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    The OVPSD is concerned about the traffic. Also...

    The OVPSD is concerned about the traffic. Also about the proposed village.
    https://www.sierrasun.com/news/olympic-valley-officials-weigh-in-on-village-at-palisades-discuss-traffic-issues/
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    Excellent point. When dealing with subjects...

    Excellent point.

    When dealing with subjects armed with something less than a gun, the police seem to forget that sooner or later every perpetrator will have to put it down to piss.
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    Obviously they would have to provide and operate...

    Obviously they would have to provide and operate the buses, if and when Caltrans creates a dedicated bus lane, if and when Truckee or someone builds park and ride lots. Assuming the buses will be...
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    There is a common thread in my comments--we can...

    There is a common thread in my comments--we can bitch about Alterra or about all those other drivers clogging up "our roads" but it does no good. Alterra is not going to fix the problem. Those...
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    We'll stop repeating it when people stop...

    We'll stop repeating it when people stop conplaining about how long it takes to get to the resorts.
    As far as those of us traveling to non-ski destintations at peak hours--we're still part of the...
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    Hopefully the post was "deleted" by the OP and...

    Hopefully the post was "deleted" by the OP and not next of kin.
  7. Thread: Water.....

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    I congratulate you, but obviously that kind of...

    I congratulate you, but obviously that kind of animal husbandry and agriculture cannot feed the country, let alone the planet. There is a reason that early civilizations grew up in arid, hot regions...
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    The same people who complain about Ikon selling...

    The same people who complain about Ikon selling too many passes are the people who would be complaining if Alterra sold less and they couldn't get one.
    The people complaining about the traffic are...
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    Being an asshole is requirement number one to...

    Being an asshole is requirement number one to play in the NHL. In fact, every team has at least one player for whom that is the only requirement.
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    It takes 6x more water to grow beef protein...

    It takes 6x more water to grow beef protein compared to almond protein.
    If we really wanted to do something about excess water for agriculture we could stop eating meat.
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    Obviously you've never seen the backup at 89S...

    Obviously you've never seen the backup at 89S exit off EB 80 on weekends. And non holiday powder days.
    And the Reno folks don't usually stay up the hill.

    As far as evacuations go--the plan is...
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    As a Wings fan I was never a fan of Bobby. But...

    As a Wings fan I was never a fan of Bobby. But Brett helped us win a Stanley Cup, so thanks for that Bobby.
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    I still haven't gotten over the tuck rulle game. ...

    I still haven't gotten over the tuck rulle game. Pillage Raiders Pillage!!
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    I thought we'd moved past the "it's a few bad...

    I thought we'd moved past the "it's a few bad apples" phase.
  15. Thread: THE EGGS!!

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    If the hens aren't laying eggs maybe their on...

    If the hens aren't laying eggs maybe their on strike, or part of the great resignation. Chickens have been abused employees for too long and they don't have to take it any more.
    Anyway, as Otzi...
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    Google does carbon dating? Somebody thinks I...

    Google does carbon dating?

    Somebody thinks I own a business because I've been deluged with calls from people who want to help me get some kind of payments for my employees I'm entitled to. OTOH...
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    Places where I've used buses to get to the slopes...

    Places where I've used buses to get to the slopes have been destination resorts with people staying in fairly dense villages (Chamonix, Whistler) and few people arriving from outside the area to ski...
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    California man may not be as stupid as Florida...

    California man may not be as stupid as Florida man, bu we're catching up
    https://wapo.st/3DxgJEw
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    The same database shows that total killings are...

    The same database shows that total killings are up. And not all police killings are shootings--see George Floyd, Tyre Nichols, Freddy Gray, Eric Garner., ad nauseum. Plus the listing of a victim as...
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    Niners should pick up Rogers. He'd be a hell of...

    Niners should pick up Rogers. He'd be a hell of a 5th backup.
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    Have you reported to SETI. Or Space Force?

    Have you reported to SETI. Or Space Force?
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    A clogged ear without pain, fever etc is not a...

    A clogged ear without pain, fever etc is not a reason to go to urgent care.
    As far as letting Medicare set the fees for any provider who accepts Medicare--all that would do is decrease the number...
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    Or ny other Saturday morning. Those of us who...

    Or ny other Saturday morning. Those of us who live in the area have planned our lives around ski area traffic for years. Of course Alterra will say that their village is the solution--since it will...
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    And yet police kill more people than ever. A...

    And yet police kill more people than ever. A protest is an opportunity for the cops to knock heads, arrest "rioters" and maybe even kill someone. An editorial is something to wipe their asses with...
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    Or catching on fire for no reason--one yesterday...

    Or catching on fire for no reason--one yesterday in Sacramento area.
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    So what your're saying is that when farmers got a...

    So what your're saying is that when farmers got a lot more reservoir water and fish got less a lot of that water went into the groundwater. Do you suppose that means the farmers were taking more...
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    Police are at their core bullies. Like all...

    Police are at their core bullies. Like all bullies they target people they perceive as powerless--Black people especially but not exclusively--and cower in the face of power and authority. Police...
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    One of the more interesting facts in Cadillac...

    One of the more interesting facts in Cadillac Desert is that at the same time the Bureau of Reclamation was heavily subsidizing water for alfalfa growers in the west the Dept of AGriculture was...
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    Trigger warning. This might make you cry....

    Trigger warning. This might make you cry.
    https://wapo.st/404KGpf
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    Get rid of it. Notify the advertiser that we are...

    Get rid of it. Notify the advertiser that we are boycotting them. Putting an ad that can't be removed sux. Whoever allowed this sux more.
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    It's Catch 22--he runs from the cops because he's...

    It's Catch 22--he runs from the cops because he's afraid they're going to kill him, so they kill him for running. At this point running is a justifiable response for any Black person confronted by...
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    you are (almost) certainly right. I was joking (I...

    you are (almost) certainly right. I was joking (I hope).
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    Placer County has allocated money to...

    Placer County has allocated money to significantly expand the Cabin Ck trailhead and put in a crapper, this per Truckee Trails. Also money for more work on Sawtooth trail.
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    I have a 48 year old house with two knob valves...

    I have a 48 year old house with two knob valves in one shower and a single handled (pressure balanced) in the other. No problem with the hot water in either. Both are original to the house. (Odd...
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    I have a moderate width foot with very low instep...

    I have a moderate width foot with very low instep volume. Bontex shims work for me. My bootfitter gives them out free like candy. Tightening the lower buckles more also works but that pinches my...
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    Drunk more likely.

    Drunk more likely.
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    My accountant likes series I bonds, although it...

    My accountant likes series I bonds, although it might be worth waiting to see if they shit on the debt ceiling. (OTOH if they do shit on the debt ceiling the only place to put your money is to buy...
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    IMO the edges of trails are for the fast skiers...

    IMO the edges of trails are for the fast skiers to pass the mob. And you're harder to see standing next to a bunch of trees. The last place I want to stop. Although I don't generally stop. One of...
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    If you're going to verbally confront someone for...

    If you're going to verbally confront someone for anything you'd best have a solid zinger. Otherwise best keep your mouth shut. If you're going to chase someone you'd best be prepared to deal with...
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    I lived in Tucson. The flood control "system" is...

    I lived in Tucson. The flood control "system" is to let the water run down the streets into historical washes and into the dry riverbeds--like the Rillito--and out into the desert. In other words...
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    AT least the Utahns don't name their kids Dweezil...

    AT least the Utahns don't name their kids Dweezil and Moon Unit
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    Riding up a chair with 2 little kids who were...

    Riding up a chair with 2 little kids who were heatedly each jabbing the map on the safety bar and arguing in some language that as best as I can tell only has 2 words, both of which start with N. ...
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    I've had the phantom step in with...

    I've had the phantom step in with Griffons--luckily the ski came off before I even cleared the loading ramp. And I've had trouble getting into them in powder, but it's been awhile--some here said...
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    Sounds like you're a Tesla. Your AI for posting...

    Sounds like you're a Tesla. Your AI for posting in internet forums is very impressive. Your self driving not so much.
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    You might be right but I probably wouldn't claim...

    You might be right but I probably wouldn't claim to be right and Peyton Manning wrong.


    Not just the Dallas game. Niners been a second half team since they stopped losing at the beginning of...
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    What if the core stops spinning and all the...

    What if the core stops spinning and all the compasses stop working. If I'm going to die from cosmic rays I'd like to at least know where the fuck I am.
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    try dealing wth 10 feet high berms for 3 or 4...

    try dealing wth 10 feet high berms for 3 or 4 months and you won't be worried so much about the shrubs. At least with the shrubs there's a chance the oncoming drivers will be able to stop.
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    Didn't we see the same sort of thing a few weeks...

    Didn't we see the same sort of thing a few weeks ago on a football field?
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    If only the guy had landed the plane on a...

    If only the guy had landed the plane on a treadmill.
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    Remembering the details of any traumatic or...

    Remembering the details of any traumatic or emotional experience is notoriously unreliable, whether you are a participant or an onlooker. The guy who's lying is the one who is certain of every...
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