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    Yeah, I was gonna say craigslist if you're...

    Yeah, I was gonna say craigslist if you're outfitting a small enough place. I see places offloading office furniture there all the time.
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    One of my buddies has the battery-powered...

    One of my buddies has the battery-powered electric shades and he said he only needs to recharge the packs once a year. Seems like a pretty easy way to go about things.
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    Effective in that it's artificially suppressing...

    Effective in that it's artificially suppressing the "true" cost of a ride from Point A to Point B.

    And also it's a joke.
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    Someone mentioned the other day, maybe it was on...

    Someone mentioned the other day, maybe it was on twitter, that Uber burning through investor cash is maybe the only effective redistribution of wealth going on in the US at the moment.
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    Makes sense.

    Makes sense.
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    Yeah, I mean, I appreciate the concern from some...

    Yeah, I mean, I appreciate the concern from some of you, but maybe you're reading a little too much into me asking a question because my GC mentioned that mountain labor is expensive when mountain...
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    To be clear, I never had any intention of telling...

    To be clear, I never had any intention of telling GC "hey I found our tile guy." Only "hey I heard good things about this tile guy," while leaving any final calls up to the GC.
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    Summit County CO Subcontractors

    Interested to hear whether any mags are residential subcontractors in Summit County or have any recommendations for them. We're building a house, and the GC has his own contacts but has also made the...
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    [Citation needed] Counter cite:...

    [Citation needed]

    Counter cite: https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/09/06/5-facts-about-millennial-households/

    "More Millennial households are in poverty than households headed by any...
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    Talk about making the perfect the enemy of the...

    Talk about making the perfect the enemy of the good. I'm reminded of the "But Did You Really Climb It" semi-rad post. You can always take ideological purity one step further. "Sure it was human...
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    100 companies are the source of over 70% of our...

    100 companies are the source of over 70% of our greenhouse gas emissions since 1998. She's making the point that lobbying governments and corporations is probably going to have a larger net effect...
  12. Buff creek is a good fit. If you come to summit,...

    Buff creek is a good fit. If you come to summit, the Keystone gulch loop is worthwhile. Requires some dirt road riding, but up keystone gulch, connect to the CO trail, and loop back through Summit...
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    My dad was always kind of a car guy, but never...

    My dad was always kind of a car guy, but never real serious about it. Picked up a used C6 corvette that had spent most of its life as a sunday car for another old guy. And it's fun. He can go fast...
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    r/watches has a lot of good discussion from watch...

    r/watches has a lot of good discussion from watch nerds. On their advice, I've picked up a couple of Soviet-era watches, a Pobeda and a Vostok Amphibian. Not super high-end, but mechanical movements...
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    I've come to trust the wirecutter's reviews. They...

    I've come to trust the wirecutter's reviews. They may not always pick the absolute best thing, but their picks are solid and well-researched. I picked up a Coleman xtreme after their earlier version...
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    Youtube comments are right up there with online...

    Youtube comments are right up there with online versions of local newspapers and the cesspool of discourse that shows up there.
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    Lost Creek is a super solid recommendation,...

    Lost Creek is a super solid recommendation, particularly for a few nights.
  18. The echo dot outputs to a 3.5mm cable. I use a...

    The echo dot outputs to a 3.5mm cable. I use a 3.5mm to RCA to run the input into my stereo receiver to drive a full set of speakers and a sub.
  19. Yeah, I wouldn't use Sugru on a drysuit; like you...

    Yeah, I wouldn't use Sugru on a drysuit; like you said, better for things that you want a little flexibility in to prevent cracking, but don't want too much. Like, I lost an earbud cover for an oddly...
  20. AQS is great for lots of repairs. When I need...

    AQS is great for lots of repairs. When I need something more rubberized and a little stiffer, I've been using Sugru, which is pretty cool stuff. Goes on like a soft putty, hardens into a firm but...
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    The garage I'm currently building in my head has...

    The garage I'm currently building in my head has electrical infrastructure for a future electric car, and is kicked out enough on the sides that I can walk and install a rubbermaid tub storage system...
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    Earlier in the year, midwinter, my group was...

    Earlier in the year, midwinter, my group was crossing the most exposed part of our tour near Montezuma in somewhat touchy conditions. We heard a deep rumble and narrowly avoided shitting our pants....
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    I was in Vancouver last year for a work trip. A...

    I was in Vancouver last year for a work trip. A couple of highlights were Stanley Park if the weather is decent (old growth forests! in a city park!). We had great sushi at Miku, and a great dinner...
  24. I'd prefer something on the dry side. Looks like...

    I'd prefer something on the dry side. Looks like a number of distillers etc. are putting out some tonic syrups, though some are relatively expensive ($2/ounce).
  25. My wife recently bought a sodastream. Anyone have...

    My wife recently bought a sodastream. Anyone have any luck with rolling their own tonic with a tonic syrup?
  26. I just skied my new set for the first time...

    I just skied my new set for the first time yesterday, but I really like them. Really light, solid amount of stiffness (particularly for the weight), and handled weird variable spring snow yesterday...
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    There were a couple of facebook posts suggesting...

    There were a couple of facebook posts suggesting that the first trial day was somewhat poorly-run. I'm also curious to see how it goes though.
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    You had asked about what I can cover from...

    You had asked about what I can cover from rentals. I have an odd setup that I'm happy to go into more detail on via PM, but broadly, condo income has covered 60% to 99% of my expenses (that's all...
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    Ditto to the above. Management companies are...

    Ditto to the above. Management companies are pretty variable in what they charge, but from what I've seen, it tends to be a significant chunk for them to do everything. Finding a reliable cleaning...
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    The River by Peter Heller is very good (though...

    The River by Peter Heller is very good (though I'm also a fan of the rest of his work). Makes me want do a Canadian/Boundary Waters river trip.
  31. We have a pair 3 years apart. Works reasonably...

    We have a pair 3 years apart. Works reasonably well since they're not exactly peers - they're not competing for the same resources, so to speak. Downside is that you're dealing with two different...
  32. We also have Redfin here; not sure if they cover...

    We also have Redfin here; not sure if they cover your area, but they do lower listing fees as well.
  33. Yeah, we use a "bumbo" for the little one, a...

    Yeah, we use a "bumbo" for the little one, a little chair we can move around when we need her around but in one place for a bit.
  34. I've been happy with my 2017 tacoma (double cab,...

    I've been happy with my 2017 tacoma (double cab, 6' box). I need to parallel park in the city so a full size pickup was out of the question. My kiddos do fine in the back seat; it's large enough for...
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    Yeah, you'll want both glasses and contacts, most...

    Yeah, you'll want both glasses and contacts, most likely.

    If you're not a candidate for lasik, consider asking around to find someone experienced with implantable collamer lenses. They're...
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    I own 1% of a brewery for an amount I can afford...

    I own 1% of a brewery for an amount I can afford to not see again. It's been interesting being on the inside of the financial management of a small business, but for pure returns I could have done...
  37. OP, shoot me a PM, we can get a beer sometime. I...

    OP, shoot me a PM, we can get a beer sometime. I have a 3.5 yr old and a 7 month old. You mention the term "toddler" in your post but then talk about the first year; sounds like you still have a...
  38. Oof. Made me think of the Honnold/Caldwell Fitz...

    Oof. Made me think of the Honnold/Caldwell Fitz Roy Traverse. Caldwell talked at one point about how he has no plans to do a similar alpine climb and was going to go back to "dry" rock climbing,...
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    Very helpful explainer. I've been happy with...

    Very helpful explainer. I've been happy with cheapo GMRS radios, since usually the radio's purpose is for someone a few hundred yards down the ridge/ski line to communicate at a conversational volume...
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    Got 'er. Link...

    Got 'er. Link.
  41. I started using radios after hearing the Slide...

    I started using radios after hearing the Slide episode that discussed them in some detail, and I've found them super helpful. I've largely converted my touring group into a group of believers too....
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    I don't have any advice on specific cars, but I...

    I don't have any advice on specific cars, but I was happy with my process.
    Carmax will ship cars within a certain radius - maybe 500 miles? - for free. So I had them get 3 trucks I was interested in...
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    My review ...

    My review of the fish. Basically, it's a fine river board, particularly for the price. Nice to not have to care much about banging it up on rocks, and it has more volume than a lot of fiberglass...
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    Some video (https://youtu.be/q5Zjjpv-LbY).

    Some video.
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    There are solutions...

    There are solutions to that issue.
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    Hard to tell with the new Eagle park since it...

    Hard to tell with the new Eagle park since it didn't really have a season. isk8 would be a fine option but you may outgrow it quick. Not sure about the Wavo, it's new. I have some thoughts here and...
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    Re Glass Stoves: This...

    Re Glass Stoves: This.
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    Great TR. I'm with a group that was considering...

    Great TR. I'm with a group that was considering the OG route, and the Urner came up as a likely alternative. There's also a Solomon TV episode on the Urner (at least part of it).
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    I have wide, flat feet and big calves, and the F1...

    I have wide, flat feet and big calves, and the F1 fit great for me out of the box with some easy liner work. The only other comparable boot that was comfortable on the shop floor was the TLT7, but I...
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    TR: Colorado Hut to Hut

    We successfully completed a hut-to-hut traverse last week in Colorado. We connected Vance's Cabin to Jackal Hut to Fowler-Hilliard Hut, staying 2 nights in each hut, effectively alternating ski days...
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