Chicken Little was right. The sky IS falling

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  1. wrxplayer

    wrxplayer Supporting Member

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    Chicken Little was right: The sky IS falling! I'm on my way to work today walking crosstown on the east side when all of a sudden KABOOM! A crapload (crapload being what I estimate to be about 10 square feet) of snow and ice comes flying from above and lands directly on my head. No notice. No sound. Nada. VERY disconcerting. Pics of the culprit snow and ice is below as well as the awning from which it fell. Good news here is I didn't get hurt, in large part because the ice mix fell from only 15 feet or so.

    Later, I'm walking back from lunch up Park Avenue and as I pass #100 (at 44th Street) a chunk of ice about the size of a small pumpkin falls 15 feet from where I'm standing. Fortunately it didn't land on anyone. The piece of sky fell from perhaps 40 stories and would have done serious damage had it made a direct hit on a passerby.
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  2. fredgarvin

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    At least the pumpkin missed you. We'd have to refer to you as Waswrxplayer.
     
  3. Tom CT

    Tom CT Old Supporting Member Gold Supporting Member

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  4. TeleBlack

    TeleBlack Senior Member

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    It's snow. Get over it. :)
     
  5. Hwoltage

    Hwoltage Member

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    Fixed.
     
  6. frankenstone

    frankenstone Silver Supporting Member

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    Yeah, I work on 51st street and someone got klattered yesterday by falling snow and ice from a 7th floor awning at a restaurant. Dude was out cold. Eventually the paramedics arrived and put him in a neck brace and onto a board. Didn't look good. Scary.
     
  7. mattamatta

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    What the heck is that white stuff? Why does it look so cold in those pictures? :confused:

    It's still tee shirt and light jacket weather in these parts this time of year. What a contrast.
     
  8. Jiffy_Jeff

    Jiffy_Jeff Playin Tunes and Having Fun! Silver Supporting Member

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    I wouldnt know anything about falling snow. It was 70 degrees yesterday.
    Its 4am and I am cold. Its 57 degrees outside. Need a heater!
     
  9. Dr. Tweedbucket

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    What's a tee shirt and light jacket look like? :confused: :confused:
     
  10. Tom CT

    Tom CT Old Supporting Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Have a nice earthquake. Or hurricane, depending on location.
     
  11. YYZ

    YYZ Supporting Member

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    This would've been paydirt for BluesPower.

    Glad you're ok WRX.
     
  12. Jiffy_Jeff

    Jiffy_Jeff Playin Tunes and Having Fun! Silver Supporting Member

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    Arizona here.

    So if the BIG earthquake hits I will have beach front property.
     

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