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Reasons why New York Sucks

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by Manton, Aug 26, 2012.

  1. aravenel

    aravenel Well-Known Member

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    That's an awfully broad question. Queens is a very large place. Where in Queens? What's the apartment like? Is it somewhere you want to live?
     
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    I paid a nearly $600 AC bill last August because ConEd had guesstimated my bill due to the strike. When I got my July bill and it was only ~$150 for gas & electric I decided to leave my AC on 24/7 during hot days in August. Then, boom! The bill came.
     
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    last year's summer was weird... I remember in the middle of august it was 95ºF then out of nowhere it started hailing 1" spheres of ice. I ran out of my house and slipped on the ice marbles and fell down my porch stairs in a vain attempt to park my car in the garage. Apparently there was a tornado lurking around brooklyn/queens.

    this winter has been cold and snowy... so it can be basically described as normal wintery weather...
     
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    The sun is out, snow has melted; I hereby proclaim that Spring has sprung!

    The 10 day forecast looks pretty good. I'll be looking to get golf swing reps in at some point.
     
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    I have no answer for any of those questions... haha well my friend lives there, so hopefully picked out a decent place. Never been to NY so I cant comment on if thats where I want to live, but I hear its not too far from manhattan, so im not worried.

    But for curious as to how Queens college (CUNY) is and job out look, just need to pay for rent :(
     
  6. Connemara

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    I think we have 6-8" upstate and it is still snowing. :fu:
     
  7. NORE

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    I spent 2 hours on my roof looking at a hawk. The Harlem Hawk. Then these two chicks came up on the adjacent roof and were basically dangling their feet over the side with a guitar and what looked like an ipad or maybe sheet music. I have video.
     
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    I think ConEd guesstimates everything, our bills never make sense from one month to the next.
     
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    would LOVE to know the answer to this. anyone have any ideas?
     
  10. NORE

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    ^^it's the same reason why companies hire temps in lieu of just hiring the employees outright.
     
  11. StephenHero

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    It's now that transitional weather period where you try to manage 15-20 degrees temperature fluctuations throughout the day on the street, but inevitably spend half the day either sweating or in a chill depending on your exposure to sunlight, wind, and crowded interior spaces.
     
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    That sounds like San Francisco 300 days of the year.
     
  13. gomestar

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    this can't be true. I've heard that NorCal has the most nondescript weather evar, and this is apparently superior to seasons.
     
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    The swing between 49 and 65 degrees requires either well considered layers or a change of clothes when the sun goes down.
     
  16. Cary Grant

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    Try Minnesota in the Spring... 25 in the morning and 60 late afternoon...
     
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    Somebody has their map upside down.
     
  19. Manton

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    one thing to like about NYC is the way all the career wenches immediately break out the skimpy clothing at the first sign of warmth and sit on plaza steps during their lunch breaks, flashing randome passers-by.
     

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