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    The fly agarics are beautiful at this time of...

    The fly agarics are beautiful at this time of year, but I prefer to leave them so that the reindeer can fly.

    Still no pines out at my local haunts. Maybe I'll get to find some in the Kootenays in...
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    Looks like a Lentinus of some sort, probably L....

    Looks like a Lentinus of some sort, probably L. ponderosus? If so, not poisonous, but not considered choice despite being fragrant.

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    Some Angel's Wings (Pleurotus or oyster family).
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    Yup. Thinking another minority Lib govt will be...

    Yup. Thinking another minority Lib govt will be the result. Quebec and the split between the Bloc and the Cons votes will be the determining factor IMO; Cons could squeak a minority, but I'm not...
  4. Thread: Trucks.

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    Took one of the '21 chevy colorados out to the...

    Took one of the '21 chevy colorados out to the field the other day. It and another replaced the 5yr old tacomas we had. What an absolute piece of shit truck for bush work. Shitty view from any angle,...
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    Reading FastFred's posts, and I can see why....

    Reading FastFred's posts, and I can see why. :fmicon:
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    I'm surprised MSR CS hasn't gotten back to you....

    I'm surprised MSR CS hasn't gotten back to you. I've had great experience with them for 20yo misery slipper bindings that finally broke after 2 decades of hard use. Greatest likely issue is that they...
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    I'd be interested in hearing your experience with...

    I'd be interested in hearing your experience with that finger throttle. Never tried one myself, and it likely wouldn't work so well in the colder days when I prefer to wear mitts, but it does...
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    Is it just me or does that look like tRump with a...

    Is it just me or does that look like tRump with a wig? My photoshop recognition skills are admittedly lacking.
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    I prefer to think of them as skiers that are...

    I prefer to think of them as skiers that are weak-kneed.

    As for the lady with the piercings, politics in our ill-informed, under-educated, and increasing lack of fellow-feeling democracy, such...
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    I listen to our family physician, whose advice is...

    I listen to our family physician, whose advice is consistent with his college of practice, and is a member in excellent standing. I have not contracted COVID-19, nor has any member of my family, and...
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    Lexa eats little kitties. Tastes almost like...

    Lexa eats little kitties. Tastes almost like little bunnies she says.
    We have no cats in the backyard veggie gardens, and any feline that passes through the front yard is very quick and very wary. ...
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    Near as I can tell, they are not resurrecting or...

    Near as I can tell, they are not resurrecting or even re-creating an actual mammoth. They are tweeking the DNA of asian elphants to be cold tolerant (to be hairy and not sure what else) and to be...
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    Benny, if you are not a first responder, paid or...

    Benny, if you are not a first responder, paid or unpaid, please, just stop. Or, at the very least, start a new thread.
    Thank you.
  14. NTTIAWWT

    NTTIAWWT
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    Time to take that equity and move up in the...

    Time to take that equity and move up in the community.
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    I was wondering which were the chanterelles on...

    I was wondering which were the chanterelles on the plate, but the one front and centre sure looked like a lobster, which I also enjoy. But pics are never enough for fungi ID.

    There are boletes...
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    Nice lobsters!. Haven't seen them pop here yet,...

    Nice lobsters!. Haven't seen them pop here yet, but they should be coming out any time now. Need to start visiting my matsutake spots too.
  18. Right? Dunno if it was the generation I came of...

    Right?
    Dunno if it was the generation I came of age in, or that for much of the past coupe decades I've sported a full beard, but a stray coarse curly hair on the tongue doesn't phase me in the...
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    Sweet ride man! Whole lot of terrain in the...

    Sweet ride man! Whole lot of terrain in the Robson and N.Thompson that will be much more available to you!

    Time to get my old sled to the shop for the pre-season work as well. Might not get the...
  20. Hey now, this thread is about fictional places!

    Hey now, this thread is about fictional places!
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    Well, she is about his age in that pic ... ...

    Well, she is about his age in that pic ...

    Ageism doesn't become you xxx-er :D
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    I should amend, we water the flowers, garden, and...

    I should amend, we water the flowers, garden, and the 30m doug fir in the back yard. After the heat dome and subsequent drought, most of the local trees lost most of their older needles. Our's, and...
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    Friendliest city I ever visited, Saskatoon....

    Friendliest city I ever visited, Saskatoon. Beautiful university campus too. Buddy is more likely than not mennonite or some such derivative. Salt of the earth folk, but a bit conservative and not...
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    Ya, fall seeding works near the ocean in the pnw,...

    Ya, fall seeding works near the ocean in the pnw, the rainy season, but in the interior we can only overseed in the spring.
    We love the clover patches and dandelions. So do the early pollinators. We...
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    'Why is a soap bubble round?' 'Cause it is its...

    'Why is a soap bubble round?' 'Cause it is its most efficient shape'

    I could have said Laura Secord, but at best you would only be thinking chocolate, at worst it would bring bouts of rage over...
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    You folks down south don't have to sign for your...

    You folks down south don't have to sign for your passport? Registered mail here, no envelope without ID and a john hancock.
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    Right?

    Right?
  28. Thread: Garden 2021

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    Everbearing variety. We've got a similar patch....

    Everbearing variety. We've got a similar patch. They will be replacing the everbearing strawberry crop, until the frosts keep away the pollinators.
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    Regarding bar length, there was a time in the far...

    Regarding bar length, there was a time in the far distant past when it was said that if the torque of hitting the throttle full out didn't cause the tip of the bar to jump, either the saw was too...
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    What I find interesting is that so many of you...

    What I find interesting is that so many of you take anything J Rogan says as truthful. He's a troll. Treat it as such.
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    Bwaahahaaa. The 'Toole just came out and said the...

    Bwaahahaaa. The 'Toole just came out and said the same thing Trudeau said in 2014 - the budget will balance itself. Due to economic activity over the next 10yrs. No cuts needed.
    The deficit is...
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    Pectin

    Pectin
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    You guys that have problem leveling the RTT or...

    You guys that have problem leveling the RTT or camper?. You know that shiny shovel mounted on the rack? Sometimes it's easier to dig a hole and drop in a tire, than it is to try and raise the other 2...
  35. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    So jelly. Worked a couple seasons around Ootsa...

    So jelly. Worked a couple seasons around Ootsa and Whitesail. Beautiful country. And nice kingfisher. Hoping we have another 5yrs with our west coast fishing buddy and his 19' harbercraft (old...
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    So if a dickhead gets fake tits, are they really...

    So if a dickhead gets fake tits, are they really more like a chest scrotum and testes?

    No pics please.
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    The drift to RTT is so funny. My 8yo daughter...

    The drift to RTT is so funny. My 8yo daughter loves to steal my siltarp and enjoy a sleep out under the stars. She thought that was the best, until I joined her one night and just laid a sleeping mat...
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    Enclosed lower decks are no bueno for passengers...

    Enclosed lower decks are no bueno for passengers during the trip. Transport Canada regs, that became very strictly enforced (except for a short stint during last year's COVID) after the MV Queen of...
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    The binary is easy. Whole lot of grey in between,...

    The binary is easy. Whole lot of grey in between, from making one comfortable as the face their fate, to no stops back from the brink and beyond. Triage sucks.
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    Most of the gas here, regardless of the actual...

    Most of the gas here, regardless of the actual vendor, comes from the same tanks in the nearby city. So even though they might not advertise, or people say only use one particular vendor, the premium...
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    Perfect

    Perfect
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    First house we rented was on HBMtn Rd but the...

    First house we rented was on HBMtn Rd but the opposite way to the hill. Barn frame on cement slab. Second place was on Railway just up from Queen. Old home built around an old railway bunkhouse....
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    Modern tread design, soft rubber compounds, and...

    Modern tread design, soft rubber compounds, and surface area vs ground pressure. I'm sure there's a point of diminishing return on that with width and grip, but with the work pick-ups running on Hwy5...
  44. Thread: The Turn

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    First good soaking rain in the past 24hrs since...

    First good soaking rain in the past 24hrs since before June's heat dome, and overnight temps dipping to 6C. Even a dusting above 2000m. Been so hot and dry for so long it feels like a turn, but I...
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    X2 on the narrow tires are superior in soft snow...

    X2 on the narrow tires are superior in soft snow and deep slush. On hardpacked snow and ice, a wider tire is better. Issue with the old narrow tires now is that most stock rims are wider than they...
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    Swinging the splitting maul never bothered my...

    Swinging the splitting maul never bothered my back; it was the bending over and the twisting, picking up rounds and tossing em that tweeked the spine. Splitting was good for sore shoulders though....
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    Two things about this place never cease to amaze...

    Two things about this place never cease to amaze me - the generosity, and the euphemisms.
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    Ya, the PM is selected by the ruling party. They...

    Ya, the PM is selected by the ruling party. They don't have to have a seat in parliament, but it greatly limits their influence. As XXX-er pointed out, some low ranking MP would step aside in a...
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    We love our bug wacker. Unfortunately, our hound...

    We love our bug wacker. Unfortunately, our hound has taken an extreme dislike to the bzzsnap, and will seek cover in the deepest thicket she can find. Wasn't so bad with the older ones from few years...
  50. Thread: Collegge

    by BCMtnHound
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    I know it's been awhile since highschool, but no...

    I know it's been awhile since highschool, but no one takes attendance at college ;)
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