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You know it’s the first dump of the season when...

Discussion in 'Snow Talk' started by Ramshead, May 27, 2019.

  1. Ramshead

    Ramshead One of Us

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    Yarrawonga radar is a thing you click. (Add yours)
     
  2. Rick Ross Da Boss

    Rick Ross Da Boss One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    You start researching new alpine tents
     
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    Jacko4650 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    You take your 4WD to the tyre joint to swap over to your winter tyres ready for alpine driving!
     
  4. Rick Ross Da Boss

    Rick Ross Da Boss One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    When mick chopps shows up in the obs thread
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    You set the alarm at 4:15am to check the Live cams.
     
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    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    You take a trip to Jindy to renew your locals pass ;)
     
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    Karicta A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    When you wake to otherworldly images on your go to webcam
     
  8. Ramshead

    Ramshead One of Us

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    That's #sad but also #notsad
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Checking my work.
     
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    Sadie Chk Chk Boom Moderator

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    Someone asks if there will be enough snow to go skiiing/snowboarding on the weekend
     
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    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    regulars are missing from their usual mt beauty morning haunts
     
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    Richard Maintenance Dept Administrator

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    Chartbeat triggers a high traffic alert
     
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    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    When number of peeps on the forum jumps over 400.
     
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    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    And...when you maybe start checking schedules to see if you can sneak in an earlier than planned trip.;)
     
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    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    Best one yet
     
  16. Tonester

    Tonester Lift Line Nazi Ski Pass: Gold

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    When people at work start telling you (the only resident skier) that it's snowing.
    They are also the same people who express surprise that there is still snow in September, because Sydney is just starting to warm up, and assume 500 kms south and 1700 metres higher elevation must be the same.o_O
     
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    Undies Pizza! Ski Pass: Gold

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    When people from work think you're on holidays because your productivity is so low.

    <hits refresh on the Obs thread again>
     
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    luvthabumps A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    update - over 500 now :D
     
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    Slalom A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    when the road from Harrietville is closed.
     
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    TomGroggon One of Us

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    When some wanker says ,so much for global warming hey!
     
  21. sastrugi

    sastrugi At the centre of it all Ski Pass: Gold

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    I made the comment on Sat night how ace it was to be in a room with EVERYBODY WHO GETS IT... you're not the one and only 'freak' in the room who thinks the colder the better. Doesn't happen very often when you're not on snow :D
     
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  22. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    I’m smiling at work followed by people saying

    “You’ve been watching the snow cams again haven’t you”
     
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    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'm getting about as many phone calls today talking snow biz as I am work.
    All the frothers are frothing.
    This punter is trying to orchestrate a Friday " work from home day "
     
  25. sastrugi

    sastrugi At the centre of it all Ski Pass: Gold

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    Have a missed something? Have resorts said they're going to open THIS weekend? Long weekend is another week and a half away but I keep hearing about skiing 'this' weekend :confused:
     
  26. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    The earned thier own turns crew...
     
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  27. sastrugi

    sastrugi At the centre of it all Ski Pass: Gold

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    :doh::doh:

    :thumbs:
     
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  28. Marty_McSly

    Marty_McSly Backwards to the future! Ski Pass: Gold

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    The Bear Pit goes quiet.
     
  29. Jacko4650

    Jacko4650 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Didn't buy new boots with tech Binding inserts and Shift Bindings for nuffing! If only the knee wasn't buggered I might be in the rig sucking Red Bulls for the 18 hour drive down to Jindy! Ala earn some turns.
     
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    Izzy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    My FIL has seen snow falling on the channel 9 news weather, and then texts me to say he has 'heard' it is going to be a good season.

    Bless him.
     
  31. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    When your old (me) but still get so excited you don’t need to set the alarm LOL. Then see @POW_hungry and others posting online LOL and your in good company !
     
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  32. Jacko4650

    Jacko4650 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Yes, my excitement levels are a direct correlation with the IPI (inter posting interval) of @POW_hungry and @Jellybeans et el also.
    PS: Don't understand them most of the time, but get the gist.
     
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  33. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    It's snowing in Lithgow and Blackheath
     
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    Jacko4650 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    When you are no longer looking for new snow gear to order, but wondering if it will be there when you arrive earlier than anticipated?
     
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    I turn the fan off...
     
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    @Ramshead we see you write a clickbait article about an Arctic Vortex ;)
     
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  37. Marty_McSly

    Marty_McSly Backwards to the future! Ski Pass: Gold

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    When it's colder in the Hunter Valley today than it was in Melbourne yesterday.
     
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  38. Jacko4650

    Jacko4650 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Queenslander!
     
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    I'm a Sydneysider ;). I should add - I make people sweat for a living, so once that fan goes off in my studio, I know winter is here.
     
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    Telestrom A Local

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    ...when the media use every cliche in the book (storm, dump, powder, etc, etc)
     
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    you forgot winter wonderland. Really hate that one
     
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    When I put new tyres on the 4x4.
     
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    Snowmageddon!
     
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    Two foot storm! :p
     
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    derwent One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    When you spend 4hrs collectively checking snow cams in one day and its still autumn!
     
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  46. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Silver

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    I have waxed the rock hoppers already !!
     
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  48. Tonester

    Tonester Lift Line Nazi Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hmm..that reminds me
     
  49. Tonester

    Tonester Lift Line Nazi Ski Pass: Gold

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    And speaking of rock hoppers....at what point does a ski take on rockhopper status? I have several sets of rockhoppers. They became rockhoppers when they started to behave more like noodles than skis...which makes them not fun to ski on. So what's the point of a rockhopper then, I wonder? Better to take a ski you love and just ski on it, no matter what the conditions. Then allow it to retire gracefully
     
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  50. Tonester

    Tonester Lift Line Nazi Ski Pass: Gold

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    Actually, you know it's the first dump of the season, when you become all reflective and philosophical about your skis ^^^ ;)