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    Heh, I read croutons in the thread title. And...

    Heh, I read croutons in the thread title.

    And Iceman, no shameless plug #2 for 2Betties?
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    You are correct about the karelians and akitas,...

    You are correct about the karelians and akitas, my avatar had a malamute mother and a karleian father. She will sniff your hand, but strongly avoid any further contact with a stranger unless you have...
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    That may be a stance by the national kennel club,...

    That may be a stance by the national kennel club, but not true for many old northern breeds like sled spitzes, Karelians, and malamutes. Some of the more recent and horrific stories are about kids...
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    Just want to say that there is no 'breed' called...

    Just want to say that there is no 'breed' called pitbull. There are a few variations of american and british bull terriers, Staffordshire terriers, american bulldog, and the various cross-breeds that...
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    Vote Rhino!

    Vote Rhino!
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    Get one of those Calvin pissing signs and mount...

    Get one of those Calvin pissing signs and mount above the offending party sign. I have prime corner real-estate and we've had a couple party reps try and place signs here. I just release the hound...
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    We picked up one as well during the 2017 season....

    We picked up one as well during the 2017 season. And used it extensively in 2018. Combined with the 10X10 screen room, we were both skeeter free and warm. But during the fall trips, and this whole...
  8. Damn. And we just legalized edibles too....

    Damn. And we just legalized edibles too. Federally.
    Fuck.
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    Alrighty then, guess they are like any other all...

    Alrighty then, guess they are like any other all season snowflake, and change compound with >1/3 wear. It was a toss-up between a new airbags update, or fresh rubber. Rubber wins. :fmicon:
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    Livin' on the edge is fun, eh? Chains go in...

    Livin' on the edge is fun, eh?

    Chains go in the bed this weekend, just in case I run into deep fresh snow hunting with the family over the next month. I've so far been very impressed with these...
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    A wheelbarrow full of local stone is all anyone...

    A wheelbarrow full of local stone is all anyone really needs for a firepit IMO.
    RV'ers seem to like those solo stoves, but maybe a little too light and portable for your taste?
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    Going into winter with 5yr old BFG All-Terrain...

    Going into winter with 5yr old BFG All-Terrain A/T KO2 all seasons. 52000km, 50% wear so far. Been happy with them on the chevy 1500 for the last few yrs. Some true 4X4 work, but mostly family...
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    Heh, I could take em or leave em. I don't drink...

    Heh, I could take em or leave em. I don't drink the coffee from timmies, so I easily avoid that clusterfuck. The odd time I go to a fast food joint, more often than not for a DQ blizzard, if there is...
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    Vibes. Only the MIL is a true boomer, Dad and FIL...

    Vibes. Only the MIL is a true boomer, Dad and FIL were born during or just before the war. They all either have done well, and/or received enough from the previous generation to retire comfortably....
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    Still living under mommy and daddy's roof?

    Still living under mommy and daddy's roof?
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    There's the phone jack for the 56k modem. ...

    There's the phone jack for the 56k modem.

    Looney toons or hanna barbera?
  17. Yup. Killing tasty critters, digging up the root...

    Yup. Killing tasty critters, digging up the root veggies, searching the wilds for mushrooms, and getting the last of the fieldwork in before snow forces us out above 1500m (around Halloween, give or...
  18. Geez you guys. All worried about the lift and...

    Geez you guys. All worried about the lift and durability of an OEM scissor jack. Did no one read he was swapping tires on a toy matrix? Your girlfriend probably weighs more. :fmicon:
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    Are you guys washing your wool with the carharts...

    Are you guys washing your wool with the carharts on brutal cycle, then throwing into the drier? I'm no handwasher, but merino goes with the stanfield, on the gentle cycle, then line dry. I've got...
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    No idea if moths are your issue, or if you have...

    No idea if moths are your issue, or if you have some kind of acid sweat, but I wear 200weight merino for work and play, and it takes about 2yrs of regular wear to start getting wear holes and runs in...
  21. And satiate the cannibals with prairie oysters at...

    And satiate the cannibals with prairie oysters at the same time!
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    I haven't been up to Valemount this summer/fall...

    I haven't been up to Valemount this summer/fall yet, so I am not sure what the access is into the Premier Range is like right now, either via the trail to Mt Pierre Elliot Trudeau, or the old mine...
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    Ya, Canim/Mahood Lakes and the Trophies are the...

    Ya, Canim/Mahood Lakes and the Trophies are the northern extent of the Shuswap before becoming the Quesnel highlands. And thanks for the invite, never spent much time in Terrace proper, but loved...
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    If it’s low tide or crusty, Mt Tod sounds great!...

    If it’s low tide or crusty, Mt Tod sounds great! But if the gods are smiling, better I rustle up a second sled and we hit the local honeyhole here in Wells Gray country!
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    Black widow is my vote.

    Black widow is my vote.
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    There was a thread somewhere about soup/broth...

    There was a thread somewhere about soup/broth stock. But ya, a good broth this time of year warms more than just the belly. All year, any bone from a roast, or whole roast chicken, goes on the stove...
  27. I'd like to take this out for test fish in Nootka...

    I'd like to take this out for test fish in Nootka Sound
    https://www.kijiji.ca/v-powerboat-motorboat/kamloops/2019-kingfisher-escape-2025-hht-reduced/1454701610?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true
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  28. Will this occur within the next 20-30 yrs? Cause...

    Will this occur within the next 20-30 yrs? Cause if not, that’s my pension you are talking about. Most boomers will be dead by then.
    Just so I am not painting myself too harshly, I have been active...
  29. An inconvenient truth is that a great many...

    An inconvenient truth is that a great many pension funds are tied to very carbon intensive companies around the world. If those boomers are lucky enough to be on those massive pension plans...
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    Blessings of glorious harvest and feasting to...

    Blessings of glorious harvest and feasting to you. Don’t forget to leave a portion aside for the ancestors and the wayward traveler.
  31. Thread: Wildlife

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    Very cool condor pics. Was reading the 1000th...

    Very cool condor pics. Was reading the 1000th hatched this year.
  32. Heh. I prefer that my wonderful wife never touch...

    Heh. I prefer that my wonderful wife never touch the dishwasher, except to maybe empty it. She waits until there are too many dishes, overloads it so that it doesn’t function properly, and I end up...
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    Freedom units maybe?

    Freedom units maybe?
  34. My wife would have us move to Vancouver Is in a...

    My wife would have us move to Vancouver Is in a heartbeat. Then I tell her I would have to give up my sled, and buy a boat. Nothing fancy, just something around 19ft with ~100hp outboard, 8hp kicker,...
  35. My ‘85 Marty McFly Toyota p/u came just shy of...

    My ‘85 Marty McFly Toyota p/u came just shy of 500000km, the vast majority of them on forestry roads when I was consulting. That truck never left me stuck or stranded. I was rebuilding the rusted out...
  36. IMO, the only way humanity will survive the next...

    IMO, the only way humanity will survive the next few centuries without massive hardship is either a) wealth distribution raises the standard of living so that population slows and even reverses...
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    Fuck, I go into the field on a beautiful Monday,...

    Fuck, I go into the field on a beautiful Monday, see fresh snow above 2100m, then come back to read another thread has been deleted! Fuck!
    What I really want to know is, does my post count drop...
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    Sadly, if we were to vote for our leader...

    Sadly, if we were to vote for our leader directly, there is a percentage of our population that would cast a vote for a Trump. I’m not sure they would apologize for it either.
  39. Thread: "The Turn"

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    Kamloops isn’t for me or my wife, but it...

    Kamloops isn’t for me or my wife, but it definitely hits a lot of the qualities for a lot of active, semi-retired people. Good hospital, central on the highway and close to all kinds of fun places,...
  40. Small town partner-swapping in full effect here....

    Small town partner-swapping in full effect here. 3 couples we know and engage with are on the outs. All with kids our daughter plays with. Small town, with a major employer that also just quit the...
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    Iíll give a 3rd comment on the neck. Always have...

    Iíll give a 3rd comment on the neck. Always have had neck issues, even before my recent flight down the stairs. I have a chiropractor that I like, and about finding the inflamed joint and addressing...
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    Thats a hella lot better than the F250 and 350...

    Thats a hella lot better than the F250 and 350 fords with the 6.2L at work. Luck if they get 12 mpg running empty.
  43. Thread: Trucks.

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    Who on this board doesnít?

    Who on this board doesnít?
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    No, he said walleye, not pike. Big difference in...

    No, he said walleye, not pike. Big difference in palatability.
  45. Our local guy is affiliated with WMA, and also...

    Our local guy is affiliated with WMA, and also provides our WorkSafe level 1 with endorsements. Highly recommend WMA. Also great fun to do both series seeing difference between 15min to a hospital vs...
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    Lots of National Film Board of Canada on reel to...

    Lots of National Film Board of Canada on reel to reel, but the xmas specials of Ben Hur and the 10 commandments were either VHS or Beta cassettes.
  47. Thread: Sexy Beast

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    I enjoy most of Sir Kingsley’s work, and this was...

    I enjoy most of Sir Kingsley’s work, and this was no exception. Been some time since I’ve seen it, not sure if the wife has, so might be an opportunity to re-visit.
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    Not a nominal fee anywhere around here. $60CND in...

    Not a nominal fee anywhere around here. $60CND in ‘loops for my 30lbs RV tanks at every place I’ve checked. $90 for a new one. But interesting about the filling restrictions the swap tanks have -...
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    Except when the tank is nearing expiry date....

    Except when the tank is nearing expiry date. Nothing stopping me from getting an exchange tank, filling for less than a swap, then swapping it before the expiration date. Best of both for our 20lbs...
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    5 weeks ago I took an header down a flight of...

    5 weeks ago I took an header down a flight of concrete steps. Smacked my noggin better than I ever had before. First real concussion. Lost about 10min, came to in front of the bathroom mirror trying...
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