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    Given that (land) title was originally the means...

    Given that (land) title was originally the means of being granted a seat at the governance table way back in the old empire, perhaps the notion that creating a more complicated process based on that...
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    From the shavings, looks like different core...

    From the shavings, looks like different core construction? WTF?
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    You can buy title, but you can't buy class.

    You can buy title, but you can't buy class.
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    Yup. Been true in every small town I have lived...

    Yup. Been true in every small town I have lived in, and we don't have anywhere near the population pressures you guys have south of the 49th.
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    I use swix easy glide liquid wax on my XC...

    I use swix easy glide liquid wax on my XC fishscales when temps are >-5C. Just don't apply too much, or wipe off excess with a cloth before the temp hardens it too much. I also carry a bit of...
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    That set is ready for Vlad the Impaler :FIREdevil...

    That set is ready for Vlad the Impaler :FIREdevil

    Seriously, X2 on those T1's. Unfortunately a couple shells too small, and a few km too far.

    Bump
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    This was the first hiway vehicle I learned to...

    This was the first hiway vehicle I learned to drive. Same colour (minus the decal), mirrors, bed tie-down. It would crawl anywhere but with only 4speed, highway travel was less than efficient over...
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    I use a guide block and a bit collar for my...

    I use a guide block and a bit collar for my inserts. Paper templates. My record is't as great as others above, maybe a poor insert for every 3rd set of mounts, so maybe 1 out of 50? A bit of JB weld,...
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    No idea about the trapping regs in the states,...

    No idea about the trapping regs in the states, but in BC there are specifications on both leghold and snare traps. Bait stations are permitted by a licensed trapper. Not just anyone can trap either,...
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    Here's a gem in East Vancouver:...

    Here's a gem in East Vancouver: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/tiny-lot-value-rises-3-531-1.6319447
    "Value of tiny lot in East Vancouver skyrockets 3,431% in 1 year, according to...
  11. If cold weather starting is no issue for the VW,...

    If cold weather starting is no issue for the VW, maybe spend the money on a remote start for diesels and forego the block heater? Then the whole car is nice and toasty when she is ready to leave.
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    We have 1000 sqft upstairs finished, and 1000 in...

    We have 1000 sqft upstairs finished, and 1000 in the basement 2/3rds unfinished. Almost half of the basement is dedicated for gear space and workroom, and freezer/food storage. For the three of us we...
  13. Thread: Wildlife

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    Best possible outcome. Thanks for the update and...

    Best possible outcome. Thanks for the update and your efforts Harry!
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    Land use planning has not been well managed since...

    Land use planning has not been well managed since they removed the old MSRM back at the turn of the millennium (thanks BC Libs - the political right in BC for you citizens of the republic). It was...
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    Try one of those plastic owls on your roof...

    Try one of those plastic owls on your roof perhaps? Put it on a convex base so it moves a bit in the breeze.
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    Ouch! That is so very sad, and would likely...

    Ouch! That is so very sad, and would likely result in a very hard death without intervention. Interesting as both should be fast asleep right now. Maybe a young bear that didn't go to bed with a full...
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    If I had my way, I would have gone with a 25', or...

    If I had my way, I would have gone with a 25', or at least a 23'FB for the larger tanks (especially fresh water), but the wife was set on the counter and sink space of the 20' bambi.

    With the...
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    If you drop a knee in the forest, and there is no...

    If you drop a knee in the forest, and there is no one around to see, is it really a tele turn?

    3pins and leathers are cool. Even my classic XC set-up is still leathers and voile mountaineers. Only...
  19. And don't forget the legal age is 18 in AB....

    And don't forget the legal age is 18 in AB.
    Don't know anyone who's attended AUA though. All my post secondary contact are from Edmonton institutions.
  20. Most of my younger days were spent on the...

    Most of my younger days were spent on the Vancouver north shore mtns at night, and then small interior BC hills, so liftline mazes were simple to navigate with few nitwits blocking access for the max...
  21. My wife plans the food, her's and daughter's...

    My wife plans the food, her's and daughter's clothing and most of the entertainment detail, I make sure the truck/trailer/equipment is loaded up and ready to go.
    For larger travels, like trips to...
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    The Hinterland Hoser ...

    The Hinterland Hoser
    https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2330337733/
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    Bwaahaaahahaa! But your point about being a...

    Bwaahaaahahaa!

    But your point about being a leper to the ladies of BC/QC is funny, since in BC at least, about a quarter of the population are ON expats (although most that I work or play with are...
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    I just salvaged a bunch of inserts from a ski,...

    I just salvaged a bunch of inserts from a ski, the epoxy that stuck to the removed inserts did re-solidify and was a bit of a pain to remove. So it might work to keep them from spinning after...
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    I enjoyed the Sunday magazine on CBC this past...

    I enjoyed the Sunday magazine on CBC this past Sunday. The interview with Dr. Madhukar Pai, and his take on addressing the pandemic globally was very poignant. ...
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    I don't know. i don't know. Tell me his name!

    I don't know. i don't know.

    Tell me his name!
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    I still have nightmares of when I was about 6 or...

    I still have nightmares of when I was about 6 or so, caught a literal bucket of frogs in the pond (which was in the chicken coop), and tripped exiting the coop. Those feathered freaks swarmed me and...
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    I prefer the term misfit. Nerds are too clique...

    I prefer the term misfit. Nerds are too clique even for me.

    FWIW, the insert issue I posted above was a TTS with Zed toes. But that hole pattern still doesn't look right.
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    The assessment went up. Still need to see what...

    The assessment went up. Still need to see what the actual taxation will come out at. Like you alluded to, just because the assessments went up across the board doesn't justify the same increase in...
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    I've messed up an insert installation (bit...

    I've messed up an insert installation (bit wandered somehow, using a paper template with the BF Drill guide block). I just mixed up some JB Weld steel epoxy, crammed that into the bad hole, let cure,...
  31. A shallow bowl?!? Lucky man. We have 2 drawers...

    A shallow bowl?!? Lucky man. We have 2 drawers full of such indisposables.

    I know, not a word, but it should be.
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    Not only do they vote, they take those profits...

    Not only do they vote, they take those profits from screwing you over, and 'donate ' a tithe to their politician of choice.
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    Shit that annoys you happens in triplicate.

    Shit that annoys you happens in triplicate.
  34. I don't see it on google maps in chrome, but I do...

    I don't see it on google maps in chrome, but I do get the image on google earth app on the ipad. Hilarious.
  35. Especially the elevator pumps. Now, knee-high...

    Especially the elevator pumps.

    Now, knee-high socks are another story.
    And in the venerable words of Mr. Cocker, she can leave her hat on.
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    I'd mention alpine tele pole length. But...

    I'd mention alpine tele pole length.

    But nobody cares.
  37. Can confirm. Shipping in the plastic wrap...

    Can confirm. Shipping in the plastic wrap side-by-side. The H-bits are the bits that hold the skis together, the round one is half of the bar the connects each binding in the toehold.
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    Voile needs a shout out for their bindings as...

    Voile needs a shout out for their bindings as well. I have mountaineers on my classic XC, switchback X2 on my alpinas, and my wife has X2s for both her backcountry and lift-served set-ups. I've got...
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    Nobody who skis park ever grows up. I call...

    Nobody who skis park ever grows up. I call shenanigans.
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    Interesting about the stator putting out enough...

    Interesting about the stator putting out enough juice for all the electronics. Our 2016 summit at work has a battery, but it originally came with both electric and pull start, but the starter went,...
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    Best wishes to Maisie on her full recovery Gary!...

    Best wishes to Maisie on her full recovery Gary!

    And fabulous shots all. Lexa can't do the deep backcountry anymore, but she gets very stoked on the XC runs. I swear to upgrade the phone and take...
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    Her life's work will last far beyond her passing....

    Her life's work will last far beyond her passing. A class act all around.

    May many glasses be raised in your honour, Ms. White.
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    Always wise to marry well :fm:

    Always wise to marry well :fm:
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    And find a shop to work in. Any automotive work...

    And find a shop to work in. Any automotive work below 0C sucks and can confound diagnosis. Luckily I know a few guys locally that love to have a disassembled sled to enjoy beers/ganja over in their...
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    Absolutely. When I say economic return, I mean...

    Absolutely. When I say economic return, I mean comparable risk and training, with consideration to corporate margins. Consider what a professional blaster makes for a mining outfit. Heck, even a...
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    No dog in this fight, but it couples closely with...

    No dog in this fight, but it couples closely with my own professional experience. I went into studies and started my work experience in a field that I enjoyed, and there was a very large part of...
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    Fuel, air, or spark. That easy ;) With the...

    Fuel, air, or spark. That easy ;)
    With the temps, maybe a bit of water in the fuel line that froze (condensation in the tank from the wet coast?). Or maybe moisture in the electrical causing a short...
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    We woke to -33C at 450m up the valley from Sun...

    We woke to -33C at 450m up the valley from Sun Peaks. A little colder in Blue River and Valemount. Didn't even start the vehicles today, daughter took great humour in my frosted beard after walking...
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    I'll temp the lifts at -25, but not the sled. XC...

    I'll temp the lifts at -25, but not the sled. XC only for the next few days at the least. Shame, I was hoping enough snow and slightly warmer temps for our little hill during the school break....
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    Holden needs a sandwich or two. Guy is looking...

    Holden needs a sandwich or two. Guy is looking wraith-like.
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