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Old 05-14-14, 01:20 PM   #7026
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Today I came to terms with the fact that hot weather is just not my jam. I'd rather it was 70 and cloudy, than this bull**** 90 degrees of sweat and scorching sunburn during a simple 25 minute walk to get lunch. I seriously have loved SF for the last 8 years, but a move back to Portland may be in order sooner rather than later, and I'm finally completely OK with that.
That's pretty much "freak" weather for the Bay area though, right?
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Old 05-14-14, 01:44 PM   #7027
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Californians complaining about the weather because of five mildly uncomfortable days per year FTW.
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Old 05-14-14, 01:51 PM   #7028
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Scrod hasn't been through a Santa Ana yet. Have you even got to "June Gloom" yet?

edit: not that I disagree, though.

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Old 05-14-14, 02:01 PM   #7029
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Santa Anas suck balls

I had instant cotton mouth and tasted blood at a couple occasions during TNR last night
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Old 05-14-14, 08:05 PM   #7031
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Santa Anas suck balls

I had instant cotton mouth and tasted blood at a couple occasions during TNR last night
Ah yeah. The Fleche was miserable during the day because of the blistering heat and near constant strong winds.
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Old 05-14-14, 08:51 PM   #7032
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You all need to quit your crying. Come deal with the Northeast winter & the lovely smell of hot garbage during the swampy summers in NYC. I get 2 seasons a year here, fall & late spring.
I'm going to be looking for jobs in Southern California soon, F this weather.


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Old 05-14-14, 08:59 PM   #7033
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Old 05-14-14, 09:03 PM   #7034
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I'm glad people complain about 90 degree weather lol.
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Old 05-14-14, 10:28 PM   #7035
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today i finally replaced the batteries on my planetbike superflash turbo after almost 2 years of fairly regular use.
still had some juice in it but that 2 watt jammer on top wasnt blindingly bridng anymore
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Old 05-14-14, 10:58 PM   #7036
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I can sure use some more weather we had today.
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Old 05-15-14, 04:30 AM   #7037
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Isn't your city on fire or something?
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Old 05-15-14, 06:33 AM   #7038
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Lol at californians moaning about bad weather.

In Virginia we got 2 feet of snow at once this year, and a lot of other snow storms.
And we've had 6 or so 90 degree days already. And the humidity makes it feel like we're living in the devils taint.\

Enjoy your weather.
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Old 05-15-14, 08:36 AM   #7039
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Currently 45 degrees, rainy, and windy. On May 15. Don't wanna hear your **** about "waa waa it's too sunny and hot!"
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Old 05-15-14, 09:12 AM   #7040
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Scrod hasn't been through a Santa Ana yet. Have you even got to "June Gloom" yet?

edit: not that I disagree, though.
Dude, I spent two miserable years in the arid wasteland that is Phoenix, AZ. I can handle the Santa Ana winds.
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Old 05-15-14, 09:16 AM   #7041
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Dude, I spent two miserable years in arid wasteland that is Phoenix, AZ. I can handle the Santa Ana winds.
I have no doubt. The truth is I was fine with the temperature, the only thing that bugged me about Santa Anas is that I'd get a headache. every. ****ing. time.
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I have no doubt. The truth is I was fine with the temperature, the only thing that bugged me about Santa Anas is that I'd get a headache. every. ****ing. time.
what gave you the headache? is it dry over there?
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what gave you the headache? is it dry over there?
Yes, especially when there is a Santa Ana but also the barometric change is dramatic enough to feel it in your sinuses.
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Lol at people who don't know California weather complaining about Californians complaining about the weather.
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Yes, especially when there is a Santa Ana but also the barometric change is dramatic enough to feel it in your sinuses.
Gotcha, thanks.

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I know right? I'm sure every County and area in California has the same exact weather; that's something I should totally know. Good talk.
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lol @ weather.

its foggy here for the last 2 days and im enjoying the **** out of it
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Old 05-15-14, 05:15 PM   #7047
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Pretty. And not weather related, so +1
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