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    Good reply. I would add that itís less important...

    Good reply. I would add that itís less important that these people compete (and from what i see thereís a hodgepodge of rulings in effect in different places, adding to the confusion) than that their...
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    mediocre people with binary views believe in a...

    mediocre people with binary views believe in a zero-sum game. The same people speaking fulsomely and sanctimoniously about the effect on women's sports were leading the fight against Title IX reforms...
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    I was right the first time. Your brain is small....

    I was right the first time. Your brain is small. Commencing to ignore stupid man with offensive name.
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    It's a lot more complicated than that. But US...

    It's a lot more complicated than that. But US children aren't taught about citizenship except the kind that declares Obama not a citizen but enables Romney and McCain to be citizens.

    It helps if...
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    Your concept of 'home country' is nonsense, but...

    Your concept of 'home country' is nonsense, but you're really really fond of the sound of it and your brain is far too small to get outside that very narrow place.
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    Ah, but you missed the intro up-thread. I was...

    Ah, but you missed the intro up-thread. I was responding to someone saying Stanford should not tolerate her lousy morals; I gave a summary of Chinese and Stanford going back to the Gold Rush,....
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    'white boy woke crap' pretty much renders...

    'white boy woke crap' pretty much renders everything else you've said meaningless cliche based on careless reading bolstered by ignorance. you are probably smarter than you represent yourself here ....
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    typical sanctimonious and ahistoric nonsense, an...

    typical sanctimonious and ahistoric nonsense, an inability to distinguish between people and governments, ignorance of the fluid nature of citizenship, i.e. typical ugly american testosterone-crazed...
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    yes, now you want to sound reasoned? Check your...

    yes, now you want to sound reasoned? Check your language in your repeated attacks on Ms. Gu. Wipe the froth from your mouth and you will sound more rational. Your conviction that you know the...
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    Your weird railing at Gu, all the name-calling,...

    Your weird railing at Gu, all the name-calling, seems weird, bordering on neurotic. Yes, Jingoism is a fun aspect of the Olympics for Jingoists, but competing for another country--one where you have...
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    A lot of conjecture and manufactured outrage,...

    A lot of conjecture and manufactured outrage, sounds to me like. You're not alone, though--
    "As for Gu, her citizenship status is unclear. Despite the International Olympic Committee’s requirement...
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    Please explain. Stanford has an active and...

    Please explain. Stanford has an active and constructive relationship with China, and acknowledges that mistreatment of Chinese helped make the school what it is today. Much work was done on the...
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    it would make more sense turned over, as New...

    it would make more sense turned over, as New Hampshire
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    Cherry is a hell of a book. It's not cheery,...

    Cherry is a hell of a book. It's not cheery, though: hide the razor blades.
  15. hoyt axton can tell you all about it-- ...

    hoyt axton can tell you all about it--


    https://youtu.be/3HlDN4JMCY8
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    case closed

    case closed
  17. Thread: Collegge

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    a question only the truly illiterate could ask

    a question only the truly illiterate could ask
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    The hot springs used to be good, till someone...

    The hot springs used to be good, till someone wrote a guidebook to them (and of course, later there was the internet) and people got the idea they could camp next to the pools instead of treating...
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    It was 80 a night way down at Boulder Creek,...

    It was 80 a night way down at Boulder Creek, almost to Olancha, 7 years ago. It's the Owens Valley. It's expensive. Two bucks a night at The Pit . . .
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    Not entirely true . . . " ...

    Not entirely true . . .

    "
    6PaleoclimatePaleoclimatic data for the region have been compiled and summarized by Mehringer (1986), Bettinger (1982a), and Skinner et al. (1990). Between 12,000 and...
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    A guy skied off the back side of Mammoth and got...

    A guy skied off the back side of Mammoth and got lost and benighted. Burrowed into a snow drift to sleep . . . in the middle of the Reds Meadow road, so the search snowcat ran over him the next...
  22. Thread: Shiffrin

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    https://youtu.be/Fo589eRtlU0 Sent from my...

    https://youtu.be/Fo589eRtlU0


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    naturally, mr. prine wrote a song about this-- ...

    naturally, mr. prine wrote a song about this--

    https://youtu.be/4iyyhnNIKe4
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    apparently you can rent a gotos vehicle: ...

    apparently you can rent a gotos vehicle:

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    note the skinny extension cord snaking away somewhere.

    and maybe this belongs here too:
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    They used to import half of the youth of Oz to...

    They used to import half of the youth of Oz to run the lifts, and set them up in a company store scenario in company housing (auto-removed from their meager paychecks) and visas that only enabled...
  26. Thread: Pole length?

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    This helpful video should clear up any remaining...

    This helpful video should clear up any remaining ambiguities:

    https://youtu.be/Wof0xPUmW38
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    yeah, but . . . ...

    yeah, but . . .
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    A similar storm that shut the area down for a...

    A similar storm that shut the area down for a couple days and blew the snow enough to cover the fumarole o chair 3 killed 3 patrollers in 200, as most know, but it's worth remembering them and...
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    you seem inordinately fond of the sound of your...

    you seem inordinately fond of the sound of your own voice

    https://i.etsystatic.com/20908186/r/il/6087b5/3370921939/il_1588xN.3370921939_dw77.jpg
  30. Thread: Shiffrin

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    so effiing fast-- https://youtu.be/JSP2vuKkT9Y

    so effiing fast--

    https://youtu.be/JSP2vuKkT9Y
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    On 12/14 patrol was out tossing bombs on Lincoln...

    On 12/14 patrol was out tossing bombs on Lincoln when an avalanche let loose above one party on Viva/Shaft and swept an old friend of mine, a30-year veteran, down the mountain where his leg got...
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    that's John Prine territory

    that's John Prine territory
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    https://youtu.be/WI1sTyaErW0

    https://youtu.be/WI1sTyaErW0
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    it's true-- https://youtu.be/WnpcTsy10dE ...

    it's true--

    https://youtu.be/WnpcTsy10dE

    though this one could also go in the 'trips' thread . . .
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    395771 Sent from my iPhone using TGR Forums...

    395771


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    santa anita has a bad record of horses dying,...

    santa anita has a bad record of horses dying, regardless of the owner. . And it was used to lock up Japanese American citizens post pearl harbor, living in horse stalls before being sent off to the...
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    4 counts involuntary manslaughter: ...

    4 counts involuntary manslaughter:

    https://www.rawstory.com/ethan-crumbley-2655917813/
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    AS I was watching I wondered if they would...

    AS I was watching I wondered if they would include Mt. Whittier, and about halfway through, for no apparent reason and without comment, they provided a glimpse of the place. We called it Mt Shittier...
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    As shown in the Times link above, schools...

    As shown in the Times link above, schools routinely and effectively cheat the USNWR rankings, though at least Temple got caught at it. These anecdotal reports in the thread probably mean more than...
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    but not Temple-- ...

    but not Temple--

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/29/us/temple-university-moshe-porat-fraud.html?smid=url-share
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    x2

    x2
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    It's best when they slide far enough Patrol can...

    It's best when they slide far enough Patrol can get them from the top of 3
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    394058

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  44. Thread: Ahmaud Arbery

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    NYT says up to life, adding: The men have also...

    NYT says up to life, adding:

    The men have also been indicted on separate federal charges, including hate crimes and attempted kidnapping, and are expected to stand trial in February on those...
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    I think you're right, not oak. Could be...

    I think you're right, not oak. Could be tamarack, though
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    Fried Saltines With Cheddar and Onion By...

    Fried Saltines With Cheddar and Onion
    By Gabrielle Hamilton
    YIELD37 crackers
    TIME30 minutes
    Save to Recipe Box

    McSorley’s Old Ale House in New York City is a perpetually crowded bar with...
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    absolutely. I wish there were better films of...

    absolutely. I wish there were better films of those people running gates; the only ones I see are really hard to watch, and I remember everything being so much clearer back in the day on our little...
  48. Thread: Shiffrin

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    https://youtu.be/qzzyVMFI5X8

    https://youtu.be/qzzyVMFI5X8
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    There's a new book out about that very thing-- ...

    There's a new book out about that very thing--

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/19/books/review/hitlers-american-gamble-brendan-simms-charlie-laderman.html?smid=url-share
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    That sounds like Lamarckism. Are your goals and...

    That sounds like Lamarckism. Are your goals and ideals identical to your parents'? Do you call yr mama before making decisions?
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