Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

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Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby MFS62 » Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:30 am

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Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby Ceetar » Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:39 am

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Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby d'Kong76 » Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:00 am

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We're on our 4-5th water main break in our small city in as many days. The old
underground infrastructure isn't used to this sustained cold. They fix one section
and the pressure builds back up and another one crumbles. The mayor (sworn in
less than 3 days ago) is taking a beating on one of the crazy city fb pages. How
can he have let this happen?!?

Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby Edgy MD » Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:53 am

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Man, I got water mains going up all around me. Poor water and sewer guys are operating with pipes that are over 100 years old, and are out there trying to contain geysers.

Your mayor should apologize ... for not realizing he was elected to serve over-entitled baboons.

That wouldn't be very helpful, would it?
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Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby d'Kong76 » Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:02 pm

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Edgy MD wrote:Man, I got water mains going up all around me. Poor water and sewer guys are operating with pipes that are over 100 years old, and are out there trying to contain geysers.

And parts (connectors, valves, whatever else that goes into this sort of
thing) are getting scarcer by the day according to a guy I know who knows
a guy at DPW.

Watch, it will be 65° on Groundhog Day.

Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby cooby » Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:15 pm

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Wow, a whole town's water mains....our pipes are thawed and repaired (some new holes here in there around the house) and emergency space heater in attic. Don't think that doesn't scare me. But I'm told it'll be safe.

Any way, a whole town's water mains...that is really bad!

Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby dgwphotography » Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:59 pm

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I would look at this snow much more romantically if it came two weeks ago.
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Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby Ashie62 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:02 pm

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Morris County, Optimum completely out. I am hacking wifi. Power out in 40% of town. Temperature is 2 above.

Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby cooby » Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:07 pm

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MFS 62 just asked me on Facebook how much snow we have and why we are driving around.

We haven't any snow but we share the bitter cold and wind

Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby Zvon » Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:27 pm

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1 to 2 feet here, but hard to tell for sure because of the drifts. The snow stopped about an hour ago. Hope it doesn't start up again.
If it don't :
#BombCycloneMyAss
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Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby cooby » Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:59 pm

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1 to 2 feet here... just ambiguous enough to be hilarious.
Gosh we missed you Z!

Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby Zvon » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:14 pm

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cooby wrote:1 to 2 feet here... just ambiguous enough to be hilarious.
Gosh we missed you Z!


Awww, thank you Coob.

I'm gonna go with a foot and a half. It would be kool if the winds would blow it all away. They just seem to blow it from one side of the street to the other.
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Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby d'Kong76 » Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:36 am

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The cold snap has killed the car battery. Yay!

Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby MFS62 » Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:13 am

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I have a guy who plows my driveway. He did, and then the wind blew the snow back across parts of it. I was going to call him to do it again when I got home from work yesterday.
So about 2PM I got a text from my wife. It said, "You don't have to call the guy, I did it myself". She added a selfie, bundled up with a snow shovel in hand, with the message, "Lithuanians rule!".
Good thing she got it before it really froze last night. It was 6 degrees below zero when we got up this morning.

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Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby DocTee » Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:00 am

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-7 here this morning, and that's without the windchill. These snowdrifts will be here until March!

Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby 41Forever » Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:41 am

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d'Kong76 wrote:The cold snap has killed the car battery. Yay!


Mine died, too!

Yesterday I was out running some errands and thought that it was relatively warm out. Looked on the thermometer in the car, and it was 12 degrees. Better than -4, I guess...

Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby d'Kong76 » Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:18 pm

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With my wife away, the car was being underused (just short errand trips)
and the battery fell too undercharged to turn over the engine. I got a jump,
ran it for two hours yesterday, and it started right up this morning despite
it being like two degrees out.

Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby Nymr83 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:33 am

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20 degrees feels warm this morning waiting for a bus!
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Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby Fman99 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:52 am

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I ran a half marathon (13.1 miles) Saturday night in Rochester, in single digit temperatures and windchills below zero. Because my buddy had signed up weeks earlier and I felt like he could use some company on it. We ended up having a great time.

This is us at the start of the race. I'm wearing the red hat and ski goggles.

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Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby Zvon » Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:18 am

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Is that a school behind you Fman?
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Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby MFS62 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:38 am

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Zvon wrote:Is that a school behind you Fman?

I think it must be the institution those crazy runners escaped from.

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Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby Nymr83 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:50 pm

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Could be worse - I heard the polar bear club went ahead with their swim last week
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Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby cooby » Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:34 pm

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Yikes, they found some unfrozen water?

Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby Fman99 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:25 pm

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Zvon wrote:Is that a school behind you Fman?


It's the Rochester Tech Park, it's business facilities for the most part. I know Harris is one of the buildings as I ran past the sign four times.
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Re: Should We Talk About the Weather? - 2018

Postby Frayed Knot » Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:27 pm

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cooby wrote:Yikes, they found some unfrozen water?


Umm, yeah, it's called the Atlantic Ocean.
Specifically it's the part off Coney Island in Brooklyn.
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