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Old 12-06-13, 02:02 PM   #26
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Perhaps not in Florida. Hard to find stuff like that and Ice Scrapers in a place that normally doesn't have cold weather.

For the folks that live in cold climates... note how thin the snow and frost is in the OP pic... probably would be "nothing" to you folks.
Hmm, even though Ruben hasn't updated his profile, I'm fairly sure that he is now in Little Rock...
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Do the back seats fold down--allowing access thru?...Go thru the trunk. Try not to lock yourself in.
Don't cars come with interior trunk releases to prevent being trapped inside?

If the driver door won't open, try the passenger. You can also make some homemade deicer using vinegar and water- not sure of the exact ratio, so just Google/Bing/Yahoo it.
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Old 12-06-13, 02:24 PM   #28
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Don't cars come with interior trunk releases to prevent being trapped inside?
That has only been required since 2002.
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Old 12-06-13, 02:30 PM   #29
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Don't try yanking the handle until it opens. They're not made for that and they will break.
I wish my wife would understand that. She is of the "pull until something breaks free" school.
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* get's all dreamy remembering that winter in Minnesota when he had to snap off the spark plug tops
in the '68 Dart in order to screw out the remainders to insert fresh warm plugs from the house in order to
get the thing to start. A tear wells up in the corner of one eye, as he thinks, "them were the days." *
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* get's all dreamy remembering that winter in Minnesota when he had to snap off the spark plug tops
in the '68 Dart in order to screw out the remainders to insert fresh warm plugs from the house in order to
get the thing to start. A tear wells up in the corner of one eye, as he thinks, "them were the days." *
Well back then it was probably colder. Now with global warming today it's a balmy 4 degrees (was -6 this morning).
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Old 12-06-13, 02:46 PM   #32
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Well, Ruben wasn't powerful enough to stop the storm, they are looking at possible ice here on Sunday.
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Call into work, 'splain it to them, and go back to bed.
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Old 12-06-13, 02:53 PM   #34
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Move back to Puerto Rico no snow or frost issues there. As a bonus you can cycle around the island in a day or two.
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BTW, it's a co-ed forum and some might be offended by the thread title ... just sayin'
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Old 12-06-13, 03:04 PM   #36
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I want to know who taught him the word 'sledge'.

Surely this word has never been a part of his lexicon heretofore.
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So you think it should be something like "I am no longer a virgin to snow" or "That Old Man Winter done had his wicked Way with me"? Even by Rube standards that's a little thick.
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So, this is a little?
You should have seen what those stairs looked like last Christmas Day. (Ask your neighbors) Imagine the snow so that each step piles up to the next step.

One tip, take a plastic dustpan and use it to clean off the sleet or snow as soon as possible. That way it will be easier to clear, there will be less to refreeze and it will be safer for all to go up and down the stairs. The dustpan is also good for cleaning snow off your car.
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Now I want a cherry snow cone.
How about a yellow snow cone?
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So, this is a little?


This is a lot.
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This is a lot.
Love it. Why would you even try to dig your car out at that point!?
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Love it. Why would you even try to dig your car out at that point!?
...to make certain there's nobody dead inside ?
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Bikes don't have doors, just saying.
Yeah, but Ruben's no longer a Florida flatlander. Bicycling down the hill to the highway could have its own thrills.
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Old 12-06-13, 04:58 PM   #44
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Haha, yea, that was definitely my first thought.

I can't even imagine having never seen snow in person. Did you make a snow angel Rube? Snow can kind of make me giddy, and I'm used to it. Got dang magical.
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...to make certain there's nobody dead inside ?
Because you left your gloves inside?
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Haha, yea, that was definitely my first thought.

I can't even imagine having never seen snow in person. Did you make a snow angel Rube? Snow can kind of make me giddy, and I'm used to it. Got dang magical.
Let's be clear here. I think Little Rock had a "Winter Mix" which is a delightful melange of sleet, freezing rain and gritty snow. What the Eskimos call 'nasticrap'.

Delightful snow is either a thick, thick blanket of powder or huge flakes that vanish as they hit the ground.
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Might cause a riot?
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Well back then it was probably colder. Now with global warming today it's a balmy 4 degrees (was -6 this morning).
.....* genuinely overwhelmed by nostalgia now, he gazes off into the distance, realizing
that everyone is a lot better off with him living in California now, and not contributing to
crowding and overpopulation in the great frozen North of the Midwest. *
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Well back then it was probably colder. Now with global warming today it's a balmy 4 degrees (was -6 this morning).
It was -9 here yesterday morning. Got up to the teens today. We should be back above freezing by Tuesday or so next week. Brrrrrrr
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