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    Ditto what OG said. Hell, this isn't hard to...

    Ditto what OG said.

    Hell, this isn't hard to read up on. Google "california wildfire bills" and there are a ton of articles on the host of bills signed this year to deal with wildland fire...
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    JFC. I understood what you were saying. And I'm...

    JFC. I understood what you were saying. And I'm still saying that you're fucking wrong.

    You omitted the tens of millions of dollars appropriated by the legislature in the last two years to...
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    Umm... they've done what you're describing there....

    Umm... they've done what you're describing there. Apparently you missed it. And, more recently, did you notice that there were no deaths in the Kincaid Fire and relatively few structures lost...
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    BW, you hear Arax interviewed on Ruyak's show?...

    BW, you hear Arax interviewed on Ruyak's show? They ran it again this morning. He talked about the "4x4ing" in Paradise that you touched on upthread a bit with the comment about no sewage system. It...
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    Word. I remember visiting cousins in the Umbrian...

    Word. I remember visiting cousins in the Umbrian Hills when I was a tween. Dad rented and drove a like 12 passenger full-size van when we were over there. (Parents, three kids, and nana.) It was...
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    Word. They're on it. Not the biggest. I have...

    Word. They're on it.

    Not the biggest. I have heard third biggest (but never biggest). Not sure if third is accurate either. Check out these people......
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    I have an Ambit 3 Peak. Purchased Fall 2016....

    I have an Ambit 3 Peak. Purchased Fall 2016. Still works well. New Suunto app can be glitchy here and there, but I deal with it. Unpair and then repair from watch-->app fixes the issue. In the last...
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    Oh man. I've seen SOJ banners on land as far down...

    Oh man. I've seen SOJ banners on land as far down the Sierra as ~37.97, -120.37. I'm sure there are some farther south than that too.

    SOJ is at least as much a state of mind at this point....
  9. Hadn't heard Propublica was going to do local...

    Hadn't heard Propublica was going to do local editions. That's awesome.

    Hope the Tribune does well with the new model. This stuff is important.
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    You guys saying it's a partisan thing haven't...

    You guys saying it's a partisan thing haven't kept up...
    From 2017:
    http://theconversation.com/anti-vaccination-beliefs-dont-follow-the-usual-political-polarization-81001

    And then it's gotten...
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    Fun story: One of my dad's best friends took...

    Fun story:
    One of my dad's best friends took Lynn Hill climbing for the first time. If I recall the story correctly, he was close friends with her older brother. They took her out to Mount Roubidoux...
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    The Manjoo article is fair. But David...

    The Manjoo article is fair.

    But David Roberts's four-part series of articles are a lot better, IMO.
  13. TD, For your use, I'd definitely be looking at...

    TD,

    For your use, I'd definitely be looking at a dual-fuel. If I thought we were going to be out more often at our place in GB, I'd probably be looking at that (or a Powerwall, or both). The...
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    You did indeed.

    You did indeed.
  15. Yep. Starts in 81 or 82, depending on which...

    Yep. Starts in 81 or 82, depending on which demographer you ask.

    But we're also Xennials, if you still count the microgeneration.

    Fuck, I haven't thought about Kazaa or Limewire for years.
  16. Xennials aka the "Oregon Trail Generation."...

    Xennials aka the "Oregon Trail Generation." Though that classification has supposedly died and it was only around for a little while.
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    Heard your girl Pascal from Yubanet on Beth...

    Heard your girl Pascal from Yubanet on Beth Ruyak's show this morning. I guess the NID meeting where they were discussing becoming a distributor was an overflow crowd and everybody was interested in...
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    ^^^ Easy boys. We're friends here and on the same...

    ^^^ Easy boys. We're friends here and on the same page.



    Word. Told spouse that if there was a fire hitting the neighborhood and I wasn't home, to drive the other way on the (presumably jammed)...
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    Dentist take: Of the shit above is seriously...

    Dentist take:
    Of the shit above is seriously basic first year law student "coming to the nuisance" stuff. People are morons.

    Nuanced dentist take: if the issue wasn't super obvious--i.e. cement...
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    CPUC is apparently working on this issue right...

    CPUC is apparently working on this issue right now. But currently, yeah, that's correct. I think many/most of them do, but not for more than a little while.

    Power at parents house came back on...
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    So yesterday was pretty nuts, eh? CalOES and...

    So yesterday was pretty nuts, eh? CalOES and CalFire's mutual aid system is sooooo good. Props to them.

    Southland turn. Wednesday is looking crazy scary down South.
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    Yeah. Right now the FWD Civic is inconvenient...

    Yeah. Right now the FWD Civic is inconvenient because of CA chain control laws. And I go out of my way to avoid chaining up at all costs. And find myself and spouse needing 4WD/AWD at the same time...
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    ^^^ Nice review. Spouse really (for whatever...

    ^^^ Nice review.

    Spouse really (for whatever reason) doesn't want a third car, so I'm looking at replacing my shitbox Civic commuter with an AWD BEV or PHEV. Daily commute right now is 50mi RT. ...
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    No, they apparently were not. PG&E admitted they...

    No, they apparently were not. PG&E admitted they had a line go down at the start location and time. Looked to be basically right at the geothermal plant.

    Swain saying on Twitter that the...
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    Honestly, he probably would've if he had a lawn....

    Honestly, he probably would've if he had a lawn. [emoji16]

    Sent from my moto x4 using Tapatalk
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    Yeah. I remember Big O had to special order them...

    Yeah. I remember Big O had to special order them for us. But that wasn't in the mountains. What you related was just shit company rep to dealer communications. Pretty inexcusable.

    Sent from my...
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    Luckily the Kincaid Fire, so far, burned mostly...

    Luckily the Kincaid Fire, so far, burned mostly forest and then hit giant firebreaks with grapevines in them. Last I saw a couple hours ago was only two structures lost (at 10,000acs burned in like...
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    Can't remember if it was a change in the tax code...

    Can't remember if it was a change in the tax code or an IRS rule change a few years back re car donations. I think the latter. Ever since then the amount you get back for donating a vehicle is way...
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    Thanks for clarifying what I was seeing. That...

    Thanks for clarifying what I was seeing. That makes sense.

    I wonder if Cooper just wasn't selling enough or what?
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    Hard to say with different sizes on different...

    Hard to say with different sizes on different vehicles. But it seemed to me that when the ATWs still had a fair amount of tread, they were the best AT tire experience on snow I've ever had. Very...
  31. Sticky: I may be interested. I'll check my stock this...

    I may be interested. I'll check my stock this evening and PM you one way or the other.
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    I heard the NPR interview too. Was interesting. ...

    I heard the NPR interview too. Was interesting.

    Never read the comics or saw the movie. Interested in the show though.
  33. I dream of this as well. Seems like it'd be rad...

    I dream of this as well. Seems like it'd be rad and a natural fit.

    The old Sugarwood pass was cool too.
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    So did we establish that ATWs and AT3 4S are...

    So did we establish that ATWs and AT3 4S are different tires that are being concurrently sold by Cooper? They're both still on Cooper's site? ATW not coming up in general google search nor when...
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    I've used those metal drywall anchors that're...

    I've used those metal drywall anchors that're (supposedly) good for like 50-75 lbs, depending on size. Not sure I'd trust a crapton of dishes to them though. Supposedly they anchor into wooden studs...
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    Yeah. 2013. The 5100-FJ Spring lift is small...

    Yeah. 2013.

    The 5100-FJ Spring lift is small enough to not totally fuck up your driveline. So that's helpful.

    Old Jeep was 4.5". Eventually lost the rear drive shaft. That was special. Drove to...
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    With the Larkspur address and his posts in the...

    With the Larkspur address and his posts in the wagon thread about buying Eurowagons, I'm going with not "fallen on horrible financial troubles over $50" for two thousand, Alex.
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    Looks like they're calling it the AT3 4S...

    Looks like they're calling it the AT3 4S now.

    Weird change in load range on the chart too. Says "XL" and "STD."

    When I bought ours, I believe it was only available in p-rated and e-rated. They...
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    Parents new setup is going to miss this one and...

    Parents new setup is going to miss this one and Sunday's (assuming it happens). But looks like the standby generator with dedicated 500 gal propane tank, auto-transfer switch, ranch panel, 8kw solar,...
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    Hah. I hear you. Would go taller and narrower...

    Hah. I hear you.

    Would go taller and narrower for snow traction, but harder to find models in that 255 size and Costco only does OEM sizes.

    Pushing 90k now. Probably going to do the Bilstein...
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    Just got new C-rated KO2s put on our 4Runner at...

    Just got new C-rated KO2s put on our 4Runner at Costco last week. OEM size (265/70/17). Old tires were E-rated Cooper ATWs.

    Holy shit I'd forgotten what non-E-rated tires are like on a light...
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    The Little Truckee is right off Highway 89 and...

    The Little Truckee is right off Highway 89 and then the 07 Road. Access is dead simple and the trees up there at this time of year are gorgeous. No specifics other than that because my fly rod hardly...
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    I suspect there's a whiskey tasting included in...

    I suspect there's a whiskey tasting included in that price?

    Schralph went to one they did (for free due to hookup) a year or two back. Said it was ok.

    High West is one of their sponsors and I...
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    Hell, I just said to spouse the other day that I...

    Hell, I just said to spouse the other day that I wish I were an electrician, because there's going to be a LOT of work in the next couple of years for people wiring in transfer switches and whatnot.
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    Doesn't bother me except for the kid thing...

    Doesn't bother me except for the kid thing mentioned upthread. Occasionally drive through is nice for that reason. Otherwise, don't really give a shit.
  46. Lexi, we got booed two days ago. Had it going...

    Lexi, we got booed two days ago. Had it going last year too (first year in new neighborhood). Fun game.
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    Generic white van, but figured I'd post this for...

    Generic white van, but figured I'd post this for folks to keep an eye out. Never know. Friend from high school posted this. She's in...
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    Not new. OG Theta AR in the Sangria color. ...

    Not new. OG Theta AR in the Sangria color.

    Buddy had the the same jacket replaced. Guess I just got the grumpy warranty staffer.

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    Most of us are dentists, actually.

    Most of us are dentists, actually.
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    Seems like everybody gets that ^^^ treatment for...

    Seems like everybody gets that ^^^ treatment for their Theta jacket except me. Said the bubbling under the seams was cosmetic and fixed the hood delam. Sent it back to me.

    Now the fuzzy black...
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