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Old 11-18-2014, 12:36 PM   #29
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Yeah, but can you sit by a campfire as you fish in the middle of a lake? Plus, you get to wear your arm out sipping drinks, as opposed to all that casting.
Hmmm, there has to be a joke about a Redneck drinking beer and burning his boat up in there somewhere.
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Old 11-18-2014, 12:38 PM   #30
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Last I checked, Florida is no longer a southern state anyway, being that its permanent residents are mostly New Yorkers, Chicagoans and Cubans anyway.
Aren't you a snowbird who forgot how to migrate in the spring?
Even after 50 years I still feel like a displaced southerner up here,but
you are cordially invited to be a Sunbird and come up for a couple of ScampCamps this summer. We'd love to have ya!
In the meantime... Hope to see you in February!

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Florida hasn't been a southern state for several decades. We've got a few Michiganders and Mexicans too.
Actually, I'm a transplanted New Hampshirite who decided to be a full time snowbird. Some people like cold. I find heat uncomfortable, but cold painful. Mix in the white stuff and well, I was glad to apply for Florida citizenship.
I had reservations for HH but cancelled them after I sold my Scamp but plan to go down to Sebring to see everyone, perhaps on Wednesday. I do have a new trailer ordered but I won't have it by February.
And I really don't mind the snowbirds at all.


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Old 11-18-2014, 01:34 PM   #31
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Hmmm, there has to be a joke about a Redneck drinking beer and burning his boat up in there somewhere.
LOL. Well, I definitely have the image well set in my mind now.
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Helllooooo from this Florida Native☀️! We are experiencing a cold front today.....should get down to 60. Just camped on the beach last weekend.
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Helllooooo from this Florida Native☀️! We are experiencing a cold front today.....should get down to 60. Just camped on the beach last weekend.
Glad to hear that you are getting down to good camping weather. Must be nice.
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Old 11-18-2014, 07:01 PM   #34
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The only good part of winter is I can drink a Hot Buttered Rum and not sweat
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Old 11-18-2014, 07:12 PM   #35
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The good part of winter for us is we get to go south. I just replaced the battery and have serviced the water system. Won't be long now.
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Old 11-18-2014, 08:50 PM   #36
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We got a light dusting of the white stuff here in Tulsa on Sunday. Last night it hit a record low temp for the date of 14 degrees (F). If you're thinking of moving south, better look farther south than here.
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Old 11-18-2014, 10:57 PM   #37
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Talking A Dollar

For that guy who thinks a dollar is worth a dollar.
I recall when one couldn't carry $5 worth of groceries.
Now one can carry it in a pocket.
My first new car was $2200.
Our first house, on over an acre of land, was $14,900.
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For that guy who thinks a dollar is worth a dollar.
I recall when one couldn't carry $5 worth of groceries.
Now one can carry it in a pocket.
My first new car was $2200.
Our first house, on over an acre of land, was $14,900.

Love it when people reminisce about the "good ole days" yet fail to remember the minimum wage was @.85/hour. Comparing a 1950s/1960s dollar to today's dollar is like comparing an FGRV to a stickie, or an apple to an orange. :<)


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Love it when people reminisce about the "good ole days" yet fail to remember the minimum wage was @.85/hour. Comparing a 1950s/1960s dollar to today's dollar is like comparing an FGRV to a stickie, or an apple to an orange. :<)
Right now we're receiving some weather from the good old days, more like the 1970's when scientists were predicting that we were entering an ice age.
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Turn south at the intersection . . .

Put the snow tires on yesterday. Must now remember to turn 'south' at the corner.
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According to the Bank of Canada as,of noon today the exchange rate is One (1) US dollar equals 1.14 CDN dollars or One (1) Canadian dollar equals 88 Cents US
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Please keep the discussion weather related. Should we have to clean up any more posts with political comments in them, this thread will be closed. Thanks.
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