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    Like I said, word is already out. By next year,...

    Like I said, word is already out. By next year, you will be lucky to find a fixer upper that needs $100k in reno work (which will cost $150k due to inflation) for under $500k. But you get all the...
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    You mean that the prosecution is proving the guy...

    You mean that the prosecution is proving the guy is a paid defense shill and spewing opinions instead of facts? Shocker.
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    Duluth, MN. Get there now. Word is already out. ...

    Duluth, MN. Get there now. Word is already out.

    https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2021/04/12/where-to-live-climate-change-orig-me.cnn
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    And here it comes! Been seeing it in steel,...

    And here it comes! Been seeing it in steel, aluminum and some chemicals since last December. Transportation costs are off the hook. More than 100% YOY increase on ocean container freight rates....
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    Her name is Krystal Ball? Sounds like a...

    Her name is Krystal Ball? Sounds like a stripper's name.
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    YOLO and FOMO all wrapped into one. Go for it,...

    YOLO and FOMO all wrapped into one. Go for it, and remember to invest the capital gains into BTC.
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    A co-worker of mine has a buddy that owns around...

    A co-worker of mine has a buddy that owns around 1k acres of farmland central WA along the Columbia river. He gets a call from someone interested in his land. After some discussions over a period of...
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    Seems Gates like to buy land too. ...

    Seems Gates like to buy land too.

    https://www.dw.com/en/bill-gates-buys-big-on-a-farmland-shopping-spree/a-57134690
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    First comes the sharp increase in inflation,...

    First comes the sharp increase in inflation, which the Fed manipulates with their cheery picked data. By the time the clueless Fed is forced to admit their is an inflation issue, it will react very,...
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    Just get a frog statue. Problem solved. ...

    Just get a frog statue. Problem solved.

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/delightful-lawn-ornament-somehow-caused-195151396.html
  11. Canít decide if I am going to ride Little Pine or...

    Canít decide if I am going to ride Little Pine or Sunrise. Maybe hit up the magic carpet. Calm down wind. Let us ski please!
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    The real question should be can you get from...

    The real question should be can you get from Barrow to Sitka in a RAV4?
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    Maybe the derivatives, over leveraged game. Or...

    Maybe the derivatives, over leveraged game. Or more likely, Zombie Apocalypse.
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    Couldn't be bothered to read this thread. But you...

    Couldn't be bothered to read this thread. But you know, people drive around all year long with winter tires on. Just let that soak into your noodles.
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    My guess is he will kick out the small Mom and...

    My guess is he will kick out the small Mom and Pop shops and bring in Gucci, Prada and Bogner. Does Crested Butte have a Four Seasons? That's probably on the drawing board too. On the plus side...
  16. Fricking VR. They can't even clean the signage...

    Fricking VR. They can't even clean the signage anymore. What a bunch of inconsiderate slackers!!!

    Oh, conditions looked mid-winter. Kudos to you for being able to get some.
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    Spend $25k to upgrade the kitchen and you're set.

    Spend $25k to upgrade the kitchen and you're set.
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    Everything's bigger in Texas. Then you go to...

    Everything's bigger in Texas. Then you go to Alaska, and realize how small everything is in Texas.
  19. Thread: Trucks.

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    The pussification of America continues with...

    The pussification of America continues with electric tail gates.
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    Well, there's the time difference thingy. If you...

    Well, there's the time difference thingy. If you are in the Alps, you can get your morning ski tour and/or lift served in with no stress. If your HQ is WC based, then you will become a night owl, and...
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    Not to mention the 500 car covered garage.

    Not to mention the 500 car covered garage.
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    I have a work colleague who is either the very...

    I have a work colleague who is either the very tail end of the boomer gen or the first of the Gen X crew. He likes to go into the office. He says the internet at home sucks, and it probably does...
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    Good point. Someone who is in the office,...

    Good point. Someone who is in the office, assuming the boss is there too, will have a definite leg up on the brownie nose points. Assuming they want to climb the ladder and can actually brown nose...
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    A couple mtn towns made the list. ...

    A couple mtn towns made the list.

    https://www.marketwatch.com/story/hot-tickets-10-in-demand-cities-where-home-prices-are-soaring-the-most-some-will-surprise-you-11617820049?siteid=yhoof2
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    https://ktvz.com/news/crime-courts/2021/04/07/vand...

    https://ktvz.com/news/crime-courts/2021/04/07/vandals-drill-holes-in-tumalo-irrigation-district-pipeline-reward-offered/

    What water there is looks to have some folks fighting over it. Will only...
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    This is the high desert. There's no water here.

    This is the high desert. There's no water here.
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    Have you seen the price of land recently? It's...

    Have you seen the price of land recently? It's not just house prices that are going up. Lots here in Bend that are not even 10k sq ft are going for over $400k in some cases. Ironically, there are...
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    Now THIS is how the rich roll... ...

    Now THIS is how the rich roll...

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/most-expensive-real-estate-sun-152949570.html
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    I thought this was a major complaint at the start...

    I thought this was a major complaint at the start of vaccinations. Or pre-planning stage before vaccine roll outs that there was a bunch of confusion at the local levels? Maybe it was just bad...
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    nah, she lost because she doesn't care about the...

    nah, she lost because she doesn't care about the home appreciation. She just wanted her nice quite, low density neighborhood. Besides, she's going to die in her house and will the estate to her 10...
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    If only there was a federal bill being proposed...

    If only there was a federal bill being proposed that could address some of these infrastructure issues. Maybe write to your congress critter and advocate for some federal funding? Especially if that...
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    Unrealized gains. But it is fun when the numbers...

    Unrealized gains. But it is fun when the numbers are going up.
  33. Have to say, we had a nice pre-Xmas week in JH...

    Have to say, we had a nice pre-Xmas week in JH last December. But it was two weeks prior to Xmas.

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    Helis sold separately. Had to laugh at that one....

    Helis sold separately. Had to laugh at that one. COVID related forced sale? Or something else?
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    This. We ordered ours back in February. Oregon...

    This. We ordered ours back in February. Oregon built hot tub mfg. too. We might see it in September, which is fine.
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    Dude, how could you leave out arguably the one...

    Dude, how could you leave out arguably the one and only good thing that comes out of KY? Bourbon!
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    But this is how middle class retired people end...

    But this is how middle class retired people end up priced out of their own homes when their retirement income goes to a larger percentage of property taxes as the assessments go up with the value of...
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    You have obviously never lived in NJ.

    You have obviously never lived in NJ.
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    I know you know this. But there are machines that...

    I know you know this. But there are machines that can defy gravity. At least for a little while. But don't go jumping off any bridges, at least not without a parachute.

    We did well when we sold...
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    Buy BTC, wait for the housing market to crash....

    Buy BTC, wait for the housing market to crash. What could possible go wrong?
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    Yeah, but you're so close to the hidden gem of...

    Yeah, but you're so close to the hidden gem of Alpy. That's got to be worth something.
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    Yep, for a West Coaster with preconceived notions...

    Yep, for a West Coaster with preconceived notions of the "Bronx", I was surprised by how nice that 'hood is. I thought one of GWB's or Trump's Sec of Treasury or some finance dude has a home in...
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    With a name like Bronxville, you would think it...

    With a name like Bronxville, you would think it would be a dump. Former co-worker who's family managed to get into a house in the late 1800's lived there. But the property taxes were more than my...
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    Don't own a home, but getting lots of spam mail...

    Don't own a home, but getting lots of spam mail in the mailbox to sell my home. Dirt pimps getting desperate for biz.
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    FIL taught in Yonkers for the better part of 20...

    FIL taught in Yonkers for the better part of 20 years. Bitch of a commute from Whitestone to Yonkers too. No idea how he did it for that long. Must have been for the love of the kids. Because after...
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    One neighborhood (gated) we looked at had an HOA...

    One neighborhood (gated) we looked at had an HOA due that was over $1k per month. It did come with a club house, pool and exercise facilities, plus snow removal. And this was a neighborhood w/o a...
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    Thought and prayers. Can I get an, "AMEN!!!!" ?

    Thought and prayers. Can I get an, "AMEN!!!!" ?
  48. Spent most of Saturday morning over on NWX....

    Spent most of Saturday morning over on NWX. Apparently everyone was on Cloudchaser as I was skiing untracked corduroy for hours. Didn't see many people. I didn't have to try and look for that...
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    This sounds reasonable. If the COVID gets under...

    This sounds reasonable. If the COVID gets under control, (I know BIG IF) but then people start going back to work. Anecdotally there are a lot of job openings in the service industries and those seem...
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    Crazy. I remember when I got into the biz, cntr...

    Crazy. I remember when I got into the biz, cntr ships were 4k TEU vessels. Everyone was blown away when they went to 10k TEU's. Unless the ILA and ILUW get with the 21st century, these larger vessels...
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