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    Don't get me wrong, there are 100% situations...

    Don't get me wrong, there are 100% situations where a driver cuts someone off, but my reply is in response to several people claiming that having to slow down at all means they are cut off. That just...
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    I hate to break it to some of the cyclists here,...

    I hate to break it to some of the cyclists here, but occasionally you will have to slow down to yield the right of way, even on a bicycle, and no that doesn't mean you were cut off.
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    When I had my V50, I hit a snow marker on the...

    When I had my V50, I hit a snow marker on the side of the highway and broke a headlight and a couple trim pieces. The insurance company tried to total it due to the combination of Volvo's absolute...
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    I think this is highlighting the crux of the...

    I think this is highlighting the crux of the whole driver / cyclist problem, in that parties all believe they have an absolute right not to be inconvenienced, which means fuck all.

    There is no...
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    If you were in a car and the car in front of you...

    If you were in a car and the car in front of you slowed to make a right turn, you donít get to barrel into him and claim you had the right to be there. It is no different if you are on a bike.
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    The car has the right of way. The cyclist being...

    The car has the right of way. The cyclist being 'in the zone' doesn't absolve them of that fact.
  7. Thread: Trucks.

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    The average vehicle in America is over 11 years...

    The average vehicle in America is over 11 years old. Most people will be driving an ICE vehicle in ten years, and it wonít even be close.
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    IME as a landlord it always seems to be they...

    IME as a landlord it always seems to be they would rather just not have me in the place because they are messy and/or smoke a bunch of weed.

    That and they honestly give zero fucks about a small...
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    I thought all FHA loans have MIP, which is...

    I thought all FHA loans have MIP, which is basically the same thing as PMI.

    I put 5% down on my first house with a conventional mortgage and it was a massive pain in the ass trying to remove PMI...
  10. Thread: Trucks.

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    Don't get me wrong, the Land Cruiser is going to...

    Don't get me wrong, the Land Cruiser is going to last longer full stop, but I know several LC owners and after 150k miles they are replacing shit also.

    I own both a Wrangler that I beat the piss...
  11. Thread: Trucks.

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    I think if you controlled for the average...

    I think if you controlled for the average maintenance habits of a Grand Cherokee owner (middle class clueless housewife) with the maintenance habits of a Land Cruiser owner (old money 4th or 5th...
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    Non resident tags in Wyoming are not cheap. These...

    Non resident tags in Wyoming are not cheap. These guys spent a couple gs just on tags. Not to say they are loaded but these guys are doing annually what most regular hunters would consider the trip...
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    At this point the onus is on you. If large group...

    At this point the onus is on you. If large group gatherings arenít your thing because of Covid, donít go or wear a mask, but Iím not playing that silly game any longer to make you feel safe.
  14. The entire management team of Gunstock quit...

    The entire management team of Gunstock quit today. Wild.
  15. Thread: Trucks.

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    Iíve beaten the piss out of my 14 Wrangler sport...

    Iíve beaten the piss out of my 14 Wrangler sport for 100k miles and the only mechanical failure Iíve had has been a blown brake line (that only resulted in slight drag of the caliper not loss of...
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    https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/canada-real-est...

    https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/canada-real-estate-home-sales-prices-plunge-as-interest-rates-rise-142613929.html

    Canada getting rocked
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    Everyone can make it in a ski town if they are...

    Everyone can make it in a ski town if they are patient enough
  18. Thread: Wakesurf

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    How'd the build quality on the Axis. I always...

    How'd the build quality on the Axis. I always hear they are made on the same line as the Malibu's but there's got to be more to it than a name and a touchscreen baked into the price difference...
  19. Thread: Wakesurf

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    Yeah, notably on wake boats where the price of...

    Yeah, notably on wake boats where the price of entry can climb into the 2-300k range. Or even higher for the tech bro special Pavatis.
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    Itís going to be a pretty big problem in terms of...

    Itís going to be a pretty big problem in terms of class warfare. With everyone basically locked into a mortgage well below market, without a massive drop in rates itís going to be very hard for those...
  21. Thread: Wakesurf

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    Soooooo I went and rode behind a real wakesurf...

    Soooooo I went and rode behind a real wakesurf boat this past weekend and now that I have a taste at just how much better the wave is I'm tempted to upgrade my ride.

    Looking for the best wave...
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    You do you, but you cannot seriously argue that...

    You do you, but you cannot seriously argue that is the majority opinion currently.
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    That's great, my sister is pretty much the same...

    That's great, my sister is pretty much the same and if you are happy, then I can't fault you for it.

    That said, you cannot say that the majority of society feels this way and is well proven. For...
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    That is by far a minority opinion. The vast...

    That is by far a minority opinion. The vast majority of humans prefer in person interaction.

    Maybe no the office because work sucks, but you can't sit there and say the human race was like, I'm...
  25. I can't believe good ol Dodge hasn't shoehorned a...

    I can't believe good ol Dodge hasn't shoehorned a hellcat motor in a minivan yet.
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    Weíre you scared of what could happen during the...

    Weíre you scared of what could happen during the pandemic? No doubt, I wonít short change the stress a small business owner lives with day to day.

    I havenít seen your books, nor have I seen...
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    I quit one job after the owner continued to keep...

    I quit one job after the owner continued to keep everyone working, fired the one guy who got sick, then em denied his unemployment and proceeded to buy toys. The whole PPP thing was just a bridge to...
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    Let me explain to you how this worked. Business...

    Let me explain to you how this worked. Business stays open and pays employees. They are still making revenue and selling stuff. The outdoor industry did especially well mind you during lockdown. Now...
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    Did Arcadeís revenue drop in 2020? PPP was...

    Did Arcadeís revenue drop in 2020?

    PPP was great for businesses forced to shutdown like daycares and restaurants, but Iím having a tough time seeing how 13 office types in Tahoe who could work...
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    I think a large part of the "problem" is the...

    I think a large part of the "problem" is the assumption that in the back in the day no one faced adversity.
  31. I work about an hour due south of the NEK and it...

    I work about an hour due south of the NEK and it is pretty funny seeing the reactions of people when I talk about skiing in Jay. Like I must have to lock my doors and lay low in my seat as I drive...
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    Wifey pulled off her first 360 Saturday. Stoke...

    Wifey pulled off her first 360 Saturday. Stoke level high.
  33. Thread: Boat Porn!

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    Nice boat! I've got a 98 Malibu Sunsetter that...

    Nice boat! I've got a 98 Malibu Sunsetter that has a similar story. I like being able to ski in the morning and surf in the afternoon with one boat; one boat that didn't also come with the equivalent...
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    So when the price of food and all the regular...

    So when the price of food and all the regular stuff the little guy has no choice over goes up also they should own it? The point is not misplaced that the lower you are on the economic scale, the...
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    No one is demanding satisfaction for having got...

    No one is demanding satisfaction for having got there first (well at least I'm not), just that newcomers should sit the plays out that involve immediately harping about economic changes they are...
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    Woe be the man who is jet setting around the...

    Woe be the man who is jet setting around the world making substantial sums so he can move to the mountains in middle age. Jesus christ man way to double down. I salute your conviction none the less,...
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    Fine, it is America after all, they can complain...

    Fine, it is America after all, they can complain about affordability all they want, it just falls on deaf ears to the people they claim to be complaining for.

    The reality is they are just...
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    Someone other than the person who just moved...

    Someone other than the person who just moved there and is the direct reason it is no longer affordable. The displacer is literally the worst person not the best IMO.

    Again, I do not blame them...
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    Because, and you know this, its more than just...

    Because, and you know this, its more than just the price of housing and the resulting mortgage. Daycare in Jackson is 150+ dollars a day and virtually non-existent in TV for example. When I pulled my...
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    A summation is rarely the whole story, but you...

    A summation is rarely the whole story, but you aren't far off that my overall point is that I don't fault people for buying or paying what they do, just that acting concerned about the effects of...
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    I think saying they got fucked was probably a bad...

    I think saying they got fucked was probably a bad choice of words. But most of the people leaving aren't doing so because its a hellhole like (insert midwest rust belt town that most TGR types would...
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    Absolutely nothing in terms of laws or society or...

    Absolutely nothing in terms of laws or society or whatever, but I think it is unreasonable to think that economic needs and the resulting jobs (aka experience these workers have) that existed in a...
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    This comes off as victim blaming in a lot of...

    This comes off as victim blaming in a lot of ways. So the person who is getting fucked is responsible for doing the unfucking as well? No way.

    Again, I don't blame Kevo and the like for moving to...
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    I disagree with this being the middle class...

    I disagree with this being the middle class attacking itself. Remote workers are a distinctly different class of person compared to the people they are displacing in mountain towns full stop.
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    I sold my house to a guy who got displaced from...

    I sold my house to a guy who got displaced from the Jackson side, and gave a slight discount (like 25k) but I certainly didn't leave a bunch of money on the table either.



    This is good...
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    I don't have to make assumptions, you are very...

    I don't have to make assumptions, you are very vocal about where you stand and why you do things and who you are on this board. That said, I don't blame you for moving to the valley or for working...
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    Guess it depends on your definition of quite a...

    Guess it depends on your definition of quite a few. That level of household income puts them in the top 10% overall in the US.
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    It is a ridiculous statement to feign concern...

    It is a ridiculous statement to feign concern about rising housing costs when that same person is the direct driver of those rising housing costs. That is the definition of hypocrisy.

    And by the...
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    Says the guy who works remote and paid vastly...

    Says the guy who works remote and paid vastly over what the local community can afford for his house in Driggs.
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    For you Italian property dreamers, one of my...

    For you Italian property dreamers, one of my favorite Youtube channels is this real estate guy from Umbria and Tuscany that just showcases sweet houses for sale.
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