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Snow related terms that make you cringe

Discussion in 'Snow Talk' started by The Plowking, Aug 23, 2020.

  1. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep that one is massively triggering - kicking some snow in the air to ride through and calling it a face shot :tany:

    A face shot is when you are skiing fall line and get a bow wave of snow coming up over your thighs and in to your face.



     
  2. TOFF

    TOFF Im not the messiah Ski Pass: Gold

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    'Wet powder'
     
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  3. Jonathan_P

    Jonathan_P One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Yep
     
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  4. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons Que Sera, Sera Ski Pass: Gold

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    Perisher Blue LOL
     
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  5. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wow that's ****ing lame

    Esp given the shit show that is the new defender
     
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  6. Bogong

    Bogong Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    More woke than thou.
    I do like the Thredbo media teams cheeky take on their rival resorts old "Buller's Better" slogan.

    [​IMG]
     
  7. The Plowking

    The Plowking Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes!!!
    F!!CK bluebird too. Just F!!CK it.
     
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    Rick Ross Da Boss One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    True story!
     
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  9. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hehe i havent seen a thredbo's icier sticker for a while

    The burgers are better at hungry jacks

    Tbh its not a bad slogan. I just find skiing destination dick measuring tiresome. It cant all be chamonix


    Yes yes you sees it
     
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  10. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons Que Sera, Sera Ski Pass: Gold

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  11. Slalom

    Slalom A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    They can piss of with their “secret stash” too.
     
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  12. The Plowking

    The Plowking Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Shooting ducks in '04,
    Shooting blanks ever since.
     
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  13. The Plowking

    The Plowking Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    That's only right 98% of the time.
    The other 2% it's the best in Australia by a country mile.
     
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  14. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    But Kofflers!
     
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  15. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans not woke enough Ski Pass: Gold

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    Calling stuff shit is overused

    Same as secret stashes and shouting "yew".
    Hockey stops in powder for go pros.
     
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  16. Seth

    Seth Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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  17. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    "advanced skier "
     
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  18. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    I just shout woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

    Good times
     
  19. The Plowking

    The Plowking Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Every. Farking. Early. Snowfall. Ever.
    Just perforate my ear with a metal shashlik already.
     
  20. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    :tany:
     
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  21. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    /thread
     
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  22. The Plowking

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    Exactly.
    No-one who has experienced this will ever use it gratuitously.
    A ruined term indeed
     
  23. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    *nsw can continue thread
     
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  24. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well I've seen a few movies on the internets
     
  25. The Plowking

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    Yes !
    I have fark all photos of the best days period.
     
  26. The Plowking

    The Plowking Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Essential man maintenance.
     
  27. Donzah

    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yup. That's it that's all... Great film
     
  28. skichanger

    skichanger A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    I use that term to explain why we get so much snow where we are in Japan. Summer it us rain. Winter it is snow.
     
  29. Chookfooter

    Chookfooter One of Us

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    The "blue" disappeared over a decade ago, but some have difficulty keeping up.
     
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  30. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons Que Sera, Sera Ski Pass: Gold

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    It was terrible at the time.
     
  31. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sigh
    I had barely stopped calling it perisher-smiggins and they change again
     
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    person s Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    having seen someone at Blue Cow drink a beer while eating a Mars bar, anything is possible
     
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    person s Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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  34. skichanger

    skichanger A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    What? It isn’t called that anymore?
     
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    Slalom A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    That statement will be on steroids next year after the Covid shitshow we’ve experienced in 2020.
     
  36. The Plowking

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  37. buckwheat

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    I dunno. I certainly used the words "nuking", "puking" and "epic" yesterday! And going touring tomorrow, hoping to use the words "bluebird" and "face shot". Then ill get home and use the words "rooted", "buggered" and "reamed". Ah life is good when snow falls.
     
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  38. sly_karma

    sly_karma Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Powder. As in referring to any type of new or ungroomed snow as powder.
     
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    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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    'Hucking' is a steep whitewater / creekboating term, usually applied to waterfall drops.
     
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  42. Chaeron

    Chaeron Ski-Hike-Blade-Bike-Kayak Ski Pass: Gold

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    Huck yeah! - also euphemistic....
     
  43. The Plowking

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    Yeah, im not offended by that one.
    For snow it's pretty much launching big without a quality plan.
     
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  44. The Plowking

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    Yesterday was likely a day you could use some of those terms with some degree of accuracy.
     
  45. Rabid K9

    Rabid K9 A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    ‘Launching without a plan’ pretty much sums up running waterfalls.
     
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    That second one
    :cry::cry::cry::cry:
     
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    All time :mad:
     
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  48. TJ

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    Haaaaaaa. As a snow reporter I have to say I have probably used every one of these, 100 days a year for 9 years of trying to make up some new descriptive is difficult. Go with the classics :)
     
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    It means that regulars know what you *actually* mean!
     
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    Yew


    Who, me?
     
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