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The Newtonite Question Thread

Discussion in 'Japan' started by M_G, Jan 10, 2018.

  1. M_G

    M_G M_G_ = Make skiing great again Ski Pass: Gold

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    In order to help our new member, and prevent list clogging, I hereby designate this thread the place for Newtonite to place his many questions to the assembled sages of ski.com.au
     
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  2. Marty_McSly

    Marty_McSly What a plonker. Ski Pass: Gold

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    Potential mega thread?
     
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  3. Rabid K9

    Rabid K9 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Potential to descend into the Bear Pit!!
     
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  4. Newtonite

    Newtonite Early Days

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    I'm honored!
     
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  5. Newtonite

    Newtonite Early Days

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    Now I'm overwhelmed by stage fright.
    can't think of any questions!!
     
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  8. Telemark Phat

    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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    What is the capital of Assyria?
     
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    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Neo Assyria, Middle Assyria or Old Assyria?
     
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    Migration of a African swallow?
     
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  11. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    How much do you hate the Romans ?
     
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  12. Telemark Phat

    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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    How do you know so much about swallows?
     
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  13. Marty_McSly

    Marty_McSly What a plonker. Ski Pass: Gold

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    What have the Romans ever done for us?
     
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  14. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    What is the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything?
     
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  15. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    And more importantly what is the actual question itself?
     
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  16. Budgiesmuggler

    Budgiesmuggler A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    The aquaduct
     
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  17. M_G

    M_G M_G_ = Make skiing great again Ski Pass: Gold

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  18. Marty_McSly

    Marty_McSly What a plonker. Ski Pass: Gold

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    Apart from the aqueduct, what have the Romans ever done for us?
     
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  19. ojisan

    ojisan station master Ski Pass: Gold

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    Stay on topic
     
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  20. Legs Akimbo

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    I went somewhere that wasn't what I expected. When will this be fixed?
     
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  21. Gregah

    Gregah One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Public health?
     
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    kaegee One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Whenever you think it will be fixed.
     
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    Jellybeans Walking on a cloud Ski Pass: Gold

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  25. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nope: According to Arthur and Ford's scrabble board letters it's: : "What do you get if you multiply six by nine?"
     
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  26. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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  27. Marty_McSly

    Marty_McSly What a plonker. Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well, apart from the aqueduct and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us?
     
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  28. Gregah

    Gregah One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Um...education?
     
  29. skifree

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  30. Tonester

    Tonester Lift Line Nazi Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sandals!
    Wait, no. That was the Greeks
     
  31. nfip

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    jeebuz. Newtonite's seen the light and left the room .
     
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  32. gareth_oau

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    I think that was punishment.

    And then the British added white socks to further our suffering
     
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    sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, a fresh water system, and public health
     
  34. Marty_McSly

    Marty_McSly What a plonker. Ski Pass: Gold

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    OK then, apart from the aqueduct, sanitation, medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, a fresh water system, and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us?
     
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  36. Tanuki

    Tanuki A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Made Martyr's that still resonate strongly today (with the credulous)
     
  37. Newtonite

    Newtonite Early Days

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    Here we go:

    At what new snow accumulation would you start being cautious powder skiing, even if you were skiing on piste?

    I used to think the more the better!
    Probably because I don't have a ton of powder skiing experience.
    Then the death of a skier while I was at Nozawa alerted me to the risks of SIS that I had not even known existed.

    I've read somewhere that 30-40cm of new powder is the sweet spot.
    That amount will keep you floating without bogging you down too much when you fall.
    Now that's the sweet spot.
    Is there a point at which it becomes a safety issue even if you were skiing on piste?
     
  38. pedub

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    Totally depends on the situation where you are skiing/riding as to how much snow could actually drown person I would think

    For me the only problem with too much snow is when its too flat, or you have to traverse a lot.
    Then if its too steep, that much fresh snow is going to be a pretty big risk to get on
     
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  39. Tonester

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    Well, this thread fizzled out quick smart
     
  40. PMG

    PMG One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wonder how he went.
     
  41. M_G

    M_G M_G_ = Make skiing great again Ski Pass: Gold

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    We'll never know.

    Newtonite was last seen: Jan 30, 2018
    Maybe he's just resting.



    Rather humorous that he had a zillion questions until the point where he had his own thread...
     
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    Can I get gluten free vegetarian meals in Niseko ....at a reasonable price .
     
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    skifree grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Where can I stay ski ski out at Niseko at a reasonable price for a back packing student.
     
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    Hyst Enjoyer Ski Pass: Gold

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    No problem - just remember the right gear. LOL (and a good physical condition)

    [​IMG]
     
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    and if six, turned out to be nine?
     
  46. fennekeg

    fennekeg Addicted Ski Pass: Silver

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    Where are nice areas for snowshoeing, with snowshoe rental, accessible by public transport? (Already done Zao and Nozawa).




    ...or were these supposed to be sarcastic questions?
     
  47. Tonester

    Tonester Lift Line Nazi Ski Pass: Gold

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    28 posts and you get your own thread. Surely a record?!?
     
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  48. PMG

    PMG One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3811.html
    It may not be long enough for you though.
     
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    Senjogahara Marshland is very good for someone like you. Compared to ski resort mountains, it's a lot drier and it's flat but thanks to the high altitude, there is always snow there during winter. Snow is not very deep and it's flat = safe enough for you to hike. Plus, it's surrounded by tall mountains(such as Mt.Nantai = 2500m), so the scenery is good too. Not only that, there is Lake Chuzenji. There are a lot of accommodations around the lake. Recently, new ones targeting foreign tourists are opening there. It's Nikko region = a popular tourist destination, but basically, most tourists go there between spring and autumn, not in winter, so it won't be crowded at all.
     
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