I hate Winter

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  1. Mem

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    Which is why I moved to south Florida. I went back to the northeast to visit my family for the holidays. The blizzard bought a little over 30 inches of snow. My car was snowed in for 3 days. A plow came by plowed in about 100 feet, but stuck, backed up and had to be towed. The problem was that he left a wall of waist high snow blocking the road. I called around, but no one cared. Another plow got stuck on his way to plow a school nearby. Eventually they had to send a front end loader with a plow to plow the street. I had to extend my stay due to it and slept threw New Years Eve so I could be on the road early January 1st. Got home last night at around 2 AM.
     
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    At least this didn't happen to your car! :wink:

    Oh...and I hate winter too!
     
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    I saw that clip on the local NYC news stations many times. The plow that got stuck on my father's block almost hit a car that was parked at the corner.

    I also had to back up two strangers cars from my street because they didn't know how to drive in the snow.

    and as much as I hate the cold it's nothing when compared to the havoc that ice and snow cause.
     
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    I LOVE winter. Snow falling, rainy days, fresh winds... as long as I've got what I need and am comfortable indoors
     
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    It was a difficult storm & kind of snuck up & then got ahead of us. The bright side is that the temperature went up past 50 yesterday.

    Flurries are predicted end of the week which is what the last 1 was expected to be up until Christmas eve.
     
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    you have a nice butt!!!
     
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    I like it - I get bored easily, so I'd get fed up with the same weather all year round. It only works tho, since our seasons are never that extreme anyway, heheh.
     
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    I love winters, but I hate blizards!
     
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    No snow, no snow, no snow!
     
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    but Blizzards can be quite delicious it's the main reason that I visit Dairy Queen.
     
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    Agreed, Hoss... especially the one with the Heath Bars in it. :yumyum:
     
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    Winter can be fun!


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    THis is what they should have been using.


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    Winter Skinny Dipping...

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    Or Sledding!

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    . I'm sorry the weather wasn't better for you here. Its good you were with your family for the holidays. I went with a yardstick in my backyard and we got 35 inches of snow. No mail delivery for 5 days. Really a mess. Its warm now and starting too melt. Good to hear you got back to Florida safe and sound.
     
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    What do you have against bi lizards? What have they ever done to you? :mad:
     
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    So, none of you who hate winters enjoy skiing?
     
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    smile'
    Prefer it myself
    able to wrap up if neccesary, walk around still
    get cosy & warm, despite what may be outside
    admittedly other countries have more Harsh Winters than NZ
    starting to feel heaps for those of you who have extremley harsh Winters tho
    enz
     
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    thanks.

    Here is a picture, that mound behind the sign is a car covered in snow
     

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    I love skiing, I only got to go three times this season. I'm heading back to Honolulu soon, it's getting to cold for me!
    Sorry your trip sucked Mem but I'm sure it was nice to see your family despite the storm.
     
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    I haven't skied since grammar school, when I lived in Southern NH.

    As I've written in several threads, if I never shovel snow again I'll die a happy man. It cost me thousands of dollars to relocate permanently to where I'd never again have to experience it. Though I miss the culture (and people) of Boston or NYC, I cannot tolerate the cold and hate snow with a passion.

    FWIW, even though it doesn't actually snow here, it can get bitterly cold; last year we had a freeze that wiped out crops and killed all of our adult iguanas (which were kinda cool to see lolling in a tree). This past December was the coldest I've experienced in the eight years I've lived here, with days of temps that never got out of the 40s and nights where it flirted with freezing again.

    <shiver>
     
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