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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby peter303 » Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:56 pm

New Zealand should be peaking about now.

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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby crossfitter » Thu Jan 10, 2013 1:04 pm

I've already paid off my ski pass so bring the heat!

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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby RoanMtnMan » Thu Jan 10, 2013 1:30 pm

Party. I still prefer winter and spring though.

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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby Jim Davies » Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:37 pm

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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:47 pm

Oh, Holy S**t. "Dreamin of Summer?" Really? What the hell is wrong with you people? :P j/k, of course

I submit this...
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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby Jim Davies » Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:52 pm

BillMiddlebrook wrote:What the hell is wrong with you people? :P

This, maybe?
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It's January and I'm still using my rock skis. :cry:
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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby dmccool » Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:52 pm

Jesse M wrote:Being a teacher I tend to spend a lot of time 'dreamin of summer'.

Word.
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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby KeithK » Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:09 pm

This is the first non-DUMB thread title I've seen in at least four months.
Snow is dumb.™

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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby SilverLynx » Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:14 pm

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YEEEAAAAHHHH!!! That PJ Party on Grays was crazy fun! \:D/

Gotta love wearing moose pajamas on a summit!
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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby Ridge runner » Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:39 pm

BillMiddlebrook wrote:Oh, Holy S**t. "Dreamin of Summer?" Really? What the hell is wrong with you people? :P j/k, of course

I agree! Bring on the white stuff! Here's my contribution to derailing this thread...
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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby SummitKathy » Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:45 pm

I LOVE winter, don't get me wrong. I love all the seasons. But there are definitely a few things I enjoy that are unique to summer....

1. Being able to really enjoy your time outside around campsite
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3. Enjoying the summit, and the beer if possible
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Re: Dreamin of summer

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:55 pm

KeithK wrote:This is the first non-DUMB thread title I've seen in at least four months.

What?! I've seen you riding the white with a smile:
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