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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Vanaladiel » Sat Nov 22, 2014 9:55 pm

Yeah winter driving is only as unsafe as the idiots on the road at the moment! I am glad you did not get hurt.
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Lalaith-Elerrina » Sun Nov 23, 2014 8:08 am

Thanks! The winters where I am, can be bad. There was one snowfall that was so bad, all the cars were traveling at 25 miles an hour. It took me two hours to go what usually takes 40 minutes for me, but I made it. That's the important thing.
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby erinhue » Sun Feb 08, 2015 3:01 pm

The threat of snow looms once again. I say it's time to revive this thread. :P Did I mention how much I still hate winter? :roll:
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Ladykat » Sun Feb 08, 2015 5:00 pm

Same here. Still hate winter. Still hate snow.

REALLY hate freezing rain and icy, slippery sidewalks. That's how I fell and broke my arm a few years back.

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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby erinhue » Mon Feb 09, 2015 6:39 pm

Today's storm bypassed The City but dumped a load upstate. The deep freeze is cranking up again and snow is on the way. where is that @##$ groundhog :x :angry:
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Cock-Robin » Mon Feb 09, 2015 7:28 pm

I ate him.
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Ladykat » Mon Feb 09, 2015 8:15 pm

erinhue wrote:The deep freeze is cranking up again and snow is on the way. where is that @##$ groundhog


Cock-Robin wrote:I ate him.


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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Aredhel Ar-Feiniel » Sun Feb 22, 2015 4:00 pm

I am so sick of winter! I have no idea why my parents thought it was a good idea to birth me in Canada. I'm basically cold-blooded and would thrive in the south... where snow is not a thing. :Q
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Ladykat » Sun Feb 22, 2015 4:31 pm

Miserable snow, miserable bitter cold. This is one of the worst Februarys on record.

Living in a warm climate sounds good to me.

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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Morwenna » Mon Feb 23, 2015 9:53 am

I can take the snow. It's the ice that worries me. And the bitter cold has GOT to go!! At least when it's snowing, it's warmer!!

I just want the ice to melt. Is that too much to ask??
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby hamlet » Tue Feb 24, 2015 11:01 am

When I woke up this morning, the thermometer outside read -10F. That's just ridiculous!

Mine was the only car on the block that started this morning. I ended up driving three people down the the train station so that they could go to work themselves.

I'm eager for Spring and even Summer. Enough with this snow crap already.
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Vanaladiel » Wed Oct 14, 2015 1:12 am

Well here we go again into another fall and winter. I am so not looking forward to this year. Though luckily so far they are predicting a milder but wetter winter then normal for us. I can take the rain, just not the cold. We do need snow in the hills after this years drought but I would not mind more of a rainy spring to bring things up in the reservoirs!

I am a Spring and Summer baby! You know, perfect conditions and I loved the long summer we had this year in our area!!! :D
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Ladykat » Mon Nov 09, 2015 7:13 pm

I'm with you Vana. I don't like winter either.

Fall is OK as long as it doesn't get too cold.

I don't like the shorter days though. It's all I can do to drag myself out of bed in the morning when It's still dark outside.

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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Quimrill_Renctar » Wed Nov 11, 2015 10:10 am

Not a big fan either. Just got the cars swapped over to snow tires. Probably cutting it a little close. I've got a long driveway and it is no fun shoveling/snow blowing it at 5:00am before heading to school. Thankfully last winter was super mild and the "experts" are predicting another such year. Oh the joys of living in southern Alaska! :roll:
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Vanaladiel » Fri Nov 27, 2015 1:48 am

I STILL hate winter!!! I am cold and want to feel the warmth of the sun and smell the breeze on a summer day!

I know we must go though winter to find Spring again but I will not be happy about it. I will enjoy family and holidays but will be counting the days till we get the rebirth of Spring and the warmth of the sun upon us once more!
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Quimrill_Renctar » Tue Dec 08, 2015 11:44 am

Well I can see the ground again. It has snowed and melted about four times now. This is the way of things up here though. Alot of false starts to the snow. The way things are going, we may not even have a white Christmas :clap: I mean :( (not really: :D ). My students all think I'm crazzy, but they didn't grow up in the era of push mowers and tiny steel shovels.
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Tookish_Traveler » Tue Dec 08, 2015 1:31 pm

No winter here yet.

Soon enough.


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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby portia » Wed Dec 09, 2015 12:33 pm

Vanaladiel wrote:I STILL hate winter!!! I am cold and want to feel the warmth of the sun and smell the breeze on a summer day!

I know we must go though winter to find Spring again but I will not be happy about it. I will enjoy family and holidays but will be counting the days till we get the rebirth of Spring and the warmth of the sun upon us once more!


It is not really necessary to go through winter, first. There are places with springs, but no winter. I am getting tired of cold.
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Vanaladiel » Thu Dec 10, 2015 5:10 am

I have determined another reason that I hate winter, for the last 5 years come October or November my eczema flares up and I am miserable. My legs look like I have been eaten by fleas or other bugs and itch to the point of pain. My arms are so inflamed that they are red and if I scratch I get major red bleeding underneath the skin and it is starting to scar. My hips and back get hot and itch so badly that I would gladly rip my skin off. I hate using the Cortisone creams because they thin the skin and you can not use it all the time. I go through creams that the doctor recommends like nothing I have ever gone through before and I still itch. My skin is dry no matter what I do. I cant warm up because that means I will itch more. I cant wear sweaters or anything that is not cotton because it is too rough and makes me itch. I can not use any soaps, laundry soaps or anything that has fragrance or colors added. I have stripped everything I use in my home that might come in contact with my skin and it isn't helping. I think it is time for me to go have all the allergy tests done to see what else might be triggering it. I am going mad with this and it does not ease up till some time in the Spring. I can not use blankets and I am tired of being cold.

If anyone has gone through this and found something that really is helping them, please let me know. I feel like I am going insane and so tired of the intense itching.
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Ladykat » Mon Dec 14, 2015 9:53 pm

So far, I'm not really hating this winter. We've had temps in the 60 degree F range, and...........

NO SNOW!!!!!!! :D :clap: :clap: :yippie: :yippie: :D :D

Of course I know it's too good to last.

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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Ladykat » Wed Dec 23, 2015 9:38 pm

YES!!! I completely agree with these people, cartoon characters though they may be.

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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Vanaladiel » Thu Dec 24, 2015 11:04 pm

We have snow on the hills above town and that is plenty close for me. I don't want snow down here but it sure looks pretty up in the hills and it isn't too far to spend the day and drive up to play in it if I wish. (Not going to happen because I don't like the cold) But it is pretty!
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Ladykat » Sun Dec 27, 2015 9:41 pm

I'm about to really start hating winter. By the end of the week, the temps will only be in the 30 degree F range.

And any precipitation will be snow. Or sleet. Or freezing rain. :x :x :angry:

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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby hamlet » Thu Dec 31, 2015 11:50 am

I like cold weather. Very little against it.

I hate snow, or at least shoveling and driving in it, though love sitting in a comfy warm spot in the house and watching it out the window.

This winter has been a bit of a blessing in disguise, though, as it's lowered my heating costs dramatically. Let's hear it for Global Warming!
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Ladykat » Thu Dec 31, 2015 3:14 pm

Vana, I love your sig pic! :D :D

Hamlet---I'm with you on the heating costs. The landlord pays the heat for my building, but if the costs go too high he raises the rent. :roll:

So I agree----let's hear it for Global Warming!

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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby oldtoby » Thu Dec 31, 2015 3:48 pm

I hate snow, or at least shoveling and driving in it


been mild the past few months so naturally on the day me and my Mom drove up to Michigan from NC for Christmas and the the day me and my Dad drove back to NC what happens? snow storms.
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Ladykat » Fri Jan 01, 2016 11:17 am

oldtoby wrote:been mild the past few months so naturally on the day me and my Mom drove up to Michigan from NC for Christmas and the the day me and my Dad drove back to NC what happens? snow storms.


Well of course, OT. That's some kind of unwritten law or something, I think.

If you hadn't been traveling, the weather would have been perfect.

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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Vanaladiel » Sat Jan 02, 2016 12:32 am

Here it is finally getting bitterly cold. I am not a fan of cold in any form. I would rather have the rain back then this cold spell. I have been praying that we do not get snow at least for another week. I had to drive to Tacoma to help my mom who is in the hospital from Wednesday night till tonight there and I will be driving back down on Sunday and staying till Tuesday. I hate driving I 5 in the snow, people are idiots in Seattle when it snows. :roll:
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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby Ladykat » Sun Jan 03, 2016 9:14 pm

We had a little bit of snow today.

I had to sweep it off of my car windows for the first time this winter.

AAAAUUUUUGGGGGGHHHHHH!!!!! :hair:

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Re: The "I hate winter" thread

Postby hamlet » Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:38 am

Cold weather finally arrived here in NJ, at least for a couple days. By the weekend, we're supposed to be back to the 50's.

At least it's given me a chance to try out my favorite gift for Christmas: a hand knit scarf from Mrs. H. Very nice I must say, though I don't think I want to have to wear it terribly often.
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