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    Not sure I'll pull the trigger at $200, but if...

    Not sure I'll pull the trigger at $200, but if Costco sells them at $160 again I think I'll have to get involved.
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    Meh, realistically it will be a one-season thing,...

    Meh, realistically it will be a one-season thing, two at most. I think every competitor instantly understands this.
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    To Jay Peak's great credit, they were one of the...

    To Jay Peak's great credit, they were one of the very first to really open up tree skiing, and I think maybe that's partially why most of the best in-boundary tree skiing at Jay Peak is on the map. ...
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    Jay Peak makes the most sense due to the fact...

    Jay Peak makes the most sense due to the fact they're desperate. Smuggs also gets a nice chunk of revenue from Canucks too though, so I'd go with one of those two.
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    They're New York State run, so I'm gonna'...

    They're New York State run, so I'm gonna' confidently take the "Under" on that bet.
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    If the restaurant has the space for social...

    If the restaurant has the space for social distance outdoor dining, the more high-quality outdoor heaters can put out an un-Godly amount of heat.
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    Elk Mountain is about the same distance from me...

    Elk Mountain is about the same distance from me as Platty, and is probably a bit better than Platty, but I'll never ski there again unless they allow tree skiing.
  8. You might be able to solve a mystery for me. ...

    You might be able to solve a mystery for me.

    Every day at about 4:30 or 5pm or so, a never-ending parade of private jets flies over my house in central/west Jersey in a NNW heading, about one...
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    That's the part I found most odd, as I would have...

    That's the part I found most odd, as I would have presumed the first SARS infection would have conferred him with a certain degree of cross-reactive immunity to a very similar SARS-COV infection,...
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    Yup. I avoid DC, Baltimore, Wilmington, and...

    Yup. I avoid DC, Baltimore, Wilmington, and Philly, by taking 15 home going through Leesburg & Gettysburg.

    Google says it adds 45 minutes, but I call total BS on that because all you have to...
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    Because the US economy is doing far better than...

    Because the US economy is doing far better than anyone could have possible imagined.

    Obviously you have trouble spots like airlines, cruises, hotels, etc.., but generally speaking nobody thought...
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    Logically I find it far more odd from the...

    Logically I find it far more odd from the Canadian perspective to allow it, than from the American perspective to allow it given COVID19 rates are higher in the USA. Yet the Canadian media presents...
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    In more ways than one.

    In more ways than one.
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    My favorite part of the Vermont map is the fact...

    My favorite part of the Vermont map is the fact they use a shade of blue for Vermont counties, not matter how bad the COVID19 gets there.

    As if Vermonters wouldn't know where they live if they...
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    I find it very difficult to believe Stenger wasnt...

    I find it very difficult to believe Stenger wasnt benefitting somehow, and if it's known that he was it will come out during the trial.

    As it stands, their current legal defense is, "Actually,...
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    How much walking does one have to do to destroy...

    How much walking does one have to do to destroy ski boots? Seems like a solution looking for a legitimate problem unless you do an awful LOT of walking in ski boots. Like over-the-top.
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    Driving 15 minutes in ski boots on mountain roads...

    Driving 15 minutes in ski boots on mountain roads seems rather risky.

    I've heard people joke about that as a thing, but I didnt know it was actually a thing.
  18. Prettier foliage colors in N.E than Utah is what...

    Prettier foliage colors in N.E than Utah is what they were going for perhaps?
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    Neither have I, and I suspect you wont unless...

    Neither have I, and I suspect you wont unless someone like a Fauci or a Gottlieb or some other medical expert gives it some negative publicity, which I doubt will happen. Gondy cabins seem pretty...
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    This is a feature, not a bug.

    This is a feature, not a bug.
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    All they'd need to do is ditch that bizarre thing...

    All they'd need to do is ditch that bizarre thing whereby the normalize all county data to Vermont's COVID19 level, which I still dont understand the rationale for statistically, other than to...
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    The way Vermont boxed themselves in with this...

    The way Vermont boxed themselves in with this arbitrary <400 per M thing is really going to bite them in the azz.


    Keep it = destroy your state's total economy

    Lose it = everyone knows you're...
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    There's a ski area market for > 20 year old...

    There's a ski area market for > 20 year old gondola cars?

    I didn't know folks attempted to do gondys on the cheap. Seems kind of odd given the cars are way the lesser part of the CapEx as...
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    Governor of Colorado was just on CNBC saying it...

    Governor of Colorado was just on CNBC saying it will be safe to be in gondys if it's all people in the same party.

    Yo-kay then Gov. Have at that.
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    As someone who hasnt skied Christmas week this...

    As someone who hasnt skied Christmas week this millennium (really), is the expert terrain at least empty, or is it just a poop-show everywhere?
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