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    $5 says he forgot to gas up the plane

    $5 says he forgot to gas up the plane
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    "For as terrible as it was, it wasn't really...

    "For as terrible as it was, it wasn't really bad." -LCDR Murphy
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDOI0cq6GZM

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDOI0cq6GZM
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    OH you! [emoji1]

    OH you! [emoji1]
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    That or fred was the guy who was advertising as a...

    That or fred was the guy who was advertising as a suggadaddy looking for a sugarbaby
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    Haha that sounds like the case Gotta plan out...

    Haha that sounds like the case
    Gotta plan out and be schedule chill in summit unless you are a prime job... I think craven might qualify for that though...
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    More than a few hikers have completely...

    More than a few hikers have completely unrealistic ideas of what makes a "polite" biker.

    What I do:
    Usually I'll say hello so they know I'm coming a ways out, and if the hiker voluntarily yields...
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    MYTH BUSTED: Eyewitness Testimony Is Reliable?...

    MYTH BUSTED: Eyewitness Testimony Is Reliable?
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    The cable snapping probably made a bang like a...

    The cable snapping probably made a bang like a gunshot... or a coulda been a cutting charge.

    Gondola cabins hitting the ground make loud bangs.
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    Cable and rope systems have high safety factors...

    Cable and rope systems have high safety factors to account for unanticipated shock loads not usually encountered in buildings. If you build it to stand up to 8x the dynamic loading expected in the...
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    Yep plus being confused by echos, and people who...

    Yep plus being confused by echos, and people who have bullets pass neither them interpreting the supersonic crack and then the muzzle report from the distance as do separate shots from different...
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    Good point. I can't argue with that.

    Good point. I can't argue with that.
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    WTC toweres had massive structural damage,...

    WTC toweres had massive structural damage, unexpected loading due to sagging, and fires reaching nearly 1800*F burning for an hour+ in a building with a safety factor of 1.2-1.4 (before it was...
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    If the cable is engineered with a safety factor...

    If the cable is engineered with a safety factor of 8x (for full load, in motion, in worst design wind conditions), and you aren't at full load, not in motion, and it's an average windy night, you...
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    A vessel... that can be attached to the cable by...

    A vessel... that can be attached to the cable by hand at night after being carried up the ladder... will hold a enough thermite in contact... accepts a delay fuse with adequate ignition temp... and...
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    Seems insanely impractical. It will want to...

    Seems insanely impractical. It will want to naturally flow off the rounded cable, not through it. It would also make a burning mess on the forest floor. Why would they do that over a torch?
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    If it was cut with a torch, grinder, explosive...

    If it was cut with a torch, grinder, explosive charge, etc, it is going to be fucking obvious to just about anyone, even a RCMP inspector. And they aren't going to plaster all the evidence on the...
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    Murdered

    Murdered
  19. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    After 2 months of being full on tards, my cats...

    After 2 months of being full on tards, my cats finally figured out how to use the cat door!
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    Two recent to-dos have been the full face snorkel...

    Two recent to-dos have been the full face snorkel mask drownings and the 'mountain bike down haleakala (on the road)' high accident rate that the operators tried to hide by taking people to little...
  21. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Well many resorts will close or run reduces...

    Well many resorts will close or run reduces seasons due to climate change (thanks again Boomers) so the ski industry capacity will shrink "naturally" to match shrinking participation.

    Long biking...
  22. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    My belief is that: 1. AB will make more money...

    My belief is that:
    1. AB will make more money
    2. AB will likely not be much less crowded, either in terms of skiers or parking, except maybe midwinter weekdays, which weren't ever crowded
    3. It is...
  23. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Did Keystone really offer much parking for...

    Did Keystone really offer much parking for Abasin? When Abasin lots were full, so was Keystone.

    Abasin will still have all the US6 pulloff lots.
  24. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Epic created more demand than AB had parking...

    Epic created more demand than AB had parking capacity. AB can max out parking on Ikon+MC even if they have less ppl than Ikon. AB will make more $.
  25. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Al meant that Epic wasn't paying enough per skier...

    Al meant that Epic wasn't paying enough per skier day to justify their limited parking... Abasin would rather have an overflowing parking lot at a higher revenue per skier. Business.
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    The Savoyards say the souls of alpinists/skiers...

    The Savoyards say the souls of alpinists/skiers who perish in the Alps return as crows to soar among the peaks.

    So Carl musta previously been a racoon that perished in your dumpster.

    I'd love...
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    Op is right that these resorts will be earliest...

    Op is right that these resorts will be earliest to have their snow seasons truncated by climate change.

    But MTN is happy to build alpine slides, roller coasters, and schedule all the summer bacon...
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    I was gonna buy an Abasin Pass and an Epic Local...

    I was gonna buy an Abasin Pass and an Epic Local

    Now I don't know what to do
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    Everyone: "Wouldn't it be nice if more people...

    Everyone: "Wouldn't it be nice if more people took 285 to ease the I70 congestion?"

    CSP: "The stoplight is working as intended"

    Everyone: "I70 it is"
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    codeseseses? :)

    codeseseses? :)
  31. Thread: Shiffrin

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    What are you talking about? She was saying "oh it...

    What are you talking about? She was saying "oh it already is recording, ok here i go" she then talks to the camera.

    She is a winner, strong, smart, and also gorgeous. Her facial expressions are...
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    That really was terrifying. When the viz went,...

    That really was terrifying. When the viz went, had no idea how long the spill was, though I might sail right off the road as it curved... at least the Subaru is driveable.

    Looking today in the...
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    An asphalt truck spilled hot asphalt on I70 just...

    An asphalt truck spilled hot asphalt on I70 just W of Wolcott covering the road for at least 100 yards with the shit. All visibility lost as the vehicle in front of me sprayed my car, I fishtailed a...
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    I've never worked for a ski resort, much less...

    I've never worked for a ski resort, much less their financial dept... don't think those numbers are public. Winter Park was open for 106 days of biking last year, those are numbers I can get....
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    Whsitler runs 1 gondola and 3 lifts, 2 of which...

    Whsitler runs 1 gondola and 3 lifts, 2 of which are just for bikes, is building a dozen new trails this year, and makes insane amounts of money off of their bikers.

    Sure seems like Winter Park is...
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    Your ipso facto reasoning that there isn't a...

    Your ipso facto reasoning that there isn't a market for mtb parks because Vail isn't doing it is the dumbest logic I've heard all day. Have you dealt with Vail Resorts? I don't mean to be rude, but...
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    yep and nice to see you post :biggrin:

    yep

    and nice to see you post :biggrin:
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    Well said, and succinct. I haven't had the...

    Well said, and succinct.

    I haven't had the chance to ride Northstar, but I hear it is the biggest US bike park that Vail has. Am I safe to assume most everything was built prior to the 2010...
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    Or there is an only partially exploited and...

    Or there is an only partially exploited and growing market that Vail is missing the boat on because of misshapen attitudes and skewed outlooks...

    We are in a world where one 10K bike or 5K can do...
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    #skifishbummountsskisinjeans

    #skifishbummountsskisinjeans
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    Got news for you, skiing is a young game too....

    Got news for you, skiing is a young game too. Only 23% of skier visits are over the age of 50. Recreational lift served skiing is over 80 years old in the US while the first dh full suspension...
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    You could at least offer dissatisfied mags...

    You could at least offer dissatisfied mags refunds on their forum membership fees!
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    If you have ever been to Whistler in the summer,...

    If you have ever been to Whistler in the summer, their base Village is every bit as busy as in the winter and it's all mountain bikers and their family. An expensive set of skis and bindings cost...
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    It's about selling a few lodging nights out west...

    It's about selling a few lodging nights out west per New passholder at the epically expensive resorts.
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    Robocar brakes to avoid but autosends video to...

    Robocar brakes to avoid but autosends video to cops, traffic ticket sent to your email. After the third one, AI dispatches a cop to arrest you for reckless driving. You lose your license and have to...
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    Hunta, Mt Snow, and 15 other itty bitties ...

    Hunta, Mt Snow, and 15 other itty bitties

    https://www.summitdaily.com/news/vail-resorts-to-add-17-new-ski-areas-to-epic-pass-with-acquisition-of-peak-resorts/

    Mount Snow in Vermont
    Hunter...
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    Loam Ranger was driving his van like an asshole...

    Loam Ranger was driving his van like an asshole through Summit County
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    Then call hot sulfur Ranger district because you...

    Then call hot sulfur Ranger district because you are gonna need a USFS special use permit for an event that size. That is a highly environmentally sensitive area. They can fine each individual and on...
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    AK is hudge with few and indirect roads. Not...

    AK is hudge with few and indirect roads. Not having to drive yourself everywhere is a good thing.
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    A festival as in you yourself and your dog? Or...

    A festival as in you yourself and your dog?

    Or a festival as in you and 100 other ppl and their dogs?

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