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  1. boogenman

    boogenman Turbo Monkey

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    A lot of you are going to see some snow soon, good luck!

    I'm glad my area doesn't get crippled when some snow flies like most of New England.

    Stock up on beer and bacon! Enjoy
     
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  2. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    I wish we were getting two feet of fresh!

    Be safe Right Coasters!
     
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  3. boogenman

    boogenman Turbo Monkey

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    27" at my house last Friday and I was off all weekend. Oh and I live across the street from a ski area.
     
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  4. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    Winter Storm Nemo :think: when did they start naming winter storms?
    im glad we arent getting that much. mail trucks are horrible in the snow
     
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  5. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    hahahahahahahahaha....
     
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  6. boogenman

    boogenman Turbo Monkey

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    Angry little Jon has been bitching about the winter storm names, pretty lame.

    How fast can those s hit box mail trucks go?
     
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    OMGOMGOMG... :think: zzz...
     
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  8. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    ive only gotten mine to 45 on a pseudo highway and it was scary. hell, 25mph on the streets i deliver on is sketchy.
     
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  9. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    THIS IS THE FIRST I AM HEARING ABOUT THIS!!!


    rolfmfao
     
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  10. Wumpus

    Wumpus makes avatars better

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    85°F today and mid 70s for the weekend.
     
  11. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    Agree to disagree.
     
  12. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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  13. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    Class III Death Storm !!!! 1!!!!
     
  14. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    only in NY/NJ.....other states can handle their sh!t....
     
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  15. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    I can remember several significant storms growing up in Chicago, 16-20", drifts 4-5 feet, just crippling the whole area.
    Big cities are no place to be in a blizzard.
     
  16. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    yep
     
  17. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    chicago...the reason my dad retired/forced to retire....didn't want to move there...

    colorado blizzards....why i'm no longer a resident....
     
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    I love blizzards in New York. Great to watch and I can go sledding with the boys in the park. I don't have to drive and normally the subways gets up and running quickly.
     
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    Claus, let's meet up and build some huge snow jumps in Prospect Saturday. Then send the kids down while we sit back and watch and sip whiskey.
     
  20. boogenman

    boogenman Turbo Monkey

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    Just watched that with Brittany, almost pissed my pants
     
  21. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    WTF? How long have you been here again? 20" is chicken-feed.
     
  22. jdcamb

    jdcamb Tool Time!

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    I am pretty confident I am not going to die. However we need to consider that all those not capable of surviving are the weaker amongst us and afford us an opportunity to enhance our resources.
     
  23. rav400

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    ie, if you can't drive in the snow, don't drive in the snow.
     
  24. boogenman

    boogenman Turbo Monkey

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    I hate bad drivers
     
  25. bean

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    Is that why they always have chains on when there are just a couple inches of snow?
     
  26. douglas

    douglas Chocolate Milk Doug

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    lunch 12-1:00, office closes at 2:00 due to snow!
     
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    Tempest in a teapot up here at this point.
     
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    Not worried. The news, they always need something to hype. This week it's a snow storm.
     
  29. Quo Fan

    Quo Fan don't make me kick your ass

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    Went in at 8, left at 9:45.
     
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    I hate everyone getting snow right now and I hate rain. If you don't like blizzards you're a wuss.
     
  31. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Storm of the century of the week.
     
  32. jonKranked

    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    snow storm? everyone to the bar!
     
  33. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    Yep. Ive only driven mine in a few inches of snow and it is teh suck. I wanted to put the chains on but we aren't allowed..plus I get paid by the hour, so if im late to return its not my fault. Some towns put weights in their trucks but we of course don't have fancy things like that.
     
  34. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    Storms have always been named since they started using computer models but its a lot easier than saying we are tracking storm 2322343 or whatever numerical naming system they used prior internally.

    Just like computer file systems have gotten past 8 character limits, lack of case, command line interfaces, visible file extensions etc for ease of use for the average person.
     
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  35. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    nope
    http://www.usatoday.com/story/weath...storm-blizzard-names-weather-channel/1606531/
     
  36. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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  37. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    numerical identification is not a name.
    you also missed
    once again:
     
  38. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    Internal and external numbers/names serve the same purpose - to identify one storm from another. Ron at NOAA has a clue, you don't.
     
  39. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    like i said, a numerical ID is not a name.
    im sure "ron" really exists too
     
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  40. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    ...like the east coast hasnt suffered enough already.