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  1. I think Matt Sheets at TVS does a good job on the...

    I think Matt Sheets at TVS does a good job on the bootfitting.

    I'm not riding the tram, 'cuz Covid's over.
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    If you're interested in a surf or kiteboarding...

    If you're interested in a surf or kiteboarding intro, or just about any water sport on Maui, you should talk to Brett Sheerin -- Maui True North. Brett's a great guy, and an ex ski bum as well. He...
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    I got this from hacker news: Here's the...

    I got this from hacker news:

    Here's the Himawari-8 satellite viewer, centred on the eruption.
    Press the right arrow icon in the bottom right to advance to the next 10min snapshot.
    ...
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    My Maui friends sent me a video. Tsunami has...

    My Maui friends sent me a video. Tsunami has passed and their beach chairs are intact.
  5. Thread: cool homes

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    Not child-safe.

    Not child-safe.
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    I will take three. Wife + 2 daughters

    I will take three. Wife + 2 daughters
  7. Pretty good. The wind event smoothed everything...

    Pretty good. The wind event smoothed everything out. This morning the middle hoback was nice and soft up top and got progressively stiffer down low, but it was still plenty good top to bottom.
  8. It's like af. But pf.

    It's like af. But pf.
  9. Happy Birthday HMS! There was a top to bottom...

    Happy Birthday HMS!

    There was a top to bottom wind crust on lower sublette ridge this morning. Skiable, but not super-fun.

    The crown in the expert chutes was pf frightening. Anyone know when it...
  10. I saw that inbounds at the Village this morning....

    I saw that inbounds at the Village this morning. A couple steep wind loaded pockets in Liquor Cabinet, so south facing.
  11. Today was like an old-timey January day. Fuckton...

    Today was like an old-timey January day. Fuckton of new snow and a non-fuckton of people on the hill. So fun!
  12. Like acostiga, I'm from Pittsburgh. I grew up...

    Like acostiga, I'm from Pittsburgh. I grew up there in the '70s, when we were the City of Champions. I don't think I had an "irrational hatred for neighboring, basically similar midwestern/mid...
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    My doubts are more on the tech side. All of those...

    My doubts are more on the tech side. All of those monopolies are driven by scale - both quantity of data as well as transaction rates. All of the distributed consensus mechanisms that I know of rely...
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    I'm still pretty skeptical, but this article --...

    I'm still pretty skeptical, but this article -- Web3/Crypto: Why Bother? -- is the most cogent argument I've seen to date in favor of blockchain as a disruptive technology. Even more so than...
  15. Thread: Trucks.

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    Maybe I'll change my tune when the problems...

    Maybe I'll change my tune when the problems start, but right now I'm planning to be OK with the whole guinea-pig aspect of it.
  16. Thread: Trucks.

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    I pre-ordered a Rivian yesterday. It's for Maui,...

    I pre-ordered a Rivian yesterday. It's for Maui, where the weather's always warm and you'd have to work to come up with a 100 mile excursion. Seems like the perfect application for an e-truck. Plus I...
  17. Ditto! My own daughters outsmarted me.

    Ditto! My own daughters outsmarted me.
  18. fwiw, I suffered from the same misapprehension.

    fwiw, I suffered from the same misapprehension.
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    Hey vaccine buddy -- sorry you had to write that,...

    Hey vaccine buddy -- sorry you had to write that, but thank you. I haven't talked to Greg in years, but I never would have predicted this.
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    I don't agree with your "all for doing exactly...

    I don't agree with your "all for doing exactly what LH did". Max figured out that he could dive under Lewis into a corner, brake late and run wide, and Lewis would go off the track rather than crash....
  21. Somehow my sister-in-law translated that into...

    Somehow my sister-in-law translated that into "the four-quad". So that's what we call it still.
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    My neighbor just got one. I saw it last night...

    My neighbor just got one. I saw it last night when I walked the dog past her driveway. I didn't get a chance to look at it very closely -- just enough to see the "Lucid" badging.
  23. I was just about to make a comment like "isn't...

    I was just about to make a comment like "isn't Dreamcatcher practically brand new" but then I saw in the article that it was installed in 1996. I'm getting old.
  24. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    wrong kind of porn

    wrong kind of porn
  25. Thread: Wing Foil

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    Damn wingers are always in the way when I'm...

    Damn wingers are always in the way when I'm trying to kite.
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    It was a great car when it was good, but a bit of...

    It was a great car when it was good, but a bit of a lemon at times, too. Porsche replaced the entire wiring harness at one point because it had issues that they couldn't figure out. We got it when we...
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    We sold a 2013 Porsche Panamera to Carvana about...

    We sold a 2013 Porsche Panamera to Carvana about a month ago. It couldn't have been easier. The person who picked it up said the quoted price is the price they pay - no reducing the offer once they...
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    She's so low-profile that I don't really know....

    She's so low-profile that I don't really know. She seems friendly when I'm walking the dog and she drives by.
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    Judge Judy's my neighbor. Super duper low profile...

    Judge Judy's my neighbor. Super duper low profile / low impact.
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    Huh. Maybe the painters used a drone to inspect...

    Huh. Maybe the painters used a drone to inspect something. It was lying on some pea-gravel when we first saw it. I guess that's a reason to use one - to keep blowing debris up for takeoff/landing.
    ...
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    what is this thing?

    It showed up in our backyard while we were away for a week. We had a house/dog sitter here but she says it's not hers. There were a bunch of painters here the whole week and we figured it was theirs,...
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    David Hume could outconsume Schopenhauer and...

    David Hume could outconsume
    Schopenhauer and Hegel
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    Sometimes Mofro posts there

    Sometimes Mofro posts there
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    Is butthurtest a word?

    Is butthurtest a word?
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    Repo Man is always intense

    Repo Man is always intense
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    Responding to the O2P -- my daughter graduated...

    Responding to the O2P -- my daughter graduated from UC Santa Cruz last year with a double major in CS and math. Both programs are solid. She built a really good foundation of CS skills there. I'm...
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    Sorry -- I misinterpreted. I thought you were...

    Sorry -- I misinterpreted. I thought you were suggesting that the women themselves were "Ewww".

    You are welcome to insult me and the way women are treated in tech in general. It's a fucking...
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    You just insulted my wife. And my daughter.

    You just insulted my wife. And my daughter.
  39. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    I had that exact thought. Is there a motor for...

    I had that exact thought.

    Is there a motor for the dinghy or will you row?
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    You can't trust whitey. Where'd you go? A...

    You can't trust whitey.

    Where'd you go? A canyon south of the islands I assume?
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    Priorities are good. Things are really looking...

    Priorities are good. Things are really looking up.

    Glad you are good! I checked this thread all morning.
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    Good fortune to you, Harry. Hopefully this turns...

    Good fortune to you, Harry. Hopefully this turns out to be a good thing.
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    It will be very crowded from Christmas - New...

    It will be very crowded from Christmas - New Years. On the plus side, a lot of those holiday skiers will avoid the rowdier terrain.
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    Mutual admiration society, Mr. SuperGaper. It was...

    Mutual admiration society, Mr. SuperGaper. It was funny when we went for the second shot we ran into a bunch of people we know. One of them was directing traffic in the parking lot -- we caught up...
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    I thought you were drunk already. And asleep. ...

    I thought you were drunk already. And asleep.

    My property taxes more than doubled over your time range, too. I suck at tax avoidance.

    I've become more ambivalent about the Land Trust over the...
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    It's a rabbit hole, man. Go to the greenwood...

    It's a rabbit hole, man.

    Go to the greenwood map server and choose the ownership map. You should have a question mark for a cursor. Find the property you're interested in, zoom in and click on it....
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    That's my understanding, although I don't know...

    That's my understanding, although I don't know for 100% sure. My wife joined the JHLT board a few years after that deal was done.
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    I do pay attention to how those things work and...

    I do pay attention to how those things work and the odds would be against you if you make that bet. Conservation easements have serious teeth and the JHLT is highly motivated to enforce them. It...
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    I'm pretty sure the Land Trust has an easement on...

    I'm pretty sure the Land Trust has an easement on lower Rock Springs. It's a 200+ acre parcel where the hut is located.
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    Do they chum for them when they live bait? I...

    Do they chum for them when they live bait? I remember the giants moving around so fast there was no way you'd be able to get a live bait in front of them.

    Dealing with a big spread gets easier...
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