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  1. Very good analogy.

    Very good analogy.
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    I parked there in 2013 when I soloed Mt Adams and...

    I parked there in 2013 when I soloed Mt Adams and hit Abigail Adams and Adams 5 on a neat loop. I love Adams. I parked way off to the side as, IIRC, a sign directed you to, and left a note on the...
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    Side note. Over 10,000 posts between the 2...

    Side note. Over 10,000 posts between the 2 peakbaggers! You guys been doing this for awhile. :D
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    A good reference that was posted here by Spencer...

    A good reference that was posted here by Spencer I think.

    https://www.thevermont110.com/
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    This has been an interesting (if occasionally...

    This has been an interesting (if occasionally contentious) discussion especially considering the position that I've taken. Most of the time I would be on the other side. I would like to see each and...
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    How could I forget that. It literally started in...

    How could I forget that. It literally started in my back yard, what is now Renaissance Park. (see photos) US ethnic cleansing, 19th century style and a sordid tale we like to forget. However to Mike...
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    Guilty as charged on the use of that term in...

    Guilty as charged on the use of that term in casual conversation. The most famous death march in American history is probably the Bataan Death March in the Philippines during WWII. That is certainly...
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    I have been trying to think of another word that...

    I have been trying to think of another word that has multiple meanings, one of which has either a racist intent or history but whose common usage is benign. I have come up with sundown as in Sundown...
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    It's true that one may easily say that someone is...

    It's true that one may easily say that someone is "retarded" and offend someone, but in making the point you have done so. The word has long been considered a slur against people with developmental...
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    "There's a sign on the wall but she wants to be...

    "There's a sign on the wall but she wants to be sure 'cause you know sometimes words have two meanings.
    In a tree by the brook, there's a songbird who sings, sometimes all of our thoughts are...
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    Experience is the most demanding instructor. She...

    Experience is the most demanding instructor. She gives the test first and lesson after.
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    Thanks for digging that up Dave.

    Thanks for digging that up Dave.
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    I remember the AMC BB quite fondly. Towards the...

    I remember the AMC BB quite fondly. Towards the end it featured some real flamers including one literal flamer who advocated taking a flamethrower to the summit of a few viewless 4K peaks.
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    Dyatlov Pass Incident

    I know this has been discussed here in the past but I can't locate the old thread. Anyway this update appeared in the NYT. It is unlikely to satisfy anyone who has studied this famous incident or...
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    Give the dude credit, he had stamina that's for...

    Give the dude credit, he had stamina that's for sure.
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    A bear in the can is worth a cue in the tush.

    A bear in the can is worth a cue in the tush.
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    That outhouse was barely functional.:rolleyes:

    That outhouse was barely functional.:rolleyes:
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    It's been a very mild winter here and I've been...

    It's been a very mild winter here and I've been playing tennis outdoors once or twice a week, but I woke up this morning and thought I must be in NH! 20 degrees with a steel grey overcast sky and a...
  19. I'm searching for a counter-argument. Online...

    I'm searching for a counter-argument. Online fundraising to protect and preserve wild spaces?
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    "Why is it that we look at Winter differently...

    "Why is it that we look at Winter differently than Summer or other seasons?"

    Less margin for error.
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    So the Trailwrights were pretty darn close at...

    So the Trailwrights were pretty darn close at 4580. That would put Guyot in at #16, ahead of West Bond, Garfield, and Liberty, to mention a few in the neighborhood.
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    Another nice photo proving that one's perspective...

    Another nice photo proving that one's perspective is all important. I think you've proved your point. And after seeing this photo, despite my affinity for the spot, I am inclined to agree with...
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    Thanks for reposting that fine panorama Joe. To...

    Thanks for reposting that fine panorama Joe. To my eye, they look about the same height in the photo but if Tim's numbers are correct, circa 30 feet difference is going to be hard to detect by the...
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    Do other people see Joe's photo here? I just see...

    Do other people see Joe's photo here? I just see a blank screen and a minus sign.

    PS I' not arguing that South Guyot is higher, merely that my perception at the time was that the two spots...
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    To me the south bump of Guyot on the Bondcliff...

    To me the south bump of Guyot on the Bondcliff Trail seems higher, or at least as high as, the recognized "summit" on the Twinway. I've only been there twice but I like that spot so I am a big Guyot...
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