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    Very close. Clearly this is another directed...

    Very close. Clearly this is another directed energy strike. Last year the US military conducted tests against its own citizens in the Paradise fire. See all the molten metal, not produced in a...
  2. Well the bad news is I looked up tidewater...

    Well the bad news is I looked up tidewater glaciers, and there's piles of them. Half the Earth's ice is tidewater, including almost all of Antarctica....
  3. ^ Summary: (several minutes, very highly charged...

    ^ Summary: (several minutes, very highly charged with angry people) Non-expert dude says the globe's been 2 degrees warmer before, sea level was maybe 10 feet higher (based on scientists' report of...
  4. Not a professional weather/climate...

    Not a professional weather/climate prognosticator, but... Who's to say warmer climate does not include more persistent continental high pressure, i.e. Rex block. That would mean less precip in the...
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    California required accurate statistics and the...

    California required accurate statistics and the LA Times reported on it? That's my guess what's wrong with this track.

    Solution in other areas is to defund the statistics collection and ban...
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    https://player.themoth.org/#/?actionType=ADD_AND_P...

    https://player.themoth.org/#/?actionType=ADD_AND_PLAY&storyId=20805

    That's worth a pocket of breakfast meats.
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    I had that, and lying on the floor, and frequent...

    I had that, and lying on the floor, and frequent walks. Also RSI software I programmed for breaks every few minutes. Thought I was performing well enough. Management thought otherwise. Considering a...
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    I am disabled

    Not fair.


    Not problematic. Depends on circumstance.


    Yes.

    I am unable to sit or stand for any reasonable length of time. Other activities I can do longer, but still have trouble. This...
  9. Sorry to interrupt the pissing match. Where's...

    Sorry to interrupt the pissing match. Where's this year's Coloradbro thread? Summit County get too crowded and everyone left? Mods moved it to polyass?
  10. Checked the thread specifically for this. Oh...

    Checked the thread specifically for this. Oh yeah! Wish it was me!
  11. Whoever has access to the social media or ads...

    Whoever has access to the social media or ads dashboards can likely get that number (or an estimate... data is tricky that way). The dashboards may be (partially) public access, I don't know how to...
  12. It's usually windy at the pass, therefore cold. ...

    It's usually windy at the pass, therefore cold.

    If your car is weathertight, be sure to crack the windows to maintain oxygen supply.
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    I find it difficult to recognize the moment when...

    I find it difficult to recognize the moment when tough going becomes an emergency situation. If pressing on for another hour means reaching safety, then surely that's right. OTOH if pressing on for...
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    Hunting question

    Is it legal to hunt on a hiking trail?
    Is it wise?

    My limited understanding of firearm safety means never pointing it where the bullet (or ricochet) might hit someone. That implies no hunting on...
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    Get it before it goes chronic, or look at this if...

    Get it before it goes chronic, or look at this if you didn't
    Chronic pain guy at Stanford - says intensive PT and psychotherapy
    https://www.ted.com/talks/elliot_krane_the_mystery_of_chronic_pain
    ...
  16. Middle of OR behind Crater Lake...

    Middle of OR behind Crater Lake
    https://www.catskimtbailey.com/
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    Uber gives free trips to the morgue. *limited...

    Uber gives free trips to the morgue. *limited locations only, coming soon to your town.
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    How about them ski lift appliances? Its a...

    How about them ski lift appliances? Its a hundred ton piece of machinery that earns zero empathy from the populace. Its an appliance that can kill people in this idealistic scenario, and if people...
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    If you're gonna post like that... come back more...

    If you're gonna post like that...
    come back more often!
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    If it's only closed for weather: Snow decreasing,...

    If it's only closed for weather: Snow decreasing, not much wind... I'm going with yes, probably soon. Does it stay open? 5,000 aggro bay area bros driving on slippery highway... maybe. After midnight...
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    Squaw is and always has been a gamble on storm...

    Squaw is and always has been a gamble on storm days. Northstar is traditionally the goto resort if you want to ski and don't mind the angle. Other resorts fall between. Same with lifts and runs at a...
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    I hope yer posting from the bottom of Squaw or...

    I hope yer posting from the bottom of Squaw or KW...

    I'm gonna guess it has to do with the weight of northern Sierra snow vs northern Rocky snow. 10% water content snow is twice as heavy as 5%...
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    10%. Hmm... that would save only 4000 lives....

    10%. Hmm... that would save only 4000 lives. Sorry, I'm too busy protesting school shootings. Might try the urine treatment though.
  24. Nice! So I see MS decided to sit out the race,...

    Nice! So I see MS decided to sit out the race, which explains why her skis were available to borrow...
    Why did Ester Ledeka need or want to borrow skis? Were they the same ski? Did Ledeka's tech...
  25. Yep, eating a pasty from the Pasty Shack.

    Yep, eating a pasty from the Pasty Shack.
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    Reminds me of a Kirkwood day about 10 maybe 12...

    Reminds me of a Kirkwood day about 10 maybe 12 years ago. On the morning sno-phone, Cohee claimed 8 feet overnight (remember sno-phone?)
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    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php...

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/274846-PSA-Repair-you-own-fucking-edge-compression
    ^ there it be, tuco's thread
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    "We got so tired of that lifestyle," Tanner said,...

    "We got so tired of that lifestyle," Tanner said, "of doing things to make people do the things they don’t want to do."

    Wonder what his job was... serving kale to kindergartners? Most job...
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    Sad to hear. Will make that run as soon as able....

    Sad to hear. Will make that run as soon as able.

    Such an inspiration for the sport!

    "If you don't do it this year. you'll be one year older when you do."
  30. In CA, I've seen various 4wds and awds slide off...

    In CA, I've seen various 4wds and awds slide off roads. Did not inspect their tires, but assume that vehicle type almost always wears M+S, occasionally dedicated snows. Pretty funny watching a Subaru...
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    Google says the key safety equipment is ice claws...

    Google says the key safety equipment is ice claws (or ice picks or screwdrivers that float)

    Summary - Take a minute to calm your shocked breathing, then frog kick like hell to get upper body...
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    Frozen lakes look beautiful. What precautions...

    Frozen lakes look beautiful.

    What precautions to avoid breaking through a thin spot / escape if you fall in?
  33. Get winter tires on the Porche?

    Get winter tires on the Porche?
  34. AC separation grade 3 about 15 years ago. Fell on...

    AC separation grade 3 about 15 years ago. Fell on my side. Forgot about it until I saw this thread. Injury included fractured scapula and rotator cuff tear - severe pain from those. Don't know that...
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    Thanks for extra details. I found the...

    Thanks for extra details.

    I found the description for that graph http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/erf_info.php?outlook=814&var=t

    The graph does give some indication of how much...
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    That graph says warmer than average, does not say...

    That graph says warmer than average, does not say how much warmer. Not expert at hoaring, but guess thin snowpack + cold clear nights means trouble once it does snow. Would be a good corn cycle for...
  37. So much this^ Intro from above article: ...

    So much this^

    Intro from above article:


    The key problem with dirty hippies is they suck at math and analysis. Frequently the trendy "environmental" thing consumes far more resources than the...
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    Read a different thread. Skip to the next...

    Read a different thread. Skip to the next comment. Go skiing. Same as anywhere else.
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    Well it's the internet. And then there's mags....

    Well it's the internet.

    And then there's mags. The og's would ski together, come home, post stoke, and post each other grief about it. That's faded some, but it's still a factor. Nowadays it seems...
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    Alright, I'll give you this one. Sorry I doubted.

    Alright, I'll give you this one. Sorry I doubted.
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    Lemme get this straight... Set up a two tier...

    Lemme get this straight...
    Set up a two tier society with owners and laborers. Owners have full rights, vote, etc. Non-citizen laborers (preferably brown-skinned) forced to work cheap with...
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    Could be plausible. Some of the story problems...

    Could be plausible. Some of the story problems are likely "CNN-style" fake news, i.e. incompletely reported vs. fabricated. Depending on conditions and my comfort in a situation, I might not declare...
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    I hear you, but... The concern is about his...

    I hear you, but... The concern is about his friends and long lost cousins and any other weird ass that hears Buster has money and wants some. When college friend scored, even mutual friends (closer...
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    Story, unfortunately I don't remember enough...

    Story, unfortunately I don't remember enough details to be useful.

    College friend and his research partner invented a mousetrap improvement. Partner sold interest for 10's of thousands. Friend...
  45. You could test it out by leasing a slopeside...

    You could test it out by leasing a slopeside condo/house for a season.

    I've found it very enjoyable for weekends. Nothing like rolling out of bed at 830, eating breakfast, and walking out to the...
  46. A websearch suggests Canada has ~22 million...

    A websearch suggests Canada has ~22 million vehicles. So idling is about 1.5% of automotive emissions.*

    * +/- semantic/pedantic arguments about exact numbers and which stat includes trucks as...
  47. This is approximately what I learned in 'murkin...

    This is approximately what I learned in 'murkin skool. Somewhere around 6th-8th grade (i.e. algebra) it got confusing because you'd need context to determine whether intent was L to R or PEMDAS.
    ...
  48. Recent years, the Sierra backpacking season has...

    Recent years, the Sierra backpacking season has occasionally stretched that late.

    Add Ventana Wilderness, if it opens, to the fine low elevation suggestions of others. Wilder, given poor access...
  49. Blame me. I asked for less grooming on their...

    Blame me. I asked for less grooming on their survey. More fun with bumps. You're welcome.
  50. Should have put it on money hold. Or maintenance...

    Should have put it on money hold. Or maintenance hold. (Hate to defend squallyworld)
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