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    Honestly, i bet there are a higher number of...

    Honestly, i bet there are a higher number of folks on here that actually do that, than most anywhere else. Im driving a 2004 4runner with +200k on it that i dont plan on retiring until a repair...
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    harping about, or acknowledging/discussing?

    harping about, or acknowledging/discussing?
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    It always struck me as odd when the classic...

    It always struck me as odd when the classic "vocal local" type shit on the newcomer yuppy for this stuff. Its as if they think the yuppy didnt have to work their ass off, and made no sacrifices to...
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    If its out of range of my eCar with my eMTB...

    If its out of range of my eCar with my eMTB loaded on the back, its e-dead to me.
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    So Kevo should immediatley sell at below market...

    So Kevo should immediatley sell at below market value if he is concerned, and all other attempts to address his concerns are aggravating, insincere, and out of touch?

    Looks like he is in a no-win...
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    BRB, gonna go climb blade reversal. An ebike...

    BRB, gonna go climb blade reversal.

    An ebike just makes too much sense here in the PNW where many/most rides are big climbs leading to sustained steep descents all the way down. I feel like...
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    Yep. Vibes to oldgoat. Shitty neighbors are...

    Yep.

    Vibes to oldgoat. Shitty neighbors are horrible and there is very rarely a good solution available.
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    Off the top of my head i can think of 2 different...

    Off the top of my head i can think of 2 different projects in the last couple years where the surveyor was switched halfway through a project to grab an additional area of survey and we received...
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    It just seems crazy to me that they would hire a...

    It just seems crazy to me that they would hire a lawyer to determine if they need to get a survey crew out there. Its like paying $5k to determine if they need to spend $2k (probably less). Order...
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    They should be able to provide a stamped/signed...

    They should be able to provide a stamped/signed ALTA survey from that 2005 survey. If you want to dispute it, you need to hire your own boundary survey. Itll run you a couple grand.
    If you...
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    weird time to start following the letter of the...

    weird time to start following the letter of the law.
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    And yet i still see everybody speeding and using...

    And yet i still see everybody speeding and using a heavy foot while driving.
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    Poll: Are you high. You want to overwhelm the gun nut...

    Are you high. You want to overwhelm the gun nut right wingers with... research, studies, statistics and science?


    how'd that work out with oh, say, covid, global warming, pedo pizza parlors,...
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    Right. Just seems like, from that article, its...

    Right. Just seems like, from that article, its bordering on a case of beggars being choosers. subsidized affordable condos and apartments are being built for them to buy or rent in one of the most...
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    To an extent i agree. The main reason we moved...

    To an extent i agree. The main reason we moved is my preggo hormone-addled wife was threatening to kill our upstairs neighbor who was a large lady and insisted on walking round above our bedroom at...
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    Vise? I sometimes use a single C-clamp to hold...

    Vise? I sometimes use a single C-clamp to hold the ski to my table, but a lot of times i forget. You arent really pushing the ski in a way where it will slide, so the only reason youd need a vise...
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    For most people, condos and apartments make a lot...

    For most people, condos and apartments make a lot of sense. However, most people think they need way more than they actually do and feel entitled to more than they need.

    I would have been totally...
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    Tokul seems up your alley. Im not a huge fan...

    Tokul seems up your alley.

    Im not a huge fan of super fast flow/jump trails unless they are wide like at bike parks. I though Side Hustle was running great last weekend even with the rain...
  19. Went on a date night with wifey this weekend-...

    Went on a date night with wifey this weekend- movie then dinner. I prefunk the movie so she drives us in her car. She gets drunk at dinner so i drive us home. As im pulling out of the parking lot...
  20. Meh. Probably got lost on his way to Goldmyer. ...

    Meh. Probably got lost on his way to Goldmyer.

    When did this board get so judgy?
  21. My wife gathers trash and rotting food and coffee...

    My wife gathers trash and rotting food and coffee drinks in her car and does not throw any of it away for months at a time. It is seriously like a hoarders starter kit and the smell of rotting...
  22. wow. $3200 for a seven year old bike 2...

    wow. $3200 for a seven year old bike 2 generations in the past. Is that really what the market is these days?
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    The 2" hitch adapter fits snug in my cars hitch...

    The 2" hitch adapter fits snug in my cars hitch (and id just use beer cans to shim if it didnt). The issue is the 2" adapter loosens up on the rack almost immediately after tightening it up. Might...
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    I have a kuat 3 bike tray rack. the connection...

    I have a kuat 3 bike tray rack. the connection to the male part of the rack that fits into the hitch has been loose since day 1, and will become loose 2 mins after re-tighting. Its scary as shit...
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    You gonna post pics of your truck or what?

    You gonna post pics of your truck or what?
  26. I live next to a state park with 10-12 miles of...

    I live next to a state park with 10-12 miles of rolling punchy mixed use trails all green level. I dont ride it on my slayer. I ride it on my fully rigid single speed with bald tires and only a...
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    Do they typically have 16DIN demo bindings on...

    Do they typically have 16DIN demo bindings on there? My two concerns with using provided skis would be not knowing how they perform in variable conditions (good snow makes any ski great fun) and...
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    Looks more like a chunder bowl now.

    Looks more like a chunder bowl now.
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    Donated. Awful to hear, but hope you and the...

    Donated. Awful to hear, but hope you and the family can pull together and recover quickly.
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    my $0.02, be the squeaky wheel if you want timely...

    my $0.02, be the squeaky wheel if you want timely service from medical professionals. this is coming from experience as well as being told to do this by various doctors over the years. Give it a...
  31. Washington. Its in a very urban area that sees a...

    Washington. Its in a very urban area that sees a ton of hiker traffic so i can understand why it would be near impossible to get "fun" mtb trails approved. Plenty of other opportunities for me to...
  32. Is staffing the reason for no Cinco this year? ...

    Is staffing the reason for no Cinco this year? Plenty of coverage.

    Alpy park and Cinco were two of the coolest ways to wrap up the lift served season. Bit of a bummer, hopefully its not a new...
  33. I could not disagree more with the first part,...

    I could not disagree more with the first part, but heartily agree with the second haha.


    I miss digging. Wish the trails i moved next to allowed anything more than basic maintenance like drain...
  34. The scanners have been training for alpental all...

    The scanners have been training for alpental all summer.


    Easier access and more folks going out the gates. What could go wrong? I wonder if the E-gate policy and designation will change to...
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    How quickly everyone forgets that Crystal has...

    How quickly everyone forgets that Crystal has backtracked on policies, after announcement or implementation, more than a handful of times the past few years. What they set now as policy has little...
  36. The hidden valley chair is news. Seems like...

    The hidden valley chair is news.

    Seems like the other announcements are just rehashing old plans to stay in the news. Without dates for construction it isnt really real.

    the international...
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    Regarding the pain, im pretty good with acute...

    Regarding the pain, im pretty good with acute pain (history of playing/skiing/mtbing through fractures and tears) and the first week after my shoulder surgery was absolute misery. But then again, my...
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    Youll want to get to your safe, comfy lazyboy...

    Youll want to get to your safe, comfy lazyboy chair ASAP after surgery and not leave for at least 5 days postop. multihour roadtrips or flights in the days following a shoulder reconstruction sound...
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    I played baseball/football (SS/QB) and want/need...

    I played baseball/football (SS/QB) and want/need to throw with my baby boy when he's older, so my needs for physical ability are different than if I just skied and rode bikes. I'm actually pretty...
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    https://youtu.be/1LlhAuql0mI
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    FWIW, MLB pitchers almost exclusively rehab...

    FWIW, MLB pitchers almost exclusively rehab rotator cuff tears because recovery rate from surgery is so low. And damn near anyone who played significant overhead sports has some level of labrum...
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    Just had 2 separate orthos refuse to do surgery...

    Just had 2 separate orthos refuse to do surgery due to how badly shredded my labrum is, and the advanced arthritis stemming from the associated instability and subluxations. I'm a PT only candidate...
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    Vail resorts: The most fun you can have with your...

    Vail resorts: The most fun you can have with your pants on.... Or off.
  44. First time I tried to hook up with the lot 4...

    First time I tried to hook up with the lot 4 mags, it was BBI16. I walked up to a group of grungy dentist types and announced "hey everyone I'm Californiagrown". It wasn't mags, and they told me "...
  45. Yep, we did similar sleep training but started it...

    Yep, we did similar sleep training but started it at 4 months per consultation with our pediatrician. little guy is pretty laid back like his dad so he pretty much nailed it first try- wailed for 15...
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    I like vyvanse. For me, less unwanted side...

    I like vyvanse. For me, less unwanted side effects than adderal or ritaline. YMMV. Also, doctors are more likely to prescribe it because its harder to abuse (marketed as such too)- it has to...
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    We didn't have total assets equal to our house...

    We didn't have total assets equal to our house purchase price, but ours was a "all cash offer" too. It seems like it's a term where the lender trusted us enough to vouch for our ability to close the...
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    Drugs (one in particular), and becoming OCD about...

    Drugs (one in particular), and becoming OCD about organization and routines has helped me quite a bit. Also learning through trial and error ways to function better... everyone is different and...
  49. Why fix what doesnt get used?

    Why fix what doesnt get used?
  50. My old man used to work in Sunnyvale. Him and a...

    My old man used to work in Sunnyvale. Him and a work buddy took the buddys cessna to day trip to mammoth a couple times. Was a much faster day trip than driving (or flying) to tahoe.
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