The Bar 2014 Edition

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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby ygmir » Mon Dec 09, 2013 8:41 am

be careful UJH!!! and don't fall in an ice hole.
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby magicmarty » Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:11 am

More frost on the roof tops this morning. Nowhere as bad as whats going on elsewhere, but I sure do long for the heat of the Playa, dust and all! But, the sun is shining and it's sure to warm up a bit today and in the next few days. Guess we're spoiled, weather-wise out here.((((All))))

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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby FIGJAM » Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:27 am

Well, since it's cooooooooooold.........

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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby delle » Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:08 am

Most incredible day in a long, long time yesterday.

The lake froze to a very solid and safe 6inches affording us miles upon miles of freedom to skate.

There was plenty of flapping of ''wings''. One doesn't often get the opportunity for such freedom on blades....

https://www.facebook.com/montys.world/m ... 470&type=1

My pictures don't really do it justice... just waiting on the ok of a friend and neighbour to share her much prettier captures of the miracle day.
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby delle » Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:30 pm

Wow. My friend and neighbour has given me permission to share her photos of yesterday. I really need to take photography lessons. Mine (blah) were on a fancy(ish) camera. Her's were on her phone.....

http://www.flickr.com/photos/etolane/se ... 293096446/
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby Patsh » Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:44 pm

delle wrote:Wow. My friend and neighbour has given me permission to share her photos of yesterday. I really need to take photography lessons. Mine (blah) were on a fancy(ish) camera. Her's were on her phone.....

http://www.flickr.com/photos/etolane/se ... 293096446/


Great pics! Makes me homesick. (not for the weather, though)

Delle, do you remember going out on the ice to the middle of the lake, all holding hands in a circle and gently bobbing up and down until the ice started cracking? The sound was absolutely other-worldly! :shock:
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby magicmarty » Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:45 pm

WOW! Really beautiful. Thanks for sharing these, Delle
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby delle » Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:58 pm

Patsh wrote:
delle wrote:Wow. My friend and neighbour has given me permission to share her photos of yesterday. I really need to take photography lessons. Mine (blah) were on a fancy(ish) camera. Her's were on her phone.....

http://www.flickr.com/photos/etolane/se ... 293096446/


Great pics! Makes me homesick. (not for the weather, though)

Delle, do you remember going out on the ice to the middle of the lake, all holding hands in a circle and gently bobbing up and down until the ice started cracking? The sound was absolutely other-worldly! :shock:



It's funny. There's a video going around about ice-drumming on Facebook. Someplace in the northern sea (I'm supposing) where the floes create amazing huge chunks of ice, each with it's own tone. The music potential was amazing.

I did find one spot right after the first point towards Blueberry Beach where such a phenomenon had occurred. The shards were unfortunately too fragile for much good music, but I sure did have a good time flabbergasting my non-facebook friends as they wondered what the fuck I was playing at there.......
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby MyDearFriend » Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:14 pm

Ice!!! 8) Most of the ice around here is at the edges of the sidewalks now, or falling off the trees in messy globs. No hazard to pedestrians at all. 8)

You live in such a beautiful place Delle, a perfect completement to your beauty. 8)

I am missing the Playa too, (((Marty))). *sigh*
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby Elliot » Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:43 pm

:|
*stops into Bar for a touch of morale boosting, on his trudging trek to the Post Office with the property tax check*

Reminder to home owners -- property tax due tomorrow.

On the upside.... These two days a year I am glad my home is so pathetically worthless! :lol:

I wonder... are these due dates -- December 10 and April 10 -- universal, or just in California?
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby delle » Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:58 pm

Mine are March, June and September. School taxes November and January.

All those months suck financially.
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby forty_eight » Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:59 pm

delle wrote:Wow. My friend and neighbour has given me permission to share her photos of yesterday. I really need to take photography lessons. Mine (blah) were on a fancy(ish) camera. Her's were on her phone.....

http://www.flickr.com/photos/etolane/se ... 293096446/



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favorite from the set :)

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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby Box Burner » Mon Dec 09, 2013 4:47 pm

This pic reminds me of someone I know. :D

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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby unjonharley » Mon Dec 09, 2013 5:31 pm

Had to walk p the last two block hill, But i'm home safe.. I parked it and I see other are taking idea and parking down hill.. Cold rain and ice for tonight..
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:01 pm

The Lady with a Lamprey

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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby Elliot » Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:55 pm

Box Burner wrote:This pic reminds me of someone I know. :D

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Who could that fool be?
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby Patsh » Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:57 pm

Hahaha... nobody we know, right? :wink:
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby ygmir » Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:00 pm

Elliot wrote:
Box Burner wrote:This pic reminds me of someone I know. :D

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Who could that fool be?

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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby Patsh » Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:10 pm

Yg, is that Ogopogo? :shock:
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby Elliot » Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:20 pm

:lol:
Excellent, Ygmir! Except, few people here know my surname. (But many know my bus and my bicycles.)
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby Patsh » Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:25 pm

oh. d'uh

of course! Ogopogo's cousin... hahaha
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby AntiM » Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:17 am

:coffee: :coffee: :coffee:

Fuck the fucking cold.
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby MyDearFriend » Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:33 am

AntiM wrote::coffee: :coffee: :coffee:

Fuck the fucking cold.


Fuck the fucking cold rain, that's what I say, where is that nice snow we were getting an hour ago? I did the whole freezing rain walk to work yesterday. :?

Okay more :coffee: :coffee: :coffee: please.
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby unjonharley » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:04 am

:coffee: :coffee: :| :coffee: We did not get the freezing fog that was on for last night.. Hope everyone else missed it too.. 75 miles south of us the temp was -10 yesterday morning.. Not a record but close..
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby FIGJAM » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:20 am

Pranks a lot!

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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby Patsh » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:36 am

Some funny pranks, there!

Lucky me... I'm off to the dentist.
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby ygmir » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:46 am

*wanders in, makes CCE*

Elliot: haha I had hoped you'd catch that one!
Patsh: Ogopogo? ........as you say, a cousin. haha I didn't even think of the Canukian cousin. Thanks.
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby unjonharley » Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:53 am

ygmir wrote:*wanders in, makes CCE*

Elliot: haha I had hoped you'd catch that one!
Patsh: Ogopogo? ........as you say, a cousin. haha I didn't even think of the Canukian cousin. Thanks.



Hey, thanks for the coffee. This other stuff tasted a little old..
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby fernley1 » Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:01 am

Hello all,
Still cold here in Northern Nevada, high yesterday 24 degrees, maybe 29 today.
Ice fog rolling in from Pyramid lake this morning, hope it burns off soon.
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Re: The Bar 2014 Edition

Postby ygmir » Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:02 am

unjonharley wrote:
ygmir wrote:*wanders in, makes CCE*

Elliot: haha I had hoped you'd catch that one!
Patsh: Ogopogo? ........as you say, a cousin. haha I didn't even think of the Canukian cousin. Thanks.



Hey, thanks for the coffee. This other stuff tasted a little old..


anytime UJH. I was so happy to get to meet you this year! I can now recall that charming smile, when you post!

Hey there fernley1. I sure hope they find those lost folks north of Lovelock. Sounds like they were somewhere between there and the playa when the disappeared? dang.
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