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  1. The contacts are on your iphone, but they are...

    The contacts are on your iphone, but they are associated to a different account that is not your icloud account. You could try turning icloud contacts off and on again on your phone. That might force...
  2. Agghhhh, after finding the original thread...

    Agghhhh,
    after finding the original thread (BLEVE!) not only do I sort of remember reading it, but I actually posted in it.
    Dementia sucks,
    worth a re-read though.
  3. I thought the bottles may give a sign before...

    I thought the bottles may give a sign before failing. I have an old silver fuel bottle that is just slightly bulged at the bottom, and I wouldn't use it with a pump any more. I think it's the bottle...
  4. I think the red one is newer. If one of them has...

    I think the red one is newer. If one of them has a crack I would keep the other one. As far as I know, the pumps are the part of a MSR stove that is most likely to fail (the stove itself being...
  5. It's a little more complex because it matters who...

    It's a little more complex because it matters who is getting the test and why. That's true if the test sample is randomly drawn from the population. Suppose the prevalence is 1%, and the false...
  6. oldgoat covered this, but yes, this is a well...

    oldgoat covered this, but yes, this is a well known statistical thing that people intuitively get wrong. Suppose the test is 99% accurate (1% false positive), but the condition is rare. Suppose...
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    So sad you didn't say "Vapor barrier JONG"

    So sad you didn't say "Vapor barrier JONG"
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    I did a little bit of work on satellite tracking....

    I did a little bit of work on satellite tracking. Satellites move very fast. 13 minutes to travel 5000 miles downrange sounds reasonable. A low earth orbit satellite can go around the earth once in...
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    I like the 6s for a basic phone and upgrading is...

    I like the 6s for a basic phone and upgrading is expensive (no contract). Got battery replaced by the Apple store when the $29 settlement deal was still on. After about 1 year, the Apple battery was...
  10. My fault, I scrolled down in this forum to look...

    My fault, I scrolled down in this forum to look but either didn't scroll enough or can't read.

    Cop's dashcam video partway down this page:...
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    If you can't easily get the super duper little...

    If you can't easily get the super duper little microwave connectors for the Cantenna, or don't solder, you could probably just stick the aerial of the router into the can at the right place and it...
  12. David Lesh must be seething with jealousy. This...

    David Lesh must be seething with jealousy. This kid should start making Ogden baller videos.
  13. TGR role model: 5 year old takes off in family car to buy Lamborghini

    I didn't see this posted yet -

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/may/05/baby-driver-utah-police-boy-five

    "Utah state troopers pulled over a five-year-old boy driving his parents’ car...
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    Awesome. Just need a brightly painted interior...

    Awesome. Just need a brightly painted interior and some animals or flowers on the headliner.
  15. One of the virtues of the matador that is not so...

    One of the virtues of the matador that is not so often touted, is patience. Once I was complaining to Ernest of a bout of the winter infections that had left me unable to engage in vigorous...
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    There are a couple of reports of live recoveries,...

    There are a couple of reports of live recoveries, searching back in the archives, for ex:
    2009: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/179820-Another-Live-Recovery-With-RECCO
    2006:...
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    Very glad you are okay and that you've kept a...

    Very glad you are okay and that you've kept a sense of humor throughout.

    I now know a couple of people who have had COVID-19 bad. Can be bad shit even if you are healthy and not elderly. It's not...
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    I rescued one of these from post #3 from the...

    I rescued one of these from post #3 from the Internet Archive of this thread via...
  19. Responsible Recreation During Pandemic

    It is still possible to send teh gnar responsibly as this clip shows:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWLvS2iLcGk
  20. What if you get severely butthurt while trolling?...

    What if you get severely butthurt while trolling? Is it responsible to troll under these conditions, knowing that the culture of SAR is to come get you whether you left a note or not?

    Just go out...
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    I think that's right. Everyday snow and ice are...

    I think that's right. Everyday snow and ice are close enough to their melting point that the surface has some liquid properties, which is why we can slide on them.

    Aside: Apparently the common...
  22. Junkboards? Used to be discussed on telemarktips...

    Junkboards? Used to be discussed on telemarktips - take a regular snowboard, cut it in half, edge sides on the inside, and put some old telemark bindings on it. That gets you something about the...
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    Work from home, but go to work to poop.

    Work from home, but go to work to poop.
  24. This piece is a critical element of getting your...

    This piece is a critical element of getting your kit dialed for slaying those bluebird day missions.
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    Do you want the kid serving your food to show up...

    Do you want the kid serving your food to show up to work sick (with the flu, let alone COVID-19) because they get no sick leave and could get fired, and/or they get no or shitty insurance and can't...
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    Self quarantine (staying home) is to protect...

    Self quarantine (staying home) is to protect other people if you think you may have been exposed, or if you have the initial symptoms like a fever, or if you've tested positive for the virus. It's...
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    Absolutely! If you have a job where you can...

    Absolutely!

    If you have a job where you can stay home when you're sick, you should. Unfortunately, a lot of Americans, especially in service industries, face pressure to work or lose their jobs,...
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    Just rub hand sanitizer into your gloves instead...

    Just rub hand sanitizer into your gloves instead of Sno-Seal and you'll be fine.

    I found this interview with a WHO epidemiologist interesting:...
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    I don't put as many miles on my clothes as some...

    I don't put as many miles on my clothes as some of you. I like thin wool t-shirts and baselayers (and wool socks of course), sometimes they get a few holes if used hard or pulled off too vigorously,...
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    I've been meaning to drill a hole in the top of...

    I've been meaning to drill a hole in the top of my hiking pole grip and mount a 1/4-20 threaded stud to use as a camera mount (I have a 1/4-20 tap, so could tap it for a threaded rod or double end...
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    When I first embarked upon these winter pursuits,...

    When I first embarked upon these winter pursuits, one day I climbed to a saddle with @Ernest_Hemingway. We paused to rip skins and restore our energies. I produced my typical backpacker's lunch of...
  32. Thread: WTF is this?

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    TECH TALK JONG!

    TECH TALK JONG!
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    My phone (several years old now) takes pics that...

    My phone (several years old now) takes pics that look great on the phone screen. Sometimes my P&S or even DSLR pics look sort of blah in comparison (post-processing to play with the contrast helps)....
  34. What about the straps? Doesn't anyone think of...

    What about the straps? Doesn't anyone think of the straps?

    317402

    (I tried to put early rise into skis by strapping them with a 2x4" wood block under the tips and leaving them all year in a...
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    I'm not expert on new gear, but a few thoughts: ...

    I'm not expert on new gear, but a few thoughts:

    - most important thing about the camera is that you're willing to carry it and that it's accessible, turns on quick, etc. I have a Sony a5000 with...
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    Don't know answer but try looking in here:...

    Don't know answer but try looking in here:
    http://salomontechnician.com/uploads/2013_salomon_alpine_tech_manual.pdf
    Page 32-33, or earlier in that section if they are mounted on a plate / track...
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    Well, if my TGR epithet is "too soft to break...

    Well, if my TGR epithet is "too soft to break 912Tis." I can't argue.

    Mntlion, thanks for the suggestion - I have big clompers, these were 326mm. Getting my paws on a pair of lightly used Kryptons...
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    Thanks for the responses! To clarify the most...

    Thanks for the responses! To clarify the most important issue, they were actually Ronald McDonald red and yellow, the photo's lighting made them look pinker than actual. Also, I have curly reddish...
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    End of a Flexon

    Hi TGR, long time not much ski and no post. So last week I was shuffling across a flattish area near the top of a lift when my foot came out of the ski, because this had happened:

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    For...
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    Old thread, but Hugh Conway finally quit TGR and...

    Old thread, but Hugh Conway finally quit TGR and much of the US had a mediocre to terrible ski season ... coincidence? Maybe Hugh moved to the Northeast.
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    Self awareness ... who needs that?

    Self awareness ... who needs that?
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    Adam Myerson told me (on the internets) the same...

    Adam Myerson told me (on the internets) the same thing about high BBs and leftover from the toe clip days, a number of years ago.

    I forget who speculated about whether the hardcore would make fun...
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    I don't really get this whole thread or anything...

    I don't really get this whole thread or anything that happens in the Wasatch, but ...

    IVplay, video isn't going to help you out of this bombhole. By accepted TGR community standards, the only way...
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    My opinion only, this is good for Sugarloaf...

    My opinion only, this is good for Sugarloaf because they are getting the signal that they have to change procedures before somebody gets killed and they are really in the shit. Serious lift accidents...
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    I read the thread before watching the video and...

    I read the thread before watching the video and was pleasantly surprised that they were actually even dumber than I expected from the snarky comments.



    I've carried skis on a mountain bike by...
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    Idle comment: I have a Petzl fanny pack. It came...

    Idle comment: I have a Petzl fanny pack. It came as the packaging for a climbing harness. I don't think they're expanding into the accessorizing area, although maybe they should be competing with...
  47. Wool, but also, after wearing a poly base layer,...

    Wool, but also, after wearing a poly base layer, when you get back to the house right away take the poly and either soak it in the sink or toss it on the floor of the tub while you shower (I'm...
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    I don't know Reverts but Mt Baker SL 167cm are...

    I don't know Reverts but Mt Baker SL 167cm are long, close to a 170 in most other brand definitions, so would guess it'll be fine.
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    Hugh Conway, thou shouldst be with us at this...

    Hugh Conway, thou shouldst be with us at this hour.

    #zerothworldproblems
  50. Saw the top out live this afternoon, then it was...

    Saw the top out live this afternoon, then it was the leader on the NY Times home page - pretty remarkable!

    Amazing effort by Tommy and Kevin, and intelligent coverage in the NYT by John Branch,...
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