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  1. Thread: Trucks.

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    I am sort of wondering if you americans are...

    I am sort of wondering if you americans are reading the spec plate as lbs instead of kg. 900kg or 2000lbs seems more realistic. They are made in Canada after all.
  2. Thread: OCD

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    OCD

    I certainly am not the life of any party, but I always get the invite cause when shit goes sideways, I am the one that keeps his shit together and gets the group outa the soup.
    But ya, one old...
  3. Thread: OCD

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    My upraising was influenced by strict German...

    My upraising was influenced by strict German merchant mariner, my wife was by west van hippy mixed with American contentious objector. I bite my tongue a lot and probably should get a mouth guard...
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    Probably interference from the new 5G installed...

    Probably interference from the new 5G installed by Huawei at your local cell tower.

    Or aliens.

    Seriously, doesn't anyone remember how to open up their VCR, and with a cotton swap and a little...
  5. In the past 4 months, 4 couples in our close...

    In the past 4 months, 4 couples in our close circle have split up. All with kids, 3 of them with kids under 10. I am so done with this shit. Wife is still out helping the 'closer half' get their life...
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    Food if you are in the neighbourhood. A card and...

    Food if you are in the neighbourhood. A card and maybe a donation to a charity of choice if you can't make it. A photo you have of the three of you would be an excellent gift.
    If you really want to...
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    The lady looks impressed! And so are the rest...

    The lady looks impressed!

    And so are the rest of us.
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    Well, got to enjoy the alpine sun for a short bit...

    Well, got to enjoy the alpine sun for a short bit today, but now a drive pulley rebuild is in order. Hope my clutch didn't take too much abuse from the breakdown. Damn mid-season hiccups.
  9. Thread: Trucks.

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    Truth. There's a retired contractor in town I've...

    Truth. There's a retired contractor in town I've been very fortunate to engage in a few house projects. He drives a 3/4ton van that can fit 8'plywood, 12ft lumber or 14ft moulding/pipe/etc fully...
  10. I hope you mean 20 and 15 in freedom units, or...

    I hope you mean 20 and 15 in freedom units, or those are the shortest straps I have ever seen :D

    Strong work there Swissiphic! The stays or whathaveyou back structures in many packs might work as...
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    Wife has used her vitamix daily for the past...

    Wife has used her vitamix daily for the past dozen or so years. Mostly for reducing morning greens to froth. She revs the throttle, and then hits high speed for 30sec. You can feel the damn thing...
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    Premrl and Emmett are at it again this year....

    Premrl and Emmett are at it again this year.
    http://https://www.facebook.com/klemen.premrl/videos/2827556857287955/
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    When running the work doos in the spring, with...

    When running the work doos in the spring, with those hard down low and soft up high conditions, a couple sleds would have the engine light go on like you describe. Scratchers down. And ripsawing with...
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    Too funny - wasn't this a boomer/gen-X complaint...

    Too funny - wasn't this a boomer/gen-X complaint 20+yrs ago?
    The only music I hear that I can't dictate to the artificial intelligence is CBC radio now. Guess that's the nice thing about being stuck...
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    Fuck ya! Although when it's that deep, I prefer...

    Fuck ya!
    Although when it's that deep, I prefer to just to sled to the skintrack and avoid the worst of the excavation exercises but regardless, there's nothing like being lift independent with...
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    Heh, all the way up Harrison Lk and Lillooet Lk...

    Heh, all the way up Harrison Lk and Lillooet Lk on winter FSR. Given the freeze/thaw, that road might have sections of ice that the locals can play hockey on. Probably a full daylight's drive to get...
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    And no diesel-powered lifts. Ah, the good ol'...

    And no diesel-powered lifts. Ah, the good ol' days when you offloaded a fixed-grip to the sweet smell of combusted veggie/dino oil.
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    Already whipped, eh? Told ya she was probably...

    Already whipped, eh? Told ya she was probably kinky!
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    Looks like it was designed to press rather than...

    Looks like it was designed to press rather than rotate. Binding hole plug press? It just seems kind of long. Maybe some sort of boot tool to press into the heel from the inside? That's all I got....
  20. Given the number of aliases on the board that...

    Given the number of aliases on the board that interact with the OP, 'role' may have been appropriate.
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    Wait a minute. Who is wearing no shoes? Is it the...

    Wait a minute. Who is wearing no shoes? Is it the OP or the girl? Cause otherwise this whole thread is pointless.

    Or is it?
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    I take out the dog for runs through some vacant...

    I take out the dog for runs through some vacant wooded properties in the neighbourhood. After a couple feet of snow, I wear the denali classics and set a nice trail for all to use. I only ever see...
  23. Thread: Wildlife

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    Alpinord, are there foxes in the area? I've never...

    Alpinord, are there foxes in the area? I've never experienced a feline digging like that; cats will scrape surface litter to cover a kill but unless the ground is very soft, they aren't known for...
  24. It would seem your childhood was far different...

    It would seem your childhood was far different from mine.
  25. Forklifts are the only tonka toy I get to play...

    Forklifts are the only tonka toy I get to play with on the regular these days. Keeping the forks low is always good, there still at least one tailgate in the compound that has a crease from someone...
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    What I am getting from this conversation is that,...

    What I am getting from this conversation is that, along with XC and DH skis, I should get my daughter a pair of misery slippers, if only to help weed out narcissistic dicks that come knocking.
    ...
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    If not, I'll bet there's a bottle of maggi on the...

    If not, I'll bet there's a bottle of maggi on the table.
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    Are you talking Edmonton? There is so much in the...

    Are you talking Edmonton? There is so much in the river valley https://www.edmonton.ca/activities_parks_recreation/cross-country-skiing.aspx
    Sunridge ski park is next to the nordic ski club trails,...
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    I couldn't imagine being someone stuck in the...

    I couldn't imagine being someone stuck in the containment area. Horrible way to start the new year.
    An opportunity to set aside some political differences, and offer our assistance in no small order...
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    Been a tad warm near the valley bottom here as...

    Been a tad warm near the valley bottom here as well. Lots of snowshoe trails punching out, and problematic grooming of the xc trails. Almost shorts and t-shirt racing weather.

    The Edmonton Birkie...
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    birkebeiner season is almost upon us! Anyone...

    birkebeiner season is almost upon us! Anyone participating in a birchleg event this year? The local one here is Feb 1st. The Norwegian meatballs with a pint of craft brew are an excellent way to...
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    It's been a few years, but Canmore and Vernon...

    It's been a few years, but Canmore and Vernon both have world-class tracks for both classic and freestyle. The river valley trails in Edmonton at night used to be miles of softly lit goodness. And...
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    Flaming Navel Fuzz. Nope. Not going there. No...

    Flaming Navel Fuzz.
    Nope. Not going there. No way, no how.
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    I look at it this way: if sufficient fools invest...

    I look at it this way: if sufficient fools invest in the venture, I get another ski resort option closer to home than Revy, and better overall snow potential than Sun Peaks. I may have to share the...
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    Ya, but then the lint just ends up collecting in...

    Ya, but then the lint just ends up collecting in my navel.
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    A chick that digs the miseryslippers? She's low...

    A chick that digs the miseryslippers? She's low rent and probably into kinky bondage, if you're into that sort of thing.
    Probably perfect fodder for the offers to Ullr thread.
    Do it for the...
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    I won’t speculate to the stability of his thought...

    I won’t speculate to the stability of his thought process, but I can guarantee that his memory is still as sharp as ever.
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    The 8 Peaks proposal is still alive, and Mike was...

    The 8 Peaks proposal is still alive, and Mike was ramping it up when the VGDR master plan was approved, but it has quieted down a bit again. The Saddle Mtn Controlled Rec Area is in place, but...
  39. Default #of posts per page is 25 - I am set...

    Default #of posts per page is 25 - I am set default and at page 1600. Others must be set at more posts per page.
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    If comparing snow and geography, Blue River is...

    If comparing snow and geography, Blue River is like Revelstoke, Valemount is Golden, with the VGDR being a resort located just over on the lee side of Rogers Pass. In the 11yrs I've been...
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    [QUOTE=XXX-er;5868116]A friend of mine in Dunster...

    [QUOTE=XXX-er;5868116]A friend of mine in Dunster tells me land is being aquired by the Guggehiem foundation, she doesn't know why

    Valemont had some awesome MTN biking, a good craft brew and food...
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    Heh. There are already busloads of asian (and...

    Heh. There are already busloads of asian (and middle east) tourists going by every day traveling between Edmonton to Vancouver, stopping in places like Jasper and Wells Gray. Would they fork out the...
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    In my time on this planet, the world has more...

    In my time on this planet, the world has more than doubled its population; I may live to see it reach 10billion. What used to be little community-owned/supported ski hills have turned into resorts...
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    2 months, give or take a week, after planting....

    2 months, give or take a week, after planting. Thinning is very important after the tops are about 5cm tall, as is making sure there is enough phosphorus in your soil.
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    Much too young to lose his genius. Rock on across...

    Much too young to lose his genius. Rock on across the continuum, Mr Peart.
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    Any online resources or details on a canuck...

    Any online resources or details on a canuck hunting in Hawaii, and bringing meat back to Canada? I bowed out of the trip to Maui again this Jan, but if it is cost effective, this might convince me to...
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    Very likely, wife and I were putting money they...

    Very likely, wife and I were putting money they were coming from the party palace down the next block. And scuttlebutt is this isn't the young lady's first leaving the scene, so to be a fly on the...
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    10cm in the last hour on the porch, and predicted...

    10cm in the last hour on the porch, and predicted to keep it up until tomorrow eve. Looks like it's snorkel time in the north Columbias/Cariboos! Just in time for a birthday brappp and a turn or two....
  49. Kinda lame to ask someone to do something that...

    Kinda lame to ask someone to do something that you are too much of an internet pussy to carry out in person. I mean, that what the ski-off thread is for. Telling someone to off themselves is just...
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    If someone carries them locally, perhaps try on a...

    If someone carries them locally, perhaps try on a pair of hunting/hikers from Meindl. I've gone through a couple pairs of heavy hikers and while they are a bit heavier than the competition, they held...
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