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Why is it so hot?

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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by Anaxagoras » Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:18 am

I can confirm that it's been an especially hot summer here in Japan too. Records have been broken.

I've got a friend in Portugal who tells me the temperature there well up into the high 40s

http://time.com/5357967/heat-wave-portugal-spain/

It doesn't get quite so hot here, but it's more humid, so the combination of heat and humidity is quite miserable.
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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by ed » Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:08 am

What is this "C" of which you are speaking?
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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by Witness » Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:10 am

Anaxagoras wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:18 am
I can confirm that it's been an especially hot summer here in Japan too. Records have been broken.
In Japan, Weather Killed More Than 300 in July
  • Historic rainfall killed an estimated 220 people, followed by a heat wave that killed 116.
  • More than 13,000 remain hospitalized with heat-related illnesses.
  • August will bring more rain and heat.
Stay cool, Anax!

Here an approaching thunderstorm gave me some hope of rain, but it petered out:

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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by Grammatron » Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:24 pm

Did the Air Conditioning stop working?

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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by sparks » Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:00 pm

Paint the entire fucking planet white. That way, it'll reflect more of the naughty energy back into space.

Yea, right.
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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by xouper » Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:10 am

Witness wrote:
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Why is it so hot?
Because the temperatures are higher.


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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:17 am

It is scientifically proven that more money to the UN will solve the problem. :)

But who can we get the money from?
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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by sparks » Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:19 am

Maybe, maybe not. One thing is sure: Give me a couple a million bucks and by Gawd I won't give a shit about climate change anymore!

Yes, I'm a selfish bastard. I've only got 20 years to go, send me the gawddamned money and never hear my brand of bullshit again! Do it now for Jeebus!!
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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by Witness » Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:20 am

You're all a bunch of meanies! :x

But it rained today!!! :)

And I apparently have a part-time cat. :)

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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:23 am

In a few months you'll be bitching about how cold it is. :p
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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by Witness » Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:09 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:23 am
In a few months you'll be bitching about how cold it is. :p
Wrong on sooooooooooo many points! :roll:

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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:28 am

I made a falsifiable prediction.

We'll see. 8)
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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by robinson » Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:56 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:23 am
In a few months you'll be bitching about how cold it is. :p
And in a few more you will be silent because you lost power in the blizzard.
You never know what's going to happen

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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:38 pm

robinson is back :)
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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by Witness » Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:50 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:28 am
I made a falsifiable prediction.

We'll see. 8)
In April, OK?

BTW, local temperature went down from 39 to 22 (Celsius of course, not some awkward scale defined by dirty brine and human bodies).

And it rained. Aaaaaaaaaahhhhh! Breathing again! :)

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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by ed » Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:16 pm

Celsius
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Clues Is
Clue Sis
Sic Slue
Cuss Lei
Cuss Lie
Sic El Us
Cuss El I

The meaning eludes me.. Sounds foreign
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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by Witness » Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:33 pm

Thanks ed, was expecting you. :)

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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:45 pm

Hey ed!

"Fahrenheit" sounds awfully German to me.

If it were 100% American it would be "Drivinghood" or something like that. :P
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Re: Why is it so hot?

Post by Witness » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:01 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:45 pm
Hey ed!

"Fahrenheit" sounds awfully German to me.

If it were 100% American it would be "Drivinghood" or something like that. :P
Aw, Abdul! Hundreds of etymologists just spun in their graves. :(

(Er)fahrenheit = experience. Ein erfahrener Kerl = a seasoned dude.

But what astonishes me is how ed clings to his colonizer's legacy. Is that Stockholm syndrome? :twisted:


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