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I Hate Snow 2008

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Geez, man, that's nothing. I'll go take a picture of what it looks like outside my place so you can be glad you don't have as much shoveling as some people :)

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Nope! A lot own snowblowers though. Since I live in a condo complex, the shovelling I have to do is minimal. We're supposed to shovel our deck, but we sealed the windows and patio doors off to stop cold air from coming in. Plus now that there is almost 6 feet of snow on the deck, I wouldn't be able to get out there without a flamethrower :)

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Most of what you see is from the last week. We got a foot of snow yesterday alone. The huge piles of snow against the buildings and near the cars is recent snow from the parking/driving lot. Piles like that have been removed 2 or 3 times already this winter. I love it!

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207.4: 1938-39 snowfall in centimetres

195.2: 2007-08 snowfall in centimetres, as of 8:30 p.m. last night

12.2: Centimetres of snow between us and the record

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Where in Canada are you to be getting off so easily with the snow? The record snowfall for Ottawa was set in 1970-71 with 444 centimetres (or 173 inches, 15.4 feet), and right now, after yesterday's barrage, we are sitting at about 406 centimentres (159.8 inches, 13.3 feet) total so far.

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Barrie? Baldwin? Mt Albert? Queensville?

Toronto didn't need to call in the Army again because of the snow, did they? :laughing:

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Barrie? Baldwin? Mt Albert? Queensville?

Toronto didn't need to call in the Army again because of the snow, did they? :laughing:

Its pretty brutal down there, the issue is cars park on the streets so they cant be plowed only salted so they have to go street by street with front end loaders and dump trucks. As you can imagine it takes a little while to clean 5,500km of side streets ;)

I'm closer to Stouffville area

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Its pretty brutal down there, the issue is cars park on the streets so they cant be plowed only salted so they have to go street by street with front end loaders and dump trucks. As you can imagine it takes a little while to clean 5,500km of side streets ;)

I'm closer to Stouffville area

Don't they have parking bans there so the plows can clean? Here there is a ban on parking on the street anytime Environment Canada forecast's 7cm of snow or more. If you park on the street those nights, you get towed and have to pay the impound fee. When we got dumped on last Wednesday, the ban was still on, but because we got so much snow, if you got towed you wouldn't have to pay to get your car back. Over the weekend the ban was lifted because it snowed so much people were getting stuck trying toget down their road after a snowplow made a nice wall of snow as it went through an intersection. So people parked where they could. But now that the snow stopped (for now), the ban is in effect all week so the city plows and trucks can go along and remove all the snowbanks and such. Some of them are several feet high along the road. And the sidewalks on my street still weren't cleaned by this evening.

So much for global warming being real! :laughing:

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What is this snow thing of which you speak ;)

Here in Southern California we have the decency to keep the snow up in the mountains where it belongs!

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