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    Congrats Harry! 389930

    Congrats Harry!

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  2. With the amount of medication most horses are on,...

    With the amount of medication most horses are on, they aren't edible either.
  3. Disney is evil. It's damn near everywhere, but I...

    Disney is evil. It's damn near everywhere, but I try and limit its influence as much as possible.
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    I caught that and was wondering when the aspen in...

    I caught that and was wondering when the aspen in the boreal lost it's status. I worked under the regional forest pathologist in Nelson, Dr Norris in the early 90's, and he was trying hard to get A....
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    It's been out a couple of years and I've...

    It's been out a couple of years and I've introducted it to a couple of folks - always an interesting watch. Would love to go on a walk through the woods with mr Stamets. Spent some time in the field...
  6. You have no issue with PG13 violence, but issue...

    You have no issue with PG13 violence, but issue with PG13 sex? How puritanical of you. ;)

    My daughter turned 9 today, and devours fantasy novels at the PG13 level. The sex talks are easy, it's the...
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    Fake News! The south pole is the top of the...

    Fake News! The south pole is the top of the planet, not the north. As evidenced by the majority of the land mass below the equator - cause gravity always pulls the weight down!
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    Just put on a set of Nokian Rotiiva AT Plus on...

    Just put on a set of Nokian Rotiiva AT Plus on the tacoma. Both her summers and winters were done, decided to go with an 'all-weather'. We'll see how they do this winter. They look nice an aggresive....
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    Odom was just over 400,000km on my '85 p/u when I...

    Odom was just over 400,000km on my '85 p/u when I traded it in for my '03 taco in '08. Blew a slack adjuster on the timing chain on the original 22RE, ripping up the aluminum chain cover. Dropped in...
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    I'm happy with my EGO mower with the 5A battery....

    I'm happy with my EGO mower with the 5A battery. Picked up a blower with it and its nice to use the same battery to blow after I mow. Takes just shy of a full battery for my yard. About an hour to...
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    Maybe cheaper than mitigating the asbestos...

    Maybe cheaper than mitigating the asbestos contamination.
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    Or rent some iron. Around 15tonne or so, with...

    Or rent some iron. Around 15tonne or so, with about an 8m reach. And hoechuck that, rootwad and all, out of there.
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    I'd rather apply leaches or take up blood-letting...

    I'd rather apply leaches or take up blood-letting to reduce blood pressure, before I'l give up my daily mug from the mocha pot. My headache-induced grumpiness from caffeine withdrawal means I would...
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    This. So much this.

    This. So much this.
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    Broke my nose one evening. That origin story for...

    Broke my nose one evening. That origin story for another thread. About a year later, while in the big city in school, went to see the nose specialist as the break, which healed crooked, was...
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    Heading down to Kootenay Lk to visit Dad over the...

    Heading down to Kootenay Lk to visit Dad over the next couple weeks with the family. We usually spend a day in Nelson taking in the sites and smells of Baker St. and stopping at a couple shops we...
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    My Sept long weekend lobster patches didn't show...

    My Sept long weekend lobster patches didn't show for the second year in a row. I've got a couple other spots that bump in early to mid Oct that I hope will show. But those later ones need to be...
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    Yep, definitely Armillaria ponderosa, or...

    Yep, definitely Armillaria ponderosa, or matsutake. Saw a couple others already gone to mush nearby that got me wondering, and found more old ones later after finding this one. 1400m elev, which is...
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    Goes well with your sig line.

    Goes well with your sig line.
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    So much this. And some of those XL shirts are...

    So much this. And some of those XL shirts are even too short in the sleeve. Damn fat north american sizing. Even with my middle not quite as trim as was in my 30's, I still can't fill out those XL...
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    And finally, the prized Matsutake! Big one, even...

    And finally, the prized Matsutake! Big one, even if a #3 at best. New spot, wasn't expecting to find them here. No buttons, this was the youngest, but the GPS location is now marked.
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  22. You're going to hell dude. Only beavers can mess...

    You're going to hell dude. Only beavers can mess with brownies.
  23. Heh. A smart or dirty mouth was like idle hands -...

    Heh. A smart or dirty mouth was like idle hands - we just got increased chore duty. And on a small farm, that usually meant mucking stalls or shovelling chicken shit or the like. Or cleaning the...
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    Not an electrician, but I thought all circuits in...

    Not an electrician, but I thought all circuits in line after a counter GFCI are also protected by that outlet. Not as good as the proper breaker, but at least gets the GFCI out from under the cabinet...
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    Proper smoked salmon with good colour and smell?...

    Proper smoked salmon with good colour and smell? From this summer, in a sealed packet in the fridge? No hesitation here. Nest between some fresh bread and melted medium cheese, topped with a fried...
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    386186 A young Boletus murabilis. Been finding...

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    A young Boletus murabilis. Been finding quite a few the past few field days.

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    Angels wings Pleurocybella porrigens everywhere as well.

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    These resemble a destroying angel,...
  27. Thread: Wildlife

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    Thought this was interesting to hear on the drive...

    Thought this was interesting to hear on the drive home from the field - Grizzly killed by mtn goat:
    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/mountain-goat-kills-grizzly-bear-1.6184779
    Small...
  28. Thread: Collegge

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    Not an expert, but smart phone cameras and social...

    Not an expert, but smart phone cameras and social media has killed the classic college experience I suspect. If 1/10 of the shit I saw in college was posted nowadays, many folks would have had a very...
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    The fly agarics are beautiful at this time of...

    The fly agarics are beautiful at this time of year, but I prefer to leave them so that the reindeer can fly.

    Still no pines out at my local haunts. Maybe I'll get to find some in the Kootenays in...
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    Looks like a Lentinus of some sort, probably L....

    Looks like a Lentinus of some sort, probably L. ponderosus? If so, not poisonous, but not considered choice despite being fragrant.

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    Some Angel's Wings (Pleurotus or oyster family).
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    Yup. Thinking another minority Lib govt will be...

    Yup. Thinking another minority Lib govt will be the result. Quebec and the split between the Bloc and the Cons votes will be the determining factor IMO; Cons could squeak a minority, but I'm not...
  32. Thread: Trucks.

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    Took one of the '21 chevy colorados out to the...

    Took one of the '21 chevy colorados out to the field the other day. It and another replaced the 5yr old tacomas we had. What an absolute piece of shit truck for bush work. Shitty view from any angle,...
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    Reading FastFred's posts, and I can see why....

    Reading FastFred's posts, and I can see why. :fmicon:
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    I'm surprised MSR CS hasn't gotten back to you....

    I'm surprised MSR CS hasn't gotten back to you. I've had great experience with them for 20yo misery slipper bindings that finally broke after 2 decades of hard use. Greatest likely issue is that they...
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    I'd be interested in hearing your experience with...

    I'd be interested in hearing your experience with that finger throttle. Never tried one myself, and it likely wouldn't work so well in the colder days when I prefer to wear mitts, but it does...
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    Is it just me or does that look like tRump with a...

    Is it just me or does that look like tRump with a wig? My photoshop recognition skills are admittedly lacking.
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    I prefer to think of them as skiers that are...

    I prefer to think of them as skiers that are weak-kneed.

    As for the lady with the piercings, politics in our ill-informed, under-educated, and increasing lack of fellow-feeling democracy, such...
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    I listen to our family physician, whose advice is...

    I listen to our family physician, whose advice is consistent with his college of practice, and is a member in excellent standing. I have not contracted COVID-19, nor has any member of my family, and...
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    Lexa eats little kitties. Tastes almost like...

    Lexa eats little kitties. Tastes almost like little bunnies she says.
    We have no cats in the backyard veggie gardens, and any feline that passes through the front yard is very quick and very wary. ...
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    Near as I can tell, they are not resurrecting or...

    Near as I can tell, they are not resurrecting or even re-creating an actual mammoth. They are tweeking the DNA of asian elphants to be cold tolerant (to be hairy and not sure what else) and to be...
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    Benny, if you are not a first responder, paid or...

    Benny, if you are not a first responder, paid or unpaid, please, just stop. Or, at the very least, start a new thread.
    Thank you.
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    NTTIAWWT
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    Time to take that equity and move up in the...

    Time to take that equity and move up in the community.
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    I was wondering which were the chanterelles on...

    I was wondering which were the chanterelles on the plate, but the one front and centre sure looked like a lobster, which I also enjoy. But pics are never enough for fungi ID.

    There are boletes...
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    Nice lobsters!. Haven't seen them pop here yet,...

    Nice lobsters!. Haven't seen them pop here yet, but they should be coming out any time now. Need to start visiting my matsutake spots too.
  46. Right? Dunno if it was the generation I came of...

    Right?
    Dunno if it was the generation I came of age in, or that for much of the past coupe decades I've sported a full beard, but a stray coarse curly hair on the tongue doesn't phase me in the...
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    Sweet ride man! Whole lot of terrain in the...

    Sweet ride man! Whole lot of terrain in the Robson and N.Thompson that will be much more available to you!

    Time to get my old sled to the shop for the pre-season work as well. Might not get the...
  48. Hey now, this thread is about fictional places!

    Hey now, this thread is about fictional places!
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    Well, she is about his age in that pic ... ...

    Well, she is about his age in that pic ...

    Ageism doesn't become you xxx-er :D
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    I should amend, we water the flowers, garden, and...

    I should amend, we water the flowers, garden, and the 30m doug fir in the back yard. After the heat dome and subsequent drought, most of the local trees lost most of their older needles. Our's, and...
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