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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-05-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By TCD
Absolutely true! Of course these days, we have...

Absolutely true! Of course these days, we have people who call 911 because they are tired, and then feign an injury in order to get a ride out of the woods.

We've had a bunch of threads about...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-04-2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By TCD
The central point: "risks they MAKE...

The central point:

"risks they MAKE rescuers run" (emphasis mine).

No one "makes" you do anything. If rescue agencies have a problem, stop rescuing.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-10-2022, 09:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,382
Posted By TCD
Agree - this is interesting. I have been...

Agree - this is interesting. I have been following this thread, waiting until it seems like my turn to opine.

The thread has drifted from a thread about dams, to a thread about beavers.
...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 06-20-2022, 10:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 37,183
Posted By TCD
My guesses: The one with lots of exposed...

My guesses:

The one with lots of exposed rock looks to be Stevens Mtn. The one to its right, a little further away that breaks the horizon looks to be Pharaoh. The horizon peak just left of...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-01-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By TCD
Sure, that trip can be done as a day hike. Lots...

Sure, that trip can be done as a day hike. Lots and lots of relatively flat walking on seldom traveled trails.

If you are talking about a trip to Mount Colden, no, this is not the best route. ...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-26-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,730
Posted By TCD
The trail route from Lake Luzerne to Warrensburg...

The trail route from Lake Luzerne to Warrensburg would be on the east side of the river, through the Hudson River Rec. Area. Much of that is rideable; some stretches you might be pushing or carrying...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-25-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,412
Posted By TCD
Nice trip! My stomping grounds for 30 years...

Nice trip! My stomping grounds for 30 years while I lived in Glens Falls. Amazing area, very lightly traveled, many wonders to see!
Forum: Current and Historical Affairs 05-25-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,277
Posted By TCD
I won't argue with you at all on that! All over...

I won't argue with you at all on that! All over rural New York, poverty and joblessness has replaced what was a thriving economy 40 years ago.

(I remember traveling on business in the Southern...
Forum: Current and Historical Affairs 05-25-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,277
Posted By TCD
Plenty of examples here: ...

Plenty of examples here:

https://ij.org/pillar/eminent-domain/

(Admittedly, this source is one-sided, as it's from a law firm that represents private property owners. But that does not make...
Forum: Current and Historical Affairs 05-22-2022, 03:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,277
Posted By TCD
A large number of such organizations already...

A large number of such organizations already exist. See list here:

https://prfamerica.org/stats/Adir-Orgs-TOC.html

Most of these organizations are small, and have been very effectively...
Forum: Current and Historical Affairs 05-20-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,277
Posted By TCD
Montcalm, generally good thoughts, but you are...

Montcalm, generally good thoughts, but you are running wild a bit.

No one ever said the Adirondacks had a "great economy." It's always been a weak economy here; that's why it was easy for the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-09-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,780
Posted By TCD
Well, I appreciate the harassment! (I know it...

Well, I appreciate the harassment! (I know it means you really like me...:rolling:)

You have a good point about the tax base. When I lived in Glens Falls, I watched the same thing happen in the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-06-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,780
Posted By TCD
Saabrian, I lived in a dorm during college. ...

Saabrian, I lived in a dorm during college.

Of course it's easy for a young man to live in practically any conditions, so it's not a totally fair comparison.

But if the goal is to get roofs...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-05-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,780
Posted By TCD
As I predicted, nobody wants to hear that. I...

As I predicted, nobody wants to hear that.

I lived in a dorm for years. It works. We want solutions that work.

If I were low income, I would happily live in a properly designed dorm. Men's...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-02-2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,780
Posted By TCD
The solution is the same as it has always been:...

The solution is the same as it has always been: dormitory housing. But nobody wants to hear that, so it won't happen. And the nonsensical "problem" will continue to not be solved, while everyone...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 04-26-2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,744
Posted By TCD
Thanks for your hard work, Jack!

Thanks for your hard work, Jack!
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 04-25-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,744
Posted By TCD
Well, I saw it for the first time just now! ...

Well, I saw it for the first time just now!

I hit the "back" button, and then went to site a second time, and the prompt did not appear.

Needs to be cleaned out, of course; but it's a pretty...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-24-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,546
Posted By TCD
/politics/ Just for fun, let's change it to...

/politics/

Just for fun, let's change it to DeSantis Island and see what happens...

LOL

/politics/
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 04-24-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,744
Posted By TCD
I'm not seeing it, neither viewing nor when I log...

I'm not seeing it, neither viewing nor when I log in.

Running up to date Chrome, Windows 10 on a desktop.
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-28-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,163
Posted By TCD
We had the aphids on the spider plant thing too,...

We had the aphids on the spider plant thing too, a couple years ago. The spider plant stays indoors most of the year, but get's planted outside just in the warmest couple months.

What I read is...
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