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  1. Sad to hear. I have really enjoyed the forums and valued all the information and knowledge freely offered. Learn't heaps. Good to hear that I will still be able to view existing threads but will miss the interaction with other SJr's. All the best for the new direction
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    Make Me Laugh...Please..!

    yep. awesome - btw still working on my go pro footage but tio better trained that our two. Renovation works holding things up - but moving along nicely
  3. What is the difference? Burton wise - for the average joe. Is the nug a shorter board mainly making resort/ piste riding more fun but handles powder due to reverse camber? (As Ippy suggests - quiver killer) Lets say your optimum board length is similar to Ippy at 156-158. But the fishcuit aimed at being a short powder specific board / s profile, setback, etc and possibly downsized from 156-158 , more at tree riding off piste (more responsive due to size rather than upsizing to a standard / stiff fish which would bomb deep powder days but due to stiffness, could be less manoeuvrable in trees )
  4. Can Pies confirm - but is that Shaky on the right?
  5. pdoull

    Good TV

    Something light hearted - enjoying "fools" when I get a chance to watch. Mr.T comparing on people doing stupid stuff which usually involves pain.
  6. pdoull

    New Car

    It was just a thought - the rules are probably for the best. If the trip eventuates may have to use public transport - just really liked the idea of having the freedom with having a vehicle. Over here, I reckon a couple cartons of beer would fix the rego / insurance issues with certain people. Who likes aki aji?
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    Trying to lose weight SUCKS

    Just went for a bush walk up the hills behind where I work - have been meaning to do so for years - was an enjoyable way of getting some exercise
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    New Car

    I just did some costing on hiring a car/ van, maybe for next trip with the idea to explore some out of the way places. It's might be a last minute organise for a snow holiday this season but could be for an extended period. I put in the dates at 23 dec to 23 march and one site came back with a cost of about $6 - 7 k au, approx 600000 yen I think. This got me thinking, maybe just buy a car then sell it when leaving. A lot of backpakers on longer holidays do that over here. Next the web search on how to costs involved/buying a car in Japan - the gist of it was that it is a major pita to do so with taxes, insurances etc. Has abe really made it that hard for a tourist to buy a second hand car , use the car and then sell in Japan or is there an easier way?
  9. Hope to use this info one day, hopefully sooner than later, appreciate the efforts for improvement
  10. I thought someone posted a video of skiing inthe streets of Tokyo around the time there was that big snowfall last seaon , when it snowed over a metre in a few days
  11. That is a concern Δ Then a toss up between pair of black frayed edge session pants and a grungy olive green Katmandu thermal - wish I could say it was my helicopter!
  12. It could be considered a bit old fashion in this day and age - but - I do enjoy a game of cards. A friends mother showed me how to play Canasta although I never really understood. Just recently I down loaded it to my phone and have enjoyed learning / playing. Does any one else enjoy a card game and are there card games specific to countries re: where did bridge originate from & do you need to be a certain age to play / or just be able to score?
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    I was wondering what this all about - but saw a Samsung smartwatch on the tv this morning. One of those things would last 2 minutes with me - they look too fragile for what I do & where would you wear one. Out to dinner or social event?


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