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Message 1328336 - Posted: 17 Jan 2013, 18:17:28 UTC

I only have a 1-day weekend this week:(
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Message 1328348 - Posted: 17 Jan 2013, 18:59:40 UTC

Posting whilst the chicken is cooking in the oven....

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Message 1328356 - Posted: 17 Jan 2013, 19:19:08 UTC

Winning while expecting lots of snow tomorrow!!
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Message 1328359 - Posted: 17 Jan 2013, 19:22:20 UTC

Well it's started snowing here, a snowmageddon begineth win! :)
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Message 1328363 - Posted: 17 Jan 2013, 19:31:19 UTC - in response to Message 1328359.

Well it's started snowing here, a snowmageddon begineth win! :)

How much snow are you expecting?

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Message 1328372 - Posted: 17 Jan 2013, 19:47:55 UTC - in response to Message 1328363.

Well it's started snowing here, a snowmageddon begineth win! :)

How much snow are you expecting?

An ice age good enough to bring the Mammoths back would do.... ;)
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Message 1328411 - Posted: 17 Jan 2013, 20:58:25 UTC - in response to Message 1328363.

Well it's started snowing here, a snowmageddon begineth win! :)

How much snow are you expecting?

It's going to an unbelievable 2-4 inches! :)
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Message 1328417 - Posted: 17 Jan 2013, 21:10:30 UTC - in response to Message 1328411.

Well it's started snowing here, a snowmageddon begineth win! :)

How much snow are you expecting?

It's going to an unbelievable 2-4 inches! :)

I repeat, Wimps!

They don't even start plowing here until it's 2 inches.

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Message 1328418 - Posted: 17 Jan 2013, 21:11:11 UTC - in response to Message 1328411.

Well it's started snowing here, a snowmageddon begineth win! :)

How much snow are you expecting?

It's going to an unbelievable 2-4 inches! :)

Pretty soon the ice sheet will start forming. ;)

Good Luck there and stay warm....
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Message 1328426 - Posted: 17 Jan 2013, 22:17:39 UTC

Winning.

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Message 1328475 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 0:48:06 UTC

Almost time to go home. 4 day weekend for me. At last!
I may not be on line once I leave. No cell service in them hills.

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Message 1328478 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 0:55:14 UTC - in response to Message 1328417.
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I repeat, Wimps!

They don't even start plowing here until it's 2 inches.


They'll never plow here as there are no snow plows!

Plenty of gritters about on the roads tonight, which is next to useless if snow falls.

Forecast is for 6-8" here tonight/tomorrow, which to be honest, with no snow plows, no winter tyres, no snow chains & very few people with experience of driving on snow, will just about cripple us. (You can guess it's a very infrequent event here!)

I'm thinking a lot of it will thaw as it falls, as it's still rather warm and the snow is only an hour away and things won't be so bad as the Met Office are telling us currently.
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Message 1328482 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 1:02:30 UTC

Winning before bed.

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Message 1328486 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 1:16:21 UTC

Winning while waiting to see the snow. Lastnight RAF Scampton recorded -11C (12F), and it stayed at -4C all day. No problems starting the car, and have done so at down to -20C.
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Message 1328487 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 1:17:10 UTC
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Message 1328494 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 1:43:31 UTC

Posting....
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Message 1328510 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 3:04:40 UTC - in response to Message 1328478.


I repeat, Wimps!

They don't even start plowing here until it's 2 inches.


They'll never plow here as there are no snow plows!

Plenty of gritters about on the roads tonight, which is next to useless if snow falls.

Forecast is for 6-8" here tonight/tomorrow, which to be honest, with no snow plows, no winter tyres, no snow chains & very few people with experience of driving on snow, will just about cripple us. (You can guess it's a very infrequent event here!)

I'm thinking a lot of it will thaw as it falls, as it's still rather warm and the snow is only an hour away and things won't be so bad as the Met Office are telling us currently.


Plowing? Who plows?

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Message 1328514 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 3:21:35 UTC

Posting at 3.83GHz, I tried for 4.0GHz, the Bios goes to 21, but Win 7 x64 only goes to 20, I do need a faster i7 cpu...
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Message 1328516 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 3:30:39 UTC - in response to Message 1328494.

Posting....

Yep.
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Message 1328529 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 5:55:22 UTC - in response to Message 1328486.

Winning while waiting to see the snow. Lastnight RAF Scampton recorded -11C (12F), and it stayed at -4C all day. No problems starting the car, and have done so at down to -20C.


Won't be taking the car anywhere today anyway :( The early snow froze into a sheet of black ice and now several inches have already fallen on top and it's coming down in sheets still.
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