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Old 18-02-2017, 20:50:47   #1
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It's such a beautiful late spring day

Wait, what do you mean it's February? Then why are the high temps expected to be in the 60s for like the next week, and we've had literally less than an inch of snow in the past couple of months then? Seriously, it should be in the 30s now, and we should have gotten like 18 inches of show so far this year.

It's almost as if Mother Nature herself saw what a massive shitshow 2016 was and decided to give us one of the best Winters ever.
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Old 18-02-2017, 23:33:09   #2
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I have flowers blooming outside. My dog misses the snow, hell I miss the snow.
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Old 19-02-2017, 10:21:15   #4
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Old 19-02-2017, 23:05:45   #6
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Old 19-02-2017, 23:19:38   #7
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Old 20-02-2017, 01:05:08   #8
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Old 20-02-2017, 15:03:56   #9
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Old 20-02-2017, 19:45:20   #10
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Update: We broke record highs for 3 straight days over the weekend. In fact, Saturday was the 3rd highest temp ever recorded here in February. We may break the record again today ... and tomorrow ... and Wednesday as well.

Naturally, it's expect to get cold this upcoming weekend.
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Old 21-02-2017, 01:20:41   #11
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They're talking about 78 F in a couple days.

In February.

In Kansas.

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Old 21-02-2017, 01:21:20   #12
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You hate seals too, eh?
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Old 21-02-2017, 02:26:32   #13
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Old 21-02-2017, 03:17:51   #14
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Old 21-02-2017, 05:59:29   #15
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Baby beluga in the deep blue sea,
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Heaven above and the sea below, And a little white whale on the go.…
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Old 21-02-2017, 15:34:30   #16
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You hate seals too, eh?
Just love bears more
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Old 24-02-2017, 02:33:43   #17
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It has been cold and rainy as fuck. My one consolation is that those bastards in Silicon Valley got it worse and are flooded out.
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Old 28-02-2017, 04:25:15   #18
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Update: There's been no measurable snow in the city of Chicago through the first two months of the year (tomorrow's weather expected to be rainy and in the 50s) for the first time in their recorded history. Records date back to 1870.
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Old 28-02-2017, 13:17:48   #19
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Baby beluga in the deep blue sea,
Swim so wild and you swim so free.
Heaven above and the sea below, And a little white whale on the go.…
Moby Dick was actually a beluga.

(Ishmael was known to exaggerate.)

(A lot.)
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Old 28-02-2017, 14:36:00   #20
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That book is my bęte noire. I can't finish it...it's too boring
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Old 28-02-2017, 15:08:01   #21
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It can down in buckets yesterday. Flooding in low laying areas.
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Old 28-02-2017, 15:35:04   #22
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It's a shame you can't reload your land-subsided aquifers.
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Old 01-03-2017, 05:06:46   #23
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We've had so much rain this evening so far. Plus tornadoes to our west earlier.
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Old 01-03-2017, 16:01:07   #24
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Old 01-03-2017, 16:12:24   #25
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Old 01-03-2017, 20:43:01   #26
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Did you get on board a westbound 747?
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Old 01-03-2017, 22:42:02   #27
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Old 03-03-2017, 22:39:13   #28
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It's a shame you can't reload your land-subsided aquifers.
They will get some recharge but the compacted ones are gone for good.
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Old 11-03-2017, 06:31:11   #29
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Late spring does not compute.

Usually we don't get snow, or in some years it will stay on the ground for a day or two. This year there was close to two months of snow on the ground. Ponds and lakes froze and every one of them seemed to have a hockey rink or ice-fishing or both. We felt a strange connection with the rest of the country. Many falls and injuries for people not used to ice. Saw a women on her hands and knees with a metal dustbin trying to shovel her walk as all the shovels were sold out.

And it goes on and on. Snow three days this week and it was sticking again on Monday and Tuesday.

That is global warming for you. Overall higher temperatures but greater randomness and extremes thrown in.

Curling has been great though. Usually the ice at our rink gets kind of crappy by mid-February. We are now into the playoffs and the ice is still high quality as it is still easy to keep the building sufficiently cold.
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Old 11-03-2017, 15:17:25   #30
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Two weeks ago it was 80F. Today it's 20 and four inches of snow with a big storm on the way. I haven't worn my winter coat even once this winter.
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Old 11-03-2017, 21:19:23   #31
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Still no snow here, but it's actually been cold the last couple of days. I can't remember the last time we stayed below freezing for a high temp.
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Old 11-03-2017, 21:47:14   #32
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But of course there is no such thing as climate change! Just ask those in charge
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Old 12-03-2017, 12:19:39   #33
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They do an excellent"these aren't the droids you are looking for" hand wave.
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Old 13-03-2017, 15:46:05   #34
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Got one of our senators for a townhall meeting. The other senator and our congressman are hiding.
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Old 14-03-2017, 00:27:17   #35
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Old 14-03-2017, 14:23:26   #36
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How much did you pay to get him?
We don't pay him, the coal companies and Mylan pharma do
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Old 25-03-2017, 03:20:38   #38
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A sample of the fun that is the Midwest this time of year:

Wednesday: High temps barely made it out of the 30s.

Thursday: High temps in the lower 50s.

Friday Mid-Afternoon: Highs shoot all the way up to the lower 80s, breaking a record.

Friday 10 PM: Temps tumble all the way back down into the mid 40s.

Saturday forecast: 50s and rain.
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It's about time Cali stopped hogging all the rain!
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Old 01-04-2017, 14:48:34   #41
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today it's 20 oC and full sunny. it's a wonderful day in which I broke my back to have mom settle in her new house (great one, fantastic view, ace neighborhood, a bit small but ok).

Very little left. Hanging some paintings the curtain foundations etc

very helpful and friendly neighbors too
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Old 01-04-2017, 14:49:47   #42
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the view of the balcony is amazing, it looks bang right on to thw two of the three mountains of athens. open blue skies

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I also found my university degree papyrus which I had lost
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Papyrus? I thought you were Greek.
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Old 04-04-2017, 14:24:55   #46
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when u get your university degree they dont just print a crappy A4 paper. they make a somewhat elaborate piece of paper known as an academic papyrus.
this is usually hung on a wall if you're provincial
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https://www.google.gr/search?q=%CE%B...7Gb-5K-BBjH7M:
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I also found my tennis racket (I never play tennis)
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That link you posted took me to pics of scraps of old papyrus...unless that's really what your diploma look like.

Did you maybe mean, "vellum"?
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seeing as vellum means something made of skin according to wiki pedia I clearly meant papyrus.

and that's strange because the link takes me to a paper. Where do you think you got the word for it?


unlike you we don't rely on egyptians let alone romans for our language and we have a different word for paper
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