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    Stoner Moves

    Sure, sure. Nugs to donuts your buddy’s place was next door.

    https://youtu.be/02CPVxekEvo
  2. Where’s that damn (affirmative) Like button?

    Where’s that damn (affirmative) Like button?
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    I was a bit young during their heyday, never...

    I was a bit young during their heyday, never forget my silent gen/older boomer parents going to one of their concerts in Vancouver I think in 77 (or maybe the 75 tour?) cause they liked their music....
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    FIFY Glad you are happy with sale.

    FIFY

    Glad you are happy with sale.
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    Perhaps a dolly would work. Still wouldn’t load...

    Perhaps a dolly would work. Still wouldn’t load with one however.
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  6. Are all appliance manufacturers the same extorting douchebags...

    Our washer and dryer are from the late 90’s. Most recently replaced the top lid switch on the washer (and took the opportunity to clean the basin and a few other things). Hope to keep them running as...
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    Maggot snowmobile thread

    As a single (extra) datapoint, I always put the skis on my old little 11yo 600 summit. The skis come off about half the time. Despite the low tide this fall/early winter, I loaded her up ‘early’...
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    Yup, early season storms at Sun Peaks are...

    Yup, early season storms at Sun Peaks are sublime.

    Attended the guide meet & greet at Mike Wiegele last night, reps from CMH where there as well. Reports are that nice pockets of good conditions...
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    1971 Airstream $22,750

    I saw in your advert that you added the front window plexi shields. Did you also install the rock guards over the front corner panels? Also, she looks lifted, or is that just the new axles (or did...
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    Stationwagons on 1ton frames with big V8s under...

    Stationwagons on 1ton frames with big V8s under the hood. Drum brakes back in the day was probably the greatest issue with towing, but generally tow vehicle weight, suspension, and...
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    Always a spot in my heart for the late 60’s/early...

    Always a spot in my heart for the late 60’s/early 70’s models. She looks very nice and clean.

    GLWS
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    Damn. All these great pics, and it’s puking...

    Damn. All these great pics, and it’s puking outside. Hope is to start packing the local trails this weekend. But I will be stuck in my WFR recert all weekend. Might have to don the headlamp and stick...
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    Way to take your mind off the business at hand. ...

    Way to take your mind off the business at hand.

    But a powder room with no bidet? Philistine.
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    Shhh. Snow is terrible here. And Blue River is...

    Shhh. Snow is terrible here. And Blue River is just a defunct rail siding town. Best just to keep driving on to Marmot.

    Unfilled MW heli seats are how a local pleb like me gets to go heli-served...
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    Right? Nothing a PM to Rontele wouldn’t have...

    Right?
    Nothing a PM to Rontele wouldn’t have solved.
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    Who has the best slippers?

    Yup.

    For support, might focus on their clog vs the slipper lineup, but if needed support is slight, mine have removable soles that could be replace/supplemented by a light orthotic.
  17. Thread: Garden 2022

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    Yup. As long as you can still work the soil then...

    Yup. As long as you can still work the soil then the garlic can go in. If there is a bit of frost in the soil when you work it, just soak the bed well after you plant the bulbs.
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    Marten perhaps? It will leave if it finds no...

    Marten perhaps? It will leave if it finds no fresh prey. Regardless, if it’s a muscelid or feline, other than getting shredded in the engine, I would welcome them considering the issues you’ve had...
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    I run hot when exercising and was never much of a...

    I run hot when exercising and was never much of a runner (although I move as fast as the new recruits half my age in the forested slopes at work). XC just seems to fit me to a T with respect to low...
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    Sort of reminds me of something from Gaudí’s...

    Sort of reminds me of something from Gaudí’s work, maybe from some for the conceptual prints for the Sagrada Família? Not quite as ‘stark’ as this statute though, LOL!
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    Sled loaded into the bed of the truck for the...

    Sled loaded into the bed of the truck for the season. I think this is one of the earliest she’s been run up the ramps.

    Still need to bring her to the shop and do some pre-season maintenance, but...
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    Brendan Fraser

    I’d been enjoying him in Doom Patrol. It was his cameo in Cliff’s backstories that I first saw his appearance after so long. Serious double take, then read up on him a bit. Interesting story and glad...
  23. Damn, this is absolutely perfect for this thread....

    Damn, this is absolutely perfect for this thread. Kudos!
  24. I did not watch the video, but that opener looks...

    I did not watch the video, but that opener looks like one that cuts the side rather than the top of a can, which I fully endorse. We are on our second (in 20yrs of use) starfrit brand opener.
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    Heh. Sun Peaks to the Cerise trailhead parking...

    Heh. Sun Peaks to the Cerise trailhead parking lot is about a 4hr drive. Isn’t Calgary to LL about 2hrs?
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    Ha! Moose unlikely on this stretch, maybe a goat....

    Ha! Moose unlikely on this stretch, maybe a goat.

    The moose that amused me was last week. Was looking over some ground near Blue R right next to the river. Met up with a ‘hunter’ while accessing...
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    He probably snarls & curses people with take...

    He probably snarls & curses people with take their hounds for a run on the dog-friendly tracksets as well.
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    Pretty much this. Closest real mtn is Dunn Massif...

    Pretty much this. Closest real mtn is Dunn Massif to the north, but still early season and long approaches. Closest terrain that might be worth the effort is in Valemount, or east into the gorge? But...
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    Things That Amuse You

    Driving into the city this AM for a dentist appointment. Storm came through Sunday and the roads are still a bit treacherous. Drove by a couple pickups flipped on their roofs, and of course with that...
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    I enjoy my alpina odyssey for the same reason as...

    I enjoy my alpina odyssey for the same reason as Danno. Just wide enough to fit in the set track, but paired with a set of voile X2’s and leathers make a fine low angle meadowskipping, even in deeper...
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    Epidemic populations of beetles can sustain the...

    Epidemic populations of beetles can sustain the epidemic with up to 90% mortality. So even if a cold snap does happen the population likely wouldn’t crash.

    We’ve gone through the lodgepole, now...
  32. Any TGRers spent significant time living away from mountains?

    This only the past few decades or so, and still evolving. Certainly there is tradition in all gatherings of people, but ‘culture’ in the modern sense was very dependant on following the currency of...
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    Reminds of the the blublockers ads from the 80’s

    Reminds of the the blublockers ads from the 80’s
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    We have a couple mid-90’s Indy lites that are...

    We have a couple mid-90’s Indy lites that are still going strong. They are loud, smelly, gutless, flat suspension, and only good on packed trail. But those old fan-cooled engines just won’t quit. We...
  35. Thread: Wildlife

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    Even outside the rut and rotten fruit season, an...

    Even outside the rut and rotten fruit season, an adult moose should be give a wide berth. Next spring for shits and giggles when you see a cow with a new calf, send out a wolf howl from cover and see...
  36. Thread: Trucks.

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    Guess they haven’t improved in the last 3 yrs....

    Guess they haven’t improved in the last 3 yrs. Can confirm the seats are shit. A couple 100km work day with about half on the forestry roads throw some water bars thrown in for good measure, and my...
  37. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Kitty Stoke

    Well, kitty felt she had enough of whatever was pleasing her. She conked out.

    I dare you to rub her belly

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    Don’t forget the piss. Piss on everything, but...

    Don’t forget the piss. Piss on everything, but especially the trail you want your fellow rodents to travel to get to your shit-hovel. Nothing more distinctive-smelling than packrat piss. I can tell...
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    I brought back a few alpaca-based blankets from...

    I brought back a few alpaca-based blankets from Venezuela many moons ago. They are the nicest blankets I have.
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    How did this thread get to almost 1200posts...

    How did this thread get to almost 1200posts without this gem of a contribution. Now we are complete.

    /thread.
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    All FSR’s should have the resource road channel...

    All FSR’s should have the resource road channel posted, not usually the frequency itself. Road permit roads built by tenure holders (feeder forestry roads) should have the frequency posted, but not...
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    Truck Tire Time

    Not at all.

    And I pay a premium with only one outlet in town. Might shave a bit shopping in Kamloops, but the drive and hassle isn’t worth paying the difference IMO.

    Talk on this and the...
  43. Thread: Jury Duty

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    The former, hands down. The latter already is...

    The former, hands down.

    The latter already is represented by the court. Those motives are regulated, the juror with an agenda not so much.

    Not that I have any experience of a courtroom beyond...
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    That would be awesome! (For us, can’t speak for...

    That would be awesome! (For us, can’t speak for Lee).

    Unfortunately, Mr Eby does not appear to be so gifted in the tRG arts as Mr Lau.

    We shall see, but BC politics has a history….
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    Give us BC guys a break. We just transitioned our...

    Give us BC guys a break. We just transitioned our Premier from an Irish working stiff turned NGO, to a west Van human rights lawyer. We are understandably somewhat conflicted. And yes, a bit touchy.
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    There hasn’t been secret hot springs in the east...

    There hasn’t been secret hot springs in the east or west kootenays not spread by some form of social media since before there was the internet. Visited most in the late 80’s and early 90’s. Those...
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    16’s on the taco. Could go 15”, but that removes...

    16’s on the taco. Could go 15”, but that removes E-rated tires. Toyos or Nokians since I’ve had her. Chevy has 18’s, steel spare is 17”. Came with KO2’s, now splits between Nokian Outpost AT and...
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    I only get that price on the wife Elantra’s...

    I only get that price on the wife Elantra’s tires. The taco and half ton run north of $300/tire installed +tax & levy every fucking time.

    But I stand by the policy that the rubber is never the...
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    Congrats. This was me last season with new skis...

    Congrats. This was me last season with new skis and t-toes. They were the first unblemished skis I had ever drilled for myself in 30yrs of adult downhill skiing (several for friends and better half,...
  50. Thread: Jury Duty

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    I’ve never been called. But then I have only...

    I’ve never been called. But then I have only briefly lived as an adult in towns large enough to have a trial court facility. Perks of living in bumfuck nowhere.
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