%&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

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%&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!

Post by goinbroke2 » Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:15 pm

4hr's blowing snow and the #$%^ing snowplow just filled the end of the #$%^ing driveway back in with 3ft square blocks!!!! :evil:

Why am I here again...can't wait to retire and go somewhere..ANYWHERE where there are palm trees.

I heard NB got it worse, so there's that I guess, :roll:


How much snow do YOU have so far??
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Post by bentstick » Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:18 pm

Hey Rock, you know!
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Post by goinbroke2 » Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:23 pm

rockchucker22 wrote:If it makes you feel better it's 80 here today. :ebiggrin:
AARRRGG $%^& &^%$#$# $$)(!@#@% ^%*( :x :x :x






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Post by bentstick » Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:25 pm

Its cold as cold can be here also Goingbroke we had -36c this am
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Post by yakattack » Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:26 pm

We didn't get any more now but have had around 5 ft all winter. But crazy cold

Just went out to garage and it's so cold it froze my cooling barrel solid. And I mean solid
My pump was in it running to keep it from freezing and has always worked so far
This time not so much. Didn't know 55 gallons could freeze like that.

Neg 27 here today before wind chill. That's current. Was lot colder last night
Dipped to about 36 below I believe.

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Post by Terryv » Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:29 pm

I'm in New Brunswick, as of 3pm we had about 40cm (that's 16") and I'm sure I'll see another 10-15cm before its done

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Post by bentstick » Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:32 pm

You must be close my neck of the woods Yak ,we still have -4 f and wind chill is -15 f
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Post by jedneck » Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:39 pm

We got 12°f here with sub 0 wind chills. Wood pile is goin down fast. Snow just clipped us. But I am ready for the long beards to thaw out and start hammering. And one of my damn goats kidded two days ago, crazy bitch.
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Post by MichiganCornhusker » Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:40 pm

When life gives you snow, make whiskey!
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Post by pfshine » Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:41 pm

I think I might have seen a snowflake this year, I might have just been dust though. Its about 75-80f today.
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Post by jedneck » Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:46 pm

Im gonna set my rye flour/white wheat malt outside to freeze strip it. They're calling for sub zero and windy here tonite.
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Post by bentstick » Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:57 pm

MichiganCornhusker wrote:When life gives you snow, make whiskey!
snow buckets.jpg


You are down by my lil bro,he has done the same last year, he lives in GH,but his still has been cold they just had a baby and he is working all he can
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Post by Rng4 » Sun Feb 15, 2015 1:16 pm

It's almost 80 today. Got down to 39 cpl nights ago and everyone thought they were gonna die. Long beards been blown up like beach balls every day chasing the lady's, but they ain't interested

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Post by goinbroke2 » Sun Feb 15, 2015 2:26 pm

Terryv wrote:I'm in New Brunswick, as of 3pm we had about 40cm (that's 16") and I'm sure I'll see another 10-15cm before its done
Yeah they called for 50cm here but it's past that. Drove the wife to work today, 102 barely plowed let alone any smaller roads.

Like I said, it's winter in Canada...neighbor was blowing his driveway and we stopped and talked for a minute, he asked "where's all this global warming crap they keep talking about" :lol: I told him it's been warming since 1850 (the end of the mini-ice age) and it's still 3 degree's colder now than when the Romans were running the place a couple thousand years ago, but leave your SUV running in the driveway, that's supposed to heat everything up within the next couple years according to Al Gore! :lol:
He should know, he invented the internet and all... :wtf:
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Post by Bigbob » Sun Feb 15, 2015 2:33 pm

Well to make you feel better.... It's in the 70 s here and everybody and their brother is out here to see the ocean. Took me an hour and a half to go 10 miles yesterday. It's supposed to rain this time of year!!!!
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Post by ga flatwoods » Sun Feb 15, 2015 2:52 pm

:wtf: What is %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!! :?: :eugeek:
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Post by yakattack » Sun Feb 15, 2015 3:58 pm

bentstick wrote:You must be close my neck of the woods Yak ,we still have -4 f and wind chill is -15 f

Its not really a secret where I live. Were the auto city of Canada. And the biggest border crossing between Michigan and ontario

Where bouts you located. Approx if your not willing to name the city.
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Post by HDNB » Sun Feb 15, 2015 4:36 pm

Alberta has been having a light winter by usual standards. All you down by the lakes know what an "Alberta Clipper" is... you should see what those start out like.
we have been having a january thaw for about 6 weeks now. gets cold on the weekend for some reason :think: :wtf: warms up for the workweek.
got about 5" on friday, but thats just a light dusting. And it was above freezing yesterday and today...so meh...i can take it.
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Post by yakattack » Sun Feb 15, 2015 4:39 pm

HDNB wrote:Alberta has been having a light winter by usual standards. All you down by the lakes know what an "Alberta Clipper" is... you should see what those start out like.
we have been having a january thaw for about 6 weeks now. gets cold on the weekend for some reason :think: :wtf: warms up for the workweek.
got about 5" on friday, but thats just a light dusting. And it was above freezing yesterday and today...so meh...i can take it.
Oh ya. We get a tone of the lake effect snow here. Tho not as bad as a lot of places. Hell there are parts of Michigan that are farther north than me and get wayyy more snow.
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Post by Plaincrazy » Sun Feb 15, 2015 5:20 pm

HDNB wrote:Alberta has been having a light winter by usual standards. All you down by the lakes know what an "Alberta Clipper" is... you should see what those start out like.
we have been having a january thaw for about 6 weeks now. gets cold on the weekend for some reason :think: :wtf: warms up for the workweek.
got about 5" on friday, but thats just a light dusting. And it was above freezing yesterday and today...so meh...i can take it.
We got about 3" more than you did HDNB, but it's melting like crazy today.
Gotta love Canada, 10 months of winter and 2 months of poor sledding :mrgreen:
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Post by bentstick » Sun Feb 15, 2015 5:35 pm

yakattack wrote:
bentstick wrote:You must be close my neck of the woods Yak ,we still have -4 f and wind chill is -15 f

Its not really a secret where I live. Were the auto city of Canada. And the biggest border crossing between Michigan and ontario

Where bouts you located. Approx if your not willing to name the city.

About 60 miles south of the Sault St Marie border crossing!
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Post by yakattack » Sun Feb 15, 2015 5:48 pm

bentstick wrote: About 60 miles south of the Sault St Marie border crossing!
I've been planning a fishing trip up that way. If it happens, I'll let you know and bring you a bottle to try. Always glad to have another opinion and critique.

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Post by bentstick » Sun Feb 15, 2015 6:10 pm

yakattack wrote:
bentstick wrote: About 60 miles south of the Sault St Marie border crossing!
I've been planning a fishing trip up that way. If it happens, I'll let you know and bring you a bottle to try. Always glad to have another opinion and critique.

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Trout or ice fishing, would be happy to share some wares also!
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Post by yakattack » Sun Feb 15, 2015 6:12 pm

Trout or salmon. So spring or fall. You fish?
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Post by bentstick » Sun Feb 15, 2015 6:27 pm

Yep hit spring steelhead,and browns on the Sturgeon,Pigeon,maple,Ocqueoc, and fly fish through out the summer all over here
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Post by cranky » Sun Feb 15, 2015 6:34 pm

Wow, It's hard to even think anybody is getting snow when Seattle is 60 and sunny in February. I even noticed an apple tree started blooming a couple days ago. This is the best place to live ever!!!!

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Post by thecroweater » Sun Feb 15, 2015 7:17 pm

Reckon I spotted some ice in the bottom of the chest freezer, 114' here yesterday so better than last week
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Post by Da Yooper » Sun Feb 15, 2015 7:23 pm

Had -30 f this morning, as far as total snow fall this winter its about 250'' so far
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Post by shadylane » Sun Feb 15, 2015 7:34 pm

I'll trade you 1 inch of %&* ice I'm getting for your 1 foot of %&*($#%$ SNOW!!!!
And throw in a quart of 3 month old rum.

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Post by jedneck » Sun Feb 15, 2015 7:41 pm

thecroweater wrote:Reckon I spotted some ice in the bottom of the chest freezer, 114' here yesterday so better than last week
PS palms are over rated for shade trees
Ill meet you in the middle its 0°f here and windy. That would be 57 and breezy
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