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  1. Sticky: Looking for a 2T snowsuit and perhaps a union...

    Looking for a 2T snowsuit and perhaps a union suit or something similar for my daughter. I thought I saw mention of something like that a few posts back, but I've lost track of what is still out...
  2. Sticky: If she needs GS skis, I'm assuming there's a race...

    If she needs GS skis, I'm assuming there's a race program and a coach involved...every coach I know is very happy to answer pre-season equipment questions because it really sucks to have a kid making...
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    Not much different than most dogs riding in cars,...

    Not much different than most dogs riding in cars, and I wouldn't want to attach a passenger to the bike, as having 500+ pounds of motorcycle land on you rarely makes things better.

    That said, I'd...
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    When you park in a cool, off-road looking spot...

    When you park in a cool, off-road looking spot that makes for a great insta post but puts all the gas in the tank downhill of the pickup, and you just need to bring the level up so you can start it...
  5. FWIW, I'm about 180 pounds, currently coach and...

    FWIW, I'm about 180 pounds, currently coach and have a racing background, and while I like the Hawx for driving anything short of a FIS ski, I do sometimes miss the Lange XT 140 on firm snow (and the...
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    Bathroom fan is damned close to burning out....

    Bathroom fan is damned close to burning out. Aside from going back in time and cleaning out the duff regularly (whoops), what do I need to know about replacement?

    The failing unit is a Nutone...
  7. Our first is now about 14 months old and likes to...

    Our first is now about 14 months old and likes to go full toddler send. It's gotten to the point where, barring screaming or blood, I work really hard not to look concerned, as most of the time...
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    Not to suggest that college kids sometimes make...

    Not to suggest that college kids sometimes make questionable decisions, but have you reviewed the possibility of pilot error with him?

    The only time I had a flat rate like that, I was failing to...
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    I'm sure that concern was part of the reason they...

    I'm sure that concern was part of the reason they had everything shipped as close to scheduled as possible despite the delay in installation.

    Granted, that assumes they manage not to have anything...
  10. I may have already said it upthread, but I really...

    I may have already said it upthread, but I really wish my wife could spend a month or two working in a decent commercial kitchen. Understanding the difference between food safe surfaces, those that...
  11. Carved graffiti from the Oregon Trail is already...

    Carved graffiti from the Oregon Trail is already considered a historic landmark.

    Petroglyphs are generally a bit different, IMO, in level of cultural significance.

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  12. Local transfer station has all recycling into a...

    Local transfer station has all recycling into a compactor; I seriously doubt much of it actually gets recycled. I'm still cleaning and sorting, though, because it makes storage and transport far less...
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    Bathe almost every day, the more so if I get...

    Bathe almost every day, the more so if I get outside and do something fun (and often twice daily in mountain bike season).

    I wash my hair once a week. It's much happier and less greasy than it...
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    My VW experience is older, but I concur. How...

    My VW experience is older, but I concur.

    How big a camper, and how big will the next one be after you try this one, are also important questions. Tow ratings are usually best-case exercises and in...
  15. Works great unless you have a counter-surfing dog...

    Works great unless you have a counter-surfing dog in the house.

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    I just replaced a $130 no-name soft roll up on my...

    I just replaced a $130 no-name soft roll up on my F-150 with a Tyger that didn't cost a whole lot more. I'd definitely recommend spending a little bit more for the Tyger if shopping in that space....
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    Can't you flat tow Wranglers, too? Sent from...

    Can't you flat tow Wranglers, too?

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    Nokian LT3 is E-rated and available in...

    Nokian LT3 is E-rated and available in LT275/70-18, which would then allow you to pick a solid 3PMSF-rated tire for the rest of the year.

    Yes, it's expensive up front, but so is bodywork, let...
  19. IMO, it's a good idea to send them an email and...

    IMO, it's a good idea to send them an email and let them know. Be clear that you've taken care of it, but it's hard for management to correct employee behavior if they don't know about issues.
    ...
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    I wish they had a scale at the gravel pit where I...

    I wish they had a scale at the gravel pit where I picked up a load of crushed stone. The driver said "say when" and had last of the scoop in the air as the truck squatted. Unloading at home sucked,...
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    Probably 95%, maybe 98% of the time, I'd rather...

    Probably 95%, maybe 98% of the time, I'd rather have an AWD wagon than my truck.

    The other 2-5% of the time, I'm really glad to have the truck, and it's often weather-related or for off-pavement...
  22. As much as I dislike Walmart, their app shows...

    As much as I dislike Walmart, their app shows both whether or not an item is in stock and which aisle it's in. It's not always accurate, but I suppose that's true of any inventory system.

    My wife...
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    On the tablet front, experience from the...

    On the tablet front, experience from the motorcycle world is that most electronics don't like excessive vibration. A tablet in a street car is probably reasonable, but I wouldn't expect frequent...
  24. If I'm shopping without a detailed list, I don't...

    If I'm shopping without a detailed list, I don't get anxiety, I just know that I'm going to get yelled at when I get home because I failed to correctly read the wife's intent (eg "tortillas" meaning...
  25. This drives me nuts. My wife won't let me cook...

    This drives me nuts. My wife won't let me cook because I like things like kale and believe that salad doesn't have to have meat on it to be a meal, but she also can't be bothered to actually pay...
  26. My wife likes to run errands together and then...

    My wife likes to run errands together and then complain that she doesn't get time to do her own stuff later. Yup, I could've taken the kid with me to the dump and you'd have gotten half an hour, but...
  27. Being a shitty painter is a great way to avoid...

    Being a shitty painter is a great way to avoid getting asked to paint things.

    I can do 20/20 exterior painting, but that's about it--looks good from 20 feet or when going by at 20 MPH.

    On the...
  28. I consider myself lucky if something more...

    I consider myself lucky if something more complicated than an oil change doesn't take me more than 3x book time. I consider the level of gratitude I feel when I can just drop a vehicle off and pick...
  29. Call me a curmudgeon, but I firmly believe it...

    Call me a curmudgeon, but I firmly believe it builds both character and mechanical awareness for teenagers to drive cars that aren't completely dialed. Safety stuff, sure, but the rest of it, meh,...
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    I don't know about bicycle rims, but tubeless...

    I don't know about bicycle rims, but tubeless moto rims are designed to keep the tire in place better even if they loose pressure, as a sudden loss of pressure can be tricky, but a sudden loss of...
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    That belongs in the "shit that annoys you"...

    That belongs in the "shit that annoys you" thread. Making me call or live chat to cancel every six months so I can maintain the same pricing plan is beyond obnoxious, but unfortunately still better...
  32. Picking one piece of the thread to respond...

    Picking one piece of the thread to respond to...the SAD44 (Bethel/Woodstock/etc) and RSU10 schools (Rumford/Mexico/etc) are both pretty good at the elementary level, although I may be biased (my wife...
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    FWIW, this tracks with what I've heard on...

    FWIW, this tracks with what I've heard on Vermont, as well. My ex worked for the state, and part of her job involved dealing with failed tanks (and remediation) as well as a state program that...
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    Anecdotally, I know at least three...

    Anecdotally, I know at least three service-industry people from a small town in Montana who couldn't get hours in during the height of the pandemic, used the time to pick up other skills, and are now...
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    Red Lodge, MT, firefighter badly burnt while...

    Red Lodge, MT, firefighter badly burnt while fighting a fire outside of Joliet:

    https://www.ktvq.com/news/fire-watch/injured-red-lodge-firefighter-in-serious-condition-in-utah-hospital
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  36. We're spending about that for one. Sent from...

    We're spending about that for one.

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    But there are a lot of limits on actually...

    But there are a lot of limits on actually collecting, particularly if you have nothing of value on paper (ie no car, bank account, or real estate), don't use credit (and thus don't care about your...
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    Live free or die, baby. IIRC, New Hampshire...

    Live free or die, baby.

    IIRC, New Hampshire law requires that you self-insure if you lack traditional insurance, including a requirement that you have the resources to do so. My understanding is...
  39. It depends on the poop. I'd happily pick up our...

    It depends on the poop. I'd happily pick up our pomsky's poop twice as much if it meant not needing to deal with any guacamole-with-chunks in our daughter's diaper, but the pug beats them both, hands...
  40. We started with disposables on baby one, switched...

    We started with disposables on baby one, switched to cloth, and then back to disposables when she started solid food. Baby two is due soon and the plan is cloth until he or she gets solid food. As...
  41. I'm suddenly a lot less grumpy about my wife...

    I'm suddenly a lot less grumpy about my wife mentioning the tire pressure light being on for a couple of weeks and finding one tire down 10 PSI.

    The scratched windshield because her answer to...
  42. Set them with a tire gauge, shoot the hubs and...

    Set them with a tire gauge, shoot the hubs and tires at each stop. It's not foolproof, but if you're already checking hub temperatures, it's damn near zero extra effort and should still catch a slow...
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    They've done studies on it in California and came...

    They've done studies on it in California and came to the conclusion that lane splitting is safer than sitting in traffic. IIRC, it's also *way* less likely to result in a car-at-fault incident, so...
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    Ghost is up at the community forest, apparently...

    Ghost is up at the community forest, apparently it actually went in before the access issues got sorted out and they've just put in a connector to get there from the current system.

    I prefer the...
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    Saw as many people as I've seen yet on a...

    Saw as many people as I've seen yet on a weeknight at Bethel Village Trails, apparently I wasn't the only one trying to get out before boarding the ark. It is impressive how well the machine-built...
  46. Also a decent way to keep an eye on your...

    Also a decent way to keep an eye on your pressures for wheels without TPMS.

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  47. The few times I've been headed into a park on a...

    The few times I've been headed into a park on a busy day, they've been pretty good about glancing at an annual pass and waving me on. The best one was after the eclipse, entering Yellowstone from the...
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    Our pug needs to be carried out of the house,...

    Our pug needs to be carried out of the house, through the mudroom, and into the yard (and back). If she's feeling like she needs to go, she is perfectly happy dropping poop mid carry. This, I'm...
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    The Kriega packs are very well built and, from a...

    The Kriega packs are very well built and, from a moto perspective, stand out for working pretty well both with and without armor on. I haven't tried mine on the bicycle.

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  50. I don't think they closed 212 at all, but they...

    I don't think they closed 212 at all, but they did have a USFS closure on both sides of it for a week or so.

    Red Lodge has the rodeo in town for the weekend of the fourth, I believe, so town could...
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