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Re: Today was realy cold

Give me cold any day rather than damp! Up here above the fog and cloud, it does get very cold- but never damp- pheeew.

Anything above 30 and I struggle, and if humid- I feel as if I am dying. 22 to 26 - perfect!
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Old 12.11.2015, 20:22
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Give me cold any day rather than damp! Up here above the fog and cloud, it does get very cold- but never damp- pheeew.

Anything above 30 and I struggle, and if humid- I feel as if I am dying. 22 to 26 - perfect!
I feel ya.. I was so sick of the heat there! This summer was so hot here, I was very grumpy.
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Old 12.11.2015, 20:27
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Re: Today was realy cold

At 950 altitude, it always gets cooler overnight with a little breeze- with all the windows wide opened- perfect sleep.
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Old 12.11.2015, 20:28
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I can understand the OP. I'm Canadian, people keep telling me I should know better but after 11 years out of the country, I'm not very good with cold (I never was). Almost 4 years in Barcelona made me freeze last winter here.
Started wearing socks again today....
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Re: Today was realy cold

Classic EF thread!


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followed by
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"it is much colder in ...."
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Old 12.11.2015, 20:40
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Classic EF thread!


"I feel cold"
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"it will get much colder"

It upsets the older members when people come in with new ideas; pass the port!
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Old 12.11.2015, 20:42
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Re: Today was realy cold

... and Stilton please + popcorn perhaps
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Old 12.11.2015, 20:46
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Re: Today was realy cold

Too cold for me today too! This time last year I was getting yelled at in the street for wearing shorts and tieing my jacket around my waist as I felt warm... My second year here and I'm dressing more like the locals I've had gloves and winter boots all week (I still wore shorts on Monday though! But with tights!)
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Why on earth the groan though, Tom???

Can't you imagine that someone from Africa may find the cold a bit of a shock?
Probably because it was, objectively speaking, a childishly worded post.
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Re: Today was realy cold

Oh I see- it is obvious the OP is not a native English speaker, so a bit of tolerance would be good... a groan is way ott.

Must be truly cold up there on that pedestal ...
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Old 12.11.2015, 21:09
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a groan is way ott.
That really depends on the significance that you attach to a groan given on the the internet... which in your case, is too much.
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Old 12.11.2015, 21:14
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Re: Today was realy cold

I started out the morning in Como (italy), and then traveled all afternoon by train. It was warm and sunny until Gotthard and then mostly gray. Winterthur is quite foggy and cold.

It was warm and sunny in Ticino - looked like a lovely day in Lugano. Not so much up north.
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Re: Today was realy cold

I didn't really notice. Picked lunch (chard) & dinner (spinach & rocket leaves) from the garden in my wellies. It was a bit damp but didn't seem cold.
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That really depends on the significance that you attach to a groan given on the the internet... which in your case, is too much.
Groaned you- as you made me laugh. Water over a ducks back for me and I can live with 1.4% lol - but really unfair on a newbie.

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Re: Today was realy cold

I actually feel is quite warm and dry compared with a usual November in past years
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Probably because it was, objectively subjectively speaking, a childishly worded post.
FTFY. It didn't come across to me as childish. I suspect your objectivity is in fact a narrow cultural view.

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I can understand the OP. I'm Canadian, people keep telling me I should know better but after 11 years out of the country, I'm not very good with cold (I never was). Almost 4 years in Barcelona made me freeze last winter here.
A few years ago it was -20°C here. We spent a weekend in Barcelona - a sweltering 2°C. It actually felt warm!
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FTFY. It didn't come across to me as childish. I suspect your objectivity is in fact a narrow cultural view.
No, I certainly meant objective.
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Re: Today was realy cold

Cold?

I was running in a t-shirt at lunch.

(Jeez - that sounded a bit Tom-ish)
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Actually, today was quite warm.

And it's going to be getting warmer.

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I'm pretty sure the OP was talking about Switzerland, though.
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Old 12.11.2015, 22:43
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It was warm and sunny in Ticino - looked like a lovely day in Lugano. Not so much up north.
Next time, come to see us in Basel, sunny and warm.

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A few years ago it was -20°C here. We spent a weekend in Barcelona - a sweltering 2°C. It actually felt warm!
Where was I???
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