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    Real football

    That Brazil Chile game was one of the greatest games I have ever seen.
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    Top 10 East Coast Ski Resorts Under 1100

    Hickory is a small mountain with maybe 8 trails so they will get tracked out but this is not necessarily a bad thing. There are LOTS of large sharp rocks that can hide and it is nice when someone has discovered them before you. The trees will never track out and there is substantial side...
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    Top 10 East Coast Ski Resorts Under 1100

    Hickory Ski Center in Warrensburg is the biggest, rowdiest 1000 feet of skiing I have ever experienced. Zero snowmaking though so there needs to be a couple feet down to even open. No chairlifts but two of the gnarliest high speed Poma lifts you will ever ride.
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    The Podcast Thread

    My favorite is the Joe Rogan Experience. With 2 or 3 3 hour shows a week it is a ton of free content. I also love Dan Carlin's Hardcore History and Common sense. Hardcore history is great for those 3 hour car rides to the mountain. Radiolab is great although a bit infrequent and the Nerdist...
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    Week of February 2nd, storm speculation

    I believe Magic charges full price if there is a Thursday powder day. Still worth it though!
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    Best Baseball Movie Ever

    Gotta concur with The Natural although the book is better with a way different ending for Hobbs. Can't over look Major League though.
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    Where will you be on Saturday morning?

    I'll be taking my talents to Magic Mountain.
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    Wtf ?

    http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=19b_1359885608 I love the drifters attitude.
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    Tips for Skiing Tight Lines

    Aside from the great ski advice coming from above, when I'm skiing a particularly tight line I pay close attention to my poles and more importantly baskets. Hooking a basket on a tree can throw you off balance so I'm always envisioning where the tips of my poles are at. I often throw my hands...
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    Wtf ?

    I'm surprised no one has posted this yet. WTF!? http://deadspin.com/5976517/manti-teos-dead-girlfriend-the-most-heartbreaking-and-inspirational-story-of-the-college-football-season-is-a-hoax
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    The ideal temperature to go skiing

    24 and 42 respectively
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    'The 21st Century Skier'

    I'll admit that recently I complained that Stratton's lodge didn't have wifi.
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    Good bootfitter near Albany, NY

    Last season i got fitted for a DPS Intuition liner and footbed at High Adventure in Latham and I had a great experience there with Darryl. Small store but they know what they are talking about and have some great gear.
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    Lug or Wear? - Boots/Gear from car to-and-from the lodge

    Nothing worse than having your boots fill up with snow on the walk in during a storm. I've got the plain transpack and I absolutely love it. I can put my boots, helmet, goggles, shell, gloves, and a little room for misc items. Plus it looks boring and like a million others in the lodge so I...
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    Hitchhiker shot while researching 'Kindness of America'

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/hitchhiker-writing-book-kindess-americans-shot-authorities-article-1.1096407 Looks like he's just a masochistic attention whore. Maybe we'll hear of him jacking it on the streets of San Diego soon.
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    VSSA Ski area Awards, 2012

    I'm not sure what wind turbine Burke won for but if it's those turbines near Lake Willoughby I have to give it a thumbs down. What an unbelievable eyesore for such an unbelievably beautiful place.
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    Youtube Gems

    Way cooler than just being buried in the ground or burnt.
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    First Backpacking Trip for Kids - Suggestions?

    I've done Stratton Pond and it is a very nice location. Probably 3 miles from the road with a nice camping site and a lean-to if needed. There are a few loops to be made.