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    books supposed to come out next spring...

    books supposed to come out next spring...
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    dynamic weight changes and sighting lines, i'm...

    dynamic weight changes and sighting lines, i'm guessing. running uphill you stop and rest you are fine. running downhill in talus you are potentially fucked if you try and stop.
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    I remember you posting that before baddancer -...

    I remember you posting that before baddancer - that's a sweet place - vancouver island iirc?



    me, I kinda want to build a japanese tea house.
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    You should really think of the inverse. What are...

    You should really think of the inverse. What are the costs of a low-trust, high-risk, insecure, unstable society? Why do people who live in such societys park their money in higher trust, rule of law...
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    still searching for a site & life has got in the...

    still searching for a site & life has got in the way so not yet.
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    store bought Heinz ketchup HP sauce green el...

    store bought
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    HP sauce
    green el yucateco
    sriracha (more as ingredient than condiment)
    sambal oelek "

    homemade
    -fermented serrano pepper hot sauce. ferment 1# serranos for a...
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    that thread insert hits like a hole drilled...

    that thread insert hits like a hole drilled without novocaine.
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    Alec Baldwin's character has been taken as a...

    Alec Baldwin's character has been taken as a template for a certain subset of finance/sales bros. Much like Gordon Gekko from Wall Street or anything from American Psycho, meant to be parody, has...
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    they don't like the fucking characters.

    they don't like the fucking characters.
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    A variation on the "Fuck it, ship it" theme.

    A variation on the "Fuck it, ship it" theme.
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    This one's not bad either...

    This one's not bad either
    https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/566369/the-third-pillar-by-raghuram-rajan/9780525558316/
    https://images.penguinrandomhouse.com/cover/9780525558316
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    tech schools are fading away because they've...

    tech schools are fading away because they've become a generally poor investment of student time & money, not because of class issues.


    To each there own. I see it more as an effort issue, i.e....
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    I'm struggling to find a world where the below...

    I'm struggling to find a world where the below has ever really been successful or desired by the public for any substantial length of time. observationaly in places where the local currency is the...
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    effort, not education. the effort required to...

    effort, not education. the effort required to acquire new information and the effort required to interpret it and change your opinions when information renders prior beliefs outdated.
  15. it's totally funny that they are both cults of...

    it's totally funny that they are both cults of personality with devoted fans driven by a toxic search for confirmation bias and that toxicity is often mirrored in their foes. real funny sociological...
  16. the Tesla "debate", just like Musk fanboyism, or...

    the Tesla "debate", just like Musk fanboyism, or Trump supporters, or many things online is most noticeable for how < little > opinion changes and just how hard it is to shift the narrative...
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    Term limits move the nexus of power from elected...

    Term limits move the nexus of power from elected politicians towards lobbyists and ex-politicians. What is needed are voters effecting term limits and so whats necessary is more competitive...
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    oh, yeah, definitely. you watch top euro soccer,...

    oh, yeah, definitely. you watch top euro soccer, mens world cup, when the teams up 7-0 what they do is sub in attacking players and leave the stars on the field to score more goals :rolleyes: not...
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    saturating your largest market by far doesn't...

    saturating your largest market by far doesn't seem bullish longterm to me.....
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    I'm surprised you had to move out of lake shitty...

    I'm surprised you had to move out of lake shitty to live next to a stripper.
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    not sure how beating up on an obviously inferior...

    not sure how beating up on an obviously inferior team cements you as a favorite in soccer, nor how keeping your starters in to the end so they can rack up the score on an obviously inferior team does...
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    I've met in the past a number of cool people...

    I've met in the past a number of cool people here. i come because sometimes the people share cool things.

    There are also lots of assholes here. Dont' take yourself so seriously. I certainly don't...
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    Why would I know that? That's what most of the...

    Why would I know that? That's what most of the bullshit here from most of the posters is - stupid vanity ego bragging.
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    if it weren't for those people paying your super...

    if it weren't for those people paying your super awesome guide bro he wouldn't have a super awesome guide bro job would he? and then you wouldn't brag how awesome your social media feed is because...
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    True it's a complex multi-variable equation of...

    True it's a complex multi-variable equation of fitness, skill, social capital, and tribal identity - for both judge and the judged - that allows for acceptable judgement of others, or should I say,...
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    Hermann Buhl

    Hermann Buhl
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    an open studio tour? A going out of business...

    an open studio tour? A going out of business garage sale - just a GOB sale sign can draw lots of traffic
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    sex with thick condoms isn't pleasurable for...

    sex with thick condoms isn't pleasurable for either party imo.
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    russian?

    russian?
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    The last waltz. Yes, there's a movie. Still would...

    The last waltz. Yes, there's a movie. Still would like to see it live. Also would like to see one of the Bands "road trip" concerts earlier in the 60s

    I'd like to go to one of the war time shows...
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    The general SEasia mix of Thailand, Cambodia,...

    The general SEasia mix of Thailand, Cambodia, Laos & Vietnam (never been to Myanmar, can't speak at the time it was a 4 week wait for a visa) has an awesome mix of generally friendly people, natural...
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    because you give dead fish to your exs to get...

    because you give dead fish to your exs to get laid, dummy.
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    if there's no down it's not a market because...

    if there's no down it's not a market because there's no discipline.
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    i encountered a first yesterday - matching rims...

    i encountered a first yesterday - matching rims for the SUV and the bassboat trailer.
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    Vin did play by play and color. which is why it...

    Vin did play by play and color. which is why it worked.
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    I think you need to define "good" color...

    I think you need to define "good" color commentary. ESPN color commentary is consistently fucking horrible pretty much no matter who does it because that's the way ESPN wants it - a sports...
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    definitely use a press. they are cheap online, or...

    definitely use a press. they are cheap online, or pretty easy to make if you've minimal woodworking skills & equipment.
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    they fall apart. edit: I mostly eat soft, hard...

    they fall apart.

    edit: I mostly eat soft, hard are a pita. I've tried making my own tortillas it never works as well as it should.
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    that sucks but with some epoxy and careful...

    that sucks but with some epoxy and careful clamping it should work again.
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    think the 3 week delay from the end of the season...

    think the 3 week delay from the end of the season is part of why it was a snoozer. Spurs had plenty of chances after the early PK, didn't convert. besides if you have your arms out in the box, a ball...
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    the past.

    the past.
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    fires of hell are always burning.

    fires of hell are always burning.
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    cranberry relish. yet another fucking reason I...

    cranberry relish. yet another fucking reason I hate thanksgiving.
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    If it took a true couple months in country how...

    If it took a true couple months in country how many would be there with a business?
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    being above 5000m doesn't qualify you as a...

    being above 5000m doesn't qualify you as a mountaineer. or as much of anything. it's pretty easy to go trekking in parts of south america or nepal or tibet or india or pakistan and spend utterly...
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    so.... skiers?

    so.... skiers?
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    and that's why the mountain dreamtown isn't a...

    and that's why the mountain dreamtown isn't a place with decent internet access and reasonable access to an airport.

    nothing says "I beat the ratrace" like a base lodge filled with remote workers...
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    it's got a 2 month climbing season...

    it's got a 2 month climbing season https://www.nps.gov/mora/planyourvisit/upload/Liberty-Ridge-Routebrief.pdf those numbers are 1) average and 2) % successful. not hard to see how good weather window...
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    in non-fiction "bloodlands" is a good coverage of...

    in non-fiction "bloodlands" is a good coverage of the general history of brutality in that region over the mid 20th century, but brutally depressing. Later this year there's a movie about Gareth...
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    many of those expeditions had acrimonious...

    many of those expeditions had acrimonious personal conflict on them, but the history of acrimonious post accident conflict & issues of competence and novices and hence leading to community division...
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