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  1. Woodbury Commons. That place is rough, although...

    Woodbury Commons. That place is rough, although we did luck into some pretty good outerwear for little kids at the Spyder store there years ago. But not a good bet to find anything really good for...
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    I'd heard of zero of them until you...

    I'd heard of zero of them until you posted...lotta 14 year olds with Prime subscriptions?
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    I didn't think anyone over the age of 14 whose...

    I didn't think anyone over the age of 14 whose name wasn't Ron or Rand Paul took that book seriously (or that author, I guess). Not a good writer. Without libertarianism (our most unfortunate...
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    Kind of indistinguishable from cabbies, actually,...

    Kind of indistinguishable from cabbies, actually, aside from car color.

    But even they don't go through red lights at 30 mph into traffic.
    Usually.
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    Yeah, but you know what? There isn't really a...

    Yeah, but you know what? There isn't really a category of driver that does the equivalent all day, every single time they drive (just flying out into traffic with the expectation that everyone is...
  6. Learn how to ski?

    Learn how to ski?
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    Not talking about a random cyclist,...

    Not talking about a random cyclist, obviously--but yeah, there are some dipshits out there who probably deserve to be laid out. But you seem pretty worked up about all this--maybe Minneapolis is the...
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    Bike pump still works but needs to go to the head...

    Bike pump still works but needs to go to the head instead of through the spokes.

    Have regularly wished for something to stick through the spokes watching guys fly through crowded crosswalks inches...
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    Came to this thread this evening because I almost...

    Came to this thread this evening because I almost hit a cyclist today (he would have actually been going faster than I was driving had we collided, so maybe it woulda been him hitting me)....
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    Can't believe the snowboarder at 0:50 couldn't...

    Can't believe the snowboarder at 0:50 couldn't clear the knuckle.

    I remember this thing--was this where they originally wanted to do it on a street in SF or something? Can't remember if I saw it...
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    Is that the place at the train station?

    Is that the place at the train station?
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    Hey, in my book a discussion centered on pizza...

    Hey, in my book a discussion centered on pizza and Coors Light isn't much of a formula for exposing food snobs. But yeah, I am definitely a bit of a pizza snob (fuck Chicago and that cake shit that...
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    Yankees suck and so does their 'pizza.' I haven't...

    Yankees suck and so does their 'pizza.' I haven't been to a game there for a few years (Fenway FTW), but I think that's generally the pizza you would get if you bought a slice there. Probably...
  14. Thread: BBQ

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    Yeah, unfortunately we ended up skipping Central...

    Yeah, unfortunately we ended up skipping Central in part just because it was so high profile. Mistake. We also had to skip some places as we literally ate BBQ for lunch and dinner six days in a row...
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    Papa John's--it's pizza-ish! Coors--it's...

    Papa John's--it's pizza-ish!
    Coors--it's beer-ish!

    Actually, I've never had Papa John's. I assume that's a good thing.
  16. Fortunately, unless you count all the old skis...

    Fortunately, unless you count all the old skis from years ago I never got rid of, I am personally not near 20 skis (I probably have six skis I use in a year, three of which are in heavy rotation, one...
  17. Something you could have mentioned before I...

    Something you could have mentioned before I bought mine?

    Oh man, Mrs. Rutecki just did a ski count and asked why we have 16 skis in the apartment (I didn't remind her of skis in storage and at the...
  18. Well, I have to admit you're making a good case...

    Well, I have to admit you're making a good case and making me rethink my logic...you're really selling me on these things. Maybe part of it is the reality that I have a perfectly good pair of...
  19. Thread: BBQ

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    To me this isn't true--yes, BBQ is all over the...

    To me this isn't true--yes, BBQ is all over the place these days compared to years ago (I actually never understood why it wasn't more widely appreciated back then), but really good BBQ is still...
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    They've done them all over the place every year,...

    They've done them all over the place every year, most recently I saw a shot of scaffolding being set up for one in Beijing or somewhere like that. Pretty sure a number of European cities have had...
  21. Thread: BBQ

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    It's Humboldt, TN, but the bottom shot is from a...

    It's Humboldt, TN, but the bottom shot is from a (lesser) place in Alabama. The place in Humboldt is the best I've ever had--36 hours of smoke for their ribs. Complete hole in the wall that we were...
  22. Yeah, you're probably right unless it's already...

    Yeah, you're probably right unless it's already at the end of its range for some reason. I was thinking of the old Look turntable heelpieces where it always seemed to me you had about 4mm before you...
  23. Thread: BBQ

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    This too, if you're in TN or thereabouts, a trip...

    This too, if you're in TN or thereabouts, a trip I think about all the time:

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/303387-BBQ-trip

    A few visuals:
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  24. If it weren't for the (possible) previous mounts...

    If it weren't for the (possible) previous mounts and if I were confident I could get the current mount/bindings to accommodate 314 BSL I would absolutely take these. They don't seem to be making skis...
  25. I guess I thought it was fairly meh as I never...

    I guess I thought it was fairly meh as I never bothered finishing it. Two friends independently recommended it to me maybe around the time it was released in the U.S. (I think in part because they...
  26. From a movie called Force Majeure. I saw about...

    From a movie called Force Majeure. I saw about the first 2/3 of it a few years ago but never saw the end.
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    No, as much as he's improved (and looks really...

    No, as much as he's improved (and looks really pretty damn good at times--great arm), I was just needling M. Ice a little. He got a little over-enthused about Devers's defensive progress a little...
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    And I heard he's the best defensive 3rd baseman...

    And I heard he's the best defensive 3rd baseman in the league!?!
  29. Thanks for the advice. I checked through people...

    Thanks for the advice. I checked through people listed at two of the centers and didn't see WOCN anywhere, but navigating those sites sort of sucks regardless so I assume there may just be incomplete...
  30. How is this not the focus of the thread? This...

    How is this not the focus of the thread? This place is slipping for sure. Norwegian girls, motherfuckers. (OK, I don't know that this poster wasn't talking about dating dudes--could be a chick...
  31. Well, I know that his surgeon who did the two...

    Well, I know that his surgeon who did the two debulkings is actually widely known in the surgical oncologist community for that very procedure--supposedly one of the top dogs, which is why my father...
  32. He and I are in NYC, but if there were a...

    He and I are in NYC, but if there were a particular reason for him to see someone at Mass Gen we could do it (if there was some particular doc who can figure these things out). He's at Columbia (his...
  33. Thanks to all--especially OG for his really...

    Thanks to all--especially OG for his really thoughtful, extensive PM.

    VAC thing is interesting and I don't know if they have considered trying this with him yet. I would assume these places that...
  34. chronic wound treatment centers/docs

    My father was diagnosed with an abdominal cancer (stage IV) a number of years ago--after two brutal debulking procedures and I don't know how many rounds of chemo he is, relatively speaking, in good...
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    It did seem like they were finding ways not to...

    It did seem like they were finding ways not to win that one. May not have made a difference, but JBJ running into the out at 3rd was pretty fucking poor (in scoring position, 1 out in extras?? and he...
  36. Iceman with the Ethel Merman reference. He wins.

    Iceman with the Ethel Merman reference. He wins.
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    Yeah, it's almost exactly the same thing, isn't...

    Yeah, it's almost exactly the same thing, isn't it? You might have to explain to me how I've been going around for years taking video of ridiculous confrontations I've gone out of my way to create,...
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    Exactly. If you can't handle material that might...

    Exactly. If you can't handle material that might be challenging or provocative, then I'm sorry, maybe college isn't the place for you.

    But the ethos is now that the world must change to...
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    Stopped watching 30 seconds in when he claimed...

    Stopped watching 30 seconds in when he claimed that a cyclist you can't see dressed in black (at night, I guess) is the same as a black car--in other words there is no excuse for not seeing a...
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    Yeah, that would make it Millennials still,...

    Yeah, that would make it Millennials still, right? This shit started like five or six years ago, at least (I think). So they woulda been about 20, and it's the college kids who were all wound up...
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    I don't know about that, but IMO they're...

    I don't know about that, but IMO they're antithetical to what a university and liberal arts education is supposed to be about--exposure to new and challenging ideas. How the fuck cann you have that...
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    Tractor forum along with an equity options desk,...

    Tractor forum along with an equity options desk, apparently. Might as well roll the dice and make a little bank--Benny can finally get the little lady that place in Scarsdale they've had their eyes...
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    Direct link to the GoFundMe (I assume it's on the...

    Direct link to the GoFundMe (I assume it's on the Instagram page, but I didn't see it when I clicked--I'm not very familiar with IG so maybe it's in the newsfeed thing on the right or something?):
    ...
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    You left out the looooooooooooong jacket.

    You left out the looooooooooooong jacket.
  45. Oh, maple leafs on the speed suits and all that....

    Oh, maple leafs on the speed suits and all that. Yeah, totally possible you guys adopted that rule before we did.
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    My mistake, was thinking of 60g so thought it was...

    My mistake, was thinking of 60g so thought it was 2x as expensive--you were exactly right (but buy the shop size bar for a better deal anyway).
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    Musta been awhile since you purchased HF wax. ...

    Musta been awhile since you purchased HF wax.

    How about a day ticket at Londonderry's finest outdoor recreational facility instead?
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    Really hoping for the best on this. Really,...

    Really hoping for the best on this. Really, really hoping. Not sure if I've ever actually met/skied with either of them, but unbelievably awful news that I hope, in time, turns out to be OK.

    Good...
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    Heh, my daughter's first concert when they played...

    Heh, my daughter's first concert when they played Brooklyn a year or two ago (I guess she was 14). Of course she came back with a Phoenix t-shirt...I'm pretty sure she started listening to them as a...
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    Interesting. Years ago when I was renting (with...

    Interesting. Years ago when I was renting (with friends from school) the income requirements for most places were so stringent (relative to our incomes at that point--none of us had high paying jobs...
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