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    Say what? We can't sustain a war on terror with...

    Say what? We can't sustain a war on terror with an attitude like that.
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    ftfy Oakland's been burning on a regular...

    ftfy

    Oakland's been burning on a regular schedule, probably since history. They are currently a few years overdue.
  3. Really? Everything I read* says we need to take...

    Really?
    Everything I read* says we need to take strong action over the next 10-12 years. Strong action to change course so the world isn't fucked over the next few centuries. E.g. we're accelerating...
  4. teh reddit has a section on tree law. Destroying...

    teh reddit has a section on tree law. Destroying large trees ain't cheap. ianal, but "stumpage" or the cost of a similar tree is often high (10k-100k or more). ... if a reddit circlejerk is...
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    From MV's link, we're talking cruise missiles...

    From MV's link, we're talking cruise missiles with range up to 1350 km. But pictures of one crashed in the desert suggest a less efficient engine and hence lower range. Pretty much rules out a Yemen...
  6. A credible reference. So we agree its well...

    A credible reference.

    So we agree its well studied, and the experts who study it say we have a problem and are advising society to take action.
  7. I'm no expert. However, a casual look at climate...

    I'm no expert. However, a casual look at climate reconstructions of the last million years show that high CO2 levels go with high temperatures. Temperatures that would be noticeable in widespread...
  8. Earth has been much warmer too. Neither end...

    Earth has been much warmer too.


    Neither end of that estimate range sounds promising. Especially with no end to the increasing level and rate of pollution.



    With current CO2 levels at...
  9. Your opinions seem honest to me. Humans don't...

    Your opinions seem honest to me. Humans don't like change and we like to argue. Your opinions aren't extreme, in the sense that a sizable part of the population has similar questions and doubts.

    I...
  10. How isn't it? I've followed the subject...

    How isn't it? I've followed the subject somewhat...

    CO2 levels are 50% higher than any natural level, and climbing rapidly (1 or 2 % per year, i.e. doubling every few decades). Humans are causing...
  11. Let me rephrase that for you: I don't find the...

    Let me rephrase that for you:

    I don't find the IARC to be an especially reliable source on cancer. WMD and his ilk do, except for when the IARC's views don't fit what they want to believe (ie:...
  12. If the doctor says you're bleeding out...

    If the doctor says you're bleeding out internally?

    "Well gee doc, I can't afford to fix it now, and so I don't believe you anyway." Or "I don't see anything."

    Doesn't make much sense.

    The...
  13. Not sure why this is so complicated. However, my...

    Not sure why this is so complicated. However, my cousin is afflicted with a similar mindset to ron's...

    If your transmission is making weird noises, who do you ask for help? Grab a hammer and DIY...
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    3 articles in LA Times today, here's one...

    3 articles in LA Times today, here's one discussing cause. Summary: wait for the investigation....
  15. There's community colleges in both Lake Tahoe and...

    There's community colleges in both Lake Tahoe and Mammoth (Reno or Carson City maybe too?). Looks like LTCC is quarter system. Mammoth is semester so you'd be on the hook through mid-May. Unsure what...
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    Bear Valley lost one a year ago. Reported missing...

    Bear Valley lost one a year ago. Reported missing one evening in February. Searched all night in a storm, and on and off till Spring. Found body close to a run. They've been annoyingly anal about...
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    Very close. Clearly this is another directed...

    Very close. Clearly this is another directed energy strike. Last year the US military conducted tests against its own citizens in the Paradise fire. See all the molten metal, not produced in a...
  18. Well the bad news is I looked up tidewater...

    Well the bad news is I looked up tidewater glaciers, and there's piles of them. Half the Earth's ice is tidewater, including almost all of Antarctica....
  19. ^ Summary: (several minutes, very highly charged...

    ^ Summary: (several minutes, very highly charged with angry people) Non-expert dude says the globe's been 2 degrees warmer before, sea level was maybe 10 feet higher (based on scientists' report of...
  20. Not a professional weather/climate...

    Not a professional weather/climate prognosticator, but... Who's to say warmer climate does not include more persistent continental high pressure, i.e. Rex block. That would mean less precip in the...
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    California required accurate statistics and the...

    California required accurate statistics and the LA Times reported on it? That's my guess what's wrong with this track.

    Solution in other areas is to defund the statistics collection and ban...
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    https://player.themoth.org/#/?actionType=ADD_AND_P...

    https://player.themoth.org/#/?actionType=ADD_AND_PLAY&storyId=20805

    That's worth a pocket of breakfast meats.
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    I had that, and lying on the floor, and frequent...

    I had that, and lying on the floor, and frequent walks. Also RSI software I programmed for breaks every few minutes. Thought I was performing well enough. Management thought otherwise. Considering a...
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    I am disabled

    Not fair.


    Not problematic. Depends on circumstance.


    Yes.

    I am unable to sit or stand for any reasonable length of time. Other activities I can do longer, but still have trouble. This...
  25. Sorry to interrupt the pissing match. Where's...

    Sorry to interrupt the pissing match. Where's this year's Coloradbro thread? Summit County get too crowded and everyone left? Mods moved it to polyass?
  26. Checked the thread specifically for this. Oh...

    Checked the thread specifically for this. Oh yeah! Wish it was me!
  27. Whoever has access to the social media or ads...

    Whoever has access to the social media or ads dashboards can likely get that number (or an estimate... data is tricky that way). The dashboards may be (partially) public access, I don't know how to...
  28. It's usually windy at the pass, therefore cold. ...

    It's usually windy at the pass, therefore cold.

    If your car is weathertight, be sure to crack the windows to maintain oxygen supply.
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    I find it difficult to recognize the moment when...

    I find it difficult to recognize the moment when tough going becomes an emergency situation. If pressing on for another hour means reaching safety, then surely that's right. OTOH if pressing on for...
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    Hunting question

    Is it legal to hunt on a hiking trail?
    Is it wise?

    My limited understanding of firearm safety means never pointing it where the bullet (or ricochet) might hit someone. That implies no hunting on...
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    Get it before it goes chronic, or look at this if...

    Get it before it goes chronic, or look at this if you didn't
    Chronic pain guy at Stanford - says intensive PT and psychotherapy
    https://www.ted.com/talks/elliot_krane_the_mystery_of_chronic_pain
    ...
  32. Middle of OR behind Crater Lake...

    Middle of OR behind Crater Lake
    https://www.catskimtbailey.com/
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    Uber gives free trips to the morgue. *limited...

    Uber gives free trips to the morgue. *limited locations only, coming soon to your town.
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    How about them ski lift appliances? Its a...

    How about them ski lift appliances? Its a hundred ton piece of machinery that earns zero empathy from the populace. Its an appliance that can kill people in this idealistic scenario, and if people...
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    If you're gonna post like that... come back more...

    If you're gonna post like that...
    come back more often!
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    If it's only closed for weather: Snow decreasing,...

    If it's only closed for weather: Snow decreasing, not much wind... I'm going with yes, probably soon. Does it stay open? 5,000 aggro bay area bros driving on slippery highway... maybe. After midnight...
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    Squaw is and always has been a gamble on storm...

    Squaw is and always has been a gamble on storm days. Northstar is traditionally the goto resort if you want to ski and don't mind the angle. Other resorts fall between. Same with lifts and runs at a...
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    I hope yer posting from the bottom of Squaw or...

    I hope yer posting from the bottom of Squaw or KW...

    I'm gonna guess it has to do with the weight of northern Sierra snow vs northern Rocky snow. 10% water content snow is twice as heavy as 5%...
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    10%. Hmm... that would save only 4000 lives....

    10%. Hmm... that would save only 4000 lives. Sorry, I'm too busy protesting school shootings. Might try the urine treatment though.
  40. Nice! So I see MS decided to sit out the race,...

    Nice! So I see MS decided to sit out the race, which explains why her skis were available to borrow...
    Why did Ester Ledeka need or want to borrow skis? Were they the same ski? Did Ledeka's tech...
  41. Yep, eating a pasty from the Pasty Shack.

    Yep, eating a pasty from the Pasty Shack.
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    Reminds me of a Kirkwood day about 10 maybe 12...

    Reminds me of a Kirkwood day about 10 maybe 12 years ago. On the morning sno-phone, Cohee claimed 8 feet overnight (remember sno-phone?)
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    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php...

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/274846-PSA-Repair-you-own-fucking-edge-compression
    ^ there it be, tuco's thread
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    "We got so tired of that lifestyle," Tanner said,...

    "We got so tired of that lifestyle," Tanner said, "of doing things to make people do the things they don’t want to do."

    Wonder what his job was... serving kale to kindergartners? Most job...
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    Sad to hear. Will make that run as soon as able....

    Sad to hear. Will make that run as soon as able.

    Such an inspiration for the sport!

    "If you don't do it this year. you'll be one year older when you do."
  46. In CA, I've seen various 4wds and awds slide off...

    In CA, I've seen various 4wds and awds slide off roads. Did not inspect their tires, but assume that vehicle type almost always wears M+S, occasionally dedicated snows. Pretty funny watching a Subaru...
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    Google says the key safety equipment is ice claws...

    Google says the key safety equipment is ice claws (or ice picks or screwdrivers that float)

    Summary - Take a minute to calm your shocked breathing, then frog kick like hell to get upper body...
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    Frozen lakes look beautiful. What precautions...

    Frozen lakes look beautiful.

    What precautions to avoid breaking through a thin spot / escape if you fall in?
  49. Get winter tires on the Porche?

    Get winter tires on the Porche?
  50. AC separation grade 3 about 15 years ago. Fell on...

    AC separation grade 3 about 15 years ago. Fell on my side. Forgot about it until I saw this thread. Injury included fractured scapula and rotator cuff tear - severe pain from those. Don't know that...
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