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  1. Thread: Goggles for Docs

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    correction ( I'm sorry ) : 1918, worldwide :...

    correction ( I'm sorry ) :

    1918, worldwide :
    Fifty million deaths from Influenza --

    dang.
  2. Thread: Goggles for Docs

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    1918 Influenza in the US : 675,000 deaths (...

    1918 Influenza in the US :
    675,000 deaths ( before antibiotics ) - including an ancestors family member...
  3. Thread: Goggles for Docs

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    maggs - a couple of observations : - the...

    maggs -
    a couple of observations :
    - the website seems reasonable --
    through the website, you can ship directly to a requesting hospital... ;

    - second point, two parts :
    Some thing is...
  4. altacoup - Thank you for your post -- I am...

    altacoup -

    Thank you for your post --
    I am struggling to know how to respond. . .

    Most of all, I agree with your next to last sentence :
    'If all we have to sacrifice .. is a few months...
  5. Thread: It's just a dog.

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    I am So Sorry... starvation causes some...

    I am So Sorry...

    starvation causes some physiologic changes that may not be reversible - even given dramatically / significantly improved care...
    ( I don't believe I have more to say or that...
  6. This ^^^ very well stated - Thank you...

    This ^^^

    very well stated - Thank you...
  7. thirded ^^^ with about three disclaimers... ...

    thirded ^^^
    with about three disclaimers...

    - moving the crowd from the ski area to the trailhead solves nothing --
    This seems obvious - but given the Front Range crowds last weekend ...
  8. Wrecked - your point is well-made - and I will...

    Wrecked - your point is well-made - and I will be glad to read when gatherings have greatly decreased
    ( I believe this is an example of 'mistakes will be made' ) ;

    I am empathetic to...
  9. Thank you - Good post. " Is it all done...

    Thank you -
    Good post.

    " Is it all done smartly? No. ... There will be poor decisions. "
    Amen.


    I'm not going to be part of The solution ;

    I will do the best I can to not be part of...
  10. This ^^^

    This ^^^
  11. I am very sympathetic to those whose lives are...

    I am very sympathetic to those whose lives are being impacted :
    I have a dear friend who works in health care who is recovering at home from covid, and other (dear) friends who are quarantined (...
  12. Marquette Mountain is private property -- ...

    Marquette Mountain is private property --
    authorized by the owner, the manager can do what he wants on private property - and claiming that they are closing the business for the season will...
  13. respectfully, Routine inhalation anesthesia ...

    respectfully,
    Routine inhalation anesthesia does Not require a Ventilator --
    as is pointed - out above, an anesthesia machine could be used to provide ventilation support, though my antiquated...
  14. Thread: Help Robb Gaffney

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    see Robb's CaringBridge page for updates within...

    see Robb's CaringBridge page for updates within the last week

    ( it is hard news. )

    Sincere Best wishes to Robb and Family...
  15. Thread: Shiffrin

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    agreed -- I am actually relieved : What If ...

    agreed -- I am actually relieved :

    What If MS had been injured in Are , Not - in - form …

    This season was fine - And Different - through January -- the last month of racing lost to...
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    Thank you for this -- twenty years ago, Tony...

    Thank you for this --

    twenty years ago, Tony Bennett was on his Dad's staff, when Coach Dick Bennett coached Wisconsin to the final four --

    later that year, Coach Dick Bennett abruptly...
  17. Thread: Shiffrin

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    ... worth preserving -- take as long as you ...

    ... worth preserving --

    take as long as you need, MS --

    If you never race again... ( but

    I don't get that impression of MS

    ( but I definitely remember when twenty-five was considered...
  18. I have enjoyed this thread and I appreciate...

    I have enjoyed this thread and
    I appreciate this thread - Thank you, Dj...

    as the season heads toward Spring,
    I wanted to [bump] DJ's OP to remind some of the late arrivals to the spirit...
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    mine was a three-piece fracture more similar to...

    mine was a three-piece fracture more similar to the OPs --

    nature of fracture was not communicated - and there was another family health matter that took priority...


    without Surgery, mine...
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    DS - With no disrespect to Wood. , I'd keep...

    DS -

    With no disrespect to Wood. ,
    I'd keep Vail on your list --
    There's some history there these days...

    it is pretty-much A cluster these days , and god help you If you get to the bottom...
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    guys... it is kind of heartbreaking to me ...

    guys...

    it is kind of heartbreaking to me to see this degenerate to a matter of Blame --

    as I tried to state earlier ( above ), there is plenty to go around...

    in the midwest, now...
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    medic -- two issues : asphyxia and ...

    medic --

    two issues :
    asphyxia and Unsuccessful resuscitation --

    I guarantee you
    this guy does not care how long he Should have been able to survive without ( breathing / oxygen ) --...
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    my training is an AED will shock an arrhythmic...

    my training is an AED will shock an arrhythmic heart - it will not shock a stopped heart --
    A stopped heart needs an electric Start.

    I would be Glad to be wrong - but

    I would not expect...
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    Four minutes is plenty long to stop the heart of...

    Four minutes is plenty long to stop the heart of a 58yr old male --

    Without electricity - a defibrillator, Not an AED - he's done.


    tj
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    There is lots of Responsibility to go around ...

    There is lots of Responsibility to go around on this - and unfortunately(,) it cost this guy his life.

    Vail is a liable party ; I would not want to be the lifty responsible for seeing...
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    I have been at detachable lifts were the only...

    I have been at detachable lifts were the only attendant was inside ( the control building )
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    Happy Trails, Dave McCoy... Thanks,...

    Happy Trails, Dave McCoy...


    Thanks, coreshot. tj
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    There's a Name for this list, too, though I...

    There's a Name for this list, too, though I don't think my favorites necessarily classify as rock songs,

    but I nominate,

    Bob Seger ( and the Silver Bullet Band )



    Thank you. ...
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    for what it's worth... I que - up Thunder Road...

    for what it's worth... I que - up Thunder Road more often than Born to Run - it is a great song - and the two versions I am most familiar with may be the same : Hammersmith 1975 and ...
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    as a "great Rock song" it could only be the...

    as a "great Rock song" it could only be the Uptempo, Electric version ( I looked at the youtube video from LiveAid1985 before making the claim ) ;

    to me, great songs may be malliable :
    ...
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    Not really my forte, but I offer Clapton,...

    Not really my forte, but I offer

    Clapton, 'Layla'

    though I understand to real Rockers, this may be Pop --


    carry on... tj
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    dude. DIN to 24, without "Full Spectrum" ...

    dude. DIN to 24, without "Full Spectrum" Marker was a serviceable clamp.
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    That's not the way I read it -- And If you...

    That's not the way I read it --
    And If you see the pole click in the training run,
    I believe our Yeti IS looking for Speed
    ( superG skis coming and ceraF... )


    I do like the idea of a...
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    spancered Downhill Racer

    Thank you, northway -- I am Glad to see this...

    i-as, I have given this some careful thought : DIY Options Included putting this in a thread for the collective,,, and now

    I believe ...
  35. old thread -- did the lhasas sell ? ...

    old thread --

    did the lhasas sell ?

    thanks... tj
  36. Thread: Shiffrin

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    unimagineable == the reason I won't go up on...

    unimagineable ==

    the reason I won't go up on my roof anymore : let the young guys handle that --


    Condolences to MS and her Mom - and Family and friends
    ...
  37. I don't know - maybe there are a couple others...

    I don't know - maybe there are a couple others like this ( the SW Montana thread comes to mind ), but to me, This is certainly the 'thread of the 2020 season '... !

    I still love this place......
  38. Thread: RIP Kobe Bryant

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    This ^^^ largely responding to the subsequent...

    This ^^^

    largely responding to the subsequent discussion about 2003 --

    never a big Kobe fan, myself
    ( had the Lakers not acquired SHAQ, would Kobe have ever gotten near a title... (?)

    ...
  39. Thread: It's just a dog.

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    Great tribute - Thank you... Condolences... ...

    Great tribute - Thank you...

    Condolences... tj
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    Thank you, cade. tj

    Thank you, cade.

    tj
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    looks like a Scarpa Alien

    looks like a Scarpa Alien
  42. Thread: Aging Dog ?

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    seconded -- worth the cost of an Exam. ...

    seconded --

    worth the cost of an Exam.


    If you want to aggravate your vet. Search ' hormone-responsive incontinence '


    Good luck ( with geriatric care... ) tj
  43. Thread: Sawtooth fatality

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    I don't think so... ( Kelly Canyon , Swan...

    I don't think so... ( Kelly Canyon , Swan Valley ( East (south) Idaho ) )

    I heard from JB last night --


    tj

    I am seeing Sawtooth NRA as north and west of Sun Valley / Ketchum , ...
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    I read the NSAA article, but cannot bring...

    I read the NSAA article, but cannot bring myself to watch this video...


    Safety is everyone's Responsibility - Everyone.

    the phrase I saw in this thread that I like is, If you see...
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    maggs… I wanted to post in this thread ...

    maggs…

    I wanted to post in this thread because the northern Rockies of USA is treasured country to me :
    I tried to migrate to the region twice thirty years ago. . . and

    since our day...
  46. ( The rope may have Just been to harness the...

    ( The rope may have Just been to harness the pulk ( / sledge / sled ) --

    I dreamed of a trip like that --

    Alas , . . . )


    Thank you for this thread --

    I live vicariously ...
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    I remember When AKPM was a younger kid . . . ...

    I remember
    When AKPM was a younger kid . . .

    : )



    .
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    I remember When they changed the Rules so...

    I remember
    When they changed the Rules
    so Ingemar would not win ten straight World Cup titles...



    I remember
    When the gondola fell at Lionshead (Vail)

    ( Dad and I were There a month...
  49. If they have expanded signatures, I am adding...

    If they have expanded signatures, I am adding b's last line , " ... that's like the whole job. "

    Beauty, eh !


    Thank You... tj
  50. page 15 seems like a good place to bump DJ's...

    page 15 seems like a good place to bump DJ's OP...

    Good stuff
    ( the rest of the thread, too - Thank you, maggs... )

    Inches of Rain on the south shore of Superior yesterday into today...
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