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NSW snowplay looming problem and possible solution

Discussion in 'Snow Talk' started by kiter, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    Fixed that for you.
     
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  2. climberman

    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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    They have snowboarders now!?
     
  3. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just let your hair dread!

    I have heard people bitching about the parks, saying only the staff use them, and they break themselves, so you get short staffed, and any visitors just buy a one ride, hang out at the park and eat sambos!

    There is still a loophole for peeps that want to ski limited terrain all day off a one ride....hehehe
     
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  4. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ive heard that KT are considering allowing them yes!
     
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  5. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    This is a video of the Thredbo skiers and ski patrol curretly abhorred by those pesky new snowboarders

     
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  6. Whatever really

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    I’m waiting for snow play to be banned at buller it’s a joke.
     
  7. robbo mcs

    robbo mcs One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    When they ask for a discount, you should reduce the price from your normal 105% to 100% :D
     
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  8. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oh my video makes an appearance.
    Damn I wish I had moneterised this.
    I'd be rich!!
     
  9. zac150

    zac150 A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    I love this video, how the $$$$$ changed the resorts minds.
     
  10. teckel

    teckel Not a Loser Ski Pass: Gold

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    One of my staff actually put the price up when one lot asked for a discount!! And they accepted and walked out the door with a smile on their faces! I was flabbergasted!
     
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  11. Jani Makaraiinen

    Jani Makaraiinen Addicted

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    .............as opposed to the earlier immigrants, you know the ones I mean.............the Austrians, Germans, Italians, French, Slovenians and god forbid those rabid hordes from the skandi countries like Sweden, Norway and Finland. I used to laugh at being called either a squarehead or a ruskie by the skipps.
     
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  12. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Please watch it again. I'm up to 1.7 million views.
     
  13. gettingtooold

    gettingtooold One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I take all mine.
     
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  14. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    We used to have a cartoon stuck on the back door of the clinic.
    “I’m a dog breeder, do I get a discount?”
    “Yes, 10% more”
     
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  15. teckel

    teckel Not a Loser Ski Pass: Gold

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    But you're an XC skier, not a snow player :) I get a few Russkis taking their grandkids XC skiing so they can show them what they themselves did as kids :)
     
  16. teckel

    teckel Not a Loser Ski Pass: Gold

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    I ask for discount at kennels - a bulk discount - 7 dogs. Ends up so expensive at full price that I can't go away.
     
  17. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    Seven!
    Crazy dog woman.
     
  18. teckel

    teckel Not a Loser Ski Pass: Gold

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    Used to be 12. Natural attrition is taking effect. Running a canine geriatric home now. The youngest is 12. Oldest pair are litter brother (suspected toe cancer but coping well - I won't have it amputated at his age) & sister (now nick-named Helen Keller - deaf and blind but very content) aged 17.
     
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  19. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons Que Sera, Sera Ski Pass: Gold

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  20. Telemark Phat

    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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    They're the ones who will keep the resorts profitable. Ski schools are recruiting Mandarin speak IMG instructors. I was sung last season at the number of clients I taught who were doing a whirlwind one or two week tour of Australia which included a day on the hill to learn to ski.

    Lots of growth and opportunity in that market.
     
  21. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons Que Sera, Sera Ski Pass: Gold

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    Are there any ski resorts, globally, that put a number limit on day tickets? Does anybody know?
     
  22. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes
     
  23. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    Such a tease
     
  24. Legs Akimbo

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    Deer Valley is one.
     
  25. Jacko4650

    Jacko4650 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Off topic I know but I had to laugh at the mention of a geriatric home for dogs - business took me to a property near Hervey Bay and as we came up the driveway, dogs started coming from everywhere. Concern was quickly replaced with humour - Jacks Russell's and Labradors most of them; the youngest about 7. Some of the older ones just barked (more like coughed) and ran (more like stumbled) straight past us until they bumped into the fence. Blind as bats. The Labradors just wanted to jump in the dam, no matter the excuse. It was like living in a cartoon with all these enthusiastic geriatrics who hadn't seen a stranger for ages and still pined for the glory days running randomly all over the place. Tail wagging utopia; a great giggle!
     
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  26. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    a youtube version for you

     
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  27. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'm wondering how much money the resort spent getting the large carrot from out of the ski patroller's ass LOL
     
  28. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    It's my YouTube channel you doofus lol
     
  29. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    yes I gathered that.

    posting the yioutube gets you more hits than watching via FB
     
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  30. Dos

    Dos One of Us

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    I'd really love to see Tom Yum Goong corner, but most of us are in the kitchens or run around serving and can only come with snowbus once a year or less. I get excited every time I hear people speak Thai on the hills.
     
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  31. Bato

    Bato One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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  32. zac150

    zac150 A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Don’t know but they would have needed it to make one bit arse humble pie!
     
  33. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Some people don't even pay for accommodation and then take up the best spots in the car park and do the biggest dumps in the toilets!
     
  34. Telemark Phat

    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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    Have you achieved the second point yet?
     
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  35. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oooh, new toilet that shows the, er, weight of the load! Load of the week! Load of the season! Its a whole new market for Brokelads!
     
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  36. Untele-whippet

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    Pay toilets like in Europe but with an exit weight fee.
     
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  37. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    They don't have an exit weight fee in Europe, it is per deposit only.

    socialism ....
     
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  38. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Haven't found a vessel suitable enough to contain the cucka that is typical of my "drank caffiene all night in the car" poo to allow weighing. I score highly in the "splatter pattern" points though.
     
  39. Charlie

    Charlie Still the most depraved poster here

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  40. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Now we are talking.

    POFM competition.

    "Poos of Forum Members"

    Added style points for walking away leaving as much exposed above the water as possible.
     
  41. Myazma

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  42. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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  43. Myazma

    Myazma One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I think snow play should be encouraged, without the detriment of paying customers. Pretty sure my first experience was snowplay at Mt Buffalo back in the early seventies. It also provides an insight into how first generation migrants are not only 'doing well' enough to spend on luxuries (probably something their not used to) and their willingness to get out and explore their new home/country, something many many bogan Straylians will never do (small circle of comfort mentality).
    Will there be any car parks at Thredo on a Sat during the season by mid morning? Inshallah.
    And for those who love the 7.30 traffic jam at the roundabout, the double lanes are progressing nicely. Survey work for the bypass underway, bahahaha
     
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  44. Jani Makaraiinen

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    Yes that is true. I taught my children to ski , both Nordic and Alpine , same as my father taught me. Now I help teach my grandchildren and it is a very rewarding experience. I guess the difference between the immigrants of my age and origin ( of which I am one) and the modern variety is that we came from countries that are considered ski countries and therefore were more predisposed to continue skiing whereas the more modern counterpart does not have that background and so enjoys the snow in a different way. The next generation of the modern immigrant wont be satisfied with mere snowplay ( whatever that means , I am unsure to be honest) and will want to climb the hills as it were.
    By the way I am not a Russki , very close but very different :skier:
     
  45. Snow Blowey

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    When i lived in Wagga Wagga i was astounded at the number of people that told me they had never seen snow. FFS it's 90 minutes up the road!

    Back on POFM competition - not to give away my secrets - but i did learn the "stand on seat and use cistern as a support" method from some of our new arrivals. So much more canvas when the floor is also in play.
     
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  46. telecrag

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    Well, that explains a bit.
     
  47. Myazma

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    Speaking of all things shitter, the Rawson Pass dunnies are the bomb, Ubi would be highly impressed, no table though.
     
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  50. crackson

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