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Old 12-29-2017, 11:38 AM   #21 (permalink)
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We're hitting 80F for NY day here!
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Old 12-29-2017, 11:39 AM   #22 (permalink)
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The plow has been busy filling in my driveway entrance and I'm like "meh" so I've been snowed in
You're gonna need explosives to remove that plow bank if you let it set!
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Old 12-29-2017, 11:41 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Scots where stuck on a ferry for 24 hours waiting for a drop in wind speed and waves to dock safely. Their response was we were well looked after beds and food provided. This was on what should of been a 1hour crossing. Go figure that one out.
There can be something enjoyable about that kind of experience, once you accept that things are beyond your control, so you may as well make the best of it.

I felt that way when there was a widespread power outage for 3 or 4 days due to a massive ice storm many years back. This part of the world came to a halt.
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Old 12-29-2017, 02:26 PM   #24 (permalink)
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You're gonna need explosives to remove that plow bank if you let it set!
Hmmmmmm..... Explosives...... Heh Heh Heh

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Old 12-29-2017, 03:37 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Yesterday I was driving behind a not-a-cube-van-but-bigger type of truck going up a steep overpass and it slowed and chugged to a complete halt just before cresting the hill. I changed lanes and went past, but I assumed it was cold-related.

I've been seeing lots of tow trucks giving jump starts and flatbeds taking cars away, too.
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Old 12-29-2017, 03:41 PM   #26 (permalink)
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It's all because the autostarts didn't work!
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i have given a couple jumps already this winter
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Old 12-29-2017, 05:17 PM   #29 (permalink)
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It's not quite as cold here. Was all the way up to +20f today but has been +/- 10f from 0 for the last week and supposed to be around -12f in a few days. My mileage sucks!
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Old 12-29-2017, 05:57 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Here up north at 52 latitude... 12 Celsius is expected for the weekend. PLUS 12.
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