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Old 14 February 2019, 07:31 PM
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Southbound on US 17 in Clay County, spotted another vehicle with the "M" being an up-side down "W".
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Old 16 February 2019, 01:18 AM
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A washing machine at the laundromat had finished. One blanket or article of clothing ended up pressed against the window of the washing machine door and the way it bulged and folded, it looked like a grumpy face.

I took a picture and sent it to my sister, who pointed out that in one of the face's "eyes" was a smaller, extremely realistic face
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Old 16 February 2019, 12:05 PM
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There had obviously been a bit of drama at my flats (or rather the block next door) last night because what looked like the whole of a man's wardrobe was scattered over the pavement and part of the driveway, in a place that suggested it had been thrown off one of the balconies. You see that sort of thing in films and TV but not often in reality!
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Old 16 February 2019, 01:07 PM
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There had obviously been a bit of drama at my flats (or rather the block next door) last night because what looked like the whole of a man's wardrobe was scattered over the pavement and part of the driveway, in a place that suggested it had been thrown off one of the balconies. You see that sort of thing in films and TV but not often in reality!
You should go scavenge. There might be somethings good!
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Old 17 February 2019, 11:05 AM
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It had all gone by the time I next went past... besides which, I'm not sure I need to be scavenging clothes of unknown origin off a pavement! I have a job now!

On my way to the corner shop just now there was what looked like a pile of snow lying in the shade behind an advertising hoarding. It snowed here a couple of weeks ago, but I thought it had all melted long ago and was wondering how this patch had survived. Then next to it there was a small, upside-down red wheelie bin with "Bird" and a picture of a ladybird drawn on it.

When I went into the shop the mystery was solved - there was a man defrosting one of the freezers, and he clearly found it more convenient to dump the ice on the pavement outside rather than try to find a sink! (It's a wide pavement area - it wasn't in anybody's way or causing a hazard, and it would only have been a few feet for him to push the bin...)
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Old 22 February 2019, 11:43 PM
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Snow here in Tucson.
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Old 22 February 2019, 11:47 PM
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Yeah, I heard about that this morning.
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Old 23 February 2019, 12:10 AM
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Yeah, I heard about that this morning.
I hadn't driven in falling snow in years.
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Old 23 February 2019, 01:41 AM
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I drove through falling snow twice last week, and that's two more times than I've driven through snow in years.
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Old 23 February 2019, 04:07 PM
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The continuing saga of the upside down "W" letters as "M" letters on Florida plates, it is like ChickenMan, they are everywhere.

I figured it was just a fluke with a handful of plates, maybe a joke, but seems to be too many of them just in the Jacksonville area, to be a prank.

Spotted one vehicle in Orange Park Mall with MM as two back to back letters in the license plates, both upside down "W"s.
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Old 24 February 2019, 01:11 AM
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Actually saw last night - the river was on fire. Now unlike Cleveland years ago, at this time of year, there is no water in the Rio Grande. Not sure what side of the river it was, but it was the brush along the bank. I drove down to the levee and still wasn't sure but I could see flashing lights on the other side of the river so I assumed it was reported. It was out within 30 minutes.

PS: Speaking of snow, snow showers moved through here around 7 to 8 last night. Nothing to show for it except moisture on the windshield. That is, until this morning. The Organ Mountains had a beautiful dusting of snow.
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Old 24 February 2019, 10:02 PM
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PS: Speaking of snow, snow showers moved through here around 7 to 8 last night. Nothing to show for it except moisture on the windshield. That is, until this morning. The Organ Mountains had a beautiful dusting of snow.
Yeah, both the Santa Catalinas and the Rincons were beautifully white down to about 4000' feet. We drove over to Saguaro East Saturday afternoon and there was still snow on the ground by the Visitor Center.
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Old 24 February 2019, 11:57 PM
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Speaking of snow, it's been falling in Roseburg for the last four and a half hours.

We're probably closing on two inches of accumulation so far.
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Old 25 February 2019, 05:11 AM
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Snow here has reached close to six inches.

We haven't gotten anything like this amount of snow since at least 2007, and then it was an accumulated total over several days.

Today we've had about six inches of snow in about nine hours.

This is not a place where people know how to deal with snow.
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Old 25 February 2019, 02:15 PM
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There was one, single, aberrant forecast that said Seattle was going to get 10-12 inches--then they adjusted it to no snow north of Olympia.

Sorry, Crocoduck. I think we sent you snow (although you're considerably south of Olympia).

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Old 25 February 2019, 11:13 PM
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Seems that way. Had to leave my car at work and get a ride from a coworker with 4 wheel drive last night and the internet has been down all day.

On the plus side, at least I have power in my apartment. Many places here have none.

It's a mess. Lots of trees and power lines down everywhere.
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Old 27 February 2019, 11:20 PM
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We had left one of the cars at FSCJ-Kent campus to go further into town for an earlier supper today. When we got back to Kent, I walked two spaces to my car and found an automobile thermostat in the grass, next to the parking lot.
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Old 01 March 2019, 11:49 PM
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There's an artificial Christmas tree in a cubicle near mine. It's not put together, but parts of it have been taken out of the box. There are also Christmas ornaments on this person's desk.
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Old 02 March 2019, 01:06 AM
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WildaBeast, we did that in the cubicle of a friend who was on vacation. We found the company's Christmas tree and set it up in his cubicle, and then wrapped a lot of the stuff on his desk in cheap Christmas paper. He enjoyed it, and it gave us something to do on a slow Friday afternoon.
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Old 02 March 2019, 02:11 AM
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Someone, or probably several someones, built an enormous snowman on the lawn of the art building.

I think it's at least seven feet tall.
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