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    List of celebrities who have died in plane...

    List of celebrities who have died in plane crashes. (Celebrities pretty loosely defined.)
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fatalities_from_aviation_accidents
    Having the resources to fly...
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    It's like the old days in the Soviet Union--you...

    It's like the old days in the Soviet Union--you see a line you get in it, without bothering to find out what people are lined up for. Toilet paper? Apples? FOMO.
    Although I do understand people not...
  3. The wise thing to do is to let Danno talk to...

    The wise thing to do is to let Danno talk to himself.
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    He didn't admit to non consensual sex. He...

    He didn't admit to non consensual sex. He admitted to having sex he thought was consensual and acknowledged that she didn't. There's a difference. Maybe he settled and apologized because he was...
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    Most of us just post on TGR when we want to goof...

    Most of us just post on TGR when we want to goof off at work.
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    Chances are this virus will kill a fair number of...

    Chances are this virus will kill a fair number of people but not as many as influenza in an average year and no where near as many as malaria, as examples. The reason for concern with a new virus is...
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    What I used to do all night takes me all night to...

    What I used to do all night takes me all night to do.
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    Same reason people wear jerseys and such with...

    Same reason people wear jerseys and such with somebody's name and number on them--people don't just admire their heroes, they identify with them.. Might be Kobe, might be Gandhi, When we admire...
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    Obviously you're now on a warranty blacklist. ...

    Obviously you're now on a warranty blacklist. I'm surprised anyone in North America will even sell you ski gear.
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    FIFY

    FIFY
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    From Wikipedia: "Bryant admitted to an adulterous...

    From Wikipedia: "Bryant admitted to an adulterous sexual encounter with his accuser, but denied the assault allegation. The case was dropped after Bryant's accuser refused to testify in the case. A...
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    Don't get me wrong--K2 owes you a new ski or skis...

    Don't get me wrong--K2 owes you a new ski or skis and UrbanAlpine should help you get them. But you don't have a lot of leverage here, although your post will probably cost UrbanAlpine more than...
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    Wonder if the company that paid the settlement...

    Wonder if the company that paid the settlement told the bank the checks were fake, just to piss on the guy one more time.
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    Coronavirus--56 deaths so far (that the Chinese...

    Coronavirus--56 deaths so far (that the Chinese are admitting).
    Meanwhile 149 influenza deaths in California so far this season (as of 1/18.)
    Of course the coronavirus could turn out to be much,...
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    Milk chute is where you put lit M80's on...

    Milk chute is where you put lit M80's on Halloween and the other 364 days of the year. Also a pass through where the milkman could leave the milk and the lady of the house (it was the 50's) could...
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    What you give up when you buy cheap on ebay is...

    What you give up when you buy cheap on ebay is good customer service and manufacturer support--which you acknowledge as far as the manufacturer support. I think a lot of us jump the gun on leaving...
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    Nothing says "It's all about me" like a selfie...

    Nothing says "It's all about me" like a selfie stick.
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    My mom used a washer with a wringer. (OK, she...

    My mom used a washer with a wringer. (OK, she didn't actually use it, but there was one in the basement, along with a treadle operated sewing machine, and a coal room with a chute [empty]. There was...
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    My wife still skis a pair of Raichle Flexons with...

    My wife still skis a pair of Raichle Flexons with no signs of deterioration (the boots, not the wife). Depends on what materials the boots are made from I think.
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    Taking "get off my lawn" to a new level....

    Taking "get off my lawn" to a new level.
    Meanwhile, woman tries to pass on a 2 lane road, head-ons a car full of teenagers going to school. The woman died, 2 of the teens seriously hurt (one will...
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    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/24/us/ding-dong-di...

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/24/us/ding-dong-ditch-prank-crash-deaths.html?action=click&module=Latest&pgtype=Homepage

    Kids ring the guy's doorbell and run. He chases their car, runs them off...
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    It gets chilly when you're skiing in jeans.

    It gets chilly when you're skiing in jeans.
  23. New parking for Judah--Donner Lake run....

    New parking for Judah--Donner Lake run.
    https://www.sierrasun.com/news/public-access-secured-for-iconic-backcountry-ski-route-donner-lake-run/
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    How hard is it to masturbate in the hospital? ...

    How hard is it to masturbate in the hospital?

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  25. Thread: Flying

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    corona virus

    corona virus
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    And stop putting dirty knives back in the knife...

    And stop putting dirty knives back in the knife block.
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    agree with the blood sucking leeches part but the...

    agree with the blood sucking leeches part but the only reason they can get away with it is because insurers will pay for it--if it works--rather than pay the lifetime costs of caring for a...
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    Done and done. (They moved away and the bar is...

    Done and done. (They moved away and the bar is long gone, although any bar that has Joe Craven play isn't all bad).
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    We are all gaper spirit lawyers here.

    We are all gaper spirit lawyers here.
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    went over to a friend's for a xmas party and they...

    went over to a friend's for a xmas party and they had a fake vintage Chamonix poster. I refrained from telling them that my endodontist has the same poster in his office.
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    went to an urban cowboy bar with friends (very...

    went to an urban cowboy bar with friends (very good multi-instrumentalist was playing, Joe Craven for you Norcal folks) and my friends both ordered banana daquiris. Last I heard they didn't have...
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    Not a very well trained K9.

    Not a very well trained K9.
  33. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    I should be so lucky . anyone still cares the...

    I should be so lucky .

    anyone still cares the pic of a huge kt line I posted a few pages back was a random photo I googled as "huge lift line" I dont know the date or year. It could be many.
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    I don't hear any North Tahoe skiers complaining...

    I don't hear any North Tahoe skiers complaining that high daily lift prices are driving people away.
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    I'll give that a try if lubing doesn't work. ...

    I'll give that a try if lubing doesn't work.


    No rollers to change--but the door is working more smoothly after I lubed all the pivots--5 on each side of the door. We'll see what happens with...
  36. The data is meaningless without knowing the...

    The data is meaningless without knowing the denominator--how many total backcountry skiers and snowmobiliers of each age group are there over time. This data is not available in the study. The...
  37. It looked to me like the third skier/victim was...

    It looked to me like the third skier/victim was the drone pilot. He filmed his friends and then recovered the drone before his descent.
  38. There were fatal slides at Alpine--one of the...

    There were fatal slides at Alpine--one of the gullies on South Face of Sherwood--and in Silverbelt at Sugar Bowl in the 70's/80's. I don't recall the dates.
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    It's a gfi receptacle. too much load can trip...

    It's a gfi receptacle.
    too much load can trip the gfi -- that's the answer I was looking for. Thank you.
    wooley--gfi's do fail over time, especially if they've been tripped a few times.
    I'll see...
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    I learned to use Fortran to program a ballroom...

    I learned to use Fortran to program a ballroom sized mainframe to add 2 + 2 with punch cards. And that's pretty much where my acquisition of computer skills stopped.
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    garage door problem

    The garage door is tripping the GFI on the way down when it's about 4/5 down. Old gfi, one piece door which does not come down smoothly.--kind of jerks one side, then the other.
    Normally my first...
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    coming back from Sherwood on the groomer at...

    coming back from Sherwood on the groomer at Alpine, the narrow cat track takes a blind 180. People were cutting the corner and dropping down 6 feet onto the cat track, or on top of unlucky skiers....
  43. Or post fake funeral notices, wait home with a...

    Or post fake funeral notices, wait home with a shotgun. (I'm feeling really testy this morning after a half hour on the phone with ATT.)
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    HOA. Explains everything. There's something...

    HOA. Explains everything. There's something about HOA's that can turn otherwise normal people into total POS (like Audis).
  45. Reading the funeral notices and robbing the...

    Reading the funeral notices and robbing the deceaseds' homes during the funerals is a long-time practice.
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    We're the only family with our last name in the...

    We're the only family with our last name in the country. Unfortunately 3 of us have the same first initial. So I opted for a number instead of full first name. But the similarity is how we...
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    Wrong. Fucking cyclists got in her way. Not...

    Wrong. Fucking cyclists got in her way. Not allowed. People are in a hurry, got important places to be.
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    I see people skiing in outfits like that--late...

    I see people skiing in outfits like that--late teens early 20's. I guess it's a thing. I think I'll stick to my Bogner one piece though.
  49. thank you

    thank you
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    Yes, all the data was still on the drive. There...

    Yes, all the data was still on the drive. There is an option to attach a flash drive to create a log; I didn't have one available. If that is necessary to solve the problem it will be cheaper and...
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