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Message 1328661 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 15:19:39 UTC - in response to Message 1328655.
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They don't even start plowing here until it's 2 inches.

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

Plowing? Who plows?

Not us this year, that's for sure. The snow storms keep going by either north or south of us.

Where are you from?

Plows? What plows? If it snows here, We wait and it will melt, only the mountain communities have plows in California. And yeah beware the Black Ice, it's a monster...
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Message 1328674 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 16:06:31 UTC

Well we got our black ice, 6 inches of snow on top, a slight thaw then a re-freeze! It's hell out there! Snow has caved in the roof of my conservatory (weight of snow) and has brought down one of my phone lines.

Had a minor panic attack earlier as the power went out. All electric here. No gas & no chimney for an open fire.

I do have fuel for the generator so wouldn't freeze, just not ideal losing mains supply.
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Message 1328692 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 17:05:43 UTC

Foggy and cold ere. 18F. Good morning win!
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Message 1328709 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 17:59:30 UTC

Winning after work.

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Message 1328754 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 19:41:47 UTC

Winning while the kids are at my moms for the weekend.
Darn quiet here...
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Message 1328772 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 20:08:35 UTC

Posting whilst it's snowy and cold....

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Message 1328783 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 20:29:34 UTC

Winning when I leave work half an hour early because there was no lunch today. (But darned hungry.)

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Message 1328797 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 20:49:35 UTC

A snowmageddon didn't happen win.
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Message 1328814 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 21:15:32 UTC

Posting and in a few seconds in another thread....
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Message 1328818 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 21:23:07 UTC - in response to Message 1328797.

A snowmageddon didn't happen win.


Where in the UK are you Sparky? We got hammered in the West Country.
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Message 1328826 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 21:37:50 UTC - in response to Message 1328818.
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A snowmageddon didn't happen win.


Where in the UK are you Sparky? We got hammered in the West Country.

Ooop north, specifically Oldham. The weather people were saying we'd gets loads of snow, but we've ended up getting zilch.

Of course now I've said that a blizzard will begin in three, two, one... :)
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Message 1328832 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 21:45:35 UTC - in response to Message 1328826.

A snowmageddon didn't happen win.


Where in the UK are you Sparky? We got hammered in the West Country.

Ooop north, specifically Oldham. The weather people were saying we'd gets loads of snow, but we've ended up getting zilch.

Of course now I've said that a blizzard will begin in three, two, one... :)

Yep apparently another 4" - 10cm tonight!!
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Message 1328839 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 21:55:43 UTC
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No snow here, instead the weather is building up some high pressure for some winds down below, some santa ana winds, made a post in My Medical thread...
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Message 1328849 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 22:11:32 UTC

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Message 1328861 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 22:35:03 UTC

About to leave for Doctor Frankensteins lab on a sample return mission, see My Medical thread soon for more.
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Message 1328864 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 22:46:45 UTC

Hey, it looks like you Americans are taking our
snow. Well you can keep it this time.

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Message 1328878 - Posted: 18 Jan 2013, 23:58:59 UTC - in response to Message 1328864.

Hey, it looks like you Americans are taking our
snow. Well you can keep it this time.

The snow missed this area....
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Message 1328890 - Posted: 19 Jan 2013, 0:46:12 UTC - in response to Message 1328864.
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Hey, it looks like you Americans are taking our
snow. Well you can keep it this time.

Looks like us Brits nabbed a bit of it :)

[EDIT]The Fringe finale is about to start, we get to see it the same time as our friends across the pond, woo![/EDIT]
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Message 1328897 - Posted: 19 Jan 2013, 1:08:03 UTC - in response to Message 1328797.

A snowmageddon didn't happen win.

Hey, I thought you adherents to the Queen's English didn't go for making up words like snowmageddon. You're British, by God!

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Message 1328902 - Posted: 19 Jan 2013, 1:14:57 UTC

Winning after work (again).
3-day weekend after all.
Not missing snow at all - snows here about every 5 years, for a whole 15 minutes. But I remember Idaho in the winter of 1974, and the two years in Charleston SC where it snowed for 3 days in January both years - thanks, Dad, for teaching me how to drive in snow. And Scotland (Dunoon/Holy Loch) during that same period (1979-1981), sweeping snow off the afterdeck around the shore power cables......
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