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Old August 3rd, 2013, 12:39 PM   #1
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Are we in for a bad winter??????

This is only Aug 3rd and I am seeing some Maple trees starting to change color and a lot of the birds are disappearing already. Is it a sign of a bad winter?

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Old August 3rd, 2013, 12:44 PM   #2
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Im ready for it!!!

just moved back from texas. havent seen snow in 10 years. spent my high school years between houghton lake and the UP. I am ready to buy a sled and put some miles on it!!!
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 12:55 PM   #3
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This is only Aug 3rd and I am seeing some Maple trees starting to change color and a lot of the birds are disappearing already. Is it a sign of a bed winter?
The leaves change because of less sunlight not because of temp changes or because a "bad" winter is coming. It's called photosynthesis, it is how plants create energy to live and grow.

In conclusion, if you are seeing any leaves that are dying it is no indication of what this winter will be like.
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 02:13 PM   #4
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I think it could be a sign of a beautiful fall.
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 04:06 PM   #5
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I've seen the future. Many of you will be trapped and die of starvation and hypothermia.

Even I will have a rough time with it trying not to choke on my whiskey while laughing hysterically.
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 04:06 PM   #6
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 04:16 PM   #7
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 04:18 PM   #8
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If you are by chance would you join me in laughter and whiskey?
Sure, why not, but I ain't strappin' a piece of wood to my feet.
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 04:25 PM   #10
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Sure, why not, but I ain't strappin' a piece of wood to my feet.
Get your truck working before winter gets here. Trust me.
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 04:26 PM   #11
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Get your truck working before winter gets here. Trust me.
Probably fixing it this week. I'm actually home until Wednesday.
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 04:30 PM   #12
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Probably fixing it this week. I'm actually home until Wednesday.
Come over. We can watch my stroked 4.0 sit on the engine stand while drinking.
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 04:34 PM   #13
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Sounds good. Spent today whacking weeds, 2 weeks out of town and they took over behind the garage.
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 05:46 PM   #15
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Yes multiple things are different this year, that are indicating to the farmers that we are in for an early wet winter.

Need to get my wood pile arranged for winter time.

Going to need it.
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 05:51 PM   #16
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I've seen the future. Many of you will be trapped and die of starvation and hypothermia.

Even I will have a rough time with it trying not to choke on my whiskey while laughing hysterically.
At least the zombies will freeze.
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 05:53 PM   #17
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I want a shit load of snow on the ground. I'd like to actually snowshoe without having to go way north.
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 06:22 PM   #18
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we already have acorns on the ground, OMFG we're all going to die!

but seriously, we already have acorns on the ground.
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 06:31 PM   #19
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we already have acorns on the ground, OMFG we're all going to die!

but seriously, we already have acorns on the ground.
Is your wife wearing flannel pjs to bed? That would be the real sign of an early winter
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 06:57 PM   #20
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Is it a sign of a bed winter?
Seriously, nobody?
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