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Date: 01/09/07 02:17 AM

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  1. Profile photo of buddy
    buddy Male 30-39
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    January 8, 2007 at 12:37 am
    Link: Ice Storm - I`ve never seen an ice storm personally. Looks really cold.
  2. Profile photo of xelous
    xelous Male 18-29
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    January 8, 2007 at 6:42 pm
    Good pictures.
  3. Profile photo of phroedoux
    phroedoux Male 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 2:22 am
    This isn`t a normal ice storm. Bush just declared western nebraska a federal disaster area. There`s at least an inch of ice on everything, and 28,000 people were without power for several weeks. The number of deaths on the highway was terrible just in its own right.
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    Pikachu42 Female 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 2:31 am
    dude that is freakish...but really good pictures
  5. Profile photo of r-chill
    r-chill Female 13-17
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    January 9, 2007 at 2:31 am
    makes me happy i live in hawaii
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    KoalaMeatPie Male 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 2:39 am
    TSSSCCCHHHH That is NOTHING, Search up montreal ice Storm `98 THAT was something.
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    wierdwaffle Female 13-17
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    January 9, 2007 at 3:14 am
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    Crazer Female 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 3:27 am
    I actually live in Lincoln - so this was only about an hour or so away from me - we got hit with around 10 in. of snow - and people are still without power there!
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    BigGuyMikePA Male 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 3:39 am
    Damn good pics. I hope the Pittsburgh area isn`t hit with that stuff...
  10. Profile photo of wierdwaffle
    wierdwaffle Female 13-17
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    January 9, 2007 at 3:47 am
    yep i`m sure the cattle loved it very much.
    they get to go out of their fence to eat more.
    and what do they get to eat?
    oh boy lets eat ice! woo hoo! ice ice ice!
    i mean come on, poor cattle, they get out to explore and graze on new grass.
    and all they get is frozen crap! |-(

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    Omagablade Male 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 4:00 am
    holy poo
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    Linc Female 13-17
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    January 9, 2007 at 4:25 am
    wow it`s 39 dagrees right now and im freezeing i can`t think of how cold it would be o be in that O_O
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    palm Male 30-39
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    January 9, 2007 at 4:41 am
    where is fema? How come they are not handing out 2000 dollar debit cards out?? Where is the outrage and indignation that no one came to help? Where is jesse jackson dammit?? Where are the looters???
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    unbelievable Male 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 4:52 am
    i dont visit this site on a "ragular" basis for like 2 months and i come back and see a

    i seen it...its OLD...naw im just kidding i dont really care, they were cool the first time...why not now?

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    thesupreme1 Male 13-17
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    January 9, 2007 at 5:11 am
    Lol it was so awesome. We didn`t get hit as hard as other places did. We lost power for about 14 hours at the most, but we lost it frequently over several days.

    It was the coolest thing when I went outside.There was a good inch of ice right ony my house.It was crazy. We were literally FROZEN >>into<< our house without power lol. =0
    The snow...well it kinda got rained over by freezing rain. So it turned kinda like a ice rink hard as hell snow =0

  16. Profile photo of LaurensK90
    LaurensK90 Male 13-17
    242 posts
    January 9, 2007 at 5:11 am
    Never seen anything like that. how the heck does that happen?
  17. Profile photo of Devi3000
    Devi3000 Female 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 5:17 am
    I got all excited thinking this would be the ice storm from 1996 in Spokane WA. The whole city was covered in thick ice beyond anything this guy shows. People were out of power for weeks, and the city came to a stand still. The city was declared in a state of emergency. Imagine three feet of ice caving in roofs, killing people right where they stand, and no heat for weeks! Ice storm was just the half of it. Tons of trees died unable to recover from the damage. We have a huge population of ducks and geese that do not fly south for the winter that became frozen in place, or that could not find food, and died. People were hauling their bodies out for weeks. If you get a chance google it.
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    thebob19 Female 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 5:44 am
    Wow thats pretty. I live in Alaska so when I see things that are frozen they are normally covered in snow with ice. But I like it. Wish I could of gotten some pics of it.
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    champbronc2 Male 13-17
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    January 9, 2007 at 7:09 am
    I`ve had an ice storm a while back over here. They`re freakin sweet!
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    BusH8r7905 Male 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 7:10 am
    Damn. I live in Minnesnowta and though we get ice cold freezing temps, and snowstorms, I never witnessed something to that extreme! Looks cool, especially each individual blade of grass covered with ice like that, but I`m glad it didn`t happen here!
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    zintosion Male 13-17
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    January 9, 2007 at 7:54 am
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    callmealice Female 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 8:02 am
    It looks pretty and everything, but it SUCKS when you live through it. I lived in KCMO in 2002 and we had a really bad ice storm and were out of power for over a week, with a newborn baby in the house. Stuck in the house with everyone for that long with absolutely no power...well, really makes you appreciate things that you normally take for granted lol.
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    dynapyre Male 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 8:25 am
    psssssh that is obviously photoshopped! nice try though
  24. Profile photo of DerekW
    DerekW Male 30-39
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    January 9, 2007 at 9:25 am
    Shouts to Devi!

    I lived out in the valley for the `96 ice storm. I look back on the cooking of family meals with the barbecue on the back deck, and think, "did that really happen?"

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    wolkanne Male 30-39
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    January 9, 2007 at 10:05 am
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    omgwtfho Female 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 10:53 am
    Wow, it`s really beautiful, with all the frozen grass it looks like feilds of broken glass. The second one from the bottom on page 4 is especially pretty
  27. Profile photo of Danceaholic
    Danceaholic Male 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 11:27 am
    he gets no respect points for drinking pepsi
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    Lorah Female 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 11:29 am
    poor cows!
    I live in Canada. We usualy have t bad, but this winter it has been really warm!! Hardly any snow! Its great :)
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    letsgopoping Male 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 11:52 am
    be pretty cool to see the cows all covered in ice..
  30. Profile photo of jvcc
    jvcc Female 13-17
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    January 9, 2007 at 12:28 pm
    Holy cow! I thought Illinois got bad weather. I hope that people whose house caught on fire
    ("I have no idea what the hell was burning down there. This was near Minden looking sw.
    EDIT: I guess this was a house fire about 6 miles southwest of Minden.")
    are okay!!

    I`m glad the cattle are okay, too. As most other little girls do, I read the Little House on the Prairie books when I was little and Laura Ingles Wilder talked about how the cattle got their mouths frozen to the ground in an ice storm during her time.

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    wales4eva Male 13-17
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    January 9, 2007 at 12:53 pm
    that looked very nice
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    TokenBabe Female 30-39
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    January 9, 2007 at 1:41 pm
    I agree its bad, but KoalaMeatPie was has nothing on the storm up here in the eastern provinces a few years ago. We get crap like that all the time here...nothing new. yawn.
  33. Profile photo of Tiredofnicks
    Tiredofnicks Male 30-39
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    January 9, 2007 at 3:52 pm
    LaurensK90: It`s caused by super-cooled rain, rain that`s actually below the freezing point but still in a liquid state, until it hits something and instantly freezes. Don`t know the exact physics of it, but the water needs to be very clean for this to happen.

    Happened here too about ten years ago, I had to use a blowtorch to be able to get into the car.

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    JAXLEY Male 18-29
    988 posts
    January 9, 2007 at 3:57 pm
    i don`t want to see your hand, you FU--ELL!!
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    joeyhndc Male 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 4:15 pm
    Yep, Eastern Ontario-Quebec January 98` looked almost exactly the same, but hit a densely populated area here in Canada. Personally I didn`t mind, I got to go sledding with no sled (something i think anyone who has the extreme luck to be caught in an ice storm of this magnitude should try at least once). It was pretty wicked, but not fun getting out of my appartment building with no power to the elevator or to the stairway lights.
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    squoggle Female 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 4:23 pm
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    dorcus Male 13-17
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    January 9, 2007 at 4:25 pm
    yea well here in ohio we have 60 degree weather still so there

    .....#@$% global warming

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    flarg Male 13-17
    280 posts
    January 9, 2007 at 4:32 pm
    we had an ice storm and were without power for like a week and a half, not as bad as this though...
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    piratepigz12 Female 13-17
    352 posts
    January 9, 2007 at 4:57 pm
    I saw an icestorm once, when I was five, definitely not as big as that one though, except we couldn`t get up are hill in are yard, and we kept gripping at the frozen grass, was pretty fun
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    23scadu Male 18-29
    274 posts
    January 9, 2007 at 5:01 pm
    Yup, if you get caught in a freezing rain storm while driving the only thing you can do is stop immediatly and wait for it to pass over
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    Nuke555 Male 30-39
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    January 9, 2007 at 5:14 pm
    Agreed with KMP. Ice storms here are bad ass mofos.
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    krazyfreak58 Female 13-17
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    January 9, 2007 at 5:29 pm
    YAY!!!!! finally something about Nebraska!!!!! :-D
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    catlikegrace Female 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 5:30 pm
    Wow...I know this can`t be a good thing, but still, can`t help thinking it`s beautiful.

    There was a bad ice storm in Washington, sometime in the 90`s...I was too young to really remember it, though.

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    TCK15 Male 13-17
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    January 9, 2007 at 6:00 pm
    Global Warming my ass!
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    WhatInThe42o Male 30-39
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    January 9, 2007 at 6:33 pm
    I was in Rochester for the Ice Storm of `91. These pictures are amazing, and bring back a lot of memories. I really love the way the grass reacts to it. . . we had a lot of crab-grass in my backyard, and it ended up looking like lots of little heads with dreadlocks. Amazing job with the pics, you were very adept at capturing the thickness of the ice, something that someone who has never seen an ice storm would have a hard time believing. Anyone who thinks this is photoshopped is incorrect. These are the real deal. And you should count yourself lucky to have never had to deal with it!
  46. Profile photo of Boredered
    Boredered Male 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 6:58 pm
    OUCH thats gotta b cold
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    pyre Male 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 7:10 pm
    i remember the ice storm of 97.. it was sweet. all the schools were closed for like 3 months. we made koolaid icicles from my front porch
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    shinu Male 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 7:26 pm
    cool ice :)
  49. Profile photo of kylethehappy
    kylethehappy Male 13-17
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    January 9, 2007 at 7:30 pm
    Reminds me of the weather we`ve been having in Washington.
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    misscutieroo Female 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 7:54 pm
    when we had our ice storm here i had fun finding ways to entertain wouldnt belive how much fun u can have with jelly beans...........good times...good times
  51. Profile photo of Unanswered
    Unanswered Male 13-17
    239 posts
    January 9, 2007 at 8:07 pm
    Why dont we have stuff like this where I live? The first snow of the winter just fell earlier on today!
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    AVDPhoenix Male 30-39
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    January 9, 2007 at 8:17 pm
    The end of the world!!!! Man those pictures are scary and I thought here was cold. Dong!
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    nicole_xo Female 13-17
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    January 9, 2007 at 8:45 pm
    Yes, it does look very cold.
    And sand storms look very painful.
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    firetiger16 Female 18-29
    362 posts
    January 9, 2007 at 10:20 pm
    Here in kansas there are still THOUSANDS of people with out power and won`t have back tell another month at the least. Western Kansas just got destryoed withthe ice and snow storms this year.
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    Woot45 Female 13-17
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    January 9, 2007 at 10:28 pm
    the cow that was looking at him like `what the hell happened` was so funny
  56. Profile photo of jhonmayer1
    jhonmayer1 Male 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 10:41 pm
    WOAH!!!! is that when it rains...and its reaaalllyyyy cold...and the rain freezes on the stuff it touches? thats cool! man...i live in california....i`ve never seen snow in real life....or that before...thats trippy
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    mangarooboo Female 13-17
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    January 9, 2007 at 10:41 pm
    woaaahh man
  58. Profile photo of bobert54321
    bobert54321 Male 18-29
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    January 9, 2007 at 11:37 pm
    Thats nothing once it snowed here and then the next day there was an ice storm. There was a solid layer of ice over the now so you walked on the ice and it was like walking on fog. I actualy took a picture and it looked like there was a thick layer of fog on the ground. basicly where it snowed it looked like it was foggy.... hard to explain but it looked very very cool. Its more of a you have to see it thing.
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    wings1313 Female 18-29
    314 posts
    January 10, 2007 at 12:32 am
    amazing what mother nature can do ..
  60. Profile photo of kph155
    kph155 Male 13-17
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    January 10, 2007 at 12:46 am
    i live in Omaha, we didnt get any ice
  61. Profile photo of DoughnutBoy
    DoughnutBoy Male 13-17
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    January 10, 2007 at 12:46 am
    Amazing how something so beautiful can be so destructive...its just not fair
  62. Profile photo of IloveShoes
    IloveShoes Female 18-29
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    January 10, 2007 at 1:30 am
    When I lived in oregon there was always ice storms every year. They were way cool looking and school would get cancled-we would slide around like we were iceskating in the rink. But they were really dangerous. And trees would snap in half like they were toothpicks.
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    Link1919 Male 13-17
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    January 10, 2007 at 8:03 am
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    Skyira Female 18-29
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    January 10, 2007 at 2:55 pm
    ice storms happen in my area once i think a few years ago....
  65. Profile photo of Mbirdgurl
    Mbirdgurl Female 13-17
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    January 10, 2007 at 6:43 pm
    Yeah, they`re bad. Only 1 has happened in my lifetime...
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    nflplaya768 Male 13-17
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    January 10, 2007 at 7:13 pm
    jeez, i live in Omaha and we hardly got any snow.
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    turkeyman Male 13-17
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    January 10, 2007 at 9:29 pm
    Thats some crazy storm...
  68. Profile photo of klkl
    klkl Male 13-17
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    January 10, 2007 at 10:01 pm
    we had 1 last year just not that severe. ours only broke lits of trees and stuff
  69. Profile photo of Kraken
    Kraken Female 18-29
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    January 10, 2007 at 10:40 pm
    Holy crap! I <3 ice storms.
  70. Profile photo of Squiggly92
    Squiggly92 Female 13-17
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    January 12, 2007 at 7:06 pm
    it never snows where i live. the most it will snow is enough to make the ground a little white, with the grass poking through
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    Pilanus Male 18-29
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    January 13, 2007 at 5:43 am
    I`m i denver, we didnt get a lot of ce... just a cr@p load of snow (4 feet)

    Lucky me, that happened on the dy we were supposed to take finals :p

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    nascarbitch3 Female 30-39
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    January 14, 2007 at 5:01 pm
    Looks like my at my house today as a matter of fact got more ice coming too
  73. Profile photo of FLB
    FLB Female 18-29
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    January 23, 2007 at 7:14 am
    good pictures, but that was nothing, im living in Norway right now (top of europe) and its -25 and 2 and a half feet of snow.

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