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    You know the Fed is struggling with the...

    You know the Fed is struggling with the possibility of killing the housing market with a series of interest rate hikes.
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    Sometimes it's about being closer to family.

    Sometimes it's about being closer to family.
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    Haha! Me too! I think the problem is, that I grew...

    Haha! Me too! I think the problem is, that I grew up in one. So, I think for whatever reason my dad likes that style house. Plus they said they couldn't find any ranch style single levels. At least...
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    You would think that. But we have run into...

    You would think that. But we have run into several grandparents, and they have all gone big with the retirement homes. At least here in Bend. My in-laws did about the same thing, went from a big...
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    No idea where that is? Not familiar with the...

    No idea where that is? Not familiar with the town. They are North of some park called West Gate or Bear Creek or something like that. Apparently their RE agent indicated there was a bid $25k higher...
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    I guess they are hoping to have visitors. I mean...

    I guess they are hoping to have visitors. I mean there are a bunch of us, plus grandkids getting bigger, but no need IMO to go that big. I guess it checked off all the boxes though, so they pulled...
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    I wouldn't call it a big sign, but there's a sign...

    I wouldn't call it a big sign, but there's a sign at the entrance and a QR Code to scan that allows you to upload and pay for a day of Fast Tracks access.
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    Agreed, a bunch of wankers. What do they have...

    Agreed, a bunch of wankers. What do they have against Oregonian season pass holders? We are neighbors after all!
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    Spoiler alert! - I actually didn't know the guy...

    Spoiler alert! - I actually didn't know the guy was dead when I started watching it. But I wasn't surprised that he ended up dying. I couldn't help but think while he was climbing one of those giant...
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    Parents just made an offer on a 1980's split...

    Parents just made an offer on a 1980's split level 3k sq. foot house with .5 acre lot in Lakewood, CO. Asking was $750k. It had 34 offers, but there's is all cash and gave the widow owner a quick...
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    You can upload a pass right at the gates. So,...

    You can upload a pass right at the gates. So, it's almost like an impulse buy for those that feel like dropping some coin on a really busy day. Like TBS mentioned, there aren't a lot of people using...
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    I rode the lift a few weeks back with two locals...

    I rode the lift a few weeks back with two locals with season's passes that upgraded on a powder day. They had said it was worth it to avoid the lines. I think they each paid $89 IIRC. It was a bit...
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    Just watched on NetFlix. Had no idea about this...

    Just watched on NetFlix. Had no idea about this guy's story. Not into rock climbing but always in awe of people who do it. I usually end up getting sweaty palms watching them hanging from thousands...
  14. Thread: Tennis 2022

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    Best thing the ATP could do is announce that if...

    Best thing the ATP could do is announce that if you want to play at Wimbledon, French Open, US Open that you need to be vaxxed. No exceptions. That way Djoko could plan ahead for either getting...
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    ILWU (International Longshore Workers Union)...

    ILWU (International Longshore Workers Union) contract is up first week of July. They are notorious for working half as hard as they normally work in the months leading up to a contract getting...
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    I had a Navy vet working for me at one point....

    I had a Navy vet working for me at one point. Dude was a welder. He would weld all day long. I asked how much welding he thought he did, and he simply said hundreds and hundreds of miles.
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    I had posted up thread speculating that this...

    I had posted up thread speculating that this might happen. Same thing will happen in the UK and USA. Djoko should just play tournaments in Eastern Euro and Russia. Maybe get a tennis league for the...
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    I have no doubt there are people who are testing...

    I have no doubt there are people who are testing positive and experiencing only mild symptoms that are still skiing. I tested positive 2 weeks ago. Had a very mild cough. That and a bit of sinus...
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    Spring like conditions. Good for cardio and rehab...

    Spring like conditions. Good for cardio and rehab work.

    https://i.ibb.co/Hn7NwG1/Cinder-Jan-2022.jpg


    Knee is coming along. Lungs need work.

    https://i.ibb.co/Tv7cb4Y/Broken-Top.jpg
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    I'm wondering if they could use dog sleds to...

    I'm wondering if they could use dog sleds to shuttle people between the base of Skyliner to West or Sunshine Village? I mean using a shuttle bus doesn't seem like a good idea based on how jacked up...
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    Just go to China and walk though a factory to see...

    Just go to China and walk though a factory to see what not having an OSHA style branch of gov't gets you. Although it has gotten better there over the past 20 years.

    I spent years dealing with...
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    I wonder if France will allow him in. Or heck,...

    I wonder if France will allow him in. Or heck, the ultra liberal state of NY for that matter. Screw him if he doesn't want to play by the rules. No exemptions. I would not so politely tell him to...
  23. No need to get agro with the clueless. Never...

    No need to get agro with the clueless. Never helps the situation. Just ski over the backs of their skis with a smile and a very saccharin sweet, "Excuse me coming through."
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    I have a co-worker who tested positive a few...

    I have a co-worker who tested positive a few months back. He had pretty severe symptoms and a 103f fever. He ended up getting the Regeneron treatment but he still has a mild cough that just won't go...
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    Add me to the list of COVID infected. Very mild...

    Add me to the list of COVID infected. Very mild symptoms. My cough went away within 24 hours, and all I have is some sinus congestion. Never had a fever or any aches or chills. Double vaxxed and...
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    I just can't comprehend some of the nightly rates...

    I just can't comprehend some of the nightly rates I've seen just doing a random search in February for lodging. I mean there are some very swanky hotels in Aspen, and most are 4 figure sums per...
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    I think you just overexposed your shot. What you...

    I think you just overexposed your shot. What you need to do is increase your f stop, while dropping your shutter speed. Either that or your ran into a snowbank when you took the shot.
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    There's simply way too much participation in the...

    There's simply way too much participation in the dying sport of skiing.
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    Interesting read. I find some of the numbers...

    Interesting read. I find some of the numbers suspect. I don't believe the lowball average cost for a night's stay in Aspen. $300 bucks? IDTS.
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    We bought a W&D set for the house. Talking the...

    We bought a W&D set for the house. Talking the the local appliance store last week, the sales rep says we are going to be a few weeks late on delivery because every single one of their delivery...
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    Sounds like Alterra needs to double, triple,...

    Sounds like Alterra needs to double, triple, quadruple the unlimited pass price for next season. Might tamp down demand a bit. And then they can take all that extra revenue and put into their...
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    Bonehead move of the day goes to yours truly. If...

    Bonehead move of the day goes to yours truly. If anyone finds a pair of 125cm Black with red lettering L9 ski poles in the West Village parking lot, those would be mine. Drove off and left them to...
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    Damn, only $1,300 a month!? That doesn't exist...

    Damn, only $1,300 a month!? That doesn't exist around here. No builder in Central OR is wasting their time building such low rent studio apts.
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    You were saying.... From the Bachelor website;

    You were saying....

    From the Bachelor website;
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    Only if all those houses are turned into rentals....

    Only if all those houses are turned into rentals. Bottom line, it comes down to supply and demand. If there's a downturn in housing prices, it doesn't necessarily translate into reduced rental...
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    There's a bumper sticker I've seen in Bend that...

    There's a bumper sticker I've seen in Bend that says, "Defund Visit Bend"
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    Damn, that Bumble's got his teeth, so it's gotta...

    Damn, that Bumble's got his teeth, so it's gotta be bad!
  38. I would hit up Powder Mountain. The name pretty...

    I would hit up Powder Mountain. The name pretty much says it all.
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    Plus inflation. Lumber prices up over $1k per 1k...

    Plus inflation. Lumber prices up over $1k per 1k board feet of lumber. And when things do crash, at least on WS, that will trickle down to us on Main Street, and no one will be building RE just like...
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    Damn, dude can barely get a word out while having...

    Damn, dude can barely get a word out while having to suck in air. I bet his lungs got wrecked by the COVID. I wonder how many lung and other organ transplants are going to be required for those that...
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    Pretty much this. Big biz is just passing along...

    Pretty much this. Big biz is just passing along the price hikes until they start to see sales drop. Figure about 9 more months of good times rolling before the wheels start to come off. Maybe we get...
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    Going one step further, why can't they figure out...

    Going one step further, why can't they figure out a way to upload my Ikon pass onto my Pfizer chip? No COVID vax, no ski. Works for me!
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    Right!

    Right!
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    Yes, I am sick of people who put them in a pocket...

    Yes, I am sick of people who put them in a pocket with another RFID card and hold me up from getting through the turnstyle/gate.

    I have a sleeve pocket in my ski jacket. I put it in there and...
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    No it appears it's time for base building Cascade...

    No it appears it's time for base building Cascade concrete.
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    Yes, yes I am an environmentalist who is thinking...

    Yes, yes I am an environmentalist who is thinking of the mountain culture and how best to preserve and enjoy it, with copious amounts of lift served terrain for the greater Cascadia Interconnect....
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    After shoveling a foot of snow off the sidewalk...

    After shoveling a foot of snow off the sidewalk and then trying to keep up with the dog this morning, the knee is not doing so hot. I need to learn to dial it back. Just taking my snow boot off this...
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    Ullr bringeth, and Mother Nature taketh.

    Ullr bringeth, and Mother Nature taketh.
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    Time to put a damn tram on Rainier! And a...

    Time to put a damn tram on Rainier! And a funicular. And a cog rail. And a super 8 pack. And a gondy. And a t-bar. And finally, for good measure, a magic carpet. I always marveled at the Swiss ski...
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    Based on the Bachy webcam for Sunrise, that's the...

    Based on the Bachy webcam for Sunrise, that's the money chair to be on today. I mean, where else you going to go?
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