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#26 Skip

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 01:13 PM

Whatever can be tripped over in the dark, will, given enough time, actually be tripped over in the dark.


I believe that is the 302nd corrolary to Murphy's Law. Or is it the 303rd? :grin:

#27 Peter9

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 01:32 PM

I have verbally tripped up so many times that I no longer open my mouth and put my foot in it. I now open my mouth to change feet. :roflmao:

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#28 Bob Myler

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 06:15 PM

On average - there are as many Earth diameters separating us from the Moon - as there are Astronomical Units separating the Sun from its farthest "official" planet.

Now stick that in your pipe and smoke it! :graduate:

#29 WarmWeatherGuy

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:12 PM

Here is my rule of thumb for central Florida:

Whatever ClearDarkSky predicts for the humidity the actual humidity will be 100%.






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