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    Going to sleep before the sun comes up when...

    Going to sleep before the sun comes up when visiting Amsterdam. You are officially old mr liv2ski.
  2. Thread: Wildlife

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    This gobbler ran across the lawn while enjoying a...

    This gobbler ran across the lawn while enjoying a morning coffee with Dad. It wasnít wait Iím got pose, must have somehow lost its flock. Lots in the neighbourhood but generally do not visit Dadís...
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    Yep, there is no down and dirty that matches easy...

    Yep, there is no down and dirty that matches easy and effective. Itís pricey, but I treat my cedar panel fence and decks railings with Sikkens SRD. Last application lasted 10yrs, then pressure washed...
  4. Thread: Monkey Flu

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    Hey, solid GenX here with a SP vax scar.

    Hey, solid GenX here with a SP vax scar.
  5. I thought the same. As mentioned more than...

    I thought the same.
    As mentioned more than once, El Hefe is a very fortunate man.
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    Shit that annoys you

    Ouch. My sympathies.

    With a nurse wife, and a daughter cursed with my sensitive sinuses, Iíve been relying on the rapid tests wife give daughter almost weekly to gauge if I need to take my...
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    Fun game to watch. For a game or two. Suck the...

    Fun game to watch. For a game or two. Suck the casual viewers in to watch (like me). But like said above, this was a game of shinny and not really the kind of play-off hockey to keep me engaged.
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    Living in Nelson for Whitewater?

    Essential services like healthcare is served by 3 towns - Castlegar, Trail and Nelson. Trail and Nelson used to be run by old Italian families, not sure if that is the case so much these days. Lots...
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    Damn bunch of navel geezers here. The best time...

    Damn bunch of navel geezers here. The best time to be alive is right here, right now. Everything else is a memory or hopes & dreams.

    Thereís magic in every decade I have lived, 70ís through to...
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    Close to my argument when the crusty US draft...

    Close to my argument when the crusty US draft dodger kootenay hippy corrected me as I was wrenching on my truck in his shop for a rate a young broke buck could afford. He lectured me for several...
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    Ha! I still have one in my 03 taco to plug into...

    Ha! I still have one in my 03 taco to plug into the old MP3 player (which is also on death row).
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    If you were talking just bikes I could forgive......

    If you were talking just bikes I could forgive...



    Thank you Mr Chup, you know your wrenching. Working on automotive vehicles that are specís to imperial measurements means you are using...
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    Office was in some new terrain today. Nice views...

    Office was in some new terrain today. Nice views looking east to Kamloops on the way home.
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    Made up for the busy JOHS meeting in the AM.
  14. Thread: Garden 2022

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    Been an interesting spring so far, cool and...

    Been an interesting spring so far, cool and moderately dry. If the old timers rule of snow off the closest alpine peak to town before plant, it might be June.

    Little deer browse this year so far,...
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    Telemark Questions

    TX Pros with old freerides inbound (on old Mantras), and just set up my TTS with Zeds on some G3 slayers. Along with the zeds, I picked up some long tour cartridges from voile as my previous TTS...
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    Sweet haul!

    Sweet haul!
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    Can relate. It keeps the hounds from getting into...

    Can relate. It keeps the hounds from getting into it.





    We were talking about personal backyard constitutionals, Right?
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    My thoughts as well. That one remaining stalk...

    My thoughts as well. That one remaining stalk looks to have browsed leaves?

    First time here all our tulips have made it to bloom without the flower buds being clipped by deer. A couple of nibbles...
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    Things That Amuse You

    Hermaphrodite, Monoecious, Androecious, Gynoecious, Andromonoecious, Gynomonoecious, Trimonoecious/polygamous. Using wind, water, insect and animal pollinators. Thereís something for everyoneís kink.
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    Things That Amuse You

    Sex among the plant kingdom is pretty crazy. On the seed front, in ecologies that have rare or infrequent stand initiating events, the ability of pioneer and colonizer species to seedbank in the duff...
  21. Poll: Thanks for doing the legwork. Still find it silly...

    Thanks for doing the legwork. Still find it silly that one has a Ďrightí to delete their contributions to a conversation, or even the whole conversation, in a manner similar to the little boy taking...
  22. Poll: Curious - does content include posts, or is it...

    Curious - does content include posts, or is it restricted to audio and visual Ďcontentí? For sure some prose on here might be interpreted as content, but I do wonder at the intent of that Terms of...
  23. Rust removal and then inhibitors- what do you use?

    Best rust inhibitor Iíve found so far is corrosion-X. I use it on my receiver hitch and ball since the powder coat has worn off, on aluminum where the clear coat has failed and filiform rust has...
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    Oh, I think one a bit less than Ďmassiveí would...

    Oh, I think one a bit less than Ďmassiveí would likely do the trick ;)
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    Nothing odd in my will. Everything to my wife, or...

    Nothing odd in my will. Everything to my wife, or daughter as the case may be. As for my remains, not really concerned about worms, but would like to limit the amount of benefit the capitalist...
  26. ^Thatís a good one!

    ^Thatís a good one!
  27. That dog-awful perfume (that you rolled in) does...

    That dog-awful perfume (that you rolled in) does not endear me to you.

    And:

    Whoís ready to get a wash with the garden hose?
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    Yes, but not in this town anymore. Timber supply...

    Yes, but not in this town anymore. Timber supply changes and reductions didnít support continued investment in both mills that were here at the time. That particular company did operate here for...
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    You are such a small pathetic little entity. ...

    You are such a small pathetic little entity. Itís about economies of scale. Iím a little guy. But we just got success in building an outdoor classroom for the primary grade school. My wife is a...
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    But his patient was!

    But his patient was!
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    Looks like you are an inspiration Mr. ÷tzi. ...

    Looks like you are an inspiration Mr. ÷tzi. https://www.otzigear.com/en-ca
    ďOur brand name ďOtziĒ refers to a prehistoric mountaineer who was discovered with innovative outdoor tools. We were...
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    I hear you. And donít mistake my gripe with a...

    I hear you. And donít mistake my gripe with a desire to avoid taxes. I am willing to pay more, for better funding schools, hospitals, public infrastructure, etc. But the tax on gas doesnít go there...
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    Good day at the office. Didnít find any courting...

    Good day at the office. Didnít find any courting raptors, but rousted a few chickens and a swamp donkey. Wish we were able to work higher up where they got 70cm fresh this past Sunday/Monday....
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    Iíd be happy if they just removed all the...

    Iíd be happy if they just removed all the subsidization of the o&g sector. Especially the remediation costs of abandoned wells, tailings ponds and the like. Taxes always seem to be a last ditch...
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    Never heard of it, interesting dive into the...

    Never heard of it, interesting dive into the googles. Grain alcohol with a hint of aspirin.

    Perfect for the morning after caesar?
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    What do you eat?

    Thatís one confused conifer.

    Actually, spruce needle tea is pretty good, but it has properties similar to chamomile in that you might get a bit drowsy afterwards. Donít imbibe before the long...
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    That was my first thought :D

    That was my first thought :D
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    Camping in Moab during Jeep Safari Week?

    Heh. I went down with a friend about 13 yrs ago, had no idea about the jeep week during Apr. We camped out at what was then known as (Bartlet?) wash rock and thoroughly enjoyed our bike adventure....
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    Itís that time of year we get a couple or more...

    Itís that time of year we get a couple or more calls to find people that get stuck attempting a Sunday drive over forest road passes between this main valley and the next. The top 10km or so are snow...
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    ^This is correct. Whatís the tram equivalent...

    ^This is correct.

    Whatís the tram equivalent to the Dutch Oven?
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    Some of us are just getting old. Too old to...

    Some of us are just getting old. Too old to return to the dirtbagginess of our youth. Some aggressive young ski punks have to re-invigorate the slovenly lifestyle. Organize a large group similar to...
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    The B!tch Slap

    Never under-estimate the power of a proper back-hand slap. Not as crushing as a closed fist, but plenty of power to send a guy flying. Totally acceptable in the martial arts.

    A palm slap is what...
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    Poll: Helmets? A choice or mandate?

    I keep reading this in the context of brain buckets and chuckling.

    I have to wear head protection so often for so many Ďsanctionedí activities, that I really enjoy not wearing one when I think I...
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    Boom and bust serves one industry really really...

    Boom and bust serves one industry really really well. And since they hold the vast majority of capital in our system hostage, this is not likely to change anytime soon.
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    Heh. Some tradesmen I am acquainted with canít...

    Heh. Some tradesmen I am acquainted with canít stand the homeowner standing over them while they work. Old fella that helps us out from time to time likes to joke he has two rates, one to get the job...
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    Damn Buster, quite the list. Even more...

    Damn Buster, quite the list.

    Even more impressive is the time it took to post. You got this on a spreadsheet or some suchÖ right?

    I assume Ďresortí in the most loose sense. Mtn town with local...
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    Telemark skiing is dead.

    I like my soles, and my wife has customs. Pull the intuitions out of the oven, jam in the full footbeds, into the shell and mold. Easy peasy. Neither of us have broken a footbed yet. YMMV
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    Real Estate Crash thread

    Note to self, any new home, home improvements or supporting building built in the last 2yrs (and for the foreseeable future) are a construction nightmare, and likely not worth the taxation...
  49. Thread: Ukraine

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    Pretty much.

    Pretty much.
  50. Thread: Ukraine

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    Ya, I donít get it either. Couldnít your founding...

    Ya, I donít get it either. Couldnít your founding fathers come up with a country name more unique?
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