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    Thanks for bringing the SA stoke (as always) Klar!

    Thanks for bringing the SA stoke (as always) Klar!
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    Trigger = pulled! After a long (and unplanned)...

    Trigger = pulled!

    After a long (and unplanned) diversion from the snow sport world, I am now booked for Chile Aug. 28 - Sep. 3! Probably sticking around Santiago area (VN/Parva), but will play...
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    Nicaragua (Mosquito Coast?) beta?

    Hey all,
    So I am going to be in Nicaragua for a couple weeks for work. Part of the time in Managua (pretty ugly) and part of the time in Bluefields (have not heard great things) down on the...
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    Here is what Obama said in Colorado yesterday. I...

    Here is what Obama said in Colorado yesterday. I really don't see where Hillary has a leg to stand on if Obama can bring this up forcefully in the last debate:


    And a no prize to the first...
  5. I thought anybody that ran with a "cause" could...

    I thought anybody that ran with a "cause" could run? I had some friends in college that definitely didn't run sub-4 qualifiers, but were able to run b/c they raised money for nutrition research or...
  6. And a bump for the weekend crowd...

    And a bump for the weekend crowd...
  7. Thanks bro. You going back for 2008?

    Thanks bro. You going back for 2008?
  8. How to win internet popularity contests? (NSR)

    As some of you may know I have been working in Peru for most of the last 2 years on development and microfinance related projects. Right now, I currently have a new idea (related to promoting fair...
  9. OK, I got off to a bad start with this thread,...

    OK, I got off to a bad start with this thread, but now I'm in the finals and could really use any extra mag votes! If you registered earlier in the week, you can now vote again:...
  10. Ouch, that was not the idea of my post :nonono2:...

    Ouch, that was not the idea of my post :nonono2:

    I take it redheads (even if it is a rerun) are always welcome?...
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  14. Happy holidays!...

    Happy holidays!
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  15. A desperate cry for help (and boobies!) NSFW

    "Today's Friday NSFW thread is brought to you by the letter A..."

    But before we get to that, I need some help. As some of you may or may not know, I have been working for a while now in Peru and...
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    Lovin the helmet cam!

    Lovin the helmet cam!
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    FS: lightly used Dakine Poacher

    THis is the older/burnt orange version of the pack. Hardly used and is sitting in my parents house (i live on a different continent). Would like to get $40 from mags, but willing to negotiate. ...
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    Myspace sucks.

    Myspace sucks.
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    This is an excellent point and one that I am...

    This is an excellent point and one that I am willing to concede. That said, I think Theo will be going hard after a guy like Mark Texeria next offseason. Elite position players (ARod, Manny,...
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    I actually am not a huge fan of this move from a...

    I actually am not a huge fan of this move from a Red Sox perspective and would like to see the Dodgers or Mets get Johan. As fun as it would be to contemplate a world where Johan is the Sox #2, that...
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    Yup, that is the generally accepted quid pro quo,...

    Yup, that is the generally accepted quid pro quo, at least in my book...
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    Shared bathroom etiquette

    OK, I can understand pissing on the seat at the bar, concert, ballgame, etc. It's a place that you're never going to use again and it keeps the janitors union in the money. Sure it could be thought...
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    That looks... tasty!

    That looks... tasty!
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    I can back this up for Peru. Very impressive...

    I can back this up for Peru. Very impressive considering my American Citibank card charges me to take money out of a Citi ATM here!
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    Nope. They prove the point. A-Rod and Lowell...

    Nope. They prove the point. A-Rod and Lowell have pretty similar numbers in the playoffs.

    For less than what the Yankees (plus Rangers) paid A-Rod, the Red Sox got Lowell at 3B AND Curt...
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    And Ice takes the thread!

    And Ice takes the thread!
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    Two things: 1. The Pats are not pissed at...

    Two things:
    1. The Pats are not pissed at getting caught cheating (what they got caught doing is not that different from what every other team tries to do -- why else does Andy Reid send the plays...
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    Northern Peru???

    Hey all,
    I think I´m going to be in Northern Peru this weekend (between Tumbes and Piura i.e. beaches near Mancora). Any advice for a jongish surfer?

    Cheap places to stay, best beaches, out of...
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    I would actually agree with BP here, not for the...

    I would actually agree with BP here, not for the helicoptering parent comment but b/c early on in HS you are allowed to get Bs and not be penalized in university admissions (unless you're trying to...
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    I read about 5 classic books online last year...

    I read about 5 classic books online last year (gutenberg.org). My coworkers all passed around Harry Potter on a pirated PDF when it came out (I'm not that big a fan). Guess where we all live? A...
  31. Awesome TR Alto! If you´re just hanging around...

    Awesome TR Alto!

    If you´re just hanging around and temps are getting decent, check out Pichilemu (about an hour or two from Rancagua) for waves. Siete Tazas national park is also a really nice...
  32. Thread: Super C

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    I like this one:...

    I like this one:
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    Really gives you a sense of the scale... Nice work KD!
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    Thanks once again to all who contributed! I don't...

    Thanks once again to all who contributed! I don't even know who most of you are, but the people of Peru definitely appreciate your contributions.

    Also, since this is all happening during the week...
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    Some pictures from Chincha today. Couldn't take...

    Some pictures from Chincha today. Couldn't take many, b/c our main mission was to deliver supplies to people that live outside the city center. By all accounts Pisco looks much worse (completely...
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    Thanks to all who have contributed, please keep...

    Thanks to all who have contributed, please keep it up! I have many friends that have been left homeless by this quake and it will take a lot of help from all sides to get them back on their feet. ...
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    This would be something more for the long-term...

    This would be something more for the long-term reconstruction effort, not the emergency situation. We are definitely looking in to a couple different alternatives here and I already work for an NGO,...
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    Rideit: I think that was the standard mag joke...

    Rideit: I think that was the standard mag joke about "step 5... profit?" and was not directed at you so don't take it personally!

    This is definitely a time of high stress for anyone that cares...
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    Should be at least $2200 now! I might not check...

    Should be at least $2200 now! I might not check in the next few days (starting tomorrow) since I will be delivering blankets, coats, food and water to victims in Chincha/Pisco/Canete/Ica. Will give...
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    THanks for the support Hutash. We now have $1500...

    THanks for the support Hutash. We now have $1500 committed directly from mags just awaiting matching gifts.

    If you'd like to donate right now, give to Rideit at:
    delete the underscores (spambot...
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    This is also a place near and dear to my heart. ...

    This is also a place near and dear to my heart. I work for long term rural development via microcredit in Peru (on the ground right now), but am prepared to supervise all aspects of quality control...
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    Yes, I could definitely help. Have secure dollar...

    Yes, I could definitely help. Have secure dollar account in Peru where you could wire money and working on another organization that can manage direct donations. Email me:
    kahnbalaya@gmail.com
    ...
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    More of this mess... (Credit for none of these...

    More of this mess...

    (Credit for none of these photos is mine -- in case Summit was wondering)
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    That is exactly what I am trying to do. Me and...

    That is exactly what I am trying to do. Me and some friends are collecting donations and preparing to head down to ica, but the highway is still not in condition to pass. The main problem is that...
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    PS: even though this is the desert it is...

    PS: even though this is the desert it is currently winter in Peru and the temperatures can get pretty low (around 40F) with a lot of humidity along the coast. Little kids and ancianos will...
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    If he has a cell phone I can call it to make sure...

    If he has a cell phone I can call it to make sure he is all right. Land lines are almost completely cut in Ica/pisco/chincha rideit, so you might still be able to get ahold of people.

    I just...
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    Thanks man (although that second comment doesn't...

    Thanks man (although that second comment doesn't make me feel much better:cussing: )

    I just got in touch via cell phone for the first time with a friend in Ica and she says that her house near the...
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    Was that Chincha? I still haven't heard anything...

    Was that Chincha? I still haven't heard anything from my friends in Ica and obviously I'm a little freaked out. El Comercio now saying at least 337 dead (most all outside of Lima):
    Defensa Civil...
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    Thank god I can report that yes the furniture is...

    Thank god I can report that yes the furniture is in good shape:the_finge

    Epicenter was off the coast of Chincha. Still waiting to hear from some good friends in Ica, but the phone circuits are...
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    About 2 hours after the big quake and i'm still...

    About 2 hours after the big quake and i'm still feeling little aftershocks. California people what say you? Is my 14 floor concrete reinforced building all right? or should i head for flat ground?
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    In Lima right now. Was in my departamento on...

    In Lima right now.

    Was in my departamento on the 10th floor. Pretty fucking gripping. Not as scary (in the moment) as stepping up to a 25 footer on skis. More like a car accident when...
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