Global cooling leads to Eagle flying off with family's pet dog

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  1. gatorpa

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    That would explain some posts....;)
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    What a cool photo.
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    Coyotes don't like big dogs either. My current dog is a 95 pound German Shepherd, and I was walking him around dawn. Saw two coyotes about 50 yards on top of a hill in the distance. The coyotes took one look at my dog, turned around and quickly disappeared.
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    This is a nice map showing regional distribution of temperature anomalies on New Year's Day. Eastern US is really taking this one for the team.

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    Pretty wild. Looks like Trump did sell us out to Putin. :D

    /runs away
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    If you have a small “dog” it deserves to be eaten.
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    A female friend of mine had a small breed dog snatched off the leash by a gator, as she was running in a park, passed a creek.
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    All things, big and small, deserve to be eaten.
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    STOP IT!!!!

    You’re scaring me.
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    While I don't agree with you on global warming, Al Gore really needs to shut his pie hole.
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  11. G. Gordon Gator

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    I forgot to say, with a side of fava beans and a nice chianti. :devil:
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    It was so cold in the Clinton house they started a fire in their home office with Foundation documents.
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    Yep, West Coast forecast is warmer than average. 5° above average here today. It's positively balmy at 50°, although my relatives in Florida think that's arctic. They start complaining about the cold when it hits the mid 60s.

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    They can hold out until the 60's before complaining? They're tough. I start squawking like a triggered liberal snowflake as soon it dips below 75. I'm a South SOUTH Florida guy. Gainesville in the winter might as well have been Duluth, Minnesota as far as I was concerned.
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    About half of the relatives are in Dade, Broward, or Palm Beach county. A couple in Central Florida, and the black sheep of the family up in the panhandle. My wife's parents are up in the panhandle too, but they're military and have lived all over the place so the cold doesn't bother them as much.
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    Growing up in Broward County myself, the hardest part about getting used to living in the desert was the 30 degree drop between high and low. It's in the mid 70s again today, but the low is in the 40s, and it's in the 50s when I leave the house. Just means you have to layer a bit.
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    The acclimation to the cold did not take when I spent my military time in Germany. Never got used to it, and vowed never to set foot north of the Mason Dixon line in a month with the letter R in it. Which is a vow I've rarely broken.
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    I thought Germany was pretty cold until I got assigned to Korea. That was crazy cold out in the field - people from upstate NY said it was about the same as there which is pretty cold. Couldn't imagine being in the field for weeks in Alaska in the winter time.
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    http://abcnews.go.com/US/wisconsin-man-freezes-death-allegedly-fleeing-hit-run/story?id=52143810
    A 34-year-old man in Wisconsin was found frozen to death on New Year's Eve after he hid following a hit-and-run crash the night before, according to officials.

    Milwaukee resident Mark Henderson was driving a 1995 Ford Explorer Saturday night when he fled the scene of the crash on foot, a spokesperson for the Milwaukee Police Department told ABC News.

    On Sunday afternoon, Henderson's body was found in a yard between a fence and a shed by his girlfriend and the homeowner, a report by the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office states. Henderson had run into the yard to hide from police after he fled the scene of the accident, according to the report.

    When the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner Jeanne Wiedmeyer arrived on the scene, she found that Henderson's "body was frozen solid," according to report. Despite the frigid temperatures, Henderson was wearing just a pair of shoes, jeans and tank top, the report states. There was no apparent trauma on his body.
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    Another global cooling victim.
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    Yeah I heard stories about how cold it was over there from guys who had been there. I mean it was cold in Germany, but not "leave the engine running 24/7 otherwise ALL the fluids will freeze" cold. And yet one guy told me they'd be out there in the snow with layers of parkas on top of parkas and still freezing their asses off, and meanwhile some ROK soldiers on a platoon run would come jogging by in boots, pants...and that's it. No shirts or headgear. I guess their conditioning is pretty badass.