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Old 01-06-10, 01:23 PM   #1
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I haven't done this in 35 years!

This is in Georgia.
The last time the pond froze was when I was a small child.
I wonder where I can buy some ice skates around here.








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Old 01-06-10, 01:24 PM   #2
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I've never seen a completely frozen over lake before... Are they always that clear?
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The fact that the ice is so thin that you can see through it would keep me off...

I have been on frozen lakes many times (as I live in MN after all), but I would stay off that thing!
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The fact that the ice is so thin that you can see through it would keep me off...

I have been on frozen lakes many times (as I live in MN after all), but I would stay off that thing!
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I've never seen a completely frozen over lake before... Are they always that clear?
no, in fact thats an anomaly in my world. I don't think I have ever seen that before. Lots of frozen lakes, never clear. (unless the ice is like 1/2 inch)
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Thats really creepy, no snow on the sides, it looks like someone laid down glass on top of the lake...really strange. Very cool though
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nuh...uh....how cold! Its been f'ng cold as hell here for almost a week. I think we may have broken freezing today....and friday is another shot of canadian air.....you yanks can keep this crap up there.
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There is an ice rink on the first floor of my building. Want me to go get you some skates?
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Here is the whole pond.


Where I was playing around never gets direct sun. The ice there looks to be 4-5 inches thick.
It's just freaky clear.
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spring fed pond?
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Jesus! That is awesome.
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Well, if your pond is frozen over that thick, I can assume my goldfish are all popsicles now
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I believe clear ice lacks O2...
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This is me sliding around just now.
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That's pretty badass, Allen. You need to get your gf out there with you.
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Well, if your pond is frozen over that thick, I can assume my goldfish are all popsicles now
Wanna try ice fishing?
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This makes me happy for some odd reason.
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That's pretty badass, Allen. You need to get your gf out there with you.
She just left on Sunday, right as the crazy cold rolled in.
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This makes me happy for some odd reason.
I'm loving it. I'm seriously going to look for some ice skates today.
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Ice without snow is unfathomable in my world. VERY cool pics though.
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Wanna try ice fishing?
Can I bring some dynamite (or its equivalent in black powder)? I don't have an ice saw.
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