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^ what he said exactly.
apart from the other skis, i've been on all line skis mentioned and here are my thoughts. anthems are awesome at park but a tad bit too soft for the rest. chronics destroy the whole mountain and blends (currently on them) are just a sick 1 ski quiver, handles pow, groomed and everything else with ease. not a great park tool but not bad at all either.
chronics don't get beat up that easily, at least my last 2 pairs held up verrry nicely for quite some time (still have my 05/06 pair). i'd say don't rule them out cus of durability issues, of course all skis will get fucked up if you ride them hard in the park, so it all depends on your type of riding. and blends freakin own! coming from chronics i can tell you that my pair of blends are probably the best ski i've ever been on. so much more stability from chrons to blends (and that's saying alot) ... versatility for park and all/mt depends on where you mount. i got mine mounted on the line (5 back) and was happy, might move them up a bit in the future to get a few more runs in the park.
for bindings get something like the look px jibs or their rossignol, coreupt or dynastar equivalent (same binding). salomon sth and marker jesters and griffons are good options too. 12 to 14 din depending on your din preference. oh and get some wide 100mm brakes if you do decide to get the blends. good luck dude, hope that helps!