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    Merry Xmas all.........

    December 1st.....
    It's snowing. The first snow is so beautiful. Nature gets its virginal
    white shroud and our spirits rise as the darkness abates. I made my wife
    and myself a hot rum toddy and we sat watching the pristine flakes
    drifting slowly down and covering the trees. Truly magnificent.

    December 2nd.....
    I woke up and looked out of the window. The landscape was covered in the
    crystal brightness of fresh snow. Breathtaking. Every tree and hedge had
    it's own veil of purest white. I did the winter's first shovelling and
    cherised every second of it... I did both the yard and the driveway. In
    the afternoon a City vehicle came to plow the street and sacked the
    driveway with a bank of snow. The driver smiled and waved. I waved him
    back and shovelled the driveway clear again.

    December 3rd.....
    Last night we got six inches and the temperature is a couple of degrees
    below. The birches in the yard broke some branches under the heavy snow.
    I shovelled. And the plow came again. And I shovelled again. This time the
    snow was greyish brown.

    December 4th.....
    It became warmer. The snow melted to slush, which froze to slippery ice
    when it grew colder again. I fell on my *** on the sidewalk. 15 dollars of
    clinic fee, but fortunately nothing was broken. The forecast promised
    more snow.

    December 5th......
    It's still cold. I sold my wife's car and bought a jeep so she could get
    to work. It did slide off to a parapet, though, and the fender got it
    pretty bad. Last night it snowed six inches. Both cars are covered with
    salt and mud. Some shovelling to do today. That fecking plow drove past
    twice today.

    December 6th......
    Ten degrees below. More of that damned snow. There's no intact tree or
    bush on the yard. Power was cut off almost the whole night. I tried to
    keep the house warm with candles and a petrol burner. The damn thing
    leaked, took fire, and almost burned the house down. I managed to
    smother the flames with a rug just in time, but got some second degree
    burns on my hands and my lashes and brows got scorched. On my way to the
    clinic, I lost it on the icy road and the car was totalled.

    December 7th.....
    That fecking white **** keeps pouring in! You need to dress up like
    goddamn Inuit just to get your mail. If I get the ******* that's driving
    that fecking plow I'll tear his heart out. I bet the bastard is lurking
    around the corner, just waiting for me to clean the driveway! The power
    is still out. Water pipes froze, and it looks like the roof will give in soon.

    December 8th.....
    Feck! Five fecking inches of that fecking snow and fecking sleet and
    fecking ice, and god only knows what other **** fell down last night. I
    tried to get the plow driver with an icepick but the mother got away.
    Wife left me. The car won't start. I think I'm maybe becoming snow-blind.
    I can't move my toes. I haven't seen the sun in weeks. More snow on the
    forecast. The wind makes the air biting. ****. I'm moving to Spain.

    Best wishes all overclockers........BladeRunner




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    Are u sure this is all true??? for starters we have the marvelous NHS so no bills. But I take the point.

    I want enough snow to go sledging we got some nice hills

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    Come on down to Norfolk copper we've got plenty of the bloody stuff here. Unfortunatly we don't have any hills though!

    Took me 25mins to get to work today and it's only 6 miles! (I did however enjoy the two cars upside down in the ditch and a very bent V reg Astra on the way, they never learn!!)

    .............BladeRunner


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    LOL I want snow badly. I am up here in upstate NY near VT and no snow yet. When we get the first 6" or more im gonna be flying around on my new snowmobile . Here is the beast.


    http://www.polarisindustries.com/pro...fm?Product=133


    Thats a sweet machine. It should go 140 but im not going that fast. 140 on a snowmobile and even a car is fast for that matter. But its a performance sled and I wanted the extra power it will deliver. 39mm carbs, 700cc hehe power.

    Jeff

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    LOL....its -5F below.

    Damn what a scooter!

    [This message has been edited by MasterMind (edited 12-23-99).]
    If it ain't broke, tweak it!!

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    Damnit! It's not even snowing here in MD. THAT SUCKS!!!!! And i don't even get christmas presents anymore like i used to!!!! UGH!!!! The only one i got was from my gf.

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    Hey, I'm here in the Midwest in Columbus, Ohio and we haven't had any snow yet, not that I complaining! My business is effect by snow (check it out at www.yaa.org ) but I still would like to have a white Christmas. We may get some tonight or tommorow (Christmas eve), but I doubt it. Lived in Michigan for 16 years before coming here, and we got snow up there! (great for snowmobiling, sking, sledding, etc.!) In fact I talked to some people up in Battl Creek (home of Tony the Tiger, Kelloggs) and Kalamazoo (yes, there really is a Kalamazoo) Michigan, and they said they've got about 2-4 inches on the ground. Still, its colder than a 'witch's titty in a brass brassiere' here, and you can have that, thank you very much!

    Merry Christmas To All And Have A Great New Year!

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    I'm here in sunny St. Petersburg FL and it was 75 today!
    Hey hey hey Hee hee hee look at me I'm the flying pig?

    K.I.T.H
    I love the Chicken Lady

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    Hey Argo, I hope you get bitten by a large flying insect, it's -5C here (UK)........BladeRunner

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