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General Chat Thread, Snow! in General; I heard from my father-in-law that ASDA had sold out of meat last night. He reckons it's panic buying, but ...
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    I heard from my father-in-law that ASDA had sold out of meat last night. He reckons it's panic buying, but it could just be Tesco...

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    Our local Morrisons sold out of bread and milk yesterday. People were buying ~8 loaves of bread. It wasn't even snowing that much.

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    They're expecting to survive on something that perishes quickly?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gaz View Post
    They're expecting to survive on something that perishes quickly?
    You can freeze both bread and milk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    You can freeze both bread and milk.
    Stick them in the snow outside.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevenewman View Post
    Well, according to SLT and despite what the weather people are saying, the snow is set to dissipate here so the school won't be closing because of sending them out into the worse of it !!!

    We wait with baited breath!
    Didn't have to wait long ... closing at 12-40

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    no snow here yet but i do finish at 1.30pm any way

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    We have snow... sort of.


    But a message has been sent to parents saying they can pick their kids up from 1pm if they want to. [At least on parent has taken that to mean "AT 1PM PRECICELY YOU MUST PICK UP YOUR CHILD!!!!"]

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sirbendy View Post
    Ditto. We're open 10-2, but I got as far as Ironbridge and the roads were..well..not good. Spent a few hours watching cars sliding and wheelspinning past the drive (still doing it in fact). Snow was coming down hard (still is). The astra was doing fine, but the roads less so.
    Dread to think what the roads around Ironbridge are like, they were bad enough in much lighter snow when I worked in Broseley.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bondbill2k2 View Post
    Dread to think what the roads around Ironbridge are like, they were bad enough in much lighter snow when I worked in Broseley.
    Probably best to leave the car and sit in front of the roaring fire in The Coalbrookdale Inn then

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    I am at home now but my place of work is still open. My son's school is closed because the access roads are treacherous and they have cancelled all school buses. Thus it was down to me to go and pick him up and bring him home.

    Working from home now.

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    We're closing at 2.. doesn't really seem that bad at the moment, but I guess some of the coaches have a long way to go, so better safe than sorry. It's expected to get worse yet, so there is wisdom in the decision.

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    We are finishing now. We had one parent waiting since 9am for the school to decide. A decision was made at 12.30

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    Still here.

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    You want pictures? With added pus---- kittie!

    Snow!-p1010967.jpg

    She's loving it; tearing around, chasing snow flakes, playing with any passing child. Her sister is curled up on a warm bed.
    Last edited by Andrew_C; 18th January 2013 at 01:48 PM.

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