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    There is a deadline. Not imminent, but end of...

    There is a deadline. Not imminent, but end of Oct I think. I also am pretty distracted at the equator - or rather have almost forgotten that winter is a thing. I don't want to push the deadline, as...
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    ^^^ From what I understand, the answer is Yes....

    ^^^ From what I understand, the answer is Yes. Bummer about that back man. Heal up vibes.
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    Oh, a few other SG to American English...

    Oh, a few other SG to American English translations.

    On Offer - Sale Price
    U.P. - Usual Price
    Alight - Get Off or Exit
    Kindly - You Better Fucking Do This
    La - Yo, Yes, Yipee, or maybe...
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    Alright. So there is only so much time one can...

    Alright. So there is only so much time one can spend on a bizarre and wonderful island without fleeing. So I went off to Balie to do a little recon for the family trip I. October. It is these small...
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    Damn. Good eye. Ya. Assume they mean no outside...

    Damn. Good eye. Ya. Assume they mean no outside hawking of wares.

    There are so many signs here I tend to not see them anymore.

    One of my favorites is on the bathrooms “Aim Responsibly”.
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    Touring is the attempt to sell something,...

    Touring is the attempt to sell something, typically forcibly.

    But maybe there was a typo? I’ve got a lot of those. Did I write that somewhere? I need a damn editor.

    Chomp Chomp was mostly...
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    427957 Continuing on my ride to the Financial...

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    Continuing on my ride to the Financial District for surf wax, I wrap the north coast of Marina Bay. The very next day this section of trail was closed as SG continues its preparations for the...
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    No, this 427946 Damn auto correct to some...

    No, this

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    Damn auto correct to some obscure cartoon from the 80's?? wtf. Maybe it was the cap lettering making it proper, I dunno. Everything here is just a little bit different.
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    ^^^^Can you see if contact can be made? I'm in...

    ^^^^Can you see if contact can be made? I'm in Singapore and far from the WB scene. But I do think that would be a worthy use for these. I remember Powder11s stoke over the years, and he seemed...
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    Ah, shit, I've no memory. Anyone here in touch...

    Ah, shit, I've no memory.

    Anyone here in touch with the family?

    Perhaps the 4 day would help the kids travel? Still thinking, if I recall correctly, WB local.
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    FKNA - this is what this shit is all about. From...

    FKNA - this is what this shit is all about. From what I understand, this got Jong back out on the fucking snow. And he got better days than me last year it seems
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    Bumping this up. And to clarify (just a bit)...

    Bumping this up.

    And to clarify (just a bit) these benefits would help someone with access to a ski location that has iconic relations. It would not provide any access to JH, as these are very...
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    427869 Water Caltrops or Bat Nut. I missed the...

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    Water Caltrops or Bat Nut. I missed the season on these. I saw them in the market and was - WTF. Did my research and they seem like a water chestnut created by satan. They grow on a water...
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    427863 Friday night my wife's school had a Happy...

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    Friday night my wife's school had a Happy Hour for all new HS teachers. Free drinks and food for hours. Spouses welcome. I was all in. For the free beer (enjoyed many pints of a decent...
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    Penang Booked. Flying in Wednesday evening after...

    Penang Booked. Flying in Wednesday evening after school and flying home Sunday morning. S$150 rt flight, 1.5 hours. Wife booked the Eastern and Oriental for four nights, but we might trim that to...
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    We are thinking Penang. Booking this week. Would...

    We are thinking Penang. Booking this week. Would you just stay in Georgetown the entire time of a few nights in town and a few nights at a beach resort? Plan would be to fly Wednesday evening and...
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    ^^^ none of this will be on skis, unless I take...

    ^^^ none of this will be on skis, unless I take up water skiing - tho have not seen that nearby.

    I did see some folks in a pond being pulled by ropes on what looked like wake boards. Some chic...
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    If you are into Southeast Asian foods, there...

    If you are into Southeast Asian foods, there really is no place better. Not only is there such a huge variety of options available, the Food Centres are crazy affordable. From super cheap, to super...
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    427738 Popiah are one of my favorite snacks....

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    Popiah are one of my favorite snacks. They charge between $1.20 to $1.80 SGD. this place cooks the crepe to order. They are basically a southern Chinese spring roll. Wheat flour wrapper,...
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    427724 Bishan - Ang Mo Nio Park - Art or...

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    Bishan - Ang Mo Nio Park - Art or Climbing Structure?

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    My dude interrupts this women's Insta photo shot - but just for a moment. She was one of two women in ornate gowns. Her’s...
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    427713 427503 Our stuff arrived and we...

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    Our stuff arrived and we finally moved in. I do not think going halfway around the word is a very green thing to do. Packing materials alone are immense.

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    427704 Bananas are delicious here. I love these...

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    Bananas are delicious here. I love these small ones. Generally bananas turn from green to yellow to brown is 36 hours. So but small bunches. We’ve also taken to hanging them from a hook, and...
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    427487 I had to drop family and friends off at...

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    I had to drop family and friends off at the MRT. The train station is connected to the mall - so very Singapore. And inside this mall (MBS) are a bunch attractions, including a Venetian...
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    427403 Lions are pretty common sculptures here. ...

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    Lions are pretty common sculptures here. There are five sanctioned Merlions on the island. This is just your basic lion. Carved from a single truck of Namu, silk like threads on its surface...
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    427396 Dragonfruit has become a staple for us....

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    Dragonfruit has become a staple for us. Cheap for sure. Mostly we end up with the red variety, that bleeds like a beet. This here is of the white variety and it seems to cost a bit more. We...
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    427481 We found a place to live in Tagore, which...

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    We found a place to live in Tagore, which is barely on the map. North of Upper Thomson, West of Any Mo Kid, Southwest of Yio Cu Kang and South of Mayflower, it barely is noted. We love it,...
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    427467 I bike a lot here. I probably average...

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    I bike a lot here. I probably average about 100km per week, almost all of that on pavement. SG has built a series of paved trails called Park Connector Network. They are not really ideal...
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    427363 My kid an I headed down to the Southern...

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    My kid an I headed down to the Southern Ridges. This place is rife with green spaces. They aspire to be a true garden city. The views from the ridge walk is from being in a green space...
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    10 Months in Equatorial Singapore

    So, in mid July our family pulled up some roots in beautiful coastal Santa Cruz, California to go explore and live our life for the better part of the year in hot and humid Singapore. To be clear, we...
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    ^^^ I'm pretty sure 100% of the herd were...

    ^^^ I'm pretty sure 100% of the herd were visiting surfers. The locals knew exactly where to sit. I'd often find one, and chat with them, just down stream and would take the wave they offered (cause...
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    It is so fucking crowded. It is not just the...

    It is so fucking crowded. It is not just the amount of people, but the impatience and what I've always called the kook shuffle. At one point I decided to bail on th Peak and paddle to Temples. Its...
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    426643 Monkeys rule the temple. Saw about 100...

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    Monkeys rule the temple. Saw about 100 while I was there. One less crowded stretch away from the cliffs I walked between 40-50, Was kind if waiting to get jumped by them

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    A few more 426641 Down in the cave, locals...

    A few more

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    Down in the cave, locals set up in cave warnings to sell snacks and drinks, They have all their chais and tables tied up inside the cave so they don't wash away during big...
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    ^^^^ I’ll look into that for sure. Do you know...

    ^^^^ I’ll look into that for sure. Do you know the season?

    fool - I use mostly Stormsurf for Santa Cruz. I think they are way better and more accurate than surfline. Surfline is good for surf...
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    Took the moped over to Balagan for lunch break....

    Took the moped over to Balagan for lunch break. Mid day high tide is a bit much for the small swel Been sucking down the Avocado Juice in SG for the past two months. This one kicks ass

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    I’m going to be a ten minute walk down to...

    I’m going to be a ten minute walk down to Uluwatas for the next few days. Any of y’all happen to be in Bali right now? Have not surfed since around April, but still stoked to get out. Been swimming...
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    And Now The FUN Part.

    Okay Maggots. The Group Buy period for I Can't Ski is now closed. Apologies to anyone I may have missed in the last few days. Turns out my access to the internet in SG is not what it should be,...
  39. Well, hot damn. Now I better get on with posting...

    Well, hot damn. Now I better get on with posting up some stoke.

    Nice work around, but any idea why mobile and app don't work? Does not really matter now that I have a way to kill some time...
  40. ADMINS!! - Why can I not log in on Mobile devices - please HELP!!!!

    Admins I need some serious help. Most of which you can not provide, but maybe you can help in this one simple part of my life regarding the TGR Forums

    I can not log into my account on Mobile...
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    Sorry for any delay folks. I am moving into an...

    Sorry for any delay folks. I am moving into an apartment (out of our 419 sq ft studio hotel with a family of 3!!!) today and our shipment arrives tomorrow, so we will have beds and bikes. TGR...
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    Hey folks. I'm settling into Singapore and back...

    Hey folks. I'm settling into Singapore and back online. The group buy is still open for your friends who are only now starting to think about skiing this winter. Buy is open until August 31st, but...
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    Kirkwood will be empty on the blackout days. ...

    Kirkwood will be empty on the blackout days. Like ski right on to every lift. Unless it is a powder day. But still, pretty empty.

    Most BA folks have Tahoe Pass, which is blackout. KW Only...
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    A few other points. And I lean heavily toward...

    A few other points. And I lean heavily toward Mammoth.

    If you have intermediates in the group, Palisades will suck. There is really no good intermediate skiing there, other than two groomers...
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    Ripping. Looks like you got some nice snow for...

    Ripping. Looks like you got some nice snow for that trip.
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    I've only been at Mammoth Presidents Day through...

    I've only been at Mammoth Presidents Day through the week. Never on the Saturday/ Sunday.

    But, if you can get lodging walking distance to Eagle Base, and are willing to start your day at 8:30...
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    Ellery is not skiable as of last week. Mostly...

    Ellery is not skiable as of last week. Mostly rock and a few random patches in the bowl. Looked pretty horrible.

    As of last Thurs/Fri there was still snow on the upper mountain. Oddly, Paranoid...
  48. NV does have cheap gas.

    NV does have cheap gas.
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    Swells were pumping up here. My left shoulder is...

    Swells were pumping up here. My left shoulder is finally feeling great and now the right feels fucked. Got two waves and rode it back to shore.
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    With a low at McCoy forecast at 40F, I would...

    With a low at McCoy forecast at 40F, I would think the wind would be your friend. Does not look windy enough to shut down 23. That would be my concern. No wind with the forecast temps and you are...
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