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    Not surprised to hear that. Continued best of luck

    Not surprised to hear that. Continued best of luck
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    Poll: Health care worker, high risk, or essential....

    Health care worker, high risk, or essential. That's about 80% of the population at least. BTW, depending on what shot it may take two.
    Latest projected bottleneck, freezers and shipping vaccines...
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    It's a joke

    It's a joke
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    My kid feeds his Bernese Taste of the Wild. The...

    My kid feeds his Bernese Taste of the Wild. The dog still just lies there all day.
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    Candle test--if you can blow out a candle through...

    Candle test--if you can blow out a candle through the buff they pull your pass.
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    Private contractors who in the past contracted...

    Private contractors who in the past contracted with the Forest Service to supply bulldozers and other equipment to fight big fires are now being sidelined due to bureaucratic snafus....
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    Presidential elections annoy me. I don't think I...

    Presidential elections annoy me. I don't think I can take another one. In 3 years I'm moving to Saudi Arabia. Or at least someplace where they don't last 4 years. January 21st they're going to be...
  8. I want to change my answer. I was a doctor...

    I want to change my answer. I was a doctor before I found my true calling--being retired.
  9. Thread: Din Setting

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    Thanks. No paperwork. So I have to guess which...

    Thanks. No paperwork. So I have to guess which setting was out of spec. I assume the toes, since the heels were set at the value from the chart. Guess I should call the shop.
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    Can't they just oil it?

    Can't they just oil it?
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    Not sourdough, but was watching an old Bake with...

    Not sourdough, but was watching an old Bake with Julia (Child) episode yesterday. She had an American-living-in-Paris baker demonstrating how to make batards. She kneads 800-850 times (not all...
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    What happens if the governor doesn't sign off on...

    What happens if the governor doesn't sign off on the criteria?
    According to the article it sounds like they feel they're about 2 weeks away from actually implementing the rationing criteria.
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    I'm not a fitter, but I was told by a fitter that...

    I'm not a fitter, but I was told by a fitter that your feet get longer and flatter as you age. FWIW
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    Here's a link to the abstract....

    Here's a link to the abstract. https://journals.lww.com/anesthesia-analgesia/Abstract/9000/Aspirin_Use_is_Associated_with_Decreased.95423.aspx
    Maybe someone here with access to journal full text can...
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    The resorts have zero control over what people do...

    The resorts have zero control over what people do when they're not on the slopes.
    One of our neighbors--full timer--has 8 cars parked at his house and on the neighbors' properties this weekend. ...
  16. Summer camp counselor, sailing instructor,...

    Summer camp counselor, sailing instructor, shoveling coal in a steel mill, greasing conveyor belts, landscaping, pizza delivery. All just summer jobs though, although the high turnover at the steel...
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    The Day of the Dead

    The Day of the Dead
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    Bless you. I hate suspenders with clips but...

    Bless you. I hate suspenders with clips but that's all I could find. I've ordered a couple of pairs.
  19. Thread: Din Setting

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    Is there any reason a shop would set toes and...

    Is there any reason a shop would set toes and heels at different DINs? The shop advertises that it tests. The difference is a full number. According to the charts the heels are correct (7) for my...
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    Choosing to do an extremely hard, dangerous,...

    Choosing to do an extremely hard, dangerous, seasonal job for low pay--would suggest preexisting mental illness. But thank you all for doing it. Thank you.
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    I only saw him once a few years ago. Wish I had...

    I only saw him once a few years ago. Wish I had seen him earlier in his career.
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    Speaking of malpractice, I referred Dr. Atlas to...

    Speaking of malpractice, I referred Dr. Atlas to the Medical Board of California for malpractice. They weren't buying it unfortunately.
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    Costco now selling home PCR test kits--saliva,...

    Costco now selling home PCR test kits--saliva, not nasal swab. I have no idea if they're any good.
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    They chewed out my rookie ski patroller son for...

    They chewed out my rookie ski patroller son for taking a sled straight up Red Dog face. No one told him to take the cat track until after he did it. I guess doing that sometimes ends badly.
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    I think it would be worth it to follow up with...

    I think it would be worth it to follow up with your doc and see how your xray looks. Based on what you can do it doesn't sound likely that they would recommend surgery, but I would be just a little...
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    Texan Boogaloo Boi charged with rioting for...

    Texan Boogaloo Boi charged with rioting for shooting into Minneapolis 3rd Precinct police station while pretending to be protesting George Floyd's murder.
    Later, he was stopped for traffic...
  27. Anyone have a link to the 20-21 list? Why is the...

    Anyone have a link to the 20-21 list? Why is the list such a secret? Manufacturers hoping to screw people buying used gear so they can sell more new? Only reason I can think of. Are first...
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    D7 at Alpine Meadows is named after a D7 cat that...

    D7 at Alpine Meadows is named after a D7 cat that rolled down it when they were building it. About 30 degrees at the top. (Or 45 according to Ski magazine.)
  29. Thread: cool homes

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    When life gives you an ice rink for a driveway,...

    When life gives you an ice rink for a driveway, take up hockey. I used to freeze my backyard in Detroit. My dad said ok as long as I took the garbage out to the alley.
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    snow or ash?

    snow or ash?
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    344620

    344620
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    When was your last chest xr and was it normal? If...

    When was your last chest xr and was it normal? If it wasn't might be worth checking to make sure there isn't scar tissue around the lung from any left over blood in the chest. More likely there's...
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    Keeps going like this they're going to have to...

    Keeps going like this they're going to have to start naming fires with Greek letters.
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    Neither is 80 here. But it's finally getting...

    Neither is 80 here. But it's finally getting cold enough to make snow. Yay.
  35. The first rule of TGR is you don't talk about TGR.

    The first rule of TGR is you don't talk about TGR.
  36. A few years ago when there was a fire burning ...

    A few years ago when there was a fire burning west of the crest we were getting small chunks of windblown wood on our deck at Donner Lake. Fortunately none of them were live embers, but it seems to...
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    Sorry to hear you got the run around. Try a...

    Sorry to hear you got the run around. Try a different hospital next time for sure. The surgeon should have given you options but owed you an explanation of the pros and cons of each and their...
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    I just received STH2-13s from a big on line...

    I just received STH2-13s from a big on line seller. I try to buy local but the local shops are showing no Solly bindings and very little binding inventory in general. I assume they're still waiting...
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    If you're built like me--too much gut, not enough...

    If you're built like me--too much gut, not enough butt--bibs are the better option.
    Actually, there is a third option--high waisted pants, in between bib and pants, with suspenders. Keeps the...
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    But it sounds like you've been pretty diligent in...

    But it sounds like you've been pretty diligent in avoiding high risk situations and protecting yourself. Any way to get yourself tested before T day?
  41. Hard to believe it would be fire weather with a...

    Hard to believe it would be fire weather with a forecast high of 44 and a low of 11 when the fire danger is predicted Sun night and Monday, but it's 2020, so . . . .
    Drove over the hill to...
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    My wife did that with our two kids in a stroller...

    My wife did that with our two kids in a stroller in the park. Stroller and kids wound up in the duck pond, fortunately not under water.
  43. Thread: cool homes

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    Formal dining room is between the kitchen and...

    Formal dining room is between the kitchen and dinette (that's what we called them in Michigan) on one side and the living room on the other. One window which is shaded by trees, so it's dark. Fine...
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    So no rib fx. 2.5cm pneumothorax--lung edge is...

    So no rib fx. 2.5cm pneumothorax--lung edge is that far from the chest wall. Managed without a tube. Do I have that correct? I'd want to see the lung completely expanded on xray for a couple of...
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    Poll: I wouldn't dream of taking a ski vacation this...

    I wouldn't dream of taking a ski vacation this year, but I'm lucky to live near world class skiing (if it snows). The resorts should have been thinking about serving day skiers, but obviously that...
  46. True, up until the point where the family starts...

    True, up until the point where the family starts a gofundme campaign.
  47. Incel?

    Incel?
  48. Never heard of the NPS charging for a rescue. ...

    Never heard of the NPS charging for a rescue. The whole thing sounded fishy to me from the start. The story I read said she was dropped off by a shuttle at Grotto--which is in the middle of the...
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    Water polo. The matches are short, every kid gets...

    Water polo. The matches are short, every kid gets a fair amount of playing time, exciting to watch, only expense is swim suits if they do it at school. OTOH it isn't much good at babysitting kids...
  50. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Can't be too many runs in the US as cool as Big...

    Can't be too many runs in the US as cool as Big Couloir.
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