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Are you ready for Winter?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by HotRodRon2, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. HotRodRon2
    Joined: Oct 6, 2008
    Posts: 19


    Well, its that time of year again already. Are you ready for Winter?
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  2. lukescoupe
    Joined: Aug 25, 2008
    Posts: 141

    from oklahoma

    HELL YES! Now I won't have fight the ticks, mosquitoes, snakes, and spiders when I am out rummaging around for parts.
  3. GoManGo1951
    Joined: Jul 30, 2008
    Posts: 229


    Not yet!!! Still installing a 80,000 BTU furnace in the garage!! Retired the wood burner!
  4. iamspencer
    Joined: Aug 3, 2008
    Posts: 350


    nah im racing my ass off to beat the snow, i dont have a garage, fall is bad enough, the groudn is coverd in leave that are all the color of rusty metal its imposible to find anytign dropped

  5. bobwop
    Joined: Jan 13, 2008
    Posts: 6,099


    unfortunately, yes. need some snowplowing revenue to shore up the finances
  6. oilslinger53
    Joined: Apr 17, 2007
    Posts: 2,500

    from covina CA

    hehe... winter? never heard of it! :p
  7. 48 Poncho
    Joined: Jul 24, 2005
    Posts: 702

    48 Poncho
    from Tennessee

    Man when its 70 in the shade its cold enough for me !!!

    48 Poncho
  8. tubman
    Joined: May 16, 2007
    Posts: 5,734


    I'm in Minnesota; in a word "NO".
  9. BadLuck
    Joined: Jan 7, 2006
    Posts: 3,055


    Whats this "Winter" you speak of?:)
  10. I can't wait...the rattlesnakes will go away for awhile...killed 3 babies this week...I hate those bastards...a year and a half ago my little daughter got bit by one...I am completely paranoid at this point...we may not really get a winter here but at least it puts the snakes away for a few months
  11. temper_mental
    Joined: Oct 22, 2006
    Posts: 2,718

    from Texas

    Can not wait for winter light coat no sweating my ass off .Gotta love TEXAS
  12. Lee_ATx
    Joined: Feb 18, 2008
    Posts: 296


    Yep, both my long sleeve shirts are clean. Wanted to make sure in case it's a long winter.............
  13. Parts48
    Joined: Mar 28, 2008
    Posts: 1,462

    from Tucson, Az
    1. Hot Rod Veterans so cold I had to wear a sweatshirt on the bike this weekend..but thankfully warmed up to reasonable 80* this week...
  14. camargma
    Joined: Feb 6, 2008
    Posts: 110


    of course not, winter in the fargo/moorhead area isnt exactly heaven on earth. :(
  15. junk fiend
    Joined: Sep 16, 2008
    Posts: 430

    junk fiend

    what? its starting to get kinda chilly aint it?
  16. A-Wall
    Joined: Aug 6, 2008
    Posts: 488


    nope, i'm not! winter can eat a dick.....
  17. HellRaiser
    Joined: Jun 14, 2006
    Posts: 1,240

    from Podunk, NE

    Winter is good....from the inside looking out:D

    Damn right, no more sweating, no more mosquitos, chiggers, or any of those other little bastards trying to get a free meal off of me. It's cold enough out now, that the snakes aren't trying to get in thru the patio door. Frost due tonight, so that ought to get rid of the rest of the outside pests.

    The chimney is cleaned out, and I just brought in some logs. The bird feeder is filled, not much to do on the rides except go around and check nuts and bolts... so bring it on.:cool:

  18. BadLuck
    Joined: Jan 7, 2006
    Posts: 3,055


    Yeah, if you think 75 is chilly!:rolleyes:
  19. it's beautiful here bout 24C (70somthin?)today and just gettin warmer by the day
  20. Spedley
    Joined: Mar 5, 2004
    Posts: 392


    NO!! Just got 6" of snow here the other day.... Pretty much gone already, but still... Garage is ready for my winter hibernation tho...
  21. ArtGeco
    Joined: Apr 6, 2005
    Posts: 760

    from Miami

    Yeah, can't wait 80° every day 60° at night, I've been ready for 3 months.
  22. I love the fall.......
    But winter can kiss my ass !!
  23. junk fiend
    Joined: Sep 16, 2008
    Posts: 430

    junk fiend

    maybe im just used to it being 90 every day.
  24. I'm over winter, it was long and cold and wet by our normally mild east coast of Australia standards.

    Have at it, you northern hemi guys.
  25. cretin
    Joined: Oct 10, 2006
    Posts: 2,954


    Winter? I can drive to the snow if thats what your asking.
  26. Bluto
    Joined: Feb 15, 2005
    Posts: 5,113

    Member Emeritus

    Maybe Got a new big high tech iron wood stove that burns the logs down to ZIP

    Rusky's shut off the gas? We are ready! Wood's real cheap here. Unike food, fuel, cloths, shoes, everything else. I got a 400 lb bag of kiln dried oak floor 2nds for fire starting for US$20........ But Big Mac's $6.50

    Many of my neighbors are going to have to choose between heat and food and forget driving. Hard working people suppering from 10-20% inflation and 22% sales (VAT) tax

    Local money here has dropped as much as 30% to the US$ good for us but our friends are really suffering.

    And I fear friends it will only get worse.

    People here are strong aren't so far from the hardships of Communism that they can't get by.

    Sorry for the rant..........

    Off to Czech for a swap meet........
  27. gnichols
    Joined: Mar 6, 2008
    Posts: 10,989

    from Tampa, FL

    Aren't they the guys who were so cold they invented the QC? Gary
  28. Elmo Rodge
    Joined: May 12, 2002
    Posts: 2,320

    Elmo Rodge

    We had about 2" of snow the other day. Tomorrow it'll be 75. I'll deal with it. It's worth it to be out of that South California mess. Wayno
  29. chris55
    Joined: Aug 26, 2008
    Posts: 1,085


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