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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by MERCURYGUY, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. MERCURYGUY
    Joined: Jul 30, 2009
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    WOW did we get slammed last night. I have over two feet of snow and all the roads in Connecticut are closed. Very greatfull that we have not lost power as yet. Maybe a good time to put some heat onto my projects in the garage. Everyone else out there in the northeast come out OK
     
  2. lawman
    Joined: Sep 19, 2006
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    Good luck on the power and stay warm fellow !!
     
  3. Ha! Only two inches here on the ground in North Bennington. We expected ten, go figure.
     
  4. raprap
    Joined: Oct 8, 2009
    Posts: 768

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    from Ohio

    I've been through similar situations like this storm. Stay safe and hope you are prepared. Last time we had high winds from a big storm, our power was out for 10 days. It gets old and narly after the first 12 hours!

    Hang tough up there in New England!
     

  5. wawuzit
    Joined: Jul 18, 2010
    Posts: 56

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    from tennessee

    Global warming...Where's Al Gore when we need him ?..smiles

    Stay warm brother.
     
  6. One more reason to live in Texas,,LOL I would never like to live in the snow belt
     
  7. Mr48chev
    Joined: Dec 28, 2007
    Posts: 34,138

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    I saw your weather forcast.
    [​IMG]

    Hope you have a shovel at the back door instead out of out at the shop.
     
  8. olcurmdgeon
    Joined: Dec 15, 2007
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    Here in seacoast NH we got about two feet of snow, hard to tell as winds really piled it up. Guess it will be a while yet before I can can get the hot rod out of storage. Only good thing was it was light and fluffy to shovel.
     

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  9. buford36
    Joined: Feb 7, 2007
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    from Maine

    Drifts in front of my garage in Southern, Maine. Tom...
     

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  10. Our last "big snow" was last year, we got 10 inches. Can't imagine living in that...
    Stay safe up there...
     
  11. allstarderrick
    Joined: Jul 23, 2007
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    Over 3 ft at my house. No Rolling Bones garage party tonight for me.


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  12. hillbilly4008
    Joined: Feb 13, 2009
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    from Rome NY

    we got about 6 tops where I live. WEAK! I miss when we use to get REAL winters.
     
  13. 1941coupe
    Joined: Jul 4, 2010
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    we broke a record. 30.9 inches....eastern L.I.
     

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  14. we got about 5 1/2" to 6 were I live & they Said
    we were to get between a foot to 2' of Snow
    I guess that Dome over our Parts Helped out
    in the Catskill Mts.
     
  15. NickJT
    Joined: Jul 17, 2012
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    from S.E. PA

  16. Mercman4life
    Joined: Jan 3, 2010
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    We were real lucky , only got about 1 to 2 inches.. Stay safe guys let the kids shovel that snow.. lol.
     
  17. Rich Rogers
    Joined: Apr 8, 2006
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    We only got 6 here and that's more than enough for me.....I HATE the crap !!
     
  18. raymay
    Joined: Mar 2, 2008
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    Here in upstate New York most people are used to this. Besides the damaging ice storm in the 90's we still have not had a good snow storm like the ones we had in 66 or 72 when you got stranded for days. In the 50's and 60's people still used shovels and we had to walk to school. I think I remember it was uphill both ways.
    Last night and today we broke some records and now have the most beautiful blanket of white that will probably be gone on Monday when they are calling for warmer temps and rain.
    After clearing my driveway I pulled my cars out of the barn to run a little in the fresh air. As much as I enjoyed the beauty of the snow, after sitting behind the wheel of my cars, I guess I am now ready for spring.
    For those of you in areas harder hit, be patient and be safe.
     

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  19. TR Waters
    Joined: Nov 18, 2006
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    from Vermont
    1. Early Hemi Tech

    6 inches or so in central Vermont.
     
  20. upspirate
    Joined: Apr 15, 2012
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    Cool 68 here....may have to wear a jacket when I go to the riverfront bar/restaurant for live music, fish fingers & beer afternoon snack:cool::D
     
  21. Crystal Blue
    Joined: Nov 18, 2008
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    4-5" Just south of Trenton, NJ. Let a kid shovel me out for $10.00 :D


    Hope all you that got dumped on, make out OK

    Heard Milford, CT got 38" :eek::eek::eek: damn

    Stay safe and warm !
     
  22. Barsteel
    Joined: Oct 15, 2008
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    from Monroe, CT

    Just put 3 hours into clearing my walkway, driveway, and my neighbor's driveway (divorced lady w/3 daughters). About 30" all told. Problem is, the plows haven't even come down my street yet, so the road is completely impassable. Of course, when the plow does come, there'll be a 4ft berm at the end of my nice clean driveway.

    Such is life...

    Chris
     
  23. That is beautiful but I'd rather look at it than be in it. Take care.
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  24. heck we got a measly 4 inches of the white stuff
     
  25. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
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    Twelve inches here in Ridgefield, but it totally screwed up my plans to get to the Rolling Bones. Bob
     
  26. thehazguy
    Joined: Aug 12, 2010
    Posts: 1,849

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    Only about 7 inches in NW Jersey. Wind is blowing like hell thought. It only gets better from here less then two months of this s_ _ t left.
     
  27. triumph 1
    Joined: Feb 9, 2011
    Posts: 592

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    Two feet of snow plus up here. Hope it melts soon.
     
  28. ridin dirty
    Joined: Jul 6, 2008
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    I would say 3 feet here. Street just got plowed. Great! now I go back out to dig out neighbors with the loader. The roofs are showing where they are.
     
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  29. Deuces
    Joined: Nov 3, 2009
    Posts: 24,114

    Deuces

    We got only 4" of that flakey white stuff....
     
  30. pwschuh
    Joined: Oct 27, 2008
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    We got nuthin' in the DC area :( I like snow...
     

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