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  1. Thread: Which Ski?

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    Poll: I usually pass on any routes where I see a lot of...

    I usually pass on any routes where I see a lot of black crows.
    Call me superstitious.
  2. Prius Prime 2020. Looks dope. 100+ MPG. Can...

    Prius Prime 2020. Looks dope.
    100+ MPG.
    Can run on E only for short trips.
    Looks affordable too.
    What's not to like?
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    Agree ^^^. The BG is great in skied out and heavy...

    Agree ^^^. The BG is great in skied out and heavy pow because although it pivots really easy (pintail), it also has a lot of backbone. It just doesn't get thrown about and it is damp. Damp is good.
    ...
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    BG'S, WHY ALL THE LOVE? Well, my wife has them...

    BG'S, WHY ALL THE LOVE?

    Well, my wife has them and she loves them. She could bring it in all conditions and be happy.
    Powder - check
    Groomers - check
    Wet mank - check
    $5 scarcified wind blown...
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    Word. Thin marino underlayers, even briefs, stay...

    Word. Thin marino underlayers, even briefs, stay flower fresh on long rides, long weekends and ski tours.
    But dang, one wash and dry at the wrong temps and BAM - bobs not your uncle anymore.

    As...
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    +1. Get Intuition lace ups with the tongue. Put...

    +1.
    Get Intuition lace ups with the tongue.
    Put liner on first. Enjoy your new slippers.
    When ready to boot up, just put boot shell on.
  7. The Westcomb puffy's actualy have 900 fill Pertex...

    The Westcomb puffy's actualy have 900 fill Pertex down. That's really good. They look quite fashionable to my tastes. (The model shots are better than most and the site is clean). I'm liking it.
    ...
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    Movie - Touching the Void (2003)

    Just finished this movie.
    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0379557/

    Haven't read the book.
    https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18600.Touching_the_Void

    It is a gut wrenching story by Joe Simpson...
  9. If anyone else is following, here is an older...

    If anyone else is following, here is an older thread with some information.
    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/297264-Two-way-Radio-Recs-(2015)
  10. You have been married 46 years? CONGRATS DUDE....

    You have been married 46 years?
    CONGRATS DUDE.
    Seriously, fuck with the stitching. That alone is worthy of maggot respect.
    RESPECT.

    In other news ...
  11. Interesting.... So all that separates the Male...

    Interesting....
    So all that separates the Male and Female models is two chest zippers, some reflective tape, and the color pink, and no fat sizes?
    Same chest taper too.
    But I did notice, the guys...
  12. I might take you up on that. By BCA frequencies,...

    I might take you up on that. By BCA frequencies, do you mean the ones that Backcountry Access uses?

    I'm looking at a few cheap radios, but maybe it is better in the long run to get something...
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    That's a pile of borscht.

    That's a pile of borscht.
  14. Oh gosh. Just found a 5 pack for $138.88 (with...

    Oh gosh. Just found a 5 pack for $138.88 (with extra better antennas).

    These are BF-F8GP in a 5 pack.
    It is UV-5R 3rd gen.

    Baofeng BF-F8GP Two Way Radio UHF VHF Walkie Talkies with TID NA-771...
  15. Thread: The FIFTY

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    I wonder if, after the 50 is done, there will be...

    I wonder if, after the 50 is done, there will be ones that Cody thinks should have been on the 50, or a 'the other 50' or 'the next 50' list.
    Maybe a "50 less iconic but more relaxing" list. Or "50...
  16. Thanks. And here is the same radio,...

    Thanks.

    And here is the same radio, reconfigured just for GMRS (allows repeaters) and listening on the other channels:...
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    100%. Fuck em. They are on my 4 year forgiveness...

    100%. Fuck em. They are on my 4 year forgiveness plan.
    I guess (my hunch) they wanted to get everyone else to not use the term so they could compete in those areas too ... and not have someone else...
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    Also wondering if there is any papers on Consumer...

    Also wondering if there is any papers on Consumer Outrage Theory and Dynamics? How long till this blows over? Empirical evidence that outrage works? Is there a CBD Outrage Cream for people that are...
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    Where is the the list of douchey and/or...

    Where is the the list of douchey and/or unrepentant and/or pseudo-repentent ski industry companies that should be avoided?

    What about ski hills? Are there some that should still be avoided or...
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    A Letter to Our Community...

    A Letter to Our Community
    https://www.backcountry.com/sc/a-letter-to-our-community

    edit:...
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    Someone should start up a Small Business...

    Someone should start up a Small Business Trademark and Name Defense Association insurance program
    that uses member funds to effectively litigate for members facing such legal actions from larger...
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    All you need is that one lift to get you to the...

    All you need is that one lift to get you to the backside.
    It's pretty much a best kept secret.
    Oh ... and it isn't expensive.
    So you can save your hard earned money for a new
    ski jacket :)
  23. Ooops. Missed that minor detail. [Tosses idea...

    Ooops. Missed that minor detail.
    [Tosses idea into garbage can.]
    Thanks for the heads up.
  24. Stock comparison. The North Face's parent...

    Stock comparison.

    The North Face's parent company VS another mainstream parent company.

    I wonder how North Face sales will change now that Futurelight™ is seemingly, a very good alternative to...
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    Is still see Sprinters being insulated with house...

    Is still see Sprinters being insulated with house Fiberglass/Rockwool type insulation.
    I thought everyone agree that was a bad idea due to moisture retention.
    What's with that?
    Would you buy a...
  26. TIL that Aeropress made coffee has "one fifth the...

    TIL that Aeropress made coffee has "one fifth the acid level of drip brew and one ninth the acid level of French press brew".
    Perhaps that's why it doesn't upset my tummy like most cheap chain...
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    Was reading one of the Ski Patrol job...

    Was reading one of the Ski Patrol job descriptions at Vail ...
    and it seems they are only looking for Navy Seal types that can ski and also do
    high-wire rescues whilst otherwise slaving guests...
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    They will probably dumb these boots down in a few...

    They will probably dumb these boots down in a few years like they did to the Krypton Pros.
    Stock up now while they still have the good plastic in them.
  29. Do it all portable CB/walkie/radio/scanner

    Anyone got experience using these and if this could function well in lieu of not having a truck CB and/or for emergency situations?
    I was thinking of a radio to serve as an FRS/GSMR radio, as a CB...
  30. Go to 10:06 if you want the compiled results. I...

    Go to 10:06 if you want the compiled results. I had never heard of some of these brands before.


    https://youtu.be/dtCdQfbLw7o?t=620
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    Any "expert" claiming to be able to predict the...

    Any "expert" claiming to be able to predict the future or scientist claiming their untested hypotheses are settled science should inspire some skepticism. When that skepticism is not only rejected...
  32. Wooley. Your dysgraphia has outed your inebriated...

    Wooley. Your dysgraphia has outed your inebriated cognitive state (and general scratchiness)!

    High prices have driven Newschoolers to wear baggy jeans, fleecy hoodies, skinny skis.
    And high...
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    Jong. Jonger. Jongzi.

    Jong. Jonger. Jongzi.
  34. Geeeeezzzzz. All jump on why don't cha. I'll get...

    Geeeeezzzzz. All jump on why don't cha. I'll get a few jackets right away!
    Don't want to be seen in anything else ...
    as I drive through Colorado with my arse out the window
    for you all to see...
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    I've started a lot of posts like that. It has...

    I've started a lot of posts like that.
    It has been deemed unacceptable. ...

    In Jesus times, a woman was supposed to raise a family and take care of guests and seniors in the family.
    She wasn't...
  36. Well, I am obviously ignorant. Not stupid enough...

    Well, I am obviously ignorant. Not stupid enough to pay that much. But definitely ignorant! That's why I truly am grateful for your input, and other mags here sharing their experience.

    “If you...
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    2019 - November - Weather Forecast

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2f7gs14nk2A
  38. Mom and pop had the Filter Queen sales guy come...

    Mom and pop had the Filter Queen sales guy come to our home for the big sales presentation. Was really cool to hear all the features/benefits spiel and of course, the mandatory suction test with a 5...
  39. Shark is basically a vacuum distilled down to its...

    Shark is basically a vacuum distilled down to its essential components and function.
    A motor.
    A hose.
    A handle.
    A bag.
    A beater bar.
    Nothing more. Nothing less.
    No sound dampening.
    No motor...
  40. MiCol delivers! Appreciate the...

    MiCol delivers!
    Appreciate the laymans/laypersons language.
    Amazeballs. Seriously.
    I'm starting to understand.
    I got to reread this all to digest it.

    edit: Starting to make sense why they are...
  41. OK. Got it. Chart confused me.

    OK. Got it. Chart confused me.
  42. Right, because over a period of 16 years,...

    Right, because over a period of 16 years, inflation of 35% wasn't offset by returns on investments, gains in process and productivity, much more lucractive Direct-Online sales to consumers, or better...
  43. Huh? OK. I have no idea why. I used the BB forum...

    Huh? OK. I have no idea why. I used the BB forum code. It shows up fine for me. (checks mobile). Nope, can't see it on mobile. So none of the poctures I posted showed up. Frigg. I'll edit the posts...
  44. Billing by the minute is getting her underpaid,...

    Billing by the minute is getting her underpaid, and you under-served.
    Find a new chick or tell her to slow down!
  45. That touches on something that I wonder. I...

    That touches on something that I wonder. I remember reading somewhere that some companies were transitioning away from piecework to better quality (and better working conditions) through individuals...
  46. What did you do for them? What was your role?...

    What did you do for them? What was your role?
    How did that vary depending on where the products were made, or what their retail price-point was?
  47. Thanks. I was looking at this from the 2017...

    Thanks. I was looking at this from the 2017 report and wondered where uou got 5% from when it looks higher:

    300504

    For clarity, Amer Sports isn't reporting just Jackets. That's from all their...
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    Because if they don't defend their trademark,...

    Because if they don't defend their trademark, then it becomes unenforceable.
    Or something like that.

    Pass me a Kleenex. Um, I mean 'tissue'.
  49. Where do you get the 5% from? According to...

    Where do you get the 5% from?

    According to their own statements :

    "February 7, 2019... Solid Q4 closed yet another year of record sales and profits"

    But that's only 5% you say. Let's see...
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    You built your own?!?! OK - how long did that...

    You built your own?!?!
    OK - how long did that take?
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