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  1. #11

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    LOL, I always think is cute when I read about people living so far south from me complaining about the "cold" and "winter weather". I would love to have the same winters that I experienced when I used to live in Kentucky. Very very mild by comparison

    I guess it all boils down to what you are used to.
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    I lived in Houston for 11 years before moving to the Dakotas where I have been since '96 and I have some mild winters up here with less than a total foot of snow to some where we had drifts going up to the top of the 2 story high school.

    When I did live in texas though, in '89 we had a brief snow fall that resulted in 2" of snow. School was shut down instantly.
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    I guess the "cold" front we were supposed to get next week didn't pan out


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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff View Post
    LOL, I always think is cute when I read about people living so far south from me complaining about the "cold" and "winter weather".
    You will never hear me complain about cold weather, NEVER. It doesn't get cold here when compared to what you deal with every year, but we do get below freezing temperatures every year for a short time (don't hate us for our weather), and sometimes temperatures in the single digits.

    Quote Originally Posted by FrozenTundra View Post
    When I did live in texas though, in '89 we had a brief snow fall that resulted in 2" of snow. School was shut down instantly.
    In '84' or '85 (I don't remember now) it snowed 18 inches one day, and stayed cold enough for a while before the snow melted. I live west and slightly south of Houston. Again, I know that isn't much when compared to what you are used to, but we don't have snow tires, snow plows, real coats for real cold weather, salt for the roads, etc. Frozen streets here, even slightly frozen streets, are more dangerous than frozen streets up there only because we don't have the equipment or clothing to properly deal with it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FrozenTundra View Post
    I lived in Houston for 11 years before moving to the Dakotas where I have been since '96 and I have some mild winters up here with less than a total foot of snow to some where we had drifts going up to the top of the 2 story high school.

    When I did live in texas though, in '89 we had a brief snow fall that resulted in 2" of snow. School was shut down instantly.
    Lol in '09 we had a snowfall in the middle of May up here in North Texas. It was a couple of inches and they sent everyone home from school instantly lol
    Not much to say when you're high above the muckey-muck.

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    I think I actualy hate the time change more than the cold :(
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    +1 to that, Lee!

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    Quote Originally Posted by steeler58 View Post
    I think I actualy hate the time change more than the cold :(
    ME TOO...and the shorter days, it's already so obvious here...the arc of the sun across the sky diminishes daily
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    Quote Originally Posted by steeler58 View Post
    I think I actualy hate the time change more than the cold :(
    LOL, sounds like Saskatchewan just might be the place for you. We don't follow day light savings time.
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nickellmama27 View Post
    And I'm over here wanting to relish in the 75 degree temps for the next few days because I know it's not going to be this warm for much longer
    Right on. The weather for the past week has been beautiful. And getting next to no rain has been awesome.

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