"Asking for a friend" thread

Discussion in 'General Skiing' started by Philpug, Mar 8, 2019.

  1. Philpug

    Philpug Enjoying being back on two skis. Admin Pugski Ski Tester

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    Here is where you post questions you are too embarrassed to ask for yourself, by adding "Asking for a friend" removes all judgment. What ya got?
     
  2. Coach13

    Coach13 Out on the slopes Skier

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    So...”a friend of mine” keeps asking me what level skier does one need to be to attend and enjoy the many great Gatherings?
     
  3. Tony S

    Tony S aka qcanoe Skier

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    In order to attend, you have to SAY you're at least a level seven. In order to enjoy, you have to be able to stumble your way awkwardly down an easy blue groomer and then be able to talk rapturously about it afterward with all the other level seven Pugs who were doing the same thing along with you. In other words, you just have to love skiing.
     
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  4. Mike King

    Mike King AKA Habacomike Instructor

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    Isn't there the requirement that your liver be relatively insensitive to alcohol?
     
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  5. dbostedo

    dbostedo Asst. Gathermeister-- Jackson Hole 2020 Moderator Team Gathermeister

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    It's not a requirement, but it IS a recommendation.
     
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  6. cantunamunch

    cantunamunch Meh Skier

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    What flask level is that?
     
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  7. dbostedo

    dbostedo Asst. Gathermeister-- Jackson Hole 2020 Moderator Team Gathermeister

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    Well like the skiing, you have to say you're a 7. But if you can even drink a level 1 cranberry juice or club soda, you're good.
     
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  8. Mendieta

    Mendieta Master of Snowplow Moderator

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    So. A friend of mine asked what it takes to be taken out... By Gwyneth Paltrow.

    I thought it was preposterous. But I have to ask ... For him allright?

    :wag:
     
  9. scott43

    scott43 Making fresh tracks Skier

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    A friend wants to know if it's bad form to shout "I did it!!" after managing to get over each and every bump on Alfs High Rustler...
     
  10. Tony S

    Tony S aka qcanoe Skier

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    So first, you need, like me, to be a bigger fan of her mom, Blythe Danner. Not difficult if you're old enough.

    Second, you need to cook better than Gwyneth. Again, not difficult. However, you need to hide that light under a bushel and just use it to make her cooking look better when friends are over.

    Finally - this is the hard part - you need to learn Welsh. Good luck.
     
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  11. Tony S

    Tony S aka qcanoe Skier

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    I didn't think anyone heard that!
     
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  12. Tony S

    Tony S aka qcanoe Skier

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    A friend just has to know when Josh and Diane are going to have a kid. Now that is going to be a topic.
     
  13. Tony S

    Tony S aka qcanoe Skier

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    This is why there is a whole Shotzski Lounge forum. Note that this does NOT mean I will ever touch Ullr again. Blech.
     
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  14. Tony S

    Tony S aka qcanoe Skier

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    A friend wants to know if his skis will have to pass a true bar test before skiing with Pugs. That's true-bar as in tuning police. This is not a drinking game. I told him the spring exemption period starts the last weekend in March and he is all good. Please confirm.
     
  15. mdf

    mdf entering the Big Couloir Skier

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    Yet somehow I feel it could be.
     
  16. Tricia

    Tricia The Velvet Hammer Admin Pugski Ski Tester

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    Is a 1.75L bottle of bourbon a single serving bottle? Asking for a friend.
     
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  17. Chris V.

    Chris V. Getting on the lift Skier

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    MY skis carry the reminder of every blow that laid them low, or cut them til they cried out on their anger and their pain, I am leaving, I am leaving, but the skis still remain.
     
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  18. Tom K.

    Tom K. HRPufnStf Skier

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    When will Colmar or Schneider bib stretch pants come back? Asking for a friend with bad knees, that friggin DRIVES fashion, rather than follows it!
     
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  19. Jwrags

    Jwrags Aka pwdrhnd Skier

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    A friend wants to know whether he should mount his Stockli skis forward of the line:duck:
     
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  20. Andy Mink

    Andy Mink I am a half fast skier. Moderator Pugski Ski Tester

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    A friend told me that half a 1.75 of Scotch is at least a single serving, whether he knew he drank it or not.
     
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