Why Florida is an awsome place to live

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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by Giz » Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:32 am

Just on the border - Christmas shopping made easy!
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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by Witness » Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:53 am

Miami Swim Week. Could be deemed slightly
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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by ed » Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:48 pm

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Note that our low elevation lets us sorta duck when a hurricane comes so that it's force is hardly lessened after it passes over us.

Awesome.
<not so awesome for Louisiana, the eastern seaboard and Bermuda but ... hey you gotta look out for number one, right?>
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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by Witness » Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:37 pm

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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:49 pm

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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by ed » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:12 am

Witness wrote:
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hmmmm ... puts the gulf about 10 minutes closer. Works for me.

Also, consider the release of those thousands of boas, pythons and gators when the Everglades flood and Okeechobee is breached.
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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by ed » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:47 am

Before I share this let me reassure you all that I am all right. Peachy in fact. Now the frightening story...
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Yes a sink hole. Created by Trumps indifference to Trans people.

Fortunately my home is ~10 miles away so I was safe at all times.
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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by Witness » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:58 am

ed wrote:
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Yes a sink hole. Created by Trumps indifference to Trans people.

Fortunately my home is ~10 miles away so I was safe at all times.
Only 10 miles away? So it's just a small Floridian sinkhole.

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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by sparks » Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:22 am

Seriously ed, did you feel any effects of this latest storm?
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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by ed » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:34 am

Little rain, no wind to speak of, overcast most of the day.

Nuttin.

We are about 14 miles due west of Sarasota so we are pretty well inland (though it is flat).

Thanks for asking.
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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:09 am

https://www.tcpalm.com/story/news/local ... 600734002/
An unexploded World War II-era rocket was found displayed in a garden in an Orchid Island neighborhood Thursday morning, prompting the Air Force to respond and dispose of the item.

Army Corps of Engineers contractors working in the area about 10 a.m. stumbled across a barrage rocket and the nonexplosive tail of another rocket, according to senior unexploded ordnance supervisor Greg Peterson.

Peterson said the fuse was gone from the approximately 2-foot-long rocket, but that doesn't guarantee it's not dangerous.

"We don't know, so we assume it's explosively loaded," he said.
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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by ed » Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:43 am

There were a number of bombing ranges near where I live, one probably 5 miles away or so. The flatness was ideal, I guess for training.

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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by ed » Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:03 pm

They greeted me as I came out of a fast food joint.
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Re: Why Florida is an awsome place to live

Post by Witness » Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:02 am

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Must be in Florida. :mrgreen: