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    Ragged's terrific, and you probably won't find...

    Ragged's terrific, and you probably won't find many people here who would say otherwise. If you think your daughter will go another 3 or 4 more times before the end of the season, it'll be money...
  2. Why haven't all-you-can-eat pizza buffets caught on in New England?

    Other parts of the country have Cici's Pizza and other chains that offer this daily, but nada in New England. What gives?
  3. Thread: Boot Dryer?

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    Call me cheap, but my $8 plastic Walmart fan has...

    Call me cheap, but my $8 plastic Walmart fan has worked great for years. Stand your boots side by side with about 2 inches between them, tuck your gloves between the boots, prop the $8 Walmart fan...
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    I'll be there this Friday. Birches was fun...

    I'll be there this Friday. Birches was fun before they added snowmaking, but it was open so infrequently that I guess the addition of snowmaking isn't a bad thing (and it obviously gives mountain...
  5. In 5th grade a good friend of mine's father took...

    In 5th grade a good friend of mine's father took him and his sister out of school for a week to go skiing. I was stunned because his parents were always sticklers for school attendance. Long story...
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    As someone who's without heat and hot water from...

    As someone who's without heat and hot water from the gas explosions in Lawrence/Andover/North Andover, I wouldn't mind a couple mild weeks ahead. Once I have my gas back, the temps can plummet and...
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    I tried that and my emails keep coming back as...

    I tried that and my emails keep coming back as undeliverable. Thanks anyway.
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    Assistance with joining Snowjournal 2.0?

    Mods, sorry if this is in the wrong place or if you'd prefer other boards not be mentioned, but I was a longtime member of Snowjournal before all their technical difficulties, and I've encountered...
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    I'm not a snowboarder so maybe that's why I don't...

    I'm not a snowboarder so maybe that's why I don't get it, but honestly I don't understand how seasoned skiers can have such strong feelings about an unloading area. You're in the far right seat on a...
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    Not to mention the fact they have one of the best...

    Not to mention the fact they have one of the best ticket deals around.... $20 if bought online, and usable any Monday through Thursday except for the usual blackout periods (basically Christmas and...
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    Can't go wrong with Okemo or Mount Snow. Look...

    Can't go wrong with Okemo or Mount Snow. Look online ahead of time for discounts as both places' walk-up ticket prices are pretty high.
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    Edd's point is well taken.... if you're coming...

    Edd's point is well taken.... if you're coming from the south or east, you'll pass through tiny downtown Ludlow, VT.... the first and biggest Okemo sign you'll see is for the main lodge/entrance.......
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    Definitely park at Jackson Gore (parking at the...

    Definitely park at Jackson Gore (parking at the main lodge can mean a long walk with lots of stairs). If you like to boot up at your car, do so and wait for the shuttle bus to arrive. I've never...
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    Sounds like you hit it just right. The few times...

    Sounds like you hit it just right. The few times I've been to Bolton it's never been near 100% open. Had an awful/morbid thought when I saw that picture of the car; that it belonged to a skier...
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    Ah okay.... that would make more sense.

    Ah okay.... that would make more sense.
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    I've always wondered what happens when a pod lift...

    I've always wondered what happens when a pod lift like this goes down for good with people still in line, and there's really no way for the people in line to ski toward another lift (i.e, in this...
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    They mention the price on their website but it...

    They mention the price on their website but it doesn't seem to be purchase-able yet (the only pass you can put in your online shopping cart is the one from this year). Spent my best day of skiing...
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    Not a ton of choices, but Butternut in Great...

    Not a ton of choices, but Butternut in Great Barrington and Catamount in Hilldale NY (right on the border) are probably your best and cheapest bets. Jiminy Peak is another, but personally I think...
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    Hoping for good karma for the Cats but also for...

    Hoping for good karma for the Cats but also for Catamount and Butternut, where I'll be for a portion of next week.
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    Agreed... Okemo is a good "next step" if your...

    Agreed... Okemo is a good "next step" if your kids are accustomed to the Poconos. They'll have a blast and won't be in over their heads.
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    I'd suggest renting the first time or two to see...

    I'd suggest renting the first time or two to see if you like it and will stick with it. If you try it this year and like it, keep an eye out for "ski swaps" early next year and you should be able to...
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    Speculative question about Attitash

    Attitash probably isn't in the market for any new lifts at the moment, but do you think they'd ever put a summit lift where the Top Notch Double currently is? They'd obviously have to extend it...
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    Terrific pics, and I totally agree that Aggassiz...

    Terrific pics, and I totally agree that Aggassiz is a nice, low-level bump run on which to practice basic bump skills. It hardly gets used and it's not visible from the chair, so you can make your...
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    Wow. When I have 5 hours to kill I usually take...

    Wow. When I have 5 hours to kill I usually take a nap.
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    It would definitely be the closest hotel to...

    It would definitely be the closest hotel to Wildcat, though if you're okay with fairly basic and inexpensive lodging, Gorham has a few options and it's only 10-12 miles north of Wildcat. Also has...
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