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    • Jingle_Belle
    • By Jingle_Belle 3rd Dec 17, 11:48 AM
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    Are you hoping for a White Christmas?
    • #1
    • 3rd Dec 17, 11:48 AM
    Are you hoping for a White Christmas? 3rd Dec 17 at 11:48 AM
    I am

    Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow


    Looking Forward To Santa Filling My Stocking
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    • SamsReturn
    • By SamsReturn 3rd Dec 17, 12:14 PM
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    • #2
    • 3rd Dec 17, 12:14 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 12:14 PM
    So long as i can stay in the house and just look at the snow from through the window,
    Otherwise ..... No.
    • elsien
    • By elsien 3rd Dec 17, 12:20 PM
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    • #3
    • 3rd Dec 17, 12:20 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 12:20 PM
    Nope.
    Doing lots of long distance travelling over Christmas and New Year, and when I'm at home I'd prefer not to risk broken limbs due to the combination of snow/ice and an idiot dog.
    All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well.

    Pedant alert - it's could have, not could of.
    • calicocat
    • By calicocat 3rd Dec 17, 12:25 PM
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    • #4
    • 3rd Dec 17, 12:25 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 12:25 PM
    No, only because I have to drive to work at 7pm. Otherwise I would like it.
    Yep...still at it, working out how to retire early..
    • OldMotherTucker
    • By OldMotherTucker 3rd Dec 17, 12:26 PM
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    • #5
    • 3rd Dec 17, 12:26 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 12:26 PM
    Having lived in France and Germany where we had snow for up to 6 months of the year, the snow we get in this country is a major disappointment and huge inconvenience - grey sludge and compacted ice, delays and disruption, panic buying and even more moaning about the weather than usual!!!
    Should have joined Borrowmydoggy.com
    • peter_the_piper
    • By peter_the_piper 3rd Dec 17, 3:08 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 3:08 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 3:08 PM
    Yes please, not had real snow since 1962
    I'd rather be an Optimist and be proved wrong than a Pessimist and be proved right.
    • Gloomendoom
    • By Gloomendoom 3rd Dec 17, 4:22 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 4:22 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 4:22 PM
    Yes please, not had real snow since 1962
    Originally posted by peter_the_piper
    I don't know what you regard as real snow then

    This is the Eastbourne-Brighton road, in sunny Sussex. 1963.

    Advice; it rhymes with mice. Advise; it rhymes with wise.
    • Deep In Debt
    • By Deep In Debt 3rd Dec 17, 4:33 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 4:33 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 4:33 PM
    No as I'm driving a lot over the Christmas period.
    • nanto3girls
    • By nanto3girls 3rd Dec 17, 4:35 PM
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    • #9
    • 3rd Dec 17, 4:35 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 4:35 PM
    Snow would be nice just for Christmas day.
    SPC #55
    • donnajunkie
    • By donnajunkie 3rd Dec 17, 6:16 PM
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    Not as much as i used to as having fun in the snow is frowned upon for us adults. I dont want any snow or any other kind of bad weather on the 23rd because i am going somewhere.
    • avogadro
    • By avogadro 3rd Dec 17, 6:48 PM
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    I wouldn't mind getting my Himalayan snow boots out.




    I bought them a couple of years ago and (typical!) we've had mild winters ever since.
    • kingfisherblue
    • By kingfisherblue 3rd Dec 17, 9:13 PM
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    Nope, no snow thank you. I'm driving on Christmas Day (twenty miles each way, to my sister's). I'd prefer a mild day, dry if possible, but I don't mind a bit of rain. Whether I'll get that is another matter though...
    • pogofish
    • By pogofish 3rd Dec 17, 11:12 PM
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    Not as much as I'm hoping to see Christmas threads posted in the Christmas Forum..!
    • jackieblack
    • By jackieblack 4th Dec 17, 7:29 AM
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    No. We have various family driving over. I'd much prefer their journeys to be safer and easier.
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    • Kered
    • By Kered 4th Dec 17, 7:59 AM
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    Yes please
    6 feet deep, with frozen pipes and power cuts just like when I was little

    No vehicles moving and everyone has to stay in their own homes and make do with what they have including making their own entertainment until the power gets back on.

    I just love the thought of a candlelit christmas.
    • Sad. Sack
    • By Sad. Sack 6th Dec 17, 4:41 PM
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    No. .........................
    I like roast potatoes, i do.
    • NaughtiusMaximus
    • By NaughtiusMaximus 6th Dec 17, 5:12 PM
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    Not as much as I'm hoping to see Christmas threads posted in the Christmas Forum..!
    Originally posted by pogofish
    Well you could argue this is more of a weather thread and as we don't have a weather forum it's in the most appropriate place
    • kathrynha
    • By kathrynha 6th Dec 17, 5:34 PM
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    Don't want a white Christmas day as I want to be able to see my parents. However a white Boxing Day would be brilliant as I wouldn't have to endure a day at the in-laws
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