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    Interesting chart and article here...

    Interesting chart and article here (https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/san-francisco-covid-cases-undercounted-17313130.php) saying what everybody's been suspecting lately, that actual infection...
  2. Heh. Seems like numerous times I've descended...

    Heh. Seems like numerous times I've descended Andesite and have gotten convinced I was heading towards the trailhead, when in fact (as I've generally verified quickly once I stopped and pulled out a...
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    Needless to say...

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    A few nights ago, I had a dream in which this...

    A few nights ago, I had a dream in which this was playing...


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    Same here... and my I-don't-know-you ringtone is...

    Same here... and my I-don't-know-you ringtone is a particularly quiet one (though I can hear it reasonably well if the ringer volume is all the way up, in case I'm waiting for a plumber to call me...
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    Well, looks like Mom's surviving Covid; she's...

    Well, looks like Mom's surviving Covid; she's still pretty drained, but she's also finally testing negative. And I never caught it, no symptoms, and negative tests; amazing, good fitting N95 for the...
  7. These guys have a whole album of AC/DC covers......

    These guys have a whole album of AC/DC covers...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htlT8zj0wcg
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    Ugh, I'm in the same boat. My elderly mom caught...

    Ugh, I'm in the same boat. My elderly mom caught Covid a few days ago (from a caregiver; amazing that this never happened up until recently). I ended up having to take her to the ER for antibodies...
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    Here's an odd one... In-law relative,...

    Here's an odd one... In-law relative, substantially lost sense of smell and taste over a year ago for unknown reasons. Just had Covid the last week or two (had it kind of bad too, considering that...
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    I'm pretty sure it was Bad Company's Run With The...

    I'm pretty sure it was Bad Company's Run With The Pack. I probably still have it in a box somewhere; heh, not still in regular rotation.
  12. Thread: Sonora Pass

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    Hey Moko, we may have met on the ridge. ...

    Hey Moko, we may have met on the ridge.

    Remember what I said about the snow bridge being intact, and that the creek would be hoppable otherwise? Yeah, creek is flowing much stronger now, so there...
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    It was decent out there; maybe the clouds helped....

    It was decent out there; maybe the clouds helped.
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    Mammoth 2021-2022 snow mandate thread.

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    I was just up on Tioga today (above), and doing Mammoth tomorrow (Sunday). I’d be up for some runs and/or a beer. Bright green Dalbello boots & I’ll look something like this (unless it’s too...
  15. Thread: Sonora Pass

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    Sonora Pass

    There are dry bits all over the place; I saw a hundred yards of dry PCT at 11K. But where there’s snow, and general snow line around there won’t be much above 9000’, you’re looking at some softer...
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    I found internet service; Bridgeport is really...

    I found internet service; Bridgeport is really coming up in the world.

    Here’s Leavitt:

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    Shit, I told Mikey I'd hit the hills the...

    Shit, I told Mikey I'd hit the hills the following weekend, but I'm going to try to switch to this weekend.
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    Awesome. For my '83 Subaru way back when, I was...

    Awesome. For my '83 Subaru way back when, I was issued 1AMN273. Meaning that whoever was four in line in front of me at the DMV got "I am into 69".



    Saw these today while bike riding......
  19. The Salesforce Douchenozzle, San Francisco's...

    The Salesforce Douchenozzle, San Francisco's tallest building, was free-soloed yesterday.

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    I was at Lassen Friday and Saturday (yesterday)....

    I was at Lassen Friday and Saturday (yesterday). Outstanding spring snow on Friday; didn't even turn to slop late in the day.

    Then I got the idea to wake up early and hoof up the road to the base...
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    Well, this is a rare sight: My Bay Area county...

    Well, this is a rare sight: My Bay Area county has a case rate that's double the national average. It's kind of ramping up lately. San Mateo High School had a prom, and 90 out of 600 attendees ended...
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    Deep Water is Adrian Lyne's return to the erotic...

    Deep Water is Adrian Lyne's return to the erotic thriller, mashed up with trying to be a counterpoint to Gone Girl (Ben Affleck suspected of murder, and the messed up happy couple ending). It's not...
  23. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Protecting the house from reptiles… 414353...

    Protecting the house from reptiles…
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    Poll: Yeah, I gotta say, the guy's General Points He's...

    Yeah, I gotta say, the guy's General Points He's Trying To Make - to - Post Count ratio was incredibly low... but despite said dilution, Bunny had redeeming value here. I'm hoping it's just a timeout.
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    Colonoscopy, then diarrhea, and then the shit is...

    Colonoscopy, then diarrhea, and then the shit is scared out of you; that's a serious evacuation protocol.
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    Yes, that shingles vax is an ass-kicker. You...

    Yes, that shingles vax is an ass-kicker. You should be better tomorrow though.
  27. Yeah, I'm pretty sure it's the same LA artist.

    Yeah, I'm pretty sure it's the same LA artist.
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    Yup, and Japan. Thank Y!'s founders for those...

    Yup, and Japan. Thank Y!'s founders for those decisions.
  29. Thread: Wind chimes.

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    Fuck wind chimes. I lived in a duplex, and the...

    Fuck wind chimes. I lived in a duplex, and the lady downstairs had wind chimes on her porch. On windy nights, I'd go downstairs and put rubber bands around the wind chimes. Me walking on the outside...
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    I was at BV today as well; that sure was fun...

    I was at BV today as well; that sure was fun seeing the Cal Band!

    I skied Polar lift yesterday, and it wasn't that bad. Good cruisin' (slow cruisin' in the afternoon), mostly, except that the...
  31. Thread: Kanopy Recs

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    Yes! Definitely not for everybody, but I loved...

    Yes! Definitely not for everybody, but I loved it. If one insists on imposing reality on that movie, my take (SPOILERS I guess) is that the Paul Dano character was a messed up dude who liked to...
  32. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    As far as the Ikon Pass sales are concerned,...

    As far as the Ikon Pass sales are concerned, their main interest is urban/suburban folks who are doing well enough to have disposable income (but mostly aren't exactly rich), who don't have time to...
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    To Vaccinate or Not---The Rat Flu Odyssey Continues

    I figure if, probably when, case rates start to paint the NYT map in dark colors again, and assuming that happens more than 6 months after the last big booster rush happened, there will be another...
  34. Yeah, this. I've occasionally wondered what I'd...

    Yeah, this. I've occasionally wondered what I'd be doing, in terms of downhill skiing, if I was a scraping-by 20-something. Back then I was scrounging for deals and typically finding them, or going...
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    I saw something about an unofficial toxicology...

    I saw something about an unofficial toxicology release, and the early answer seems to be "all of them Katie". No, certainly it wouldn't have been the weed; it's easier to OD on caffeine than...
  36. I guess you’re right. Just checked, and the...

    I guess you’re right. Just checked, and the “passes are selling out” email was for Royal Gorge, which Sugar Bowl manages. I used to get 6-day-a-week passes at SB, which were pretty cheap not so far...
  37. Thread: Ukraine

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    Ha ha, yet another public figure damned to hell...

    Ha ha, yet another public figure damned to hell for failing Benny's proletariat purity test.

    But as tempting as it is to leave it at that, he might have a sliver of a point (albeit not one that...
  38. Yup. I'm going to try to hit Homewood on Tuesday....

    Yup. I'm going to try to hit Homewood on Tuesday. My best day of this season was at Homewood in December. Lift lines on a powder day? Look at those empty chairs...
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    Sorry they're not doing...
  39. On the subject of getting kids to be better...

    On the subject of getting kids to be better skiers... Consider a few days a year on skate skis at an XC resort. Or maybe start with striding the first couple of times out. Kids have the energy to...
  40. Thread: Ukraine

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    They're probably fine, as long as they've been...

    They're probably fine, as long as they've been kept dry. I probably have rolls of gauze on a shelf somewhere that are that old; hell, I've used BC skis somewhat recently that are nearly as old.
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    Or, there's this... ...

    Or, there's this...

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  42. Thread: Ukraine

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    There are reports that Ukraine has used flooding...

    There are reports that Ukraine has used flooding as a defensive weapon, to slow Russian penetration. This would not have been done by manipulating the weather....
  43. ^ Nice! And I was thinking that general part of...

    ^ Nice! And I was thinking that general part of the city; but it's not the same street (the inline skate vid clearly has a good runout, while the jumping car vid's hill ends abruptly).

    No...
  44. I wonder where that is. Looks kind of like San...

    I wonder where that is. Looks kind of like San Fran, except that there are available parking spaces.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lOW2IjpM-4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lOW2IjpM-4
  46. Holy shit, the maggot couch is just the tip of a...

    Holy shit, the maggot couch is just the tip of a twisted iceberg!
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  47. Is there a place in the USA that’s cheap to live and has good skiing

    Yeah, no way Chico’s going to be cheap. That place has been on a not so secret “surprisingly cool out of the way towns” list for decades now. If even the meth-town butthole-villes have gotten kind of...
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    Maine is pretty far east for its time zone, which...

    Maine is pretty far east for its time zone, which is why even with permanent DST its sunrise isn't going to be particularly late in Winter, despite the northerly latitude. Remember that the sun rises...
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    Thanks (and to The AD). Yeah, they did well...

    Thanks (and to The AD). Yeah, they did well overall, even if the global reality finally broke through. That, and they spent the bulk of the past two years being able to skip through the glades...
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    Just bring a damn bag. Every 5 or 6 years buy...

    Just bring a damn bag. Every 5 or 6 years buy another 5 or 6 bags, and when you only have a couple of bags in the car, run inside and grab a few more to toss in the back seat. And when you forget,...
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