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    I feel strange

    I'm staring outside the windows in our office building and the snow is blowing upwards. Should I be afraid?

    I am on the 30th floor.
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    Are you taking prescription medications?
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    Nope, no need to be afraid. Snow is weird stuff, as are air currents around tall buildings.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Nope, no need to be afraid. Snow is weird stuff, as are air currents around tall buildings.
    Now just what makes you an expert on snow down thar Mr.Tumbleweed?
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    Quote Originally Posted by spry View Post
    Now just what makes you an expert on snow down thar Mr.Tumbleweed?
    I live in a Holiday Inn Express!
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Don't worry, the snow will eventually come down.

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    Don't worry.

    It's just one sign of the coming End Of Times.
    "Why is it that one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a barbecue?" Anonymous

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    Actually worry. You are seeing Australian snow. Next the Polar Kangaroos will attack. Good news is that at least you will have some Foster's lager.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Actually worry. You are seeing Australian snow. Next the Polar Kangaroos will attack. Good news is that at least you will have some Foster's lager.
    This would be so much better if they were also bringing TimTams.
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    Not a big fan of Foster's.
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    Did you piss in my stubbie ?

    No... it is just a Foster's.

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    I thinks we can all agree,Fosters is Roo piss.
    A lot of the Downunder locals who post here have stated that.

    Getting back to the snow-fear issue with mikeybikes.
    If there is a severe updraft situation downtown,head to the ground floor at lunch time to view the women pedestrians in dresses.If the dress hem reaches their shoulders it's a full gale.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeybikes View Post
    I'm staring outside the windows in our office building and the snow is blowing upwards. Should I be afraid?

    I am on the 30th floor.
    As long as it's just snow. The people and cars are another concern entirely.

    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    This would be so much better if they were also bringing TimTams.
    I can justify a lot if it comes with Tim Tams. I'm going to be flayed alive, but I get Tim Tams? Sweet.

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    Well, the snow stopped by the time I left work. It must mean the building's rapid downward velocity stopped.

    The snow is supposed to return tomorrow. With it, I imagine the building's downward velocity would return.
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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    I can justify a lot if it comes with Tim Tams. I'm going to be flayed alive, but I get Tim Tams? Sweet.
    I for one welcome our new Australian overlords!
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    So, is it snowing up yet?
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Actually worry. You are seeing Australian snow. Next the Polar Kangaroos will attack. Good news is that at least you will have some Foster's lager.
    Nope. I have been told that they export all of their Fosters. No one there actually drinks it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    So, is it snowing up yet?
    No. Dry today. Supposed to snow tonight.

    I suspect it is the building gaining downward velocity in an attempt to escape the snow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeybikes View Post
    No. Dry today. Supposed to snow tonight.

    I suspect it is the building gaining downward velocity in an attempt to escape the snow.
    Your elevators may have frozen in place as well, causing the building to rise and fall to get people to the right floors.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbenaugust View Post
    I for one welcome our new Australian overlords!
    But Aussies only drink Roo Hoo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeybikes View Post
    I suspect it is the building gaining downward velocity in an attempt to escape the snow.
    You will be assimilated. Resistance is futile.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skijor View Post
    But Aussies only drink Roo Hoo.
    Bundaberg Ginger Beer, my friend.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
    You will be assimilated. Resistance is futile.
    I guess that makes my boss the hive queen.
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