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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 Senior member

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    +1 to the summer hate. Its just brutal. At least when you are cold, you can easily add another layer and get warm. Can only take off so many layers, and even then it doesn't do so much.

    Actually, let's caveat that--summer in New York City sucks. Summer in, say, Maine, is great. Where it rarely goes above 80.
     
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    i don't mind the rain at all. in fact, I kind of like it. It helps that I always carry an umbrella on me.
     
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    Spring and Fall are the best seasons. Who cares about rain when the temperature is comfortable.
     
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    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Summer in Santa Cruz is perfect.
     
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    Does California mostly suck these days with all the congestion? Too many people fulfilling the "Go West, young man" directive?
     
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    Well if you live in San Diego you have to be in a pop punk band. That's the rule.
     
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    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    it is a problem. It's better in the slow growth north, one happy byproduct of liberal busybody hypocrisy is that they do tend to keep the population down. santa cruz has changed very little in my lifetime. However, the 1 from the fishook to about Soquel is basically stop & go from around 4-6 pm and can be very, very bad on summer Fridays when everone in SV comes over the hill to the beach.

    The old days of zipping around all the freeways with no traffic were awesome and I am glad I was alive to see them.
     
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    Because BuzzFeed is a bastion of rigorous thought?
     
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    am I the only one who was woken up by a bazooka alarm at 4 am for some amber alert?
     
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    Yeah, I was too tired to look into it too much, but my phone said on it "Tan 1995 Lexus ES300" or something like that. I was in a slumber like, WTF!?!
     
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    I put mine on Do Not Disturb at night. It still went off. My girlfriend's didn't for whatever reason. At work I put it on vibrate, but during like floods and such it still goes off.
     
  16. Manton

    Manton Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I had this enabled on my work BBerry, not by choice. A few months ago it went off like six times for the same thunderstorm--well after the storm had passed. It took a while but I figured out how to turn it off.
     
  17. gomestar

    gomestar Senior member

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    that all sounds very BlackBerry-ish
     
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    I had mine go off for the first time a few weeks ago while driving. Thought the phone was going to blow up.

    lefty
     
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    That single Amber alert probably decreased the number of people receiving said Amber alerts by 50%...
     
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    make that 50% + one more with me.
     

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