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    I love the first Tuesday of the month

    First Tuesday of every month, at 10:00, I get to hear the glorious sound of sirens. Sounds like.... victory.


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    Think Oscar Wilde when he said, "every saint has a past, every sinner has a future." But also think Neil Young: the fork in the road, light a candle. Instead of cursing the darkness, let's light a candle for where we're going. This was fantastic for the world. We are better people for having been here. It was absolutely incredible. I'm inspired. I don't know when I'll ever sleep again.

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    Re: I love the first Tuesday of the month

    That's a tornado, RUN FOR COVER!



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    Re: I love the first Tuesday of the month

    Also, I don't know what weird *** place you live in, but it's the first Wednesday of the month, anything else is just wrong.



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    Re: I love the first Tuesday of the month

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    That's a tornado, RUN FOR COVER!
    I see a tornado, I walk up to it and wrap my arms around it. That's just Cy coming to town for a visit.

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    Also, I don't know what weird *** place you live in, but it's the first Wednesday of the month, anything else is just wrong.
    Warrenville. Chicago suburbs. Yeah, we're pretty strange here in the 'Vile.


    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Walton
    Think Oscar Wilde when he said, "every saint has a past, every sinner has a future." But also think Neil Young: the fork in the road, light a candle. Instead of cursing the darkness, let's light a candle for where we're going. This was fantastic for the world. We are better people for having been here. It was absolutely incredible. I'm inspired. I don't know when I'll ever sleep again.

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    Re: I love the first Tuesday of the month

    Tornado siren tests were always on the first Tuesday of the month in Dyersville, when I was growing up, too. Sorry, 3TrueFans.



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    Re: I love the first Tuesday of the month

    Last time I heard them testing the sirens was 10:00 on a wednesday. But that is in Ames. Frightening to wake up too.


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    Re: I love the first Tuesday of the month

    Quote Originally Posted by no2cyclones View Post
    Tornado siren tests were always on the first Tuesday of the month in Dyersville, when I was growing up, too. Sorry, 3TrueFans.
    Your words are full of lies!



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    Re: I love the first Tuesday of the month

    As I recall from my childhood, they were on the first Tuesday of the month in Davenport, too. Seemed like it was 10:30 instead of 10:00 though.


    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Walton
    Think Oscar Wilde when he said, "every saint has a past, every sinner has a future." But also think Neil Young: the fork in the road, light a candle. Instead of cursing the darkness, let's light a candle for where we're going. This was fantastic for the world. We are better people for having been here. It was absolutely incredible. I'm inspired. I don't know when I'll ever sleep again.

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    Re: I love the first Tuesday of the month

    "team name here" fans in the warned area should seek immediate cover.



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    Re: I love the first Tuesday of the month

    Quote Originally Posted by klamath632 View Post
    Warrenville. Chicago suburbs. Yeah, we're pretty strange here in the 'Vile.
    First Tuesday of every month in Naperville as well.



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    Re: I love the first Tuesday of the month

    military.com

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    warning, people getting shot up....ooops


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    Re: I love the first Tuesday of the month

    Quote Originally Posted by Maplewurst View Post
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    youtube

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    Drunk already?



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    Re: I love the first Tuesday of the month

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    Drunk already?

    ... no... just a steel plate in my skull from 21 years ago... you..????



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    Re: I love the first Tuesday of the month

    My hometown and the entire county (Waukesha County, WI) tests the tornado sirens every Saturday at noon. I was one time umpiring a baseball game and the siren right by the field went off right at noon like clockwork. Had to reassure the coaches that it was a normal test and we could continue to play.



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    Re: I love the first Tuesday of the month

    Every Tuesday here.



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