It's cold when.....

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by squawkers7, Dec 29, 2004.

  1. squawkers7

    squawkers7 radical rebel

    This was sent in an e-mail...


    How Cold Is It?


    +60 Californians put on sweaters.

    +50 Miami residents turn on the heat.

    +45 Vermont residents go to outdoor concert.

    +40 You can see your breath.
    Californians shiver uncontrollably.
    Minnesotans go swimming.

    +35 Italian cars don't start.

    +32 Water freezes.

    +30 You plan your vacation in Australia.

    +25 Ohio water freezes.
    Californians weep pitiably.
    Minnesotans eat ice cream.
    Canadians go swimming.

    +20 Politicians begin to talk about the homeless.
    New York City water freezes.
    Miami residents plan vacation further south.

    +15 French cars don't start.
    Cat insists on sleeping with you.

    +10 You need jumper cables to get the car going.

    +5 American cars don't start.

    0 Alaskans put on T-shirts.

    -10 German cars don't start.
    Eyes freeze shut when you blink.

    -15 You can cut your breath and use it to build an igloo.
    Arkansans stick tongues on metal objects.
    Miami residents cease to exist.

    -20 Cat insists on sleeping in pajamas with you.
    Politicians actually do something about the homeless.
    Minnesotans shovel snow off roof.
    Japanese cars don't start.

    -25 Too cold to think.
    You need jumper cables to get the driver going.

    -30 You plan a two week hot bath.
    Swedish cars don't start.

    -40 Californians disappear.
    Minnesotans button top button.
    Canadians put on sweater.
    Your cat helps you plan your trip south.

    -50 Congressional hot air freezes.
    Alaskans close the bathroom window.

    -80 Hell freezes over.
    Polar bears move south.
    Green Bay Packer fans order hot cocoa at the game.

    -90 Lawyers put their hands in their own pockets.

    -100 Canadian buildings turn off air conditioning.
     
  2. daisymae

    daisymae I'm a Rhinestone Cowboy

    -100 Canadian buildings turn off air conditioning.


    Haha! I turn the furnace down to 16 C (60 F) at night and I still need the ceiling fan on to sleep! Canadian? YEP.
     
  3. squawkers7

    squawkers7 radical rebel

    LOL, as I said before it was sent in an e-mail.
    Right now its about 25-30 outside...definitely time to start planning a trip to a warmer spot.
     
  4. miami musician

    miami musician Senior Member

    cool post... and it's oh so true. but i prefer to put my heat on when it goes below 60. :)
     
  5. KozmicBlue

    KozmicBlue Senior Member

    Hahaha, sounds like I would feel very much at home in Canada. :D
     
  6. nimh

    nimh ~foodie~

    +25 Ohio water freezes.
    Californians weep pitiably.
    Minnesotans eat ice cream.
    Canadians go swimming.

    heh...i wish i had a pic of the polar bear swim in nelson...everyone goes in the lake on new years day! LOL crazy fuckers.
     
  7. WynterFrost

    WynterFrost Short Bus Rider

    lol man. ......its below here and i still sleep with my ceiling fan on! and i live in illinois
     
  8. Orsino2

    Orsino2 Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

    I usually keep me heat around 75. I live in VA.
     
  9. squawkers7

    squawkers7 radical rebel

    -10 German cars don't start.
    Eyes freeze shut when you blink.

    I've been in tempertures this cold but have never had my eyes freeze shut before.

    -25 Too cold to think.
    You need jumper cables to get the driver going. (LMAO)

    Think...where in the hell are all the electric blankets?
     
  10. juicy_redgirl

    juicy_redgirl Daphney

    +25 Ohio water freezes.
    Californians weep pitiably.
    Minnesotans eat ice cream.
    Canadians go swimming.


    It was 22 degrees here today and I ate lunch at Dairy Queen and ordered a Blizzard to go. :D :p
     
  11. lynsey

    lynsey Banned

    it's 55 hear and I was shivering uncontrolably on my way to my car this evening. I am so sensitive to the cold.
     
  12. nimh

    nimh ~foodie~

    what's 4C in Farenheit? it's above freezing anyways. downright balmy! :D i've been in cold that would freeze a full beer in under 5 minutes.
     
  13. squawkers7

    squawkers7 radical rebel

    Dec 29
    1894 A severe cold snap over Florida destroys fruit and damages trees. 7
    1964 Winds reach 209km/h during a severe non-tropical storm at Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia. 7

    Dec 30
    1917 The coldest night on record in both Tennessee and West Virginia. Lows drop to -35.6C (Mountain City) and -38.3C (Lewisburg) respectively. 9
    1930 Vermont's coldest night on record; lows drop to -45.6C at Bloomfield. 9
    1968 Washington's coldest night on record; lows drop to --44.4C at both Mazama and Winthrop. 9
    1995 The UK's joint coldest night on record and the coldest December night on record; temperatures drop to a low of -27.2C at Altnaharra, Highland in Scotland.
    2003 Cold winds with temperatures of just 0.6 Celsius brought snow to Las Vegas. This snow deposited 4mm water equivalent of rainfall. The average December rainfall for Las Vegas is just 6.3mm. Snow accumulation is rare in Las Vegas. Flurries are observed once or twice during most winters, but snowfall of an inch or more occurs only once every four to five years. However, freezing temperatures do occur with some regularity. Based on the 1961-90 period of record, the average first occurrence of 32 degrees in the fall is November 25; the average last occurrence is February 28.

    Dec 31
    1882 A snowstorm over San Francisco dumps close to 10cm snow on the city. This is the second biggest snowstorm on record here. 19
     

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