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  1. Thread: Best Live Albums

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    My favorite Pink Floyd live album isn't by Pink...

    My favorite Pink Floyd live album isn't by Pink Floyd (the following is a different performance than on the album, Dark Side of the Mule):


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2qIFi0eKVE

    "The...
  2. Thread: Best Live Albums

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    Yes, this. Of course, the Gee-Dees have scores of...

    Yes, this. Of course, the Gee-Dees have scores of live releases, just counting the official ones, but Reckoning is own special flavor of great Dead.

    Not sure if anyone mentioned Springsteen yet,...
  3. Thread: The Wire

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    Yeah, and they can't snap them in half at the end...

    Yeah, and they can't snap them in half at the end of every particularly tense phone call. Oh wait, that's Breaking Bad.
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    I can't speak for Veganaise, but the vegan mayos...

    I can't speak for Veganaise, but the vegan mayos I'm acquainted with, Just Mayo and Best Foods Vegan are perfectly fine. Unless, of course, you don't like mayo to begin with.
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    Like everybody's saying, getting away from new...

    Like everybody's saying, getting away from new crowds in the bc isn't going to be hard, just as getting away from the old crowds isn't that hard (speaking for the Sierra here). But, hoo boy, parking...
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    Me & my kid just watched Hunt For the...

    Me & my kid just watched Hunt For the Wilderpeople (probably available for rent on Amazon, but we saw it free on Kanopy, if you have access to that), by Taika Waititi, more recently known for JoJo...
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    ^^ Ironically, my own post had a bad link (just...

    ^^ Ironically, my own post had a bad link (just corrected to .gov).

    The article, about Lassen County considering allowing businesses to reopen, is only marginally relevant to skiing at Lassen NP....
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    Lassen / Shasta Conditions Anyone?

    Your link goes to an ad, for me anyway (so, I guess, Lassen News ad dept rents out their 404 redirects?)

    nps.gov/lavo is still saying increased access on 5/29. Federal land, so I'm not sure that...
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    ^ He meant 5/29, of course. It isn't clear, but...

    ^ He meant 5/29, of course. It isn't clear, but given that there's an actual trail to the summit, I assume the open slopes will be open as well.
  10. Thread: Cult Classics

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    And how on earth has Idiocracy not been mentioned...

    And how on earth has Idiocracy not been mentioned yet?
  11. Thread: Cult Classics

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    To paraphrase Bill and Ted: Listen to this dude...

    To paraphrase Bill and Ted: Listen to this dude powpig, he knows what he's talking about.

    Yes, Tapeheads. SWANKY MODES!!!!
  12. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Actually, I could easily see Diamond signing on...

    Actually, I could easily see Diamond signing on for a one-or-two-use-per-season deal with an Indy Pass type service, because, for years, they had just about exactly that kind of deal with Snowbomb...
  13. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Indy Pass looks like it could be worth it for...

    Indy Pass looks like it could be worth it for people in Idaho, eastern Washington, Wisconsin, Michigan, and the NE corner of the country. For California, "um, no" is about right. China Peak is okay...
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    News today: Yosemite NP is opening the PCT...

    News today: Yosemite NP is opening the PCT through the park, for now ONLY for PCT (not JMT) thru-hikers.
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    Then there's these guys, who couldn't come up...

    Then there's these guys, who couldn't come up with actual masks, at a time when mask wearing is, well, somewhat common. So they wore watermelons on their heads and robbed a convenience store.
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    Okay, thanks, I didn't know there was a whole PCT...

    Okay, thanks, I didn't know there was a whole PCT permit. For JMTers, and others doing Roper High Route or roll-your-own long treks, I think it's still a permit issued by the entry trailhead agency....
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    Well, currently, most to all of the relevant...

    Well, currently, most to all of the relevant agencies aren't issuing permits, and the parks (or Yosemite, at least) are closed to entry by any means. So, basically, thru-hiking isn't happening right...
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    Well, ironic, but hardly surprising. Obviously,...

    Well, ironic, but hardly surprising. Obviously, "pro life" is cynical euphemism, from the start.

    Outside of the Catholics, Christians didn't care all that much about abortion, until Falwell,...
  19. In that mid-60s Bug, seatbelts (lap only of...

    In that mid-60s Bug, seatbelts (lap only of course, and probably nothing in the back seat) wouldn't have helped much.
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    We also have the 2012. At 110K, it's been tires,...

    We also have the 2012. At 110K, it's been tires, wiper blades, fluids, recall stuff, and the rear struts; been very pleased. I haven't seen any oil loss yet, but I'll watch for it. Oh, and the rear...
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    I changed out my Prius V plugs today. Which isn't...

    I changed out my Prius V plugs today. Which isn't a big deal, except that I'd heard that they're kind of buried and hard to get at. Well, I'm here to say that they're buried in a good way: The stuff...
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    Still practicing Social D when I'm out in public....

    Still practicing Social D when I'm out in public.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgPzlMv4tMg
  23. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    The car insurance rebates are mainly because...

    The car insurance rebates are mainly because insurance companies are saving piles of money because (1) People are driving far, far less, for months, (2) Because there are fewer people on the road,...
  24. Thread: STP Deals Thread

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    Fuck it, I needed some bike shoes.

    Fuck it, I needed some bike shoes.
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    Prime has a treat for Ween fans, Ween Live at the...

    Prime has a treat for Ween fans, Ween Live at the Cats Cradle, from '91 or '92 (it's actually a collection of videos from multiple concerts, which happens to have been bundled with a live album that...
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    Utah business says "Covid, eh, whatever", becomes...

    Utah business says "Covid, eh, whatever", becomes super-spreader.


    Huh! Who could have guessed that requiring people sick with a super contagious virus to come in to work would result in the...
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    ^^ Yeah, the concern with kids is that they're...

    ^^ Yeah, the concern with kids is that they're sloppy about hygiene among each other, and then sloppy about hygiene when they get home. If it's spreading at my kid's school, there's no doubt that...
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    I'm bored, so I ran some numbers, comparing case...

    I'm bored, so I ran some numbers, comparing case rates (per population) from 3/30, versus 5/5 (yesterday), and looking at the case rate multiples. Nationwide, the average change in case rate during...
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    I can imagine. Here in the California Bay Area,...

    I can imagine. Here in the California Bay Area, I'm seeing New York and Massachusetts plates around town more frequently than usual. Not a lot, but I'll be bike riding around town and, huh, there's...
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    Just watched The Gift, which turns out to be on...

    Just watched The Gift, which turns out to be on both Netflix and Amazon right now. It's a creepy murder mystery, centering around a psychic (Cate Blanchett), set somewhere in the deep south. A...
  31. Thread: Murder Hornets

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NytIbo_MLD8 ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NytIbo_MLD8

    They know they'll rule the world someday, they bite and sting me anyway.
  32. Thread: Murder Hornets

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    Here you go, guy gets stung by a murder hornet...

    Here you go, guy gets stung by a murder hornet for your amusement (start at around 11 minutes for the actual stinging):

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=675&v=i7VMcMJBjD4
  33. Thread: Murder Hornets

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    Best I've got is the Wicker Man remake. Except...

    Best I've got is the Wicker Man remake. Except that Murder Hornets are much bigger than these guys.
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  34. Thread: Murder Hornets

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    Big ass wasps from Asia, gnarly looking, stings...

    Big ass wasps from Asia, gnarly looking, stings are horrifically painful, can rip through bee suits, they munch through beehives like Garfield eating lasagne, about a dozen people in Japan have been...
  35. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    ^^ Okay, oops. For Ikon, the free spring skiing...

    ^^ Okay, oops. For Ikon, the free spring skiing thing pulls in a lot of new customers, though, and it's a pretty standard deal for indie resort season ticket sales as well (I know Sugar Bowl does...
  36. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Of course, everyone here is talking about whether...

    Of course, everyone here is talking about whether or not renewal customers are being well enough taken care of. But it occurs to me that non-renewal Ikon and Epic people are getting a bit of a raw...
  37. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    I don't have much of a problem with what happened...

    I don't have much of a problem with what happened with passes this season. A big part of the point of these pass deals is that the customer is getting what is likely (in the customer's judgment) to...
  38. Seriously? 28 pages about Christianity and...

    Seriously? 28 pages about Christianity and Stupid, and still (until now) no Negativland?!?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDfrrgqy_Eo

    Or, if you prefer the gospel cover version,
    ...
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    Bay Area, I'm seeing a lot more people outside,...

    Bay Area, I'm seeing a lot more people outside, but that's because it suddenly got warmer. I'm seeing more people wearing masks in the past few days than at any point previously. People mostly...
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    ^^ American: The Bill Hicks Story is recommended,...

    ^^ American: The Bill Hicks Story is recommended, and available, along with some Hicks performance videos, on HooplaDigital.com (free movies etc, if you have a local public library system that pays...
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    326393 Gotta love the both-sides ethic at the...

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    Gotta love the both-sides ethic at the NYT. Hmmm, indeed, "some experts" disagree that injecting bleach into your bloodstream is a good idea, but who really knows for sure? Great reporting,...
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    Ummmm, yeah... I guess if she wanted to come...

    Ummmm, yeah... I guess if she wanted to come across as merely wrong, instead of making an argument worthy of Zippy The Pinhead, she could have clarified that, in her recollection, Las Vegas had...
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    Not sure if this has been posted, but holy shit,...

    Not sure if this has been posted, but holy shit, Las Vegas sure has a twit for a mayor (she's independent, so I'm not polyassing here); behold the multiple video clips of the interview at the above...
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    My take is that it's ass-covering. When the...

    My take is that it's ass-covering. When the open-it-up-now experiment that he's been actively encouraging blows up in Georgia's face, he gets to say "don't blame me, I was against it", while...
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    Well, you'll note that I specified which...

    Well, you'll note that I specified which particular flavor of "perfect" I meant. I sure do like snow. If I wasn't tied down to the Bay Area in a few different ways, I'd definitely prefer to live...
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    He's in Santa Cruz, I think. Indeed, it's quite...

    He's in Santa Cruz, I think. Indeed, it's quite nice there. Except that, if you need to drive to/from the real Bay Area, the highway over the hill is kind of nasty, what with all the crazed drivers,...
  47. I'll post a pretty big hint: There are 16; how...

    I'll post a pretty big hint: There are 16; how would 16 things (that you cannot see) be arranged within the pattern layout that you do see? I asked myself that question, and answered it, and then...
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    Shit, I clicked on it, thinking it was David...

    Shit, I clicked on it, thinking it was David Cross wearing a fake beard. Warning: It's a non-ironic nutjob.
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    Even after watching Avalanche Sharks, I felt an...

    Even after watching Avalanche Sharks, I felt an emptiness in my heart, which called out for yet another cinematic tale of a mutated thing killing people and ruining the spring ski season. And so,...
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    Wow, this topic has some real News You Can Use!

    Wow, this topic has some real News You Can Use!
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