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    Considering Vermont has multiple days with no new...

    Considering Vermont has multiple days with no new cases I doubt they end that anytime soon.

    With that said I'm sure thousands of tourists are in Vermont this weekend and are not hiding in their...
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    Only a week to make my renewal decision and I'm...

    Only a week to make my renewal decision and I'm still not sold on next season. I'm guessing I'm not alone and resorts should be getting nervous.
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    I'm not obese, nobody in my family is either....

    I'm not obese, nobody in my family is either. Start having real conversations about how being obese is not okay.
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    People need to start getting really insensitive...

    People need to start getting really insensitive and telling it like it is, then everyone can judge their personal risk.

    Remove nursing home fatalities (account for 50% of deaths in CT, yet only...
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    Would "have" not would "of."

    Would "have" not would "of."
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    What's the fatality rate when you take out...

    What's the fatality rate when you take out everyone over 80? What % of the population do 80+ year olds makes?

    Raises hand...in CT 3% of the population is over 80 yet they make up 56% of all CV...
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    Just wait a few days. The Supreme Court and US...

    Just wait a few days. The Supreme Court and US Attorney General could waive away any restrictions. Businesses could still choose to be restrictive but not forced by the states.
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    No indication MTN bought an insurance policy to...

    No indication MTN bought an insurance policy to backstop this...you are right, it would cost way too much.

    If it fails passholders will be unsecured creditors if/when MTN goes bankrupt. You are...
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    Nobody is picking up on the other way forward as...

    Nobody is picking up on the other way forward as well that does not involve a vaccine.

    In less then a month we will likely have multiple clinically proven effective treatments (we could have one...
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    Why? Absolutely no rush waiting until the...

    Why?

    Absolutely no rush waiting until the deadline in late May. None. Get to keep your money longer, Price is the same. Can get 4 more weeks of data and clarity about how this will all pay out.
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    I mentioned this in a different thread weeks ago....

    I mentioned this in a different thread weeks ago.

    Places like Revelstoke are screwed with only a gondola to access the mountain.

    Long before COVID-19 existed I mentioned to Revelstoke they were...
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    Epic's new guarantees for next season blows away...

    Epic's new guarantees for next season blows away IKON. IKON will have to match.

    Looks like Epic (Vail, MTN, whatever) went and bought a super expensive all risk policy that covers virtually...
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    IKON will have to match Epic's new "insurance"...

    IKON will have to match Epic's new "insurance" coverage. This appears to be a real insurance product that includes injury and typically uninsurable events like disease and war. Ikon is just...
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    Of course I saw the first headline all over the...

    Of course I saw the first headline all over the news yesterday, will the second make rounds as well?

    Add that to the greatest hits from the WHO...including "no evidence of human to human...
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    Just a little statistics lesson. New cases per...

    Just a little statistics lesson. New cases per day doesn't mean anything if it only goes up because more tests are being done. It is the % positive rate that matters. If that rate stays the same it...
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    Huh? A state with 50 deaths and a s$#t hole...

    Huh? A state with 50 deaths and a s$#t hole economy stopped real estate transactions? I live in a legitimate hot zone and am closing on a house sale next week. They really are screwed forever,...
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    If this is what skiing looks like next winter...

    If this is what skiing looks like next winter count me out.
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    This is huge if they can pull it off, especially...

    This is huge if they can pull it off, especially since I would have thought of CA as being one of the more restrictive states right now.
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    Spoiler alert. This has nothing to do with...

    Spoiler alert. This has nothing to do with Northeast skiing.

    Also, all colleges and universities are utterly f$&@ed. Like many will just be gone. New enrollment is destroyed, current students are...
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    I don't really follow Epic...have they made...

    I don't really follow Epic...have they made matching offer consistent with Ikon in terms of renewal credits and deferred value to 21/22 season?

    Vermont is well on their way to normalcy, I just...
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    Based on what, because it sucks or you have a...

    Based on what, because it sucks or you have a crystal ball?

    Vermont is very close to Phase I reopening....NY, CT and NJ are not. There is no VT ski season without those other states.

    How do...
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    I don't disagree with this at all, especially...

    I don't disagree with this at all, especially about larger resorts being more.prone to failure with lots of leverage.

    Seems to be much ignorance here about what happens when a business fails...
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    In bankruptcy the contract is void and a...

    In bankruptcy the contract is void and a passholder is just a creditor....way behind the banks and other loan holders.

    Magic is promising carrying over your pass to next season but if there is no...
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    By early, it means not a day before May 26th.

    By early, it means not a day before May 26th.
  25. Excellent changes from my perspective. Renewal...

    Excellent changes from my perspective. Renewal discount increase is a partial offset to the season being cut short and new deadline well into May will hopefully allow the winter season prospects to...
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