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    If you don't mind carrying a few extra grams and...

    If you don't mind carrying a few extra grams and are concerned with keeping a subject from getting colder, can't beat a 4-panel Ready-Heat torso blanket.
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    This combined with a tarp or extra...
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    We are not worthy of your offering El Hefe. Ullr...

    We are not worthy of your offering El Hefe. Ullr should be offering you a seat at the head table in the Hall.

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    Already shows improvement. Lee-side honey holes might show 30cm promise for...
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    In university, we sold xmas trees each season to...

    In university, we sold xmas trees each season to contribute to the graduating class's banquet. Probably the best retail 'job' I've ever participated. Most everyone is happy, copious amounts of rum...
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    Xmas started today for me, with the traditional...

    Xmas started today for me, with the traditional heading to the plateau and searching for our tannenbaum with my daughter and the hound. Beautiful sunny day, only about 20cm of snow with a crust hard...
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    Good advice above. Especially the training. ...

    Good advice above. Especially the training.

    CPR mask. The NuMasks are nice and compact with built in OPA
    OLEAS or Israeli bandage.
    OTC pain meds (tylenol and ibuprofen)
    Shelter like a 2person...
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    Heh. The original Rolling Coal.

    Heh. The original Rolling Coal.
  7. Yup. This poor couple was in the prime of their...

    Yup. This poor couple was in the prime of their life, celebrating their success's. The number of people we associate with, that have skirted such disaster by far closer a margin than most of us are...
  8. Ill prepared, ill equipped, and inexperienced....

    Ill prepared, ill equipped, and inexperienced. With an infant.

    What a sad and tragic story. Not the first, and unfortunately not likely to be the last.
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    Not sure about fate, but I seem to recall...

    Not sure about fate, but I seem to recall something about 'It takes a community ...'
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    I almost cried when my father hit a deer with his...

    I almost cried when my father hit a deer with his 7th gen corona. That car cruised Hwy3 between the coast and the Kootenays so well. Almost bought the salvage title, but tuition quashed that lark....
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    394712 AKA shit disturber

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    AKA shit disturber
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    I might leave the plate holder just to hide the...

    I might leave the plate holder just to hide the edges of the plate, or until I replace with something more suitable.

    I do remove all dealer stickers and decals from the body and windows though....
  13. Put me down to another that can relate to being...

    Put me down to another that can relate to being told a household device isn't working, and a new model is needed to be purchased. The vacuum isn't working, need a new one. I check the bag, replace,...
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    He was odd, yet oddly relatable. or maybe not so...

    He was odd, yet oddly relatable. or maybe not so odd at all.

    I enjoyed his vids. Sad his art was cut short.
    I'd toast Tor Eckhoff in the halls of Valhalla, as readily as I toast his memory now....
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    Here a citizen's arrest is permitted, subject to...

    Here a citizen's arrest is permitted, subject to the requirement that the criminal action (must be listed in the Criminal Code) was directly observed. Detention is permitted, to what is 'reasonable'...
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    A few years? A little bottle like that is lucky...

    A few years? A little bottle like that is lucky to last 2mo in my house.
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    Full spectrum light (breaks the bonds of delicate...

    Full spectrum light (breaks the bonds of delicate flavour molecules) and oxidization is the enemy of freshness/taste of condiments with a preserving base of either sugar or vinegar. Heat speeds the...
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    I use my wraps from my old T2's in my TX Pro's...

    I use my wraps from my old T2's in my TX Pro's for lift served instead of the stock TX Pro tours without issue. Probably would be better to re-mould them for the specific shell, especially if there...
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    Had to look up swatting. Not my intention. At...

    Had to look up swatting.

    Not my intention. At all. IAS would appear to have many IRL friends on this board, and if he is having challenges with coping with some aspect of his current reality, I...
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    Between this post and his posts in the Thanks...

    Between this post and his posts in the Thanks thread, maybe someone who knows IAS could reach out and check in on him.

    Or there's a gotcha moment coming.
    Hope it's the latter. Be well Dude!
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    No shit. Please tell this is a CSIS false flag...

    No shit. Please tell this is a CSIS false flag operation to identify the armed kooks that need monitoring.
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    May be so, but this ceiling was painted a few...

    May be so, but this ceiling was painted a few times already before I moved in. I would be surprised if there are many left from that era that haven't been coated at least once.
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    Conditions in the Robson and Albreda areas are...

    Conditions in the Robson and Albreda areas are reported to be getting serious deep too. Haven't been north of Avola for a couple weeks, a couple guys on the team are going near Albreda tomorrow if...
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    Ya, still have the popcorn ceilings in this early...

    Ya, still have the popcorn ceilings in this early '70's home. No roof leaks/ceiling stains, so it took a fresh coat of ceiling paint just fine. Might not be modern chic, but not worth my time to...
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    Not aware of any havens, but I also don't go out...

    Not aware of any havens, but I also don't go out much. I do know of a couple people employed with the prov govt that are now on unpaid leave. One is in mgmt. I think there is only a single anti-vax...
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    In summer, with a window AC unit, we run between...

    In summer, with a window AC unit, we run between 15 and 20kWh/day. But in the coldest of winter, with electric forced air furnace, we average about 120kWh/day. Wood would be a bit cheaper, but messy...
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    Health Canada approves pfizer for 5-12yo....

    Health Canada approves pfizer for 5-12yo. Finally.
    http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/pfizer-vaccine-children-delivery-1.6255108
    Was talking about it last night at dinner with the daughter. She was...
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    It's already been calculated in EMBC for...

    It's already been calculated in EMBC for Vancouver Is. 3 days food, 4 days fuel if cut off from the mainland.
  29. You bought these for your mistress didn't ya, and...

    You bought these for your mistress didn't ya, and your wife found it first.

    Gratuitous Bump :fmicon:
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    Some tinned fish would be nice...

    Some tinned fish would be nice...
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    Superman is flying around Metropolis, waiting for...

    Superman is flying around Metropolis, waiting for a crime to happen, when he gets a raging hard-on. Well, a kryptonian throbbing member is not something one can just ignore, and besides, if 'ol sup...
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    Reminds me of the old superman, Wonder Woman, and...

    Reminds me of the old superman, Wonder Woman, and invisible man joke from way back when.
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    And yet the realtor still probably can't afford a...

    And yet the realtor still probably can't afford a SFH in JH ;)
  34. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    Heh. Not sure how it broke loose, but I bet there...

    Heh. Not sure how it broke loose, but I bet there will be a few swamped craft and/or failed bilge pumps discovered with the current storm deluge occurring in the Fraser Valley/Vancouver Is.
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    This.

    This.
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    Never mentioned Lorelei that I recall, but...

    Never mentioned Lorelei that I recall, but possible - he grew up in Düsseldorf. Most of the stories that far back are of the mom and pop operations on the river. And working with men in the shadow...
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    Was chatting with Dad last night, and the wreck...

    Was chatting with Dad last night, and the wreck of the E.F. came up. He was quartermaster on freighters on the great lakes from about '66 to '68, before moving with his buddies to the west coast. He...
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    Would've just been cheaper to reverse the...

    Would've just been cheaper to reverse the polarity at the panel box! White Black, its all copper....

    Except for the wonderful Al in my house.
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    Yup. I don't think parent company Columbia...

    Yup. I don't think parent company Columbia Sportswear makes anything in NA anymore. I just buy Kamiks now at Crappy Tire instead of the brand name marked-up Sorels.
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    No electrician, but I seem to recall some years...

    No electrician, but I seem to recall some years ago the placing the grounding outlet at the top provided some form of protection in specific circumstances. i.e. if the plug was partially exposed,...
  41. Smoked oysters used to be a staple of my field...

    Smoked oysters used to be a staple of my field lunches, and memories as a kid of the little crystal bowl hors d'oeuvre with the stack of toothpicks at extended family xmas parties.
    I decided that...
  42. Both the west coast herring and sardine fisheries...

    Both the west coast herring and sardine fisheries are highly controversial. I think the sardine fishery off of California has been closed for the past couple years, and the herring fishery in BC...
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    Looks like she's trying to decide to spit or...

    Looks like she's trying to decide to spit or swallow.
  44. Yes! And there is usually a jar of rollmops in...

    Yes!

    And there is usually a jar of rollmops in the fridge as well. Opa's favourite. Perfect companion to dark rye, a tube of coarse liverwurst, and a dark bock lager.
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    And I do the same with 10yo shirt with just a...

    And I do the same with 10yo shirt with just a sleeve hem starting to unravel..

    Or maybe you are trying too hard :fmicon:
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    Cheap merino does not equal quality. Wife's...

    Cheap merino does not equal quality. Wife's Costco merino is half the price and has half the durability of my brand name merino. Full disclosure, I am privileged to not pay retail prices though.
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    Regarding the durability of merino, I find it...

    Regarding the durability of merino, I find it makes a big difference how it is put on and off. Grabbing a section of fabric and stretching it like cotton or poly, especially when wet, is what kills...
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    For aerobic activity at work or play, if the...

    For aerobic activity at work or play, if the temps are warmer than -15C, 200wt merino longsleeve, followed by a poly t-shirt dry-wear similar to what the hockey players use, then a heavyweight wool...
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    There was a time, in a beautiful Mtn region close...

    There was a time, in a beautiful Mtn region close to here, that I would find myself on the shore of a crystal clear lake, sit down and soak in the majesty of the view. Sometimes, on rare but...
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    My 25yo stihl 38mag, if it sits for a month or 2...

    My 25yo stihl 38mag, if it sits for a month or 2 between uses, takes a dozen pulls or so at full choke before it barks. After that, even once it cools overnight, the next day it barks on full choke...
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