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    Good update on what is going on with vaccine...

    Good update on what is going on with vaccine approval for under 5:

    "the week before Christmas, Pfizer announced that two little-kid-size doses of vaccine had failed to elicit a hefty-enough immune...
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    Where's Benny to come in and claim that the high...

    Where's Benny to come in and claim that the high prices in the Mountain West is because of the high compensation of California public employees? They're buying all our homes with their fat pensions!
  3. Funny, but I see a US/Canadian financed LLC as...

    Funny, but I see a US/Canadian financed LLC as the future of real estate development in places like Red. Americans can't stay in Canada any more than six months in a year, but that's not much of a...
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    That, at, the beginning of the pandemic when all...

    That, at, the beginning of the pandemic when all of the world's scientist and top thinkers were saying the biggest predicament we face is not developing a vaccine and administering it to the wealthy...
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    That the downtowns of America's cities becoming...

    That the downtowns of America's cities becoming closed off, boarded up, homeless infested wastelands would somehow lead to the greatest surge in housing prices the world has ever seen, including in...
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    But the government can't snap their fingers and...

    But the government can't snap their fingers and make wages go up. The only thing the government can do in this is cut out the red tape and tell NIMBY's to eat a dick so we can bring down new...
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    Because it doesn't matter if (insert ski...

    Because it doesn't matter if (insert ski town/trophy city of your choosing) becomes more affordable by banning short term rentals if the rest of America is still unaffordable (they'll all move to...
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    SpeLunker's must be new to Seattle area and...

    SpeLunker's must be new to Seattle area and doesn't realize we are world class complainers. Give him a few seasons and he'll come around.
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    That's why I was questioning that number. I can't...

    That's why I was questioning that number. I can't find a quick answer to what percentage of homes in America are short term rentals. But I can't imagine it is enough that banning them would...
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    9% of homes in US are short term rentals? In...

    9% of homes in US are short term rentals?

    In simple macroeconomic terms, price is where supply meets demand. So you add a small amount of supply by ending short term rentals, prices should...
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    95% of England has immunity either through...

    95% of England has immunity either through infection or vaccination (72% fully vaccinated rate). They are dropping mandatory masks in public and vaccine passport rules, and no longer recommend people...
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    Something Has to Give in the Housing Market. Or...

    Something Has to Give in the Housing Market. Or Does It?

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/20/upshot/home-prices-surging.html?smid=url-share

    “It’s not a bubble, it really is about the...
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    Thanks for the response dumbed down to my 6th...

    Thanks for the response dumbed down to my 6th grade NYTimes intellect. When I read about Omicron specific vaccines currently in the works, they use words like "clinical studies." So I assume there is...
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    Hey skiJ, I'm not Dumb Old Dad deleting my posts....

    Hey skiJ, I'm not Dumb Old Dad deleting my posts. I find your stupid fucking "post preservation" bullshit insulting. Go do some research and come back to us with something interesting.
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    Mofro, is a vaccine specifically developed for...

    Mofro, is a vaccine specifically developed for Omicron a new vaccine or is it exactly the same as the three Pfizer shots I already got? When you say "Influenza vaccines are re-formulated each year to...
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    Trolling is someone who doesn't believe in what...

    Trolling is someone who doesn't believe in what they say just to cause a ruckus. I truly believe it what I say. From the beginning of the pandemic, I thought our entire response was too focused on...
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    What are you talking about? We're talking about...

    What are you talking about? We're talking about developing a NEW vaccine tailored for a NEW variant. Yes, it is the same technology with minimal changes. But it is not the exact same vaccine that is...
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    The slope right above Ymir lodge faces due south...

    The slope right above Ymir lodge faces due south and should corn up nicely with the high pressure. Beautiful area to explore and conditions will allow you to cover some serious ground fast. You could...
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    Ok, all that seams smart. But better start...

    Ok, all that seams smart. But better start smoothing over the idea of releasing (and presumably mandating) new mRNA COVID vaccines without any clinical trials to the 33% of Americans who remain...
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    Jesus Christ: “I would not say there’s a good...

    Jesus Christ:

    “I would not say there’s a good chance of rain until February,” said meteorologist Jacob DeFlitch
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    I totally get that we put out flu vaccines every...

    I totally get that we put out flu vaccines every year without clinical trials. And I get that Mofro, Summit, and Old Goat are all saying we should do the same for COVID vaccines. What I am wondering...
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    Benny, Benny, Benny, they need future consumers....

    Benny, Benny, Benny, they need future consumers. And only mountains in Europe with snow are beautiful? I would think that a guy from the East Coast would realize just because mountains aren't covered...
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    Absolutely. The future of competitive skiing. Ski...

    Absolutely. The future of competitive skiing. Ski racing, nordic, moguls, aerials, half pipe, slope style all can be hosted in a place with no real snow, but able to make snow, just as well as in a...
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    Cite, meaning a non pot-smoking, skiing, TGR mag,...

    Cite, meaning a non pot-smoking, skiing, TGR mag, source. I'm curious if this is a mainstream idea or just something Summit and Old Goat came up with?

    The NYTimes is garbage, as is every news...
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    I haven't taken the bus yet but heard good things...

    I haven't taken the bus yet but heard good things from others who have. I'll have to try it sometime.

    My biggest beef of all is they should have worked all this shit out in the off season. So we...
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    Use your mad lawyering skills to answer my...

    Use your mad lawyering skills to answer my question:

    "It's not the universal vaccine that appears novel to me. It's proposing they waive (or shorten) clinical trials to get variant tailored...
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    It's not my jam, it's the NYTimes' jam: ...

    It's not my jam, it's the NYTimes' jam:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/19/briefing/omicron-variant-cases.html
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    Point being, Both Birds of Prey and Yanqing are...

    Point being, Both Birds of Prey and Yanqing are Bernhard Russi designed courses (and every Olympics DH run since Calgary). Yanqing looks great and is the future of the sport. No where in America...
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    Well, just like Malaysia, Kazakhstan isn't all...

    Well, just like Malaysia, Kazakhstan isn't all Muslim (70%). So ya, people drink there. But it all depends on where you are. Big cities are more cosmopolitan and catering to world travelers. Smaller...
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    I don't. I read NYTimes and Atlantic religiously....

    I don't. I read NYTimes and Atlantic religiously. Oh, and I suck Trevor Bedford's dick because unlike most scientist who are pompous with sticks up their ass, he actually shares his thoughts with the...
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    The only Muslim majority nation I've been to is...

    The only Muslim majority nation I've been to is Malaysia. And while you can certainly get drunk there if you want, alcohol is generally frowned upon. Particularly in cities outside the urban capital,...
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    These nurses say it's not COVID or lack of nurses...

    These nurses say it's not COVID or lack of nurses that is causing a crisis in the medical field. It is greedy, profit driven hospitals:
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    This is fascinating to me. I haven't read anyone...

    This is fascinating to me. I haven't read anyone suggesting this, other than Summit. To play devils advocate, sounds like you are proposing we identify emerging COVID variants, or maybe even guess...
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    Some good stuff in the NYTimes this morning: ...

    Some good stuff in the NYTimes this morning:

    "Since early last week, new cases in Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey and New York have fallen by more than 30 percent. They’re down by more than 10...
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    Interesting thread. I like this part too: ...

    Interesting thread. I like this part too:

    "Reduction in global travel may also have influenced variant dynamics globally so far – and subsequent reopening may change this, as there is less...
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    Birds of Prey DH is held in early December/late...

    Birds of Prey DH is held in early December/late November, when the ground is brown, or covered by a few inches of natural. Ya, they have green evergreen trees in the Western US that make it look all...
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    Eerily similar to SLC. Wide ass streets. Weird...

    Eerily similar to SLC. Wide ass streets. Weird churchy looking architecture. No drinking. Maybe this is the place we should all be moving to now that we're priced out of the Mountain West?

    401866...
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    I was asking a question. Is it even possible to...

    I was asking a question. Is it even possible to rush approve an Omicron specific vaccine?

    Is this what people want? Is this what medical experts are advocating? The government to approve new mRNA...
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    Why do people care if the skiing is on 100% man...

    Why do people care if the skiing is on 100% man made snow? When Beaver Creek hosts the DH in early December each year, it is normally on mostly man made snow. And that's the best DH course in North...
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    Is the CDC in charge of sequencing? Large...

    Is the CDC in charge of sequencing? Large difference in sequencing rates between states. And states that you wouldn't think would be leaders in sequencing (like Wyoming) are:
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    Moderna's "Omicron coronavirus variant will enter...

    Moderna's "Omicron coronavirus variant will enter clinical development in the next few weeks and the company expects to be able to share data with regulators around March"
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    Have you been paying attention to the vaccination...

    Have you been paying attention to the vaccination rates in Africa and Eastern European countries? Is Africa's 5% vaccination rate because they are all pigheads?

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    Oregon actually has one of the more reliable...

    Oregon actually has one of the more reliable snowpacks. Maybe not blower powder, but the PNW is one of the snowiest places on earth and consistently gets a deep snowpack most winters. They have snow...
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    You want the real reason Japan has fared so well...

    You want the real reason Japan has fared so well during COVID? Inemuri, the Japanese practice of sleeping at work and in public.
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    Liam Nissan thinks the main difference between US...

    Liam Nissan thinks the main difference between US and Japan is masks? What about Japan being one of the least obese countries on earth, highest life expectancy, healthiest diets, most educated, and...
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    There were several trams to mines there at...

    There were several trams to mines there at different points. They have a road there now as part of the mining cleanup. But the entire area, and all the good skiing, is now surrounded by wilderness. ...
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    tgapp, I don't think this helps you, but you can...

    tgapp, I don't think this helps you, but you can enter Canada without a negative PCR if you have a POSITIVE PCR test taken 15 to 180 days before entering Canada. So you might want to get that PCR...
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    They are apparently coming from as far south as...

    They are apparently coming from as far south as Aurora, Oregon (South of Portland) to ski White Pass as that that is where US Ski Team member Jacqueline Wiles is from and White Pass is her home...
  49. Thread: Tennis 2022

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    It's not an excuse. Maybe an explanation. But you...

    It's not an excuse. Maybe an explanation. But you are deemed to have read and agree with anything that you sign under penalty of perjury.

    The problem Australia now has is that the front-line...
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    Can you switch to Alaska? Snow forecast next 10...

    Can you switch to Alaska? Snow forecast next 10 days:

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