It's fucking cold!!!

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SaintBristol posted this 28 February 2018

It's a thread for forum people to chat and generally share tips about how they have coped with the surprising Arctic weather events we're experiencing. 

Or, I've been outside all day filming fucking racehorses and just wanted to vent a bit

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Fatso posted this 28 February 2018 - Last edited 28 February 2018

Currently -6 here. Freezing my balls off.

pap posted this 28 February 2018

I've travelled over 200 miles in it so far, fortunately on the West side of the country.

Unfortunately, it's still well below zero, and the combination of snow, windchill and a frozen reservoir of windscreen wiper fluid meant that my windscreen has been covered in shite the last two nights on the way back.   I've been stressed to bits.

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SaintBristol posted this 28 February 2018

I'm worried for you and your balls frown Have you contacted Shelter, they might give you some hot food and a place to stay tonight.  God bless you

SaintBristol posted this 28 February 2018

Originally posted by pap

I've travelled over 200 miles in it so far, fortunately on the West side of the country.

Unfortunately, it's still well below zero, and the combination of snow, windchill and a frozen reservoir of windscreen wiper fluid meant that my windscreen has been covered in shite the last two nights on the way back.   I've been stressed to bits.

 At what point does Tesco admit it's premixed antifreeze 5l bottles.  Situated next to the checkout is actually just blue coloured water that freezes?

CB Saint posted this 28 February 2018

It’s not so much the temperature, more the wind. It’s an absolute bastard.

Cobham Saint posted this 28 February 2018

Am sitting at home in my shorts and t-shirt with the windows wide open as Mrs C_S has the thermostat turned up to the max. What I wouldn't give for aircon unit right now...ok I exaggerate about the windows but I dread to think how many trees I'll have to plant to offset Mrs C_S's heating related carbon footprint

 

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Intiniki posted this 28 February 2018 - Last edited 28 February 2018

It was pretty cold Monday. I did 5 visits by 2pm walking around the south of the borough. Yesterday woke up to see no promised snow. Walked to work as the buses were rammed that was also pretty cold. Had several meetings and visits and got snowed on a bit. 

Woke up to a lovely site of snow in the carpark. Managed to get into work early on the bus. But walked though a strong flurry of snow and looked like a snow woman by time I got to the venue. Walked down the high st trying not to slip up and another walk though a large flurry of snow on the way home and wondered if tomorrow I can just work from home with the underfloor heating. I've had enough of it now. 

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Cobham Saint posted this 28 February 2018

Originally posted by CB Saint

It’s not so much the temperature, more the wind. It’s an absolute bastard.

Don't I know it.  I find not eating onions helps. They give me wind something rotten...

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lifeintheslowlane posted this 28 February 2018

Travelled just over 200 miles since last night heading for Grand Turk in the Turks & Cacos Islands...all seems to be reasonably warm here at the moment.

Checked the forcast for tomorrow...no snow just yet but sunscreen at the ready if things turn ugly.

Cobham Saint posted this 28 February 2018

@lifeintheslowlane is now officially the most hated man on planet Sotonians

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SaintBristol posted this 28 February 2018

Originally posted by Cobham Saint

@lifeintheslowlane is now officially the most hated man on planet Sotonians

 I'm sure he'd swap it for 24 hours in a freezing Bristol

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lifeintheslowlane posted this 28 February 2018 - Last edited 28 February 2018

It's a tough life...been fighting pensioners all day for squatter's rights over sunloungers with towells on. My comment of, "I didn't know there were so many Germans onboard" didn't go down too well.

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pap posted this 28 February 2018

I'm quite proud of the dog.   She disappeared into the sub zero snowy climes of the garden to have a shit.

The only problem was I couldn't see her.   Shih Tzu camouflage.

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SaintBristol posted this 28 February 2018

Originally posted by lifeintheslowlane

It's a tough life...been fighting pensioners all day for squatter's rights over sunloungers with towells on. My comment of, "I didn't know there were so many Germans onboard" didn't go down too well.

 *Sigh, it's a tough life fighting over those sunloungers cool

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Cobham Saint posted this 28 February 2018

Originally posted by pap

I'm quite proud of the dog.   She disappeared into the sub zero snowy climes of the garden to have a shit.

The only problem was I couldn't see her.   Shih Tzu camouflage.

 Similarly my two cats.

They've never experienced snow. Watchin g them try to figure out how to have a dump in snow higher than their arses is one of lifes joys.

PhilippineSaint posted this 28 February 2018

In answer to the thread title 

 

 

No its not lou_lol

 

45 deg C in the sun yesterday 

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saintbletch posted this 28 February 2018

Fuck off the lot of you.

Unless you're bald you don't know what cold is.

I had to buy a hat on the way home from work.

If it continues for much longer I might have to buy a syrup.

Dubai_Phil posted this 01 March 2018

I felt sorry for all the homeless stuck at Wembley last night outdoors in that cold watching a white screen in a snow storm.

 

Goatboy posted this 01 March 2018

No work for me today. Fuck driving in that. Stay safe boys and girls.

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Dubai_Phil posted this 01 March 2018

24C sandstorm and probably more showers today. You have weird airstream bringing this crap to you, much in the way we do. We've caught the outer edges of the Indian Monsoon, anyone who has been in the US after a former Hurricane / Tropical Storm passes over knows that feeling of heavy humid air that we have now.

The weather is getting weird.