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Old 01-27-2012, 10:48 AM
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One Reason why I love Florida

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Old 01-27-2012, 10:57 AM
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It sure looks like it needs lots of salt
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Old 01-27-2012, 03:15 PM
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Amen to that!

Been through all that stuff when I lived up north. Don't miss it one bit, especially pushing it and putting down salt.
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Old 01-27-2012, 03:35 PM
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Not missing that stuff at all - not to mention the power being out because of ice build up taking out a power line...so you are trapped at home without the everyday luxury items we are used to like TV and of course heat/ac. Speaking of heat - don't miss those heating bills especially on those days you get so cold outside, no matter how high you crank it, you just can not get warm.
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Old 01-27-2012, 03:50 PM
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NYC, 1984, Gun Hill Road..... took a three block slide bouncing off several parked cars and ended up against a light pole.

Total insurance bill = $14,000

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Old 01-27-2012, 06:26 PM
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NYC, 1984, Gun Hill Road..... took a three block slide bouncing off several parked cars and ended up against a light pole.

Total insurance bill = $14,000

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It doesn't take a PhD in Physics to understand ice is slick and you can't drive like your in Nascar.


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Old 01-27-2012, 08:12 PM
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Agreed. Specially considering I was doing 3mph at the time.

I have talked to some PhDs, and in their opinion, they believe I was the victim of prejudicial gravity forces once I became upon the slight but long downhill in front of me.

To this day, I remain completely befuddled as to what exactly happened and why.... no clue whatsoever.... but then again, I do not have a PhD.

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Just got back from dinner out... seated outside wearing shorts and a tshirt. Hard to beat that kind of 'winter' weather.
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Old 01-27-2012, 11:09 PM
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It doesn't take a PhD in Physics to understand ice is slick and you can't drive like your in Nascar.


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Ric, I have to have T's back on this one. In the north on the Ice at times you do not even have to accelerate - gravity does all the damage for you. However down here I have seen how our locals drive in Rain....score for worst drivers FL 1 northerners 0 .
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How do they drive in the rain? I can always tell a local vs someone from the continent when it rains. A local slows down, someone from the continent drives as though they have AWD and it is a dry road. In other words, 10 MPH over the speed limit and too close to the car in front of them.
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