I think it's nuts how all skiers claim there home mountains with so much pride or disgust - where you grew up skiing infers a lot about the person as a skier; your strengths and weaknesses, general tendencies towards rails, booters, pow, big mountain, racer backgrounds. It's always been a part of this culture, and probably will be, I just had to mention it.
"Internalize your anger and bottle it up inside and let it slowly seep into your personal life as you self-sabotage all your attempts to be successful and well-adjusted in the marketplace until, years later, you end up beating your wife within an inch of her life in front of the kids at Thanksgiving."
Steamboat is the worst... People light up, try to rake and just make everything terrible. I went up last year after closing to see if the park was still set up, and I watched the park crew break about 6 rails fucking around with machinery.