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    Glad it is working out Fred. I guess the bigger...

    Glad it is working out Fred. I guess the bigger question is why would you want to deal with the headache of building a house at these prices? Oh yeah, 'cause prices always go up and you are feeling...
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    It is more like, if you are even considering...

    It is more like, if you are even considering going this route, own it. If you have an honest conversation with your GC and he says, "I don't currently have a tile contractor I'm happy with". Ask...
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    I'm mostly a trim carpenter. I do a few garage...

    I'm mostly a trim carpenter. I do a few garage and addition frames here and there but won't frame customs. You need to look for some younger framers. Your guys probably weather leather bags and...
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    Fair enough. That said, if you GC struggling for...

    Fair enough. That said, if you GC struggling for subs in pre-construction, that would be a red flag for me. Ask yourself (or him) why he doesn't have the good tradesmen on lock? Are you willing to...
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    Yeah...no. Homo's that bring in there own subs...

    Yeah...no. Homo's that bring in there own subs definitely regret it. "Your guy sucks and its your guys problem and you have to deal with it" and the GC is going to charge a percentage for nothing....
  6. It really is very easy. The bus from the airport...

    It really is very easy. The bus from the airport is about a 2min walk from where you clear customs. You take it to the main Geveva Train Station. That train goes to Grenoble. The bus to La Grave...
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    I will be bringing my lanyard over to Summit to...

    I will be bringing my lanyard over to Summit to ski with Lemon Boy if nothing else. Strange times. The Jane stayed open super late this year. If the late spring skiers go to The Basin, that will...
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    Paragliders are amazing aircraft with a very...

    Paragliders are amazing aircraft with a very narrow range of safe operating conditions. If you fly outside of the safe conditions, you are asking for trouble. If you read the comments from that...
  9. The hard copy WP trail map has some pretty good...

    The hard copy WP trail map has some pretty good loops/ride suggestions. I don't think they are online but I bet if you called the chamber they would mail you one.

    A quick heads up: Generally I...
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    People having fun skiing. What an interesting...

    People having fun skiing. What an interesting concept. They really are an awesome group of people. It is always a good time when the NBS is in town.
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    Pretty much. I have to send the email one more...

    Pretty much. I have to send the email one more time I'm adding $250 into the Pre-construction line.
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    I'm sure I've said this before but fucking old...

    I'm sure I've said this before but fucking old people and their inability to communicate electronically. This particular couple shares a cellphone and an email address. The wife said the husband...
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    Simple and Bluespark...great pictures. That's...

    Simple and Bluespark...great pictures. That's the shit that makes we wanna get back into motos. My small garage, checkbook and the idiot cagers is what keeps me away.
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    I just talked to the guy, he said "$200? That's...

    I just talked to the guy, he said "$200? That's about a 1/3 of my plane ticket to Europe, fuck it I'm putting it in the bank!, what is the worst that could happen?"
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    I heard the guy touched it. I told him it...

    I heard the guy touched it. I told him it probably wasn't a good idea to put it in the bank...at least not for a few weeks.
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    Let's say, hypothetically of course, that a...

    Let's say, hypothetically of course, that a person subpoenaed as a witness for the prosecution was to receive an unsolicited check for $200 with a note that said, "thanks, just wanted to pay you for...
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    With three people, I don't doubt that car rental...

    With three people, I don't doubt that car rental is the least expensive route to go. That said, I've rented cars and driven in Europe most of my adult life. It is generally stressful and takes away...
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    Wait...what, why? Does the idea of rafting not...

    Wait...what, why? Does the idea of rafting not jibe with the reality of rafting? That is honestly what I say as a deal breaker most of the time. You kinda have to enjoy the organization,...
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    is what I said. I then tried to explain that I...

    is what I said. I then tried to explain that I am generally against PMs as I think this message board worked better when everything was out in the open. Sorry, your 24 post JONG ass was triggered. ...
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    You asked me what the road conditions were. I...

    You asked me what the road conditions were. I said I had no idea. If you can somehow equate bike trails without legal parking and an easement through private land with a railroad grade established...
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    It is Friday. How about some cutaways? So...

    It is Friday. How about some cutaways? So French.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OC69htLerWs
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    And where does one go about acquiring said...

    And where does one go about acquiring said talents, Dead Shows?

    Ya know there is a long list of talented musicians with their own fans. Why do Dead fans always have to come with this air of...
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    For some asinine reason...it was cheap and my...

    For some asinine reason...it was cheap and my wife wanted to go on vacation around the holidays...we went to an inclusive resort in Mexico. She hated it more than I did. "It is like a cruise...
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    Classic Shube humor. Well played.

    Classic Shube humor. Well played.
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    Wait, you can get a VW AWD Wagon for about $22K? ...

    Wait, you can get a VW AWD Wagon for about $22K? I might have to go check one of these out tomorrow when I'm on my way back from the airport.
  26. ^^^good point. I can be something less of a...

    ^^^good point. I can be something less of a pussy than the average pussy and still be a giant pussy. Interesting times.
  27. As if it is calculated dooshebagger designed to...

    As if it is calculated dooshebagger designed to get a rise out of people? And that looking the otherway and ignoring it will make it go away? If so, weird.

    I'm the opposite. I think what need...
  28. A+ rant "Act Like You Live Here" should be a...

    A+ rant

    "Act Like You Live Here" should be a motto of the mountains but unfortunately people you move here are increasingly shitheads also.
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    It's not quite like dumping in a bunch of 40wt,...

    It's not quite like dumping in a bunch of 40wt, parking the flat bed around the corner and trading in the truck with the blow'd motor...but similar.
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    Izod or Polo? Air dams and rims are expensive. ...

    Izod or Polo? Air dams and rims are expensive. And we fucking rally around here OK...Scandinavian flick...get it?
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    How dumb would a guy be for trading a 2013...

    How dumb would a guy be for trading a 2013 Forester that is burning (or do Subaru owners say consuming?) oil, for an AllTrek CPO. Despite the fact that the Forester is an absolute shit box, it has...
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    Ripple...reminds me of a friend that passed in...

    Ripple...reminds me of a friend that passed in high school. But really, just a decent song just like about another million decent song. Not worthy of a lifestyle. Which reminds be of the time a...
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    I used to water Trey's pot plants but I still...

    I used to water Trey's pot plants but I still don't like Phish. Well I used to kinda like Phish when they played 3 minute songs in bars. More than anything, hate the scene, really any scene. And...
  34. It is so hard for me to say that self regulation...

    It is so hard for me to say that self regulation isn't working and that we need more LEOs, tickets and fines but what else even has a chance of working? The few douchebag motorized users are really...
  35. If I make it, which I need to, it will most...

    If I make it, which I need to, it will most likely be around 3/21 to 3/29 with some additional time in Valley X.
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    Wait what? The business is responsible for an...

    Wait what? The business is responsible for an affordable housing fee is they have employees? This thread is making me see saw between feeling I'm really fortunate for my situation and realizing how...
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    Um...nobody really likes competition. I have no...

    Um...nobody really likes competition. I have no idea what the toxic environment around there is however. It is certainly one of the games that is being played around here. Most of the established...
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    Commuting...done everywhere else in the world...

    Commuting...done everywhere else in the world except resort towns. Why people think that the workforce is entitled to live up valley is beyond me. Be willing to commute 45 mins and the economics...
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    The 26K bid was real. Includes stain grade trim...

    The 26K bid was real. Includes stain grade trim pack and doors, t&g ceilings plus it is a timber frame. The GC decided to paint it himself. I am just wrapping up the trim contract. It pays well. ...
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    "Can't make it happen" is code for not willing to...

    "Can't make it happen" is code for not willing to make the sacrifices necessary to make it happen or the don't like to hypothetical that is the end result. Both of the above are OK. We all make...
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    Really? Within my circle of friends and I don't...

    Really? Within my circle of friends and I don't have many...Granby, Fraser, Blue River Estates, Steamboat, Draper, Driggs, etc.

    Oh yeah...people in glass houses and all that regarding what you...
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    A couple things. Assuming it is PhishShow, he...

    A couple things. Assuming it is PhishShow, he gets props from me for being his real self on here over the years. He acts a little AKPM, and some of us fling him some shit. Been that way for...
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    I really felt sorry for the people paying the...

    I really felt sorry for the people paying the attorneys. The defense was completely useless. The arbitrator knew it. I was completely honest, mildly condescending and brief. My two go to...
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    Isn't this where somebody is supposed to explain...

    Isn't this where somebody is supposed to explain that there are a bunch of six figure jobs available telecommuting and everybody who isn't doing it is stupid? I'm real surprised we haven't gone down...
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    Pretty much what I thought. I think I supposed...

    Pretty much what I thought. I think I supposed to assume that this is being read by the attorneys so I'll leave it at that.
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    I have been subpoenaed as a witness in an...

    I have been subpoenaed as a witness in an arbitration hearing tomorrow. Basically, my customer, the homeower, fired the original GC. I came in, removed some existing finishes and then set the...
  47. I'm working this angle myself. Can you post some...

    I'm working this angle myself. Can you post some info on that train schedule? I'd love to go no rental car this time.
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    I think that is a really good point. You can...

    I think that is a really good point. You can half-ass anything or your can put forth some effort and get some personal satisfaction in doing something well. That said, the world need half-assers...
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    I leaned two things from this thread. 1. ...

    I leaned two things from this thread.

    1. There are people who don't know what Dave Smith's is. It is like Amazon for pickups.

    2. There are people who are still amazed at the number of people...
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    Thanks for respecting the closures. It is not a...

    Thanks for respecting the closures. It is not a secret stash. We don't have those anymore. All trails are either on the map (like Idlewild), de-commissioned (which the HTA advocates), or covered...
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