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By Patrick following x   2017 Dec 30, 5:08pm 410 views   14 comments   watch   sfw   quote     share    




My wife got this customized ad from DSW which tries to sell warm clothes and puts in the weather forecast by customer zip code, playing off the recent very cold weather in other parts of the country.

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1   Tenpoundbass   ignore (6)   2017 Dec 30, 6:20pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Baby it's nice outside...
2   Booger   ignore (0)   2017 Dec 30, 6:23pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Supposed to stay below freezing here until maybe next weekend.
3   Patrick   ignore (0)   2017 Dec 30, 7:06pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

@Booger what state?
4   anon_20dcf   ignore (0)   2017 Dec 30, 7:09pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

if you ask my wife 60 degrees might as well be alaskan tundra in the winter
5   Sniper   ignore (10)   2017 Dec 30, 7:18pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)     quote      

Booger says
Supposed to stay below freezing here until maybe next weekend.


Here's how our week looks, maybe we'll just break above freezing on Wednesday, the cold SUCKS, big time!!



At least it was so cold, the 3" of snow we got today was easy to shovel, because it wasn't wet.
6   curious2   ignore (1)   2017 Dec 30, 8:38pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Patrick says
tries to sell...


shoes and the picture cuts off at the knees so you can't even see the shoes. Double-fail. They might as well have been trying to sell space heaters, or hot chocolate.
7   BayArea   ignore (0)   2017 Dec 31, 9:02am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

I am always amused at how people in CA bust out their Old Navy goose down vests when the weather drops below 65deg
8   anon_713cd   ignore (2)   2017 Dec 31, 10:28am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Tenpoundbass says
Baby it's nice outside...


It doesn' t matter what it feels like, it only matters what the wet bulb temp is.
9   anon_713cd   ignore (2)   2017 Dec 31, 10:29am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

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DamnBooger says
Supposed to stay below freezing here until maybe next weekend.


damn MOCO, where you be lampin?
10   anon_fe1ba   ignore (0)   2017 Dec 31, 10:30am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

It was -33C this morning where I am, -43C if windchill is factored in. That's -45F for those of you in the US.
11   mell   ignore (1)   2017 Dec 31, 12:46pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

lol they have good shoes though for great prices.
12   Ceffer   ignore (1)   2017 Dec 31, 12:59pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

She might try selling snow to Eskimos.
13   Booger   ignore (0)   2017 Dec 31, 7:11pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

anon_20dcf says
if you ask my wife 60 degrees might as well be alaskan tundra in the winter


I live in the northeast. GF wants to retire someplace warm, but she never goes outside except between the house and her car type of thing. I fail to understand why outside temperature matters to her at all. Actually I use air conditioning more than heating.
14   NuttBoxer   ignore (2)   2018 Jan 3, 11:04am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Patrick says


High's or Low's? Either way that's too cold for me. I prefer tropical climate's.

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