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Oct 29, 2008, 05:31 AM
 
not the first in the year but not very much last night.
More tonight I hope!

Do you have snow?
we don't have time to stop for gas
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 05:50 AM
 
Yep. Like 3 weeks ago...
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 06:20 AM
 
Thanks Alaska.
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 08:19 AM
 
Heh. Got snow today here too in Toronto.

And to think I was planning to cut the grass in the backyard this week. Guess not.
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 08:30 AM
 
Snowed here yesterday too. Quite heavy at about lunchtime, most of it went again with the rain by the time we headed home from work.

It'll be much easier if you just comply.
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 08:34 AM
 
We got some here in Syracuse, NY last night. (Syracuse is on the south side of Lake Ontario at the opposite end of the lake from Toronto.)
It was maybe two inches of very wet snow. Much of it is gone this morning but there is still the occasional bluster of new-falling snow.
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Oct 29, 2008, 08:46 AM
 
we're all awesome
we don't have time to stop for gas
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 09:09 AM
 
No snow in Georgia. Thank God.
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 09:26 AM
 
No snow in IL yet... which is good, because I've procrastinated getting my winter tires put on.
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Oct 29, 2008, 09:29 AM
 
None yet. I'm still waiting for my motorcycle title/registration and I was hoping to get to ride the 50 miles to my girlfriend's at least once, so I'm okay with no snow for a while.
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 09:35 AM
 


None yet but I did get blasted by hurricane Omar 2 weeks ago.
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 09:38 AM
 
Originally Posted by Peter View Post
Do you have snow?
Nope, can you box some up and ship it over? thanks
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 09:42 AM
 
Originally Posted by Atheist View Post
None yet but I did get blasted by hurricane Omar 2 weeks ago.
Let's leave your sexual exploits out of this.
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 09:46 AM
 
I'm trying to make a department store joke here, but my mind is still too numb,

Edit: BTW, I love those bullshit days where there's a 30º swing in temperature.
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 09:50 AM
 
Originally Posted by Dakar V View Post
I'm trying to make a department store joke here, but my mind is still too numb,

Edit: BTW, I love those bullshit days where there's a 30º swing in temperature.
I know! I leave the house at 7 bundled up and by the time I'm heading home at 4 it's 60 degrees and I'm dying.
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 10:04 AM
 
Originally Posted by Dakar V View Post
Let's leave your sexual exploits out of this.
Omar wasn't my type... he was all blow and no suck.
     
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Omar wasn't my type... he was all blow and no suck.
What a dick.
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 10:11 AM
 
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What a dick.
I should probably hold my tongue.
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 11:20 AM
 
Aaawwwwssssommmmmeeeee!!!1111!!!11111onehunderedan done!!!!!eleventy11111!!1111
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 01:47 PM
 
First snow of the year in Montréal yesterday
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 03:14 PM
 
We had snow in Northwest Indiana too. It was the first time I can remember that the first snow of the year actually stuck.
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Oct 29, 2008, 03:21 PM
 
No snow here, yet, thankfully. It didn’t even rain today.
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 03:45 PM
 
I was near Central Park a couple of hours ago and it was snowing. Snow, in October.
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Oct 29, 2008, 03:49 PM
 
Honestly, Fall is a lie.
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 03:58 PM
 
The biggest lie ever perpetrated upon the American people.
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Oct 29, 2008, 07:40 PM
 
I just had my first proper beach bath of the season this weekend.








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Oct 29, 2008, 07:56 PM
 
You just stay out of this thread.
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 08:00 PM
 
Did I mention the amazing barbecues and mojitos we've done this week? Buttered fresh fish wrapped in foil steaming in its own juices.

Damn. Life is good

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Oct 29, 2008, 08:00 PM
 
Well it was sort of cold this morning (in the mid-40s), but it was about 80 when I got to the car this afternoon. Snow? Not a chance right now. Not like when I was growing up in Southern Michigan. There, you had to plan your Halloween costume to accommodate either temperatures in the 70s or the 40s, and the need for snowsuits wasn't unknown.

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Oct 29, 2008, 08:06 PM
 
Originally Posted by - - e r i k - - View Post
Did I mention the amazing barbecues and mojitos we've done this week? Buttered fresh fish wrapped in foil steaming in its own juices.
God, that sounds terrible. You poor thing.
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 09:08 PM
 
It snowed about two weeks ago here.
     
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Oct 29, 2008, 09:44 PM
 
Originally Posted by dcmacdaddy View Post
We got some here in Syracuse, NY last night. (Syracuse is on the south side of Lake Ontario at the opposite end of the lake from Toronto.)
It was maybe two inches of very wet snow. Much of it is gone this morning but there is still the occasional bluster of new-falling snow.
Yep, about 2" at my house too, but Redfield, NY (about an hour north) received 2 feet.
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Oct 29, 2008, 11:50 PM
 
Um... no, actually.

     
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Oct 31, 2008, 02:35 AM
 
I'm not ready for snow yet =[
     
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Oct 31, 2008, 08:25 AM
 
Originally Posted by cjrivera View Post
No snow in IL yet... which is good, because I've procrastinated getting my winter tires put on.
Haven't heard of anyone doing that for years! I thought they only sold all season tires now.

We've only had flurries so far...
Ya gotta applaud those bunnies for sacrificing their hearing just so some guy in Yonkers can have better TV reception.
     
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Oct 31, 2008, 08:30 AM
 
I bought snow tires a couple of years ago, but sold them because I hated driving on asphalt with snow tires. The feel is significantly worse on the pavement at highway speeds or anything close. The snow tires were worse in rain too.

We (usually) don't get that much snow (except last year), at least compared to places like New York and Montreal, so 90% of the time there's no snow to drive on, and thus 90% of the time all seasons are better.

For the 10% of the time there is significant snow, I just drive very, very slowly with my all seasons. I'd rather just get all seasons more often than buy two sets of wheels for my climate. I find that good all seasons do reasonably well in the snow if the tires are fairly new. When they get older they don't fare as well in the snow though.
     
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Oct 31, 2008, 10:07 AM
 
I pick up a set of snow tires for my car, and I know they saved my life, especially considering my regular tires are high performance summer tires. One time in Missouri we got 8-10" of snow overnight. Thirty percent of the people at work didn't show up (95% of them have 4x4 pickups) but I made it there. My car was so low I plowed snow the whole way through town since it hadn't been scooped yet, but I made it there.
     
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Oct 31, 2008, 10:16 AM
 
That night you made sweet, sweet love to the tires.
     
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Oct 31, 2008, 10:17 AM
 
Originally Posted by Laminar View Post
I pick up a set of snow tires for my car, and I know they saved my life, especially considering my regular tires are high performance summer tires. One time in Missouri we got 8-10" of snow overnight. Thirty percent of the people at work didn't show up (95% of them have 4x4 pickups) but I made it there. My car was so low I plowed snow the whole way through town since it hadn't been scooped yet, but I made it there.
Yeah, high performance summer tires are totally useless in the snow. However, all seasons do much, much better in the snow.

BTW, one thing I notice around here is that after the first snowfall, it's all the 2WD and 4WD SUVs that are on the curb, not the small 2WD sedans, etc., regardless of what type of tires they have.
     
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Oct 31, 2008, 10:43 AM
 
Originally Posted by Dakar V View Post
That night you made sweet, sweet love to the tires.
Well they earned every bit of lovin'.
     
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Oct 31, 2008, 10:45 AM
 
And they were already wearin' a rubber.
     
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Oct 31, 2008, 10:51 AM
 
And the 16" diameter was just the right size. zomg
     
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KA-POW

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