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    The truly elite schools are pretty close to a...

    The truly elite schools are pretty close to a free ride unless Mom and Dad are making north of $150k. They also educate something like 0.1 percent of the nation. So, no, that's not relevant. Nor is...
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    I think there's also a lot of confusion in this...

    I think there's also a lot of confusion in this discussion, in general. The fact that Dartmouth or Cal Tech is nominally 60 grand per year these days is irrelevant. The truly-elite private schools...
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    You're incorrect about several things here....

    You're incorrect about several things here. Renewable energy at utility scale is now cheaper to build than carbon-emitting power plants. Furthermore, the US decoupled GDP growth from emissions over a...
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    Looks like a nice venue. I thought Isbell was in...

    Looks like a nice venue. I thought Isbell was in town here? Dude gets around.

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    I have the tp link kasa switches. No bridge...

    I have the tp link kasa switches. No bridge required. But it sounds like that may still be more complicated than is necessary for this str.

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    Per A Basin's website, they get most of their...

    Per A Basin's website, they get most of their energy from renewables and will be 100 percent renewable by 2025.

    Also, this sort of whataboutism doesn't make you seem clever.

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    Just get a used plug-in Wrangler. There ya go. ...

    Just get a used plug-in Wrangler. There ya go.

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    Beverly is actually kind of cool now but Lowell...

    Beverly is actually kind of cool now but Lowell is still kind of a dump, FWIW.

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    Why would the Pope blow Prince Phillip? That...

    Why would the Pope blow Prince Phillip? That makes no sense.

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    I use the 5.10 freeride when I ride flats,...

    I use the 5.10 freeride when I ride flats, including most of my fart-around rides with kids, to the bike park or pump track, etc.

    I thread the clipless pedals on when I'm heading out for rides...
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    I mean, a climate-saving future also involves...

    I mean, a climate-saving future also involves technological improvement to steel and concrete manufacturing, battery or biofuel propulsion for shipping and air travel, and also some amount of carbon...
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    The food sucks, Eric Clapton sucks, soccer is...

    The food sucks, Eric Clapton sucks, soccer is boring.

    That felt good.

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    I've been enjoying the Krypto/Xyno combination...

    I've been enjoying the Krypto/Xyno combination quite a bit because the single-ply casing is stiffer than my old Specialized Butcher/Slaughter single-ply setup. I'm running lower pressures, too, but...
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    I've been enjoying The Thousand Crimes of Ming...

    I've been enjoying The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu by Tom Lin recently. It's an interesting take on a modern, violent western with some supernatural elements to the story.

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    Does he root for the Browns, too? It seems goofy...

    Does he root for the Browns, too? It seems goofy to me.

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    I guess the transfers are common these days, but...

    I guess the transfers are common these days, but I can't understand why Burrow would feel any loyalty there. Maybe he's just sitting around Cinci without anything better to do.

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    Hey, I've partied in Leverett! It did not involve...

    Hey, I've partied in Leverett! It did not involve 7 kitchen islands or a golf course.

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    I'm one of those smart people. A 1-time write...

    I'm one of those smart people. A 1-time write down of debt probably doesn't affect costs one way or the other, just an FYI.

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    It's possible for either team, though certainly...

    It's possible for either team, though certainly not guaranteed. The polls have a recency bias, so losing early in the season is better than later. But ND would have some tough sledding without a...
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    I've charged on both in my garage. The regular...

    I've charged on both in my garage. The regular 110 volt charger is enough if the car sits at home and you drive sparingly. When I had a highway commute and the car sat in a commercial garage while I...
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    Oh, I'm not arguing otherwise. I'm just noting...

    Oh, I'm not arguing otherwise. I'm just noting that he won't get a long leash. It's a team with Super Bowl aspirations. He's either going to perform at a level where those aspirations are plausible...
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    Lance had better play well. If the Niners start...

    Lance had better play well. If the Niners start 1-3 and he's got more picks than tds, he's going to find a spot on the bench.

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    The exit interview is more for your company than...

    The exit interview is more for your company than you. If you have a great relationship with the boss, be polite but candid.

    If you don't like the boss or the company, then fuck 'em. Give short,...
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    I owned a Gen 1 Leaf and now have a Bolt. Both...

    I owned a Gen 1 Leaf and now have a Bolt. Both were just fine in snow around town. The usual caveat about running good tires applies, of course.

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  25. Sticky: I've got a fully-equipped 2 seat Chariot trailer...

    I've got a fully-equipped 2 seat Chariot trailer with the ski, bike, and jogging attachments for sale.

    $300 maggot price.

    Located in Park...
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    If the Bills need a guy to kick, I think we've...

    If the Bills need a guy to kick, I think we've got various Schlopys around Park City who would sign ...

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    Can you still go to the kitchen supply store and...

    Can you still go to the kitchen supply store and buy nitrous chargers for the make your own whipped cream kit in new york? That's a significant upgrade to the whippet game compared to redi-whip but...
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    Unfortunately, there are lots of people with...

    Unfortunately, there are lots of people with unfinished degrees who stopped going because of the expense. And degree completion is especially low from the shady for-profit outfits who like i prey on...
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    I think that bike is just about the benchmark for...

    I think that bike is just about the benchmark for light weight.

    Congrats on the purchase!

    Also: your 8 year old is tiny!

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    Got to ride the chairlift with the 7 year old...

    Got to ride the chairlift with the 7 year old today. Fun times were...
  31. Feels like you can solve one of those problems...

    Feels like you can solve one of those problems with a catheter.

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    You got to meet one of our resident moose AND...

    You got to meet one of our resident moose AND ride insurgent with great dirt. I call that 2/2.

    Glad you had fun.

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    You could ride Flying Dog counter clockwise from...

    You could ride Flying Dog counter clockwise from the trailhead behind the Burt Brothers. Then take the dropout back to your car at the end. That's a fun ride and meets your climbing goal.

    Sent...
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    I'm most concerned with the changes to the run...

    I'm most concerned with the changes to the run blocking scheme. Reports aren't great.

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    Kryptotal front, Xynotal rear. Trail casing,...

    Kryptotal front, Xynotal rear. Trail casing, endurance compound. Going on my do it all trail bike.

    I'm in Utah, so it's either hardpack or sandy/dusty.

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    I've got a set of the new Contis on the way to...

    I've got a set of the new Contis on the way to replace my hammered-out Butcher/Slaughter combo.

    Thanks for the advice in this thread. Once I've got some miles on them I'll post my shitty review.
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    4 bike rack

    I've got a Yakima tray-style rack and we have been happy with it.

    However, beginning last season, we started to leave the extension on to make it a 4 bike operation. The problem is that my wife is...
  38. I would be all for a gondola if they had the...

    I would be all for a gondola if they had the balls to run it down 9400 South, stop at Alta View Hospital and maybe one other spot, and then connect to a direct xfer to Trax. Then it would be...
  39. Anyone want my house in Park City for the summer?

    I'm thinking of taking the family back East for the summer, maybe to Yurp for a bit.

    That leaves my house in Park City empty. 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 2500 square feet. The mtb trail network here is...
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    I watched her first run at Deer Valley on tv with...

    I watched her first run at Deer Valley on tv with my kids today. She skied great and the US Women's team is stacked right now.

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    Kiddo number 1 came back from ski school this...

    Kiddo number 1 came back from ski school this morning and announced that she fell trying to land a 180 off the bigger jump.

    She's 6 and it's great to see her progress. Her little sister can link...
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    They're in trouble if that's all they've got. The...

    They're in trouble if that's all they've got. The Pats aren't good.

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  43. When everything is open, you can bear all the way...

    When everything is open, you can bear all the way skier's left off of Kokopelli and cross over the top of the Orange Bubble chairlift to Boomer and Echo. However, that has been shut all season.
    ...
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    I never use the pay-for parking at Canyons, so I can't answer the question.

    However, the Cabriolet lot rarely fills up. That's where most people park for Canyons.

    If you're skiing the PCMR...
  45. Japan has one of the lowest rates of parenthood...

    Japan has one of the lowest rates of parenthood of anywhere in the world. While there is an awful lot to admire in their society, I'm not sure that they should be looked to as unquestioned experts in...
  46. The hula hoop can be useful if you do it right....

    The hula hoop can be useful if you do it right. There's no need to malign it.

    Agreed on leashes and letting the kid sleep in your bed, though.

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    That's fucking fantastic. Sent from my Pixel...

    That's fucking fantastic.

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    You can Google how to dispute dings on your...

    You can Google how to dispute dings on your credit report. You can also look up how to write demand validation letters to the creditors. Don't call phone numbers from tv.

    If you've got an old...
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    You've got time to try to massage and clean up...

    You've got time to try to massage and clean up your credit scores a bit before this summer. Obviously, you're not going to get a bankruptcy or default off of there. But if you've got ticky tack shit...
  50. Ahh yes. RIP Tom. Sent from my Pixel 5a using...

    Ahh yes. RIP Tom.

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