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    Re:Hey Canada!!!

    Well, you know how it is...we Canadians have been brought up from the cradle that sharing is good so you can't blame us if we take it to the extreme and share ALL our weather conditions with you!

    It's warming up where I am in southern BC but that cup of cocoa looks mighty good right now!


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    [quote author=cybergal link=board=17;threadid=10161;start=0#msg91963 date=1106097420]

    It's warming up where I am in southern BC but that cup of cocoa looks mighty good right now!
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    where in BC are you ???

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    Re:Hey Canada!!!

    Grand Forks

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    Re:Hey Canada!!!

    i heard on the news today it got to -54 somewhere in minnesota!!!!

    F that!!!! I would step out of the house in that weather!!

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    When I was in bootcamp in Great Mistakes, (Great Lakes IL) we had a day when the wind chill hit 70 below 0. That pretty well sucked monkey arse.

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    [quote author=boblucci link=board=17;threadid=10161;start=0#msg91969 date=1106107032]
    i heard on the news today it got to -54 somewhere in minnesota!!!!

    F that!!!! I would step out of the house in that weather!!

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    I think it was a town called Embarrass.

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    [quote author=mountainman link=board=17;threadid=10161;start=0#msg91974 date=1106134684]
    When I was in bootcamp in Great Mistakes, (Great Lakes IL) we had a day when the wind chill hit 70 below 0. That pretty well sucked monkey arse.
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    I live somewhat near there (Chicago). What year was this?

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    Re:Hey Canada!!!

    If my memory serves me, around '93 or so. I remember it being within a year or the same year our Badgers went to the Rose Bowl.

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    [quote author=cybergal link=board=17;threadid=10161;start=0#msg91968 date=1106102853]
    Grand Forks

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    Are you in Grand Forks CyberGal? I grew up just 30 west of there in Larimore(I live in Alaska now).

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    Re:Hey Canada!!!

    This is the Unofficial World Wide Activities Thermometer, based on stereotypes and geographical generalizations by temperature.

    Air Temperatures: (Farenheit)

    60 degrees - Californians put their sweaters on.

    50 degrees - Miami residents turn on the heat.

    45 degrees - Vermont residents go to outdoor concert.

    40 degrees - You can see your breath, Californians shiver uncontrollably, Minnesotans go swimming.

    35 degrees - Italians cars don't start.

    32 degrees - Water freezes.

    30 degrees - You plan your vacation in Australia.

    25 degrees - Ohio water freezes, Californians weep pitiably, Minnesotans eat ice cream, Canadians go swimming.

    20 degrees - Politicians begin to talk about the homeless, New York City water freezes, Miami residents plan vacation farther south.

    15 degrees - French cars don't start, cat insists on sleeping in your bed with you.

    10 degrees - You need jumper cables to get the car going.

    5 degrees - American cars don't start.

    0 degrees - Alaskans put on T-shirts.

    -10 degrees - German cars don't start, eyes freeze shut when you step outside.

    -15 degrees - You can cut your breath and use it to build an igloo, Arkansans stick tongue on metal objects, Miami residents cease to exist.

    -20 degrees - Cat insists on sleeping in pajamas with you, politicians actually do something about the homeless, Minnesotans shovel snow off roof, Japanese cars don't start.

    -25 degrees - Too cold to think, you need jumper cables to get the driver going.

    -30 degrees - You plan a two week hot bath, Swedish cars don't start.

    -40 degrees - Californians disappear, Minnesotans button top button, Canadians put on sweater, your car helps you plan your trip South.

    -50 degrees - Congressional hot air freezes, Alaskans close the bathroom window.

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