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this week, Those Responsible helped spread a rumor that snowboard-maker
Burton would be making skis in 2008. Burton was not pleased. After a
spokesman for the company called to say “Burton will not be making
skis,” the story was pulled. Mud on our faces—unless those first set of
twin-tips roll off the assembly line next year.—Eds