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#1 MawkHawk

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:55 AM

Look closely, we're in there somewhere:
Lake Effect - The Great Lakes Snow Machine (or is it Cloud Machine?)

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 12:57 PM

To be truthful, when I was last in Michigan and the plane took off.....I did say "Yes!"

#3 JIMZ7

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 06:14 PM

:funny: but I'm not laughing. :shameonyou:

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 06:34 PM

Lived in Michigan on the Upper Penensola (Sault St Marie) for a few years, more snow and cold then anything, got chased by a bear when the car broke down; billions and billions of mosquitos in the summer bigger than airplanes; and it had three seasons: June, July, and Winter. It actually snowed EVERY month out of the year up there (even in the summer, in the middle of the night, at least one night a month, would melt as it hit the ground, but it snowed). Nope, don't miss it. Oh, and where I worked? They turned the facility into a prison.........and every word of this is true fact....that's what's funny about it. :lol:

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 06:52 PM

No thanks! San Antonio--76F at 5:52 p.m. Jan. 25.

#6 Pauls72

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 08:17 PM

Look closely, we're in there somewhere:
Lake Effect - The Great Lakes Snow Machine (or is it Cloud Machine?)


Me too...

#7 la200o

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 08:24 PM

Michigan isn't the worst place to live . . . I guess.

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:06 PM

Uh, I guess this settles it:

http://traveltips.us...igan-55641.html

#9 mich_al

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:32 PM

Uh, I guess this settles it:

http://traveltips.us...igan-55641.html



Don't believe everything you read. Hell is a wide spot in the road with a novelty store and a dive bar (dam site inn). There's nothing to do there. Oh, yea, and my X used to live there. Left me and went to Hell, or maybe Hell was better than me.

#10 JimMo

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 09:51 AM

I posted a link to that pic in the "Worst state for doing astronomy" thread a few weeks ago. My sister has a framed print of it in her family room. :p

#11 la200o

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 03:38 PM

Hard to beat SE MIchigan, when you factor in everything: cloudy, cold winters; serious light pollution; hot, buggy summers during which it doesn't get dark until 10 o'clock. I could go on. . .

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 11:39 PM

It'd take something biblically catastrophic to get me to say yes. A comet, biblical flooding or some such. But don't feel bad I don't say yes to Connecticut either, but it'd be a lot easier to say that to it it than the other.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 12:17 PM

Our Question: Do you have better viewing skies then Michigan?

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 12:23 PM

Eat, Drink, and be Merry, for tomorrow you may be in Utah...

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:04 PM

Florida Winter
It's why we live here.

#16 rick-SeMI

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 06:09 PM

Look closely, we're in there somewhere:
Lake Effect - The Great Lakes Snow Machine (or is it Cloud Machine?)


At first I thought that was a birds wing then I realized it was Lake Superior :shocked:

For you guys NOT from Michigan, at least we have seasons.
Winter & Construction :grin:

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:24 PM

Construction barrels some say are our state animal. :help:

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 07:15 AM

:funny: x2

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 07:37 AM

Construction barrels some say are our state animal. :help:

Jim :dob:


And the state bird is the mosquito. :rimshot:

I don't know what you guys are complaining about, the huge Michigan Nebula is observable most nights all year long. :grin:

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 08:16 AM

Its grey and hangs low all over the sky and occasionally drops white dandruffy stuff all over......

#21 JIMZ7

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 08:50 AM

Today a beautiful day with snow/freezing rain/drizzle/fog & rising temps. Tomorrow mid-50's. Whoopie! :woohoo:

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#22 la200o

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 09:17 AM

But then back to the teens and single digets later in the week.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:45 AM

Man, if I wasn't in the middle of a big project at work for the next month I'd be packing for the Winter Star Party. :p I'm going next year for sure. It's a long drive but to paraphrase Jimmy Buffet the changes in latitude sure helps to change ones atitude.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:23 PM

But then back to the teens and single digets later in the week.

Bill



Pretty much exactly what sould be expected in Michigan in January.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:42 PM

Guys, guys! Sure it sucks now, but what about last year? We had a boat load of great clear stable nights. It will warm up and clear up eventually (hopefully). When you've got lemons, you make margaritas. Suck it up, wrap it up and look up! Just sayin'!






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