New England begins the big dig-out af...

New England begins the big dig-out after epic snow

There are 11 comments on the Athens Banner-Herald story from Feb 9, 2013, titled New England begins the big dig-out after epic snow. In it, Athens Banner-Herald reports that:

New Englanders began the back-breaking job of digging out from as much as 3 feet of snow Saturday and emergency crews used snowmobiles to reach shivering motorists stranded overnight on New York's Long Island after a howling storm swept through the Northeast.

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snow turkee

Nha Trang, Vietnam

#1 Feb 9, 2013
globall warmer or climate change? i lov almanac!!;-0
your own

Rochester, MN

#2 Feb 9, 2013
howling storm = liberal speak for Global Climate change

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#3 Feb 10, 2013
I'll send them a shovel!

Now get busy digging and quit whining for taxpayer bailouts.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#4 Feb 10, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
I'll send them a shovel!
Now get busy digging and quit whining for taxpayer bailouts.
Oh, they'll need some serious equipment, not shovels..

Urban areas like that have no place to put the snow, almost all of it has to be hauled out. very time and labor intensive.

I'm sure the whiney massholes will expect it to be done by monday's rush hour...
Calendar Man

AOL

#5 Feb 10, 2013
The calendar says it's winter. It snows in the winter in the North East. Deal with it.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#6 Feb 10, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>Oh, they'll need some serious equipment, not shovels..
Urban areas like that have no place to put the snow, almost all of it has to be hauled out. very time and labor intensive.
I'm sure the whiney massholes will expect it to be done by monday's rush hour...
A couple of flamethrowers does wonders.......

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#7 Feb 10, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
<quoted text>
A couple of flamethrowers does wonders.......
really, really slow way to get rid of snow...

try it some time.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#8 Feb 10, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>really, really slow way to get rid of snow...
try it some time.
Yeah, but it's FUN!

Btw, it's supposed to rain this afternoon and the foot of snow we finally got will likely be gone by morning.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#9 Feb 10, 2013
WeTheSheeple wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah, but it's FUN!
Btw, it's supposed to rain this afternoon and the foot of snow we finally got will likely be gone by morning.
i've tried the napalm ping pong balls our local Forest Service people use for controlled burns to clear an area for a brush pile fire...

they don't work too well in snow...
Frosty

East Quogue, NY

#10 Feb 10, 2013
...if this snow keeps up.....it won't come down!
Ninthman

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

Location hidden

#11 Feb 10, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>Oh, they'll need some serious equipment, not shovels..
Urban areas like that have no place to put the snow, almost all of it has to be hauled out. very time and labor intensive.
I'm sure the whiney massholes will expect it to be done by monday's rush hour...
I can't believe I agree with you. They are a bunch of whiney massholes.

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