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    This thread is usually pretty solid. Now it's...

    This thread is usually pretty solid. Now it's just the same tired city vs mountain town TGR argument that exists in 1500 other threads over the past 15 years of TGR. Move on.
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    Seems about right for a vintage consignment...

    Seems about right for a vintage consignment store.

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ebuca0dWkAM1bBH?format=jpg&name=small
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    Yeah, it would be nice to know more about the...

    Yeah, it would be nice to know more about the study.

    Things are so busy here the title company can't accommodate closings until mid August. Appraisers are booked 5+ weeks out as well....
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    So much talk about deaths, but fuck getting this...

    So much talk about deaths, but fuck getting this thing no matter how young and healthy you are. I know 20-somethings here that got it in mid March that still can't taste or smell anything and still...
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    In other words, the exact opposite approach that...

    In other words, the exact opposite approach that Nebraska is taking. (I linked ? pages ago that the NE governor would withhold COVID $ from counties that imposed mask wearing)
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    Yeah, master bedroom thing is silly. ...

    Yeah, master bedroom thing is silly.

    "Grandfathered in" is definitely racist. Southern states tried to keep blacks from voting in various ways, like literacy tests. But that would have kept...
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    Speaking of the Masters... The Houston MLS...

    Speaking of the Masters... The Houston MLS changed the name on house listings from "master bedroom" to "primary bedroom". Of course, tons of real estate agents on these FB groups that I'm in are all...
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    It's insane-o world here in Crested Butte. Some...

    It's insane-o world here in Crested Butte. Some $2M+ properties under contract in the last month (which is where our real high end starts), and even a vacant lot in town for almost 2.5.
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    AZ seems like a good place for a big gathering...

    AZ seems like a good place for a big gathering right about now...
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    I thought everything in Boulder was $1M at this...

    I thought everything in Boulder was $1M at this point? :biggrin:
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    I think some of these governors must have a side...

    I think some of these governors must have a side bet as to who can be the dumbest asshole. Nebraska says no federal relief $ to counties that require masks....
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    Some of the restaurant owners here in CB have...

    Some of the restaurant owners here in CB have been reporting they are up 40% this June compared to last June, despite the capacity restrictions. But this time last year there was snow everywhere and...
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    Right before the '08 crash? Saw some six figures...

    Right before the '08 crash? Saw some six figures assessments around here right before the crash. The HOA's were like, "just take out a home equity loan, have you seen how much these places are worth...
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    $500 and a week's worth of community service. ...

    $500 and a week's worth of community service. He's calling that money well spent, you can't buy that much publicity and Virtika buyers like the bad boy image. Sucks that he makes other snowmobilers...
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    Ha, I remember this thread from the first time...

    Ha, I remember this thread from the first time around. I probably met Sarah 10 years later. The ski world always gets a little smaller...
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    Nice to hear those dentist stories, been...

    Nice to hear those dentist stories, been wondering about my cleaning later this month. Hopefully it will be what you guys experienced.
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    Yeah, it's over. We had our weekly office...

    Yeah, it's over. We had our weekly office meeting yesterday and I was the only one who chose the Zoom option. Everyone else was sitting cheek to cheek on the couches, no masks. I guess I'm the...
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    Nuking. Suck it, summer. Sent from my VS996...

    Nuking. Suck it, summer.

    Sent from my VS996 using TGR Forums mobile app
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    No, although I think most parks don't allow...

    No, although I think most parks don't allow e-bikes. But you definitely score like a million points for e-biking instead of shuttling something. I'd much rather see an e-bike on local trails like...
  20. So weird, same here. You would think they would...

    So weird, same here. You would think they would have run a skeleton crew to pick up ropes but they totally abandoned all the ropes and signs and toboggans.
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    I hate to be pessimistic but Rodney King was 30...

    I hate to be pessimistic but Rodney King was 30 years ago. Has much changed? Will anything change in another 30?
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    Yep. Meanwhile, the virus is like "Hey, street...

    Yep. Meanwhile, the virus is like "Hey, street riots, hold my beer"
  23. There are already a lot of people here, perhaps...

    There are already a lot of people here, perhaps surprisingly so. If your kid will ride uphill, you'll still have trails to ride, you could even just ride up Prospect road to get to the CBMR trails. ...
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    Same. I heard there's a bunch of flowers in...

    Same. I heard there's a bunch of flowers in every color of the rainbow except brown. I hope I don't sneeze.
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    I like Gunnison/ Crested Butte's new campaign. ...

    I like Gunnison/ Crested Butte's new campaign.

    https://youtu.be/d2EpOKcQ5OE
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    It's going to be interesting if reservations are...

    It's going to be interesting if reservations are required everywhere next season.
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    I'll put money on that. It'll be worth another...

    I'll put money on that. It'll be worth another $15-20K in 12 months.
  28. Fair point perhaps. But NIMBY's hate high...

    Fair point perhaps. But NIMBY's hate high density, so there you have it.
  29. It's a little secret that those two things are...

    It's a little secret that those two things are mutually exclusive. Lots of open space means constricting supply and Econ 101 will tell you that prices will go up. I'm not saying everything should...
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    Yeah, just a really good, consistent season but...

    Yeah, just a really good, consistent season but the heat wave that started in late April was crazy. Might be a tough year for agriculture and fires. I think the lack of big spring storms was the...
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    Same guy (Jay) and some others talk about their...

    Same guy (Jay) and some others talk about their recovery here: http://crestedbuttenews.com/2020/05/locals-deal-with-extended-impacts-of-covid-19/
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    Always fascinating to see how things stack up. ...

    Always fascinating to see how things stack up. This year seemed particularly windy, plus springtime was pretty dry as you point out.
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    The other funny (but not funny) thing about the...

    The other funny (but not funny) thing about the "economy" crowd is that they don't think about the economic cost of a death. That 45 year old with underlying issues that would have otherwise lived...
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    Even the evil empire, Vail, put all the money...

    Even the evil empire, Vail, put all the money from last year's sale of Twister and Teocalli chairs at CB to non-profits. Again, Pali is an iconic lift, but still...

    In other news, skiing on high...
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    And the world is flat and 9/11 was a hoax and...

    And the world is flat and 9/11 was a hoax and planes spray chemtrails. Got it.
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    They don't even know that much about the disease...

    They don't even know that much about the disease yet, either. It seems like the heart, kidneys, and other organs may also suffer damage with unknown long term effects.
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    Remote work has been a big deal in resort towns...

    Remote work has been a big deal in resort towns for a while. I have so many clients that pick up and move the whole family because they can work remote. And I definitely think Covid just added some...
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    Pretty good find at the end of a recent ski tour:...

    Pretty good find at the end of a recent ski tour:

    -Edit: zero idea why this image rotated, looks fine on my end of things. whatever.
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    Had to have been hard for Ben to write in...

    Had to have been hard for Ben to write in particular, as I am sure he knew Dan well.
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    Final report is up....

    Final report is up. https://avalanche.state.co.us/caic/acc/acc_report.php?acc_id=758&accfm=inv&view=public
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    It's funny, almost everyone I've known in Durango...

    It's funny, almost everyone I've known in Durango seems to have a "real job". Compared to CB/Gunny, it seems like there's a lot going on, just like any "city". Which Durango feels like in...
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    There's no way any business doesn't look at that...

    There's no way any business doesn't look at that and think "hmnnn..."
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    ...So I should sell my Jordan rookie card right...

    ...So I should sell my Jordan rookie card right now while "The Last Dance" is popular? :)
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    That was the theory, but they never seemed to do...

    That was the theory, but they never seemed to do it right. They'd throw a splash of antifreeze in the toilets but that was no match for a -25 degree night. Would have been a whole lot cheaper to...
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    I was still in construction after the '08...

    I was still in construction after the '08 recession and one of the saddest things was that all these foreclosed houses would have all the utilities turned off and these companies from TX would come...
  46. Lots of truth bombs from Oftpiste but this one...

    Lots of truth bombs from Oftpiste but this one bears repeating. Some of the most needlessly difficult transactions I've had were with a "big dog" on the other side. Conversely, some of the best...
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    That was my grandfather's role in WW2, enforcing...

    That was my grandfather's role in WW2, enforcing the blackouts along the Connecticut shore. I'm sure today there would be a Facebook group formed in opposition to the tyranny of blackouts during a...
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    Years ago, we were touring on Thompson Pass (the...

    Years ago, we were touring on Thompson Pass (the same trip that my heli crashed for those who saw my post in the heli trip refunds thread). Anyway, we were making our way up when a few rollerballs...
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    (Also replying to Galibier)- Back in the day, I...

    (Also replying to Galibier)- Back in the day, I used to ski Climax a lot. We could run shuttle and park at the top of a subdivision and be at the top of that line in 30-40 minutes until they gated...
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    Looks like it stayed around 35 degrees most of...

    Looks like it stayed around 35 degrees most of the night at a nearby station at 11K. The farthest left thick grey line is midnight the night before. ~42 degrees at the time of the accident. In any...
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