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  1. Thread: Classic Films

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    Last month, Criterion did a deep dive into Noir,...

    Last month, Criterion did a deep dive into Noir, some of what was streaming hadn't been on any other service. This month, it's Screwball Comedy (my favorite).

    Be sure to watch (if you want a...
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    The essay he wrote about his experience in French...

    The essay he wrote about his experience in French class, in Paris, is one of the funniest things I've ever read.

    Found his diaries too dense and truly depressing (can't imagine what it was like...
  3. Sticky: Sad news. Condolences to Cyrus and Lindsey, I...

    Sad news. Condolences to Cyrus and Lindsey, I know you were very close.
    I have such great memories of those Mammoth Minis, and of UberS
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    Done. Heal up, Mang.

    Done. Heal up, Mang.
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    I got the Johnson&Johnson shot a couple weeks ago...

    I got the Johnson&Johnson shot a couple weeks ago and had only a sore arm, nothing else. No side effects.
  6. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Ikon has changed the definition of "defer". ...

    Ikon has changed the definition of "defer".

    I never used my pass this season, with the assurance (their word) that I could DEFER my pass to 21/22. So, I chose the option yesterday to defer,...
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    I always bake 30 minutes with lid, 25 minutes...

    I always bake 30 minutes with lid, 25 minutes without, and it turns out with a dark, crunchy, crust with a springy big crumb inside.
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    I've been been baking these delightful mini...

    I've been been baking these delightful mini boules - with just 400g of flour (KA organic bread flour 350g, 50g spelt) 285g water, 8g salt. They are adorable and perfectly sized for gifting to single...
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    I don't suggest that the virus lives in mites, my...

    I don't suggest that the virus lives in mites, my point is that there's lots of gunk thriving in those old condos and buildings.

    La Nina may do us all a favor and keep people from traveling to cul...
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    I love snowboarding more than almost anything...

    I love snowboarding more than almost anything else, but I love my family & friends more. Don't think that being outdoors keeps you from getting Covid, or becoming a carrier. You'll still mingle in...
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    Can we start a new thread for the season please?

    Can we start a new thread for the season please?
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    Just a note re: Covid. Mammoth had the highest...

    Just a note re: Covid. Mammoth had the highest numbers in the state (percentage of population) last round, because it's a cul de sac town (virus gets trapped + wet cold = breeding). Right now, Mono...
  13. Kina Pickett's Airstream Life: Dwell Magazine

    I was just thinking about Kina the other day (such a great guy), and here he pops up (with his family), in Dwell:

    "During the pandemic, some folks are trading in their traditional...
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    I'm only using Artisan Organic Bread flour now...

    I'm only using Artisan Organic Bread flour now that I can easily find it:
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    This is a combination of Bob's Red Mill Artisan and King Arthur Organic Bread Flour, with 50g of KA Wheat Flour:...
  15. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    I do, of course. It's mostly bread baking,...

    I do, of course. It's mostly bread baking, embroidery, travels (pre-plague), socializing. Bikini shots no longer. Remember, I was in my thirties when I joined TGR at the turn of the century, am an...
  16. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    My new kitten plays fetch with a fluffy ball -...

    My new kitten plays fetch with a fluffy ball - for long stretches of time. It's super funny, but annoying at 4AM when she drops the ball on me and tries to get me to play. She's always walking...
  17. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    I got a kitten this summer: 337563 337564

    I got a kitten this summer:

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    I cover with a basic shower cap (like the kind...

    I cover with a basic shower cap (like the kind you get from a hotel), or a 2 gallon plastic bag. Flour towels work great, too.

    I have to say, the marathon folding and proving dough from the...
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    It was something I found on YouTube - and thought...

    It was something I found on YouTube - and thought I'd give it a try. The appeal was keeping the levain separate from the autolyse for the first hour.

    This video: ...
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    I use my KitchenAid Artisan mixer and the whole...

    I use my KitchenAid Artisan mixer and the whole process is super easy, but yesterday tried a fully hand mixed loaf, that took about 7 hours of being home to fold every hour. I won't repeat that...
  21. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    I got no such email - where is this worded? ...

    I got no such email - where is this worded?

    Still not good enough for me. They have to institute what Epic has offered - a percentage off based on use of 19/20 pass. And there's no concrete...
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    It's like all your grandfathers grew up in...

    It's like all your grandfathers grew up in Mayberry.
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    I quote my grandfather all the time: "A bad...

    I quote my grandfather all the time:
    "A bad settlement is better than a good lawsuit"
  24. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Until Ikon offers the same deal and assurance as...

    Until Ikon offers the same deal and assurance as Epic, they won't see sales. Period. They can keep extending the deadline out all they like, but their base buyer's budget is shrinking, not growing,...
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    Sourdough discard waffles with raspberries ...

    Sourdough discard waffles with raspberries

    wow!!
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    Thanks, schuss. I already do an extra 5 minutes...

    Thanks, schuss. I already do an extra 5 minutes both lid on and lid off.

    In fact, I've had to experiment with different procedures because my oven has a tendency to surge, and I end up with a...
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    Tartine #3 that is something like 70% spelt, 30%...

    Tartine #3 that is something like 70% spelt, 30% regular flour
    I was doing that one for a few weeks, but decided I didn't like how the loaf was sort of "gummy". Beautiful loaves by you, Buke.

    KQ...
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    thanks tgapp - here's how it looks in a grilled...

    thanks tgapp - here's how it looks in a grilled cheddar & avocado sandwich (this loaf had 20% King Arthur whole wheat flour with 80% Tipo 00).

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    KA flour is too difficult to find, so I've been...

    KA flour is too difficult to find, so I've been using Italian flour, called "Tipo 00" and it's resulted in the most amazing sourdough bread I've ever made.
    I use the discard all the time, mostly for...
  30. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    And now, there's a class action ...

    And now, there's a class action ...
  31. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Ikon won't see sales until they go half off. Or...

    Ikon won't see sales until they go half off. Or extend this year's pass to next year, maybe through Jan 1 or something. Believe me, by January 2, they'll be begging us to buy.

    2008 crash taught...
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    Easily my favorite show of the last couple years....

    Easily my favorite show of the last couple years. Young Pope is season 1 and New Pope is season 2 (I tell everyone this, and they quickly forget, then tell me they're watching The New Pope and don't...
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    Boy oh boy is snow needed. Today was so rock...

    Boy oh boy is snow needed. Today was so rock hard icy that it was a one run and done kind of day. Coverage is super spotty, practically all of the back of 22 (where Gold Rush unloads) is just a few...
  34. Seems to me that Splat's been in his 50s since I...

    Seems to me that Splat's been in his 50s since I met him, over 20 years ago.
  35. Put me down for a maybe.

    Put me down for a maybe.
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    Nice BB and Red and Superstar! See you all in...

    Nice BB and Red and Superstar! See you all in 2020 :yourock:
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    You could walk across the street from Motel 6 for...

    You could walk across the street from Motel 6 for breakfast, there are a couple good places there (Base Camp and Shea Schatt's).

    Take the shuttle to the Village Gondola and ski out of Canyon. If...
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    What's M6?

    What's M6?
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    Oh, the horror! Having met a lot of pro male...

    Oh, the horror! Having met a lot of pro male skiers, can tell you that many are complete dicks. Big fucking so what.
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    TyroneShoe, Barnballs, and others brought me...

    TyroneShoe, Barnballs, and others brought me back. It’s a California thing. Or maybe it’s because it’s ski season. How’s it going, Splat?
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    -nickwm21 What’s with the Lindsey negativity? ...

    -nickwm21 What’s with the Lindsey negativity? The butthurt vibe doesn’t look good on you.

    She’s an astounding athlete. I’ve never understood why she’s so bullied online, and hated by men (boys).
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    It is a sports movie, not an episode of The...

    It is a sports movie, not an episode of The Kardashians. Thankfully
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    Hey TGR, your Lindsey Vonn doc is fantastic

    Totally blown away by the so many layers in this HBO/TGR special The Final Season. You guys did a bang up job. I recommended to a non-skier friend who knew nothing of Lindsey, nor of ski racing,...
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    I drove to Palm Springs and back Thurs/Fri and...

    I drove to Palm Springs and back Thurs/Fri and the mountains are totally covered (and gorgeous). It snowed on the 10 for about 30 minutes of the drive to PS on Thursday, past Riverside. Never seen...
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    It's crazy here - everyone walking around (if out...

    It's crazy here - everyone walking around (if out at all, streets are empty) wearing masks because the air is thick with smoke and ash. The new normal :mad:
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    I fell into vortex of the Russian shows. Started...

    I fell into vortex of the Russian shows. Started with Ekaterina - a stunning show about Catherine the Great, told from the Russian perspective (of course), endlessly fascinating. It's a beautiful...
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    Unfortunately, the only option left in LA is the...

    Unfortunately, the only option left in LA is the Surefoot on Wilshire in West LA.

    Mammoth (or any ski town) is where one has to do all their equipment shopping and fitting, nowadays :frown:
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    you guys are killing me - but so super stoked for...

    you guys are killing me - but so super stoked for you! Looks like a weekend to remember.
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    Barnballs, that's insane. Bet those were fun...

    Barnballs, that's insane. Bet those were fun tracks to make.
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    Yay! A new thread!

    Yay! A new thread!
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