Arizona's Heat

Arizona's Heat

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" It's so hot that..

the trees are whistling for dogs.
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birds are using potholders to pull worms out of the ground.

hot water now comes out of both taps in the sink.
you can make sun tea instantly.
you break into a sweat the instant you step outside at 7:30 a.m.
you realize that asphalt has a liquid state.
you actually burn your hand opening the car door.
you learn that a seat belt buckle makes a pretty good branding iron.
you discover that it only takes 2 fingers to steer your car.
the best parking place is determined by shade instead of distance.
the temperature drops below 95°F and you feel a little chilly.
farmers are feeding their chickens crushed ice to keep them from laying boiled eggs."

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 10:24 AM

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very funny stuff

we just don't see that heat up here,maybe 10 days of +90,we have had august temps in the upper 40s for highs,right now it's about 80 with 75% humidity,which sucks too,lol.Time to bring on the cold.

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 10:30 AM

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Humidity, I don't

know how you guy's stand it, maybe I have just lived in the desert too long. Seven years in Houston was enough humidity for me.

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 2:15 PM

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I know what you mean

I know what you mean Hampster, spent a bunch of years in the Maryland & W,VA mountains & the east coast. They can have the humidity, All of it.

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 10:47 AM

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Pard, yep now i got ya.. read the response, i was thinking you were talking about the old single compressors we called one lungr's..

anyway on Sams asphault thing above.. i can tell you i discovered that you don't park a scoot on black top in AZ.. First time i did the kickstand went thru and the bike went over.. I had only been off it for about 20 min, but long enough for it to go over on me..

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 10:59 AM

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Howdy guys

Yep, you know it's hot when 10 year old asphalt bleeds.

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 11:05 AM

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that tickled me.. actually thought you were talking about old single cylinders.. we usta call them "one lungers" .. one of the old tractors had the out of balance firing cycle that harleys have and sounded just like one at idle.. Don't know if that was Masseys or what.. i do know it had the cylinders laying down opposed to each other..

What ever.. where in the world are ya pard?

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 11:42 AM

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 11:08 AM

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Checking to see if a package came in yet.
I can't get the segway out of my head though.
LOL

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 11:24 AM

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i had a similar experiance when i was like 12 .. a kid up the streets dad had a high power chain saw motor, and i had a mini bike with a little flat head lawn mower engine.. this would have been 1960 maybe.. we swaped them out.. the chain saw bolted right in, but it drove on the other side so we had to turn the rear axle around to get the gears to line up...they did but when we turned the axle we lost the brake that was mounted on the side that was now the drive gear...this thing only had a rear brake to start with, and now had nothing... cept a big ass chain saw engine...

YEP... sure did.. got to screaming about 25.. it was sorta a dog till the cams came on, and the fork stated to raise off the ground...i got it stoped by running it up on a neighbors yard, he came out and helped me get it back to my friends house .. that kid is now crying.. we both thought we were going to get shot... man when the power came in i will never forget the feeling of those forks coming up.. my palms are sweating telling you guys this..

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 11:35 AM

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I keep falling asleep lol

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 11:27 AM

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Gotta go guys.

Lunch is over and no package.
Catch yall this afternoon/evening.

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 11:41 AM

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yeah i have to go to...see ya all later..

Ebear ..you change that quote yet lop.. if you really want elvis sig you better keep it up (the quote duh)

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 11:46 AM

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greg

its on there big daddio!!!!..how ya feelin? you seem in good spirits......I went out and bought the old lady a 2009 Subaru Forester XT......TURBO!!!!!! i .....I mean SHE really loves it!!!lol

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 11:55 AM

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actaully started that as "my" and thought it might get ya all excited so changed to our.. Good that you got her that XT.. so is it a 4wd that you can use as well... or just a pavement go fast thing... roads.. yeah we sorta have them here in az...

i'm feeling great Ed.. and I DONT HAVE A FORESTER PAYMENT....BRAAHHHAAA

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 11:56 AM

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09 Forester eh? My buddies down at the Subie dealer call them 'lesbian land cruisers'...LOL

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 12:00 PM

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well

its got some serious giddy-up .....and i kinda really like Lesbians........mmmmmmmmmm lesbians

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 12:10 PM

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enthusiast.........Giddy up is right, the XT is basically a slightly
detuned version of the WRX STI drivetrain. My 05 STI is getting
a monster turbo and some other mods this weekend.

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4 years 33 weeks ago, 11:58 AM

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but the wife is happy and the girls now can officially kill each other over the Stratus.....and me? well now they all leave me the F alone!!!!lol

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