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    The key at that age is to not expect much and...

    The key at that age is to not expect much and keep it fun. It's more just getting them used to being on skis and sliding. Keep time out on the slopes short so it's a good experience. Age 3 and 4 is...
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    You used to be able to buy plastic skins to stick...

    You used to be able to buy plastic skins to stick to the top of your skis.
  3. Thread: I'm Back

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    but back with a funky new identity

    but back with a funky new identity
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    The US version of Top Gear is a poor shadow of...

    The US version of Top Gear is a poor shadow of the original.
  5. Thread: October Turns

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    Skiing by Halloween is usually a stretch goal...

    Skiing by Halloween is usually a stretch goal anyway. Anything before November is really a bonus.
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    There are plenty of shops that have good fitters,...

    There are plenty of shops that have good fitters, but not all will. You can check here for boot fitters in your area: http://www.bootfitters.com/find-shop
  7. Thread: I'm Back

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    Changed is name at some point to I Won't. I...

    Changed is name at some point to I Won't. I think. OSME is an interesting guy and just goes off the deep end once in awhile before popping back up.
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    Not sure where you are going here, but I'm happy...

    Not sure where you are going here, but I'm happy to have someone else do the work for me. Some people may not need it, but my feet and stance require a fair amount of work to get the best performance.
  9. There are actually quite a few skiers in our pack.

    There are actually quite a few skiers in our pack.
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    Generalizing, but I thought down one size is...

    Generalizing, but I thought down one size is "performance fit" and down 2 is "race fit" I suppose you could go 3 sizes but I can't imagine doing that without a lot of work on the boot. I'm a size...
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    Not sure that vid does him justice. Isn't there...

    Not sure that vid does him justice. Isn't there one where he's taking huge jumps and ripping the bumps? Or am I thinking of someone else?
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    That's like going skiing once, having a bad time...

    That's like going skiing once, having a bad time and saying you won't ever ski again.
  13. Thread: I'm Back

    by wa-loaf
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    GSS also was not a member in 2005, he joined...

    GSS also was not a member in 2005, he joined 2007/2008 thereabouts. And it seems you've all scared Joshua off again ...
  14. Oh, and reading that it sounds like someone who...

    Oh, and reading that it sounds like someone who hasn't skied since the 70s wrote it.
  15. Since I have a Cub Scout we will likely be making...

    Since I have a Cub Scout we will likely be making an attempt at this badge. Will have to see what the current requirements are, but from my limited experience there's no one really following up to...
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    Stones (Mile)

    Stones (Mile)
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    The foot beds are extra, usually around $100. The...

    The foot beds are extra, usually around $100. The other bootfitting stuff is usually included especially when you are paying $400-600 for high end boots. Cuff canting is not the same sole canting. I...
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    If you haven't gone the extra step to get custom...

    If you haven't gone the extra step to get custom foot beds and stance analysis (canting and fore/aft balance) you are really missing out. It will make a real impact in your skiing.
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    Buy my boots in the shop, most everything else is...

    Buy my boots in the shop, most everything else is done online these days. A lot of online places will even mount for you if you give them the bsl. Even had a place drill holes for a binding I already...
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    You are double clicking. Double tap, just a light...

    You are double clicking. Double tap, just a light tap with your thumb, not hard enough to make the button click.

    http://www.tekrevue.com/tip/reachability-iphone-6/
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    My girls feet jumped from a 20.0 to 24.0 since...

    My girls feet jumped from a 20.0 to 24.0 since last season or I'd take you up on those.
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    You can double tap the home button and it will...

    You can double tap the home button and it will pull the apps (or menus in app) down within reach of your thumb. I do plan to get a case because it is slippery.



    You should have an emoticon on...
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    I think you have a bad phone. On my third iPhone...

    I think you have a bad phone. On my third iPhone and never had any of these problems. I do use the gmail app over the mail app, maybe you can get your email pulled into that? Or maybe it knows you...
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    Maybe it's the level of equipment I'm looking...

    Maybe it's the level of equipment I'm looking for, but I always find stuff elsewhere for less than it's being sold for on eBay.
  25. Thread: Afterglow!

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    Even the light suit segment?

    Even the light suit segment?
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