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    Let's see. Walking shoes 2 pr. Running shoes 2...

    Let's see. Walking shoes 2 pr. Running shoes 2 pair. Dress shoes 3 pr. Hiking shoes 2 pr. Hiking boots 1 pr. Painting shoes 2 pr. Slip on winter shoes 1 pr. Flip flops 4 pair, Sorels 1 pr. Ski...
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    Yeah. And fuck Halloween while we're at it.

    Yeah. And fuck Halloween while we're at it.
  3. Or is it about whether skiing becomes a sport...

    Or is it about whether skiing becomes a sport like yacht racing or polo or whether it remains a sport somewhat attainable for average people (if not for average families). If you're of the Milton...
  4. Thread: Wildlife

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    The first condor is obviously a Peyton Manning...

    The first condor is obviously a Peyton Manning fan.
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    I could see that being a good idea if they were...

    I could see that being a good idea if they were sold by a nonprofit or if all profits went to gun control groups. As a profit making venture--disgusting.
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    But wait, everybody is happy with their health...

    But wait, everybody is happy with their health insurance. Uncle Joe says so.
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    My kid got his license--he had access to somewhat...

    My kid got his license--he had access to somewhat cheaper lessons and rental through the Travis AFB flying club. Once he got it he found that it was too expensive to rent and fuel the plane to go...
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    I don't see the problem as long as the horse was...

    I don't see the problem as long as the horse was sober.
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    nothing like that near courmayeur. The Matterhorn...

    nothing like that near courmayeur. The Matterhorn is that steep but doesn't hold snow like that.
  10. The talk about connecting AM to Homewood was just...

    The talk about connecting AM to Homewood was just talk, never any actual plan. There was planning for a lift to the head of Ward Canyon (High T), that never went anywhere. Nowadays the idea is...
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    I'm not annoyed with the term or with El Kanone...

    I'm not annoyed with the term or with El Kanone for complaining about it. I'm annoyed that I'm so out of touch with modern life. I'm pretty sure I don't own any products with a colorway.
  12. Letterman, Paul, Doc? I figured someone bumped a...

    Letterman, Paul, Doc? I figured someone bumped a very old thread until I saw the date.
    Anyway, I'll let Jon Batiste play whatever he wants to play. His taste is way better than mine. GOAT as far...
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    I'm annoyed that I don't know what you're talking...

    I'm annoyed that I don't know what you're talking about and have never heard the term before. Fuck, I'm getting old.

    On the positive side of picking up other people's trash--we did neighborhood...
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    Piece of cake. A couple of days of shock and awe...

    Piece of cake. A couple of days of shock and awe and it'll be all over.
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    Picking sides in the war between Shiites and...

    Picking sides in the war between Shiites and Sunnis is a tremendously bad idea. Better to stick with something simply like Israelis vs Palestinians or RC's vs Protestants in Ireland.
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    We used to put out our green waste--pine needles,...

    We used to put out our green waste--pine needles, brush, etc--in green bags for the trash. Now they give us 90 gallon cans to put the stuff in--and for neighbors, renters, passersby to put garbage,...
  17. The other planned resort was up by Independence...

    The other planned resort was up by Independence Lake. I believe that was killed over environmental concerns.
  18. Ski areas are hiring, people are looking for...

    Ski areas are hiring, people are looking for lodging and ski leases.
    Truckee ski swap is Nov. 2. SLT 10/13.
    Is the thread mainly for beta or stoke? If stoke there have been recent years when the...
  19. Interesting comment: "As soon as the Gondola is...

    Interesting comment: "As soon as the Gondola is approved across Granite Chief is allowed, that’s the only connection the Ski Resorts need to have the gondola continue to Twin Peaks, Barker Pass and...
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    Got it. I', with you on people who make their own...

    Got it. I', with you on people who make their own rules for other people.
  21. The inspiration for Portlandia

    The inspiration for Portlandia
  22. And you just made it better how?

    And you just made it better how?
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    Biking stoned! Fucking cyclists.

    Biking stoned! Fucking cyclists.
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    Thanks for posting--I was just about to sign up...

    Thanks for posting--I was just about to sign up to be a Peruvian gold miner.
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    What have you done in the wilds of the UP that...

    What have you done in the wilds of the UP that makes you think you could be an assassination target? And does Amazon even deliver up there? And if they do don't they use canoes?
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    I have no problem with unleashed dogs on the...

    I have no problem with unleashed dogs on the trail and most people I see don't seem to have a problem either. If you seem to be getting a lot of flack about your unleashed dog, could the problem...
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    It's probably already posted but the all time...

    It's probably already posted but the all time classic is of course I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry. The PBS show from the ryman the other night was great. Looking forward to the Ken burns series, even...
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    Not tahoe unless you go last minute. Too many...

    Not tahoe unless you go last minute. Too many rain events and droughts in recent years. Rockies for sure.
  29. Thread: "The Turn"

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    It done turned here and then done turned back.

    It done turned here and then done turned back.
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    Absolutely false. Is that different from false?...

    Absolutely false. Is that different from false? Anyway, thank you.

    Hey, I read it right here on TGR--discussion a couple of years ago about a collision between a naval vessel and a merchant ship. ...
  31. FWIW--80%, or 97%,, or 99.9% doesn't fucking...

    FWIW--80%, or 97%,, or 99.9% doesn't fucking matter. Why are you arguing % of scientists when the issue is % CO2 and other greenhouse gasses. You're like someone from the Titanic. The ship is down,...
  32. You, for starters. Boy, that didn't last...

    You, for starters.

    Boy, that didn't last long. Didn't think you could stay away. It's like a drug for you, isn't it?
  33. midweek tahoe shouldn't be too bad, except maybe...

    midweek tahoe shouldn't be too bad, except maybe on a storm day with only lower mountain open. Tahoe powder gets cooked pretty quickly when the sun comes out in March. March at Mammoth not an...
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    I suspect a lot of people are in wrong boots...

    I suspect a lot of people are in wrong boots because that's what the shop had. I wonder if a boot fitting shop could make money--they measure you and talk to you, recommend one or more boots to try,...
  35. There you go again, arguing a point that is...

    There you go again, arguing a point that is completely irrelevant to the larger issue to divert attention from it.

    To paraphrase an old legal saying--when you have the facts argue the facts, when...
  36. I would think that the demographic for those...

    I would think that the demographic for those would be more into backpack speakers. What's the point of listening to music if you can't annoy someone with your shitty taste?
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    Not specifically talking about boats, which I...

    Not specifically talking about boats, which I know little about, but in general and IME some regulations are for theoretical problems but most are because of something bad that happened.
  39. I never said 97% of scientists. That's another...

    I never said 97% of scientists. That's another rhetorical trick you like to use--the straw man.
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    Not just cattle....

    Not just cattle. https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/tasneemnashrulla/us-customs-separation-child-bahamas-evacuation
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    Isn't English the unofficial (or maybe official)...

    Isn't English the unofficial (or maybe official) language of the maritime industry? BTW I read somewhere that the US Navy says right and left while the rest of the world uses port and starboard. I...
  42. If you look at the areas of expertise in the...

    If you look at the areas of expertise in the chart--78% of published climate scientists attribute GW to mostly human causes. And of your 48% deniers among all respondents, only 4% actually deny...
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    Guys I knew in college harvested a bunch of hemp...

    Guys I knew in college harvested a bunch of hemp from the side of the road and couldn't figure out why they didn't get busted, or get high, or get anyone to buy it.
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    I was told that when I broke my back. My kid,...

    I was told that when I broke my back. My kid, who's a surgery resident has done some research on this and tells me the evidence that it hurts bone healing is thin. I figured better to be safe, but...
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    I don't see what the problem is. You get to...

    I don't see what the problem is. You get to watch her ass while you ski.
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    worth hearing that story again (which is what I...

    worth hearing that story again (which is what I say to my son at least once a week).
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    I saw a TV show about that, Netflix I think. ...

    I saw a TV show about that, Netflix I think. They spent a lot of time interviewing the guy's son, who I think might be a flat-earther. He's crazy enough to be.
  48. But . . . but . . . everybody is supposed to be...

    But . . . but . . . everybody is supposed to be totally happy with their insurance so we shouldn't have Medicare for all. At least that's what the pundits say.
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    Age is only a state of mined. Looks like a deal.

    Age is only a state of mined. Looks like a deal.
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    agreed. I suspect that if trials are carried...

    agreed.
    I suspect that if trials are carried out we will find out that a lot of the purported benefits are placebo effect but some will be real. The big if is trials--given the size of the...
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