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Spawn of Son of Snowpocalypse

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Re: Spawn of Son of Snowpocalypse

Postby snoqueen » Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:33 pm

I've got a great old Sears shovel that's teflon-coated. Do they still sell those? That thing is a treasure. Nothing sticks to it.

I've also heard cooking spray can help, though I've never tried that.
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Re: Spawn of Son of Snowpocalypse

Postby Stebben84 » Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:54 pm

snoqueen wrote:I've got a great old Sears shovel that's teflon-coated. Do they still sell those? That thing is a treasure. Nothing sticks to it.

I've also heard cooking spray can help, though I've never tried that.


I needed your shovel.
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Re: Spawn of Son of Snowpocalypse

Postby rabble » Sat Dec 22, 2012 11:59 am

Plow must have gone by last night sometime between midnight and dawn.

On the plus side, it took me about five minutes to clean up my driveway apron. We now have several blocks of good solid speed bump, which will discourage speeders. So there's that.
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Re: Spawn of Son of Snowpocalypse

Postby Henry Vilas » Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:38 am

Soglin must be feeling some heat over the city's response to the (near) record snowfall.

Mayor to review response to blizzard
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Re: Spawn of Son of Snowpocalypse

Postby minicat » Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:05 am

He should. I realize this was another big storm, but for the love of all that is holy, THIS IS WISCONSIN. They should know how to do plowing by now. The response in our neighborhood was a complete joke. A real snowplow never went through, to my knowledge. All we got was one pickup with a plow trying to clean up the mess about 10 am Friday morning. Meanwhile, when we finally got out to the main road (about 4 blocks away), there was a full-size plow cleaning up little bits left in the parking lane. That seems extremely backwards to me.
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Re: Spawn of Son of Snowpocalypse

Postby rabble » Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:09 am

Now that we've had the time to wander through town we've come to the conclusion that our street isn't all that different from almost every other residential street in the city, including the ones that we know got plowed during the storm. Most of them are just as rutty and ice packed as ours.

The guy driving the big recycling truck didn't look happy at all as he bounced past our house.
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Re: Spawn of Son of Snowpocalypse

Postby minicat » Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:18 am

I had to do some neighborhood driving on the west siyeed on Saturday (Hoyt Park area) and it was a heck of a lot better back there than on our north side streets. I even went through the parkway and had no issues ... it was very well cleared.
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Re: Spawn of Son of Snowpocalypse

Postby AndyWx80 » Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:57 pm

looks like we could be in for another big one a week or so from now.
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Re: Spawn of Son of Snowpocalypse

Postby klambake » Thu Feb 14, 2013 11:26 pm

Don't tease! What's in the forecast?
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Re: Spawn of Son of Snowpocalypse

Postby narcoleptish » Fri Feb 15, 2013 8:20 am

Fred Sanford is finally going to join Elizabeth.
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Re: Spawn of Son of Snowpocalypse

Postby Michael Patrick » Fri Feb 15, 2013 11:53 am

AndyWx80 wrote:looks like we could be in for another big one a week or so from now.


Dude, don't leave us hanging like that. Details, please!
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Re: Spawn of Son of Snowpocalypse

Postby O.J. » Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:08 pm

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Re: Spawn of Son of Snowpocalypse

Postby Stebben84 » Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:57 pm

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Re: Spawn of Son of Snowpocalypse

Postby kurt_w » Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:59 pm

I love snow. The more snow, the better.
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Re: Spawn of Son of Snowpocalypse

Postby Henry Vilas » Fri Feb 15, 2013 1:21 pm

Kurt, are you dug out from the last one? How much did you get?
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