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    Dang Tim...want to come get some of mine? Any...

    Dang Tim...want to come get some of mine? Any water seemed to part over my house until Sunday night, but it's been parked here since....
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    Sssshhhhhhh..... j/k It's the sad...

    Sssshhhhhhh.....

    j/k

    It's the sad reality of a hidden gem, eventually it loses that moniker. I have family nearby there, and at one point I would do the Mill Brook up to Roger's a dozen...
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    Unless it's winter and the downhill has gone...

    Unless it's winter and the downhill has gone sledding....then the uphill better the the hell out of the way.:)
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    Ha. Coming down Randolph Hill it drops to 30mph...

    Ha. Coming down Randolph Hill it drops to 30mph and there was often someone hiding out. For the first 15 years of knowing my wife as we neared the Sortie Durgence Por Camion (pretty much all the...
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    Best part of an upgrade is when nobody knows it...

    Best part of an upgrade is when nobody knows it happened. Well done Tim.
  6. Thread: Old school VFTT

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    My dates are a little foggy. I want to say it...

    My dates are a little foggy. I want to say it was 1995-ish ( ? ) when I first bookmarked this site. It was the first site I ever saved on the internet. This pic was taken likely a little before...
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    Indeed, and I gave it a lot of thought about...

    Indeed, and I gave it a lot of thought about using the term "backyard". I kept it because, while the Park is for all - getting there, parking there, the local resources used, and everything else...
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    [Wishes there was a "like" button for that one]

    [Wishes there was a "like" button for that one]
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    I'm going to preemptively apologize for this...

    I'm going to preemptively apologize for this being out of line, but I'll put it more bluntly:

    ->I don't agree with the theory "because my backyard sucks I'm going to yours".

    (And, I am aware...
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    Empathy is all fine, but an expectation that...

    Empathy is all fine, but an expectation that because people make life choices to live in an area, we should be empathetic to their plight because they can't get to the mountains? It's no more...
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    But, it's still a choice. I lived on a farm once...

    But, it's still a choice. I lived on a farm once for a few years with 100 acres. Had an after-reunion party and a friend's boyfriend who grew up in Boston was there. He was amazed there could be...
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    There's pluses and minuses with everywhere one...

    There's pluses and minuses with everywhere one chooses to live. But, it's a choice. If someone loves big cities and lives in Gorham, NH, they will be disappointed in that aspect. Conversely, if...
  13. Some helpful information in here ...

    Some helpful information in here

    https://www.vftt.org/forums/showthread.php?60715-Anyone-Hiking-after-Knee-Replacement&highlight=knee+replacement
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    Read this last night. Would love to get more...

    Read this last night. Would love to get more details, but this seems to fall into the "sh_t happens" for me. I've fallen many times with a long tumble down Owl's Head slide being the worst.

    I...
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    I think it would be difficult to dig a quinzee...

    I think it would be difficult to dig a quinzee (IMO) as getting enough good snow and in a sufficient area would be difficult. I've used them a couple of times down low, and have camped above...
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    Hikers Find Missing Wedding Ring

    https://www.wmur.com/article/group-of-hikers-uses-metal-detector-to-find-mans-missing-wedding-ring-on-new-hampshire-mountain/30004360
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    Fourteen Highest Peaks in 189 Days!

    https://www.espn.com/espn/story/_/id/27955904/nepalese-man-shatters-record-scaling-world-highest-peaks

    This made my jaw drop:

    In Nepal, he also climbed Mount Dhaulagiri on May 12, Mount...
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    Yes, agreed. Nobody should take medical advice...

    Yes, agreed. Nobody should take medical advice from a message board ;) No matter which end of the horse is saying it.
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    Not scaring anyone. I would suggest nobody takes...

    Not scaring anyone. I would suggest nobody takes medical advice from anyone on the internet, though. :rolleyes:

    "For 80–90% of people who have total knee replacement, the new joint should last...
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    Replacement parts have a shelf life (10-20 years...

    Replacement parts have a shelf life (10-20 years in some cases). Not unheard of for people to have your replacement replaced. So, age and future activity is something that should be considered. As...
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    My mother, who has since retired (nearing 80...

    My mother, who has since retired (nearing 80 now), had hers replaced at about 60 yrs old and went another 10+ on it. It wasn't the knee that caused her to stop....probably the body part in the best...
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    Yes, I've seen a half-dozen shows about it within...

    Yes, I've seen a half-dozen shows about it within the last few months and very interesting story.
  23. Ha, well, they likely saw you :) I have seen a...

    Ha, well, they likely saw you :)

    I have seen a few, and definitely had an experience with Brutus that wasn't comfortable. This wasn't long before he was put down.

    Bears are more prevalent in...
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    Yes give them a try! Owners are friends of my...

    Yes give them a try! Owners are friends of my wife and I want to give them a plug :-)
  25. Australian Hiker Says He Crawled ‘Inch-by-Inch’ to Survive....

    https://www.foxnews.com/world/australian-hiker-survives-after-fall


    Lower leg snapped in half. Ouch! Seen it done on the soccer pitch a few times, can't imagine the pain he was in.
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