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Christmas Interruptus Answered

Just a heads' up, I'm away for the Christmas break, visiting relatives without a useful internet connection* , so I will be less than my usual ubiquitous self over the next week or two.

However, said relatives may be installing wireless broadband while we are there, so I may be able to pop in occasionally.

The plan is to leave tomorrow morning (the 23rd), so, if we don't speak before then, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

(Thank you for all your kind comments already!)

*I will not sit in a cupboard to use dial-up!

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Spl1nt3rC3ll (author)2008-12-22

The blizzard knocked out the power, so I'll have internet only as long as my laptop's battery lasts (if the internet doesn't drop before that). Have a nice holiday, Kiteman!

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Goodhart (author)Kiteman2008-12-22

Bosten's in a bad way I hear too (this past Sunday, I talked with a friend from New Zealand that moved there not long ago)

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Spl1nt3rC3ll (author)Goodhart2008-12-22

These people have it rough, most of them have to stay at the airport untill the 26th!

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Goodhart (author)Spl1nt3rC3ll2008-12-22

Doesn't look good, does it?

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Kiteman (author)Goodhart2008-12-22

On the bright side, I think there's a film in that, somewhere. Makes me glad that we don't even have a light frost forecast before Boxing Day.

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Goodhart (author)Kiteman2008-12-22

I'll send the Frosty over to see you if you'd like ? :-)

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Kiteman (author)Goodhart2008-12-22

If you can arrange for it to arrive on the evening of the 24th?

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Spl1nt3rC3ll (author)Kiteman2008-12-22
Oooh, that might be a problem. Frosty was kinda, sorta, destroyed:

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Goodhart (author)Spl1nt3rC3ll2008-12-22

Fake !!! Fake !! That is a Fake frosty.....no top hat :-)

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Spl1nt3rC3ll (author)Goodhart2008-12-23

He's on to us! Burn the evidence and get out of here, quick! :P

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n8man (author)Spl1nt3rC3ll2008-12-23

Burn, the evidence? You mean melt it.

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skunkbait (author)n8man2008-12-28

snow-water-HYDROXY! Burn Baby Burn!

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Goodhart (author)skunkbait2009-01-03

It certainly smells badly enough :-)

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n8man (author)skunkbait2008-12-30

Someone has actually burned water before but it does need salt. link

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Goodhart (author)n8man2008-12-30

You can actually scorch water when it is in the form of snow, by trying to melt it too quickly in a pan on the stove. I smells awful.

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Goodhart (author)Kiteman2008-12-22

Well, you will have to make sure he doesn't melt now, Frosty doesn't LIKE to be allowed to get to warm :-)

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KentsOkay (author)Spl1nt3rC3ll2008-12-22

Yah yah, no snow PAWNAGE! !

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mg0930mg (author)KentsOkay2008-12-28

I WANT SNOW! We have none.

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Goodhart (author)mg0930mg2008-12-30

It is bloody 48 degrees out there......

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mg0930mg (author)Goodhart2008-12-30
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Goodhart (author)mg0930mg2008-12-30

I am not sure where there is, but here it is normally in the low 30's by now

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mg0930mg (author)Goodhart2008-12-30

"here" is New Jersey. I could go outside in my shorts and t-shirt and not be cold...wahhhhhhhaaaaa.

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Goodhart (author)mg0930mg2008-12-30

Hmm, you aren't that far off the the east then. Last weekend it was that warm here in south central PA

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mg0930mg (author)Goodhart2008-12-31

Yeah, now it's really windy and cold. I don't even want to go to the mummers thing today, now.

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mg0930mg (author)mg0930mg2008-12-31

It's snowing now. How weird. Hopefully, it sticks.

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Goodhart (author)mg0930mg2008-12-31

We had a few flurries also

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mg0930mg (author)Goodhart2008-12-31

It stopped two minutes after.

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Goodhart (author)mg0930mg2008-12-31

yeah, it didn't last very long for sure :)

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Goodhart (author)mg0930mg2008-12-31

Yes, windy....but cold is when I start wearing more then just a windbreaker outside :-) Cold is when you spit and it freezes before hitting the ground. Cold is when a candle flame freezes and you have to take it inside to thaw it out so you can see again. But it is windy out there :-)

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Spl1nt3rC3ll (author)=SMART=2008-12-31

Yes, I did survive. The power went back up later that day, but the internet stayed down for a while. Nine inches of snow. It's all melted now, washed away by rain. :D

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Goodhart (author)Spl1nt3rC3ll2008-12-22

Mine is intermittent too...at least from home.

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KentsOkay (author)NachoMahma2008-12-22

Is there a reason you have a "." before your sentence?

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KentsOkay (author)NachoMahma2008-12-22

. I shall mimic you until you reveal the answer!!

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gmjhowe (author)KentsOkay2008-12-22

. maybe we should all do it? it is a question i keep meaning to ask..

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KentsOkay (author)gmjhowe2008-12-22

.aye, we'll Period-Before-The-Sentence the blagard till he rerevales....

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Kiteman (author)KentsOkay2008-12-22

˙sdoʇs ǝɥ ןıʇun spɹɐʍʞɔɐq sǝɔuǝʇuǝs ʇsod ʇsnɾ

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KentsOkay (author)Kiteman2008-12-22
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KentsOkay (author)KentsOkay2008-12-22

˙˙˙unɟ sı sıɥʇ ǝsoddns ı

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gmjhowe (author)KentsOkay2008-12-22

. no we should all keep using them like him, then he will stop to remain different! 6u!f!jm aq pnoys am moy s! s!yf

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KentsOkay (author)gmjhowe2008-12-22

.aye.... Is the latter part of your comment supposed to mean something?

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gmjhowe (author)KentsOkay2008-12-22

it does mean something, to the more well educated ones among us.

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KentsOkay (author)gmjhowe2008-12-22

Blast you and your college education!!

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gmjhowe (author)KentsOkay2008-12-22

Blast me with what? you not finished it yet!

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KentsOkay (author)gmjhowe2008-12-22

.Good point... Allow me to finish it whilst I distract you with this picture:

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