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    Benny, what is "going nowhere"? You don't have...

    Benny, what is "going nowhere"?

    You don't have to go to Fox Lane or Choate to me a mechanic, realtor, bank manager, business owner, electrician or any other the other professions that can pay the...
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    That is the biggest bunch of suburban...

    That is the biggest bunch of suburban self-justifying bullshit I've heard in a while. You act like if you don't suck it up and live to a leafy commuter town keeping up with the Jones you'll be...
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    Hey Benny, that basically is the definition of a...

    Hey Benny, that basically is the definition of a choice. My wife and one of my employees both from "lower income Westchester". Both from very solidly middle income families. Get it? Wanna be the...
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    Luckily the Pew Research Center has a calculator...

    Luckily the Pew Research Center has a calculator to determine is you are middle class. It accounts for where you live.
    ...
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    Don't forget that you then need to try and change...

    Don't forget that you then need to try and change all the supposed short comings of said low cost of living place whilst complaining about how narrow minded and standoffish the long time residents...
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    Listen, I pretty much think that life is...

    Listen, I pretty much think that life is difficult for everyone one way or another. Finances is just one piece of the puzzle. I get that you can make a fair pile of cheddar and still worry about...
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    Somewhere around 65% of households own there...

    Somewhere around 65% of households own there home. You want a "weekend ski condo" and want to be middle class. Hilarious. Ask yourself a few questions.

    Do I have granite counters?
    How much did...
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    There is some type of weird locational...

    There is some type of weird locational entitlement at play here. Living in Golden and Boulder are choices. As already said, you don't get to claim that you are not wealthy because you voluntarily...
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    I'd rather start with this and then have a pile...

    I'd rather start with this and then have a pile left over for a truck

    https://denver.craigslist.org/rvs/d/kremmling-2001-bigfoot-true-four-season/6994898872.html
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    This is a more reasonably pricing van and it is...

    This is a more reasonably pricing van and it is still fairly ridiculous to me

    https://cars.ksl.com/listing/5949302
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    ^^^ has anyone figured out how to short...

    ^^^
    has anyone figured out how to short #vanlife? That is so stupid
  12. For reference, here is an updated and repowered...

    For reference, here is an updated and repowered Gulfstream for a lot more money.
    https://miami.craigslist.org/mdc/boa/d/miami-repowered-1996-grady-white-23/6981421097.html

    Grady Whites are...
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    Well that kinda changes things...I supposed the...

    Well that kinda changes things...I supposed the next data point will be if non-students actually get the 50% price. I wonder how the class action suit is going?
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    I think it is a targeted strategy designed to...

    I think it is a targeted strategy designed to weed out all the chronic complainers. Seriously, do you act the same way when airline tickets or something else go on sale? You purchased a product...
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    I don't have to imagine, I am that person. Shit...

    I don't have to imagine, I am that person. Shit happens all the time, you pay full price then see the same thing on sale 50% a week later. Life goes on.

    I just looked at reddit for the first...
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    Say what? Not pissing people off ain't one to the...

    Say what? Not pissing people off ain't one to the requirements to running a sale. I know nothing about that Facebook Group. What do you mean by "check everyone"?
  17. Your buzzword bingo game is strong. For that, I...

    Your buzzword bingo game is strong. For that, I present you a better offer than Not Bunion. For $1mm you can have my general contracting business. Strong book of business, mostly not asshole...
  18. That is just not the same thing as passages out...

    That is just not the same thing as passages out to Block and the Vineyard. Get a lakeboat and take it in the salt as conditions allow. So, people don't really sit next to the engine when you are...
  19. This is what you really want but you can't...

    This is what you really want but you can't afford...don't worry neither can most
    https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/boa/d/quincy-29-hinckley-29-talaria-2005/6971628061.html
  20. Now you got me craigslisting boats on the east...

    Now you got me craigslisting boats on the east coast?

    Ask Warthog
    https://providence.craigslist.org/boa/d/coventry-mako-walkaround/6978824224.html

    A Classic...
  21. DJ, others have you covered on makes, models,...

    DJ, others have you covered on makes, models, specifics. I've been around boats most of my life and spent decades out on the Sound, around southern New England and up and down the east coast. I'll...
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    Yeah, there are! That Victor airport is a bit of...

    Yeah, there are! That Victor airport is a bit of a model for my dream set up. There is another fly-in community between Clifton and Delta that is pretty sweet. I want the shop/hanger/apartment with...
  23. Yeah Ice, that's a nice boat. I just did 770...

    Yeah Ice, that's a nice boat. I just did 770 miles from Florida up to Moorehead City helping my parents move there boat. It's nice with AIS now that you can gawk at boats before you even see them.
  24. When you see a guy take 3K gallons of diesel at...

    When you see a guy take 3K gallons of diesel at the dock you know what kind of game they are playing. But yeah, ain't really a runabout. Prolly just go Yellowfin 24 for those duties.
  25. Yeah but the center console guys are still...

    Yeah but the center console guys are still looking up at the Sportfishers than the real rich guys own. I like Jarrett Bay


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYvrCwbbGCg
  26. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hayduke

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hayduke
  27. I'm not sure you can be a card carrying member of...

    I'm not sure you can be a card carrying member of the Quasi Dirt Bag Wanna be Ski Bum tribe and not have a bit of Hayduke in ya.
  28. Be careful with that. Ask a trained wilderness...

    Be careful with that. Ask a trained wilderness medical professional (Summit). InReach Minis are awesome. Seems like it is pretty much becoming the standard.
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    Mountain aviation is ridiculously awesome but the...

    Mountain aviation is ridiculously awesome but the costs are pretty sizable. I know a handful of longtime general aviation pilots that have switched to paragliding, power paragliding and ultralights...
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    Humans are hypocrites, myself included. We all...

    Humans are hypocrites, myself included. We all have the right to judge people and I judge people on how they judge other people. In the world of social media, I'm told, eyeballs equal success. Do...
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    Stop. You guys are gonna ruin the Alps. It will...

    Stop. You guys are gonna ruin the Alps. It will be to busy now. I'm not guide there with the life/work/planning but I might make it. Pretty awesome that you guys have found a home at Vendul's. ...
  32. Good for you, I think. Hopefully you don't lose...

    Good for you, I think. Hopefully you don't lose too many sales to the deceitful shit bags. What is surprising to is not the negligence and lack of ethics, it is simply how institutionalized it is. ...
  33. I'm just a dirtbag carpenter working on my...

    I'm just a dirtbag carpenter working on my insurance audit...but...I'm on my HOA board so I have a bit of knowledge. In the land of crowded ski areas and low snowfall, HOA are governed by the...
  34. What is the law regarding disclosure of unpaid...

    What is the law regarding disclosure of unpaid yep voted on assessments? Down here in the land of weed and 14ers, a standard contract would require that the HOA manager provide documents including...
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    For one, most ski shops with qualified boot...

    For one, most ski shops with qualified boot fitters make money selling you boots. At bare minimum own the fact that "I purchased these boots online and an expect to pay more and be less of a...
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    Grass skiing TR shortly! 293263

    Grass skiing TR shortly!



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    Most design/build firms I've worked with are a...

    Most design/build firms I've worked with are a joke. It tends to be an architect pretending to be a bags-off GC. I do a fair amount of structural remodels. The only way it works is if the...
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    Good for you! Don't be afraid of driving over the...

    Good for you! Don't be afraid of driving over the pass if needed.
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    Amazing flight! 18K is big time! A mentor of...

    Amazing flight! 18K is big time!

    A mentor of mine says, "I was having a great flight, I got cold and then I had to come down, never again." It is hard to put on a puffy and winter gloves when it...
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    Yes, it is called "turtle backing" and has been...

    Yes, it is called "turtle backing" and has been the go to move of not so stealthy dirtbags since about the beginning of time.
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    And yet it is 1:37 to Vail at 6am. Sheeple gonna...

    And yet it is 1:37 to Vail at 6am. Sheeple gonna sheep. Pretty steady parade of Tacomas with 2 Yetis on the rack through the 'hood yesterday evening. They drive around in circles staring at their...
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    Thanks for that. Carpenter must rock out! Need...

    Thanks for that. Carpenter must rock out! Need louder rock box!

    Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    Glad it is working out Fred. I guess the bigger...

    Glad it is working out Fred. I guess the bigger question is why would you want to deal with the headache of building a house at these prices? Oh yeah, 'cause prices always go up and you are feeling...
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    It is more like, if you are even considering...

    It is more like, if you are even considering going this route, own it. If you have an honest conversation with your GC and he says, "I don't currently have a tile contractor I'm happy with". Ask...
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    I'm mostly a trim carpenter. I do a few garage...

    I'm mostly a trim carpenter. I do a few garage and addition frames here and there but won't frame customs. You need to look for some younger framers. Your guys probably weather leather bags and...
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    Fair enough. That said, if you GC struggling for...

    Fair enough. That said, if you GC struggling for subs in pre-construction, that would be a red flag for me. Ask yourself (or him) why he doesn't have the good tradesmen on lock? Are you willing to...
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    Yeah...no. Homo's that bring in there own subs...

    Yeah...no. Homo's that bring in there own subs definitely regret it. "Your guy sucks and its your guys problem and you have to deal with it" and the GC is going to charge a percentage for nothing....
  48. It really is very easy. The bus from the airport...

    It really is very easy. The bus from the airport is about a 2min walk from where you clear customs. You take it to the main Geveva Train Station. That train goes to Grenoble. The bus to La Grave...
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    I will be bringing my lanyard over to Summit to...

    I will be bringing my lanyard over to Summit to ski with Lemon Boy if nothing else. Strange times. The Jane stayed open super late this year. If the late spring skiers go to The Basin, that will...
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    Paragliders are amazing aircraft with a very...

    Paragliders are amazing aircraft with a very narrow range of safe operating conditions. If you fly outside of the safe conditions, you are asking for trouble. If you read the comments from that...
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