I feel so dirty......

Discussion in 'Thredbo' started by jdm, Aug 31, 2018.

  1. jdm

    jdm One of Us

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    After 35 years back to back at Perisher.... I just bought 4 x Thredbo365 passes......

    I have only ever been to Thredbo to carry gear for my (now) adult kids....

    This had better be good!!!
     
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  2. JoeKing

    JoeKing Old n' Thrusty
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    With four passes, you'll have your work cut out for you.

    ;)
     
  3. climberman

    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend
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  4. Doonks

    Doonks Let's cook!
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    Definitely Horshack
     
  5. JoeKing

    JoeKing Old n' Thrusty
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    OOH! OOH! OOH!

    oh, wait. Wrong thread. :out:
     
  6. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty!
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    Why the change?
     
  7. jdm

    jdm One of Us

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    I am old enough to remember watching that show (at my cousins coz commercial TV was banned at my house)
     
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  8. jdm

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    Heya Doonks
     
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  9. jdm

    jdm One of Us

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    Frankly I am over the crowds clogging up the facilities, the lifts, the eating establishments, the friggin' carpark.... Even if Thredbo is no better - it will be different for a while...
     
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  10. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room
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    So when is Perisher building that village?
     
  11. crackson

    crackson A Local
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    The 17th of never.
     
  12. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum
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    I married a ski lodge in Perisher. That meant I switched from a diehard Thredbo skier to a Perisher skier. It can be done. I didn't even have any noticable twitches.

    Rule number 1 - If there's snow on the ground there's fun to be had.
     
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  13. linked_recoveries

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    Welcome! That’s great news.
     
  14. cin

    cin Old n' Crusty
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    Why are u buying the adult kids passes?
    Careful of the precedent!!!
     
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  15. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker
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    Fail!
    Haven’t you been understanding our promotion campaign!!
    Perisher is better.
     
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  16. jdm

    jdm One of Us

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    Yeah nah.... The adult kids pay for their own - I also have two littlies at 9 and 5....

    AND... I don't mind subsidising the adults skiing a little bit - I didn't spend 15+ years (each) creating ski buddies that can't come skiing with me because they are broke....
     
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  17. jdm

    jdm One of Us

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    I guess we will see, will make an objective assessment after the season.....
     
  18. chrisj

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    I think the two resorts are different enough that they complement each other. Variety is the spice of life!
     
  19. Doonks

    Doonks Let's cook!
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    Gday. Been a while, still riding?
     
  20. Townsend

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    Welcome! I do hope that you are not disappointed because Thredbo has had some fairly major problems this year as well. The queues have been very long over the weekends especially on wind hold days, the parking was full on about 6 days, and most of the food is still very average. That said we do have some great skiing.

    Enjoy the 365 pass as summer is terrific here.
     
  21. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty
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    Also we have had 2 good seasons in a row.....

    Be interesting to see visitor numbers.
     
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  22. Piste Again

    Piste Again Part of the Furniture
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    I hear that loud and clear. F20 (fulltime uni student) is now a really good skier (skis rings around me) but it looks like it's only me and her available for a ski trip next january, +1 thinks she should be paying her own way by now, not just for this trip but for any family overseas holiday apart from "compulsory" family events. If that holds then it's just me for a ski.

    As you might imagine, I'm not in total agreement with +1 on this item...
     
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  23. jdm

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    Yeah - have a Triumph Speed Triple I heavily modified.... Don;t get much time to ride though!
     
  24. Doonks

    Doonks Let's cook!
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    I still have my VFR, but last year I bought an 03 ZX6RR dedicated track bike. It's wild down the island!
     
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