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    yeah but isn't andorra the place where everything...

    yeah but isn't andorra the place where everything is covered with grass? Candide would crush it.
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    No, it didn't ...

    No, it didn't

    https://www.history.com/topics/world-war-i/1918-flu-pandemic


    There is no such thing as 'it can't spread in summer' or warm climates. it's just that in the aggregate spreading...
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    there is no below freezing requirement for any...

    there is no below freezing requirement for any winter seasonal flu. it is the more time spent indoors in close contact and the drier colder air and if heated the then even drier air and dried out...
  4. Knee is starting to feel better. The corn is...

    Knee is starting to feel better. The corn is summer sweet right now
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    But it would be nice to drop some cement on this
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    But in the meantime
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    in general coronaviruses and influenza (mostly...

    in general coronaviruses and influenza (mostly flu and cold) like cold dry conditions so their spread rate (R0) is higher in the winter months. This is expected to be the case with coVid-19. If the...
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    he could just grab him by the pussy

    he could just grab him by the pussy
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    ^I think the main goal of trying to slow it's...

    ^I think the main goal of trying to slow it's spread is to get past the next month or two when it should slow down seasonally and health departments could respond more effectively because regular flu...
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    also, third times the charm, eh?...

    also, third times the charm, eh?
    https://www.vaildaily.com/news/vail-chairlift-death-similar-to-2000-case-attorney-says/
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    'attempted to get on the chair' makes it sound...

    'attempted to get on the chair' makes it sound like he never got on the chair and his clothes got caught on the chair, which kept going?
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    1. Yeah restaurant cleanliness and sanitation are...

    1. Yeah restaurant cleanliness and sanitation are involved in almost none of those.
    2. The majority of the increases were the result of increased use of CITDs for testing, with the exception of...
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    but what about when the same event happened...

    but what about when the same event happened before, and the answer already existed within the industry prior to the second event happening
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    have any citations to back that up?

    have any citations to back that up?
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    problem is when they say it is less deadly than...

    problem is when they say it is less deadly than the normal flu. the normal flu kills around .1% of it's victims whereas coVid-19 kills around 2.3% (a number that will likely be refined). That's over...
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    so supposing something as simple as this works....

    so supposing something as simple as this works. Does that increase vail's liabilty toward this one event?
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    told ya lasers was all it would take.

    told ya lasers was all it would take.
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    the first announcement came on 12/31. It's likely...

    the first announcement came on 12/31. It's likely the outbreak had started several weeks before that but no way anyone would have closed borders because of it in early December.
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    That's why Iran has been the area of greatest...

    That's why Iran has been the area of greatest concern for me. More deaths than S. Korea or Italy and almost no infections reported. Add to that a politician from Qom said the government is lying and...
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    Not sure what that has to do with the...

    Not sure what that has to do with the coronavirus. In early December there were zero cases. Anywhere.
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    Yes, and no more Korean BBQ Lamb Kebabs Pizza,...

    Yes, and no more
    Korean BBQ
    Lamb Kebabs
    Pizza, pasta
  20. it is supposed to melt the layer within 1" or so...

    it is supposed to melt the layer within 1" or so off the road either keeping it from icing up if that's what you get OR to make plowing easier if you get more snow. Not sure what they're getting here...
  21. My understanding is that they use magnesium...

    My understanding is that they use magnesium chloride
    https://meltsnow.com/products/magnesium/liquid-magnesium-chloride/
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    pm sent

    pm sent
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    I know we hate them and all but the Iran thing...

    I know we hate them and all but the Iran thing has me particularly concerned. With 5 dead days after they first announced any infections, it looks like it's already well into much of the population,...
  24. Get it quick east winds on the way. Heavenly has...

    Get it quick east winds on the way. Heavenly has upped the ante and decided not to show snowfall amounts less than 11". Baller move IMO. :rolleyes:
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    seems like it's pretty available to ski if it's...

    seems like it's pretty available to ski if it's allowed other times of the year. Also it's a 3* too and they may get on course if 4* doesn't. Beautiful face compared to some of the fwt events. Check...
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    Kinda. not to take anything away from it, but the...

    Kinda. not to take anything away from it, but the most amazing thing about it was the thought process that went into figuring it out. It was super impressive to go over the coolie but he made that...
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    Poll: where is the option for 'It never fucking snows...

    where is the option for 'It never fucking snows anymore!'
  28. what on earth are you goin on about? it's super...

    what on earth are you goin on about? it's super soft right now. just ask josh (some of my teeth may have fallen out watching it)
    https://www.instagram.com/p/B81KR5kJ5_T/
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    How did you know you did it? Other than the...

    How did you know you did it? Other than the doctor visit.
    I slipped on some ice the other night and caught myself with my left leg. At the time it just felt tight, like as if I was touching my toes....
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    glad they kept the legs of titanium commentary in...

    glad they kept the legs of titanium commentary in there
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    They at least know enough to use the increased...

    They at least know enough to use the increased rate of heart attack or other cardiovascular problem for those with periodontal disease as a major part of their sales pitch
  32. thompson?

    thompson?
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    Kinda sucks for Hopfinger they felt compelled to...

    Kinda sucks for Hopfinger they felt compelled to include a snowboarder in the top 4.
  34. That would be awesome! Nobody cares!

    That would be awesome!




    Nobody cares!
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    Old guy bitching about the young kids. Now that's...

    Old guy bitching about the young kids. Now that's not something you see every day.
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    What is a timbersledder vs just a sledder?

    What is a timbersledder vs just a sledder?
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    I'm guessing they will get a settlement above the...

    I'm guessing they will get a settlement above the state legislated amounts right out of the box. Make it go away lest it tests the current laws in favor of the resorts.
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    Point is, you met them mostly before...

    Point is, you met them mostly before legalization, right (if only because you've been alive longer before legalization than after)? So even if it was true the lifty was high and that was a...
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    or it could have been someone not stoned but on...

    or it could have been someone not stoned but on his phone. or only 1 lifty there and he/she was helping a guest. the chair only has to go a very short distance and once attached it goes about 30' in...
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    why is noone blaming arc teryx? After all, it was...

    why is noone blaming arc teryx? After all, it was the jacket that killed him.
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    I too have flipped the seat down before it got to...

    I too have flipped the seat down before it got to me. i'm guessing you are also more than a competent skier rather than some bloke from Jersey out at Vail (no offense and he was probably a perfectly...
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    absolutely incorrect. how is a 58 year old...

    absolutely incorrect. how is a 58 year old recreational skier supposed to know what is happening when he sees (if he sees) the chair coming at him with no seat? And more importantly, how is he as a...
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    i don't know. i think 45 was my best year...

    i don't know. i think 45 was my best year (2010-11). it's super long, but starting at 7:45 it's almost all airs, and lots before
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lWg00PmtfM

    at 48 i was still...
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    the 2009 article mentions they backed up the...

    the 2009 article mentions they backed up the chair to get him down.
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    damn. like they said all he had to do was ski...

    damn. like they said all he had to do was ski down and pick up the prize money
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    just want to be clear that was the 2009 incident....

    just want to be clear that was the 2009 incident. I haven't seen anything regarding times for this one. In the Vail Daily article there is only mention of CPR given to him at the base of the chair....
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    ^while that's true it doesn't change vail's...

    ^while that's true it doesn't change vail's responsibility.
    back then. seat up, fall through, caught by equipment, litigation, settlement
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    Yeah it looks like Vail is going to go through...

    Yeah it looks like Vail is going to go through the ringer on this one, and deservedly so. With the well documented history of this happening before, they failed to institute (or at least enforce) any...
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    same chair where the guy fell through and was...

    same chair where the guy fell through and was hanging pantless in 2009, and also for the seat not being put down.
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    this is a good one. ...

    this is a good one.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZCs4vgxCrk
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