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    Weekly cleanings help too. I go to the manual...

    Weekly cleanings help too. I go to the manual wash bays because roof boxes and automated ones don't mix. The manual ones are good because you can spray the shit out of the underbody and wheel...
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    Lexus GS F-Sport? That would be worth looking...

    Lexus GS F-Sport? That would be worth looking into.

    Even the Infiniti Q50.

    Unless you have something against Japanese cars.
  3. The Fischer RC One GT 86 could fit the bill. ...

    The Fischer RC One GT 86 could fit the bill. Decently still, will carve, but should be more versatile than the Deacon's. Basically a poor man's Laser AX.

    I think a good two ski quiver for the...
  4. Yeah. I've had some shitty returns to Canada...

    Yeah. I've had some shitty returns to Canada coming north on 89.

    When I said "hello" and got a reply in French I knew I was in trouble.

    Dude went on and on asking for proof of when I crossed...
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    Oh yeah, Tremblant on the weekend is a shit slow.

    Oh yeah, Tremblant on the weekend is a shit slow.
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    Stay for the first couple of seasons. It...

    Stay for the first couple of seasons. It eventually jumps the shark.
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    If you're driving park on the north side. That...

    If you're driving park on the north side. That way you avoid the village/gondola cluster fuck. Easier to get to your car for lunch too.

    I too am kinda meh on Tremblant. A hill on a hill is the...
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    McDonald's used to cook their fries in beef...

    McDonald's used to cook their fries in beef tallow. Apparently quality dropped a ton once they switched to vegetable oil. There's Malcolm Gladwell Revisionist History episode about it.
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    I love that the airlines are completely fucking...

    I love that the airlines are completely fucking these people over.
  10. So you're saying you're literally sick of them.

    So you're saying you're literally sick of them.
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    I'd do my best to avoid Tremblant on a weekend.

    I'd do my best to avoid Tremblant on a
    weekend.
  12. Would you want to use G-Flex epoxy to help it...

    Would you want to use G-Flex epoxy to help it survive the vibrations?

    I bought a repaired Thule last year and it's held up great. No idea what he used but I don't think it was epoxy.
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    Because of this thread I tried holding my poles...

    Because of this thread I tried holding my poles about 5cm lower and I think I preferred it.
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    I wonder if body geometry plays a role too. ...

    I wonder if body geometry plays a role too.

    I'm 5'10 or so and use 50" poles. They are right about at the 90° method. They seem about perfect for me.

    But I'm all torso with a 30" inseam.
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    I turned Kenji's carnitas recipe into enchiladas...

    I turned Kenji's carnitas recipe into enchiladas the other day. Was great.

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    I made Philly cheese steak sandwiches at the ski...

    I made Philly cheese steak sandwiches at the ski hill parking lot for lunch. They were delicious.
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    Just went through this with my in laws. They...

    Just went through this with my in laws.

    They visited my sister and brother in law, BiL tests positive on the 24th. No isolation or anything. Then my SiL tests positive on the 26th. Still no...
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    For extra fat I just cut off some of the fat cap...

    For extra fat I just cut off some of the fat cap and rendered it in a pan.
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    Because the surface warms up to room temperature...

    Because the surface warms up to room temperature while the middle remains cold.

    I presume it's safe for a few hours are room temperature, so probably only a concern for longer warming times.
    ...
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    Pretty sure the sitting to warm method up is a...

    Pretty sure the sitting to warm method up is a myth. It doesn't really warm up that quickly. And by the time it does it's been sitting on the counter for a few hours.
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    Indeed. Though yours makes me think I need to add...

    Indeed. Though yours makes me think I need to add more pepper.

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    My cats breath smells like cat food.

    My cats breath smells like cat food.
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    I've done it before. It came out perfectly. I...

    I've done it before. It came out perfectly.

    I like that you let it rest then sear just before it goes to the table. It makes the timing a lot easier.
  24. Nice! That was my home hill growing up. We had...

    Nice! That was my home hill growing up. We had a ton of fun ripping around there as kids.
  25. I really need to do the LCAs on my 07 Highlander....

    I really need to do the LCAs on my 07 Highlander. I replaced them a few years ago with AC Delco parts from RockAuto and the bushings are totally fucked. In Canada so shipping them back isn't worth...
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    God damn that's a good looking rig. My dad had...

    God damn that's a good looking rig.

    My dad had two of the 3 door models with the triangle windows. Both in a stick. He drove all over northern Ontario and western Quebec in them. Loved them.
    ...
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    I think my favorite part is when the two of them...

    I think my favorite part is when the two of them just blow past the two guys on that face in Squamish. They were roped up and all serious and the two of them went by like it was a Sunday walk.
    ...
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    Trace of mint wafting in from the north, so we...

    Trace of mint wafting in from the north, so we don't fuck with the 401.
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    When you lift up the boots they shouldn't move,...

    When you lift up the boots they shouldn't move, if the pressure is correct
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    There is a thread on Pivots out there somewhere....

    There is a thread on Pivots out there somewhere. It has the answers you seek.

    Try putting his boot in a ski on the carpet. Pull up on the boot. If it moves in the bindings it's too loose. Tighten...
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    Interesting. I just scored a set of 148 Mantra...

    Interesting. I just scored a set of 148 Mantra Jr's for me 10 year old. Because of the previous mount he's at +5 or so. It looks to far forward to my eye but I was worried about going -5 with a...
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    FWIW, I wasn't aware there is a distinction...

    FWIW, I wasn't aware there is a distinction between the Spirit I and Spirit II.

    Good to know when I have to replace my grill in 20 years.
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    Both of these suggestions are on point. My Weber...

    Both of these suggestions are on point. My Weber Gensis is coming up on 40 years old and was a hand me down from my father in-law since he was upgrading to a newer Weber.

    I replaced the...
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    Do a quick scan of your local classifieds. You...

    Do a quick scan of your local classifieds. You can often find Weber's that are a few years old but perfectly functional.

    Just make sure they are the Genesis line and not the Spirit line.
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    Now we're getting somewhere.

    Now we're getting somewhere.
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    This. But I'd go wood fired sauna instead.

    This. But I'd go wood fired sauna instead.
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    My 9 year old is booked for Tuesday. Stoked since...

    My 9 year old is booked for Tuesday. Stoked since there's quite a few cases in the schools.

    My sister on the other hand has no plans to vaccinate her boys. For.... reasons?
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    Made some carnitas tonight following this recipe...

    Made some carnitas tonight following this recipe by Kenji. I highly recommend this method.

    https://youtu.be/JRlmQdRN0G8

    Printed version:...
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    That use case is approved. And now I want a...

    That use case is approved.

    And now I want a smash burger.
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    That's fantastic.

    That's fantastic.
  41. This. I had two small PEs following bilateral...

    This.

    I had two small PEs following bilateral knee trauma. Slid into a snowmaking tower at full speed

    After the initial treatment of a subcutaneous injection I was transferred to warfarin....
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    I've always liked the Fiesta ST. Seems like it...

    I've always liked the Fiesta ST. Seems like it would be a hoot to drive
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    Another data point. Ontario has vaccinated...

    Another data point.

    Ontario has vaccinated 74% of the entire population, cooresponding to about 85% of the eligible population. This is more than any state in the US.

    Despite having a...
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    Just fucking dripping in irony.

    Just fucking dripping in irony.
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    The 5 speed manual was only offered on the FWD...

    The 5 speed manual was only offered on the FWD cars. The AWD non-Alltracks get the 6 speed. That's why I said Alltrack vs AWD wagon.

    But yeah, the torque is limited in the FWD manual cars.

    In...
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    I'm pretty sure there's no difference in the tune...

    I'm pretty sure there's no difference in the tune for the Altrack and the AWD Golf.

    I just learned that you could only get the base Golf with AWD in the US, in Canada all trims could be ordered...
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    All the 4-Motion Golfs have the 1.8T, only the...

    All the 4-Motion Golfs have the 1.8T, only the FWD models got the smaller motor.
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    Are the non Altrack AWD Golf wagons any cheaper? ...

    Are the non Altrack AWD Golf wagons any cheaper? Besides the small lift the only real difference is a few suspension and brake bits.

    That and you can't get the sweet brown seats.

    Might be...
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    It helps when your brother in law knows the...

    It helps when your brother in law knows the police officer....

    I've been fortunate that I've grown up with our family having a cottage on an acre Island that's in the middle of nowhere. I totally...
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    Oh yeah. Turboprop Beavers are a thing. I was...

    Oh yeah. Turboprop Beavers are a thing.

    I was pulled over by one last year.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211029/24e2a34a119e1d92486e0ef6431de088.jpg
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