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America, Can We Have Our Weather Back Please?

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  1. mawnansmiff

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    By all accounts, the reason Great Britain has the climate it does, despite its latitude is because of the Gulf Stream bringing in warm air from the American continent.

    We are now suffering badly because you have cut off our supplies and now we have to get our weather from Russia!

    Please can we have our weather back.....my toes are freezing?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-43226377

    Regards,

    Jay.

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    Sure, we just want a 12% increase in weather costs, and you will all have to start eating more McDonalds... then we will have a deal.

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    I thought global warming too care of all that.

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    Only when folks can ice skate on the Thames again.....

    I know that you believe you understood what you think I said, but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.
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    I thought global warming took care of all that.

    Yeaaaaahhh. "Once upon a time..."

    We will keep our warmth, thank you very much. Our flowers have been looking gorgeous since mid-February here in upstate SC.

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    Seacaptain, global warming took care of predictable weather patterns.

    Jay, I heard about this "beast from The East" on the news. Snowball fights on Corsica no less! Stay toasty over there!

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    We should bring back the Medieval Warm Period.

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    It's simple. You cut off our Dunhill, we cut off your weather.

    I am glad we have a good admin and responsible moderators.

    Heave to you dark colored ship under sail! Prepare to be boarded!
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    Good one Pappy!

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    If only someone would expose Jay's underlying political subversion in this thread.

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    It would appear that we have been negligent in our neighborly duties.

    Everyone in the USA, please face west and send some warm air to England, Monty Python style:

    I Fart In Your General Direction

    You're welcome, Jay!

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    @jaytex: LOL

    Jay just needs some music to cheer him up over there in GB:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjXM6x_0KZk

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    "If only someone would expose Jay's underlying political subversion in this thread."

    If only there was someone about to do such a thing

    Jay, wrong sort of warm air I'm afraid.

    "It's simple. You cut off our Dunhill, we cut off your weather."

    All well and good but we don't make the stuff anymore......we haven't for years.

    Come on guys seriously, this is really not cricket. I'm due a large beer delivery tomorrow which is likely not going to make it up the hill to the village due to snow. How about you turn the weather back on and I'll give each of you a bottle of Shepherd Neame's finest eh?

    BTW, excellent video Brian, nice peashooter matey had there

    Lying nice and toasty in my electric blanketed bed......

    Regards,

    Jay.

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    To acknowledge global climate change and take measures to correct would cost trillions, which would be bad for business, which the elites won't allow.

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    It's a trick! Google says Shepard Neame's is closed right now...

    Founded in 1698 and family owned since 1864. Impressive.

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    Oh Shit, Jay is at it again. BBC PROPAGANDA AGENT JAY!!!!!

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    Jay, if it makes you feel any better. I am sitting outside enjoying a bit of warmish weather right now. As I started reading this thread, a bit of a breeze came through and dropped the temperature about 10 degrees rather suddenly. My toes are now cold!

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    Just had a 'phonecall from my supplier, my beer delivery has indeed been cancelled as I suspected it might

    Bloody Russian weather

    Regards,

    Jay.

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    To acknowledge global climate change and take measures to correct would cost trillions, which would be bad for business, which the elites won't allow.

    Agreed. They should do what world governments did in the early 14th century, and reverse the climate change. They were able to stop the Medieval Warm Period almost overnight (of course that led to the great famine of 1315-1317 but you have to break a few eggs to make an omelette) and they were able to usher in the Little Ice Age period which made the world climate better for everyone for the next 400 years. Good times.

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    The Earth's Climate has never been consistent. It changes from day to day. If the planet gets hot, we can survive and adapt. If it's gets super cold we die. Warming is nothing to be worried about.

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    Please chaps, let's not allow this thread to become a battleground for the climate change debate. It was meant as a lighthearted moan about the severe weather we are experiencing here in the UK.

    To put things into perspective, I heard on local news today a seven yearold girl died in a car incident directly attributable to the adverse weather conditions in my county......all so very sad which brings a more serious aspect to to thread.

    It really is bitterly cold here......my bedroom is like an icebox right now! We are just not used to nor able to deal with this kind of weather unlike those who suffer it on a regular basis.

    Regards,

    Jay.

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    According to the local news I read yesterday, we may never see snow again here in Baku in the future. And we didn't have any this winter.

    Javan
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    Any word on when your beer delivery will resume Jay? This could become a very serious matter!

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    According to the local news I read yesterday, we may never see snow again here in Baku in the future. And we didn't have any this winter.

    I remember reading an article from Great Britain a few years ago saying that they were not expecting to see snow in the coming years...Since the news reported no snow in your future, you'll probably have a blizzard in Baku next winter...:)

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    "Any word on when your beer delivery will resume Jay?"

    Sadly not until Monday at the earliest! I must eke out my last supplies as best I can. Down to one bottle of Guinness Extra Foreign Stout and some pretty mediocre ales.

    Odd thing is all the snow is virtually gone though it is still bitterly cold.

    Regards,

    Jay.

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    I believe there are yacht pennants you can string up that signal an immediate need for assistance, spirit and beer wise.....

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    How much snow did you get, Jay? We got about 4 inches yesterday in Pensilva, and none of it has melted today. Our road, which is never touched by the grit lorry, is pure ice. Having lived in Indiana where it can get very snowy and cold, I always get a chuckle at how everything stops when Cornwall gets a wee bit of snow! Understandable, though, with so many steep and twisty roads and the council not set up to handle it for the once or twice in a decade snow storm.

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    There were a couple of inches at Wembley Stadium a week ago when my dear Hotspurs played. Now the staff are making the lines blue so they'll show up better....

    I imagine Cornwall is several degrees warmer in Winter than London.

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    Climate change? I'm all for it. Who wants the same old weather all the time.

    (Let's leave it at a joke.)

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    Now I'm for climate Control. How we make that happen I don't know?

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    Relevant to the conversation:

    CBC ARTICLE

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    Bitter cold frequently follows a snowfall here in Chicago. It has something or other to do with the counterclockwise rotation of the low pressure system that pulls air from the north as it passes through. So it's usually best to clear the snow before it hardens. Sending you warm wishes, Jay.

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    as if I could kill time without injuring eternity. -- Thoreau
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    Interesting comment on Perdurabo's link....

    "About time for UK to wake up and start buying some more of that cheap and plentiful Russian gas."

    So that's why the Russians sent us this icy blast, just to get us to buy more of their gas!

    Keep sending those wood pellets America

    Regards,

    Jay.

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    Dang, I didn't look at the comments. Those folks make us look like school children.

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    The comment section on any news site always makes me shake my head

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    Geoengineering. aka Climate Engineering.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_engineering

    https://harvardmagazine.com/2013/07/buffering-the-sun

    I treat people the way they treat me. It's that simple.
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    I'm liking the new weather trend

    My ex-wife told me it's either me or your pipe collection. I considered that a win-win.
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    +1 Mike.

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    Since the news reported no snow in your future, you'll probably have a blizzard in Baku next winter...:)

    I hope you are not right Zack, I hate cold.

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    I read the comment sections on news site for the comic relief.

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    I'm just dreading my next electricity bill due next month

    Where I live (far west Cornwall) all the snow has melted and the sun is shining......but it's still so damned cold.

    Regards,

    Jay.

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    I'm just dreading my next electricity bill due next month

    Huh? I lived in Suffolk years ago and even then, every house had a pay-as-you-use meter. You went to the post office and bought prepaid cards to swipe, and if the meter hit zero - no electricity.

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    Get our weather back??? I've seen plenty of weather...rain...snow...freezing temps...blistering winds.

    I want them to take the weather away from me!

    "I don't know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve."
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    The comment section on any news site always makes me shake my head

    The NEWS on news sites are what make me shake my head.

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    Geoengineering. aka Climate Engineering.

    I was going to stay out of this one, but kola called it right. The roof is one fire, but people will call you nuts for noticing.
    I figured I'd join in on the saloon ruckus before the Marshall kicks us all out.

    They're plum loco. All of them.
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    I feel like Frodo soon after the death of Boromir and the breaking of the Fellowshi.; he turns to Sam and says, "We're not alone." In that case, Gollum, of course.

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    I have to make myself clear it appears. I do not believe in global warming. We have a cold February, and everyone hollers climate change. Winter is cold, summer is hot, nothing new. If the weather channel and media didn't hype it all up, none of this discussion would be taking place. As a kid we had snow in March and thought nothing of it. Now we have snow in March after the coldest month of the year every year and it turns into a political debate.

    Now, geo-engineering is a real thing, but global warming is the nonsense excuse given to put a bunch of who knows what in the sky and water, mostly aluminum, barium, manganese, and who knows what else. And that is where I mean the roof is on fire. Nobody will question the manipulation that is taking place. Most just jump on one side or another.

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    Come on guys.....let's not bring politics into this thread.......look what happened to another member who was determined to do so on every thread!

    Still very nippy here but a huge thaw countrywide is forecast which tells me the Russians have finally run out of nasty weather for export

    Regards,

    Jay.

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    A bit off that some cannot even discuss the weather without getting into politics....

    Sooooo, back to weather: we had a touch of hail this morning on the Monterey Peninsula.... So put that in your pipe and smoke it!

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    Gentleman, I lost my head. You see a fly, and you can't help but stick out your tongue. I sometimes just feel like hey, let's bring back the old days, when I can say, "Hey bill, how are ya today?"
    Bill says,"Hey Shane, it's all good. A bit nippy eh?"
    "Yep, it's a bit nippy...well..have a good day!"
    These days it's a battle. I should have held my peace, my error. No point in going any further. Good day to all!

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    yeah......? so did you ever get your beer delivery Jay?

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    I hope I don't get into trouble here for politics. Without weighing in on either side of the debate I will say that the politicization of science is *very* bad. Science is... science. It has gotten us this far very quickly since the scientific method was perfected. It does't know everything, but it knows it doesn't know everything. By constantly checking itself it knows more and more.

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    "so did you ever get your beer delivery Jay?"

    Sadly not John, I have to eke out my reserve supplies until at least Monday!

    This is despite the roads being clear (around this neck of the woods) since Friday, the day after my original delivery slot. And to cap it all I got an e-mail from Asda this morn telling me that my order of about 50 - 60 bottles cannot be fully fulfilled due to lack of deliveries their end......not at all happy

    Regards,

    Jay.

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    Growing up in SE Texas in the late 50's to early 70s, I remember having to wear a coat or sweater to Friday night football games some years. I also remember later years where it didn't get cold until in mid-November. Since then I've seen years where we are still wearing t-shirts and shorts to high school games and only had to pull out the sweaters for maybe a week or two.

    In 1990 we had snow. In 2001, I went on a January fishing trip where we had to warm up the reels on our fishing poles to melt the ice every 15 or 20 minutes. Last year, I nevery had to put on a heavy coat. This year, I started wearing sweaters in November and actually pulled out the heavy coat I had while stationed in New York in the late 1980s.

    Climate change is real. It's happens all the time. Has nothing to do with which political party supports its.

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    Jay - you wonder why you bother, doesn't it?

    Still, the snow has more or less gone now in Bristol. Still not a lot of milk or bread in the shops - a day or two to get back to normal I think.

    Mike

    "Pipe-smokers spend so much time cleaning, filling and fooling with their pipes, they don't have time to get into mischief." - Bill Vaughan
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    "How much snow did you get, Jay?"

    Paul, I'm not quite sure as I never ventured outside but I would guess 4 - 6 inches. The village was entirely cut off on Thursday!

    I'm surprised you only got four inches up on Bodmin Moor.....I would have guessed a foot at least.

    Regards,

    Jay.

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    Say, Mods, when a completely inappropriate post pops up in a good thread, could you just delete it and let the thread roll??

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    Please take the OP with a pinch of salt; I think Jay must be heavily into his beer consignment, LOL!

    Global warming is not a myth. Global warming is real. Global warming is happening. Global warming is happening right here, in Auld Reekie in Scotland.

    Three hundred days of blistering sunshine a year gets a man down, and by ten of the clock one can fry eggs on the sidewalk. It is far too hot for Jocksmen to wear anything under the kilt, perhaps just frilly silk panties for very formal occasions (i.e. in the presence of royalty when the Levanto doth blow from the south).

    Moreover, the aridity! – mah nose is bleedin’ an’ the skin of mah bleedin’ knuckles is cracked and bleedin’…………..

    Oops, I must have nodded off and been dreaming of when I lived in Colorado.

    It is actually pishin’ doon here the noo!! LOL

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    I tried to delete the unnecessary posts, however had to give up after a while. Sorry but have to close it Jay.

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