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  1. ^^ Good that you're skiing again. Last I heard...

    ^^ Good that you're skiing again. Last I heard you had sold all your gear.
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    This nails it. Whenever someone says something...

    This nails it. Whenever someone says something along those lines, I know they definitely aren't even close to as good as they pretend to be. Because no one who actually skis (enough to be good)...
  3. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Seriously. This thread is half unintentional...

    Seriously. This thread is half unintentional gaper thread.
  4. I feel like we need to bring this back, ironic or...

    I feel like we need to bring this back, ironic or otherwise. I saw Glen Plake maybe 10 years ago at Heavenly doing his thing and it was honestly pretty awesome to watch. I can huck a 30 foot cliff...
  5. THE OFFICIAL 20/21 TAHOE SKI & SNOWBOARD THREAD. PANDEMIC SCHMANDEMIC!

    To be fair, if you had to drive from Santa Cruz youíd probably be the same way. Thatís a haul, especially with kids in the back.

    My biggest revelation living in Truckee (most of the time) is how...
  6. Someone should start a thread about that.

    Someone should start a thread about that.
  7. I'd tell myself to run my tires at a lower PSI...

    I'd tell myself to run my tires at a lower PSI and also don't be such a pussy.
  8. Iím not so sure the onslaught of newbs are all...

    Iím not so sure the onslaught of newbs are all that great at traversing either. The number of times I encountered people sitting / stopping in the traverse track this season was probably more than...
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    Kirkland brand / generic Flonase. It's allergy...

    Kirkland brand / generic Flonase. It's allergy season after all.
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    ^^ Yep, I know. (and note that I did put a wink...

    ^^ Yep, I know. (and note that I did put a wink after the Jokic post above). That was ugly. Having said that, Curry put up 27 points on 19 attempts in 29 minutes, sat out the 4th quarter. He was...
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    ^^ That's one of the better versions of that meme...

    ^^ That's one of the better versions of that meme I've seen. Great audio mixing.
  12. THE OFFICIAL 20/21 TAHOE SKI & SNOWBOARD THREAD. PANDEMIC SCHMANDEMIC!

    Yeah those wiggles are legit and harder than they look. I did the Shirley one in that photo today but caught it with soft snow and that definitely made it easier.

    Not sure when that trend started...
  13. Decided my knee felt good enough to give it a...

    Decided my knee felt good enough to give it a shot and get back on skis... and Squaw was better than expected today.

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    ^^ Isnít that a legit question right now?

    ^^ Isnít that a legit question right now?
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    Hmm. 190 WC seems to float just fine for me.

    Hmm. 190 WC seems to float just fine for me.
  16. It was a pretty good little jolt in Truckee. ...

    It was a pretty good little jolt in Truckee. Epicenter just south of Dollar Point.
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    Curry outplayed Jokic head to head... again. ...

    Curry outplayed Jokic head to head... again. Just saying. ;-)
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    ^^ The unrealized potential when he was just on...

    ^^ The unrealized potential when he was just on the cusp of entering the league is brutal.
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    Time to buy the dip.

    Time to buy the dip.
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    ^^ Dude.

    ^^ Dude.
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    Same. It's just a game like everything else, no...

    Same. It's just a game like everything else, no reason to get all evangelical about it.
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    He'd probably benefit from a little more slo-mo. ...

    He'd probably benefit from a little more slo-mo. Everything he does is just so damn smooth and he makes it look easy.

    Loved the part where Danny hops off his bike over the tree branch. I can't...
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    I definitely feel the same about sporting events,...

    I definitely feel the same about sporting events, although I never actually saw the KD Warriors live because it was just insane what tickets cost. They're selling tickets at the Chase Center for the...
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    NBA 2020-2021, Let the Season Begin

    Yeah I mean the award is going to Jokic for sure as long as he doesn’t get hurt. He’s played way more games than Embiid.

    The only way Curry would have a chance is if they finish on a tear and end...
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    NBA 2020-2021, Let the Season Begin

    Curry is the fucking MVP and I donít care. He just outplayed Jokic and Embiid this past week.

    Just another 49 points on 28 shots. Heís unreal. So I guess he can carry a team?
  26. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8z1Mo3Iiq4Q

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8z1Mo3Iiq4Q
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    We'll see... they'll need to try to small-ball...

    We'll see... they'll need to try to small-ball run the bigs off the floor. Can't really do that against Embiid however.
  28. Damnit. So much for my no FOMO theory.

    Damnit. So much for my no FOMO theory.
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    That Warriors / Celtics game last night was...

    That Warriors / Celtics game last night was awesome. Curry is absolutely unreal right now (twisted his ankle and was still knocking down shots), and props to Tatum for stepping up with Brown out.
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    They're awesome when they work correctly. First...

    They're awesome when they work correctly. First generation, it seems, no matter what, there will always be kinks. Hopefully they're working on a Shift 2.0 - the brakes deploying while skinning...
  31. THE OFFICIAL 20/21 TAHOE SKI & SNOWBOARD THREAD. PANDEMIC SCHMANDEMIC!

    Not to mention the skiing last April was a hell of a lot better than it is right now. No FOMO here.

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    Pretty sure this spot is bare dirt right now.
  32. Aside from some very specific situations, this...

    Aside from some very specific situations, this has proven to be untrue. You can't just build your way out of a housing crisis, because as soon as you reach a point of saturation and price leveling...
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    I have friends who use a little rug or floor mat...

    I have friends who use a little rug or floor mat and every time I keep telling myself I need to get one for those icy parking lot mornings. Was at the hardware store the other day and some old guy...
  34. Oh believe me, I get it. While my primary...

    Oh believe me, I get it. While my primary residence is now in Truckee (in the house I've owned since 2015)... I also have to keep a place back in Sonoma to see my kids on the regular. I'm already...
  35. THE OFFICIAL 20/21 TAHOE SKI & SNOWBOARD THREAD. PANDEMIC SCHMANDEMIC!

    Iíll definitely check it out if I ever make it to south lake again. It might as well be San Jose. Actually, I love some of those trails over there so I take it back. Armstrong, Corral, Tikki...
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    Same. I may just give up altogether after hearing...

    Same. I may just give up altogether after hearing this.
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    Saw some photos from that. Creepy.

    Saw some photos from that. Creepy.
  38. I'm actually a big fan of Siam Cuisine in Truckee...

    I'm actually a big fan of Siam Cuisine in Truckee (the place across from Forest Hospital). Kinda depends on what you order, but their red curry is damn tasty. Pad Thai is good too.
  39. I think it's mostly about lifestyle resentment. ...

    I think it's mostly about lifestyle resentment. The sacrifices many had to make to live in a mountain town have become sort of obsolete and people are bitter about the change. Which, I definitely...
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    I should clarify: 7 game series. That's part of...

    I should clarify: 7 game series. That's part of the reason they changed it from 5. The first ever 8 seed to take down a 1 seed in a full series was the 2007 We Believe Warriors. They lost to Utah...
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    This is least likely to happen in basketball. ...

    This is least likely to happen in basketball. There have only been three 8 vs 1 upsets ever in history to begin with. And none of those teams even made it out of the next round.
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    They're not scared of losing the series, more so...

    They're not scared of losing the series, more so the Warriors would be a pain in the ass for a first round matchup for a one seed. Curry when he's rolling has the ability to steal a couple of games...
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    NBA 2020-2021, Let the Season Begin

    Curry just put up a casual 42 in 29 minutes. I know Iím a homer but I donít care, heís the freakiní MVP. Teams are doubling him (or more) all game long and it still doesnít matter. I guarantee you...
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    I'm at a complete loss for words on this one. I...

    I'm at a complete loss for words on this one. I used to get pissed when my wife would never wipe the steam wand clean... but this...
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    Best bang for your buck:...

    Best bang for your buck:...
  46. Thread: Ski Chile 2021

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    Had to cancel my trip to Chile last August and...

    Had to cancel my trip to Chile last August and was hoping to get out there this August as a makeup. Odds not looking great. Thanks for the updates and keep us posted as things progress.
  47. I was heli skiing in Alaska the same week and...

    I was heli skiing in Alaska the same week and there were some very reactive layers and we saw a fair amount of activity. The outfit I was with took it very seriously and internally they did reports...
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    Yeah, I mean, Denver will probably advance past...

    Yeah, I mean, Denver will probably advance past the first round riding Jokic but it's going to be pretty tough after that. As a Warriors fan I know as well as anyone, man, injuries fucking suck. I...
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    Seeing it live there was zero doubt he blew his...

    Seeing it live there was zero doubt he blew his ACL. They turned off the court-side microphones, he was hurting.

    Denver is screwed in the playoffs without that number 2 scoring option.
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    Fuck! Murray just blew his knee. Ugh.

    Fuck! Murray just blew his knee. Ugh.
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