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post #1 of 37 Old 02-08-2013, 07:35 AM - Thread Starter
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I freakin' love snow days !!

It's pure win in terms of "found time"

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I freakin' love snow days !!

It's pure win in terms of "found time"

As someone who lived in NY for 20+ years........I want to see you say that on your 3rd straight day snowed in :P After school is over and done with, snow days lose their appeal lol.
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Nah!

I'm going to be 35 in march and I haven't been in school in a decade.

I still love snow.

I'm going to build some PC and do some installing then go snowmobiling .

Let it snow... Let it snow... Let it snow.

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Nah!

I'm going to be 35 in march and I haven't been in school in a decade.

I still love snow.

I'm going to build some PC and do some installing then go snowmobiling .

Let it snow... Let it snow... Let it snow.

Oh, to be 35 again frown.gif
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I hate snow. Unless it keeps me from having to go to work! Of course the dog loves to go play in it, so looks there will be no getting out of taking her to the park tomorrow morning!

After that though, its time for phase two of my full home network rebuild. HTPC was last weekend. This weekend is desktop, maybe server too.

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I stopped counting birthdays after I hit 29. This year I just celebrated my 33rd anniversary of my 29th birthday. biggrin.gif
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As long as the power doesn't go out and a tree doesn't fall on my house I am ok with it. We're close enough to the coast here that we're under a blizzard warning and in that 30-40" range they keep showing.

But, since I am working from home today there's no snow day -- just for the kids.

 

 

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how much so far stardog ??

It's coming down good now here...

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I'm in lower Westchester. Freezing rain right now. Hopefully postman shows up with my ceton card. Ready to work on my build. :-)
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how much so far stardog ??

It's coming down good now here...

A few inches -- it's coming down pretty good here now. No wind yet thank goodness. It's still 12-hrs until it even gets here though.

 

 

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are you getting high winds like the weather man kept saying last nigh, blizzard conditions
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No snow here! 66 degrees and sunny!! smile.gif

I think I'll ride my motorcycle! biggrin.gif
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lol.

It's building up already but the wind has not started yet. My golden retriever is out playing in it now...

I'll go plow soon. Almost time.

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lol.

It's building up already but the wind has not started yet. My golden retriever is out playing in it now...

I'll go plow soon. Almost time.

Still snowing almost 24 hours later. Stuck in the driveway for 20 minutes before leaving for work. Damn your free time! lol

Id love to be out snowboarding, or even configuring the HTPC, but work calls.

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I love this free time today. I got so much done.

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Snow belongs in snow cones & Ice belongs in ice tea.

Give me the palm trees, blue skies, blue water & bikinis.smile.gif
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Currently in the 30" + range on the weather map.......Definitely agree, good time to mess around with the HTPC baby!

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We are not getting 30" but everyone is freaking out like we are...

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It was no fun for me, I had to share the road with Californians driving in the snow. Passed about 5 accidents caused by stupid.
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Pretty windy here now on the NH seacoast. Lots of snow. My front steps are buried. No HTPCs built -- I actually got to USE the HTPC! Weird actually using it...

 

 

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Pretty windy here now on the NH seacoast. Lots of snow. My front steps are buried. No HTPCs built -- I actually got to USE the HTPC! Weird actually using it...

 

 

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We are not getting 30" but everyone is freaking out like we are...

I was wrong.

We got 32" !!!!

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Pretty windy here now on the NH seacoast. Lots of snow. My front steps are buried. No HTPCs built -- I actually got to USE the HTPC! Weird actually using it...


It's nice to actually use them from time to time

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Nah!

I'm going to be 35 in march and I haven't been in school in a decade.

I still love snow.

I'm going to build some PC and do some installing then go snowmobiling .

Let it snow... Let it snow... Let it snow.

Your avatar shows a pretty lady & a nice sunset. It looks like you also enjoy the warm weather.

I'm in the Chicago suburbs & the temps have been in the thirty's & very little snow.
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Your avatar shows a pretty lady & a nice sunset. It looks like you also enjoy the warm weather.

I'm in the Chicago suburbs & the temps have been in the thirty's & very little snow.

My parents have a second home in Maderia Beach FL. The picture is from our wedding. We got married in Clearwater Beach FL.

We go about twice a year. It's only a mile from my parents home. It's the Tampa bay area. Nice place.

I live in MA and we got 32" of snow last night... lol.

Just finished cleaning snow (all day frown.gif )

I think I gonna play some old school command and conguer generals zero hour to take out my frustrations.

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Your avatar shows a pretty lady & a nice sunset. It looks like you also enjoy the warm weather.

I'm in the Chicago suburbs & the temps have been in the thirty's & very little snow.

I'd much rather take this:


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Or This

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Than This..


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My daughter got married last year on a beach on Marco Island and your sunset picture is very similar to her sunset pictures.
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26" here and while the wind did get bad, the snow was so light/dry we never lost power. Thank goodness for that. No power = no heat or water.

 

 

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I know this won't help a lot of people right now but just a thought for the future. About a week ago we had about an inch of dry fluffy snow. I used the leaf blower & it worked quite well. Not as directional as a snow blower but it gets down to the pavement as long as you have not walked on the snow.
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