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Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« on: December 12, 2015, 12:02:09 PM »
Went to Vancover Island for the winter because all the weather guys said big El Nino is coming and its going to be nice up here. Its been storm after storm after storm, my slide out awnings are starting to tear from the hurricane force winds, cant use the roof satellite dish, so no TV, my dog is scared to go outside, its ugly here!

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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2015, 12:07:16 PM »
So move, you have wheels.
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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2015, 05:36:37 PM »
Howdy,

Looks good to me!

No over crowding, generators running, stereos blasting, no greasy sunblock, no eating dust nor heat stroke cramps!

Actually it looks like a great time to read a book and cuddle, perhaps a little hot chocolate and flannel jammies will help...

Sounds Great to me!

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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2015, 05:52:48 PM »
And we were thinking it might be fun to spend part of a winter at Campbell River - Thunderbird RV park
Maybe not.

Just think whats it's like at Torfino on the ocean side.
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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2015, 06:26:36 PM »
That's OK - the same winds blew into Los Angeles yesterday and we were treated to heavy rain and thunder Friday afternoon.   Very unusual for this area.

I went over to Quartzsite over the Thanksgiving weekend and while it was fairly nice during the day, the temperatures went down into the upper 20s overnight.

It will be interesting to see what the El Nino weather is like later this winter.
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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2015, 06:28:29 PM »
Weather has been perfect here in central Florida so far this year. I have survived my third hurricane season without being blown away 8)
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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2015, 06:29:57 PM »
Nice cool and sunny in South Florida, come on down.
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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2015, 07:21:58 PM »
You could move to one of the parks in the area that have shelter from the wind. ocean winds are nasty anywhere  but we have had more than our share this fall.
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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #8 on: December 13, 2015, 12:29:29 PM »
The newspapers report that the "big" El Nino effect this year should be sending much more rain to the southwest this year than it has. The scientists state that they aren't quite sure why it hasn't happened or if it will happen. They are however all in agreement that they know exactly what will happen to the weather 50 years from now if we don't give large amounts of money to the government to "solve" global warming.

I'll believe the scientists know what global warming will do in 50 years, when the weatherman can predict the next 7 days of weather correctly.

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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #9 on: December 13, 2015, 01:23:22 PM »
So far even the weatherman here has been 100% right.  They said a 90% chance of rain at 10AM and it started pouring at exactly 10AM.  But if I had been a mile east it might have been 10:01AM.

Basing the credibility of climatologists on the performance of TV talking heads?  Whatever floats your boat.
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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #10 on: December 13, 2015, 02:04:48 PM »
So far even the weatherman here has been 100% right.  They said a 90% chance of rain at 10AM and it started pouring at exactly 10AM.  But if I had been a mile east it might have been 10:01AM.

Basing the credibility of climatologists on the performance of TV talking heads?  Whatever floats your boat.

What is 90% rain? If it was "pouring at exactly 10AM" isn't that 100% rain? So they were off by 10%?  ;D

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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #11 on: December 13, 2015, 04:27:41 PM »
No such thing as 90% raining.  But that's what floats my boat. ;)
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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #12 on: December 13, 2015, 04:30:14 PM »
They said a 90% chance of rain at 10AM

They said there was a 90% chance of rain.
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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #13 on: December 13, 2015, 06:06:44 PM »
This thread has a 90% chance of never getting back on topic again.    :-X
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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #14 on: December 13, 2015, 08:10:21 PM »
No such thing as 90% raining.  But that's what floats my boat. ;)

My boat floats in saltwater inside it's boat house. I try to keep the rain off it so the varnish stays nice.

What was the topic we were trying to get back to?  :P

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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #15 on: December 13, 2015, 08:18:32 PM »
What was the topic we were trying to get back to? 

Was it what brand of toilet paper to use?   :o ::) ;D
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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #16 on: December 14, 2015, 11:37:27 AM »
Vmax1, love your youtube video.  Been to the Island but not sure I'd want to take an RV there.   Hopefully the sun will come out and warms things a bit.  Would love to hear about your experiences.  We were only on the Island for one day.  Would love to spend more time there. 
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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #17 on: December 14, 2015, 12:07:04 PM »
I changed my mind Im staying, its nice here again!

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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #18 on: December 14, 2015, 12:10:12 PM »
Ahh, sunshine over water.  Hard to beat.  Number one reason people hate to leave So Cal. 
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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #19 on: December 14, 2015, 12:30:30 PM »
There is still time to go to Quartsite..

What is 90% chance of rain.. It means that with conditions as they are today, 9 Times out of 10  we got rain.

Of course.. It either rains or not..

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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #20 on: December 14, 2015, 12:42:45 PM »
In the Pacific Northwest, a sunny day is anytime the sun breaks out from behind the rainclouds.   Seattle TV weather forecasters actually predict sun break times so people can plan their days around them.
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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #21 on: December 14, 2015, 05:24:16 PM »
The company I retired from has a large facility in Scotland.  I never got to go there but I worked on projects with several folks from there. 

On particularly cold day a group of us were walking across the campus and someone remarked that it was beastly cold.  One of the Scots said, "do you know what we call a day like this in Scotland?",  And in unison all the scots yelled out "SUMMER!".

One of my nephews is working on his Phd in Aberdeen.  He's a Southern California boy and says the only thing saving him from freezing is the excellent beer.  Mmmmmmmmmm, beer.
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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #22 on: December 14, 2015, 07:50:29 PM »
I rest my case!

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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #23 on: December 15, 2015, 11:29:56 AM »
On 2nd thought, Quartzite here I come!
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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #24 on: December 15, 2015, 08:12:37 PM »
Howdy,

Well I have to admit that I am an old off-shore sailor now based in Northern NV.

Everything in your videos looks good to me except the rocks!

Happy Tails,

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Re: Should have gone to Quartzite this winter
« Reply #25 on: December 15, 2015, 09:27:34 PM »
One of my nephews is working on his Phd in Aberdeen.  He's a Southern California boy and says the only thing saving him from freezing is the excellent beer.  Mmmmmmmmmm, beer.

Tennent's Laga. The beer of Scotland. Great beer but it tough to drink when it's warm.
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