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    that gen of slayer is killer. Has mostly trail...

    that gen of slayer is killer. Has mostly trail bike characteristics, but with 170/165 suspension to erase bad lines or handle some hucking. Pretty future-proofed too with all the latest standards. ...
  2. This is my conundrum too. Back when we were just...

    This is my conundrum too. Back when we were just dating i used to (still do) do all the driving and she would never offer to help with gas which kind of bothered me so i would try and make here...
  3. Ever been driving in a white-out on a highway...

    Ever been driving in a white-out on a highway pass at night while your wife is, unsolicited, trying to talk through relationship issues with you and complaining that you aren't listening or invested...
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    You are NOT padded seat material.

    You are NOT padded seat material.
  5. At the core of it, i think the problem is that my...

    At the core of it, i think the problem is that my wife and i have a different understanding of when a task or job is complete. I believe that the a task or job isnt done until the task/job has been...
  6. Glad to hear everything went as well as it could...

    Glad to hear everything went as well as it could have... after the shit hit the fan. Sending well wishes on a speedy physical and mental recovery SVS.


    I haven't taken my GoPro out much at all...
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    Yep, wanna see a dog frantically...

    Yep, wanna see a dog frantically dip/dive/duck/dodge his way off a trail? Calmly say "move-move-move" to my my dog haha. He learned through the DHF method.
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    And if you do roll over your dog, +6" of travel...

    And if you do roll over your dog, +6" of travel makes it safer for everyone.
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    Similar to the Apollo re-entry vehicles, you...

    Similar to the Apollo re-entry vehicles, you orient the broadside forwards so that an air cushion/pocket is formed and heat buildup from friction is mitigated. You don't know how fast that supervan...
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    Huck and hope, and when in doubt straightline...

    Huck and hope, and when in doubt straightline out.

    I like to take enough drugs to shut off my brain so it doesnt get in the way of my body.
  11. A whole bunch of April 3rd reports on NWAC from...

    A whole bunch of April 3rd reports on NWAC from Source Lake/Alpental Valley all describing the numerous wet slides and near misses that made folks "re-evaluate their decision making". Sounds more...
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    Take the mortgage payment and chuck it in the...

    Take the mortgage payment and chuck it in the stock market. A years worth of mortgage payments cost averaged into the market starting in April 2020 would have you siting on a real healthy chunk of...
  13. kindof shitty weather so it probably wont be too...

    kindof shitty weather so it probably wont be too packed. If youre going to central the lot doesnt really ever fully fill. East can fill quickly (by 830 ), and alpental can fill up too by 9 or so. ...
  14. why were the gates closed?

    why were the gates closed?
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    also, stabby hikers.

    also, stabby hikers.
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    My first experience with cold bots was in...

    My first experience with cold bots was in college. It was a beautiful sunny cold N Idaho morning and the truck cab was packed so i just tossed my boots in the bed of my buddies truck. 3 hours of...
  17. Why doesnt CAST make a STH2 compatible (or...

    Why doesnt CAST make a STH2 compatible (or tyrolia Attack) setup for apes like me that cannot handle the spinny fucking heel of pivots? I feel like there is enough love for STH2 bindings from the...
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    chest freezer. Duh! Or chest fridge (if the...

    chest freezer. Duh! Or chest fridge (if the make those?).
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    My individual condo has a 70k-80k assessment due...

    My individual condo has a 70k-80k assessment due this spring (numbers are still being finalized). Its needed as the complex hasnt been touched since '88. I just bought another house as my family is...
  20. Yep. I've had that exact release. Just putzing...

    Yep. I've had that exact release. Just putzing around in pow on the side of a green and all of a sudden I'm 86ed out the front door. Not confidence inspiring.
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    2 stories with what looks like a nice water view...

    2 stories with what looks like a nice water view off the back. Yeah 1.46 sounds about right. CAD or USD?
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    Gonna be renting out my condo starting in a...

    Gonna be renting out my condo starting in a couple months. I was just gonna get a lawdepot/rocketlawyer rental agreement form the internet and use that for the lease agreement. I'm not planning on...
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    I have a 4 yr old, 45lb mutt. He gets along...

    I have a 4 yr old, 45lb mutt. He gets along great with other dogs when out on a walk, or offleash at a dog park, trails, etc. He is a little nuerotic and can get annoying to some dogs but...
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    Do you get a free voucher for a flight if this...

    Do you get a free voucher for a flight if this happens to you as a passenger? Shoot, i once got $600 for taking a flight 2 hours later when my booked flight was overbooked. If so, super worth the...
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    No. It just rains in WA. Thats the party line,...

    No. It just rains in WA. Thats the party line, and we need to stick to it!
  26. Good shit getting the Nash gate drop. My last...

    Good shit getting the Nash gate drop. My last lap was right around noon and didnt notice it open until i was changing back at my car and heard the bros next to me arrive at their car stoking out on...
  27. Did you not hear me? I said when the goddamn...

    Did you not hear me? I said when the goddamn pivoty heel piece wont stay in the right goddamn position i start freaking out and flailing around while screetching just like an orangutan haha. I...
  28. This is honestly what i am leaning towards. ...

    This is honestly what i am leaning towards. Coming from a frame touring binding ive been VERY happy with the weight and ergonomics of the shift when touring, but i was hoping for the security of a...
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    my silver stonks (which i bought mostly last...

    my silver stonks (which i bought mostly last summer) have been falling with increased fears of inflation, because....? Oh well, i have $1.36 cash in my portfolio now and unless a massive dip comes...
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    Ive gotten smoked over the last 7 trading days. ...

    Ive gotten smoked over the last 7 trading days. Damn. COST, VIST, SLV all long term (months long so far) holds for me have just gotten pummeled.
  31. AFD is properly set up and still barely touching...

    AFD is properly set up and still barely touching boot in my garage (after making sure the boot toe is levered up). Ive tried leelaus forward pressure, factory and overtightened. this last time out...
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    How do they suggest fixing that problem?

    How do they suggest fixing that problem?
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    I was in Courmayeur with my GF (now wife) and i...

    I was in Courmayeur with my GF (now wife) and i ended up getting us into a bit of tricky spot where the traverse we were on ended and we needed to boot up about 200' to the knife-edge ridgline to...
  34. 6'4", 195lbs. Usually run a 13 din, am running 12...

    6'4", 195lbs. Usually run a 13 din, am running 12 on the shifts. Doesn't ski like a 12 din. Back to the garage to quadruple check setup.
  35. I've had 3 prereleases on my shifts. All on...

    I've had 3 prereleases on my shifts. All on powdays. 2 have been one ski releasing to the side on compressions and I've skied away. Another one was popping around in pow on the side of a green where...
  36. I seek out the old scott grips that have a big...

    I seek out the old scott grips that have a big fat top for a nice comfy platform for my big hands.
  37. Why is everyone skating so much? Ya'll ski areas...

    Why is everyone skating so much? Ya'll ski areas that flat? At my area the gnar starts at the offload ramp and doesn't quit till halfway through the lift corral at the bottom.
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    Big Pink is twice the size of my condo, and has a...

    Big Pink is twice the size of my condo, and has a second story. Fuck yeah!

    Everyone always thinks of mellencamp, but never The Band's debut album: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_from_Big_Pink
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    I live in a condo complex. Generally chill...

    I live in a condo complex. Generally chill neighbors. My immediate neighbor is a french guy who gets super stoked everytime he sees im going skiing. Upstairs neighbor is a large lady who flooded...
  40. I personally find the terrain on Armstrong...

    I personally find the terrain on Armstrong really, really fun. Lots of nooks and little lines, varied, featured, steep in spots, playful, etc. I can bang out 10 laps in row and ski a very different,...
  41. 5 T2B laps by noon is a pipedream at alpental on...

    5 T2B laps by noon is a pipedream at alpental on a sunny powder weekend, fyi. Don't get that pass if you are expecting a let up in liftlines haha. We might have less people, but I really doubt...
  42. Two early eastpeak chairline laps were super fun...

    Two early eastpeak chairline laps were super fun with the wife. Totally bottomless and great quality. Super fun popping off everything and diving into waist deep turns with abandon. Then had here...
  43. At the end of the day, isnt it really just a one...

    At the end of the day, isnt it really just a one hit huckfest? The 2-3 hits after the drop in are cool, but those are just icing on the cake... you gotta impress on the drop in. Its ALL about the...
  44. Mens podium involved serious meat hucking and big...

    Mens podium involved serious meat hucking and big tricks. Women's winner did not have her board leave the ground and rode at a comfortable pace.

    Doesn't really seem fair that the prize purses...
  45. I always ride solo on a double chair, and haven't...

    I always ride solo on a double chair, and haven't heard a peep of shit about it... unless its with someone i know. Its not that i overly trust the folks i "know", but more that it limits my...
  46. FYI, Ikon pass will not scan, you need to get a...

    FYI, Ikon pass will not scan, you need to get a comp ticket from the ticket window... assuming you are ikonic.
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    No shame there. I shit myself in middle school...

    No shame there. I shit myself in middle school wrestling practice, and saw at least 2 other instances of wrestlers shitting themselves, 1 during a match.

    Also, during HS football my center shit...
  48. Got the all clear from the boss to ski Friday...

    Got the all clear from the boss to ski Friday (tomorrow). So, WSDOT willing, ill be sliding around up there tomorrow, ill be on the look out for you.

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    My boy Olly is obsessed with the cat. As soon as...

    My boy Olly is obsessed with the cat. As soon as it is out from cover on the floor he attacks and mouths the shit out of it usually attempting to fit the cats whole head down his throat like a...
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    Looks like a really good boy. Also looks like a...

    Looks like a really good boy. Also looks like a chewer. But goddamn he is so cute id have no problem budgeting $1000 in power cords for the first year haha.
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