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    Several years ago, waiting in a big line for...

    Several years ago, waiting in a big line for fixed grip double chair. No maze, no singles line, just a big merge. I'm solo and looking for any single and about halfway through I spot some older...
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    Are they gonna sue the US Gubmint next? ...

    Are they gonna sue the US Gubmint next?

    https://www.nps.gov/features/colm/virtualtour/section/hard/activity/find-your-calling/backcountry-ranger.html
  3. While I enjoy & appreciate the "stuff like this"...

    While I enjoy & appreciate the "stuff like this" they do for the passholders, I've become increasingly unhappy with the lousier & lousier job they do each year at getting The Chutes open. Especially...
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    Repo Man Animal House seems to fit the criteria...

    Repo Man
    Animal House seems to fit the criteria of B movie.
    Maybe even Caddyshack
    I'd put the original Terminator in the B movie category and some of Schwarzenegger's other early work too. ...
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    Probably the same cities with not enough...

    Probably the same cities with not enough available parking nearby so folks will not even bother, causing reduced business and related tax revenues which will then be made up for by exorbitant parking...
  6. Could be a long season for Sugar Bowl. Most of...

    Could be a long season for Sugar Bowl. Most of the Tahoe ski areas are serviced by Liberty Utilities or NV Energy but not Sugar Bowl. All of Donner Summit are PG&E customers.
    Very little and...
  7. Thread: MLB Thread 2019

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    OK, just 1 more..... 297245

    OK, just 1 more.....

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  8. Thread: MLB Thread 2019

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    Well it's been an incredible decade for the...

    Well it's been an incredible decade for the Giants and their fans. 3 World Series Championships and we got to see a probably top 3 talent Dodger team lose in the postseason multiple times.
    My worst...
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    Anyone need a pair of tix to the SLC show next...

    Anyone need a pair of tix to the SLC show next Fri 10/18? We were gonna drive out from Tahoe but my girl's gotta fly back to Aus.
    Gotta couple great seats in Sec 18 Row 9, that'd be pretty much...
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    I'm looking to be up in Terrace mid Jan and...

    I'm looking to be up in Terrace mid Jan and pondering a ski day at Shames. Worth it to just ski around in bounds? I'm not much of a BC guy, would I really be missing out if I don't go BC? Thanks
  11. Thread: MLB Thread 2019

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    I could see either the Rays or Marlins moving (to...

    I could see either the Rays or Marlins moving (to Vegas?) and the remaining FL team playing half their games in Tampa and the other half in Miami. Still probably be last in MLB in attendance.
  12. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    At the risk of going all PolyAss, this gave me a...

    At the risk of going all PolyAss, this gave me a chuckle:

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    I've used the Pro Orthopedic neoprene sleeves for...

    I've used the Pro Orthopedic neoprene sleeves for several years and been pretty happy with 'em. I get a size smaller so I gotta grunt to get 'em on in the AM but they keep everything nice & tight...
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    I've spent a lotta time there in Cordova in both...

    I've spent a lotta time there in Cordova in both March & April. All I can tell you is it's a total crapshoot. I've been fully skunked both early & late and been blessed with high pressure when the...
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    Wasn't planning on going but the ticket kinda...

    Wasn't planning on going but the ticket kinda just fell in my lap so made it a full metal weekend and caught Iron Maiden in Sac on my drive back up last night. Bruce sounded good, way better than I...
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    Was lucky enough to be there! Great recording...

    Was lucky enough to be there! Great recording but sounded even more badass live.
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    Went to the opening of the new billion dollar...

    Went to the opening of the new billion dollar Chase Center to see S+M2, The San Francisco Symphony + Metallica.
    This bass solo tribute to Cliff Burton was badass!

    VJ04uohmbFs
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    First round of tour dates announced for next...

    First round of tour dates announced for next month.
    https://toolband.com/events/tool-north-american-tour/
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    Those were the 2 new tunes they played live this...

    Those were the 2 new tunes they played live this spring, been digging on those via YouTube ever since.
    Really enjoying 7empest. Best tune on FI IMO. At least today.
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    It's been leaked! If after nearly 15 years you...

    It's been leaked!
    If after nearly 15 years you can't wait another 5 days, it's up on at least 1 torrent site.

    WIwR3dN6Id0
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    Next Weekend! https://nuggetribcookoff.com/

    Next Weekend!

    https://nuggetribcookoff.com/
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    Kinda late to the party here, but this is how I...

    Kinda late to the party here, but this is how I took out an underground yellowjacket nest.
    My 1st thought was to burn 'em out in some way, but living in the Tahoe basin, if I fuck it up I'd be the...
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    If by Maxwell, you mean employees of the jail who...

    If by Maxwell, you mean employees of the jail who were on duty that night, I'd wager before the end of the year.
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    My mom has always been into the family tree &...

    My mom has always been into the family tree & geneology so no surprise that a few years ago she went all in with Ancestry & 23 & Me. Well fuck if she didn't hit the jackpot.
    Last year, (on Apr 1 no...
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    Interesting read on how this affects the...

    Interesting read on how this affects the situation moving forward:

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    https://twitter.com/KlasfeldReports/status/1160188170698469376
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    If any of you summer skiing die hards headed out...

    If any of you summer skiing die hards headed out to Mt Lola want to help us with a shuttle to Meadow Lake by driving a vehicle back to Truckee, we'll make it worth your while.
  27. Thread: Bend OR

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    Exactly this! I'd highly recommend Oakridge over...

    Exactly this! I'd highly recommend Oakridge over Bend. Everyone knows about Alpine, but make sure you do Hardesty, love that trail!
    Lotsa trail in Bend but it reminds me a lot of NV riding, dry,...
  28. Thread: MLB Thread 2019

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    The Panda with his 2nd extra inning game winning...

    The Panda with his 2nd extra inning game winning HR in a week last night.

    But check out the play the fan made. One hands the catch of the HR ball while holding his sleeping baby daughter. She...
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    Always liked his 80s action flick, Wanted: Dead...

    Always liked his 80s action flick, Wanted: Dead or Alive. Had the great Fuck The Bonus ending with the bad guy Gene Simmons ( yeah, that Gene Simmons).

    d2d-YmeZONU
  30. Thread: MLB Thread 2019

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    The MLB replay crew in NY blows it again. ...

    The MLB replay crew in NY blows it again.

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    The Universal Music Fire

    Wow! Just hearing about this tonight. Universal covered it up for 11 years but the NY Times spilled the beans earlier this month detailing just what an incredibly huge loss this was.


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    Had some work to do this AM, didn't get there til...

    Had some work to do this AM, didn't get there til about 11:30. RevTrav had just closed due to the possible lightning that never came, and it was pretty sticky up there so I ended up just spinning 75...
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    Clear & starry tonight with current temps close...

    Clear & starry tonight with current temps close to freezing at 8K & mid 30s at 6200' should make things pretty crunchy 1st thing tomorrow.
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    https://nypost.com/2019/05/18/nypd-mistook-relativ...

    https://nypost.com/2019/05/18/nypd-mistook-relatives-ashes-for-heroin-in-brooklyn-raid-family-claims/
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    Another great spring ski day! Snow did not ski...

    Another great spring ski day! Snow did not ski too wet but I got pretty soaked and goggles were routinely plastered.
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    I was on the same plan. Loaded Summit for my 1st...

    I was on the same plan. Loaded Summit for my 1st run right about 11. Groomers were good, off piste stuff was a bit challenging, where more traffic had been through, it ski'd better. I did 10...
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    If none of the 4 refs could see a hand pass, why...

    If none of the 4 refs could see a hand pass, why are you surprised Jones at the other end of the ice didn't see it either?
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    I'm a big proponent of stretching. I've been...

    I'm a big proponent of stretching. I've been dealing with different degrees of knee injury & pain for more than 30 years which now certainly includes arthritis, and keeping my calves, quads and most...
  39. Thread: MLB Thread 2019

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    Today, Pablo Sandoval became the just the 2nd...

    Today, Pablo Sandoval became the just the 2nd player ever and the 1st since 1905 to have a Home Run, Stolen Base, and pitch a Scoreless Inning in the same game, matching the feat of legendary Hall of...
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    Seems like this could actually be the year. New...

    Seems like this could actually be the year.
    New song performed live for the 1st time over the weekend

    8ZJIldL5TZU
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    Chutes are still plenty fat and ski'd great this...

    Chutes are still plenty fat and ski'd great this afternoon!
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    Saw Michael Schenker last Fri down in SF. He's...

    Saw Michael Schenker last Fri down in SF. He's touring with 4 different singers from his nearly 50 year career, they each came out for a half dozen or so tunes & total show time was more than 2 1/2...
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    I saw What's Going On and thought, wow, someone...

    I saw What's Going On and thought, wow, someone else holds Rory Gallagher in as high esteem as I do, but not quite the What's Going On I was expecting. RIP Rory!
    mOo_Zi1W2iE

    My favorite is still...
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    I won't call the owner a shithead, but closing...

    I won't call the owner a shithead, but closing The Chutes for the entire month of April with the snowpack we have is certainly a shithead move.
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    Never met the guy and haven't ski'd there in 30...

    Never met the guy and haven't ski'd there in 30 years, but I've heard from summit folks I trust that Marshall is a real asshole.

    Just because a ski area is small doesn't mean the owner isn't a...
  46. Thread: WTB Spatulas

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    I gotta beater old pair I rarely use (only once...

    I gotta beater old pair I rarely use (only once this year) and an unmounted pair still in the shrinkwrap with the original printout.
    Thought a couple years back about selling if I could get $1K. ...
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    Saw Dream Theater down in SF a couple nights ago....

    Saw Dream Theater down in SF a couple nights ago. First half they played a few new tunes & after the intermission they celebrated the 20 year anniversary of Scenes From A Memory by playing the whole...
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    I was born in SF and grew up in the burbs but...

    I was born in SF and grew up in the burbs but don't really get down there too much anymore, usually just to ballgames or sometimes a show, going to the Masonic for the 1st time on Sun.
    Lotsa...
  49. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Saw on PNH's FB page Cody was up in the Chugach...

    Saw on PNH's FB page Cody was up in the Chugach hiking/skiing The Sphinx & Pontoon, TRs I'm sure will pop up shortly.
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    I'll be lappin' Most I've ever done is 15,...

    I'll be lappin'

    Most I've ever done is 15, better eat my Wheaties.
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