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    Here's Malcolm Gladwells take on the LSAT. ...

    Here's Malcolm Gladwells take on the LSAT.

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/49CmDWIUSKv9HWDMP01jXM?si=glxxyQndQEGrR3fi_Yo-gQ&utm_source=copy-link
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    If your area uses salt on the roads I'd avoid any...

    If your area uses salt on the roads I'd avoid any of the new Toyota Hybrids until they solve the cable corrosion issue.
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    That statement really depends on how worn the...

    That statement really depends on how worn the winter tires are.

    But mostly I call bullshit.
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    https://youtu.be/wV9jXiyZzH0
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    If you're going smartphone, the LG phones had...

    If you're going smartphone, the LG phones had good DACs and headphone amplifiers. It was kinda their thing.
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    It was actually on Twitter

    https://mobile.twitter.com/wadnr/status/1560656434659876867
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    My dad occasionally made veal saltimbocca. It...

    My dad occasionally made veal saltimbocca. It never occurred to me that I could use chicken.
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    I have fond memories of racing at Searchmont. It...

    I have fond memories of racing at Searchmont. It was easily the best hill on the circuit.
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    I dunno,, with the crack around most of the...

    I dunno,, with the crack around most of the mounting area I'd be tempted to just get a new box. Even if its just for the peace of mind

    That looks fairly sketchy to me.
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    Any reason you're going with the LT over the...

    Any reason you're going with the LT over the DM-V2?

    The latter have better reviews on Tire Rack.

    Between the two I'd go with the Winterforce because they will likely last longer.
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    FWIW, Nokian tires might be hard to come by as...

    FWIW, Nokian tires might be hard to come by as some of their factories are in Russia.
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    They likely have better dry road manners too.

    They likely have better dry road manners too.
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    Any 16" VW rim with the correct bolt pattern...

    Any 16" VW rim with the correct bolt pattern should fit. It'll be the cheapest option.

    17" will get you better handling and looks, it's up to you if that matters.

    And since the WS-80's the...
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    There's a Pivot forward pressure thread somewhere...

    There's a Pivot forward pressure thread somewhere and the consensus is that the indicators aren't super accurate.

    I used them as a starting point then adjusted to where if I pulled up on the boot...
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    What are the skis?

    What are the skis?
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    Despite having the same name, the tires that go...

    Despite having the same name, the tires that go on cars as OEM aren't the same as what you buy from a tire shop.

    OEMs are after noise, ride and fuel economy.

    The tires sold by the manufacturer...
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    Dieu du Ciel is a great brew pub. I haven't eaten...

    Dieu du Ciel is a great brew pub. I haven't eaten there but their beer is top notch.
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    Interesting. My 13 year old racer had the...

    Interesting. My 13 year old racer had the Atomic's in a 70 flex last year and liked them so much he's in the 90 this year. They seem like solid boots with a really good liner.

    It was definitely...
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    Any particular reason you picked those two?

    Any particular reason you picked those two?
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    I agree with the 70 flex in a junior short cuff...

    I agree with the 70 flex in a junior short cuff race boot. They are so much more substantial than the 60-65 boots.
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    No way are DWS in the all-weather category. ...

    No way are DWS in the all-weather category. They are an all season with summer cold weather marketing thrown in.
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    Spreading it onto a baking sheet and throwing it...

    Spreading it onto a baking sheet and throwing it under the broiler also works
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    I didn't think I would watch all of that, but...

    I didn't think I would watch all of that, but here we are. She's great.

    I'm a big fan of induction. All of the negative aspects she mentioned are true, but in the real world aren't the biggest of...
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    I agree on the storage, but not the cost. Given...

    I agree on the storage, but not the cost. Given they will last 4 seasons it's not a significant operating cost. Especially if you're driving to go skiing.
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    Have you considered the Ridgeline? I think that...

    Have you considered the Ridgeline? I think that will get you the truck duties you're after along with a lot more comfort.
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    I too have giant head. Finding a helmet that fit...

    I too have giant head. Finding a helmet that fit took forever, but last year I bought a POC Obex SPIN Helmet and fucking love it. I had a Smith before that and I never really liked it. The fit...
  27. Yeah, costs only go up from here. Nice score,...

    Yeah, costs only go up from here.

    Nice score, those will serve them well.
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    I think there is a different plate between the Muti and the SL, that could explain the stiffness

    Also if they race GS it's worth getting them a pair of GS skis, it's so much more fun.

    In my...
  29. I'd definitely think the sandwich skis will have...

    I'd definitely think the sandwich skis will have better base material than the cheap cap versions.

    When my kid was in U10 he ran SL skis (they didn't do GS) and the base material was what you'd...
  30. Well done man! A celebratory beer well earned.

    Well done man!

    A celebratory beer well earned.
  31. Thread: Ukraine

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    Malcolm Gladwell has an excellent audio book on...

    Malcolm Gladwell has an excellent audio book on the bombing strategies of the second world war and how it culminated in the fire bombing of Tokyo.

    It's called the Bomber Mafia, I highly recommend...
  32. The show still had a lot of high points but they...

    The show still had a lot of high points but they often beat the jokes to death.
  33. Letterkenny is incredible. I also highly...

    Letterkenny is incredible.

    I also highly recommend Shoresy. It's done by the lead guy from Letterkenny.

    https://youtu.be/qBWEOSyAktU
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    I like the Passport, it's surprisingly fast,...

    I like the Passport, it's surprisingly fast, feels large inside and has great outward visibility.

    My dad just bought an Explorer ST. I think it's ridiculous but he said it drives really well. All...
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    I came here to say this, such a great album.

    I came here to say this, such a great album.
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    If you can load it from the back a Packasport box...

    If you can load it from the back a Packasport box would get you the most room.

    Their narrowest is 24".
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    Same here, though I listened to the audio book...

    Same here, though I listened to the audio book that he narrated. The odds were so against him making it to where he is.
  38. Don't throw away the camping mat, use it as a...

    Don't throw away the camping mat, use it as a topper for the cot and you'll wonder why you didn't do this years ago.

    Amazon has a bunch of battery powered shower head units but you will need a...
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    Since Canada is giving out the Moderna Ba.1...

    Since Canada is giving out the Moderna Ba.1 vaccine, I'd be curious to know the answer to this. Is it worth waiting for the Ba.4/5 vaccine?
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    Just needs a determined flag.

    Just needs a determined flag.
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    It's a dick move to start the discussions after...

    It's a dick move to start the discussions after going to a contractor.

    Seems to me that it's well within her right to say no thanks. Likely at the expense of getting along with the neighbors.
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    https://twitter.com/ScottDuncanWX/status/157335119...

    https://twitter.com/ScottDuncanWX/status/1573351195669823489
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    Well yeah, surely somewhere there must be an...

    Well yeah, surely somewhere there must be an exception.
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    Malcolm Gladwell's book Outliers sort of gets...

    Malcolm Gladwell's book Outliers sort of gets into this. Truly successful people are almost never the result of talent and hard work alone.
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    It's looking like Fiona is going to do it's best...

    It's looking like Fiona is going to do it's best to fuck with Eastern Canada, they are saying I'll be the biggest storm to date.
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    I'd totally rock a Moto G but the lack of NFC...

    I'd totally rock a Moto G but the lack of NFC kills it for me.
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    I dunno man, that was a pretty stupid comment....

    I dunno man, that was a pretty stupid comment. I'm pretty sure we know a lot about the sun.
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    I guess they didn't cover proper jack points in...

    I guess they didn't cover proper jack points in college?
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    Holy shit that's a good run. Khruangbin are...

    Holy shit that's a good run.

    Khruangbin are high on my list of bands to see live.

    Saw Pearl Jam on Saturday, They bring it.
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