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Old Feb 23rd 2018, 9:10 am
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Originally Posted by BristolUK
Did you forget to turn the engine on? You literally scooted?
It snowed.

City didnt plow or salt properly.

Semi trucks tried to go up hills covered in ice and snow and shut down the road forcing traffic onto side streets which were also gridlocked and snow covered.

Did not see one plow out during the entire commute.

Airport is a mess as well.
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Old Feb 23rd 2018, 9:14 am
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
It snowed...Did not see one plow out during the entire commute...
Apart from the odd 5 minute flurry I think we've been nearly 3 weeks without snow. The operators might have forgotten how the plows work, if they haven't seized up.
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Old Feb 23rd 2018, 9:22 am
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Originally Posted by BristolUK
Apart from the odd 5 minute flurry I think we've been nearly 3 weeks without snow. The operators might have forgotten how the plows work, if they haven't seized up.
You can be assured that when it does snow the plow guys will salt the road an insane amount and clear the road many times as they need to spend the unspent budget for snow clearance for the year.
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Old Feb 23rd 2018, 9:37 am
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Originally Posted by Partially discharged
You can be assured that when it does snow the plow guys will salt the road an insane amount and clear the road many times as they need to spend the unspent budget for snow clearance for the year.
I can well believe that. Spend it or lose it.

It used to happen in my DSS days but stopped somewhere around 1990.
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Send some this way.





Originally Posted by Partially discharged
You can be assured that when it does snow the plow guys will salt the road an insane amount and clear the road many times as they need to spend the unspent budget for snow clearance for the year.
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Old Feb 23rd 2018, 10:53 am
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
It snowed.

City didnt plow or salt properly.

Semi trucks tried to go up hills covered in ice and snow and shut down the road forcing traffic onto side streets which were also gridlocked and snow covered.

Did not see one plow out during the entire commute.

Airport is a mess as well.
It's probably the perfect snow for making snowmen and snowballs.
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Old Feb 23rd 2018, 11:18 am
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It is..

Maintenance delay now.

Snow covered ramp caused an issue.

Snow sucks.


Originally Posted by caretaker
It's probably the perfect snow for making snowmen and snowballs.
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Old Feb 23rd 2018, 4:48 pm
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Last 2 flights are late.

If I am lucky home by 3am.

I have not had more then 5 hours sleep once this week. And I am feeling it tonight.

2 more days then off Monday and Tues and can sleep all day Monday...

Ha ha
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
Last 2 flights are late.

If I am lucky home by 3am.

I have not had more then 5 hours sleep once this week. And I am feeling it tonight.

2 more days then off Monday and Tues and can sleep all day Monday...

Ha ha
Don’t sleep! Go play in the snow!
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I realise it's not as trendy as Sriracha or some Fukushima rated hot sauce but I think vinegar is an underrated condiment.
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Originally Posted by Oink
I realise it's not as trendy as Sriracha or some Fukushima rated hot sauce but I think vinegar is an underrated condiment.
Especially malt vinegar.
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Originally Posted by Former Lancastrian
Especially malt vinegar.
Yes it has to be a malt vinegar, not this ridiculous non-brewed stuff which is basically coloured dilute acetic acid.
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Originally Posted by Oink
I realise it's not as trendy as Sriracha or some Fukushima rated hot sauce but I think vinegar is an underrated condiment.
And don't forget its medicinal qualities when combined with brown paper.
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Only aspect of my job I dislike is being too old to fit in....lol
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
Only aspect of my job I dislike is being too old to fit in....lol
You know what? You have experience, perspective, context and most importantly, knowledge. So mentally, you just have go and tell them to naff themselves.
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