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    I use my wraps from my old T2's in my TX Pro's...

    I use my wraps from my old T2's in my TX Pro's for lift served instead of the stock TX Pro tours without issue. Probably would be better to re-mould them for the specific shell, especially if there...
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    Had to look up swatting. Not my intention. At...

    Had to look up swatting.

    Not my intention. At all. IAS would appear to have many IRL friends on this board, and if he is having challenges with coping with some aspect of his current reality, I...
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    Between this post and his posts in the Thanks...

    Between this post and his posts in the Thanks thread, maybe someone who knows IAS could reach out and check in on him.

    Or there's a gotcha moment coming.
    Hope it's the latter. Be well Dude!
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    No shit. Please tell this is a CSIS false flag...

    No shit. Please tell this is a CSIS false flag operation to identify the armed kooks that need monitoring.
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    May be so, but this ceiling was painted a few...

    May be so, but this ceiling was painted a few times already before I moved in. I would be surprised if there are many left from that era that haven't been coated at least once.
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    Conditions in the Robson and Albreda areas are...

    Conditions in the Robson and Albreda areas are reported to be getting serious deep too. Haven't been north of Avola for a couple weeks, a couple guys on the team are going near Albreda tomorrow if...
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    Ya, still have the popcorn ceilings in this early...

    Ya, still have the popcorn ceilings in this early '70's home. No roof leaks/ceiling stains, so it took a fresh coat of ceiling paint just fine. Might not be modern chic, but not worth my time to...
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    Not aware of any havens, but I also don't go out...

    Not aware of any havens, but I also don't go out much. I do know of a couple people employed with the prov govt that are now on unpaid leave. One is in mgmt. I think there is only a single anti-vax...
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    In summer, with a window AC unit, we run between...

    In summer, with a window AC unit, we run between 15 and 20kWh/day. But in the coldest of winter, with electric forced air furnace, we average about 120kWh/day. Wood would be a bit cheaper, but messy...
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    Health Canada approves pfizer for 5-12yo....

    Health Canada approves pfizer for 5-12yo. Finally.
    http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/pfizer-vaccine-children-delivery-1.6255108
    Was talking about it last night at dinner with the daughter. She was...
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    It's already been calculated in EMBC for...

    It's already been calculated in EMBC for Vancouver Is. 3 days food, 4 days fuel if cut off from the mainland.
  12. You bought these for your mistress didn't ya, and...

    You bought these for your mistress didn't ya, and your wife found it first.

    Gratuitous Bump :fmicon:
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    Some tinned fish would be nice...

    Some tinned fish would be nice...
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    Superman is flying around Metropolis, waiting for...

    Superman is flying around Metropolis, waiting for a crime to happen, when he gets a raging hard-on. Well, a kryptonian throbbing member is not something one can just ignore, and besides, if 'ol sup...
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    Reminds me of the old superman, Wonder Woman, and...

    Reminds me of the old superman, Wonder Woman, and invisible man joke from way back when.
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    And yet the realtor still probably can't afford a...

    And yet the realtor still probably can't afford a SFH in JH ;)
  17. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    Heh. Not sure how it broke loose, but I bet there...

    Heh. Not sure how it broke loose, but I bet there will be a few swamped craft and/or failed bilge pumps discovered with the current storm deluge occurring in the Fraser Valley/Vancouver Is.
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    This.

    This.
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    Never mentioned Lorelei that I recall, but...

    Never mentioned Lorelei that I recall, but possible - he grew up in Düsseldorf. Most of the stories that far back are of the mom and pop operations on the river. And working with men in the shadow...
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    Was chatting with Dad last night, and the wreck...

    Was chatting with Dad last night, and the wreck of the E.F. came up. He was quartermaster on freighters on the great lakes from about '66 to '68, before moving with his buddies to the west coast. He...
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    Would've just been cheaper to reverse the...

    Would've just been cheaper to reverse the polarity at the panel box! White Black, its all copper....

    Except for the wonderful Al in my house.
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    Yup. I don't think parent company Columbia...

    Yup. I don't think parent company Columbia Sportswear makes anything in NA anymore. I just buy Kamiks now at Crappy Tire instead of the brand name marked-up Sorels.
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    No electrician, but I seem to recall some years...

    No electrician, but I seem to recall some years ago the placing the grounding outlet at the top provided some form of protection in specific circumstances. i.e. if the plug was partially exposed,...
  24. Smoked oysters used to be a staple of my field...

    Smoked oysters used to be a staple of my field lunches, and memories as a kid of the little crystal bowl hors d'oeuvre with the stack of toothpicks at extended family xmas parties.
    I decided that...
  25. Both the west coast herring and sardine fisheries...

    Both the west coast herring and sardine fisheries are highly controversial. I think the sardine fishery off of California has been closed for the past couple years, and the herring fishery in BC...
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    Looks like she's trying to decide to spit or...

    Looks like she's trying to decide to spit or swallow.
  27. Yes! And there is usually a jar of rollmops in...

    Yes!

    And there is usually a jar of rollmops in the fridge as well. Opa's favourite. Perfect companion to dark rye, a tube of coarse liverwurst, and a dark bock lager.
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    And I do the same with 10yo shirt with just a...

    And I do the same with 10yo shirt with just a sleeve hem starting to unravel..

    Or maybe you are trying too hard :fmicon:
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    Cheap merino does not equal quality. Wife's...

    Cheap merino does not equal quality. Wife's Costco merino is half the price and has half the durability of my brand name merino. Full disclosure, I am privileged to not pay retail prices though.
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    Regarding the durability of merino, I find it...

    Regarding the durability of merino, I find it makes a big difference how it is put on and off. Grabbing a section of fabric and stretching it like cotton or poly, especially when wet, is what kills...
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    For aerobic activity at work or play, if the...

    For aerobic activity at work or play, if the temps are warmer than -15C, 200wt merino longsleeve, followed by a poly t-shirt dry-wear similar to what the hockey players use, then a heavyweight wool...
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    There was a time, in a beautiful Mtn region close...

    There was a time, in a beautiful Mtn region close to here, that I would find myself on the shore of a crystal clear lake, sit down and soak in the majesty of the view. Sometimes, on rare but...
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    My 25yo stihl 38mag, if it sits for a month or 2...

    My 25yo stihl 38mag, if it sits for a month or 2 between uses, takes a dozen pulls or so at full choke before it barks. After that, even once it cools overnight, the next day it barks on full choke...
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    Apparently he was a flat-earther as well....

    Apparently he was a flat-earther as well. Candidate for the Darwin thread.
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    Great to hear 3pin! Love Zamberlan boots for work...

    Great to hear 3pin! Love Zamberlan boots for work and play, but shopping for them via the US sucks for many reasons. Looking forward to seeing a Canadian distribution network in place.
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    Umm, it's Ötzi. He's already tried a version of...

    Umm, it's Ötzi. He's already tried a version of that theme ...
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    Hey now, that's discriminatory and unfair us...

    Hey now, that's discriminatory and unfair us teleskiers who do bathe and listen to professional advice on non-skiing related topics.

    I stopped listening to the telemorontech when he insinuated...
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    Discovered his brain wasn't fixed, and is now...

    Discovered his brain wasn't fixed, and is now missing a kidney?
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    The infloor radiant heating in this office is on...

    The infloor radiant heating in this office is on the fritz (again) - boilers were already ancient second hand units when they built the space 30yrs ago I think. My desk is right where one of set of...
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    The original reason that dental care was excluded...

    The original reason that dental care was excluded was that there simply wasn't enough dentists in the '50's to provide 'universal' service. I wish I knew why it isn't rolled in now, other than...
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    I think it updated to iOS 9.3.6 about a year ago,...

    I think it updated to iOS 9.3.6 about a year ago, back when Apple got in shit for their engineered obsolesence in their OS support. Hasn't updated since. Still runs the TGR app smooth as silk though...
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    Enjoying the VW GTI love here. First car was a...

    Enjoying the VW GTI love here. First car was a '78 scirocco, and loved it driving the Kootenay highways and backroads. Could outpace the cool kids with their chevy ss between Nelson and Balfour...
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    No man is an island, but it seems you can buy...

    No man is an island, but it seems you can buy one!

    Very sweet piece of real estate. Looking forward to the evolving TR!
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    Reading all this, I feel so inadequate with my...

    Reading all this, I feel so inadequate with my iPhone 4S. But it is time for both me and the missus to upgrade. So a Pixel 4a or iPhone SE (2nd gen) is the recommendation? We would buy outright, I...
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    Agreed. Totally awesome.

    Agreed. Totally awesome.
  46. Yup. As someone who has read the novel more times...

    Yup. As someone who has read the novel more times than I have fingers to count, I thought it very well done. I now want to also catch it on the big screen, mostly for big audio, but I was impressed...
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    Congrats Harry! 389930

    Congrats Harry!

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  48. With the amount of medication most horses are on,...

    With the amount of medication most horses are on, they aren't edible either.
  49. Disney is evil. It's damn near everywhere, but I...

    Disney is evil. It's damn near everywhere, but I try and limit its influence as much as possible.
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    I caught that and was wondering when the aspen in...

    I caught that and was wondering when the aspen in the boreal lost it's status. I worked under the regional forest pathologist in Nelson, Dr Norris in the early 90's, and he was trying hard to get A....
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