk pursuing it. Their...
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