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Old March 2nd, 2007, 08:08 AM   #1
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Default Michigan Tech Is Closed!!!!!!

This is the first time that tech has closed in a very very long time. We have front end loaders and huge snow blowers moving snow downtown screw the snow plows when you have heavy equipment. Easily got 2 feet of snow. Last night we had thunder and lightning during the blizzard.

Here are some pics
I dont know how ti get the photos to show on this page if you do let me know

I took these from my apartment window so the screen got in the way a bit but you get the picture

http://s138.photobucket.com/albums/q...d/tech%20snow/

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Old March 2nd, 2007, 08:09 AM   #2
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Old March 2nd, 2007, 08:10 AM   #3
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Oh how I miss the UP....

I went to LSSU back in the 80's

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Old March 2nd, 2007, 08:11 AM   #4
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yeha but do they have pics?
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Old March 2nd, 2007, 08:13 AM   #5
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yeha but do they have pics?
Nope I was working this morning when I posted it. Tech is clean but the city plows were the ones slacking this time. Ask me how I know.

*edit* Cool pics though.
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Old March 2nd, 2007, 10:15 AM   #6
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Those must have just got taken because i just came through on my sled to get home and they were just a little farther then that. where are those apartment they must be just around the corner from me. I am on dodge st.
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Old March 2nd, 2007, 11:13 AM   #7
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Yeah I added MORE PICS I think that you are in my thermo and my materials science class you carry around your helmet with you? maybe..

I live right above statewide realestate
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Old March 2nd, 2007, 11:27 AM   #8
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Old March 2nd, 2007, 11:45 AM   #9
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You don't even know
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Old March 2nd, 2007, 12:11 PM   #10
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That would be me i use less gas riding my sled and get to park closer
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Old March 2nd, 2007, 12:25 PM   #11
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When I was living in the UP all of the cameras used this stuff called film.

Then you had to take it to the store to have them develop the film. That could take 7-10 days. Or if you were cheap you could mail order the pictures to have it developed. Then it was an easy 2-3 weeks.

Life was hard back then.
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Old March 2nd, 2007, 01:37 PM   #12
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wow just a little snow. what a bunch of pansy's
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Old March 2nd, 2007, 02:42 PM   #13
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you guys get 6" and the whole town shuts down, people drive into ditches ,schools close. :tonka:
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and the national guard has to pull plow trucks out! don't forget that!
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you guys get 6" and the whole town shuts down, people drive into ditches ,schools close. :tonka:
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125 school closing on 7&4 our of TC this AM.
I think its funny that the day tech closes, 125 other schools in michigan close too. I'm convinced that the reason school was closed was a reason of convienence. I think the city was too busy to clean the downtown to clean the side roads. There was alot of snow there before this storm so they kinda had no choice but to get rid of it. If you look in the picture the loader with the wing blade is the one they use on the steep side roads so I'm pretty sure that they just pretty much screwed themselves in the longrun.
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YAY snow day.

You live right next to the DT? That ain't fair! Living on top of Agate sucks.
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wow!!! i know there was a reason i didnt go to Mich Tech, im a pussy and that looks to cold:tonka:
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you guys get 6" and the whole town shuts down, people drive into ditches ,schools close. :tonka:
I used to think that until I actually lived in Hancock. They have a lot more snow, but not near the amount of surface to clean or the same amount of traffic to deal with.

Thanks for the pics though. It helps me remember why I left. I still did not go far enough south though.
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Old March 2nd, 2007, 07:08 PM   #19
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yeah but i love it i am a hop skip and stagger away from the bars and school
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yeah but i love it i am a hop skip and stagger away from the bars and school
So if there is so many of us up here how come we never have meet and greets?
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