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Old 11-30-2012, 10:06 AM   #1
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Why wimps go South for the Winter

Doesn't matter on the country, I'd say.

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Old 11-30-2012, 10:21 AM   #2
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You don't see any RV's in there do ya! He He.
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:30 AM   #3
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Old 11-30-2012, 11:50 AM   #4
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That's why I live in the Desert Southwest...
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Old 11-30-2012, 11:54 AM   #5
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One reason we have Subaru's. I have only been stuck once where I had to be pulled out, by my wife's Subaru.
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Old 11-30-2012, 01:03 PM   #6
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Wimp may refer to: A cowardly or unadventurous individual.
Not many Rv'ers I know, that are not adventurous.
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Old 11-30-2012, 01:08 PM   #7
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unblievable how not to bright some people are that live in those conditions. they think well today i don't need studs or chains. body shops must love them.
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Old 11-30-2012, 01:16 PM   #8
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I don't know how they do it, I couldn't/wouldn't. Never like that in beautiful Pismo Beach. I'll rough it here when I'm not traveling.
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Old 11-30-2012, 01:18 PM   #9
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I recall one December evening when the temperature was just above freezing, I pulled into the campground of a state park in northern Florida. I was with a fairly large group of paddlers from a northern Illinois canoe club. The park ranger jokingly asked "what are all you damn Yankees doing down here messing up my park?" I told him "we're paying your salary when the wimps who live here think its too cold to go camping."

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Old 11-30-2012, 01:47 PM   #10
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unblievable how not to bright some people are that live in those conditions. they think well today i don't need studs or chains. body shops must love them.
Those won't do much good on ice sheets... packed snow...yes... Ice ...no. I'm amazed by the number of people who think a 4 wheel drive will help on ice, too...nope, that's just 4 wheels spinning! Best bet is stay in...nothing is that important, to risk losing your life over in an ice storm!
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I was taught to only use 4WD to get out of where 2WD got me stuck.In this scenario I was taught to stay indoors and watch the fun through my window.
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I plowed snow for 10 years on I-80 in Northern Illinois. There is not much I haven't seen. A good portion of the driving public is completely insane! I retired in August and if we were not raising our granddaughter, we'd be down South by now. Just three more years.
1. Don't pass a plow. There's a reason he is there.
2. Don't have your cruise control on in snow or ice.
3. Stay away from those semi's no matter what. 80,000 lbs does a lot of damage and if he is carrying hazmat............... not good.
I have seen so many people hurt or killed out there and it just ain't worth it...
Honestly, it's getting worse each year. I'm going to watch the storms from the couch this year.
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:37 AM   #13
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Been driving in that kind of road condition for over 40 years and I never ceases to amaze me on what people do. There are times to get out in the snow and THERE are times to just stay home! It can be fun at time to watch what people do though, as long as no one gets hurt.
However that is also time to get out the snow machines and have FUN!
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Old 12-01-2012, 10:12 AM   #14
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Yep, that's why I moved out of Minnesota

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