For all the Florida recruits who want to play up north.....

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  1. Lake Gator

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    Last time I checked football's regularly scheduled season ended over two months ago. Not many Ice Bowls played in college and football played in cool daytime autumnal weather is awesome. I love the Florida winter weather here in central Florida but those high humidity/temperature early season games are less than optimal playing conditions. I attended training at Great Lakes NS and know how bitterly cold the winter wind off Lake Michigan can be. Find a fireplace and a warm body to huddle up with.
     
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    Awesome. I need to move there...heck anywhere that gets a crap ton of snow lol
     
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    Hell, I can't even see the yardline marks.
     
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    I don't mind the cold as much if it's sunny, but if you start throwing in constant overcast skies and snow, f*ck that. :shakehead:
     
    • aka

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      Yeah, that's me. I work outside here in NE Fl and don't tell me it doesn't get miserably cold with the amount of humidity that's involved. The difference between a 40 degree damp, cloudy day and a 40 degree sunny day is huge.
       
    • Gulfstream

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      There are 2 different sets of railroad tracks in this picture.
       
      • gatormandan

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        I HATE to be cold.
         
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        The cold and snow are not that bad. They get annoying, but the hard part is the gray. It is super depressing. Add that to dark when you get to work and dark when you leave work in the winter and it becomes unbearable.

        For instance out west SLC or Denver it is not nearly as bad. Blue sky’s and snow is actually pretty awesome.
         
        • Swamp Donkey

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          Yeah that's the stuff they don't put on postcards.
           
        • '78

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          Some of my best memories of Chicago as a kid are of playing hockey in subzero temps. I was up there two years ago today. No freaking way.
           
          • Swamp Donkey

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            people laugh and say there is no science behind "your blood thinning out" or whatever, but I swear when was living in Florida and went north even in late august I would FREEZE even wearing sweatshirts or jackets.
             
            • Alumni Guy

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              The thought of shoveling snow just so I can get in my car and drive away sounds miserable. I'll take 95 deg w/ 80% humidity over shoveling snow and icy roads all day.
               
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              The coldest I have ever felt was in Boston in February. Wind, cold and moisture from the Atlantic. It cut through you like a knife.
               
            • Swamp Donkey

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              My crazy exwife was from Wisconsin and had family up around I Falls. Ho lee fuk man. -30 with incredible wind.

              They used to say in military survival courses that there is nothing worse than 33 with a big wind.

              I don't know. Your nose hairs froze immediately. Any sort of extended exposure could result in death (say if you slid off the road on a rural highway, punctured your radiator and didn't have heat). We didn't have several cellphones and gps back then.
               
              • '78

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                Yeah, those are some crazy temps. They're so cold they sting more than feel cold.
                 
              • Swamp Queen

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                There were a bunch of articles floating around last month when it got super cold in Florida for a week...it's real.
                 
              • jdh5484

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                I spent time in RI and Mass last winter. 4 months and I think I saw the sun 4-5 times. Overcast, dreary, rainy,snowy. On the 2 days it was sunny, the wind was blowing like a hurricane. Typical Saturday a.m. - Put all your thermals, jackets/gloves on. Get up, shovel snow, go out in the cold and crank up the car to warm up. Start sweating before the shoveling is over. Get in the car and 10 mins later you're sweating again. Then get out and walk to the grocery store and get cold again. Then go inside the grocery store and start sweating after 10 mins.
                Rinse and repeat.

                **** that ****. No way. There isn't enough salary in the world.

                Lobster was good, though.
                 
                • Jack o' Diamonds

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                  Born and raised on a dairy farm on the St Lawrence River in Northern New York. Seen the thermometer at 52 deg below zero, seen 16 feet of snow on the ground..Still had to milk cows every 12 hours... I left in the middle of January 1964, 6 weeks after my 18th birthday.
                  Only went back in July or August..
                   
                  • Captain Sasquatch

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                    I can attest it's true. I've lived back down in Florida for a little over 6 years after growing up mainly up north where we actually had cold winters with snow, and it never phased me. I went up to DC in March for a weekend and it got down into the 20's, I was MISERABLE. Growing up, I would have been fine.
                     
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