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  1. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Then again it's a cruise ship so likely plenty of...

    Then again it's a cruise ship so likely plenty of geezers aboard.
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    I think Instagram is generally good for what it...

    I think Instagram is generally good for what it is (with big demerits for all the advertising), but it's certainly no replacement for a forum.
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    It's interesting because I haven't seen any new...

    It's interesting because I haven't seen any new technology that is better at doing what forums are intended to do. Things like Instagram and Twitter are just inherently different. Facebook Groups are...
  4. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Or they just don't even suspect they're infected...

    Or they just don't even suspect they're infected because they are asymptomatic. If that's the case the death rate is probably significantly lower than 2%.
  5. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    All schools in Japan are closing for a month.

    All schools in Japan are closing for a month.
  6. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    I believe the term is "mansplaining."

    I believe the term is "mansplaining."
  7. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    I blame Pelosi. I'm sure no one is worried...

    I blame Pelosi.

    I'm sure no one is worried now that Mike Pence is in charge.
  8. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Maybe it's best to just not make physical contact...

    Maybe it's best to just not make physical contact with people who are not in your immediate family during a pandemic?
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    I think there's something to that, but why would...

    I think there's something to that, but why would they go all the way to Whistler to drink? Seems like it would be a lot more convenient to just go to Vancouver. OTOH maybe it's better not to question...
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    Someone posted photos on the Whistler Facebook...

    Someone posted photos on the Whistler Facebook group last month of a substantial lineup to get into the Longhorn over MLK weekend. Yes, people standing in line at 9:00 am to get into Longhorn...
  11. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    The only solution is to just give everyone this...

    The only solution is to just give everyone this summer off from work. Who's with me?
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    How crazy is the last weekend in March likely to...

    How crazy is the last weekend in March likely to be? Do crowds typically die down somewhat by then? I typically head up in early April, but thinking about the 3/28 weekend this year. Seems like this...
  13. Thread: View right now

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    Closer to God.

    Closer to God.
  14. I just don't understand why she needs a jacket.

    I just don't understand why she needs a jacket.
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    OK, Boomer! [seriously, Longhorn is my least...

    OK, Boomer!

    [seriously, Longhorn is my least favorite apres place, too, but obviously it has its appeal for some]
  16. Can these weird eyebrows just go away already?...

    Can these weird eyebrows just go away already? The boobs can stay.
  17. Thread: Perfect Albums

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    I think "In Rainbows" is just a notch below "OK...

    I think "In Rainbows" is just a notch below "OK Computer." Not perfect, but close. I like their last two albums, too, but they certainly aren't close to being perfect.
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    Trader Joe's has Ritter Sport. Pretty solid, I...

    Trader Joe's has Ritter Sport. Pretty solid, I must say. I like the dark chocolate with hazelnut.
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    With the caveat that I'm not a local, but have...

    With the caveat that I'm not a local, but have skied at Vail a decent amount. One good thing at Vail is there are lots of lifts. You can avoid a lot of traversing by just working the lift system.
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    I'd say be careful about going too far out in...

    I'd say be careful about going too far out in Mongolia Bowl or you could have a tedious ride back to the lift. Sleepytime road is also long and flat. On the front side, the road that goes from the...
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    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49570118088_3a...

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49570118088_3a7d88319e_b.jpg
  22. Thread: View right now

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    So wrong...

    So wrong...
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    Everyone remembers "Bittersweet Symphony" by...

    Everyone remembers "Bittersweet Symphony" by (The) Verve, but their first album was much more atmospheric. This track is a nice example. Just let the music wash over you...
    ...
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    I'd say half the time I've taken the chair rather...

    I'd say half the time I've taken the chair rather than the gondola, but I also never ski Vail on weekends.
  25. Thread: View right now

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    Ice cave on Blackcomb Glacier. 316966 316967

    Ice cave on Blackcomb Glacier.
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    Nice to see some new snow overnight. I was up...

    Nice to see some new snow overnight. I was up yesterday and there were some very icy areas. I was riding Symphony and saw a girl fall near the top of Piccolo Face, lose one ski there and proceed to...
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    Agreed. The GEICO ads are hit or miss for sure.

    Agreed. The GEICO ads are hit or miss for sure.
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    How about the GEICO ones with Pinocchio?

    How about the GEICO ones with Pinocchio?
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    Gee, I don't know how anyone can counter...

    Gee, I don't know how anyone can counter incredible arguments like these...
  30. How about flannel-lined jeans? Seems like the...

    How about flannel-lined jeans? Seems like the perfect ski pant!
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    Thanks. Looks like Alpine opens at 6:30, so that...

    Thanks. Looks like Alpine opens at 6:30, so that would be a good choice.
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    I remember reading the last manufacturer finally...

    I remember reading the last manufacturer finally quit making VCRs like a year ago or so, so there's still lots of them out there mostly collecting dust!
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    This is my typical game plan: park in the...

    This is my typical game plan: park in the Lionshead garage. Take the gondola up. Drop into Game Creek. Drop into Sundown Bowl from the top of the Game Creek chair (be careful if it's a busy day,...
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    I still shoot film on occasion, but almost...

    I still shoot film on occasion, but almost exclusively medium format. Shooting with 35mm does seem like a bit of a waste of time, but some people seem to like it.
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    No, it's using a traditional method to produce...

    No, it's using a traditional method to produce art. A CNC machine can probably produce a hell of a statue, but some people would rather chisel it out by hand.

    There are plenty of reasons that...
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    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Zero-90-s-Canon-T90-35mm-...

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Zero-90-s-Canon-T90-35mm-Camera-With-Lenses-and-Flash-from-Jamie-Thomas/123991418877?hash=item1cde76e7fd:g:ZMwAAOSw9-Zd3z3i

    Lots of T90 bodies and T90 bodies with 50mm...
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    Well, you're wrong as usual.

    Well, you're wrong as usual.
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    I do! Analog photography is still very much a...

    I do! Analog photography is still very much a thing. A niche thing, but a thing. If you've got good film photography equipment it's worth something. Don't donate it to Goodwill.
  39. Nothing wrong with missionary.

    Nothing wrong with missionary.
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    Good stuff. Definitely something I don't miss...

    Good stuff. Definitely something I don't miss from my childhood. I remember that feeling of dread when the picture started shrinking and you knew the tube was starting to go bad.
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    Thanks for the list! I heard the Blackcomb...

    Thanks for the list!

    I heard the Blackcomb gondola was down for an hour plus this morning. WTF is going on?
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    You could see if the TV is OK by tuning into an...

    You could see if the TV is OK by tuning into an over-the-air broadcast, but you'd need a digital to analog converter box these days.
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    I'm impressed that so many dentists know so much...

    I'm impressed that so many dentists know so much about cardiac physiology!
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    The entire notion of getting a gift--alcohol or...

    The entire notion of getting a gift--alcohol or otherwise-- for someone when their parent dies seems kind of strange to me.
  45. Thread: Grand Jury Duty

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    This is true. My work pays me for jury duty, so...

    This is true. My work pays me for jury duty, so it's not an undo hardship usually.
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    Oh yeah, that's not a bad call. I've eaten there...

    Oh yeah, that's not a bad call. I've eaten there before.
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    See? Perfect money making op!

    See? Perfect money making op!
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    Does anyone know of any good breakfast places? My...

    Does anyone know of any good breakfast places? My go-to used to be Wild Wood in Crystal, but they've shut down. Many of the other places don't open till 8:00, which seems awfully late to me when...
  49. Sweet shot, Tap!

    Sweet shot, Tap!
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    I'm sure it's pretty nice on a powder day when...

    I'm sure it's pretty nice on a powder day when you don't need to clear a foot of snow off every single chair.
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