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Message 1295930 - Posted: 16 Oct 2012, 11:23:11 UTC - in response to Message 1295868.

More like Greenland, snow that doesn't melt, becomes ice, ice then gets more snow, that becomes more ice, soon enough the beginnings of a glacier or an ice sheet...



Sounds like you have 2 seasons there, Winter and the 4th of July.



4th of July? That I don't understand.
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Message 1295944 - Posted: 16 Oct 2012, 12:37:18 UTC - in response to Message 1295930.

Well it's a holiday here but it was in ref to one day of summer.

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Message 1295945 - Posted: 16 Oct 2012, 12:38:13 UTC

Old Canadian joke:

I missed summer last year. It was on a Wednesday, and I had to work.
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Message 1295946 - Posted: 16 Oct 2012, 12:43:36 UTC - in response to Message 1295945.
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That's a good one, lucky me though I had the day off.

No, not true, if I remember right my Honey do list had me cutting the grass.

Since my folks were both from Canada I guess I had just pass it on.[/u]

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Message 1295949 - Posted: 16 Oct 2012, 13:08:25 UTC

4th of July? That I don't understand.

4th July is Independence day in the USA.

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Message 1295951 - Posted: 16 Oct 2012, 13:11:39 UTC - in response to Message 1295949.

Just ref to summer.

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Message 1296053 - Posted: 17 Oct 2012, 4:26:53 UTC - in response to Message 1295949.

4th of July? That I don't understand.

4th July is Independence day in the USA.


It is also in many places one of the warmest days of the year...
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Message 1296265 - Posted: 17 Oct 2012, 17:58:39 UTC - in response to Message 1295949.

4th of July? That I don't understand.

4th July is Independence day in the USA.




That I knew. It's also the birthday of my youngest. That's how I remember it:)
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Message 1296284 - Posted: 17 Oct 2012, 18:24:54 UTC - in response to Message 1296265.

4th of July? That I don't understand.

4th July is Independence day in the USA.




That I knew. It's also the birthday of my youngest. That's how I remember it:)

I missed that date by 2 days...
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Message 1296623 - Posted: 18 Oct 2012, 17:37:01 UTC - in response to Message 1296284.

4th of July? That I don't understand.

4th July is Independence day in the USA.




That I knew. It's also the birthday of my youngest. That's how I remember it:)

I missed that date by 2 days...



Yeah...bummer...
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Message 1296629 - Posted: 18 Oct 2012, 17:48:28 UTC

Sorry Vic, but that was a cracking reply ;-))

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Message 1296656 - Posted: 18 Oct 2012, 19:18:06 UTC

I think I have a birthday every week now, they come so fast they run together.

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Message 1296660 - Posted: 18 Oct 2012, 19:30:21 UTC - in response to Message 1296629.

Sorry Vic, but that was a cracking reply ;-))


In the past the relatives would celebrate My Birthday on the 4th instead of the 6th, heck I'd even get to see fireworks, so I didn't mind really. Today, not so much, the relatives if they have the time and money will come out, but only 2 out 4, mainly as their the nearest these days...
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Message 1296677 - Posted: 18 Oct 2012, 20:03:16 UTC
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I might be repeating my mother of years ago but she said, wouldn't it be nice for all the money spent on fireworks to be used to build a new playground or something useful? instead burning it up in a few minutes? At first I thought no but now she wasn't wrong.

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Message 1296864 - Posted: 19 Oct 2012, 11:15:47 UTC

Your mother had a good point there, Grant.
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Message 1296897 - Posted: 19 Oct 2012, 14:55:51 UTC - in response to Message 1296864.

Your mother had a good point there, Grant.

Out in the desert areas of CA fireworks are illegal since everything is dry, of course that doesn't stop some from buying where it is legal and using the fireworks where they shouldn't anyway...
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Message 1296904 - Posted: 19 Oct 2012, 15:35:15 UTC

Fine if it was only Nov 5, but it is now birthdays, anniversaries, and any damn reason at all ....

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Message 1296908 - Posted: 19 Oct 2012, 16:06:52 UTC - in response to Message 1296904.

Fine if it was only Nov 5, but it is now birthdays, anniversaries, and any damn reason at all ....

I'll be happy when the 6th gets here, as the political ads will be over then, finally...
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Message 1296926 - Posted: 19 Oct 2012, 17:28:48 UTC - in response to Message 1296897.

Your mother had a good point there, Grant.

Out in the desert areas of CA fireworks are illegal since everything is dry, of course that doesn't stop some from buying where it is legal and using the fireworks where they shouldn't anyway...


Over here, some fireworks are illegal but most of them can be bought in specialty stores. Quite expensive though. I bought some 2 years ago with New Year. The kids just loved it.

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Message 1297025 - Posted: 20 Oct 2012, 0:35:16 UTC

As Chris states ... a party, birthdays, bonfire night, etc, is the "any excuse forr fireworks" now. Scares te life out of the dogs, and it is the younger families in the village that do this ...
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