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General Chat Thread, Snow! in General; Originally Posted by DaveP <SNIP> Not sure what to expect tomorrow. The Unexpected, of course....
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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveP View Post
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    Not sure what to expect tomorrow.
    The Unexpected, of course.


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    The message has just gone up that should it snow parents can collect their kids early. Fingers crossed for an early dart for the staff too but it seems unlikely. The snow gods have already given us one snow day it seems were aren't lucky enough for two!

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    Some of our staff claimed not to be able to get in, due to snow and ice in their village. So, rather than let them be the townies they are, they sent the site manager in a 4x4 and collected them.

    They hadn't even tried to clear the ice or snow from their drive. The main road into the village was blocked, but a secondary road was fine...

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    Some of our staff claimed not to be able to get in, due to snow and ice in their village. So, rather than let them be the townies they are, they sent the site manager in a 4x4 and collected them.
    Genius

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    Quote Originally Posted by Earthling View Post
    The Unexpected, of course.

    or the Spanish Inquisition? Actually, nobody... forget it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    Some of our staff claimed not to be able to get in, due to snow and ice in their village. So, rather than let them be the townies they are, they sent the site manager in a 4x4 and collected them.

    They hadn't even tried to clear the ice or snow from their drive. The main road into the village was blocked, but a secondary road was fine...

    Haha that'll teach them

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    Quote Originally Posted by LosOjos View Post
    or the Spanish Inquisition? Actually, nobody... forget it.
    Isn't it more that people dont suspect them than expecting them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    Some of our staff claimed not to be able to get in, due to snow and ice in their village. So, rather than let them be the townies they are, they sent the site manager in a 4x4 and collected them.

    They hadn't even tried to clear the ice or snow from their drive. The main road into the village was blocked, but a secondary road was fine...
    I love it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gatt View Post
    Isn't it more that people dont suspect them than expecting them?
    Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!

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    Well I drive this to work, so I've not got much of an excuse for not turning up when it snows.


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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!

    Gah!

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!

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    ...Our chief weapon is surprise...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gaz View Post
    Well I drive this to work, so I've not got much of an excuse for not turning up when it snows.


    You'll need it this afternoon I think. We are due for quite a heavy drop of snow.... for once

    *Thanks the Lord I have 4WD.

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    I'll believe it when I see it! Preston seems to be a black spot for snow actually sticking. Its snowing now fast, but its not going to stick.

    That Photo was taken at Beacon Fell on Monday where there was about >2"
    Last edited by Gaz; 25th January 2013 at 11:36 AM. Reason: speeling

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