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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-01-20, 15:36

I'm tired of walking through mud and seeing nothing but dreary gray and drab brown. We had a deal! When the earth goes to sleep around here, the snow is supposed to cover up the ugly. We keep our mouths shut about November and April because that's part of the agreement. But something's broke and you damn well better fix it fast.

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Re: Snow, damnit!

Post by Floyd Robertson on 2017-01-20, 15:37

+1, this winter sucks.
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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-01-20, 15:38

Floyd Robertson wrote:+1, this winter sucks.

It started in 2016.

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Re: Snow, damnit!

Post by Death Roe on 2017-01-20, 15:40


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Where to start?
I mean, the first thing with pea soup is the texture, okay?
I've had watery pea soup, it's AWFUL.
Uh, I've had gelatinous, thick pea soup, it's TERRIBLE.
Pea soup, much like clam chowder, needs to have that consistency first, that you can stand the spoon up in it, but the spoon soon tilts, that's the consistency you want.
Number two: Uh, pea soup on it's own can be a little bland. It wants, uh, a fairly aggressive peppering and salting.
Number three: Pea soup needs a fine dice of ham. Not bacon, not any other meat, not turkey. It needs a fine dice of ham.
Uh, number four: Uh, pea soup scorches easily. You don't wanna heat it on a high heat. You wanna heat it on medium low, just until it's warmed through.
Uh, number five: Pea soup is best made, uh, by hand, not out of a Campbell's can. And the key to pea soup, you want a ham bone, uh, for the stock you make, uh, to, to boil your peas.
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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-01-20, 15:42

Death Roe wrote:

Exactamundo.

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Re: Snow, damnit!

Post by Watch Out Pylon! on 2017-01-20, 15:44

tGreenWay wrote:
Death Roe wrote:

Exactamundo.

I want to use my damn snowblower dammit! Give me like two feet of snow please.
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Re: Snow, damnit!

Post by Death Roe on 2017-01-20, 15:45

No more snow.

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Where to start?
I mean, the first thing with pea soup is the texture, okay?
I've had watery pea soup, it's AWFUL.
Uh, I've had gelatinous, thick pea soup, it's TERRIBLE.
Pea soup, much like clam chowder, needs to have that consistency first, that you can stand the spoon up in it, but the spoon soon tilts, that's the consistency you want.
Number two: Uh, pea soup on it's own can be a little bland. It wants, uh, a fairly aggressive peppering and salting.
Number three: Pea soup needs a fine dice of ham. Not bacon, not any other meat, not turkey. It needs a fine dice of ham.
Uh, number four: Uh, pea soup scorches easily. You don't wanna heat it on a high heat. You wanna heat it on medium low, just until it's warmed through.
Uh, number five: Pea soup is best made, uh, by hand, not out of a Campbell's can. And the key to pea soup, you want a ham bone, uh, for the stock you make, uh, to, to boil your peas.
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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-01-20, 15:46

Watch Out Pylon! wrote:
tGreenWay wrote:



Exactamundo.

I want to use my damn snowblower dammit! Give me like two feet of snow please.


Your wife would be happy with four inches.
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Post by Watch Out Pylon! on 2017-01-20, 15:48

tGreenWay wrote:
Watch Out Pylon! wrote:

I want to use my damn snowblower dammit! Give me like two feet of snow please.

It's been a while since I've had a double header with tWife to get to 4" but I'll give it a shot.
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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-01-20, 15:50

Watch Out Pylon! wrote:
tGreenWay wrote:

It's been a while since I've had a double header with tWife to get to 4" but I'll give it a shot.

She's put up with you; I'd say she's earned it.

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Re: Snow, damnit!

Post by Dendrobates on 2017-01-20, 16:32

I hate to say it, but I kinda agree. A good 6 inches is all you need. I'm tired of it all just being a wet mess out there.
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Post by Turtleneck on 2017-01-20, 16:33

This is the worst winter ever. It is worse than last year's winter. This is pretty much spring. One day last week or the week before it was 56 degrees outside. It has not snowed since around Christmas, and there is no snow on the ground.

The good news is I am not using that much propane. The bad news is I probably could have skipped the snow plow contract this year and saved some money.

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Post by The Pantry on 2017-01-20, 16:36

Fuck snow
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Post by Dendrobates on 2017-01-20, 16:40

The Pantry wrote:Fuck snow

I normally agree, especially because I travel all over for work and I hate driving in the snow. If I had it my way, it would be 70 degrees here. But this constant rain and wetness is annoying too.
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Re: Snow, damnit!

Post by Snake Plissken on 2017-01-20, 16:43

Dendrobates wrote:
The Pantry wrote:Fuck snow

I normally agree, especially because I travel all over for work and I hate driving in the snow. If I had it my way, it would be 70 degrees here. But this constant rain and wetness is annoying too.
Let's hold off another day so I can fly back home.
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Re: Snow, damnit!

Post by aualum06 on 2017-01-20, 16:45

As an athletic director the thought of snow scares me. Schedule is jacked enough already and we haven't even had snow.
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Post by Dendrobates on 2017-01-20, 16:46

Snake Plissken wrote:
Dendrobates wrote:

I normally agree, especially because I travel all over for work and I hate driving in the snow. If I had it my way, it would be 70 degrees here. But this constant rain and wetness is annoying too.
Let's hold off another day so I can fly back home.

Good point. It's supposed to be 50 tomorrow anyway, so we're good. Safe travels! I need my drinking buddy ready in full force this tailgating season.
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Re: Snow, damnit!

Post by Floyd Robertson on 2017-01-20, 18:02

aualum06 wrote:As an athletic director the thought of snow scares me. Schedule is jacked enough already and we haven't even had snow.

Hmmm. Learn something new ever day.
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Re: Snow, damnit!

Post by Turtleneck on 2017-01-20, 18:56

Floyd Robertson wrote:
aualum06 wrote:As an athletic director the thought of snow scares me. Schedule is jacked enough already and we haven't even had snow.

Hmmm. Learn something new ever day.

I knew Hollis posted here!

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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-01-20, 18:58

Turtleneck wrote:
Floyd Robertson wrote:

Hmmm. Learn something new ever day.

I knew Hollis posted here!

I still think Bob is a Hollis schtick.

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Post by Turtleneck on 2017-01-20, 19:00

tGreenWay wrote:
Turtleneck wrote:

I knew Hollis posted here!

I still think Bob is a Hollis schtick.

Bob is a shared schtick. Izzo, Dantonio, and Hollis. I heard this from a very reliable source.

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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-01-20, 19:15

Turtleneck wrote:
tGreenWay wrote:

I still think Bob is a Hollis schtick.

Bob is a shared schtick. Izzo, Dantonio, and Hollis. I heard this from a very reliable source.

Just so you know who's posting when:
Hollis: The Hold Steady
Dantonio: Avett Bros.
Izzo: Bruce

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Re: Snow, damnit!

Post by aualum06 on 2017-01-20, 19:19

Turtleneck wrote:
Floyd Robertson wrote:

Hmmm. Learn something new ever day.

I knew Hollis posted here!

I would have fired Anastos two years ago
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Post by MattyFresh on 2017-01-20, 19:21

Dendrobates wrote:I hate to say it, but I kinda agree. A good 6 inches is all you need. I'm tired of it all just being a wet mess out there.


YES! I knew it!

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Re: Snow, damnit!

Post by LooseGoose on 2017-10-31, 09:28

Snowing like hell this morning, a Greenie on the ground and more coming.

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Re: Snow, damnit!

Post by Robert J Sakimano on 2017-10-31, 09:34

tGreenWay wrote:
Turtleneck wrote:

Bob is a shared schtick. Izzo, Dantonio, and Hollis. I heard this from a very reliable source.

Just so you know who's posting when:
Hollis: The Hold Steady
Dantonio: Avett Bros.
Izzo: Bruce


why am I just now seeing this?
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Post by Robert J Sakimano on 2017-10-31, 09:35

LooseGoose wrote:Snowing like hell this morning, a Greenie on the ground and more coming.
yep - started snowing this morning in EL around 5:30 or so.. didn't look like it would amount to anything, really. Came in from running, took a shower, etc - went back out around 7:15 and the edges of the grass were white.

I'm diggin' it.
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Post by WhiteBoyHatcher on 2017-10-31, 09:42

Not today please. Tomorrow fine.

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Post by InTenSity on 2017-10-31, 09:51

Its going to be 78 and no humidity today. Perfect day for sitting in an office waiting for 5pm with a 90 minute drive home to darkness.

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Post by Robert J Sakimano on 2017-10-31, 09:55

InTenSity wrote:Its going to be 78 and no humidity today. Perfect day for sitting in an office waiting for 5pm with a 90 minute drive home to darkness.
does your wife know you feel that way about her?

Wink
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Post by InTenSity on 2017-10-31, 10:17

Robert J Sakimano wrote:
InTenSity wrote:Its going to be 78 and no humidity today. Perfect day for sitting in an office waiting for 5pm with a 90 minute drive home to darkness.
does your wife know you feel that way about her?

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Post by Robert J Sakimano on 2017-10-31, 10:18

InTenSity wrote:
Robert J Sakimano wrote: does your wife know you feel that way about her?

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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2017-10-31, 10:58

Snowing means ski season, baby.
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Post by LooseGoose on 2017-10-31, 11:07

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:Snowing means ski season, baby.

Ski season never ended this year. The California resorts were open all summer.


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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2017-10-31, 11:14

LooseGoose wrote:
Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:Snowing means ski season, baby.

Ski season never ended this year. The California resorts were open all summer.


They don’t know anything about skiing or pot, goose.
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Post by AnomanderRake on 2017-10-31, 17:08

I wish the parking situation at my employer didn't suck complete ass. My options this winter are basically:

1) Walk 15-20 minutes through the snow each way
2) Drive 10 minutes to parking ramp, then walk 15-20 minutes through the snow each way.

Being able to walk to work in the summer is awesome though. Not sure how I feel about the trade off yet. I do remember walking to class at MSU 30 minutes each way and not even being paid for that, so I guess this isn't too bad in the grand scheme of life. First world problems.
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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-10-31, 18:57

Fuck snow.
Fuck cold.
Fuck gray.

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Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2017-10-31, 19:21

tGreenWay wrote:Fuck snow.
Fuck cold.
Fuck gray.

Why do you live in Michigan? scratch
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Post by The Pantry on 2017-10-31, 19:28

AnomanderRake wrote:I wish the parking situation at my employer didn't suck complete ass. My options this winter are basically:

1) Walk 15-20 minutes through the snow each way
2) Drive 10 minutes to parking ramp, then walk 15-20 minutes through the snow each way.

Being able to walk to work in the summer is awesome though. Not sure how I feel about the trade off yet. I do remember walking to class at MSU 30 minutes each way and not even being paid for that, so I guess this isn't too bad in the grand scheme of life. First world problems.
Coworker and I started talking about hating winter today.  He's in his mid 20's and lives about 4 miles from work.  Said he's been keeping an eye on craigslist for one of these for winter work commutes

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Post by tGreenWay on 2017-10-31, 19:56

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:
tGreenWay wrote:Fuck snow.
Fuck cold.
Fuck gray.

Why do you live in Michigan? scratch

If it weren't for our businesses, we wouldn't.

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