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    Just hopeful. Gotta play everything by ear right...

    Just hopeful. Gotta play everything by ear right now. My question was more about if road maintenance had been happening during the closure... And that was answered :).
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    The internet says that the park service plans to...

    The internet says that the park service plans to open Paradise when the state moves into Phase 2. Does anyone know if they have been plowing the road so that they can open Paradise next week, or did...
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    Never underestimate general anesthesia. I passed...

    Never underestimate general anesthesia. I passed out in a walgreens after my wisdom teeth, and passed out in the bathroom after shoulder surgery. Ive since learned to just have a sit down as soon as...
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    Was being sold new on Dakine's website last night...

    Was being sold new on Dakine's website last night for $82.

    Asking $60 + shipping for a used pad is gonna be a tough sell. Might just try and barter it locally for some beer or a new tire... or...
  5. hahahahahaha, that second story creates a...

    hahahahahaha, that second story creates a hilarious mental image.

    As for dogs, i think people are too uptight about offleash dogs, but im a 100% dog lover. Accidents happen out there, and unless...
  6. Last rant for the week. If you want to bring...

    Last rant for the week. If you want to bring your dog on your ride, cool. If you want to bring your poorly trained dog on your ride, probably not cool, but i personally have no problem with it as i...
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    Lance was an asshole because he treated people...

    Lance was an asshole because he treated people like shit. Lance was not an asshole for doping. Its pro sports. It's entertainment. Were you not entertained?!? this gets lost on waaaay too many...
  8. Awful, inexcusable behavior. But, I'm hesitant to...

    Awful, inexcusable behavior. But, I'm hesitant to judge harshly someone who was videoed at their absolute worst.
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    The main ski objective: 329685 Could have...

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    Could have started skinning waaaay earlier, but walking in hiking boots on the grippy, but solid snow surface was easy. Didn't need to start skinning till about...
  10. Yes, I know it's technically a two way trail. But...

    Yes, I know it's technically a two way trail. But 99% of traffic uses it one way to get back to the lot. It's a bad idea to ride it the "wrong" way at 930am on a packed Sunday morning... And then as...
  11. Looks like Alpental on a thursday.

    Looks like Alpental on a thursday.
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    FWIW, my experience was that redfin and zillow...

    FWIW, my experience was that redfin and zillow were late on every single listing i was interested in. When i finally used a realtor, i was notified and visited spots days before they were listed on...
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    As a very green investor (only started in late...

    As a very green investor (only started in late March)... this is not how the market typically behaves right? There is usually pretty good rhyme and reason, and correlation to the economy? I cashed...
  14. Thats awesome. Looks super well built, and took...

    Thats awesome. Looks super well built, and took a lot of manpower. I love when a big build looks polished and sculpted and despite there being a ton of earth work, the footprint is small. I don't...
  15. How long has it been there, how good is the...

    How long has it been there, how good is the build, how much attention is paid to its environmental impact?

    If you build a jump spot in a suburban area designated for environmental restoration you...
  16. I hate riding skinnies soooo much, but everytime...

    I hate riding skinnies soooo much, but everytime i see a downed tree i just start imagining all the cool ways it could get implemented as a skinny into the trail haha.

    And yes, its not that i...
  17. Was riding up a tight singletrack climbing trail...

    Was riding up a tight singletrack climbing trail in my neighborhood last night and some obvious techy had some big heaphones on with music apparently blasting. I tried every warning i know starting...
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    My belief is that these kind of people look at...

    My belief is that these kind of people look at others like children needing to be disciplined. She likely grabbed his arm so she could give him a stern talking to like she did her kids or the...
  19. Also, make sure to download the Trailforks app. ...

    Also, make sure to download the Trailforks app. It is the bible for trails around here, and if its a public trail, that app will have all the info you need, and track your location by GPS in real...
  20. Long classic PNW style ride would be the full...

    Long classic PNW style ride would be the full lollipop at Raging River: raging ridge-no service-upward mobility-raging ridge. 20 miles 4000' vert. 3-4 hours. There are a few other long trails there...
  21. What are you looking to ride? Distance &...

    What are you looking to ride? Distance & elevation? Emphasis on the down or the up? Experience level, and where did you ride before?

    Where do you live so i don't recommend something 90 minutes...
  22. -Fiance spends a whole day every couple months or...

    -Fiance spends a whole day every couple months or so pissed off at me because i broke up with her in last nights dream.

    -Fiance has a habit of putting cups and bowls in the drying rack...
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    I got hammered last week on some haphazard stock...

    I got hammered last week on some haphazard stock picks. Woke up this morning, and they were (almost) all profitable. I cashed out everything around noon that i hadn't bought with a multi-year time...
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    I just leave a clif bar in my bag. Ill eat half...

    I just leave a clif bar in my bag. Ill eat half eaten opened bars that have been in there for a year+ because they apparently don't go bad, ever, and if i actually need an emergency snack out on the...
  25. Oh No!! Is there a new landowner, or did the...

    Oh No!!

    Is there a new landowner, or did the current one just have a change of heart about access? Is the whole network on that person's/entity's property?
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    Olly Dog says the loamer feels like pow on the...

    Olly Dog says the loamer feels like pow on the paws!

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  27. Deeper poo holes for those REALLY stinky dumps: ...

    Deeper poo holes for those REALLY stinky dumps:

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    Welp, pulled the trigger on next year's...

    Welp, pulled the trigger on next year's Snoqualmie season pass. It'll be interesting to see how crowds are handled. I'd hate to see a reservation or lottery system.
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    *For a used, 3 year old bike from a racer. Lol. ...

    *For a used, 3 year old bike from a racer. Lol. lightly ridden, never crashed, mechanic owned.


    It'll be a rad bike for sure though... especially for someone coming from old outdated bike.
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    I find eating an edible on an empty stomach WITH...

    I find eating an edible on an empty stomach WITH some food is best. YMMV.
  31. So i found the tool stash of some folks who had...

    So i found the tool stash of some folks who had built a half-assed jump on my trail. It contained a shovel, a bigass handsaw... and a hand trowel with a 4' long handle. It was the weirdest tool...
  32. My bride-to-be has been cutting the last brownie...

    My bride-to-be has been cutting the last brownie square in the pan in half for the last 4 days in the hopes that i just eat it the last bit and have to wash the pan. its been whittled down to the...
  33. I'm really not very good at MTB, but enjoy it,...

    I'm really not very good at MTB, but enjoy it, and really enjoyed building this trail this past fall/winter/spring in my free time. Its short, steep in spots, and built to look kind of difficult but...
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    My gut says it was two good ol boys, looking for...

    My gut says it was two good ol boys, looking for something to do, playing neighborhood sherriff. An example of guns, and a group giving people the confidence to escalate a confrontation. Racist...
  35. yeah, you basically need to treat them like they...

    yeah, you basically need to treat them like they have the minds of toddlers. My dog will jump in ice cold rivers during winter for no reason at all, but sometimes wont touch the cold creek on a...
  36. Bigger, heavier dogs get blown up joints quicker....

    Bigger, heavier dogs get blown up joints quicker. Add in a predisposition to hip problems and goldens are not a great choice for MTB trail dog. that said, if you just want the dog to follow on a...
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    Was a teenager doing cable preacher curls in my...

    Was a teenager doing cable preacher curls in my parents garage, on one of those small at home gyms. Somehow the carabiner connecting the bar to the cable broke and i slammed the bar into my...
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    The only stock ive gotten hurt on these past 2...

    The only stock ive gotten hurt on these past 2 weeks is GILD, which is the company producing the most promising CV treatment: Remdisivir. Go figure.

    When did things stop making any sense with...
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    He is a young black man jogging down the street...

    He is a young black man jogging down the street in rural GA. Suddenly a white pickup with a white guy in the back holding a shotgun, and the white driver holding a handgun screech up beside him...
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    Ill watch that for sure. But i was more just...

    Ill watch that for sure. But i was more just hoping for an excel spreadsheet/matrix that categorized the top comapnies on the each exchange by sector. Just as kind of a reference guide.
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    IS there an online free resource or spreadsheet...

    IS there an online free resource or spreadsheet that lists out a shit-ton of companies, but is divided by sector (morningstar)?

    It would be helpful for someone like myself trying to build a well...
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    IDK how it is with your trails, but people want...

    IDK how it is with your trails, but people want "unsanctioned" trails out here kept on the DL so 1) the authorities don't come out and shut the trails down for not being permitted, or 2) you dont...
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    What i have found is that people who are not into...

    What i have found is that people who are not into MTB or really into hiking never give a single thought as to how trails come into existence. Let along the fact that anyone actually maintains them. ...
  44. Hell yeah CS! that looks like an awesome spot...

    Hell yeah CS! that looks like an awesome spot for evening sessions with BBQ, beers and buddies. Looks like some prime doubles to make into campfilre jumps too haha. When you have a lot of time on...
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    I got told by a hiker that I shouldn't have my...

    I got told by a hiker that I shouldn't have my dog offleash and it was ruining the soft trail. Problem was, it was on an illegal "hidden" trail, purpose built for MTB... that i built personally from...
  46. The dirt has been a blessing and a curse. Its...

    The dirt has been a blessing and a curse. Its super clayey in a lot of spots which makes it really easy to sculpt, but also totally unrideable for the wet 7 months of the year... especially because...
  47. Nice work. Are you grabbing those rocks from a...

    Nice work. Are you grabbing those rocks from a nearby creek or something? Id love to have a few rocks available (but not too many haha) to help with drainage.
  48. *I dont know how to rotate the pictures* Top...

    *I dont know how to rotate the pictures*

    Top 4' drop into berm. I need to rework the landing area this week to make it steeper. I put those stairs in climbers right for hikers and actually had...
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    I'm waaaaay better at skiing, and I don't get...

    I'm waaaaay better at skiing, and I don't get gashed, bruised, or broken every goddamn time I fall skiing. I also get to ski wherever I want, not just where the trail takes me. Lastly, skis very...
  50. How do you get in contact with them though? I...

    How do you get in contact with them though? I totally agree that just talking to them would work the best and they'd probably respond really well. I don't want to leave my contact info on an illegal...
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